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Eureka Info Day: Connecting Luxembourg to global R&D and innovation opportunities

08-11-2023

With a rich lineup of speakers, the information day on 14 November 2023 will explore various facets of the Eureka network, national funding rules and opportunities for international R&D collaboration, especially for Luxembourg enterprises and research players.
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CORTEX² - Open Call to facilitate remote collaboration through XR

07-11-2023

The EU-funded project CORTEX² launched its 1st Open Call to investigate, advance, and demonstrate the technical features offered by its extended reality (XR) platform, aimed at facilitating remote collaboration between workers across a wide range of industries and SMEs.
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The Call For Solvers Is Open

07-11-2023

The EU-funded project InnoBuyer is looking for 15 innovative SMEs (Solvers), to co-develop pilots with public organisations (Challengers). InnoBuyer offers funding (grants up to €58.5k, equity-free), and a 10-month support programme. Applications are open until 24 January 2024 at 17:00 CET.
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B2B matchmaking for Luxembourg’s healthtech ecosystem

06-11-2023

Organised by Luxinnovation’s Luxembourg HealthTech Cluster, the B2B matchmaking event on 30 November is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for all stakeholders in this sector to connect, discuss potential synergies and collaboration opportunities.
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Wood: a hero of the future

24-10-2023

The 2023 edition of the Wood Cluster Forum focused on wood as a material destined to become indispensable in the economy of the future, especially in the construction sector. Sustainability was particularly at the heart of the debates.
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Luxembourg Venture Days 2023 a success

20-10-2023

The first edition of the Luxembourg Venture Days attracted no less than 450 participants from the Grand Duchy and abroad who are passionate about Luxembourg’s dynamic start-up ecosystem. Entrepreneurs, investors and support players could network, attend panels and workshops, listen to pitches and be the first to discover the lucky start-ups selected for the 14th edition of acceleration programme Fit 4 Start.
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20 start-ups selected for the Fit 4 Start programme

20-10-2023

The names of the 20 start-ups selected for participation in the 14th edition of the Fit 4 Start acceleration programme were officially unveiled at the Luxembourg Venture Days 2023. This flagship event of the ecosystem was organised from 17 to 19 October 2023 by Luxinnovation and its partners.
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Entrepreneurship, technology and leadership through a gendered lens

20-10-2023

As part of the Luxembourg Venture Days, a Women and Tech panel on 18 October brought together five leading women in the startup world to explore various aspects of entrepreneurship and tech ecosystems, and the requirements for a more diverse future. Panellists brought forward key ideas and solutions to enhance female representation across board.
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ERC & EIC calls for proposal deadlines postponed

18-10-2023

As a result of the recent events in Palestine and Israel, the European Commission has decided to postpone the deadline for submitting proposals to several European Research Council (ERC) and European Innovation Council (EIC) calls for proposals.
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GAIA-X relevant funding calls

17-10-2023

If you are a Gaia-X member, or would like to collaborate with members as part of a consortium, the following calls and topics have been identified, by Gaia-X AISBL, as being of high relevance.
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DIH ON TOUR 2023: exploring holistic solutions for the manufacturing sector

12-10-2023

Organised by the Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub (L-DIH), the third edition of the DIH ON TOUR from 28 September to 5 October provided a unique platform for knowledge sharing, networking and the exploration of cutting-edge technologies and first-hand best practice examples in manufacturing. The famous bright yellow tour bus made a stop at four different hosting companies across Luxembourg.
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Automotive Day 2023: US startup Lyten signs MOU, sustainable innovations on display

06-10-2023

On 5 October, during the Automotive Day event, centred around the theme of the transition to sustainable mobility, California-based startup Lyten specialising in advanced electric vehicle batteries and composite materials, signed a memorandum of understanding to establish its European headquarters in Luxembourg.
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European Enterprise Network celebrates 15th anniversary at the SME Open Day 2023

03-10-2023

The 5th edition of the SME Open Day was special as it incorporated the celebration of the 15 years of operation of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) in Luxembourg. This exceptional day provided SMEs as well as the ecosystem actors that support with an overview of a range of European initiatives.
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UK participation in Horizon Europe from 2024

03-10-2023

Following the agreement between the UK and the European Commission, researchers and organisations in the UK are again eligible to participate as beneficiaries in Horizon Europe as of 1 January 2024.
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MSCA Staff Exchange call opening soon

03-10-2023

The 2023 call for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Staff Exchanges will open on 5 October with a deadline to apply by 28 February 2024, 17:00, CET (Brussels time).
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IP: Information webinar on SME Fund 2023

27-09-2023

An information seminar will take a close look at this financial instrument, initiated by the Intellectual Property Office of the Ministry of the Economy and IPIL, on 5 October.
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Business Partnership Facility: new call for projects

26-09-2023

The 10th edition of the Business Partnership Facility (BPF) is now open to project submissions that contribute to achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Companies have until 31 October to submit their funding applications.
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Making the agricultural sector more resilient

25-09-2023

An unprecedented agreement between Luxinnovation and the Ministry of Agriculture, Viticulture and Rural Development aims to support and strengthen the competitiveness and sustainability of the agri-food sector through innovation.
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Cocottes’ carbon footprint assessment: A quantifiable leap towards sustainability

21-09-2023

The restaurant chain has completed the Fit 4 Sustainability programme solidifying its commitment to a greener future. 13 crucial areas for improvement have been identified, and to ensure progress, a dedicated “green team” has been assigned to oversee the implementation of follow-up measures.
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EEN: 15 years serving SMEs

21-09-2023

Enterprise Europe Network, the largest European network dedicated to SME internationalisation and innovation, will celebrate its 15th anniversary on 27 September 2023. The Luxembourg partners can look back one and a half decades of at its ongoing success.
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Promising prospects for the wood sector of Slovenia and Luxembourg

20-09-2023

The visit of the Slovenian Prime Minister to the Grand Duchy on 12 September  allowed for fruitful exchanges among companies from the wood sector and furniture manufacturing from both countries.
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Megatrends in innovation ecosystems

20-09-2023

Over 500 representatives of science and technology parks from all over the world gathered in Luxembourg on 12-15 September 2023 for the 40th World Conference of the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP). The Luxinnovation team reflects on the highly relevant main theme, “Megatrends in innovation ecosystem” of the event hosted by Luxembourg incubator Technoport.
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Fruytier Group completes Fit 4 Sustainability programme

15-09-2023

The family business, which features among Europe’s Top 20 softwood lumber producers, began the Fit 4 Sustainability programme in December 2022 and recently concluded its carbon footprint assessment with consulting company Resultance.
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New webinars for healthtech companies

13-09-2023

The Luxembourg HealthTech Cluster, managed by Luxinnovation, is paving the way for healthtech companies to navigate the complexities of launching their products on the European market through a series of webinars. The objective: to equip companies with insights that will facilitate their entry into the European market.
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United Kingdom partners eligible in Horizon Europe

12-09-2023

On 7 September 2023, the UK government, in conjunction with the European Commission, officially announced that the UK is now associated with Horizon Europe. This means that consortia applying for funding from Horizon Europe can now include partners from the UK as beneficiaries.
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Next-gen women innovators and ecosystem players unite at Luxinnovation

12-09-2023

The women innovators event organised by Luxinnovation aimed to empower women founders by facilitating engaging discussions and insights from Luxembourg’s female entrepreneurs, ecosystem members, and aspiring business leaders. Together, they explored gaps and strategies to boost women’s representation in underrepresented areas.
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Paving the way for sustainable innovations

07-09-2023

Environmental studies are a way to not only evaluate a company’s footprint, but also to determine the necessary strategies and measures to transition to a more sustainable model. With support from Luxinnovation, Amer-Sil has been able to achieve this.
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Intellectual property: Bridging the gap between the intangible and the tangible

04-09-2023

An upcoming conference on European intellectual property jurisprudence is scheduled for late September at the Chamber of Commerce.
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Scaling HPC projects through public-private partnerships

04-09-2023

The Ministry of the Economy, the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), and Luxinnovation have issued a Second Joint Call for HPC projects.
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Reusing construction materials: "The ball is in the middle of the field"

01-09-2023

According to Bruno Domange (LIST), public and private stakeholders have a shared interest in moving in the same direction for better managing the deconstruction of buildings and the reuse pf materials.
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