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Communication in the time of crisis: the way forward

29-04-2020

Handling information and communication correctly during the current pandemic is essential for all companies. During a webinar on 28 April 2020, members of the Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster shared their experience of processing information to take the right decision and strengthening their position through efficient communication.
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Launch of FEDIL’s Innovation Award 2020

28-04-2020

The 2020 edition of the prize awarded by FEDIL - The Voice of Luxembourg's Industry - is officially open. The deadline for submitting projects is 10 July.
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On becoming an agile organisation

28-04-2020

Putting in place agile organisations able to develop and sell new products based on digital technologies was the topic of the third L-DIH Talk held as a webinar on 23 April 2020. Expert speakers called for flexible, multidisciplinary teams with clear mandates and close customer contacts, while bottle cap producer Guala Closures shared its practical experience.
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National call for COVID-19 research projects open to public-private partnerships

28-04-2020

The call for research projects addressing current and future challenges of COVID-19 launched by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) is now open to public-private partnerships involving companies and research institutions. The participation of companies will be co-funded by the Ministry of the Economy. Luxinnovation will advise companies on their participation and provide support to the proposal evaluation process.
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From spin-off to technology platform: the MPG story

22-04-2020

Take a completely unique molecular plasma technology and combine it with a visionary team. Place them in a nurturing national ecosystem, and you have the main ingredients of the success story of Molecular Plasma Group. The Luxembourg start-up is about to make a major international breakthrough.
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"Moving from a Smart nation to a Creative nation"

22-04-2020

CREAction, the first webinar covering the creative industries in action, was organised by Luxinnovation on Tuesday 21 April. It allowed several players of the sector to share their experiences and messages of optimism in the difficult current health and economic crisis. Creativity has a bright future ahead of it.
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Towards a mobile post COVID-19 restart

20-04-2020

The European Commission is supporting exit strategies from the crisis that use data and mobile applications. The GAFA giants have similar ideas. The Singapore example can serve as a source of inspiration.
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www.epi-covid19.lu: An internet platform connecting individual protective equipment supply and demand

18-04-2020

In order to connect the supply of and demand for personal protective equipment produced and supplied by Luxembourg companies, the national innovation agency, Luxinnovation, has launched the platform www.EPI-COVID19.lu. The website has been co-developed with the wedo.lu team of the Fédération des Artisans.
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European Defence Industrial Development Programme

14-04-2020

The European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) amounts for € 500 million for 2019-2020.
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CREAction: a first webinar on creative industries on the move

14-04-2020

Inspiring testimonials and relevant advice: a webinar organised on 21 April by the Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster managed by Luxinnovation will offer enlightening perspectives in the current rather gloomy context.
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Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency open calls: Support for applications

14-04-2020

In order to support the application of energy efficiency topics, the European Commission has gathered video briefings explaining in detail each of the 10 topics of the open Call for Proposals 2020.
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StartupsVsCovid19: Call for projects for innovative solutions to combat COVID-19

10-04-2020

In order to support the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem, the Ministry of the Economy, in collaboration with Luxinnovation, has launched a call for projects entitled “StartupsVsCovid19”. A series of webinars on the main support measures that start-ups can benefit from is also organised.
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Luxinnovation supports companies in fighting the crisis

08-04-2020

In addition to the various action and funding plans implemented by the government to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Luxinnovation, the national innovation agency, is mobilising its resources and skills to help companies respond to the need for individual protection equipment during the on-going health crisis.
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COVID-19: Mobilisation of R&D at all levels

01-04-2020

Faced with the global COVID-19 pandemic, institutional and private players in research, development and innovation are stepping forward. The first results are already tangible.
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DigiJourney: tools for digitalisation tailored to SMEs

31-03-2020

As part of the “Digital transformation journey for SMEs” initiative, Luxinnovation collaborates with FundecytPCTEX (ES) and SC IPA SA (RO). The objective is to publish a guide with tools to help other innovation agencies and organisations to drive digitalisation in companies.
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Green Deal Call in the EIC Accelerator published

27-03-2020

A significant increase to the European Innovation Council (EIC) Pilot budget has been adopted by the European Commission to support game-changing, market-creating innovation and deep-tech SMEs to scale-up, paving the ground for the launch of a ‘fully-fledged’ programme in Horizon Europe (2021 – 2027).
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Luxembourg launches unprecedented economic stabilisation programme

27-03-2020

In response to the economic challenges arising from the coronavirus crisis, the Luxembourg government announced on 25 March 2020 the launch of a massive stabilisation programme for the national economy. Measures for a total of €8.8 billion will help companies face the immediate shortage of cash and maintain employment.
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The EU response to the Covid-19 epidemic in the field of R&D

26-03-2020

The European Commission is coordinating a common European response to the outbreak of COVID-19. Resolute actions are taken to strenghten the public health sector and mitigate the socio-economic impact.
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SNCI takes anti-crisis measures

26-03-2020

La Société Nationale de Crédit et d’Investissement a annoncé un assouplissement des conditions de remboursement de tous ses prêts et crédits, ainsi que la mise en œuvre d’un mécanisme de financement adapté.
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Emergency aid for small businesses and the self-employed

26-03-2020

In the context of the Covid-19 crisis, the General Directorate for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises set up an emergency fund for very small companies and the self-employed.
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Launch of the JobSwitch platform

24-03-2020

Jobswitch is a platform to connect businesses in need of manpower with people who are unemployed, in short-term employemnt or self-employed and looking for work.
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Coronavirus crisis: here are the answers to your questions

24-03-2020

The Ministry of the Economy publishes a section on its website dedicated to the various measures taken to manage the economic crisis related to the coronavirus.
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Health professionals and volunteers: we need you!

23-03-2020

The government is calling for volunteers and health professionals to help in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic.
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Fit 4 Start - Edition #10 postponed

20-03-2020

Luxinnovation and the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy regret to announce the postponement of the spring 2020 edition of the Fit 4 Start programme.
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Continuation of Luxinnovation's activities

17-03-2020

In view of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the protective measures announced by the government, Luxinnovation, the national innovation agency, is adapting to the situation in order to ensure the smooth continuity of its activities.
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H2020 deadlines extension following the coronavirus outbreak

17-03-2020

The European Commission published yesterday a response to a FAQ concerning the extension of deadlines due to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Catalysing experiences and networks to break onto the US market

13-03-2020

For the second year in a row, from the heart of New York City, the Benelux Catalyst acceleration programme will accompany mature startups looking to enter the US market. Three Luxembourg startups will be selected. The call for applications is open until April 17.
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When companies and students innovate together

12-03-2020

At the end of February, the 20th Innovation Camp organised by Jonk Entrepreneuren Luxembourg took place: around sixty young high school students spent a whole day in the heart of a company to take up a business challenge. An initiative rich in lessons for all parties involved.
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A brand for an innovative ecosystem

11-03-2020

To cement its position as an attractive location for start-ups, Luxembourg relies on easy access to support, major international players and public authorities and administrations. At the same time, the country is a clear gateway to the European market.
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No graduation ceremony for Fit 4 Start, but the pitches are maintained

10-03-2020

Due to the risks linked to the spread of COVID-19, Luxinnovation has decided to cancel the Fit 4 Start Pitching & Graduation Day which should have been held on 26 March 2020 at Kinepolis in Luxembourg-Kirchberg.
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