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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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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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Business Partnership Facility

03-03-2020

Update on the event held on Friday 28th February at the Chamber of Commerce and close of call for applications on 8th May 2020.
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Mir paken Holz un: Wood as a source of innovation

03-03-2020

For the second time, the Luxembourg Wood Cluster organised a bus tour to discover remarkable sites or innovative projects integrating wood as an essential component. An educational trip which, once again, was a great success.

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Digitalisation with the customer at the centre

28-02-2020

Although digital transformation may be crucial for a company’s long-term competitiveness, it does not automatically improve the relationships with customers. The second L-DIH Talk focused on how to redefine the customer experience and ensure that digitalisation goes hand in hand with customer satisfaction.
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JEC World 2020 with Composite Industry Luxembourg

24-02-2020

For the third consecutive year, Luxembourg will present a national pavilion at the JEC World exhibition in Paris, the largest international event dedicated to the composite materials industry. The 2020 edition will take place from 3 to 5 March at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre.
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Research support for industry’s digital transformation

18-02-2020

The Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub (L-DIH) has the mission to support industrial companies in their digital transformation processes. On 13 February 2020, the L-DIH invited Luxembourg’s industry to the first part of a series of talks on different aspects of digitalisation and industry 4.0.
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Küb in full expansion

17-02-2020

Just four months ago, the Küb concept store opened in Dudelange. Flashback to a milestone in Dudelange’s retail landscape.
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Hand in hand with industry

13-02-2020

It is at Luxinnovation’s offices that FEDIL has started a series of regional information meetings for industrial companies.
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Valuu.io: an online guide for investors

12-02-2020

After graduation from the Fit 4 Start programme in 2019, Valuu.io launched its first commercial offer, an investment support platform, at the beginning of this year.
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Wood, increasingly circular

10-02-2020

Le projet de recherche Interreg NWE Adhesive Free Timber Buildings a montré qu’il existait bon nombre de possibilités pour rendre encore plus éco-responsable les projets de construction en bois.
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ExoAtlet on the road to certification in Europe

05-02-2020

The start-up of Russian origin, spotted by Luxinnovation and hosted at Technoport, is preparing to sell its exoskeletons on the European market.
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Franz Fayot new Minister of the Economy

04-02-2020

Luxembourg has a new Minister of the Economy: Franz Fayot, who replaces Étienne Schneider. In addition to heading the Ministry of the Economy, Mr Fayot is also in charge of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs.
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Developing relevant digitalisation programmes for SMEs

27-01-2020

Luxinnovation is part of the DigiJourney project, an EU-funded initiative focusing on supporting the digitalisation of SMEs.
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Fit 4 Innovation: a successful programme

27-01-2020

Launched in 2014, the Fit 4 Innovation programme managed by Luxinnovation enables companies, especially SMEs, to find the resources they need to launch innovation activities and to optimise their organisation.
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Digital: what to expect in 2020?

24-01-2020

A new year, a new decade! This is the dashing occasion for the usual-yet-fascinating expectations of what 2020 has in store. In this article, we will put a magnifying glass on the digital trends that are relentlessly unwinding in front of us this year, and with a specific focus on European innovation funding related content.
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Spotlight on Climate and Energy in Horizon 2020

24-01-2020

Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme has entered its last year. While it is time to look at what has been achieved, there are still opportunities in Energy calls that remain open until Autumn 2020.
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An outside view bringing new ideas

24-01-2020

Ferro-Tech specialises in railway works such as the laying and renewing of tracks and network maintenance. The company participated in the Fit 4 Innovation programme in order to optimise the profitability of its machinery fleet and to get support with taking some crucial decisions regarding its future.
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New digital tool to help seniors stay mobile

24-01-2020

Digital health assessment specialist SportMed helps health managers, therapists and trainers interpret health data and provide practical recommendations to their clients. Through an R&D project supported by a national subsidy, the company has developed a new, comprehensive solution targeting the needs of senior citizens.
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The Lump Sum scheme in Horizon 2020

23-01-2020

Considering that the European Commission (EC) intends to continue adopting the lump sum financing in Horizon Europe as well, we hope that this document will provide a useful basis also for applications under the next Framework Programme.
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ICT at the heart of the economy

23-01-2020

Information and communication technologies are, more than ever before, a facilitator of digitisation in all sectors. The year 2020 will see a lot oflively activity on this topic.
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L-DIH Talks - Digital Transformation for Industry 4.0

23-01-2020

The Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub organises a series of talks targeting industrial companies in Luxembourg. The talks will provide not only a detailed view of the steps and processes of digital transformation, but also an overview of the available offers and service providers in this field that is as comprehensive as possible.
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