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Participate in the European Sustainability Award!

23-08-2018

The European Commission launched for the first time its European Sustainability award. It aims at raising awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals in the European Union by giving a human face to the efforts and creativity of European people, businesses and organizations.

Participation is open until 14th September 2018.
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OBJECTIVE SOFTWARE FEATURED IN AUTOMAG MAGAZINE

23-08-2018

The Luxembourgian TV station RTL.lu featured .objective Software in its show Automag. The magazine format focuses entirely on car trends. Reporter Pascal Becker talked to .objective-CEO Clemens Dannheim during the opening of the Vodafone 5G lab on May 9th. The piece itself aired at the end of May on RTL Luxembourg.
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How to set up a business in Luxembourg in 6 simple steps

21-08-2018

Investors that want to set up their business in Luxembourg have to different administrative and organisational steps until they are ready to settle down in the country.
These 6 fact sheets about setting up a business in Luxembourg give an overview of the most important procedures and regulations and will provide helpful information and contacts for entrepreneurs.
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Minister Etienne Schneider visits POST Luxembourg’s logistics department

14-08-2018

On the invitation of POST Managing Director Claude Strasser and Deputy Managing Director Hjoerdis Stahl, Director of POST Courrier, on Tuesday 31 July Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider visited POST Luxembourg’s logistics facility in Luxembourg-Findel.
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Fit 4 Start: “Paying attention to the needs of each start-up”

08-08-2018

Luxinnovation is currently inviting ICT and health tech start-ups to apply to the next edition of the acceleration programme Fit 4 Start that will support 15 promising start-ups with launching their businesses successfully in Luxembourg.
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SES will participate in the successful 20M€ EU funded project 5G-VINNI

03-08-2018

SES was successful in its application for the European Commission flagship-funding programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. This long path to H2020 success originates from a close cooperation with Luxinnovation!
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ERC Starting Grant 2018 results

27-07-2018

Why is the world so green? What can we eat to prevent dementia? Are our eyes really the windows to our personalities? 403 talented early career researchers have been awarded European Research Council grants to answer such questions.
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Discover the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem in 8 videos

23-07-2018

Digital Luxembourg produced a videos series about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. You will get to know the start-up community, the main incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces as well as the major players helping you to launch a successful start-up.
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Focus on the successful programme Fit 4 Innovation

20-07-2018

Launched in 2014, the Fit 4 Innovation programme managed by Luxinnovation enables companies, especially SMEs, to find the resources they need to engage in an innovative way and to optimise their organisation.
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“Maintaining an edge”

20-07-2018

Polygone was founded in Mersch in 1981 and operates in three sectors, these being waste management, the leasing and sale of modular buildings, and the provision of services ranging from structure deconstruction to the rental and installation of fencing, including the design and development of green spaces.

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“We have now adopted a continuous approach to innovation”

20-07-2018

General construction firm Steffen-Holzbau, founded in 1993, specialises in providing wood for the carpentry, roofing and low-energy home and room construction industries.
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“A day-to-day state of mind”

20-07-2018

LuxPET, a ubsidiary of the originally American Plastipak group, was established some 20 years ago and specialises in the manufacturing of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic packaging solutions for the beverages industry.
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“An interesting and enriching experience”

20-07-2018

Genista was created in early 2017 as a result of the merging of two family businesses, both with very strong roots in the country, these being Sanichaufer, founded in 1959 and operating in the sanitary facilities, heating, air-conditioning, ventilation, renewable energies and renovation sectors, and Electro Security, founded in 1992, following on from Electro Auto created in 1925 and operating in the intrusion and fire detection, access control, time management, video surveillance, parking barriers and systems, centralised alarm management and electrical works sectors.
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"Every process change or improvement is an innovation in itself"

20-07-2018

As the leading private producer of sparkling wines and wines in Luxembourg, the nearly 100-year-old Caves Bernard-Massard (founded in 1921) extend over a 40-hectare estate in Grevenmacher, along the Moselle River.
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“The perfect tool for any SME looking to reposition itself for the future”

20-07-2018

Contern S.A. (formerly Chaux de Contern) has been manufacturing precast concrete products to be sold both nationally and in the Greater Region for nearly a century now. Its range consists of around a thousand products ranging from masonry blocks to piping and tubing and everything in between, including cobblestones, paving stones and other garden accessories.
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Fit 4 Start: A customer discovery journey

18-07-2018

Fit 4 Start offers ICT and health tech start-ups pre-seed funding and 16 intense weeks of coaching to help them avoid pitfalls and maximise their chances of success. The main mission of programme coach Michel Blumenthal is to support participants with gaining an in-depth understanding of the real needs of their clients and using this knowledge to build sustainable business models.
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Esch-Schifflange: the city of the future begins to emerge

17-07-2018

As part of the national project for regeneration of more than 60 ha of Arcelor Mittal brownfields in Esch-Schifflange, with the aim of creating an eco-district, the Agora development company tasked Luxinnovation with initiating a process to identify innovative technologies, services and products. The first brainstorming session was held at the beginning of July.
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MyMedBot a virtual companion for patients with a life-threatening chronic condition

16-07-2018

MyMedBot is a virtual personal assistant which empowers young people who live with a life-threatening chronic condition to fully live their life without fear. Through our mobile application, a MyMedBot user can pre-emptively setup an emergency plan and have the peace of mind that the right people will know how to help when they need to – no matter if in a classroom or on a night out.
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Place your ads at the right time with Metri

16-07-2018

Metri allows companies to save money and increase conversions by showing the right ads at the right time.
Companies can use triggers like weather data, stock market data, or website activity to automatically pause/un-pause ads or increase/decrease bids.
For example, a food delivery company could show more ads on a rainy day or show more “buy bitcoins” ads when the price of Bitcoin is low.

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Salonkee brings beauty salons into the digital future

16-07-2018

Salonkee is disrupting the hair- and beauty sector by digitalising hairdressers, masseurs and beauty salons with innovative and highly effective software solutions. We provide salons with anything from online bookings, automated appointment reminders, a smart digital calendar, a point-of-sale and stock management, bringing them into the future and making them much more competitive as opposed to “old-fashioned” pen & paper salons.
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New BTS "Gaming" and "IoT" at Arts et Métiers

13-07-2018

The Lycée des Arts et Métiers (College of Arts and Crafts) in Luxembourg will enrich its offer in September, with three new BTS courses dedicated to gaming and the Internet of Things, two areas which point to more and more opportunities on the employment market.
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Luxembourg ranked 2nd worldwide in the latest 2018 Innovation efficiency ratio

12-07-2018

The major Global Innovation Index strengths of Luxembourg are the Innovation Efficiency Ratio, where the country ranks 2nd in the world, and the Innovation Output Sub-index, positioning Luxembourg 4th globally.
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Contribute your ideas in the Open Consultation

12-07-2018

The Open Consultation on the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Rules of Participation and FAIR Data Action Plan is officially launched. Its aim is to help come up with guidelines on how the EOSC actors can participate in the EOSC. Consultation will be open until 5 August 2018.
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EEN Luxembourg: 10 years supporting and advising companies

12-07-2018

The unique European network dedicated to the internationalisation and innovation of companies, SMEs and VSEs celebrated its 10th anniversary Monday 09 July 2018, in front of 250 guests from the business, economic and political world. This is an opportunity to recall how sharing and exchange of ideas can be major contributors to the development of companies, whatever their size.
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Integration of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020: Participants, Budget and Disciplines

11-07-2018

The 3rd Monitoring report on Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) flagged projects funded in 2016 under the Societal Challenges and Industrial Leadership priorities is published.
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European Commission is looking for Mission Innovation Champion for Clean Energy Revolution

11-07-2018

Mission Innovation Champions is a new recognition program to celebrate and support innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution. The program was launched at the occasion of the Third Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-3) on 22-23 May 2018 at Malmö, Sweden, and is currently accepting registrations. Registration deadline is 10 September 2018.
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ICT and health tech start-ups: Apply now for Fit 4 Start

09-07-2018

Are you launching a start-up and determined to succeed? Luxembourg’s acceleration programme Fit 4 Start offers you intensive coaching, attractive pre-seed funding and access to key networks. The next edition will accept 10 start-ups in the field of ICT and another 5 specialising in health technologies.
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CarPay-Diem mobile payment solution spotted by Volkswagen

06-07-2018

Created two years ago, Luxembourg start-up CarPay-Diem offers a mobile payment solution for the (many) motorists who refuel at petrol stations. The company was discovered by the German group Volkswagen during the last Cebit trade fair in Hanover, and has, as a result, been offered a six-month stay at Die Gläserne Manufaktur, the group’s innovation incubator based in Dresden.
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Blast furnace celebration

06-07-2018

Belval, the site of Luxembourg’s last blast furnaces and today home to the country’s City of Sciences, Research and Innovation, hosted its annual blast furnace party this weekend. Visitors could enjoy concerts, dance shows, workshops and performances by street artists and acrobats with the country’s industrial heritage as a spectacular backdrop.
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Luxembourg industry investments create dynamic job market

06-07-2018

Numerous industrial groups in Luxembourg are currently investing in future-oriented technologies and smart factories. As a result, the national job market abounds with interesting opportunities for scientists and engineers as well as for skilled technicians and machine operators.
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