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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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The patient at the heart of health technologies

22-01-2020

The medical technology sector in Luxembourg has a very dynamic ecosystem. The Luxembourg HealthTech Cluster actively contributes to this movement to modernise health care for the ultimate benefit of individuals.
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Horizon Europe, State-of-the-art

21-01-2020

Horizon 2020, as the name suggests, will come to an end in 2020. Nevertheless, the European Commission is working on the new Framework Programme, Horizon Europe. Even if there is no revolution, but an evolution, some novelties will be introduced in the structure and in the implementation. This document summarises the main features of Horizon Europe publicly available so far.
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Digital solutions for better health

21-01-2020

Five healthtech companies, most of which have a strong digital dimension, presented their innovative solutions at Luxinnovation’s event “Health Technologies @ Luxembourg 2020”, held on 20 January.
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Brexit & the UK's participation in Horizon 2020

17-01-2020

The UK and the EU have agreed a flexible extension of the Article 50 period to 31 January 2020. During this period, the UK will remain a member of the EU with all the relevant rights and obligations. This means that UK organisations can continue to participate in Horizon 2020 as a Member State.
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The automotive sector at a crossroad

17-01-2020

Soft mobility, autonomous driving, green vehicles... The automotive sector plays a major role in today’s social considerations. Enough to keep Anthony Auert and the Luxembourg Automobility Cluster that he heads, very busy.
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”Strengthening the link between the creative industries and industry in general”

17-01-2020

The players in the creative industries are, at several levels, essential links in the construction of an efficient business. The Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster builds awareness for everyone. Explanations from its manager, Marc Lis. 
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"Focus on the bio-economy"

17-01-2020

Circular economy and sustainable construction: these are two topics that the Luxembourg CleanTech Cluster is following very closely. Interview with its manager Charles-Albert Florentin.
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Revaluing regional timber

17-01-2020

Wood, a traditional material par excellence, is strongly impacted by technological developments and digitalisation and is gaining in notoriety. Explanations from Philippe Genot, manager of the Luxembourg Wood Cluster.
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On the road to smart manufacturing

16-01-2020

The Industry 4.0 movement is becoming increasingly important in the industrial sector. This will further boost the activity of the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster.
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CPI builds bridges between the digital and real worlds to ensure digital continuity

15-01-2020

CPI celebrated its 15th anniversary at the end of November 2019. Flashback on a great success story in the highly competitive world of engineering companies.


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Two Luxembourg researchers awarded with prestigious ERC Consolidator Grants 2019

15-01-2020

The new grantees will have a chance to build up their teams and have a far-reaching impact.
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Our most read articles in 2019

06-01-2020

Luxembourg is a fertile ground for innovation. Throughout the year, we have been introducing you to projects or achievements driven by an innovative approach. Discover the 12 most-read articles on the luxinnovation.lu website, in English and French.
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GIDiMA: federating interactive media

24-12-2019

The Games and Interactive Digital Media Association (GIDiMA) is officially active. This organisation aims to support the development of an industry in vogue in Luxembourg: video games and interactive media.
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Digital transformation journey for SMEs

18-12-2019

As part of the “Digital transformation journey for SMEs” initiative, Luxinnovation met with @FundecytPCTEX (ES) and SC IPA SA (RO). The objective: develop #Digitalisation programmes for #SMEs that meet their everyday challenges. See you on 21 January in #Luxembourg.
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#CreativeIndustries E-flashmob - winner announcement

12-12-2019

Launched in October, our Creative Industries Cluster set-up a first social media campaign in the shape of an e-flashmob, showcasing the creative streak of our local creative network. 
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Fit 4 Start call for ICT and space tech applications open

09-12-2019

Start-ups in the ICT and space technology sectors are invited to participate in the 10th edition of Luxembourg's acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Successful candidates will benefit from 16 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000.
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Sustainable construction: aligning supply and demand

09-12-2019

The application of the principles of the circular economy in the construction sector represents a colossal challenge given the very high level of activity in this sector. This is why, in response to a request from players in the field, the Luxembourg CleanTech Cluster is piloting a study aimed at matching supply and demand concerning circular construction.
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Building digital capacities in Europe with the Digital Europe Programme

06-12-2019

While the European Commission is still negotiating the next multi-annual financial framework and R&D and innovation programmes, innovation agencies are preparing for their future role in the implementation of these programmes, and in particular in the implementation of the Digital Europe Programme.
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The Wood Cluster has found its place in the ecosystem

04-12-2019

On 29 November 2016, the Luxembourg Wood Cluster was officially presented at the Rotondes. Three years later, the results are very positive. A look back with the Wood Cluster manager, Philippe Genot.
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Ferro-Tech: award-winning productivity gains

29-11-2019

The final of the “Grand Prix de la productivité en Grande Région”, organised under the aegis of the Interreg ProdPilot project, named the Luxembourg company Ferro-Tech as the overall winner of this first edition. 
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