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Turning big data into innovative medicine breakthroughs

21-12-2018

The huge amounts of data generated through medical research and digital healthcare create unique opportunities to advance our understanding of diseases and find new treatments and cures. On 15 December 2018, Luxinnovation brought together international experts for a conference on the use and sustainability of medical data in the context of the 10th anniversary of the European Innovative Medicines Initiative.
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Hannover Messe 2019: call for Participation

18-12-2018

For the next edition of the international trade fair Hannover Messe, which will take place from 1st to 5th April 2019 in Hanover, the Chamber of Commerce is planning to set up a Luxembourg collective stand. Companies interested in participating have until 21st December to make themselves known.
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Circular Economy: EU public consultation on a product policy framework

13-12-2018

The EU has opened a public consultation help identify in how far the current EU product policy framework supports a circular economy and the potential for increasing this contribution. Input is needed from the general public, businesses and local authorities as well as other stakeholders.
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Luxembourg research wins an ERC Consolidator Grant 2018

07-12-2018

The European Research Council announced the recipients of its Consolidator Grant competition: 291 top scientists across Europe, including one Luxembourgish. Funding for these researchers, part of the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, is worth in total €573 million and will give them a chance to build up their teams and have far-reaching impact
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Innovative Medicines Initiative: Consolidating Luxembourg expertise in translational medicine research

22-11-2018

With the development of new informatics tools, medical and life sciences research is rapidly evolving. This gives research centres unprecedented opportunities to analyse medical data. The Bioinformatics Core’s team (and Luxembourg’s ELIXIR-LU Node) at the interdisciplinary Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg is building the skills and tools needed to make this happen.
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Horizon 2020: Opportunities for business innovation

21-11-2018

With a budget of €74 billion for the period 2014-2020, Horizon 2020 is the EU’s biggest funding programme for research and innovation ever. Companies in Luxembourg are benefitting from this funding to implement their business strategies and develop new innovative offers.
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Innovative Medicines Initiative: “A human adventure”

07-11-2018

One of Luxembourg’s main hospitals, the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL), is actively taking part in the European project INNODIA that aims to fight type 1 diabetes. The project receives funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), the world’s biggest public-private partnership in the field of life sciences.
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Winter key events for Horizon 2020

07-11-2018

Luxinnovation’s EU Funding team has compiled all important info days, brokerage events, congresses and conferences until the end of 2018. Please take a look at the list and choose the events that are the most interesting for you. For any more questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Funding, network, innovation

31-10-2018

Two more years and ample budgets still remain of Horizon 2020, the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation for the period 2014-2020. Over 80 participants joined Luxinnovation’s Horizon 2020 Day on 25 October to discover the funding opportunities available in 2019 and 2020 and learn more about how to apply for funding and manage Horizon 2020 projects with success.
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EU Battery Alliance: Major progress in establishing battery manufacturing in Europe in only one year

23-10-2018

One year on from the launch of the European Battery Alliance (EBA), the Commission Action Plan is in place, the first pilot production facilities are being built and further projects are announced to establish the EU as the lead player in the strategic area of battery innovation and manufacturing.
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Innovative Medicines Initiative: European recognition of Luxembourg biobanking expertise

22-10-2018

The Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) is participating in two unique European research projects, LITMUS and CANCER-ID, under the umbrella of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) partnerships.
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€17M to fund 170 breakthrough ideas

12-10-2018

To bridge the gap between basic research and real market needs, ATTRACT is calling for researchers, entrepreneurs and companies to bring forward breakthrough projects on pioneering imaging and sensor technologies.
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New Updated Bioeconomy Strategy

11-10-2018

The European Commission updated the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy and published “A sustainable bioeconomy for Europe: strengthening the connection between economy, society and the environment”.
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Public consultation on chemical, product and waste legislation

03-10-2018

The European Commission public consultation addressing the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation is open until 29th of October 2018. This public consultation follows the Commission’s analysis of the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation, published in January 2018. The objectives of the public consultation are to address stakeholder reaction to these options and questions posed with regard to four issues.
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Autumn/ Winter key events for Horizon 2020

26-09-2018

Luxinnovation’s EU Funding team has compiled all important info days, brokerage events, congresses and conferences until the end of 2018. Please take a look at the list and choose the events that are the most interesting for you.
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The EU Plastics strategy and Horizon 2020 funding opportunities

25-09-2018

Plastics are in the spotlight in Luxembourg as they have major consequences for the environment, the climate, the oceans and human health. The plastics sector is evolving and Luxinnovation aims at helping Luxembourg players to move towards a more sustainable plastics economy.
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ENISA launches the Cybersecurity Strategies Evaluation Tool

20-09-2018

The new National Cybersecurity Strategies evaluation tool will help Member States evaluate their priorities according to their National Cyber Security Strategies. For each strategic objective, the tool offers recommendations and ideas on how to improve.
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The Human Brain Project launches voucher programme

20-09-2018

The Call invites researchers to apply for free access to the HBP Platform's services and engineering support to advance their research. Each voucher provides the winner with 6-12 months of HBP engineering time. The deadline for application is 25 October 2018.

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Registration open for the virtual info day on H2020 transport

19-09-2018

The virtual information day on the Horizon 2020 transport calls for funding in 2019 will take place on 23 October 2018 at 09:30 Brussels time. The event will be dedicated to the upcoming funding opportunities offered by the EU's Horizon 2020 Programme to projects focusing on smart, green and integrated transport. In total, nearly €355 million will be made available under the Mobility for Growth (MG), Automated Road Transport (ART) and Green Vehicles (GV) calls, as well as the Next-Generation Batteries (BAT) call.
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New Energy topics with short deadlines

19-09-2018

Opening of short-deadline calls
New H2020 topics under the Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy work package will open for application in September. For all the following calls, the deadline is 11th of December 2018.
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Luxembourg participation in Horizon 2020

18-09-2018

In 2018, Luxembourg ranked for the first time as Innovation Leader on the 2018 European Innovation Scoreboard. Indeed, Luxembourg applications in H2020 programmes increased by +195% with 417 applications. You can find more detailed information in our memo on Luxembourg participation in H2020.
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Luxinnovation attended the EIC Innovator Summit

11-09-2018

Luxinnovation attended the EIC Innovator Summit the 10th and 11th September in Berlin. Luxinnovation was representing Idealist2018, the NCP ICT network, highly involved in the SME instrument support. Luxinnovation met with European colleagues from Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), NCP-network Access4SME, European public funding agencies and the Commission.
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The future of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

04-09-2018

The January 2018 publication by the European Commission of the proposal for Horizon Europe, the next Research and Innovation Framework financed by the European Union, has started a lot of ongoing debates. The Science of Communication Journal published a compilation of comments and suggestions on the future of “Responsible Research and Innovation” (RRI) and “Science with and For Society” (SWAFS) within Horizon Europe.
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Registration open for the H2020 Energy virtual info day

04-09-2018

Registration for this year H2020 Energy virtual info day is open. The virtual info day will take place on Thursday, 13 September 2018, from 14:30 to 17:15.
It will cover the upcoming H2020 calls for funding in the areas of: Renewable Energy Sources, Carbon Capture and Storage, Batteries.
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New funding opportunities under Horizon 2020 for Next-Generation Batteries

03-09-2018

The European Commission published a separate cross-thematic work programme with new Horizon 2020 funding opportunities under the title “Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient Future: Next-Generation Batteries”.
The work programme addresses the challenge of transitioning towards a de-carbonised society, building on the COP21, the EU 2020 targets, and the 2050 Energy Roadmap. The focus is on electric batteries for vehicles, with a budget of €114 Million for 2019 and €70 Million for 2020.
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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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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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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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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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