search

Stay up to date

Latest news

Three days dedicated to mobility in Brussels

10-04-2019

Connected and automated mobility was a hot topic during the last week. While Luxembourg, France, and Germany officially launched the cross-border test bed in Schengen, Brussels hosted a two-days conference, EUCAD2019, where experts also from Luxinnovation engaged in discussions on how to ensure a fast, safe, inclusive, and trusted deployment of autonomous vehicles on European roads.
Read more

European Defence Industrial Development Programme

10-04-2019

The European Commission launched Thursday April, 4 the first 16 calls for proposals for the European Defence Industrial Development Programme. Applications are open from April 9 to August 29, 2019 at 5pm (CEST).
Read more

Successful Horizon 2020 proposal writing workshops

09-04-2019

The European framework programme for research, development and innovation, Horizon 2020, offers many funding opportunities for research and innovation projects for the years 2019 and 2020. Luxinnovation recently organised two practical workshops on how to write competitive Horizon 2020 proposals.
Read more

The EU has invested 320.000 euros in innovative Luxembourg start-up

09-04-2019

The Luxembourg start-up LuxAI created QTrobot, a social humanoid robot that can assist in teaching essential skills to autistic children. LuxAI received a €50,000 grant from the European Innovation Council (EIC) and €270,115 from Horizon 2020, the EU Research and Innovation programme with nearly €80 billion of funding available.
Read more

BBI JU 2019 call for proposals launched

09-04-2019

The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) 2019 call for proposals was launched on 4 April. The call deadline is 4 September 2019 and the indicative timing for the results December 2019.
Read more

Fund postdoctoral researchers in your organisation with MSCA

09-04-2019

In January 2019, Luxinnovation launched an action aimed at supporting Luxembourg organisations with attracting researchers through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) scheme. These fellowships are an efficient way to obtain financing covering 100% of the costs for postdoctoral researchers working in the public or private sector.
Read more

Fit 4 Start #8 is well and truly underway

05-04-2019

The names of the 10 start-ups that will participate in the 8th edition of Fit 4 Start are now known. 50 entrepreneurs from all over the world came to promote their project during Pitching and Graduation Day, which took place on Thursday 28 March at Kinepolis in Kirchberg.
Read more

Open access to JRC Research Infrastructures

26-03-2019

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) continues its programme of opening its scientific laboratories and facilities to people working in academia and research organisations, industry, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and more in general to the public and private sector.
Read more

Launch of Horizon Impact Award

26-03-2019

Horizon Impact Award is dedicated to EU-funded projects whose results have created societal impact across and beyond Europe. The prize acknowledges and rewards the most influential and impactful projects under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme, and its predecessor, the 7th Framework Programme (FP7, 2007-2013).
Read more

"Digitisation is not the goal in itself"

26-03-2019

In front of 30 companies gathered on Thursday 21st March in Mamer, the carbide tool manufacturer Ceratizit, 4th biggest global group in its sector, showed some examples of concrete achievements in the framework of "Industry 4.0" projects. The event included many examples of Operational Excellence, the topic..- of the meeting of the day organised by Resultance in partnership with FEDIL and Luxinnovation.
Read more

First Call EASI-Genomics open for application

25-03-2019

​​​​​​The novel infrastructure supports researchers from European member and associated states in next generation sequencing and other high-end genomics applications and genomic data analysis. The infrastructure is accessible to academic researchers, research groups and scientific institutions. Furthermore, projects from SMEs can be supported. Deadline for application is 25 April 2019.
Read more

Get inspired by the automotive sector

21-03-2019

For the third time, at the initiative of the Order of Architects and Consulting Engineers (OAI), the academic world had an appointment with the construction sector on February 26th.
Read more

Superstar wood in Vorarlberg

21-03-2019

Simplicity, sustainability and ecology are the leitmotivs of Vorarlberg (Austria). After the collapse of the textile industry, the region successfully relied on wood, becoming in a few years a real model for the enthusiasts of wooden constructions who come to draw their inspiration from it. A group of 12 members of the Wood Cluster visited the site.
Read more

Composites at the heart of industrial transformation

19-03-2019

The JECWorld 2019 exhibition, which was held in Paris from 12 to 14 March, was a great showcase for this subject, with more than 1,300 exhibitors from all over the world. Among them was a Luxembourg delegation that proudly displayed the country's colours on the national pavilion, organised by the Ministry of the Economy.
Read more

2019, a year with a European focus for Luxinnovation

19-03-2019

The 2019 Chairmanship of TAFTIE, the European Network of Innovation Agencies is held by Luxinnovation. Throughout this exceptional year, meetings and events will be organised in order to facilitate collaboration and to promote the implementation of national research and innovation programmes.
Read more

Fit 4 Start: First time appearance for HealthTech

15-03-2019

The 7th edition of Luxinnovation’s coaching programme had a new look and feel about it. For the first time since its launch, five start-ups from the health technologies sector were selected, on top of the ten selected from the ICT sector.
Read more

Coordinators’ Day – 11 April 2019: registration and webstream available!

14-03-2019

On 11 April 2019 the European Commission will organise a “Coordinators’ Day” for coordinators of existing grants. The purpose of the event is to explain the details on the preparation of grant amendments and reports.
Read more

TRA2020 - Rethinking transport: the call for submissions is OPEN!!

12-03-2019

TRA, The Transport Research Arena is the biggest European Research and Technology Conference on transport and mobility. In 2020 TRA is themed "Rethinking transport - towards clean and inclusive mobility" and brings together the experts from around the world to Helsinki to discuss the newest innovations and the future of mobility and transport.
Read more

The 2018 ERA Progress Report has been published!

12-03-2019

The 2018 European Research Area (ERA) Progress Report, just published by the European Commission, assesses the current state of the ERA and the progress made in its implementation between 2016 and 2018
Read more

Europe counts on Luxembourg’s expertise

11-03-2019

The European Union is in the process of setting up a large European centre of expertise on cybersecurity, and Luxembourg has a key role to play. The country is already heavily involved in setting up the first international networks.
Read more

A rich year for the Materials & Manufacturing Cluster

11-03-2019

The General Assembly of the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster held on 28th February, highlighted its intense activity. Several initiatives were presented to boost this important sector of activity in Luxembourg which will be spotlighted in a few days at the JEC World 2019 fair in Paris.
Read more

LuxDev calls for sustainable business projects in developing countries

07-03-2019

LuxDev, the Luxembourg Development Cooperation Agency, invites Luxembourg and European companies to engage with partners in developing countries to implement sustainable business projects. Companies active in the fields of biohealth, ICT, fintech, ecoinnovation and the circular economy, and logistics can submit proposals.
Read more

Industry: strong need for higher technical diplomas Bachelor and Master / PhD

05-03-2019

For the eleventh time, the FEDIL has published the results of the hiring forecasts of companies in the industrial and construction sectors in Luxembourg. The results are very encouraging.
Read more

Facilitec, an incubator for alternative projects

28-02-2019

Innovation is not only for technological start-ups. Evolution whether ecological or solidarity-based, also leads to innovative projects. It is to welcome this type of initiative that Transition Minett is currently setting up the Facilitec alternative incubator.
Read more

Hydrogen, an (almost) clean energy

26-02-2019

By releasing only water during combustion, hydrogen offers many advantages to car manufacturers. The technology is mature and the first vehicles are already available on the market, but the lack of a charging station network hinders their development.
Read more

Luxembourgish design on display in Taiwan

26-02-2019

Hollerich-based graphic designer Irina Moons has been selected to participate in Creative Expo Taiwan Talent 100 next April. This event will allow her to present her creations to licensing professionals. Only two other European artists will participate.

Read more

Esch-Schifflange, next step in sight

26-02-2019

The "Government - ArcelorMittal - Municipalities" Consultation Committee has validated the first phase of studies to redevelop the former steelworks site presented by Agora. It thus confirms the continuation of the investigation process by launching the preliminary urban planning phase for the end of March.
Read more

A packed programme for the Annual General meeting

26-02-2019

The Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster is organising its annual general meeting this 28th February. A good opportunity to take stock of its activity, not only with its members, but also with other representatives of the sector, who are invited for the occasion.
Read more

Pitch Your Start-up: €100,000 in prize money to boost your business

22-02-2019

The 5th edition of Pitch Your Start-up will take place on 21 May 2019. Local and international start-ups can already apply online to try to win the €100,000 prize. Participation is free of charge.
Read more

OCRE enables easy cloud usage through the European Open Science Cloud

14-02-2019

The Open Clouds for Research Environments project (OCRE), aims to accelerate cloud adoption in the European research community, by bringing together cloud providers, Earth Observation (EO) organisations and the research and education community, through ready-to-use service agreements and €9.5 million in adoption funding.
Read more

Close