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ES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced the launch of its global SES Maritime+ service that will deliver high-speed connectivity to vessels traversing oceans.

SES Maritime+ will enable maritime customers to have easy access to customisable bandwidth and coverage packages, ensuring satellite capacity is effectively utilised. Vessels traversing the oceans will be offered seamless roaming, leveraging SES’s global fleet of over 50 satellites, extensive ground infrastructure of over 20 teleports and more than 6,000 points of presence.

The managed connectivity service combines SES’s global network infrastructure and hybrid satellite capacity with the latest technology from VT iDirect, enabling SES customers to deliver a complete platform solution to maritime users on a worldwide basis. Commercial benefits include customised service level agreements and scalable throughput options, with standardised pricing regardless of region or season of operation.

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Mapping the sustainability enablers

26-01-2023

What technologies, solutions and skills can companies count on in their efforts to become more sustainable? Benefitting from its expertise in mapping different economic sectors, Luxinnovation has recently published a mapping of sustainability enablers in Luxembourg.
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Pôle Automobile Européen: Strengthening cross-border automotive cooperation

23-01-2023

After 4 years of intense activity, the Interreg project Pôle Automobile Européen (PAE) came to an end in December 2022. A final event took place in Strasbourg in the presence of the five Belgian, French and Luxembourg partners and five German associated partners under the coordination of the CCI Grand Est. Anthony Auert, manager of the Luxembourg AutoMobility Cluster, gives an update on the results of the project.
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Commission launches public consultation on the implementation of the Digital Markets Act

20-01-2023

End of 2022, the Commission launched a public consultation on the implementation of the Digital Markets Act (‘DMA'). The consultation will last one month and will help shape the final Commission implementing regulation.
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A new manager for the Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster

20-01-2023

On 16 January 2023, Kristian Horsburgh joined Luxinnovation as the new manager of the Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster. Passionate about the intersection between creativity and business, he is looking forward to helping the sector develop further and find new synergies with other segments of the Luxembourg economy.
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Two first Luxembourg start-ups receive EIC Accelerator funding

19-01-2023

The European Commission recently announced that Arspectra and Circuli-ion have been awarded funding from the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator. This is the most prestigious funding available for start-ups from the EU’s Horizon Europe programme. Luxinnovation supported the first-ever EIC Accelerator winners from Luxembourg during the application process.
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A framework for sustainable innovation

18-01-2023

Sustainability and long-term competitiveness go hand in hand – but sustainability is a vast concept, and it is not always easy for companies that want to raise the bar in this field to know where to begin. In order to provide inspiration and guidance, Luxinnovation has published a framework for sustainable innovation.
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House of BioHealth extension inaugurated

12-01-2023

On 12 January 2023, a new extension of the House of BioHealth, Luxembourg’s unique hosting facility for biotech and healthtech companies was officially inaugurated. A total of 15,000 m2 of lab and office space are now available for businesses in the sector.
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Launch conference of Klimapakt fir Betriber: photo reportage

11-01-2023

Over 280 participants representing more than 200 companies joined the launch conference of the Klimapakt fir Betriber on 10 January 2023. We invite you to relive the event through this photo reportage.
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Launch of the “Klimapakt fir Betriber” programme

10-01-2023

The "Klimapakt fir Betriber" programme was presented to several hundred business representatives during the launch conference on 10 January 2023. This government initiative, which is implemented by the Klima-Agence and Luxinnovation, is aimed at guiding and supporting businesses in dealing with the climate crisis and the energy transition.
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CBE JU sets funding priorities for 2023

21-12-2022

CBE JU has published its Annual Work Programme for 2023, including information about the next call for project proposals. €215.5 million will be dedicated to advancing competitive circular bio-based industries in Europe across 18 topics.
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Sasha Baillie is the 5th most influential decision maker in Luxembourg

14-12-2022

On 13 December 2022, Luxinnovation’s CEO Sasha Baillie was named the 5th most influential economic decision maker in Luxembourg in the Top 100 ranking established by economic and financial magazine Paperjam. The ranking was topped by Julie Becker, CEO of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. We spoke to Ms Baillie about what this recognition means to her.
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Professor Björn Ottersten joins ERC Scientific Council

13-12-2022

The European Commission has announced the appointment of Professor Björn Ottersten, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre of Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg, as member of the governing body of the European Research Council (ERC), the Scientific Council. From 1 January 2023, Prof. Ottersten will serve as one of the 22 distinguished researchers representing the European scientific community.
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2022 Horizon Europe Day: Funding with impact

07-12-2022

On 6 December 2022, Luxinnovation hosted this year’s edition of Horizon Europe Day. A key theme of the event was the importance of defining projects the outcomes of which have a real impact on societal challenges.
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Flashback: Luxinnovation at 2022 Arch Summit

07-12-2022

As the end of the year approaches, we look back to one of the highlights for our start-up acceleration activities: the Fit 4 Start #13 pitching competition hosted at 2022 Arch Summit. Relive two intensive day through our photo review.
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Horizon Europe – Novelties in the 2023-2024 work programmes

06-12-2022

The new Horizon Europe work programmes, defining the priorities and funding opportunities for 2023-2024, have just been published. They include several novelties: a lump sum grant model, blind evaluations and a bigger impact of gender equality as an evaluation criterion.
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New tools to support your participation to Horizon Europe

06-12-2022

Horizon Europe is a complex programme offering a multitude of funding opportunities for research and innovation. Luxinnovation and its partners in the Bridge2HE project have produced several tools aimed at making the participation in the programme easier.
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Public consultation on the Horizon Europe Strategic Plan

06-12-2022

The European Commission has recently opened the largest public consultation ever held on the past, present and future of the European research and innovation programmes. Luxinnovation encourages all interested Luxembourg stakeholders to participate and to submit their feedback until end of February 2023.
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Simplified guide to aid for environmental protection

05-12-2022

The Ministry of the Economy and Luxinnovation have just published a guide to raise companies’s awareness of environmental protection measures, and to encourage them to take advantage of the aid available. Luxinnovation informs and supports companies wishing to apply for aid.
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Luxinnovation and the City of Tsukuba to jointly facilitate innovation

05-12-2022

On 2 December 2022, Luxinnovation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Tsukuba, a leading centre for research and innovation in Japan. The two organisations will cooperate to promote economic development and innovation and provide mutual support to innovative companies.
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Luxinnovation and South Korean KAIST GCC to cooperate

28-11-2022

Luxinnovation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Global Commercialization Center of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST GCC) on 28 November 2022. The main objective is to facilitate business and investment opportunities for South Korean companies in Luxembourg.
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Bridging the digital divide

23-11-2022

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology has recently been awarded substantial Horizon Europe funding for its COMMECT project, which is aimed at bringing digital connectivity to rural communities. Luxinnovation helped the coordinator find key international partners and ensure the high quality of the funding application.
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Engaging in Horizon Europe projects: What’s first?

17-11-2022

Organised by Luxinnovation, the event “Engaging in Horizon Europe projects: What’s first?” was held on 8 November 2022 at the Chamber of Commerce. Its main objective was to provide a detailed guided tour on the necessary sequential steps – from designing the project idea to the basics of proposal writing – to be taken by organisations wanting to get engaged in Horizon Europe projects for the first time.
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Wood Cluster workshop on cross-laminated timber innovation

16-11-2022

The construction sector’s use of cross-laminated timber (CLT) is constantly increasing. On 9 November 2022, the Luxembourg Wood Cluster organised an interregional workshop focused on potential new CLT applications in innovative timber construction.
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Circular by Design Challenge call for applications open

10-11-2022

The third edition of Circular by Design Challenge offers Luxembourg and European companies the opportunity to develop innovative, sustainable solutions through a 12-week coaching programme and the possibility to win an award of €8,000. The deadline for submitting applications is 9 January 2023.
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Fit 4 Start #13: 15 start-ups selected

28-10-2022

15 start-ups from 9 different countries have been selected for participation in the 13th edition of start-up accelerator Fit 4 Start. In addition to 6 months of coaching, pre-seed funding and access to all the key players of the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem, participants will also be encouraged to look into how their products and services can have a positive sustainable impact.
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How to combine competitiveness and sustainable development with Fit 4 Sustainability

26-10-2022

The new Fit 4 Sustainability support programme helps companies assess and decrease their environmental impact in order to reduce costs, improve their reputation and gain new customers who appreciate a sustainable approach. Emmanuelle Kipper, Senior Advisor – SME Performance at Luxinnovation, provides further explanations.
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Circular by Design Challenge #3: Join the launch webinar

25-10-2022

The call for applications for the third edition of Circular by Design Challenge will open on 9 November 2022. The launch webinar will provide detailed information for Luxembourg and European companies that want to join the programme to develop and refine their innovative, sustainable solutions.
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DIH ON TOUR: Inspiring digital transformation

24-10-2022

Between 20 September and 6 October 2022, the yellow DIH ON TOUR bus criss-crossed Luxembourg. The initiative by the Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub, aimed at offering companies the opportunity to discuss their digital transformation in the close vicinity to their premises, was met with much enthusiasm by both manufacturers and digital service providers.
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MSCA4Ukraine: Supporting scheme for displaced Ukrainian researchers

19-10-2022

As part of the European Union’s response to the war in Ukraine, the European Commission has launched a scheme to support displaced researchers from Ukraine: the MSCA4Ukraine scheme. The call for applications will be launched on 24 October 2022.
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Next Health Tech market events

13-10-2022

Luxinnovation is working together with EIT Health, University of Luxembourg and Tomorrow Street on the organisation of a series of events that will take place at the end of October in Luxembourg
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