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Fit 4 Start - Edition #10 postponed

20-03-2020

Luxinnovation and the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy regret to announce the postponement of the spring 2020 edition of the Fit 4 Start programme.
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Continuation of Luxinnovation's activities

17-03-2020

In view of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the protective measures announced by the government, Luxinnovation, the national innovation agency, is adapting to the situation in order to ensure the smooth continuity of its activities.
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No graduation ceremony for Fit 4 Start, but the pitches are maintained

10-03-2020

Due to the risks linked to the spread of COVID-19, Luxinnovation has decided to cancel the Fit 4 Start Pitching & Graduation Day which should have been held on 26 March 2020 at Kinepolis in Luxembourg-Kirchberg.
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United Arab Emirates and Luxembourg join forces to support start-ups

28-01-2020

During the Luxembourg economic mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a cooperation agreement was signed in Dubai between Luxinnovation and the Dubai Future Foundation. It makes it possible for Luxembourg technology-based start-ups and companies to get access to development and financing programmes in Dubai.
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Artificial intelligence for the benefit of all

22-01-2020

In May 2019, the Luxembourg government presented its strategic vision for artificial intelligence. The main priority of the Prime Minister and Minister for Digitalisation is to ensure that this extremely powerful technology will bring advantages to everyone.
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Meet the decision makers (1/5): Cédric Spaas

08-01-2020

Cédric Spaas, founder and CEO of Arspectra, chose to create his medical technology start-up in Luxembourg. He came here through the start-up acceleration programme Fit 4 Start and is determined to remain.
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A secure hub for data

08-01-2020

An important legacy from the country’s history as a leading financial centre, cybersecurity is a cornerstone of Luxembourg’s data-driven economy. As the digital sector expands, so does the market for cybersecurity solutions.
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First-rate infrastructure for the data economy

07-01-2020

Data is the most precious asset of the digital economy. Europe is building a world-class infrastructure for high-performance computing, thereby making it possible to exploit this highly valuable resource on an unprecedented scale.
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Becoming a leading data economy (2/2)

06-01-2020

Luxembourg is well prepared for the challenges in a digital interconnected future. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy continues to outline the government's plans to turn Luxembourg into Europe's most trusted data economy.
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Becoming a leading data economy (1/2)

02-01-2020

Luxembourg is determined to become Europe’s most-trusted data economy over the next few years. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy outlines the government’s plan to achieve this, set out in the recently released strategy for data-driven innovation.
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New Happen magazine on data-driven innovation

09-12-2019

Luxembourg is firmly determined to put in place the digital innovation policies and assets needed to foster the emergence of a robust data economy and a start-up ecosystem centred on data-driven innovation. Discover the concrete action and the next steps in the brand new edition of Happen, Luxinnovation’s international business magazine.
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A Luxembourg base for medical exoskeletons

22-10-2019

ExoAtlet offers paralysed people the opportunity to walk again. The Russian start-up has chosen Luxembourg as the new location of its headquarters in order to target the European rehabilitation market.
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Cybersecurity in Luxembourg: An expanding sector

15-10-2019

Luxembourg is internationally renowned for its expertise in cybersecurity. A recent mapping of the sector highlights a dynamic sector specialising, in particular, in risk identification and protection.
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Changes in financial industry “only going to happen faster than before”

07-10-2019

Daniel Schulman, the CEO of Paypal, was in Luxembourg this Monday to inaugurate the PayPal-FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services, the first one built on a public-private partnership in this field.
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A US autumn for Luxembourg start-ups

07-10-2019

7 of Luxemboug's most promising start-ups have been selected for participation in two acceleration programmes specifically designed for entering the US market.
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Luxembourg 21st in world digital competitiveness ranking 2019

02-10-2019

The country, which ranks particularly high in the "technology" category, gains three places compared to last year.
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IT jobs: Matching candidates with employers, the innovative way

16-09-2019

As the digital economy expands, employers are urgently looking for staff with IT and technology expertise. Start-up company Nexten.io is oiling the wheels of the IT job market in Luxembourg through a streamlined process that helps top talent and their prospective employers find each other.
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Business opportunities for start-ups in Luxembourg

12-09-2019

Russian start-up support organisation Skolkovo Technopark and Luxinnovation collaborate to help innovative companies get a foothold on the EU and the Russian markets, respectively. Skolkovo Technopark has published an interview with Luxinnovation's Business Development Director Jean-Michel Ludwig about opportunities for Russian start-ups.
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[VIDEO] Discover the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving

13-08-2019

Extending 215 km across France, Germany and Luxembourg, the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving is a pioneering partnership between three neighbouring countries. This video presents the opportunities offered to industry and academia to test innovative mobility solutions on public roads with several border crossings on the same day.
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South Korean start-ups to Luxembourg: Paving the way

17-07-2019

A seminar organised in Seoul on 17 July 2019 provided 100 representatives of Korean companies with information about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. 8 Korean start-ups presented their projects to the Luxembourg delegation, and Luxinnovation and its Korean counterpart, KISED, signed an MoU for further collaboration.
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Luxembourg ranks 2nd in EU for digital connectivity

21-06-2019

According to the EU’s 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Luxembourg ranks among the top 3 EU countries in digital connectivity as well as in human resources.
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Luxembourg supercomputer Meluxina will support digital transformation

17-06-2019

The future high performance computer (HPC) will be part of the European HPC network, EuroHPC.
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Mission accomplished for Luxembourg at VivaTechnology

22-05-2019

With a 40 m2 national pavilion, Luxembourg attracted many entrepreneurs interested in the country's innovation ecosystem during the VivaTechnology exhibition, held in Paris from 16 to 18 May. The eight exhibiting Luxembourg start-ups present on the stand also received interesting visits.
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Eight Luxembourg start-ups selected for VivaTech 2019

30-04-2019

For the second consecutive year, Luxembourg’s start-up ecosystem will be present at the international technology fair VivaTech. Eight start-ups have been invited to exhibit at the Luxembourg pavilion organised by the Chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of the Economy and Luxinnovation.
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New opportunity to accelerate your business with Luxembourg’s Fit 4 Start programme

07-12-2018

On 21 December Luxinnovation’s new call for applications for its successful accelerator programme Fit 4 Start will open. Discover how previous participants have benefited from the programme.
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Luxinnovation and Maison Moderne are proud to announce the publication of the second issue of Happen

29-11-2018

Happen is an annual business magazine that unveils the technological excellence and innovative spirit of Luxembourg and its companies to an international audience.
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Mapping hotel DNA

06-11-2018

Luxembourg-based start-up Travelsify uses artificial intelligence to help internet users find the hotels and restaurants that can provide them with exactly the experience they are looking for. The company has recently raised €5 million in a new funding round led by AccorHotels.
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Start-up expertise for safeguarding data

06-11-2018

Data has become the most precious asset in the new digital economy – and, as a consequence, the target of increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyber attacks. Luxinnovation spoke to four start-ups about current cybersecurity trends and their view of the Luxembourg cybersecurity ecosystem.
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In search of innovation “made in Russia”

28-09-2018

The advantages of Luxembourg as a host country for Russian innovative companies were highlighted during a visit to the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow on 21 September 2018.
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Successful take-off for the Luxembourg Space Agency

12-09-2018

This Wednesday, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) was officially launched, with the aim of promoting the economic development of the Grand Duchy's space industry. A dedicated fund is also being set up, targeting an initial capital of 100 million euros to support the emergence of new space companies with innovative ideas and technologies.
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