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Fit 4 Start: “Paying attention to the needs of each start-up”

08-08-2018

Luxinnovation is currently inviting ICT and health tech start-ups to apply to the next edition of the acceleration programme Fit 4 Start that will support 15 promising start-ups with launching their businesses successfully in Luxembourg.
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Discover the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem in 8 videos

23-07-2018

Digital Luxembourg produced a videos series about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. You will get to know the start-up community, the main incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces as well as the major players helping you to launch a successful start-up.
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Focus on the successful programme Fit 4 Innovation

20-07-2018

Launched in 2014, the Fit 4 Innovation programme managed by Luxinnovation enables companies, especially SMEs, to find the resources they need to engage in an innovative way and to optimise their organisation.
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“Maintaining an edge”

20-07-2018

Polygone was founded in Mersch in 1981 and operates in three sectors, these being waste management, the leasing and sale of modular buildings, and the provision of services ranging from structure deconstruction to the rental and installation of fencing, including the design and development of green spaces.

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“A day-to-day state of mind”

20-07-2018

LuxPET, a ubsidiary of the originally American Plastipak group, was established some 20 years ago and specialises in the manufacturing of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic packaging solutions for the beverages industry.
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“An interesting and enriching experience”

20-07-2018

Genista was created in early 2017 as a result of the merging of two family businesses, both with very strong roots in the country, these being Sanichaufer, founded in 1959 and operating in the sanitary facilities, heating, air-conditioning, ventilation, renewable energies and renovation sectors, and Electro Security, founded in 1992, following on from Electro Auto created in 1925 and operating in the intrusion and fire detection, access control, time management, video surveillance, parking barriers and systems, centralised alarm management and electrical works sectors.
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“The perfect tool for any SME looking to reposition itself for the future”

20-07-2018

Contern S.A. (formerly Chaux de Contern) has been manufacturing precast concrete products to be sold both nationally and in the Greater Region for nearly a century now. Its range consists of around a thousand products ranging from masonry blocks to piping and tubing and everything in between, including cobblestones, paving stones and other garden accessories.
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Fit 4 Start: A customer discovery journey

18-07-2018

Fit 4 Start offers ICT and health tech start-ups pre-seed funding and 16 intense weeks of coaching to help them avoid pitfalls and maximise their chances of success. The main mission of programme coach Michel Blumenthal is to support participants with gaining an in-depth understanding of the real needs of their clients and using this knowledge to build sustainable business models.
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Esch-Schifflange: the city of the future begins to emerge

17-07-2018

As part of the national project for regeneration of more than 60 ha of Arcelor Mittal brownfields in Esch-Schifflange, with the aim of creating an eco-district, the Agora development company tasked Luxinnovation with initiating a process to identify innovative technologies, services and products. The first brainstorming session was held at the beginning of July.
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Luxembourg ranked 2nd worldwide in the latest 2018 Innovation efficiency ratio

12-07-2018

The major Global Innovation Index strengths of Luxembourg are the Innovation Efficiency Ratio, where the country ranks 2nd in the world, and the Innovation Output Sub-index, positioning Luxembourg 4th globally.
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ICT and health tech start-ups: Apply now for Fit 4 Start

09-07-2018

Are you launching a start-up and determined to succeed? Luxembourg’s acceleration programme Fit 4 Start offers you intensive coaching, attractive pre-seed funding and access to key networks. The next edition will accept 10 start-ups in the field of ICT and another 5 specialising in health technologies.
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CarPay-Diem mobile payment solution spotted by Volkswagen

06-07-2018

Created two years ago, Luxembourg start-up CarPay-Diem offers a mobile payment solution for the (many) motorists who refuel at petrol stations. The company was discovered by the German group Volkswagen during the last Cebit trade fair in Hanover, and has, as a result, been offered a six-month stay at Die Gläserne Manufaktur, the group’s innovation incubator based in Dresden.
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Blast furnace celebration

06-07-2018

Belval, the site of Luxembourg’s last blast furnaces and today home to the country’s City of Sciences, Research and Innovation, hosted its annual blast furnace party this weekend. Visitors could enjoy concerts, dance shows, workshops and performances by street artists and acrobats with the country’s industrial heritage as a spectacular backdrop.
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Luxembourg industry investments create dynamic job market

06-07-2018

Numerous industrial groups in Luxembourg are currently investing in future-oriented technologies and smart factories. As a result, the national job market abounds with interesting opportunities for scientists and engineers as well as for skilled technicians and machine operators.
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Wood takes pride of place at the Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair

04-07-2018

The Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair, the largest outdoor fair in Luxembourg, closed its doors last weekend. Under a blue sky, it welcomed nearly 37,000 visitors, many of whom showed a keen interest in wood manufacturing and the wood industry.
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Luxembourg offers 5th best purchasing power in the world

26-06-2018

Luxembourg City ranks in 5th place in a recent study of global purchasing power. This is in particular due to high earning levels.
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EU Innovation Scoreboard 2018: Luxembourg is innovation leader

25-06-2018

Luxembourg is, for the first time, listed among the six "Innovation leaders" in this year's edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard. The country's strongest innovation factors are its attractive research system and its intellectual assets.
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Luxembourg to host European HPC headquarters

25-06-2018

Luxembourg will host EuroHPC, the joint structure for the European project of strategic interest on high performance computing (HPC). This was definitely decided by the European Commission on 25 June 2018.
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Working and living in Luxembourg

22-06-2018

Luxembourg for Finance portrayed the life of 9 expat professionals of the Finance sector that came to work in Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg the second most resilient economy in the world

19-06-2018

Luxembourg ranks second place in a recent study of the world’s most resilient economies. The country scores highly for its economic productivity, political stability, low corruption levels and low exposure to natural hazards.
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Luxembourg offers best work/life balance in the world

19-06-2018

Luxembourg comes out on top in a recent study of cities in the world that offer employees the best working conditions. The average salary, working hours and paid vacation days puts Luxembourg on top of a list dominated by European cities.
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Luxscan Technologies wins Export Award 2018

15-06-2018

Luxscan Technologies won the first prize at the Export Award 2018 ceremony organised by Office du Ducroire (ODL) and the Chamber of Commerce on 13 June. The award is given to Luxembourg SMEs for outstanding initiatives and results related to the internationalisation of their activity.
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Minister confident in Luxembourg automotive sector

12-06-2018

Luxembourg’s automotive components sector boasts an annual turnover of €1.5 billion and employs over 10,000 people, with around 50 companies active in this field. “Over the last decades, the Grand Duc...
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Testing the mobility of the future

11-06-2018

“The more academic part of Automotive Day that presents technological progress and flagship projects is essential, but nothing can replace making your own first-hand experiences,” says Anthony Auert, ...
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Automotive sector going digital

11-06-2018

“Mobility is at a historical turning point,” said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider in his opening address and referred to disruptive innovations such as autonomous d...
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Additive manufacturing: approaching the finishing line

08-06-2018

Invited by the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster, additive manufacturing professionals have been involved for two years in the discussions leading up to the establishment (or not) of a ...
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AutoMobility Cluster at University of Saarbrücken Job Fair

07-06-2018

  Job fairs are always rich opportunities for professionals to meet students, graduates and PhD students from various disciplines (systems engineering, material sciences, computer sciences and ec...
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DuPont invests $400 million in its Luxembourg facility

06-06-2018

WILMINGTON, Del., June 4, 2018 – DuPont Safety & Construction, a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, today announced plans to invest more than $400 million to expand capacity f...
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“Making the automotive industry the country’s largest industrial sector”

05-06-2018

Mr Delé, how do you think the AutoMobility Cluster has performed since it was created in 2013? “We are still a relatively young cluster, and whilst we have set ourselves objectives for developing the ...
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5 Luxembourg AI start-ups on a trip to the US

04-06-2018

Selected by Luxinnovation together with the LHoFT, Paul Wurth Incub, Lux Future Lab, Technoport and Nyuko, five Luxembourg start-ups will have the chance to embark on a trip to the US. An intense schedule full of training, business meetings and networking events is awaiting Algoreg, Travelsify, Yokato, Tetrao and Nomoko.
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