The conference "Health Technologies @ Luxembourg 2020", organised on 20 January in the "Halle des poches à fonte" in Belval, by the Ministry of the Economy and the HealthTech Cluster of Luxinnovation, provided an opportunity to present the latest trends in health technologies in Luxembourg.
During a meeting of a parliamentary committee, Étienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy confirmed that the Government of Luxembourg, together with public and private sector partners, have invested a stake in Orbital Ventures, an investment fund focused on early stage companies engaged in space activities.
Interview with Étienne Schneider in Happen
The Luxembourg Government and NorthStar Earth & Space signed a Letter of Intent on 19 December 2019 to create a Centre of Excellence for Clean Space in Luxembourg and to consider a contribution to NorthStar and its innovation activities in order to promote the safe and sustainable use of outer space for the benefit of all humanity.
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.
The Circularity Dataset Initiative launched in 2018 by the Ministry of the Economy of Luxembourg aims at developing an industry standard at European level that provides a regulated framework for circular data on products throughout the whole value chain, from raw materials to finished products, from the use phase to re-usage and recycling.
A Memorandum of Cooperation to further commit to strengthening cooperation in the field of space resources and innovation was signed today by Luxembourg's Deputy Prime Minister, Étienne Schneider, and ESA Director General, Jan Wörner.
In the presence of His Royal Highness the Grand Duke, Luxinnovation, the national agency for the promotion of innovation, celebrated its 35th anniversary at the Athénée de Luxembourg.
Representatives of DLR and LSA have signed a Letter of Intent to co-operate on space research activities with particular focus on areas such as navigation, satellite communications, space exploration and space resources, including robotics and in-orbit services.
On Thursday 3 October, more than 400 people attended the 9th edition of the Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day at Kinepolis Kirchberg. This year, 20 start-ups from ICT, healthtech and space were selected for participation.
The Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub (L-DIH) was officially launched in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider.
The Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) is celebrating its first year in business with the launch of a greatly enhanced web presence. The new website incorporates the Luxembourg Space Directory and provides a new home for the Spaceresources.lu initiative.
During the visit of Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, to the NorthStar Earth & Space headquarters in Montreal, a cooperation was launched to enable a Clean Space initiative to foster sustainability in space.
On 18 July 2019, during the last day of the economic mission to South Korea, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, presented the Luxembourg space sector at the "Korea Space Forum".
On July 17, 2019, the second day of the economic mission to South Korea led by Étienne Schneider was dominated by an event in Seoul to promote and present the Luxembourg ecosystem for young innovative companies.