Data is one of the most precious assets in today’s information society. In a keynote address given at the final of the EU Datathon competition on 15 October 2020, Luxinnovation’s CEO Sasha Baillie spoke about the enormous value that can be derived from data and the need for establishing accessible, high-quality, secure data exchange platforms.
Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot and Sasha Baillie, CEO of the national innovation agency Luxinnovation, announced on 15 October the names of the 20 start-ups that have been selected for participation in the 10th edition of Fit 4 Start. The minister also summarised the results of the programme, 5 years after its launch.
Luxembourg became a founding member of the Artemis Accords when Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot signed the Accords on behalf of the country. The objectives of the NASA-led programme include sending the first woman and next man to the surface of the Moon in 2024.
The international network of Luxembourg Trade & Investment Offices (LTIOs) has been extended with a new office in Casablanca, Morocco. The LTIO will support Luxembourg companies with doing business in North Africa and help foreign companies interested in developing their activities in Luxembourg.
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ルクセンブルク政府の提供する、革新的スタートアップ向けのアクセラレーションプログラム『Fit 4 Start』2020年・第10期目の募集が始まっています。『Fit 4 Start』はルクセンブルク経済省とそのイノベーション促進機関であるルクスイノベーションが2015年から始動。これまで多くの革新的スタートアップがルクセンブルクを拠点に欧州市場参入に成功しました。
FIT 4 START 9 - Thank you and congrats!
Ten ICT start-ups, five companies in the healthtech sector and five in space tech were admitted into Luxembourg’s renowned acceleration programme Fit 4 Start at the Pitching & Graduation Day on 3 October. The biggest ever cohort of participants will benefit from intensive coaching, free access to co-working facilities and a subsidy of up to €150,000.
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Fit 4 Start - Are you ready to take off?
The Fit 4 Start programme helps young innovative companies to launch their business from Luxembourg, transforming innovative ideas and the project leaders’strong will to succeed into companies with high growth potential.