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Next step towards a gravitational-wave observatory in space

Call for mission concepts for the large-size "L3" mission opportunity in ESA's science programme

Concepts for the mission will have to address the exploration of the Universe with low-frequency gravitational waves, complementing the observations performed on the ground to fully exploit the new field of gravitational astronomy. The planned launch date for the mission is 2034.


New space sector call for tenders on High Power RF Passive Technology

An invitation to tender entitled "H2020-WP15 – H010 – High Power RF Passive Technology Framework" has been published under the EC – ESA Delegation Agreement for European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (EGNSS). The deadline for submitting a tender is 28 November 2016.


Luxembourg will have a cybersecurity competence centre

The centre, which will be launched in 2017, will partially be based on the know-how, the experience and the skills acquired by governmental initiatives such as CASES (promotion of IT security in companies) and CIRCL (post-incident coordination and action service).


New University chair in Capital Markets and Post Trade

The University of Luxembourg has established the new funded Chair in Capital Markets and Post Trade at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance in cooperation with seven partners from the financial and legal services sector.


FNR awards excellence in research and science communication

FNR Awards 2016

In presence of the Luxembourg research community, awards endowed with a €5,000 prize were presented in the categories Outstanding Scientific Publication, Outstanding PhD Thesis, and Outstanding Promotion of Science to the Public.


Call for innovative solutions in the field of stroke rehabilitation

Pre-commercial procurement opportunity

The Horizon 2020-funded MAGIC project has launched a call for tenders targeting developers of innovative solutions in the field of stroke rehabilitation. Selected solutions providers will be paid for their R&D services by a consortium of buyers.


New FOCUS magazine issue on digital innovation

In order to make the country’s competitive advantages better known at the international level, Luxinnovation showcases Luxembourg’s progress towards becoming a digital nation in the latest issue of the magazine FOCUS – Research and Innovation in Luxembourg.


The University celebrates a century of engineering education

100 years of engineering education in Luxembourg

More than 400 former and current students, teachers, researchers, industry and government representatives celebrated the 100th anniversary of engineering education in Luxembourg at a ceremony held on Belval campus, Friday, 7 October 2016.


Sick or healthy? Bacterial metabolism tells us which – and why

Microbiome and diabetes

Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) in collaboration with the IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg), the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg and the Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch have developed a way to study the ecosystem – the microbiome – of the human gut in unprecedented detail.


University of Luxembourg researchers contribute to book about European Monetary Union

Architects of the Euro. Intellectuals in the making of European Monetary Union – Oxford University Press

The book Architects of the Euro. Intellectuals in the making of European Monetary Union, contains contributions from renowned professors and researchers in the history of Economic and Monetary Union, including two authors from the University of Luxembourg.


IT security in companies

IT security was the main topic when the Innovation Club, organised by the Chambre des Métiers in collaboration with Luxinnovation, met on 26 September 2016. Alain Kutten, manager of Peinture Kutten, presented his IT security approach together with Pascal Steichen from the governmental initiative CASES.


How 3D printing can help the circular economy

Giving plastic a second life

The "up-cycling Additive Manufacturing” (upAM) project, led by the University of Luxembourg in partnership with FabLab and Luxinnovation’s EcoInnovation Cluster, was officially launched during the Oekofoire from 23 to 25 September 2016.


  • Updated 31-10-2016