Based on Luxembourg’s proven expertise in the commercial satellite services industry and on the SpaceResources.lu initiative nurturing the development of new space technologies, Étienne Schneider has been appointed as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Space Technologies.
This agreement provides a framework for joint PhD training between the University and the research institutes. The supervision of PhD students can now be done by the participating institutions, and the PhD degrees will be awarded by the University.
The European space industry is strong and competitive, creating jobs and business opportunities for entrepreneurs. The proposal for a new space policy will foster new services and promote Europe's leadership in space.
The purpose of the Confucius Institute will be to further strengthen the relationship between Luxembourg and People's Republic of China, and increase the cooperation between the University of Luxembourg and leading universities in China.
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.
From 2012 to 2016, seven European partners including the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) have sought to develop an innovative biochemical system to recover more than 95% of the phosphorus and nitrogen present in urine.
In an international project led by the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), researchers and doctors have identified a biomolecule which, according to its abundance in the blood, would make it possible to predict the risk for a heart failure after a heart attack.
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.
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).
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.
This was an occasion for the French Republic to recognise an outstanding career path dedicated to science and healthcare, and to illustrate the excellent level of cooperation between Luxembourg and France.
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.
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.
The paper is issued on the occasion of World Standards Day and is directly related to this year’s theme, “Standards build trust”, which was selected by European and international standardisation organisations.
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.
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.
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.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider has congratulated five young Luxembourgers who will have the opportunity to participate in unique internship in an operational service of the European Space Agency (ESA) in the Netherlands and Germany.
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 six partners from the financial and legal services sector.
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 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.
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.