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New call for proposals "Cluster Go International"

The European Commission has launched a new call for proposals to support cluster internationalisation. The objective of this action is to support cluster and business network collaborations across Europe, through the establishment of European Strategic Cluster Partnerships, in order to promote their internationalisation in third-country markets.


LIST publishes new patents

One of the main objectives of the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is technology transfer, in other words the valorisation of innovative research results. Two patent applications have recently been published in the domains of materials and environment.


M-ERA.NET Call 2017 is open

The aim is to fund ambitious transnational projects addressing materials research and innovation including materials for low carbon energy technologies and related production technologies. Deadline for pre-proposals is 13 June 2017.


Luxembourg researchers decipher how the body controls stem cells

Researchers from the University of Luxembourg and an international team have now identified an ingenious mechanism by which the body orchestrates the regeneration of red and white blood cells from progenitor cells. This finding can help to improve stem cell therapy in future.


Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2017

The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) is pleased to announce that 2 young promising researchers from Luxembourg are among the 400 young scientists selected by the Lindau Selection Committee to attend the annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.


Promising cross-border projects for the Greater Region

Four new EU-funded projects at the University

From safer drinking water to human-robot interaction: the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) will provide 1.6 million euros to four innovative research projects in which the University of Luxembourg is involved.


LIST and ESA join forces to revolutionise the launch phases of spacecraft

Under the framework agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA), the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is studying the integration of graphene on commercial copper foil in order to demonstrate the feasibility of the concept of flexible supercapacitors of low weight. The first demonstrators are expected by the end of 2017.


  • Updated 23-03-2017