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From 16 April until 30 June 2018, public or private organizations involved in developing innovative applications based on Earth Observations (EO) and located in European GEO member countries are invited to come forward with voluntary Expressions of Intent for networking along the value chain.
Mario Grotz, Director General for Research, Intellectual Property and New Technologies at the Ministry of the Economy, has been named new Board Chair at the Annual General Meeting of Luxinnovation on 28 March 2018.
Research led by the University of Luxembourg investigated the manufacturing process of solar cells. The researchers proved that assumptions on chemical processes that were commonplace among researchers and producers for the past 20 years are, in fact, inaccurate.
After receiving the opinion of the University Council, the Board of Governors of the University proposed to the government to appoint Prof. Jens Kreisel Vice-Rector of the University of Luxembourg.
Supported by the Ministry of Health, ParkinsonNet Luxembourg will soon commence operations in the Grand Duchy. The aim is to establish a nationwide network of those health professions relating to the treatment and care of Parkinson’s patients.
Luxinnovation announced the Autumn 2017 Graduates from the Fit 4 Start programme: Ume solutions, VanHack and SEE MORE. Following ten hours of pitching, ten start-ups were selected to participate in the Spring 2018 edition of Fit 4 Start by a panel of judges.
Professor Jean-Paul Lehners of the University of Luxembourg has been elected president of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), the human rights body of the Council of Europe which acts against racism, discrimination and intolerance.