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Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences 2017

The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) is pleased to announce that 2 young promising economists from Luxembourg are among the 400 young economists selected by the Lindau Selection Committee to attend the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences.


Etienne Schneider signs agreement with Kronospan

Established in Luxembourg since 1994, family business Kronospan, specialised in the production of agglomerated or pressed wood panels, will invest a total of €330 million in its production site in Sanem over the next five years.


University and ILNAS invest in Smart ICT

The University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Standardisation, Accreditation, Safety and Quality of Products and Services (ILNAS) strengthen their collaboration in the field of Smart ICT and standardisation.


Towards a personalised treatment of allergies

Launch of the SYS-T-Act study

The Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) launched a new research project with the purpose to better predict the response of the immune system to immunotherapy against allergies and to adjust the treatment to the profile of each patient.


Successful first Luxembourg Microbiology Day

On 11 May 2017, the Luxembourg Society for Microbiology (LSfM) held its first national conference, the "1st Luxembourg Microbiology Day", at the Laboratoire national de santé in Dudelange.


Prof. Björn Ottersten receives an ERC Advanced Grant

Research on cognitive systems

Professor Björn Ottersten, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg, has been awarded an Advanced Grant (AdG), the most prestigious award offered by the European Research Council (ERC).


New aid scheme for Luxembourg SMEs

The new aid scheme offers the possibility of new supports for SMEs to encourage the creation, development, conversion or reorientation of artisanal, commercial, industrial or service-providing enterprises having an influence on the economic development of the country.


  • Updated 24-05-2017