The Luxembourg Portal for Innovation and Research ("Portal") has been created by the Luxinnovation economic interest grouping ("Luxinnovation").
7, rue Alcide de Gasperi
L-1615 Luxembourg Kirchberg
Postal address: BP 1372
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Tel: +352 43 62 63-1
Fax: +352 43 81 20
Luxinnovation has placed at your disposal on the Portal various products and services, information, documents and software (the "Services") subject to the terms and conditions in this document (the "Terms and Conditions of Use") to facilitate the public's access to information relating to innovation and research. Luxinnovation’s objective is to disseminate exact and up-to-date information, but the agency will, however, not be able to avoid all errors or all information lacking updates.
Upon entering the Portal, you accept its Terms and Conditions of Use without exception. Luxinnovation reserves the right to change the Terms and Conditions of Use at any time, particularly but not exclusively to include terms and conditions relating to any new services. Use of the Portal will be subject to the most recent version of the Terms and Conditions of Use available on the Portal at the time of use. Furthermore, use of the Services may still be subject to special conditions which will be indicated at the time of their use. These special conditions form part of the Terms and Conditions of Use. Non-observance of any of the Terms and Conditions of Use automatically denies you of your right to use the Portal.
Notwithstanding the remarks made above and the limitations of liability laid down below, Luxinnovation undertakes to do its utmost to offer a service in line with that proposed on the Portal in order to provide correct and up-to-date information. However, the service is provided as a means and cannot guarantee results.
A free-of-charge registration allows you to subscribe to a weekly standardised or personalised newsletter.
You can change or cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time.
Innovative companies and research institutions located in Luxembourg may register to the section Finding partners in order to present their skills in the research, development and innovation fields.
Representatives of these organisations can at any time modify the information presented on the Portal.
You gain access to the Portal via the Internet's communication networks. You declare that you recognise and accept the risks. You must protect yourself against the effects of computer piracy by using an adapted and secure computer configuration, and in particular by means of virus detection and inoculation software updated on a regular basis. Luxinnovation will not be held responsible for any damage you may suffer, directly or indirectly, as a result of your navigation on the Portal. Furthermore, Luxinnovation will not be held responsible for any use that can be made by third parties of information provided on the Portal.
Luxinnovation will ensure, to the best of its efforts, a maximal availability of the Portal. However, it cannot be held responsible in case of temporary or total unavailability of this Internet portal.
Luxinnovation will not assume any responsibility for Services, which are of a purely informative nature. Luxinnovation's aim is to disseminate exact and up-to-date information from various sources, however, it cannot safeguard against all risks of material errors. None of the information published on the Portal claims to be exhaustive. Legal texts, various sections (particularly the section Finding partners, the Technology Market, the Agenda, publications and the success stories) and other items on subjects made accessible to the general reader published on the Portal are for information purposes only and do not, in any way, represent an exhaustive and exact source of information. Only officially published texts are authentic. Equally, the items and translations featured are for information purposes and do not claim to be exhaustive and exact.
Moreover, Luxinnovation cannot guarantee potential contacts from involvement in the Technology Market. Therefore, Luxinnovation cannot take any responsibility regarding such involvement.
Luxinnovation reserves the right to halt, at any time, all or part of the Services provided.
Luxinnovation will do its utmost to limit as far as possible inconveniences caused by any technical or material errors. However, some of the Portal's Services may experience errors, making it impossible to guarantee that the Services will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. Luxinnovation declines all responsibility regarding any such problems that may result from use of the Portal.
Even where Luxinnovation validates for readability the information available on the Portal, it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information you view, some of which has been verified by European networks and some directly by the companies and research centres concerned. Results obtained from research are given without guarantee, particularly because they are in respect of the research criteria that you apply. Such results are not in any way binding upon Luxinnovation and cannot form the basis of any dispute.
The Portal as well as all of its features (including the layout) and Services are protected by the laws on intellectual property, in particular the modified law of 18 April 2001 on copyright, related rights, databases and the Benelux convention on intellectual property.
Unless otherwise indicated, Luxinnovation will not grant any licence or permit relating to the intellectual property rights that it has on the Portal, its features or Services and no duplication of the Services, total or partial, in any form or by any means whatsoever, is allowed without the prior written consent of Luxinnovation.
Unless otherwise indicated in any place on the Portal, you are authorised to consult, download and print the documents and information available under the following terms and conditions:
The rights granted to you above represent a right of use and, under no circumstances, a transfer of rights, property or other resources relating to the Portal. Furthermore, this user licence does not cover the Portal's layout.
Unless expressly authorised by Luxinnovation, only standard surface links to the Portal's homepage (indicating only the Portal's URL), as opposed to deep links, are allowed.
Unless expressly authorised by Luxinnovation, the Portal must not be integrated, in any way whatsoever, either completely or partially, into another Internet website, for instance by means of framing techniques or inlining.
Luxinnovation does not systematically check the content of the websites linked to the Portal. Therefore, it cannot be responsible for the content on other Internet websites, whether regarding its legality or the accuracy of the information presented.
Furthermore, Luxinnovation cannot in any way guarantee that the hyperlinks on the Portal are exhaustive.
Any personal data relating to you or your company or research centre that you supply on the Portal (the "Data") will be treated in accordance with the law on personal data protection of 2 August 2002.
When using some of the Portal's Services, such as the registration to the newsletter, the Finding partners section or the Agenda, you will possibly be required to provide, using the relevant forms, Data, such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, country and commune of residence as well as comprehensive Data and information on your company and its activities.
Luxinnovation GIE, in charge of the process (contact person Gilles SCHLESSER), will process the Data with the sole aim of enabling you to use the various tools for information purposes, such as the Finding partners section or the Agenda, sending newsletters and achieving its mission of promoting innovation and research. Your Details will not be used for other purposes and will not be kept in our systems beyond the period necessary to achieve these aims. Luxinnovation will thus keep the Data as long as you are registered and after you deregister until statistics for the calendar year of your deregistration are issued. You are not obliged to supply the Data, however, some of the Portal's Services can only be used effectively if the Data have been provided.
Luxinnovation reserves the right to pass on your the Data to other public or semi-public organisations offering a public service in Luxembourg or the European Union, provided this is in the interests of promoting innovation and research in Luxembourg.
The IP address of your computer is automatically registered by the system. This information does not identify you personally and you remain anonymous, unless you have provided data yourself.
With your prior consent, or if the law or a competent authority requires it, Luxinnovation will treat the Data in a different manner.
Luxinnovation will take all reasonable precautions to ensure the security of the Data. However, it cannot remove all the risks involved with using the Internet. When you supply the Data, therefore, you must be aware that other Internet users may get to see them.
You can access and modify the data related to your subscription to the newsletter at any time and modify it by clicking on “Newsletter”. Company data presented in the section Finding partners can be modified at any time by clicking on the title “Presenting your research institution/company”.
In accordance with the law, you also have the right to object to any Data processing that concerns you. To exercise this right, you can contact Luxinnovation by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at:
Mr. Gilles SCHLESSER
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Any dispute relating to use of the Portal will be subject to Luxembourg law and the exclusive jurisdiction of Luxembourg law courts.