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1 LUXINNOVATION Your trusted partner for business

2 Our mission Contribute to Luxembourg s economic development by: Fostering innovation Fuelling international growth Attracting foreign direct investment 2

3 Our services Funding opportunities National European Luxembourg Cluster Initiative Innovation Business development Cross-sector cooperation Entrepreneurship support Start-up creation Business acceleration Invest in Luxembourg Business Development Promotion & Prospection Marketing & Communication 3

4 Our clients Luxinnovation provides a wide range of integrated and tailor-made services to: Innovative start-ups Companies of any size Potential international investors 4

5 Luxinnovation: a private-public partnership MINISTRY OF THE ECONOMY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FEDIL CHAMBER OF SKILLED CRAFTS MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH 5

6 Funding opportunities National & European 6

7 National funding Ministry of the Economy R&D projects or programmes Feasibility studies Innovation aids for SMEs Aid for small innovative enterprises Aid for process and organisational innovation Investment aid for research infrastructure Investment aid for innovation clusters Aid for the operation of innovation clusters Law of 17 May

8 Horizon 2020 EU s R&D and innovation programme for Excellent science Industrial leadership Societal challenges 80 billion budget available through calls for proposals 8

9 Luxembourg Cluster Initiative Our services 9

10 Luxembourg Cluster Initiative Innovation Business development Cross-sector cooperation Stronger competitiveness of cluster members and the Luxembourg economy 10

11 Luxembourg Cluster Initiative 11

12 AutoMobility Cluster Main focus areas Automotive Campus Competence mapping, competence creation Operational excellence Recruitment, training & education Business development 12

13 BioHealth Cluster Support Luxembourg s fields of excellence Digital health Molecular diagnostics Neurodegenerative diseases Personalised medicine Immuneoncology 13

14 Creative Industries Cluster Strengthen the visibility and innovation potential 14

15 EcoInnovation Cluster Identify Connect Realise Circular economy Sustainable cities & Smart technologies Sustainable mobility 15

16 ICT Cluster IDENTIFY and develop new business opportunitites EMPOWER the ICT sector in Luxembourg OPTIMISE the uptake of ICT as an enabling technology for various sectors FACILITATE the collaboration between companies and public research 16

17 Materials & Manufacturing Cluster Collaborative R&D and innovation projects Development of new materials Characterisation and modelling of material properties Process innovation for increased productivity 17

18 Space Cluster Collaborative R&D and innovation projects Space telecommunications Environment monitoring Space-related technologies Location-based services Maritime security and safety 18

19 Flagship projects Connected Mobility Cross-border testbed Luxembourg France Germany Simulator project Driving simulator for developing cars and car components 19

20 Flagship projects PlastiPET Competitive value chain for plastic bottle recycling City Hotspot Wiltz Implementing the circular economy 20

21 Start-up creation Entrepreneurship support 21

22 Start-up box For Luxembourg and foreign entrepreneurs From idea to business Raise attention to your project Enter the market Raise funds 22

23 Fit 4 Start Launch your ICT start-up in Luxembourg 16 weeks of Lean Start-Up coaching and follow up Free access to the co-working space of an incubator Opportunities to benefit from the offer of other Luxembourg start-up support players A grant of 50,000 23

24 Business acceleration Entrepreneurship support 24

25 Our programmes Support the digitalisation of your company Improve your performance Accelerate your company s transition to the circular economy Enable growth by unlocking your potential and performance 25

26 Programme benefits Efficient analysis by reliable experts Involvement of all your staff Concrete recommendations to enhance your competitiveness Attractive financial solution 26

27 Target group: Luxembourg SMEs < 250 employees Companies should: Be located in Luxembourg Have a stable financial situation Be eligible for a government subsidy < 40 million annual turnover 27

28 Define and introduce ICT processes PROFIT & LOSS Real time analysis of performance and profitability COHERENCE Better integration of various systems ORGANISATION Better management of stocks and data YOUR COMPANY 2 3 ADMINISTRATION Gain time with better processes 1 E-COMMERCE Find new clients 2 INVOICING Faster payments through better systems 3 4

29 Improve your competitiveness Increased sales Enhanced productivity Improved client satisfaction Free up resources invest in innovation 29

30 Transit to the circular economy Extend the life cycle of your products New business models: sell services, not products Recycle and use recyclable materials 30

31 Innovate with success Future Full support of the development of your innovation from idea to market placement 31

32 Invest in Luxembourg 32

33 Business development Strategic development of key sectors Automotive Clean Technologies Finance ICT, Media & e-commerce Life Sciences Logistics Manufacturing Industry Maritime Space Technologies 33

34 Promotion and prospection Trade and foreign investment Proactive targeting Market intelligence Business support 34

35 Marketing and communication 35

36 Thank you! Gaston Trauffler, PhD Head of Strategic Projects 5, avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette T (+352) August

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