Space Resources Week 2021

The Space Resources Week 2021, organized in Luxembourg, is a 4-day online conference connecting thought leaders from the terrestrial resources sector, aerospace industry, financial institutions, research institutes and academia. It aims at understanding the technical and economic challenges facing in-situ resource utilization (ISRU) and elaborating recommendations for the future development of this high technology sector. […]

COVID-19: Survey on the Socio-Economic impacts of the crisis

Phase 2 of the survey examines the long-term impacts on the experiences and expectations of residents and cross-border workers Within the framework of the Task Force Research Luxembourg, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and the University of Luxembourg have decided to join their efforts to study the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in […]

Diversity and Multilingualism in Luxembourg

With almost 50% of its population, Luxembourg is the EU Member State with the highest share of non-national citizens. This mix of languages and cultures from all these communities is rewarding for life in Luxembourg and gives it a cosmopolitan characteristic. A small but open society Today, Luxembourg has a population of 626,000 people. Albeit […]

COVID-19: CON-VINCE study enters homestretch

Originally launched in April 2020 under the aegis of the Research Luxembourg COVID-19 Taskforce, the CON-VINCE study aims to evaluate the prevalence and dynamics of the spread of COVID-19 within the Luxembourgish population, with a specific focus on asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic individuals. The last round of testing of the CON-VINCE participants is due to […]

Stimulating collaborative R&D projects through public-private partnerships in Luxembourg

To facilitate the emergence of projects and support the process of preparing joint projects, a new dedicated digital platform has been set up. It is being tested with this first pilot joint call in the field of health technologies. A new dedicated digital platform,, has been set up by Luxinnovation, and the three stakeholders have […]


5 new strategic research and innovation projects made in Luxembourg

The INITIATE programme supports the initiation and development of strategic research and innovation project ideas that will help make Luxembourg internationally competitive in priority domains. Five INITIATE projects have been granted so far. Through INITIATE, the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) wishes to back and guide the early-stage development of high-risk/high-reward strategic project ideas, up […]

Babies and their gut microbiome tell a story

Thanks to a long-standing study – called COSMIC – a Research Luxembourg team highlight lasting birth mode-dependent differences and their association with immune function. In a recent scientific publication, researchers from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) and the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine at the University of Luxembourg address the knowledge gaps […]

COVID-19: The socio-economic impact of the pandemic and related (de)confinement measures in Luxembourg on individuals and households

Based off the results of Phase 1 of a large-scale survey, two major socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been identified: one related to work and the other one related to daily life. The Socio-Economic Impact (SEI) project focuses on data collection to support research on the short- and medium-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

A new agreement to strengthen Higher Education, Research and Innovation ties between Luxembourg and Quebec

An agreement aiming to promote research collaboration and exchange of researchers, as well as cooperation in the field of higher education between the institutions of Luxembourg and Quebec. On Tuesday 30 March 2021, Luxembourg’s Minister of Higher Education and Research, Claude Meisch, and Quebec’s Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Minister of Immigration, Francisation […]

Spotlight on the Luxembourg GAIA-X regional hub

By joining the European federated data infrastructure’s project, Luxembourg will facilitate the participation of all relevant players in the country: companies, public sector bodies and research organisations. If data from multiple sources can be made available and combined in a secure and trusted environment, companies, research organisations and public bodies can gain new knowledge, create […]

COMPOSELECTOR – A high potential Research Luxembourg innovation

For the second year in a row, an innovation made in Luxembourg has received a prestigious recognition from the Innovation Radar, a European Commission’s initiative to identify high potential innovations and innovators in EU-funded research. Enabling strategic use and integration of materials To resolve social challenges and enable digital and green transition, while reducing costs […]