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Date of creation:

Luxinnovation, the National Agency for Innovation and Research, was established in 1984 and subsequently constituted as an Economic Interest Grouping (EIG) in 1998


5, Avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux
L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette



Phone number:

(+352) 43 62 63 – 1



Social networks:

LinkedIn | Twitter

Decision Maker:

Jean-Paul Schuler (CEO)

Field of activity:

Luxinnovation contributes to the economic development of Luxembourg by fostering innovation, fuelling international growth and attracting foreign direct investment.

Elevator Pitch:

We are a key and trusted partner for those who are interested in – and committed to – launching successful innovative activities in Luxembourg, from entrepreneurs and managers of start-up companies to foreign enterprises and investors.


The services specifically oriented to innovative start-ups englobe providing information, challenging them on their documentation and pitch, supporting them in their market validation and orienting them in terms of funding. One programme to highlight is the bi-annual Fit 4 Start contest, which rewards and provides coaching for the best 5 start-ups per batch.

Key figures:

In 2016, the Start-up team received 567 new projects, met with 321 new entrepreneurs and supported 63 start-ups in their creation. After 2 years of existence, 82% of supported start-ups are still alive and accounted for a creation of 220 jobs.

Leverage your network. Meet entrepreneurs. Grow your business. Join the club and help build the future. We set up the first private business club for tech innovators, where individuals, startups and corporates can meet throughout the year at a series of dedicated events, including conferences, workshops and after-work events. We gather the best of the best entrepreneurs that Silicon Luxembourg’s network has to offer. Join the club and help build the future.

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