Les membres du jury de cette nouvelle édition ont dû choisir parmi un total de 214 candidatures provenant de 42 pays. Cette année, une catégorie supplémentaire, axée sur le calcul haute performance (HPC) et l'analyse de données, a été ajoutée aux 3 verticales traditionnelles (TIC, HealthTech et Space). Parmi les 20 startups retenues, trois ont été sélectionnées dans cette nouvelle catégorie.
On October 26th, the European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESCRIC) Start up Support Programme (SSP) has been presented by Mathias Link, ESRIC director, in presence of the Luxembourg's Minister of the Economy, Franz Fayot and of representatives of the ESA, LSA and LIST. Located in Luxembourg, it is the first programme worldwide dedicated to commercial initiatives in the field of space resources utilization.
Leila Daneshmandi, Co-Founder & COO Encapsulate: “Be on the constant lookout for new trends that are shaping the future”
The American start-up Encapsulate won the Mastermind Competition in the DeepTech category, as part of ICT Spring Europe in Luxembourg (September 14-15). Our team recently met with its Co-Founder & COO, Leila Daneshmandi.
Pale Blue: “The biggest challenge is the pace at which governments are developing policies for operating in space”
The Japanese start-up Pale Blue won the Mastermind Competition in the NewSpace category, as part of ICT Spring Europe in Luxembourg (September 14-15). Our team recently met its Director of Business Development, Toku Sakai.
As part of ICT Spring Europe, Mastermind Summit & Competition took place on September 15th. This event – dedicated to the startup ecosystem – aimed at promoting and spreading best practices, fostering emulation between entrepreneurs and VCs and offering recognition to the best international start-ups of the ecosystem. Mastermind was composed of a 1-day conference and a start-up competition where three key categories were represented: FinTech, DeepTech and NewSpace.
Positive Thinking Company presents a use case: “From start-up to scale-up: how we allowed a start-up’s infrastructure to scale with its growth”.
On September 14th, the ICT Spring’s Space Forum focused on how international cooperation and science will contribute to build up a resilient ecosystem fuelled with rapid technological development.
The Ministry of the Economy and Luxinnovation launch the 12th edition of Fit 4 Start, Luxembourg's acceleration programme. Start-ups active in ICT, Healthtech and Space are invited to apply until 4 October 2021. In addition, a special track focused on HPC and data analytics will allow up to five of the selected start-ups to benefit from a tailored program involving the Luxembourg national HPC MeluXina.
On September 6, GAMMA Technologies announced a new round of Seed funding of €1 Million. This round of funding was led by the internationally successful company, Husqvarna Group.
Unseenlabs entrusts the launch of its satellite to the European Arianespace after the American Rocket Lab
French New Space nugget specializing in maritime surveillance, Unseenlabs, after two launches entrusted to the American Rocket Lab, will launch its BRO-4 satellite on August 16 with Arianespace's Vega launcher on August 16, announced Challenges on August 9 . The next day, Arianespace confirmed this information with a press release.
Following its rapid growth from Luxembourg into Belgium and Switzerland, Salonkee just announced a 6.2 Million Series-A led by Fortino Capital and Newion, to further accelerate its European expansion.
Mastermind Summit & Competition : connecting with the brightest minds of startup ecosystem worldwide
As part of a new edition of ICT Spring (September 14th and 15th), the renowned global tech conference organized since 2010, Mastermind Summit & Competition will take place on September 15th at the European Conference Center Luxembourg. This event - dedicated to the startup ecosystem - aims to promote and spread best practices, foster emulation between entrepreneurs and VCs and offer recognition to the best international startups of the ecosystem. Mastermind is composed of a 1-day conference and a startup competition where three key categories will be represented: FinTech, DeepTech and NewSpace.