With its motto “passion for impact” Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) celebrated its third annual Tech Day on September 23 with around 300 attendees at the Maison des Arts et des Étudiants in Belval as well as over a hundred more online making it a popular hybrid event.
How the latest tech trends can help advance access to education was the opening topic on the first day of ICT Spring’s Digital Summit this year. Local and international speakers pooled their expertise around the idea of “Reconciling Tech & Education” during the morning conference, which took place September 14th.
How can e-commerce use digital and data management to improve access to goods? This was the focus of the afternoon session of the Digital Summit of ICT Spring 2021, which took place on September 14th. An impressive roster of experts shared their vision for the future of the “Digital Supply Chain” and discussed the biggest challenges of the supply chain and logistics sector.
Ouverte le 20 septembre par le ministre de la Fonction publique, Marc Hansen, la première édition du hackathon pour les fonctions dirigeantes de la Fonction publique vient clôturer la formation "Digital Leadership Program", lancée en 2019. Celle-ci s'inscrit dans la Digital Academy de l'Institut national d'administration publique (INAP).
Le 16 septembre 2021, Claude Meisch, ministre de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, et Marc Hansen, ministre délégué à la Digitalisation, ont présenté la nouvelle procédure de demande des prêts étudiant accordés par l'État luxembourgeois.
On September 14 and 15, at the Europe Convention Center Luxembourg, in the heart of Europe, a new edition of the global tech conference ICT Spring Europe was held. Organized by Farvest, this two-day event was composed of keynotes, roundtables, meetings and networking allowed experts, managers, start-ups and investors to meet and discuss topical issues and future trends in various sectors: ranging from FinTech to Space, including Cybersecurity, the digitalization of services, the Supply Chain and the development of the start-ups’ ecosystem at the international scale.
The University of Luxembourg Competence Centre collaborates with LuxProvide on trainings related to HPC and MeluXina
Luxembourg has just recently acquired a supercomputer: MeluXina is one of the most powerful machines in Europe. LuxProvide’s mission is to facilitate the access to the use of the computational abilities of this supercomputer.
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.
As part of a new edition of ICT Spring (September 14th and 15th), the renowned global tech conference organized since 2010, Mastermind Summit 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 Summit is composed of a 1-day conference and a startup competition (Mastermind Competition) where three key categories are represented: FinTech, DeepTech and NewSpace.
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.
The American program The Last Mile prepares incarcerated individuals for successful reentry through business and technology training. Here is a conversation with one of its co-founders, Chris Redlitz.