EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Luxembourg Cluster Initiative

Luxembourg
Phase: Anticipation
Type:
  • Support for digitalisation
  • Transition to a climate-neutral economy
  • Advice
  • Fostering innovation
  • Matching/Networking
  • Provision of labour market information
  • Support of companies' growth
  • Support of SMEs
Last modified: 03 August, 2021
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Luxembourg Cluster Initiative

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Luxembourg Cluster Initiative

Coverage/Eligibility

This instrument is available to national companies (large companies and SMEs) and public research centres.

Main characteristics

The aim of the cluster is to stimulate technological collaboration between companies and research around the concept of 'key technologies' and the building of 'clusters'. Activities vary across the individual clusters. Examples include regular networking events, conferences and workshops, and the provision of information about funding opportunities. The Luxembourg Cluster Initiative is one key element of the National R&D and Innovation Policy which brings together various clusters and innovation networks established in Luxembourg.

Funding

  • National funds

Involved actors

National government
National Agency for Innovation and Research in Luxembourg (Luxinnovation), Ministry of the Economy and Ministry of Higher Education and Research.
Employer or employee organisations
FEDIL - Business Federation, Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Crafts.
Other
Public research centres.

Strengths

The cluster's initiative allows synergies and partnerships to develop and increases the competitiveness of Luxembourg companies involved in these clusters.

Weaknesses

No evaluation or scientific studies have been conducted regarding the impact of clusters on employment figures.

Examples

Luxembourg Automotive Components; Luxembourg BioHealth Cluster; Luxembourg EcoInnovation Cluster; Luxembourg ICT Cluster; Luxembourg Materials & Production Technologies Cluster; Luxembourg Space Cluster
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