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Ministry of the Economy launches call for projects for innovative solutions to combat Covid-19

In order to support the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem, the Ministry of the Economy, in collaboration with Luxinnovation, will launch a call for projects entitled “StartupsVsCovid19” on 9 April 2020.

Targeting young innovative enterprises, the call for projects focuses on the development of technology-based innovative products and services intended to limit, or even overcome, the economic, health and societal effects of the crisis linked to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Up to 20 projects will be selected, each of which will benefit from a financial support of up to €150,000. Selected projects should be developed and put on the market within a period of 6 months.

Project proposals should be submitted on 30 April 2020 at the latest. More information on the call for projects and the conditions for participation will shortly be available on https://www.startupluxembourg.com/.

Webinars to provide information on aid measures applicable for start-ups

Webinars will also be organised from 8 April onwards by the Ministry of the Economy, in collaboration with Luxinnovation, in order to inform about the main support measures that start-ups can benefit from in the context of the economic stabilisation programme presented by the government.

The experts participating in the webinars will answer questions that young innovative enterprises ask themselves in the current economic context. Information regarding the agenda and registration process for the different webinars is available on https://www.startupluxembourg.com/.

In order to make the most relevant aid measures for start-ups easier to understand, a table presenting the main instruments can be viewed and downloaded on https://www.startupluxembourg.com/support-measures-startups.

  • Press release in English here.
  • Communiqué de presse en français ici.
  • Pressemitteilung in Deutsch hier.

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