Digitalisation Yes – But good processes First

Jul 04, 2019 by FEDIL in  News

In 2017, D4I organised an event to inform on research trends and concrete Industry 4.0 projects implemented in Luxembourg. At this event, participants had the opportunity to sign up for a free Quick-Check ‘Industry 4.0’ assessment.

At this 2019 follow up event, Prof Dr Thomas Korne from the Institute for Production and Logistics Systems (IPL) in Saarbrücken first gave a short in presentation about general results of quick-check assessments in companies. Then companies that have undertaken such an assessment provided decision-makers and managing directors of small and medium-sized enterprises could with their  feedback on the assessment.

While Luxspace shared their takeaways on Industry 4.0 benefits for small volume companies, Prestacylinders explained that processes need to be optimised first before starting digital.

Presentation available here

Official launch of the Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub

Oct 08, 2019

On September 30, 2019, the Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub (L-DIH) was officially launched in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider. As a key element of the national strategy for a data-driven economy, L-DIH is a platform hosted and managed by Luxinnovation. It is part of a European initiative aimed at bringing together supply and demand in the context of the digitisation of industry, in particular SMEs.

LIST supports CERATIZIT with its digital transformation

Feb 14, 2019

In January 2019, Luxembourg company CERATIZIT and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) signed a two-year partnership agreement.

Lancement du programme de digitalisation des PME

Jan 23, 2018

En date du 18 janvier 2018, le ministère de l’Économie, la Chambre des métiers, la Chambre de commerce et l’agence nationale de promotion de l’innovation Luxinnovation ont présenté un programme de digitalisation des PME destiné à faire progresser la transition digitale au sein des petites et moyennes entreprises et à leur permettre d’utiliser au mieux les possibilités offertes par le numérique. S’adressant aux PME relevant des secteurs du commerce, de l’industrie, de l’artisanat et de l’horeca, l’assistance apportée aux entreprises comprend plusieurs étapes : la sensibilisation et l’information quant aux enjeux de la digitalisation, un diagnostic professionnel de l’entreprise avec formulation de recommandations, ainsi qu’un accompagnement lors de la mise en œuvre des solutions proposées.