How can research help startups to grow

The Luxembourg Personal Branding Seminar
Get Started in Luxembourg Share Your Experiences

Date: Tuesday,26  September 2017, from 8:30am to 10:30am

You have a startup and you are looking for new ideas to make your product portfolio evolve?. You have experience about dealing with developers but you’ve never managed a research project? Do you know Luxembourg has a strong and multi-cultural community of motivated confirmed researchers and PhD candidates willing to join innovative projects – or even keen to turn their brilliant ideas into businesses? Did you know the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) can support you in your innovative journey with dedicated funding tools?

We are pleased to welcome three great speakers who will share their experiences to have a deeper understanding of the academic and industrial research ecosystem and how startups can take benefit from it. Don’t miss the opportunity to listen to their advices and ask them for support to integrate research into your business.


  • Andreea Monnat, Head of Innovation Programmes at FNR (Luxembourg National Research Fund)
  • German Castignani, CTO & Co-Founder at Motion-S – Research Fellow at University of Luxembourg
  • Pouyan Ziafati, Founder & CEO at LuxAI S.A.


08:30 am – 09:00 am: Welcome & Registration

09:00 am – 10:00 am: Workshop

  • What can founders of startups expect from researchers?
  • Why should startups and research centers collaborate?
  • What are the tools and profiles available for startups in Luxembourg?

10:00 am – 10:30 am: Networking

Get your ticket here.