National funding Luxembourg offers a range of attractive funding measures for research, development and innovation. We help our clients find the most suitable funding instrument for their projects and advise on drafting successful funding applications. We also supported our clients with defining the scope and structure of their R&D and innovation projects and with optimising the future use of their project results. In 2016, 97 aid applications submitted by 73 companies were approved by the Ministry of the Economy under the research, development and innovation (RDI) and environmental protection laws. 0 RDI aid applications approved 0 R&D projects by 31 companies 0 innovation projects by 8 companies 0 de minimis projects by 29 companies including: 13 Fit 4 Innovation diagnostics 8 Fit 4 Innovation projects 11 Fit 4 Start participations 0 environmental protection aid applications approved 0 investments in energy savings by 3 companies 0 innovation projects in the production of energy from renewable energy sources by 2 companies 0 aid to environmental studies by 1 company Projects by theme automotive componentsbiohealthecotechnologiesICTmaterials Supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), start-ups and skilled craft companies with getting access to funding is one of our priorities. 0 SMEs funded 73 enterprises 0 large enterprises funded 0 skilled craft companies funded 0 start-ups funded We provided key support to set up several R&D-related public-private partnerships. 0 collaborative and contractual research projects co-funded by the Ministry of the Economy The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) was the public partner in 3 of these projects, and the University of Luxembourg in the remainder. We also organised a “Eurostars Roadshow” in 2016 to further promote the Eurostars initiative, which supports transnational innovative projects led by R&D-performing SMEs, in Luxembourg.