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Partnership Program

SnT is committed to fostering the production of innovative ideas, increasing the depth and breadth of the competence of, and facilitating research in collaboration with, established partners as well as new start-ups in the ICT industry.

Through the partnership program, partners contribute to and influence the development of SnT at all levels. The partners have representation on the SnT Board where the centre's strategy is developed. The Industrial Advisory Board supports the strategy and operations of SnT. Research is conducted jointly in partnered projects where SnT and partners contribute know-how and resources to achieve common goals.

The partnership program also allows research activity to be leveraged with public research funding through the European Framework programmes, European Space Agency, and the National Research Funding Agency (FNR). Industrial PhD student projects are an attractive form of collaboration with SnT. Together with a partner, a PhD student project is defined (3+1 years duration) which is of interest to the partner and scientifically appropriate for a thesis. Together, a suitable student is recruited and the project is often carried out both at the partner premises and at SnT.


Partnership Day 2018

Register now for our 7th Annual Partnership Day!

Date: Tuesday, 5 June 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Location: Casino 2000, Mondorf-les-Bains

Booking is essential. Find out more here.


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Partnership Day 2018

Register now for SnT's 7th Annual Partnership Day!

  • Date: Tuesday, 5 June 2018
  • Time: 9:00 - 17:00
  • Location: Casino 2000, Mondorf-les-Bains

Registration is now open for our 2018 Partnership Day. Join us to take part in an exciting programme that’ll truly make this a memorable event, including:

  • Sessions on Fintech and Regtech – these topics are gaining traction fast! Let’s ensure you’re thoroughly briefed for 2018 and beyond.
  • Autonomous and Automated Technologies – Get the latest scoop on the technologies that are behind self-driving cars, robots, drones and more.
  • Demo areas and guided tours – Join us to discover the latest highlights from SnT's cutting-edge research with its industry and public partners.
  • Flash talks – dynamic 5-minute talks from our upcoming junior researchers.

We are especially delighted to welcome HRH Prince Guillaume and Princess Stéphanie, along with Steve Collar (President and CEO, SES) and Marc Hansen (Delegate Minister for Higher Education and Research and Minister for Housing) as our guest speakers for the morning sessions. In the afternoon we will hear from a host of industry experts and researchers on FintechRegtech and autonomous vehicles.

There will be plenty of time for questions and conversations throughout the day. So come on down to see the latest innovations from the world of Information and Communication Technology.


Where: Casino 2000, Rue Flammang, 5618 Mondorf-les-Bains
When: 5 June 2018, 9:00 to 18:00
Register by: 28 May 2018
Cost: Free (including lunch)
Parking: The Casino has plenty of free parking.



09:00 - Registration and welcome coffee

10:00 - Opening speeches

  • 'The University of Luxembourg and the Country's Development Strategy', with Prof. Stéphane Pallage
  • Welcome Address, with Minister Marc Hansen
  • 'Looking to the Future with SnT', with Prof. Björn Ottersten

11:00 - Keynote Talk and Interview, with Steve Collar

11:45 - Guided Tours of Project Demonstrations

  • SnT research groups along with their industry and public partners show their latest innovations in tangible, interactive demos

12:30 - Free lunch

13:45 - SnT Flash Talks

  • Upcoming junior researchers from SnT pitch their work in dynamic 5-minute talks

15:00 - Session 1: New Technologies Shaping the Future of Financial Services

  • Chair: Nazir Zubairi | LhoFT
  • For over two years, SnT has been working intensively on new technologies with significant change potential for the financial and regulatory sectors. From artificial intelligence to blockchain, join us for a privileged insight into the technologies of tomorrow and those already filtering into real-world applications.

15:00 - Session 2: Spotlight on the Future of Mobility

  • Chair: Jean Schiltz | Ministry of the Economy
  • Mobility is an all-encompassing, multi-faceted topic for SnT, with a whole range of important research topics still open. This session presents a selection of the topics in which we are either already involved or preparing to tackle.

16:30 - Guided Tours of Project Demonstrations

17:00 - Closing Words

  • Cocktail reception with live music and entertainment


What happened last year:

SnT Partnership Day 2017


About Partnership Day

Our industry and public partnerships are at the heart of our activities; we work with our partner organisations to establish Luxembourg as a European centre of excellence and innovation in the field of secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.

The annual Partnership Day is a chance for us to thank our partners, discuss key issues and trends in ICT and to showcase our work to the wider community.

Please take the time to join us on Tuesday 5 June 2018 and discover what we are doing to foster collaboration and innovation, benefiting companies in Luxembourg and beyond.