Tech Transfer, Patents and Spin-offs

We are guided by the principle that excellent scientific research can address the most pressing challenges society faces, and support industry in developing solutionsThis foundation defines our set-up. We have a partnership model that enables truly collaborative exchanges, allowing us to have access to relevant challenges, real-world data, and systems to test our research results. This approach creates a lively ecosystem that feeds the local talent pool, and supports the local economy.

New partners in 2021
Total partners
Projects with industry

Our partner network

We create meaningful socio-economic impact with our Partnership Programme, challenging our results in real-world scenarios for the benefit of the economy and society at large. Our Partnership Programme continued to expand in 2021, now featuring 61 members. We work with global and local partners from the public and private sectors, such as SES, PayPal, and BGL BNP Paribas.

Why partner with SnT?

Partner’s benefits

  • Solution for business challenges 
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Full freedom to operate
  • Global talent for future hiring needs
  • Infrastructure
  • Co-investment by SnT into development of Foreground IP and IP Protection

SnT’s benefits

  • Market-relevant research
  • Competitive industry funding
  • Ph.D. theses and academic publications
  • IP licensing to industry for commercialisation

A research project with us means you will be collaborating with some of the most talented scientists from around the world. Over the course of four years, you will be able to test developments in our unique labs. It’s simple: you provide us with your challenges, real-world data, and objectives, and we will work together on a collaborative research approach. With over 300 highly specialised experts from around the world, we take an interdisciplinary approach to create ICT solutions that are secure, reliable and trustworthy.

Partnership Day 2021

SnT’s flagship event took place on 18 November 2021 at the European Convention Center Luxembourg, featuring talks from Luxembourg’s former Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, and Rector, Stéphane Pallage. Under the motto “Together We Shape Tomorrow”, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust reaffirmed its mission: create socio-economic impact, both with its commitment to long-term fundamental research, as well as by engaging in collaborative projects with the public and private sectors. Read more >

We create spin-offs

Our researchers regularly develop exciting new solutions for real-world challenges. That is why we launched the research Acceleration Programme in 2019, which delivers a structured process to support our aspiring entrepreneurs. Its mission is to encourage scientists to pursue the commercialisation of their innovative ideas.