Public Research Centre Henri Tudor


The Public Research Centre Henri Tudor, founded in 1987, was created to reinforce the national innovation capability of Luxembourg. The Centre's main aim is to promote innovation in both the private and public sectors by offering a large panel of services and activities: R&D projects, technology transfer, technological assistance and consulting, high level training and qualification, doctoral research, animation of innovation networks, high-tech business incubation.
The department in charge of the project, the Technology Watch Centre (CVT) has developed competencies in Intellectual Property (IP) and in competitive intelligence (CI), and has a large service-offer in those fields at the disposal of Luxembourg’s companies as its role is the promotion of CI and IP (particularly) in the innovation process of firms, and specially SMEs. The department is also involved in the valorisation of the research centre projects’ results. In the IP field, the CVT has already successfully developed several projects among which the European projects DIPS, LIIP, IPeuropAware, and is an active player in Europe in this area. It is also the main centre specialized in competitive and technological intelligence in Luxembourg.

The Technology Watch department of the CRP Henri Tudor will participate to the following activities:
- Project consortium meetings;
- Analysis of the offer in IP trainings and in e-learning format in particular (leader of the workackage);
- Review and adaptation of the DIPS course according to the needs of the audience targeted in the project;
- Test-phase of the new IP training programme/course transferred;
- Management, valorisation strategy as well as reporting and evaluation tasks.