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SnT - Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust

SnT conducts internationally competitive research in information and communication technology, ICT, with high relevance creating socio-economic impact. In addition to long-term, high-risk research, SnT engages in demand driven collaborative projects with industry and the public sector. Therefore the centre has set up a Partnership Program with over 40 members targeting strategic areas addressing challenges confronting industry and the public sector in ICT. These resulting concepts present a genuine, long-lasting competitive advantage for companies in Luxembourg and beyond.

SnT has undergone a rapid development since its launch in 2009; recruiting top scientists, launching over 70 EU and ESA projects, creating a Technology Transfer Office, protecting and licensing IP, launching four spin-offs, and creating a dynamic interdisciplinary research environment with some 290 people.

SnT's strategic research priorities are:

  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Cybersecurity
  • FinTech
  • Internet of Things
  • Secure and Compliant Data Management
  • Space Systems and Resources
  • SnT Director Björn Ottersten
  • SnT's 360 Lab is the first thematic research laboratory focusing on smart mobility
  • Software engineer Lionel Briand is one of three ERC Advanced Grant recipients at SnT
  • SnT brings together experts in ICT from over 50 different countries
  • SnT's Drones Lab works with CargoLux to carry out aircraft safety inspections autonomously
  • Djamila Aouada and her team work on body modelling with ARTEC 3D.