#LePlateauLUX, the innovation lab of Societe Generale Luxembourg, aims to promote collaboration between internal project developers, start-ups and FinTech ecosystems in Luxembourg.
It was created to accelerate the development of the start-ups in Luxembourg and stimulate in-house innovation, in order to develop our ability to manage more innovative projects, more quickly, and better serve our customers.
Internal project developers and external start-ups will work in the same environment, over more than 100 m² of work space and 1,000 m² of living space (with access to the facilities of the Plaza Building, located near the train station) so that they can collaborate with each other. External start-ups, which focus mainly on the artificial intelligence (AI), data, blockchain and cybersecurity sectors, have been selected on the basis of the technologies used, interest for the Luxembourg Financial Centre and possible applications for the industry.
"Staying at #PlateauLux is an opportunity for Myrtea Metrics to be at the heart of Societe Generale Luxembourg's innovation. Based on exchanges and co-innovation, this operating mode allows a mutual enrichment that will make our Virtual Assistant a reference solution for managers." Stéphane HUGOT, CEO Myrtea Metrics
#LePlateauLUX will also collaborate with the Luxembourgish FinTechs ecosystem, particularly with the Luxembourg House of Financial Technologies (LHoFT Foundation) and Luxinnovation, for its expertise in supporting innovative start-ups, notably in regard to accessing financing.
Technological collaboration with Telindus is also being considered, as well the possibility for the selected start-ups to be able to access the acceleration platform (Fintech Acceleration Platform), which was designed jointly by Finologee and Clearstream Services, to develop and test their products and services. Start-ups as well as those running internal projects can also collaborate with Expon Capital to establish relationships.
"Societe Generale Luxembourg will evaluate the ability of Tale of Data’s technology to meet specific banking challenges such as Data Compliance, joining #LePlateauLUX, the Innovation Lab, is an important step for us and an excellent news." Jean-Christophe Bouramoué, CEO & Founder, Tale of Data
Our businesses are changing rapidly, opening up to agile and external companies will help develop new technical skills and accelerate internal ownership of hot topics such as AI, blockchain, cybersecurity and data. Our goal is also to strengthen our local footprint as a key contributor to the FinTechs ecosystem in Luxembourg.
"Secure data exchanges without changing processes and without software is the promise of Lybero.net. Thanks to #LePlateauLUX initiative, we will explore Societe Generale’s use cases and hope to simplify processes while guaranteeing the security of their proper implementation." Arnaud Laprévote, CEO, Lybero.net
#LePlateauLUX represents a significant investment by all our departments and we have witnessed incredible mobilisation and real passion from all our colleagues. The ambition is to be a real accelerator of the innovation process within Societe Generale Luxembourg. #LePlateauLUX will support the bank in its transformation, especially in the digital sector, in order to continually better meet the needs of its customers.
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2018 was a great innovative year for @SocieteGenerale Luxembourg especially with the creation of #LePlateauLUX.— #LePlateauLUX (@Leplateau_lux) 24 décembre 2018
We want to thank all the persons who contribute to make it happen.
We hope that 2019 will be as exciting as the past year. We are ready to achieve great projects.