Mario holds a master degree in Economies with a special emphasize on Applied Statistics (Université de Liège).

He started his career working for the Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Craft, where he acted as an advisor to SME’s in areas concerning business creation and business management.

In 2001, he joined the Ministry of Economy where his main focus was on the evaluation of R&D projects or programs implemented by the private sector. From 2009-2012, he was appointed Head of Directorate for Infrastructures and Technology.

Since 2012, he is the Director General for Research, Intellectual Property and New Technologies, responsible in particular for the development of the technology based sectors in Luxembourg that means, the cleantech sector, the biotech sector and the ICT sector (including the space sector).

Additionally to his main task, he represents the State of Luxembourg in different boards of private companies. Since 2012, he is appointed President of Board of Directors of the company CREOS.

Mario Grotz may be joined at

Director General for Research, Intellectual Property and New Technologies, Ministry of the Economy, Luxembourg

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About Us

EARTO & EIRMA Annual Conference 2015 - the First Joint Conference Edition on the theme “Infrastructures and Resources Sharing between Industry & RTOs in Europe”.

About the event

A 2-day Conference
April 28-29, 2015

Conference venue:
Alvisse Parc Hotel****
120, Route d'Echternach
L-1453 Luxembourg


For general information about the conference, please contact us at:

  • info (@)
  • +352 42 59 91 - 300
  • +352 275 885
  • 29, avenue J.F. Kennedy
    L-1855 Luxembourg