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At end of 2016, the European Commission published a study on digital transformation ranking Luxembourg # 6 in the EU and #4 for digital infrastructure, investment and access to funding and e-leadership.

ICT expertise is critical for Luxembourg as it underpins the sustainable development of many other important sectors. As a “big data” hub, Luxembourg offers an excellent location for the development and internationalisation of ICT companies as well as for innovation. Supported by efficient public research infrastructures and projects, this market offers plenty of opportunities for start-ups, SMEs and large enterprises.

ICT expertise is thus underpinning the sustainable development of other important sectors in Luxembourg, such as the financial, media, clean tech, logistics, automotive and space sectors.

The financial sector depends strongly on the fact that Luxembourg has become one of Europe’s top locations for ICT infrastructures (data-centres, connectivity and Internet traffic) and offers specialised expertise to keep their data safe. This is also true for the emerging biotech industry in Luxembourg, which also relies heavily on confidentiality of medical data.

Luxembourg’s ranking among the top countries for ICT, the presence of numerous global players in the country as well as many start-ups, the creation of thousands of jobs all point to one conclusion: ICT IS THE NEW VECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF LUXEMBOURG.

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Pitch Your Start-up: €100,000 to boost your business

22-02-2019

The 5th edition of Pitch Your Start-up will take place on 21 May 2019. Local and international start-ups can already apply online to try to win the €100,000 prize. Participation is free of charge.
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Husky implements Industry 4.0 project in Luxembourg

08-02-2019

The company has put in place a system that makes its whole production process, from the moments clients ask for an offer until the final product is delivered, completely digital.
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Luxembourg returns to Vivatech

04-02-2019

For the second consecutive year, Luxembourg’s start-up ecosystem will be represented at the international trade fair in Paris dedicated to new technologies which takes place in 100 days. This time, the country will have an even bigger pavilion and further highlight its assets.
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Luxembourg sets up first European partnership on artificial intelligence with NVIDIA

31-01-2019

The Luxembourg government, the country’s scientific community and NVIDIA will create a joint research laboratory for artificial intelligence (AI). Focusing on using AI and high performance computing to search for solutions to major societal challenges, the collaboration will also be successively opened to industrial companies and start-ups.
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The Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, in close cooperation with the Embassies of Peru, Chile, Colombia and Mexico will organise a seminar on doing business in the Pacific Alliance on Tuesday 26th of February 2019. The main purpose of this seminar is to develop new business opportunities between Luxembourg and the four countries (Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru) that are members of the Pacific Alliance, informing Luxembourg companies about the situation and trends of their markets, both in terms of international trade and investments, with special emphasis on sectors of particular relevance for the Luxembourg economy as well as those of the Pacific Alliance’s countries. Read more

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Horizon 2020 is the EU's research and innovation funding programme. It runs from 2014-2020 and has a budget of €80 billion. We are organising a workshop with the aim of providing companies, researchers and all other stakeholders with information about strategies for positioning themselves to maximise their chances of obtaining Horizon 2020 funding and drafting and preparing competitive proposals. This one-day workshop will provide information about finding and identifying the most relevant calls for proposals, setting up a competitive consortium, defining the strategic objectives of the proposals in relation to the call text, and addressing the various sections of the proposal template. You will also learn how the submission tool works Read more

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