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Paradoxical as it seems for a land-locked country with no direct sea access, Luxembourg’s venture into the shipping sector is a remarkable success story. By combining financial expertise with attractive corporate, operational and tax structures, companies can develop new international opportunities.

Approximately 1,000 jobs in Luxembourg are linked directly or indirectly to the maritime sector. Specifically, ship owners established in Luxembourg provide jobs to some 400 highly-skilled employees on shore and around 4,000 at sea; and a further (approx.)

600  maritime related jobs are located in insurance companies, banks, law firms, consultancy groups and last but not least maritime logistics operators.

 

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An internet portal for the circular economy

22-06-2021

At the initiative of four ministries, the www.economie-circulaire.lu portal was officially launched on Tuesday 22 June 2021.
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Fit 4 Start is back! Calls for applications are now open

15-03-2021

Start-ups in the ICT and space technology sectors are invited to participate in the 11th edition of Luxembourg's acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Successful candidates will benefit from 20 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000. The calls are now open until 15 April 2021.
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LIST: Towards greener hydrogen

18-09-2020

In partnership with the French company 3D-Oxides, the Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology (LIST) is working on a research project designed to make hydrogen production easier, cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
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Luxembourg will host European space resources innovation centre

11-08-2020

A cooperation agreement was signed between the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) aimed at creating a European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESRIC) in Luxembourg by the end of 2020.
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