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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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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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Luxinnovation’s CEO among the most influential decision-makers in Luxembourg

20-12-2018

Since 2006, the economic and financial magazine Paperjam has been publishing, every two years, the ranking of the 100 most influential economic decision-makers in Luxembourg. For the 2018 edition, announced Wednesday at the Rockhal, Luxinnovation’s CEO, Sasha Baillie, appears in 16th position.
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Luxinnovation and Maison Moderne are proud to announce the publication of the second issue of Happen

29-11-2018

Happen is an annual business magazine that unveils the technological excellence and innovative spirit of Luxembourg and its companies to an international audience.
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Innovation, a guarantee of competitiveness

22-10-2018

Often associated with advanced technology, the concept of innovation is luckily much broader. And in this field, Luxembourg is on the right track, as can be seen from international rankings.
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How to write a competitive Horizon 2020 proposal

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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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