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Your gateway to the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem

The country’s start-up ecosystem has grown by leaps and bounds in only a few years to become an attractive investment hub for many start-ups and innovative companies looking to expand their business to Europe.

+350 start-ups

Activity range – A data driven economy with a focus on FinTech, InduTech, CleanTech and HealthTech as well as automotive and space technologies.

Ecosystem strengths – Support at all levels, easy access to public and private decision makers, incubation facilities, balanced mix of public and privates funds, major international players as key potential partners.

Research infrastructure – One university, four research institutes active in ICT, industrial and health sectors.

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Are you ready to create your own innovative company? Do you want to know more about the many advantages that Luxembourg can offer you? Would you like to benefit from tailored-made support, especially in seeking financing?

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15 innovative start-up projects to combat COVID-19

15-05-2020

15 Luxembourg start-ups will receive €150,000 each to develop innovative solutions aimed at combatting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
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Combining technology and insurance for a better life

28-04-2020

A graduate of Luxembourg’s start-up acceleration programme Fit 4 Start, OKO combines satellite data and mobile phone technology to provide affordable and accessible crop insurance to farmers in Africa. An innovative business model that promotes both climate resilience and financial inclusion.
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COVID-19 crisis: Luxembourg remains a committed start-up nation

16-04-2020

Luxembourg’s commitment as a start-up nation stands firm, also during the coronavirus pandemic. A number of initiatives are being launched to help start-ups continue their activity and use their innovation capacities to help alleviate and overcome the health and economic crisis.
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Fit 4 Start - Edition #10 postponed

20-03-2020

Luxinnovation and the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy regret to announce the postponement of the spring 2020 edition of the Fit 4 Start programme.
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Space

In just three decades, the Luxembourg space sector has grown from nothing into probably the most dynamic in Europe. With the SpaceResources.lu initiative, the country has established itself as a European hub for commercial space activities.

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Logistics

Located in the heart of Europe, Luxembourg provides global companies with many strategic advantages for conducting their business successfully in, from and to Europe.

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Skilled Crafts

Supporting innovation in SMEs is a main objective of the government's economic diversification policy.

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Wood

Being a typical model for circular economy, the 'wood' sector is a source of varied economic activities in Luxembourg with great development potential.

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ICT

Luxembourg is a globally recognised hub for information and communication technologies (ICT) and further positioning itself as a centre of excellence in cybersecurity and data protection.

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Finance

Long established as a world leader in the twin sectors of fund administration and private banking, Luxembourg is the eurozone's leading financial centre and # 12 in the world. It is the second largest for investment funds globally thanks to its pre-eminent role in the European market and as service provider in Asia, the Middle East and South America.

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Health Technologies

The Health Technologies sector is expanding in Luxembourg and attracting start-ups from across the globe. The sector vision leverages the investments and know-how developed through the rapid growth in the ICT sector.

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Automotive and smart mobility

Luxembourg is one of the leading business hubs for automotive innovation and smart mobility. With its exceptional business environment, Luxembourg is the ideal location for developing and testing next generation mobility solutions for the European market.

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Manufacturing

Composites, multifunctional materials and highly customised production technologies are at the heart of Luxembourg’s manufacturing sector.

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Cleantech

Promoting clean technologies and the transition towards a circular economy is a priority in Luxembourg. The country offers an attractive economic environment for entrepreneurs who are looking to create value whilst reducing pollution, waste and energy consumption.

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Creative Industries

Luxembourg has almost 2,200 companies active in the creative industries, employing more than 6,300 people.

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Maritime

Thanks to a strong political will to diversify the economy and an overall favourable business climate, Luxembourg has become, over the years, an attractive location for shipping businesses.

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