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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.

Start-up journey

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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Fit 4 Start call for ICT and space tech applications open

09-12-2019

Start-ups in the ICT and space technology sectors are invited to participate in the 10th edition of Luxembourg's acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Successful candidates will benefit from 16 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000.
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New Happen magazine on data-driven innovation

09-12-2019

Luxembourg’s drive to become a leading data economy opens a range of opportunities for innovative, digital companies. The latest edition of Happen, Luxinnovation’s international business magazine, provides an overview.
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A Luxembourg base for medical exoskeletons

22-10-2019

ExoAtlet offers paralysed people the opportunity to walk again. The Russian start-up has chosen Luxembourg as the new location of its headquarters in order to target the European rehabilitation market.
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Cybersecurity in Luxembourg: An expanding sector

15-10-2019

Luxembourg is internationally renowned for its expertise in cybersecurity. A recent mapping of the sector highlights a dynamic sector specialising, in particular, in risk identification and protection.
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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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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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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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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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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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Life Sciences

The Life Sciences sector is expanding in Luxembourg and attracting researchers from across the globe.

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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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Manufacturing

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

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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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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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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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