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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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Discover why they chose Luxembourg

  • Why they chose Luxembourg - SALONKEE

    Why they chose Luxembourg - SALONKEE

    Luxembourg is too small? “It’s a perfect test bed before expanding to bigger markets” says Tom Michels, Founder of Salonkee (smart services).
  • Why they chose Luxembourg - WIZATA

    Why they chose Luxembourg - WIZATA

    Luxembourg is just a financial centre? “The country has a strong pioneering and industrial heritage, ideal for start-ups” says Jean-Philippe Hugo, founder of Wizata (industry 4.0, AI).
  • Why they chose Luxembourg - TADAWEB

    Why they chose Luxembourg - TADAWEB

    You can’t bring top talent to Luxembourg? “You absolutely can!” says Genna Elvin, Founder of Tadaweb (AI, data).
  • Why they chose Luxembourg - OPLY

    Why they chose Luxembourg - OPLY

    You can’t raise funds in Luxembourg? “It’s just important to have the right project” says Mauro Mariani, founder of Oply (Smart Mobility).

Support from start to scale

Institutional start-up support

Incubators, accelerators and innovation hubs

Corporate programmes and services targeted at supporting start-ups

Dedicated start-up programmes

Financing

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IT jobs: Matching candidates with employers, the innovative way

16-09-2019

As the digital economy expands, employers are urgently looking for staff with IT and technology expertise. Start-up company Nexten.io is oiling the wheels of the IT job market in Luxembourg through a streamlined process that helps top talent and their prospective employers find each other.
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Business opportunities for start-ups in Luxembourg

12-09-2019

Russian start-up support organisation Skolkovo Technopark and Luxinnovation collaborate to help innovative companies get a foothold on the EU and the Russian markets, respectively. Skolkovo Technopark has published an interview with Luxinnovation's Business Development Director Jean-Michel Ludwig about opportunities for Russian start-ups.
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[VIDEO] Discover the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving

13-08-2019

Extending 215 km across France, Germany and Luxembourg, the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving is a pioneering partnership between three neighbouring countries. This video presents the opportunities offered to industry and academia to test innovative mobility solutions on public roads with several border crossings on the same day.
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From Fit 4 Start to Digital Tech Fund: A safe move

12-08-2019

Luxembourg start-up Passbolt has developed a password management solution for companies. Having come to Luxembourg more or less by coincidence, the growing company has benefited from all the advantages offered by the national ecosystem.
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