9:00 – 10:30 (CET) / 17:00 – 18:30 (JST)

Webinar via Zoom

English – Japanese (simultaneous translation)


Please join our webinar, Luxembourg, your launchpad for Europe, organised by JETRO and Luxinnovation with support from the Luxembourg Trade & Investment office Tokyo and the Luxembourg embassy in Japan.

Luxembourg is renowned for its dynamic economic ecosystem – particularly for its financial and fintech sector, but increasingly also for its strengths in fields such as ICT, cybersecurity and space. In addition and most importantly, for its business-friendly investment climate.

Luxembourg is an attractive location in Europe for Japanese companies.

Join our webinar to learn more about how Japanese companies looking to expand across the European market can do so successfully from Luxembourg. Our expert speakers will cover the investment climate and advantages, the innovative ICT ecosystem and research partnerships with industry. You will also hear from a Spire Global who set up its European headquarters in Luxembourg.

Preliminary Programme

CET          JST

9:00         17:00        Start of webinar. Introduction

9:00         9:05          Greetings – Ms. Yuriko Matsuno, Executive Director Luxembourg Trade & Investment office, Tokyo

09:10       17:10        Introducing Luxembourg investment climate and advantages – Ms. Jenny Hallen Hedberg, Head of International Business Development, Luxinnovation

09:25       17:25        Presentation on Luxembourg ICT ecosystem – Mr David Foy, Head of International Business Development, Digital Economy, Luxinnovation

09:40        17:40       Presentation on SnT’s activities and partnership programme with industry – Dr. Carlo Duprel, Head of Technology Transfer office, SnT at Luxembourg University

10:00        18:00       Presentation of Spire’s business activities in Luxembourg – Mr John Lusk, Senior Vice President, and COO Spire Maritime

10:20         18:20       Q&A

10:30        18:30       End of webinar


Please register here.  Also for full details about the speaker profiles. Registrations close on Monday 14 November at 16:00 h (CET)/ 24:00 h (JST)

Luxinnovation and JETRO MOC

On 3 October 2022 Luxinnovation (Luxembourg’s national innovation agency) and JETRO, (the Japan External Trade Organisation), signed a memorandum of cooperation aimed at establishing a cooperative framework for facilitating cross-border business and investment opportunities. This webinar represents several initiatives planned to update Japanese companies about the business opportunities in Luxembourg. There is also focus on cross-border open innovation between Japanese and Luxembourg companies, which will contribute to strengthen competitiveness and provide social and industrial impact to both countries.


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