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Why invest in Luxembourg ?

Welcome to Luxembourg

Luxembourg is more than you think.
We invite you to look closer.
  • Your gateway to Europe

    1 market, 28 countries
    500 million consumers
    3rd most globalised economy in the world

  • Business-friendly

    #1: Highest labour productivity in the world
    Easy business creation process
    Business-oriented regulations

  • Stable and reliable

    #1: World's highest GDP performance
    AAA-rated: strong macroeconomic fundamentals
    11th most competitive economy in the world

  • Skilled and talented multilingual work force

    1st country in the world for high skilled employment
    #1 in the EU for average number of languages spoken by population (3.6)
    7th in Global Talent Competitiveness

  • Outstanding digital infrastructure

    28 international fibre routes to main European hubs
    23 data centres
    40% of all European Tier IV data
    High performance computing

  • Your logistics hub in Europe

    #2 in the world in terms of global logistics capabilities
    6th largest airfreight platform in Europe
    60% of the EU’s GDP can be reached within 1 trucking day

  • Investment and R&D and innovation incentives

    Several instruments to stimulate R&D activities within companies: grants, loans, venture capital, export credit
    Excellent R&D capabilities

  • Inclusive and multicultural

    #1: Most international country in EU
    2nd most inclusive economy in the world

  • Safe and welcoming with a high quality of life

    #1: Safest country for ex-pats
    #1: Best healthcare in the world

Business sectors

Luxembourg is a major European hub of business, research and innovation.
In order to remain a leader in solving global challenges, Luxembourg focus lies on key sectors in particular. Explore the different sectors of the Luxembourg economy.
Start-ups
Life Sciences
Creative Industries
Skilled Crafts
Manufacturing
Space
ICT
Maritime
Automotive
Finance
CleanTech
Logistics
Wood

Start-ups

Luxembourg’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 hoping to access the different national markets in Europe.

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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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Creative Industries

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

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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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Space

In just three decades, the Luxembourg space sector has grown from nothing into probably the most dynamic in Europe.

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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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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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Automotive

Luxembourg is a major centre for the automotive industry’s supply chain with an exceptional business environment.

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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

The country offers an attractive economic environment for entrepreneurs who are keen to create value whilst reducing pollution, waste and energy consumption.

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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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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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Luxembourg Trade and Investment Offices

The nine Luxembourg Trade and Investment Offices around the world are fully committed to assisting you with the expansion of your business to Luxembourg and your entrance into the European markets. They also facilitate trade and support Luxembourg-based businesses in the establishment and development of their activities on the respective regional markets covered by each LTIO.
Get to know their services and activities in detail!

International network

Is your company in need of local business support?
Luxembourg benefits from a broad network of representatives worldwide who can support you in doing business from, and with, Luxembourg.

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State visits, official visits and trade missions

To promote Luxembourg as a prime business location for foreign companies, the Ministry of the Economy regularly conduct missions around the globe. These missions can take the form of official missions or trade missions.

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Events

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Latest news

Fit 4 Start: “Paying attention to the needs of each start-up”

08-08-2018

Luxinnovation is currently inviting ICT and health tech start-ups to apply to the next edition of the acceleration programme Fit 4 Start that will support 15 promising start-ups with launching their businesses successfully in Luxembourg.
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Discover the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem in 8 videos

23-07-2018

Digital Luxembourg produced a videos series about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. You will get to know the start-up community, the main incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces as well as the major players helping you to launch a successful start-up.
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Focus on the successful programme Fit 4 Innovation

20-07-2018

Launched in 2014, the Fit 4 Innovation programme managed by Luxinnovation enables companies, especially SMEs, to find the resources they need to engage in an innovative way and to optimise their organisation.
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“Maintaining an edge”

20-07-2018

Polygone was founded in Mersch in 1981 and operates in three sectors, these being waste management, the leasing and sale of modular buildings, and the provision of services ranging from structure deconstruction to the rental and installation of fencing, including the design and development of green spaces.

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17 > 25 September 2018

Luxembourg Logic for AI Summit - LuxLogAI 2018

Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

The Luxembourg Logic for AI Summit (LuxLogAI 2018) brings together RuleML+RR 2018, DecisionCAMP 2018, the Reasoning Web Summer School (RW 2018), the Global Conference on Artificial Intelligence (GCAI 2018), the MIREL 2018 workshop, and the Deduktionstreffen 2018. Read more

25 > 28 September 2018

WindEnergy Hamburg 2018

Hamburg (DE)

A strong wind of green energy, technical innovation and economic success is expected in Hamburg, as the German metropolis will again be hosting the world’s leading international WindEnergy expo from 25 to 28 September 2018. Read more

26 > 28 September 2018

Economic mission to Poland

Opole / Wroclaw (Poland)

The Chamber of Commerce invites to a multi-sectoral mission to Poland. Read more

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