On 18 July 2019, during the last day of the economic mission to Korea, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider presented the Luxembourg space sector at the Korea Space Forum. The minister highlighted Luxembourg's key role in promoting the private space economy and the country's willingness to exchange with others.
A seminar organised in Seoul on 17 July 2019 provided 100 representatives of Korean companies with information about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. 8 Korean start-ups presented their projects to the Luxembourg delegation, and Luxinnovation and its Korean counterpart, KISED, signed an MoU for further collaboration.
As of 10 July 2019, Luxembourg is home to one of the world's largest data lakes for space data analytics. Spire Global, one of the world's largest space-to-cloud analytics companies, launches its open source data lake that is accessible free of charge to all start-ups, research institutes and public agencies in Luxembourg. The initiative is co-funded by the Luxembourg Space Agency.
For the first time since its launch in 2015, the acceleration programme for innovative companies managed by Luxinnovation offers tailor-made support to five start-ups active in the space sector. The selected companies will be able to access Earth observation data provided by the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) data centre.
According to the EU’s 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Luxembourg ranks among the top 3 EU countries in digital connectivity as well as in human resources.
CubeSats have democratized space. First, universities have researched their potential, now innovative small enterprises develop an unprecedented number of promising ideas. Planet, Spire, Hawkeye, Kleos, Fleet and many more drive the NewSpace wave. But: there are yet many new use cases to be discovered. Therefore, this year, we invite to brainstorm the future ideas. Read more
Pitching day for start-ups participating in the 9th edition of the Fit 4 Start programme and Graduation night of Fit 4 Start #8. Read more
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Luxembourg, September 12, 2018 – The Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) officially launched operations today with the goal of promoting the further economic development of the Grand Duchy’s space industry ... Read more
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Lors d’une conférence de presse en date du 2 mai 2017, la secrétaire d’État à l’Économie Francine Closener et le CEO Jean-Paul Schuler ont présenté le rapport d’activité 2016 de Luxinnovation. Constit... Read more
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