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Luxembourg passport 4th best in the world

27-07-2020

Luxembourg passport holders are among those that have the most freedom to travel in the world. They can access 188 different countries without having to apply for a visa in advance.
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Luxembourg 3rd best city for expats

22-07-2020

Luxembourg City ranks 3rd in the world among the most attractive locations for expatriates. The ranking focuses on financial aspects and lifestyle.
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Market trends that will shape the post COVID-19 economy

21-07-2020

The global crisis brought by the COVID-19 pandemic will have an enormous impact on the economy and society of the future. Luxinnovation has just published a report identifying the major market trends and innovations that will drive the post COVID-19 economy.
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University launches partnership with start-up on smart mobility

16-07-2020

Silicon Valley start-up Civil Maps and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) announce a research partnership focused on autonomous driving technology. The partnership is supported by Luxinnovation and expands the country’s research focus on self-driving vehicles.
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Internationalisation and research: top scores for Luxembourg University

14-07-2020

The University of Luxembourg received excellent grades in this year’s edition of U-Multirank, the European Commission’s benchmarking tool for universities. It received 16 “A” grades out 32 possible, in particular for its international outlook and research.
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Luxembourg has 12th best young university in the world

06-07-2020

The University of Luxembourg ranks 12th in the 2020 edition of the Times Higher Education Young University Ranking. It moves up 5 places compared to 2019.
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Luxembourg ranks as 2nd most sustainable country in the world

06-07-2020

The 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) considers Luxembourg as the world’s 2nd most sustainable country in its analysis of sustainability around the world.
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Using space power technology for clean energy on Earth

06-07-2020

Maana Electric has developed a revolutionary technology for producing solar panels from sand. Attracted to Luxembourg by the country’s drive to support the new space sector, the start-up is developing a cost-effective and clean way of producing solar energy that can be used on Earth as well as in space.
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How to set up a business in Luxembourg: 8 simple steps

03-07-2020

A new version of the brochure "How to set up a business in Luxembourg" has just been released. The guide provides practical information for international company executives on business permits, legal forms, immigration, financing, taxation and social security as well as on settling down and education in Luxembourg.
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Coronavirus: Impact on the Luxembourg economy

03-07-2020

In line with large parts of the world, the coronavirus epidemic and the related lockdown measures put in place in Luxembourg have considerably impacted the country’s economy. The government has mobilised massive resources to support business, and the national statistics institute forecasts that the 2020 recession will be followed by substantial growth in 2021.
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Luxembourg: Effective management of the COVID-19 health crisis

02-07-2020

A total of 110 coronavirus-related deaths, no new COVID-19 victims since 26 May and, in spite of massive testing, new infections detected per day since mid-May counted in single or double digit numbers: Luxembourg seems to have been successful in its attempts to curb the epidemic.
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Take your bike to Luxembourg this summer

01-07-2020

Luxembourg might be a small country, but it has a wide variety of nature with breath-taking scenery that can best be enjoyed by foot or by bike. Several initiatives make it even more fun and easy to discover Luxembourg by bicycle this summer.
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Luxembourg one of Europe’s innovation leaders

26-06-2020

The European Innovation Scoreboard, published by the European Commission, ranks Luxembourg among the EU’s innovation leaders. The main reason is the country’s attractive and efficient research ecosystem.
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Luxembourg featured at major Korean start-up event

24-06-2020

Luxembourg was in the spotlight at NextRise 2020 Seoul, a major start-up conference and exhibition held on 23-24 June. A dedicated session presented Luxembourg’s commitment to enabling innovation and the country’s strategy for boosting digital innovation.
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European DESI Index: Luxembourg in 10th position

12-06-2020

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), measured by the European Commission since 2014, is a good indicator of the progress made by Member States in the digital domain. Luxembourg is well above the European average, particularly in the area of connectivity where it ranks 3rd.
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Cost of living: Luxembourg remains affordable

11-06-2020

Luxembourg is renowned for its high quality of life, but remains affordable for expatriates. The 2020 edition of Mercer's Cost of Living ranking only places the capital in 83rd place.
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A new centre for technology development

05-06-2020

In 2019, Luxinnovation supported a growing number of international companies opening offices in Luxembourg. One of them, HighSide, has chosen Luxembourg
as a centre for developing its highly secure messaging and files platform that protects users against phishing, spoofing, mass data breaches and insider threats.
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Luxembourg 7th most resilient economy in the world

28-05-2020

The ability of a country's business environment to withstand disruption and recover strongly is crucial for the individual companies that operate there. Luxembourg ranks as the 7th most resilient economy in the world, in particular due to its strong economy.
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University of Luxembourg develops COVID-19 exit strategy simulator

26-05-2020

Experts at the University of Luxembourg have developed an online tool to simulate the impact of COVID-19 exit strategies. This unique project offers a method for modelling the impact of different measures on the spread of the disease in almost 100 countries around the world.
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COVID-19: The impact on clean technologies

22-05-2020

Will the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic stimulate cleantech innovation and the uptake of environmentally friendly technologies, or will it bring cleantech investment to a standstill? This question was debated at the Cleantech Interactive session organised on 19-20 May 2020 in collaboration with Luxembourg partners.
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15 innovative start-up projects to combat COVID-19

15-05-2020

15 Luxembourg start-ups will receive €150,000 each to develop innovative solutions aimed at combatting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
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Coronavirus bailouts: Luxembourg among the most generous

12-05-2020

Many countries have launched rescue packages to help alleviate the economic consequences of the coronavirus-related lockdown. A recent article by the BBC lists Luxembourg's economic stabilisation programme as one of the most important in the world.
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Luxembourg residents on living in the European Union

11-05-2020

On the occasion of the Europe Day 2020 - 9 May - Luxembourg residents give their take on what living in the EU means to them. A brief video entitled "Europe - Different Together" summarises the views of native Luxembourgers and international residents.
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Cleantech Forum goes interactive

04-05-2020

This year’s edition of the Cleantech Forum Europe, to be hosted in Luxembourg, has been postponed to 7-9 December 2020. Until then, a series of monthly online events will explore ideas and innovations that will help us accelerate the transition to a cleaner world. The first one, “Innovating for Resilience”, will be held on 19-20 May. Luxembourg remains a key partner.
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Public-private research partnerships to combat COVID-19

29-04-2020

Shortly after the outbreak of the pandemic, the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) launched a call for research projects addressing the current and future challenges of COVID-19. The call is now open to public-private partnerships, thus making it possible for Luxembourg-based enterprises and research organisations to join forces in order to combat the disease.
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Combining technology and insurance for a better life

28-04-2020

A graduate of Luxembourg’s start-up acceleration programme Fit 4 Start, OKO combines satellite data and mobile phone technology to provide affordable and accessible crop insurance to farmers in Africa. An innovative business model that promotes both climate resilience and financial inclusion.
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From spin-off to technology platform: the MPG story

22-04-2020

Take a completely unique molecular plasma technology and combine it with a visionary team. Place them in a nurturing national ecosystem, and you have the main ingredients of the success story of Molecular Plasma Group. The Luxembourg start-up is about to make a major international breakthrough.
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Luxembourg 2nd leading green finance centre in the world

20-04-2020

The Global Green Finance Index places Luxembourg in 2nd place worldwide for the depth of its green finance. In terms of quality of green finance, the country ranks 6th in the world.
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COVID-19 crisis: Luxembourg remains a committed start-up nation

16-04-2020

Luxembourg’s commitment as a start-up nation stands firm, also during the coronavirus pandemic. A number of initiatives are being launched to help start-ups continue their activity and use their innovation capacities to help alleviate and overcome the health and economic crisis.
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Luxembourg 18th most competitive financial centre in the world

16-04-2020

The March 2020 edition of The Global Financial Centres Index ranks the country 18th in the world and 7th in Western Europe. In the global ranking, the country progresses by seven places compared to the previous year. Luxembourg is considered as the world leader in the field of insurance.
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