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2019, a year with a European focus for Luxinnovation

19-03-2019

The 2019 Chairmanship of TAFTIE, the European Network of Innovation Agencies is held by Luxinnovation. Throughout this exceptional year, meetings and events will be organised in order to facilitate collaboration and to promote the implementation of national research and innovation programmes.
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Fit 4 Start: First time appearance for HealthTech

15-03-2019

The 7th edition of Luxinnovation’s coaching programme had a new look and feel about it. For the first time since its launch, five start-ups from the health technologies sector were selected, on top of the ten selected from the ICT sector.
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[Blog post] Digital buzz: Dance like a butterfly, swim like a robot

07-03-2019

When the subject of robotics arises, we tend to think of factory assembly lines, lunar buggies and The Terminator. However, the many international missions and contacts of Luxinnovation’s business developer for the digital economy, David Foy, show that robots are playing an increasingly important role across all sectors. In this blog post, David outlines the latest trends.
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A Luxembourg start-up makes German neighbourhoods mobile

05-03-2019

Luxembourg start-up Examotive has designed an innovative and flexible car sharing solution that is quick and easy to use. One year after its commercial launch, the company successfully operates a fleet of 430 cars in Germany and uses Luxembourg as its base for further expansion into other European markets.
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Setting the scene for digital success

05-03-2019

Luxembourg is at the centre of the data-driven economy. Firmly committed to provide an environment where companies can thrive under this new paradigm, the country offers a finely balanced mix of elements to ensure success and security.
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Eradicating malware, 24/7

05-03-2019

ODIX CDR (Content Disarm and Reconstruction) security software is the next generation anti-malware technology presented today as the most powerful. Whether the threat is a familiar attacker or not even yet detected, this protection platform sanitises files based on advanced True Content Disarm & Reconstruction technology.
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Supercomputing for industry

05-03-2019

Luxembourg, a forerunner in High Performance Computing (HPC), paves the way for a world-class computing environment, in close alignment with the EU.
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UNESCO World Heritage underground galleries reopen for visitors

04-03-2019

The casemates are closely linked to Luxembourg’s history: they were built as part of the fortifications that a few centuries ago turned the capital city into one of the most powerful emplacements in the world, the “Gibraltar of the North”. As of 1 March, the casemates are once again open for visitors.
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University of Luxembourg plays central role in major EU cybersecurity initiative

04-03-2019

The University of Luxembourg is the only organisation in Europe participating in three of the four Cybersecurity Competence Networks launched by the European Commission last week, a strong mark of recognition for its expertise in this field.
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"A destination for space business and scientific research"

04-03-2019

The Financial Times have published a special report on Luxembourg, outlining the country's ambition to focus on niches for sustainable growth and to think new in order to host its rapidly increasing population.
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Luxembourg ranks high in 2019 Index of Economic Freedom

26-02-2019

Luxembourg ranks 9th in Europe and 17th in the world in the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom published by the Heritage Foundation. The country ranks particularly high for fiscal health, investment freedom, trade freedom and government integrity.
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Luxembourg 9th most liveable city for European expats

25-02-2019

The ranking take into account criteria such as accommodation, infrastructure, personal security and health services.
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Pitch Your Start-up: €100,000 in prize money to boost your business

22-02-2019

The 5th edition of Pitch Your Start-up will take place on 21 May 2019. Local and international start-ups can already apply online to try to win the €100,000 prize. Participation is free of charge.
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The University of Luxembourg launches interdisciplinary Space Master

18-02-2019

In September 2019, the University of Luxembourg will launch a two-year interdisciplinary Space Master programme. The aim of the programme is to generate a talent pool of highly skilled engineers and innovative entrepreneurs who will be able to create and manage leading commercial space enterprises.
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LIST supports the digital transformation of Ceratizit

14-02-2019

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) will provide expert support to a major Industry 4.0 project implemented by hard material products producer Ceratizit. In the context of a two-year partnership agreement, LIST's data analytics and artificial intelligence specialists will support the digital transformation of Ceratizit's development and manufacturing processes.
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Husky implements Industry 4.0 project in Luxembourg

08-02-2019

The company has put in place a system that makes its whole production process, from the moments clients ask for an offer until the final product is delivered, completely digital.
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Luxembourg returns to Vivatech

04-02-2019

For the second consecutive year, Luxembourg’s start-up ecosystem will be represented at the international trade fair in Paris dedicated to new technologies which takes place in 100 days. This time, the country will have an even bigger pavilion and further highlight its assets.
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Supportive policies boost entrepreneurship in Luxembourg

31-01-2019

Infrastructure and governmental policies are the main strengths of Luxembourg’s system of entrepreneurship, according to both experts and the overall population. The country also has the highest proportion of innovative start-ups in Europe.
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Industry is not dead

31-01-2019

For the Chairman of the business federation FEDIL — the Voice of Luxembourg’s Industry, Industry 4.0 is just another chapter in the process of evolution and development of a sector that remains strong and has a capacity to respond to political or technological shocks.
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Building the smart factories of tomorrow

31-01-2019

Read how some of Luxembourg’s leading manufacturing companies are introducing and leveraging Industry 4.0 today.
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Towards data-driven, high-value manufacturing solutions

31-01-2019

In a data-driven economy, data is a key resource and enabler of innovation. Luxembourg offers an excellent infrastructure and the optimal environment for companies aiming to ride the digital wave and successfully implement Industry 4.0 to retain a competitive edge on the world market.
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LuxairCARGO results 2018

31-01-2019

The overall cargo volumes at Luxembourg Airport during 2018 increased by 2% to a total of
957,000 tons handled exclusively by LuxairCARGO. In detail, the biggest growth has been
registered in the following categories:
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Luxembourg sets up first European partnership on artificial intelligence with NVIDIA

31-01-2019

The Luxembourg government, the country’s scientific community and NVIDIA will create a joint research laboratory for artificial intelligence (AI). Focusing on using AI and high performance computing to search for solutions to major societal challenges, the collaboration will also be successively opened to industrial companies and start-ups.
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Luxembourg first country to make public transport free of charge

29-01-2019

From March 2020 onwards, anyone will be able to use public transport in Luxembourg for free. Similar initiatives to abolish transport fares already exist elsewhere in other cities, but this is the first time public transport will become completely free of charge throughout a whole country.
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LuxAI receives 2019 CES Innovation Award

29-01-2019

Intensive early-age education and training of autistic children, to enhance their ability to communicate and interact with others, can radically improve these children’s lives. However, a major obstacle is the lack of specialised teachers and adequate therapies to respond to this vital need. LuxAI has developed QTrobot to help overcome this challenge.
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Luxembourg is the 4th most globalised economy

24-01-2019

The country also ranks high in social globalisation in the index of globalisation recently published by ETH Zürich.
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Luxembourg top ranked for global talent competitiveness

24-01-2019

Luxembourg ranks 10th in the world for its capacity to grow, attract and retain talents.
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Belgium and Luxembourg collaborate on space resources exploration and use

23-01-2019

On 23 January 2019, the two countries signed a declaration outlining their intention to collaborate on the development of an international framework for space resources exploration and utilisation.
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Salonkee raises €1 million from Luxembourg investors

21-01-2019

The start-up specialising in online appointments for hairdressers and beauty salons closed its first round in mid-January, bringing together exclusively Luxembourg investors.
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[Blog post] Digital buzz: Trends and reality

14-01-2019

Executing Luxembourg’s data-driven digital strategy over the last 12 months has taken Luxinnovation’s business development team to some of the well-known technology hubs across the world but also given an insight into emerging locations and their current focus.
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