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A digital platform for manufacturing optimisation

06-10-2021

Helping industrial companies use data and artificial intelligence to optimise their operational processes: this is the mission of software development specialist Wizata. The young company benefits from the additional credibility provided by its Luxembourg location in its dealings with international customers.
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Luxembourg connects start-ups and high performance computing

27-09-2021

The national high performance computing centre in Luxembourg tailors its “use & support” model to the individual needs of companies of all sizes and develops its ecosystem by participating in local start-up acceleration programmes like Fit 4 Start.
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Luxembourg supercomputer MeluXina the greenest in Europe

20-09-2021

Luxembourg’s high performance computer MeluXina has been ranked as the greenest supercomputer in the EU and the 4th greenest in the world. It also ranks 36th among the most powerful high performance computers in the world.
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5 digitalisation market trends that transform healthcare

16-09-2021

The coronavirus pandemic has put the healthcare sector centre stage and highlighted challenges as well as new opportunities. Luxinnovation has identified 5 market trends linked to the digitalisation of healthcare which are shaping the health ecosystems of tomorrow.
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Launch of the new edition of Fit 4 Start, with a new HPC and data analytics track

14-09-2021

The Ministry of the Economy and Luxinnovation launch the 12th edition of Fit 4 Start, Luxembourg's acceleration programme. Start-ups active in ICT, healthtech and space are invited to apply until 4 October 2021. In addition, a special track focused on HPC and data analytics will allow up to five of the selected start-ups to benefit from a tailored program involving the Luxembourg national HPC MeluXina.
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Monaco opens data embassy in Luxembourg

14-09-2021

Monaco is the second country after Estonia to open a data embassy in Luxembourg. Sensitive data will be hosted in Luxembourg as a security measure against natural disasters and cyberattacks.
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An internet portal for the circular economy

22-06-2021

At the initiative of four ministries, the www.economie-circulaire.lu portal was officially launched on Tuesday 22 June 2021.
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New Luxembourg roadmap for a competitive and sustainable economy

21-06-2021

On 21 June 2021, Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot presented a new roadmap for supporting the transformation of the Luxembourg economy until 2025. The roadmap notably focuses on accelerating digitalisation, facilitating the transition to a circular economy, developing strategic, resilient value chains and fostering a safe, trusted data economy.
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A nation-wide digital twin

18-06-2021

Digitalisation is key to building a smarter and more resilient Luxembourg. Researchers at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology are working on the ambitious project of building a digital twin of the whole country.
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Data ecosystem building blocks

16-06-2021

Luxembourg’s ecosystem supporting the data economy stands out for its completeness and the seamless interaction between its various components. A snapshot of some of the key initiatives.
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Data-driven air cargo innovation

11-06-2021

CHAMP is one of the global leaders in supplying integrated IT solutions to the airfreight community. Energised by Luxembourg’s data economy ecosystem, the company is using cutting edge technologies to develop data-based, innovative cargo services.
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Password security: a Luxembourg start-up holds the key

10-06-2021

Our increasing use of digital tools during the pandemic radically boosts the need for handling their access in a safe, secure way. The open-source password manager developed by Passbolt is riding on the wave. During the past 12 months, the Luxembourg-based start-up has expanded its staff five-fold and closed a funding round of €2 million.
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Becoming Europe’s most trusted data economy

08-06-2021

Luxembourg pursues its ambition to become a leading data economy, capitalising on its entrepreneurial spirit and internationally recognised strengths in connectivity and security. The country provides a comprehensive, supportive ecosystem where all parties involved work hand in hand to make business flourish and ensure long-term sustainability.
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Luxembourg inaugurates its high performance computer

07-06-2021

Luxembourg’s new high performance computer MeluXina was inaugurated on 7 June 2021. Ranked among the top 30 supercomputers in the world, MeluXina has been designed to meet business needs and is available for use by start-ups and SMEs as well as large international groups.
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Crossroads Magazine: Turning data into value

03-06-2021

Luxembourg is on the road to becoming one of Europe’s most sustainable and trusted data economies. The new edition of Crossroads Magazine takes a deep dive into the opportunities generated for businesses in the new data economy. It also provides an insight into Luxembourg’s role as a European hub for the commercial space industry.
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Fit 4 Start #11: 15 companies selected

02-06-2021

15 start-ups from 8 different countries have been selected for participation in the 11th edition of the Fit 4 Start acceleration programme. They will benefit from 6 months of coaching, pre-seed funding and networking activities aimed at facilitating the market launch of the products and services developed by the participants.
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EuroHPC headquarters inaugurated in Luxembourg

05-05-2021

Luxembourg hosts the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU), a joint initiative of the EU, European countries and private partners with the mission of developing a world-class supercomputing ecosystem in Europe. Its headquarters was officially inaugurated on 3 May 2021.
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Cybersecurity: Luxembourg partnerships key to winning international business deals

21-04-2021

Consulting and technology integration company Excellium Services is the biggest player in the Luxembourg cybersecurity ecosystem. The company considers the close cooperation within the country’s cybersecurity community and the strong government support crucial for succeeding on the international market.
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Fit 4 Start: 2 more days to apply

13-04-2021

Promising ICT and space start-ups can still apply to accelerator programme Fit 4 Start and compete for 20 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000. The deadline for applying is 15 April 2021.
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Luxinnovation to steer the Luxembourg GAIA-X regional hub

26-03-2021

At a conference on March 25, 2021 dedicated to the European digital project GAIA-X, the Minister of Economy, Franz Fayot, launched the Luxembourg regional hub of GAIA-X which will be coordinated by Luxinnovation. In this role, the agency will help all interested public, private and research actors of the Luxembourg data ecosystem to become involved in this European initiative that aims to gather and develop common requirements for a European data infrastructure that is federated, secure and sovereign.
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Unique Luxembourg solution for touchless displays

16-03-2021

Samsung Electronics France and Luxembourg-based iNUI Studio have recently released a touchless interactive kiosk solution, AIRxTOUCH® KIOSK SERIES 2. Based on unique technology developed and patented by iNUI Studio, users can interact with the kiosk to search for information, place orders and so on without actually having to touch the screen – an important advantage from a health point of view.
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Fit 4 Start is back! Calls for applications are now open

15-03-2021

Start-ups in the ICT and space technology sectors are invited to participate in the 11th edition of Luxembourg's acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Successful candidates will benefit from 20 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000. The calls are now open until 15 April 2021.
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Green hydrogen, moon mining, anti-scam technology: Luxembourg’s innovative approach

22-02-2021

Luxembourg is known for audacious moves to develop its economy – building one of the world’s leading financial centres from scratch is perhaps the most well-known example. The Financial Times reports on other initiatives focusing on renewable energy, space technology and cybersecurity.
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Country report: Becoming an advanced digital society

19-02-2021

Luxembourg’s efforts to become an advanced digital society are internationally recognised. A recent country report in The Financial Times highlights Luxembourg’s strategic vision for its future economy and investments in high performance computing.
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Korean company INFINIQ sets up European headquarters in Luxembourg

12-01-2021

Leading Korean artificial intelligence and machine learning data specialist INFINIQ has announced the establishment of an overseas sales corporation and its European headquarters in Luxembourg. This decision has been facilitated by the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office (LTIO) in Seoul and by Luxinnovation.
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Building a sustainable economy

08-01-2021

Internationally renowned for its strong economic performance, Luxembourg has a determinedly green outlook towards the future. Crossroads Magazine spoke to Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot about his vision for combining successful economic development with long-term sustainability.
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A standard for circular products

14-12-2020

Clean technologies and the circular economy are central themes in Luxembourg’s strategy for data-driven innovation. The country is at the forefront of developing data-related standards that will drive the clean technologies of the future.
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Maximising aircraft life and value – the sustainable way

04-12-2020

Reducing the environmental impact of air transportation is crucial. Luxembourg-based Vallair is rising to the challenge with its innovative approach to giving new life to mature aircraft. Having recently delivered the world’s first passenger Airbus A321 converted into a cleaner and more efficient freighter, the company is designing solutions that are both economically attractive and environmentally sustainable.
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5 things to know about cybersecurity in Luxembourg

02-12-2020

A strong national cybersecurity ecosystem is a key pillar for developing Luxembourg’s trusted and secure data-driven economy. A new study by SECURITYMADEIN.LU and Luxinnovation provides five key insights into the strengths and unique characteristics of Luxembourg’s cybersecurity ecosystem.
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Digital Luxembourg trade mission to China

30-11-2020

The Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, in association with the Ministry of the Economy, the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office (LTIO) in Shanghai and the China Construction Bank, organised the first digital trade mission to China on 23-26 November 2020. 180 participants from China and Luxembourg joined to learn more about opportunities for digital business in both countries.
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