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University of Luxembourg inaugurates fintech centre of excellence

29-03-2023

On 29 March 2023, the University of Luxembourg inaugurated its National Centre of Excellence in Financial Technologies. The interdisciplinary centre will focus on the technological challenges and opportunities of the financial industry.
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New healthtech business developer joins Luxinnovation

22-03-2023

The international business development team at national innovation agency Luxinnovation informs and guides international companies considering Luxembourg as a potential location for their European offices. On 1 March 2023, Régis Ciré joined the team and took on the role of supporting healthtech businesses.
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Artec 3D inaugurates new production facility in Luxembourg

21-02-2023

Luxembourg-based 3D scanning solutions manufacturer, Artec 3D, expands its presence in the grand duchy with the opening of a new production facility in Senningerberg.
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Top-level security standards for Luxembourg supercomputer

07-02-2023

As LuxProvide, the company in charge of Luxembourg’s supercomputer MeluXina, expands its cooperation with companies, it is implementing an advanced security system to ensure that customers can process their data in a climate of complete trust.
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Entering the metaverse market

02-02-2023

Often considered as the next iteration of the internet, the metaverse is expected to play a key role in the digital transformation of the economy. But is it just hype, or a trend with real substance? We spoke to Arnaud Lambert, Director Digital Transformation, and Sara Bouchon, Director Market Intelligence at Luxinnovation, to find out more.
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“Break down the diversity barriers”

30-01-2023

Opening a first European office is a big step for many international companies that do not only need to handle business aspects, but also cultural and linguistical challenges. Toshihiko “Toby” Otsuka, CEO of Rakuten Europe, shares how this Japanese company managed to overcome such barriers when establishing its European headquarters in Luxembourg.
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Implementing self-driving vehicles

07-12-2022

In the coming years, autonomous vehicles are expected to revolutionise mobility. Crossroads Magazine spoke to the University of Luxembourg and bus and travel specialist Sales-Lentz about their contributions to making self-driving vehicles a reality.
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Sustainable mobility solutions: "Start-ups welcome"

28-11-2022

Facilitating smart, efficient and sustainable mobility is a major objective of the Luxembourg government. Crossroads Magazine spoke to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Mobility and Public Works, François Bausch, about his plans for the future and the need for mobility innovation.
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Ohmio Automotion Ltd expands to Luxembourg

08-11-2022

Self-driving bus shuttle manufacturer Ohmio Automotion Ltd, with roots in Australia and New Zealand, will open its first European office in Luxembourg. After winning a key contract with national railway company CFL, Ohmio will use Luxembourg as its base for addressing the growing demand for autonomous vehicles in Europe.
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Vodafone to set up pan-European logistics platform in Luxembourg

04-11-2022

On 26 October 2022, Luxembourg Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot and Ninian Wilson, the CEO of Vodafone Procurement Company, signed a memorandum of understanding for the establishment of Vodafone’s pan-European logistics platform in Luxembourg. The platform will strengthen Vodafone’s presence in Luxembourg even further.
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Fit 4 Start #13: 15 start-ups selected

28-10-2022

15 start-ups from 9 different countries have been selected for participation in the 13th edition of start-up accelerator Fit 4 Start. In addition to 6 months of coaching, pre-seed funding and access to all the key players of the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem, participants will also be encouraged to look into how their products and services can have a positive sustainable impact.
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Two Taiwan companies exhibit at Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg

24-10-2022

The annual Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg took place on 17-20 October 2022. Two companies from Taiwan, LYDSEC Digital Technology and KeyXentic, joined the event to meet the Luxembourg cybersecurity ecosystem and explore the country as a potential base for expanding their businesses to Europe.
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Supporting teaching and research in high performance computing

17-10-2022

Developing the talents and expertise needed for a broad use of high performance computing (HPC) is a priority in Luxembourg. The Ministry of the Economy and the University of Luxembourg recently signed an agreement that provides a framework for HPC-focused higher education and research activities.
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Previsionz expands to Luxembourg

23-09-2022

German-born Previsionz is one of the recent additions to Luxembourg’s data ecosystem. Supported by Luxinnovation, the data analytics company has chosen Luxembourg as its springboard for international growth.
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Fit 4 Start: Keys to success for international applicants

31-08-2022

The 13th call for applications for Fit 4 Start is open until 19 September 2022. We spoke to programme manager Sven Baltes at Luxinnovation about what the start-up accelerator can offer international start-ups and the keys to preparing successful applications and pitches.
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Luxembourg has 2nd highest high-speed internet coverage in the EU

24-08-2022

The EU is steadily progressing towards its ambition to achieve gigabit connectivity in all EU households and 5G coverage for all populated areas in 2030. Luxembourg currently has the second highest high-speed internet coverage among the EU member states.
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Launch of the 13th edition of Fit 4 Start start-up acceleration programme to address innovative, tech- and data-driven ventures

23-08-2022

The 13th edition of Fit 4 Start has officially been launched. The flagship start-up acceleration programme, initiated by the Ministry of the Economy and managed by Luxinnovation targets innovative, tech- and data-driven ventures.
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SecurityScorecard develops business from Luxembourg

19-07-2022

SecurityScorecard, the global leader in cybersecurity ratings, has been operating in Luxembourg to develop its business on the local and European market. Hosted by accelerator Tomorrow Street, the company adds a new component to the country’s internationally renowned cybersecurity ecosystem.
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16 start-ups graduated from the Fit 4 Start #12 programme

12-07-2022

During the ICT Spring event at Luxexpo The Box in Luxembourg, the 16 start-ups that successfully completed the 12th edition of the Fit 4 Start programme officially graduated.
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Targeting the African market from Luxembourg

11-07-2022

SDG Global develops solar-powered telemedicine and digital education kits designed in particular for the African market. The company has chosen Luxembourg as its base for accelerating its global business.
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How to automate fund operations

11-07-2022

Moving the fund industry from legacy systems and Excel files requiring heavy manual support to simplified fully automated processes for data harmonisation and regulatory compliance: this is the ambitious objective of Next Gate Tech. The young start-up’s efforts have already received the seal of approval from clients and investors alike.
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International start-ups exploring Luxembourg

04-07-2022

25 international start-ups, supported by the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Offices located around the world, attended tech event ICT Spring on 30 June – 1 July 2022. We spoke to some of them to hear why they were interested in exploring Luxembourg as their potential base for entering the European market.
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Infinite Reality plans for European HQ in Luxembourg

01-07-2022

The metaverse has the power to transform how consumers interact with brands. We spoke to John Acunto, CEO of metaverse leader Infinite Reality, about how he thinks the metaverse will develop in Europe and about the company’s plans to set up its European HQ in Luxembourg.
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Infinite Reality launches global metaverse hub in Luxembourg

01-07-2022

Infinite Reality, the metaverse entertainment and innovation company, announced today a strategic relationship with the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Realiability, and Trust (SnT) to introduce a global, open metaverse, from Luxembourg. This is a significant piece of the company’s European expansion plans.
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Building skills for the metaverse

29-06-2022

The integrated 3D virtual worlds commonly called the metaverse might well revolutionise the way we do business. Luxembourg Trade & Invest discussed the needs to build the right skills and the timeframe for adopting the metaverse with the CEO of leading metaverse company Infinite Reality, John Acunto.
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Boosting public-private R&D

28-06-2022

Stimulating innovation and research partnerships is becoming a key priority for Luxembourg R&D funding. Companies cooperating with research centres can receive an additional financial injection, and sector-related calls stimulate public-private partnerships using Luxembourg as a testbed for innovative products.
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Industry-oriented research: the synergy approach

21-06-2022

Performing research in close collaboration with companies is essential for Luxembourg’s research institutes. We spoke to Professor Djamila Aouada at the University of Luxembourg about how the expertise of her team can support industry and their motivation to work in partnership with the private sector.
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Learning maths the digital way

13-06-2022

Digital education start-up Magrid reflects both Luxembourg’s digital expertise and its highly international population. Magrid’s innovative digital solution that helps children improve their cognitive, visual-spatial, and mathematical abilities without requiring them to speak any specific language attracts much interest from abroad. The company now uses Luxembourg as the base for its international expansion.
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DDE opens European HQ in Luxembourg

13-06-2022

South Korean artificial intelligence expert Data Design Engineering is setting up its European headquarters in Luxembourg. The company decided to come here due to its quickly expanding client network, the opportunity to establish research partnerships and the exceptionally supportive Luxembourg ecosystem.
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Luxembourg has 3rd largest share of ICT specialists in the EU

06-05-2022

Over the past decade, the number of ICT specialists in the EU has increased by over 50%. Luxembourg is one of the countries with the highest proportion of ICT specialists in its workforce.
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