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Three US space companies choose Luxembourg as European base

28-09-2018

Three US companies – Made In Space, Hydrosat and CubeRover – specialising in space activities and technologies will set up operations in Luxembourg. This is yet another confirmation of the attractiveness of Luxembourg’s business-oriented space ecosystem.
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Successful take-off for the Luxembourg Space Agency

12-09-2018

This Wednesday, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) was officially launched, with the aim of promoting the economic development of the Grand Duchy's space industry. A dedicated fund is also being set up, targeting an initial capital of 100 million euros to support the emergence of new space companies with innovative ideas and technologies.
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FNR and Ministry of the Economy to launch a "Space Research Programme"

05-09-2018

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, and Secretary General and Executive Head of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), Marc Schiltz, signed an agreement to develop a programme to support research for the commercial space industry in Luxembourg.
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How to set up a business in Luxembourg in 6 simple steps

21-08-2018

Investors that want to set up their business in Luxembourg have to different administrative and organisational steps until they are ready to settle down in the country.
These 6 fact sheets about setting up a business in Luxembourg give an overview of the most important procedures and regulations and will provide helpful information and contacts for entrepreneurs.
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EU Innovation Scoreboard 2018: Luxembourg is innovation leader

25-06-2018

Luxembourg is, for the first time, listed among the six "Innovation leaders" in this year's edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard. The country's strongest innovation factors are its attractive research system and its intellectual assets.
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Luxembourg to host European HPC headquarters

25-06-2018

Luxembourg will host EuroHPC, the joint structure for the European project of strategic interest on high performance computing (HPC). This was definitely decided by the European Commission on 25 June 2018.
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Vivatech2018: a great success for Luxembourg participants

30-05-2018

The French President Emmanuel Macron made a long speech here. The « big » CEOs Marc Zuckerberg (Facebook), Daniel Zhang (Alibaba), Ginni Rometty (IBM) and Satya Nadella (Microsoft) did the same. The 2018 edition of Vivatech at the Palais des Expositions Porte de Versailles in Paris won its bet: to establish itself as a major high-tech and innovation rendez-vous both in France and more largely in Europe.
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Luxembourg the world’s 11th most competitive economy

29-05-2018

The ranking, which is established by IMD World Competitiveness Center, is based on 260 different indicators grouped together in four main categories: economic performance government efficiency busines...
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Luxembourg and France: Natural partners

25-05-2018

France and Luxembourg share 73 km of borders but are much more than just geographical neighbours. Mrs Martine Schommer, the Luxembourg ambassador in France, underlined this in her welcome address. “Al...
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Luxembourg in the top 5 of digital economies

22-05-2018

DESI is a composite index that summarises relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU Member States in digital competitiveness. The DESI report tracks the progre...
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LUXEMBOURG BECOMES FIRST FOREIGN NATION TO BREAK GROUND FOR ITS PAVILION AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI

03-05-2018

Luxembourg and Expo 2020 Dubai held a ground breaking ceremony on 28 April 2018 in Dubai. HE Deputy Prime minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider was accompanied by HE Commissioner General of Luxembourg Maggy Nagel and HE the Ambassador of Luxembourg to the UAE Elisabeth Cardoso for the breaking ground ceremony on the Luxembourg plot at the Expo 2020 Dubai. HE Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali, Executive Director, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, was also in attendance.
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Luxembourg’s IP Box is open!

30-04-2018

The Law of April 17, 2018 therefore lays down a new framework of tax incentives for research and development activities aimed at consolidating a competitive framework for innovation in Luxembourg. Acc...
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The economic diversification of Luxembourg

06-04-2018

DBRS views the ongoing diversification of Luxembourg’s small economy as favourable. Luxembourg remains both highly resilient
and attractive as an investment destination, supported by its highly skilled workforce, competitive tax and legal frameworks
and political stability.
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Luxembourg agreed to cooperate with Russia on space resources

15-02-2018

Luxembourg and Russia will cooperate on scientific research on space technologies and mining.
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Luxembourg ranked 5th in the EU 2018 Index of economic freedom

09-02-2018

Economic freedom index 2018 Luxembourg’s economic freedom score is 76.4, making its economy the 14th freest in the 2018 Index. Its overall score has increased by 0.5 point, with improvements in scores...
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GovSat-1 and Luxembourg into orbit!

01-02-2018

Luxembourg has entered into a new space age following the successful launch on 31, January 2018, of the GovSat-1 satellite from the Cape Canaveral Space Center. As a joint venture established in 2015 ...
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GovSat aims at becoming a global space player

23-01-2018

Interview of Patrick Biewer about the launch of GovSat-1 military and governmental communications satellite from America’s Cape Canaveral space centre.
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Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration

17-01-2018

The Ministry of the Economy and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a framework for the development and implementation of scie...
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2017 SPACENEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

20-12-2017

A member of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party would seem to be an unlikely champion of asteroid mining ventures. But Étienne Schneider, who represents his party in Luxembourg’s coalition governm...
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Étienne Schneider – one of Politico Europe 28 people shaping, shaking and stirring Europe

07-12-2017

Politico* Europe is a very well respected Brussels-based European affairs weekly newspaper. This is the third instalment of their guide to the people to watch in the year ahead: 18 men and 10 women fr...
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New brochure: Ten good reasons to choose Luxembourg

05-12-2017

Luxembourg is an excellent location for any company looking to launch or scale up its business. Luxinnovation’s new brochure “Ten good reasons to choose Luxembourg” highlights some of the main advanta...
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Towards sustainable space business

01-12-2017

International space business shows enormous growth potential that can only be fully realised if the sector pushes technological boundaries even further and becomes profitable for private investors. Hi...
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Space Exploration Masters

01-12-2017

Two Luxembourg-related start-ups were among the winners of Space Exploration Masters, an international competition aiming to identify and reward technology-transfer business successes and business inn...
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State visit to Japan: several agreements have been signed

01-12-2017

Late November, HRH the Grand Duke and the Princess Alexandra accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn...
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Luxembourg and Japan agree to cooperate on exploration and commercial utilization of space resources

29-11-2017

Luxembourg, November 29, 2017 - The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, represented by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, and the Cabinet Office of Japan, represented by Masaji Matsuyama, Minister of State for Space Policy, signed today in Tokyo a memorandum of cooperation on exploration and commercial utilization of space resources.
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Luxembourg ranks 10th in attracting and keeping talent

27-11-2017

Each year, the World Talent Report, produced by the Institute for Management Development (IMD) with the help of the Chamber of Commerce in Luxemburg case, estimates countries’ capacity to attract and ...
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Luxembourg at the centre of innovation in space

24-11-2017

The global space industry is rapidly changing as the once completely government-driven activity of space exploration is partly being taken over by private companies – the so-called NewSpace sector. Many of the most innovative companies and decision-makers in the field met in Luxembourg on 16-17 November 2017 at the NewSpace Europe conference to discuss economic opportunities, the conditions for start-up companies, the access to funding and the future role of governments in space business.
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SpaceResources.lu: First-time FNR investment in space exploration projects

23-11-2017

For the first time, the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) has committed funding to two space related projects contributing to the development of the SpaceResources.lu initiative. Two public research institutions each receive funding for collaborative projects with the lunar exploration company ispace, representing an FNR commitment of around 700,000 EUR.
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CES 2018: 8 start-ups will represent Luxembourg in Las Vegas!

23-11-2017

The eight Luxembourg start-ups participating in the prestigious CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas from 9 to 12 January were unveiled during an event at the private design club “House 17”. T...
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Luxembourg Government and Spire Global signed cooperation agreement to open a European HQ in the Grand Duchy

16-11-2017

Spire Global announced today that it is continuing its global expansion with the opening of the new Luxembourg office and a closing of its Series C. The Luxembourg Future Fund (LFF) has committed toda...
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