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Fit 4 Start call for ICT and space tech applications open

09-12-2019

Start-ups in the ICT and space technology sectors are invited to participate in the 10th edition of Luxembourg's acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Successful candidates will benefit from 16 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000.
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Luxembourg and UN launch "Space Law for New Space Actors" project

15-11-2019

The project will provide UN member states with ad hoc expertise in drafting national space legislation and national space policies aligned with international space law.
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Luxembourg signs two new international partnerships on space

23-10-2019

NASA and the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) will explore different areas to identify collaboration opportunities. LSA will also cooperate with the German Aerospace Centre on research related to space resources utilisation.
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Luxembourg to set up space resources innovation centre

22-10-2019

Over time, the objective is to expand the centre further in collaboration with the European Space Agency and give it a European and even international scope.
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Record number of start-ups join Fit 4 Start

04-10-2019

Ten ICT start-ups, five companies in the healthtech sector and five in space tech were admitted into Luxembourg’s renowned acceleration programme Fit 4 Start.
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The Luxembourg space sector highlighted at Korea Space Forum

19-07-2019

On 18 July 2019, during the last day of the economic mission to Korea, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider presented the Luxembourg space sector at the Korea Space Forum. The minister highlighted Luxembourg's key role in promoting the private space economy and the country's willingness to exchange with others.
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South Korean start-ups to Luxembourg: Paving the way

17-07-2019

A seminar organised in Seoul on 17 July 2019 provided 100 representatives of Korean companies with information about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. 8 Korean start-ups presented their projects to the Luxembourg delegation, and Luxinnovation and its Korean counterpart, KISED, signed an MoU for further collaboration.
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Spire and Luxembourg Space Agency launch data lake for space analytics

11-07-2019

As of 10 July 2019, Luxembourg is home to one of the world's largest data lakes for space data analytics. Spire Global, one of the world's largest space-to-cloud analytics companies, launches its open source data lake that is accessible free of charge to all start-ups, research institutes and public agencies in Luxembourg. The initiative is co-funded by the Luxembourg Space Agency.
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Fit 4 Start goes into space

08-07-2019

For the first time since its launch in 2015, the acceleration programme for innovative companies managed by Luxinnovation offers tailor-made support to five start-ups active in the space sector. The selected companies will be able to access Earth observation data provided by the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) data centre.
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Luxembourg ranks 2nd in EU for digital connectivity

21-06-2019

According to the EU’s 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Luxembourg ranks among the top 3 EU countries in digital connectivity as well as in human resources.
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Thales Alenia Space to create a Digital Centre of Excellence in Luxembourg

19-06-2019

The Digital Centre of Excellence that Thales Alenia Space will set up in Luxembourg will focus on the development of highly innovative digital solutions for space telecommunications and observation products. A Letter of Intent with the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy was signed on 18 June 2019.
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Luxembourg supercomputer Meluxina will support digital transformation

17-06-2019

The future high performance computer (HPC) will be part of the European HPC network, EuroHPC.
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Luxembourg Space Agency publishes new space directory

05-06-2019

The 2019 Space Directory published by the Luxembourg Space Agency provides an up-to-date and in-depth picture of the space industry in Luxembourg today and invites potential partners from abroad to explore the rich potential for research and business relationships.
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Digitisation for the benefit of businesses and citizens

27-05-2019

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider teamed up this Friday to present political guidelines for both artificial intelligence and for the ongoing digitisation of priority economic sectors.
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Luxembourg launches LSA Data Center to promote access to space data

22-05-2019

During the Space Forum 2019, Marc Serres, CEO of the Luxembourg Space Agency, announced the creation of the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) Data Center, to support businesses in Luxembourg with reliable, fast and intuitive access to data streams from the European Copernicus Earth Observation programme.
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US and Luxembourg sign space cooperation memorandum

10-05-2019

The United States and Luxembourg have signed a memorandum of understanding aiming at strengthening the cooperation in the field of space. Both countries are at the forefront of promoting the harvesting and exploitation of space resources.
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Anisoprint: Luxembourg an ideal EU base

07-05-2019

When Russian start-up Anisoprint decided in 2018 to bring its pioneering 3D printing technology for composite materials to the European market, Luxembourg quickly stood out as the ideal EU base. One year later, the company is in the process of moving its headquarters as well as most of its staff here. Convinced by the country’s start-up friendly environment and excellent support network, Anisoprint is also counting on a strategic research partnership to meet the requirements of large industrial clients.
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"Digitisation is not the goal in itself"

26-03-2019

In front of 30 companies gathered on Thursday 21st March in Mamer, the carbide tool manufacturer Ceratizit, 4th biggest global group in its sector, showed some examples of concrete achievements in the framework of "Industry 4.0" projects. The event included many examples of Operational Excellence, the topic..- of the meeting of the day organised by Resultance in partnership with FEDIL and Luxinnovation.
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Europe counts on Luxembourg’s expertise

11-03-2019

The European Union is in the process of setting up a large European centre of expertise on cybersecurity, and Luxembourg has a key role to play. The country is already heavily involved in setting up the first international networks.
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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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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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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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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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Odysseus Space sets up headquarters in Luxembourg

02-01-2019

Space technology specialist Odysseus Space has chosen Luxembourg as its base for expanding business in Europe. After winning the SpaceResources.lu challenge of the ESA Space Exploration Masters competition, the company is now in the process of relocating its headquarters from Taiwan to Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg Space Agency study predicts space resources use market revenue of up to €170 billion

02-01-2019

The Luxembourg Space Agency has published an in-depth study of the expected development of the space resources utilisation industry over the period 2018-2045. In addition to a possible market revenue of €170 billion during this time, the use of space resources is expected to create major socio-economic benefits in many areas.
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New Happen magazine highlights Industry 4.0

06-12-2018

Hot off the press, the second issue of Happen provides an insight into business opportunities and advantages in Luxembourg and showcases the country’s technological excellence and innovative spirit.
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“Do space business with a strong institutional partner”

06-12-2018

Japanese space robotics company ispace opened an office in Luxembourg in February 2017. “We were looking for a European base to expand our business development and operations,” says Managing Director Kyle Acierno. “When the Space Resource initiative was launched, we saw that the vision of the Luxembourg government was very similar to our own.”
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A space agency for business

06-12-2018

Over the past two years, Luxembourg has established itself as the European hotspot for “new space” companies engaged in the commercial exploration and exploitation of space resources. In order to support its fast expanding space community, the country launched a business-oriented space agency in September 2018. The agency will support the industry, attract new companies, develop human resources and offer innovative financial solutions.
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“Guarantee our access to top-level skills”

06-12-2018

With offices in the US, the UK and Singapore, space data and analytics company Spire opened its European headquarters in Luxembourg at the beginning of 2018. It was the SpaceResources.lu initiative and Luxembourg’s innovative vision for the new space economy that first attracted the company’s interest. “Luxembourg definitely has all the ingredients for becoming a main centre for the space economy in the coming decade,” affirms CEO Peter Platzer.
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How business is changing the space game

30-11-2018

National space agencies with huge public budgets are no longer the only ones able to venture into space: today, private companies realise and fund their own space missions. The NewSpace Europe conference hosted in Luxembourg on 27-28 November focused on how free enterprise and the use of normal business practices are disrupting the space sector and creating a completely new industry.
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