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Wisconsin and Luxembourg: Launchpads for business

09-04-2021

One an attractive gateway to Europe, the other an excellent springboard onto the US market: Luxembourg and Wisconsin have more in common than one might initially believe. The Luxembourg Digital Trade Mission to Wisconsin at the end of March 2021 offered companies an overview of mutual business opportunities. A new partnership promoting start-ups was also announced.
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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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EIC launch ceremony (18 March) and Applicants day (19 March)

03-03-2021

A high level European Innovation Council (EIC) launch ceremony on Thursday, 18 March will be followed with an EIC Applicant’s Day on 19 March.
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Start-ups versus COVID-19

29-01-2021

The call for projects "StartupsVsCovid19" offered 15 start-ups financial support of up to €150,000 each to develop innovative technological products and services intended to limit, or even overcome, the economic, health and societal effects of the coronavirus crisis. 5 of them talk about their projects and how they contribute to the fight.
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Web Summit: Startup Luxembourg side event draws full house

17-12-2020

A side event organised by Startup Luxembourg at renowned technology conference Web Summit 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal, attracted numerous participants interested in the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. Several international start-ups shared their reasons for choosing Luxembourg as their home.
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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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Facilitating data exchange for innovation

16-10-2020

Data is one of the most precious assets in today’s information society. In a keynote address given at the final of the EU Datathon competition on 15 October 2020, Luxinnovation’s CEO Sasha Baillie spoke about the enormous value that can be derived from data and the need for establishing accessible, high-quality, secure data exchange platforms.
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Luxembourg acquires petascale high performance computer

30-09-2020

On 29 September 2020, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot announced the acquisition of Luxembourg's high performance computer (HPC). Named MeluXina, it will become part of the European HPC network.
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A governance solution for finance and space

16-09-2020

Irish start-up Modus3 has chosen Luxembourg as its basis for developing and commercialising its enterprise governance platform. Working with an innovative combination of fintech, regtech and space technology, the company is impressed with the hands-on support provided to young businesses coming to Luxembourg.
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10 key technologies shaping the post COVID-19 economy

16-09-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our ways of living, working, consuming and travelling, and has had a huge impact on companies’ and consumers’ use of technology. Luxinnovation lists 10 key technologies that will play a crucial role in the economy over the months and years to come.
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Calculating cyber risk: A Luxembourg start-up at the forefront

02-09-2020

As companies’ use of digital technologies increases, so do the associated risks. American start-up Cyberhedge has come to Luxembourg to develop a method for calculating how cyber risk impacts business value, which it hopes will soon become an international standard.
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Fit 4 Start goes fully digital

21-08-2020

After having been postponed in spring due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Luxembourg flagship accelerator programme is back with an autumn edition that will combine a digital selection process with face-to-face coaching.
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How digitalisation will drive growth and transform society

12-08-2020

Digitalisation is one of the four megatrends identified by Luxinnovation that will radically transform business and society after the COVID-19 crisis. Market Intelligence Analyst Mohamed Toumi provides insights into how companies will need to transform their activity in the coming years to retain a competitive edge.
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15 innovative start-up projects to combat COVID-19

15-05-2020

15 Luxembourg start-ups will receive €150,000 each to develop innovative solutions aimed at combatting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
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Combining technology and insurance for a better life

28-04-2020

A graduate of Luxembourg’s start-up acceleration programme Fit 4 Start, OKO combines satellite data and mobile phone technology to provide affordable and accessible crop insurance to farmers in Africa. An innovative business model that promotes both climate resilience and financial inclusion.
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COVID-19 crisis: Luxembourg remains a committed start-up nation

16-04-2020

Luxembourg’s commitment as a start-up nation stands firm, also during the coronavirus pandemic. A number of initiatives are being launched to help start-ups continue their activity and use their innovation capacities to help alleviate and overcome the health and economic crisis.
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Fit 4 Start - Edition #10 postponed

20-03-2020

Luxinnovation and the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy regret to announce the postponement of the spring 2020 edition of the Fit 4 Start programme.
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Continuation of Luxinnovation's activities

17-03-2020

In view of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the protective measures announced by the government, Luxinnovation, the national innovation agency, is adapting to the situation in order to ensure the smooth continuity of its activities.
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A brand for an innovative ecosystem

11-03-2020

To cement its position as an attractive location for start-ups, Luxembourg relies on easy access to support, major international players and public authorities and administrations. At the same time, the country is a clear gateway to the European market.
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No graduation ceremony for Fit 4 Start, but the pitches are maintained

10-03-2020

Due to the risks linked to the spread of COVID-19, Luxinnovation has decided to cancel the Fit 4 Start Pitching & Graduation Day which should have been held on 26 March 2020 at Kinepolis in Luxembourg-Kirchberg.
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A multitude of challenges

09-03-2020

Funding is often seen as the key to unlock a start-up’s ability to expand but it takes more than that. Fit 4 Start, Luxembourg’s acceleration programme managed by Luxinnovation, offers high-quality coaching to put start-ups with high potential on the road to success.
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United Arab Emirates and Luxembourg join forces to support start-ups

28-01-2020

During the Luxembourg economic mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a cooperation agreement was signed in Dubai between Luxinnovation and the Dubai Future Foundation. It makes it possible for Luxembourg technology-based start-ups and companies to get access to development and financing programmes in Dubai.
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Artificial intelligence for the benefit of all

22-01-2020

In May 2019, the Luxembourg government presented its strategic vision for artificial intelligence. The main priority of the Prime Minister and Minister for Digitalisation is to ensure that this extremely powerful technology will bring advantages to everyone.
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Meet the decision makers (1/5): Cédric Spaas

08-01-2020

Cédric Spaas, founder and CEO of Arspectra, chose to create his medical technology start-up in Luxembourg. He came here through the start-up acceleration programme Fit 4 Start and is determined to remain.
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A secure hub for data

08-01-2020

An important legacy from the country’s history as a leading financial centre, cybersecurity is a cornerstone of Luxembourg’s data-driven economy. As the digital sector expands, so does the market for cybersecurity solutions.
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First-rate infrastructure for the data economy

07-01-2020

Data is the most precious asset of the digital economy. Europe is building a world-class infrastructure for high-performance computing, thereby making it possible to exploit this highly valuable resource on an unprecedented scale.
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Becoming a leading data economy (2/2)

06-01-2020

Luxembourg is well prepared for the challenges in a digital interconnected future. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy continues to outline the government's plans to turn Luxembourg into Europe's most trusted data economy.
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Becoming a leading data economy (1/2)

02-01-2020

Luxembourg is determined to become Europe’s most-trusted data economy over the next few years. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy outlines the government’s plan to achieve this, set out in the recently released strategy for data-driven innovation.
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New Happen magazine on data-driven innovation

09-12-2019

Luxembourg is firmly determined to put in place the digital innovation policies and assets needed to foster the emergence of a robust data economy and a start-up ecosystem centred on data-driven innovation. Discover the concrete action and the next steps in the brand new edition of Happen, Luxinnovation’s international business magazine.
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A Luxembourg base for medical exoskeletons

22-10-2019

ExoAtlet offers paralysed people the opportunity to walk again. The Russian start-up has chosen Luxembourg as the new location of its headquarters in order to target the European rehabilitation market.
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