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Cybersecurity in Luxembourg: An expanding sector

15-10-2019

Luxembourg is internationally renowned for its expertise in cybersecurity. A recent mapping of the sector highlights a dynamic sector specialising, in particular, in risk identification and protection.
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Luxembourg has 4th highest education level in the EU

15-10-2019

Well over half of the population aged 30 to 34 years have graduated from tertiary education, a figure that places Luxembourg on the top 5 podium in the European Union.
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Luxembourg 18th most competitive economy in the world

15-10-2019

In particular, Luxembourg stands out for its performance in macro-economic stability, institutions and financial system.
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Changes in financial industry “only going to happen faster than before”

07-10-2019

Daniel Schulman, the CEO of Paypal, was in Luxembourg this Monday to inaugurate the PayPal-FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services, the first one built on a public-private partnership in this field.
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A US autumn for Luxembourg start-ups

07-10-2019

This autumn, part of the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem will definitively take on an American accent. 8 of our most promising start-ups have been selected for participation in two acceleration programmes specifically designed for entering the US market.
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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. Participants will benefit from intensive coaching, free access to co-working facilities and a subsidy of up to €150,000.
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Giant brains celebrate 10 years of biomedical research

04-10-2019

Surprised to see 10 gigantic brains displayed all over the Luxembourg city centre? They are there for a reason: the renowned Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) celebrates its 10th anniversary with the exhibition "Mind the Brain".
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Luxembourg 18th most innovative country in the world

03-10-2019

Luxembourg ranks particularly high for its creative outputs and business sophistication.
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Luxembourg 21st in world digital competitiveness ranking 2019

02-10-2019

The country, which ranks particularly high in the "technology" category, gains three places compared to last year.
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New Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office to open in Casablanca

27-09-2019

The opening of the entity was announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider during the on-going economic mission in Morocco. The office will support companies looking to invest in Luxembourg and national businesses wishing to expand their international activities.
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Hanalytics launches AI-based image analysis in Luxembourg

23-09-2019

Hanalytics has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Hôpitaux Robert Schuman on implementing its artificial intelligence-based radiology image analysis solution BioMind in this major Luxembourg hospital. The Singapore-based start-up has recently opened its Luxembourg branch to target the European market.
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University of Luxembourg most international in the world

17-09-2019

The University of Luxembourg receives the highest marks for its "international outlook" in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. Overall, the university ranks among the 250 best in the world.
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IT jobs: Matching candidates with employers, the innovative way

16-09-2019

As the digital economy expands, employers are urgently looking for staff with IT and technology expertise. Start-up company Nexten.io is oiling the wheels of the IT job market in Luxembourg through a streamlined process that helps top talent and their prospective employers find each other.
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Business opportunities for start-ups in Luxembourg

12-09-2019

Russian start-up support organisation Skolkovo Technopark and Luxinnovation collaborate to help innovative companies get a foothold on the EU and the Russian markets, respectively. Skolkovo Technopark has published an interview with Luxinnovation's Business Development Director Jean-Michel Ludwig about opportunities for Russian start-ups.
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Luxembourg 12th best country for expats

06-09-2019

The country ranks third in the world for working abroad and is voted the best destination in the Economy and Job Security subcategory.
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Civil Maps opens European HQ in Luxembourg

06-09-2019

Silicon Valley-based start-up Civil Maps has developed a unique, scalable high definition, 3D mapping and localisation solution suitable for routing autonomous vehicles. The company is setting up its European headquarters in Luxembourg in order to address the European market for self-driving cars and logistics.
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Autonomous driving: Luxembourg presents 5G progress at M:bility California

04-09-2019

A Luxembourg delegation will join the M:bility California conference in San José on 17-18 September 2019. The Luxembourg representatives will share the country’s progress in the field of testing automated and connected driving in a cross-border environment with access to 5G connectivity.
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Vianden Castle among the most beautiful in the world

23-08-2019

Vianden Castle is a renowned feudal residence dating back to the Roman and Gothic eras. It figures on CNN’s list of the 21 most beautiful castles in the world.
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Supply chain master's ranked #1 in the world

21-08-2019

Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management offers the MIT SCALE master's programme in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Transportation and Logistics. The MIT programme has been ranked #1 in the world for the fourth consecutive year.
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Towards a world with driverless cars

14-08-2019

In the coming years, autonomous, driverless vehicles will take to the roads – a dramatic change, both for passengers of such cars and buses and for other drivers. With support from Luxinnovation, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) has set up a Horizon 2020 funded project studying how this mobility of the future will impact individuals, businesses and society.
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[VIDEO] Discover the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving

13-08-2019

Extending 215 km across France, Germany and Luxembourg, the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving is a pioneering partnership between three neighbouring countries. This video presents the opportunities offered to industry and academia to test innovative mobility solutions on public roads with several border crossings on the same day.
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From Fit 4 Start to Digital Tech Fund: A safe move

12-08-2019

Luxembourg start-up Passbolt has developed a password management solution for companies. Having come to Luxembourg more or less by coincidence, the growing company has benefited from all the advantages offered by the national ecosystem.
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Luxembourg's economic Mission to South Korea update

05-08-2019

Luxembourg’s economic mission to South Korea led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Etienne Schneider from 15 – 18 July, in association with the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and some of Luxembourg’s leading companies offered a wide range of opportunities to meet key decision makers and make contacts with leading business representatives.
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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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Luxembourg: Trusted data hub

17-07-2019

Luxembourg is a centre of excellence for the management, analysis and highly secure hosting of data. It also stands out for its distribution capacities of digital content. The advantages for companies looking for a European base were presented in a seminar in Seoul on 16 July 2019 in the context of Luxembourg's economic mission to South Korea.
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Luxembourg technology powers unique water treatment plant in Sweden

15-07-2019

Facing a lack of drinking water, the Swedish municipality of Mörbylånga has invested in a pioneering water treatment plant. The plant's ability to treat different streams of water, including pre-treated industrial water, is made possibly by technology provided by Luxembourg cleantech innovator APATEQ.
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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 less expensive than nearby European centres

04-07-2019

Luxembourg ranks 84th on Mercer’s 2019 Cost of Living City Ranking, well behind European neighbours such as London (23rd), Paris (47th), Frankfurt (74th) or Brussels (77th).
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