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Circular Economy: EU public consultation on a product policy framework

13-12-2018

The EU has opened a public consultation help identify in how far the current EU product policy framework supports a circular economy and the potential for increasing this contribution. Input is needed from the general public, businesses and local authorities as well as other stakeholders.
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New opportunity to accelerate your business with Luxembourg’s Fit 4 Start programme

07-12-2018

Luxinnovation will shortly launch a new call for applications for its successful accelerator programme Fit 4 Start. Discover how previous participants have benefited from the programme.
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Innovative digital partnership between Monaco and Luxembourg

07-12-2018

Supporting digitalisation in order to modernise the administration and foster innovation is a priority for both Monaco and Luxembourg. The two countries signed a declaration of intent on 6 December 2018 as a basis of collaboration in the digital field.
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12 Michelin stars for Luxembourg

06-12-2018

Ten Luxembourg restaurants are included in the 2019 Belgium and Luxembourg edition of the Michelin Guide, confirming once more the country’s status as an Eldorado for lovers of fine dining.
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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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Leading industrial firms expand in Luxembourg

06-12-2018

Two main players in Luxembourg’s industrial landscape are investing: Ampacet is setting up two new plastics masterbatch production lines at its European headquarters here, and Cebi International is building a completely new research centre
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Life in Luxembourg

06-12-2018

People make places and Luxembourg is no exception. Read about several how foreign CEOs are helping shape the country’s business landscape, why it is the best place to be for innovation and why the Grand Duchy is a great place to live.
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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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Hiring app Job Today raises $16 million of venture capital

06-12-2018

Leading New York-based venture capital firm 14W joins the shareholders of Luxembourg start-up Job Today. In only three years, the company has succeeded in developing the number one hiring app on the UK market.
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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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Luxinnovation and Maison Moderne are proud to announce the publication of the second issue of Happen

29-11-2018

Happen is an annual business magazine that unveils the technological excellence and innovative spirit of Luxembourg and its companies to an international audience.
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Luxembourg ranks 9th in the world for attracting talent

26-11-2018

Luxembourg ranks 9th in the world for its ability to develop, attract and retain highly skilled professionals. The country even gains one place in this year’s edition of the IMD World Talent Ranking.
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Evvos wins best European agritech start-up award

22-11-2018

Luxembourg start-up Evvos is one of 18 companies that were recognised as the best start-ups in Europe. Evvos won the StartUp Europe Award in the category “agritech” for its innovative solution enabling farmers to measure environmental parameters to support planting, irrigation and harvesting using remote sensors.
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Horizon 2020: Opportunities for business innovation

21-11-2018

With a budget of €74 billion for the period 2014-2020, Horizon 2020 is the EU’s biggest funding programme for research and innovation ever. Companies in Luxembourg are benefitting from this funding to implement their business strategies and develop new innovative offers.
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Mapping hotel DNA

06-11-2018

Luxembourg-based start-up Travelsify uses artificial intelligence to help internet users find the hotels and restaurants that can provide them with exactly the experience they are looking for. The company has recently raised €5 million in a new funding round led by AccorHotels.
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Start-up expertise for safeguarding data

06-11-2018

Data has become the most precious asset in the new digital economy – and, as a consequence, the target of increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyber attacks. Luxinnovation spoke to four start-ups about current cybersecurity trends and their view of the Luxembourg cybersecurity ecosystem.
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Luxembourg on top 10 list for economic potential of digital economies of the future

02-11-2018

The country is ranked 8th in the world and 2nd in Europe for economic potential in the fDi’s Digital Economies of the Future 2018/19 study.
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Luxembourg ranks 7th worldwide for English proficiency

31-10-2018

A recent study by Education First places Luxembourg among the 12 countries out of 88 that show “very high proficiency”.
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Funding, network, innovation

31-10-2018

Two more years and ample budgets still remain of Horizon 2020, the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation for the period 2014-2020. Over 80 participants joined Luxinnovation’s Horizon 2020 Day on 25 October to discover the funding opportunities available in 2019 and 2020 and learn more about how to apply for funding and manage Horizon 2020 projects with success.
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Luxembourg and Poland sign cooperation agreement for space activities

29-10-2018

Poland is the sixth country to sign a collaboration agreement with Luxembourg in the field of space activities and, in particular, the exploration and utilisation of space resources. This international interest confirms Luxembourg’s leading role in this highly innovative area.
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Living in Luxembourg

29-10-2018

Luxembourg’s dynamic economy attracts professionals from all over the globe, and the country is today one of the most cosmopolitan nations in the world.A new video provides a taste of what life in beautiful Luxembourg is like.
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Recent rankings place Luxembourg among top 3 EU financial centres

29-10-2018

Luxembourg’s renowned financial centre continues to play a leading role in Europe. Three recently published reports – the Global Financial Centres Index 24, the New Financial international financial centres index and the Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) – all place Luxembourg on the podium.
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Innovation, a guarantee of competitiveness

22-10-2018

Often associated with advanced technology, the concept of innovation is luckily much broader. And in this field, Luxembourg is on the right track, as can be seen from international rankings.
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Innovative Medicines Initiative: European recognition of Luxembourg biobanking expertise

22-10-2018

The Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) is participating in two unique European research projects, LITMUS and CANCER-ID, under the umbrella of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) partnerships.
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Technology innovation for better health

22-10-2018

The development of new health technologies, often based on an innovative use of ICT, has the potential to improve healthcare in general as well as to create economic benefits and growth. Developing this sector is a priority for Luxembourg, and the country is implementing multiple initiatives with this as their objective.
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Luxembourg helps US West Coast mobility innovators develop European footprint

28-09-2018

A delegation of industry experts from Luxembourg is heading to California on 3rd October to meet best-in-class innovators from the West Coast working on clean, connected and autonomous mobility. The event will address the many different challenges of setting up a European office for smart mobility companies looking to get closer to vehicle development teams in Europe, leverage attractive investment channels, R&D incentives and bring their business to the next level.
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Fun, food and folly at the Schueberfouer

28-09-2018

From 23 August to 11 September, Luxembourg hosted the 678th edition of its traditional Schueberfouer fun far. Around 2 million visitors enjoyed the mixture of tradition, adrenaline and local gastronomy offered by this unique fair.
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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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