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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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Intel joins forces with SnT in securing autonomous cars

24-11-2017

Intel Corporation has signed a Partnership Framework Agreement, joining forces with the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT).
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ICT development index in 2017: Luxembourg comes 9th in the world ranking

23-11-2017

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is a specialised United Nations institution which has just published the 9th edition of the annual report‘Measuring the Information Society‘...
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Luxembourg is among the trendsetters with regard to open data

23-11-2017

The managers of the European open data portal, operated by the European Commission, have just published the results of their 2017 analysis on the progress of European Union countries in the area of op...
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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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New brochure featuring Luxembourg as a logistics hub

22-11-2017

Over the past decade, Luxembourg has continuously improved its positioning as an intercontinental and multimodal logistics hub in Europe for value-added logistics activities. The efforts of the countr...
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Large Luxinnovation contingent at Luxembourg Internet Days 2017

21-11-2017

Spread across the two exciting days of November 14 and 15, LID (Luxembourg Internet Days) drew crowds from the country and beyond offering a breathless variety of activities. The main topical focus of...
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Rapprochements économiques entre la Tunisie et le Luxembourg

16-11-2017

La délégation luxembourgeoise était notamment composée de 13 entreprises, actives dans les secteurs d’activité cibles de cette mission : les TIC, la logistique et les Cleantech. 120 rendez-vous bilaté...
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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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The anti-cancer potential of the avocado highlighted by LIST

16-11-2017

Paul Spagnuolo, a world leader in bioinnovation research, will be honoured for his work on an avocado-derived lipid with potent antileukemia activity with the first LIST International Award in Bioinno...
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Former Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames Joins the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy

14-11-2017

The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy today announced that Mr. Gary Martin, former Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames, recently joined its Space Affairs Department. As an independent advisor, Gary...
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Innovative materials for tomorrow’s economy

13-11-2017

For two days, Luxembourg hosted the sixth edition of the world Summit for Materials. Organised by The Economist magazine, with the support of Luxinnovation, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technol...
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The space industry is now 2% of Luxembourg’s GDP

13-11-2017

Luxembourg now generates nearly 2 percent of its annual gross domestic product from the space industry, according to Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider. 
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BS Innoclean: Revolutionary cleaning

10-11-2017

BS Innoclean, a specialist in the cleaning and treatment of industrial surfaces, is a start-up very much in keeping with the times. Established at the end of 2014, and installed at Technoport incubato...
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Doctena pursues its international expansion

10-11-2017

Doctena, the Luxembourg-based online platform for booking medical appointments, announced in early November, 2017 its acquisition of the Austrian leader in the field, Mednanny.com. This represents a n...
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Renewable energies: historic European agreement for Luxembourg

09-11-2017

Luxembourg has just signed an historic agreement, with Lithuania: for the first time ever, EU Member States have initialled a bilateral agreement on statistical transfers of energy produced from renew...
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LuxTrust, European pioneer

09-11-2017

25 October 2017 will remain a historic date for the European Parliament. For the first time, a European Union legislative act (in this case a revision of legislation on security of gas supply) was sig...
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Nation Branding awarded !

09-11-2017

One year after its implementation, the visual identity of Luxembourg is experiencing a good level of success. On November 9, the campaign won the City Nation Place Award 2017 in the “Best Expression o...
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2Gears on a roll

09-11-2017

Founded in 2011, the 2Gears startup launched Governance.io in 2015, a platform for the management of governance and the regulatory oversight of investment funds. The product has met with success once ...
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HAPPEN MAGAZINE HAS ARRIVED

09-11-2017

Luxembourg November 8, 2017: Luxinnovation is proud to announce the release of Happen. Happen is a brand new annual business magazine that unveils the technological excellence and innovative spirit of...
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Luxembourg has sixth fastest 4G speed in the world

06-11-2017

When we think of mobile phone 4G networks, we generally think of fast internet connections, but actual speeds can vary widely from country to country. Did you know that Luxembourg has the sixth fastes...
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Luxembourg gets serious about Industry 4.0.

06-11-2017

On October 19, a seminar on Industry 4.0, HPC and Big Data was held in Luxembourg followed by a workshop on industry 4.0 and analytics in manufacturing on October 24. Another upcoming event will focus on a systematic approach for SMEs to start with Industry 4.0. Gaston Trauffler, Head of Strategic Projects for Luxinnovation explains why the focus on Industry 4.0 is important. 
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Japanese ADI insurer announces new subsidiary in Luxembourg

02-11-2017

Japanese insurer Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance (ADI) has announced it will move one of its subsidiaries from London to Luxembourg following the Brexit vote. ADI, which is part of MS&AD Insurance Grou...
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NEW PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT AND FINANCIAL HUB KOREA

02-11-2017

Luxembourg for Finance and its Korean counterparts aim to work together to develop exchanges in the area of financial services between the two countries. LFF’s CEO, Nicolas Mackel, stated that Luxembo...
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Francine Closener presents a new competitiveness scoreboard

31-10-2017

At a press conference held on October 30, 2017, the Secretary of State for the Economy, Francine Closener, presented the 2017 edition of the Competitiveness Report, prepared by the Observatoire de la ...
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Luxembourg signs renewable energy agreement with Lithuania

31-10-2017

Luxembourg signed a statistical transfer agreement with Lithuania on the 26th of October that will help the Grand-Duchy achieve its national renewable energy objectives for 2020.
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Constructing buildings with re-useable components

30-10-2017

The Institute for Civil Engineering and Environment (INCEEN) at the University of Luxembourg has signed a "memorandum of understanding" with the Suisse Federal Laboratories of Materials Science and Technology (Empa) of the domain of ETH Zürich to collaborate on research on energy efficiency in the construction sector.
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ABBL releases FinTech Map of Luxembourg

27-10-2017

The Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL) is delighted to release the FinTech Map of Luxembourg.
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Launch of the Forestry and Climate Change Fund

26-10-2017

On 20 October 2017, the Luxembourg Ministries of Finance and Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, together with the BCEE, BIL and Foyer have launched the Forestry and Climate Change Fund (FCCF).
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