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ESNC 2017 is looking for innovative satellite navigation applications

11-04-2017

The international contest annually awards the best services, products, and business ideas using satellite navigation in everyday life. Entries can be submitted until 30 June 2017. Ever since 2004, the...
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Ceratizit acquires majority share of Best Carbide Cutting Tools, LLC

11-04-2017

The carbide specialist CERATIZIT announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary CERATIZIT USA, Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake of the Californian solid carbide round cutting tool ...
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Alexandre Tkatchenko wins prestigious ERC Grant

11-04-2017

Professor Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Physics and Materials Science Research Unit of the University of Luxembourg won a highly esteemed “Consolidator Grant” awarded by the European Research Council ...
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Luxembourg's e-Xstream wins Additive Manufacturing Innovation Award at JEC World 2017

11-04-2017

On March 15, 2017, Luxembourg based e-Xstream engineering, an MSC Software company, along with co-winners Solvay Engineering Plastics and Solvay Specialty Polymers were honoured with a JEC Innovation ...
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97% of Luxembourg Connected

11-04-2017

According to Statec’s ICT study, 97% of Luxembourgish households had internet access in 2016. In 2016, almost every home in Luxembourg (97%) had access to the internet. The few which did not either di...
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Luxembourg confirms its position as European leader in the field of digitalisation

11-04-2017

On the occasion of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaty, the European Commission organised “Digital Day”. This was a high-level meeting on 23 March, 2017, in the Italian capital ...
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Luxembourg at the centre of a European network of supercomputers

11-04-2017

By 2018, Luxembourg will acquire an HPC (High Performance Computer) with the power of one petaflop per second, which corresponds to 1,000,000,000,000,000 (one thousand trillion) calculations per second.
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IBBL takes center stage in microbial sequencing

11-04-2017

Further to a successful follow-up audit, IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) becomes the first biobank worldwide to be accredited for the next-generation 16S rRNA gene sequencing, a cutting-edge m...
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Goodyear Unveils the Eagle 360 Urban, a Concept Tire powered by artificial intelligence

11-04-2017

Goodyear has revealed its long-term vision for future smart, connected tires. In an evolving mobility ecosystem defined by the transition to driverless vehicles and shared mobility in urban centers, G...
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EU and EEA Member States sign up for cross border experiments on cooperative, connected and automated mobility

11-04-2017

29 European countries, Members of the European Union and of the European Economic Area, have signed a Letter of Intent to intensify cooperation on testing of automated road transport in cross border t...
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The Faymonville Group acquires “Industrie COMETTO S.p.A.”

11-04-2017

Faymonville, the manufacturer of semi-trailers  for the special haulage industry has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of “lndustrie COMETTO S.p.A.” based in the North of Italy. With ...
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2017 Luxembourg and Global Automotive Market Study

11-04-2017

KPMG Luxembourg hosted an automotive industry breakfast seminar on March 29, 2017 on the Plateau de Kirchberg to present KPMG’s Luxembourg Automotive Market Study 2017 as well as review KPMG’s Global ...
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Spaceresources.lu cooperation between Luxembourg and the European Investment Bank

07-04-2017

The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed an Advisory Service Agreement in the context of Luxembourg’s SpaceResources.lu initiative. This initiative de...
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Index of Economic Freedom: Luxembourg increases its score

07-04-2017

The American ‘Heritage Foundation‘, in partnership with The Wall Street Journal, has published the 23rd edition of the ‘Index of Economic Freedom‘. Luxembourg comes in 14th pla...
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Amazon to create 15,000 jobs across Europe, including Luxembourg

07-04-2017

Amazon Luxembourg announced that the company will be recruiting hundreds of new positions in Luxembourg over the course of 2017, part of a pan-European expansion that should see some 15,000 new full-t...
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PM Bettel Launches Infrachain Initiative in Blockchain Area at LU-CIX Event

16-03-2017

On Wednesday 23 November, Luxembourg’s Prime Minister and Minister for Satte, Xavier Bettel, participated in the Luxembourg Internet Days 2016 organised by the Luxembourg Commercial Internet Exc...
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The European Commission opens a new in-house datacentre in Luxembourg

16-03-2017

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Günther H. Oettinger, Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister for Home Affairs, for the Civil Service and Administrative Refo...
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Vodafone and Technoport to set up an innovation center in Luxembourg

16-03-2017

On 14 December 2016, the Prime Minister and Minister of State, Xavier Bettel, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, announced the setting-up of a “Joint I...
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Talkwalker secures €5M funding from Main Mezzanine Capital

16-03-2017

Talkwalker, a major player in the social media analytics market, is pleased to announce it has secured €5 million in funding from leading Dutch software investor, Main Mezzanine Capital. The funding w...
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Luxembourg Pioneers Electronic Archiving Services in EU

16-03-2017

On 1 February 2017, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Etienne Schneider presented the first accredited certification body and first certified service provided in electronic archiving....
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APATEQ awarded Water Management Company of the Year by Texas Oil & Gas Awards

16-03-2017

Oil & Gas Awards announced its winners of the 2016 Texas Oil & Gas Awards with APATEQ being awarded Water Management Company of the Year. Companies were selected for their commitment to the ke...
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Presentation of strategic study on the "Third Industrial Revolution"

16-03-2017

Initiated by the Ministry of the Economy in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce and IMS (Inspiring More Sustainability) Luxembourg, the strategic study on the “Third Industrial Revolution...
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