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Treating cancer with viruses

03-05-2017

The Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and the renowned German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) have inaugurated a new binational research unit named LOVIT - „Laboratory of Oncolytic Virus Immuno-Therapeutics" - in the presence of the directors of the two institutes.
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Francine Closener presented Luxinnovation’s 2016 annual report

03-05-2017

At a press conference on May 2, 2017, the Secretary of State of the Economy, Francine Closener, along with Luxinnovation’s CEO Jean-Paul Schuler, presented Luxinnovation's 2016 annual report.
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Launch of the 2017 edition of FEDIL’s Environment Awards

03-05-2017

For 30 years, FEDIL’s Environment Awards has been aimed at rewarding companies whose technical and financial efforts are aimed at reconciling productivity and the preservation of natural resources.
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Luxembourg House of Financial Technology open for business

28-04-2017

On Monday 24 April 2017, the Luxembourg House of Finance Technology (LHoFT) - pronounced "loft" - had its official opening; located at 14 rue Erasmus in Kirchberg in the House of Entrepreneurship, LHoFT is situated across the road from the Chambre de Commerce and beside Luxembourg for Finance and other such institutions.
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SES Launches Rapid Response Vehicle for Defence, Security and Humanitarian Missions

28-04-2017

SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced its new government product Rapid Response Vehicle (RRV), a SATCOM-enabled platform capable of providing high-speed connectivity and global communications services tailored to a broad range of commercial, civil, humanitarian and defence missions around the world.
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Luxembourg 3rd for economic globalisation

28-04-2017

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) just published its 2017 edition of the composite globalisation index 'KOF'. Luxembourg in 19th place on the 2017 globalisation index.
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Launch of the newsletter "Inspiring Luxembourg" within the framework of the Nation Branding initiative

28-04-2017

The newsletter "Inspiring Luxembourg" will regularly highlight the latest news that will inspire all those who work to shine a spotlight on Luxembourg.
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Goodyear opens new Tire Test Laboratory in Luxembourg

28-04-2017

Goodyear announced today the opening of its new Tire Test Laboratory at its Innovation Center in Luxembourg. This state-of-the art facility includes the latest technology for testing car, light truck and commercial truck tires.
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U.S. insurer FM Global picks Luxembourg as EU hub amid Brexit concerns

28-04-2017

U.S. commercial property insurer FM Global is planning a European hub in Luxembourg following Britain's decision to leave the bloc.
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LIST and Circuit Foil want to enhance copper resistance to lightning

24-04-2017

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and Circuit Foil signed a three-year partnership agreement.
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Master detox molecule boosts immune defence

20-04-2017

LIH scientists discover an unknown immune mechanism.
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Luxembourg maintains Fitch Triple A rating

18-04-2017

Luxembourg has maintained the highest score from Fitch ratings agency awarded to only 11 countries in the latest round of scores.
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Luxembourg named one of the best places for Expat families

18-04-2017

Reports from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and ExpatFinder.com have revealed that Luxembourg is one of the most attractive locations for expat families. Working wit...
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Goodyear’s Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV Ultra-High Performance tire chosen by Alfa Romeo

18-04-2017

Goodyear announces that its Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV, Ultra-High Performance tire, has been chosen as original equipment on the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio, the first SUV from the iconic Italian manufactu...
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Luxembourg University scientists make advance in fight against Parkinson's

18-04-2017

Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) have succeeded in turning human stem cells from skin samples into “tiny, three-dimensional, brain-like cultures”.  The LC...
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CEOs are very confident in Luxembourg growth

18-04-2017

While CEOs in Luxembourg feel they have plenty to worry about in the year ahead, their confidence in their own growth prospects and in the country’s growth stands high. For the first time ever, PwC Lu...
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BAA and Luxaviation announce new strategic alliance

14-04-2017

Business Aviation Asia Ltd. (BAA), one of the largest and most influential business aviation operators in Asia Pacific, today announced a new strategic business alliance with related company, Luxaviat...
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Brain tissue from a petri dish

14-04-2017

The most complex organ in humans is the brain. Due to its complexity and, of course, for ethical reasons, it is extremely difficult to do scientific experiments on it – ones that could help us to unde...
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Do you want your own 3D #SELFIE? Taking the next step in 3D body modelling

14-04-2017

Scientists at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) are working on the next breakthrough in 3D scanning technology, and they need volunteers...
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Paladin Capital Group Joins with EIF and LFF to invest in EU Based Cyber Security Firms

13-04-2017

Paladin Capital Group is pleased to announce the initial closing of its European Cyber Fund based in Luxembourg, with commitments side-by-side from the European Investment Fund and Luxembourg Future F...
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LIST and Carlex to create the windshield of the future

12-04-2017

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and Carlex, a high-end American automotive glass manufacturer operating in Grevenmacher, have announced the start of a promising new collabora...
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Motion-S develops GoodDrive application

12-04-2017

Automobility Cluster member Motion-S has developed the GoodDrive application, a new product from the insurance company La Bâloise. The application encourages young drivers to improve their skills and ...
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OHB Venture Capital and LuxSpace establishing company in Luxembourg to enable sustainable life in space

11-04-2017

OHB Venture Capital GmbH, Munich, and LuxSpace s.à r.l., Betzdorf, Luxembourg (both subsidiaries of OHB SE, Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005936124) have today announced the establishment of a company known...
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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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