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Findel airport setting a new record for freight transport in 2017

02-02-2018

Findel airport in Luxembourg registered a total of 938,000 tons of freight transportation. This sets a new record in the logistics industry in Luxembourg. Last year Findel airport was also mentioned a...
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GovSat-1 and Luxembourg into orbit!

01-02-2018

Luxembourg has entered into a new space age following the successful launch on 31, January 2018, of the GovSat-1 satellite from the Cape Canaveral Space Center. As a joint venture established in 2015 ...
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Luxembourg 3rd most inclusive advanced economy

25-01-2018

In Davos, the World Economic Forum published its new findings from the Inclusive Development Index 2018 identifying Luxembourg as one of the most inclusive economies in the world. The World Economic F...
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Luxembourg invests in its tourism

24-01-2018

The Luxembourg government has announced an investment plan of 60 million euros over five years to support the continuous improvement and creation of tourism infrastructure in the country.
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Luxembourg develops its green business at Cleantech Forum San Francisco

24-01-2018

For the 16th #CleantechSF Forum, the theme touches on the idea of “next generations.” Participants are sharing insights on where the next generation of technologies might take the industrial landscape, hearing from the newest generation of investment vehicles, and getting the opportunity to meet CEOs who are representing how the next generation of entrepreneurs are shaping up.
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Bitcoin exchange platform, bitFlyer choose Luxembourg

23-01-2018

On Tuesday 23, January 2018, the Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, officially announced that on January 8, 2018, the Japanese bitFlyer platform was granted its payment institution license by the L...
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Luxembourg - an excellent platform for cleantech companies

23-01-2018

Luxinnovation’s new brochure “Luxembourg Cleantech Business Centre” presents main opportunities in fields such as smart cities, smart building, smart energy, smart water and the circular economy.
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GovSat aims at becoming a global space player

23-01-2018

Interview of Patrick Biewer about the launch of GovSat-1 military and governmental communications satellite from America’s Cape Canaveral space centre.
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APATEQ to treat streams of wastewater on Swedish island

19-01-2018

Clean-tech innovator APATEQ has been assigned with a multi-million Euro contract for the construction of an industrial size plant for different streams of water and wastewater treatment by a local mun...
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Talkwalker, Social Media Monitoring company rising to the top

18-01-2018

In June 2012, when 29-year-old Thibaut Britz was awarded best young creative entrepreneur by the Luxembourg Junior Chamber of Commerce, he could never have imagined that his idea – the creation of a t...
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Luxembourg tied for first in lowest gender pay gap

18-01-2018

Back in 2000, the gender pay gap rate was at 15% for the Grand Duchy. 18 years later, a new research from the European Commission on the gender pay gap highlights Luxembourg as one of the lowest along...
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Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration

17-01-2018

The Ministry of the Economy and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a framework for the development and implementation of scie...
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Luxembourg will host the EU's HPC

17-01-2018

Luxembourg is to host the headquarters of the body that will set up and deploy a pan-European supercomputer as part of the European Union’s (EU) High-Performance Computing (HPC) programme. On 11...
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Luxembourg’s visibility on the rise thanks to CES in Las Vegas

15-01-2018

From January 9-12, 2018, Las Vegas hosted the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the world’s most prestigious annual technology events. For the first time, Luxembourg was there with an official s...
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Luxembourg focuses on research and higher education for 2018-2021

12-01-2018

On Thursday 11 January, Marc Hansen – Luxembourg’s Ministry for Higher Education and Research – presented the contract with the University of Luxembourg and the multi-year agreements...
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Talkwalker bought by US private equity firm

11-01-2018

Talkwalker, one of Luxembourg's most high-profile start-up success stories, has been purchased by a US private equity firm
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8 Luxembourg start-ups at Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

10-01-2018

Selected by Luxinnovation and the European American Enterprise Council, 8 start-ups along with Luxinnovation experts are currently at the Luxembourg pavilion at CES Vegas, one of the biggest tech show...
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News and changes for 2018

09-01-2018

Several new legal and regulatory provisions applying directly to citizens will enter into force in 2018. Below is an overview of the main area that will have a direct impact on ordinary citizens. The ...
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Dubai 2020 – artistic project for Luxembourg's pavilion in the hands of an artists' collective

09-01-2018

In keeping with the theme for Expo 2020 Dubai – “Connecting minds, Creating the future” – the artistic project for the Luxembourg pavilion will go with the idea of connecting m...
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GovSat-1 satellite ready to be launched

05-01-2018

“This is obviously a very exciting moment,” says Patrick Biewer, CEO of the company created as a public-private partnership between the Luxembourg government and global satellite operator SES. “The la...
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Luxembourg, a country worth celebrating

04-01-2018

For the last few years, and then boosted by the launch of the country’s national branding campaign including new logo to promote the country abroad, people in Luxembourg have really started to come to...
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ICT start-up acceleration programme Fit 4 Start: Apply now!

04-01-2018

Fit 4 Start attracts innovative entrepreneurs from well beyond Luxembourg’s borders and has become renowned in the start-up community as a very valuable launch pad for early-stage ICT companies. Due t...
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AIVA composing music for the gaming industry

04-01-2018

This is yet another feather in the caps of AIVA cofounders Arnaud Decker and Pierre Barreau who went through Luxinnovation’s Fit4Start programme. Not only was AIVA chosen as one of eight Luxembourg st...
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Jemmic & Trust1Connector – Simplicity is Key

04-01-2018

Jemmic is a Luxembourg company established in 2009 that helps companies digitalise their business. As a FinTech expert, Jemmic serves over thirty banks with over one million online users – be it...
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Tetrao wins BNP Paribas Hackathon

04-01-2018

From 9 to 11 June 2017, BNP Paribas in Luxembourg took part for the first time in the International Hackathon organised worldwide by the BNP Paribas Group and running simultaneously with 160 start-ups...
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New brochure: Ten good reasons to choose Luxembourg

05-12-2017

Luxembourg is an excellent location for any company looking to launch or scale up its business. Luxinnovation’s new brochure “Ten good reasons to choose Luxembourg” highlights some of the main advanta...
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Towards sustainable space business

01-12-2017

International space business shows enormous growth potential that can only be fully realised if the sector pushes technological boundaries even further and becomes profitable for private investors. Hi...
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Space Exploration Masters

01-12-2017

Two Luxembourg-related start-ups were among the winners of Space Exploration Masters, an international competition aiming to identify and reward technology-transfer business successes and business inn...
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State visit to Japan: several agreements have been signed

01-12-2017

Late November, HRH the Grand Duke and the Princess Alexandra accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn...
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Guala closures

01-12-2017

Guala Closures is a success story for Luxembourg. Its new technological research centre opened recently, coupled with the company’s open innovation attitude, could prove quite significant for Luxembou...
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