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Spire and Luxembourg Space Agency launch data lake for space analytics

11-07-2019

As of 10 July 2019, Luxembourg is home to one of the world's largest data lakes for space data analytics. Spire Global, one of the world's largest space-to-cloud analytics companies, launches its open source data lake that is accessible free of charge to all start-ups, research institutes and public agencies in Luxembourg. The initiative is co-funded by the Luxembourg Space Agency.
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Fit 4 Start goes into space

08-07-2019

For the first time since its launch in 2015, the acceleration programme for innovative companies managed by Luxinnovation offers tailor-made support to five start-ups active in the space sector. The selected companies will be able to access Earth observation data provided by the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) data centre.
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Luxembourg less expensive than nearby European centres

04-07-2019

Luxembourg ranks 84th on Mercer’s 2019 Cost of Living City Ranking, well behind European neighbours such as London (23rd), Paris (47th), Frankfurt (74th) or Brussels (77th).
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Discover Luxembourg with #GuideForOneDay

04-07-2019

Would you like to discover new aspects of Luxembourg with people sharing their passions and hidden gems? From 29 June to 15 September, volunteers are offering original guided tours to their favourite places under the initiative #GuideForOneDay.
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Stronger together

04-07-2019

Born from the desire of Luxembourg’s industry to develop skills in the field of composites, Composite Industry Luxembourg (CIL), hosted by Luxinnovation, responds to a need originating from companies in the materials sector. CIL aims to strengthen the development of new innovative concepts.
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Luxembourg to process big data for improved road safety

28-06-2019

In June 2019, the EU Data Task force launched “Data for Road Safety”. Luxembourg will manage, process and aggregate big data to be used for issuing safety-relevant traffic information to road users.
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Luxembourg has Europe’s most attractive research system

26-06-2019

Luxembourg’s overall innovation performance ranks 5th in the 2019 edition of the EU’s European Innovation Scoreboard. The country comes out on top in the sub-category Attractive research systems.
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Luxembourg at the heart of Japan Expo

26-06-2019

For two years, Japan Expo, the largest European meeting place for Japanese cultural enthusiasts, has been calling on a Luxembourg start-up to create and run the official stand of the event.
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Very convincing start-ups recognised at the Fintech Awards

24-06-2019

The 4th edition of the Fintech Awards recognised the Luxembourg start-up Tokeny, which uses blockchain to issue security tokens. Microinsurance, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence were also highlighted in a pitch competition which was impressive for its quality.
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Ujet-MTX: a connected collaboration

21-06-2019

Ujet has partnered with mobile solutions provider MTX Connect in order to give a new dimension to its electric scooters. Through this partnership, the scooters will soon have the same connectivity configuration everywhere, regardless of the geographical area in which they are located.
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Anote, music and new technologies

21-06-2019

The start-up ANote, which proposes to link financial markets and the music industry using blockchain, won the Luxinnovation special prize at the ICT Spring Pitch Your Startup competition in May.
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Luxembourg ranks 2nd in EU for digital connectivity

21-06-2019

According to the EU’s 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Luxembourg ranks among the top 3 EU countries in digital connectivity as well as in human resources.
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Thales Alenia Space to create a Digital Centre of Excellence in Luxembourg

19-06-2019

The Digital Centre of Excellence that Thales Alenia Space will set up in Luxembourg will focus on the development of highly innovative digital solutions for space telecommunications and observation products. A Letter of Intent with the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy was signed on 18 June 2019.
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Luxembourg supercomputer Meluxina will support digital transformation

17-06-2019

The future high performance computer (HPC) will be part of the European HPC network, EuroHPC.
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Euro-Composites will invest €160 million in Luxembourg

13-06-2019

Composite materials specialist Euro-Composites will invest €160 million in its Luxembourg site in Echternach. The investment programme is supported by the government, the town of Echternach and the state-owned bank Société nationale de crédit et d'investissement (SNCI).
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Luxembourg will host world-class high performance computer

07-06-2019

Luxembourg has been selected to host one of the high performance computers set up under the aegis of the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC). The Luxembourg supercomputer will primarily be used to meet business needs, in particular those of SMEs and start-ups.
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Luxembourg logistics solutions showcased at Transport Logistic fair

07-06-2019

Ideally located in-between several major European consumer markets, Luxembourg provides global companies with many strategic advantages for conducting their business in, from and to Europe. These advantages, as well as developments to further enhance the competitiveness of the country’s logistics solutions, were highlighted at the Transport Logistic fair in Munich on 4-7 June 2019.
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Luxembourg Space Agency publishes new space directory

05-06-2019

The 2019 Space Directory published by the Luxembourg Space Agency provides an up-to-date and in-depth picture of the space industry in Luxembourg today and invites potential partners from abroad to explore the rich potential for research and business relationships.
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House of Startups: one year and lots of projects in the pipeline

04-06-2019

Last June, the Chamber of Commerce opened the House of Startups. Spread over 5,000 m2 and five floors and occupied by four incubators and innovation hubs, it now hosts more than 100 start-ups.
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The smart, sustainable cities of the future

31-05-2019

According to the United Nations, 60% of the world’s population will live in cities in 2030. Developing smart and sustainable technologies in areas such as mobility, energy use and waste management is not an option but a necessity.
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Luxembourg 12th most competitive economy

29-05-2019

The IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2019 classifies Luxembourg as the 12th most competitive economy in the world. The country ranks particularly high in terms of economic performance.
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Luxembourg 7th most resilient economy

29-05-2019

Luxembourg ranks 7th in the recently published 2019 Global Resilience Index. In the sub-category of economic resilience, the country comes out 2nd among the 130 countries studied.
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Stimulating cleantech business from Scandinavia

29-05-2019

Developing the clean technologies sector is a priority in Luxembourg, and the country is keen to learn from the best. Luxinnovation has set up a partnership with Cleantech Scandinavia in order to attract companies and technologies from the Nordic countries that are among the world leaders in this field.
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G-Core Labs: A Luxembourg HQ for global expansion

28-05-2019

In 2014, G-Core Labs, a global cloud and edge leader in content delivery, hosting and security solutions for any business, decided to move its headquarters to Luxembourg. Attracted by the country’s outstanding IT infrastructure and excellent business climate, the company considers it as the perfect location for orchestrating its international expansion.
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ArcelorMittal and Ceratizit granted access to university supercomputer

28-05-2019

The University of Luxembourg has granted two Luxembourg-based businesses, ArcelorMittal and Ceratizit, access to its high performance computer (HPC). The companies will use the HPC capacities to perform numerical analyses and deploy advanced numerical models.
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Digitisation for the benefit of businesses and citizens

27-05-2019

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider teamed up this Friday to present political guidelines for both artificial intelligence and for the ongoing digitisation of priority economic sectors.
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Two Luxembourg co-productions awarded at Cannes Film Festival

25-05-2019

Luxembourg was well represented at this year's edition of the Cannes Film Festival with four films competing for awards. Two of them won prizes in the "Un certain regard" selection.
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Luxembourg will host the 2020 Cleantech Forum Europe

23-05-2019

Luxembourg has been selected to host the 2020 edition of the Cleantech Forum Europe, a major international event in the field of clean technologies. The forum will provide excellent opportunities for the exchange of ideas on the latest cleantech trends with leading stakeholders from all over Europe. It will also showcase Luxembourg’s most dynamic organisations and projects in the field.
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Luxembourg launches LSA Data Center to promote access to space data

22-05-2019

During the Space Forum 2019, Marc Serres, CEO of the Luxembourg Space Agency, announced the creation of the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) Data Center, to support businesses in Luxembourg with reliable, fast and intuitive access to data streams from the European Copernicus Earth Observation programme.
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Mission accomplished for Luxembourg at VivaTechnology

22-05-2019

With a 40 m2 national pavilion, Luxembourg attracted many entrepreneurs interested in the country's innovation ecosystem during the VivaTechnology exhibition, held in Paris from 16 to 18 May. The eight exhibiting Luxembourg start-ups present on the stand also received interesting visits.
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