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Luxembourg's Automotive sector facing new challenges for 2018

02-03-2018

Luxembourg’s Automotive (Mobility) Sector is transforming rapidly to deal with the disruptive technological change and challenges that it is facing. Joost Ortjens, Head of Sector Development – Automot...
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SNCI injects over 95 million euro annually into the Luxembourg economy

02-03-2018

SNCI (Société Nationale de Crédit et d’Investissement) celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2017. The national bank is one of the pillars of the economic development of Luxembourg and a key partner for any local company that looks to expand and grow. We spoke with Emmanuel Baumann, who chairs the SNCI management committee.
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International Award for Technoport

26-02-2018

During the World Incubation Summit 2018, held in Toronto on 22. and 23. February, Technoport was awarded by UBI Global (the organizer of the event) in the category “Europe Top Challenger”....
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25 most promising cleantech start-ups set to make business more sustainable

22-02-2018

The best of the next generation clean technology and business innovations from the Nordics and Baltics have been selected by the international jury of Nordic Cleantech Open which in included Georges S...
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T Rowe Price establishing its head office in Luxembourg

19-02-2018

T Rowe Price, the $1tn US asset manager, has begun pivoting its European business away from London and towards Luxembourg, as investment companies start to put their Brexit contingency plans into acti...
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Luxembourg agreed to cooperate with Russia on space resources

15-02-2018

Luxembourg and Russia will cooperate on scientific research on space technologies and mining.
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Luxembourg ranked 12th in the EU cities of the future

14-02-2018

In February 2018 the magazine fDi Magazine, a division of the Financial Times group, published a new edition of its study measuring the attractiveness of European cities and regions for foreign invest...
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Pitch Your Startup competition offers double the prize money

14-02-2018

Pitch your startup (PSYU) is a startup competition taking place during the annual ICTSpring Europe Conference in Luxembourg. Call for startups is open at the moment and you can send in your applicatio...
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Luxembourg economy expected to grow 4.5%

09-02-2018

The national statistics office Statec published a mid-term outlook predicting that the Luxembourg economy will benefit from ‘balanced and sustained expansion’ over the next years. A growth...
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Europeans largely dominate in Global Competitiveness Index

09-02-2018

 Global Talent Competitiveness Index The international business school INSEAD recently published the latest edition of its Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) produced in partnership with the A...
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Luxembourg's healthcare system is number one

09-02-2018

Legatum Prosperity Index According to the latest figures published in the “Legatum Prosperity Index” report of the Legatum Institute, Luxembourg’s healthcare system remains the best in the world...
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Luxembourg ranked 5th in the EU 2018 Index of economic freedom

09-02-2018

Economic freedom index 2018 Luxembourg’s economic freedom score is 76.4, making its economy the 14th freest in the 2018 Index. Its overall score has increased by 0.5 point, with improvements in scores...
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The promotion of Luxembourg takes flight in a new animated film

07-02-2018

The new promotional short film of Luxembourg previewed on 6 February 2018 at the Starlight cinema of the National Audiovisual Centre in Dudelange. Directed by Laurent Witz, it showcases the country in...
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Investment Plan for Europe: COSME agreement signed for SMEs in Luxembourg

06-02-2018

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Mutualité de Cautionnement (MC) have signed a COSME agreement in Luxembourg that will allow MC to provide guarantees supporting more than €20 million of loans to...
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Cleantech business in Luxembourg and strategy for the future

02-02-2018

Georges Schaaf Head of Sector Development – Cleantech & Manufacturing Industry is fresh from attending the 16th Cleantech Forum in San Francisco 2018. We took this opportunity at the beginning of ...
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Logistics.public.lu: launch of new information portal for logistics and international trade

02-02-2018

The Luxembourg government has launched a new information website for companies in the logistics and international trade sector which aims to centralise in one single location, information on the custo...
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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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Dudelange Innovation Hub is Opening for Business

01-02-2018

At the dawn of 2018, we spoke to the Mayor of Dudelange, Dan Biancalana, and to the Engineer for Dudelange City, Nic Krumlovsky, about the “Dudelange Innovation Hub” (Innovation Hub Diddeleng) p...
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14 Luxembourg start-ups nominated for StartUp Europe Awards

29-01-2018

Just announced! 14 Luxembourg start-ups in a variety of categories have been chosen for the StartUp Europe Awards 2017 by Startupgrind  Luxembourg in cooperation with Luxinnovation and Silicon Luxembo...
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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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