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Japanese ADI insurer announces new subsidiary in Luxembourg

02-11-2017

Japanese insurer Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance (ADI) has announced it will move one of its subsidiaries from London to Luxembourg following the Brexit vote. ADI, which is part of MS&AD Insurance Grou...
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NEW PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT AND FINANCIAL HUB KOREA

02-11-2017

Luxembourg for Finance and its Korean counterparts aim to work together to develop exchanges in the area of financial services between the two countries. LFF’s CEO, Nicolas Mackel, stated that Luxembo...
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Francine Closener presents a new competitiveness scoreboard

31-10-2017

At a press conference held on October 30, 2017, the Secretary of State for the Economy, Francine Closener, presented the 2017 edition of the Competitiveness Report, prepared by the Observatoire de la ...
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Luxembourg signs renewable energy agreement with Lithuania

31-10-2017

Luxembourg signed a statistical transfer agreement with Lithuania on the 26th of October that will help the Grand-Duchy achieve its national renewable energy objectives for 2020.
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Constructing buildings with re-useable components

30-10-2017

The Institute for Civil Engineering and Environment (INCEEN) at the University of Luxembourg has signed a "memorandum of understanding" with the Suisse Federal Laboratories of Materials Science and Technology (Empa) of the domain of ETH Zürich to collaborate on research on energy efficiency in the construction sector.
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ABBL releases FinTech Map of Luxembourg

27-10-2017

The Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL) is delighted to release the FinTech Map of Luxembourg.
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Launch of the Forestry and Climate Change Fund

26-10-2017

On 20 October 2017, the Luxembourg Ministries of Finance and Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, together with the BCEE, BIL and Foyer have launched the Forestry and Climate Change Fund (FCCF).
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Number of Luxembourg entrepreneurs above the European average

25-10-2017

Luxembourg’s entrepreneurs — people running their own business for three months to 42 months — made up 9.2% of the working population last year, Statec, the country’s statistic...
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Industry 4.0 HPC and Big Data

25-10-2017

A seminar on Industry 4.0, HPC and Big Data was held at the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce hosted by the Ministry of the Economy, Fedil and Luxinnovation on October 19, 2017.  A number of speakers off...
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Expat Insider 2017: Luxembourg is still the most politically stable country in the world

25-10-2017

The expat network Internations has just published its figures in its ‘Expat Insider 2017’ report, based on responses from 12,500 persons polled in 65 countries. Luxembourg is in 14th place...
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Fitch confirmes Luxembourg's AAA rating

25-10-2017

On 13 October 2016, rating agency Fitch Ratings confirmed the ‘AAA’ rating for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with a ‘stable’ outlook. The favourable situation of LuxembourgR...
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LUXEMBOURG IS SECOND MOST GENEROUS AID DONOR

25-10-2017

Already one of the most generous providers of aid, Luxembourg has strengthened its development profile in recent years. It could build on this by setting out a clear vision for the future that factors...
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US and Luxembourg frame laws for new space race

24-10-2017

Luxembourg became the first European country that officially allows space resources to be “appropriated” by commercial groups based in the country.
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APATEQ wins Green Technology Award for multi-purpose water treatment system “WaterPaq”

23-10-2017

Clean-tech innovator APATEQ has been awarded with the Green Technology Award at the Luxembourg Green Innovation Summit 2017.
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LUXEMBOURG AND JAPAN STRENGTHEN COOPERATION IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AND HEALTH

23-10-2017

A Luxembourg delegation accompanied Minister of Health Lydia Mutsch on a three-day official trip to Japan in early October to strengthen and promote scientific cooperation between the two countries.
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CALL FOR 8 LUX STARTUPS AT CES IN LAS VEGAS

20-10-2017

Luxembourg firms will be officially showcased in the flagship destination for startups at the “Consumer Electronics Show” in Las Vegas.
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Five Luxembourg companies are highlighted in the 2017 edition of the report “London Stock Exchange Group’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Europe”

16-10-2017

Five Luxembourg companies are highlighted in the 2017 edition of the report “London Stock Exchange Group’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Europe”. The report focuses on private companies with a revenue of...
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Happen Magazine

16-10-2017

Watch out for Luxinnovation’s new magazine – Happen – promoting Luxembourg as a prime business destination for foreign investors and entrepreneurs. The annual magazine will highlight the technological...
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Ujet unveiled a new generation of electric scooters

16-10-2017

On October 3, 2017, technology start-up Ujet unveiled a new generation of electric scooters that will be produced in its own factory in Luxembourg. In the presence of Étienne Schneider, Deputy Prime M...
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Economic mission to Japan

16-10-2017

Japan is one of the most important business destinations. In spring 2017, Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, paid a visit exclusively dedicated to the s...
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Bertrand Piccard: "Clean growth is always better than the polluted status quo"

13-10-2017

Energy transition and sustainable growth were at the heart of the speech given by Swiss entrepreneur Bertrand Piccard, one of the key speakers of the recent international “Life Cycle Management&...
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Luxembourg AutoMobility Cluster - For a mobility that is connected, automated and green

13-10-2017

While the issue of mobility is now a hot-button topic both politically and at a grassroots level, the Luxembourg AutoMobility Cluster, managed by Luxinnovation reflects the will to develop this worthy...
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Luxembourg becomes first country to seal participation contract in Expo 2020 Dubai

13-10-2017

As part of the visit, Maggy Nagel, General Commissioner of the Luxembourg Pavilion and President of the Board of Management of Luxembourg @ Expo 2020 Dubai, and Najeeb Al-Ali, Executive Director, Duba...
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Inauguration of Luxembourg's new Cybersecurity Competence Center (C3)

13-10-2017

On Thursday 12 October 2017, Luxembourg’s Secretary of State for Economy, Francine Closener, participated in the official opening of the C3, the national competence centre in cybersecurity. This...
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International cooperation Cross-border automatic driving

13-10-2017

Autonomous cars are the future, at least in part. Forty years after a Japanese laboratory successfully tested a driverless car (at 30 km/h on a dedicated circuit), technological advances have now made it possible to envisage such vehicles becoming a part of everyday traffic
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RAK Porcelain announces €7.5m Investment Project

13-10-2017

On the last day of the trade mission to the United Arab Emirates chaired by HRH the Hereditary Grand Duke, accompanied by HRH the Hereditary Grand Duchess and headed by Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime...
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Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux announce codeshare partnership

12-10-2017

Earlier this year Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo announced the start of a strategic operational partnership with the two carriers working closely on a number of operational areas including bl...
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Luxembourg and the United Arab Emirates to cooperate on space activities

11-10-2017

Considering their common interest in the exploration, use and application of space for peaceful purposes, Luxembourg and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) jointly agreed on the opportunity to cooperate on space activities.
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New space activities in the Grand Duchy

29-09-2017

The Ministry of the Economy and Sweden-based GomSpace Group AB signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for their cooperation to develop, through a company to be created in the Grand Duchy and 100% owned by GomSpace, several activities focused on operations of constellations of nanosatellites and supporting GomSpace customers in data processing and delivery.
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Luxembourg has won one place in the global competitiveness report

27-09-2017

The grand duchy ranked 19th out of 137 territories in the Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018, produced by the World Economic Forum, a major Swiss research institute. Locally the WEF worked with t...
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