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belvalThis year’s blast furnace party welcomed national and international artists whose performances mixed art and sciences. The adventurous could also enjoy a zip line ride at a height of 60 metres between the two blast furnaces.

Once a main centre of Luxembourg’s steel industry that dominated the country’s economy for decades, Belval has been transformed to a key location for research and innovation. It hosts the main campus of the University of Luxembourg as well as the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, the national innovation agency Luxinnovation, the Technoport incubator for innovative start-ups and several other organisations that play a key role in science and innovation. A perfect illustration of how Luxembourg is using the foundations of the past to build the society of tomorrow.

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Luxembourg is second most productive economy

17-04-2019

A recent study from the think tank The Conference Board ranks Luxembourg as the second most productive mature economy in the world.
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Goodyear and Luxembourg – partners in innovation

16-04-2019

The top management of global tyre company Goodyear was in Luxembourg on 12 April 2019 for the group’s Patent Dinner 2019. Luxinnovation’s CEO Sasha Baillie was invited to give a keynote speech on the long-standing and successful innovation partnership developed between one of the largest tyre companies in the world and the dynamic host country of its only innovation centre located outside the US.
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Organising the cross-border mobility of tomorrow

12-04-2019

The mobility of the future must be safe, environmentally friendly and flexible. It must also be simple, inexpensive and accessible to all in order to maintain and promote the development of the cross-border labour market. In this context, automation and intelligent transport systems play a central role. All possible ways of improving the flow of cross-border workers have to be taken into consideration. An interesting proposal developed by the TERMINAL project aims at setting up an automated electric shuttle bus between France and Germany.
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Goodyear to invest $36 million in Luxembourg factory

11-04-2019

Global tyre company Goodyear will invest $36 million in its production facilities in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg. The investment aims at increasing production of off-the-road tyres and improve processes.
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Autonomous cross-border mobility tested in Schengen

08-04-2019

Autonomous and connected driving opens up completely new perspectives for mobility of tomorrow. However, there are still hurdles to overcome, in particular for self-driving vehicles travelling in several different countries. On 3 April, top-level politicians, researchers and industry representatives gathered in Schengen to see the first live demos of autonomous cars using the digital cross-border testbed that links the three countries.
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