SchueberfouerFounded in 1340 by John the Blind, Count of Luxembourg and Kind of Bohemia, originally as a cattle market, the Schueberfouer is one of the Luxembourg events that definitely cannot be missed. Today the largest fun fair in Luxembourg and the surrounding Greater Region, this year’s edition hosted 180 different rides and games, 15 restaurants, 53 food and confectionary stands and 70 street vendors at what is usually one of the city’s main parking lots. In addition to the festive atmosphere and adrenaline-inducing attractions, the Schueberfouer is the ideal opportunity to try out some local gastronomy such as the typical Luxembourgish potato cakes called Gromperekichelcher or the somewhat scary-looking but delicious baked fish. Washed down with a local beer or a glass of dry Moselle wine, of course.

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Franz Fayot and Sasha Baillie present the 2022 Annual Report of Luxinnovation


On 24 April 2023, Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot and Sasha Baillie, CEO of Luxinnovation, presented the 2022 annual report of the national innovation agency. Hosted by SolarCleano, a company that has benefitted from Luxinnovation’s support, the presentation focused on key actions undertaken during the first year of implementation of Luxinnovation’s 2022-2025 strategy.
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Fit 4 Innovation - Health Tech Market programme now open


Luxembourg companies seeking to launch new and innovative digital medical devices on the European market can benefit from external support in developing their regulatory roadmap for obtaining the CE marking label. Applications for the Fit 4 Innovation - Health Tech Market programme can be submitted at any time beginning 1 March 2023.
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Luxembourg’s AAA credit rating affirmed by Fitch and Scope


Luxembourg retained its AAA rating with a stable outlook in the most recent Fitch and Scope ratings. Both credit rating agencies based their conclusions on Luxembourg’s high economic resilience, good governance indices, and robust public finances. Key takeaways from the rating agencies’ evaluation are detailed below.
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Close to €1bn in state aid to businesses in five years


In about five years, the Luxembourg Ministry of Economy has granted businesses €906m in various state aid measures, focused notably on R&D, innovation and environmental protection. The support provided resulted in investments totalling €1.5bn in Luxembourg. A majority of the co-funded companies were informed by Luxinnovation in their application process.
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Luxembourg cooperation with Japan External Trade Organisation


National innovation agency Luxinnovation has signed a memorandum of cooperation with JETRO, the Japan External Trade Organisation, in order to support innovative Japanese companies looking to open offices in Luxembourg.
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