KOF Globalisation Index of the world's most global economiesPublished by ETH Zurich, the KOF Globalisation Index measures the economic, social and political dimensions of globalisation. Its latest edition covering 195 countries identifies Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium as the most globalised countries in the world. Luxembourg is in 20th place.

Most global economies

The sub-segment of the index focusing on economic globalisation comprises trade flows and financial flows. Luxembourg ranks 5th among the world’s most global economies, after Singapore, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland.

Social globalisation

The analysis of social globalisation takes into account personal contacts, information flows and cultural globalisation. Luxembourg comes out 1st in the world in this category, followed by Monaco, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Canada.

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$21 million for carbon negative construction


LEKO LAB's $21-million Series A funding is one of the most substantial capital raises in the sustainable building sector in Europe. CEO Remo Gerber speaks about how the company will impact the construction sector in the years to come.
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The best time to invest


A dynamic start-up hub requires entrepreneurs with great ideas – and investors willing to provide the means for these ideas to become a reality. A growing number of venture capitalists and business angels in Luxembourg are active on the local market and investing in promising start-ups that have the potential to make it big time in the future.
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A start-up ecosystem for acceleration and growth


With a fast-growing entrepreneurial community, Luxembourg is a rising star on the global start-up scene. Strategic investments in a favourable environment as well as a dynamic and open-minded business sector attract promising young companies from near and far.
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Daher and LIST to develop welding technology for aircraft substructure assembly


The French multinational Daher has established a large partnership with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) aimed at maturing and optimising a welding technology that enables the assembly of primary aircraft substructures produced with thermoplastic composites.
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Luxembourg – Portugal: Strengthening start-up relationships


The Portuguese and Luxembourg start-up ecosystems were in the spotlight on 11 May 2022 at an event organised in the context of the currently ongoing Luxembourg state visit to Portugal. As well as highlighting the strengths of both ecosystems, the event provided an opportunity to deepen cooperation links.
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