The advantages of Luxembourg

Luxembourg is the safest city in the worldLuxembourg named the safest city in the world

In addition to its top ranking for personal safety, the capital overall ranks as the 18th best city in the world to live in.

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Luxembourg less expensive than nearby European centres

Luxembourg ranks 84th on Mercer’s 2019 Cost of Living City Ranking, well behind European neighbours such as London (23rd), Paris (47th), Frankfurt (74th) or Brussels (77th).

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Luxembourg is second most productive economy

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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Innovative projects

Cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected drivingDiscover the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving

Extending 215 km across France, Germany and Luxembourg, the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving is a pioneering partnership between three neighbouring countries. This video presents the opportunities offered to industry and academia to test innovative mobility solutions on public roads with several border crossings on the same day.

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Spire and Luxembourg Space Agency launch data lake for space analytics

As of 10 July 2019, Luxembourg is home to one of the world’s largest data lakes for space data analytics. Spire Global, one of the world’s largest space-to-cloud analytics companies, launches its open source data lake that is accessible free of charge to all start-ups, research institutes and public agencies in Luxembourg. The initiative is co-funded by the Luxembourg Space Agency.

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Successful companies

Inauguration of APATEQ water treatment plant, Mörbylånga, SwedenLuxembourg technology powers unique water treatment plant in Sweden

Facing a lack of drinking water, the Swedish municipality of Mörbylånga has invested in a pioneering water treatment plant. The plant’s ability to treat different streams of water, including pre-treated industrial water, is made possibly by technology provided by Luxembourg cleantech innovator APATEQ.

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LuxAI: a healthtech start-up going global

The international expansion of LuxAI is taking off. The company is building its global distribution and sales network and looking for investors that will help make its social QTrobot, which teaches social and communication skills to autistic children, available across the world.

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Economic mission to South Korea

South Korean start-ups to Luxembourg: Paving the way

A seminar organised in Seoul on 17 July 2019 provided 100 representatives of Korean companies with information about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. 8 Korean start-ups presented their projects to the Luxembourg delegation, and Luxinnovation and its Korean counterpart, KISED, signed an MoU for further collaboration.

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The Luxembourg space sector highlighted at Korea Space Forum

On 18 July 2019, during the last day of the economic mission to Korea, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider presented the Luxembourg space sector at the Korea Space Forum. The minister highlighted Luxembourg’s key role in promoting the private space economy and the country’s willingness to exchange with others.

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Luxembourg: Trusted data hub

Luxembourg is a centre of excellence for the management, analysis and highly secure hosting of data. It also stands out for its distribution capacities of digital content. The advantages for companies looking for a European base were presented in a seminar in Seoul on 16 July 2019 in the context of Luxembourg’s economic mission to South Korea.

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Life in Luxembourg

Make Koler kooler mural, Kahler, LuxembourgDiscover Luxembourg with #GuideForOneDay

Would you like to discover new aspects of Luxembourg with people sharing their passions and hidden gems? From 29 June to 15 September, volunteers are offering original guided tours to their favourite places under the initiative #GuideForOneDay.

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Relay for Life 2019

On 23 and 24 March, 13,000 runners and walkers participated in Relay for Life to be part of the fight against cancer. This yearly event is organised by Luxembourg’s Cancer Foundation and aims at supporting cancer prevention and research, and expressing solidarity with those suffering from the disease.

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New healthtech business developer joins Luxinnovation


The international business development team at national innovation agency Luxinnovation informs and guides international companies considering Luxembourg as a potential location for their European offices. On 1 March 2023, Régis Ciré joined the team and took on the role of supporting healthtech businesses.
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How to succeed with your expansion into Europe: the experts’ top tips


Some success factors for international companies wanting to expand into the European market are quite obvious: having the right product/market fit and an offering that suits the culture and behaviour of European customers and finding the right business partners, for example. Others are less evident, but can be at least as important. We put together 9 key points from Luxembourg-based experts with decades of experience of advising international businesses about their entry to Europe.
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Fortress, history, identity


Art and history lovers can find their heart’s desire in Luxembourg City by walking along the so-called MuseumSmile, which is home to no less than seven museums.
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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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2023 Business Partnership Facility call for projects open


The 2023 Business Partnership Facility (BPF) is now open for project submissions. The BPF serves as a catalyst for sustainable development and private-sector engagement in developing countries. Companies in Luxembourg and across Europe can apply for project funding until 30 April 2023. Luxinnovation can guide Luxembourg businesses in their application process.
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