Luxembourg passport the best in the world

14-05-2019

For the second consecutive year, the Luxembourg passport has been listed as the best in the world by the Nomad Passport Index.
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United States and Luxembourg sign memorandum on space co-operation

10-05-2019

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the United States of America signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will serve to catalyze and significantly deepen cooperation between the two countries in ...
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Anisoprint: Luxembourg an ideal EU base

07-05-2019

When Russian start-up Anisoprint decided in 2018 to bring its pioneering 3D printing technology for composite materials to the European market, Luxembourg quickly stood out as the ideal EU base. One year later, the company is in the process of moving its headquarters as well as most of its staff here. Convinced by the country’s start-up friendly environment and excellent support network, Anisoprint is also counting on a strategic research partnership to meet the requirements of large industrial clients.
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Luxembourg most "open for business"

02-05-2019

Luxembourg is ranked as the most open country for business in the world in the 2019 Best Countries study by U.S. News & World Report. The country is also considered as the third best country to headquarter a corporation.
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Newsletter April 2019: Minister of Finance Visit | Global Venture Summit | Ripple Research with Uni.lu | Autonomous Driving Crossborder Testbed | SES Constellation in MEO

01-05-2019

Welcome to Crossroads Luxembourg – Great to have you! We had an exciting month starting with the visit of Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna to the Bay Area and new partnerships with Ripple...
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Eight Luxembourg start-ups selected for VivaTech 2019

30-04-2019

For the second consecutive year, Luxembourg’s start-up ecosystem will be present at the international technology fair VivaTech. Eight start-ups have been invited to exhibit at the Luxembourg pavilion organised by the Chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of the Economy and Luxinnovation.
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Book of Condolence for HRH Grand-Duke Jean at the Luxembourg Consulate General in San Francisco

29-04-2019

Following the sad passing of His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean, the Consulate General of Luxembourg in San Francisco wishes to advise that a Book of Condolence will be opened at the Consulate General...
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Passing of H.R.H. Grand Duke Jean

25-04-2019

It is with great sadness that the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office shares the news of the passing of His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the age of 98. As Head of ...
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Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna visit to Silicon Valley

25-04-2019

Luxembourg’s Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna and a high-level delegation of Luxembourg’s Fintech, Finance and Investment Fund ecosystems came to the Bay Area early April to explore new tec...
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Parkpine Capital holds Global Venture Summit in Luxembourg

25-04-2019

The LHoFT Foundation (Luxembourg House of Fintech) and Silicon Valley based VC Parkpine Capital, have signed a deal in San Francisco to hold the Global Venture Summit (GVS) for the first time in Europ...
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Space focused Exchange Traded Fund launched in US

25-04-2019

A space-focused ETF has been launched to offer retail investors the opportunity to invest in the space economy. The Procure Space ETF invests in the S-Network Space Index, whose 30 constituent stocks ...
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University of Luxembourg works with Ripple on micropayments system

24-04-2019

“There’s currently no cost effective, practical way for people to pay per second to listen to music, access quality journalism or watch a film. But micropayments will allow us to pay as we con...
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4 additional O3b satellites complete SES’s first-generation MEO constellation

24-04-2019

Four additional O3b satellites roared into space on April 4,  completing SES’s first-generation MEO (Medium Earth Orbit) constellation. Launched by Arianespace, the constellation has positively imp...
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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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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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Fit 4 Start #8 is well and truly underway

05-04-2019

The names of the 10 start-ups that will participate in the 8th edition of Fit 4 Start are now known. 50 entrepreneurs from all over the world came to promote their project during Pitching and Graduation Day, which took place on Thursday 28 March at Kinepolis in Kirchberg.
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Luxembourg named the safest city in the world

04-04-2019

In addition to its top ranking for personal safety, the country overall ranks as the 18th best city in the world to live in.
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Luxembourg among top 10 European countries for 5G readiness

04-04-2019

The country ranks 1st in the Country Profile category due to the government’s commitment to promoting ICT. It is also highly ranked for its regulations and policies needed to implement 5G networks.
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Luxembourg diplomatic and consular network facilitates international investments and trade

04-04-2019

Luxembourg benefits from a broad network of representatives worldwide that can support you in doing business from, and with, Luxembourg. Paul Schmit, Ambassador-at-large for Economic Diplomacy, gives an overview of the country’s extensive diplomatic and consular network.
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Luxembourg ranks 11th in the world for cybersecurity

04-04-2019

This top-level ranking of Luxembourg's cybersecurity standards clearly shows the positive effects of national policy efforts, the implementation of concrete tools and the expertise of leading research centres.
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NewSpace Europe 2019 - Save the Date

23-03-2019

NewSpace Europe 2019 takes place on 13-14 November in Luxembourg City, at the European Convention Center Luxembourg (ECCL) in Kirchberg. Themed “Driving Momentum”, the major topics this year are c...
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New cooperation between Goodyear and University of Luxembourg

22-03-2019

This research project addresses the advantages of using near-field based automotive systems in applications where currently prevailing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) based systems cannot functi...
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SPARC Industries: Rocket Science in Luxembourg

21-03-2019

SPARC is a Luxembourg-based start-up, developing plasma propulsion systems and simulation software for the space industry. Just two months after the company celebrated its first full year in business,...
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Luxembourg Notary Blockchain Kickoff – A first in Europe

19-03-2019

Luxembourg has implemented a notary system based on blockchain in view to demonstrate the benefits of this new technology. The system allows registering any kind of document, ensuring its integrity ov...
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Composites at the heart of industrial transformation

19-03-2019

The JECWorld 2019 exhibition, which was held in Paris from 12 to 14 March, was a great showcase for this subject, with more than 1,300 exhibitors from all over the world. Among them was a Luxembourg delegation that proudly displayed the country's colours on the national pavilion, organised by the Ministry of the Economy.
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PITCH YOUR STARTUP - Last Days to Apply

18-03-2019

The 5th edition of Pitch Your Startup will be held in Luxembourg during ICT Spring summit on May 21, 2019. Whether you are a local or international startup get the chance to win your piece of the €...
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University of Luxembourg International Summer School 2019

17-03-2019

The 3rd edition of the University of Luxembourg International Summer School (ULISS) will take place from 8 July to 26 July 2019. This year’s edition of ULISS provides language classes (French or Ger...
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Luxembourg’s Financial Regulator Takes Another Step to Advance AI Adoption

15-03-2019

For some time now, financial firms have been looking at how they can use AI to improve their processes, automate rote functions, and create efficiencies in their operating models. But the industry sti...
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