Facilitating data exchange for innovation

16-10-2020

Data is one of the most precious assets in today’s information society. In a keynote address given at the final of the EU Datathon competition on 15 October 2020, Luxinnovation’s CEO Sasha Baillie spoke about the enormous value that can be derived from data and the need for establishing accessible, high-quality, secure data exchange platforms.
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New Fit 4 Start graduates and participants announced

15-10-2020

Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot and Sasha Baillie, CEO of the national innovation agency Luxinnovation, announced on 15 October the names of the 20 start-ups that have been selected for participation in the 10th edition of Fit 4 Start. The minister also summarised the results of the programme, 5 years after its launch.
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Luxembourg among the first signatories of the Artemis Accords

14-10-2020

Luxembourg became a founding member of the Artemis Accords when Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot signed the Accords on behalf of the country. The objectives of the NASA-led programme include sending the first woman and next man to the surface of the Moon in 2024.
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New Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office opens in Casablanca

06-10-2020

The international network of Luxembourg Trade & Investment Offices (LTIOs) has been extended with a new office in Casablanca, Morocco. The LTIO will support Luxembourg companies with doing business in North Africa and help foreign companies interested in developing their activities in Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg has the world's 5th fastest internet

06-10-2020

According to research designed and compiled by Cable.co.uk, Luxembourg has the world's 5th fastest internet. The mean download speed exceeds the global average by close to 500%.
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Luxembourg among the world's most innovative economies

06-10-2020

Luxembourg ranks the 18th most innovative economy in the world in the 2020 edition of the Global Innovation Index. The country stands out for its ICT access, venture capital deals, knowledge-intensive employment and online creativity.
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Luxembourg top-ranked financial centre in the EU

05-10-2020

The Luxembourg financial centre is ranked number 1 in the European Union, and number 12 in the world, in the new edition of "The Global Financial Centres Index 28".
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Finding business partners for the European market

01-10-2020

Over 30 international start-ups recently participated in ICT Spring, one of Luxembourg’s largest tech events, with support from the international network of Luxembourg Trade & Invest. A great opportunity to meet new customers and partners and enter into the European market.
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Luxembourg acquires petascale high performance computer

30-09-2020

On 29 September 2020, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot announced the acquisition of Luxembourg's high performance computer (HPC). Named MeluXina, it will become part of the European HPC network.
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A Night of Culture in the air

29-09-2020

On 18 September 2020, Esch-sur-Alzette - Luxembourg's second largest city - became one big playground as it celebrated the Night of Culture. Shows, music, dance and other performances had air as their common theme.
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LIST: Towards greener hydrogen

18-09-2020

In partnership with the French company 3D-Oxides, the Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology (LIST) is working on a research project designed to make hydrogen production easier, cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
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A governance solution for finance and space

16-09-2020

Irish start-up Modus3 has chosen Luxembourg as its basis for developing and commercialising its enterprise governance platform. Working with an innovative combination of fintech, regtech and space technology, the company is impressed with the hands-on support provided to young businesses coming to Luxembourg.
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10 key technologies shaping the post COVID-19 economy

16-09-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our ways of living, working, consuming and travelling, and has had a huge impact on companies’ and consumers’ use of technology. Luxinnovation lists 10 key technologies that will play a crucial role in the economy over the months and years to come.
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Luxembourg: maintained AAA rating and stable economic outlook

07-09-2020

Two credit rating agencies, Fitch and DBRS Morningstar, confirmed Luxembourg's AAA rating on 4 September 2020. The two agencies also estimate that the country has the capacity needed to face the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New information for international companies

04-09-2020

Two new sections on the Luxembourg Trade & Invest website expand the information available and go into more detail about the advantages of doing business in Luxembourg and the support available to companies interested in the Grand Duchy.
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Launch of first high-performance microsatellite of its kind produced and assembled in Luxembourg

03-09-2020

The ESAIL microsatellite for tracking ships worldwide was launched on 2 September 2020. ESAIL is the first satellite of its kind produced and assembled in Luxembourg by LuxSpace, involving a large number of European small and medium-sized enterprises.
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University of Luxembourg among the 250 best in the world

03-09-2020

The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021 once again ranks the University of Luxembourg in the position 201-250 among the top 1,527 universities worldwide.
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Calculating cyber risk: A Luxembourg start-up at the forefront

02-09-2020

As companies’ use of digital technologies increases, so do the associated risks. American start-up Cyberhedge has come to Luxembourg to develop a method for calculating how cyber risk impacts business value, which it hopes will soon become an international standard.
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Visit Luxembourg the virtual way

01-09-2020

Are you longing to be able to travel to new places once again? Why not take a virtual tour to Luxembourg and discover a beautiful and interesting country.
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Business strategies: Capitalising on post-pandemic market trends

27-08-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to have a profound impact on business strategies. Luxinnovation predicts that changes in consumption patterns, the emergence of new forms of entertainment and tourism, the increased importance of remote working and new forms of innovation spurred by the crisis will lead to new business models and opportunities.
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Fit 4 Start goes fully digital

21-08-2020

After having been postponed in spring due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Luxembourg flagship accelerator programme is back with an autumn edition that will combine a digital selection process with face-to-face coaching.
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Becoming resilient in the face of future crises

19-08-2020

Although COVID-19 is far from the first economic crisis to impact our society, its depth and breadth has brought the issue of resilience and being prepared high in the public conscience. Sara Bouchon, Head of Market Intelligence at Luxinnovation, and Mohamed Toumi, Market Intelligence Analyst, speak about resilience as one of the main market trends that will impact the economy in the years to come.
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Rebuilding the economy for a sustainable future

13-08-2020

Sustainability is one of the major market trends identified by Luxinnovation that will shape the post COVID-19 economy. Head of Market Intelligence Sara Bouchon speaks about how the increased awareness of sustainability issues brought by the coronavirus crisis will influence both policy makers’ choices and consumers’ preferences in the next few years.
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How digitalisation will drive growth and transform society

12-08-2020

Digitalisation is one of the four megatrends identified by Luxinnovation that will radically transform business and society after the COVID-19 crisis. Market Intelligence Analyst Mohamed Toumi provides insights into how companies will need to transform their activity in the coming years to retain a competitive edge.
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Luxembourg will host European space resources innovation centre

11-08-2020

A cooperation agreement was signed between the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) aimed at creating a European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESRIC) in Luxembourg by the end of 2020.
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Luxembourg Space Directory 2020 is out!

28-07-2020

  Who is doing what in Luxembourg’s expanding space sector? The space industry in Luxembourg now counts more than 60 companies and research labs, with about 840 people employed directly. Downlo...
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Managing the Data Flood to Prevent Flooding

28-07-2020

Interview from Luxembourg Space Agency: RSS-Hydro CEO, Guy Schumann on his company’s work to predict and map flooding around the globe. Where did you get the idea to create RSS-Hydro? I am a researc...
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Frontier Development Lab (FDL) – an artificial intelligence research accelerator for space science – has kicked off its 2020 program

27-07-2020

The Luxembourg Space Agency partners with FDL for the 4th consecutive year. The teams, comprised of early-career PhDs in AI and interdisciplinary science domains, are supported by subject matter exper...
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Luxembourg passport 4th best in the world

27-07-2020

Luxembourg passport holders are among those that have the most freedom to travel in the world. They can access 188 different countries without having to apply for a visa in advance.
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Luxembourg 3rd best city for expats

22-07-2020

Luxembourg City ranks 3rd in the world among the most attractive locations for expatriates. The ranking focuses on financial aspects and lifestyle.
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