[Blog post] Digital buzz: Dance like a butterfly, swim like a robot

07-03-2019

When the subject of robotics arises, we tend to think of factory assembly lines, lunar buggies and The Terminator. However, the many international missions and contacts of Luxinnovation’s business developer for the digital economy, David Foy, show that robots are playing an increasingly important role across all sectors. In this blog post, David outlines the latest trends.
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A Luxembourg start-up makes German neighbourhoods mobile

05-03-2019

Luxembourg start-up Examotive has designed an innovative and flexible car sharing solution that is quick and easy to use. One year after its commercial launch, the company successfully operates a fleet of 430 cars in Germany and uses Luxembourg as its base for further expansion into other European markets.
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Setting the scene for digital success

05-03-2019

Luxembourg is at the centre of the data-driven economy. Firmly committed to provide an environment where companies can thrive under this new paradigm, the country offers a finely balanced mix of elements to ensure success and security.
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Eradicating malware, 24/7

05-03-2019

ODIX CDR (Content Disarm and Reconstruction) security software is the next generation anti-malware technology presented today as the most powerful. Whether the threat is a familiar attacker or not even yet detected, this protection platform sanitises files based on advanced True Content Disarm & Reconstruction technology.
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Supercomputing for industry

05-03-2019

Luxembourg, a forerunner in High Performance Computing (HPC), paves the way for a world-class computing environment, in close alignment with the EU.
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University of Luxembourg plays central role in major EU cybersecurity initiative

04-03-2019

The University of Luxembourg is the only organisation in Europe participating in three of the four Cybersecurity Competence Networks launched by the European Commission last week, a strong mark of recognition for its expertise in this field.
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"A destination for space business and scientific research"

04-03-2019

The Financial Times have published a special report on Luxembourg, outlining the country's ambition to focus on niches for sustainable growth and to think new in order to host its rapidly increasing population.
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Mercer ranks Luxembourg safest city in the world

01-03-2019

Mercer composed a separate “personal safety” ranking, examining internal stability, crime levels, law enforcement, limitations on personal freedom and freedom of the press.“Personal safety is th...
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Luxembourg ranks high in 2019 Index of Economic Freedom

26-02-2019

Luxembourg ranks 9th in Europe and 17th in the world in the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom published by the Heritage Foundation. The country ranks particularly high for fiscal health, investment freedom, trade freedom and government integrity.
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Call for Startups: Apply for free booth at ICT Spring Europe

25-02-2019

Be part of ICT Spring Europe (May 21-22, 2019 in Luxembourg City) – Luxembourg’s premier conference on FINTECH, DIGITAL, SPACE and AI. As an influential voice in the worldwide Tech c...
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Luxembourg 9th most liveable city for European expats

25-02-2019

The ranking take into account criteria such as accommodation, infrastructure, personal security and health services.
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LAB - Luxembourg Acceleration Bootcamp

22-02-2019

Save the date May 20–24, 2019 : A total immersion week for mature startups to accelerate their expansion to the European market. Monday, May 20 Morning session: Raising funds in Luxembourg, a ha...
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Luxembourg licenses 80 new financial services companies in 2018

22-02-2019

Luxembourg has once again ranked among the top three EU financial centers in 2018 , having consolidated and strengthened its role as the go-to hub for financial institutions operating on a cross-borde...
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Pitch Your Start-up: €100,000 in prize money to boost your business

22-02-2019

The 5th edition of Pitch Your Start-up will take place on 21 May 2019. Local and international start-ups can already apply online to try to win the €100,000 prize. Participation is free of charge.
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The University of Luxembourg launches interdisciplinary Space Master

18-02-2019

In September 2019, the University of Luxembourg will launch a two-year interdisciplinary Space Master programme. The aim of the programme is to generate a talent pool of highly skilled engineers and innovative entrepreneurs who will be able to create and manage leading commercial space enterprises.
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Luxembourg passed law permitting Distributed Ledger Technology in financial services

15-02-2019

On 14 February 2019, the Luxembourg parliament passed a law permitting Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) for the circulation of securities, facilitating the use of blockchain technology in financial...
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Luxembourg returns to Vivatech

04-02-2019

For the second consecutive year, Luxembourg’s start-up ecosystem will be represented at the international trade fair in Paris dedicated to new technologies which takes place in 100 days. This time, the country will have an even bigger pavilion and further highlight its assets.
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Supportive policies boost entrepreneurship in Luxembourg

31-01-2019

Infrastructure and governmental policies are the main strengths of Luxembourg’s system of entrepreneurship, according to both experts and the overall population. The country also has the highest proportion of innovative start-ups in Europe.
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Industry is not dead

31-01-2019

For the Chairman of the business federation FEDIL — the Voice of Luxembourg’s Industry, Industry 4.0 is just another chapter in the process of evolution and development of a sector that remains strong and has a capacity to respond to political or technological shocks.
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Building the smart factories of tomorrow

31-01-2019

Read how some of Luxembourg’s leading manufacturing companies are introducing and leveraging Industry 4.0 today.
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Towards data-driven, high-value manufacturing solutions

31-01-2019

In a data-driven economy, data is a key resource and enabler of innovation. Luxembourg offers an excellent infrastructure and the optimal environment for companies aiming to ride the digital wave and successfully implement Industry 4.0 to retain a competitive edge on the world market.
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Luxembourg sets up first European partnership on artificial intelligence with NVIDIA

31-01-2019

The Luxembourg government, the country’s scientific community and NVIDIA will create a joint research laboratory for artificial intelligence (AI). Focusing on using AI and high performance computing to search for solutions to major societal challenges, the collaboration will also be successively opened to industrial companies and start-ups.
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Luxembourg first country to make public transport free of charge

29-01-2019

From March 2020 onwards, anyone will be able to use public transport in Luxembourg for free. Similar initiatives to abolish transport fares already exist elsewhere in other cities, but this is the first time public transport will become completely free of charge throughout a whole country.
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LuxAI receives 2019 CES Innovation Award

29-01-2019

Intensive early-age education and training of autistic children, to enhance their ability to communicate and interact with others, can radically improve these children’s lives. However, a major obstacle is the lack of specialised teachers and adequate therapies to respond to this vital need. LuxAI has developed QTrobot to help overcome this challenge.
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Luxembourg is the 4th most globalised economy

24-01-2019

The country also ranks high in social globalisation in the index of globalisation recently published by ETH Zürich.
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Luxembourg top ranked for global talent competitiveness

24-01-2019

Luxembourg ranks 10th in the world for its capacity to grow, attract and retain talents.
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Belgium and Luxembourg collaborate on space resources exploration and use

23-01-2019

On 23 January 2019, the two countries signed a declaration outlining their intention to collaborate on the development of an international framework for space resources exploration and utilisation.
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Salonkee raises €1 million from Luxembourg investors

21-01-2019

The start-up specialising in online appointments for hairdressers and beauty salons closed its first round in mid-January, bringing together exclusively Luxembourg investors.
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Fit 4 Start edition 8: Call for Applications

16-01-2019

Ten innovative start-ups will have the opportunity to join the 8th edition of Luxembourg’s 16 week incubator programme Fit 4 Start. Selected start-ups get free co-working space in a Luxembo...
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CES "Tech for a Better World" innovation award to LuxAI’s autism therapy robot

16-01-2019

The little bot named QTrobot, from University of Luxembourg spin-off LuxAI, links therapists, parents, and autistic children. The robot, which features an LCD face and robotic arms, all...
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