Becoming resilient in the face of future crises19-08-2020
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.
Rebuilding the economy for a sustainable future13-08-2020
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.
How digitalisation will drive growth and transform society12-08-2020
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.
Luxembourg will host European space resources innovation centre11-08-2020
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.
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...
Managing the Data Flood to Prevent Flooding28-07-2020
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...
Frontier Development Lab (FDL) – an artificial intelligence research accelerator for space science – has kicked off its 2020 program27-07-2020
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...
Luxembourg passport 4th best in the world27-07-2020
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.
Luxembourg 3rd best city for expats22-07-2020
Luxembourg City ranks 3rd in the world among the most attractive locations for expatriates. The ranking focuses on financial aspects and lifestyle.
University launches partnership with start-up on smart mobility16-07-2020
Silicon Valley start-up Civil Maps and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) announce a research partnership focused on autonomous driving technology. The partnership is supported by Luxinnovation and expands the country’s research focus on self-driving vehicles.
Internationalisation and research: top scores for Luxembourg University14-07-2020
The University of Luxembourg received excellent grades in this year’s edition of U-Multirank, the European Commission’s benchmarking tool for universities. It received 16 “A” grades out 32 possible, in particular for its international outlook and research.
Luxembourg has 12th best young university in the world06-07-2020
The University of Luxembourg ranks 12th in the 2020 edition of the Times Higher Education Young University Ranking. It moves up 5 places compared to 2019.
Luxembourg ranks as 2nd most sustainable country in the world06-07-2020
The 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) considers Luxembourg as the world’s 2nd most sustainable country in its analysis of sustainability around the world.
Using space power technology for clean energy on Earth06-07-2020
Maana Electric has developed a revolutionary technology for producing solar panels from sand. Attracted to Luxembourg by the country’s drive to support the new space sector, the start-up is developing a cost-effective and clean way of producing solar energy that can be used on Earth as well as in space.
How to set up a business in Luxembourg: 8 simple steps03-07-2020
A new version of the brochure "How to set up a business in Luxembourg" has just been released. The guide provides practical information for international company executives on business permits, legal forms, immigration, financing, taxation and social security as well as on settling down and education in Luxembourg.
Coronavirus: Impact on the Luxembourg economy03-07-2020
In line with large parts of the world, the coronavirus epidemic and the related lockdown measures put in place in Luxembourg have considerably impacted the country’s economy. The government has mobilised massive resources to support business, and the national statistics institute forecasts that the 2020 recession will be followed by substantial growth in 2021.
Luxembourg: Effective management of the COVID-19 health crisis02-07-2020
A total of 110 coronavirus-related deaths, no new COVID-19 victims since 26 May and, in spite of massive testing, new infections detected per day since mid-May counted in single or double digit numbers: Luxembourg seems to have been successful in its attempts to curb the epidemic.
Take your bike to Luxembourg this summer01-07-2020
Luxembourg might be a small country, but it has a wide variety of nature with breath-taking scenery that can best be enjoyed by foot or by bike. Several initiatives make it even more fun and easy to discover Luxembourg by bicycle this summer.
Luxembourg one of Europe’s innovation leaders26-06-2020
The European Innovation Scoreboard, published by the European Commission, ranks Luxembourg among the EU’s innovation leaders. The main reason is the country’s attractive and efficient research ecosystem.
Webinar: The Luxembourg Blockchain Industry24-06-2020
International Showcase Webinar: The Blockchain Industry in Luxembourg.
The blockchain ecosystem in Luxembourg had a huge growth in the last 3 years, with international key players choosing the countr...
Asteroid day TV is on air!24-06-2020
Asteroid Day TV launches out of Luxembourg for the United Nations International Asteroid Day (June 30), covering themes such as asteroid discovery, planetary defense, space resources, asteroid space m...
June 23 is Luxembourg's National Day24-06-2020
June 23rd is Luxembourg’s National Day! In these turbulent times, solidarity and cooperation are more important than ever. With almost half of its population having been born abroad, Luxembourg find...
European DESI Index: Luxembourg in 10th position12-06-2020
The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), measured by the European Commission since 2014, is a good indicator of the progress made by Member States in the digital domain. Luxembourg is well above the European average, particularly in the area of connectivity where it ranks 3rd.
Cost of living: Luxembourg remains affordable11-06-2020
Luxembourg is renowned for its high quality of life, but remains affordable for expatriates. The 2020 edition of Mercer's Cost of Living ranking only places the capital in 83rd place.
A new centre for technology development05-06-2020
In 2019, Luxinnovation supported a growing number of international companies opening offices in Luxembourg. One of them, HighSide, has chosen Luxembourg
as a centre for developing its highly secure messaging and files platform that protects users against phishing, spoofing, mass data breaches and insider threats.
Luxembourg 7th most resilient economy in the world28-05-2020
The ability of a country's business environment to withstand disruption and recover strongly is crucial for the individual companies that operate there. Luxembourg ranks as the 7th most resilient economy in the world, in particular due to its strong economy.
University of Luxembourg develops COVID-19 exit strategy simulator26-05-2020
Experts at the University of Luxembourg have developed an online tool to simulate the impact of COVID-19 exit strategies. This unique project offers a method for modelling the impact of different measures on the spread of the disease in almost 100 countries around the world.
COVID-19: The impact on clean technologies22-05-2020
Will the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic stimulate cleantech innovation and the uptake of environmentally friendly technologies, or will it bring cleantech investment to a standstill? This question was debated at the Cleantech Interactive session organised on 19-20 May 2020 in collaboration with Luxembourg partners.
Luxembourg Stock Exchange waives listing fee for COVID-19 response bonds22-05-2020
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) announced waiving the listing fee for social and sustainable debt instruments that address the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. With this move, LuxSE cal...
15 innovative start-up projects to combat COVID-1915-05-2020
15 Luxembourg start-ups will receive €150,000 each to develop innovative solutions aimed at combatting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.