US startup Lyten to establish European headquarters in Luxembourg


Silicon Valley startup Lyten signed a memorandum of understanding to establish its European headquarters in Luxembourg during the annual Automotive Day event.
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Connecting with strategic partners


International companies interested in exploring Luxembourg as a potential European location can count on the support of the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Offices (LTIOs). We spoke to Paul Steinmetz, Executive Director of LTIO New York, about what attracts US companies to Luxembourg and business synergies between the two countries.
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Silicon Valley graphene batteries pioneer Lyten to locate European HQ in Luxembourg


At the opening of the “Automotive Day” in Esch-Belval on 5 October 2023, Prime Minister, Minister of State, Xavier Bettel, Minister of Finance, Yuriko Backes, and Minister of the Economy, ...
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Luxembourg and Korean SK Telecom to exchange on quantum expertise


The Luxembourg government has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korean quantum technologies leader SKT aimed at cooperation in the field of quantum technologies.
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Enjoy the wine festivals along Luxembourg’s scenic Moselle valley


Wine festivals along the Luxembourg Moselle River are a popular and delightful way to experience the region's rich wine culture.
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Automotive Day 2023: On the road to sustainable mobility


The Automotive Day 2023, with an opening address by Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot, will primarily focus on “Transformation towards Sustainable Mobility.” Taking place on October  5...
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Luxembourg’s population is one of the youngest in the entire EU


According to the EU’s statistics agency Eurostat, the average age is under 40 surpassed only by Cyprus and Ireland.
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Serveto expands its European presence with new subsidiary in Luxembourg


Earlier this year, Serveto incorporated a subsidiary in Luxembourg. With almost 70 years of expertise in providing versatile logistics solutions across Europe, it now also prides itself in being the first Spanish transporter to acquire and register trucks in the Grand Duchy.
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EU innovation performance continues to improve


In the 2023 edition of the EU’s Innovation Scoreboard, Luxembourg maintains its position as a strong innovator performing above the EU average with a score of 117.2% and with a 1% improvement compared to 2022. The country is placed in the category of strong innovators.
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Luxembourg among the world's top 20 most liveable cities


In the 2023 edition of the Global Liveability Index of the most liveable cities, Luxembourg came out 19th worldwide and 8th within the European cities cited.
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Amazon celebrates 20 years in Luxembourg


“Proud to call Luxembourg our home in Europe”: Amazon celebrates 20 years in Luxembourg
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Two New Programs For Startups With Supercomputing Needs


Initiate and Cashback 80% are two innovative programs supporting startups in leveraging the power of Luxembourg supercomputer MeluXina, providing them with the necessary tools and resources to unlock ...
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Startup Program for space resources utilization announces 3rd cohort


Launched in 2021, the Luxembourg-based Start-up Support Program is the first worldwide incubation program, entirely dedicated to the field of space resources utilisation. Now in its third edition, Eur...
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“Luxembourg exceeds my expectations”


Korean start-up Posture AI addresses a common health problem: backpain. After developing its artificial intelligence solution using smart posture devices from its base in South Korea, the company has now chosen Luxembourg as its base for targeting the European market and moving forward with the data dimension of its products and services.
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Toronto International Film Festival honours Vicky Krieps with the Tribute Performer Award


The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) award recognizes Luxembourg actress Vicky Krieps’ outstanding body of work. Krieps, who has established a career of playing a wide range of roles, is b...
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Asteroid Day 2023: Big Success in Luxembourg and more than 400 Events Worldwide


Asteroid Day 2023, introduced two new flagship events in Luxembourg: Asteroid Day Space Lecture and the Asteroid Day Festival. The response was overwhelming, with participants of all ages joining. Ast...
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NASA Space Apps Challenge comes to Luxembourg


The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is a hackathon for coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, technologists, and innovators around the world to come together and use open data fr...
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Minister of Finance launches Luxembourg Gender Finance Task Force


Yuriko Backes, Minister of Finance, announced the launch of the Luxembourg Gender Finance Task Force, to support, drive and stimulate gender finance in the Luxembourg financial center. The task force...
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New law introduced in Luxembourg to facilitate the hiring of skilled labour


The new law simplifies the hiring of non-EU nationals and grants family members of third-country nationals holding a residence permit access to the labour market as soon as they arrive in Luxembourg.
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"Supporting the development of the start-up ecosystem in Luxembourg"


Minister of the Economy, Franz Fayot, discusses the recent startup roadmap “From Seed to Scale” designed to support the ecosystem's continuous expansion as it navigates a new phase of maturity.
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Inflation in Luxembourg continues to rank among the EU’s lowest


Luxembourg recorded the second lowest annual inflation rate in the EU, according to the latest July figures shared by the statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat.
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Schueberfouer: Luxembourg’s biggest funfair and unique cultural experience


Schueberfouer, the biggest funfair in Luxembourg and the surrounding Greater Region, attracts millions of visitors from near and distant corners of Europe and the world annually. The history of this spotlight event is as intriguing as its unique cultural offering in Europe.
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Breakthrough towards more efficient and cheaper solar cells


A recent breakthrough research from LIST (Luxembourg) and EPFL /Switzerland), successfully demonstrates the capacity of solar cells to surpass the crucial threshold of 30% energy efficiency. Crossing ...
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International Climate Finance Accelerator (ICFA) Luxembourg has announced its latest cohort


ICFA, the public-private partnership set up in 2018 creates an attractive and supportive environment for innovative, high-impact climate finance fund managers. The 2023 cohort members are: Annycent C...
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Winners of "Astronaut for a day" youth competition


As part of its 5th anniversary celebrations, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) organized the national “Astronaut for a day” competition, enabling 35 high school students to experience a we...
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Seattle's payment firm Convera set up European HQ in Luxembourg


US payments firm Convera has set up its European headquarters in Luxembourg. The American company Convera was created in 2021 when Goldfinch Partners and The Baupost Group took over the activities of ...
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Revolutionary Breakthrough for Slowing Down Leukaemia


Cutting-edge research in Luxembourg: A Drug Slows Down Leukaemia Progression by Blocking Cancer-Causing Genes
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CO2 emissions drop by -12% in Luxembourg: second best record in the EU


Eurostat’s latest estimates indicate that in 2022, the EU collectively achieved a 2.8% decrease in CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion compared to the previous year. Luxembourg recorded the second biggest reduction in CO2 emissions among EU countries.
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Luxembourg’s passport remains one of the best in the world


According to the most recent global ranking by the Henley Passport Index, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg's passport remains one of the world's strongest with easy access to 189 destinations worldwide.
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Understanding the market: the number 1 success factor


What is the main key to success for mobility innovators targeting Europe? Luxembourg smart mobility expert Joost Ortjens and Daphna Brunshtein-Frucht from the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office in Tel Aviv speak about the importance of understanding the complex European market and investing in having people on the ground who can work together with multiple customers and optimise technology products to meet clients’ real needs.
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