A passion for steep climbs

01-05-2023

Often referred to as Luxembourg's Little Switzerland, the Mullerthal region in eastern Luxembourg is renowned for its hilly landscape, forests and, most of all, unique sandstone rock formations. An interesting challenge for rock climbers.
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At the forefront of the solar panel cleaning industry

27-04-2023

The solar energy market is expanding rapidly: experts estimate the global market growth over the coming years to be above 30%. This also means an increasing demand for high-performance products aimed ...
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Space Resources Week Luxembourg

26-04-2023

Luxembourg Space Resources Week brought together leaders from space agencies, research institutes, start-ups, and industry from around the world discussing ways towards an inclusive space resources ec...
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SES Space and Defense to provide satellite capabilities for U.S. Army training

24-04-2023

SES Space & Defense was selected to provide satellite communications capabilities for U.S. Army training operations under a new five-year agreement. This continues a long-standing partnership buil...
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Climate Tech Leader nZero Raises $16M in Series A Funding

21-04-2023

nZero near real-time carbon management and accounting platform, closed a $16 million Series A funding round. It will enable the company to scale amid a global call for better, more accurate tracking and reporting of energy, financial, and greenhouse gas emissions data across the public and private sectors. The influx of funding arrives as more organizations worldwide strive to use data to implement and reach climate change goals.
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Astroport Space Technologies forms European Subsidiary in Luxembourg

21-04-2023

Astroport Space partners with Interflight Global Europe to establish Astroport Europe for lunar construction operations. Astroport Europe will focus on development of lunar construction and operations technologies needed for the company's goals of emplacing lunar surface infrastructure assets such as roads and landing pads in support of the NASA Artemis program and commercial missions for mining and establishing a permanent presence on the Moon.
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OffWorld Europe and Luxembourg Space Agency Collaborate in New Lunar Exploration Program

21-04-2023

The project, which is under the oversight of the European Space Agency, will leverage OffWorld's cutting-edge robotic modules that are capable of carrying out a range of functions, including prospecting, mining, processing, storing and delivering oxygen, hydrogen, and other volatiles to customers on the lunar surface. The program is already underway, and the first demonstration mission on the lunar surface is slated for 2027.
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How to succeed with your expansion into Europe: the company executives’ top tips

12-04-2023

International companies that decide to expand to Europe generally base their decision on thorough analyses of market potential, competition and so on. However, there are other key points that might make the difference between failure and success. We spoke to four executives of companies that use Luxembourg as their base for growing in Europe, and highlighted 13 essential factors that can help you get it right from the very beginning.
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Luxembourg Future Fund 2 to support diversification and sustainable development

06-04-2023

The Luxembourg government has recently launched a new equity investment fund, the Luxembourg Future Fund 2. With €200 million in total financing commitments between Luxembourg state bank SNCI (up to €160 million) and the European Investment Fund (up to € 40 million), the LFF 2 provides additional firepower in support of innovative projects in Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg among the world's 10 happiest countries

05-04-2023

Luxembourg confirms once again its position as one of the world's happiest countries. It ranks 9th in the 2023 World Happiness Report.
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Visit the Luxembourg pavilion at the International Cybersecurity Forum in Lille

30-03-2023

More than 600 exhibitors will be heading to the 15th edition of the International Cybersecurity Forum in Lille (FIC) from 5 to 7 April 2023. Luxembourg has been present at previous FIC editions and will have a strong presence at the forum this year with approximately 30 companies and research organisations represented at the Luxembourg pavilion.
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University of Luxembourg inaugurates fintech centre of excellence

29-03-2023

On 29 March 2023, the University of Luxembourg inaugurated its National Centre of Excellence in Financial Technologies. The interdisciplinary centre will focus on the technological challenges and opportunities of the financial industry.
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Year-on-year inflation lowest in Luxembourg

28-03-2023

Luxembourg recorded the lowest annual inflation rate in member states in January 2023, according to the figures published on 23 February by the statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat. The flash estimates for February released on 2 March also show that Luxembourg maintained the eurozone’s lowest inflation record.
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Cybersecurity Startup Passbolt Selected To Google For Startups Growth Academy

27-03-2023

Luxembourg startup Passbolt has been selected to join the Google for Startups Growth Academy: Cybersecurity. Out of 120 applications, Google has selected 15 startups from eight European countries that...
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AI and the status within financial services webinar, full replay

27-03-2023

“Focus On AI and Big Data” livestream by Luxembourg For Finance brought together experts working at the cross section of finance and technology to detail the increasingly critical role that Big Da...
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University of Luxembourg researchers send brain cell samples into space

27-03-2023

Midbrain organoids from the interdisciplinary BRAINS project have successfully launched towards the International Space Station. After more than a year of intense preparation, the team of five student...
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Mission to Latvia presents potential business opportunities

21-03-2023

A high-level business delegation comprising of 20 Luxembourg companies participated in the three-day official trade mission to Latvia, where an intensive economic and business programme was unpacked, with over 90 B2B meetings taking place on the side-lines. Luxinnovation’s Head of International Relations, Jenny Hällen Hedberg, underscored the effective collaboration between the organisers of the mission and key areas of interest that were identified as a result of interactions between Luxembourg-Latvian counterparts.
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Luxembourg’s LIST heads EU battery project

21-03-2023

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is leading a European project worth more than $5 million to develop innovative tools and methods to enable better, safer and recyclable lithium-ion batteries.
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Prime Minister Xavier Bettel visit to the US West Coast

20-03-2023

PM Xavier Bettel met with leadership of Apple, Google, Open AI, Cruise, Lyten and Qualcomm. Xavier Bettel and Tim Cook shared their understanding that sustainability is the future of technology. The discussions also focused on developments in artificial intelligence, data protection and cybersecurity. Google Cloud CEO confirmed his commitment to the creation of a Google entity in Luxembourg.
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How to succeed with your expansion into Europe: the experts’ top tips

14-03-2023

Some success factors for international companies wanting to expand into the European market are quite obvious: having the right product/market fit and an offering that suits the culture and behaviour of European customers and finding the right business partners, for example. Others are less evident, but can be at least as important. We put together 9 key points from Luxembourg-based experts with decades of experience of advising international businesses about their entry to Europe.
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Fortress, history, identity

10-03-2023

Art and history lovers can find their heart’s desire in Luxembourg City by walking along the so-called MuseumSmile, which is home to no less than seven museums.
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University of Luxembourg ranks 4th worldwide for its high international outlook

09-03-2023

The University of Luxembourg was ranked among the top 250 universities in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023. The multicultural and research-oriented university in Luxembourg, comprised of over 50% of foreign students, was ranked fourth in the world for its international outlook.
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Luxembourg bags world’s best in talent attraction twice in a row

03-03-2023

Luxembourg’s reputation as the world’s top talent magnet has once again been acknowledged in the 2022 Global Talent Competitiveness Index. For the second year in a row, the Grand Duchy retained its no. 1 position for attracting talents and was ranked 11th out of 133 countries assessed in the index, making it one of the top performers globally.
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California space robotics firm OffWorld launches European operations in Luxembourg

28-02-2023

OffWorld is growing and its new sector in Luxembourg will focus on applying its autonomous industrial mining robots to space applications. The company is opening several jobs to the local economy and is looking to onboard talent from various fields.
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Luxembourg’s AAA credit rating affirmed by Fitch and Scope

27-02-2023

Luxembourg retained its AAA rating with a stable outlook in the most recent Fitch and Scope ratings. Both credit rating agencies based their conclusions on Luxembourg’s high economic resilience, good governance indices, and robust public finances. Key takeaways from the rating agencies’ evaluation are detailed below.
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Webasto invests in sustainable production of automotive glass

22-02-2023

Webasto develops innovative automotive glazing out of Luxembourg. Its new production line enables Webasto to compete in the growing market of glass roofs for electric and self-driving cars and to intr...
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San Francisco symphony in Luxembourg

22-02-2023

This March, the San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen embark on a tour to Europe, with concerts in Luxembourg, France, Germany. These concerts are of particular significance, as ...
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Rating agencies maintain AAA rating for Luxembourg

22-02-2023

A few weeks after Fitch’s AAA rating, Scope Ratings has also awarded Luxembourg a triple A rating “with stable outlook.” This is once again the best possible rating to assess the country’s fin...
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Artec 3D inaugurates new production facility in Luxembourg

21-02-2023

Luxembourg-based 3D scanning solutions manufacturer, Artec 3D, expands its presence in the grand duchy with the opening of a new production facility in Senningerberg.
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“Find a place you love”

15-02-2023

When international companies choose the location for their European office, there are a number of factors to take into account. Fedor Antonov, CEO of continuous fibre 3D printing specialist Anisoprint, highlights a range of considerations not to overlook, and recommends company executives to give priority to spending time in their new location.
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