Very convincing start-ups recognised at the Fintech Awards

24-06-2019

The 4th edition of the Fintech Awards recognised the Luxembourg start-up Tokeny, which uses blockchain to issue security tokens. Microinsurance, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence were also highlighted in a pitch competition which was impressive for its quality.
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Ujet-MTX: a connected collaboration

21-06-2019

Ujet has partnered with mobile solutions provider MTX Connect in order to give a new dimension to its electric scooters. Through this partnership, the scooters will soon have the same connectivity configuration everywhere, regardless of the geographical area in which they are located.
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Anote, music and new technologies

21-06-2019

The start-up ANote, which proposes to link financial markets and the music industry using blockchain, won the Luxinnovation special prize at the ICT Spring Pitch Your Startup competition in May.
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Luxembourg ranks 2nd in EU for digital connectivity

21-06-2019

According to the EU’s 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Luxembourg ranks among the top 3 EU countries in digital connectivity as well as in human resources.
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Thales Alenia Space to create a Digital Centre of Excellence in Luxembourg

19-06-2019

The Digital Centre of Excellence that Thales Alenia Space will set up in Luxembourg will focus on the development of highly innovative digital solutions for space telecommunications and observation products. A Letter of Intent with the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy was signed on 18 June 2019.
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IBISA (Inclusive Blockchain Risk Sharing using Space Assets): Interview with co-founder Maria Mateo

19-06-2019

Harnessing the use of blockchain and satellite earth observation data and index-based risk modelling, IBISA is the new generation of insurance for weather related risks in agriculture. We met with ...
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Luxembourg supercomputer Meluxina will support digital transformation

17-06-2019

The future high performance computer (HPC) will be part of the European HPC network, EuroHPC.
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Euro-Composites will invest €160 million in Luxembourg

13-06-2019

Composite materials specialist Euro-Composites will invest €160 million in its Luxembourg site in Echternach. The investment programme is supported by the government, the town of Echternach and the state-owned bank Société nationale de crédit et d'investissement (SNCI).
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Luxembourg will host world-class high performance computer

07-06-2019

Luxembourg has been selected to host one of the high performance computers set up under the aegis of the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC). The Luxembourg supercomputer will primarily be used to meet business needs, in particular those of SMEs and start-ups.
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Luxembourg logistics solutions showcased at Transport Logistic fair

07-06-2019

Ideally located in-between several major European consumer markets, Luxembourg provides global companies with many strategic advantages for conducting their business in, from and to Europe. These advantages, as well as developments to further enhance the competitiveness of the country’s logistics solutions, were highlighted at the Transport Logistic fair in Munich on 4-7 June 2019.
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Luxembourg Space Agency publishes new space directory

05-06-2019

The 2019 Space Directory published by the Luxembourg Space Agency provides an up-to-date and in-depth picture of the space industry in Luxembourg today and invites potential partners from abroad to explore the rich potential for research and business relationships.
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Newsletter June 2019: Public Blockchain | Launch of Space Data Center | Luxembourg's human centric AI strategy | US Luxembourg Space Cooperation Agreement | SingularityU Gary Bolles Keynote

04-06-2019

Welcome to Crossroads Luxembourg – Great to have you! Here is your monthly digest of Luxembourg technology, innovation and entrepreneurship news. Should you wish to discuss any developments in f...
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FIRST PUBLIC BLOCKCHAIN ANNOUNCED

03-06-2019

Luxembourg announced the creation of the first public sector blockchain during the Infrachain Summit organised on 23 May, demonstrating the country’s ambition in leading the way for tomorrow’s fi...
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Singularity University's Gary Bolles keynote at Luxembourg ICT Spring Conference "The Six Superpowers of AI"

29-05-2019

In his keynote at the ICT Spring event on May 22nd, Gary Bolles spoke about impacts and opportunities created by machine learning / AI and other exponential technologies on the Future of Work. “...
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Luxembourg Space Agency launches Earth Observation Data Center

29-05-2019

The LSA Data Center has been created to support businesses in Luxembourg with reliable, fast and intuitive access to data streams from the European Copernicus Earth Observation programme. Marc Serres,...
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A National AI Vision that Prioritizes People

29-05-2019

On Mai 24, 2019, Luxembourg’s government has made its vision for AI known via a newly published strategy report that advocates, first and foremost, a human-centric approach. As AI grows beyond the ...
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Luxembourg 12th most competitive economy

29-05-2019

The IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2019 classifies Luxembourg as the 12th most competitive economy in the world. The country ranks particularly high in terms of economic performance.
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Luxembourg 7th most resilient economy

29-05-2019

Luxembourg ranks 7th in the recently published 2019 Global Resilience Index. In the sub-category of economic resilience, the country comes out 2nd among the 130 countries studied.
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Stimulating cleantech business from Scandinavia

29-05-2019

Developing the clean technologies sector is a priority in Luxembourg, and the country is keen to learn from the best. Luxinnovation has set up a partnership with Cleantech Scandinavia in order to attract companies and technologies from the Nordic countries that are among the world leaders in this field.
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G-Core Labs: A Luxembourg HQ for global expansion

28-05-2019

In 2014, G-Core Labs, a global cloud and edge leader in content delivery, hosting and security solutions for any business, decided to move its headquarters to Luxembourg. Attracted by the country’s outstanding IT infrastructure and excellent business climate, the company considers it as the perfect location for orchestrating its international expansion.
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ArcelorMittal and Ceratizit granted access to university supercomputer

28-05-2019

The University of Luxembourg has granted two Luxembourg-based businesses, ArcelorMittal and Ceratizit, access to its high performance computer (HPC). The companies will use the HPC capacities to perform numerical analyses and deploy advanced numerical models.
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Digitisation for the benefit of businesses and citizens

27-05-2019

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider teamed up this Friday to present political guidelines for both artificial intelligence and for the ongoing digitisation of priority economic sectors.
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Two Luxembourg co-productions awarded at Cannes Film Festival

25-05-2019

Luxembourg was well represented at this year's edition of the Cannes Film Festival with four films competing for awards. Two of them won prizes in the "Un certain regard" selection.
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Luxembourg will host the 2020 Cleantech Forum Europe

23-05-2019

Luxembourg has been selected to host the 2020 edition of the Cleantech Forum Europe, a major international event in the field of clean technologies. The forum will provide excellent opportunities for the exchange of ideas on the latest cleantech trends with leading stakeholders from all over Europe. It will also showcase Luxembourg’s most dynamic organisations and projects in the field.
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Luxembourg launches LSA Data Center to promote access to space data

22-05-2019

During the Space Forum 2019, Marc Serres, CEO of the Luxembourg Space Agency, announced the creation of the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) Data Center, to support businesses in Luxembourg with reliable, fast and intuitive access to data streams from the European Copernicus Earth Observation programme.
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Luxembourg passport the best in the world

14-05-2019

For the second consecutive year, the Luxembourg passport has been listed as the best in the world by the Nomad Passport Index.
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United States and Luxembourg sign memorandum on space co-operation

10-05-2019

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the United States of America signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will serve to catalyze and significantly deepen cooperation between the two countries in ...
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US and Luxembourg sign space cooperation memorandum

10-05-2019

The United States and Luxembourg have signed a memorandum of understanding aiming at strengthening the cooperation in the field of space. Both countries are at the forefront of promoting the harvesting and exploitation of space resources.
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Anisoprint: Luxembourg an ideal EU base

07-05-2019

When Russian start-up Anisoprint decided in 2018 to bring its pioneering 3D printing technology for composite materials to the European market, Luxembourg quickly stood out as the ideal EU base. One year later, the company is in the process of moving its headquarters as well as most of its staff here. Convinced by the country’s start-up friendly environment and excellent support network, Anisoprint is also counting on a strategic research partnership to meet the requirements of large industrial clients.
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Luxembourg second best country to raise a child

06-05-2019

Luxembourg ranks second in a study of the best countries in Europe to raise a child, and first in the sub-category "Health & Safety".
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