Cybersecurity: Luxembourg partnerships key to winning international business deals

21-04-2021

Consulting and technology integration company Excellium Services is the biggest player in the Luxembourg cybersecurity ecosystem. The company considers the close cooperation within the country’s cybersecurity community and the strong government support crucial for succeeding on the international market.
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Fit 4 Start: 2 more days to apply

13-04-2021

Promising ICT and space start-ups can still apply to accelerator programme Fit 4 Start and compete for 20 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000. The deadline for applying is 15 April 2021.
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Wisconsin and Luxembourg: Launchpads for business

09-04-2021

One an attractive gateway to Europe, the other an excellent springboard onto the US market: Luxembourg and Wisconsin have more in common than one might initially believe. The Luxembourg Digital Trade Mission to Wisconsin at the end of March 2021 offered companies an overview of mutual business opportunities. A new partnership promoting start-ups was also announced.
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Nature meets futuristic architecture

07-04-2021

The futuristically designed Biodiversum nature conservation centre in Remerschen is the ideal first port of call if you want to discover the "Haff Réimech" nature reserve.
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Luxinnovation to steer the Luxembourg GAIA-X regional hub

26-03-2021

At a conference on March 25, 2021 dedicated to the European digital project GAIA-X, the Minister of Economy, Franz Fayot, launched the Luxembourg regional hub of GAIA-X which will be coordinated by Luxinnovation. In this role, the agency will help all interested public, private and research actors of the Luxembourg data ecosystem to become involved in this European initiative that aims to gather and develop common requirements for a European data infrastructure that is federated, secure and sovereign.
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Luxembourg 8th happiest country in the world

25-03-2021

Luxembourg ranks 8th in the World Happiness Report 2020 and progresses from 10th place in 2019. The turbulence created by COVID-19 has had little influence on the overall ranking of the world's happiest countries, which shows both the global nature of the pandemic and a widely shared resilience in the face of it.
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Unique Luxembourg solution for touchless displays

16-03-2021

Samsung Electronics France and Luxembourg-based iNUI Studio have recently released a touchless interactive kiosk solution, AIRxTOUCH® KIOSK SERIES 2. Based on unique technology developed and patented by iNUI Studio, users can interact with the kiosk to search for information, place orders and so on without actually having to touch the screen – an important advantage from a health point of view.
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Fit 4 Start is back! Calls for applications are now open

15-03-2021

Start-ups in the ICT and space technology sectors are invited to participate in the 11th edition of Luxembourg's acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Successful candidates will benefit from 20 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000. The calls are now open until 15 April 2021.
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Public-private university chair to study energy process engineering

10-03-2021

Paul Wurth S.A., a company of SMS group, and the University of Luxembourg have entered into an agreement to create and finance the Paul Wurth Chair in Energy Process Engineering. The partnership supports Luxembourg’s ambition to develop a centre of excellence in fields surrounding the emerging hydrogen economy.
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Rotarex invests in Luxembourg production capacity and R&D

02-03-2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a sharp increase in the demand for medical products from Rotarex. In order to meet the increased demand, the company has invested in new production lines and launched three new R&D projects. Both initiatives have received support from the Luxembourg government.
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A place for innovation

22-02-2021

Ekaterina Bereziy, CEO of healthtech start-up ExoAtlet, came to Luxembourg from Russia in 2019. She talks about the unexpected innovation environment that she found here and the aspects that she enjoys most in her new home country.
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Green hydrogen, moon mining, anti-scam technology: Luxembourg’s innovative approach

22-02-2021

Luxembourg is known for audacious moves to develop its economy – building one of the world’s leading financial centres from scratch is perhaps the most well-known example. The Financial Times reports on other initiatives focusing on renewable energy, space technology and cybersecurity.
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Country report: Becoming an advanced digital society

19-02-2021

Luxembourg’s efforts to become an advanced digital society are internationally recognised. A recent country report in The Financial Times highlights Luxembourg’s strategic vision for its future economy and investments in high performance computing.
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Business opportunities after COVID-19

19-02-2021

The global crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will have an enormous impact on the economy and society of the future. The radical interruption of “business as usual” has resulted in huge challenges, but new opportunities also emerge from every crisis.
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COVID-19 vaccination: Innovative cold chain solutions

18-02-2021

Luxembourg-based healthtech company B Medical Systems specialises in vaccine cold chain solutions and medical refrigeration. With recent innovations making its vaccine freezers more flexible and resilient, the company is playing a key role in the fight against COVID-19. Its international client portfolio, head count and production facilities are all expanding rapidly.
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Business support in pandemic times

17-02-2021

Crossroads Magazine asked Yuriko Matsuno, Executive Director of the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office (LTIO) Tokyo, how she and her team support Japanese companies interested in exploring Luxembourg as a business location during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Luxembourg strategy for the circular economy

08-02-2021

On 8 February 2021, the Luxembourg government presented a new strategy for promoting and developing the circular economy in the Grand Duchy. Its objectives are to accelerate the implementation of the circular economy and to position Luxembourg internationally as a centre of expertise in the field.
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An exceptional year for hiking in Luxembourg

05-02-2021

With 5,000 km of signposted trails, Luxembourg is an attractive destination for hiking fans. In 2020, the hiking paths proved to be exceptionally popular.
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Luxembourg among the world’s least corrupt countries

04-02-2021

The Corruption Perception Index is published by NGO Transparency International. The recently published 2020 edition ranks Luxembourg as the 9th least corrupt country in the world.
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Luxembourg receives AAA rating for sustainability by Moody’s

03-02-2021

According to credit rating agency Moody’s, Luxembourg’s solid economic structure has enabled the country to weather the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. The country still has a robust financial situation, a low level of debt, a forward-looking economic policy and a stable political environment.
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The way forward

01-02-2021

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit Western Europe, Luxembourg quickly put health measures in place to protect its population. The country also launched a massive programme to safeguard the economy, followed by a range of measures aimed at stimulating innovation and helping companies become more sustainable and resilient.
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Luxembourg 5th best country to raise a family

29-01-2021

Luxembourg is the 5th best country to raise a family in the world according to a comparative study of international sources. The country performs particularly well in the safety, cost and time categories.
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Start-ups versus COVID-19

29-01-2021

The call for projects "StartupsVsCovid19" offered 15 start-ups financial support of up to €150,000 each to develop innovative technological products and services intended to limit, or even overcome, the economic, health and societal effects of the coronavirus crisis. 5 of them talk about their projects and how they contribute to the fight.
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LIST-Gradel joint lab to produce ultra-lightweight structures for space

27-01-2021

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) has announced a new partnership venture with Luxembourg company Gradel to research and produce ultra-lightweight structures for the aeronautics and space industry. The joint lab will produced parts for three European giants in satellite construction: Thales Alenia Space, Airbus Defence and Space, and OHB.
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Luxembourg to open healthtech incubator

22-01-2021

Luxembourg's new business health technologies incubator will open in spring 2021. Hosted at the House of Biohealth in Esch-Belval, it will offer 350 m2 of laboratory space to start-ups and spin-offs during their first 2-3 years of operation.
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A clean, green innovation for industrial concrete floors

22-01-2021

Luxembourg-based Topp & Screed designs and manufactures equipment for the production of concrete industrial floor slabs. Through the innovative implementation of technology developed in the automotive sector, the company is the first in the world to launch a fully electric screed on the market.
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Korean biotech MBD sets up joint research laboratory in Luxembourg

20-01-2021

South Korean MBD is setting up a joint laboratory with the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and the Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL). The laboratory will focus on precision medicine for cancer patients. MBD will also use its new base in Luxembourg to expand its business in Europe.
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Sustainability by design

19-01-2021

What makes a technology truly clean? Specialists at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) argue that a holistic perspective, spanning from technology development and production to use and end-of-life treatment, is needed.
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Korean company INFINIQ sets up European headquarters in Luxembourg

12-01-2021

Leading Korean artificial intelligence and machine learning data specialist INFINIQ has announced the establishment of an overseas sales corporation and its European headquarters in Luxembourg. This decision has been facilitated by the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office (LTIO) in Seoul and by Luxinnovation.
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Luxembourg hosts 2021 Cleantech Forum Europe

11-01-2021

Luxembourg is the hosting partner of 2021 Cleantech Forum Europe, a major international event in the field of clean technologies. The virtual conference, which takes place on 12-14 January 2021, is an excellent opportunity to showcase Luxembourg’s commitment to sustainability and cleantech to national and international companies.
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