New issue of Happen magazine highlights Industry 4.0

06-12-2018

Hot off the press, the second issue of Happen provides an insight into business opportunities and advantages in Luxembourg and showcases the country’s technological excellence and innovative spirit.
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Leading industrial firms expand in Luxembourg

06-12-2018

Two main players in Luxembourg’s industrial landscape are investing: Ampacet is setting up two new plastics masterbatch production lines at its European headquarters here, and Cebi International is building a completely new research centre
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Life in Luxembourg

06-12-2018

People make places and Luxembourg is no exception. Read about several how foreign CEOs are helping shape the country’s business landscape, why it is the best place to be for innovation and why the Grand Duchy is a great place to live.
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“Do space business with a strong institutional partner”

06-12-2018

Japanese space robotics company ispace opened an office in Luxembourg in February 2017. “We were looking for a European base to expand our business development and operations,” says Managing Director Kyle Acierno. “When the Space Resource initiative was launched, we saw that the vision of the Luxembourg government was very similar to our own.”
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A space agency for business

06-12-2018

Over the past two years, Luxembourg has established itself as the European hotspot for “new space” companies engaged in the commercial exploration and exploitation of space resources. In order to support its fast expanding space community, the country launched a business-oriented space agency in September 2018. The agency will support the industry, attract new companies, develop human resources and offer innovative financial solutions.
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“Guarantee our access to top-level skills”

06-12-2018

With offices in the US, the UK and Singapore, space data and analytics company Spire opened its European headquarters in Luxembourg at the beginning of 2018. It was the SpaceResources.lu initiative and Luxembourg’s innovative vision for the new space economy that first attracted the company’s interest. “Luxembourg definitely has all the ingredients for becoming a main centre for the space economy in the coming decade,” affirms CEO Peter Platzer.
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Hiring app Job Today raises $16 million of venture capital

06-12-2018

Leading New York-based venture capital firm 14W joins the shareholders of Luxembourg start-up Job Today. In only three years, the company has succeeded in developing the number one hiring app on the UK market.
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How business is changing the space game

30-11-2018

National space agencies with huge public budgets are no longer the only ones able to venture into space: today, private companies realise and fund their own space missions. The NewSpace Europe conference hosted in Luxembourg on 27-28 November focused on how free enterprise and the use of normal business practices are disrupting the space sector and creating a completely new industry.
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Luxembourg ranks 7th worldwide for English proficiency

30-11-2018

A recent study by Education First places Luxembourg among the 12 countries out of 88 that show “very high proficiency”. European countries dominate the ranking and occupy 10 of the 12 places in th...
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Luxinnovation and Maison Moderne are proud to announce the publication of the second issue of Happen

29-11-2018

Happen is an annual business magazine that unveils the technological excellence and innovative spirit of Luxembourg and its companies to an international audience.
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Luxembourg ranks 9th in the world for attracting talent

26-11-2018

Luxembourg ranks 9th in the world for its ability to develop, attract and retain highly skilled professionals. The country even gains one place in this year’s edition of the IMD World Talent Ranking.
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Evvos wins best European agritech start-up award

22-11-2018

Luxembourg start-up Evvos is one of 18 companies that were recognised as the best start-ups in Europe. Evvos won the StartUp Europe Award in the category “agritech” for its innovative solution enabling farmers to measure environmental parameters to support planting, irrigation and harvesting using remote sensors.
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Horizon 2020: Opportunities for business innovation

21-11-2018

With a budget of €74 billion for the period 2014-2020, Horizon 2020 is the EU’s biggest funding programme for research and innovation ever. Companies in Luxembourg are benefitting from this funding to implement their business strategies and develop new innovative offers.
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Mapping hotel DNA

06-11-2018

Luxembourg-based start-up Travelsify uses artificial intelligence to help internet users find the hotels and restaurants that can provide them with exactly the experience they are looking for. The company has recently raised €5 million in a new funding round led by AccorHotels.
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Start-up expertise for safeguarding data

06-11-2018

Data has become the most precious asset in the new digital economy – and, as a consequence, the target of increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyber attacks. Luxinnovation spoke to four start-ups about current cybersecurity trends and their view of the Luxembourg cybersecurity ecosystem.
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Luxembourg on top 10 list for economic potential of digital economies of the future

02-11-2018

The country is ranked 8th in the world and 2nd in Europe for economic potential in the fDi’s Digital Economies of the Future 2018/19 study.
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Funding, network, innovation

31-10-2018

Two more years and ample budgets still remain of Horizon 2020, the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation for the period 2014-2020. Over 80 participants joined Luxinnovation’s Horizon 2020 Day on 25 October to discover the funding opportunities available in 2019 and 2020 and learn more about how to apply for funding and manage Horizon 2020 projects with success.
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Luxembourg ranks 7th worldwide for English proficiency

31-10-2018

A recent study by Education First places Luxembourg among the 12 countries out of 88 that show “very high proficiency”. European countries dominate the ranking and occupy 10 of the 12 places in th...
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Luxembourg and Poland sign cooperation agreement for space activities

29-10-2018

Poland is the sixth country to sign a collaboration agreement with Luxembourg in the field of space activities and, in particular, the exploration and utilisation of space resources. This international interest confirms Luxembourg’s leading role in this highly innovative area.
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Living in Luxembourg

29-10-2018

Luxembourg’s dynamic economy attracts professionals from all over the globe, and the country is today one of the most cosmopolitan nations in the world.A new video provides a taste of what life in beautiful Luxembourg is like.
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Recent rankings place Luxembourg among top 3 EU financial centres

29-10-2018

Luxembourg’s renowned financial centre continues to play a leading role in Europe. Three recently published reports – the Global Financial Centres Index 24, the New Financial international financial centres index and the Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) – all place Luxembourg on the podium.
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Innovation, a guarantee of competitiveness

22-10-2018

Often associated with advanced technology, the concept of innovation is luckily much broader. And in this field, Luxembourg is on the right track, as can be seen from international rankings.
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Innovation, a guarantee of competitiveness

22-10-2018

혁신 국가, 룩셈부르크 In the latest edition of its Global Competitiveness Report covering the year 2018, published mid-October, the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked Luxembourg 19th out of 1...
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Luxembourg-based companies invest €250 million in nearly 250,000 m2 of logistics space since 2013

26-09-2018

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider inaugurated on 20 September 2018 the viaduct connecting the Eurohub Sud logistics park to the rail/road intermodal terminal.
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GFCI: Luxembourg among top 3 financial centres in the EU

19-09-2018

Luxembourg is once again ranked as one of the top 3 financial centres in the EU, according to the latest edition of the Global Financial Centres Index 24, published today.Furthermore, at global level Luxembourg remains among the top financial centres likely to become more significant in the future.
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Luxembourg ranks 15th in Expat Insider study 2018

19-09-2018

Expat Insider is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive surveys on life abroad based on 48 evaluating everyday expat life. In total, 18,135 expats from across the globe took part in the survey. They represent 178 nationalities and are living in 187 countries or territories.
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Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day: more than 60 ICT and HealthTech start-ups in the spotlight

17-09-2018

A day full of fresh ideas and innovative projects; inspiring start-ups in the fields of ICT and Health Technologies present themselves. The next Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day will take place on Thursday 4 October 2018 at Kinepolis Kirchberg and will allow the audience to discover 62 innovative start-ups.
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Successful take-off for the Luxembourg Space Agency

12-09-2018

This Wednesday, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) was officially launched, with the aim of promoting the economic development of the Grand Duchy's space industry. A dedicated fund is also being set up, targeting an initial capital of 100 million euros to support the emergence of new space companies with innovative ideas and technologies.
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DBRS confirms Luxembourg triple A rating

12-09-2018

On 9th March 2018, the DBRS rating agency confirmed the retention of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg's "AAA" rating, with a stable outlook.
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Greenfield FDI Performance Index ranks Luxembourg 1st in regional category Western Europe

06-09-2018

A study by fDi Intelligence reveals which countries outperform their size when it comes to generating greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI).
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