Luxembourg technology powers unique water treatment plant in Sweden

15-07-2019

Facing a lack of drinking water, the Swedish municipality of Mörbylånga has invested in a pioneering water treatment plant. The plant's ability to treat different streams of water, including pre-treated industrial water, is made possibly by technology provided by Luxembourg cleantech innovator APATEQ.
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Luxembourg launches open source data lake for space analytics

11-07-2019

As of 10 July 2019, Luxembourg is home to one of the world's largest data lakes for space data analytics. Spire Global, one of the world's largest space-to-cloud analytics companies, launches its open source data lake that is accessible free of charge to all start-ups, research institutes and public agencies in Luxembourg. The initiative is co-funded by the Luxembourg Space Agency.
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Fit 4 Start goes into space

08-07-2019

For the first time since its launch in 2015, the acceleration programme for innovative companies managed by Luxinnovation offers tailor-made support to five start-ups active in the space sector. The selected companies will be able to access Earth observation data provided by the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) data centre.
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Luxembourg less expensive than nearby European centres

04-07-2019

Luxembourg ranks 84th on Mercer’s 2019 Cost of Living City Ranking, well behind European neighbours such as London (23rd), Paris (47th), Frankfurt (74th) or Brussels (77th).
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Shanghai celebrates Europe Day

02-07-2019

On May 9th 2019, EU Member States are celebrating the Europe Day in commemoration of Robert Schuman’s Declaration of 1950. This speech by the French politician born in Luxembourg, proposed the creat...
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Luxembourg National Day Celebrations in China

02-07-2019

On June 23th, Luxembourg celebrates its National Day. On this occasion, a reception was organized by the Embassy in Beijing and by the Consulate General in Shanghai on June 20 and 21 respectively. &nb...
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Luxembourg Space Agency publishes new space directory

02-07-2019

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 ex...
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Luxembourg ranked 2rd best country in the EU to raise children

02-07-2019

In a recent study, NimbleFins, independent consumer research company, gathered data from various institutions, including the World Health Organisation (WHO), Eurostat, and the Organisation for Economi...
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Luxembourg 7th most resilient economy in the world

02-07-2019

Published by FM Global, the Global Resilience Index is designed to help chief financial officers (CFOs) and other business leaders choose resilience as they manage their own risk and site facilities, ...
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Luxembourg ranks 2nd in EU for digital connectivity

02-07-2019

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) is a composite index that summarises relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU member states in digital competit...
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Luxembourg is second most productive economy

02-07-2019

A recent study from the think tank The Conference Board ranks Luxembourg as the second most productive mature economy in the world. With a GDP per hour worked of $93.6, Luxembourg shows the second hig...
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Luxembourg: best passport

02-07-2019

For the second consecutive year, the Luxembourg passport has been listed as the best in the world by the Nomad Passport Index. Luxembourg comes out on top in the Nomad Passport Index developed by cons...
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Light Communications Alliance formed in Luxembourg

02-07-2019

The Light Communications Alliance was created on June 25th in Luxembourg. Global leaders in the communications, lighting, infrastructure and device manufacturing industries announce that they have for...
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Luxembourg supercomputer Meluxina will support digital transformation

02-07-2019

On 14th June 2019, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider, Deputy Director-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission Khalil R...
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Walmart China Teams with VeChain, PwC on Blockchain Food Safety Platform

02-07-2019

On June 25th, in combination with Walmart China, China Chain-Store & Franchise Association (CCFA), PwC, Inner Mongolia Kerchin Co., Ltd., and VeChain, the Walmart China Blockchain Traceability Pla...
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ArcelorMittal and Ceratizit granted access to university supercomputer

02-07-2019

This is the first time that private businesses are given access to the university’s high performance computing (HPC) centre. “The service contracts have three main pillars: The companies are grant...
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Thales Alenia Space to create a Digital Centre of Excellence in Luxembourg

02-07-2019

The Digital Centre of Excellence of Thales Alenia Space – a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%) – is expected to be operational in Luxembourg by end of year 2019. “With this ne...
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Kleos Space gets one million euro government grant

02-07-2019

Kleos, which was founded in 2017, develops satellites to create data that can be used by governments, intelligence agencies and businesses. The satellite developer has received a €1 million grant fr...
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Euro-Composites will invest €160 million in Luxembourg

02-07-2019

Euro-Composites will extend its production halls and administrative buildings on the Echternach site and acquire new state-of-the-art equipment during the period 2020-2030. The strongly research and i...
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Beijing opera for Bank of China’s 40th

02-07-2019

Bank of China formally celebrated its 40 years in Luxembourg on Thursday evening at the Grand Théâtre, where guests were treated to a four-piece performance by the Jingju Theater Company of Beijing....
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TusPark invests in Chinese-Luxembourg Fintech

02-07-2019

On April 26th, TusPark launched its “China-Luxembourg Innovation Investment Fund”, at the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg. During the launch ceremony, TusPark announced the creation of an ...
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Working visit of Luxembourg Minister of Sports in Shanghai

02-07-2019

H.E. Mr. Dan Kersch, Minister of Sports, paid a working visit to the People’s Republic of China from June 18 to 22, 2019. Minister Kersch had a meeting with the Vice Mayor of Shanghai, Mr. CHEN ...
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Visit of Luxembourg Deputy PM and Minister of Justice in China

02-07-2019

H.E. Mr. Félix Braz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice paid a working visit to the People’s Republic of China from June 9 to 13, 2019. On Monday 10th, Mr. Braz met with Mr. Fu Zheng...
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Luxembourg to process big data for improved road safety

28-06-2019

In June 2019, the EU Data Task force launched “Data for Road Safety”, a 12-month proof of concept designed to improve road safety by sharing data generated by vehicles and infrastructure between countries and manufacturers. Luxembourg will manage, process and aggregate big data to be used for issuing safety-relevant traffic information to road users.
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Luxembourg has Europe’s most attractive research system

26-06-2019

Luxembourg’s overall innovation performance ranks 5th in the 2019 edition of the EU’s European Innovation Scoreboard. The country comes out on top in the sub-category Attractive research systems.
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Luxembourg at the heart of Japan Expo

26-06-2019

For two years, Japan Expo, the largest European meeting place for Japanese cultural enthusiasts, has been calling on a Luxembourg start-up to create and run the official stand of the event.
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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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