Luxembourg agreed to cooperate with Russia on space resources

15-02-2018

Luxembourg and Russia will cooperate on scientific research on space technologies and mining.
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Luxembourg ranked 12th in the EU cities of the future

14-02-2018

In February 2018 the magazine fDi Magazine, a division of the Financial Times group, published a new edition of its study measuring the attractiveness of European cities and regions for foreign invest...
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Pitch Your Startup competition offers double the prize money

14-02-2018

Pitch your startup (PSYU) is a startup competition taking place during the annual ICTSpring Europe Conference in Luxembourg. Call for startups is open at the moment and you can send in your applicat...
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Luxembourg economy expected to grow 4.5%

09-02-2018

The national statistics office Statec published a mid-term outlook predicting that the Luxembourg economy will benefit from ‘balanced and sustained expansion’ over the next years. A growt...
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Europeans largely dominate in Global Competitiveness Index

09-02-2018

 Global Talent Competitiveness Index
The international business school INSEAD recently published the latest edition of its Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) produced in partnership with ...
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Luxembourg ranked 5th in the EU 2018 Index of economic freedom

09-02-2018


Economic freedom index 2018
Luxembourg’s economic freedom score is 76.4, making its economy the 14th freest in the 2018 Index. Its overall score has increased by 0.5 point, with improvements in sco...
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Intel joins forces with Uni.lu in securing autonomous cars

08-02-2018

Intel Corporation has signed a Partnership Framework Agreement, joining forces with the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). As autonomous v...
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LIST and CERATIZIT plan to improve high speed machining technology

08-02-2018

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and CERATIZIT have committed, between now and 2020, to developing physical vapour deposition coatings for the manufacturer’s future cutting ...
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Bitcoin exchange platform, bitFlyer chooses Luxembourg

08-02-2018

On January 23rd 2018, the Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, officially announced that on January 8, 2018, the Japanese bitFlyer platform was granted its payment institution license by the Luxembou...
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ICBC rings the bell in Luxembourg Stock Exchange

08-02-2018

On October 30th, ICBC held a ‘ring the bell’ ceremony in Luxembourg Stock Exchange to celebrate the official listing of its inaugural ‘Belt and Road’ climate bonds successfully issued earlier ...
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Luxembourg Stock Exchange partners with China’s Agricultural Development Bank (ADBC) to expand the green bond market

08-02-2018

On January 23rd The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC), the second largest policy bank in China.The pur...
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Luxembourg and China cooperate in space exploration

08-02-2018

From January 15th to 16th Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Etienne Schneider, was on an official visit in Beijing. On January 16, the Ministry of the Economy and the China Na...
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China International Trade Representative meets with Deputy Prime Minister Schneider in Luxembourg

08-02-2018

In the context of the 21st Joint Economic Commission between the Belgo-Luxembourg Economic Union (EUBL) and China on November 11th, Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy...
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The promotion of Luxembourg takes flight in a new animated film

07-02-2018

The new promotional short film of Luxembourg previewed on 6 February 2018 at the Starlight cinema of the National Audiovisual Centre in Dudelange. Directed by Laurent Witz, it showcases the country in...
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Findel airport setting a new record for freight transport in 2017

02-02-2018

Findel airport in Luxembourg registered a total of 938,000 tons of freight transportation. This sets a new record in the logistics industry in Luxembourg.
Last year Findel airport was also mentioned a...
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GovSat-1 and Luxembourg into orbit!

01-02-2018

Luxembourg has entered into a new space age following the successful launch on 31, January 2018, of the GovSat-1 satellite from the Cape Canaveral Space Center.
As a joint venture established in 2015 ...
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14 Luxembourg start-ups nominated for StartUp Europe Awards

29-01-2018

Just announced! 14 Luxembourg start-ups in a variety of categories have been chosen for the StartUp Europe Awards 2017 by Startupgrind  Luxembourg in cooperation with Luxinnovation and Silicon Luxemb...
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Luxembourg 3rd most inclusive advanced economy

25-01-2018

In Davos, the World Economic Forum published its new findings from the Inclusive Development Index 2018 identifying Luxembourg as one of the most inclusive economies in the world.
The World Economic F...
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Bitcoin exchange platform, bitFlyer choose Luxembourg

23-01-2018

On Tuesday 23, January 2018, the Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, officially announced that on January 8, 2018, the Japanese bitFlyer platform was granted its payment institution license by the L...
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Luxembourg - an excellent platform for cleantech companies

23-01-2018

Luxinnovation’s new brochure “Luxembourg Cleantech Business Centre” presents main opportunities in fields such as smart cities, smart building, smart energy, smart water and the circular economy.
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GovSat aims at becoming a global space player

23-01-2018

Interview of Patrick Biewer about the launch of GovSat-1 military and governmental communications satellite from America’s Cape Canaveral space centre.
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Talkwalker, Social Media Monitoring company rising to the top

18-01-2018

In June 2012, when 29-year-old Thibaut Britz was awarded best young creative entrepreneur by the Luxembourg Junior Chamber of Commerce, he could never have imagined that his idea – the creation of a...
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Luxembourg tied for first in lowest gender pay gap

18-01-2018

Back in 2000, the gender pay gap rate was at 15% for the Grand Duchy. 18 years later, a new research from the European Commission on the gender pay gap highlights Luxembourg as one of the lowest alon...
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Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration

17-01-2018

The Ministry of the Economy and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a framework for the development and implementation of scie...
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Luxembourg will host the EU's HPC

17-01-2018

Luxembourg is to host the headquarters of the body that will set up and deploy a pan-European supercomputer as part of the European Union’s (EU) High-Performance Computing (HPC) programme.
On 11...
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Luxembourg’s visibility on the rise thanks to CES in Las Vegas

15-01-2018

From January 9-12, 2018, Las Vegas hosted the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the world’s most prestigious annual technology events. For the first time, Luxembourg was there with an official...
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Luxembourg focuses on research and higher education for 2018-2021

12-01-2018

On Thursday 11 January, Marc Hansen – Luxembourg’s Ministry for Higher Education and Research – presented the contract with the University of Luxembourg and the multi-year agreement...
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News and changes for 2018

09-01-2018

Several new legal and regulatory provisions applying directly to citizens will enter into force in 2018. Below is an overview of the main area that will have a direct impact on ordinary citizens. The ...
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GovSat-1 satellite ready to be launched

05-01-2018

“This is obviously a very exciting moment,” says Patrick Biewer, CEO of the company created as a public-private partnership between the Luxembourg government and global satellite operator SES. “...
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Luxembourg, a country worth celebrating

04-01-2018

For the last few years, and then boosted by the launch of the country’s national branding campaign including new logo to promote the country abroad, people in Luxembourg have really started to come ...
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