Luxembourg sets up first European partnership on artificial intelligence with Nvidia

14-02-2019

The joint research laboratory, the first of its kind in Europe, will enable close  collaboration between the members of Luxembourg’s research community and NVIDIA, a global AI leader employing some...
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Luxembourg first country to make public transport free of charge

14-02-2019

Making mobility smart and more environmentally friendly is a high priority in Luxembourg, not least since the country’s dynamic job market attracts around 200,000 cross-border workers who join resid...
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LuxAI receives 2019 CES innovation award

14-02-2019

LuxAI was one of 16 start-ups selected to represent Luxembourg at CES 2019 (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. LuxAI and QTrobot were put under the spotlight as one of the laureates in the categ...
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Luxembourg licenses 80 new financial services companies in 2018, including Brexit relocations

14-02-2019

Luxembourg has once again ranked among the top three EU financial centres in 2018, having consolidated and strengthened its role as the go-to hub for financial institutions operating on a cross-border...
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Odysseus Space sets up headquarters in Luxembourg

14-02-2019

Luxembourg is becoming an important centre for companies involved in the exploration and future exploitation of resources harvested in space, notably from asteroids and from the Moon. However, Odysseu...
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CTI Systems signs contract with China Southern Airlines

14-02-2019

CTI Systems LLC has signed a contract with China Southern Airlines. On 16th October         2018, CTI Systems LLC (wholly owned company of CTI Systems S.à r.l.) has been awarded a Letter of A...
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Paul Wurth awarded with the “Science and Technology Award” of China Railway

14-02-2019

In November 2018, Paul Wurth Metal Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. has been awarded with the “Science and Technology Award” (2nd Prize), granted by China Railway Shenyang Bureau Group Co., Ltd. Bac...
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Swiss Re opens capital markets unit in Luxembourg ahead of Brexit

14-02-2019

While Swiss Re has been present in Luxembourg with its European headquarter for its insurance and reinsurance operations since 2007, the new entity, Swiss Re Capital Markets Europe, S.A. was establish...
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Alipay granted Luxembourg license to serve European market

14-02-2019

The launch of the new Luxembourg licensed entity, Alipay (Europe) Limited S.A., was officially announced by Luxembourg Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna on 14 January during his visit in Hong Kong, ...
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Luxembourg to assume Presidency of BeNeLux Union

14-02-2019

The Luxembourg presidency of the Benelux union officially kicked off on the 5th of February. The transitional Netherlands-Belgium-Luxembourg Customs Convention was signed on 5 September 1944 by the t...
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Luxembourg Prime Minister meets Alibaba’s Executive Chairman at World Economic Forum

14-02-2019

On Wednesday 23 January 2019, during his second day at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Luxembourg’s Prime Minister, Xavier Bettel, followed up  a series of meetings with v...
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Luxembourg’s Finance Minister visits Asia and participates to Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong

14-02-2019

From January 14th to 15th, a financial delegation from Luxembourg led by Luxembourg Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna visited Asia stopping in Hong Kong and Japan to promote Luxembourg’s expertise...
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Luxembourg returns to Vivatech

04-02-2019

For the second consecutive year, Luxembourg’s start-up ecosystem will be represented at the international trade fair in Paris dedicated to new technologies which takes place in 100 days. This time, the country will have an even bigger pavilion and further highlight its assets.
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Supportive policies boost entrepreneurship in Luxembourg

31-01-2019

Infrastructure and governmental policies are the main strengths of Luxembourg’s system of entrepreneurship, according to both experts and the overall population. The country also has the highest proportion of innovative start-ups in Europe.
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Industry is not dead

31-01-2019

For the Chairman of the business federation FEDIL — the Voice of Luxembourg’s Industry, Industry 4.0 is just another chapter in the process of evolution and development of a sector that remains strong and has a capacity to respond to political or technological shocks.
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Building the smart factories of tomorrow

31-01-2019

Read how some of Luxembourg’s leading manufacturing companies are introducing and leveraging Industry 4.0 today.
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Towards data-driven, high-value manufacturing solutions

31-01-2019

In a data-driven economy, data is a key resource and enabler of innovation. Luxembourg offers an excellent infrastructure and the optimal environment for companies aiming to ride the digital wave and successfully implement Industry 4.0 to retain a competitive edge on the world market.
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Luxembourg sets up first European partnership on artificial intelligence with NVIDIA

31-01-2019

The Luxembourg government, the country’s scientific community and NVIDIA will create a joint research laboratory for artificial intelligence (AI). Focusing on using AI and high performance computing to search for solutions to major societal challenges, the collaboration will also be successively opened to industrial companies and start-ups.
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Luxembourg first country to make public transport free of charge

29-01-2019

From March 2020 onwards, anyone will be able to use public transport in Luxembourg for free. Similar initiatives to abolish transport fares already exist elsewhere in other cities, but this is the first time public transport will become completely free of charge throughout a whole country.
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LuxAI receives 2019 CES Innovation Award

29-01-2019

Intensive early-age education and training of autistic children, to enhance their ability to communicate and interact with others, can radically improve these children’s lives. However, a major obstacle is the lack of specialised teachers and adequate therapies to respond to this vital need. LuxAI has developed QTrobot to help overcome this challenge.
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Luxembourg is the 4th most globalised economy

24-01-2019

The country also ranks high in social globalisation in the index of globalisation recently published by ETH Zürich.
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Luxembourg top ranked for global talent competitiveness

24-01-2019

Luxembourg ranks 10th in the world for its capacity to grow, attract and retain talents.
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Belgium and Luxembourg collaborate on space resources exploration and use

23-01-2019

On 23 January 2019, the two countries signed a declaration outlining their intention to collaborate on the development of an international framework for space resources exploration and utilisation.
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Salonkee raises €1 million from Luxembourg investors

21-01-2019

The start-up specialising in online appointments for hairdressers and beauty salons closed its first round in mid-January, bringing together exclusively Luxembourg investors.
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[Blog post] Digital buzz: Trends and reality

14-01-2019

Executing Luxembourg’s data-driven digital strategy over the last 12 months has taken Luxinnovation’s business development team to some of the well-known technology hubs across the world but also given an insight into emerging locations and their current focus.
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Luxembourg ranks 3rd for small city of the future

11-01-2019

Luxembourg follows closely behind Zürich and Belfast in this ranking established by the fDi intelligence division of the Financial Times.
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Towards a circular economy model

10-01-2019

The focus and growing awareness of both politicians and the public is encouraging Luxembourg to move from a linear to a circular economy. The limitations of “extract — manufacture — consume — throw away” are becoming more and more apparent.
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From waste to energy

10-01-2019

Founded in Luxembourg in 2008, Boson Energy has offices also in Poland, Sweden and Israel. The company pursues its development in Luxembourg and its expansion in Europe through several very promising projects, which aim at meeting the highest standards of energy efficiency and environmental protection. Luxinnovation spoke to Chief Communications Officer Heike Carl Zätterström about current projects and coming challenges.
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On the road to a coherent economic development

10-01-2019

The international promotion of the Luxembourg economy, which was restructured two years ago, is now running well, supported by a strong network of representative offices abroad. Explanations from the president of the Trade & Investment Steering Committee, the body in charge of the implementation of this promotion.
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Extracting recyclable materials from wastewater

10-01-2019

Considering wastewater not as water loaded with pollutants but as a resource: this is the approach adopted by Ama Mundu Technologies and the philosophy behind the company’s technology.
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