PPRO granted e-money licence in luxembourg ahead of brexit

19-04-2019

PPRO, a UK cross-border payment specialist, has officially been granted an e-money licence to operate in Luxembourg ahead of Britain’s departure from the European Union. The licence has been granted...
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Luxembourg Stock Exchange wins 2018 Green Bond Pioneer Award from CBI

19-04-2019

In recognition of its sustainable finance efforts, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) has won the Green Bond Pioneer Award from the Climate Bonds Initiative  (CBI). The LuxSE, with its sustainabil...
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Luxembourg Stockexchange signs 3 agreements on green finance with Chinese institutions

19-04-2019

The Luxembourg Stock Exchange has recently signed a string of agreements with major stock exchanges and institutions in China, strengthening its appeal as the world’s leading green bond trading hub....
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Cargolux: Belugas on board

19-04-2019

Luxembourg leading all-cargo airline Cargolux becomes the official transport partner working with SEA LIFE Trust and project partner, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC), to help move two beluga whal...
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Cargolux celebrates its 20 years anniversary of doing business in China

19-04-2019

On April 10th, Cargolux, Luxembourg all-cargo airline, celebrated the 20 years anniversary of its first flight to mainland China. On March 31st 1999, Cargolux indeed landed its first flight in Shangha...
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Luxembourg-China linked by rails

19-04-2019

The first Luxembourg-Chengdu international direct rail link was inaugurated this Thursday, April 4th. The train left in the afternoon and is expected to connect the Chinese city today (April 19th). Th...
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Luxembourg prepares to host first AIIB annual meeting outside Asia

19-04-2019

On March 14, Luxembourg’s Ministry of Finance and AIIB organized a lead-up event to give Luxembourg’s financial industry the opportunity to learn more about the  AIIB annual meeting to be held in...
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Xavier Bettel attends Boao Forum for Asia

19-04-2019

On March 28th , Xavier Bettel made a speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference in Hainan, China. In his speech, the Luxembourg Prime Minister stressed the importance ...
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Xavier Bettel meets Li Keqiang and witnesses BRI MoU signature

19-04-2019

On March 27th , Prime Minister and Minister of State, Xavier Bettel was greeted by his Chinese counterpart, Li Keqiang. During the one on one meeting, discussions focused on bilateral relations as wel...
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Luxembourg is second most productive economy

17-04-2019

A recent study from the think tank The Conference Board ranks Luxembourg as the second most productive mature economy in the world.
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Goodyear and Luxembourg – partners in innovation

16-04-2019

The top management of global tyre company Goodyear was in Luxembourg on 12 April 2019 for the group’s Patent Dinner 2019. Luxinnovation’s CEO Sasha Baillie was invited to give a keynote speech on the long-standing and successful innovation partnership developed between one of the largest tyre companies in the world and the dynamic host country of its only innovation centre located outside the US.
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Goodyear to invest $36 million in Luxembourg factory

11-04-2019

Global tyre company Goodyear will invest $36 million in its production facilities in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg. The investment aims at increasing production of off-the-road tyres and improve processes.
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Autonomous cross-border mobility tested in Schengen

08-04-2019

Autonomous and connected driving opens up completely new perspectives for mobility of tomorrow. However, there are still hurdles to overcome, in particular for self-driving vehicles travelling in several different countries. On 3 April, top-level politicians, researchers and industry representatives gathered in Schengen to see the first live demos of autonomous cars using the digital cross-border testbed that links the three countries.
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Fit 4 Start #8 is well and truly underway

05-04-2019

The names of the 10 start-ups that will participate in the 8th edition of Fit 4 Start are now known. 50 entrepreneurs from all over the world came to promote their project during Pitching and Graduation Day, which took place on Thursday 28 March at Kinepolis in Kirchberg.
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Luxembourg named the safest city in the world

04-04-2019

In addition to its top ranking for personal safety, the capital overall ranks as the 18th best city in the world to live in.
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Luxembourg among top 10 European countries for 5G readiness

04-04-2019

The country ranks 1st in the Country Profile category due to the government’s commitment to promoting ICT. It is also highly ranked for its regulations and policies needed to implement 5G networks.
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Luxembourg diplomatic and consular network facilitates international investments and trade

04-04-2019

Luxembourg benefits from a broad network of representatives worldwide that can support you in doing business from, and with, Luxembourg. Paul Schmit, Ambassador-at-large for Economic Diplomacy, gives an overview of the country’s extensive diplomatic and consular network.
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Luxembourg ranks 11th in the world for cybersecurity

04-04-2019

This top-level ranking of Luxembourg's cybersecurity standards clearly shows the positive effects of national policy efforts, the implementation of concrete tools and the expertise of leading research centres.
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Composites at the heart of industrial transformation

19-03-2019

The JECWorld 2019 exhibition, which was held in Paris from 12 to 14 March, was a great showcase for this subject, with more than 1,300 exhibitors from all over the world. Among them was a Luxembourg delegation that proudly displayed the country's colours on the national pavilion, organised by the Ministry of the Economy.
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Fit 4 Start: First time appearance for HealthTech

15-03-2019

The 7th edition of Luxinnovation’s coaching programme had a new look and feel about it. For the first time since its launch, five start-ups from the health technologies sector were selected, on top of the ten selected from the ICT sector.
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Europe counts on Luxembourg’s expertise

11-03-2019

The European Union is in the process of setting up a large European centre of expertise on cybersecurity, and Luxembourg has a key role to play. The country is already heavily involved in setting up the first international networks.
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[Blog post] Digital buzz: Dance like a butterfly, swim like a robot

07-03-2019

When the subject of robotics arises, we tend to think of factory assembly lines, lunar buggies and The Terminator. However, the many international missions and contacts of Luxinnovation’s business developer for the digital economy, David Foy, show that robots are playing an increasingly important role across all sectors. In this blog post, David outlines the latest trends.
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A Luxembourg start-up makes German neighbourhoods mobile

05-03-2019

Luxembourg start-up Examotive has designed an innovative and flexible car sharing solution that is quick and easy to use. One year after its commercial launch, the company successfully operates a fleet of 430 cars in Germany and uses Luxembourg as its base for further expansion into other European markets.
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Setting the scene for digital success

05-03-2019

Luxembourg is at the centre of the data-driven economy. Firmly committed to provide an environment where companies can thrive under this new paradigm, the country offers a finely balanced mix of elements to ensure success and security.
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Eradicating malware, 24/7

05-03-2019

ODIX CDR (Content Disarm and Reconstruction) security software is the next generation anti-malware technology presented today as the most powerful. Whether the threat is a familiar attacker or not even yet detected, this protection platform sanitises files based on advanced True Content Disarm & Reconstruction technology.
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Supercomputing for industry

05-03-2019

Luxembourg, a forerunner in High Performance Computing (HPC), paves the way for a world-class computing environment, in close alignment with the EU.
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University of Luxembourg plays central role in major EU cybersecurity initiative

04-03-2019

The University of Luxembourg is the only organisation in Europe participating in three of the four Cybersecurity Competence Networks launched by the European Commission last week, a strong mark of recognition for its expertise in this field.
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"A destination for space business and scientific research"

04-03-2019

The Financial Times have published a special report on Luxembourg, outlining the country's ambition to focus on niches for sustainable growth and to think new in order to host its rapidly increasing population.
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Luxembourg ranks high in 2019 Index of Economic Freedom

26-02-2019

Luxembourg ranks 9th in Europe and 17th in the world in the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom published by the Heritage Foundation. The country ranks particularly high for fiscal health, investment freedom, trade freedom and government integrity.
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Luxembourg 9th most liveable city for European expats

25-02-2019

The ranking take into account criteria such as accommodation, infrastructure, personal security and health services.
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