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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Luxembourg cleantech business promoted at Pollutec fair

10-01-2019

Promoting business opportunities for clean and sustainable technologies is a priority in Luxembourg. Several of the country’s innovative cleantech companies were recently invited to showcase their offer at a joint Luxembourg stand at the international Pollutec fair in France.
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Luxembourg’s city bikes go electric

08-01-2019

Luxembourg is one of the first European capitals to offer a complete fleet of electric self-service bikes to citizens and visitors. Regardless of whether you are going from one business meeting to another or simply enjoying a few days of leisure, moving swiftly around Luxembourg City – and enjoying some fresh air and exercise at the same time – has never been easier.
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Fit 4 Start #8: applications are open

08-01-2019

Following the success of the previous edition, which included nearly 230 applications from 38 different countries, the next season of the Fit 4 Start programme will once again reward the most innovative projects in information and communication technologies. The countdown has begun, ideas and projects can be submitted before 28 January 2019.
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Odysseus Space sets up headquarters in Luxembourg

02-01-2019

Space technology specialist Odysseus Space has chosen Luxembourg as its base for expanding business in Europe. After winning the SpaceResources.lu challenge of the ESA Space Exploration Masters competition, the company is now in the process of relocating its headquarters from Taiwan to Luxembourg.
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Taiwan and Luxembourg launch “working holiday” programme

02-01-2019

The two partners will each year welcome up to 40 young Luxembourgish or Taiwanese nationals for a prolonged stay. The aim is to deepen the understanding and friendship between the regions and facilitate tourism, higher education and business exchange in the future.
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New brochure features the Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster

02-01-2019

Luxinnovation has just released a new brochure presenting the activities and services of the Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster, with a spectacular cover image created by cluster member Anne Mélan.
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Luxembourg Space Agency study predicts space resources use market revenue of up to €170 billion

02-01-2019

The Luxembourg Space Agency has published an in-depth study of the expected development of the space resources utilisation industry over the period 2018-2045. In addition to a possible market revenue of €170 billion during this time, the use of space resources is expected to create major socio-economic benefits in many areas.
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Luxinnovation’s CEO among the most influential decision-makers in Luxembourg

20-12-2018

Since 2006, the economic and financial magazine Paperjam has been publishing, every two years, the ranking of the 100 most influential economic decision-makers in Luxembourg. For the 2018 edition, announced Wednesday at the Rockhal, Luxinnovation’s CEO, Sasha Baillie, appears in 16th position.
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Luxembourg community celebrates Kleeschen in Shanghai

14-12-2018

On December 9th the Consulate of Luxembourg in Shanghai celebrated ‘Kleeschen’ day with children of Luxembourg community and business community. During this event, Consul General Luc Decker told t...
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LfF Seminar, Zhengzhou, Nov. 14th

14-12-2018

Luxembourg for Finance held a seminar in Zhengzhou, with a visiting financial delegation on 14 November 2018. The seminar covered topics ranging from green bonds, funds, asset management to banking on...
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ALFI Asia Roadshow, Taipei Hongkong Tokyo, Jan. 14th to 18th

14-12-2018

ALFI is returning to Asia in January 2019. Fund industry seminars will take place in each city where Luxembourg Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna and experts from both Luxembourg and Asia will prov...
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BenCham (C)NY Aperitivo 2019, Shanghai, Jan. 17th

14-12-2018

BenCham warmly welcome you to Tomatito on Thursday, 17th of January, 2019, to raise a glass with our community and celebrate the successes of the old year and welcome the new year.
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Exhibition: SU-MEI TSE (NESTED), Shanghai Yuz Museum, Dec. 18th to Mar. 24th

14-12-2018

Yuz Museum Shanghai, in co-organization with Mudam Luxembourg,  present “Nested” frby Su-Mei Tse, the artist’s first solo exhibition in China, from December 18th, 2018 to March 24th, 2019. Mark...
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New Executive Education Programme ‘Owning and Investing in Art’ Launched in Partnership with the University of Luxembourg

14-12-2018

The University of Luxembourg is launching, together with Christie’s of London, a certificate in the finance of art. It is designed for finance or law professionals who would like to learn about the ...
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Innovative Medicines Initiative: European recognition of Luxembourg biobanking expertise

14-12-2018

The Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) is participating in two unique European research projects, LITMUS and CANCER-ID, under the umbrella of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) partnership...
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Luxembourg ranks 15th in Expat Insider study 2018

14-12-2018

According to the latest Expat Insider’s survey. Luxembourg positioned itself on place 15 worldwide, leading in the subcategories in Economy and job security as well as Safety and Security. The count...
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Luxembourg ranks 7th worldwide for English proficiency

14-12-2018

According to the most recent EF English proficiency Index, with a score of 66.33, Luxembourg is the 5th best-performing European country after Sweden, the Netherlands, Norway and Denmark. The Index is...
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Luxembourg ranks 8th for economic potential of digital economies of the future

14-12-2018

According to FDI Intelligence’s recently published a ranking placing Luxembourg at the 8th position for economic potential of digital economies of the future. The ranking is based on data for 117 lo...
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