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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Pitch Your Start-up: €100,000 in prize money to boost your business

22-02-2019

The 5th edition of Pitch Your Start-up will take place on 21 May 2019. Local and international start-ups can already apply online to try to win the €100,000 prize. Participation is free of charge.
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The University of Luxembourg launches interdisciplinary Space Master

18-02-2019

In September 2019, the University of Luxembourg will launch a two-year interdisciplinary Space Master programme. The aim of the programme is to generate a talent pool of highly skilled engineers and innovative entrepreneurs who will be able to create and manage leading commercial space enterprises.
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Luxembourg Passes Blockchain Framework Bill into Law

15-02-2019

On February 14th, Luxembourg’s chamber of deputies adopted bill 7363 into law, facilitating the use of blockchain technology in financial services. The new law aims provide financial market particip...
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China's Uni-top Airlines launches Luxembourg freighter service

15-02-2019

On January 13, China-based Uni-top Airlines started their new scheduled service between their hub in Wuhan, Central China and Luxembourg. These operations add up to the development of China-Luxembourg...
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The 360Lab showcased its Autonomous driving tech at FNR Researchers’ day

14-02-2019

On the occasion of FNR Researchers’ day in December 1st 2018, the 360Lab team demonstrated the latest autonomous capabilities of “Junior”, the experimental vehicle of the University of Luxembour...
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Luxembourg space agency study predicts space resources use market revenue of up to €170 billion

14-02-2019

The study identified the potential markets for using space resources as well as the  value chains and opportunities they will create for companies. The value chain for propellant for rockets and othe...
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Luxembourg ranks 3rd small city of the future

14-02-2019

Luxembourg has been top-ranked among mid-sized and small cities of the future in the fDi’s Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 report which focuses on the potential for foreign direct investment. Th...
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Luxembourg ranked top for global talent competitiveness

14-02-2019

In a globalised would, human capital is a key factor for local competitiveness. The  Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) has established itself as a global benchmark for issues related to tale...
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Luxembourg ranks 4th for economic globalization

14-02-2019

According to the 2019 edition of ETH Zürich’s KOF Globalisation Index, Switzerland is  the most globalised country in the world, followed by the Netherlands and Belgium. Luxembourg is on 17th plac...
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Luxembourg fostering data-driven, high-value manufacturing solutions

14-02-2019

Industry 4.0 is well on its way to become a reality in Luxembourg. Flagship projects in the field are being implemented by major industrial groups who testify to the general willingness to innovate wi...
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SFC and CSSF sign MoU on Luxembourg-Hong Kong mutual recognition of funds

14-02-2019

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF), w...
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Belgium and Luxembourg collaborate on space resources exploration and use

14-02-2019

With its SpaceResources.lu initiative and legal framework regarding the ownership and   right to use resources harvested in space, Luxembourg is a pioneer in the field of space resources exploration...
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