A nation-wide digital twin

18-06-2021

Digitalisation is key to building a smarter and more resilient Luxembourg. Researchers at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology are working on the ambitious project of building a digital twin of the whole country.
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Data ecosystem building blocks

16-06-2021

Luxembourg’s ecosystem supporting the data economy stands out for its completeness and the seamless interaction between its various components. A snapshot of some of the key initiatives.
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Luxembourg and Denmark to build the world’s first energy islands

15-06-2021

Luxembourg and Denmark have decided to join forces in building the world’s first energy islands. These man-made islands off the Danish coast will be connected to hundreds of offshore wind turbines and will provide green electricity to millions of European households. The innovative initiative confirms Luxembourg’s commitment to using offshore wind power.
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Data-driven air cargo innovation

11-06-2021

CHAMP is one of the global leaders in supplying integrated IT solutions to the airfreight community. Energised by Luxembourg’s data economy ecosystem, the company is using cutting edge technologies to develop data-based, innovative cargo services.
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Password security: a Luxembourg start-up holds the key

10-06-2021

Our increasing use of digital tools during the pandemic radically boosts the need for handling their access in a safe, secure way. The open-source password manager developed by Passbolt is riding on the wave. During the past 12 months, the Luxembourg-based start-up has expanded its staff five-fold and closed a funding round of €2 million.
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Leading automotive equipment supplier invests in Motion-S

09-06-2021

Luxembourg mobility data analytics company Motion-S has recently announced a partnership with Group a, a prime automotive equipment supplier and investor in Latin America. The investment will allow Motion-S to expand its product portfolio and strengthen its position on the automotive market.
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Becoming Europe’s most trusted data economy

08-06-2021

Luxembourg pursues its ambition to become a leading data economy, capitalising on its entrepreneurial spirit and internationally recognised strengths in connectivity and security. The country provides a comprehensive, supportive ecosystem where all parties involved work hand in hand to make business flourish and ensure long-term sustainability.
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Luxembourg inaugurates its high performance computer

07-06-2021

Luxembourg’s new high performance computer MeluXina was inaugurated on 7 June 2021. Ranked among the top 30 supercomputers in the world, MeluXina has been designed to meet business needs and is available for use by start-ups and SMEs as well as large international groups.
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Crossroads Magazine: Turning data into value

03-06-2021

Luxembourg is on the road to becoming one of Europe’s most sustainable and trusted data economies. The new edition of Crossroads Magazine takes a deep dive into the opportunities generated for businesses in the new data economy. It also provides an insight into Luxembourg’s role as a European hub for the commercial space industry.
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Luxembourg has the world’s 3rd most resilient economy

03-06-2021

Luxembourg gains four places compared to last year in the 20201 FM Global Resilience Index and ranks 1st in the “economy” category.
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Fit 4 Start #11: 15 companies selected

02-06-2021

15 start-ups from 8 different countries have been selected for participation in the 11th edition of the Fit 4 Start acceleration programme. They will benefit from 6 months of coaching, pre-seed funding and networking activities aimed at facilitating the market launch of the products and services developed by the participants.
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Guardian to invest in new production line in Luxembourg

02-06-2021

High-performance glass manufacturer Guardian has had industrial operations in Luxembourg for over 40 year and employs over 400 people here. The company now reconfirms its commitment to the country by investing in a new production line for float glass.
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Clervaux castle: history, World War II and photography

01-06-2021

One of the most interesting of Luxembourg's many castles is the one in the village of Clervaux. With a history of some 900 years, the castle houses a museum displaying weapons and souvenirs from the second world war and the famous photo exhibition "Family of Man".
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Cebi opens new R&D laboratory in Luxembourg

31-05-2021

Electromechanical components manufacturer Cebi International has opened a new state-of-the-art testing laboratory at its Luxembourg headquarters. The R&D lab is unique of its kind in Luxembourg and the surrounding Greater Region, and is accessible to external private and public users.
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Luxembourg among the top 20 markets for total workforce engagement

28-05-2021

Luxembourg ranks 18th in the 2021 Total Workforce Index measuring the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining both contingent and permanent workforce skills in competing labour markets around the world.
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Enabling space ambitions

25-05-2021

Founded in 2006, microsatellite and integrated services specialist LuxSpace is a pioneer in the Luxembourg space sector. While its top-notch products enable a variety of space missions, the company thrives in the dynamic Luxembourg space ecosystem where public and private organisations cooperate to make space business happen.
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Luxembourg’s Circular by Design Challenge to go international

07-05-2021

The first edition of the Circular by Design Challenge came to an end on 29 April 2021, when the winners were announced by Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot. Its next edition, to be launched in autumn 2021, will be open to international creatives and partner companies.
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Luxembourg passport ranks 4th in global mobility rating

07-05-2021

The Luxembourg passport is placed 4th in the Henley Passport Index, which analyses the number of destinations passport holders can access without the need for a visa.
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EuroHPC headquarters inaugurated in Luxembourg

05-05-2021

Luxembourg hosts the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU), a joint initiative of the EU, European countries and private partners with the mission of developing a world-class supercomputing ecosystem in Europe. Its headquarters was officially inaugurated on 3 May 2021.
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Luxembourg’s Product Circularity Data Sheets on the way to becoming an international standard

04-05-2021

Luxembourg is at the forefront of developing data-related standards that will drive the clean technologies of the future. ISO has just decided to make Luxembourg’s Product Circularity Data Sheet (PCDS) initiative a future ISO / NP 59040 standard – a major step forward towards becoming an internationally recognised standard.
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Architecture and art in Kirchberg

03-05-2021

Are you interested in art and architecture? Take a stroll through Luxembourg's business district Kirchberg or join a guided tour to discover modern works of art and contemporary buildings.
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Luxembourg economy: low public debt, improving public finances

30-04-2021

The Luxembourg economy remains healthy in spite of the turbulent year caused by COVID-19. Its public debt is the 2nd lowest in the EU, and the state finances are now back in the black.
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CONTEC raises series B funding and announces global ground station expansion

27-04-2021

South Korean CONTEC, a specialist in the design, development and integration of ground systems in space and defence applications, recently announced it raised approximately $11 million from top banks and VC investors for its series B investment round. The company is benefiting from its European HQ in Luxembourg to seek new business partners in the EU.
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Cybersecurity: Luxembourg partnerships key to winning international business deals

21-04-2021

Consulting and technology integration company Excellium Services is the biggest player in the Luxembourg cybersecurity ecosystem. The company considers the close cooperation within the country’s cybersecurity community and the strong government support crucial for succeeding on the international market.
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Postdoctoral Marie Curie Fellowship opportunities in Luxembourg

16-04-2021

Luxinnovation supports Luxembourg organisations wishing to further develop their capacities by hosting researchers in the framework of the Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship programme (MSCA PF). Any highly skilled researchers who have recently completed their postgraduate studies can apply until 15 May 2021.
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Fit 4 Start: 2 more days to apply

13-04-2021

Promising ICT and space start-ups can still apply to accelerator programme Fit 4 Start and compete for 20 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000. The deadline for applying is 15 April 2021.
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Wisconsin and Luxembourg: Launchpads for business

09-04-2021

One an attractive gateway to Europe, the other an excellent springboard onto the US market: Luxembourg and Wisconsin have more in common than one might initially believe. The Luxembourg Digital Trade Mission to Wisconsin at the end of March 2021 offered companies an overview of mutual business opportunities. A new partnership promoting start-ups was also announced.
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Nature meets futuristic architecture

07-04-2021

The futuristically designed Biodiversum nature conservation centre in Remerschen is the ideal first port of call if you want to discover the "Haff Réimech" nature reserve.
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Luxinnovation to steer the Luxembourg GAIA-X regional hub

26-03-2021

At a conference on March 25, 2021 dedicated to the European digital project GAIA-X, the Minister of Economy, Franz Fayot, launched the Luxembourg regional hub of GAIA-X which will be coordinated by Luxinnovation. In this role, the agency will help all interested public, private and research actors of the Luxembourg data ecosystem to become involved in this European initiative that aims to gather and develop common requirements for a European data infrastructure that is federated, secure and sovereign.
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Luxembourg 8th happiest country in the world

25-03-2021

Luxembourg ranks 8th in the World Happiness Report 2020 and progresses from 10th place in 2019. The turbulence created by COVID-19 has had little influence on the overall ranking of the world's happiest countries, which shows both the global nature of the pandemic and a widely shared resilience in the face of it.
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