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.
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.
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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How to set up a business in Luxembourg
6 detailed fact sheets about business permit, legal form, immigration, taxation, settling down and education explain to foreign investors how to set up a business in Luxembourg and which administrative and organisational steps are needed to settling down in the country.
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Luxembourg Trade & Invest - a unified force serving the economy
Luxembourg’s economic identity is strongly marked by industrial entrepreneurship, a tradition of dialogue with the rest of the world and openness to new ideas.
The goal of the economic promotion strategy outlined in 2017 is to ensure that the country enjoys dynamic, sustainable development, consistent with its values and identity, to guarantee a prosperous future.
Luxembourg Cleantech Business Centre
Luxembourg Start-up EcosystemFit 4 Start participants become part of a vibrant and international community of start-ups that often use Luxembourg as a launchpad for reaching European and global markets. They also have full access to the start-up ecosystem that includes incubators, investors, authorities and decision-makers, all striving to see Luxembourg-based start-ups grow and succeed. Discover more about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem!
Fit 4 Start - Gaëlle Haag, CEO of StarTalers“I joined the Fit 4 Start programme to help my start-up get to the next level.”
Fit 4 Start - Cedric Spaas, CEO of Arspectra“We chose Luxembourg for the central location and potential to grow.”
Fit 4 Start - Diego De Biasio, Technoport“Luxembourg is a great place for start-ups because it is centrally located in Europe and you have easy access to international customer bases and can expand quite quickly abroad.”