Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration

17-01-2018

The Ministry of the Economy and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a framework for the development and implementation of scie...
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Luxembourg will host the EU's HPC

17-01-2018

Luxembourg is to host the headquarters of the body that will set up and deploy a pan-European supercomputer as part of the European Union’s (EU) High-Performance Computing (HPC) programme.
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Luxembourg’s visibility on the rise thanks to CES in Las Vegas

15-01-2018

Last week, from January 9-12, 2018, Las Vegas hosted the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the world’s most prestigious annual technology events. For the first time, Luxembourg was there with ...
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Luxembourg focuses on research and higher education for 2018-2021

12-01-2018

On Thursday 11 January, Marc Hansen – Luxembourg’s Ministry for Higher Education and Research – presented the contract with the University of Luxembourg and the multi-year agreement...
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News and changes for 2018

09-01-2018

Several new legal and regulatory provisions applying directly to citizens will enter into force in 2018. Below is an overview of the main area that will have a direct impact on ordinary citizens. The ...
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Dubai 2020 – artistic project for Luxembourg's pavilion in the hands of an artists' collective

09-01-2018

In keeping with the theme for Expo 2020 Dubai – “Connecting minds, Creating the future” – the artistic project for the Luxembourg pavilion will go with the idea of connecting...
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GovSat-1 satellite ready to be launched

05-01-2018

“This is obviously a very exciting moment,” says Patrick Biewer, CEO of the company created as a public-private partnership between the Luxembourg government and global satellite operator SES. “...
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Luxembourg, a country worth celebrating

04-01-2018

For the last few years, and then boosted by the launch of the country’s national branding campaign including new logo to promote the country abroad, people in Luxembourg have really started to come ...
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ICT start-up acceleration programme Fit 4 Start: Apply now!

04-01-2018

Fit 4 Start attracts innovative entrepreneurs from well beyond Luxembourg’s borders and has become renowned in the start-up community as a very valuable launch pad for early-stage ICT companies. Due...
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AIVA composing music for the gaming industry

04-01-2018

This is yet another feather in the caps of AIVA cofounders Arnaud Decker and Pierre Barreau who went through Luxinnovation’s Fit4Start programme. Not only was AIVA chosen as one of eight Luxembourg ...
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Hollerich eco-district on the horizon

04-01-2018

In order to breathe life into this project and make it as effective as possible, the City of Luxembourg organised a “Zukunftswerkstatt Porte de Hollerich” (workshop on the future of the Po...
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Jemmic & Trust1Connector – Simplicity is Key

04-01-2018

Jemmic is a Luxembourg company established in 2009 that helps companies digitalise their business. As a FinTech expert, Jemmic serves over thirty banks with over one million online users – be it...
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Tetrao wins BNP Paribas Hackathon

04-01-2018

From 9 to 11 June 2017, BNP Paribas in Luxembourg took part for the first time in the International Hackathon organised worldwide by the BNP Paribas Group and running simultaneously with 160 start-ups...
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2017 SPACENEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

20-12-2017

A member of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party would seem to be an unlikely champion of asteroid mining ventures. But Étienne Schneider, who represents his party in Luxembourg’s coalition go...
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Japanese pharma company JCR to set up a manufacturing plant in Luxembourg

19-12-2017

JCR Pharmaceuticals, a Japanese public company engaged in research, development, manufacture and sales of pharmaceuticals, has chosen Luxembourg to set up a new manufacturing plant of Active Pharmaceu...
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Molecular Plasma Group – A successful start facilitated by Luxembourg’s eco-system

14-12-2017

On December 4, 2017, the newly created MPG (Molecular Plasma Group) invited upwards of 70 representatives of the Luxembourg materials industry to an Open House. The occasion was officially to celebra...
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Luxembourg has highest share of population with at least basic digital skills in EU

08-12-2017

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) is a composite index that summarises some 30 relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU Member States, across fiv...
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Étienne Schneider – one of Politico Europe 28 people shaping, shaking and stirring Europe

07-12-2017

Politico* Europe is a very well respected Brussels-based European affairs weekly newspaper. This is the third instalment of their guide to the people to watch in the year ahead: 18 men and 10 women fr...
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New brochure: Ten good reasons to choose Luxembourg

05-12-2017

Luxembourg is an excellent location for any company looking to launch or scale up its business. Luxinnovation’s new brochure “Ten good reasons to choose Luxembourg” highlights some of the main a...
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State visit to Japan: several agreements have been signed

01-12-2017

Late November, HRH the Grand Duke and the Princess Alexandra accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn...
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Guala closures

01-12-2017

Guala Closures is a success story for Luxembourg. Its new technological research centre opened recently, coupled with the company’s open innovation attitude, could prove quite significant for Luxemb...
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Sompo becomes third japanese insurer to set up EU base in Luxembourg

30-11-2017

Japanese insurer, Sompo International, has today become the latest leading Japanese financial institution to announce plans to establish its new European insurance headquarters in Luxembourg following...
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Luxembourg and Japan agree to cooperate on exploration and commercial utilization of space resources

29-11-2017

Luxembourg, November 29, 2017 - The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, represented by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, and the Cabinet Office of Japan, represented by Masaji Matsuyama, Minister of State for Space Policy, signed today in Tokyo a memorandum of cooperation on exploration and commercial utilization of space resources.
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Luxembourg ranks 10th in attracting and keeping talent

27-11-2017

Each year, the World Talent Report, produced by the Institute for Management Development (IMD) with the help of the Chamber of Commerce in Luxemburg case, estimates countries’ capacity to attract an...
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ICT development index in 2017: Luxembourg comes 9th in the world ranking

23-11-2017

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is a specialised United Nations institution which has just published the 9th edition of the annual report‘Measuring the Information Society‘...
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New brochure featuring Luxembourg as a logistics hub

22-11-2017

Over the past decade, Luxembourg has continuously improved its positioning as an intercontinental and multimodal logistics hub in Europe for value-added logistics activities. The efforts of the countr...
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Luxembourg Government and Spire Global signed cooperation agreement to open a European HQ in the Grand Duchy

16-11-2017

Spire Global announced today that it is continuing its global expansion with the opening of the new Luxembourg office and a closing of its Series C. The Luxembourg Future Fund (LFF) has committed toda...
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Former Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames Joins the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy

14-11-2017

The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy today announced that Mr. Gary Martin, former Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames, recently joined its Space Affairs Department. As an independent advisor, Gary...
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Innovative materials for tomorrow’s economy

13-11-2017

For two days, Luxembourg hosted the sixth edition of the world Summit for Materials. Organised by The Economist magazine, with the support of Luxinnovation, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technol...
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The space industry is now 2% of Luxembourg’s GDP

13-11-2017

Luxembourg now generates nearly 2 percent of its annual gross domestic product from the space industry, according to Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider. 
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