A place for innovation

22-02-2021

Ekaterina Bereziy, CEO of healthtech start-up ExoAtlet, came to Luxembourg from Russia in 2019. She talks about the unexpected innovation environment that she found here and the aspects that she enjoys most in her new home country.
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Green hydrogen, moon mining, anti-scam technology: Luxembourg’s innovative approach

22-02-2021

Luxembourg is known for audacious moves to develop its economy – building one of the world’s leading financial centres from scratch is perhaps the most well-known example. The Financial Times reports on other initiatives focusing on renewable energy, space technology and cybersecurity.
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Country report: Becoming an advanced digital society

19-02-2021

Luxembourg’s efforts to become an advanced digital society are internationally recognised. A recent country report in The Financial Times highlights Luxembourg’s strategic vision for its future economy and investments in high performance computing.
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Business opportunities after COVID-19

19-02-2021

The global crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will have an enormous impact on the economy and society of the future. The radical interruption of “business as usual” has resulted in huge challenges, but new opportunities also emerge from every crisis.
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COVID-19 vaccination: Innovative cold chain solutions

18-02-2021

Luxembourg-based healthtech company B Medical Systems specialises in vaccine cold chain solutions and medical refrigeration. With recent innovations making its vaccine freezers more flexible and resilient, the company is playing a key role in the fight against COVID-19. Its international client portfolio, head count and production facilities are all expanding rapidly.
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Business support in pandemic times

17-02-2021

Crossroads Magazine asked Yuriko Matsuno, Executive Director of the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office (LTIO) Tokyo, how she and her team support Japanese companies interested in exploring Luxembourg as a business location during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Luxembourg strategy for the circular economy

08-02-2021

On 8 February 2021, the Luxembourg government presented a new strategy for promoting and developing the circular economy in the Grand Duchy. Its objectives are to accelerate the implementation of the circular economy and to position Luxembourg internationally as a centre of expertise in the field.
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An exceptional year for hiking in Luxembourg

05-02-2021

With 5,000 km of signposted trails, Luxembourg is an attractive destination for hiking fans. In 2020, the hiking paths proved to be exceptionally popular.
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Luxembourg among the world’s least corrupt countries

04-02-2021

The Corruption Perception Index is published by NGO Transparency International. The recently published 2020 edition ranks Luxembourg as the 9th least corrupt country in the world.
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Luxembourg receives AAA rating for sustainability by Moody’s

03-02-2021

According to credit rating agency Moody’s, Luxembourg’s solid economic structure has enabled the country to weather the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. The country still has a robust financial situation, a low level of debt, a forward-looking economic policy and a stable political environment.
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The way forward

01-02-2021

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit Western Europe, Luxembourg quickly put health measures in place to protect its population. The country also launched a massive programme to safeguard the economy, followed by a range of measures aimed at stimulating innovation and helping companies become more sustainable and resilient.
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Luxembourg 5th best country to raise a family

29-01-2021

Luxembourg is the 5th best country to raise a family in the world according to a comparative study of international sources. The country performs particularly well in the safety, cost and time categories.
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Start-ups versus COVID-19

29-01-2021

The call for projects "StartupsVsCovid19" offered 15 start-ups financial support of up to €150,000 each to develop innovative technological products and services intended to limit, or even overcome, the economic, health and societal effects of the coronavirus crisis. 5 of them talk about their projects and how they contribute to the fight.
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LIST-Gradel joint lab to produce ultra-lightweight structures for space

27-01-2021

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) has announced a new partnership venture with Luxembourg company Gradel to research and produce ultra-lightweight structures for the aeronautics and space industry. The joint lab will produced parts for three European giants in satellite construction: Thales Alenia Space, Airbus Defence and Space, and OHB.
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Luxembourg to open healthtech incubator

22-01-2021

Luxembourg's new business health technologies incubator will open in spring 2021. Hosted at the House of Biohealth in Esch-Belval, it will offer 350 m2 of laboratory space to start-ups and spin-offs during their first 2-3 years of operation.
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A clean, green innovation for industrial concrete floors

22-01-2021

Luxembourg-based Topp & Screed designs and manufactures equipment for the production of concrete industrial floor slabs. Through the innovative implementation of technology developed in the automotive sector, the company is the first in the world to launch a fully electric screed on the market.
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Korean biotech MBD sets up joint research laboratory in Luxembourg

20-01-2021

South Korean MBD is setting up a joint laboratory with the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and the Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL). The laboratory will focus on precision medicine for cancer patients. MBD will also use its new base in Luxembourg to expand its business in Europe.
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Sustainability by design

19-01-2021

What makes a technology truly clean? Specialists at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) argue that a holistic perspective, spanning from technology development and production to use and end-of-life treatment, is needed.
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Korean company INFINIQ sets up European headquarters in Luxembourg

12-01-2021

Leading Korean artificial intelligence and machine learning data specialist INFINIQ has announced the establishment of an overseas sales corporation and its European headquarters in Luxembourg. This decision has been facilitated by the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office (LTIO) in Seoul and by Luxinnovation.
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Luxembourg hosts 2021 Cleantech Forum Europe

11-01-2021

Luxembourg is the hosting partner of 2021 Cleantech Forum Europe, a major international event in the field of clean technologies. The virtual conference, which takes place on 12-14 January 2021, is an excellent opportunity to showcase Luxembourg’s commitment to sustainability and cleantech to national and international companies.
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Building a sustainable economy

08-01-2021

Internationally renowned for its strong economic performance, Luxembourg has a determinedly green outlook towards the future. Crossroads Magazine spoke to Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot about his vision for combining successful economic development with long-term sustainability.
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10 most read Trade & Invest articles in 2020

05-01-2021

Luxembourg’s performance in international studies, business support and market trends during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how to set up a business in the Grand Duchy: here are the articles you most enjoyed reading in 2020.
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Web Summit: Startup Luxembourg side event draws full house

17-12-2020

A side event organised by Startup Luxembourg at renowned technology conference Web Summit 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal, attracted numerous participants interested in the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. Several international start-ups shared their reasons for choosing Luxembourg as their home.
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A diverse, connected ecosystem for mobility innovation

16-12-2020

Digital technologies are transforming mobility in a way that impacts not only the automotive industry, but society as a whole. Luxembourg offers mobility innovators a real life laboratory at the heart of Europe where they can test new solutions and refine them for the European market.
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A standard for circular products

14-12-2020

Clean technologies and the circular economy are central themes in Luxembourg’s strategy for data-driven innovation. The country is at the forefront of developing data-related standards that will drive the clean technologies of the future.
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Maximising aircraft life and value – the sustainable way

04-12-2020

Reducing the environmental impact of air transportation is crucial. Luxembourg-based Vallair is rising to the challenge with its innovative approach to giving new life to mature aircraft. Having recently delivered the world’s first passenger Airbus A321 converted into a cleaner and more efficient freighter, the company is designing solutions that are both economically attractive and environmentally sustainable.
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New Crossroads Magazine highlights Luxembourg business opportunities

03-12-2020

The first edition of Crossroads Magazine, the new international publication from Luxembourg Trade & Invest, has just been released. It highlights the technological excellence and innovation potential of the Luxembourg economy. The first issue focuses on clean technologies and market trends and new opportunities in the post COVID-19 economy.
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5 things to know about cybersecurity in Luxembourg

02-12-2020

A strong national cybersecurity ecosystem is a key pillar for developing Luxembourg’s trusted and secure data-driven economy. A new study by SECURITYMADEIN.LU and Luxinnovation provides five key insights into the strengths and unique characteristics of Luxembourg’s cybersecurity ecosystem.
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MushRooming eco home

01-12-2020

2020 has been the year of the “staycation” and, for many, the opportunity to enjoy unexpected adventures and beautiful spots.
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Luxembourg to start real life testing of an international standard for a digital circularity fingerprint for products

30-11-2020

The Ministry of the Economy just launched phase two of the development of an international standard for circular products. It provides information on the circularity of products to all stakeholders involved along their value chains. A first viable version of the standard is being tested in real life, allowing to identify the most suitable governance model, the audit scheme and reliable IT systems for its management.
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