Luxembourg ranked 5th in the EU 2018 Index of economic freedom

09-02-2018

Economic freedom index 2018 Luxembourg’s economic freedom score is 76.4, making its economy the 14th freest in the 2018 Index. Its overall score has increased by 0.5 point, with improvements in scores...
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The promotion of Luxembourg takes flight in a new animated film

07-02-2018

The new promotional short film of Luxembourg previewed on 6 February 2018 at the Starlight cinema of the National Audiovisual Centre in Dudelange. Directed by Laurent Witz, it showcases the country in...
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Findel airport setting a new record for freight transport in 2017

02-02-2018

Findel airport in Luxembourg registered a total of 938,000 tons of freight transportation. This sets a new record in the logistics industry in Luxembourg. Last year Findel airport was also mentioned a...
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GovSat-1 and Luxembourg into orbit!

01-02-2018

Luxembourg has entered into a new space age following the successful launch on 31, January 2018, of the GovSat-1 satellite from the Cape Canaveral Space Center. As a joint venture established in 2015 ...
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14 Luxembourg start-ups nominated for StartUp Europe Awards

29-01-2018

Just announced! 14 Luxembourg start-ups in a variety of categories have been chosen for the StartUp Europe Awards 2017 by Startupgrind  Luxembourg in cooperation with Luxinnovation and Silicon Luxembo...
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Luxembourg 3rd most inclusive advanced economy

25-01-2018

In Davos, the World Economic Forum published its new findings from the Inclusive Development Index 2018 identifying Luxembourg as one of the most inclusive economies in the world. The World Economic F...
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Bitcoin exchange platform, bitFlyer choose Luxembourg

23-01-2018

On Tuesday 23, January 2018, the Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, officially announced that on January 8, 2018, the Japanese bitFlyer platform was granted its payment institution license by the L...
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Luxembourg - an excellent platform for cleantech companies

23-01-2018

Luxinnovation’s new brochure “Luxembourg Cleantech Business Centre” presents main opportunities in fields such as smart cities, smart building, smart energy, smart water and the circular economy.
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GovSat aims at becoming a global space player

23-01-2018

Interview of Patrick Biewer about the launch of GovSat-1 military and governmental communications satellite from America’s Cape Canaveral space centre.
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Talkwalker, Social Media Monitoring company rising to the top

18-01-2018

In June 2012, when 29-year-old Thibaut Britz was awarded best young creative entrepreneur by the Luxembourg Junior Chamber of Commerce, he could never have imagined that his idea – the creation of a t...
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Luxembourg tied for first in lowest gender pay gap

18-01-2018

Back in 2000, the gender pay gap rate was at 15% for the Grand Duchy. 18 years later, a new research from the European Commission on the gender pay gap highlights Luxembourg as one of the lowest along...
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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. On 11...
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Luxembourg’s visibility on the rise thanks to CES in Las Vegas

15-01-2018

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 an official s...
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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 agreements...
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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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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. “The la...
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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 to...
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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 t...
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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 st...
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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 governm...
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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 celebrat...
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Luxembourg & Japan - A Shared Digital Future

11-12-2017

From 27 to 30 November, 2017, the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Economy, the Ministry of Finance, the Luxembourg Embassy in Tokyo and the Luxembourg Trade a...
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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 five ...
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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 advanta...
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