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The Luxembourg insurance sector is booming

21-07-2017

In 2016 the national insurance sector had a record year, increasing its net profit after tax to €1,808 billion, a considerable rise of 45.7% compared to the previous financial year.
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Mangrove Capital Partners raised a $170 million fund to invest in European startups

21-07-2017

The Luxembourg-based Venture Capital firm Mangrove Capital Partners launches fund to support European startups
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Northern Trust announces creation of EU bank in Luxembourg

20-07-2017

Northern Trust will create an EU-banking presence in Luxembourg, further establishing its commitment to the region. It has appointed David Wicks as head of continental Europe. Northern Trust offers a...
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The state of Luxembourg's population

19-07-2017

On 1st January 2017, Luxembourg had 590,667 inhabitants, 48% of whom were non-Luxembourgers. Compared to the previous year, the population increased by 11,159 people.
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New competition dedicated to Space Exploration for innovative Business Ideas benefitting Earth

19-07-2017

The Space Exploration Masters is an international competition to identify best technology transfer business successes, as well as to empower and foster business innovation around space exploration act...
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Propelling start-ups to realise their full potential

18-07-2017

The fifth edition of Fit 4 Start, Luxinnovation’s acceleration programme for early-stage ICT start-ups, will commence in October. Interested entrepreneurs can submit their applications up until August 28. Programme Manager Antoine Hron and Laurence Hulin, Advisor Start-Up Support at Luxinnovation, outline how the initiative contributes to the success of young innovative companies.
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Marc Lis talks about Luxembourg’s creative industries

18-07-2017

In an interview with Luxemburger Wort, Marc Lis, Cluster Manager - Creative Industries at Luxinnovation, talked about opportunities and challenges for Luxembourg’s creative industries and presents the recently launched Cluster.
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Philippe Genot presents Luxembourg's wood sector

18-07-2017

Cluster Manager Philippe Genot wrote an article about the Luxembourg Wood Cluster and its sector in "De Lëtzebuerger Bësch".
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A warm welcome to David Foy, Head of Sector Development – Digital Economy

17-07-2017

Luxinnovation is pleased to announce the appointment of David Foy as “Head of Sector Development – Digital Economy” as of 1 July 2017. In this role, David’s primary responsibility will be to d...
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Luxembourg ranked excellent in terms of its overall market openness

17-07-2017

After Singapore and Hong Kong, Luxembourg positioned 3rd worldwide in ICC Open Market Index with a OMI Score of 5.02. Only three economies, Singapore, Hong Kong SAR, and Luxembourg, ranked excellent in terms of their overall market openness.
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FIRST DIGITAL TECH FUND RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

14-07-2017

Two startups were presented €500,000 euros each for the first investment by the Digital Tech Fund on 10 July during a press conference at the Ministry of the Economy.
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Luxembourg, a great place for startups

14-07-2017

Startups are a vital driver for the development of a country’s economy, the creation of new jobs and the promotion of innovation. According to a report by the Idea Foundation, the number of n...
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EASYJET WILL FLY LUX-BERLIN FROM OCTOBER

14-07-2017

After London, Milan, Lisbon and Porto, Easyjet will add Berlin to its destinations this autumn.
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Committee Meeting Reviews Rifkin Strategy

14-07-2017

The second meeting of the Rifkin Strategic Review Committee was held yesterday, on 12 July 2017, during which the Strategic Monitoring Committee reviewed the Rifkin strategy.
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LUXEMBOURG IS THE FIRST EUROPEAN NATION TO OFFER A LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR SPACE RESOURCES UTILIZATION

14-07-2017

The Luxembourg Parliament adopted the draft law on the exploration and use of space resources. The Grand Duchy is thus the first European country to offer a legal framework ensuring that private operators can be confident about their rights on resources they extract in space.
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Dunlop launches ‘Sport Classic’, its latest High Performance tire designed for classic cars

14-07-2017

Dunlop, one of the world’s leading brands for High and Ultra-High Performance tires, announces the launch of its new Dunlop Sport Classic, meeting the needs of classic car drivers and optimized for the High Performance vehicles of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.
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De Mains de Maîtres: open call for applications

14-07-2017

The newly created non-profit organisation "De Mains de Maîtres" has launched its first call for applications. The objective of the call is to allocate one or several scholarships to Luxembourgish artisans or artisans living in Luxembourg.
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Rolf Tarrach Prize 2017 for Mads Weber

13-07-2017

The physicist Mads Christof Weber has won the “Rolf Tarrach Prize 2017” for his outstanding doctoral thesis in physics and material science. The award for the best doctoral thesis in Luxembou...
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Presentation of the national strategy for energy renovation of buildings

13-07-2017

The infrastructure consists of almost 208,000 buildings, out of which 60% are from before 1990. These buildings represent the main target of the renovation strategy.


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Open call for media art proposals

12-07-2017

Cinekid, la Gaîté Lyrique, KIKK and WoeLab are issuing an open call for proposals for the creation of three media artworks as part of Les Voyages de Capitaine futur, a European cooperation project supported by Creative Europe.
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Call for Proposals: Modules for Master Degrees in Arts and Science

12-07-2017

The European Commission launches €1.5 million experimental call for proposals to design innovative interdisciplinary modules for Master degrees, combining arts and ICT with entrepreneurial skills and business exposure.
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Honda invests in car key security research with SnT

11-07-2017

New key systems allows car owners to enter and start their vehicle without ever touching a key. But the technology is not entirely safe. That is why two ICT experts from the Interdisciplinary Centre f...
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Goodyear Selects Development Partners for new Global Innovation Center and offices at the Luxembourg Automotive Campus

11-07-2017

Goodyear has selected FELIX GIORGETTI & AG Real Estate as development partners for its new facilities at the future Luxembourg Automotive Campus. The building concept will be created by Assar Univ...
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The world's most innovative countries: Luxembourg on 12th place

10-07-2017

Since 2007, Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization have published an annual Global Innovation Index. This composite index is a precious tool for comparing and ev...
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Luxembourg Business Angel Network Establishes Its Own Space Angel Group

10-07-2017

LBAN´s Space Angel group will be organized as a subgroup of LBAN. Its main objectives will to be to bring together interested individual investors into the space industry and stimulate & support Luxembourg´s position as a space nation. To join the group, being a LBAN member will not be a pre-requisite.
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Luxembourg Business Compass - leaders expect high economic growth

10-07-2017

According to the latest edition of the “Luxembourg Business Compass”, an annual report published by KPMG since 2009, Luxembourg’s business leaders are very optimistic about the economy, ...
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Future House of Start-ups to Host Luxembourg City Incubator

10-07-2017

On Friday 7 July 2017, the Mayor of the Ville de Luxembourg and the Chamber of Commerce presented a collaborative project on the development of an incubator project in the city centre, in Luxembourg-Gare.
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Asteroid Day 2017 proves a global hit!

10-07-2017

Now headquartered in Luxembourg, Asteroid Day is truly a global event that brings together notable scientists, astronauts, business leaders, artists, Nobel Laureates and private citizens.
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ESA offers 20 internship positions to Luxembourg students

07-07-2017

The programme Luxembourgish Young Graduate Trainees LuxYGT offers 20 internship positions for Luxembourgish graduates and young professionals who would like to gain experience in the space sector. The...
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William McDonough, keynote speaker - "A circular economy that does not just circulate bads over and over again"

07-07-2017

Not afraid to speak his mind or the hard truths, this celebrated architect and world renowned leader in sustainable development said that Luxembourg is capable of helping the progress of circular thin...
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