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Meet the decision makers (1/5): Cédric Spaas

08-01-2020

Cédric Spaas, founder and CEO of Arspectra, chose to create his medical technology start-up in Luxembourg. He came here through the start-up acceleration programme Fit 4 Start and is determined to remain.
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A secure hub for data

08-01-2020

An important legacy from the country’s history as a leading financial centre, cybersecurity is a cornerstone of Luxembourg’s data-driven economy. As the digital sector expands, so does the market for cybersecurity solutions.
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First-rate infrastructure for the data economy

07-01-2020

Data is the most precious asset of the digital economy. Europe is building a world-class infrastructure for high-performance computing, thereby making it possible to exploit this highly valuable resource on an unprecedented scale.
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Becoming a leading data economy (2/2)

06-01-2020

Luxembourg is well prepared for the challenges in a digital interconnected future. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy continues to outline the government's plans to turn Luxembourg into Europe's most trusted data economy.
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Becoming a leading data economy (1/2)

02-01-2020

Luxembourg is determined to become Europe’s most-trusted data economy over the next few years. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy outlines the government’s plan to achieve this, set out in the recently released strategy for data-driven innovation.
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Fit 4 Start call for ICT and space tech applications open

09-12-2019

Start-ups in the ICT and space technology sectors are invited to participate in the 10th edition of Luxembourg's acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Successful candidates will benefit from 16 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000.
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New Happen magazine on data-driven innovation

09-12-2019

Luxembourg is firmly determined to put in place the digital innovation policies and assets needed to foster the emergence of a robust data economy and a start-up ecosystem centred on data-driven innovation. Discover the concrete action and the next steps in the brand new edition of Happen, Luxinnovation’s international business magazine.
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The smart manufacturing revolution

23-10-2019

The major Smart Manufacturing conference on 7 November will focus on how to increase competitiveness with new technologies.
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A Luxembourg base for medical exoskeletons

22-10-2019

ExoAtlet offers paralysed people the opportunity to walk again. The Russian start-up has chosen Luxembourg as the new location of its headquarters in order to target the European rehabilitation market.
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Cybersecurity in Luxembourg: An expanding sector

15-10-2019

Luxembourg is internationally renowned for its expertise in cybersecurity. A recent mapping of the sector highlights a dynamic sector specialising, in particular, in risk identification and protection.
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Changes in financial industry “only going to happen faster than before”

07-10-2019

Daniel Schulman, the CEO of Paypal, was in Luxembourg this Monday to inaugurate the PayPal-FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services, the first one built on a public-private partnership in this field.
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A US autumn for Luxembourg start-ups

07-10-2019

7 of Luxemboug's most promising start-ups have been selected for participation in two acceleration programmes specifically designed for entering the US market.
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Record number of start-ups join Fit 4 Start

04-10-2019

Ten ICT start-ups, five companies in the healthtech sector and five in space tech were admitted into Luxembourg’s renowned acceleration programme Fit 4 Start.
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Luxembourg 21st in world digital competitiveness ranking 2019

02-10-2019

The country, which ranks particularly high in the "technology" category, gains three places compared to last year.
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Intellectual property: Turning creativity into economic results

01-10-2019

A medical device, a new design, an innovative algorithm or an audio-visual production are all the results of creative processes. However, in order for them to generate an economic return, the intellectual property aspects of these inventions needs to be protected and managed in the right way.
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IT jobs: Matching candidates with employers, the innovative way

16-09-2019

As the digital economy expands, employers are urgently looking for staff with IT and technology expertise. Start-up company Nexten.io is oiling the wheels of the IT job market in Luxembourg through a streamlined process that helps top talent and their prospective employers find each other.
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Business opportunities for start-ups in Luxembourg

12-09-2019

Russian start-up support organisation Skolkovo Technopark and Luxinnovation collaborate to help innovative companies get a foothold on the EU and the Russian markets, respectively. Skolkovo Technopark has published an interview with Luxinnovation's Business Development Director Jean-Michel Ludwig about opportunities for Russian start-ups.
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[VIDEO] Discover the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving

13-08-2019

Extending 215 km across France, Germany and Luxembourg, the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving is a pioneering partnership between three neighbouring countries. This video presents the opportunities offered to industry and academia to test innovative mobility solutions on public roads with several border crossings on the same day.
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From Fit 4 Start to Digital Tech Fund: A safe move

12-08-2019

Luxembourg start-up Passbolt has developed a password management solution for companies. Having come to Luxembourg more or less by coincidence, the growing company has benefited from all the advantages offered by the national ecosystem.
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South Korean start-ups to Luxembourg: Paving the way

17-07-2019

A seminar organised in Seoul on 17 July 2019 provided 100 representatives of Korean companies with information about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. 8 Korean start-ups presented their projects to the Luxembourg delegation, and Luxinnovation and its Korean counterpart, KISED, signed an MoU for further collaboration.
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Fit 4 Start goes into space

08-07-2019

For the first time since its launch in 2015, the acceleration programme for innovative companies managed by Luxinnovation offers tailor-made support to five start-ups active in the space sector. The selected companies will be able to access Earth observation data provided by the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) data centre.
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Luxembourg at the heart of Japan Expo

26-06-2019

For two years, Japan Expo, the largest European meeting place for Japanese cultural enthusiasts, has been calling on a Luxembourg start-up to create and run the official stand of the event.
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Very convincing start-ups recognised at the Fintech Awards

24-06-2019

The 4th edition of the Fintech Awards recognised the Luxembourg start-up Tokeny, which uses blockchain to issue security tokens. Microinsurance, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence were also highlighted in a pitch competition which was impressive for its quality.
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Anote, music and new technologies

21-06-2019

The start-up ANote, which proposes to link financial markets and the music industry using blockchain, won the Luxinnovation special prize at the ICT Spring Pitch Your Startup competition in May.
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Luxembourg ranks 2nd in EU for digital connectivity

21-06-2019

According to the EU’s 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Luxembourg ranks among the top 3 EU countries in digital connectivity as well as in human resources.
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Luxembourg supercomputer Meluxina will support digital transformation

17-06-2019

The future high performance computer (HPC) will be part of the European HPC network, EuroHPC.
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Ziggu comes out on top in CYEL competition

13-06-2019

The winner of the 13th edition of the CYEL competition organised by the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg (JCI Luxembourg) is known. Yannick Bontinckx, co-founder of Ziggu, a service platform dedicated to building professionals and their clients, won the jury's favour.
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House of Startups: one year and lots of projects in the pipeline

04-06-2019

Last June, the Chamber of Commerce opened the House of Startups. Spread over 5,000 m2 and five floors and occupied by four incubators and innovation hubs, it now hosts more than 100 start-ups.
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Mission accomplished for Luxembourg at VivaTechnology

22-05-2019

With a 40 m2 national pavilion, Luxembourg attracted many entrepreneurs interested in the country's innovation ecosystem during the VivaTechnology exhibition, held in Paris from 16 to 18 May. The eight exhibiting Luxembourg start-ups present on the stand also received interesting visits.
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Publication of the 2018 Luxinnovation Annual Report

07-05-2019

Luxinnovation, the national agency for the promotion of innovation, has just published its annual report for 2018: a year marked by the refinement of the agency's general strategy, more than ever at the service of Luxembourg companies, whatever their size, to support them in their innovation efforts.
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