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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...
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How is the EU progressing towards the circular economy?

18-01-2018

A circular economy aims to maintain the value of products, materials and resources for as long as possible and minimise the generation of waste. The European Commission published a Communication on th...
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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 late, a new research from the European Commission on the gender pay gap highlight Luxembourg as one of the lowest alongs...
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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 Th...
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Calling Luxembourg ICT start-ups for Fit 4 Start: Apply now!

15-01-2018

Great ideas in Luxembourg abound. The country’s attractive and successful acceleration programme for ICT start-ups, Fit 4 Start, is gearing up for 2018. The next edition offers start-ups with innova...
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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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VOLVO AND NTU TO TRIAL AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC BUSES IN SINGAPORE

12-01-2018

Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement on a research and development program for autonomous electric buses. The program is part of the ...
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Talkwalker bought by US private equity firm

11-01-2018

Talkwalker, one of Luxembourg's most high-profile start-up success stories, has been purchased by a US private equity firm
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8 Luxembourg start-ups at Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

10-01-2018

Selected by Luxinnovation and the European American Enterprise Council, 8 start-ups along with Luxinnovation experts are currently at the Luxembourg pavilion at CES Vegas, one of the biggest tech show...
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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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Upscaled Fit 4 Start spring 2018 edition: apply now!

18-12-2017

Fit 4 Start is scaling up in 2018: no less than 10 ICT start-ups with innovative ideas and a strong determination to succeed will be able to benefit from the next edition of this exclusive acceleratio...
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EcoInnovation Cluster at World Efficiency Solutions

15-12-2017

The Luxembourg EcoInnovation Cluster participated in this year’s World Efficiency Solutions exhibition in Paris from December 12-14. The international event links public and private stakeholders who...
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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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European Commission tightens rules for safer and cleaner cars

14-12-2017

The European Commission has tabled legislative proposals to ensure car manufacturers comply strictly with all EU safety, environmental and production requirements. The Commission is proposing a major...
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New innovation and partnership programme launched by Expo 2020 Dubai

12-12-2017

In the context of Expo 2020 Dubai, the United Arab Emirates launched a research grant program called Expo Live. This grant program supports the growth of social enterprises, start-ups and grassroots projects from around the world. The next round of submissions opens in April 2018.
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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 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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