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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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OCSiAl to set up the world's largest nanotube production facility in Luxembourg

05-07-2017

The Ministry of the Economy and the Ministry of Finance of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and OCSiAl, a manufacturer of advanced materials, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the construction of a production facility for single wall carbon nanotubes with an annual capacity up to 250 tonnes and a centre for applied nanotechnology.
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Driven by passion

04-07-2017

Basing a sailing-related company in landlocked Luxembourg might not be an obvious choice, but proved to be a lucky shot for French entrepreneur Mathilde Argaud.
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Review of Circular Economy Hotspot conference

03-07-2017

The Netherlands passed the baton to Luxembourg that became the 2017 hotspot for the circular economy.
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Collaborating on the windshield of the future

30-06-2017

Public-private partnership between LIST and Carlex
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Big data analysis for making buildings smarter

30-06-2017

With smart IT systems, modern buildings can manage heating, cooling and lighting on their own – on a sunny day they will, for example, automatically close the blinds. But there are many factors infl...
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New research, development and innovation aid measures for companies launched

30-06-2017

New research, development and innovation aid measures for companies launched Luxembourg’s new law on research, development and innovation (RDI) aid measures has just entered into force. It align...
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SIGRE inaugurates extension of leachate treatment plant

29-06-2017

Luxembourg waste management regional authority SIGRE inaugurates its extended and modernized system for leachate treatment at a festive event, taking place on 30 June 2017 starting with 3 pm at the pr...
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How to succeed with public-private R&D collaboration

21-06-2017

For companies looking to become leaders in their markets or moving into new markets through innovation capacity building, collaboration with a Luxembourg-based research institute can be an interesting...
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LuxFLAG launches green bond label

20-06-2017

The Luxembourg Finance Labelling Agency (LuxFLAG) launches a new label for green bonds which will be granted, after a rigorous assessment, to eligible instruments that finance green projects.
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Innovation Prize in skilled workmanship 2017: 43 days left to submit your application

20-06-2017

The Innovation Prize in skilled workmanship 2017 “The Hands of Innovation”, organised by the Chambre des Métiers, is coming back. Participants can submit their application until 1 August ...
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Modeling the brain with “Lego bricks”

16-06-2017

Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, in cooperation with the University of Strasbourg, have developed a computational method that could be used to guide surgeons during brain surgery.
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René Witry becomes first president of the Luxembourg Wood Cluster

15-06-2017

Architect René Witry from Witry & Witry is appointed president of the Luxembourg Wood Cluster.
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Tom Oberweis elected president of the Chambre des Métiers

15-06-2017

The general assembly of the Chambre des Métiers, chaired by Secretary of State of the Economy Francine Closener, was held on 14 June 2017. At this occasion its members elected its Committee for the period 2017-2022 and appointed Tom Oberweis as president.
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