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25 most promising cleantech start-ups set to make business more sustainable

22-02-2018

The best of the next generation clean technology and business innovations from the Nordics and Baltics have been selected by the international jury of Nordic Cleantech Open which in included Georges S...
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T Rowe Price establishing its head office in Luxembourg

19-02-2018

T Rowe Price, the $1tn US asset manager, has begun pivoting its European business away from London and towards Luxembourg, as investment companies start to put their Brexit contingency plans into acti...
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MANUNET - Call for proposals open

16-02-2018

The MANUNET network is launching a call for project proposals in the field of collaborative, market-oriented R&D in manufacturing.
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Asteroid day 2018 events kick off in anniversary of Chelyabinsk meteor

15-02-2018

Asteroid Day, the UN-sanctioned day for global awareness and education about asteroids, has announced global events slated for Asteroid Day 2018, including the first in a series of expert presentation...
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Luxembourg agreed to cooperate with Russia on space resources

15-02-2018

Luxembourg and Russia will cooperate on scientific research on space technologies and mining.
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Luxembourg ranked 12th in the EU cities of the future

14-02-2018

In February 2018 the magazine fDi Magazine, a division of the Financial Times group, published a new edition of its study measuring the attractiveness of European cities and regions for foreign invest...
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Pitch Your Startup competition offers double the prize money

14-02-2018

Pitch your startup (PSYU) is a startup competition taking place during the annual ICTSpring Europe Conference in Luxembourg. Call for startups is open at the moment and you can send in your applicatio...
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itondo – augmented reality for art sales

13-02-2018

On January 29, 2018, it was announced that Luxembourg company, itondo, has been nominated in the “Creative” category to participate in the StartUp Europe Awards 2017.  This is in addition to 13 other ...
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Fit 4 Start: raising the bar for start-ups in Luxembourg

13-02-2018

 Big news out of Luxinnovation’s start-up team! The call for the Fit 4 Start Spring 2018 edition drew 163 submissions, a record number for the programme. We also want to announce that the Graduation D...
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Take a private online tutorial with Qwerteach

13-02-2018

A growing number of individual teachers have started to teach online, bootstrapping different tools and services providers, to reach more students, save time from commuting, and thus give more lessons...
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Find your top tech talent with VanHack

13-02-2018

Luxinnovation spoke with VanHack CEO Ilya Brotzky How did you first hear about Luxinnovation and our Fit 4 Start programme? My brother in law found the programme on the website lootstrap.com. What was...
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Business innovation breakthrough with Goldratt consulting

13-02-2018

On February 6, 2018, Luxinnovation, in collaboration with BGL BNP Paribas, organised a conference and invited Rami Goldratt, CEO, and Dr Yishai Ashlag, Senior Partner, both of Goldratt Consulting to g...
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Greater Region Automotive Clusters meeting in Belfort

13-02-2018

Following an initiative from the cluster Véhicule du Futur, members from the automotive clusters and training centres Fahrzeug-Initiative Rheinland-Pfalz e.V and autoregion.eu (Germany), Technifutur a...
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THE FIRST ALUMINUM SMART NFC CLOSURE FOR WINE

12-02-2018

Cluster member Guala Closures Group introduces at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium taking place in Sacramento from January 23 to 25 e-WAK®, the first Aluminum Smart Closure for Wine (patent pend...
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Luxembourg economy expected to grow 4.5%

09-02-2018

The national statistics office Statec published a mid-term outlook predicting that the Luxembourg economy will benefit from ‘balanced and sustained expansion’ over the next years. A growth...
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Europeans largely dominate in Global Competitiveness Index

09-02-2018

 Global Talent Competitiveness Index The international business school INSEAD recently published the latest edition of its Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) produced in partnership with the A...
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Luxembourg's healthcare system is number one

09-02-2018

Legatum Prosperity Index According to the latest figures published in the “Legatum Prosperity Index” report of the Legatum Institute, Luxembourg’s healthcare system remains the best in the world...
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Launch of the International Climate Finance Accelerator (ICFA) Luxembourg

09-02-2018

From 1, February 2018, climate fund managers wishing to apply for the Climate Fund Accelerator Luxembourg are invited to make themselves known to the accelerator by sending an email to info@icfa.lu. T...
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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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Wood and Ecoinnovation Clusters Wake Up to Climate Change

09-02-2018

More than 100 participants from the general public and from the economic, agricultural, transport and energy sectors gathered together on February 4 and 5, 2018 to discuss the main challenges facing L...
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The indus-“tree”-ous Luxembourg Wood Cluster

09-02-2018

At the end of January 2018, more than 65 people attended three working groups organised by the Luxembourg Wood Cluster. The objective was to identify the hottest topics in wood production, wood constr...
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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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New composite industry Luxembourg asbl (cil)

07-02-2018

February 01, 2018 marked an auspicious event in Luxembourg, the official incorporation of the Composite Industry Luxembourg ASBL. At the start, eight industrial companies have organised themselves in ...
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Investment Plan for Europe: COSME agreement signed for SMEs in Luxembourg

06-02-2018

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Mutualité de Cautionnement (MC) have signed a COSME agreement in Luxembourg that will allow MC to provide guarantees supporting more than €20 million of loans to...
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Launch of VERTIGO STARTS residencies programme

06-02-2018

The European Commission’s STARTS initiative has launched a new project (“Vertigo”) as part of which a call for artist residencies has been published. The deadline for applications is the 2 March. The ...
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CLEPA Innovation Awards 2018: the call for applications is now open

05-02-2018

The CLEPA Innovation Awards 2018 are now open for application. The closing date to submit entries is 31 March 2018. The winners will be announced during the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on 13 June 2018 in The Hague, the Netherlands. 
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Cleantech business in Luxembourg and strategy for the future

02-02-2018

Georges Schaaf Head of Sector Development – Cleantech & Manufacturing Industry is fresh from attending the 16th Cleantech Forum in San Francisco 2018. We took this opportunity at the beginning of ...
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Logistics.public.lu: launch of new information portal for logistics and international trade

02-02-2018

The Luxembourg government has launched a new information website for companies in the logistics and international trade sector which aims to centralise in one single location, information on the custo...
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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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