According to Statec’s ICT study, 97% of Luxembourgish households had internet access in 2016.

In 2016, almost every home in Luxembourg (97%) had access to the internet. The few which did not either did not need internet, lacked the skills to use it or accessed it elsewhere.

Moreover, 95% of internet users are connected to the internet every day or almost every day, with 83% accessing it via their smartphone. 80% use the internet outside of their home or in their workplace.

The 2016 ICT study also revealed that only 8% of internet users did not provide their personal data on the internet. Four out of ten had read the relative clauses regarding confidentiality policies before giving out their personal information over the internet, whilst six out of ten limited access to their geographical location and/or their social media profile or content.

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Industry-oriented research: the synergy approach


Performing research in close collaboration with companies is essential for Luxembourg’s research institutes. We spoke to Professor Djamila Aouada at the University of Luxembourg about how the expertise of her team can support industry and their motivation to work in partnership with the private sector.
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Learning maths the digital way


Digital education start-up Magrid reflects both Luxembourg’s digital expertise and its highly international population. Magrid’s innovative digital solution that helps children improve their cognitive, visual-spatial, and mathematical abilities without requiring them to speak any specific language attracts much interest from abroad. The company now uses Luxembourg as the base for its international expansion.
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DDE opens European HQ in Luxembourg


South Korean artificial intelligence expert Data Design Engineering is setting up its European headquarters in Luxembourg. The company decided to come here due to its quickly expanding client network, the opportunity to establish research partnerships and the exceptionally supportive Luxembourg ecosystem.
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Luxembourg has 3rd largest share of ICT specialists in the EU


Over the past decade, the number of ICT specialists in the EU has increased by over 50%. Luxembourg is one of the countries with the highest proportion of ICT specialists in its workforce.
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New cyber policy Chair at the University of Luxembourg


Together with the Directorate of Defence of the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, the University of Luxembourg will establish a Chair in cyber policy. The Chair, which reflects the importance given to digitalisation and cybersecurity in Luxembourg, is established for a period of five years beginning in September 2022.
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