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Colmar-Berg, September 2017 –  The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is harvesting some unique “seeds” of innovation as it introduces a new tire technology with support from the United Soybean Board (USB).

The first commercial use of a new soybean oil-based rubber compound is helping Goodyear enhance tire performance in dry, wet and winter conditions.

“Goodyear’s legacy of innovation drives us to continue to apply new technology solutions, developing superior performing tires that meet consumer demands,” said Eric Mizner, Goodyear’s director of global materials science.

By employing soybean oil in tires, Goodyear found a new way to help keep the rubber compound pliable in changing temperatures, a key performance achievement in maintaining and enhancing the vehicle’s grip on the road surface.

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LIST: Towards greener hydrogen

18-09-2020

In partnership with the French company 3D-Oxides, the Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology (LIST) is working on a research project designed to make hydrogen production easier, cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
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The European Green Deal Call - information and best practices

17-09-2020

The Green Deal call has been published on 17 September. Please find the recording of the session here. You can download the slides.

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A governance solution for finance and space

16-09-2020

Irish start-up Modus3 has chosen Luxembourg as its basis for developing and commercialising its enterprise governance platform. Working with an innovative combination of fintech, regtech and space technology, the company is impressed with the hands-on support provided to young businesses coming to Luxembourg.
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10 key technologies shaping the post COVID-19 economy

16-09-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our ways of living, working, consuming and travelling, and has had a huge impact on companies’ and consumers’ use of technology. Luxinnovation lists 10 key technologies that will play a crucial role in the economy over the months and years to come.
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Luxembourg: maintained AAA rating and stable economic outlook

07-09-2020

Two credit rating agencies, Fitch and DBRS Morningstar, confirmed Luxembourg's AAA rating on 4 September 2020. The two agencies also estimate that the country has the capacity needed to face the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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