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The International Property Rights Index (IPRI) is the flagship publication of Property Rights Alliance. The IPRI scores the underlining institutions of a strong property rights regime: the legal and political environment, physical property rights, and intellectual property rights. It is the world’s only index entirely dedicated to the measurement of intellectual and physical property rights. Covering 125 countries the 2018 IPRI reports on the property rights systems affecting 98 percent of world Gross Domestic Product and 93 percent of world population

Luxemburg’s IPRI scores 8.297 placing it 6th in the Western Europe region and 9th in the world. Luxemburg is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.

Luxemburg’s Legal and Political Subindex scores of 8.640 in Judicial Independence, 8.429 in Rule of Law, 7.935 in Political Stability, and 9.152 in Control of Corruption.

Luxemburg’s Physical Property Rights Subindex scores of 8.855 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.102 in Registering Property, and 6.629 in Ease of Access to Loans.

Luxemburg’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex scores of 8.858 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 7.516 in Patent Protection, and 8.1 in Copyright Protection.

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Composites at the heart of industrial transformation

19-03-2019

Composite materials are playing an increasingly important role in the global economy. This rapid growth is mainly based on the innovative strength of this sector and its players. The JECWorld 2019 exhibition, which was held in Paris from 12 to 14 March, was a great showcase for this subject, with more than 1,300 exhibitors from all over the world. Among them was a Luxembourg delegation that proudly displayed the country's colours on the national pavilion, organised by the Ministry of the Economy.
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Fit 4 Start: First time appearance for HealthTech

15-03-2019

The 7th edition of Luxinnovation’s coaching programme had a new look and feel about it. For the first time since its launch, five start-ups from the health technologies sector were selected, on top of the ten selected from the ICT sector.
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[Blog post] Digital buzz: Dance like a butterfly, swim like a robot

07-03-2019

When the subject of robotics arises, we tend to think of factory assembly lines, lunar buggies and The Terminator. However, the many international missions and contacts of Luxinnovation’s business developer for the digital economy, David Foy, show that robots are playing an increasingly important role across all sectors. In this blog post, David outlines the latest trends.
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A Luxembourg start-up makes German neighbourhoods mobile

05-03-2019

Luxembourg start-up Examotive has designed an innovative and flexible car sharing solution that is quick and easy to use. One year after its commercial launch, the company successfully operates a fleet of 430 cars in Germany and uses Luxembourg as its base for further expansion into other European markets.
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Setting the scene for digital success

05-03-2019

Luxembourg is at the centre of the data-driven economy. Firmly committed to provide an environment where companies can thrive under this new paradigm, the country offers a finely balanced mix of elements to ensure success and security.
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