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The advantages of Luxembourg

Luxembourg is the safest city in the worldLuxembourg named the safest city in the world

In addition to its top ranking for personal safety, the capital overall ranks as the 18th best city in the world to live in.

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Luxembourg less expensive than nearby European centres

Luxembourg ranks 84th on Mercer’s 2019 Cost of Living City Ranking, well behind European neighbours such as London (23rd), Paris (47th), Frankfurt (74th) or Brussels (77th).

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Luxembourg is second most productive economy

A recent study from the think tank The Conference Board ranks Luxembourg as the second most productive mature economy in the world.

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Innovative projects

Cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected drivingDiscover the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving

Extending 215 km across France, Germany and Luxembourg, the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving is a pioneering partnership between three neighbouring countries. This video presents the opportunities offered to industry and academia to test innovative mobility solutions on public roads with several border crossings on the same day.

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Spire and Luxembourg Space Agency launch data lake for space analytics

As of 10 July 2019, Luxembourg is home to one of the world’s largest data lakes for space data analytics. Spire Global, one of the world’s largest space-to-cloud analytics companies, launches its open source data lake that is accessible free of charge to all start-ups, research institutes and public agencies in Luxembourg. The initiative is co-funded by the Luxembourg Space Agency.

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Successful companies

Inauguration of APATEQ water treatment plant, Mörbylånga, SwedenLuxembourg technology powers unique water treatment plant in Sweden

Facing a lack of drinking water, the Swedish municipality of Mörbylånga has invested in a pioneering water treatment plant. The plant’s ability to treat different streams of water, including pre-treated industrial water, is made possibly by technology provided by Luxembourg cleantech innovator APATEQ.

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LuxAI: a healthtech start-up going global

The international expansion of LuxAI is taking off. The company is building its global distribution and sales network and looking for investors that will help make its social QTrobot, which teaches social and communication skills to autistic children, available across the world.

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Economic mission to South Korea

South Korean start-ups to Luxembourg: Paving the way

A seminar organised in Seoul on 17 July 2019 provided 100 representatives of Korean companies with information about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. 8 Korean start-ups presented their projects to the Luxembourg delegation, and Luxinnovation and its Korean counterpart, KISED, signed an MoU for further collaboration.

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The Luxembourg space sector highlighted at Korea Space Forum

On 18 July 2019, during the last day of the economic mission to Korea, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider presented the Luxembourg space sector at the Korea Space Forum. The minister highlighted Luxembourg’s key role in promoting the private space economy and the country’s willingness to exchange with others.

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Luxembourg: Trusted data hub

Luxembourg is a centre of excellence for the management, analysis and highly secure hosting of data. It also stands out for its distribution capacities of digital content. The advantages for companies looking for a European base were presented in a seminar in Seoul on 16 July 2019 in the context of Luxembourg’s economic mission to South Korea.

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Life in Luxembourg

Make Koler kooler mural, Kahler, LuxembourgDiscover Luxembourg with #GuideForOneDay

Would you like to discover new aspects of Luxembourg with people sharing their passions and hidden gems? From 29 June to 15 September, volunteers are offering original guided tours to their favourite places under the initiative #GuideForOneDay.

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Relay for Life 2019

On 23 and 24 March, 13,000 runners and walkers participated in Relay for Life to be part of the fight against cancer. This yearly event is organised by Luxembourg’s Cancer Foundation and aims at supporting cancer prevention and research, and expressing solidarity with those suffering from the disease.

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Luxembourg invests in fund for space technologies

16-01-2020

Together with public and private partners, the Luxembourg government has invested in Orbital Ventures, an investment fund targeting early stage companies in the space sector.
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Digital readiness: Luxembourg 2nd in the world

16-01-2020

Luxembourg ranks 2nd in the world in the Digital Readiness Index 2019 published by Cisco. The country especially stands out for its positive start-up environment, its high level of technology adoption and its business and government investment.
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Mobility innovation in the Greater Region

16-01-2020

Luxembourg is part of Europe's largest cross-border automotive network consisting of over 500 automotive companies. Leading companies, researchers and political decision-makers provide insights on mobility innovation in the recently published "Autoregion International" magazine.
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Two Luxembourg researchers awarded with prestigious ERC Consolidator Grants 2019

15-01-2020

The new grantees will have a chance to build up their teams and have a far-reaching impact.
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Meet the decision makers (2/5): Corinne Lozé

13-01-2020

Corinne Lozé is the CEO of the Luxembourg subsidiary of French phone operator Orange. The French national enjoys the dynamic and innovative business climate as well as the beautiful countryside.
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