Tetrao wins BNP Paribas Hackathon

04-01-2018

From 9 to 11 June 2017, BNP Paribas in Luxembourg took part for the first time in the International Hackathon organised worldwide by the BNP Paribas Group and running simultaneously with 160 start-ups...
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2017 SPACENEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

20-12-2017

A member of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party would seem to be an unlikely champion of asteroid mining ventures. But Étienne Schneider, who represents his party in Luxembourg’s coalition governm...
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Japanese pharma company JCR to set up a manufacturing plant in Luxembourg

19-12-2017

JCR Pharmaceuticals, a Japanese public company engaged in research, development, manufacture and sales of pharmaceuticals, has chosen Luxembourg to set up a new manufacturing plant of Active Pharmaceu...
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Molecular Plasma Group – A successful start facilitated by Luxembourg’s eco-system

14-12-2017

On December 4, 2017, the newly created MPG (Molecular Plasma Group) invited upwards of 70 representatives of the Luxembourg materials industry to an Open House. The occasion was officially to celebrat...
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New ArcelorMittal HQ coming to Kirchberg

13-12-2017

ArcelorMittal has announced its plans to build a new global headquarter in Luxembourg. The new building will be located near the Philharmonie and is set to be completed by 2021.
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Google deal one step closer

12-12-2017

Google Europe confirmed on Monday to have secured 33.7 hectares of land in the Bissen Commune in Luxembourg. Google plans to continue to expand their data center presence in Europe.
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The Breadwinner gets Golden Globe nomination

12-12-2017

The Breadwinner, a Canada-Ireland-Luxembourg co-production, has been nominated for the 75th Golden Globes Awards. The Luxembourg production company Melusine Productions, specialised in animated movies and documentaries, was involved in the project.
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Luxembourg has highest share of population with at least basic digital skills in EU

08-12-2017

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) is a composite index that summarises some 30 relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU Member States, across five ...
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Étienne Schneider – one of Politico Europe 28 people shaping, shaking and stirring Europe

07-12-2017

Politico* Europe is a very well respected Brussels-based European affairs weekly newspaper. This is the third instalment of their guide to the people to watch in the year ahead: 18 men and 10 women fr...
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New brochure: Ten good reasons to choose Luxembourg

05-12-2017

Luxembourg is an excellent location for any company looking to launch or scale up its business. Luxinnovation’s new brochure “Ten good reasons to choose Luxembourg” highlights some of the main advanta...
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State visit to Japan: several agreements have been signed

01-12-2017

Late November, HRH the Grand Duke and the Princess Alexandra accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn...
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Guala closures

01-12-2017

Guala Closures is a success story for Luxembourg. Its new technological research centre opened recently, coupled with the company’s open innovation attitude, could prove quite significant for Luxembou...
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Sompo becomes third japanese insurer to set up EU base in Luxembourg

30-11-2017

Japanese insurer, Sompo International, has today become the latest leading Japanese financial institution to announce plans to establish its new European insurance headquarters in Luxembourg following...
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Luxembourg and Japan agree to cooperate on exploration and commercial utilization of space resources

29-11-2017

Luxembourg, November 29, 2017 - The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, represented by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, and the Cabinet Office of Japan, represented by Masaji Matsuyama, Minister of State for Space Policy, signed today in Tokyo a memorandum of cooperation on exploration and commercial utilization of space resources.
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Luxembourg and Japan Agree to Cooperate on Exploration and Commercial Utilization of Space Resources

29-11-2017

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, and Masaji Matsuyama, Minister of State for Space Policy of Japan, signed a memorandum of cooperation on exploration and commercial utilization of space resources.
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Luxembourg ranks 10th in attracting and keeping talent

27-11-2017

Each year, the World Talent Report, produced by the Institute for Management Development (IMD) with the help of the Chamber of Commerce in Luxemburg case, estimates countries’ capacity to attract and ...
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ICT development index in 2017: Luxembourg comes 9th in the world ranking

23-11-2017

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is a specialised United Nations institution which has just published the 9th edition of the annual report‘Measuring the Information Society‘...
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Luxaviation Group enters US FBO market by joining forces with The Paragon Network

22-11-2017

Luxaviation Group, the world’s second largest private aviation company, is today announcing a strategic collaboration with Paragon Aviation GroupTM, the US facilitator of The Paragon NetworkTM, creating a new network of 52 Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) around the world, of which 25 are in the US.
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New brochure featuring Luxembourg as a logistics hub

22-11-2017

Over the past decade, Luxembourg has continuously improved its positioning as an intercontinental and multimodal logistics hub in Europe for value-added logistics activities. The efforts of the countr...
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Japanese Insurer Sompo sets up new EU HQ in Luxembourg

21-11-2017

Sompo International will further enrich Luxembourg's financial services ecosystem already composed of six leading Japanese banks and now the three Japanese Mega-Insurers.
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The Fintech Hotline, a simple solution to a common problem

16-11-2017

The LHoFT Foundation is launching the “Fintech Hotline” to meet the needs of the Fintech startups: "One question - One answer - One immediate solution". The first Hotline session will take place on November 23 and will focus on how to set up a company in Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg Government and Spire Global signed cooperation agreement to open a European HQ in the Grand Duchy

16-11-2017

Spire Global announced today that it is continuing its global expansion with the opening of the new Luxembourg office and a closing of its Series C. The Luxembourg Future Fund (LFF) has committed toda...
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Luxembourg Government and Spire Global signed cooperation agreement to open a European HQ in the Grand Duchy

15-11-2017

The Luxembourg Government and Spire Global signed a cooperation agreement to develop, through the opening of a European HQ, several key activities in the Grand Duchy focused on space platform engineering, data analytics, infrastructure engineering and business development.
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Former Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames Joins the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy

14-11-2017

The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy today announced that Mr. Gary Martin, former Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames, recently joined its Space Affairs Department. As an independent advisor, Gary Martin assists the Directorate-General for Research, Intellectual Property and New Technologies, in charge of Space Affairs.
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Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider talked about the space industry at the New Worlds conference in Austin, Texas

14-11-2017

Luxembourg now generates nearly 2 percent of its annual gross domestic product from the space industry, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider told an audience Saturday, in a speech at the New Worlds conference in Austin, Texas.
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Innovative materials for tomorrow’s economy

13-11-2017

For two days, Luxembourg hosted the sixth edition of the world Summit for Materials. Organised by The Economist magazine, with the support of Luxinnovation, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technol...
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The space industry is now 2% of Luxembourg’s GDP

13-11-2017

Luxembourg now generates nearly 2 percent of its annual gross domestic product from the space industry, according to Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider. 
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BS Innoclean: Revolutionary cleaning

10-11-2017

BS Innoclean, a specialist in the cleaning and treatment of industrial surfaces, is a start-up very much in keeping with the times. Established at the end of 2014, and installed at Technoport incubato...
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Doctena pursues its international expansion

10-11-2017

Doctena, the Luxembourg-based online platform for booking medical appointments, announced in early November, 2017 its acquisition of the Austrian leader in the field, Mednanny.com. This represents a n...
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Renewable energies: historic European agreement for Luxembourg

09-11-2017

Luxembourg has just signed an historic agreement, with Lithuania: for the first time ever, EU Member States have initialled a bilateral agreement on statistical transfers of energy produced from renew...
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