Luxembourg tied for first in lowest gender pay gap

18-01-2018

Back in 2000, the gender pay gap rate was at 15% for the Grand Duchy. 18 years later, a new research from the European Commission on the gender pay gap highlights Luxembourg as one of the lowest along...
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Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration

17-01-2018

The Ministry of the Economy and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a framework for the development and implementation of scie...
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Luxembourg will host the EU's HPC

17-01-2018

Luxembourg is to host the headquarters of the body that will set up and deploy a pan-European supercomputer as part of the European Union’s (EU) High-Performance Computing (HPC) programme. On 11...
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Luxembourg’s visibility on the rise thanks to CES in Las Vegas

15-01-2018

From January 9-12, 2018, Las Vegas hosted the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the world’s most prestigious annual technology events. For the first time, Luxembourg was there with an official s...
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Luxembourg focuses on research and higher education for 2018-2021

12-01-2018

On Thursday 11 January, Marc Hansen – Luxembourg’s Ministry for Higher Education and Research – presented the contract with the University of Luxembourg and the multi-year agreements...
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Talkwalker bought by US private equity firm

11-01-2018

Talkwalker, one of Luxembourg's most high-profile start-up success stories, has been purchased by a US private equity firm
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News and changes for 2018

09-01-2018

Several new legal and regulatory provisions applying directly to citizens will enter into force in 2018. Below is an overview of the main area that will have a direct impact on ordinary citizens. The ...
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GovSat-1 satellite ready to be launched

05-01-2018

“This is obviously a very exciting moment,” says Patrick Biewer, CEO of the company created as a public-private partnership between the Luxembourg government and global satellite operator SES. “The la...
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Luxembourg, a country worth celebrating

04-01-2018

For the last few years, and then boosted by the launch of the country’s national branding campaign including new logo to promote the country abroad, people in Luxembourg have really started to come to...
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ICT start-up acceleration programme Fit 4 Start: Apply now!

04-01-2018

Fit 4 Start attracts innovative entrepreneurs from well beyond Luxembourg’s borders and has become renowned in the start-up community as a very valuable launch pad for early-stage ICT companies. Due t...
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AIVA composing music for the gaming industry

04-01-2018

This is yet another feather in the caps of AIVA cofounders Arnaud Decker and Pierre Barreau who went through Luxinnovation’s Fit4Start programme. Not only was AIVA chosen as one of eight Luxembourg st...
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Hollerich eco-district on the horizon

04-01-2018

In order to breathe life into this project and make it as effective as possible, the City of Luxembourg organised a “Zukunftswerkstatt Porte de Hollerich” (workshop on the future of the Po...
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Jemmic & Trust1Connector – Simplicity is Key

04-01-2018

Jemmic is a Luxembourg company established in 2009 that helps companies digitalise their business. As a FinTech expert, Jemmic serves over thirty banks with over one million online users – be it...
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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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