$21 million for carbon negative construction

25-05-2022

LEKO LAB's $21-million Series A funding is one of the most substantial capital raises in the sustainable building sector in Europe. CEO Remo Gerber speaks about how the company will impact the construction sector in the years to come.
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The best time to invest

23-05-2022

A dynamic start-up hub requires entrepreneurs with great ideas – and investors willing to provide the means for these ideas to become a reality. A growing number of venture capitalists and business angels in Luxembourg are active on the local market and investing in promising start-ups that have the potential to make it big time in the future.
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A start-up ecosystem for acceleration and growth

20-05-2022

With a fast-growing entrepreneurial community, Luxembourg is a rising star on the global start-up scene. Strategic investments in a favourable environment as well as a dynamic and open-minded business sector attract promising young companies from near and far.
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Daher and LIST to develop welding technology for aircraft substructure assembly

19-05-2022

The French multinational Daher has established a large partnership with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) aimed at maturing and optimising a welding technology that enables the assembly of primary aircraft substructures produced with thermoplastic composites.
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Luxembourg – Portugal: Strengthening start-up relationships

12-05-2022

The Portuguese and Luxembourg start-up ecosystems were in the spotlight on 11 May 2022 at an event organised in the context of the currently ongoing Luxembourg state visit to Portugal. As well as highlighting the strengths of both ecosystems, the event provided an opportunity to deepen cooperation links.
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Luxembourg’s “Little Switzerland” becomes a UNESCO Global Geopark

11-05-2022

The Mullerthal region, known as Little Switzerland due to its hilly landscapes and rock formations, is one of Luxembourg’s most fascinating regions offering spectacular scenery and historical sites. The Mëllerdall Nature and Geopark has recently been awarded the UNESCO Global Geopark label, a recognition of its unique geological features.
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Small countries with strong impact

10-05-2022

Israel is widely renowned as a dynamic start-up nation. Yael Idan, Business Development Manager at LTIO Tel Aviv, speaks about the similarities between the Israeli and Luxembourg start-up ecosystems and about why Luxembourg can be an attractive springboard to Europe for companies from Israel.
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Luxembourg has 3rd largest share of ICT specialists in the EU

06-05-2022

Over the past decade, the number of ICT specialists in the EU has increased by over 50%. Luxembourg is one of the countries with the highest proportion of ICT specialists in its workforce.
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New cyber policy Chair at the University of Luxembourg

05-05-2022

Together with the Directorate of Defence of the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, the University of Luxembourg will establish a Chair in cyber policy. The Chair, which reflects the importance given to digitalisation and cybersecurity in Luxembourg, is established for a period of five years beginning in September 2022.
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Passbolt, the Luxembourg cybersecurity start-up that is making the news abroad

05-05-2022

Based at Technoport, Passbolt was voted best European startup in April by the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO). This award comes on top of two others received by the cybersecurity start-up the same month.
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Luxembourg, a launch pad for mobility innovation, at EcoMotion Week

04-05-2022

Luxembourg is a partner of the 2022 EcoMotion Week, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel on 9-12 May. We spoke to Joost Ortjens, Head of International Business Development – Smart Mobility at Luxinnovation, who will speak at the event about Luxembourg as a launch pad for mobility innovators in Europe.
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Luxembourg economy: strong growth, flourishing job market

29-04-2022

Luxembourg’s claim to have a long-term strong and resilient economy is once again confirmed by recent statistics. The country is experiencing strong growth, unemployment levels are at the lowest since more than a decade ago and the workforce exceeds half a million for the first time ever.
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“Sightrunning” through Luxembourg’s UNESCO World Heritage sites

29-04-2022

You would love to discover the old town of Luxembourg City, but your conscious tells you that you should take those running shoes out of your suitcase and give them a good airing. Why not combine the two? Join a multinational group of running enthusiasts and “sightrun” through Luxembourg’s World Heritage site.
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Enhancing satellite communications applications with Luxembourg supercomputer

26-04-2022

Luxembourg headquartered satellite communications giant SES and the University of Luxembourg have benefitted from the supercomputer MeluXina to carry out tests to effectively optimise satellite performance and allocate spectrum for broadband satellite communications systems.
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“Making supercomputing accessible to all companies”

11-04-2022

Luxembourg’s supercomputer MeluXina is among the 40 most powerful systems in the world. It is also unique in its strong focus on value to businesses. We spoke to Senior Solution Engineer Luis Vela at LuxProvide about solutions and services available for clients that want to harness the full power of data.
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University of Luxembourg to set up first testbed for quantum communication

07-04-2022

The University of Luxembourg, in collaboration with the Ministry of State, will develop the Luxembourg Quantum Communication Infrastructure Laboratory (LUQCIA). The national testbed will take Luxembourg's cybersecurity expertise to the next level.
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New University Chair in energy process engineering appointed

05-04-2022

Professor Bradley Ladewig has been appointed holder of the Paul Wurth Chair in Energy Process Engineering at the University of Luxembourg. The Chair focuses on advanced materials and systems for hydrogen technologies. The chairholder’s mandate is for five years.
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Five candidates selected for space resources start-up programme

29-03-2022

In April 2022, the European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESRIC) will welcome the participants in the first edition of its start-up support programme. The intention is to support early-stage start-ups in the space resources sector with developing their business models, attracting their first customers and securing their first investments.
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Luxembourg is the 6th happiest country in the world

24-03-2022

Luxembourg gains two places compared to 2021 and ranks 6th among the world’s happiest countries. Its high ranking is in particular driven by the country’s strong GDP performance and high levels of freedom and life expectancy.
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Luxembourg has the lowest gender pay gap in the EU

21-03-2022

Eurostat, the statistics agency of the European Union, has released data on gender inequality in earnings. With a gender pay gap between men and women of 0.7%, Luxembourg comes out on top among the EU member states.
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Research Luxembourg launches open innovation collaborative platform

17-03-2022

Luxembourg’s public research community is characterised by a spirit of agility and cooperation. Its most recent initiative aimed at facilitating the development of partnerships and promoting technology transfer is the launch of a digital platform for open innovation.
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A new, collaborative Open Innovation platform now online

16-03-2022

To facilitate the development of partnerships and promote technology transfer, Research Luxembourg has set up a dedicated digital platform, powered by Innoget.
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A new, collaborative Open Innovation platform now online

16-03-2022

To facilitate the development of partnerships and promote technology transfer, Research Luxembourg has set up a dedicated digital platform, powered by Innoget.
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A new, collaborative Open Innovation platform now online

16-03-2022

To facilitate the development of partnerships and promote technology transfer, Research Luxembourg has set up a dedicated digital platform, powered by Innoget.
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A new, collaborative Open Innovation platform now online

16-03-2022

To facilitate the development of partnerships and promote technology transfer, Research Luxembourg has set up a dedicated digital platform, powered by Innoget.
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Luxembourg to set up health technologies campus

11-03-2022

The campus, which is expected to open its doors in 2024, will be dedicated to digital health and personalised medicine.
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Sang Noir: Targeting the Asian market from Luxembourg

09-03-2022

One product line of cosmetics and another one of clothing: with Luxembourg as its launch pad, Sang Noir has made a name for itself in the space of just a few months. Supported by the right networks, the company has even attracted the interest of major international distribution groups.
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“A fantastic welcome to the local ecosystem”

07-03-2022

Israeli cybersecurity specialist SIGA OT Solutions recently announced the opening of its European HQ in Luxembourg. Crossroads newsletter spoke to COO Hagai Galili about why the company chose to come to Luxembourg, the country’s commitment to cybersecurity and innovation and the next steps forward.
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Luxembourg world’s 5th most global economy

02-03-2022

The 2021 KOF Globalisation Index lists Luxembourg as the 5th most global economy in the world. It also puts the country 1st in the world for social globalisation.
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University of Luxembourg launches Finnovation Hub

28-02-2022

The Finnovation hub will develop groundbreaking technologies needed for Luxembourg’s financial institutions to succeed with their digital transformation.
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