Like its European Union partners, Luxembourg calls upon Turkey to cease its unilateral military action. Renewed armed hostilities in the north-east further undermine the stability of the whole region, exacerbate civilian suffering and provoke further displacements.
Every year the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) and the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) organize what is known as the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) Annual Workshop. This year the workshop took place in Rome on the 24th and 25th of September.
On Thursday 3 October, more than 400 people attended the 9th edition of the Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day at Kinepolis Kirchberg. This year, 20 start-ups from ICT, healthtech and space were selected for participation.
Under the new MOU, Luxembourg has committed to cover the corresponding costs over a period of ten years up to 225 million euros. To this end, the Minister of Defense will soon introduce a financing bill in the Chamber of Deputies.
The Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub (L-DIH) was officially launched in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider.
The Service des médias et des communications (SMC) has just released two updates of the central call for projects documents: - The updated “Call for projects” contains precisions concerning the submission time (12:00 noon on 30.9.) and on the
The CNPD presented its annual report with the key figures for the year 2018 at a press conference in Esch/Belval today.
The Service des Médias et des Communications (SMC) has just released the third version of the "frequently asked questions"; document related to the call for projects on 5G and related technologies.
The Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) is celebrating its first year in business with the launch of a greatly enhanced web presence. The new website incorporates the Luxembourg Space Directory and provides a new home for the Spaceresources.lu initiative.
On 9 September 2019, Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance of Luxembourg, and J. Randolph Evans, U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, announced that the respective ratification procedures of the Protocol amending the Double Taxation Convention have been completed, thus bringing the Protocol into force.
On 6 September 2019 the Ministry of Finance of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg signed a letter of understanding (LOU) with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) to launch a new multi-donor collaboration framework that will help bolster financial inclusion across the African continent.
During the visit of Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, to the NorthStar Earth & Space headquarters in Montreal, a cooperation was launched to enable a Clean Space initiative to foster sustainability in space.
On 18 July 2019, during the last day of the economic mission to South Korea, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, presented the Luxembourg space sector at the "Korea Space Forum".
On July 17, 2019, the second day of the economic mission to South Korea led by Étienne Schneider was dominated by an event in Seoul to promote and present the Luxembourg ecosystem for young innovative companies.
On the occasion of a seminar held in Seoul on July 16, 2019 during the economic mission to South Korea, Luxembourg presented itself as a centre of excellence for all management, analysis and highly secure hosting of data as well as distribution of digital content, in particular thanks to its excellent connectivity on both national and international level.