The Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) officially launched operations today with the goal of promoting the further economic development of the Grand Duchy’s space industry by attracting businesses, developing human resources, providing innovative financial solutions and supporting educational and research infrastructure.
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, and Secretary General and Executive Head of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), Marc Schiltz, signed an agreement to develop a program to support research for the commercial space industry in Luxembourg.
The Luxembourg Government has decided to appeal the decision of the European Commission in the Engie case. In accordance with the Commission’s decision, Luxembourg will recover the alleged aid, pending the outcome of the legal proceedings.
Luxembourg has taken note of the decision by the European Commission in the ENGIE case, announced on June 20, 2018.
On May 29, 2018, the Secretary of State for the Economy, Francine Closener has launched Creativecluster.lu, a digital collaboration platform of the Creative Industries Cluster, in the presence of Marc Lis and Jan Glas, respectively cluster manager and president of the "Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster".
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Luxembourg signed an agreement Tuesday that will support the creation of new markets for climate finance in emerging economies—by developing green-bond policies, training bankers and executives, and helping countries adopt the Green Bond Principles and other best practices.
On Monday, May 14th 2018, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider met with Guardian Industries' President and CEO, Ronald D. Vaupel, and the President and CEO of Guardian Glass, Kevin Baird, at Guardian World Headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.
Luxembourg became the first foreign nation to break ground for its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai on Sunday 29 April 2018, when Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider held an official ground-breaking ceremony on the site of the next World Expo in Dubai.
The International Conference on Competitiveness Strategies for the Small States of the EU brought together national and international researchers, as well as the interested public, to discuss different issues on competitiveness, particularly with regard to the specificities of small states.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg announced a new partnership program to support economic growth and development in emerging markets.
Amazon is the 2018 recipient of the Luxembourg-American Business Award that will be celebrated on May 15th, 2018 during a ceremony organized by the Luxembourg American Chamber of Commerce (LACC) that was founded in 1991 to stimulate and promote economic development, trade and investment, between North America and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Head of Space Affairs at the Ministry of the Economy, Marc Serres, has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the ESA Council for the remaining mandate of the current chairship until 30 June 2019. As the first Vice-Chairman of the ESA Council from Luxembourg, he replaces Otylia Trzaskalska-Stroińska, Deputy Director, Innovation Department at the Ministry of the Development of the Republic of Poland.
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 scientific, technical, economic and political cooperation between Luxembourg and China in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes.
This certification concludes a joint effort of nearly 4 years by all stakeholders at Luxembourg Airport to obtain the aerodrome certification. The certification process involved specialists from lux-Airport, Administration de la navigation aérienne (ANA), Fire Department, Administration des ponts
The Luxembourg government has decided to appeal the European Commission’s decision in the Amazon case.