IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014
The Swiss institute IMD has published the 2014 edition of its annual report on competitiveness, the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). Since 1989, this report has…
Luxaviation becomes number one in Europe
The Luxembourg group, already present in Belgium, Germany and France, has acquired the biggest operator in the UK, London Executive Aviation, and gains the leadership…
ETH Zurich has published the 2014 edition of the Index on globalisation entitled “”KOF Index of globalization””. This index measures the economic, social and political dimensions of…
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The space industry is an example of Luxembourg’s commitment to diversify and innovate in advanced technologies.
Its roots in the space sector go back to the late 1970s with various initiatives that led to the creation of Société Européenne des Satellites in 1985, better known as SES, a landmark for satellite-based telecommunications and one of the two biggest satellite operators in the world.
The Government requested Luxembourg’s entry to the European Space Agency (ESA) to power the growth of this dynamic sector. In 2012, Luxembourg became co-president of ESA, cementing its leading role within the Agency.
The industry today encompasses 25 companies and four research organisations covering various sectors that include:
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