From 13 to 17 June 2022, the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, in close collaboration with Luxinnovation and the Directorate of Defence, organised the first ever Luxembourg national pavilion at Eurosatory 2022, the world’s leading international exhibition for defence and security.
The Luxembourg pavilion showcased during 5 days the innovative solutions of 5 exhibitors (EURO-COMPOSITES, LUXGOVSAT, RHEAGROUP, SATURNE TECHNOLOGY, SES ASTRA) and 10 represented companies (AMPHINICY, FLENHEALTH, GRADEL, HITEC, KLEOS, LIFTEUROP, LUXTRUST, MOLECULAR PLASMA GROUP, NO-NAIL BOXES, OIKOS-CONCEPT). The event took place in Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, where 2 other companies from Luxembourg also participated as exhibitors: ActInBlack, and Faymonville. As a sign of strong interest for Eurosatory 2022, an incoming delegation of 7 additional Luxembourg companies was organised on 15-16 June.
During the whole week various activities were organized by the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and Luxinnovation: welcoming of foreign delegations, officials and VIPs as well as exclusive sides events with foreign exhibiting delegations: “BENELUX” in partnership with the Belgium Security & Defence Industry and the Netherlands Industries for Defence & Security, “FRANCE” in partnership with the French land defence and security industry association, “QUEBEC” in partnership with the Québec Government Office in Brussels, “FINLAND” in partnership with the Association of Finnish Defence and Aerospace Industries, and “LATVIA” in partnership with the Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia.
A unique reception was organized Wednesday evening 15 June, at the initiative of the Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in France, the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and the Business Club France-Luxembourg (BCFL), where Luxembourg companies participating at Eurosatory and Viva Technology international trade fairs met for a networking reception dedicated to the French-Luxembourg business communities.
This 1st participation of Luxembourg at Eurosatory 2022 was a success with numerous contacts and cooperation projects for all Luxembourg companies that participated:
- “This was our first invitation to Eurosatory, as an exhibitor: we are very honored. The experience was enriching in professional and human contacts. Now: may the meetings made be beneficial for our company! We thank the Chamber of Commerce for this great opportunity”, Walter GRZYMLAS, Director, Saturne Technology
- “A Lot of news contacts, potential cooperation with international companies and diversification in the defence industry”, David Macieira, Business Development Manager Lidghtweight Structures, GRADEL
- “Our participation at Eurosatory was a huge success with more than 50 new contacts resulting in several concrete new business opportunities. I am already looking forward to the next edition.”, Marc Jacobs, Chairman, Molecular Plasma Group
For more information about Eurosatory 2022, also for press and visitors, please see www.eurosatory.com.