The Audi E-Tron Sportback Concept Combines Classic Elements and Technology

In production from 2019: second electric Audi Emotional and powerful: Audi coupé design Illuminating: e-tron light communicates with its surroundings Ingolstadt/Shanghai, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Design study and technology demonstrator, electric car and power pack in the guise of a … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement Broadens Position in Northwestern USA With Acquisition of Concrete Operations

HEIDELBERG, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (18 April 2017), HeidelbergCement announced that its U.S. subsidiary Cadman Materials, Inc. , a LehighHanson company, has entered into an agreement with a U.S. subsidiary of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (Cemex) to buy Cemex’s … Read the full press release

Business Lending in Germany Rise by 2.6%

New business loans up 2.6% in fourth quarter of 2016 Increase driven by the expectation of rising borrowing costs, but businesses remain reluctant to invest KfW Research expects business lending to continue rising moderately in the first half of 2017 … Read the full press release

Safran Identity & Security’s Brazil Plant Awarded Highest Certification For Secure Document Printing

PARIS, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Identity & Security (ex Morpho), a global leader in identity and security solutions, has been awarded the Intergraf* ISO 14298 certification for its production facility in Taubaté, Brazil. This certification specifies the highest possible security … Read the full press release

Meet Robeco’s Newly Appointed Director, Consultant Relations

ROTTERDAM/LONDON, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robeco is pleased to announce that Juan Carlos Briones has been appointed Director, Consultant Relations with immediate effect. He will be based in Robeco’s London office, and report to Peter Walsh, Global Head of Consultant … Read the full press release

Robeco Global Star Equities Fund NV Announces The Successor of Lead Portfolio Manager

ROTTERDAM, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robeco announced today that Mark Glazener will be stepping down as lead portfolio manager of Robeco Global Stars Equities Fund N.V. with effect from 1 May. Jan Keuppens, currently co-portfolio manager, will take over his tasks … Read the full press release

South Korea is Safran’s First Customer Support Contract in Asia

BORDES, France, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Helicopter Engines is proud to announce the signing of its first support contract in South Korea with Aero Peace. This 5Star Plans Business agreement will cover the Arriel 1D1 engine powering Aero Peace’s AS350B2. … Read the full press release

Malta Joins Forces with GENE to Promote Global Education in Europe

BRUSSELS, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Malta has become the most recent European country to participate in GENE – Global Education Network Europe. The island joins 25 other European countries who are united in their efforts to achieve better outcomes, shared … Read the full press release

New and World’s First LNG-Fuelled Construction Vessel To Be Powered by Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being built at the Cosco shipyard in China. The ship owner is Belgian operator Dredging International (DEME). … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Waterjets To Power Largest High Speed Ferry in the Mediterranean

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the waterjets for a new high speed ferry being built by the Incat Tasmania yard in Australia for Malta based Virtu Ferries. When delivered, this vessel will … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak’s New Services Use Breakthrough Digital Solutions To Boost Efficiency

LAUSANNE, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak is transforming its Services by pioneering the use of latest digital technologies. The company has launched a suite of new services for its customers, focusing on improving the ability to predict machine errors, accelerating … Read the full press release

Thyssenkrupp’s MULTI Elevator’s ground-breaking technology and concept honored at the 2017 Edison Awards

thyssenkrupp receives Gold award for the MULTI elevator in the category Transportation and Logistics The world’s first rope-free elevator revolutionizes urban mobility by moving multiple elevator cars in a single shaft both vertically and horizontally ESSEN, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp … Read the full press release

Topping-out Ceremony for “Intelligent Quarters” held by STRABAG Real Estate and ECE

WATERMARK, SHIPYARD and FREEPORT are developed on the designated sites of Überseeallee HAMBURG, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG Real Estate GmbH (SRE) and ECE held the topping-out ceremony for the WATERMARK high-rise, the adjacent SHIPYARD office building, and the FREEPORT building … Read the full press release

National Grid Raises Money for Charity With Wacky Hat Day

Wacky hat day raises money for brain tumour charity Fun loving team brimming with ideas Day capped off with tea served by team leaders WARWICK, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It’s hats off to a team of fun loving employees from … Read the full press release

New Integration of Leica iCON and Liebherr LIPOS Brings Access to Valuable Data

New integration brings direct access to valuable data Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today its Leica iCON rig solution has been integrated into LIPOS® (Liebherr Positioning System) by Liebherr, one of the … Read the full press release

Chair of Naftogaz Supervisory Board Resigns

KYIV, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 3 April 2017, Naftogaz supervisory board chair Yulia Kovaliv submitted her resignation letter. Her powers as a supervisory board member shall be terminated on 17 April. In her address, Yulia Kovaliv notes that the international … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab Encourages Qualified Individuals To Submit Reports On Software Bugs In Bug Bounty Program

MOSCOW, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab has announced the extension of its Bug Bounty Program, which encourages qualified individuals and organizations to submit reports on vulnerabilities and bugs found in its products. Initially launched in August 2016, in partnership with … Read the full press release

ICADE Sante Acquires Two Clinics

PARIS, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Icade Santé (56.5% owned by Icade) acquired two clinics on April 12 and 13, 2017, respectively: the Ormeau MSO polyclinic in Tarbes (Hautes-Pyrénées) from the Médipôle Partenaires group, for a total of €43 million (including duties), … Read the full press release

Predictive Maintenance, Reliability and Relevant Data in Real Time with Schindler’s New Digital Solution

Ebikon, Switzerland, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Predictive maintenance, reliability and relevant data in real time: At the Hanover Industrial Fair 2017, Schindler will present Schindler Ahead – a digital solution that benefits customers, facility managers and passengers (hall 12, booth D50/1). … Read the full press release

EY Recognized As A leader in Digital Financial Technology Consulting by ALM Intelligence

LONDON, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY has been recognized as a leader in digital financial technology (fintech) consulting by ALM Intelligence. In its ALM Vanguard™ report Digital Fintech Consulting, EY is cited for its broad penetration of all key buyer segments, … Read the full press release

LIQUI MOLY Extends Its Winter Sports Engagement To 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship with Major Sponsorship

The German motor oils manufacturer commits to the ice hockey highlight in Cologne and Paris ZUG, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LIQUI MOLY is extending its wide-ranging winter sports engagement, with the company joining as the Official Sponsor of the 2017 … Read the full press release

Roche’s Lucentis is the first and only FDA-approved medicine to treat diabetic retinopathy

First and only medicine approved to treat all forms of diabetic retinopathy Granted Priority Review Designation by the FDA based on analysis of results from a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded collaborative group study BASEL, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: … Read the full press release

FDA Approves Roche’s TECENTRIQ as initial treatment for certain advanced bladder cancer patients

First and only cancer immunotherapy approved in advanced bladder cancer as initial treatment for those unable to receive cisplatin chemotherapy BASEL, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) … Read the full press release

New Data on Roche’s OCREVUS To be Presented at AAN

Data presentations will include platform sessions and posters across relapsing multiple sclerosis and primary progressive multiple sclerosis BASEL, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that new data on OCREVUS™ (ocrelizumab) in people with relapsing … Read the full press release

Voith Hydro Canada’s Mechanical Installation at Riel Converter Station Ready to Begin

Voith is a partner with Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. to build four stations Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith Hydro Canada and Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. are ready to begin the mechanical portion of the installation … Read the full press release

ZF Gets Local Expertise in China With Expansion of Development Capabilities

Along with Europe and North America, Asia-Pacific is one of ZF’s main sales markets Strong footprint in China Electrification and safety are significant drivers on the Chinese market Shanghai, China, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Asia-Pacific, with China being the main market, … Read the full press release

ZF’s Expansion of Facilities Sets The Course for Further Growth In Chinese Market

ZF expands its Engineering Center in Shanghai: More engineering power for the Chinese and Asian markets 600 additional engineers by 2022 The latest test facilities for e-mobility as well as for driveline and chassis technology for passenger cars, commercial vehicles … Read the full press release

RTL Group Inaugurates New Headquarters in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RTL Group officially inaugurated its new headquarters, henceforth to be known as ‘RTL City’. Set just a short walk away from the former premises, it has been designed to house the Group’s Luxembourgish activities. About 130 … Read the full press release

Startup Madeira Supports Entrepreneurship and Innovation With New Incubator

BRUSSELS, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EBN Member Startup Madeira / BIC Madeira in its 20th anniversary opened a new incubator, on 12th of April at Ribeira Brava, (Madeira, Portugal), with the aim to overcome structural disadvantages in the region and increase capacity … Read the full press release

bwcon Looking for European Agtech and FoodTech Start-ups

BRUSSELS, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EBN member bwcon is looking for your disruptive business ideas or R&D results with high market potential addressing the agrifood market! Eligible for submission are concepts with a high-tech or ICT-focus targeting the following sectors: Precision agriculture solutions … Read the full press release