SEAT to give insight into the trends in future mobility at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Cars will increasingly become an extension of the mobile phone, enabling permanent, safe connection Promoting sustainable mobility and anticipating driver needs are two future challenges  Carsharing and shared use fleets are models of collaborative economy that will become trends in … Read the full press release

Hawaiian Airlines to power its additional Airbus A330 aircraft with Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines

DERBY, UK, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won an order from Hawaiian Airlines for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power an additional Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®. The airline already operates 23 Rolls-Royce powered A330 … Read the full press release

Airbus to exhibit at the Avalon Airshow in Australia, 28th February to 5th March 2017

MELBOURNE, Australia, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus will feature its extensive range of products, leading-edge capabilities and industrial partnerships in the Pacific via a high-profile presence at the Avalon Airshow in Australia. The 13th edition of the show will take place … Read the full press release

NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland brings in ‘TechXperts’ to support customers in using online and mobile banking

NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland are investing in specialist ‘TechXperts’, to ensure branch staff are trained to support customers in using online and mobile banking. EDINBURGH, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Every NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland branch is to … Read the full press release

Bosch to showcase smart IoT solutions at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, February 27 to March 2, 2017

Connectivity is turning the car into a third living space, Bosch’s sensor technology enables connectivity beyond mobility Connected mobility: concept car as the third living space Connected capabilities helps increase Two wheeler safety Sensor technology: tiny sensors enable connectivity solutions … Read the full press release

Evonik announces inauguration of the new CyPlus Idesa sodium cyanide production plant in Mexico

Sodium cyanide production plant inaugurated in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico 40,000 metric tons annual capacity Growth strategy milestone ESSEN, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new CyPlus Idesa sodium cyanide production plant was officially opened with an inauguration ceremony in Coatzacoalcos (Veracruz, Mexico) … Read the full press release

Evonik further digitalises its logistics activities with risk-management solution DHL Resilience360

Analysis tool examines road and rail transport routes. Risk management strengthens resilience of supply chains and minimizes potential impact on operating business Bonn/Marl, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Whether it’s heavy rainfall, manufacturing issues or road closures – a variety of causes … Read the full press release

Vodafone highlights key milestones in the development of M-Pesa as the mobile money service celebrates its 10th year anniversary

LONDON, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As Vodafone marks the 10th anniversary of M-Pesa, the world’s leading mobile money service, it was revealed that a record 614 million M-Pesa transactions were processed during December 2016. Vodafone now offers M-Pesa services in 10 … Read the full press release

Prudential announces changes to its board of directors

LONDON, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Prudential plc (“Prudential”) announces that Ann Godbehere will retire from the Board at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting on 18 May 2017. Ms Godbehere has been a non-executive director since August 2007, Chairman of … Read the full press release

T-Systems to run and further develop the data centers, networks and workplace systems for Deutsche Post DHL following partnership renewal

Five-year term and volume in the high hundreds of million euro range Services: data centers, infrastructure, networks and value-added services Additional services for cloud, new IT developments and IT security BONN, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A five-year term and a volume … Read the full press release

BASF’s Master Builders Solutions presents series of ads and a dedicated website on energy-efficient and sustainable construction

MANNHEIM, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing economic benefits while at the same time reducing global warming potential: How products from the Master Builders Solutions® range contribute to this is the focus of the new Europe-wide campaign “Quantified Sustainable Benefits – Reduce … Read the full press release

BASF to present new light stabilizers for wood and metal coatings at the 2017 European Coatings Show in Nuremberg

Five new, high-performance products from the Tinuvin® DW (N) range for water-based systems Tinuvin® 249 ensures the cost-efficient production of durable, color-proof coatings BASF will present these and other innovations at the 2017 European Coatings Show Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Feb-2017 — … Read the full press release

Telefónica to sell 40% of Telxius Telecom to investment firm KKR Group for 12.75 euros a share

The deal implies an enterprise value of 3,678 million euros and an equity value of 3,188 million euros for Telxius and confirms the valuation established for Telxius at the time of the preparations for its initial public offering. Telefónica will … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland’s Buying versus Renting Review: First-time home buyers in Scotland are £860 a year better off compared to renters

EDINBURGH, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — First-time buyers in Scotland are on average £860 a year better off with their own home compared to those who rent, according to Bank of Scotland’s Buying versus Renting Review. The average monthly costs (including … Read the full press release

Aviva’s Family Finances Report: UK families’ savings have fallen to the lowest level in 18 months as typical incomes decline

Low income families have just £95 in savings and investments, compared to £62,885 among high income families, as the savings gap grows 25% annually Homeownership among families falls to lowest level in four years (64%), with low income families worst … Read the full press release

BAE Systems plc appoints Charles Woodburn as the new CEO; Ian King to retire on 30 June 2017

Ian King, Chief Executive, BAE Systems plc, has today informed the Board that he will retire on 30 June 2017. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board has also today confirmed that Charles Woodburn, currently Chief Operating Officer, … Read the full press release

BAE Systems again takes part in nationwide schools engineering and science roadshow

New research shows perceptions of science, technology, engineering and maths is improving. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Combined efforts by teachers, industry, engineering organisations and the Government to change the perception of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Submarines announces £25m investment in new apprentice training facility

BAE Systems Submarines announces £25m investment in new apprentice training facility Farnborough, United Kingdom, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Right Honourable Sir Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence, visited BAE Systems Submarines today where he learnt about the … Read the full press release

World’s first micro-speaker technology to be shown at the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona

Miniaturized thin-film piezo-electric-MEMS actuators offer better sound, efficiency Geneva, Switzerland, and Graz, Austria, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and USound GmbH, an innovative and fast-growing audio … Read the full press release

University of Bristol physicists show that knots in proteins can be understood using ‘virtual knots’

Many of the processes essential to life involve proteins – long molecules which ‘fold’ into three-dimensional shapes allowing them to perform their biological role. BRISTOL, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Consisting of strings of amino acids, a folded protein molecule resembles a … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool researchers find that annual number of norovirus cases in the UK at 800,000 more than previously estimated

LIVERPOOL, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Liverpool have found that the annual number of estimated number of norovirus cases annually in the UK is approximately 800,000 greater than previously estimated. Norovirus is the commonest cause of gastrointestinal … Read the full press release

Handheld prototype for early detection of sepsis receives additional funding

LIVERPOOL, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Liverpool spin-out company, Sepsis Limited has secured further funding support to test a point of care diagnostic tool for the early detection of sepsis. The Small Business Research Initiative for Healthcare (SBRI Healthcare), … Read the full press release

Bayer Science & Education Foundation awards €30,000 to Basel University Hospital neurologist

Dr. David Seiffge Doctor at Basel University Hospital honored for clinical work on management of non-vitamin K dependent oral anticoagulants in acute stroke patients LEVERKUSEN, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The third winner of the Bayer Thrombosis Research Award has been chosen. … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank announces the appointment of Thomas Piquemal as Chief Country Officer for France

Frankfurt am Main, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank has appointed Thomas Piquemal as Chief Country Officer for France, in addition to his role as Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, effective March 1, 2017. Piquemal succeeds Bruno Hallak, who … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo ranks as one of the most attractive company among the “Best Employer of Choice” for Science & Technology graduates

MILAN, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second year in a row, Salini Impregilo ranks as one of the most attractive company on the market among the “Best Employer of Choice”, reaching the 2nd position in the list of Italian preferred … Read the full press release

Airbus announces the appointment of Mikail Houari as President for Africa and the Middle East

Mikail succeeds Habib Fekih who retires after 30 years Dubai, UAE, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has appointed Mikail Houari, 50, as President for Africa and the Middle East region. Mikail, who previously served as Deputy President for Africa and the … Read the full press release

University of Warwick selects Royal Institute of British Architects competition winner Feilden Clegg Bradley to design its new Faculty of Arts

COVENTRY, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a design competition run by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) the University of Warwick has selected Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCB) to design a new multi-million pound purpose-built building for the Faculty of … Read the full press release

University of Warwick graduate Samuel Chan recognized with Entrepreneurial prize at the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards 2017

COVENTRY, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Warwick graduate has scooped a top prize at the ‘British Council Study UK Alumni Awards 2017’ in Hong Kong. Samuel Chan – who completed a master’s course in International Political Economy in 2011 … Read the full press release

QS survey ranks Coventry the 39th best city in the world to be a student

COVENTRY, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Coventry has been named the 39th best city in the world to be a student, and is in top five in the UK. The latest annual QS survey has seen the city improve by five places … Read the full press release

University of Warwick graduate develops revolutionary navigation app for Ghana without need to internet connection

University of Warwick graduate from Ghana designs revolutionary navigation app For the first time ever, 8.7 million people in Ghana have access to ambulance services, even without internet connection SnooCode allows Ghanaians to navigate using GPS pinpointing without needing traditional … Read the full press release