University of Birmingham hosts ChemEngDayUK 2017

BIRMINGHAM, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Chemical engineering experts from across the UK and beyond headed to the University of Birmingham today to discuss research innovations that could help to shape a better world. The University is hosting ChemEngDayUK 2017 – a … Read the full press release

The University of Birmingham announces the appointment of Professor Catherine Cassell as Dean of Birmingham Business School

BIRMINGHAM, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — When she arrives on 1 September, Professor Cassell will be the first woman to lead Birmingham Business School in its history of over a century. Professor Cassell will be joining one of only a handful of … Read the full press release

Bulgaria’s Unicoms Services launches hosted OTT platform for pay-TV operators deploying technology provided by Conax and Appear TV

Unicoms Services launches end-to-end, hosted OTT service for pay-TV operators tapping turn-key OTT streaming platform Conax GO Live and Appear TV processing technology supporting Android and iOS devices OSLO, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Conax, part of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD:S), and … Read the full press release

University of Dundee awarded grant from Innovate UK to create an Antibacterial Drug Discovery Accelerator

Dundee, Scotland, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest threats to global human and animal health – the O’Neill Report published last year stated that, unless we take urgent action, it will be directly responsible for over … Read the full press release

Forsvarsbygg selects contractor for security fence installation around Ørland Air Station in Norway

OSLO, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen (AFG) is nominated by Forsvarsbygg as contractor for installation of security fence around Ørland Air Station. The work will be performed at Ørland Air Station and encompasses ground and concrete works for installation of … Read the full press release

Umeå University to gather hundreds of world-leading researchers for the largest research conference on the future of the Arctic

Temperatures are rising, and life on earth changes. The fastest change takes place in the North, in the Arctic. That is a fact. But what societal challenges await? Will the Arctic still be habitable for humans? Is this a new … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán tops ‘2017 All-Europe Executive Team’ ranking by the Institutional Investor Research Group

Iberdrola’s CFO, José Sainz Armada, was also ranked as Best CFO within the same category The company was also selected as having the Best Investor Relations team in the industry BILBAO, Spain, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio … Read the full press release

Iberdrola strengthens its role as Mexico’s foremost private power company

The planned investment for this power plant is around US$400 million Iberdrola awarded construction and operation of 766-MW combined-cycle power station in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico The new Topolobampo III power plant, to be located close to the town … Read the full press release

PEP shopping centre in Munich Neuperlach undergoes extensive refurbishment

Extensive renovation and redecoration of the existing and fully operational shopping centre complements the extension already commenced in 2016 HAMBURG, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TH Real Estate and ECE have started the extensive refurbishment of the PEP shopping centre in Munich … Read the full press release

LCH announces its first European buy-side client now live on CDSClear

Amundi is LCH’s first live buy-side client on CDSClear BNP Paribas acts as Amundi’s clearing broker Reflects continued growing momentum behind CDSClear service LONDON, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LCH, a leading global clearing house, announced today that its first European … Read the full press release

E.ON joins forces with municipal partners to drive e-mobility in Germany

ESSEN, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the German government’s program to promote e-mobility, E.ON’s regional companies have submitted applications for a total of more than 700 charging points. The majority of the applications were submitted by Avacon, Bayernwerk, E.DIS … Read the full press release

E.ON integrates wind farm into its Virtual Power Plant; stabilizes the German electricity grid

ESSEN, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The fluctuating feed-in of wind power into the electricity grid has so far been regarded as a problem for grid stability and supply security. E.ON is now turning the tables. E.ON will be one of the … Read the full press release

KTH Royal Institute of Technology developed bacteria-trapping material from wood as water purification filter

STOCKHOLM, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — What can the forests of Scandinavia possibly offer to migrants in faraway refugee camps? Clean water may be one thing. A bacteria-trapping material developed from wood by researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is now … Read the full press release

Oberthur Technologies to provide Andorran government the latest generation passports based on Lasink™ technology

PARIS, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces that it has been selected by the Andorran government to provide latest generation passports based on Lasink™ technology. OT’s … Read the full press release

PwC Global Chief Information Officer Sigal Zarmi named in the Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leadership Awards

LONDON, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sigal Zarmi, Global Chief Information Officer, PwC, has been named in the Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leadership Awards. The Premier 100 Technology Leadership awards honour individuals who have had a positive impact on their organization through … Read the full press release

IVECO’s pioneering work in developing natural gas vehicles recognized with “NGV Global Industry Champion” award

As a part of the NGV GLOBAL 2017 conference, the natural gas vehicles association held an international gathering on March 22 to present a series of sector awards. IVECO received the “NGV Global Industry Champion” award recognizing the brand’s 20 … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial presents Case IH and New Holland Agriculture Autonomous Tractor Concepts at the 10th Biennale Internationale Design

Through videos and images, the Company presents the Case IH and New Holland Agriculture Autonomous Tractor Concepts as part of the ‘Si Automatique?’(If automatics?) exhibition at the 10th Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne in France. LONDON, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The concept … Read the full press release

Lantmännen Schulstad and Rema 1000 benefit from Scania’s hybrid truck to make deliveries during restricted period in Copenhagen

Lantmännen Schulstad recently started operating three Scania P 320 hybrid distribution trucks in Copenhagen WOLFSBURG, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic bakery giant Lantmännen Schulstad and Norway-based food retailer Rema 1000 are taking advantage of Scania’s hybrid truck to be able to … Read the full press release

LeasePlan Chief Financial and Risk Officer Guus Stoelinga to leave the company

CFRO Guus Stoelinga: “I have enjoyed my time at LeasePlan tremendously and I am very proud of what we have achieved as an organisation.” Flevoland, Netherlands, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan today announces that its Chief Financial and Risk Officer Guus … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group appoints Dr. Kurt Michels as Chief Compliance Officer

Dr. Frank Fabian becomes Speaker of the Management Board of Wolfsburg AG WOLFSBURG, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Kurt Michels (46), previously Chief Compliance Officer Trucks & Vans & Buses of Daimler AG, has been appointed as Chief Compliance Officer of … Read the full press release

Eni confirms presence of oil in reservoirs in the shallow waters of Campeche Bay, offshore Mexico

Amoca-2 is the first well drilled by an international oil major in Mexico since the 2013 Energy Reform. Reserves are being assessed, but the well indicates a meaningful upside to the original estimates. The first well drilled by an international … Read the full press release

Eni obtains majority stakes in two new exploration blocks off the shore of the Ivory Coast

Eni will operate the two blocks by applying its proprietary technologies and by leveraging the important synergies with other activities in the region, reducing the time-to-market, as well as costs. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni today announced … Read the full press release

Inmarsat and Pivotel Satellite to provide Australia-wide smart device connectivity service even in the most remote locations

Users stay completely connected by adding a satellite service to their smartphone or tablet, even in the most remote locations LONDON, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) today launched a game-changing new service with Pivotel Satellite, Australia’s leading provider of mobile … Read the full press release

Inmarsat to migrate all ships managed by Hapag-Lloyd to services enabled for Fleet Xpress

LONDON, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to services enabled for Fleet Xpress. Hapag-Lloyd, the sixth largest container shipping operator in the world … Read the full press release

Papyrus Group announces investment in new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany

Mölndal, Sweden, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Papyrus Group (Papyrus), a Triton Fund II and Altor Fund II company, has announced its plan to invest in a new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany. This investment will optimise Papyrus’ logistical infrastructure and improve … Read the full press release

Henkel announces the appointment of Rahmyn Kress as Chief Digital Officer

Düsseldorf, Germany, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has named Rahmyn Kress as Chief Digital Officer to accelerate Henkel’s digital activities. He will report directly to Henkel CEO Hans Van Bylen. Rahmyn Kress will join Henkel in the second quarter to steer … Read the full press release

TomTom BRIDGE ELD Kit: A new solution to improve the trucker data logging experience

TomTom BRIDGE ELD Kit will provide professional truck drivers with necessary tools for electronic logging Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A., 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a leader in navigation and mapping products, and  M2M DataSmart, wireless data service provider, today announce a … Read the full press release

Frankfurt and Düsseldorf implement intelligent traffic control system from GEVAS software and TomTom

AMSTERDAM, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announces that its industry-leading live traffic data has been chosen to power the traffic management centres of two more of Germany’s leading cities: Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Frankfurt and Düsseldorf have implemented an intelligent … Read the full press release

EY announces the appointment of Dennis Layton as Global Deputy Leader of People Advisory Services

LONDON, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY announces the appointment of Dennis Layton as EY Global Deputy Leader of People Advisory Services (PAS), effective 1 April 2017. Based in London, Layton will be responsible for driving the success of the EY PAS … Read the full press release

UK Workers Are Illegally Denied Access to Justice

OXFORD, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UK workers are being illegally denied access to justice, according to Oxford academics in a forthcoming article in the journal, Modern Law Review. Their conclusions support an ongoing legal challenge to the employment tribunal fees regime, … Read the full press release