Monthly Archives: March 2013

The European Commission proposes to make trade mark registration systems all over the EU cheaper, quicker, more reliable and predictable

Brussels, 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today presented a package of initiatives to make trade mark registration systems all over the European Union cheaper, quicker, more reliable and predictable. The proposed reform would improve conditions for businesses to innovate … Read the full press release

Proximus continues to deploy its ultra-fast 4G network in Belgium

In parallel, Proximus is increasing 3G speeds throughout the country.  Proximus is moving ahead with the deployment of its ultra-fast 4G network in order to continue to offer its customers the best mobile network in Belgium and meets the growing … Read the full press release

Airbus A330 Becomes Flagship Aircraft for Air Pacific, Fiji’s National Airline

A330 comfort, efficiency and reliability set the foundation for Air Pacific’s new identity of ‘Fiji Airways’ Blagnac, 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Air Pacific, Fiji’s national airline, has formally rolled out its soon to be adopted new ‘Fiji Airways’ identity with the … Read the full press release

The University of Nottingham & Unilever sign strategic research agreement

29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Unilever, one of the world’s biggest suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods, has signed a framework agreement with The University of Nottingham which will see the company exploring new research opportunities with the University in a range of … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz: Test drives at minus 30 degrees Celsius on the Arctic Circle for the New Unimog and new Econic

Test drives at minus 30 degrees Celsius on the Arctic Circle Many innovative concepts for even better driving and operating characteristics Important aim of the tests in Finland: economical consumption rates Rovaniemi/Finland, 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — From 1 January 2014 the new … Read the full press release

Three academics at the University of Dundee among RSE Royal Medalists and Prize Winners

29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Three academics at the University of Dundee have been honoured among the Royal Medallists and Prize Winners for 2013 announced by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Professor Michael Ferguson, Dean of Research in the College of Life … Read the full press release

The European Commission opens public debate on a proposal for simplifying procedures under the EU Merger Regulation

Brussels, 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission invites the public to comment on a proposal to simplify certain procedures for notifying mergers under the EU Merger Regulation. The proposal aims to make EU merger control even more business-friendly by cutting red … Read the full press release

An exhibition of historical photographs of China, brought together by a University of Bristol project, was opened at the JW Marriott in Beijing

29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — An exhibition of historical photographs of China, brought together by a University of Bristol project, was opened at the JW Marriott in Beijing today by the British Ambassador to China, Sebastian Wood CMG. Organised by the British … Read the full press release

Belgacom Web Experts: winners of the month February

Another month, another Web Experts winner! This month, too, many students and schools/associations submitted their Web Experts projects to be chosen as project of the month. And here are the winners… 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — This month, Clara wins a Samsung … Read the full press release

An extra EURO 11.2 billion is required for EU Budget 2013 to cover unpaid claims from 2012

Brussels, 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — An extra EURO 11.2 billion is required for the EU budget to reimburse beneficiaries of EU funded programmes completed across Europe in 2012 as well as to honour the Cohesion Policy claims that will fall due in … Read the full press release

Belgacom Memorial Van Damme demeure le nom officiel

29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Le plus grand meeting d’athlétisme au monde poursuit sous l’appellation ‘Belgacom Memorial Van Damme’. Depuis déjà 1993, le Memorial collabore avec Belgacom. Cette collaboration s’est depuis renforcée. L’événement s’appelle ainsi depuis 2009 le Belgacom Memorial Van Damme. Mercredi, … Read the full press release

Europe’s roads considerably safer during the last decade: between 2001 and 2011, road deaths fell by 43% says Siim Kallas, Vice-President and Commissioner for Transport

Reducing serious injuries: the way forward to make Europe’s roads safer Road Transport Safety Conference on Serious Injuries/Dublin Dublin, 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Minister, ladies and gentlemen Thank you for inviting me to Dublin to speak at today’s conference. I would like … Read the full press release

Karolinska Institutet och AstraZeneca skapar nytt gemensamt centrum för translationell forskning

29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — AstraZeneca och Karolinska Institutet har för avsikt att skapa ett nytt integrerat centrum för translationell forskning kring hjärt-kärlsjukdomar, störningar i ämnesomsättningen och regenerativ medicin. Syftet är att bedriva prekliniska och kliniska studier för att öka förståelsen av … Read the full press release

The European Commission tables proposal for “Financial Discipline” for CAP Direct Payments in 2014 financial year

Brussels, 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — With the forecast for expenditure on CAP Direct Payments & Market measures for 2014 higher than the provisional ceiling for 2014 agreed by EU heads of government1, the European Commission has tabled a proposal for “Financial Discipline” … Read the full press release

BIG: Sanierung der Kollegienkirche im Finale

Salzburg, 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — BIG investiert eine weitere Million Euro zur Fertigstellung des Sakralbaus Beinahe zehn Jahre werken die Restauratoren mittlerweile an der Salzburger Kollegienkirche. Nun ist die Sanierung des barocken Juwels nahezu fertig gestellt. Noch bis zum Sommer dieses Jahres sollen Putz, Stuck … Read the full press release

The European Commission comments on the capital controls imposed by the Republic of Cyprus

Brussels, 29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by the European Commission on the capital controls imposed by the Republic of Cyprus The Commission takes note of temporary restrictions on the free movement of capital, including capital controls, imposed by the Republic of Cyprus … Read the full press release

Arburg Technology Days 2013: over 50,000 visitors since 1999

• Knowing what counts: “Efficiency Arena” attracts visitors from around the world to Lossburg • Arburg Technology Days 2013: over 50,000 visitors since 1999 • Innovative applications and processes: e.g. lab-on-a-chip, Particle-foam Composite Injection Moulding and long glass fibre direct … Read the full press release

SSAB’s Annual General Meeting Notice to attend (April 12, 2013)

29-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In accordance with NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB’s Rule Book for Issuers, SSAB AB hereby announces, through a press release, the content of the notice to attend SSAB’s Annual General Meeting on April 12, 2013. The Notice to … Read the full press release

Endesa has doubled its electric vehicle recharging network by rolling out 600 charging points throughout Spain

• In 2012 alone, the company installed 300 charging points for individuals and corporates, doubling the size of its charging network in two years. • The company is implementing the Enel Group’s programme to foster electric mobility. • To date, … Read the full press release

Croatian accession to the EU on track

Brussels, 28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Commission today adopted its first report setting out the state-of-play of administrative preparations for the accession of Croatia to the EU. The report concludes that preparations are on the right track, and that all measures will … Read the full press release

Arburg to present efficient injection moulding solutions at the Plastpol (7 to 10 May 2013)

Tailored: “Packaging” version and automation solutions High performance: hybrid and electric Allrounders produce packaging and precision parts Production efficiency: high quality at minimum unit costs Lossburg, 28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the Plastpol, which takes place in Kielce from 7 to … Read the full press release

SLOVNAFT Group reports profit for 2012

28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — SLOVNAFT Group in 2012 ended with a net profit of EUR 53 million compared to previous period when a loss amounted to EUR 19 million. The result was positively influenced mainly by the revenues coming from export … Read the full press release

Endesa completed new real-time communications system for smart grids, part of the Integris project

• The Integris project, led by Enel Energy Europe and captained in Spain by Endesa, has developed a new telecommunications system with the same coverage as the distribution grid, providing real-time data on the low and medium-voltage distribution grids. • … Read the full press release

SSAB appoints Håkan Folin as its new Chief Financial Officer

28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  SSAB has appointed Håkan Folin as its new Chief Financial Officer. He has previously held a number of senior positions in the company and will take up the position of CFO on May 1, 2013. Håkan Folin … Read the full press release

Bundesimmobiliengesellschaft: Wettbewerb HBLA für wirtschaftliche Berufe Innsbruck abgeschlossen

„Ferrarischule“ wird saniert und erweitert – Gewinner: Architektenduo aus Salzburg 28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Der EU-weite, einstufige Realisierungswettbewerb für die Erweiterung und Sanierung der höheren Bundeslehranstalt in der Innsbrucker Weinhartstraße ist abgeschlossen. „Aus insgesamt 43Einreichungen gingen Architektin Brigitte Huber-Theissl und Architekt … Read the full press release

The European Commission clears the acquisition of Petrochem Carless Holdings by Haltermann

Brussels, 28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Petrochem Carless Holdings Limited of the UK by Haltermann Holding GmbH of Germany, a wholly owned subsidiary of HIG Europe Capital Partners. The parties are active … Read the full press release

Alain Lamassoure: EU may face insolvency later in 2013

28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Commission proposal to settle only part of the EU’s €16.2 billion debt rolled over from 2012 threatens the EU with insolvency later in 2013, said Budgets Committee chair Alain Lamassoure (EPP, FR) on Wednesday. The Commission, … Read the full press release

EBRD loans €1m to Codra Hospital, Montenegro

28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD is providing a €1.0 million loan to Codra Hospital, a leading private healthcare institution in Montenegro. Established in 2001, the hospital has grown to become the largest private hospital in Montenegro, delivering many services that … Read the full press release

EU invests €272.75m in the Western Balkans to help regional cooperation

Brussels, 28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has finalised a series of measures to promote regional cooperation between Western Balkan countries totalling €272.75 million for the period 2012-2013. “These funds are good news as regional cooperation is a central element of … Read the full press release

EU visa applications should be further facilitated to help the EU tourism industry drive growth and create jobs

28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU visa applications should be further facilitated to help the EU tourism industry to drive growth and create jobs, said Transport and Tourism Committee MEPs in a discussion with European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani on Wednesday. Tourism … Read the full press release