Monthly Archives: March 2015

Axis Communications delivered state-of-the-art surveillance solution to Somerset based Wyke Farms

Watford, UK, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Axis Communications, the global market leader in network video, and partners PG Security and Milestone, have delivered a state-of-the-art surveillance solution to Somerset based Wyke Farms. Wyke Farms has been producing the finest English … Read the full press release

Axis unveils simple-to-install outdoor loudspeaker that provides clear, long-range speech for remote speaking over a network

LUND, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — AXIS C3003-E Network Horn Speaker is a simple-to-install outdoor loudspeaker that provides clear, long-range speech for remote speaking over a network. When used together with video surveillance, AXIS C3003-E enables an operator to remotely address … Read the full press release

Hungarian national energy company MVM to again sponsor the Women’s Handball CL Quarter-Final this year

BUDAPEST, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ —  MVM Hungarian Electricity Ltd. has entered into a naming sponsorship agreement with the Hungarian Handball Federation for the Women’s Champions League Final4 in 2015, too. The MVM EHF Final4 will be held again in Budapest … Read the full press release

MVM Hungarian Electricity sponsored handball teams prevailed on the quarter-finals of both the SEHA League and the Hungarian Women’s Cup this weekend

BUDAPEST, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — MKB-MVM Veszprém has won the Men’s Handball SEHA League, after they prevailed first over the Croatian PPD Zagreb on Friday, then over the Byelorussian Meskov Brest on Sunday in the quarter-finals held before a domestic … Read the full press release

National Grid’s robotics competition: Colchester’s St Helena School won against three Suffolk schools

LONDON, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘Chipping in’ together saw Colchester’s St Helena School scoop an award for teamwork at National Grid’s robotics competition. The youngsters collected the honour after a tough battle of skills which saw them pit their hand-built … Read the full press release

Vnesheconombank donates EUR 500,000 to Banja Luka in Serbian Bosnia and Herzegovina for flood relief

MOSCOW, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vnesheconombank Chairman Vladimir Dmitriev handed over a certificate worth 500 thousand euros in the city of Banja Luka to the President of the Republic of Serbian Bosnia and Herzegovina for flood relief in the region. … Read the full press release

Finmeccanica group plays a fundamental role in the development of the Galileo programme with its companies Telespazio, Thales Alenia Space and Selex ES

ROME, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The seventh and eighth satellite of the European satellite navigation and localisation system Galileo were successfully launched at 22:46 (CET) on March 27, with a Soyuz launcher, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The … Read the full press release

Corporater EPM Suite Is Now Certified to Run on SAP HANA®

STAVANGER, Norway, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Corporater AS today announced that its performance management solution Corporater EPM 4.0.6.6 has achieved SAP certification as powered by the SAP HANA® platform. The solution has been certified to run on SAP HANA and … Read the full press release

UK Ministry of Defence’s Joint Forward Air Control Training and Standardisation Unit accepted the iCASS system of Finmeccanica – Selex ES and Close Air Solutions

The iCASS (Immersive Close Air Support Simulator) will boost the training of UK MoD forward air controllers iCASS is a high-fidelity, immersive training environment The system provides value-for-money training support to bolster instruction with live air assets LUTON, 31-3-2015 — … Read the full press release

Mathematics Research at KTH to receive six grants from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation mathematics programs

STOCKHOLM, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Mathematics Research at KTH will get a hefty injection of stimulating international exchanges, made possible by six grants from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation mathematics programs. “You can say that this is an acknowledgment … Read the full press release

AAK AB to hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 5 May 2015 in Malmö, Sweden

Malmö, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The shareholders of AAK AB (publ.) are hereby invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 5 May 2015 at 2.00 p.m. at the premises of Europaporten Kongresscenter, Stadiongatan 25 in … Read the full press release

Krka Supervisory and Management Board proposed dividend of EUR 2.20 gross per share, 4.8% higher than last year

Novo mesto, Slovenia, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At yesterday’s regular meeting, the Krka Supervisory and Management Board drew up the proposal that Krka pays its shareholders a dividend of EUR 2.20 gross per share, which is an increase of 4.8% … Read the full press release

Universität Freiburg kooperiert mit einem biopharmazeutischen Unternehmen Greenovation Biotech GmbH bei Therapieansätzen gegen Nierenerkrankungen

FREIBURG, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Professur für Pflanzenbiotechnologie der Universität Freiburg und das biopharmazeutische Unternehmen Greenovation Biotech GmbH in Heilbronn haben eine Kooperation begonnen, um die Wirksamkeit eines biotechnologisch in Moos hergestellten menschlichenProteins in Mäusen zu erforschen. Das Moos Physcomitrella patens … Read the full press release

The adidas Group presented its new strategic 2020 business plan “Creating the new”

The adidas Group presented its new strategic 2020 business plan "Creating the new"

Group currency-neutral sales to grow at a high-single-digit rate on average per year until 2020 Growth strategy with clear focus on speed, cities and open source Net income to increase around 15% per year on average Group increases targeted dividend … Read the full press release

Wincor Nixdorf’s partner in Saudi Arabia to deliver and install 130 CINEO ATMs for Saudi Hollandi Bank

Thanks to new drive-up cash machines, Saudi Hollandi Bank will offer customers drive-up cash withdrawals at even more locations in the future. The bank is extending its ATM network both in the drive-up and branch area. Wincor Nixdorf together with … Read the full press release

PwC: European banks hold around €1.9 trillion of unwanted loans; CEE and Italy emerging markets for non-performing loan transactions

600 bankers and investors gather in London for 6th PwC annual bank restructuring and loan portfolio conference. Five more years of loan-dealing for banks to fully deal with non-core and non-performing loans. CEE and Italy are emerging markets for non-performing … Read the full press release

Global partnership between RB and Save the Children launched ground-breaking programme to help eradicate child deaths from diarrhoea

New Delhi, 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The global partnership between RB and Save the Children today launched a unique and ground-breaking programme to help eradicate child deaths from diarrhoea. The partnership unveiled two innovative new hygiene and sanitation products by RB … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: successful installation of the final 6MW turbine at Westermost Rough offshore wind farm off the UK’s East Coast

The team behind the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm are celebrating the successful installation of the final turbine at the 210MW project. Fredericia, Denmark, 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The last of the 35 turbines was lifted into position by the specialist … Read the full press release

DONG Energy to convert the last CHP unit at Avedøre Power Station to use wood pellets as fuel instead of coal

Fredericia, Denmark, 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The last CHP unit at Avedøre Power Station will be converted making it able from 2016 to use wood pellets as fuel instead of coal. This can provide green heat for an additional 65,000 households … Read the full press release

DONG Energy comments on Politiken articles that mislead readers

Fredericia, Denmark, 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — As a response to the articles that Politiken published yesterday morning, DONG Energy submitted a contribution to the newspaper yesterday afternoon in order to provide some explanations and put things into the right perspective. Politiken … Read the full press release

Terna expects to save 555.8 million kWh in electricity consumption in the next 7 months due to daylight saving time

ROME, 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — During the daylight saving period, that will begin the night between Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29, by turning the hands of the clock one hour ahead, Terna expects a total saving in electricity … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial firefighting equipment brand delivered 40 vehicles to Chile as part of 150 vehicles order to be completed by the end of 2015

An official ceremony in the capital city of Santiago saw President Michelle Bachelet and the Minister of the Interior, Rodrigo Peñailillo, take part in the vehicle hand over to 40 fire brigades, represented by over 500 firefighters. This shipment pertains … Read the full press release

Henkel teams up with the German Soccer Association (DFB) and is “Official Partner of the DFB” and “Official Premium-Partner of the women’s national team”

Düsseldorf, Frankfurt a. M., 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel and the DFB will join forces. “Pursuing excellent performance with passion is what connects the DFB and Henkel. This is why we are so happy about the partnership. A strong team … Read the full press release

Naftogaz welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to discuss the follow-up of the Binding Protocol signed by Russia, EC and Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine, 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Naftogaz welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to discuss the follow-up of the Binding Protocol signed by Russia, the European Commission and Ukraine on October 30, 2014 in Brussels, which would last at least until the … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland: Scottish economy slowing sharply in the three months ending February 2015

EDINBURGH, 27-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest Business Monitor from Bank of Scotland shows the Scottish economy slowing sharply in the three months ending February 2015. However, expectations for the next six months remain elevated at levels slightly below 2007 … Read the full press release

UK Business Digital Index by Lloyds Bank: there are still around 1.2 million SMEs in UK that lack basic digital skills

The 2015 Lloyds Bank UK Business Digital Index tracks digital adoption among small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) and charities. Latest report shows overall improvement for SMEs but over a million (23%) still lack basic digital skills. This is even … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Affordable Cities Review: Oxford is UK’s least affordable city; home affordability worsens in the last 12 months

Home affordability in UK cities deteriorates to 2009 levels •    Affordability 15% better than in 2008 •    Oxford is the UK’s least affordable city; Stirling is the most affordable •    Aberdeen records highest house price growth since 2005; London since … Read the full press release

The Higher Education Funding Council for England allocated £85 million of public funding to Russell Group universities

LONDON, 27-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Higher Education Funding Council for England has allocated £85 million of public funding from the Research Partnership Investment Fund to Russell Group universities. This funding will be matched by universities and matched again by … Read the full press release

Roland Berger study: Autonomous driving in the truck segment will help reduce road accidents and cut the total costs of ownership

Roland Berger study demonstrates that self-driving trucks increase road safety and reduce the total costs of ownership Legal and liability questions remain to be resolved Considerable changes in the value chain are anticipated Truck OEMs and suppliers need to position … Read the full press release