Monthly Archives: September 2015

European Commission to help build a true single market for capital across the 28 EU Member States

BRUSSELS, 30-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission is launching the Capital Markets Union Action Plan today to help build a true single market for capital across the 28 EU Member States. © European Union 2015 Director: Lynch Declan As … Read the full press release

EIB, Meridiam announced new €30 million catalyst investment in the Meridiam Infrastructure Africa Fund

Luxembourg, 30-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s long-term financing institution, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Meridiam, a leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure today announced the agreement of a new €30 million catalyst investment in the … Read the full press release

Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos becomes EIB Governor, succeeding Mr Chouliarakis

Luxembourg, 30-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Following recent parliamentary elections in Greece, Mr Euclid Tsakalotos was appointed Minister of Finance on 23 September 2015. He also becomes EIB Governor, succeeding Mr Chouliarakis. Mr Tsakalotos was born in 1960. He studied Economics, Politics and Philosophy … Read the full press release

EURORDIS partners in ADAPT SMART project that enables coordination of Medicines Adaptive Pathways to Patients (MAPPs) activities

ADAPT SMART PARIS, 30-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — EURORDIS is partnering in the recently launchedADAPT SMART* project, which will establish a platform that enables the coordination of Medicines Adaptive Pathways to Patients (MAPPs) activities. MAPPs can help to ensure access to … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts recruitment for board members for the Wales’s largest community energy fund

Wales’s largest wind farm community fund starts board member recruitment Pen y Cymoedd wind farm Community Fund gearing up for first payments in 2016 CARDIFF, 30-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company, has started recruitment for board members who will … Read the full press release

BAWAG P.S.K. Initiative „Crowdfunding – ES GEHT!” auf Platz 1 unter 40 Einreichungen aus Österreich, Deutschland, Schweiz und Südtirol

WIEN, 30-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Im Rahmen der 12. Victor-Gala konnte die BAWAG P.S.K. gleich bei erstmaliger Teilnahme einen erfreulichen Sieg davon tragen. Unter 40 Einreichungen und 10 Nominierungen aus der DACH-Region sowie Südtirol konnte die Bank auf Anhieb den 1. … Read the full press release

Österreichs Nationalstiftung fördert internationales Startup-Programm mit vier Millionen Euro

WIEN, 30-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Österreich treibt Internationalisierungsoffensive für Start-ups weiter voran – “Global Incubator Network” positioniert Österreich im internationalen Umfeld Heute, Dienstag, wurde entschieden, dass für das neue, international ausgerichtete Programm “Global Incubator Network” für Start-up-Unternehmen und Inkubatoren vier Millionen Euro … Read the full press release

Gartner: SAP positioned as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals report

WALLDORF, 30-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it has been positioned by independent analyst firm Gartner Inc. as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals report.* SAP is categorized as a leader in the … Read the full press release

SAP announced availability of the new release of SAP® Adaptive Server® Enterprise (SAP ASE)

WALLDORF, 30-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced availability of the new release of SAP® Adaptive Server® Enterprise (SAP ASE). With this new release, SAP aims to modernize transaction-intensive applications such as those in financial services, telecommunications, … Read the full press release

SAP plans to hire 1,200 graduate developers globally in 2015

WALLDORF, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) plans to hire 1,200 graduate developers globally in 2015. To help ensure their efficient onboarding, the company is establishing an early talent program tailored to development needs. “At SAP, developers work in a … Read the full press release

SAP to help governments and citizens achieve the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

WALLDORF, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it is joining the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data as a founding member to help governments and citizens achieve the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The Global Partnership for … Read the full press release

SAP Fiori User Experience (UX) Wins Red Dot Award for Design Excellence at the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

WALLDORF, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that its planned SAP Fiori® 2.0 user experience (UX) design concept won a Red Dot in the Interaction Category at the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015. The Red Dot … Read the full press release

KuppingerCole positioned SAP as leader in all four categories in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Access Control and Access Governance Solutions for SAP environments

WALLDORF, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that independent analyst firm KuppingerCole has positioned SAP as the leader in all four categories in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Access Control and Access Governance Solutions for SAP environments. … Read the full press release

Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr): Bank of England won’t raise interest rates until the middle of next year

Cebr pushes back rate rise forecast until middle of next year New forecasts show the Bank of England will keep rates on hold until the middle of 2016. Previous forecasts predicted a February rate rise. Concerns about the global economy … Read the full press release

New £23 million facility for virus research officially open at the University of Glasgow

GLASGOW, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A new £23 million facility for virus research has been officially opened at the University of Glasgow by Professor Sir Mark Walport FRS, Chief Scientific Adviser, HM Government. The Sir Michael Stoker Building is home to … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow’s Professor Douglas Paul among leading researchers to share £12 million investment from EPSRC

GLASGOW, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Glasgow’s Professor Douglas Paul has been announced as one of a series of leading researchers who will share in a £12 million investment from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow saves the world’s oldest surviving transmission recording made by television pioneer John Logie Baird

GLASGOW, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s oldest surviving transmission recording made by television pioneer John Logie Baird has been saved by the University of Glasgow. The phonovision shellac disc, dating back to 20 September 1927, is the world’s oldest surviving … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim: new data from two trials showing Spiolto® Respimat® provides significant quality of life improvements in patients with moderate to severe COPD

OTEMTO® 1&2 post-hoc analysis reinforces quality of life benefits provided by Spiolto® Respimat® right from the initial stage when patients first need maintenance therapy* Head-to-head ENERGITO® study shows superior lung function improvements with Spiolto® Respimat® versus LABA/ICS FDC AMSTERDAM, 29-9-2015 … Read the full press release

Novartis: updated data from study shows significant overall survival benefit for patients with aggressive form of melanoma when treated with Tafinlar® + Mekinist®

Phase III data showed median overall survival of 25.6 months in patients with BRAF+ V600E/K metastatic melanoma who received Tafinlar + Mekinist Tafinlar + Mekinist combination also demonstrated significant improvement in health-related quality of life vs vemurafenib monotherapy in this … Read the full press release

Novartis: study shows Afinitor® reduced the risk of progression in patients with advanced nonfunctional gastrointestinal and lung NET

In pivotal study, everolimus reduced risk of disease progression by 52%; showed 11.0-month median progression-free survival vs 3.9 months for placebo[1] Advanced, progressive, nonfunctional neuroendocrine tumors of GI or lung origin are rare forms of cancer with poor prognoses and … Read the full press release

National Farmers Union of England and Wales: The amount of British lamb on the shelves in Tesco stores has fallen dramatically

Warwickshire, England, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — New figures that show the amount of British lamb on the shelves in Tesco stores has fallen dramatically, is another kick in the teeth for sheep farmers in this country, according to NFU livestock board … Read the full press release

National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU) welcomes EU farming support package but more action needed to keep struggling British dairy farmers’ businesses afloat

Warwickshire, England, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Defra’s allocation of the EU farming support package will provide a welcome cash boost but more action needs to be taken in order to make a long term difference to many British dairy farmers who … Read the full press release

National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU) begins its search for new Director General to support English and Welsh farmers and growers

Warwickshire, England, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ —  The NFU has begun its search for a new Director General to play a leading role in supporting English and Welsh farmers and growers. An advert will be placed in the print edition of the … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics showcased successful collaborations with inventive French start-ups, SMEs and support partners at its 2015 Paris Innovation Night

PARIS, 29-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, hosted its 2015 Paris Innovation Night, showcasing successful collaborations with inventive French start-ups, SMEs (small and medium enterprises), and support … Read the full press release

Bulgarian National Bank: Oliver Wyman GmbH, Mazars LLP and Deloitte Bulgaria EOOD bid for the assessment of the assets of the banks in Bulgaria

SOFIA, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A meeting was held today of the committee appointed to open, review and rate the bids for participation in the open tender procedure under the Public Procurement Law for selection of a financial consultant for … Read the full press release

Tübingen tropical medicine experts discovered malaria parasites of the Plasmodium brasilianum species in Yanomami indigenous Indians on the Venezuela and Brazil border

Research scientists in Tübingen discover indications that two types of parasites are actually one with several host species – this has consequences for the global battle against the disease Tübingen, Germany, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Tropical medicine experts from Tübingen … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo: Constructions works begin at the Brenner Base Tunnel in Austria

Innsbruck, Austria, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (September 26, 2015), at the Tulfes Pfons lot at the Brenner Base Tunnel, in the presence of Mr Günther Platter, President of the Tyrol Region, the ceremony for the start of the excavation works … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo: A double victory for the Aniene Sailing Team in the CICO 2015 Championship

MILAN, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A double victory for the Aniene Sailing Team (Circolo Canottieri Aniene) in the CICO 2015 Championship (Campionato Italiano Classi Olimpiche). The Team, sponsored by the Group, has collected a double success: a first place in … Read the full press release

Charity-Lauf der VR Leasing Gruppe in Eschborn: Rekord-Teilnehmerzahl für die gute Sache

Eschborn, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Mehr als 360 Läuferinnen und Läufer gingen gestern beim 7. Charity-Lauf der VR Leasing Gruppe in Eschborn zugunsten der Bürgerstiftung Vordertaunus an den Start. Der Lauf musste aufgrund des starken Regens jedoch vorzeitig abgebrochen werden. … Read the full press release

AV-Comparatives Parental Control Reviews: ESET Smart Security given the Approved Parental Control Product award for its list of functionalities

Bratislava, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — AV-Comparatives, an independent testing organization, published its in-depth Parental Control Reviews this week, in which it assesses the main features and the ability of solutions to keep unwanted content from kids’ eyes on their Windows computers. … Read the full press release