Monthly Archives: October 2015

Quby now fully owned by Eneco

ROTTERDAM, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Eneco and Quby, the company that developed the smart Toon thermostat, is now fully owned by Eneco. The acquisition of the software company is in line with the targeted strategy of the sustainable energy company that encompasses major … Read the full press release

Participation of SAF Tehnika JSC in international exhibitions co-financed by European Regional Development Fund

RIGA, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On October 19, 2015 „SAF Tehnika” JSC and government institution „The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia” concluded agreement No.L-ĀTA-15-3427 (project No. ĀTA/2.3.1.1.1./15/78/197) regarding implementation of the project “Participation of “SAF Tehnika” JSC in international exhibitions” … Read the full press release

SAF Tehnika to convene regular shareholders’ meeting on 27th November 2015 in Riga, Latvia

RIGA, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of “SAF Tehnika” JSC (Reg.No.40003474109, legal address: 24a, Ganibu dambis, Riga, LV-1005, Latvia) informs that it convenes a regular shareholders’ meeting on 27th November 2015 at 10.00 a.m., at “SAF Tehnika” JSC meeting … Read the full press release

EMBO announced the selection of 23 young researchers as EMBO Young Investigators

Heidelberg,  30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — EMBO announced today the selection of 23 young researchers as EMBO Young Investigators. The scientists join a network of 365 current and past Young Investigators who represent some of the best young group leaders contributing … Read the full press release

University of Dundee’s ‘Spend a Penny for PAMIS’ campaign to support people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD)

Dundee, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Dundee-based charity PAMIS is inviting members of the public to flush away exclusion by spending a penny to support people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and their families. The ‘Spend a Penny … Read the full press release

University of Dundee researchers named EMBO Young Investigators

Dundee, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Two researchers from the University of Dundee have been recognised as rising stars in European sciences after being named EMBO Young Investigators. Dr Yogesh Kulathu and Dr Robert Ryan, both based in the School of Life Sciences … Read the full press release

Electrolux CEO Keith McLoughlin on Q3-2015 results: Organic growth and cost efficiency contributed to earnings

STOCKHOLM, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux operating income amounted to SEK 1.5 billion in the third quarter of 2015, an increase of 8% year-over-year. Our largest business areas, Major Appliances EMEA and Major Appliances North America, which together comprise 65% … Read the full press release

Efma and Accenture announced the winners of their third annual Global Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards for financial services

Winning innovations are mostly from emerging-market banks AMSTERDAM, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Efma, an association of 3,300 retail financial services companies in more than 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have announced the winners of their third annual Global Distribution & Marketing … Read the full press release

Accenture grants US$2.2 million to Plan Netherlands for training of 6,000 disadvantaged youth in Tanzania and Zambia

Accenture’s US$2.2 Million Grant to Plan Netherlands Will Help Thousands of Tanzanian and Zambian Youth Secure Employment AMSTERDAM, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a US$2.2 million grant to Plan Netherlands to help the nonprofit deliver digital, technical and … Read the full press release

Drastic lack of technology experience in the boardrooms of the world’s largest banks – Accenture report

Bank Boardrooms Lack Technology Experience, Accenture Global Research Finds  Only 6% of board directors and 3% of CEOs of leading banks have professional technology experience; More than two-fifths of banks have no board members with professional technology experience LONDON, 30-10-2015 — … Read the full press release

Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. launched and priced it’s new EUR 500 million 5-year RegS transaction

THE HAGUE,  29-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. launched and priced it’s new EUR 500 million 5-year RegS transaction Terms of the transaction Rating: AA+ (Stable) S&P / AAA (Stable) Fitch Issue amount: EUR 500mn Pricing Date: 28 October … Read the full press release

Pöyry’s Jan-Sep 2015 result will be published on 30 October 2015

Invitation to Pöyry’s January-September 2015 result news conferences on 30 October 2015 Vantaa, Finland, 29-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Pöyry’s January-September 2015 result will be published on 30 October 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Finnish time (EEST). The result will be presented in … Read the full press release

New Pöyry Point of View report: The electricity market design is changing, the old paradigm of a stratified value chain now needs adjusting

A Pöyry Point of View exploring the electricity market design of the 21st century. Vantaa, Finland, 29-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The electricity market design is changing, the old paradigm of a stratified value chain now needs adjusting. Pöyry discusses the moves that … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group reconfirmed as member of FTSE4Good Index Series and of STOXX® Global ESG Leaders index

STOCKHOLM, 29-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Husqvarna Group has been reconfirmed as member of the FTSE4Good Index Series and of the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders index. These indices are designed to facilitate investments in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards … Read the full press release

Swedfund invests MUSD 10 in the Nigerian Ecobank, part of a syndicated loan led by the Dutch development bank FMO

Swedfund invests MUSD 10 in the Nigerian Ecobank through a subordinated term loan. The investment is made in conjunction with, among others, the Dutch development bank FMO and is an important contribution to the development of the country’s private sector. … Read the full press release

Ponte de Lima council, REN, Portuguese Physics Society organised class on electric and magnetic fields in Ponte de Lima Secondary School

LISBON, 29-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Did you know electric and magnetic fields are stronger when you are sitting in front of your laptop than when you are travelling by train? And did you know that the electromagnetic fields created by a … Read the full press release

REN’s Annual Report won silver at Galaxy Awards for 2nd year in a row

LISBON, 29-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — REN’s Annual Report has won silver at the Galaxy Awards for the second year in a row. This prize, which was won in the “Online Annual Report” category, is the third international award that REN’s Annual Report … Read the full press release

STRABAG Real Estate feiert Fertigstellung des Rohbaus für ersten Bauabschnitt der HEINRICH VON STEPHAN BUSINESSMILE

STRABAG Real Estate feiert Fertigstellung des Rohbaus für ersten Bauabschnitt der HEINRICH VON STEPHAN BUSINESSMILE Freiburg, 29-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Die STRABAG Real Estate GmbH (SRE) hat heute das Richtfest für den ersten Bauabschnitt der HEINRICH VON STEPHAN BUSINESSMILE gefeiert. … Read the full press release

Ghent University: team erin geslaagd om het eerste Belgische vleeskuikenvoeder op basis van de larven van de zwarte soldatenvlieg te produceren

Ghent, Belgium, 29-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In het labo veevoedertechnologie van de UGent zijn prof. Mia Eeckhout en haar team erin geslaagd om het eerste Belgische vleeskuikenvoeder op basis van de larven van de zwarte soldatenvlieg te produceren. De zwarte soldatenvlieg … Read the full press release

Universiteit Gent: Onderzoekers werken in AdLit samen om de reclamewijsheid bij minderjarigen te verhogen

Ghent, Belgium, 29-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Onderzoekers en organisaties uit maatschappelijke, commerciële, educatieve en juridische hoek werken in AdLit samen om de reclamewijsheid bij minderjarigen te verhogen. Na een jaar onderzoek verzamelen ze op 26 oktober voor een stakeholdersevent. AdLit: een … Read the full press release

British singer Rita Ora will take to the Bambi stage in Berlin on 12 November 2015

Millennium Bambi goes to Wolfgang Schäuble // Til Schweiger and Dieter Hallervorden recognised for “Honig im Kopf” (“Head Full of Honey”) MUNICH, 28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In one of the musical highlights of this year’s live show, British singer Rita … Read the full press release

Enagás reports €312.7Mn net profit to 30 September 2015; up 1.5% YoY

La demanda nacional de gas natural en los nueve primeros meses de 2015 ha aumentado un 5% MADRID, 28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Enagás obtuvo un beneficio neto de 312,7 millones de euros en los nueve primeros meses de 2015, un … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin: Genes play an important role in determining how likely individuals are to develop eczema

DUBLIN, 28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Eczema is an itchy, dry-skin condition that affects around one in five children in Ireland. Genes play an important role in determining how likely individuals are to develop eczema, but the majority of the genes … Read the full press release

Economic strain caused by unemployment and falling family incomes damaged parental mental health – Growing Up in Ireland study

DUBLIN, 28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — New results from the Growing Up in Ireland Study on how the recent Irish recession impacted on families and children indicate that economic strain caused by unemployment and falling family incomes has damaged parental mental … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin’s Arts and Humanities ranked 74th in the world in Times Higher Education Subject Ranking 2015-2016: Arts and humanities top 100

DUBLIN, 28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Trinity  College Dublin’s Arts and Humanities has been  ranked at 74th in the world in the just published  Times Higher Education (THE) Subject Ranking 2015-2016: Arts and humanities top 100: The THE Subject Rankings in … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin: Religious education in Irish primary schools should not promote any particular religion over others

DUBLIN,  28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Religious education in Irish primary schools should not promote any particular religion over others and should also include the study of non-religious worldviews such as Humanism, according to sociologists at Trinity College Dublin. Growing secularisation of … Read the full press release

Skanska partners with Lundbergs to build 392 rental apartments in Norrköping, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a partnering agreement with Lundbergs to build 392 rental apartments in Norrköping, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 560 million, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska Sweden … Read the full press release

Technicolor provides Color-Finishing and Editing Services for Danny Boyle-directed film Steve Jobs

Technicolor provides Color-Finishing and Editing Services for Steve Jobs PARIS, 28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Directed by Academy Award-winner, Danny Boyle, Steve Jobs follows the evolution of Apple’s pioneering and creative leader over the course of three seminal moments in his … Read the full press release

Technicolor’s Michael Hatzer handled color finishing from his theatre at Technicolor Hollywood for Steven Spielberg’s latest project Bridge of Spies

The Past Comes Alive with Technicolor’s Assistance PARIS, 28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Steven Spielberg, over a five decade-long career, has produced some of the most important historical dramas in motion picture history, including Lincoln, Schindler’s List, Amistad, and Munich. Spielberg … Read the full press release

Die BKW und der Energie Service Biel/Bienne (ESB) setzen einen Meilenstein in der Erzeugung von sauberem und erneuerbarem Strom der Schweiz

Rund 100’000 Kubikmeter ausgehobener Fels und Molasse. 50’000 Kubikmeter verbauter Beton. Nach vierjährigen Bauzeit ist es jetzt soweit: Die BKW und der Energie Service Biel/Bienne (ESB) setzen einen Meilenstein in der Erzeugung von sauberem und erneuerbarem Strom. BERN, 28-10-2015 — … Read the full press release