Monthly Archives: March 2017

Wave Hub Ltd welcomes funding for major feasibility study into the Pembrokeshire wave energy demonstration zone

CORNWALL, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wave Hub Ltd has welcomed today’s announcement by the Welsh Government of the award of £324,000 to enable a major feasibility study into the Pembrokeshire wave energy demonstration zone. The Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Economy and … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG selects SAP SuccessFactors solutions to help drive its digital HR transformation and optimize talent management

WALLDORF, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Mercedes-AMG has selected SAP SuccessFactors human capital management (HCM) solutions to help drive the company’s digital HR transformation and optimize talent management. Mercedes-AMG, the world-renowned sports car and performance … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics chips help increase family safety in Haltian’s Snowfox trackerphone

GENEVA, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Motion-sensing and data-processing chips from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, help increase family safety in the Snowfox trackerphone, a two-way portable communication device with locating … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics to demonstrate its latest innovative solutions for IoT and Smart Driving at IoT Asia, Singapore Expo, March 29-30, 2017

STM32 ODE reduces time-to-market by simplifying and accelerating product development ST delivers safer, greener, and more connected technologies for Smarter Driving SINGAPORE, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, … Read the full press release

University of Aberdeen students exhibit projects at the Posters In Parliament event

Two University of Aberdeen students have presented their research at the British Parliament in London. ABERDEEN, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fourth year students (Medicine) exhibited their final year projects at the Posters In Parliament event run in conjunction with the British … Read the full press release

STRABAG to build art storage facility as part of the Liget Budapest Project

Part of Liget Budapest Project Five buildings with total space of 37,000 m² Contract value: approx. € 39 million BUDAPEST, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European construction group STRABAG has been awarded the contract to build an art storage facility … Read the full press release

STRABAG selected to build 202 turnkey luxury residential units in Moscow

202 residential units in the centre of Moscow Scheduled completion in mid-2019 MOSCOW, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European construction group STRABAG has been hired by AO Don-Stroy Invest – one of Moscow’s leading real estate developers for luxury apartments – … Read the full press release

Airbus-built SES-10 telecommunications satellite to replace and provide additional capacity for TV, enterprise and mobility services

Cape Canaveral, FL, U.S.A., 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The SES-10 telecommunications satellite built by Airbus for the Luxembourg-based operator SES has been successfully launched by Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. It will provide replacement and … Read the full press release

Airbus to showcase its new cabin innovations at Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany from 4th to 6th April

Visit Airbus at Hall B5, Stand 5B20 – from Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th April; Media Briefing: Tuesday April 4th 09.30hrs; New A380 cabin enablers showcased; Two Widebody Airspace full-scale mockups; See into the future of in-flight Airbus’ virtual reality … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space appoints Jana Rosenmann, Grazia Vittadini, Bernhard Brenner and Peter Weckesser as new Executive Committee members

MUNICH, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its reorganisation following the division’s strategy update, Airbus Defence and Space has appointed Jana Rosenmann, Grazia Vittadini, Bernhard Brenner and Peter Weckesser as new Executive Committee members. Airbus Defence and Space has been … Read the full press release

Hiab receives additional order from Scania Finland for the Finnish Defence Forces’ equipment renewal programme

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has won a major additional order from Scania Finland to supply 69 MULTILIFT XR21Z hooklifts and 7 HIAB X188 cranes to the Finnish Defence Forces. The value of the order is  around … Read the full press release

Kalmar receives repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers from MSC PSA European Terminal

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is pleased to continue its long-standing relationship with MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) with a repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers. The order was booked in Cargotec’s Q1 2017 intake, … Read the full press release

Magneti Marelli Motherson opens new manufacturing plant for automotive lights and air intake systems in India

Corbetta, Italy, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Magneti Marelli Motherson (MMM) inaugurated its new plant at Bawal in Haryana, which will manufacture automotive lights and air intake systems. MMM, an equal joint venture between Magneti Marelli, Italy and Samvardhana Motherson Group India … Read the full press release

Ground-breaking research could have significant implications for quantum physics

NORWICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have discovered a new mechanism involved in the creation of paired light particles, which could have significant impact on the study of quantum physics. Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have shown that … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia opens applications for East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA) Mash-up competition

NORWICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If you’re a keen amateur film-maker, you’ve the chance to demonstrate your skills and win £250 in this year’s East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA) Mash-up competition. The archive is owned and run by the University of … Read the full press release

UEA study reveals premature deaths related to air pollution from international trade

NORWICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study involving the University of East Anglia (UEA) has revealed for the first time the global scale of premature deaths related to air pollution from international trade. Each year millions of people die prematurely … Read the full press release

Adventurers complete expedition of a lifetime to raise fund for cancer charity

NORWICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Two young adventurers have just completed the expedition of a lifetime, walking from the UK to Nepal to raise £11,000 for the Annie’s Challenge charity. Henry Dunham, a University of East Anglia (UEA) graduate from Framlingham, … Read the full press release

CNMV President Sebastián Albella appointed as a member of ESMA Management Board

The appointment is for a two-and-a-half year term which is renewable for another additional term The President of the CNMV will also be a member of the Mediation Panel MADRID, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the Spanish National Securities … Read the full press release

CNMV creates a journalism award in memory of Antonio Moreno Espejo

The award will be a yearly reminder of the professional and vital career of Antonio Moreno Espejo and of the 27 years he worked at the CNMV The award’s endowment is 15,000 euros Entities of the sector will collaborate in … Read the full press release

LEGO Group inaugurates its new Shanghai main office

Shanghai, China, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — To support the strong growth in China and make room for attracting more talents to the company, the LEGO Group inaugurated its new main office for China in Shanghai today. The LEGO Shanghai main office … Read the full press release

Milestone for the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease

Clinicians at the University Hospital Erlangen show how a new laser-based imaging technique termed MSOT can detect inflammation more accurately than current non-invasive diagnostic procedures and thereby help reduce the burden to patients MUNICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ulcerative colitis … Read the full press release

British Journal of Anaesthesia elects University of Leicester’s Professor David Lambert as Chairman

Professor David Lambert to Chair world’s oldest independent journal of anaesthesia LEICESTER, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor David Lambert of the University of Leicester’s Department of Cardiovascular Sciences has been elected to Chair the Board of the British Journal of Anaesthesia … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus operates new assembly line for axle production at its Salzgitter plant

30 years of axle production at the Salzgitter plant | 200 new jobs and investments of €30 million | Production of MAN and Scania axles on a single assembly line MUNICH, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MAN Truck & Bus has … Read the full press release

Alstom presents the latest development of rail signalling programme in Denmark

Saint-Ouen, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom and Banedanmark, the Danish railway infrastructure owner, presented today to His Majesty the King of the Belgians and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark the latest development of signalling in Denmark on … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to enable leading EPCI services provider digitize and standardize its processes

Industry Solution Experiences Integrate Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation in a Single Collaborative Digital Environment for Efficient Project Execution VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D … Read the full press release

Dassault Aviation’s Combined Vision System certified for use on new Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet

Saint-Cloud, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Aviation’s revolutionary Combined Vision System (CVS) has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration for use on the new Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet. Known as FalconEye, … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel and Maersk Line to jointly elevate sustainability in the maritime industry

AMSTERDAM, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%. The aim of the partnership – which reflects the mutual ambition of … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel announces new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050

AMSTERDAM, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel has committed to accelerating its sustainability agenda by announcing a new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050. The company has been among the global leaders in sustainability for more … Read the full press release

SOUTH KOREA: Lotte Cinema selects the world’s brightest cinema projector for the world’s biggest cinema screen

Seoul, South Korea, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital cinema leader Barco is proud to announce the installation of two flagship laser projectors at Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea. Barco’s DP4K-60L projectors will illuminate the 34-meter wide screen in Lotte … Read the full press release

Barco upgrades Japan’s theaters with its Smart Laser technology

Kortrijk, Belgium, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital cinema leader Barco is proud to announce the opening of Japan’s first two theaters featuring Smart Laser technology. At both its Miyazaki and Omuta locations, cinema chain Central Cinema has replaced two existing projectors … Read the full press release