Monthly Archives: May 2017

Loughborough University: Workshop to debate the ways in which readers, publishers, archivists, and curators engage with the computer screen

Leicestershire, UK, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Wednesday 31 May, Loughborough’s School of Arts, English and Drama will host an event examining the significance of the screen in relation to arts and literature. Organised by the DH@Lboro research group, the … Read the full press release

Two Loughborough University students made the The Tab’s Future 100 list

Leicestershire, UK, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Two Loughborough University students have made the Future 100 list compiled by international youth news network, The Tab. The list, described as ‘the top 100 women to watch in 2017’, highlights women at UK universities … Read the full press release

Transactor Global Solutions Limited to increase its employee headcount as demand for its new software surges

WINCHESTER, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance software provider Transactor Global Solutions Limited (TGSL) is looking to increase its employee headcount in response to a surge of orders for its new software, Transactor Version 7. The recruitment will focus on two areas: … Read the full press release

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Panoro Energy ASA on its deal with BW Energy Gabon

LONDON, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Panoro Energy ASA on the sale by its Gabon subsidiary of a 25% working interest in the Dussafu Production Sharing Contract offshore Gabon to BW Energy Gabon … Read the full press release

NTT Communications Corporation expands its Tier-1 Global IP Network with new Point of Presence (PoP) at the Amsterdam Science Park

New PoP is Located at One of Europe’s Largest Hubs for Science Education, Research and Entrepreneurship  LONDON, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, announced today that it … Read the full press release

SENER honoured for Kathu Solar Park Complex, Bokpoort CSP Power Plant at African Utility Week Power Awards

Getxo, Spain, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading engineering and construction company SENER, as part of the consortium for the turnkey construction of the 100MW Kathu Solar Park Complex, has been judged as having delivered “The Deal of the Year” at the … Read the full press release

WEF Middle East and North Africa: 1,200 business and political leaders from over 60 countries participated

Dead Sea, Jordan, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa has taken place at the Dead Sea in Jordan over the last three days. With the full support and presence of Their Majesties … Read the full press release

WEF Middle East and North Africa: amazing potential of young people and young companies

Economic and political reforms are needed to give young people hope and to allow them to thrive as entrepreneurs New careers are emerging, and education is key to creating the talent required for start-ups A diverse group of clerics called … Read the full press release

WEF: Rising income and wealth disparity is the trend likely to most affect the Arab world in the coming years

New briefing bases its findings on the perceptions of global experts and businesses in the region Diversifying the economy, reducing public intervention in the markets, providing opportunities for young people and improving the innovation ecosystem are the key challenges that … Read the full press release

Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering: Nominations solicited prior to June 1, 2017

The annual prize is made to a distinguished chemical or biochemical engineer and includes a monetary prize of 100,000 Danish kroner. Bagsværd, Denmark, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering is made to … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Automotive lands EUR100 million order for electric motor housings installed in passenger cars

Electric motor housings for China Düsseldorf, Germany, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The engineering and production expertise of Rheinmetall, the Technology Group, is increasingly in demand for electric vehicle projects. KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH, Neckarsulm, Germany, a member of Rheinmetall Automotive, … Read the full press release

Kudelski’s Conax to present its benchmark on-site and cloud-based Conax Contego content protection platform at CommunicAsia 2017

Demonstrating low-risk entry to advanced services: Award winning Conax GO Live complete live-TV streaming platform – record time-to-market and new compelling user features Featuring Conax Contego-as-a-Service flexible cloud-based content protection; unique back-end offers card- or cardless broadcast security, simplified IPTV … Read the full press release

Evonik exhibits at Interzum 2017 trade show for furniture production and interior fittings

Weiterstadt, Germany, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik is exhibiting for the first time at Interzum 2017, the world’s leading trade show for furniture production and interior fittings. At a lavishly designed stand, the Essen-based specialty chemicals company is showcasing the … Read the full press release

Evonik to present CYROLITE® compounds at ICMD in Shanghai, China

• CYROLITE® multipolymer compounds are the most highly developed (PMMA) acrylic-based polymers for medical devices • The material is resistant to alcohol and lipids and is also impact-resistant and transparent • CMEF – ICMD 2017: Booth No. M68, Hall 6.1 … Read the full press release

Evonik launches PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds international campaign

PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds meet highest requirements in the automotive and lighting industries Evonik offers specialty PLEXIGLAS® products for non-transparent add-on car body parts and lighting engineering applications May 10 to June 11: exhibition at the Red Dot Design Museum on … Read the full press release

Glasgow-based charity Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins Local Heroes online competition

Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins a free DIY makeover Competition received more than 1,600 votes from the public Makeover to mark launch of new online tradesman service ‘Local Heroes’ in Glasgow WINDSOR, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Glasgow-based Quarriers Mavisbank Respite … Read the full press release

Solidaridad hosted producer-to-producer event in Nicaragua to support sugarcane producers achieve Bonsucro certification

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As an integral part of the PanAmericaña programme, a regional platform for learning and exchange, Solidaridad hosted a three-day producer-to-producer event in Nicaragua together with the support of SER San Antonio mill. The event … Read the full press release

Interoute opens new Point of Presence in Marseille, in InterXion MRS2

New PoP adds resiliency for sub-sea traffic joining Interoute’s network with SDN accelerated performance LONDON, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe’s largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has opened another Point of Presence (PoP) in … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society appoints Gunn Waersted to its Board and IT Strategy & Resilience Committee

SWINDON, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nationwide Building Society today announces the appointment of Gunn Waersted, a senior financial services executive with a 35-year career spanning financial services, telecommunications and petrochemicals, to the Society’s Board and its IT Strategy & Resilience … Read the full press release

MAHLE Group opens new automotive compressors plant in Changshu, China

STUTTGART, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The MAHLE Group is expanding its presence in China, MAHLE’s fastest growing market. Today, a new plant for automotive compressors was officially opened in Changshu/China. MAHLE is thus strengthening its positioning in the climate compressor business—a … Read the full press release

BrauBeviale Director of Exhibitions Andrea Kalrait now a qualified beer sommelière

Nürnberg, Germany, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — She is firmly established in the beverages sector, on first-name terms with many brewers and does her job with the greatest passion. Because when it comes to the subject of beer, she is committed to … Read the full press release

EMBO Director Maria Leptin elected as Leopoldina member

HEIDELBERG, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina, today welcomes EMBO Director Maria Leptin as one of its members. Election to the Leopoldina membership is the highest academic honour awarded by an institution in Germany and … Read the full press release

Kapsch CarrierCom will showcase at the International Union of Railways (UIC) in Paris, May 17 – 18

Railway operators are preparing for the shift from GSM-R to a future wireless standard of radio infrastructure. Kapsch CarrierCom is the perfect partner for a seamless migration as the company will showcase at the conference of the International Union of … Read the full press release

Interzum 2017: Covestro won two of the coveted prizes

Covestro receives two prizes as part of the interzum award LEVERKUSEN, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At interzum 2017, the world’s leading trade show for interior design and furniture production, Koelnmesse in collaboration with Red Dot held it’s ninth annual design competition. … Read the full press release

Covestro to expand polycarbonate production capacity at its Shanghai site to 600,000 metric tons per year

Covestro responds to strong customer demand in polycarbonates Total capacity in Shanghai to reach 600,000 tons per year LEVERKUSEN, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shortly after doubling its polycarbonate production capacity at its Shanghai site to 400,000 tons per year, Covestro … Read the full press release

DNV GL will work with stakeholders from across the wind industry on Joint Industry Project

A new recommended practice will provide industry guidance on optimal collection and assessment of site conditions which will lead to time, cost and risk reduction in offshore wind farm designing HAMBURG, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL invites industry partners to … Read the full press release

DNV GL to present modern classification solutions at Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo

OSLO, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — We kick off the week with the DNV GL Conference. It will take place Monday, 29 May, a day before the trade fair officially opens, from 11:00–15:30 in the Felix Conference Centre in Oslo, Aker Brygge. … Read the full press release

Swiss Gov: Eastern Europe Cooperation Act will come into force on 1 June 2017

BERN, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 17 May 2017 the Federal Council confirmed that the Federal Act on Cooperation with the States of Eastern Europe (Eastern Europe Cooperation Act) will come into force on 1 June 2017. The act was passed … Read the full press release

Swiss Gov adopts dispatch on the EU regulation on the new European Border and Coast Guard Agency

BERN, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — During its meeting on 17 May 2017, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on the adoption and implementation of the EU regulation on the new European Border and Coast Guard Agency. This regulation forms the basis … Read the full press release

Switzerland to showcase its strengths at Expo 2020 in Dubai

BERN, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 17 May 2017, the Federal Council adopted the credit dispatch for Switzerland’s participation in Expo 2020 in Dubai (United Arab Emirates, UAE). The total budget is CHF 14.84 million, about half of which will financed … Read the full press release