Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

New figures show that onshore wind has now passed the 1GW milestone in Northern Ireland

LONDON, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New figures show that onshore wind is powering ahead in Northern Ireland, generating nearly a quarter of its electricity needs. The latest generation figures released by NI Electricity Networks, show that onshore wind has now … Read the full press release

European Commission approves Swedish scheme to reduce the taxation of employee share options

BRUSSELS, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a Swedish scheme to reduce the taxation of employee share options. The scheme will allow young and small innovative companies to recruit and retain employees without … Read the full press release

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules

BRUSSELS, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service. … Read the full press release

EBRD launches €100 million Green Economy Financing Facility to help Romanian households invest in energy efficiency

Banca Transilvania first partner bank to start lending under Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) LONDON, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Supporting Romanian households to save energy and money, the EBRD is launching the €100 million Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) for … Read the full press release

EBRD joins forces with all other shareholders of Azerbaijan’s Unibank to strengthen its capital

LONDON, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is joining forces with all other shareholders of Azerbaijan’s Unibank to strengthen its capital. Unibank’s share capital will increase by AZN 49 million and will enable it to … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow Leukaemia Research Centre to receive €3m EU grant

GLASGOW, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Glasgow cancer research centre is to receive a €3m EU grant to begin clinical trials on Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) and other blood cancers.‌‌‌ The Paul O’Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre is to receive … Read the full press release

Bone-growth technology successfully saved a dog’s leg from amputation

GLASGOW, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists and veterinarians from the University of Glasgow have successfully saved the leg of a two-year-old Munsterlander dog named Eva from amputation using medical technology funded by Sir Bobby Charlton’s landmine charity, Find A Better Way.‌ … Read the full press release

Autogrill bags 7 Food&Beverage Awards

MILAN, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Autogrill is once again amongst the companies acclaimed at the FAB Awards (Food&Beverage Awards), the international airport foodservice event organized by the magazine “The Moodie Report” and held in Toronto this year. During the ceremony … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach expands Futura range with new length version, the FHD2-135

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VDL Bus & Coach has expanded the Futura range with a new length version, the FHD2-135. The advantage of this Futura, with a length of 13.5 metres, is the huge luggage space of over … Read the full press release

VDL delivers six Citeas LLE-99 to Italian passenger transport company Seatour

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In June 2017 six VDL Citeas LLE-99 were delivered to Seatour, an Italian passenger transport company. These are the first Citeas LLE with a length of 9.95 metres that will be put in service … Read the full press release

Forms-2-Go – Complete Set of Business Forms for Smartphones, Tablets and PCs

Forms-2-Go app puts business forms (invoices, work orders, time sheets, HVAC, etc.) right into customers’ hands and works on iPad, iPhone Android, PCs. Dublin, OH, USA, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MaximumSoft Corp. announced release of Forms-2-Go app new version. This … Read the full press release

Cairn: EnQuest confirms first oil from the Kraken development was delivered

EDINBURGH, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The enclosed announcement has been reported by EnQuest PLC (70.5% Operator) with regards to the Kraken development in which Cairn has a 29.5% working interest. EnQuest announcement: EnQuest confirms that first oil from the Kraken development … Read the full press release

Contemporary artists Jane and Louise Wilson appointed to Newcastle University’s pioneering Fine Art Department

NEWCASTLE, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading contemporary artists Jane and Louise Wilson have been appointed to Newcastle University’s pioneering Fine Art Department. Wonderful acknowledgement Twins Jane and Louise have a national and international reputation, forged over the past two decades as … Read the full press release

Safran Aircraft Engines: Indian Maini Precision Products (MPP) to manufacture the low-pressure turbine (LPT) guide vanes for LEAP engines

Le Bourget (France), 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Aircraft Engines has taken a significant step forward in its commitment to the Indian government’s “Make-in-India” initiative by choosing Maini Precision Products (MPP) to manufacture the low-pressure turbine (LPT) guide vanes for … Read the full press release

Eni: first LNG shipment from the Jangkrik field for the Indonesian domestic market

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni carried out today its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced for the Indonesian domestic market by the Jangkrik field, which is located in Indonesia in deep water. The 22,500 m3 … Read the full press release

LMU project to foster the sustainable use of water in agriculture

A new LMU project explores ways of monitoring global water consumption. Its primary goals are to determine the total volume of water required for food production, and develop incentives to encourage the sustainable use of water. MUNICH, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

LMU: Archaeological evidence suggests that cats were in close association with human societies almost 10,000 years ago

A new study shows that modern domestic cats are ultimately derived from the African wildcat, which was domesticated in two centers – Egypt and the Middle East. Moreover, both lineages contributed to the genomes of European cats. MUNICH, 26-Jun-2017 — … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM) opens its new Research Center for Energy and Information (ZEI) at Garching Research Campus

MUNICH, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy research at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) now has a home of its own: In the new Research Center for Energy and Information (ZEI), built on the Garching Research Campus at a cost … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: New guidance and standards to improve the impact of outreach across the higher education sector

COVENTRY, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Office for Fair Access has, thanks to researchers from the University of Warwick’s Department of Economics, published new guidance and proposed standards for the evaluation of outreach by universities and colleges as part of ongoing … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: new database aimed at reducing hair loss in chemotherapy patients

COVENTRY, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Warwick nursing professor is one of six globally-recognised cancer care experts launching a new database aimed at reducing hair loss in chemotherapy patients. This data will be used to establish best practices … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: combination of diet, physical activity and behavioural change may reduce weight in adolescents aged 12 to 17

COVENTRY, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A Cochrane report which was led by a University of Warwick researcher summarizes evidence on the effects of different interventions for treating obesity and overweight in adolescence. The review will inform ongoing work by the … Read the full press release

BookingPal annonce un nouveau partenariat avec Arkiane

BookingPal, l’un des leaders internationaux des réseaux de distribution de la location de vacances, annonce un nouveau partenariat avec Arkiane. Santa Ana, California. USA, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BookingPal, l’un des leaders internationaux des réseaux de distribution de la location … Read the full press release

Leonardo signs EUR 290 million contract with UK Ministry of Defence for IFF technology upgrade

The team will upgrade the IFF systems, which automatically recognise whether vehicles are friend or foe, on 31 UK platform types  The new, more-secure Mode-5 IFF technology is mandated for all NATO nations for installation by 2020 Leonardo and HENSOLDT … Read the full press release

DSNA, ENAV, Leonardo and Thales to reinforce their cooperation to promote Coflight on the European scene

DSNA, ENAV, Thales and Leonardo confirm their commitment to Coflight, the new generation Flight Data Processing System (FDPS) designed to meet Single European Sky objectives and SESAR They will reinforce the Coflight alliance to jointly promote Coflight by negotiating a … Read the full press release

Vienna Insurance Group launches comprehensive digitalisation project to be implemented within the Group

Launch of Genesis digitalisation project VIENNA, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Polish VIG Group company Compensa has launched the most comprehensive digitalisation project to be implemented within the Group. The total investment amount is around EUR 25 million and Vienna Insurance … Read the full press release

ZEISS launches new lens for full-frame DSLR cameras from Canon and Nikon

The tenth lens in the ZEISS Milvus series for DSLR cameras already shows its many benefits at full aperture OBERKOCHEN, Germany, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS has launched a new lens for full-frame DSLR cameras from Canon1 and Nikon2 on … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to appeal U.S. District Court in Green Bay, Wis. rule on halting its rBST related ads in U.S.

Viby J, Denmark, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 15th a U.S. District Court in Green Bay, Wis. granted pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s request to halt the continuation of dairy co-operative Arla Foods’ advertising related to the use of the synthetic growth … Read the full press release

University of York: jellyfish fluorescent proteins sheds new light on how DNA replicates

Scientists at the University of York have used florescent proteins from jellyfish to help shed new light on how DNA replicates. YORK, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Using these proteins, originally found in jellyfish to make them glow, the team where … Read the full press release

University of York: new site to help navigate the UK care system

New support tools to help the general public find out about social care options for older people are launched today (22 June). YORK, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new leaflet, short film and website – www.gettinginformed.net – will provide much-needed … Read the full press release

France’s Ministry of Health and Social Affairs approves reimbursement for QIAGEN’s QuantiFERON-TB® Gold Plus latent tuberculosis test

Gold-standard test for latent tuberculosis infection will be covered by national health insurance Hilden, Germany, and Paris, France, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that France’s Ministry of Health and Social Affairs … Read the full press release