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Oxford Robotics Spin-out Wins Leading Innovation Award

OXFORD, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Spin-out prize reinforces Oxford’s growing position as an innovation powerhouse. Oxford University spin-out Oxbotica has been crowned the winner in the smaller company category at this year’s Boldness in Business Awards. Run in collaboration with the … Read the full press release

World leader in digital security, Gemalto bags award for its Citerion module

AMSTERDAM, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has won the 2016 IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Award for its Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 wireless module. The award from IoT Evolution honors organizations delivering … Read the full press release

Capgemini recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®

Recognition honors those companies who lead with integrity and align principle with action. PARIS, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has again been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining … Read the full press release

TU/e Professor to be presented with Prestigious Nagoya Gold Medal

Japan’s highest award for chemistry scientists, the Nagoya Gold Medal of Organic Chemistry, will this year be presented to Bert Meijer, TU/e professor of Organic Chemistry. Meijer thus joins an illustrious group of 22 predecessors, including several winners of Nobel … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s John Anderson awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science at Umeå University

LEICESTERSHIRE, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — John Anderson, Professor of Physical Geography at Loughborough University’s School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences has been awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science for the 2017/18 academic year at Umeå … Read the full press release

BBVA Foundation bestows the Frontiers of Knowledge Award to “neglected diseases” fighters

BILBAO, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The BBVA Foundation is distinguishing, in this ninth edition of the Frontiers of Knowledge Award, in the Development Cooperation category researchers Pedro Alonso and Peter Myler, for their pivotal role in the fight against infectious diseases … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture wins “Machine of the Year” title in the Combine category at the SIMA 2017 International Agribusiness show

The brand’s flagship CR and CX combines featuring the technically innovative Everest System were chosen by a jury of trade journalists for their benefits in terms of harvesting productivity and efficiency for customers who are working in challenging conditions. LONDON, 01-Mar-2017 … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Building Services Manager Andrea Heath shortlisted at the Women in Construction Awards 2017

Andrea Heath, GRAHAM Building Services Manager, makes shortlist. HILLSBOROUGH, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction Building Services Manager, Andrea Heath, has been shortlisted for ‘Engineer of the Year – Mechanical/ Electrical’ at the Women in Construction Awards 2017. Celebrating its 11th … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction honoured with Delivering Sustainable and Environmental Solutions award for its A138 Chelmer Viaduct project

GRAHAM Construction ‘Highly Commended’ by Highways England. HILLSBOROUGH, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has been Highly Commended at the Highways England Supplier Recognition Scheme event, which took place recently in Birmingham. The A138 Chelmer Viaduct project team collected the award … Read the full press release

EQT wins three awards in the Private Equity International Awards 2016 and one in the Private Debt Investor Awards 2016

STOCKHOLM, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It is a pleasure to announce that EQT has won four industry awards: three in the Private Equity International Awards 2016 (PEI) – Large-cap firm of the year in Europe, Lender of the year in Europe … Read the full press release

ISE ranked as one of the top ten Best Medium Workplaces in Ireland for the third successive year

DUBLIN, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has been named the #2 Best Medium Workplace in Ireland at the Great Place to Work Awards 2017. This is the third successive year that the ISE has been ranked … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Wealth Management received 33 recognitions in the 2017 Euromoney Private Banking Survey

PARIS, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the 2017 Euromoney Private Banking Survey, BNP Paribas Wealth Management received 33 recognitions, ranking “Best Commercial Banking Capabilities in Western Europe” reflecting its focus on the entrepreneur client segment and “Best Private Banking Services overall … Read the full press release

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) presented the 2017 Innovation Award for the Volvo Penta Joystick for Inboard

Volvo Penta wins 2017 Innovation Award for Joystick for Inboard at the Miami International Boat Show.  GOTHENBURG, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) presented Volvo Penta with a 2017 Innovation Award for … Read the full press release

Bayer Science & Education Foundation awards €30,000 to Basel University Hospital neurologist

Dr. David Seiffge Doctor at Basel University Hospital honored for clinical work on management of non-vitamin K dependent oral anticoagulants in acute stroke patients LEVERKUSEN, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The third winner of the Bayer Thrombosis Research Award has been chosen. … Read the full press release

University of Warwick graduate Samuel Chan recognized with Entrepreneurial prize at the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards 2017

COVENTRY, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Warwick graduate has scooped a top prize at the ‘British Council Study UK Alumni Awards 2017’ in Hong Kong. Samuel Chan – who completed a master’s course in International Political Economy in 2011 … Read the full press release

Capgemini recognized as a Leader for Big Data and Analytics Services by NelsonHall

PARIS, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the Overall NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment Tool (NEAT) for Big Data and Analytics Services. According to the report, … Read the full press release

TomTom’s On-Street Parking service wins Automotive Innovation Award

On-Street Parking Picked as Winner in Services Category AMSTERDAM, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom’s (TOM2) On-Street Parking service was last night announced as the winner of an Automotive Innovation Award at the AIA awards ceremony in The Hague. TomTom On-Street Parking, … Read the full press release

Versalis and Genomatica bio-butadiene wins Tire Technology International Award for Excellence and Innovation

San Donato Milanese (Milano), 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The bio-butadiene (bio-BDE) technology developed by Versalis (Eni) in partnership with Genomatica has been named winner of the Environmental Achievement of the Year within the “Tire Technology International Awards for Excellence and Innovation”, … Read the full press release

Laureus World Sports Awards 2017 event highlights

World’s greatest ever sprinter Usain Bolt wins record-equalling fourth Laureus Award Simone Biles and Michael Phelps among Rio Olympians honoured Powerful surf therapy programme ‘Waves for Change’ wins Sport for Good Award Breakthrough Award for Nico Rosberg after winning Formula … Read the full press release

Pöyry’s ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’

The stunning new ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool, which is situated in Erlenbach on Lake Zurich’s gold coast, Switzerland, has been awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’ – one of the best-known internet platforms in the architectural sector. … Read the full press release

Royal Philips and Diagnostics Development demonstrates rapid and reliable detection of bacterial infection

Philips and Diagnostics Development, a P&M Venge company, evaluate the novel human neutrophil lipocalin (HNL) biomarker for the rapid detection of bacterial infection Based on Philips’ Minicare I-20 handheld diagnostics platform, the Minicare HNL assay is recognized for its potential … Read the full press release

KfW Award for Housing and Construction to recognise top sustainable living projects; now on its 15th year

The deadline is 1 March 2017 KfW Award for Housing and Construction celebrates 15th anniversary Winners receive a total of EUR 30,000 This year’s motto: “Enlarge, extend, convert – creating and modernising efficient living space” Frankfurt am Main, 07-Feb-2017 — … Read the full press release

Audi wins “Small Car” category and “Compact Car” class in the “Best Cars 2017” competition

Audi A1 and Audi A3 win in the “auto motor und sport” reader survey Audi Q7 in second place in its class Third place finishes in four additional categories Ingolstadt/Stuttgart, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi has driven home two overall wins in … Read the full press release

Risk presented ‘Exchange of the Year’ award to Eurex

ESCHBORN, 27-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurex takes home the prestigious award ‘Exchange of the Year’ at this year’s award gala, hosted by ‘Risk’ at the Brewery in London. Lee Bartholomew, Head of Fixed Income & FX Product R&D accepted the award … Read the full press release

2017 Theodore Roosevelt Award presented to EY’s Beth Brooke-Marciniak at the NCAA Honors Celebration

LONDON, 27-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) presented Beth Brooke-Marciniak, EY Global Vice Chair of Public Policy, with its highest honor, the 2017 Theodore Roosevelt Award, for her tireless commitment championing diversity and inclusion. Beth accepted the … Read the full press release

“Smart” concept for cover planting wins Farming by Satellite Prize

The 3rd Farming by Satellite Prize, promoting the use of satellite technologies in agriculture, was decided on Monday 23rd January at International Green Week in Berlin. The overall winner of €5,000 was a team from ISA Lille in France with … Read the full press release

L’équipe française remporte le prix paneuropéen Farming by Satellite

Le lauréat du 3ème Prix Farming by Satellite visant à promouvoir le recours aux technologies satellitaires dans le domaine de l’agriculture, a été désigné le lundi 23 janvier à l’occasion de l’International Green Week de Berlin. La gagnante toutes catégories … Read the full press release

Chief Scientist at STFC RAL Space Professor Richard Harrison recognised for his contribution to the field of geophysics

SWINDON, 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A number of STFC supported researchers have been honoured by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) in its annual awards. Professor Richard Harrison, Chief Scientist at STFC RAL Space was recognised for his contribution to the … Read the full press release

ALUMINIUM of GREECE wins two top awards at the Health & Safety Awards 2016

Maroussi, Greece, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Carrying away two top awards at the Health & Safety Awards 2016 ceremony event, organised by Boussias Communications, ALUMINIUM of GREECE (AoG), a MYTILINEOS Group subsidiary, proved that it rightfully ranks among Greece’s enterprises which are … Read the full press release

LMU psychologist Dr. Felix Schönbrodt among the winners of the Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Open Social Science 2016

MUNICH, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LMU psychologist Dr. Felix Schönbrodt is among the 10 winners of the Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Open Social Science 2016, which is awarded by the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS). The Leamer-Rosenthal … Read the full press release