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DNV GL Receives Award in Customer Service From APS

PHOENIX, AZ, U.S.A., 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL has been awarded Arizona Public Service Company (APS) 2017 Supplier of the Year Award for Customer Service in recognition of its work helping APS deliver the Solutions for Business energy efficiency program. … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to Honor Notable persons in science and technology

COVENTRY, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A space plane designer, someone who manipulated individual atoms to form what became an iconic image, and a leading policy maker on global climate change are among those to receive honorary degrees from the University of … Read the full press release

St. Andrews receives Special Award for Efforts to Encourage Cycling

Efforts to encourage cycling at the University of St Andrews – including a bike loan scheme, maintenance sessions and social events – have been recognised with a special award. Fife, Scotland, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Proctor Professor Lorna Milne, accepted the … Read the full press release

Nottingham Doctoral Student’s Thesis on Electric Aircraft Wins Best Clean Sky Award

NOTTINGHAM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fei Gao, who just completed his doctorate at The University of Nottingham, has won the Best Clean Sky PhD Award for his thesis in applied sciences and engineering for aeronautics. Dr Gao’s thesis is … Read the full press release

Kenyan Germanist Dr. Auma Obama winner of this year’s International TÜV Rheinland Global Compact Award

COLOGNE, 12-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Kenyan Germanist, sociologist, journalist, and author, Dr. Auma Obama, is the winner of this year’s International TÜV Rheinland Global Compact Award. On October 10, 2017, the older sister of former US president Barack Obama will … Read the full press release

Grupa Azoty earns ‘Transparent Company 2016’ title

Tarnów, Poland, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Grupa Azoty S.A. has earned the prestigious title of ‘Transparent Company 2016’ in the just completed first edition of a ranking run by the Parkiet daily and the Accounting and Tax Institute, with the support … Read the full press release

Security Today recognised Axis Communications with Gold Govies Government Security Award for 2017

The AXIS Q8631-E PT Thermal Network Camera took home a gold win in the Video Surveillance Cameras IP category of the 2017 Security Today Govies Government Security Awards. Chelmsford, Mass. U.S.A., 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axis Communications, the global leader in … Read the full press release

ING again gains recognition from Top Employers Institute and Great Place to Work

AMSTERDAM, 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ING has again been recognised as one of the world’s leading employers gaining external recognition from both the Top Employers Institute and Great Place to Work. In February, the Bank gained Top Employer status for Europe … Read the full press release

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 awarded to the new SEAT Ibiza

The 5th generation of the Ibiza without a doubt represents a step forward in SEAT’s design evolution. The Red Dot Award is one of the most prestigious design awards in the world and especially values and seeks out quality and … Read the full press release

Continental wins 2017 Automotive News PACE Award for its integrated brake system MK C1

The Integrated Brake System MK C1 earns Continental its ninth PACE Award win. MK C1 is a high-efficiency brake system that is more dynamic, lighter, 100% recuperation capabilities and has shorter braking distances than conventional brake systems. Auburn Hills, Mich., … Read the full press release

Speedo’s V-Class™ goggle recognised for outstanding design and excellence by the expert committee at RedDot

LONDON, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Speedo’s V-Class ™ goggle range has received a global seal of approval with a notorious Red Dot Award for Design & Innovation for 2017, under the Sports & Equipment category. V-Class ™ is the latest … Read the full press release

DHL wins Gold at the 2017 German Stevie® Awards for its Resilience360 risk management and mitigation platform

DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation honored with additional Silver and Bronze awards by the international Stevie® Awards organization BONN, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL has been awarded Gold at the 2017 German Stevie® Awards for its risk management and mitigation platform … 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

University of Bristol quantum physicist awarded the prestigious 2016 Cozzarelli Prize

BRISTOL, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A professor of physics from the University of Bristol’s new Quantum Information Institute has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Cozzarelli Prize for a paper published in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Professor … Read the full press release

PLIVA received three Golden Indexes 2016 awards

ZAGREB, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the award ceremony held on 21 March 2017, Golden Indexes 2016 were awarded to companies that contributed greatly to the quality of students’ lives, education and development in 2016. PLIVA received as many as three … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán tops ‘2017 All-Europe Executive Team’ ranking by the Institutional Investor Research Group

Iberdrola’s CFO, José Sainz Armada, was also ranked as Best CFO within the same category The company was also selected as having the Best Investor Relations team in the industry BILBAO, Spain, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio … Read the full press release

PwC Global Chief Information Officer Sigal Zarmi named in the Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leadership Awards

LONDON, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sigal Zarmi, Global Chief Information Officer, PwC, has been named in the Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leadership Awards. The Premier 100 Technology Leadership awards honour individuals who have had a positive impact on their organization through … Read the full press release

IVECO’s pioneering work in developing natural gas vehicles recognized with “NGV Global Industry Champion” award

As a part of the NGV GLOBAL 2017 conference, the natural gas vehicles association held an international gathering on March 22 to present a series of sector awards. IVECO received the “NGV Global Industry Champion” award recognizing the brand’s 20 … Read the full press release

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