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ELKO voted Best Specialist Distributor in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

RIGA, 14-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ELKO chosen as the Best Specialist Distributor in all three Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and as the Best Broadline Distributor of the Year 2016 in Lithuania The voting took place as part of the … Read the full press release

UK’s largest supplier of building materials Travis Perkins recognised with Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver award

Northampton, UK, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Travis Perkins Plc, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials to the construction, DIY and home improvement markets, has been recognised for their work supporting the Armed Forces with a Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) … Read the full press release

Continental’s ContiPremiumContact 5 winner in this year’s Ultimate tyre test by Auto Express

ContiPremiumContact 5 takes top spot against ten competitors HANOVER, 04-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental’s ContiPremiumContact 5 has taken top spot in this year’s Ultimate tyre test from the UK’s no1 weekly selling car magazine, Auto Express. For years the Auto … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: the winners of this year’s Ted Wragg Awards announced

DEVON, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outstanding new teachers have been honoured for their work in the classroom as well as their academic work as part of an awards scheme in honour of one of the UK’s best educators. The winners of … Read the full press release

University of Kent awarded a gold rating in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

KENT, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The TEF Panel judged that Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. A total of 295 higher education providers took part in the TEF. In the assessment, 59 providers were rated … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Singapore won the Achievement Award – Innovative Project at the 4th Enabling Employers Awards in Singapore

Frankfurt am Main, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank Singapore’s efforts to increase participation in the workplace by people with disabilities was commended by Singapore’s SGEnable, a government agency dedicated to enabling people with disabilities. The bank won the Achievement Award … Read the full press release

Stagecoach’s UK Bus eco-driving champions recognised through an awards scheme

Christopher Ball Memorial Awards scheme held as a tribute to former employee Stagecoach Oxfordshire recognised as top company according to GreenRoad system for third consecutive year Third individual driver award win for Merseyside driver Dave Birch Macduff named best depot … Read the full press release

Physicist and nanotechnologist Dr Don Eigler awarded honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick

COVENTRY, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Renowned physicist and nanotechnologist Dr Don Eigler on moving atoms and the importance of fun. “Manipulating atoms was not a particular area which I had set out for myself. In someways it happened by accident.” “Having … Read the full press release

UK rocket scientist Alan Bond received honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Warwick

COVENTRY, 21-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Engineer and leading UK rocket scientist Alan Bond received an honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Warwick on Tuesday 18th July 2017. During the ceremony he revealed that the honorary degree from Warwick … Read the full press release

Debenhams designer John Rocha to receive honorary degree from the University of Sussex

BRIGHTON, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — When he was 17 and about to leave Hong Kong for the UK, John Rocha was told by a fortune teller that his life would be hard but it would all change when he reached 40. … Read the full press release

University of Bristol to award honorary degrees on ceremonies in the Wills Memorial Building

The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to The Right Honourable the Baroness Hale of Richmond, Keith Warner and Julia Unwin CBE at degree ceremonies taking place today [19 July] in the Wills Memorial Building. BRISTOL, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Professor Marcus Munafò conferred with the 2017 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge

Professor Marcus Munafò from the University of Bristol’s School of Experimental Psychology has been conferred with the 2017 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge by the British Psychological Society. BRISTOL, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The award confers life membership … Read the full press release

University of Bristol shortlisted for the Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) first Global Teaching Excellence Awards (GTEA)

An international panel of judges has shortlisted the University of Bristol for the Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) first Global Teaching Excellence Awards (GTEA). BRISTOL, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The GTEA 2017 Award, in partnership with Times Higher Education, is open to … Read the full press release

Zurich and Capgemini joint Robotic Process Automation (RPA) projects won the Information Services Group (ISG) Paragon Award

PARIS/ZURICH, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Zurich), a leading multi-line insurer, and Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing, won the Information Services Group (ISG) Paragon Award™ Europe in the “Collaboration” category for their joint Robotic Process … Read the full press release

This year’s KfW Entrepreneurs’ Award accepts applications until 1 August 2017

Prize for start-ups formed in or after 2012 EUR 35,000 in total prize money Awards to be presented to 16 regional winners and one national winner Winners to be chosen for one special award and one “people’s choice” award Frankfurt … Read the full press release

UniCredit recognised by Euromoney in several categories in this years’ Awards for Excellence

UniCredit received Five Awards for Excellence by Euromoney MILAN/LONDON, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit has been recognised by Euromoney, the leading global financial publication, in several categories in this years’ prestigious Awards for Excellence which was announced at a gala dinner … Read the full press release

Leonardo’s Innovation Award for Youth: image intelligence, quantum technologies for sensors and solutions for the protection of cultural heritage

Students, new graduates and doctoral candidates from Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) faculties at Italian universities have been called on to present their innovative ideas Winners will be rewarded with internships and bursaries Technologies and innovative solutions designed to … Read the full press release

Triton Fund IV company ENEXIO awarded a prize for its outstanding brand management

HERNE/BERLIN, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENEXIO, a Triton Fund IV company, was awarded a prize in the category of “Machines & Engineering” for its outstanding brand management over the last few years. The history of ENEXIO extends back to 1935 when … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial plant in Curitiba, Brazil certified Silver Level in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) announces that its Curitiba, Brazil plant has been certified Silver Level in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. One of the most complex manufacturing sites in the Latin American … Read the full press release

Photography: HfG Fotoförderpreis presented to Annika Grabold

FRANKFURT, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation together with the Offenbach University of Art and Design (HfG) presented the HfG Fotoförderpreis to Annika Grabold on 30 June. The award, with prize money of €2,500, has been presented since … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress recognised with Seatrade Award 2017 for Digital Technology

LONDON, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fleet Xpress service from Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has secured the prestigious Seatrade Award 2017 for Digital Technology, one of the maritime industry’s leading honours, which recognises technical innovation. Given to acknowledge the most significant contribution … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s Professor Vicky Tolfrey will be presented with the 2017 IPC Paralympic Scientific Award at the VISTA Conference

LEICESTERSHIRE, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough’s Professor Vicky Tolfrey is to receive one of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) top awards in recognition of her commitment to para athlete research. For nearly two decades Professor Tolfrey, Director of the University’s Peter Harrison Centre … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction finalist at the Construction Enquirer Awards 2017 in two categories

Cast Your Vote HILLSBOROUGH, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has been selected as a finalist at the Construction Enquirer Awards 2017 in two categories: ‘Best Contractor to Work With (Over £250m Turnover)’ and ‘Best Contractor to Work For (Over £250m … Read the full press release

Pentland: The 32nd edition of New Designers exhibition brings together 3,000 promising graduate talents

LONDON, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The New Designers exhibition brings together 3,000 promising graduate talents across the whole creative spectrum to celebrate and recognise and the next generation of graduate designers . As we Enter the 32nd edition, Pentland Brands will … Read the full press release

Interoute named Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe

LONDON, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Interoute has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe,1 for the fourth consecutive year. The annual report provides businesses with an impartial evaluation of vendors’ strengths and capabilities. Interoute continues to … Read the full press release

Covestro: Glasgow School of Art student wins annual Design Innovation in Plastics Award for its children travel product

LEVERKUSEN, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A university student’s product to keep bored children engaged and happy on travel journeys has scooped top prize in the annual Design Innovation in Plastics competition, headline sponsored by Covestro. The competition, which is organised … 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

University of Bristol neuroscientists awarded £2 million Wellcome Trust Investigator Award

Neuroscientists at the University of Bristol have been awarded a prestigious £2 million Wellcome Trust Investigator Award for a five-year study to investigate the neuronal circuits that drive our recognition memory. BRISTOL, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Recognition memory is essential for … Read the full press release

University of Bristol ranks 22nd out of almost 400 universities in Europe

BRISTOL, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Bristol has been ranked 22nd out of almost 400 universities in Europe, according to a new league table published today [21 June]. The Times Higher Education (THE) looked at previously unpublished data drawn … Read the full press release