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Der ehemalige Banker Mike Baur verrät sein Erfolgsrezept für die Schweizer Wirtschaft

ZURICH, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mike Baur machte sich im Schweizer Bankensektor einen Namen, als er 2008 ein wichtiger Akteur bei der Privatbank Clariden Leu wurde. Er fand sich in seiner Position gut zurecht und beriet schon mit Anfang zwanzig die … Read the full press release

Voting for the 2nd round of the 2016 Skills & Opportunities Fund open: 21 Oct – 4 Nov, 2016

The public vote to decide which organisations will be awarded money from the second round of the Skills and Opportunities Fund in 2016 is now open. EDINBURGH, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Voting for the second round of the 2016 Skills & … Read the full press release

PEOPLE.IO ANNOUNCES DEAL WITH WAYRA MUNICH

Paves the way for platform launch in Germany in Q3 2016 LONDON, 02-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — people.io – the service that allows consumers to dynamically license their data and attention to brands and be rewarded for it, today announced a … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered Private Equity commits further USD15 million to one of Southern Africa’s largest integrated fruit producers and exporters

London, UK, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered Private Equity (“SCPE”), the investment division of Standard Chartered Bank, announced that it has committed a further USD15 million (ZAR150 million) to existing  portfolio company and Bank client, Afrifresh Group (Proprietary) Limited (“Afrifresh”) –  … Read the full press release

University of Bristol received £162,400 funding from Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Bristol, UK, 6-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Two University of Bristol projects have received a total of £162,400 funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) as part of a £4.6 million investment in 24 projects that will let the UK research … Read the full press release

The University of Nottingham received £14.3M funding to develop Synthetic Biology Research Centre

Nottingham, UK, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham has received funding to develop a Synthetic Biology Research Centre which will provide groundbreaking sustainable routes to important chemicals. Thanks to funding from Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Engineering and … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Caisse d’Epargne Nord France Europe to provide additional €27M for OPCI PREIM Retail 1’s new shopping gallery acquisition in France

Munich, Germany / Paris and Lille, France, 8-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Caisse d’Epargne Nord France Europe (CENFE) have jointly financed the acquisition of a new shopping gallery in France for OPCI PREIM Retail 1, a fund managed … Read the full press release

RBS CIB to fund with £43m James Caird Asset Management (JCAM)’s purchase of new business parks in Birmingham and Leeds

Edinburgh, Scotland, 6-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Private Investment vehicle, James Caird Asset Management (JCAM), has purchased new business parks in Birmingham and Leeds having agreed a £43m funding facility from Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate & Institutional Banking (RBS CIB).  Canmoor, the … Read the full press release

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson confirmed unprecedented level of Transport for London (TfL) funding for roads and cycling

London, UK, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Borough funding is protected through Transport for London’s savings and efficiencies programme. Unprecedented levels of investment as part of wider Transport for London (TfL) funding for roads and cycling. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, … Read the full press release

The European Commission approved €40 million funding for 14 new research projects on resource efficiency

Brussels, Belgium, 1-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has approved funding for 14 new research projects to shape a more resource-efficient economy in Europe. The projects, which involve the collaboration of over 140 partners from research organisations and private companies, will tackle … Read the full press release

EC opened in-depth investigation into Belgian Walloon region funding granted to steel group Duferco

Brussels, Belgium, 18-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has launched an in-depth enquiry to determine whether the funding granted to steel group Duferco by the Walloon region of Belgium complies with the European Union’s state aid rules. The launch of the … Read the full press release

On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund launched in England to help farmers turn farm waste into energy

London, UK,  10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Farmers will be able to obtain funding to set up small anaerobic digestion (AD) plants under a government-funded loan scheme which opens today. The technology turns waste into energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and produces … Read the full press release

Merck Serono provides strong support for the Fertility Innovation (GFI) fund focused on fertility research projects

Investment reflects company’s ongoing commitment to innovation in fertility research  Globally, seven projects receive funding from this grant cycle Darmstadt, Germany / London, 29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck, announced its strong support of the Grant for … Read the full press release

UK Students from disadvantaged backgrounds will be supported in postgraduate study with up to £125M of extra funding

3-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Students from disadvantaged backgrounds will be supported in postgraduate study with up to £125 million of extra funding, Universities and Science Minister David Willetts announced today. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Higher Education … Read the full press release

EBRD, Crédit Agricole Bank Novi Sad to provide €7m funded risk sharing for agribusiness companies in Serbia

12-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD is stepping up its efforts to support private agribusiness companies in Serbia by providing up to €7mn funded risk sharing participation with Crédit Agricole Bank a.d. Novi Sad under the Warehouse Financing Framework for Serbia. … Read the full press release

The British Department of Energy and Climate Change funds 3 clean energy entrepreneurs to test cutting edge designs in bioenergy

10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The winning companies – AB systems, AMW IBERS and Natural Synergies – were selected from an initial list of seven to go through from the project design stage to the testing phase of the Department of Energy … Read the full press release

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announces £290m public and private investment in research projects between universities and industry

7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne made the announcement at the ‘topping out’ ceremony for the Francis Crick Institute – a ceremony held by builders when the last beam or brick is placed at the top of a building … Read the full press release

EBRD funding for Izmir municipal ferry operator Izdeniz

5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is helping improve public transportation for over three million people with a €33 million loan to Izmir municipal ferry operator Izdeniz. The financing will enable the company to buy three … Read the full press release

EBRD, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) co-hosted a round-table discussion on private funding for infrastructure

Experts prepare recommendations for G20 leaders 29-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) co-hosted  a round-table discussion on how to unlock private sector funding for the multi trillion dollar global infrastructure  sector, helping to formulate … Read the full press release

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) SME Facility established to expand access to finance for small businesses

Amman, Jordan, 27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the European Investment Bank (EIB), Agence Française de Développement (AFD), and the European Commission through the  Neighborhood Investment Facility (NIF) are working together to provide funding for … Read the full press release

EC call for proposals to fund 45 eco-innovations throughout Europe, ends 5 September 2013

Brussels, 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has launched a call for proposals of EUR 31.5 million for the best 45 eco-innovation projects. Businesses throughout Europe have until 5 September 2013 to put in their proposals for bringing novel environmental solutions to … Read the full press release

EU agree on additional funding to modernise higher education institutions in Tunisia

Brussels, 14-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Union (EU) has agreed on additional funding to further develop the modernisation of higher education as well as the international cooperation capacity of higher education institutions in Tunisia under the Erasmus Mundus and Tempus programmes. … Read the full press release

The EIB Group to increase its support to SMEs for the period 2013 to 2015 thanks to the EIB’s capital increase agreed in 2012

13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — It is vital that small and medium-sized businesses are able to invest, even during a downturn. The EIB Group (EIB and EIF) is increasing its support to SMEs for the period 2013 to 2015 thanks to … Read the full press release

EBRD Credit Line for Kyrgyz Energy Efficiency Projects

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU Central Asia Investment Facility (IFCA) provides grant funding as an incentive to private and commercial borrowers wishing to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy measures. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has launched … Read the full press release

EDA Portugal receives EIB funding for renewable energy and transmission

Luxembourg, 3-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a first tranche of EUR 50 million – out of EUR 72, 5 million loan – to Electricidade dos Açores S.A. (EDA) in support of the company’s 2011-2016 investment programme. The project … Read the full press release

Amadeus IT Group, S.A. received unsecured loan of €150m with a 9 year maturity to finance its R&D activities between 2013 and 2015

2-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — he European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s long-term financing institution, has granted a second loan for Amadeus IT Group, S.A., subsidiary of Amadeus IT Holding S.A. (Amadeus: “AMS.MC”), a leading technology partner for the global travel … Read the full press release

European Month of the Brain – €150m funding for 20 new brain research projects

Brussels, 1-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the start of its ‘European Month of the Brain’ initiative, the European Commission has earmarked some €150 million of funding for 20 new international brain research projects. It will bring the total EU investment in brain research since … Read the full press release

EIB & Millennium bcp agree on EUR 200m to finance SMEs in Portugal

Luxembourg,  1-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Millennium bcp signed an agreement of EUR 200 million to finance small and medium-sized projects promoted essentially by SMEs and Mid-Cap companies. Millennium bcp is also committed to providing its own resources to … Read the full press release

EUR 45m EIB funding to help Puratos focus on developing new fermentation-based functionalities, yeast components and emulsifiers to the bakery sector

EIB and Puratos, a leading company in its field in the food industry, signed a loan contract for EUR 45 million that will be dedicated to Puratos European research and development programme until 2015. 26-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Puratos Group is a Belgian-Spanish family-owned group active in the production and commercialisation of ingredients … Read the full press release

EADS Successfully Places $ 1 Billion Inaugural U.S. Bond in the U.S. institutional market for first time in its history

Amsterdam,  12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EADS has successfully placed bonds in the U.S. institutional market for the first time in its history by pricing an inaugural USD 1 billion bond with a 10-year maturity on April 9, 2013. The proceeds of … Read the full press release