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Start-up of Trinidad Onshore Compression Project Announced by BP Trinidad and Tobago

LONDON, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (bpTT) today announced the start-up of the Trinidad onshore compression (TROC) project – one of seven major upstream projects BP expects to bring online in 2017. Full start-up will take … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and Young Startups Cooperate in the Volkswagen Group IT Ideation Hub

Visit to the Group IT Ideation Hub Tracking ideas on new mobility, Industry 4.0 and the work of the future WOLFSBURG, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Is this a good idea? Does it have prospects of being implemented in practice? These are … Read the full press release

InnovatorsRace50 Top Ten Finalists Announced

Finalist start-ups compete to secure equity free funding and opportunity to become a Capgemini partner PARIS, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the ten finalists of its InnovatorsRace50, a worldwide … Read the full press release

Agro Innovation Lab GmbH Startup Acceleration Program now open for applications

MUNICH, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Agro Innovation Lab GmbH (AIL) is now starting their Startup Acceleration Program for the second time. Young companies with agricultural innovations can apply for the program from now until the end of May. The best product … Read the full press release

EBRD celebrates four years of its Advice for Small Business programme in Jordan

ASB programme has provided support and advice to 191 SMEs in the country. LONDON, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is celebrating four years of support for small businesses in Jordan under the Bank’s Advice for Small Business programme funded by … Read the full press release

Ahooga Continues International Expansion With The First Folding-Yet-Comfortable, Electric-Yet-Ultra-Lightweight Bike. For Smarter Cities And Better Lives.

BRUSSELS, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahooga Continues International Expansion With The First Folding-Yet-Comfortable, Electric-Yet-Ultra-Lightweight Bike. For Smarter Cities And Better Lives. Early 2015, Belgian startup Ahooga introduces an ultra-lightweight folding, elegant and concern-solving eBike, thereby “dissolving obstacles to Happy & … Read the full press release

Experian, MLA strike partnership to promote financial innovation

Costa Mesa, Calif., U.S.A., 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marketplace lenders continue to be at the forefront of transparent and responsible financial innovation. This growth has helped to ensure that consumers and small businesses have access to the capital that they need … Read the full press release

The Successful Launch of Deutsche-Boerse’s New SME Segment “Scale”

Frankfurt am Main, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (01 Mar 2017) saw the successful launch of Scale, Deutsche Börse’s new segment for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). As of the start of trading 46 equities and corporate bonds had listed … Read the full press release

Nor-Tech Offers European Organizations Free Simulation Tests on a High Performance Computer Cluster for CAE, CFD, FEA Software

Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a free simulation test on a high performance computer cluster for CAE,CFD,FEA software MINNEAPOLIS, U.S., 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a … Read the full press release

ExpressVPN svela il sito multilingue

TORTOLA, Isole Vergini Britanniche, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Riflettendo la diversità degli utenti VPN in tutto il mondo, ExpressVPN è lieta di presentare in 6 nuove lingue: Tedesco: ( Olandese: ( Norvegese: ( Italiano: ( Spagnolo: ( Portoghese: ( … Read the full press release

ExpressVPN présente son site décliné en plusieurs langues

TORTOLA, Îles Vierges Britanniques, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Reflétant la diversité des utilisateurs de VPN dans le monde, ExpressVPN est fier de présenter son site en six nouveaux langages : Allemand : ( Néerlandais : ( Norvégien : ( … Read the full press release

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

8 in 10 German SMEs are still not utilizing e-commerce

KfW study: only 16% of SMEs rely on e-commerce Share in total turnover is still low Retailers, wholesalers and young businesses are pioneers Frankfurt am Main, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — E-commerce, the selling of products using online channels, still plays … Read the full press release

Ricoh receives its 2000th order of Ricoh ProTM C7100 from Italian print services provider Ligurgaf

An Italian print services provider has placed the 2000th order in Europe of the Ricoh ProTM C7100 colour cut sheet series, enabling it to strengthen its services and market image. LONDON, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In Liguria in north west Italy, … Read the full press release

FREME e-Services go live and look for new business opportunities

TURIN, Italy, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After two years, FREME has just come to the end of its fruitful development road. The project – co-funded by the European Commission under the H2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation – has … Read the full press release

Dutch development bank FMO invests in the SANAD Fund to support micro, small and medium enterprises in MENA

The Hague, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch development bank FMO invests USD 15 million in the SANAD Fund for MSME to support small businesses in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The investment has been made through the MASSIF fund, … Read the full press release

EBRD supports PVC profile production in Turkmenistan

LONDON, 12-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is continuing to support private small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Turkmenistan by enabling one such company to expand into a new sector. Ak Gap, a manufacturer of … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank’s Business in Britain report: Business confidence stabilised at the start of 2017 but economic uncertainty continues to be a threat

Confidence stabilising from a four year low in September Businesses cite economic uncertainty as the biggest threat for 2017 Export intentions to Middle East and Asia jump Results signal higher inflation and a slowdown in economic growth LONDON, 03-Jan-2017 — … Read the full press release

New York’s Health Agency (NYSDOH) Cited in Iraq War’s Blowback

NEW YORK, 31-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — As the Iraq War’s official end on December 18, 2011 marks its fifth anniversary, many questions remain on its fallouts. New York’s French-American community is one of them, as it remembers its blacklisting when … Read the full press release

SMEs in Germany optimistic about 2017 – KfW-ifo SME Barometer

Confidence rises among SMEs and large enterprises Domestic demand remains sound as companies hope for a recovery of export markets Upswing will enter fourth year under difficult conditions FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Small and medium-sized enterprises in … Read the full press release

NIB and Sparbanken Skåne launch EUR 52M loan programme for on-lending to SMEs

NIB and Sweden’s Sparbanken Skåne have agreed on a loan programme totalling SEK 500 million (EUR 52 million) for on-lending to SMEs, small mid-caps, and environmental projects. HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The seven-year facility will finance SME and small mid-cap investments in a broad … Read the full press release

SGS to acquire controlling stake in Industry 4.0 startup C-Labs SA in Chiasso, Switzerland

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of a controlling stake in C-Labs SA, Chiasso, Switzerland. Chiasso, Switzerland, 21-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Founded in 2016, C-Labs is an Industry 4.0 startup, developing solutions for transforming food regulatory compliance. It adopts the … Read the full press release

Startup Founders: Are You Ready To Accelerate Your Business?

Amsterdam, NL, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rockstart, the world’s greatest startup machine, announces applications are open for the 6th Web & Mobile Accelerator program. The program begins on March 1, 2017 and lasts for 150 days. Rockstart supports entrepreneurs with … Read the full press release

Barclays: International confidence in UK’s entrepreneurs is high but a lack of innovation could dampen long-term trade prospects

Fourth fifths of world business leaders think Britain is ‘a good place to start a business’, despite Brexit Three quarters say ‘Made in Britain’ remains great selling point for British products Brits seen as ‘reliable’, ‘smart’ and ‘polite’ but could … Read the full press release

Sandoz HACk – Healthcare Access Challenge seeks young people with innovative ideas to “reimagine” access to healthcare

Despite significant advances made by modern medicine, universal access to healthcare is still arguably the single largest unmet medical need Sandoz “HACk” – Healthcare Access Challenge – is a competition seeking young people with innovative ideas to “reimagine” access to … Read the full press release

La Via della Seta su Binari: I Treni Blocco Cina-Europa

Un nuovo servizio di merci su rotaia che collega le imprese italiane con le opportunità imprenditoriali dell’Asia Centrale e della Cina. PECHINO, Cina, 13-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — La notizia più importante del giorno, nel continente Cinese, è il lancio della … Read the full press release

Silk Road on Rails: The China-Europe Block Trains

A new rail freight service connecting Italian enterprise with Central Asia and China business opportunities BEIJING, China, 13-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The biggest story coming out of China today is the launching of the Silk Road on Rails: China-Europe block … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank hosted the fourth annual Startupnight in Berlin

BERLIN, 09-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For the first time, Deutsche Bank has partnered with one of the highlights of the entrepreneurial scene: startupnight in Berlin. In Deutsche Bank’s Atrium, 32 startups presented a range of innovative ideas – among them FinTechs … Read the full press release

KfW SME Panel: Number of trainees at SMEs has remained relatively stable at 1.2 million

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 30-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Nine out of ten apprentices train in mid-sized companies SMEs are bucking the trend and keeping their trainee numbers constant at around 1.2 million Manual trades are particularly popular Refugees are reason behind first … Read the full press release

Studie: Zwischen 2005 und 2014 hat sich die Anzahl von Arbeitsplätzen, die durch selbstständige Unternehmer mit ausländischen Wurzeln geschaffen wurden 36 Prozent erhöht

Der Kiosk an der Ecke oder das China-Restaurant, in dem die ganze Familie in der Küche aushilft – wenn es um Unternehmer mit Migrationshintergrund geht, sind Klischees schnell zur Hand. Doch eine neue Studie über Migrantenunternehmen zeigt: Unternehmer mit ausländischen … Read the full press release