Saab takes part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020

Trollhättan, Sweden, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab will take part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020. The project will demonstrate technologies for enhanced situational awareness in a naval environment using unmanned systems. OCEAN2020 came … Read the full press release

Norges Bank to exclude nine companies from the Government Pension Fund Global

OSLO, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Norges Bank has decided to exclude nine companies from the Government Pension Fund Global. In addition, one company has been placed under observation. The companies Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan) Ltd, Korea Line Corp, Precious Shipping PCL … Read the full press release

NWO: astronomers: a mysterious source of radio bursts is in an astonishingly extreme and unusual environment

THE HAGUE, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An international team of astronomers has used two of the world’s largest radio telescopes to show that a mysterious source of radio bursts is in an astonishingly extreme and unusual environment. This discovery suggests that … Read the full press release

Young researchers can do their research at foreign research institutes thanks to a Rubicon grant from NWO

THE HAGUE, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 21 researchers who have recently received their PhDs can do their research at foreign research institutes thanks to a Rubicon grant from NWO. The Rubicon programme gives young, highly promising researchers the opportunity to gain … Read the full press release

2025AD.com: database of recent studies relating to artificial intelligence, urban mobility, road safety, legal matters and ethics

As of January 2018, 2025AD.com offers a database of recent studies relating to artificial intelligence, urban mobility, road safety, legal matters and ethics Varied perspectives; facts that stand up to scrutiny: For two years now, the 2025AD social web platform has offered … Read the full press release

Continental 48-volt belt starter generator with integrated power electronics now standard equipment on Audi’s new A8

NAIAS 2018 Continental 48-volt belt starter generator with integrated power electronics is standard on Audi’s new vehicle Continental system enables zero-emission coasting at speeds up to 160 km/h Mild hybrid provides improvements in real-world fuel consumption  Detroit, MI, USA/ Regensburg, Nuremberg, … Read the full press release

MV COSCO Shipping Aries the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship descriptive note for its energy management system

20K TEU container ship built by NACKS has an energy management system cyber-certified by LR LONDON, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MV COSCO Shipping Aries, delivered to COSCOS today, is the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note … Read the full press release

EBN, InBIA announce the inaugural programme of the West Coast Hub of ENRICH in the USA

BRUSSELS, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) and the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) are pleased to announce the inaugural programme of the West Coast Hub of ENRICH in the USA (European Network of Research and Innovation Centers and Hubs). This … Read the full press release

Medtronic’s Neurovascular business unit received U.S. FDA clearance of the Riptide(TM) Aspiration System

New System Expands Neurovascular Product Portfolio for the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke DUBLIN, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced that the company’s Neurovascular business unit received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Riptide(TM) Aspiration System, … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme, Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World Unprecedented participation expected from global leaders including 70 heads of state or government and 38 heads … Read the full press release

Vital components of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) detectors constructed in the UK and have now been shipped to CERN

SWINDON, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK has built an essential piece of the globally-anticipated DUNE experiment, which will study the differences between neutrinos and anti-neutrinos in a bid to understand how the Universe came to be made up of matter. … Read the full press release

German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) at the Detroit Motor Show: German manufacturers slightly increased their US sales of light vehicles in 2017

Detroit, MI, USA/Berlin, Germany, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Strong growth in the dynamic light truck segment – More production in NAFTA – Higher exports major factor in US trade balance – Direct investment in US and free trade in goods … Read the full press release

Dutch development bank FMO to support Argentina’s micro and small-to-medium sized enterprises (MSMEs)

THE HAGUE, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Banco Comafi has received a US$20 million investment from the Dutch development bank FMO to support Argentina’s new business sector in line with pro-market reforms implemented by the country’s elected government. The bank is the first Argentinian lender … Read the full press release

Sweden: Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström visits Latvia and Lithuania

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vocational education and training, ministerial meetings and panel discussions on women’s leadership – these are some of the programme points when Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström visits Latvia … Read the full press release

Covestro expects EUR 85 million extraordinary income in FY 2017 due to U.S. tax reform

LEVERKUSEN, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Positive one-time effect of ca. EUR 85 million on net income expected in 2017 / Additional positive impact on coming years Covestro expects a positive one-time effect from the recently enacted U.S. tax reform on … Read the full press release

Shire CMO Howard Mayer, M.D.: no patient is currently being denied access to treatment with Hemlibra

DUBLIN, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At Shire, we’ve been committed to the hemophilia community and the lives of every patient afflicted with this disease for more than 70 years. We are very proud of this legacy and take our role as … Read the full press release

Shire: EU approval of ADYNOVI is an important milestone in our continued commitment to provide new treatment options for patients with hemophilia A

Marketing Authorization will enable patient access to ADYNOVI throughout Europe ZUG, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), the global biotechnology leader in rare diseases, announced today that the European Commission (EC) has granted Marketing Authorization for ADYNOVI … Read the full press release

New type of brick filled with aerogel could make thin and highly insulating walls possible in the future

Aerobrick: A brick with a world record ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Better thermal insulation means lower heating costs – but this should not be at the expense of exciting architecture. A new type of brick filled with aerogel could make … Read the full press release

Swiss Federal Council: agreement further strengthens the ties between Interpeace and Geneva

BERN, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 15 January 2018, an agreement conferring privileges and immunities on Interpeace in Switzerland was signed on behalf of the Federal Council by Ambassador Roberto Balzaretti, head of the Directorate of International Law of the Federal … Read the full press release

Mediengespräch: Am 18. Januar 2018 zeigt eine Konferenz in Zürich neue Finanzierungsmechanismen wie die „Social Impact Bonds“ auf

BERN, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Die UNO schätzt, dass bis 2030 jährlich 2,5 Billionen Dollar zusätzliche Gelder benötigt werden, um ihre nachhaltigen Entwicklungsziele zu erreichen. Am 18. Januar 2018 zeigt eine Konferenz in Zürich neue Finanzierungsmechanismen wie die „Social Impact Bonds“ … Read the full press release

Inflexion: UK luxury tour operator Scott Dunn to acquire Singapore-based tailor-made holiday operator Country Holidays

LONDON, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion is pleased to announce that our portfolio company, award-winning UK luxury tour operator Scott Dunn, will accelerate its growth in the Asian market with the acquisition of Country Holidays, a leading Singapore-based tailor-made holiday operator. The deal … Read the full press release

Graphics solutions: Inflexion Private Equity completes the buyout of Alston Elliot

LONDON, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion Private Equity is pleased to announce it has completed the buyout of Alston Elliot, a leading provider of premium data-driven graphics solutions for live sports broadcasts. Alston Elliot was founded in 1992, initially to provide computerised … Read the full press release

Telekom Slovenije upgrades its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology; expands fiber optics network

LJUBLJANA, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telekom Slovenije continues to upgrade the capabilities and performance of its fixed and mobile networks. This year Telekom Slovenije began actively upgrading its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology (LTE-Advanced), and continues with the … Read the full press release

GKN plc rejects unsolicited acquisition proposal from Melrose Industries PLC: terms fundamentally undervalue the Company and its prospects

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Kirk Kristiansen family investment arm KIRKBI to acquire KKR’s 49.8% stake in Välinge

The partnership with KIRKBI aims to further strengthen Välinge’s position as a leading industrial R&D company and flooring producer. Viken, Sweden, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KIRKBI, the holding and investment company of the Kirk Kristiansen family, has signed an agreement … Read the full press release

Nanodomains: Universities of Exeter, Leeds and Cambridge researchers unveils new method to gain a greater understanding of signalling stations within the cells

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The complex and mysterious mechanisms that drive communication and reactions within human cells could be on the verge of being unravelled, due to a pioneering new technique. Researchers from the Universities of Exeter, Leeds and Cambridge … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: wild orangutans in Borneo treat joint and muscle inflammation with Dracaena cantleyi plant

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have discovered that the same plant used by indigenous people on Borneo is also used by wild orangutans to treat joint and muscle inflammation. Borneo Nature Foundation scientists have been observing wild Bornean orangutans in … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: Fragile and irreplaceable images of Devon on view for the first time in a century

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thousands of fragile and irreplaceable images of Devon have been preserved for future generations to see thanks to University of Exeter experts. The shots – including famous locations in Exeter and Devon as they looked generations … Read the full press release

University of Exeter led researchers to examine commonly used social science techniques

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have produced a series of papers designed to improve research on conservation and the environment. A group of researchers, led by the University of Exeter, have contributed to a special feature of the journal Methods in Ecology … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham and the University of Exeter to become part of The Alan Turing Institute

LONDON, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We are delighted to announce that two universities—the University of Birmingham and the University of Exeter— are set to become part of The Alan Turing Institute. They will join our network of university partners, including Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, Warwick … Read the full press release