BMW transfers know-how from the automotive sector to concepts for micromobility vehicles with the introduction of innovative cargo bike and e-scooter

Innovative design concepts for city-centre travel Electrified bicycle Concept DYNAMIC CARGO promises high variability, everyday usability and sheer cycling pleasure e-scooter Concept CLEVER COMMUTE with remarkably compact de-sign thanks to folding mechanism (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 26-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to deliver galvanizing furnace for new coating line for the production of 3rd-generation Advanced High Strength Steel in China

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 26-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ, Graz, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced it has received an order from Valin ArcelorMittal Automotive Steel Co., Ltd., … Read the full press release

Prof. Dr. Dominik Ruettinger to lead Research and Early Development for Oncology at Bayer’s Pharmaceuticals Division

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 26-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer, a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and nutrition, has announced that Prof. Dr. Dominik Ruettinger has been appointed as the new Head of Research … Read the full press release

Holcim milestone: the company’s green concrete ECOPact now available in 24 markets

ECOPact now available in 24 markets across all five regions just one year since global launch ECOPact reduces carbon footprint of concrete by at least 30%, contributing to Holcim’s net zero targets A milestone in Holcim’s transformation to become the … Read the full press release

Automotive Hall of Fame’s first-ever Mobility Innovator Award goes to TomTom Co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn

(PRESS RELEASE) DEARBORN, MI, USA, 23-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a Dutch multinational developer and creator of location technology and consumer electronics, has announced that its Co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn has received the Automotive Hall of Fame’s first-ever … Read the full press release

German developer wpd to plan Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in Vietnam

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 23-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd, a German developer and operator of wind farms on- and offshore and solar parks, has announced it will be planning the Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in the Vietnamese province of … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel’s subsidiary QuickSTAT opens new control tower in Singapore for time-critical clinical trial logistics

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced that its subsidiary QuickSTAT has opened a new control tower and conditioning facility in Singapore. The investment is part of Kuehne+Nagel and QuickSTAT’s … Read the full press release

Spectrum Auction: Vodafone Spain paid EUR 350 million for 2×10 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Spain, a mobile telecommunications operator in Spain and part of Vodafone Group Plc, has announced it has acquired 2×10 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band from the Spanish Ministry of … Read the full press release

Solidaridad part of three-year EU funded project to support local economic and social development initiatives in Modjo Leather City, Ethiopia

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad, an international civil society organization active in over 40 countries with 8 regional offices on 5 continents, has announced that it is part of a consortium with People in Need (PIN), the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Umwelthilfe: Grünes Licht für Nord Stream 2 wäre klimapolitischer Sündenfall ausgerechnet in der Woche der Flutkatastrophe

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Die nach übereinstimmenden Agenturmeldungen kurz bevorstehende Einigung zwischen der Bundesregierung und den USA über den Verzicht auf Sanktionen gegen die umstrittene Mega-Pipeline Nord Stream 2 kommentiert DUH Bundesgeschäftsführer Sascha Müller-Kraenner wie folgt: „Klimapolitisch bleibt die … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Recovery Tracker June 2021: UK hospitality businesses grow at the fastest rate in nine years

UK tourism and recreation sector output grew at the fastest rate since January 2012. The output of every UK sector monitored grew for a third consecutive month in June. However, only five out 14 sectors posted faster month-on-month growth down … Read the full press release

New cybersecurity and digital marketing courses by Miríadax, the first massive learning platform in non-English

Cybersecurity and digital marketing, applied from esports or Instagram, are profiles in demand by companies that are not being covered due to lack of training and skills. (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The first massive learning platform in … Read the full press release

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to support the establishment of AI Schools aimed at attracting national and international AI talent

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), world’s largest funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers, has announced the expansion of its range of funding opportunities relating to artificial intelligence (AI). … Read the full press release

Schroders Capital managed fund aimed at European sub-investment grade infrastructure debt opportunities reached the €1 billion hard cap fundraising target

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders Capital, $65 billion AUM, 257 investment professionals, 19 offices worldwide, has announced that it has reached the €1 billion hard cap fundraising target for the Schroder Euro Enhanced Infrastructure Debt Fund II … Read the full press release

French mass-market retailer Casino Group extends syndicated credit facility maturity from 2.2 years to 4.6 years on average

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French mass-market retail company Casino Group (EPA: CO) has announced that it has extended the maturity and improved the financial conditions of its main syndicated credit facility, originally set to mature in October … Read the full press release

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative: first all-oral treatment for Human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) gets US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health, has announced fexinidazole approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as the first all-oral treatment for both stages of the … Read the full press release

TUM, DKTK, University Medical Center Göttingen researchers looked into how pancreatic and extrahepatic bile duct cancers develop

Why identical mutations cause different types of cancer Cancer development is influenced by tissue type (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 20-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM), one of Europe’s leading universities, has announced that its Professor for Translational Cancer … Read the full press release

Capgemini announces offer to acquire Empired to strengthen its cloud and data capabilities in Australia and New Zealand

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational information technology services and consulting company Capgemini announces that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Empired Limited (ASX: EPD) to acquire Empired under an Australian statutory shareholder approved … Read the full press release

Skanska to build highway section between Staré Město – Moravský Písek in Czech Republic for EUR 77M

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces that it has signed a EUR 77M (SEK 780M) worth contract with National Highway Authority of the Czech Republic for the construction of a highway section … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to help Shandong Huatai Paper, China upgrade its existing BCTMP plant into world’s largest pulping line for P&W paper production

Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022. (PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ announces that it will supply upgrade to an existing BCTMP (bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp) plant and turn it into the world’s … Read the full press release

Continental: ATE Ceramic brake winner of the brake test of ADAC, Germany’s largest automobile club

ATE Ceramic ranks highest in a comparison with five other brake systems Outstanding safety and durability: top score for wear resistance, second-best rating for braking distance (PRESS RELEASE) SCHWALBACH, Germany, 16-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental (ETR: CON), a German multinational … Read the full press release

Fadie Al-Masri to succeed Desmond A. Collins as head of Continental’s Brussels Political Office

Fadie Al-Masri to head Brussels political office from August 1, 2021 Desmond A. Collins to retire on July 31, 2021 The political office represents Continental’s interests in its dialog with EU offices, regulatory authorities, government agencies and associations Dr. Felix … Read the full press release

Siemens to deliver and install 45 eBus Sicharge UC charging stations for Zurich Public Transport Authority

Project helps Zurich’s public transport authority convert its bus fleet to electric drives Delivery of 45 charging stations for Hardau bus garage Charging cables routed through the hall ceiling allows for clear passageways (PRESS RELEASE) ERLANGEN, 16-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to deliver next-generation 2-Color Advanced Warning System for the U.S. Army

Award is the third of four production lots (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and aerospace company, has announced it has received a $62 million contract from the U.S. Army … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to deliver support and training to a new joint UK-Qatar Hawk squadron

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and aerospace company, has announced that it will deliver support and training to a new joint UK-Qatar Hawk squadron based at RAF Leeming, UK … Read the full press release

Tour de France 2021 trophies for the winners made by ŠKODA Design inspired by Bohemian crystal art

This year’s Tour de France trophy reflects what cycling is all about: Nature, ecology and clean energy Striking design inspired by Bohemian crystal art ŠKODA Design has been creating the Tour de France winners’ trophies since 2011 ŠKODA AUTO official … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Safran joint venture FADEC Alliance marks its 10,000th LEAP EEC delivery

The LEAP EEC is part of the full authority digital engine control (FADEC) used to monitor and control aircraft engine performance during flight. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 14-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and … Read the full press release

British premium brand MINI in 1H 2021: 157,799 vehicles sold worldwide, 30,000 units of the fully electric MINI Cooper SE

Since its market launch, more than 30,000 units of the fully electric MINI Cooper SE have already been sold worldwide. The plug-in hybrid model MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 also underlines the growing enthusiasm for sustainable driving fun with steadily … Read the full press release

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón to reduce carbon emissions at ArcelorMittal’s Spanish operations

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón will reduce carbon emissions at the company’s Spanish operations by approximately 50%. The DRI installation in Gijón will also enable ArcelorMittal Sestao to be the world’s first full-scale zero carbon-emissions¹ steel plant. (PRESS … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas completes Exane acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Exane, one of the main investment companies in Europe. The banking group has now received all necessary … Read the full press release