Experian Revolutionizes Business Solutions with Unified Ascend Technology Platform

(IN BRIEF) Experian has unveiled groundbreaking enhancements to its cloud-based Experian Ascend Technology Platform™, integrating market-leading data, generative AI, and advanced machine learning solutions into a unified interface. This first-of-its-kind platform streamlines analytics, credit decisioning, and fraud detection, empowering businesses … Read the full press release

Ericsson Unveils Innovative 5G Toolkit and Use Cases at Imagine Live Roadshow

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has introduced a new software toolkit to enhance 5G Standalone network capabilities, enabling premium services with differentiated connectivity, showcased at the Ericsson Imagine Live Roadshow. The toolkit addresses the increasing demands on network capacity and performance by … Read the full press release

Wolters Kluwer Introduces Twinfield DossierFlow for Streamlining Data Collection

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting (TAA) has unveiled Twinfield DossierFlow (DossierFlow), a cloud-based solution designed to streamline the collection of client information in the Netherlands. This innovative tool tracks and centralizes client documents, checks for completeness, and facilitates … Read the full press release

Victorian Government Extends Contract with Metro Trains Melbourne Consortium

(IN BRIEF) The Victorian State Government has prolonged its contract with the Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) consortium for another 18 months to continue operating Melbourne’s metropolitan passenger rail services. UGL, a member of the MTM consortium, has been part of … Read the full press release

IKEA Stores Transform Car Parks into Flea Markets to Promote Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) As part of the ongoing ‘Keep good things going’ campaign, IKEA Retail countries like Belgium, France, and Sweden are converting their store car parks into flea markets to encourage customers to extend the lifespan of their products. The … Read the full press release

HUGO BOSS Unveils HUGO BOSS XP: A Cutting-Edge Customer Loyalty Program

(IN BRIEF) HUGO BOSS introduces HUGO BOSS XP, a groundbreaking omnichannel membership program designed to revolutionize customer engagement and loyalty. Leveraging innovative technologies, including blockchain-supported elements, the program seamlessly integrates traditional loyalty features with Web3 functionalities like NFTs. With a … Read the full press release

GEA Revolutionizes Bakery Industry with Plug & Play Oven Installation Service

(IN BRIEF) GEA, a key player in the bakery industry, introduces a game-changing solution to streamline oven installations. Through their Plug & Play service, GEA preassembles modules at their facility in Verona, Italy, significantly reducing installation time and production downtime … Read the full press release

Salt Bank Launches as Romania’s Premier Neobank Powered by Engine by Starling

(IN BRIEF) Salt Bank, Romania’s newest digital banking entrant, has swiftly launched less than a year since its inception, marking a significant milestone in the country’s financial landscape. Leveraging Engine by Starling’s core banking system, Salt Bank becomes the first … Read the full press release

RWE Gas Storage West Initiates Market Survey for Future Hydrogen Storage Demand

(IN BRIEF) RWE Gas Storage West has launched an initial market survey to gauge future demand for hydrogen storage until June 2024, targeting hydrogen producers, users, industrial companies, and traders. Recognizing hydrogen’s pivotal role in the energy transition, the company … Read the full press release

Symrise Unveils Cutting-Edge Fragrance Technologies at Detex 2024 in Amman

(IN BRIEF) Symrise, a leading fragrance company, is set to showcase its latest fragrance technologies at Detex 2024 in Amman, Jordan. The trade fair serves as a platform for Symrise to engage with regional partners and unveil innovations like SuperBloom® … Read the full press release

Alumichem and Kuehne+Nagel Renew Partnership to Deliver Clean Water in Ghana

(IN BRIEF) Alumichem, a leading Nordic water treatment solutions company, has reappointed Kuehne+Nagel as its logistics partner in Ghana for the second consecutive year, aiming to provide clean drinking water to communities in need. The partnership focuses on efficient delivery … Read the full press release

Borealis Partners with Burgenland Energie for Green Energy Transition

(IN BRIEF) Borealis, a leading provider of sustainable polyolefins solutions, and Burgenland Energie, Austria’s top wind and solar power producer, have signed their first power purchase agreement (PPA) to drive renewable energy usage. Commencing in January 2026, Burgenland Energie will … Read the full press release

Roche and Amgen Collaborate on Breakthrough Lp(a) Test for Cardiovascular Disease Risk

(IN BRIEF) Roche Diagnostics has announced that its Tina-quant® lipoprotein Lp(a) RxDx assay has received Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Developed in collaboration with Amgen, this innovative test aims to identify individuals at risk … Read the full press release

Safran Electrical & Power Partners with Bell Textron for U.S. Army’s FLRAA Program Starter-Generation Systems

(IN BRIEF) Safran Electrical & Power has secured a significant agreement with Bell Textron Inc. to supply high-voltage starter-generation systems for the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program. This cutting-edge system, designed to meet the evolving electrical … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca Unveils Groundbreaking Advances in Cancer Care at ASCO 2024

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca is set to revolutionize cancer care with a slew of groundbreaking data presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Over 100 abstracts will showcase 25 approved and potential new medicines, including two late-breaking … Read the full press release

Evonik’s Sustainable Remediation Efforts Awarded Bronze at German Brownfield Award® 2024

(IN BRIEF) Evonik, in collaboration with AECOM and Sensatec, is employing its EHC® Reagent to remediate groundwater contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at the Pioneer Park urban development site in Hanau. The former military barracks site, undergoing transformation into … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Expands Carbon Capture Portfolio with CATACARB® Technology Partnership

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has broadened its carbon capture technology offerings by entering a licensing agreement with US-based Eickmeyer & Associates, Inc., to utilize their hot potassium carbonate (HPC) technology known as CATACARB®. This collaboration enhances ANDRITZ’s ability … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Catapult™ AI NN Software for Neural Network Accelerator Synthesis

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Digital Industries Software introduces Catapult™ AI NN software, a cutting-edge solution for High-Level Synthesis (HLS) of neural network accelerators on Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) and System-on-a-chip (SoCs). Developed in collaboration with leading contributors to hls4ml and Fermilab, … Read the full press release

University of East London Partners with Siemens to Achieve Carbon Emission Reduction Milestone

(IN BRIEF) In a significant milestone toward its 2030 net-zero target, the University of East London (UEL) has successfully reduced its carbon emissions by 10% from its 2020/21 baseline to 2022/23, marking the first phase of its net zero strategy. … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric Unveils Villaya Flex Microgrid Solution at ARE Energy Access Investment Forum 2024

(IN BRIEF) Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management and automation, debuted its latest innovation, the Villaya Flex microgrid solution, at the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) Energy Access Investment Forum 2024 in Lagos, Nigeria. With over 756 million people … Read the full press release

Academo Secures €215 Million Financing for Revolutionary University Campus in Milan

(IN BRIEF) Academo Srl, formed by Lendlease and Equiter Infrastructure II fund, has secured €215 million in financing from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), partially backed by InvestEU, for the construction of a groundbreaking … Read the full press release

PUMA Unveils ULTRA 5: A Futuristic Speed Machine for Football

(IN BRIEF) PUMA introduces the ULTRA 5, a groundbreaking football boot set to revolutionize speed and performance on the pitch. Engineered with insights from motorsport and collaborations with Formula One teams, the ULTRA 5 features a SPEEDSYSTEM carbon outsole and … Read the full press release

Kontron AG Secures EUR 200 Million Contract to Supply Smart EV Charging Stations

(IN BRIEF) Kontron AG, a prominent player in IoT technology, has been authorized to provide smart charging stations for electric vehicles to one of the world’s largest car manufacturers, with series production set to commence in July 2024. Leveraging the … Read the full press release

Vossloh Expands into Swedish Rail Infrastructure Market with Acquisition of Scandinavian Track Group

(IN BRIEF) Vossloh, a leading provider of rail infrastructure solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Scandinavian Track Group (STG), a renowned provider of rail track maintenance services in Sweden. With a focus on switches, maintenance, welding services, and inspection … Read the full press release

Scania Launches Autonomous Mining Trucks, Paving the Way for Safer and Sustainable Operations

(IN BRIEF) Scania announces the commencement of sales for its autonomous mining trucks, marking a significant milestone in the realization of autonomous transport. The company’s self-driving mining solutions offer safer, more efficient, and sustainable mining operations. With the ability to … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Announces Final Investment Decision for Kaminho Project in Angola

(IN BRIEF) Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies, along with key stakeholders, met in Luanda to announce the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Kaminho deepwater project in Angola. TotalEnergies, alongside partners Petronas and Sonangol, will develop the Cameia … Read the full press release

New CEO to Drive VodafoneZiggo: Enhancing Telecom and Media Synergies

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Group Plc and Liberty Global Ltd. announce Stephen van Rooyen as the new Chief Executive Officer of VodafoneZiggo, effective September 2024. With over 17 years of experience at Sky UK & Ireland and Sky Group, van Rooyen’s … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund Boosts Cultural and Creative Sectors with InvestEU Agreements

(IN BRIEF) At the 77th Cannes Film Festival, the European Investment Fund (EIF) and the European Commission announced agreements aimed at bolstering SMEs and small mid-caps in Europe’s cultural and creative sectors. These agreements, supported by the InvestEU programme, involve … Read the full press release

Kotahi and Maersk Extend Long-Term Freight Agreement, Ensuring Stability for New Zealand’s International Trade

(IN BRIEF) Kotahi, New Zealand’s largest containerised freight manager, and A.P. Moller – Maersk have solidified their partnership with a second long-term freight agreement lasting until December 2034. This agreement, valued at NZ$160 billion, provides stability and resilience to New … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Hosts Tay Day: A Celebration of Taylor Swift’s Cultural Impact

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Popular Music is set to host Tay Day, a symposium dedicated to Taylor Swift’s cultural significance. Scheduled on June 12th, ahead of Swift’s sold-out shows at Anfield Stadium, the event offers fans, … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Professors Honored with Prestigious Academy Fellowship

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool celebrates as Professor Reecha Sofat and Professor Saye Khoo are elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, recognizing their exceptional contributions to biomedical and health sciences. Professor Sofat, the first participant of … Read the full press release

LEGO Brings Wicked to Life: Sets Inspired by Iconic Musical Scenes

(IN BRIEF) The collaboration between The LEGO Group and Universal Products & Experiences is set to excite fans with the release of four new LEGO® Wicked sets, coinciding with the cinematic adaptation of the beloved musical. Scheduled for release on … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Eaton Successfully Test Integrated Electric Drive System for Commercial Trucks

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems and Eaton have conducted successful testing of their integrated electric drive system for medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks at Eaton’s proving grounds in Michigan. The system, tested on a Class 7 demonstration vehicle, met key performance … Read the full press release

Ericsson Expands USA 5G Smart Factory with $50 Million Investment

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson hosted an exclusive event at its USA 5G Smart Factory in Texas, showcasing its cutting-edge facility to key stakeholders. The company announced an additional $50 million investment in the factory, following an initial $100 million investment in … Read the full press release

Accenture Federal Services Expands Capabilities with Acquisition of Cognosante

(IN BRIEF) Accenture Federal Services has finalized its acquisition of Cognosante, a provider of digital transformation solutions for federal health, defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. With this strategic move, Accenture Federal Services aims to bolster its federal health portfolio, leveraging … Read the full press release

Accenture Strengthens Workforce Development with Udacity Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has finalized its acquisition of Udacity, a leading digital education platform renowned for its technology courses blending online flexibility with human instruction. This strategic move emphasizes Accenture’s dedication to addressing the evolving workforce needs, particularly by equipping … Read the full press release

Experian and TRIVER Partner to Streamline SME Lending Process

(IN BRIEF) Experian and alternative lender TRIVER have collaborated to expedite the SME lending process, offering rapid access to short-term capital for businesses. TRIVER, aiming to revolutionize SME lending, utilizes Experian’s suite of data solutions to enable an end-to-end automated … Read the full press release

EBRD and EFSE Team Up to Boost MSME Financing in Azerbaijan

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) have joined forces to provide a financing package of up to US$ 10 million (€ 9.24 million) to AccessBank in Azerbaijan. This … Read the full press release

EIB Funds €300 Million Satellite Program for Dual Civil and Security Use in Poland

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has pledged €300 million to support Poland’s venture into space technology with the development and launch of two Earth observation satellites. These satellites, financed through a loan to Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK), will … Read the full press release

EIB President Calviño and Poland’s PM Tusk Announce €300 Million Satellite Programme Investment

(IN BRIEF) The President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group, Nadia Calviño, held discussions with Poland’s political leaders to strategize future financing and announce the initiation of Poland’s first satellite program. The €300 million project, supported by the EIB, … Read the full press release