Syniti Launches Podcast Series to Address Growing Focus on Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, featuring Leading CEOs

(PRESS RELEASE) BOSTON, MA, U.S.A., 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Syniti, a leader in enterprise data management, announced today the launch of a global weekly podcast series, the “CEO TO CEO Podcast.” This new podcast focuses on delivering exclusive insights for … Read the full press release

The COVID-19 vaccine based on Sanofi’s recombinant protein-based technology and GSK’s pandemic adjuvant system secures 300 million doses order from the European Commission (EC)

Agreement signed today supports scale-up of manufacturing capabilities in several European countries Vaccine candidate uses Sanofi’s recombinant protein-based technology combined with GSK’s pandemic adjuvant system (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused … Read the full press release

Roche unveils new Anti-SARS-CoV-2 serology test to quantitatively measure antibodies in people exposed to SARS-CoV-2

The new Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 S test can quantitatively measure the level of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in patients who have been exposed to the virus. The test  targets antibodies against the spike protein. This is the focus of vaccines in development … Read the full press release

ESMO Virtual Congress 2020: Libtayo positive pivotal data offer hope for the treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma, a difficult-to-treat cancer

Libtayo is the first investigational medicine to show a clinical benefit in advanced basal cell carcinoma following treatment with a hedgehog inhibitor in a prospective trial 31% objective response rate seen in trial patients, and an estimated 85% of responses … Read the full press release

Dr. Jean-Christophe Rufin to succeed Xavier Darcos as President of Sanofi Espoir Corporate Foundation

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health, has announced it has appointed Dr. Jean-Christophe Rufin as President of the Sanofi Espoir Corporate Foundation, aimed at reducing inequalities in health … Read the full press release

Gartner recognition for Capgemini as a Leader for communications service providers worldwide

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, French multinational leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services, has announced it has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2020 “Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, … Read the full press release

Leading Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions company Cradlepoint acquired by Ericsson for USD 1.1 billion

Ericsson acquires the market-leader for Wireless Edge WAN solutions for an enterprise value of USD 1.1 b. Acquisition complements Ericsson’s enterprise offerings and creates valuable new revenue streams for customers Transaction expected to close during Q4 2020, subject to merger … Read the full press release

Allianz Benelux (Belgium) to transfer closed book of classical life retail insurances and 4,500 mortgage loans to Monument Assurance Belgium (MAB)

Allianz successfully executing its Life strategy to move to modern capital light insurance products, mainly Branch 23 and protection in Belgium As a next step Allianz is to sell 95,000 policies that are part of its closed classical life retail … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy to supply components for the new 150MW simple cycle power plant in Saidpur, Rangpur, Bangladesh

150MW simple cycle power plant for Saidpur, Rangpur as part of the country’s utility expansion in power generation Siemens Energy is supplying components that will aid the plant’s optimal fuel usage in full and part load operation for long-term sustainability … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric with 3rd factory to receive the distinction of 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Advanced Lighthouse by WEF

Lexington is the third Smart Factory designated as an Advanced Lighthouse and the first End-to-End Lighthouse representing a milestone in Schneider Electric’s digital transformation Lexington’s digital energy management strategy leverages IIoT connectivity, Edge analytics, and predicative analytics to drive energy … Read the full press release

Savills UK office report: still far too early to assess the true impact of homeworking on businesses

(PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 17-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills, a global real estate services provider, has released a new report on the UK regional office market (excluding central London and the South East). According to the report the UK regional office market … Read the full press release

Neste on Sweden leading the way in sustainable aviation

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), Finish oil refining and marketing company and one of the most sustainable companies in the world, comments on Sweden becoming a frontrunner in sustainable aviation. Sweden has an ambitious target … Read the full press release

Productivity breakthrough: Ricoh unveils the Ricoh Ri 2000 Direct to Garment (DTG) printer

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh (TYO: 7752), Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, has announced the launch of the Ricoh Ri 2000 Direct to Garment (DTG) printer. With the launch the company responds to the needs of … Read the full press release

Carsten Franke to succeed Jan Brockmann as Electrolux Group COO effective October 1, 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux AB (STO: ELUX-B), a global leader in household appliances and appliances for professional use, has announced leadership changes to the Group Managemet. The company has appointed Carsten Franke as new Chief Operations … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s ConsumerLab study “Augmenting the daily commute”: 80 percent likely to return to their usual commute post COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has released the latest study from its ConsumerLab titled “Augmenting the daily commute”. The report uncovers consumer behavior both before and during the COVID-19 … Read the full press release

Ericsson leverages AI and ML capabilities to help communications service providers more effectively isolate, predict and prevent network issues

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has announced it has strengthened its AI-powered Support Services portfolio with unique data-driven capabilities that enable communications service providers to effectively isolate, predict and … Read the full press release

Tom Erixon nominated as the new Chairman of ÅF Pöyry AB Board

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ÅF Pöyry AB (STO: AF-B), a Swedish engineering services company, has announced that its Nomination Committee has decided to propose Tom Erixon as the new Chairman of the Board of ÅF Pöyry AB … Read the full press release

5G core security: Ericsson’s integrated Packet Core Firewall powered by A10 Networks now ready for cloud native deployments

All-in-one cloud native solution combines user plane security and advanced security functions seamlessly integrated with Ericsson Packet Core Gateway Packet Core Firewall provides proactive protection to manage internet, roaming and access threats, addressing security in mobile broadband and IoT-to-the-edge use … Read the full press release

Onshore Wind: Vattenfall, energy cooperative Almeerse Wind to increase capacity of Jaap Rodenburg wind farm in Almere-Pampus

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, Swedish government-owned multinational power company, has announced it will be working with energy cooperative Almeerse Wind to replace the ten existing wind turbines at the existing Jaap Rodenburg wind farm in Almere-Pampus … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel’s basecoat/clearcoat system Aerodur 3001/3002 certified by Boeing for use locally in China

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AMS: AKZA), Dutch multinational paints and performance coatings manufacturer, has announced its aerospace coatings facility in Dongguan, China, has been qualified by aircraft manufacturer Boeing to color blend the company’s Aerodur 3001 … Read the full press release

Oral, hair and beauty care leader TRISA AG to deploy ZEISS’s Manufacturing Execution System platform

(PRESS RELEASE) ULM/ OBERKOCHEN, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS, optical and optoelectronic technology leader, has announced that its ZEISS GUARDUS Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) has been selected, following a rigorous selection process, by the Swiss leader in the oral care, … Read the full press release

Global survey: COVID-19 will accelerate the shift to a cashless world

Survey results also supported by Standard Chartered’s ATM withdrawals data (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a British multinational banking and financial services company, has released its latest global survey that looks into how COVID-19 … Read the full press release

Major orders for Alfa Laval’s Framo pumping systems in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling leader Alfa Laval (STO: ALFA) has announced it will supply Framo pumping systems for two FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessels to operate offshore Brazil. … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall partners with Aral and BP over fueling/charging solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government-owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced it will partner with Aral in Germany and with BP in the Netherlands. The partnership will make it easier to get into e-mobility and mixed … Read the full press release

Liverpool Literary Festival goes virtual, October 9 – 11

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool has announced that this year’s Liverpool Literary Festival will return in the autumn between October 9 and 11 in an online form and will include live-streaming and exciting collection … Read the full press release

Cargotec in 3Q 2020: orders received and comparable operating profit likely higher vs 2Q 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Cargotec (HEL: CGCBV), Finnish cargo-handling machinery maker, has announced its third quarter 2020 is better than expected. The company estimates orders received and comparable operating profit to increase compared to the second quarter … Read the full press release

VINCI Highways and the Colombian National Infrastructure Agency Major planted over 3000 native trees as part of reforestation program in Colombia

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Concessions, a leading concessions operator and part of Vinci SA, has announced that led by VIA 40 Express and VINCI Highways have collaborated with the Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) for the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s digitisation project in Gustavsberg relies on AI to increase district heating efficiency

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced that its digitisation project in Gustavsberg is successful. The company is making a use of smart algorithms to enable optimisation of district heating in … Read the full press release

Henkel signs major virtual PPA in Texas aimed at covering the company’s entire electricity demand in the US

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), leading chemical and consumer goods company, has announced it has signed a large-scale virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with a new wind farm in Bee County, Texas on its way … Read the full press release

Wanda Sports Group Company Infront extends Vierschanzentournee partnership until 2025/26

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront, a sports marketing company part of Wanda Sports Group, has announced it prolonged the exclusive marketing partnership for the annual Vierschanzentournee with the German Ski Association (DSV) and the Austrian Ski Association … Read the full press release