Amey spent £930,000 with social enterprises in 2017

OXFORD, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A year on from joining the Buy Social Corporate Challenge, Amey is announcing that it has spent almost £1m with social enterprises in 2017, as new partnerships are formed with Belu, Wild Hearts and Recycling … Read the full press release

Lagardère group in exclusive negotiations with Czech Media Invest for the sale of its magazine titles in France

PARIS, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Lagardère group announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Czech Media Invest in order to sell its magazine titles in France, including Elle and its various extensions including online presence of Elle France, Version Femina, Art … Read the full press release

Sky to sell its 20% stake in Sky Betting & Gaming to Canadian company The Stars Group Inc.

Isleworth, United Kingdom, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky has agreed to sell its 20% stake in the online betting and gaming business, Sky Betting & Gaming (“SBG”) to The Stars Group Inc. (“The Stars Group”), a Canadian company listed on both … Read the full press release

ALLPLAN unveils powerful solution for the parametric modeling of bridges

Intuitive and time-saving creation of parametric bridge models Total freedom of geometric design of the bridge Design modifications implemented in minutes instead of days MUNICH, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ALLPLAN, an international provider of open solutions for Building Information Modeling (BIM), … Read the full press release

The World Photography Organisation named the winners of the prestigious 2018 Sony World Photography Awards at a London ceremony

British artist Alys Tomlinson named Photographer of the Year 10 Professional category winners and finalists revealed Overall Open, Youth and Student winners announced Images available at www.worldphoto.org/press Weybridge, United Kingdom, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Photography Organisation today names the overall winners … Read the full press release

Football legend Rio Ferdinand the new ambassador for Panasonic Grooming’s upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign

Berkshire, UK, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Panasonic Grooming has unveiled football legend Rio Ferdinand as the new ambassador for its upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign. With a recent study revealing that four out of five men (81%)[1] said looking great before an important event … Read the full press release

WEF: EarthTime combines dramatic images from space with expert analysis of how humans are changing the planet

New website EarthTime, to launch on World Earth Day (22 April), combines NASA satellite imagery with over 300 free, open-source geospatial datasets to show humanity’s impact on the planet EarthTime uses experts to track and connect patterns between a range of topics from deforestation … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland’s Green Product Mark recognised by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

COLOGNE, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TÜV Rheinland, a global leader in independent technical services, has extended its sustainability leadership with the recognition of its Green Product Mark by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This new inclusion of low volatile organic compounds (VOC) … Read the full press release

Wacker Chemie AG to acquire Dutch site for manufacturing biopharmaceuticals, live microbial products and vaccines from SynCo Bio Luxembourg S.à.r.l.

WACKER TAKES OVER SYNCO BIO PARTNERS OF AMSTERDAM CAPACITY OF ACQUIRED FERMENTATION PLANT FOR PHARMACEUTICAL ACTIVES TOTALS SOME 2,000 LITERS – WACKER BIOTECH’S OVERALL CAPACITY DOUBLES AS A RESULT SYNCO’S EXPERTISE IN MANUFACTURING LIVE MICROBIAL PRODUCTS AND IN FILLING FINISHED … Read the full press release

Gemalto to produce the next generation of British passports and associated services

LONDON, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announces it has won an open tender with the Home Office, acting through Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO), for the production of the next generation of British passports … Read the full press release

Animal rescue hero loses his heroic battle with cancer

MANAMA, Bahrain, 21-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a statement from his children they said: “It is with great sorrow that we announce that our father, Tony Waters AKA “The Dogfather” died today, 20th of April 2018, after a long battle … Read the full press release

Kevin Sin appointed new SVP and Head of Worldwide Business Development for R&D at GSK

Critical role appointed as part of ongoing activities to strengthen and accelerate the Pharmaceuticals pipeline LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced the appointment of Kevin Sin as Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Business Development for … Read the full press release

GlaxoSmithKline, Innoviva: Landmark IMPACT study shows significant benefits of Trelegy Ellipta for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Once-daily single inhaler triple therapy superior to Relvar/Breo Ellipta and Anoro Ellipta across multiple endpoints including exacerbations, lung function and quality of life. GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVA) today announced the … Read the full press release

Feliciano González Muñoz appointed new Head of Human Resources at LafargeHolcim

Jona, Switzerland, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim has appointed Feliciano González Muñoz (54) as new Head of Human Resources, effective 1 May 2018, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Jan Jenisch. He will succeed Caroline Luscombe who has decided to pursue opportunities … Read the full press release

Hinda van Galen appointed Associate within Savills tenant representation team in the Netherlands

LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills has recruited Hinda van Galen as an Associate within its tenant representation team in the Netherlands. Hinda started her career at Rappange Makelaardij B.V. as a real estate agent. In 2013 Hinda joined Regus … Read the full press release

Pittsburg Unified School District of Contra Costa County, Calif. to use Neste MY Renewable Diesel for some of its vehicles

ESPOO, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD), a public school district based in Contra Costa County, California, has switched some of its vehicles from operating on petroleum diesel to using Neste MY Renewable Diesel™. Neste MY Renewable Diesel … Read the full press release

The Alliance of Science Organisations welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to open the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)

The Alliance of Science Organisations comments upon the European Commission’s initiative to establish a European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). MUNICH, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alliance of Science Organisations generally welcomes the Commission’s initiative and sees potential positive effects of an … Read the full press release

exceet Card AG further strengthens its portfolio with Infineon’s SECORA™ Pay security solutions

Joint press release by exceet Card AG and Infineon Technologies AG MUNICH, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — exceet Card AG is further strengthening its portfolio with SECORA™ Pay security solutions from Infineon Technologies AG. Card manufacturers can easily integrate them thanks … Read the full press release

Voith opens new office in Sydney to tap the enormous potential offered by hydropower in this area

New office strengthens Voith’s presence in a promising and dynamic energy market  Demand for pumped storage is growing to increase grid stability Support of national initiatives such as “Snowy 2.0” and “Battery of the Nation” SYDNEY, Australia, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Voith unveils new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform OnCumulus

Secure and modular IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) platform asstructured data hub for digitalization Based on open source and highly standardized technologies Further value through first proven industry applications Value-driven intelligence for companies in industrialenvironments Heidenheim, Germany, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

The Audi A6 allroad quattro is the winner in the “Crossover” category of Auto Bild Allrad’s “All-Wheel Drive Car of the Year” contest

Avant with off-road character dominates the “Crossover” category All-wheel drive, air suspension and hill descent control as standard Audi’s success in the “All-Wheel Drive Car of the Year” survey goes back decades Ingolstadt, Germany, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi … Read the full press release

Roche: US FDA granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Hemlibra® for people with haemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors

Designation based on phase III HAVEN 3 study demonstrating Hemlibra prophylaxis significantly reduced bleeds compared to no prophylaxis First medicine to show superior efficacy compared to prior factor VIII prophylaxis in an intra-patient comparison BASEL, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina to propose to its members the introduction of a certified Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate

Introducing a Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate; well-balanced milk supply based on market-driven growth Amersfoort, the NETHERLANDS, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 April 2018), FrieslandCampina has announced that it will accelerate and further expedite … Read the full press release

Safran Helicopter Engines signs by-the-hour support contracts for the H125 and H130 helicopters of Papillon and Rainier

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contracts with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters and Rainier Heli International, covering engines powering the operators’ H125 and H130 fleets. Bordes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Each contract formalizes a seven year Maintenance, Repair, … Read the full press release

Stadler to design and build 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice

Bussnang, Switzerland, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler is designing and building 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice. The order comprises eleven FLIRT EMU trains, five FLIRT DMU trains and ten KISS EMU trains, … Read the full press release

Rating Agency S&P Global Ratings affirmed UniCredit SpA’s ‘BBB’ long- and ‘A-2’ short-term Issuer Credit Ratings

MILAN, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rating Agency S&P Global Ratings (“S&P”) has affirmed UniCredit SpA’s ‘BBB’ long- and ‘A-2’ short-term Issuer Credit Ratings. The existing stable outlook has not changed. The issue ratings  have been affirmed as well. The long- … Read the full press release

UniCredit workshop on the wine sector in Italy at the Vinitaly trade fair

VERONA, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (April 17, 2018) in the splendid surroundings of the Vinitaly trade fair, UniCredit organised a workshop to show market operators its Industry Book 2018 – the bank’s annual study on trends, competitive dynamics and the growth outlook in the … Read the full press release

Pirelli: The development of the organization to support the Integrated Business Model will be proposed at the Board of Directors meeting on May 14th 2018

MILAN, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pirelli announces that at the Board of Directors meeting scheduled for May 14th 2018, the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Marco Tronchetti Provera, will propose the development of the organization to support the Integrated Business Model, as … Read the full press release

UK Department for International Trade seeks innovative UK businesses for the UK’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is urging innovative UK businesses to seize the opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai. LONDON 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fox announced that the Department for International Trade (DIT) is looking for an innovative, award-winning design concept … Read the full press release

UK Prime Minister announces £15 million to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security capabilities

PM commits up to £15 million on eve of the world’s largest inter-governmental commitment on cyber security cooperation. LONDON, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK Prime Minister will today announce up to £15 million to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security … Read the full press release