Daily Archives: 5, November 2012

BP agrees to create a Centre for Petroleum and Surface Chemistry (BP-CPSC) at the University of Surrey

5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BP is to invest up to $7 million to establish a research group at the University of Surrey to study fundamental science and recovery processes related to heavy and viscous oils. These oils form a significant proportion … Read the full press release

Digital Agenda: Commission Decision paves the way for 4G in Europe

Brussels, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today decided to add another 120 MHz to the radio spectrum portfolio for 4G technologies, such as LTE (Long Term Evolution), around the 2 GHz band. This band is currently solely used for … Read the full press release

Airbus introduces ACJ318 Enhanced

New version brings extra features and options Blagnac, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Airbus has begun offering customers the ACJ318 Enhanced, a new version of the smallest member of the world’s most modern corporate jet family, which embodies new features and introduces … Read the full press release

Classic modernism – and modern classics. Urbane Worlds of Design in the 2012/13 BMW Lifestyle catalogue

BMW Lifestyle Collection 2012/2013: New Catalogue. (10/2012)

Munich, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Design in Brazil is the theme of the new 2012/13 BMW Lifestyle catalogue. An excellent choice: the rooftops of Rio, the impressive architecture of Brasilia, and the metropolitan flair of Sao Paulo provide the perfect backdrop … Read the full press release

Statement by Commissioner Georgieva on the release from captivity of humanitarian workers in Niger

Brussels, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — “It was with great relief and joy that I received news that five humanitarian workers taken captive three weeks ago in Niger have now been reunited with their families following their release on Saturday. However the relief … Read the full press release

Rasant gewachsen: 25.000 car2go Kunden in Berlin

Wöchentlich über 20.000 Mietvorgänge an der Spree Fast 400.000 Fahrten seit dem Start Ende April 2012 Geschäftsgebietserweiterung auf 275 km² ab Mitte November Berlin, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Exakt ein halbes Jahr nach dem Start des Geschäftsbetriebs in der Hauptstadt hat car2go … Read the full press release

International European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Conference

EDCTP High-Level Meeting / Cape Town, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Your Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to be in Cape Town to help celebrate the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Science & Technology Cooperation Agreement between … Read the full press release

Startersjobs onder scholingsniveau geen springplank naar job op niveau

5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Welke strategie volgen werkloze schoolverlaters best om snel een job op hun scholingsniveau te vinden? Aanvaarden ze best eerst een baan beneden hun scholingsniveau, als springplank naar een betrekking op niveau? Of nemen ze best enkel jobs … Read the full press release

Speech by President Barroso at the Opening Ceremony of ASEM Summit

ASEM Summit / Vientiane, Laos, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Your Excellencies, President, Prime Minister of Laos People Democratic Republic, Thank you so much for hosting the 9th Asia Europe Meeting so efficiently and graciously here in Vientiane. It is always a pleasure … Read the full press release

Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 now shipping

Focused ramp-up of first Windows Phone 8 smartphones over coming weeks Espoo, Finland, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Nokia today announced that the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820 will reach the first operators and retail outlets in select countries this … Read the full press release

The “Volk-Rock’n’Roller” Andreas Gabalier Is Awarded a BAMBI in the Category of “Shooting Stars”

Andreas Gabalier (c) Hubert Burda Media

Munich, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Austrian musician Andreas Gabalier has recently been causing a stir in the Volksmusik scene and impresses fans of all ages with his Alpine folk music with a rock’n’roll twist, so much that he is attracting media … Read the full press release

.eu registry EURid at EU Internet Week 2012

Brussels, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The .eu registry EURid is part of EU Internet Week by supporting the 4th Annual Internet of Things Europe 2012 conference at the Management Centre Europe in Brussels, Belgium (12-13 November). EURid welcomes delegates to a … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group apprentices celebrate successful qualification

Successfully completed training: 19 Zumtobel Group apprentices and their instructors celebrated the good results.

Dornbirn / Austria, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — On the completion of their apprenticeships, the young skilled workers and their instructors had every reason to celebrate. In 2012, 19 apprentices from the Zumtobel Group completed their training in the trades of machine technician, … Read the full press release

FAQs on Marie Curie Actions

Brussels, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — FAQs on Marie Curie Actions Who does the programme fund? The Marie Curie Actions award European research grants, regardless of nationality or field of research. In addition to supporting fellowships, the programme enables researchers to gain international … Read the full press release

VTB President Andrey Kostin visits Angola

Andrey Kostin, VTB President and Chairman of the Management Board

5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — VTB President and Chairman of the Management Board Andrey Kostin visited the Republic of Angola on October 31, 2012. During his working visit, Andrey Kostin met with the country’s President, José Eduardo dos Santos, and Vice-President Manuel Domingos Vicente … Read the full press release

Winners of first Marie Curie Prize announced

Dr Claire M. Belcher

Nicosia/Brussels, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The first winners of the European Commission’s new Marie Curie Prize for outstanding achievement in research were announced today at a ceremony in Nicosia, Cyprus. The three winners (details in annex) are Dr Gkikas Magiorkinis from Greece, … Read the full press release

Invitation to press – and telephone conference regarding Skanska’s Nine Month Report on November 8

Skanska’s Nine Month Report 2012 will be presented on Thursday, November 8, 2012. 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — In conjunction with the release of the report, you are invited to participate in a combined press- and telephone conference, at 14.00 (UK 13.00, … Read the full press release

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – Driving innovation and Growth in Europe

People 2012 Conference – University of Cyprus / Nicosia, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Minister Demosthenous, Professor Christofides, Distinguished guests, It is a real pleasure to be here with you for the opening of today’s conference. I would like to thank the University … Read the full press release

Behind closed doors — ‘whistleblowers’ need voice over care home concerns, says charity

5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — ‘Whistleblowers’ who expose mistreatment of vulnerable patients within the care home system need to be confident that their allegations will be treated seriously, a national charity has said. The Ann Craft Trust, based at The University of … Read the full press release

Cyber-security – a shared responsibility

Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Information Security Forum Conference, Chicago, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Every day, people worldwide rely on digital technologies and on the Internet for any kind of activity. Spanning from communication to healthcare … Read the full press release

BP Reports Strong Third Quarter Results, Raises Dividend

Underlying 3Q 2012 replacement cost profit $5.2 billion; a 40 per cent increase on previous quarter. Increases quarterly dividend by 12.5 per cent, to 9c a share, payable in 4Q 2012. On track for delivery of strategic 10-point plan to … Read the full press release

Airbus ACJ319 to feature at NBAA show

Showcases largest cabin of any business jet Blagnac, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — An Airbus ACJ319 will again top the cabin offerings at the NBAA show this year highlighting how more space and comfort are available within a similar external footprint to … Read the full press release

Merger review: Past evolution and future prospects

Cernobbio (Italy), 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, It is always a pleasure to be back in Cernobbio, in this occasion to participate in this Conference on Competition Policy. And I wish to thank in particular Jorge Padilla for inviting me … Read the full press release

BMW Group takes top prize at the 2012 Corporate Entrepreneur Awards for premium car-sharing joint venture DriveNow. Jury impressed by willingness to trial new models of mobility.

Munich, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — DriveNow, the premium car-sharing joint venture by BMW Group and Sixt AG, was acknowledged as the best new corporate venture at the 2012 Corporate Entrepreneur Awards by Market Gravity and Wired Magazine. More than 200 business … Read the full press release

Catherine Ashton travels to Morocco and Algeria

5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission, travels this week to Morocco and Algeria. On Monday, 5th November in Rabat, she will meet Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane … Read the full press release

Wie sehen nachhaltige Mobilitätskonzepte aus? Öko-Institut, ISOE und car2go starten Carsharing-Studie

Mehrjährige Untersuchung zum Mobilitätsverhalten beim Carsharing Parallele Untersuchung an den car2go Standorten Stuttgart und Köln Vergleich von konventionellen und batterieelektrischen Flotten 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Carsharing liegt im Trend, gilt als flexibel und nachhaltig – besonders wenn die Autos mit Strom … Read the full press release

Joint Press Statement on the occasion of the visit to the Kingdom of Thailand by the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso

Brussels, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — On 4 November 2012, the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso, paid an Official Visit to the Kingdom of Thailand as Guest of the Royal Thai Government. The President of the European Commission met … Read the full press release

UGent bereikt recordaantal inschrijvingen (40.000)

5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Gisteren liep bij de studentenadministratie van de Universiteit Gent de 40.000ste inschrijving voor het academiejaar 2012-2013 binnen. Vorig jaar waren dat het op hetzelfde ogenblik nog maar 37.664. Binnen het totaal van 40.000 inschrijvingen vormen de bacheloropleidingen … Read the full press release

Össur – Þriðji ársfjórðungur 2012

HÆG SALA Í BANDARÍKJUNUM HEFUR ÁHRIF Á VÖXT 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Sala – Söluvöxtur var 2%, mælt í staðbundinni mynt. Heildarsalan nam 99 milljónum Bandaríkjadala samanborið við 101 milljón dala á þriðja ársfjórðungi 2011. Áframhaldandi eftirlit endurgreiðsluaðila hefur hægt á sölu … Read the full press release

SPEAKING POINTS – Press Point with Prime Minister of Thailand

Bangkok, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen,Let me start by thanking Prime Minister Shinawatra for her warm welcome today. It is indeed a pleasure to meet you Madam Prime Minister and I am grateful to visit your country – a … Read the full press release

Taking You to the BAMBI Stage with Facebook

The BAMBI Awards Are Using a Multitude of Social Media Activities to Enable Fans to Experience Them Live Munich, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — How would you like to award the superstars of One Direction their trophy on the grand BAMBI stage or … Read the full press release

Press statement by the President Herman Van Rompuy, following his meeting with Thongsing Thammavong, Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Vientiane, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — It is with great pleasure that I met today Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong ahead of the Asia-Europe Meeting – ASEM. In the name of the European Union, I thanked him for organising the ninth ASEM in Vientiane. … Read the full press release

Verizon Wireless introduces Nokia Lumia 822 to Fall portfolio

Verizon Wireless introduces Nokia Lumia 822 to Fall portfolio

New Windows Phone 8 smartphone exclusive to Verizon Wireless Espoo, Finland, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today (October 29, 2012), Verizon Wireless and Nokia announced the upcoming availability of the Nokia Lumia 822 – a powerful Windows Phone 8 smartphone exclusive to Verizon … Read the full press release

Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the appointment of the new government in Libya

Brussels, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and VicePresident of the Commission issued the following statement today: “I congratulate Prime Minister Zidan on the appointment of his new Government, following … Read the full press release