Daily Archives: 12, November 2012

EUR 175 million in new EIB finance for knowledge economy in Turkey

12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing EUR 175 million in support of the knowledge economy in Turkey. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the science system and improve research and innovation capacity in the Republic … Read the full press release

Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels, 13 November 2012

Brussels, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU’s Council of Economic and Finance Ministers will start on Tuesday, 13 November at 11.00. The European Commission will be represented by Olli Rehn, Vice President and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, Joaquín … Read the full press release

When colour came to Britain

Professor Street's latest book is the first study to trace the history of colour films, their styles and technologies in Britain during a half-century when colour films were far from the norm

New book explores arrival of colour in British films 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Professor Sarah Street of the Department of Drama: Theatre, Film, Television will give a talk on her new book Colour Films in Britain: The Negotiation of Innovation, 1900-55 at the BFI … Read the full press release

Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) Meeting of 6-8 November 2012

CVMP opinions on veterinary medicinal products 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Committee adopted by consensusa positive opinion for an initial marketing authorisation for Kexxtone continuous-release intraruminal device for cattle (monensin) from Eli Lilly and Company Limited. The product is intended for the reduction of … Read the full press release

Genzyme Announces Publication of LEMTRADA™ (alemtuzumab) Pivotal Studies in The Lancet

Significant effects of LEMTRADA™ vs. Rebif® described in CARE-MS I and CARE-MS II publications Paris, France, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and its subsidiary Genzyme announced today the publication of results from the LEMTRADA™ (alemtuzumab) CARE-MS I and CARE-MS … Read the full press release

Investing for a job-rich recovery in Europe

László ANDOR — European Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion University of Edinburgh / Edinburgh, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you for the invitation to the Edinburgh University. I am very pleased to have been given the opportunity to … Read the full press release

CEPSA renueva su patrocinio de la Selección Española de Fútbol

– CEPSA se consolida como patrocinador de la selección, extendiendo su apoyo hasta 2014, una vez terminado el Mundial de Brasil – Ángel María Villar, Presidente de la RFEF, Vicente del Bosque, Seleccionador nacional absoluto y el Co-Presidente de CEPSA, Santiago … Read the full press release

Speech on EU-US Trade Relations

European Liberal Democrats Congress/Dublin, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, They say that the opposite of love is not hate, but indifference. In that case, the American election campaign does not bode well for transatlantic relations. Europe has hardly featured throughout the … Read the full press release

750.000ster Mercedes-Benz Actros an Kunden übergeben

„750.000ster Mercedes-Benz Actros an Kunden übergeben“: (von links nach rechts) Thomas Witzel, Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung des Mercedes-Benz Vertrieb Deutschland, verantwortlich für den Vertrieb Lkw, Helmut Bachmann, Leiter Produktion Fahrzeuge Mercedes-Benz Werk Wörth und Edmund Weber, Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung Weber Betonwerke. Fotonummer: 1546987 Dateigröße: 0,725 MB Dateigröße, niedrig: 0,026 MB Datum: 07.11.2012

– Weber Betonwerke erhalten Jubiläumsfahrzeug – 750.000ster Actros ist ein 1846 LS 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Mit 750.000 verkauften Fahrzeugen seit der Markteinführung im Jahr 1996 ist der Actros der erfolgreichste Schwer-Lkw weltweit. Die Erfolgsgeschichte basiert auf den Stärken des Actros: Wirtschaftlichkeit, … Read the full press release

EU support to the Libyan, National General Congress: induction programme to the benefit of the 200 newly elected members started in Tripoli on 7, November

Brussels, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — On 7 November, more than 70 newly elected Libyan MPs attended the opening session of a five week long Induction Programme organised by the EU as part of its support to the National General Congress. The ceremony … Read the full press release

University of Bristol International intern scholarships awarded

Scholarship winners (l-r): Samuel Lai, Ngoc Minh Nguyen, Professor Andy Nix (Head of Electrical & Electronic Engineering), Pengchuan Wang, Professor Nishan Canagarajah (Dean of Engineering), Dr Adam Crewe (Head of Civil Engineering), Sheik Abdul Malik, Lionel Goh and Ashutosh Rai.

Nine international students who have undertaken internships of outstanding significance to their academic study and career development have been awarded scholarships by Professor Nishan Canagarajah, Dean of Engineering. 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The students who have received the award are: Lionel Goh … Read the full press release

High Representative Catherine Ashton makes a number of new appointments in the European External Action Service

Brussels, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission, announced today a number of new appointments within the European External Action Service (EEAS). Catherine Ashton said: “I am delighted … Read the full press release

Henkel to showcase innovative molding products and silicones at the electronica 2012

Macromelt products excel through their temperature tolerance and resistance to wet conditions

New hotmelt adhesives resistant to both heat and water 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — High-performance hotmelt adhesives and silicones are among Henkel’s focal exhibits at this year’s electronica fair taking place in Munich from November 13 to 16. Henkel is appearing at the … Read the full press release

FL Technics Jets marks the year with the service of 20 business jets

FL Technics Jets marks the year with the service of 20 business jets

12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — FL Technics Jets, a global provider of integrated maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions for business aviation, is celebrating a one year anniversary since receiving its first business jet in autumn 2011. ‘FL Technics Jets received its Part 145 … Read the full press release

Porsche liefert im Oktober weltweit 24 Prozent mehr Sportwagen aus

Porsche liefert im Oktober weltweit 24 Prozent mehr Sportwagen aus

12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Im Oktober 2012 hat Porsche weltweit 11.688 Fahrzeuge verkauft und ein Plus von 24,1 Prozent gegenüber dem Vorjahresmonat erzielt. Im bisherigen Jahresverlauf lieferte der Sportwagenhersteller 116.050 Neuwagen an Kunden aus – ein Zuwachs von 15,6 Prozent gegenüber Januar … Read the full press release

EIB continues to support upgrading of energy efficiency of residential buildings in Bucharest

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 27 million to finance the energy efficiency refurbishments of residential buildings in Romania’s capital, Bucharest. 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The EIB loan will contribute to the financing of thermal rehabilitation of 94 high-rise panel residential … Read the full press release

President Valcárcel rejects any plans to cut CAP budget

Brussels, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The President of the Committee of the Regions (CoR), Ramon Luis Valcárcel, has expressed his opposition to any reduction in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) budget, raising concerns about the impact that a haircut may have on Europe’s … Read the full press release

BP Awards First Contracts for Project 20K™

12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BP announced today it has awarded the first contracts for Project 20K™, a multi-year initiative to develop next-generation systems and tools to help unlock the next frontier of deepwater oil and gas resources, currently beyond the reach of … Read the full press release

Zielitz potash plant – Investment in new production facility strengthens sustainability of the site

12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — At its Zielitz site in Saxony-Anhalt, K+S KALI GmbH will invest about 21 million euros in the building of a new production facility, which will produce high-purity potassium chloride (KCl 99) in compacted form as of 2014. Today’s … Read the full press release

Warum wir jetzt die Vereinigten Staaten von Europa brauchen

Viviane Reding – Vizepräsidentin der Europäischen Kommission, EU-Kommissarin für Justiz, Grundrechte und Bürgerschaft Centrum für Europarecht an der Universität Passau / Passau, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — “Wer ernsthaft dauerhaft solide Haushaltspolitiken will, der braucht einen dem Europaparlament gegenüber verant-wortlichen europäischen Finanzminister mit klaren Durch-griffsrechten gegenüber … Read the full press release

EU allocates €63 million to bring Kosovo* closer to Europe

Brussels, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission today announced that it has allocated €63 million to support Kosovo’s efforts to implement its EU-reform agenda. The funds will be used for reforms of the justice and public administration systems, to support the readmission … Read the full press release

Aktia plc: CORRECTION to previous Stock Exchange Release Aktia updates financial objectives for 2015 and Interim Report Jan-Sep 2012

Helsinki, Finland, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Aktia plc corrects previous stock exchange release “Aktia updates financial objectives for 2015” 8.11.2012 and the Interim report January- September 2012. Aktia corrects an error in the wording in the presented information regarding the financial objectives for 2015. … Read the full press release

Aktia plc: Aktia updates financial objectives for 2015

Helsinki, Finland, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Aktia implements an action program and updates its financial objectives for 2015. The update is motivated by the new business climate characterised by extremely low interest rates and new regulations. The action plan encompasses separate steps to be taken until … Read the full press release

European personalities urge EU leaders to back Erasmus

Brussels, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — More than 100 European personalities from the worlds of education, art, literature, economics, philosophy and sport have signed an open letter to EU Heads of State and Government in support of the threatened Erasmus student exchange programme. The … Read the full press release

EU Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn meets Prime Minister Fico and outlines future priorities for EU funds in Slovakia

Brussels, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Commissioner Johannes Hahn is in Bratislava today to meet Prime Minister Robert Fico and to participate in concrete discussions with the Council of Government on regional policy for the next EU spending round. The Commissioner and Prime Minister … Read the full press release

EU Trade Chief to visit Mexico and Peru to foster trade ties

Brussels, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — On a visit to Latin America next week, EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht will travel to Mexico. The Commissioner will then head on to Peru to promote the swift ratification of the trade agreement signed by the … Read the full press release

Joint Statement of the EU Delegation to the 7th International Governance Forum (IGF) in Baku

Brussels, 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — EU delegation – Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes and Members of the European Parliament Pilar Del Castillo, Amelia Andersdotter, Marietje Schaake, Catherine Trautmann, Sabine Verheyen issued the following statement: Internet and new technologies play an exponentially important role … Read the full press release

Novartis announces update to company’s Board of Directors to take effect in February 2013

Basel, November 12-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Novartis announced today that Marjorie Yang has decided not to seek re-election to the Novartis Board of Directors at the Novartis Annual General Meeting in 2013. Ms. Yang joined the Novartis Board in 2007 and her … Read the full press release