Daily Archives: 27, November 2012

Chinese customer orders Airbus ACJ319

Reinforces Airbus corporate jet presence in China Blagnac,  27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — An Airbus ACJ319 with the fuel-saving Sharklet option has been ordered by a Chinese customer, in the first deal for this version from the country. The order builds on … Read the full press release

Speech – Address to the Western Balkan Civil Society Forum, Commissioner Stefan Füle

Stefan Füle – European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood 4th Western Balkan Civil Society Forum Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — President Nilsson, Members of the European Economic and Social Committee, ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to have the opportunity … Read the full press release

Scientists analyse millions of news articles

27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  A study led by academics at the University of Bristol’s Intelligent Systems Laboratory and the School of Journalism at Cardiff University has used Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms to analyse 2.5 million articles from 498 different English-language … Read the full press release

Visa-free travel: Progress, but hurdles remain

Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  How well are countries outside the EU living up to their commitments when it comes to offering visa-free travel to EU citizens? Today, the European Commission adopted its seventh report about breaches of the principle of … Read the full press release

New hope for setback-dogged cancer treatment

Leonard Girnita

27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Several drugs companies have ineffectively tried to produce antibodies that bind to the IGF-1 receptor on the cell surface, which has a critical part to play in the development of cancer. Scientists at Karolinska Institutet have now … Read the full press release

Europe In Action: The EU’s Danube Strategy One Year On

Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  Europe In Action: The EU’s Danube Strategy One Year On The First Annual Forum of the Danube Strategy in Regensburg, Bavaria will be celebrating the results of the first year of the Danube Strategy. Co-hosted by … Read the full press release

Commerzbank to invest more than EUR 2.0 billion in its core business until 2016

Return on equity after taxes (RoE) in the Core Bank to be more than 10 % by 2016 Cost-income ratio (CIR) in the Core Bank to decrease to around 60 % Core Tier 1 ratio to be always substantially higher … Read the full press release

Digital Agenda: European Commission supports research on Cyber security

Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Cybercrime is a growing global problem that no company or country can tackle alone. At any given time, an estimated 150 000 viruses and other types of malicious code are circulating across the internet, infecting more than a … Read the full press release

Nieuwe methode om poreuze materialen te ontwikkelen

1. Het oorspronkelijk zeoliet kan voorgesteld worden als lagen (grijs) verbonden door twee kubussen (geel).2. De kubussen worden systematisch uit het oorspronkelijk materiaal geknipt.3. De lagen worden niet aangetast en op alternatieve manieren aaneengeschakeld.

27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Zeolieten zijn mineralen met een poreuze structuur. Dat maakt hen interessant als katalysator in industriële toepassingen. Kunstmatige zeolieten zijn helaas zeer complex aan te maken. Onderzoekers van de universiteiten van Leuven, Gent en Antwerpen ontdekten een manier … Read the full press release

Employment: how the EURES jobseeker mobility network works

Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Employment: how the EURES jobseeker mobility network works What is EURES and what does it do? EURES (the European jobseeker mobility network) is a cooperation network between the European Commission and the public employment services of the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank expands its global art activities by opening its own exhibition gallery

Deutsche Bank KunstHalle opens in Berlin in early 2013 / Imran Qureshi from Pakistan is “Artist of the Year” 2013 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Deutsche Bank continues to expand its art activities. In spring 2013, the bank will open its own … Read the full press release

Completing and Repairing EMU

Speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the Hyman P. Minsky Conference on Financial Instability organised by the Levy Economics Institute and ECLA of Bard with support from the Ford Foundation, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, … Read the full press release

World’s largest respiratory genetics study launches on World COPD Day

27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Researchers from the Universities of Nottingham and Leicester are leading the largest ever study of the genetics relating to lung disease. The project will investigate what determines an individual’s lung health and why smoking harms the lungs … Read the full press release

Catherine Ashton travels to Georgia

Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, will travel to Georgia on Monday where she will meet Prime Minister Ivanishvili and President Saakashvili. Speaking ahead of … Read the full press release

BP Sells its Bottle and Wholesale LPG and Petgaz Autogas Businesses in Turkey to Oteko Group

27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  BP Gas Turkey announced today that Russian based Oteko Group has agreed to buy its bottle, wholesale LPG, and Petgaz-branded autogas businesses.BP is retaining its BP-branded autogas business and plans to integrate it into BP Turkey’s … Read the full press release

“The fish cannot go to Court” – the environment is a public good that must be supported by a public voice

Janez Potočnik — European Commissioner for Environment Seminar on Access to Justice and Organisation of Jurisdictions in Environment Litigation by the Association of the Councils of State and Supreme Administrative Jurisdictions of the European Union (ACA-Europe) Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished … Read the full press release

Jury for 2012 Intercultural Innovation Award announced. Over 500 organizations from 92 countries have applied for the Award co-sponsored by the UNAOC and the BMW Group.

Muna AbuSulayman, Member of the jury for the Intercultural Innovation Award, a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group, 2012. (11/2012)

New York / Munich, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The five international members of the jury panel for the 2012 Intercultural Innovation Award, a joint initiative of the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group, have been appointed. Scientific … Read the full press release

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Irish electrical company Cooper Industries by rival Eaton

Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Cooper Industries of Ireland by Eaton Corporation of the US. The transaction combines the electrical equipment and component businesses of Cooper and Eaton. … Read the full press release

EADS North America awarded $181.8 million Army contract option for 34 UH-72A Lakotas

UH-72A Lakota in the Security and Support Battalion configuration (Copyright EADS-North America)

Contract builds on 243 on-time, on-budget Lakota deliveries ARLINGTON, Va., 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The U.S. Army has awarded EADS North America a $181.8 million contract option to deliver 34 additional UH-72A Lakota helicopters, bringing the total aircraft ordered to date to … Read the full press release

Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Mission to Cyprus

Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —   An EC/ECB/IMF mission has had productive discussions with the Cypriot authorities on the policy building blocks of a macroeconomic adjustment programme. The authorities and EC/ECB/ IMF teams made good progress towards agreement on key policies to … Read the full press release

South American cricket ears shown to rival human hearing

27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  Scientists studying a species of South American bush cricket with some of the smallest ears known have discovered it has hearing so sophisticated that it rivals our own. The study, published in Science, is the first to … Read the full press release

Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy following the European Council

Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Council gives its President the mandate together with the President of the European Commission to continue the work and pursue consultations in the coming weeks to find a consensus among the 27 over the Union’s Multiannual … Read the full press release

Großer Preis von Brasilien 2012

Formel 1 - MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Großer Preis von Brasilien, Sao Paulo. 23.-25.11.2012. Michael Schumacher Fotonummer: F12012BRAZIL_1347817 Dateigröße: 6,478 MB Dateigröße, niedrig: 0,021 MB Datum: 23.11.2012

Interlagos, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Michael Schumacher beendete seine Formel 1-Karriere beim Großen Preis von Brasilien nach einem spannenden und dramatischen Regenrennen in Interlagos auf Position sieben. Sein Teamkollege Nico Rosberg belegte Platz 15. Beide Fahrer hatten in der Anfangsphase des Rennens … Read the full press release

And yet it’s coming: a gender quota in business leadership

Ms Viviane Reding — Vice-President, Member of the Commission responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Women’s Finance Forum Hamburg, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  Key statements: We did it: yesterday, the European Commission made gender equality history. After years of empty promises and … Read the full press release

Orco Property Group Major Shareholding Notification

Paris, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Orco Property Group S.A. (“OPG”) has been notified on 23 November 2012 by Crestline Ventures Corp. (“Crestline“) that on 22 November 2012 its shareholding in OPG increased above the 5% threshold and currently holds 9,000,000 OPG shares, … Read the full press release

A Sisyphean Task for Polar Molecules

Figure 1: Scheme of the experimental apparatus used for the “Sisyphus-cooling” of polar molecules. Graphic: Rosa Glöckner, MPQ

A new cooling method for polyatomic molecules paves the way for the investigation of molecular gases near absolute zero temperature. Garching, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The investigation of ultracold molecules is of great interest for a number of problems. It could lead … Read the full press release