Daily Archives: 10, December 2012

Discovery of 100 million-year-old regions of DNA shows short cut to crop science advances

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Scientists have discovered 100 million-year-old regions in the DNA of several plant species which could hold secrets about how specific genes are turned ‘on’ or ‘off’. The findings, which are hoped will accelerate the pace of research … Read the full press release

OLAF strengthens cooperation with Bangladeshi Export Promotion Bureau

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Enhanced operational cooperation is at the centre of a new “Memorandum of understanding on administrative cooperation between OLAF and EPB” signed on 7 December in Brussels between the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the Export Promotion Bureau … Read the full press release

BMW Group sales climb 23.0% in November

Best ever November with 170,932 BMW Group vehicles delivered BMW brand sales volume up 26.4% Robertson: Record sales year well within reach Munich, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The BMW Group experienced growth on all continents in November and achieved another record month … Read the full press release

Ministers adopt Commission’s reform to cut red tape in cross-border court cases

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Businesses and consumers will be able to resolve cross-border legal disputes more easily, thanks to a reform adopted by European justice ministers today. Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding, the EU’s Justice Commissioner, welcomed the adoption by the Council … Read the full press release

EIB and the Lorraine Region: EUR 120m for LGV Est

BEI et Région Lorraine : 120 millions d'euros pour la LGV Est M. Jean-Pierre Masseret, Président du Conseil Régional de Lorraine et M. Philippe de Fontaine Vive, Vice-président de la Banque européenne d’investissement Metz 04/12/2012

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A EUR 60 million finance contract to complete phase two of the LGV Est-Européenne high-speed rail project was signed by Philippe de Fontaine Vive, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), and Jean-Pierre Masseret, President of the Lorraine … Read the full press release


Hallbergmoos, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile has been successfully launched from a Eurofighter Typhoon as part of the Future Enhancements Flight Test Programme. The missile was eject launched from a rear fuselage missile station, which on Eurofighter Typhoon is … Read the full press release

Höhere Beständigkeit gegen scharfe Saucen und saures Füllgut

Mit den neuen Liofol-Kaschierklebstoffen kann die Beständigkeit von Lebensmittelverpackungen gegenüber säurehaltigen und anderen aggressiven Inhalten erhöht werden.

Liofol setzt Maßstäbe für Füllgutbeständigkeit flexibler Lebensmittelverpackungen 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Mit den lösemittelhaltigen Kaschierklebstoffen Liofol LA 3963-21 und Liofol LA 3643-21, jeweils mit Härter LA 6063-21, kann die Beständigkeit von Lebensmittelverpackungen gegenüber säurehaltigen und anderen aggressiven Inhalten erhöht werden. Die … Read the full press release

Commission starts preparing steel action plan

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Commissioner Antonio Tajani met today with representatives from the Steel Industry and the Social Partners in the second meeting of the High-level Roundtable on the future of the European Steel Industry. Stakeholders were invited to present and discuss specific policy recommendations … Read the full press release

VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP: extends Managing Board appointments

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Supervisory Board of Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe has renewed the Managing Board contracts of Peter Hagen, Franz Kosyna, Martin Simhandl, Franz Fuchs and Peter Höfinger for a further five years. Their terms of … Read the full press release

Nigel Annett to stand down as MD of Dŵr Cymru in March 2014

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Nigel Annett, Managing Director of Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and one of the founders of Glas Cymru – the not-for-profit company that acquired Dŵr Cymru in 2001 – today told a meeting of company members that he … Read the full press release

Reformen in der Eurozone 2012/2013

Rede von Jörg Asmussen, Mitglied des Direktoriums der EZB, Rede anlässlich des 27. Internationalen Zinsforums Frankfurt, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, zum Jahresende befassen sich Redner häufig damit, was im laufenden Jahr passiert ist und was im nächsten Jahr … Read the full press release

Neue Generation Thomsit DX hilft, bis zu 15 Prozent Bodenbelagsklebstoff zu sparen

Der neue Thomsit DX Bodenausgleich.

Ultra-glatt und geeignet für Parkett 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Thomsit baut sein Programm an ultra-glatten Spachtelmassen weiter aus. Jüngstes Mitglied im Team ist der Bodenausgleich Thomsit DX – jetzt auch mit Parketteignung. Die neue Generation wird Anfang Dezember in den Markt … Read the full press release

EIB supports human capital development and scientific research in Hungary

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is granting some EUR 560 million of new funding to the Hungarian State: A EUR 400 million loan to co-finance priority projects in the area of human capital development and A HUF 45 500 million … Read the full press release

UEFA Youth League club competition launched

New competition will mirror UEFA Champions League group stage format 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — UEFA will organise a new under-19 club competition, the UEFA Youth League, for the 2013/14 season after the UEFA Executive Committee approved the name during their meeting … Read the full press release

Better protection for EU workers exposed to electromagnetic fields

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — New rules to improve the safety of workers most exposed to electromagnetic fields with protective measures and new maximum exposure limits were approved by a large majority in the social affairs and employment committee on Thursday. Exemptions for the … Read the full press release

Alenia Aermacchi welcomes the successful nEUROn first fligh

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The nEUROn, the first European technology demonstrator for an Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV), made its first flight today from the French military test center at Istres. nEuron represents a triple “first” for Europe and the aerospace … Read the full press release

EU DRUGS AGENCY MANAGEMENT BOARD re-elects unanimously Portuguese member João Goulão as EMCDDA Chairman and Belgian member Claude Gillard as Vice-Chairman

LISBON, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — João Goulão, Portuguese national drug coordinator and Head of the General-Directorate for Intervention on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies (SICAD), was re-elected Chairman of the EMCDDA Management Board today for a second three-year term. Dr Goulão was … Read the full press release

A EURO for Europe

UEFA EURO 2020 final tournament to be staged across the continent 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The UEFA EURO 2020 final tournament will be staged in various major cities throughout Europe, following a decision taken by the UEFA Executive Committee at its … Read the full press release

Altran France – Appointment of Antoine Grenier, Deputy Group Chief Financial Officer

Antoine Grenier

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Antoine Grenier, 39 years, Chief Financial Officer of Altran France, has been appointed Deputy Group Chief Financial Officer. As a member of the Group Management Committee, he reports to Olivier Aldrin, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. … Read the full press release

Nachhaltigkeit als strategischer Erfolgsfaktor

Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller-Kirschbaum, Corporate Senior Vice President im Bereich Laundry & Home Care und Stephan Füsti-Molnár, Geschäftsführer des deutschen Wasch- und Reinigungsmittelgeschäfts von Henkel, beim Nachhaltigkeitstag (l. u. zweiter v. l.).

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Heute wird zum fünften Mal der Deutsche Nachhaltigkeitspreis verliehen. Seitdem Henkel 2008 den ersten Deutschen Nachhaltigkeitspreis in der Kategorie „Deutschlands nachhaltigste Marke“ gewonnen hat, unterstützt das Unternehmen den Wirtschaftskongress als Partner und setzt dabei auf eine enge … Read the full press release

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into creation of “NewCo”, combining Munksjö and part of Ahlstrom.

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation under the EU Merger Regulation into the planned combination into a new merged entity of Munksjö AB, a Swedish-based manufacturer of high value-added paper products, and the European label … Read the full press release

Market abuse: Justice Ministers agree Commission proposals on criminal sanctions

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — In the recent LIBOR scandal, serious concerns have been raised about the manipulation of benchmarks, which can result in significant losses to consumers and investors, or distort the real economy. The integrity of financial markets is also … Read the full press release

Putting patients in the driving seat: A digital future for healthcare

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has unveiled an Action Plan to address barriers to the full use of digital solutions in Europe’s healthcare systems. The goal is to improve healthcare for the benefit of patients, give patients more control … Read the full press release

EIB steps up its support for climate action, knowledge economy and SMEs in Greece

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank provides a total of EUR 370 million for climate action and knowledge economy in Greece: EUR 130 million go to the Greek Public Power Corporation (PPC) for promoting energy security and efficiency in … Read the full press release

EU Consumer Scoreboard says that markets for banking services and for second-hand cars keep failing consumers

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Consumer Scoreboard says that markets for banking services and for second-hand cars keep failing consumers EU consumers have once again expressed their dissatisfaction with the performance of some key services markets, according to the Commission’s 2012 … Read the full press release

The EIB, DZ BANK and VR LEASING support SMEs

10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB), together with DZ BANK and VR LEASING, is providing EUR 100m for small and medium-sized corporate customers of Volksbanken and Raiffeisenbanken. This loan will support primarily the financing operations and projects of … Read the full press release

Commission launches EU Skills Panorama to tackle skills mismatches

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission today officially launched the EU Skills Panorama, a website presenting quantitative and qualitative information on short- and medium-term skills needs, skills supply and skills mismatches. The Panorama, drawing on data and forecasts compiled at … Read the full press release