Daily Archives: 14, December 2012

Bekaert wins EIPM Excellence award for Supplier Relationship Management

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Institute of Purchasing Management (EIPM) has granted the 2012 EIPM Peter Kraljic Excellence Award for “Supplier Relationship Management” to Bekaert during the 2012 EIPM Purchasing Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. This award validates Bekaert’s excellence in … Read the full press release

Telenor in India: Capturing growth in one of the world’s largest mobile markets

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today Telenor presents its updated plan for the company’s operations in India, bringing a challenging year to an end. Telenor Group executives including CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas and India Managing Director Sigve Brekke take to the stage … Read the full press release

Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) Meeting of 11-13 December 2012

CVMP opinions on veterinary medicinal products  14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Committee adopted by consensus a positive opinion for an initial marketing authorisation application for: Semintra (telmisartan), from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH, for chronic kidney disease in cats. The Committee adopted … Read the full press release

“Jobs Through Innovation”: Lenzing AG Places Third in the Nationwide Rankings

Additional award following top spot in Upper Austria 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Doris Bures, the Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Reinhold Mitterlehner, the Federal Minister of Economic Affairs, Austrian Chamber of Labor President Herbert Tumpel, Dwora Stein, Managing Director … Read the full press release

European Medicines Agency recommends approval of medicine for reduction of alcohol consumption

Selincro offers treatment in conjunction with psychosocial support 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the granting of a marketing authorisation for Selincro, a medicinal product intended for the reduction … Read the full press release

voestalpine strengthens market position in North America

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The listed voestalpine Group continues to further expand its market position in North America by undertaking an acquisition in its special steel segment. Böhler-Uddeholm Canada Ltd., a company of voestalpine’s Special Steel Division, acquires the Canadian company … Read the full press release

Terrorist finance tracking: citizen’s safeguards are in place

Brussels, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — More than two years after its entry into force, the Terrorist Finance Tracking Programme (TFTP) and its safeguards have been properly put in place. This is the outcome of the second EU-US review of the implementation of the TFTP, carried out … Read the full press release

Tunisia: European Union adopts a new programme of support for democratic transition process

Brussels, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Union (EU) has approved a new programme for financial assistance to Tunisia that aims to support the ongoing democratic transition process and to implement some of the priorities recently agreed between the European Union and … Read the full press release

Mit den Anlagekonten der SparBox bietet die BAWAG P.S.K. die perfekten Lösungen für Flexibilität, kleine Notfälle und große Wünsche

Anlagekonto FLEX – das täglich fällige Geld, ist variabel verzinst und bietet höchste Flexibilität durch 24h Verfügbarkeit über eBanking und Bankomat Anlagekonto FIX – erfüllt große und kleine Wünsche: mit attraktiver fixer Verzinsung für fixe, frei wählbare Laufzeiten 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ab 3. … Read the full press release

European Union supports human rights promotion in Morocco

Brussels, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — As part of its SPRING initiative, the European Commission today adopted a programme of EUR 2.8 million for Morocco to support the work of two key institutions in protecting and promoting human rights in the country, the … Read the full press release

MATHEMATICS: THE KEY TO BETTER AND CHEAPER HEALTHCARE

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Efforts to achieve higher efficiency in healthcare delivery are often assumed to be forced by budget cuts that are in the end harmful to patients. However, quality improvements and cost savings can in fact go side-by-side, argues … Read the full press release

SAP Pays Maximum Attention to Custom Development

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — SAP NEWSBYTE – SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that SAP MaxAttention support is now available for customer-specific solutions individually designed and built by the SAP Custom Development organization. These solutions are often mission-critical and complex, addressing unique and competitive business needs for … Read the full press release

Mario Draghi Interview with Financial Times

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, spoke to Lionel Barber, Financial Times editor, and Michael Steen, Frankfurt bureau chief, in Frankfurt on 11 December 2012 and published on 14 December 2012. The following is an edited transcript of the interview. 14-12-2012 … Read the full press release

European Medicines Agency recommends new advice on safer use of fibrin sealant spray applications

Updated advice to reduce risk of gas embolism during spray application 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended a number of new instructions for healthcare professionals using the fibrin sealants … Read the full press release

Telenor briefing on India

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Telenor has the pleasure of inviting you to its India media and analysts presentation on Friday 14 December 2012 at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET. The presentation, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, will be … Read the full press release

Renewed EU financial support to reforms in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Brussels, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has earmarked €56 million to support reforms in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia that are key for its EU accession process, including in the justice system, the economy, the agricultural sector and the … Read the full press release

Disrobing chromosomal DNA

In higher organisms the genetic material in the cell nucleus is coiled around protein complexes like spools of thread. LMU researchers now show how the spools are displaced to allow the information in the DNA sequence to be read out. … Read the full press release

Remarks by President Van Rompuy following the first session of the European Council

Brussels, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —   This is a good week for the European Union, a week to be remembered. On Monday we were in Oslo. This morning the Finance Ministers agreed on a Single Supervisory Mechanism for banks, and a decision … Read the full press release

Haushaltsplan 2013: ZDF startet mit Sparprogrammen in neue Beitragsperiode

Mainz, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  ZDF-Intendant Dr. Thomas Bellut hat dem Fernsehrat den Haushaltsplan 2013 vorgestellt. Der Sender plant für das kommende Jahr mit rückläufigen Einnahmen in Höhe von 2.010 Millionen Euro. Ursache hierfür sind geringere Umsätze bei der Werbung wegen … Read the full press release

European Council conclusions on completing EMU¹

adopted on 14 December 2012 Brussels, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Roadmap for the completion of EMU 1. In the light of the fundamental challenges facing it, the Economic and Monetary Union needs to be strengthened to ensure economic and social welfare as … Read the full press release

Professor Michael Arthur to be new President and Provost of UCL

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Professor Michael Arthur, currently Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds, has today been confirmed as the new President and Provost of UCL. He will succeed Professor Malcolm Grant, who has led UCL since 2003 and who will … Read the full press release

Final EU pre-accession funding to help Croatia become a successful EU Member State

Brussels, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has approved the last pre-accession and transition assistance programme for Croatia. The €46,8 million programme will focus on strengthening administrative capacity for an efficient justice system and the protection of fundamental rights. The funding … Read the full press release

Dr Gemma Catney Viewpoint: 2011 census

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Dr Gemma Catney is Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research Fellow in the University of Liverpool’ s Department of Geography and Planning “Growth in the number of households of mixed ethnic groups reflects integration at the most personal level, … Read the full press release

General Assembly 2013 Media Advisory 1 – Media registration now open

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Journalists, science writers, and public information officers can now register online to the 2013 General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). The meeting brings together over 10,000 scientists from all over the world and covers all … Read the full press release

The Lagardère group welcomes the multi-party agreement that has been signed, clearing the way for EADS’ governance and shareholding structure to be streamlined

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Lagardère group welcomes the multi-party agreement(1) that has been signed, clearing the way for EADS’ governance and shareholding structure to be streamlined. According to this agreement, Lagardère is assured of conditions enhancing the liquidity of its stake … Read the full press release

Ad-hoc release: EADS Governance and Shareholding Structure Receives Far-Reaching Overhaul

Present shareholder pact expected to be replaced by a normal company governance scheme Daimler AG and Lagardère SCA to largely reduce their stakes, Germany and France intending to ultimately hold up to 12% each, Spain circa 4% EADS intends to … Read the full press release

Taxation: Clarifying EU rules on car taxes

Brussels, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today the Commission presented a Communication clarifying EU rules on car taxation and recommending measures to strengthen the Single Market in this area. The aim is to minimize the problems encountered by citizens and businesses moving cars … Read the full press release

Pearson Board change: senior independent director

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Pearson today announces that Patrick Cescau, a non-executive director, will retire from the board on 31 December 2012. Patrick has been a non-executive director of Pearson since 2002 and senior independent director since 2010. Vivienne Cox, who … Read the full press release

Antitrust: Commission accepts legally binding commitments from Simon & Schuster, Harper Collins, Hachette, Holtzbrinck and Apple for sale of e-books

Brussels, 14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — What were the Commission’s concerns? In December 2011, the Commission opened proceedings against Apple and five international publishers: Simon & Schuster (CBS Corp.), Harper Collins (News Corp.) both headquartered in the US, Hachette Livre (Lagardère Publishing) … Read the full press release

Human rights: Democratic Republic of Congo; India

14-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Parliament is deeply concerned by the rebel attacks in the east of DRC and their impact on the country and Great Lakes region and calls on the governments in the region to find a solution through dialogue. … Read the full press release