Daily Archives: 30, May 2013

Tonio Borg: we must strive to make tobacco products and smoking less attractive to young people

Tonio Borg – Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner  Brussels, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “On the eve of World No Tobacco Day, I call on Members of the European Parliament and on Europe’s Health Ministers to support the Commission’s proposal on tobacco products. As … Read the full press release

Eurocopter unveils the next-generation VIP versions of EC175 helicopters

Eurocopter today set new standards in business and private aviation by unveiling the next-generation EC175 helicopter in its Executive and VIP versions, which combine unparalleled elements of style and comfort with the largest cabin of any medium-sized twin-engine helicopter. Geneva, … Read the full press release

Neelie Kroes: The politics of the completing the telecoms single market

Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) Committee, European Parliament /Brussels Brussels, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — To add your comment to this speech, see the social version of the speech here I am going to do something unusual today. Instead of delivering the … Read the full press release

Die Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) in der NS-Zeit

Wien, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Die Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) beauftragte eine Historikergruppe unter der Leitung von Univ.-Prof. Dr. Oliver Rathkolb und Dr. Theodor Venus, die Vorgänge in der OeNB in den Jahren unmittelbar vor dem „Anschluss“ 1938 und unter dem Nationalsozialistischen (NS) … Read the full press release

EC President José Manuel Barroso met with high-level religious leaders

Statement by the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso Brussels, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, It is my pleasure and honour to receive today – together with President Van Rompuy and Vice President Surján, who replaces President … Read the full press release

Leading Turkish farm tractors manufacturer received financing from EBRD

A new tractor plant and a more powerful engine for regional agriculture 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A new tractor plant and a more efficient tractor engine will be built in Turkey with a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and … Read the full press release

Biotie Therapies Corp. through its partner H.Lundbeck A/S introduced Selincro in the United Kingdom

Turku, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Biotie today announced that its partner H.Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) has launched Selincro in the United Kingdom. According to the terms of the license agreement between Biotie and Lundbeck for Selincro, Biotie is eligible for a milestone payment … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank launched Trade Navigator on TradingFloor.com

30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Saxo Bank, the multi-asset online trading and investment specialist, has launched Trade Navigator on TradingFloor.com, a new trading tool that provides daily technical insight into around 200 instruments. By amalgamating several known and widely used technical indicators … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen introduces new culture to ensure the quality of your mozzarella cheese

30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Chr. Hansen introduces the next generation of its popular STI™ cheese cultures — the most dependable solution for mozzarella and other pasta filata type cheeses on the market. No longer should cheese manufacturers accept the cost of … Read the full press release

Dassault Falcon Jet plans to increase the size of its completion center in Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Dassault Falcon Jet plans to increase the size of its completion center in Little Rock, Arkansas to accommodate future Falcons, it was announced today at a press conference attended by Governor Mike Beebe of … Read the full press release

U.S. FTC antitrust clearance for Bayer’s offer to acquire Conceptus, Inc. of California

Offer expires at midnight on June 4/5, 2013 Leverkusen,  30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Antitrust clearance from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was obtained with respect to Bayer’s acquisition of Conceptus, Inc., Mountain View, California (NASDAQ:CPTS). The FTC raised no objection … Read the full press release

EU27 2012 CO2 emissions expected to have decreased by 2.1% YoY

Early estimates of CO2 emissions from energy use 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Eurostat estimates that in 2012 carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion decreased by 2.1% in the EU27, compared with the previous year1, after a fall of 4.1% in 2011. … Read the full press release

Alstom acquired Canadian substation automation solutions company ASAT Solutions Inc.

30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom Grid has closed the acquisition of ASAT Solutions Inc. (ASAT), a Calgary, Alberta, Canada based substation automation solutions provider. ASAT is a Smart Grid technology company that specializes in managing, securing, and delivering substation information for … Read the full press release

EC recommends to the Council to abrogate Excessive Deficit Procedure for 5 EU member states

Brussels, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Commission takes steps under the Excessive Deficit Procedure.   Which decisions has the Commission taken today as regards the Excessive Deficit Procedure? The Commission has today recommended that the Council abrogate the Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) … Read the full press release

Jean-Yves Grandidier of French Wind Power Association: France to invest in large-scale offshore wind power off the coast of Normandy and Brittany

At the National Wind Energy Conference in Kalmar of 22-23 May Jean-Yves Grandidier, Secretary-General of FEE (French Wind Power Association), presented the French program for offshore wind power 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Under the theme “Offshore Wind Power Creates regional growth in France” … Read the full press release

EC announced the first projects as part of new EU Electronics strategy

Brussels, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is today announcing a collection of five major projects, to boost Europe’s manufacturing competitiveness by bringing research closer to industrial needs. These projects are the first steps in putting into effect the European Electronics strategy … Read the full press release

Gewinnspiel mit Henkel-Marke Metylan und Fußballnationaltorwart Manuel Neuer

30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Do-it-yourself- Begeisterte und Fußballfans aufgepasst: Auf www.metylan.de läuft von nun an über insgesamt fünf Monate ein spannendes Gewinnspiel rund um den sympathischen Fußballnationaltorwart Manuel Neuer. Denn Metylan die Henkel-Marke rund ums Tapezieren wird dieses Jahr von Manuel … Read the full press release

Eckart von Klaeden to become Head of External Affairs at Daimler AG

Stuttgart, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Eckart von Klaeden (47) will succeed to Martin Jäger (48) as Head of External Affairs at Daimler AG, Stuttgart. Martin Jäger will leave the company and will become the German Ambassador to Afghanistan in September 2013. … Read the full press release

Car sharing company car2go expands its business area in London

New Business Area of 100 square miles (about 250 square kilometres) starting in June 500 smart cars ready to rent on-demand Parking in all legal and unrestricted free-parking areas – in Islington and Sutton also on metered or pay station … Read the full press release

New corporate jet customer care centre (C4you) for Airbus private jet customers

Experienced team will provide dedicated response to private jet needs Blagnac, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Airbus is introducing a new corporate jet customer care centre (C4you) for its private jet customers, aimed at providing dedicated access to an experienced team. Customers … Read the full press release