Daily Archives: 11, June 2013

Oxford University study suggests faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety

11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  A faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety, a study by Oxford University psychologists suggests.The researchers argue that a ‘belief in science’ may help non-religious people … Read the full press release

Eni and MIT launched Eni-MIT Energy Society during the “Italianissimo!” event in Boston

Eni is a founding member of MITEI and its largest energy research sponsor. As part of its commitment, Eni supports ten Eni-MIT Energy Fellows per year on energy and environmental projects. Boston, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Eni and the Massachusetts Institute of … Read the full press release

UK Export Finance signed cooperation agreement with the Indonesian export credit agency Asuransi Ekspor Indonesia

11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — UK Export Finance has signed a cooperation agreement with Asuransi Ekspor Indonesia (ASEI), the Indonesian export credit agency. The agreement sets out how the two agencies will cooperate in the field of export credits, particularly in relation … Read the full press release

Benetton Group supports survivors of the collapse of the Rana Plaza Building in Dhaka, Bangladesh

On Wednesday, May 22 the Group agreed in principle to establish a partnership with the NGO BRAC to provide health assistance and financial support to those affected by the tragedy Ponzano, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Just days after signing the Fire … Read the full press release

Eurostat: Two thirds of EU27 enterprises provided vocational training in 2010

Ranged from 23% in Poland to 87% in Austria and Sweden 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In the EU27, two thirds (66%) of all enterprises1 with ten or more employees provided vocational training2 to their staff in 2010, compared with 60% in 2005. The highest … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to strengthen the Network Manager as part of SES2+

Brussels, Belgium, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EUROCONTROL welcomes the proposal of the European Commission to strengthen Network Management with the aim to accelerate the implementation of the Single European Sky and promote efficiency of the European air traffic management network as a … Read the full press release

GRAPHISOFT global roll out for ArchiCAD® 17 announced

BUDAPEST, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — GRAPHISOFT®, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that ArchiCAD® 17’s global rollout process has begun. Shipping starts with the International, US, and German versions – the first three of … Read the full press release

EBRD, Banque Centrale Populaire to support international trade for Moroccan companies

A 50 million US dollar trade finance line with Banque Centrale Populaire 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD is partnering with Banque Centrale Populaire to strengthen bank support for Moroccan companies in terms of international trade so that they can raise … Read the full press release

László Andor welcomes EP’s adoption of new rules to protect EU workers from harmful electromagnetic fields

Brussels, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor today welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of the Commission’s proposal for a Directive to update and improve EU rules to protect workers from electromagnetic fields … Read the full press release

Airbus Military introduced new series of its best-selling C295 medium transport and surveillance aircraft – the C295W

New series available in 2014 features winglets and uprated engines as standard Madrid, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Airbus Military today announces the launch of a new series of its best-selling C295 medium transport and surveillance aircraft – the C295W. Featuring winglets … Read the full press release

The European Parliament endorses clearer rules for food for infants, young children and food for specific medical purpose

Brussels, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Today, the European Parliament gave its green light on a set of clearer rules protecting specific groups of consumers such as infants and young children. The aim is to better protect consumers on the content and … Read the full press release

UK Van Fleet World Honours 2013: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Named Best Large Van, Mercedes-Benz Vans Wins Safety Award

Sprinter wins in tough field testing Judges praise Mercedes-Benz Vans for safety concept Mercedes-Benz cars also put in an impressive performance Stuttgart, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is setting standards worldwide – also as far as fleet specialists … Read the full press release

Henkel Teroson PU 8590 LD – der neue Hochleistungsklebstoff für den Omnibusbau

11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Aufgrund seiner geringen Dichte ermöglicht der neue elastische Hochleistungsklebstoff Teroson PU 8590 LD für Direktverglasung und Montagearbeiten im Fahrzeugbau eine deutliche Reduzierung des Fahrzeuggewichts. Der Einsatz des neuen PUR-Klebstoffs von Henkel in der Produktion und Reparatur trägt … Read the full press release

Alstom introduced its new Citadis Spirit light-rail vehicle for the North American market

11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom today unveiled its new Citadis Spirit light-rail vehicle for the North American market during the 2013 American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference in Philadelphia. Company executives emphasized that the Citadis Spirit builds upon the experience of more than … Read the full press release

EC recommends collective redress mechanisms to Member States

Strasbourg, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today set out a series of common, non-binding principles for collective redress mechanisms in the Member States so that citizens and companies can enforce the rights granted to them under EU law where … Read the full press release

WirelessCar received 2 awards at Telematics Update Detroit

Gothenburg, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A jury of six telematics experts from across the industry selected WirelessCar as the Best Telematics Product or Service Launch in an Emerging Market (BRIC Region) and recognized Martin Rosell, Managing Director of WirelessCar, who received … Read the full press release

Victims of antitrust violations can claim damages under newly proposed EU legislation

Brussels, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Antitrust: Commission proposes legislation to facilitate damage claims by victims of antitrust violations.  The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive on how citizens and companies can claim damages when they are victims of infringements … Read the full press release

FCO Minister David Lidington responded to the FAC report: The future of the European Union

11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — FCO Minister David Lidington has responded to the publication of the FAC report: The future of the European Union: UK Government policy In response to the publication of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee report ‘The … Read the full press release

The European Ombudsman helped solve payment dispute between French NGO EDNES and the EC

11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has helped to settle a EUR 93 000 payment dispute between a French NGO “Earth Data Network for Education and Scientific Exchange” (EDNES) and the European Commission. EDNES successfully carried out three EU- funded projects in … Read the full press release