Monthly Archives: November 2017

Capgemini named the “Growth Partner of the Year” by Backbase, the fastest-growing FinTech software company

PARIS, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that it has been named the “Growth Partner of the Year” by Backbase, the fastest-growing FinTech software company. Presented at the annual Backbase Connect conference, the award recognizes Capgemini as the alliance partner with the largest … Read the full press release

Capgemini to develop a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Center of Excellence (CoE) for UK Gov

PARIS/LONDON, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini has announced a two-year agreement with the UK Cabinet Office to develop a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Center of Excellence (CoE). The CoE, which is now up and running, will help to accelerate the take-up of … Read the full press release

Nemetschek Group at the BIM World in Munich: Building the Future Together

MUNICH, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nemetschek Group, a leading global software provider in the AEC industry (Architecture, Engineering, Construction), is presenting 11 of its brands at the BIM World, which opens its doors today in Munich. Under the slogan “Building … Read the full press release

Sky Jeremy Darroch on the digital Wild West: time for tech giants to experience the formal scrutiny or regulation of media companies

Opinion piece from Jeremy Darroch Group Chief Executive, Sky Originally published in The Times on Tuesday 28 November 2017 Isleworth, United Kingdom, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Every day new headlines are written about inappropriate video appearing on YouTube, about fake news or Russian … Read the full press release

Sky Sports Arena will become Sky Sports Darts HD from 14 December to 3 January

Sky Sports is set to celebrate 25 years of broadcasting the World Darts Championship with a dedicated darts channel, and brand new programming. Isleworth, United Kingdom, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From 14 December to 3 January, Sky Sports Arena will become … Read the full press release

Die Deutsche Kreditbank AG (DKB) ist gestern Abend im Axel-Springer-Haus in Berlin mit dem renommierten Internationalen Sponsoring Award (ISA)

BERLIN, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Deutsche Kreditbank AG (DKB) ist gestern Abend im Axel-Springer-Haus in Berlin mit dem renommierten Internationalen Sponsoring Award (ISA) ausgezeichnet worden. Sie erhielt den Preis, der jährlich vom Fachverband für Sponsoring-Agenturen und Dienstleister (FASPO) vergeben … Read the full press release

Holographic radar technology startup Aveillant acquired by Thales

La Défense, France, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales announces the acquisition of Aveillant Ltd, a Cambridge (UK) based start-up company, pioneer in holographic radar technology. Holographic radars perform very differently to standard surveillance techniques by establishing a permanent and complete … Read the full press release

Thales led consortium to implement security systems on 61 Rete Ferroviaria Italiana stations throughout various regions in Italy

La Défense, France, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) the Italian rail network operator, has awarded a pool of companies led by Thales a contract for the implementation of security systems on 61 RFI stations throughout various regions in … Read the full press release

CBI on UK Government’s new Industrial Strategy: Today’s announcement must be the beginning of a strategic race, not a tactical sprint

The CBI has given its initial response to the Government’s new modern Industrial Strategy. Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, said: LONDON, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Nine in ten firms see a modern Industrial Strategy as vital to improving living standards in the … Read the full press release

WEF: Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, Government of Colombia to launch a multistakeholder platform to protect over 60 million hectares of Amazon rainforest

Colombia is working with the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 to convene a multistakeholder platform of buyers, producers, international donors, NGOs and civil society organizations to protect the Amazon rainforest The platform will initially cover palm oil and is expected to … Read the full press release

McLaren, Pirelli to deliver a new winter wheel and tyre package for McLaren Sports Series models

Lightweight forged alloy wheel and winter tyre set for McLaren Sports Series cars now available McLaren-approved Pirelli MC Sottozero 3 winter tyres provide better grip and braking in adverse conditions when temperatures drop below 7 degrees Celsius Having an additional … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer-Alumni-Summit 2017 in Stuttgart: Programmierbare Materialien forschungsprojekte

München, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Am 24. November 2017 fand der diesjährige Fraunhofer-Alumni-Summit mit Unterstützung des Verbundes MATERIALS in Stuttgart statt. Auf dem Programm standen spannende Vorträge und Spitzengespräche, unter anderem mit Fraunhofer-Vorstand Prof. Georg Rosenfeld und Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Vorstandsvorsitzender … Read the full press release

Neste Jacobs Oy now 100% owned by Neste Corporation; company name changes to Neste Engineering Solutions Oy

ESPOO, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In September 2017 it was announced that Neste has acquired Jacobs Engineering’s 40% shareholding in Neste Jacobs Oy. After this transaction, Neste Jacobs Oy is now 100% owned by Neste Corporation. As the result of the … Read the full press release

GSK: NDA submission to US FDA for single-dose tafenoquine for the radical cure of Plasmodium vivax malaria

Regulatory milestone affirms GSK’s strong commitment and scientific capabilities to fighting infectious diseases  LONDON/GENEVA, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GSK and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announced the submission of a new drug application (NDA) by GSK to the United States … Read the full press release

GSK on UK Government’s Industrial Strategy: Meaningful targets, sustained efforts and coherent implementation will be critical to this strategy’s success

LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Responding to the launch of the Industrial Strategy White Paper, published today by the UK Government, Phil Thomson, President, Global Affairs, at GSK said: “A new, long-term industrial strategy for the country is important and welcome. We … Read the full press release

ViiV Healthcare begins phase III study on long-acting two-drug regimen in virally suppressed adults with HIV-1 infection

The ATLAS-2M study will evaluate injections every two months in virally suppressed patients LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (27 November 2017) ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GSK, with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, … Read the full press release

Vasyl Latsanych appointed Chief Executive Officer of VEON Russian operations

AMSTERDAM, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vasyl Latsanych as … Read the full press release

EBRD loans PLN 100 million to Euro Bank S.A. for energy efficiency of residential buildings in Poland

PLN 100 million in loans via loan to Euro Bank S.A. LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is providing a loan of up to PLN 100 million (€23.6 million equivalent) to Euro Bank S.A. (Euro Bank) to finance investments to … Read the full press release

EBRD unveils new energy sector strategy; public to submit contributions no later than 1 February 2018

First phase on public consultation until 1 February 2018 LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is starting work on a new energy sector strategy and inviting the public to submit contributions. Comments based on the current document should be submitted in … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies expands its internationally proven Coil-on-Module (CoM) portfolio with a complete solution for contactless ID documents

MUNICH, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The core of electronic ID cards (eID) and passports are powerful and robust security solutions. Security chips in “Coil-on-Module” (CoM) packages offer significant advantages here. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is now … Read the full press release

Leoni unveils fire-retardant cables that significantly reduce flame propagation and heat generation in buildings

Cables with reduced flame propagation now also for industrial applications – certified to the new EN 50575 Construction Products Regulation NUREMBERG, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and … Read the full press release

Borealis, Johannes Kepler University (JKU) launch scholarship to help asylum applicants and beneficiaries to commence university studies

The success of integration is largely dependent upon education and training, and therefore within the refugee initiative of the same name, Borealis and the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) in Linz, Austria have instituted the joint “MORE” project, which is intended … Read the full press release

Audi: Racing debut of the new Audi e-tron FE04 in Hong Kong

Electric racing series to open in Hong Kong with first Audi factory team Racing debut of the new Audi e-tron FE04 Telephone press conference with Lucas di Grassi on Wednesday, November 29 Neuburg a. d. Donau, Germany, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the … Read the full press release

Axiomatics Releases New Version of SmartGuard™ for Big Data

Upgrades Enhance Ease-of-Use and Accelerated Functionality STOCKHOLM, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axiomatics, the leader in fine-grained dynamic authorization, today announced the availability of SmartGuard™ for Big Data 1.2, the only authorization solution that fully supports Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) … Read the full press release

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Orkla to acquire Swedish eCommerce portals Gymgrossisten and Bodystore

OSLO, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla has entered into an agreement to purchase the Swedish company Health and Sports Nutrition Group HSNG AB (“HSNG”). HSNG runs the eCommerce portals Gymgrossisten and Bodystore, and is the biggest online health and sport nutrition … Read the full press release

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns marked the launch of UK Government’s Modern Industrial Strategy at the Airbus Campus in Newport

LONDON, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Welsh Secretary launches Industrial Strategy at Airbus’ Newport Campus UK Government publishes its vision for a modern Industrial Strategy. Welsh Secretary marks launch during visit to Airbus’ Newport Campus Industrial Strategy to drive growth across the whole … Read the full press release

Karen Pierce appointed as the new UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations

LONDON, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Karen Pierce, currently Director-General Political at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, has been appointed as the new UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen is the first woman appointed to this role, and is uniquely suited … Read the full press release

UK to confirm new £70 million package of recovery and reconstruction support for hurricanes hit British islands

Prime Minister Theresa May will confirm a new £70 million package of recovery and reconstruction support for British islands hit by recent hurricanes. LONDON, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leaders from 11 British Overseas Territories will meet in Downing Street on Tuesday 28 … Read the full press release

juwi: the world’s largest PV-hybrid-system in Australia reports one year positive results

Wörrstadt, Germany, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — juwi’s award winning solar hybrid project at Sandfire Resources DeGrussa Copper/Gold Mine has been successfully operating for more than one year. Over a year ago the world’s largest PV-hybrid-system, some 900 kilometers northeast of Perth … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán reaffirms Iberdrola’s commitment to fighting climate change at a meeting in Madrid with Spain’s Minister Álvaro Nadal

BILBAO, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After meeting Spain’s Minister for Galán defends that the company’s application for the orderly closure of its two coal-fired power plants left worldwide is consistent with the group’s determination to tackle effects of climate change by … Read the full press release