Monthly Archives: January 2018

University of Leicester to participate at the GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong from 21 – 24 March 2018

Event in Hong Kong from 21-24 March will explore the opportunities of space science LEICESTER, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Leicester will bring the wonders of the Universe to Hong Kong as part of the UK government’s GREAT Festival … Read the full press release

University of Leicester Students’ Union launches online resource designed to help students learn ‘How to Adult’

Leicester Students’ Union launches online resource to help students prepare for ‘adulting’ in the real world The online resource can be accessed at: https://www.leicesterunion.com/howtoadult LEICESTER, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An online resource designed to help students learn ‘How to Adult’ has … Read the full press release

University of Leicester ranked 44th in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers for Equality and Diversity

LEICESTER, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leicester is ranked 44th in the country in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list, which showcases the most inclusive employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff The University of Leicester has been ranked as one … Read the full press release

Rabobank launches a €60 million investment fund for the Fintech and Food & Agri sector

UTRECHT, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank is today launching Rabo Frontier Ventures (RFV), a €60 million strategic investment fund that focuses on high-potential early-stage Fintech and Food & Agri companies. RFV is a subsidiary of Rabobank Group and forms part of … Read the full press release

CLH signs collaboration agreement with Royal Spanish Automobile Federation

The agreement covers the organisation of training, consulting and research activities, or any other action that may be of interest to both parties MADRID, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLH’s Corporate Technical Director, Javier Alonso, and the President of the Royal … Read the full press release

CLH Pipeline System Limited announces long-term throughput agreement with Phillips 66 Limited

MADRID, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLH Pipeline System Limited (CLH-PS) and Phillips 66 Limited (Phillips 66) have entered into a long-term throughput contract to December 2033. Under the contract, which takes effect from 1 February 2018, Phillips 66 will continue to … Read the full press release

Alstom Foundation supports Esibonelwesihle Secondary School in Duduza, South Africa with a new welding school

The Alstom Foundation today inaugurated a new welding school at Esibonelwesihle Secondary School, located in Duduza, Nigel area, Gauteng Province, 50 km from Johannesburg in South Africa. Saint-Ouen, France, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Esibonelwesihle Welding School is funded by … Read the full press release

Hungarian team “Petronauts” wins the first place at MOL Group’s Freshhh 2017 competition

Freshhh is an international online competition for top students interested in the Oil & Gas industry Through Freshhh MOL aims to further engage with digital natives, offering them compelling potential career paths This year’s edition attracted 1,450 teams from nearly … Read the full press release

VELUX Group enables homeowners to visualise the effect of daylight in a room with the launch of new MyDaylight app

The new app, MyDaylight, enables homeowners to design their own room, visualising the real effect of daylight, with 360 view and virtual reality options. Hørsholm, Denmark, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A must for anyone considering a home makeover or attic … Read the full press release

Royal DSM maintains key patent for its Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology after a second challenge by Honeywell Inc.

Geleen, the Netherlands, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that a key patent of DSM Dyneema, protecting its Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology will be maintained after a second challenge … Read the full press release

MeetingPackage.com Präsentiert einzigartiges Reservierungsportal für Meetings & Events

Helsinki, Finnland, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MeetingPackage.com kündigt den Start seines einzigartigen Reservierungsportals für Meetings und Events an. Das Reservierungsportal ermöglicht den Online-Verkauf von Konferenzräumen und Dienstleistungen. Es wurde bereits bewiesen, dass es einen exponentiellen Anstieg von Bestätigungen der Angebotsanfragen gibt. Heutzutage sind … Read the full press release

MeetingPackage.com Lance son Moteur de Réservation Exclusif pour Réunions & Événements

Helsinki, Finlande, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MeetingPackage.com lance son nouveau Moteur de Réservation exclusif pour Réunions & Événements. Avec le Moteur de Réservation, la vente de salles de réunion et autres services en ligne devient une réalité. À l’aide de ce nouveau … Read the full press release

MeetingPackage.com Introduces Unique Booking Engine for Meetings & Events

HELSINKI, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MeetingPackage.com announced the launch of their unique Booking Engine for Meetings & Events. The Booking Engine makes selling meeting rooms and services online a reality and has already proven to increase exponentially confirmation ratio from … Read the full press release

Research team at the University of Freiburg mapped out the gene regulators in the DNA of human cardiac muscle cells

More than 100,000 switches FREIBURG, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Information for building cells is stored in our genetic material, otherwise known as DNA. It is here that you find all the blueprints for the more than 20,000 different proteins in the … Read the full press release

Arburg at Chinaplas 2018: Innovative technologies for Industry 4.0, additive manufacturing, LSR processing

Industry trendsetter: Innovative technologies for Industry 4.0, injection moulding and additive manufacturing Extensive portfolio: Efficient plastics processing – from one-off parts to high-volume production Customer-oriented: Arburg is strong on service, consulting and individual solutions LOSSBURG, Germany, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With … Read the full press release

University of Bristol study: Technological alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations unlikely to GP workload

BRISTOL, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The realities of implementing alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations, such as telephone, email, online and video consultations, mean that hoped-for reductions in GP workload and increases in available appointments for patients might not be realised. This … Read the full press release

Africa: Research finds that grazing livestock with wildlife may benefit farmers by reducing parasitic disease

BRISTOL, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Farming at the border of National Parks in Africa can lead to conflict with wildlife, due to the belief that wild animals bring disease, prey upon livestock, and damage crops. In an unexpected twist, research conducted … Read the full press release

Sanofi acquires Bioverativ Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on therapies for hemophilia and other rare blood disorders

Expands Sanofi’s presence in specialty care and strengthens leadership in rare diseases  Adds leader in the growing hemophilia market and provides platform for expansion in other rare blood disorders  Drives meaningful shareholder value with ROIC expected to exceed cost of … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: new algorithm to solve the energy structure of quantum systems on quantum computers

BRISTOL, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An international collaboration of quantum physicists from the University of Bristol, Microsoft, Google, Imperial College, Max Planck Institute, and the Sun Yat-sen University have introduced a new algorithm to solve the energy structure of quantum … Read the full press release

Medicinal Chemistry: Peter D.J. Grootenhuis is the recipient of the 2018 IUPAC-Richter Prize for outstanding creative contributions in the treatment of cystic fibrosis

The 2018 IUPAC-Richter Prize in Medicinal Chemistry has been awarded to Peter D.J. Grootenhuis. BUDAPEST, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Peter D.J. Grootenhuis received this award in recognition of his outstanding creative contributions to the invention, discovery, and development of the medicine … Read the full press release

“France Cybersecurity” Label awarded to Atos at the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC)

Bezons, France, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has been awarded the “France Cybersecurity” Label for its identity authorization and access management solutions (IGA – Identity Governance and Administration), developed in France, through its Evidian range. … Read the full press release

The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class to debut in Amsterdam on 2 February 2018

STUTTGART/AMSTERDAM, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — There are just a few days to go: the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class celebrates its world premiere in Amsterdam on 2 February 2018. With Mercedes me media, anyone can be there live – wherever they are in the … Read the full press release

Geomarketing: GfK RegioGraph Online: access to information about the surroundings of a prospective location

New GfK online geomarketing application Bruchsal, Germany, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GfK has developed a new, additional version of its geomarketing solution, RegioGraph. “RegioGraph Online” allows users simultaneous access via a web browser to information about the surroundings of a prospective … Read the full press release

University of Dundee achieves one of the highest scores in the latest International Student Barometer (ISB)

DUNDEE, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International students at the University of Dundee have rated their overall satisfaction at over 93 per cent, one of the highest scores in the latest International Student Barometer (ISB). With feedback from over 3 million students … Read the full press release

FL Technics to provide extended services of base maintenance for 3 years to Bulgaria Air

Vilnius, Lithuania, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced signing the agreement with Bulgaria national carrier Bulgaria Air. According to the agreement, Bulgaria Air will receive extended services of … Read the full press release

Ricoh Electronic Devices unveils the RP604 Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter for use in wearable devices and IoT

Amstelveen, the Netherlands, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Electronic Devices Co., Ltd. in Japan has launched the RP604 Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter, designed to use in wearable devices, applications for Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless communications modules requiring a low level … Read the full press release

Electrolux to acquire laundry rental solutions company operating in Germany and Austria

STOCKHOLM, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux today announced it has agreed to acquire Schneidereit GmbH, a supplier of laundry rental solutions for professional customers in Germany and Austria. Schneidereit GmbH solutions allow customers a carefree experience by supporting the product throughout … Read the full press release

Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) awards Pöyry with an owner’s engineer services assignment for its gas-fired cogeneration power plant project in Rayong, Thailand

Vantaa, Finland, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) has awarded Pöyry with an owner’s engineer services assignment for Central Utility Plant 4, Phase 1 (CUP4.1), a 48 MW, 140 t/h gas-fired cogeneration power plant project in Rayong, … Read the full press release

GKN Aerospace’s Fokker obtains Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from EASA for the ADS-B Out modification on the Airbus A320 fleet

SmartLynx launching customer for ADS-B Out modification on the A320 New easy to install form-fit ATC Transponders. REDDITCH, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business has obtained the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from EASA for the introduction of the … Read the full press release

Philips recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics

AMSTERDAM, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it was named a 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator. Clarivate Analytics’ (formerly known as the Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science … Read the full press release