Daily Archives: 26, January 2018

University of St Andrews: former paper mill at Guardbridge will be transformed into a modern working environment

Fife, Scotland, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Plans for a multi-million pound development which will see 400 University staff relocate from St Andrews to the Eden Campus at Guardbridge have been lodged with Fife Council. In what is a major strategic move by … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham: Energy Research Accelerator Chief Executive Gordon Waddington to leave at the end of March

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gordon Waddington, Chief Executive of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has announced that he will be leaving his role at the end of March. Gordon was instrumental in establishing the Energy Research Accelerator in 2015, when … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham led project installed Europe’s largest community Tesla made battery in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s largest community battery is being installed at the Trent Basin residential development in Nottingham this week, as part of a unique community energy project. Made by Tesla, the battery can store 2.1 MWh of … Read the full press release

Red Eléctrica de España obtains license to operate drones for the inspection and maintenance of electricity transmission lines

MADRID, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Red Eléctrica de España developed two projects in 2017 for the use of drones – remotely piloted aircraft – for the inspection and maintenance of electricity transmission lines, as a commitment of the Company to innovation … Read the full press release

Merck appoints Dirk Toepfer as new Chief Information Officer

Toepfer joins from Metro Group, where he served as Head of the IT service company Metro Systems DARMSTADT, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that Dirk Toepfer will join the Group as the new … Read the full press release

What Car? magazine names the Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase the best super-luxury car in the world

A panel of highly-esteemed judges from What Car? magazine has once again declared the Rolls-Royce Ghost the best super-luxury car in the world in its most prestigious class: luxury cars over £100,000.  Westhampnett, UK, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A panel of … Read the full press release

Unilever calls for industry-wide effort in addressing the issue of ocean plastic waste towards the transition to a circular economy

LONDON, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today called for the consumer goods industry to step-up its efforts to tackle the mounting challenge of ocean plastic waste and create a circular economy for plastics. One year after Unilever made its industry-leading commitment … Read the full press release

Unilever announce partnership with PT Perkebunan Nusantara to support farmers on sustainable palm oil production in Indonesia

DAVOS, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever and Indonesian government-owned palm oil plantation company PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in Indonesia to support local mills and smallholder farmers to produce palm oil according to … Read the full press release

ŠKODA OCTAVIA and ŠKODA KAROQ recognised at the ‘Best Cars 2018’ awards

ŠKODA OCTAVIA awarded best imported compact car for the 5th time in a row The new ŠKODA KAROQ is the best import car in the ‘compact SUV / off-road vehicle’ category ŠKODA OCTAVIA the brand’s bestseller worldwide with 419,000 deliveries … Read the full press release

SCC to deliver Video Analytics solution to UK Police and investigation professionals

SCC’s Video Analytics solution – to be deployed across more than 40 police forces in the UK – includes pioneering Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning capabilities. BIRMINGHAM, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit, the procurement specialists working on … Read the full press release