Monthly Archives: February 2018

Telenor Group at Mobile World Congress: Working Group Two ready for commercial launch

BARCELONA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Working Group Two, the ground-breaking cloud based core network, is ready for commercial launch. Swedish mobile virtual network operator Vimla is the first commercial customer of the platform, which enables faster and scalable service innovation … Read the full press release

Telenor Group to contribute to two Telecom Infra Project (TIP) project groups focused on wireless networking

Telenor Group has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). The global mobile operator will contribute to two TIP project groups focused on wireless networking: OpenCellular and mmWave. FORNEBU, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — News that Telenor Group became a member of TIP … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals extends its offering of Kromasil silica products

AMSTERDAM, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is extending its offering of Kromasil silica products to support a key separation process used in drug development. The new Kromasil line targets supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC), which has emerged as a … Read the full press release

Royal DSM: Successful Initial Determination in DSM Desotech’s International Trade Commission case against Momentive UV Coatings (Shanghai) Co. and OFS Fitel, LLC

Elgin IL , USA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announces today a successful Initial Determination in DSM Desotech’s International Trade Commission (“ITC”) case against Momentive UV Coatings (Shanghai) Co., … Read the full press release

DSM: Next-generation armor technology will be on display at this year’s Enforce Tac exhibition

GELEEN, Netherlands, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Next-generation armor technology will be on display at this year’s Enforce Tac exhibition on March 7-8 in Nuremberg, Germany, where DSM Dyneema will showcase its innovative materials used by armor manufacturers to create the latest … Read the full press release

Bristol and Surrey universities, King’s College London debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress

The University of Bristol, University of Surrey and King’s College London will this week [26 February – 1 March] debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. BRISTOL, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the … Read the full press release

Enea AB to acquire Openwave Mobility for USD 90 million

Kista, Sweden, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea AB (publ) (“Enea”) has signed an agreement to acquire Openwave Mobility, a company offering the industry’s most scalable NFV platform with solutions to mobile operators. Openwave Mobility has a leading position in traffic management … Read the full press release

New brand presence: Mercedes-Benz to modernise its appearance in the exterior and interior area of its retail operations

STUTTGART, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz is showcasing its new brand presence in the first showrooms. As the first international showroom, Hong Kong gives a thorough insight into the future world of experience. In Germany, customers can experience the new concept … Read the full press release

Daimler: Record number of startups and pilot projects at STARTUP AUTOBAHN

Record number of startups and pilot projects at STARTUP AUTOBAHN – the biggest innovation platform in Europe powered by Plug and Play Tech Center: over 130 pilots with 74 startups, 10 meetups with more than 3000 visitors; 30+ mentoring sessions; 700+ … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz is presents systems with artificial intelligence (AI) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

STUTTGART/BARCELONA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (MWC; 26 February to 1 March) Mercedes-Benz is presenting innovations and initiatives from a variety of fields as part of its overarching digitisation strategy. The focus at the 280 square metre … Read the full press release

World Life Experience is headed to Ljubljana

The lucky participants will be in Ljubljana, Slovenia showing a worldwide audience the wonders of the City, while enjoying hands on involvement with the ZAVOD POVOD Institution, from March 01st to March 11th, 2018. LISBON, Portugal , 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz awarded the best player of the ESL One Katowice 2018 tournament a vehicle of his choice valued at 50,000 euros

STUTTGART/KATOWICE, 27-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 80 players, 16 teams, a million US dollars in prize money. The world’s best players and teams in the Dota 2 discipline, a real-time strategy game, determined their champions from 24 to 25 February 2018 in the Spodek … Read the full press release

Daimler and BAIC to further expand local production for the Mercedes-Benz brand at their joint venture Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd.

Daimler and BAIC announce plans to expand local production of Mercedes-Benz vehicles due to expected market demand in China Local production hub Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd. (BBAC) to operate additional production location Investment of over 11.9 billion RMB to … Read the full press release

Daimler Financial Services demonstrates digital human concept using artificial and emotional intelligence at Mobile World Congress

Data-driven insights will create a completely new customer experience. The Digitial Human, ‘Sarah’, is combining artificial and emotional intelligence for a completely new mobility experience. Udo Neumann, Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Daimler Financial Services: “A digital human like ‘Sarah’ … Read the full press release

Daimler AG, MizMaa Ventures invest in Tel Aviv based startup that uses AI to analyze user behaviour directly on mobile phones and other wearables

Investment intensifies cooperation Analysis and prediction of user behaviour with the aid of artificial intelligence EQ Ready App already on the German market STUTTGART/ TEL AVIV, Country, 27-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG is intensifying its cooperation with the start-up … Read the full press release

Ricoh announces new ink technology for its Ricoh Pro VC60000 continuous feed inkjet printing platform

LONDON, 27-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Europe is announcing another step in its journey to be the most innovative inkjet printing company in the world.  Knowing that production printing businesses are continuing to ask more from digital print vendors, especially for inkjet … Read the full press release

Philips eICU program helped Avera Health enhance care quality and efficiency

Health system has reduced costs by USD 62 million, reduced nearly 11,000 bed days in the ICU, with more than 260 lives saved in past 12 months AMSTERDAM, 27-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahead of the 2018 Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems … Read the full press release

Nokia, Intel and Verizon collaborate on new groundbreaking Cloud RAN architectures

Nokia demonstrates successful trial of Cloud RAN in Oklahoma City, featuring its Cloud BTS with Verizon’s Virtual Cloud Platform for the operator’s vRAN 1.0 architecture Trial advances joint work between Nokia and Intel to develop Verizon’s vRAN 2.0 architecture to … Read the full press release

Nokia unveils several enhancements to its in-home Wi-Fi solution

Expanded portfolio of Nokia residential devices and gateways now supports intelligent mesh Wi-Fi capabilities, strengthened by new Unium software New software and analytics provide self-healing, self-learning, self-care functions that optimize Wi-Fi networks and maximize performance Nokia enables service providers and … Read the full press release

Nokia to acquire software company specialized in solving complex wireless networking problems

Unium expertise and IPR will bring field-proven mesh Wi-Fi technology to enhance Nokia’s end-to-end solution for whole-home Wi-Fi Unium’s intelligent mesh technology delivers industry-leading, carrier-grade Wi-Fi performance, coverage and resilience, resulting in an unsurpassed gigabit home experience Planned purchase of … Read the full press release

Nokia and China Mobile extend existing 5G collaboration

Companies to collaborate with focus on delivery of services for verticals leveraging key growth areas of smart cities, smart transportation and intelligent video analytics Extends existing 5G collaboration, with China Mobile’s 5G innovation lab to investigate 5G use cases, future … Read the full press release

Nokia and Vodafone Italy start a trial in Milan delivering innovative and smart 5G services

Nokia will provide 5G end-to-end solution to Vodafone Italy in Milan aiming at trialing applications of ubiquitous ultra-fast 5G connectivity to support smart healthcare, emergency services, traffic management and tourism in Milan First successful test of the technology has been … Read the full press release

Nokia and Facebook to accelerate the adoption of 60 GHz fixed wireless access technologies

ESPOO, 27-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokia and Facebook are working to accelerate the adoption of 60 GHz fixed wireless access technologies to deliver gigabit services and connect more people, faster. The 60 GHz band allows high-speed broadband connectivity in urban or … Read the full press release

VIB-UGent: The combination of a low lignin amount and increased biomass in our engineered plants led to a four-fold increase in sugar release compared to wild plants

Ghent, Belgium, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To ease the industrial processing of plant biomass into energy, plants are engineered to contain less lignin. Unfortunately, this intervention typically leads to reduced yield. Researchers have now discovered a way to overcome this problem. … Read the full press release

Merck: EMD Serono, Pfizer Canada receive approval for BAVENCIO™ from Health Canada

First Health Canada approved treatment for rare and aggressive type of skin cancer MISSISSAUGA, ON, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Merck, which operates as EMD Serono in the US and Canada, and Pfizer Canada Inc. announced that Health Canada has approved BAVENCIO™ … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham Professor Sue Arrowsmith appointed to the International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport (IPACS)

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A legal expert from the University of Nottingham has been appointed to an international network fighting corruption in sport. Professor Sue Arrowsmith of the School of Law will be advising the International Partnership Against Corruption … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham picked up 13 nominations across 11 award categories in this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The shortlist for the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018 has been announced, and it’s been another bumper year for the University of Nottingham. The University and its staff and students picked up 13 nominations across 11 award … Read the full press release

Neil Carmichael joins the University of Nottingham as an Honorary Professor in the Schools of Education and Politics and International Relations

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neil Carmichael, former Chair of the House of Commons Education Select Committee, has joined the University of Nottingham as an Honorary Professor in the Schools of Education and Politics and International Relations. Neil Carmichael served … Read the full press release

Sanofi: the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act for Sanofi’s acquisition of Bioverativ has expired

PARIS, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi announced today that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”), applicable to Sanofi’s proposed acquisition of Bioverativ Inc. (“Bioverativ”, NASDAQ: BIVV) has expired. On February 7, … Read the full press release

Capgemini to set up two global innovation and development (I&D) centers in India for Terumo BCT

PARIS, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that it has been selected byTerumo BCT, a U.S.-based global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, to set up two global innovation and development (I&D) centers in India. Working together, Capgemini … Read the full press release