Monthly Archives: April 2018

Two African scientists named new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University, Sweden

Umeå, Sweden, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Two African scientists become new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University, Sweden. They are Julia Goedecke at the University of Cape Town and the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom … Read the full press release

Solvay Performance Polyamides unveils polyamide-based material specially designed for turbocharger systems running at continuous temperatures up to 220°C

Exceptional long-term heat ageing performance up to 220°C High flowability, excellent surface aspect and weldability Shanghai, PR China, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Performance Polyamides unveils Technyl® Red J, the polyamide-based material specially designed for turbocharger systems running at continuous … Read the full press release

Solvay to launch specialty polymer filaments that promise to introduce game-changing performance for 3D-printed parts

Alpharetta, Ga., 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay aims to take additive manufacturing (AM) to the next level with the launch of three specialty polymer filaments that promise to introduce game-changing performance for 3D-printed parts. Based on the company’s high-performing KetaSpire® … Read the full press release

Solvay Performance Polyamides enriched its Technyl® range to meet major challenges and disruptive trends in e-mobility

Shanghai, PR China, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Performance Polyamides announces significant advances in its Technyl® portfolio of polyamides (PA) to provide fit-for-purpose and cost-efficient solutions to meet major challenges and disruptive trends such as connectivity and autonomy as hybrids, all-electric … Read the full press release

Solvay launches high-performance thermoplastic composite with continuous carbon fiber reinforcement for demanding offshore oil and gas applications

Alpharetta, GA, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay launches EvoliteTM F1050, a market first high-performance thermoplastic composite with continuous carbon fiber reinforcement for demanding offshore oil and gas applications. EvoliteTM F1050 is a unidirectional tape combining the recognized excellent chemical and temperature resistance … Read the full press release

Solvay: high-performance KetaSpire® PEEK AM filament will be the first polyetheretherketone polymer included in e-Xstream engineering’s Digimat® simulation software

Alpharetta, Ga., 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay further established itself as an emerging leader in specialty polymers for additive manufacturing (AM) today with the news that high-performance KetaSpire® PEEK AM filament will be the first polyetheretherketone polymer included in e-Xstream engineering’s … Read the full press release

Ballast Nedam: The greenest transferium in the Netherlands opened on 22 April

Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The greenest transferium of the Netherlands has been officially been opened on 22 April. Go and have a look at the Deutersestraat, because in a little while it will be out of site for the … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen and OBOS to establish joint venture in building and construction – Construct Venture AS

OSLO, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen and OBOS are putting up 80 million to establish this joint venture initiative in building and construction – Construct Venture AS. The first investment for Construct Venture is being made in the company … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen to build the residential project Husebyhagen at Skedsmokorset in Akershus

OSLO, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen has signed a contract with Romerike Boligutvikling AS, a subsidiary of BORI BBL, to build the residential project Husebyhagen at Skedsmokorset in Akershus. Husebyhagen is a new residential project developed by Romerike Boligutvikling … Read the full press release

Professionals helping refugees from around the world to settle in Scotland will meet at the University of Dundee

Dundee, Scotland, UK, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professionals helping refugees from around the world to settle in Scotland will meet at the University of Dundee next week to discuss how they can better support families adjusting to life in their new … Read the full press release

ZOOM International Introduces GDPR Compliance in 6.3 Release

New Capabilities offer an Industry First—No Additional Product Purchases to Achieve Compliance PRAGUE, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZOOM International, a leader in call recording, workforce optimization, and compliance software for the omnichannel contact center, today announced support for the European … Read the full press release

University of Dundee ranked top in UK for Forensic Science in the 2019 edition of the Complete University Guide league tables

Dundee, UK, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has been ranked top in the United Kingdom for Forensic Science in the 2019 edition of the Complete University Guide league tables. Dundee also ranked 6th in the UK and top … Read the full press release

Aalborg University: plastic grid can increase the efficiency of an air-cooled fuel cell stack by over 30 percent

A plastic grid that costs less than a dollar to produce can increase the efficiency of an air-cooled fuel cell stack by over 30 percent, as demonstrated by research from Aalborg University Aalborg, Denmark, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TurbuGrid is the … Read the full press release

Electrolux and AIESEC to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in support of the UN SDG 12 Responsible consumption and production

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux and AIESEC today announced a joint initiative to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in communities around the world, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal number 12, Responsible consumption and production. Electrolux and … Read the full press release

Accenture Report: nearly all manufacturers are experimenting with artificial intelligence (AI)

However, while nearly all manufacturers are experimenting with AI, only a select few are reinventing products with AI at scale; Data quality and security remain challenges to AI adoption HANNOVER MESSE, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The vast majority of manufacturers … Read the full press release

FLSmidth to restructure its organisation into two industries – Cement and Mining

COPENHAGEN, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective from 1 July 2018, FLSmidth’s organisation will consist of two industries – Cement and Mining – supported by a regional setup to strengthen customer focus and life-cycle solutions – combined with a new central digital … Read the full press release

Koninklijke Philips N.V.: successful pricing of EUR 500 million fixed rate notes due 2024 and EUR 500 million fixed rate notes due 2028

AMSTERDAM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Koninklijke Philips N.V. (“Royal Philips”) (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the successful pricing of its issue of EUR 500 million fixed rate notes due 2024 and EUR 500 million … Read the full press release

Royal Philips to help parents take charge of their children’s asthma and allergy symptoms through awareness initiatives in more than 20 countries worldwide

Company opens new pollen measurement station at its Drachten innovation center in the Netherlands AMSTERDAM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This World Allergy Week (April 22 – 28) and World Asthma Day (May 1), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in … Read the full press release

Nordic Aviation Capital to lease one Embraer E190, MSN 19000461 to Pegas Fly

Billund, Denmark, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is pleased to confirm that it has delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000461, to LLC “IKAR” (d.b.a. Pegas Fly) on lease. NAC is delighted to welcome LLC “IKAR” as a … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the office building Laboratoriet 5 in Solna, Sweden to Atlasmuren Fastigheter AB

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold the office building Laboratoriet 5 in Solna, Sweden to Atlasmuren Fastigheter AB for about SEK 200 M. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the second quarter 2018. … Read the full press release

Skanska’s annual Safety Week: launch of virtual classroom developed by Spinview in cooperation with Swedish brain researcher Katarina Gospic

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska’s annual Safety Week is this year dedicated to “Health and Well-being”. As part of increasing awareness around what affects our mental health and our well-being, Skanska will be launching a virtual classroom developed by Spinview … Read the full press release

Finer.es comienza su actividad

Este servicio ofrece microcréditos online con las mejores condiciones MADRID, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — En abril de 2018 comenzó sus operaciones el servicio de microcréditos online Finer.es. Es un servicio internacional de préstamos online que se especializa en préstamos a … Read the full press release

Skanska to build production and storage facility in Gliwice, Poland

Skanska has signed a contract with Johnson Matthey for the construction of a production and storage facility in Gliwice, Poland. The contract is worth PLN 128 M, about SEK 300 M, which will be included in the order bookings for … Read the full press release

adidas appoints Zion Armstrong as President of adidas North America

Portland, Oregon, USA / Herzogenaurach, Germany, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — adidas has appointed Zion Armstrong (43, New Zealander) as President of adidas North America effective July 1, 2018. Armstrong succeeds Mark King, who has decided to step down from his … Read the full press release

Jean-Clément Soret of Technicolor London won a BAFTA Television Craft Award in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category

Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The win comes in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category for grading the season four episode ‘Metalhead’ of the acclaimed Netflix anthology series. In winning the award, Soret says Black Mirror team recognizes the greater impact … Read the full press release

University of St Andrews: Changes in the circulation of the North Pacific Ocean about 15,000 years ago ended the last Ice Age

Fife, Scotland, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Changes in the circulation of the North Pacific Ocean about 15,000 years ago released large amounts of CO2 to the atmosphere, helping warm the planet and end the last Ice Age, according to research by … Read the full press release

The Complete University Guide 2019 ranks The University of St Andrews top in Scotland

Fife, Scotland, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of St Andrews is top in Scotland and one of the five leading universities in the UK, according to a new league table to be published today (Wednesday 25 April 2018). The Complete … Read the full press release

New group launched to help unite and empower survivors of human trafficking and slavery around the world

NOTTINGHAM, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new group has been launched to help unite and empower survivors of human trafficking and slavery around the world. The Survivor Alliance launches online today (23 April), and is led by Minh Dang, a … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham, Phonepaid Services Authority publish top tips to ensure customers know what they are getting and how to avoid unnecessary charges online

NOTTINGHAM, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Consumers often fail to see important information about online services – which can lead to unexpected costs, according to new research. When you are buying a service online, what do you look at on a … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham Ningbo China part of research for the removal of heavy metal from coal-fired power stations in China

NOTTINGHAM, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) is pioneering research into the removal of heavy metal from coal-fired power stations in the People’s Republic of China. The initiative is part of the new China Huadian … Read the full press release