Monthly Archives: June 2018

Stadler’s DOSTO doubledeck train comes to Sweden and will run in the Mälardalen region from 2019

STOCKHOLM, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 27, the first Mälartåg (Mälar train) from Stadler is on show at Stockholm Central Station in cooperation with Mälab and Transitio. The train is a variant of Stadler’s DOSTO doubledeck train and is going … Read the full press release

The Royal Government of Cambodia and VINCI Airports mark the soft-opening of the full refurbished passenger terminal at Sihanoukville airport

Rueil-Malmaison, France, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To mark the soft-opening of the full refurbished passenger terminal, a ceremony was held today at Sihanoukville airport. Attending the event were the Secretary of State in charge of Civil Aviation, the Under Secretary of … Read the full press release

Hydro to industrialize world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology at the Karmøy technology pilot

All 60 electrolysis cells are now in operation at the Karmøy technology pilot, where Hydro aims to industrialize the world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology. OSLO, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our aim is to be the global … Read the full press release

UniCredit to increase its strategic stake to 10.3 per cent in Kepler Cheuvreux

MILAN, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit (acting through UniCredit Bank AG) today announced that, following seven  years of highly successful partnership in equity capital markets (ECM) activities, it will increase its strategic stake in Kepler Cheuvreux, the leading Pan European … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä announces departure of Mr Javier Cavada Camino, President of Energy Solutions

HELSINKI, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mr Javier Cavada Camino, President of Energy Solutions, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management will leave Wärtsilä to become President & CEO of the London-based energy storage company Highview Power on 30 … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and Hyundai Motor Group partner to utilize second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries

Seoul, South Korea and Helsinki, Finland, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Hyundai Motor Group have signed a technology and commercial partnership designed to utilize second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries towards the growing energy storage market. The … Read the full press release

EE introduces two new Fibre Max broadband plans perfect for connected homes

EE introduces two new Fibre Max broadband plans perfect for connected homes, offering customers average download speeds of 145Mbps and 300Mbps EE Pay monthly handset customers will also receive an extra 20GB mobile data boost each month when choosing an … Read the full press release

Iberdrola to build its largest renewable energy facility in Latin America: the Paraíba wind farm complex in Brazil

The Paraíba complex will have a total installed power of 565 megawatts This big facility will consist of 18 wind farms, three of which are already operational while another 15 are at different phases of development, with a commitment to … Read the full press release

SGS: Nepal to implement new set of chemical requirements for toy safety

Nepal is proposing to implement a new set of chemical requirements for toy safety. If approved, the new measures could become effective in late 2018/early 2019. GENEVA, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In March 2017, we informed you [1]that Nepal had implemented measures … Read the full press release

SGS: Egyptian company Auto-Group conforms to MSI 20000 standards

After a long process of evaluation and verification, strictly evaluated on the basis of the specifications of the MSI 20000 regulation, SGS has announced that the Egyptian company Auto-Group conforms to MSI 20000 standards. GENEVA, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The official … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc. announce positive results from the randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, Phase III SOLO-1 trial of Lynparza (olaparib) tablets

Lynparza met primary endpoint of progression-free survival in women with BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer and showed a safety profile consistent with previous trials AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza is the only PARP inhibitor to demonstrate significant activity in the 1st-line maintenance … Read the full press release

H. Lundbeck A/S initiates a phase I study of a potential new treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Lu AF28996 is the third compound added to Lundbeck’s clinical development pipeline in 2018. VALBY, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) again expands its pipeline of clinical development projects with the initiation of a phase I study of a … Read the full press release

Leonardo to provide active protection systems for US Army tanks

• Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, will provide active protection systems for US Army tanks  ROME, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, has been awarded a contract worth USD 193 million by U.S. Army to provide active protection systems … Read the full press release

KTH and Karolinska Institutet: AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops

Researchers at KTH and Karolinska Institutet have concluded that AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops, and even improve clinical diagnosis and treatment of the disease. STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Every cancer tumor is unique, … Read the full press release

Heathrow: Parliament unambiguously backed expanding Heathrow ending decades of political debate

415 MPs across political parties united to unequivocally back expanding Heathrow – ending decades of political debate Approval unlocks billions in growth, secures tens of thousands of new skilled jobs and will ensure Heathrow expands sustainably Heathrow will now prepare … Read the full press release

Henkel opens Innovation and Interaction Center (IIC) for 3D Printing in Dublin, Ireland

New Innovation and Interaction Center in Dublin Düsseldorf, Germany, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has opened its Innovation and Interaction Center (IIC) for 3D Printing at its Tallaght site near Dublin, Ireland. The IIC, which is the first in a new … Read the full press release

EQT to acquire Zemax Software Holdings, LLC., global provider of optical and illumination design software

EQT to support the continued growth of Zemax by leveraging EQT’s global network, experience in scaling businesses and history of developing enterprise software leaders STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”) and EQT Mid Market US GP B.V. … Read the full press release

Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited to build three coast guard vessels for the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency

The contract signed with the Ministry agency NDMA values about 550 million euro TRIESTE, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD” or the “Company”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has announced that … Read the full press release

Press conference: Illegal sales of Schengen and Medical Visa Scandal involving Maltese PM’s Office

The press conference will take place tomorrow, 26th of June at 11:30am in the European Parliament room – PHS 0A50 BRUSSELS, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — There is evidence that points to the possibility that up to 88.000 Schengen visas and … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the publishing of Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 18-22 June 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. announces the publishing of Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 18-22 June 2018. In accordance with the … Read the full press release

Evonik’s “Black & Bright” advertising campaign wins the German Brand Award

  The advertising motifs of the “Black & Bright” campaign were announced the winners of the German Brand Award in the “Brand Creation – Print” category ESSEN, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For more than a year now, the Black & Bright … Read the full press release

Evonik opens new application technology laboratory for fiber composites and electronics in Geesthacht

ESSEN, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In mid-May, the new application technology laboratory for fiber composites and electronics at the Geesthacht location was put into operation. “Thanks to the new laboratory, we can support our customers even faster and better than … Read the full press release

Evonik nominated for the AutomotiveINNOVATION Award from the Center of Automotive Management and PricewaterhouseCoopers

ESSEN, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik was nominated for the AutomotiveINNOVATION Award from the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The specialty chemicals company was the only material manufacturer to finish third behind Continental and Toyoda Gosei, as the … Read the full press release

Austria’s oldest listed company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX

VIENNA, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The construction company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX on 26 June 2018. Austria’s oldest listed company will be included in the ATX for the first time in its history. The extraordinary … Read the full press release

FMO: Climate Investor One reaches third close at USD 535 million

Climate Investor One has reached third close at USD 535 million. This innovative blended finance facility provides funding for renewable energy projects in the wind, solar and run-of-river hydro sectors in developing countries . THE HAGUE, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Climate Investor One seeks … Read the full press release

Shire: U.S. FDA approval makes CINRYZE® available to help prevent angioedema attacks in children with hereditary angioedema

CINRYZE is the first and only therapy indicated in the U.S. to help prevent angioedema attacks in pediatric patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE) as young as 6 Shire is the only drug developer to complete a pediatric study for the … Read the full press release

U.S. FDA approval for Shire’s first submission for its new plasma manufacturing facility near Covington, Georgia

New facility will add 30% capacity to Shire’s internal plasma manufacturing network once fully operational Expanded capacity supports continued strong growth of Shire’s leading immunoglobulin portfolio and further strengthens ability to deliver complex therapies for rare immune-mediated conditions DUBLIN, 25-Jun-2018 … Read the full press release

Agricultural start-up accelerator The Agro Innovation Lab recognised by the Austrian Economic Chamber with the Global Innovator Award

BayWa and RWA’s Start-up Accelerator MUNICH, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Agro Innovation Lab (AIL), innovation platform of both BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG, has been awarded the Global Innovator Award for the “Born Global Innovators” category. … Read the full press release

Leading exporters selected LBBW as the best bank for export financing in the EMEA

PRAGUE, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading exporters have chosen LBBW as the best bank for export financing in the EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa) economic area. Yesterday in Prague, LBBW received the 2017 Regional Exporters’ Choice Award from well-known specialized information service … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY CFO and Executive VP Carolina Dybeck Happe to leave the company

STOCKHOLM, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Carolina Dybeck Happe, CFO and Executive Vice President of ASSA ABLOY has decided to leave the company for a position outside the Group. She will be leaving at the end of December 2018 and the process … Read the full press release