Monthly Archives: July 2018

Collaborate or Die: Advice to Investors!

CAMBRIDGE, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Founded by Peter and Alan Cowley, The Invested Investor is aiming to increase the success rate of start-ups by learning from the experience of entrepreneurs, investors and start-up specialists. They recently interviewed two leading investors: David … Read the full press release

Nokia to provide T-Mobile with complete end-to-end 5G solutions in a landmark $3.5 billion agreement

Nokia’s largest 5G agreement globally will provide end-to-end 5G solutions for T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network Bellevue, Washington and Espoo, Finland, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Nokia today announced a landmark $3.5 billion agreement to accelerate the deployment of … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s GX Aviation inflight broadband solution to be deployed on Indonesian airline Citilink’s 50 Airbus A320s

Inmarsat partners with Mahata Aero Teknologi, Lufthansa Systems and Lufthansa Technik to rollout award-winning connectivity service on 50 Airbus A320s LONDON, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has signed a contract with Mahata … Read the full press release

Clearstream expands international coverage with the opening of new domestic link to Kazakhstan

Clearstream is the first ICSD establishing a link to Kazakhstan / Indirect link via Citibank Kazakhstan JSC / Citibank Kazakhstan JSC will act as local custodian and cash correspondent bank LUXEMBOURG, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Clearstream, the international central securities depository … Read the full press release

Loughborough University supports two Charnwood organisations as part of its Special Projects Fund

Leicestershire, UK, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University has awarded two Charnwood organisations with substantial donations, as part of their Special Projects Fund. The initiative accepts bids of up to £7,000 from charities and organisations in-and-around Loughborough, to support schemes that … Read the full press release

GRAHAM supports new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives employees the opportunity to gain higher education

Hillsborough, UK, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives company employees the opportunity to gain higher education through the workplace has been supported by GRAHAM. Delivered as part of the GRAHAM Academy Scotland, nine current and new … Read the full press release

Centrica appoints Chris O’Shea as new Group CFO

WINDSOR, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After over four years in post, and in line with long-standing succession plans agreed with the Board, Jeff Bell will be standing down as Group CFO at the end of October this year and will … Read the full press release

Swiss Re and Security First Insurance partner on breakthrough in flood protection for Florida residents

ZURICH, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss Re and Security First Insurance have entered into an agreement that enables Florida residents to include water damage, including flood coverage, in their homeowners policy. The joint venture represents a breakthrough in flood protection as … Read the full press release

Continental to present concepts for the future viability of the automotive aftermarket at automechanika 2018

Know-how in exchange for points: Customers benefit from new digital service concepts Everything from one source: Product range expanded to include filters, wipers, batteries, turbochargers and brake discs More efficiency: The product range on offer supports processes in the workshop … Read the full press release

Continental expands international network for artificial intelligence (AI) in Silicon Valley

Continental signs membership agreement with AI research group at the University of California, Berkeley Partnership designed to speed up neural networks for the car of the future and safety of AI systems Continental’s global AI research network continues expansion BERKELEY, … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 23-27 July 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the FSA Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Evonik to present its latest additive innovations at PU China 2018 from August 1-3 in Shanghai

ESSEN, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Polyurethanes are among the most versatile materials to address sustainability issues across numerous applications. Evonik houses the polyurethane industry’s broadest range of additives including surfactants, catalysts, curatives, performance additives and release agents. These latest additive innovations … Read the full press release

Evonik recognised in the categories of “Business Responsibility and Ethics” and “Supply Chain Management” at the Sustainability Business Awards (SBA) Singapore 2018

SINGAPORE, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, was awarded with special recognition in the categories of “Business Responsibility and Ethics” and “Supply Chain Management” at the Sustainability Business Awards (SBA) Singapore 2018, further underpinning … Read the full press release

GTT to design the LNG tanks of new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier (LNGC) for the Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries

PARIS, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GTT has received a new order notification from the Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) for the tank design of a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier (LNGC), to be built on behalf of an Asian … Read the full press release

University of Exeter ranked 2nd out of the 24 leading UK research-led institutions in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018

EXETER, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Students rate teaching quality and learning experience at Exeter amongst the highest in the Russell Group universities, according to the latest results from the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018. The University has been ranked 2nd out … Read the full press release

French renewable energy producer Neoen to break ground on its Numurkah solar farm in Goulburn Valley Highway in northwest Victoria, Australia

Full construction on Victorian solar farm commences in July, creating up to 300 jobs for the local economy With over 1,000 MW in assets in operation and under construction in Australia, Neoen ranks as the country’s number one independent producer … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: Dr Bertram Daum, Dr David Phillips and Dr Muireann Maguire have receive grants from the European Research Council (ERC)

EXETER, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Three rising research stars at the University of Exeter have received a significant funding boost from the European Research Council (ERC), it has been announced. Dr Bertram Daum, Dr David Phillips and Dr Muireann Maguire have … Read the full press release

Total starts up production of Kaombo in Angola; will produce an estimated 115,000 barrels of oil per day

PARIS, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Total has started up production of Kaombo, currently the biggest deep offshore development in Angola, located on Block 32, 260 kilometers off the coast of Luanda. Kaombo Norte, the first Floating Production Storage and Offloading … Read the full press release

Total President Exploration & Production Arnaud Breuillac: The Ichthys LNG Project will be an important addition to Total’s portfolio in the fast growing LNG market

PARIS, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ichthys LNG Project reached a major milestone on July 27 with the opening of the first offshore production well, marking the start of 40 years of operations of this gas and condensate field. At full … Read the full press release

ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the the world’s longest suspension bridge over the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey

AMSTERDAM, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A two-kilometre suspension bridge, the world’s longest, is being built over the Dardanelles Strait in north-western Turkey linking Europe and Asia. ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the project that involves an international consortium … Read the full press release

ING to invest €21 million in international payments platform TransferMate

AMSTERDAM, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ING announced yesterday (29 July) that it will invest in international payments platform TransferMate to provide SME customers and corporate clients with faster, cheaper and easier payments solutions. “ING is dedicated to offering seamless payment solutions and freedom … Read the full press release

Telefónica España expands its holding in the priority frequencies for 5G in the spectrum auction held by the Ministry of Economy and Business

With this new spectrum acquisition, Movistar will continue to lead the mobile communications market in Spain, both in the voice and broadband segments. The new frequencies allow Telefónica to offer high speed data services, with wide coverage and the best … Read the full press release

DHL Freight will continue to manage BMW Group’s overland transport in 17 countries covered by the companies’ previous contract

DHL Freight wins contract with the BMW Group Successful renewal of existing business and expansion of collaboration Custom-tailored Connected Supply Chain solution to monitor and optimize flow of goods BONN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight has been awarded an extension … Read the full press release

Vodafone Spain acquired 90 MHz of contiguous spectrum in the 3700 MHz band for mobile data services in an auction for €198.1 million

MADRID, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Spain has acquired 90 MHz of contiguous spectrum in the 3700 MHz band for mobile data services in the Economic Ministry’s auction for a total cost of €198.1 million.  The fee will be paid … Read the full press release

Leading luxury car company Bentley Motors launches global competition to find a young designer to create an exclusive furniture design for the centenary celebrations

Limited edition of 100 pieces to be made by Bentley Home Product launch at Salone del Mobile di Milano next year Winner invited for Bentley design immersion visit to Crewe CREWE, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the 100-year … Read the full press release

DEKRA and Deutsche Telekom expand facilities at the Lausitzring test- and race-track to include a 5G testbed for smart mobility

The Lausitzring is Europe’s largest independent testbed for connected driving Deutsche Telekom is developing 5G technology for communication between vehicles Ideal environment for car manufacturers to test intelligent mobility across various driving scenarios BONN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In just a few … Read the full press release

Medical portal “Frag-den-Professor.de” moves from the US to Germany’s largest and most modern data center

Medical portal “Frag-den-Professor.de” (Ask-the-Professor) now available from the Open Telekom Cloud Data security was crucial Experts from Charité or Oxford University give free advice BONN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The portal “Frag-den-Professor.de” (Ask-the-professor) moves from the US to Germany’s largest and most … Read the full press release

Appointments within Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking’s Coverage and Investment Banking team

PARIS, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is pleased to announce the following appointments within its Coverage and Investment Banking team dedicated to financial institutions. These appointments are effective since June 2018. Stefan Goetz is appointed Head of … Read the full press release

Societe Generale: The new 87 MW Beryl Solar Farm will offset the entire operational needs of clean energy for the new Sydney Metro Northwest railway

PARIS, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Beryl Solar Farm helps deliver Sydney’s new fully automated train services in 2019 The recent financial close of an 87 megawatts (MW) Beryl Solar Farm project in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, will help deliver power to … Read the full press release

BASF to expand capacity for ethylene oxide and several downstream derivatives at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium

LUDWIGSHAFEN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF pursues a significant capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The project includes capacity expansions for ethylene oxide and for several downstream derivatives, such as surfactants. … Read the full press release