Monthly Archives: July 2018

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 9-13 July 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 16-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 “ASF”, … Read the full press release

Shenzhen Airlines to equip its entire Airbus A320 fleet with Cobham’s cockpit connectivity solution and Inmarsat’s SB-S satellite IP platform

LYNGBY, Denmark, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shenzhen Airlines has selected Cobham’s cockpit connectivity solution and Inmarsat’s next-generation SB-S satellite IP platform to equip its entire Airbus A320 fleet enabling unprecedented visibility into operations through dedicated IP connectivity between the aircraft and … Read the full press release

ESA welcomes proposals that will shape the future of space transportation services

PARIS, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ESA is calling for ideas that will shape the future of space transportation services – to space, in space and returning from space. “The changing world we live in requires a space agency to anticipate. Now … Read the full press release

Edizione completes the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A.

TREVISO, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Edizione S.r.l. (“Edizione”) has completed the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A. (“Cellnex”) from Abertis Infrastructuras S.A. The transaction has been executed through the newly established company ConnecT S.p.A. (“ConnecT”) for a price … Read the full press release

ENGIE appointments: Olivier Sala as Managing Director of ENGIE Digital and Matthieu Pestel as CEO of ENGIE IT

La Défense, France, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Olivier Sala  is appointed Managing Director ENGIE Digital as of 1st August 2018. He will report to Yves Le Gélard, Executive Vice President of ENGIE, Chief Digital Officer, in charge of Group Information Systems. With a Master of … Read the full press release

ENGIE and Nexity to develop future eco-campus in a wooded urban site near Paris

La Défense, France, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE and Nexity have concluded a financial and technological partnership to acquire and transform together into an exemplary eco-district, a 9-hectares plot of industrial land at La Garenne-Colombes, in the Hauts-de-Seine department (92). This … Read the full press release

DNV GL accredited by the Alliance for Water Stewardship to issue water management certificates

DNV GL has been accredited by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to issue certificates proving compliance with the AWS international standard for water management. OSLO, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The accreditation enables DNV GL to certify companies globally. Antonio … Read the full press release

FMO’s NASIRA program to provide financial support to underserved entrepreneurs gets backing from EU and Dutch government

The HAGUE, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —The European Comission (EC), has approved up to €75 million in guarantees and up to €8 million in Technical Assistence to FMO’s NASIRA program (NASIRA). The NASIRA risk sharing facility aims to provide access to … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY acquires leading supplier of door drop down seals and finger protection covers based in Switzerland

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire Planet GDZ, a leading supplier of door drop down seals and finger protection covers, based in Switzerland. “I am very pleased to welcome Planet GDZ and their employees … Read the full press release

GKN Aerospace develops breakthrough technology in the rain protection domain

Permanent treatment lasts the life of a window Technology in evaluation with Airbus on flight-test aircraft REDDITCH, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GKN Aerospace has developed a new hydrophobic coating for cockpit windows in its transparencies centre of excellence in Garden … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce becomes Bruce Power’s digital partner

LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a move that supports Bruce Power’s vision of providing reliable electricity to Ontario until 2064, Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding to be Bruce Power’s digital partner. This new agreement expands the two companies’ … Read the full press release

BP Ventures invests £1.5 million in Voltaware

Investment will support digital energy monitoring and management LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Ventures, in support of BP Alternative Energy’s strategy in low-carbon power, storage and digital energy, has invested £1.5 million in Voltaware, whose innovative energy monitor offers … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband delivers resilient, seamless, redundant connectivity for first-ever trans-Atlantic flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft

LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat Government today announced it has successfully supported General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI) in the trans-Atlantic flight test with Inmarsat’s L-band service, SwiftBroadband, delivering resilient, seamless, redundant connectivity throughout the duration of the journey. The … Read the full press release

Accenture to more than double the number of its skilled technology employees in Bulgaria

Company seeks people with skills in JAVA, SAP Hybris, Salesforce and Adobe for its Advanced Technology Centers in Sofia and Plovdiv SOFIA, Bulgaria, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) plans to more than double the number of its skilled technology … Read the full press release

Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution approved by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety for diagnostic use in South Korea

Seoul, South Korea, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that its Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution has been approved by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) for diagnostic use in South Korea. Pathologists … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel expands its KN PharmaChain network with a new Logistics Hub in Santiago de Chile

Expanding KN PharmaChain network with strong local footprint Fully integrated laboratory and distribution centre Eco-friendly through use of geothermal energy SANTIAGO, Chile, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As of August 2018, a new Logistics Hub in Santiago de Chile will benefit … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank’s Made for Good enterprise programme: 12,000 social enterprises in 33 countries have benefited from the programme since 2016

Deutsche Bank’s enterprise programme supports social entrepreneurs and initiatives that foster societal change. Here are some examples from all over the world. FRANKFURT, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank’s enterprise programme supports social entrepreneurs and initiatives that foster societal change. Here … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank China with approval to underwrite corporate bonds in China’s Inter-bank Bond Market (CIBM)

Deutsche Bank today announced that it has received approval from the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (NAFMII) to underwrite corporate bonds in China’s Inter-bank Bond Market (CIBM). Frankfurt am Main, Germany/Hong Kong, Beijing, China 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to support six university teams in this year’s international design competition Formula Student Germany

Prof. Dr. Stefan Gies, Patron of Formula Student Germany: “Volkswagen is focusing on two technologies – autonomous driving and electric vehicles.” WOLFSBURG, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is stepping up its commitment to the international design competition Formula Student Germany (FSG). … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group China, FAW Group, China Intelligent and Connected Vehicles (Beijing) Research Institute Co. Ltd. partner over e-mobility, connectivity, mobility services and autonomous driving

Volkswagen Group signs letters of intent with the FAW Group and China Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Research Institute (ICV) during the state visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Berlin Political discussions held about the role that China plays as … Read the full press release

Thomas Sedran to succeed Dr. Eckhard Scholz as CEO of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand

WOLFSBURG/HANOVER, 12-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Thomas Sedran, General Secretary and Senior Vice President Group Strategy at Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, has been appointed CEO of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand effective September 1, 2018. In this function, he takes over from Dr. Eckhard … Read the full press release

Dr. Stefan Sommer succeeds Dr. Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz as Board Member with responsibility for Procurement at Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

WOLFSBURG, 12-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Dr. Stefan Sommer (55) as the Board Member with responsibility for Procurement effective latest January 1, 2019. Sommer was Chief Executive Officer of ZF Friedrichshafen AG until the end of … Read the full press release

SEAT will be the Volkswagen Group’s lead brand in the JAC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. joint venture

SEAT to become a shareholder of the company created by Volkswagen Group China and JAC and will be the Group’s lead brand in the joint venture The Spanish carmaker will actively participate in the creation of an R&D centre in … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom: Open Telekom Cloud now comes with a computing turbo

July release with start of beta test for FPGA hardware acceleration New service enables transfer of huge amounts of data into the cloud More than 90 improvements for more ease of use and performance BONN, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With the latest … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom to stream live electro festival Parookaville on the MagentaMusik 360 app

A festival featuring David Guetta and other internationally successful DJs Broadcasts in HD and 360° formats on the MagentaMusik 360 app and on EntertainTV BONN, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Parookaville is Germany’s top festival for fans of electronic dance music. … Read the full press release

Siemens and State Power Investment Corporation of China explore potential partnership in the field of heavy-duty gas turbines

Memorandum of Understanding signed to target cooperation between Siemens and China’s State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) Siemens to become SPIC’s potential partner for development of own generation of heavy-duty gas turbines BERLIN, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens and State Power … Read the full press release

Siemens and Alibaba Cloud partner to foster the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) in China

MoU signed under the witness of German chancellor and Chinese premier Siemens MindSphere to be deployed and operated on Alibaba Cloud’s infrastructure for China Mainland market BERLIN, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of … Read the full press release

Siemens Arts Program awards Siemens Opera Contest France prize to Sarah Shine

MUNICH, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The young soprano Sarah Shine is the winner of the Siemens Opera Contest France at the Opéra Garnier in Paris. Sarah Shine was born in 1993 in Ireland and completed her studies with Veronica Dunne at … Read the full press release

European Customer Data Platform Vendors Lead Industry in New Direction

Philadelphia, USA, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — European vendors in the soon-to-be €1 billion Customer Data Platform (CDP) industry are leading its transition to more integrated solutions, according to a study released today by the CDP Institute Europe. The first-ever study … Read the full press release

Eni: second light oil discovery on the B1-X exploration prospect in the Egyptian Western Desert

The discovery confirms the high potential of deep geological sequences of the Faghur Basin San Donato Milanese (Milan), 10-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni announces a second light oil discovery on the B1-X exploration prospect located in South West Meleiha license, … Read the full press release