Daily Archives: 12, September 2018

Technical University of Munich researchers tested synthetic fuel into engines and have developed an optimized combustion process

MUNICH, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Emissions-free combustion engine cars – synthetic fuels like oxymethylene ether are bringing the idea into the realm of the conceivable. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have tested how this kind of fuel behaves … Read the full press release

Warwick: Report recommends that seven dimensions of job quality should be monitored annually by the government

Professor Chris Warhurst, Director of Warwick University’s Institute for Employment Research (IER) has played a key role in developing a suite of measurements which would help the Government meet its aspiration that all work should be ‘good work,’ in quality … Read the full press release

Cloud technology brand UKFast to donate 5000 volunteering hours to the local community

MANCHESTER, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The tech firm’s volunteering programme sees the UKFast team offered at least one day per year to volunteer for causes in the local community, led by UKFast’s new director of CSR Russell Feingold. Feingold said: “Having … Read the full press release

Lundbeck begins clinical development of yet another potential new treatment of Parkinson’s disease

New treatment might have the potential to slow or stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease. VALBY, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) begins clinical development of yet another potential new treatment of Parkinson’s disease with the enrollment of the … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca and Amgen announce US FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for tezepelumab in patients with severe asthma

AstraZeneca’s first Breakthrough Therapy Designation for a respiratory medicine Designation based on Phase IIb PATHWAY data that demonstrated tezepelumab significantly reduced asthma exacerbations compared to placebo in severe asthma CAMBRIDGE, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca and its partner Amgen Inc. (Amgen) … Read the full press release

Iberdrola and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) sign new three-year cooperation agreement to promote women’s sports

A new three-year agreement forms part of the company’s and the RFEF’s commitment to promoting women’s sports The top competition is now named the “Iberdrola League” The company, which has been sponsoring the Spain’s Senior National Women’s Football Team since … Read the full press release

Glencore: Glencore-QIA Consortium’s 14.16% stake in Rosneft sold to QIA; Consortium arrangements terminated

BASEL, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore refers to the announcement on 4 May 2018 concerning the Consortium’s agreement to sell a 14.16% stake in Rosneft to a wholly owned subsidiary of QIA. This transaction has now completed. As a result of … Read the full press release

Allianz: John Studzinski appointed Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO

Mr. Studzinski will take a leading role in PIMCO’s expanding global strategy. He will serve as a key advisor to the firm’s top clients globally alongside the client management teams and senior leadership. He brings to PIMCO more than 30 … Read the full press release

Pascal Couasnon to succeed Alexandre Taisne as Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line at Michelin

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pascal Couasnon becomes Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line, replacing Alexandre Taisne, while also maintaining the supervision of the Motorsport Business Line (Competition) which he is currently directing. His appointment will be effective from … Read the full press release

DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH to invest 14 million USD in Grupo Vitalmex

COLOGNE, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DEG is co-Investor in a financing tranche led by Australis providing growth capital for Grupo Vitalmex. The demand for medical procedures is rising in Mexico, due to high rates of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease and … Read the full press release