Monthly Archives: October 2018

Siemens signs new agreements with African partners on power supply, industrialization, mobility and vocational training in Togo, Egypt and Rwanda

Highly efficient gas-fired combined cycle plant project in Lomé, Togo Siemens collaborates with the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt on industrialization, education and training Siemens, Volkswagen (VW) and the German Development Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) collaborating on … Read the full press release

Nestlé signs The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

VEVEY, Switzerland, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé today joined forces with other businesses and governments in signing The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment (‘Global Commitment’) at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia. The Global Commitment is an initiative of The Ellen MacArthur … Read the full press release

The University of Cambridge is a partner in EU-funded initiative to develop quantum technologies across Europe

The University of Cambridge is a partner in the €1 billion Quantum Flagship, an EU-funded initiative to develop quantum technologies across Europe.  CAMBRIDGE, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Quantum Flagship, which is being officially launched today in Vienna, is one of … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to celebrate the world premiere of its innovative pickup concept at the São Paulo International Motor Show

Innovative pickup concept to receive its world premiere at the São Paulo International Motor Show Near-production concept vehicle combines urban SUV style elements with the DNA of a cleverly conceived pickup WOLFSBURG, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the São Paulo … Read the full press release

EBRD and Green Energy Special Fund provide €11 million joint loan to modernise street lighting in the Romanian city of Bacau

EBRD and Green Energy Special Fund providing €11 million joint loan to city of Bacau Energy efficient lighting will reduce energy usage and CO2 emissions by 50 per cent Investment will target key areas in the city and help make them … Read the full press release

RenewableUK publishes “Offshore Wind Cable Manufacturing and Installation Forecast 2018-2028” report

LONDON, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RenewableUK has published a report highlighting opportunities for UK companies to secure multi-million pound contracts in the fast-growing global market for manufacturing and installing offshore wind cables. The report is being published ahead of RenewableUK’s Cables … Read the full press release

Aurubis and enercity deliver CO2-free heat for Hamburg’s HafenCity district

CO2-free heat supply for Hamburg’s HafenCity district 20,000 tons of CO2 emissions to be prevented annually Technical potential to extract three times the current heat volume HAMBURG, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With the words “Wärme frei!” (“Release the heat!”), heat began to … Read the full press release

Bentley launches the world’s first super-fast, reliable and secure in-car WiFi system

Bentley creates luxury automotive office and entertainment space Groundbreaking system provides Bentley customers with the world’s first super-fast in-car WiFi connection Unparalleled high-speed connectivity is future-proof with multiple simultaneous services Bentley partners with global communications company, Viasat, to deliver new … Read the full press release

Vodafone announces the appointment of Leanne Wood as Chief Human Resources Officer

LONDON, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone today announced the appointment of Leanne Wood as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective 1 April 2019. Leanne will join the Executive Committee from that date and report to Vodafone Group Chief Executive Nick Read. She … Read the full press release

Telefónica is one of the first companies in the world to establish ethical Artificial Intelligence (AI) guidelines

These principles place people at the centre and guarantee respect for human rights in any environment and process in which AI is used. They place special emphasis on equality, transparency, clarity, privacy, and security in all the markets in which … Read the full press release

US$ 3 Billion RF Power Amplifiers Market Driven by Growing Cellular Applications, Finds Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR has announced the launch of a new research report offering in-depth assessment on global trends and developments influencing sales of RF power amplifiers. The comprehensive report on RF power amplifiers market includes … Read the full press release

Kidney Stone Management Device Sales to Surpass 340,000 Units in 2018 with Lithotripsy Devices Leading the Rally, Finds Fact.MR

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR has recently announced the launch of a new research study that delivers key market insights on kidney stone management management devices. The comprehensive report on kidney stone management devices market offers actionable … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Finds Contractor Preference Shifting from Skid Steers to Compact Track Loaders in Lucrative Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets across 150 countries, has recently announced the launch of its study that provides a scrutinized analysis on compact track loader market. This study is an … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group, Mobileye and Champion Motors announce plans to deploy Israel’s first commercial Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) with self-driving vehicles

Volkswagen Group, Mobileye and Champion Motors have announced plans to commercialize Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) with self-driving vehicles in Israel. Volkswagen Group will provide the electric vehicles (EVs) as well as its in-depth knowledge about mobility services. Mobileye, an Intel Company, will … Read the full press release

Marel celebrates the opening of its upgraded manufacturing facility in Colchester, England

Gardabaer, Iceland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The scope of the work included renovations and extensions to the existing building, manufacturing shop floor, offices and reception area. The facility is now in a modern Marel look and feel that is inviting and … Read the full press release

Eni, Total and Algeria’s state oil company Sonatrach sign exclusive partnership for offshore exploration in Algeria

Eni, Sonatrach and Total signed two agreements which include an exclusive partnership for offshore exploration in Algeria in a virtually unexplored geological province. Algiers, Algeria, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chairman and Director General of Algeria’s state oil company Sonatrach, … Read the full press release

KUKA Group: Swisslog strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field with two new contracts in Switzerland

AUGSBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisslog, a member of the KUKA Group, strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field. In addition to an order from Winterhalter + Fenner AG, a leading Swiss electrical goods wholesaler, the company … Read the full press release

Daimler awards a major contract to KUKA

AUSGBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG is increasingly investing in leading-edge technology products from Augsburg. For the body-in-white production of the new C-class, Daimler has awarded a major contract to KUKA. The order value was booked in the third quarter … Read the full press release

KUKA tasked to equip one of the largest U.S. automotive manufacturers with a new production system in a double-digit million euro contract

AUGSBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KUKA has received a major systems engineering contract from one of the largest U.S. automotive manufacturers. The order volume lies in the high double-digit million euro range and was booked in the third quarter of 2018. … Read the full press release

BASF and SINOPEC sign MoU to further strengthen partnership in upstream and downstream chemical production in China

New 1,000,000 metric tons steam cracker in Nanjing will support further downstream portfolio development BASF-YPC joint venture will expand capacity Partners intend to explore new business opportunities in battery materials LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and NANJING, China, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank raised over £150,000 for charities supporting vulnerable women at Frieze London art fair

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank Wealth Management helped to raise over £150,000 for charities supporting vulnerable women at this month’s Frieze London art fair, with a ‘secret postcard sale’ organised by British artist Tracey Emin and her … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space and Ursa Space Systems extend partnership on radar satellite data access

TOULOUSE, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space will continue to provide access to its radar satellite data to Ursa Space Systems (Ursa), a data fusion and analytics company. Both parties signed a new four-year contract after having started … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics and Karamba Security partner to provide even stronger cybersecurity protection for in-vehicle systems

Karamba Carwall adds another layer of protection to ST Telemaco3P Processor  Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Geneva, Switzerland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Karamba Security, a world-leading provider of automotive cybersecurity, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the … Read the full press release

Novartis and Pfizer announce clinical development agreement for the treatment of NASH

Agreement includes a clinical trial to evaluate a combination of tropifexor (LJN452) and one or more Pfizer compounds for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) Novartis has a leading development portfolio in non-viral liver diseases, including NASH There are currently no … Read the full press release

Karstadt creates a new shopping experience at its new department store at the Gropius Passagen shopping mall in Berlin

On 25 October 2018, Karstadt is opening a new department store at the Gropius Passagen shopping mall in Berlin, driving its development forward. Size and concept of the new branch have been precisely tailored to the local needs, and Karstadt … 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, 22-26 October 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 29-Oct-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

DB CyberTech Launches into the European Market

DB CyberTech’s Predictive Data Loss Prevention for Structured Databases and GDPR Compliance Products to be Offered Through PG Services SAN DIEGO, CA, USA, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DB CyberTech, a pioneer in machine learning based predictive data loss prevention, today announced … Read the full press release

Hungarian coding bootcamp opens in Prague in order to train career changers looking to enter the IT industry

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — By 2020 almost 500,000 ICT jobs may remain unfilled in Europe according to European Commission’s estimate. Coding bootcamps offer one way in which this issue can be addressed, by reeducating career changers looking to … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM) launches new training program to address the shortage of small-town doctors

MUNICH, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Attracting young physicians to small towns and rural areas can be challenging. The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has devised a new training program to address the shortage of small-town practitioners by encouraging medical students … Read the full press release

UCL researchers: High speed internet could be delivered through the lights in homes and offices

High speed internet could be delivered through the lights in homes and offices, revolutionising the way we download and upload information in the future, finds UCL researchers. LONDON, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Academics from UCL, Northumbria University and Newcastle University are … Read the full press release