Daily Archives: 17, January 2019

New precipitation index developed to compare the risks that different cities face from extreme precipitation

DELFT, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TU Delft and consultancy firm HKV have developed a precipitation index in order to compare the risks that different cities face from extreme precipitation. The method has been applied to the Dutch provincial capitals. The Hague … Read the full press release

Gemalto and Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec to make secure and innovative health insurance cards for the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ)

AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO), the world leader in digital security, and the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) have been chosen to produce secure and innovative health insurance cards for the Régie de … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2019: Worsening international relations hinders action across a growing array of serious challenges

Rising geopolitical and geo-economic tensions are the most urgent risk in 2019, with 90% of experts saying they expect further economic confrontation between major powers in 2019 Environmental degradation is the long-term risk that defines our age, with four of … Read the full press release

Worldwide study explores how 370 industrial organizations protect their operational technology (OT) assets from cyberattacks

COLOGNE, Germany / Littleton, CO, USA, Singapore, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TÜV Rheinland, a leading expert in digital transformation and cybersecurity, today announced the results of a worldwide study, exploring how 370 industrial organizations protect their operational technology (OT) assets … Read the full press release

NATIVe – A Journey into Indigenous Cinema during the 69th Berlinale is screening 16 short and feature-length documentary and fiction films from the Pacific region

BERLIN, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2019, NATIVe – A Journey into Indigenous Cinema is screening 16 short and feature-length fiction and documentary films from the Pacific region. Characteristic of the programme is the presence of women on both sides of the camera: … Read the full press release

The top chefs of the 13th Culinary Cinema at the 69th Berlinale are Haya Molcho, Angela Hartnett, The Duc Ngo, Kiko Moya and Sebastian Frank

BERLIN, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The 13th Culinary Cinema will be held under the motto “A Taste for Balance” from February 10 to 15, 2019. Ten documentaries and two fiction films focussing on the relationship between food, culture, and politics are being presented … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies Bipolar GmbH & Co. KG redesigned its product portfolio of 60 mm thyristor/diode modules with pressure contact technology

MUNICH, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies Bipolar GmbH & Co. KG has redesigned the product portfolio of 60 mm thyristor/diode modules with pressure contact technology. The new Eco Block family addresses the demand for cost-efficient larger modules for battery … Read the full press release

INSEAD to sponsor the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Tent during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meetings in Davos, Switzerland

New INSEAD institute to host thought leaders, chief executives and experts to seek solutions that achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals Fontainebleau, France, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — INSEAD, the Business School for the World, is partnering to sponsor the SDG Tent … Read the full press release

VEON: Evgeniy Nastradin becomes CEO of Beeline Kazakhstan, effective from 1 February

AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, announces the promotion of Evgeniy Nastradin to CEO of Beeline Kazakhstan, effective from 1 February. Evgeniy’s promotion to CEO … Read the full press release

Swissgrid: Drop in frequency on the synchronously interconnected Continental Europe system registered on 10 January 2019

AARAU, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TSOs of ENTSO-E Continental Europe Regional Group are taking collective actions to restore frequency as foreseen in such cases and continue their technical analysis of the incident. A drop in frequency on the synchronously interconnected … Read the full press release