Monthly Archives: February 2019

Patients can now lie longer due to smart sensors that prevent injuries to skin and tissue

BERN, 20-Feb-201 — /EuropaWire/ — An innovative project called ProTex will receive CHF 2 million funding grant from BRIDGE Discovery. ProTex relies on highly sensitive portable sensors that use light to measure oxygen saturation in the blood. Those portable sensors will help prevent injuries to … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse holds the first-ever Swiss-wide day dedicated to the entrepreneurship

ZURICH, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse is today commemorating the 200th anniversary the birth of Alfred Escher. What Alfred Escher has achieved back in the 19th century continues to have a lasting impact on Switzerland as an economic center to … Read the full press release

Valio committed to help Finns reduce their excess sodium intake through its Valio ValSa® products

HELSINKI, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — FinRavinto 2017 survey revealed that Finns’ salt intake is still too large, with 86% of women and almost all men, 98%, exceed the daily recommended sodium intake. Valio makes it possible to reduce the sodium … Read the full press release

IDEX 2019: Saab advances its work in developing an indigenous industrial capability in the UAE

ABU DHABI, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab made yet another important step in progressing with its plans and works to develop an indigenous industrial capability in the UAE. At IDEX 2019, MENA region’s leading defence exhibition and conference, Saab signed a crucial agreement with Tawazun … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.: finalization and registration by the Company of the conversion of 1,200,000 A shares into an equal number of class B shares

BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that, by notice no 5,392/19.02.2019, the Central Securities Depository in Romania informed the Company that, on 18 February 2019, it … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.: Exercise of stock options by a PDMR in accordance with the stock option plan for the Group’s Romanian employees

BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that, on 15 February 2019, Mr. Dan Ioniță, Co-Chief Financial Officer of the Company, exercised his stock option with respect … Read the full press release

Coffee and energy drinks can make water molecules in your body fall asleep

THE HAGUE, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the NWO Institute AMOLF in Amsterdam and the ESPCI in Paris have just discovered that both the caffeine and the taurine can slow down the movement of water molecules by a factor 5 and 4 … Read the full press release

Neste to drive successful execution of its global growth strategy in renewable products with new organizational structure

ESPOO, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste Corporation redesigns its organizational structure to strengthen its global growth strategy in renewable products. Neste will divide its growing Renewable Products business area into three business units and one operational platform each of which … Read the full press release

New partnership between Lloyds Banking Group and Visa aims to ease access to cash across UK

LONDON, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New pilot cashback scheme, aimed at making it easier and more convenient for people to access cash in areas across UK where it might be challenging, is going to be launched in the UK by Lloyds Banking Group … Read the full press release

CaixaBank reports nearly 50% increase of the money loaned to the hotel industry in Spain for 2018 YoY

BARCELONA, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CaixaBank has just released information about its loan exposition to the Spanish hotel industry for 2018. According to data from the bank, it has loaned 2,186 billion euros to the hotel industry in Spain during 2018, which represents 46% … Read the full press release

UKFast’s new One-Click Apps feature eliminates lengthy install processes on virtual machines

MANCHESTER, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UKFast introduces a new feature on its eCloud hosting portfolio that allows users to install popular applications on new virtual machines in seconds. The new One-Click Apps feature eliminates lengthy install processes and reduces the … Read the full press release

Total to increase the supply of recycled polypropylene for automotive applications with Synova’s acquisition 

PARIS, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Synova, based in France and leader in manufacturing high-performance recycled polypropylene for the automotive sector, has been acquired by Total. The deal’s amount has not been disclosed. Following the acquisition, Total’s polymers know-how will be combined with Synova’s recycling … Read the full press release

Destatis: United States remains the most important buyer of German goods in 2018; China still main trading partner

WIESBADEN, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) has just released its preliminary results on Germany’s international trade for 2018. According to the data, China remains the biggest trading partner for Germany, already 3 years in a row.  Goods worth … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom completes 1st phase of the nearshore rollout

BONN, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom completed the first of three tranches of the nearshore rollout. Providing 3,152 nearshore areas across 2,855 local networks and around 1,700,000 households now benefit from faster internet connections with Speeds of up to … 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 11 and 15 February 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

TeffLand Introduces New Line of Flour: Improving on Wheat’s Deficiencies With 30% More Vitality

STOCKHOLM, 15-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TeffLand has launched new lines of grain and flour for the popular Teff cereal. The new products maintain all of Wheat’s advantages and none of its disadvantages. Unlike its Wheat counterpart, Teff flours make for protein … Read the full press release

Report of legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in January 2019 or in other period but effective in January 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on February 15, 2019, the Report regarding legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in January 2019 or in other period but effective in January … Read the full press release

New BMW i8 Coupe Safety Car unveiled at the Mexico City E-Prix

MUNICH, 15-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW unveiled new BMW i8 Coupe Safety Car at this season’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship at the “Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez” in Mexico City. The livery of the new safety car is designed by Michael Scully, Head of Design … Read the full press release

Ernst & Young LLP wins competitive tender process for Vodafone Group Plc statutory audit contract

LONDON, 15-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc competitive tender process for the statutory audit contract of the Group has been concluded with Ernst & Young LLP announced as the winner. Vodafone Group Board approved the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP following … Read the full press release

Supernatural thriller based on Sylvain Runberg pitch is NENT Group’s next original series to premiere on Viaplay in 2020

STOCKHOLM, 15-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — A supernatural thriller based on a pitch by acclaimed Belgian graphic novelist Sylvain Runberg will be the next original series from Nordic Entertainment Group. The name is ‘Cryptid’ and the series will exclusively premiere on NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces Availability of Preliminary Financial Report for the year ended December 31, 2018 for Digi Communications N.V. Group

BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) informs shareholders and investors that the Preliminary Financial Report for the year ended December 31, 2018 is available starting 14th of February 2018, 6:20 PM EET time, … Read the full press release

Nestlé’s Board new nominees: Dick Boer to enhance the Board’s existing FMCG expertise; Dinesh Paliwal brings in-depth knowledge in AI, digital business and the cloud

VEVEY, Switzerland, 14-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Dick Boer and Dinesh Paliwal have just been nominated for election to the Board of Directors of Nestlé as independent members. Dick Boer is the former President and CEO of Ahold Delhaize N.V. while Dinesh … Read the full press release

Mono Solutions launches a new interface to drive the ultimate do-it-with-me (DIWM) experience

COPENHAGEN, 14-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions is proud to launch a completely new platform interface that will dramatically improve the overall user experience for even faster, easier and more efficient website production, as well as enable a true do-it-with-me (DIWM) … Read the full press release

Hamburg Commercial Bank invests in second broadband and optic fibre project in Spain

HAMBURG/KIEL, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hamburg Commercial Bank participates in EUR 100 million financing for the Spanish company Adamo Telecom Iberia S.A.U. The allocated resource by the bank is EUR 30 million taking part in the deal as a lead arranger and structuring … Read the full press release

Jaguar Land Rover adds 3.0-litre straight six cylinder petrol engine to its Ingenium engine family; debuts on the Range Rover Sport

COVENTRY, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jaguar Land Rover has just announced that it is expanding its Ingenium engine family with the addition of a new 3.0-litre straight six cylinder petrol engine available in 360PS and 400PS versions with a torque capable of … Read the full press release

Roland Berger study sees pan-European growth in the demand for energy efficiency services; market expected to double in size by 2025

MUNICH, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New study by Roland Berger, released on 13 February, looks into the market for energy efficiency services across Europe. According to the research paper the key findings are 1) the market is expected to grow to EUR … Read the full press release

The new MINI John Cooper Works GP will be taking roads in 2020

MUNICH, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Next year the new MINI John Cooper Works GP will be taking roads all over the world by storm, more powerful than ever before. The 4-cylinder turbo engine with more than 300 hp (220 kW) and motor racing technology by … Read the full press release

SGS can now offer FSMA certification for VQIP and FSVP to foreign food importers into the U.S.

GENEVA, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS can now certify foreign food suppliers under the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Accredited Third-Party Certification Program of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This is possible due to the accreditation the company has received from … Read the full press release

Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) take on digital transformation in Capgemini Research Institute’s latest Digital Transformation Review

PARIS, 12-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest Digital Transformation Review by Capgemini Research Institute looks into what lessons can be learnt from the leaders in the digital transformation. The publication is titled “Taking digital transformation to the next level: Lessons from the leaders” … Read the full press release

New post-WW1 fiction reflects on an igniting conflict between the West and Iran

Inspired by actual events in 1924 Persia, In the Shadow of the Kingmakers brings voice to the human sufferings of the political lust for domination Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 12-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Amid growing conflicts between the West and Iran, a … Read the full press release