Monthly Archives: August 2020

C.F. Møller Architects partners with Retell notice board maker Gejst

(PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS C, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — C.F. Møller Architects, one of Scandinavia’s leading architectural companies with more than 90 years of history, has announced it will partner with the young Danish design company Gejst over the development of … Read the full press release

Centre for Economics and Business Research: return to full operation in UK schools could raise GDP by 3.3%, roughly £70 billion a year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), one of UK’s leading economics consultancies, has announced that UK’s GDP could stand £70 billion higher when the schools reopen, but part of the swing will … Read the full press release

Microsoft Azure now available at Swisscom cloud portfolio for SMEs

(PRESS RELEASE) BERN, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom (SWX: SCMN), a major telecommunications provider in Switzerland majority owned by the Swiss Government, has announced it has added Microsoft Azure to its cloud portfolio for SMEs. The addition will be particularly … Read the full press release

ZEISS’s Xradia Versa and Context microCT systems equipped with Advanced Reconstruction Toolbox to improve the throughput and image quality of 3D image reconstruction

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS, the German optical systems and optoelectronics manufacturer, has announced the introduction of a new Advanced Reconstruction Toolbox, essentially a powerful workstation in combination with ZEISS OptiRecon and ZEISS DeepRecon, to its industry-leading … Read the full press release

Aktia Life Insurance’s Director of Business Development Riikka Luukko becomes the insurer’s new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish Aktia Life Insurance, part of Aktia Bank (HEL: AKTIA), has announced it will have a new CEO beginning of 1 September, 2020. The insurer’s current Director of Business Development and Board member … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Qualcomm complete pioneering interoperability tests for 5G standalone carrier aggregation

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. have completed pioneering interoperability tests for 5G standalone (SA) carrier aggregation across both FDD/TDD* and TDD/TDD bands. 5G carrier aggregation allows operators … Read the full press release

Philips debuts new dedicated cardiovascular ultrasound solutions at ESC 2020 (Aug 29 – Sept 1)

Philips introduces Affiniti CVx and Release 7.0 of EPIQ CVx with breakthrough interventional and productivity features to support cardiology departments managing everyday challenges (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 28-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in health technology Royal Philips announces the expansion … Read the full press release

Sanofi tender offer for Principia Biopharma outstanding shares, August 28 – September 25, 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 28-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi announces its intention to commence a tender offer (the “Offer”) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Principia Biopharma Inc. for $100 per share … Read the full press release

Citycon reports increase in tenant sales by 11% for the month of July

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon announces an 11% increase in its tenant sales on a total basis for the month of July compared to the same month in 2019. Sales increased by 8% for the same period … Read the full press release

BT Security strengthens position as Managed Security Services Provider with new security partner ecosystem

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications holding company BT announces the key partners that BT Security will work with going forward to provide industry-leading managed security services to customers. The decision follows BT’s largest-ever appraisal of … Read the full press release

Savills announces successful first ever August auction

Savills first August auction had a success rate of 86%, ultimately raising over EUR 22 million (£20m) (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global real estate services provider Savills held its first ever August auction on 25 August that … Read the full press release

Infront and the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) extend exclusive media rights partnership for FIS World Cup events

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront, a Wanda Sports Group company, announces the extension of its partnership with the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI). The contract includes exclusive media rights partnership for all FIS World Cup events taking … Read the full press release

Stadler to supply 24 TRAMLINK streetcars plus option for 19 more to Jenaer Nahverkehr as part of 24 years contract

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 26-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler, a Swiss train maker with over 75 years of experience, has announced it will deliver 24 streetcars of the TRAMLINK type with an option for up to 19 additional vehicles to Jenaer … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports: Daniel Oduber Quirós airport COVID-19 sanitary measures testified by Airports Council International’s Airport Health Accreditation

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 26-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports, a global operator of 45 airports around the world and part of VINCI Concessions SA, has announced that its member airport the Costa Rican international airport Daniel Oduber Quirós (Guanacaste … Read the full press release

Screwfix continues expansion despite challenges of Covid-19

30 new stores planned for the UK, creating around 300 jobs More than 10 new stores planned in Republic of Ireland (PRESS RELEASE) YEOVIL, 26-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Screwfix, United Kingdom’s largest multi channel retailer of trade tools, accessories and … Read the full press release

H&M and luxury Italian brand Giuliva Heritage create timeless pieces for the modern woman

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational clothing-retail company H&M announces its collaboration with the luxury Italian brand Giuliva Heritage. Known for their flawless tailoring, family-owned Giuliva Heritage take classic menswear silhouettes into the world of womenswear. Giuliva … Read the full press release

SGS introduces new service that allows international consumer goods buyers to inspect suppliers remotely

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 25-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, announces the launch of Buying Assistance Program to fill the inspection gap in global consumer goods supply chain. The COVID-19 pandemic has had … Read the full press release

ABP further invests in Newport to meet future demand and maintain leading position as general cargo port in Wales

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK’s leading and best-connected port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested nearly EUR 4.5 Million (£4 million) to enhance operations at the Port of Newport. As the UK continues to come … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems establishes new unit for innovative and net zero carbon drive and energy solutions

Emphasis on the decarbonisation of drive, propulsion and energy systems (PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces that its Power Systems business has set up a new organisational unit ‘Power Lab’ to focus on innovative and net zero … Read the full press release

Barclays to accelerate its European Equity Capital Market franchise growth with new appointment

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank Barclays appoints Manuel Esteve as Head Of Equity Capital Markets, Continental Europe. Based in London, Manuel will report to Tom Johnson, Head Of Equity Capital Markets EMEA. Manuel has … Read the full press release

BAE Systems engineers unveil digital design concepts for UK’s next combat aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems engineers are utilizing the digital environment to design, test and fly concepts for Tempest, a next-generation combat air system for the UK. The concepts demonstrate how leading engineers are embracing one … Read the full press release

Siemens launches cost-effective new radar level measurement transmitter

(PRESS RELEASE) NUREMBERG, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens introduces Sitrans LR250 PLA (polypropylene lens antenna) radar level measurement transmitter. These cost-effective antennas are field-proven device delivering reliable level readings for inventory management or critical process control. Its high performing horn … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo to support SMEs in Enel’s supply chain in their sustainable development

The agreement aims to support small and medium-sized enterprises that are part of the Enel supply chain in their growth and sustainable development Companies that join Enel’s Supplier Development Program will have quick access to a wide range of loans, … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO reached impressive production milestone of 13 million current-generation gearboxes

ŠKODA AUTO makes three different types of transmission for Volkswagen Group at its Mladá Boleslav and Vrchlabí sites Production at ŠKODA AUTO is continuously optimised, automated and digitalised in line with Industry 4.0 principles (PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESLAV, 20-Aug-2020 — … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce strengthens partnership with Reaction Engines with new agreement to develop high-speed aircraft propulsion systems

(PRESS RELEASE) MANCHESTER, 21-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational engineering company, Rolls-Royce plc and British aerospace manufacturer, Reaction Engines Ltd announce new strategic partnership agreement to develop high-speed aircraft propulsion systems and explore applications for Reaction Engines’ thermal management technology … Read the full press release

Kieran Doran to lead Barclays’ Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank and financial services company Barclays announces the appointment of Kieran Doran as a Managing Director in Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking. Based in New York, Mr. Doran will report … Read the full press release

New appointment at Barclays to further develop cross-border opportunities for global clients

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank Barclays announces the appointment of Philipp Gillmann as a Managing Director and Head of Logistics Banking EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). Reporting to Peter Kimpel, Head of … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ’s Francis turbine generator units selected to be used for hydroelectric plant in Kutehr, India

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian plant engineering group, ANDRITZ has been selected by a JSW Energy Limited subsidiary, JSW Energy (Kutehr) Limited, to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for the Kutehr hydroelectric plant (240 MW) located on the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and the university city of Siegen partner over drones used for medical logistics

Drones transport laboratory samples between hospitals Telekom provides campus network for secure control of drones Test operation at the beginning of 2021 (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 19-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies Deutsche Telekom (ETR: … Read the full press release

Eleven Awards for Deutsche Bank in Asia during 2020 a testimony to its truly market-leading offering in APAC

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 19-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational investment bank and financial services company Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK) has announced it won Best Corporate Trust Bank in APAC and Best Domestic Custodian in four regional markets. The Asset Magazine, … Read the full press release