Monthly Archives: September 2021

University of Helsinki new artificial intelligence methods for industrial and fusion research part of ITER fusion reactor in Southern France

The participation of Finnish industry in the construction of ITER fusion reactor and the utilization of innovations in other fields is promoted by a cluster of companies and research institutions. ITER is beeing constructed in Southern France. (PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, … Read the full press release

17,000 participants research: kids repeatedly bullied by siblings more likely to suffer from poor mental health years later

(PRESS RELEASE) YORK, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of York, a collegiate research university and member of the prestigious Russell Group, has announced that Dr Umar Toseeb from the University’s Department of Education is the lead author of a research … Read the full press release

Alstom, CTCI consortium lands €720 million SEMPO contract for the delivery of integrated metro system for Taipei Circular Line Phase Two

Alstom to provide rolling stock, signalling, platform screen door solutions together with the project management and overall system integration Taipei Circular Line is the consortium’s second turnkey metro project successfully secured by Alstom in Taiwan recently The framework contract includes … Read the full press release

Ericsson inks 5-year tenor with two 1-year extension options USD 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility with 18 participating banks

USD 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility signed Transaction underlines the confidence in Ericsson’s financial and sustainable performance (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company, has announced the signature of … Read the full press release

Luleälven Fastigheter AB buys an office building in Kiruna, Sweden from Skanska in a deal worth SEK 260M (EUR 25M)

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced the divestment of an office building in Kiruna, Sweden for about SEK 260M (EUR 25M). The buyer is Luleälven Fastigheter … Read the full press release

SOK Corporation’s Inex Partners Oy extends its 10-year partnership with Kuehne+Nagel

Joint efforts to reduce Inex emissions by 2025 Kuehne+Nagel’s Net Zero Carbon programme core element of the reduction strategy Long-term relationship with the aim of transitioning to low-carbon logistics (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to combine its existing Decor business with Chinese Minglian’s decor paper plant in a mix of acquisition/joint venture deal

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a global leader in fiber-based materials, has announced it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 60% of Chinese decor paper producer Minglian New Materials Technology Co., Ltd., established … Read the full press release

Capgemini, Sogeti and Micro Focus’ World Quality Report 2021-2022: Confidence in AI in QA is increasing

Testing is no longer seen as an obstacle across the software development lifecycle but is a factor in its achievement; Organizations are keen to put artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) techniques to good use in their quality assurance … Read the full press release

100km of range in less than three minutes: ABB’s new EV charger called Terra 360

Can deliver 100km of range in less than three minutes Only charger designed explicitly to charge up to four vehicles at once Ideal for refueling stations, urban charging stations, retail parking and fleet applications (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ now available to all TripActions Group customers as part of new global partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced a groundbreaking global partnership with TripActions and Reed … Read the full press release

AL Amyloidosis: Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease, takes over Caelum Biosciences, Inc.

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has announced its rare diseases arm Alexion has exercised its option to acquire all remaining equity in Caelum Biosciences, Inc., a Clinical Stage … Read the full press release

Hexagon to acquire the Material Readiness® application of Atlas RFID Solutions

Hexagon enhances materials management capabilities with the acquisition of Jovix material tracking solution (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB (STO: HEXA-B), the global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced it further expands into the … Read the full press release

The insurance industry, Europe’s largest institutional investor, supports the EC’s proposal for the EUGBS (EU Green Bond Standard)

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance Europe, the European insurance and reinsurance federation, has announced the publication of its response to a consultation by the EC on its proposal for an EU Green Bond Standard (EUGBS). The insurance … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank commits EUR 500 million to Ørsted’s increased capex programme on renewable energy projects

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it secured a EUR 500 million loan from the European … Read the full press release

The Great Narrative initiative and meeting by World Economic Forum and the UAE Government to be held in in Dubai, 11-12 November 2021

World Economic Forum and Government of the United Arab Emirates will host the Great Narrative meeting in Dubai on 11-12 November 2021 Reflections to be shared in a forthcoming book, The Great Narrative, expected for publication in January 2022 Global … Read the full press release

Seafarers to rely on improved Port State Control (PSC) checklist app for the latest information on Port State Control deficiencies

Revised pocket checklist app brings together all ships’ checklists into one place. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 28-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LR, a technical and business services organisation and a maritime classification society, and UK P&I Club, a marine mutual liability insurer … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s Dr Andrea Soltoggio part of DARPA funded project that will train independent AI systems collaborate and share knowledge with each other

(PRESS RELEASE) LOUGHBOROUGH, 28-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University,  a UK top 10 University, has announced it will lead a project aimed at helping independent AI systems to learn from each other. The new international project will look into creating … Read the full press release

Significant improvement in increasing Time In Range and reducing hypoglycemia among people equipped with Diabeloop DBLG1

EASD 2021 – Diabeloop, a pioneer in therapeutic artificial intelligence for diabetes management, is presenting new real-world data(1) of its Automated Insulin Delivery system, DBLG1. The personalized device fine-tunes insulin delivery using a state-of-the-art algorithm. Thousands of European patients have … Read the full press release

Diversity: Schroders becomes a signatory of the Charter for Black Talent in Finance and the Professions

The Charter focuses on Black talent in the industry and aims to go beyond statements to deliver ambitious targets and measurable data for recruitment, career progression and promotion. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders (LON: SDR), a British … Read the full press release

New ABATE class notation by DNV aims at measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on offshore installations

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the introduction of new ABATE class notation designed to assist the owners and operators of offshore floating installations to identify and implement measures … Read the full press release

Dr Moritz Kraemer to succeed Uwe Burkert as LBBW’s Head of Research and the associated function of Chief Economist

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) a universal bank and the Landesbank for some Federal States of Germany, has announced the appointment of Dr Moritz Kraemer as its new Chief Economist. In effect from 5 November, … Read the full press release

Assa Abloy acquires leading door and window hardware company in UK and Ireland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Assa Abloy AB (STO: ASSA-B), leader in locks, doors, gates, and entrance automation, has announced the acquisition of Arran Isle, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the … Read the full press release

Major partnership between TotalEnergies and Safran aims at accelerating the reduction of CO2 emissions in the aviation industry

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced it signed a strategic partnership agreement with Safran (EPA: SAF), a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component and defense company, … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge researchers: classical physics can be used to understand prethermal discrete time crystals (DTCs)

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Cambridge, the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world, has announced that its researchers used computer modelling to study potential new phases of matter known as prethermal discrete time crystals (DTCs). Until … Read the full press release

Continental’s strong position in the segment of tires for all-electric vehicles has been underscored by Porsche Taycan approval

Porsche Taycan available with Continental summer, winter and all-season tires Original equipment approvals for PremiumContact 6, WinterContact TS 860 S and ProContact RX tires Continental Supplies Tires for Six of the Ten Most Successful Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) to develop GRC, cybersecurity, third-party risk management (TPRM) and risk transformation as a service (RTaaS) solutions supported by RSA’s Archer platform

Alliance will help EY US and RSA clients establish and enhance robust governance, risk and compliance strategies Leverages industry-leading Archer suite and EY US consulting services to provide integrated risk management solutions (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EY, … Read the full press release

SGS’s metallurgical laboratory in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada, marks its 80th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced that its metallurgical laboratory in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada celebrates 80 Years since inception. For 80 years the Lakefield laboratory in Ontario, Canada … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca: Exciting ROpel Phase III trial results demonstrate the potential for Lynparza with abiraterone to become a new 1st-line option for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has announced positive high-level results from the PROpel Phase III trial showed AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) in combination with abiraterone demonstrated a … Read the full press release

Spinal muscular atrophy: New data for Evrysdi will be presented by Roche at the World Muscle Society (WMS) Virtual Congress 20 – 24 September 2021

New data show pre-symptomatic babies with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) treated with Evrysdi maintained the ability to swallow Evrysdi has demonstrated consistent clinically meaningful efficacy in adults, children, and babies two months and older and is now approved in 58 countries worldwide Further … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. Announces the Convocation of the Company’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on 4 November 2021 in order to appoint KPMG N.V. as the Company’s new statutory auditor for the financial year 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that today, 23 September 2021, the Board of Directors of the Company convenes the extraordinary general meeting of … Read the full press release