Daily Archives: 10, March 2023

Merck and Intel fund academic research program in Europe to drive sustainable semiconductor manufacturing with AI and machine learning

(IN BRIEF) Merck and Intel have signed a memorandum of understanding to invest in a new academic research program aimed at driving innovation in semiconductor manufacturing processes and technologies using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. The companies will jointly … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin Professor to Deliver Inaugural Lecture on Novel Therapies for Epilepsy

(IN BRIEF) Trinity College Dublin’s Professor Mark Cunningham will deliver his inaugural lecture on March 23, entitled “Hacking the brain’s accelerator: novel therapies for epilepsy?” He will discuss his research, which has taken several different approaches to address the mechanisms … Read the full press release

Annual Colours Boat Races on River Liffey to take place on 25th March

(IN BRIEF) The annual colours boat race between Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin is set to take place on Saturday, March 25. The race, which began in 1947, consists of the Gannon Cup for senior men’s 8+, the … Read the full press release

Sandoz to Invest Over $400 Million in New Biologics Plant in Slovenia

(IN BRIEF) Sandoz, a global leader in generic and biosimilar medicines, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build a new biologics production plant in Lendava, Slovenia, in a move expected to be worth at least USD 400 million. The … Read the full press release

Nokia to provide iSIM Secure Connect to Airtel Africa’s wider digitalization efforts

(IN BRIEF) Nokia’s iSIM Secure Connect technology has been selected by Airtel Africa, as part of its digitalization efforts to offer 5G and IoT-based on-demand services to its customers. The technology provides communication service providers and enterprises with the capability … Read the full press release

Redes Energéticas Nacionais opens applications for AGIR Award to promote sustainable development projects

(IN BRIEF) Portuguese electricity transmission grid operator Redes Energéticas Nacionais (REN) has launched the tenth edition of the AGIR Award. The annual competition invites non-profit projects that help promote sustainable development in line with the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development … Read the full press release

AFRY appointed as Lender’s Technical Advisor for 600MW Monsoon Wind Power project in Laos

(IN BRIEF) Swedish engineering consultancy AFRY has been chosen as Lender’s Technical Advisor for the Monsoon Wind Power project, a 600MW onshore wind farm in Southern Laos that is set to become the largest wind farm in Southeast Asia. The … Read the full press release

SEB Venture Capital investe in insurtech Hedvig nel round di finanziamento Adelis Equity

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) La banca svedese SEB ha annunciato una partnership strategica con Hedvig, una società nordica di insurtech, che fornisce assicurazioni sulla proprietà a privati. Nell’ambito della partnership, SEB Venture Capital effettuerà un investimento strategico in Hedvig. La società … Read the full press release

Ricoh Receives Kofax Partner of the Year Award for Expertise in Print Automation and Intelligent Automation Platform

(IN BRIEF) Ricoh, the multinational imaging and electronics company, has been awarded the Kofax Partner of the Year for 2022. The prestigious award recognises Ricoh’s commitment to delivering Kofax’s document automation and security solutions, and its ability to offer new … Read the full press release

SEB Venture Capital invests in insurtech Hedvig in Adelis Equity financing round

(IN BRIEF) Swedish bank SEB has announced a strategic partnership with Hedvig, a Nordic insurtech company, which provides property insurance to private individuals. As part of the partnership, SEB Venture Capital will make a strategic investment in Hedvig. The company … Read the full press release

Die ORLEN-Gruppe eröffnet ihre erste Wasserstofftankstelle in Prag, um umweltfreundlichen Kraftstoff zu fördern

(IN KÜRZE) Die ORLEN-Gruppe hat eine neue Wasserstofftankstelle am Standort ORLEN Benzina in Prag in Betrieb genommen, die umweltfreundlichen Kraftstoff für Pkw, Lkw und Busse in der Tschechischen Republik anbieten wird. Später in diesem Jahr wird die ORLEN-Gruppe auch Wasserstofftankstellen … Read the full press release

ORLEN Group launches its first hydrogen refuelling station in Prague to promote eco-friendly fuel

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN Group has launched a new hydrogen refuelling station at the ORLEN Benzina facility in Prague, which will offer eco-friendly fuel for cars, trucks, and buses in the Czech Republic. Later this year, ORLEN Group will also introduce … Read the full press release

Eneco’s Power Plant in Utrecht Sees Reduced Gas Consumption with iwell’s Mega Cube

(IN BRIEF) Energy storage company iwell has developed an intelligent battery system known as the Mega Cube, which is capable of storing 14 MWh of energy and has a power capacity of 7 MW. The system has been connected to … Read the full press release

University of Dundee announces partnership with Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2023

(IN BRIEF) The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, one of the most prestigious drawing exhibitions in the world, has opened for entries. The University of Dundee is the academic partner of the competition, and the exhibition will be shown in … Read the full press release

La contaminación por ozono provoca importantes ingresos hospitalarios por ataques cardíacos, insuficiencia cardíaca y accidentes cerebrovasculares

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) The European Heart Journal, una revista de la Sociedad Europea de Cardiología (ESC), ha publicado un nuevo estudio que revela que superar el límite de ozono de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) está asociado con … Read the full press release

Ozone pollution causes substantial hospital admissions for heart attack, heart failure and stroke

(IN BRIEF) The European Heart Journal, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), has published a new study revealing that surpassing the World Health Organization’s (WHO) ozone limit is associated with significant increases in hospital admissions for heart … Read the full press release

ABPs Bemühungen um Nachhaltigkeit und Mitarbeiterentwicklung werden bei den Maritime UK Awards ausgezeichnet

(IN KÜRZE) ABP, der führende britische Hafenkonzern, gewann zwei Auszeichnungen bei den Maritime UK Awards – „Employer of the Year“ und „Maritime 2050“. Die Auszeichnungen würdigen das Engagement von ABP, seine Mitarbeiter zu stärken, Vielfalt und Inklusion zu fördern und … Read the full press release

ABP’s sustainability and employee development efforts earn top honors at Maritime UK Awards

(IN BRIEF) ABP, the UK’s leading ports group, won two awards at the Maritime UK Awards – ‘Employer of the Year’ and ‘Maritime 2050’. The awards recognized ABP’s commitment to empowering its employees, promoting diversity and inclusion, and delivering the … Read the full press release

La instalación de arte de M&S “Sixteen” celebra la diversidad y fomenta la conciencia sobre la salud de los senos

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) M&S ha presentado una instalación de arte llamada “Sixteen” en el South Bank de Londres. Creada en asociación con la artista de casting de cuerpos femeninos Lydia Reeves, la instalación muestra los senos de 16 colegas de … Read the full press release

Stellantis invests €30 billion to meet electrification goals and produce vehicles on BEV-centric platform at Cassino plant

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis, the car manufacturing company, has announced that it will add production of vehicles based on the flexible, BEV-centric STLA Large platform at the Cassino Assembly Plant in Italy. The plant, which already produces Alfa Romeo and Maserati … Read the full press release

M&S art installation “Sixteen” celebrates diversity and encourages breast health awareness

(IN BRIEF) M&S has unveiled an art installation called “Sixteen” on London’s South Bank. Created in partnership with female body casting artist Lydia Reeves, the installation showcases the chests of 16 M&S colleagues to normalise the uniqueness of breasts and … Read the full press release

Stellantis and Wavestone’s Freedom of Mobility Forum to tackle climate change and mobility challenges

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis has partnered with consulting firm Wavestone to launch the Freedom of Mobility Forum, which will host a live digital debate on March 29th titled “In a decarbonized world, will freedom of mobility be affordable to a happy … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca cherche la prochaine vague d’innovation thérapeutique avec le défi postdoctoral R&D 2023

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) AstraZeneca a lancé le Défi postdoctoral R&D 2023, qui invite les étudiants en dernière année de médecine et/ou de doctorat et les chercheurs postdoctoraux du monde entier à soumettre leurs propres propositions de recherche. L’initiative est conçue … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca seeks next wave of therapeutic innovation with 2023 R&D Postdoctoral Challenge

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca has launched the 2023 R&D Postdoctoral Challenge, which invites final-year MD and/or PhD students and postdoctoral researchers from around the world to submit their own research proposals. The initiative is designed to promote diversity of thought and … Read the full press release

Aktia named best fixed-income fund house in Finland in Morningstar Awards

(IN BRIEF) Aktia has been named the best fixed-income fund house in Finland in the Morningstar Awards 2022 comparison, and its Aktia Wealth Allocation+ Moderate B was selected as the best balanced fund in the country. Morningstar ranks fund houses … Read the full press release

Savills Capital Advisors assume John Rubbert per guidare la divisione di finanziamento del debito immobiliare

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Savills Capital Advisors (SCA) ha assunto John Rubbert, un esperto di finanziamento del debito immobiliare con oltre 20 anni di esperienza, come ultima aggiunta al team. Rubbert ha ricoperto in precedenza la posizione di amministratore delegato, co-responsabile … Read the full press release

Savills Capital Advisors hires John Rubbert to lead real estate debt financing division

(IN BRIEF) Savills Capital Advisors (SCA) has hired John Rubbert, a real estate debt financing expert with over 20 years of experience, as their latest addition to the team. Rubbert previously held the position of Managing Director, Co-Head of Origination … Read the full press release

New research challenges accepted mechanism for creating electropores in biomembranes

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon and the University of Freiburg’s Institute of Physiology have cast doubt on the accepted model of creating electropores in biomembranes using electric fields. Electroporation is used to create targeted defects … Read the full press release

10 mars 2023 : Outokumpu Oyj a racheté 293 487 actions propres dans le cadre de son programme de rachat d’actions

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE)  HELSINKI, 10-Mar-2023 — /EuropaWire/ —  Outokumpu (HEL: OUT1V), premier producteur d’acier inoxydable en Europe, a annoncé le rachat de 293 487 actions propres dans le cadre de son programme de rachat d’actions. Les transactions (ISIN FI0009002422), réalisées … Read the full press release

10 Mar 2023: Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 293,487 own shares as part of its share buyback program

(PRESS RELEASE)  HELSINKI, 10-Mar-2023 — /EuropaWire/ —  Outokumpu (HEL: OUT1V), the largest producer of stainless steel in Europe, has announced the repurchase of 293,487 own shares as part of its share buyback program. The transactions (ISIN FI0009002422), carried out on … Read the full press release

APM Terminals Maasvlakte II prepares for expansion as Managing Director transitions to new role

(IN BRIEF) Jan Buijze, the current Managing Director of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II, will become the Regional Project Director for Africa & Europe effective April 1, 2023, while Harold Kunst, former CEO of MSC PSA European Terminal in Antwerp, will … Read the full press release

QIAGEN and Servier Collaborate to Develop Diagnostic Test for Hard-to-Treat Blood Cancer

(IN BRIEF) QIAGEN has entered into a partnership with global pharmaceutical group, Servier, to develop a companion diagnostic test for TIBSOVO, an isocitrate dehydrogenase-1 (IDH1) inhibitor used to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML). QIAGEN will develop and validate a real-time … Read the full press release

Heineken Set to Create Regional African Beverage Champion After Gaining Approval for Distell Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) HEINEKEN has received approval from the South African Competition Tribunal to acquire control of Distell Group Holdings Limited, following approvals from other relevant jurisdictions. The acquisition will see the creation of a regional African beverage champion, with Distell … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus takes steps to improve earnings and sales in struggling bus business

(IN BRIEF) MAN Truck & Bus has announced the reorganization of its bus business management as part of a larger transformation initiative. Barbaros Oktay has been appointed as Head of Bus (HoB), responsible for the bus unit’s overall entrepreneurial management, … Read the full press release

Capgemini partners with rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson to promote digital transformation in sport

(IN BRIEF) Capgemini has announced its partnership with rugby legend, Jonny Wilkinson, as the company’s global rugby ambassador. The announcement comes as Capgemini is gearing up to become the Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup France 2023 and World Rugby’s … Read the full press release