Daily Archives: 21, March 2023

CGM Finance ottiene dal FEI una garanzia di 18,75 milioni di euro a sostegno delle imprese sociali italiane

La garanzia consentirà a CGM Finance di fornire maggiori finanziamenti alle imprese sociali dando priorità all’impatto sociale rispetto al profitto. (NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Il Fondo europeo per gli investimenti (FEI) ha annunciato una garanzia di 18,75 milioni di euro a … Read the full press release

CGM Finance secures €18.75 million guarantee from EIF to support Italian social enterprises

Guarantee will enable CGM Finance to provide more financing to social enterprises prioritizing social impact over profit. (IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has announced an €18.75 million guarantee to CGM Finance, which will be used to finance social … Read the full press release

Artificial Intelligence to advance research aimed at improving heart health

(IN BRIEF) The EU-funded DataTools4Heart project is launching the first platform to consolidate real-world cardiology data from millions of people across multiple European countries. The initiative, which will be coordinated by the Artificial Intelligence in Medicine lab at the University … Read the full press release

ABL Group expands offshore energy exposure with acquisition of AGR

(IN BRIEF) ABL Group ASA has announced that it will acquire AGR, a multi-disciplinary engineering, consultancy and software company, in order to expand its offering within well and reservoir consultancy, support operators’ digitalisation and decarbonisation plans, and expand its opex-driven … Read the full press release

Associated British Ports sponsors Humber Property team member’s quest for Team GB

(IN BRIEF) ABP has sponsored Paul Durrant, Property Manager (Humber), who is set to compete in three planned athletics events for Team GB in 2023. Durrant will participate in his first sprint race of the season in Poland at the … Read the full press release

Volvo Trucks y Boliden se asocian para introducir camiones eléctricos en minas subterráneas

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Volvo Trucks y la empresa minera Boliden se asocian para introducir el transporte de camiones eléctricos en entornos subterráneos. La asociación implicará que Boliden utilice dos camiones pesados eléctricos Volvo en su mina Kankberg, en las afueras … Read the full press release

Volvo Trucks and Boliden partner to introduce electric trucks in underground mines

(IN BRIEF) Volvo Trucks and mining company Boliden are partnering to introduce electric truck transport in underground environments. The partnership will involve Boliden using two heavy, electric Volvo trucks in their Kankberg mine, outside Skellefteå in northern Sweden. The electric … Read the full press release

EU CEOs See Climate Change Risk as Fastest Growing Threat to Businesses

(IN BRIEF) EU CEOs are increasingly concerned about the threat of climate change, with 24% believing their businesses will be highly or extremely exposed to the impact of climate change within five years, according to a new survey. The survey … Read the full press release

Sweco genehmigt Übernahme von VK architects+engineers durch die belgische Wettbewerbsbehörde

(IN KÜRZE) Sweco, ein europäisches Ingenieur- und Architekturbüro, hat von der belgischen Wettbewerbsbehörde die Genehmigung zur Übernahme von VK architects+engineers erhalten. Durch die Übernahme von VK architects+engineers kommen rund 600 Architekten und Ingenieure zu Sweco hinzu, was hauptsächlich die Position … Read the full press release

Sweco Approved to Acquire VK architects+engineers by Belgian Competition Authority

(IN BRIEF) Sweco, a European engineering and architecture consultancy, has received approval from the Belgian Competition Authority to acquire VK architects+engineers. The acquisition of VK architects+engineers adds approximately 600 architects and engineers to Sweco, mainly strengthening the company’s position in … Read the full press release

Renewables account for 27.5% of Italy’s electricity demand in February

(IN BRIEF) In February 2023, total electricity demand in Italy decreased by 2.2% compared to the same month in 2022. According to Terna, the company that manages the Italian electricity grid, the country’s industrial sector also decreased by 6.8% compared … Read the full press release

OncoC4 licenses next-generation anti-CTLA-4 monoclonal antibody candidate to BioNTech

(IN BRIEF) BioNTech and OncoC4 have entered into an exclusive license and collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize OncoC4’s anti-CTLA-4 monoclonal antibody candidate, ONC-392. The candidate aims to delete immunosuppressive T cells in the tumor microenvironment but spare T cells … Read the full press release

L’adhésion Platinum d’Alfa Laval au projet Open Compute signale la prise en charge de l’efficacité énergétique dans les centres de données

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Alfa Laval est devenu membre platine de l’Open Compute Project (OCP) pour soutenir l’efficacité énergétique et la durabilité dans les centres de données. L’OCP est une communauté axée sur la refonte de la technologie matérielle pour répondre … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval’s Platinum Membership with Open Compute Project Signals Support for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

(IN BRIEF) Alfa Laval has become a platinum member of the Open Compute Project (OCP) to support energy efficiency and sustainability in data centers. The OCP is a community focused on redesigning hardware technology to efficiently support the growing demands … Read the full press release

El proveedor de soluciones de carga EVBox recibe la calificación de medalla de oro en la evaluación de sostenibilidad de EcoVadis

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) EVBox, un proveedor de soluciones de carga para vehículos eléctricos, ha recibido una calificación de medalla de oro de EcoVadis por sus esfuerzos de sostenibilidad. La calificación se basa en una evaluación de las políticas, acciones y … Read the full press release

Charging Solutions Provider EVBox Receives Gold Medal Rating on EcoVadis Sustainability Assessment

(IN BRIEF) EVBox, a provider of charging solutions for electric vehicles, has received a gold medal rating from EcoVadis for its sustainability efforts. The rating is based on an evaluation of the company’s policies, actions, and results in the areas … Read the full press release

Neue Studie bietet eine neue Perspektive auf die Sommerzeit und den Energieverbrauch von Gebäuden

(IN KÜRZE) Forscher der Empa haben in einer Studie untersucht, wie sich die Sommerzeit auf den Heiz- und Kühlenergiebedarf von Bürogebäuden auswirkt. Die Studie legt nahe, dass die Zeitumstellung zu Energieeinsparungen in Büros führen könnte, da die Mitarbeiter am Nachmittag … Read the full press release

New Study Offers Fresh Perspective on Daylight-Saving Time and Building Energy Consumption

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at Empa have conducted a study analyzing the impact of daylight-saving time on heating and cooling energy requirements for office buildings. The study suggests that the time change could lead to energy savings in offices due to … Read the full press release

CAF wins €100m contract to supply 31 trams to Budapest and 6 trams to Seville

(IN BRIEF) CAF Group has secured two new orders worth over €100 million for its Urbos platform trams. The first order is for 31 units to be supplied to Budapesti Közlekedési Központ (BKK) in Budapest. The second order is for … Read the full press release

Retail Week Awards 2023 : Gérant de coopérative parmi les finalistes dans la catégorie “Store Hero”

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Roan Irving, le gérant du magasin Co-op’s McDonald Road à Édimbourg, a été nommé finaliste dans la catégorie “Store Hero” des Retail Week Awards 2023. Roan, qui travaille chez Co-op depuis 15 ans, est connu pour ses … Read the full press release

Pirelli’s latest P ZERO Race TLR tyre offers low rolling resistance and high puncture resistance

(IN BRIEF) Italian tyre manufacturer, Pirelli, has launched its new P ZERO Race TLR, a tubeless version of its clincher tyre for road bikes, which has been redesigned using new technologies and is produced at its Milan-Bollate plant. The P … Read the full press release

Retail Week Awards 2023: Co-op manager among finalists in “Store Hero” category

(IN BRIEF) Roan Irving, the store manager at Co-op’s McDonald Road in Edinburgh, has been named a finalist in the “Store Hero” category of the Retail Week Awards 2023. Roan, who has been with Co-op for 15 years, is known … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain partners with French laboratories to create off-site material damage control lab

(IN BRIEF) Saint-Gobain, MATEIS and LAMCOS laboratories have partnered to establish a five-year off-site laboratory called MATILDE, which aims to control damage to inorganic materials in different environments. MATILDE will develop innovative strategies for identifying damage and designing materials and … Read the full press release

21 mars 2023 : Outokumpu Oyj a racheté 323 564 actions propres dans le cadre de son programme de rachat d’actions

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) HELSINKI, 21-Mar-2023 — /EuropaWire/ —  Outokumpu (HEL: OUT1V), premier producteur d’acier inoxydable en Europe, a annoncé le rachat de 323 564 actions propres dans le cadre de son programme de rachat d’actions. Les transactions (ISIN FI0009002422), réalisées … Read the full press release

21 Mar 2023: Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 323,564 own shares as part of its share buyback program

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 21-Mar-2023 — /EuropaWire/ —  Outokumpu (HEL: OUT1V), the largest producer of stainless steel in Europe, has announced the repurchase of 323,564 own shares as part of its share buyback program. The transactions (ISIN FI0009002422), carried out on … Read the full press release

Finnvera implements updated process for assessing environmental and social risks in export financing

(IN BRIEF) Finnvera improves risk management with environmental and social risk screening of export financing applications. In 2022, the export credit guarantee provider received 371 applications, one-third of which were screened by the environmental and social risk management team after … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann expands Supervisory Board with BMG executive Nitsa Kalispera

(IN BRIEF) Nitsa Kalispera, Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain in the BMG division, has been elected to the Supervisory Board of Bertelsmann. The appointment adds to the representation of employee interests on the board, and Kalispera’s extensive professional … Read the full press release

Werner Rainer, CEO of XSpline comments on the first patient enrolling in the International Clinical Trial for the company’s Non-Invasive Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Werner Rainer, CEO of XSpline comments on the first patient enrolling in the International Clinical Trial for the company's Non-Invasive Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

(IN BRIEF) I am excited to share that XSpline SPA and Ordensklinikum Linz Elisabethinen Hospital have enrolled the first patient in the CRT-DRIVE clinical trial. Our cloud-based XSpline Cloud technology offers non-invasive cardiac panoramic mapping to select individual CRT treatment … Read the full press release

Paper Supplier Voith Targets 90% Recycling Rate by 2030 with Innovative Pulping Technology

(IN BRIEF) Voith, the full-line supplier, is supporting a 90% paper recycling rate by 2030 as part of its “Papermaking for Life” program, through developing new fiber streams and an optimized recycling process. The firm is also creating new, innovative … Read the full press release

Finnair partners with Neste to reduce carbon emissions from flights departing Helsinki Airport

(IN BRIEF) Finnair has purchased 750 tons of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Neste to reduce the carbon emissions from flights departing from Helsinki Airport. The fuel volume purchased is Finnair’s single largest batch of sustainable aviation fuel to … Read the full press release

SGL Carbon Trainee Named National Best in Outstanding Performance

(IN BRIEF) SGL Carbon trainee Janine Nanette Kretzschmar has been awarded the national best honor by IHK, recognizing her outstanding performance during her vocational training as a process mechanic in fiber composite technology. Her fascination for carbon as a material … Read the full press release

EnBW and DLR’s research project on drone operations in offshore wind farms funded by German Federal Ministry

(IN BRIEF) EnBW is presenting its research project on the use of transport drones in the maintenance of offshore wind farms and calling on drone manufacturers and service providers to enter the “Offshore Drone Challenge” at Amsterdam Drone Week 2023. … Read the full press release

EnBW opens solar park with battery storage system in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

(IN BRIEF) EnBW has opened an open-field solar park with a connected battery storage system in Brandscheid, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany to help achieve the country’s aim of renewable energy sources supplying 80% of the country’s electricity needs by 2030. The solar … Read the full press release

ProCredit Holding welcomes EBRD as new core shareholder following share purchase agreements

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed two share purchase agreements with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to become a core shareholder of ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA (ProCredit Holding), replacing the IFC. Under … Read the full press release

HPE to leverage OpsRamp’s AIOps technology for hybrid digital operations management

(IN BRIEF) Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced its acquisition of OpsRamp, an IT operations management (ITOM) company that monitors and manages IT infrastructure, cloud resources, and applications for hybrid and multi-cloud environments, including hyperscalers. The ITOM market is estimated … Read the full press release

Experian’s digital employment and income verification service now covers 77% of UK employees

(IN BRIEF) Experian has partnered with The Access Group to allow UK employees who use Access Group’s payroll software to digitally share their payroll information through Experian’s Work Report™, the UK’s first digital employment and income verification service. This allows … Read the full press release

Study finds widespread species benefit from anthropogenic changes, while narrowly distributed species decline

(IN BRIEF) A new study published in Nature Communications reveals that widespread species tend to benefit from anthropogenic changes, increasing the number of sites they occupy, while more narrowly distributed species tend to decrease. The study was conducted by researchers … Read the full press release