Daily Archives: 13, April 2023

Programa respaldado por InvestEU para beneficiar a microempresas en Lituania, Letonia y Polonia con préstamos de hasta 50 000 EUR

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) El Fondo Europeo de Inversiones (FEI) ha firmado un acuerdo de garantía de cartera con Noviti Finance para prestar casi 47 millones de euros a microempresas en Lituania, Letonia y Polonia en condiciones preferenciales. La garantía del … Read the full press release

InvestEU-backed programme to benefit micro-enterprises in Lithuania, Latvia and Poland with up to €50,000 loans

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed a portfolio guarantee agreement with Noviti Finance to lend almost €47 million to micro-businesses in Lithuania, Latvia, and Poland on preferential terms. The EIF guarantee is provided under the European Union’s … Read the full press release

Selon un rapport de la BEI, le recyclage et les mesures d’efficacité énergétique sont les principales mesures d’atténuation du changement climatique prises par les entreprises de l’UE

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) a publié son rapport sur les investissements climatiques pour 2022-23 (EIBIS Climate), qui montre que la part des entreprises européennes investissant dans le climat a augmenté de 10 points de pourcentage au … Read the full press release

Recycling and Energy Efficiency Measures Top Climate Mitigation Actions by EU Firms, Says EIB Report

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has released its Climate Investment Report for 2022-23 (EIBIS Climate), which shows that the share of European firms investing in climate has increased by 10 percentage points in the last year, reaching an … Read the full press release

illimity Bank digital arm b-ilty per finanziare le PMI italiane nel nuovo accordo BEI

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) La Banca europea per gli investimenti (BEI) ha firmato un accordo da 200 milioni di euro con illimity Bank per fornire finanziamenti alle piccole e medie imprese (PMI) in Italia. Le due banche mobiliteranno 100 milioni di … Read the full press release

illimity Bank’s digital arm b-ilty to provide funding for Italian SMEs in new EIB deal

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €200m deal with illimity Bank to provide funding to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Italy. The two banks will mobilize €100m each in 2023 to ensure that SMEs have … Read the full press release

Die EIB startet die „EU for Ukraine Initiative“ zur Unterstützung der Wiederaufbau- und Wiederaufbaubemühungen

(IN KÜRZE) Die Europäische Investitionsbank (EIB) hat die „Initiative EU für die Ukraine“ ins Leben gerufen, um die Wiederaufbau- und Wiederaufbaubemühungen in der Ukraine nach der massiven russischen Invasion im Jahr 2022 zu unterstützen. Die Initiative umfasst die Einrichtung eines … Read the full press release

EIB launches “EU for Ukraine Initiative” to support reconstruction and recovery efforts

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has launched the “EU for Ukraine Initiative” to support reconstruction and recovery efforts in Ukraine, following the full-scale Russian invasion in 2022. The initiative includes the establishment of a Trust Fund to enable … Read the full press release

La BEI investe in un’azienda irlandese di dispositivi medici per un dispositivo per il trattamento dell’acufene

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) La Banca europea per gli investimenti (BEI) ha investito 15 milioni di euro in Neuromod Devices Ltd per supportare la commercializzazione del suo dispositivo per il trattamento dell’acufene, Lenire. Il dispositivo ha ottenuto l’approvazione De Novo dalla … Read the full press release

EIB invests in Irish medical device company for tinnitus treatment device

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has invested €15 million in Neuromod Devices Ltd to support the commercialization of its tinnitus treatment device, Lenire. The device has been granted De Novo approval from the US FDA and has shown … Read the full press release

Le secteur de l’hydrogène en Wallonie et en Belgique est prêt à prospérer grâce au partenariat de la BEI

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) La Région wallonne a signé un protocole d’accord avec la Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) pour favoriser la collaboration dans le secteur de l’hydrogène. L’accord permettra aux projets wallons d’être éligibles au soutien de la BEI, y compris … Read the full press release

Hydrogen Sector in Wallonia, Belgium Set to Thrive with EIB Partnership

(IN BRIEF) The Walloon Region has signed a memorandum of understanding with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to foster collaboration in the hydrogen sector. The agreement will enable Walloon projects to be eligible for EIB support, including financing, guidance, and … Read the full press release

Siemens Smart Infrastructure expands medium voltage portfolio with new solution for fast fault location and grid transparency

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Smart Infrastructure has launched new solutions for sustainable and smart medium voltage switchgear. The SIBushing, a sustainable and intelligent solution for smart switchgear, is designed to provide transparency and high-precision measurement of distribution systems while consuming significantly … Read the full press release

Siemens and Microsoft demonstrate AI-powered factory automation at Hannover Messe

(IN BRIEF) Siemens and Microsoft are partnering to integrate Siemens’ Teamcenter software with Microsoft’s collaboration platform Teams and Azure AI capabilities. The goal is to enhance cross-functional collaboration and utilize generative AI to drive innovation and efficiency across the design, … Read the full press release

BASF’s Swiss and US manufacturing sites receive ISCC PLUS certification for plastic additives

(IN BRIEF) BASF has received the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS for certain grades of plastic additives produced at its manufacturing sites in Switzerland and the United States. This certification allows BASF to offer more sustainable grades of … Read the full press release

Colas Foundation Contributes Over €20,000 to Support Education and Vocational Training for Young People in Marrakech

(IN BRIEF) The Colas Foundation, after 30 years of supporting contemporary art, has decided to shift its focus to social issues. The foundation will now support initiatives that promote social and professional integration of children and young people through education, … Read the full press release

DNV verifies Salmon Evolution’s alignment towards sustainability framework for green loan

(IN BRIEF) Norwegian land-based salmon farming company, Salmon Evolution, has secured a NOK 1.55 million green debt financing package, which is expected to provide sufficient financial runway and buffer to refinance phase 1 and finance early phase 2 at Indre … Read the full press release

PNE AG to Expand Wind Farm Capacity to 207 Megawatts

(IN BRIEF) Renewable energy company PNE AG is expanding its wind farm portfolio to generate more electricity. Currently, wind farms with a capacity of 207 megawatts are in various stages of development across Germany and France, and are expected to … Read the full press release

STFC’s Higgs Centre supports AI, robotics and Earth observation firms

(IN BRIEF) The Higgs Centre, part of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) in Edinburgh, has provided over £10m in investment to start-ups since its opening in 2018, creating over 100 jobs. The Higgs Centre focuses on supporting businesses … Read the full press release

NAGRA’s forensic watermarking integrated into QTAKE’s video assist tool for movie and TV production

(IN BRIEF) NAGRA, a subsidiary of the Kudelski Group, has announced the integration of NAGRA NexGuard QuickMark forensic watermarking into QTAKE’s video assist collaboration solutions to protect live video and playback during movie and TV production. This integration marks the … Read the full press release

ENGIE partners with Bpifrance and ADEME to decarbonize its small- to medium-sized suppliers

(IN BRIEF) Energy company ENGIE is offering 1,000 of its small to medium-sized suppliers and subcontractors the opportunity to take part in the Diag Décarbon’Action initiative, in partnership with Bpifrance and ADEME. The initiative aims to support companies in carrying … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall’s Castings Unit Secures Order for Hybrid Vehicle Engine Blocks

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall’s Materials and Trade division has secured an order from Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) to produce over 500,000 engine blocks for a hybrid vehicle worth a figure in the mid-double-digit million-euro range. The Castings business unit of … Read the full press release

Continental’s Changzhou plant to add 13 million m2 of high-performance composite surface materials

(IN BRIEF) Continental, a technology company, has announced the beginning of Phase III expansion of its joint venture in China with Jiangsu Changshun Group. The project will include the construction of new plant buildings, raw material warehouses, public and auxiliary … Read the full press release

Continental introduces child-presence-detection feature to its digital access system for passenger safety

(IN BRIEF) Technology company Continental has announced the addition of a Child-Presence-Detection (CPD) function to its digital access system, CoSmA, in order to further enhance passenger safety. The CPD function uses ultra-wideband (UWB) technology to detect the presence of children … Read the full press release

France and Netherlands Sign MoU to Strengthen Technological Capacity and Autonomy in EU

(IN BRIEF) The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and Dutch Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their collaboration in research and innovation. The agreement aims to enhance the … Read the full press release

Saab signs contract for support and maintenance services for JAS 39 Gripen C/D fighter aircraft

(IN BRIEF) Swedish defence company Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration for support and maintenance services for the JAS 39 Gripen C/D fighter aircraft. The order is valued at SEK 308m ($35.3m) and includes development, … Read the full press release

Loughborough University expands research and teaching partnerships with Symbiosis International University in India

(IN BRIEF) Loughborough University in the UK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Symbiosis International University (SIU) in India, which is one of the country’s leading private universities. The agreement follows initial discussions that took place during a Vice-Chancellor’s … Read the full press release

Škoda Museum Restores Rare Škoda Hispano-Suiza for Techno Classica Trade Fair

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Museum to Showcase Rare Škoda Hispano-Suiza 25/100 KS at Techno Classica Trade Fair in Essen. The Škoda Hispano-Suiza 25/100 KS was one of the world’s most advanced cars at the time, and Škoda Museum has restored a … Read the full press release

Clearstream Launches New Bank in Luxembourg for Institutional Fund Investors

(IN BRIEF) Clearstream has launched a new bank called Clearstream Fund Centre S.A. in Luxembourg, which will provide services to institutional fund investors. The new entity operates under a commercial banking license and will be an important part of Deutsche … Read the full press release

Energinet and NIB Sign Loan Agreement for Substation Refurbishment and Upgrades in Denmark

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to a 10-year loan agreement worth DKK 1 billion (EUR 134.4 million) with the Danish TSO Energinet to finance the installation of new substations and refurbishment or upgrade of existing substations … Read the full press release

Heidelberg Materials and Linde to Build World’s First Industrial-Scale Carbon Capture and Utilisation Facility in Cement Industry

(IN BRIEF) Heidelberg Materials and Linde have formed a joint venture called “Capture-to-Use” (CAP2U) to construct and operate the world’s first industrial-scale carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) facility in the cement industry. The facility is expected to be operational by … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric Unveils New Technologies and Software Solutions to Address Global Priorities at Hannover Messe 2023

(IN BRIEF) Schneider Electric will be showcasing new technologies and software solutions at Hannover Messe 2023, aimed at helping industries achieve energy security, resource efficiency, and sustainability. The innovations are based on the company’s IoT-enabled, open, interoperable architecture and platform, … Read the full press release

ZF’s CeTrax Lite Provides Smart Solution for Light-Duty Commercial Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division has begun series production of its CeTrax lite electric central drive, which has already received orders from Asia and the Americas. Designed for light commercial vehicles, the highly integrated electric drive provides … Read the full press release

Patients as Partners Europe Returns to London and Announces Agenda Highlights

(IN BRIEF) The Conference Forum has announced that the 7th annual European Patients as Partners® in Clinical Research conference will take place in London on June 12-13, 2023. The event will focus on achieving greater representation in clinical research, building … Read the full press release