Daily Archives: 12, June 2023

Burghausen Site Expansion: Wacker Chemie to Create Over 100 Jobs in Semiconductor-grade Polysilicon Production

(IN BRIEF) Wacker Chemie AG plans to expand its capacity for cleaning semiconductor-grade polysilicon by setting up a new production line at its Burghausen site. The expansion will increase capacity by over 50% and enable the production of more powerful … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Secures Multimillion-Euro Order for High-Voltage Electric Coolant Pumps from Major Automaker

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall has secured a significant order worth millions of euros for high-voltage electric coolant pumps from a major international automaker. The pumps will be used in the customer’s 800V architecture and offer advantages such as low friction, long … Read the full press release

Elisa Pioneers Seamless Software Upgrades on Live 5G Standalone Network in Partnership with Ericsson

(IN BRIEF) Elisa, in partnership with Ericsson, has become the first service provider in Europe to deploy the In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) capability on a live 5G Standalone (SA) network. This milestone allows Elisa to upgrade its core network software … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Mexico and Mexico Infrastructure Partners Agree on Asset Acquisition for $6 Billion

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola Mexico and Mexico Infrastructure Partners (MIP) have signed an agreement where MIP’s trust will acquire 55% of Iberdrola’s gross operating profit (EBITDA) in Mexico, including associated contracts and over 410 jobs. The agreement allows Iberdrola to focus … Read the full press release

FDA Accepts AstraZeneca’s NDA for Capivasertib Combination Therapy in Advanced Breast Cancer

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca’s new drug application (NDA) for capivasertib, in combination with Faslodex, has been accepted and granted Priority Review by the US FDA for the treatment of advanced breast cancer. The NDA is being reviewed under Project Orbis, which … Read the full press release

European Judicial Network Anniversary Plenary Meeting in Stockholm Highlights Cross-Border Cooperation Milestones

(IN BRIEF) The European Judicial Network (EJN) is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The EJN assists judges and prosecutors worldwide with day-to-day cooperation on criminal justice matters through a network of National Contact Points. The network has experienced a rise in … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank and Iberdrola to Drive Energy Transition with €1 Billion Agreement

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Iberdrola have signed a €1 billion financing agreement to accelerate the energy transition in Europe. The partnership aims to develop 19 solar power plants and 3 onshore wind farms in Spain, Portugal, … Read the full press release

Volkswagen’s Electric Cars Take Center Stage in “Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie” Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) Volkswagen has partnered with ZAG and Mediawan Kids & Family for the upcoming “Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie.” The exclusive partnership will feature Volkswagen’s fully electric cars in the animated film. Characters like Ladybug and Cat … Read the full press release

RWE Partners with Jan De Nul Group for Offshore Wind Installation Vessels

(IN BRIEF) RWE has partnered with Jan De Nul Group to secure the long-term usage of two next-generation installation vessels for offshore wind projects. The agreement includes the exclusive charter of “Les Alizés” and “Voltaire,” specialized vessels capable of installing … Read the full press release

HSBC Expands Innovation Reach with HSBC Innovation Banking and SVB UK Integration

(IN BRIEF) HSBC has launched HSBC Innovation Banking, a new initiative that includes Silicon Valley Bank UK (SVB UK) and innovation teams in the US, Israel, and Hong Kong. The launch took place during London Tech Week, where HSBC executives … Read the full press release