Daily Archives: 8, July 2023

Continental AG to Phase Out Business Activities at Gifhorn Plant by 2027, Affecting Jobs

(IN BRIEF) Continental AG has announced plans to phase out business activities at its Gifhorn plant by the end of 2027. The measures include relocating assembly operations, outsourcing production, and relocating the replacement part business. These actions are in response … Read the full press release

Terna and University of Salerno Introduce Second Edition of Tyrrhenian Lab Master’s Degree for Digitalization of Electricity System

(IN BRIEF) Terna, the company managing the national transmission grid in Italy, has presented the second edition of the 2nd-level Master’s Degree in “Digitalisation of the electricity system for the energy transition” as part of the Tyrrhenian Lab project in … Read the full press release

Infineon Collaborates with Edge Impulse to Enhance AI Development Tools for PSoC 63 Bluetooth LE MCUs

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG has partnered with Edge Impulse to expand its Tiny Machine Learning-based AI development tools for the PSoC 63 Bluetooth LE microcontroller. This collaboration enables developers to build edge Machine Learning (ML) applications using Edge Impulse … Read the full press release

Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Lists GDRs on SIX Swiss Exchange, Raises Over $580 Million

(IN BRIEF) Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co., Ltd., a Chinese company operating in the lithium-ion battery material industry, has listed its Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The company placed 50 million GDRs at an offer price of … Read the full press release

Talgo Delivers Intercity Trains to Egypt Ahead of Schedule for Alexandria-Cairo-Aswan Line

(IN BRIEF) Talgo, a leading train manufacturer, has successfully delivered and put into service the last of six Intercity trains in Egypt, connecting Alexandria with Cairo and Aswan. The delivery was completed over five months ahead of schedule, and the … Read the full press release

CropXR Program Receives 15 Million Euros for Developing Extra Resilient Crops

(IN BRIEF) The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted 15 million euros to the CropXR research program, which focuses on ‘smart breeding’ of extra resilient crops (XR) through the integration of plant biology, computational modeling, and artificial intelligence. … Read the full press release

Gasum Expands Biogas Portfolio with Majority Stake in Liquidgas Biofuel Genesis

(IN BRIEF) Gasum, a Nordic energy company, has acquired a majority stake (two-thirds of the shares) in Liquidgas Biofuel Genesis AB, a Swedish biogas upgrading company. Liquidgas Biofuel Genesis operates a biogas upgrading plant in Helsingborg, Sweden. The plant receives … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin and Green Tech Skillnet Offer 30% Discount on Green Courses to Drive Sustainability Education

(IN BRIEF) Trinity College Dublin has partnered with Green Tech Skillnet to offer a 30% discount on selected green diplomas and micro-credential courses. These courses cover a wide range of disciplines and focus on environmental sustainability and climate action. Eligible … Read the full press release

TUM Professors Alena Buyx and Heribert Schunkert Receive Bavarian Order of Merit

(IN BRIEF) Professor Alena Buyx and Professor Heribert Schunkert from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have been honored with the Bavarian Order of Merit. Presented by Minister President Dr. Markus Söder, the Order recognizes their outstanding contributions to the … Read the full press release

TUM Science and Study Center Raitenhaslach Thrives with New Director and Record Year

(IN BRIEF) Elina Weinmann has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the TUM Science and Study Center Raitenhaslach, part of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany. Weinmann aims to expand the center’s role as a conference … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Researchers Use Blood Proteins to Predict Future Lung Cancer

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceutica, have made significant progress in using blood proteins to predict future lung cancer. The study analyzed blood samples taken from healthy participants up to ten years before … Read the full press release

Liverpool Covid-19 Testing Pilot Researchers Receive Florence Nightingale Award for Healthcare Data Analytics

(IN BRIEF) Researchers behind the mass Covid-19 testing pilot in Liverpool have been honored with the 2023 Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Healthcare Data Analytics. The award recognizes their work in delivering better outcomes for patients through data analysis … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Celebrates Cultural Diversity in Merseyside

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool’s School of Architecture is hosting an event celebrating the diverse cultural mix on Merseyside. The event will showcase the evolving cultural practices that have emerged from interactions between different communities in the region. Musical … Read the full press release

Green Team Twente Unveils Hydrogen Race Car to Showcase the Power of Hydrogen

(IN BRIEF) Green Team Twente, a multidisciplinary student team, has unveiled their new hydrogen race car, Apollo GDO, during a car reveal event. The team aims to create a greener future by showcasing the power and speed of hydrogen and … Read the full press release

University Hospitals Münster and Twente Sign MoU for Cross-Border Healthcare Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) University Hospital Münster (UKM), Medisch Spectrum Twente (MST), and the universities of Münster and Twente have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on healthcare, education, and medical-technical progress in the German-Dutch border region. The aim is … Read the full press release

EnBW Inaugurates Largest Solar Park in Baden-Württemberg, Providing Climate-Friendly Energy for Thousands of Households

(IN BRIEF) EnBW has officially inaugurated the largest solar park in the Tuttlingen district of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. With a capacity of 17.3 megawatts, the solar park in Emmingen-Liptingen has the potential to provide climate-friendly energy to approximately 5,800 households. The … Read the full press release

Global Study Challenges Advice on High-Fat Dairy Foods in Healthy Diet

(IN BRIEF) A global diet study published in the European Heart Journal challenges the conventional advice of limiting high-fat dairy foods. The study, conducted in 80 countries across all inhabited continents, found that diets emphasizing fruit, vegetables, dairy (mainly whole-fat), … Read the full press release

RWE, Mitsui, and Port of Tilbury Collaborate on Innovative Green Hydrogen Project in Essex

(IN BRIEF) RWE, Mitsui, and the Port of Tilbury have joined forces to develop an innovative hydrogen project at the Port of Tilbury in Essex, UK. This collaboration, outlined in a memorandum of understanding (MoU), aims to advance two green … Read the full press release

DHL Express Unveils State-of-the-Art Americas Hub in Atlanta, Prioritizing Sustainability and Enhanced Connectivity

(IN BRIEF) DHL Express has opened its Americas region hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, marking an $84.5 million investment aimed at enhancing connections and service capabilities. The state-of-the-art hub, spanning 100,000 square feet, establishes direct links between major cities … Read the full press release