Daily Archives: 21, September 2023

New Names Revealed for Vestide/Woonbedrijf’s Student Housing Buildings on TU/e Campus

(IN BRIEF) The names of three new student housing buildings, comprising a total of 735 units on the TU/e campus, have been unveiled by Roy Beijnsberger, General Director/Board Member of Woonbedrijf, and Robert-Jan Smits, President of the TU/e Executive Board. … Read the full press release

Philips Recognized as One of the World’s Most Trustworthy Companies in International Analysis

(IN BRIEF) Philips has earned recognition as one of the world’s most trustworthy companies in an international analysis conducted by Statista in collaboration with Newsweek. The analysis considered the perspectives of customers, investors, and employees. In the survey, over 70,000 … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group to Showcase Innovative and Sustainable Lighting Solutions at Light + Building 2024

(IN BRIEF) The Zumtobel Group, comprising the brands Thorn, Tridonic, and Zumtobel, will participate in Light + Building 2024, the world’s leading trade fair for light and building technology. The event is scheduled to take place from March 3 to … Read the full press release

Merck Forms AI-Driven Drug Discovery Collaborations with BenevolentAI and Exscientia

(IN BRIEF) Merck, a prominent science and technology company, has announced strategic drug discovery collaborations with AI technology firms BenevolentAI and Exscientia. These partnerships aim to leverage AI-driven design and discovery capabilities to advance research efforts in key therapeutic areas, … Read the full press release

CTP Reveals Growth Ambitions and Positive Lease Signings in 2023

(IN BRIEF) CTP N.V., Europe’s largest listed owner, developer, and manager of logistics and industrial real estate, hosted its 2023 Capital Markets Day in Brno, Czech Republic, followed by asset tours in multiple countries. During the event, the company highlighted … Read the full press release

Experian Integrates IntoZetta’s Data Governance Capabilities with Aperture Data Studio

(IN BRIEF) Experian has announced the integration of IntoZetta’s data governance capabilities into its Aperture Data Studio, a leading data quality platform. This combination aims to provide clients with enhanced tools to discover, track, and manage their data while ensuring … Read the full press release

Škoda’s Pay to Park Service Wins Car Connectivity Award for Price/Performance Ratio

(IN BRIEF) Škoda’s Pay to Park service, developed by Škoda X, the brand’s center for digital services, has been honored with a Car Connectivity Award in the ‘price/performance stars’ category. In a reader poll organized by the German trade magazine … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom Begins Production of Advanced Synthetic Filter Media in South Korea

(IN BRIEF) Ahlstrom has initiated the production of new synthetic filter media at its Huyn-Poong plant in South Korea, marking its first commercial orders for these materials. The newly produced filter media, which are calendered and embossed, offer extended filter … Read the full press release

Pearson Names Omar Abbosh as CEO, Succeeding Retiring Andy Bird

(IN BRIEF) Pearson plc’s Board has appointed Omar Abbosh as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, effective in early 2024. Abbosh, an accomplished global leader with over three decades of experience in enterprise technology and a successful … Read the full press release

Landis+Gyr Collaborates with Atlante to Expand EV Charging Infrastructure in Southern Europe

(IN BRIEF) Landis+Gyr, a prominent provider of integrated energy management solutions, has entered into an agreement with Atlante, a subsidiary of the NHOA Group specializing in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. The partnership aims to enhance EV charging capabilities across … Read the full press release

Thales Collaborates with Intel to Offer End-to-End Data Security with Confidential Computing

(IN BRIEF) Thales and Intel are collaborating to bolster data security by integrating Thales’ CipherTrust Data Security platform with Intel’s verifiable attestation service, Intel Trust Authority. This partnership aims to provide end-to-end data security using confidential computing, benefiting highly regulated … Read the full press release

Stockholm Hosts 12th European Investment Bank Social Innovation Tournament

(IN BRIEF) Fifteen of Europe’s leading social innovators are set to compete in the 12th European Investment Bank Institute Social Innovation Tournament in Stockholm on September 28. These innovators from ten countries have developed projects with remarkable social, ethical, or … Read the full press release

Jos Dijsselhof, CEO of SIX, Elected as Vice Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE)

(IN BRIEF) Jos Dijsselhof, the CEO of SIX, has been unanimously elected as the new Vice Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) during its Annual Meeting. He will serve a two-year term in this role. Previously, Dijsselhof held … Read the full press release

USDA Acknowledges Error in Biofuels Annual Report, Confirms Neste’s Compliance

(IN BRIEF) The USDA has publicly acknowledged an error in its Biofuels Annual Report, specifically regarding allegations of fraudulent used cooking oil (UCO) volumes received by Neste at its Singapore refinery from China. Representatives from the USDA confirmed that the … Read the full press release

Infineon Collaborates with Infypower to Boost EV Charging Efficiency with SiC Power Semiconductors

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies has partnered with Infypower, a prominent Chinese new energy vehicle charging company, to enhance the efficiency of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Infineon will supply Infypower with its industry-leading 1200 V CoolSiC™ MOSFET power semiconductor devices, … Read the full press release

ZF Presents Electrified Trailer Concept for Sustainable Road Freight

(IN BRIEF) ZF, a leader in digital solutions for energy management and automation, is showcasing its electrified trailer concept at the NUFAM commercial vehicles trade show in Germany. The solution integrates ZF’s AxTrax 2 electric axle with a modular battery … Read the full press release

Digital-First Retrofitting Holds Key to Building Decarbonization, Schneider Electric Research Shows

(IN BRIEF) New research from Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management and automation, emphasizes the importance of a digital-first approach to retrofitting buildings for decarbonization. As buildings contribute significantly to global carbon emissions, making them more energy-efficient is crucial. … Read the full press release

UniCredit Plans €2.5 Billion Share Buy-Back as Part of 2023 Distribution Strategy

(IN BRIEF) UniCredit S.p.A. has announced its intention to launch a tranche of its 2023 share buy-back program, with a maximum value of €2.5 billion. The bank cites its strong capital levels, robust financial performance, solid asset quality, and lower … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Forms Strategic Partnership with Enlit to Host Enlit Europe 2025 in Bilbao

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola has forged a strategic alliance with Enlit, a prominent media and events company in the European energy transition sector. This collaboration will culminate in Bilbao hosting the Enlit Europe conference and exhibition in 2025 at the Bilbao … Read the full press release

Alexion and AstraZeneca Acquire Rare Disease Gene Therapy Portfolio from Pfizer for $1 Billion

(IN BRIEF) Alexion, in collaboration with AstraZeneca Rare Disease, has finalized an agreement to acquire a collection of preclinical rare disease gene therapy programs and related technologies from Pfizer Inc. This strategic move combines the expertise of Alexion and AstraZeneca … Read the full press release