Daily Archives: 11, October 2023

Rio Tinto Boosts Australia-Japan Collaboration with $1.7 Million Investment in Innovation Fund

(IN BRIEF) Rio Tinto has pledged an additional A$1.7 million to the Australia-Japan Innovation Fund (AJIF) during the 60th Australia-Japan Annual Joint Business Conference in Melbourne. This funding will support research projects and strengthen collaboration between Australia and Japan in … Read the full press release

Thales Partners with Zambia Airports to Upgrade Air Traffic Control Systems for Enhanced Safety

(IN BRIEF) Thales is collaborating with Zambia Airports Corporation Limited (ZACL) to modernize the air traffic control (ATC) systems at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka and Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport in Livingstone. This upgrade will introduce Datalink CPDLC … Read the full press release

FIGO Honors Global Women’s Health Champions at XXIII World Congress

(IN BRIEF) During the Welcome Ceremony of the XXIII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Paris, FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) celebrated the contributions of five exceptional professionals dedicated to improving women’s health worldwide. The FIGO … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto Set to Re-enter Kazakhstan Market with New Partner Allur Company

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto, the Czech car manufacturer, is making a strategic return to the Kazakhstan market by partnering with Allur Company for sales and production. They have signed a partnership agreement, and starting in early 2024, four Škoda models … Read the full press release

Merck’s MAVENCLAD Shows Sustained Reduction in Neuronal Injury for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

(IN BRIEF) Merck, a prominent science and technology company, has revealed new findings from the MAVENCLAD® (cladribine tablets) MAGNIFY-MS study at the 9th Joint ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS meeting in Milan. The study demonstrated that patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) experienced a … Read the full press release

Wandering Albatrosses May Use Infrasound for Navigation on Long Ocean Journeys, University of Liverpool Study Finds

(IN BRIEF) A recent study conducted by the University of Liverpool suggests that wandering albatrosses, known for their extensive seabound journeys, may rely on infrasound for navigation during their long and featureless foraging trips that span thousands of miles. The … Read the full press release

Skanska Secures £158 Million Contract with Telehouse for London Data Centre Project

(IN BRIEF) Skanska, a construction and development company, has announced a GBP 158 million contract with Telehouse for a data center project in Docklands, London, UK. The project encompasses mechanical and electrical fit-outs for two floors, additional plant and infrastructure … Read the full press release

AFRY Strengthens Sustainable Energy Solutions in Indonesia with Senior Environmental and Social Experts

(IN BRIEF) AFRY, a global consulting firm, has bolstered its environmental and social consulting business in Indonesia by welcoming a team of senior environmental, social, and sustainability experts. This strategic addition enhances AFRY’s position as a prominent international environmental and … Read the full press release

New Course Equips Learners for Mental Health Support in Humanitarian Emergencies on World Mental Health Day

(IN BRIEF) Launched on World Mental Health Day, this 10-week blended course, developed in collaboration with the IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support, aims to provide essential skills for individuals involved in the development, management, and monitoring of mental health … Read the full press release

Almirall Partners with Centrient Pharmaceuticals to Establish Innovation Lab at R&D Center in Barcelona

(IN BRIEF) Almirall, a global biopharmaceutical company specializing in medical dermatology, has entered into an agreement with Centrient Pharmaceuticals, a leader in sustainable biosynthetic pharmaceuticals, to establish a dedicated innovation lab at Almirall’s R&D center in Sant Feliu de Llobregat, … Read the full press release

Enea Donates Historic E-mail Terminal to Stockholm Museum for Milestone Anniversary

(IN BRIEF) To mark the 40th anniversary of the first e-mail in Sweden, technology company Enea is donating the Digital DECwriter III terminal used for the historic message to the Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm, symbolizing Sweden’s digital … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Groenbank Marks Five Years of Supporting Sustainable Business with Green Savings and Loans

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO Groenbank is celebrating its fifth anniversary in providing Green Savings Deposits and Green Loans. Launched in 2018, ABN AMRO Groenbank uses client savings from its Green Savings Deposit to help entrepreneurs transition to more sustainable business … Read the full press release

ECE and Thalia Collaborate on Cutting-Edge Facility in Marl Business Park

(IN BRIEF) ECE and Thalia are collaborating on a EUR 100 million project to create an innovative commercial and production site in Marl. Thalia, a leading German omni-channel bookseller, aims to expand its capabilities through this venture, which will involve … Read the full press release

Ericsson and CTTC Collaborate on Research Projects to Advance 5G and 6G Network Slicing

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and the Centre Tecnològic de Telecommunications de Catalunya (CTTC) have formed a research partnership to address the challenges of massive network slicing in advanced 5G and 6G networks. This collaboration is part of the UNICO I+D program, … Read the full press release

VetPartners Set for Positive Transformation with EQT Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) EQT is set to acquire VetPartners, the largest provider of veterinary services in Australia and New Zealand, from National Veterinary Associates, Inc. Through this deal, EQT plans to support VetPartners’ clinical teams in delivering top-quality care to animals. … Read the full press release

Barco Expands F400 Simulation Projector Range with 4K UHD Resolution for Realistic Training and Simulation Applications

(IN BRIEF) Barco, a leader in training and simulation solutions, has expanded its F400 simulation projector range with the launch of the F400-4K. This projector, along with the existing F400-N4K, offers laser projection, high-speed processing, and extreme reliability with 4K … Read the full press release

AMAG Austria Metall Renews Multi-Year Supply Contract with Airbus, Expanding Market Share and Focusing on Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) AMAG Austria Metall AG has renewed its multi-year supply contract with Airbus. This contract renewal allows AMAG to increase its business volume due to rising aircraft production rates and a larger market share. AMAG will supply certified rolled … Read the full press release

EIF and Malta Ministry Collaborate to Inject €16.55 Million into Maltese SMEs

(IN BRIEF) In a collaborative effort between the European Investment Fund (EIF) and Malta’s Ministry of European Funds and Lands, €16.55 million will be provided to support small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Malta through the ‘Malta Member State Compartment.’ … Read the full press release

Bayer Invests $250 Million in Berkeley Cell Therapy Plant for Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

(IN BRIEF) Bayer has invested $250 million in a new cell therapy production plant in Berkeley, California, USA. This investment aims to support the production of materials for clinical trials and potential commercial launches of BlueRock Therapeutics’ bemdaneprocel (BRT-DA01), an … Read the full press release

Vaisala Marks Ada Lovelace Day with Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in STEM

(IN BRIEF) On Ada Lovelace Day, Vaisala celebrates the accomplishments of women in STEM fields while reaffirming its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In 2021, Vaisala established a DEI program group and launched its DEI strategy in 2022, … Read the full press release

Fujirebio and Sysmex Collaborate to Advance Immunoassay Technology and Global Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Fujirebio Holdings and Sysmex Corporation have entered into a Basic Agreement on Business Collaboration in the field of immunoassay. This collaboration will involve various aspects such as research and development, production, clinical development, and sales-marketing. Sysmex, known for … Read the full press release

Bekaert and Toshiba Forge Strategic Partnership to Advance Green Hydrogen Production Technology

(IN BRIEF) Bekaert and Toshiba Corporation’s energy division, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the development of a global partnership focused on Membrane Electrode Assembly (MEA) technology for Proton … Read the full press release

voestalpine Breaks Ground on greentec Steel Project, Paving the Way for Sustainable Steel Production in Austria

(IN BRIEF) voestalpine, a leading global steel and technology group, has commenced construction for its greentec steel project at its Linz headquarters in Austria. This initiative aims to electrify energy-intensive processes in steel production using two green electricity-powered electric arc … Read the full press release

Lenzing and Kentaur Collaborate on Circular Chef Uniforms to Promote Sustainable Workwear

(IN BRIEF) Lenzing Group, a global producer of wood-based specialty fibers, has partnered with Kentaur, a Danish manufacturer of innovative workwear, to create a pilot collection of chef uniforms focused on circularity, durability, and functionality. These uniforms consist of 50% … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS Advances in Spanish Solar Market with Key Milestones in Jaen, Guillena, and Badajoz Projects

(IN BRIEF) MYTILINEOS Energy & Metals, a global manufacturer and contractor of solar energy and energy storage projects, has achieved significant milestones in its solar projects in Spain. The Jaen and Guillena solar projects, each with 50 MW capacity, have … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to Enhance Holmen Paper’s Production Flexibility Through Innovative Paper Machine Rebuild

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, an international technology group, will rebuild Holmen Paper’s paper machine at the Braviken mill in Sweden to enhance production flexibility. This initiative will allow Holmen Paper to increase the production of fluting for corrugated boxes while ensuring … Read the full press release