Daily Archives: 17, November 2023

Maersk’s Omnichannel-Fulfillment Powers Double Eleven Retail Success with 8.15 Million Orders Processed

(IN BRIEF) Maersk, a global leader in integrated logistics, has showcased its Omnichannel-Fulfillment (OCF) capabilities during China’s Singles Day (Double Eleven) shopping festival, supporting 56 key clients across 16 OCF sites in China. Maersk’s team successfully managed 8.15 million outbound … Read the full press release

Thales’ Nexium SafeCore Revolutionizes Secure Network Deployment with Virtualization Technology

(IN BRIEF) Thales is highlighting the advantages of network virtualization in rapidly deploying secure networks and communications in critical scenarios, whether in military theaters of operations or emergency field hospitals for civilian populations. Off-the-shelf components like routers, encryptors, firewalls, satcom … Read the full press release

Neste, Mitsui Chemicals, and Prime Polymer Collaborate to Create Sustainable Food Packaging for CO-OP

(IN BRIEF) Neste, Mitsui Chemicals, and Prime Polymer have joined forces to develop sustainable food packaging solutions for CO-OP, a brand under the Japanese Consumers Co-operative Union (JCCU). In the initial phase of this partnership, bio-based raw materials will replace … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca’s Truqap Receives US FDA Approval for Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca’s Truqap (capivasertib) in combination with Faslodex (fulvestrant) has gained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of adult patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, HER2-negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer possessing specific … Read the full press release

UK Government Invests £53 Million to Boost Sustainable Aviation Fuel Industry and Reduce Carbon Emissions

(IN BRIEF) The UK government has announced a £53 million investment to bolster the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry, aiming to save 2.7 million tonnes of carbon emissions annually. The funding supports nine innovative projects under the Department for Transport’s … Read the full press release

Fortum and Studsvik Collaborate to Explore New Nuclear Options for Sweden’s Green Transition

(IN BRIEF) Fortum, a leading energy company, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Swedish nuclear technology firm Studsvik to investigate the potential for new nuclear projects in Sweden. This collaboration is part of Fortum’s ongoing feasibility study … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Advances Green Transformation in Japanese Pulp Industry with Innovative Methanol Liquefaction Plant

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, an international technology group, is set to supply a groundbreaking methanol liquefaction plant to Hyogo Pulp Industries Ltd., a Japanese unbleached kraft pulp producer. This pioneering project, located at the Tanigawa mill, marks a significant shift in … Read the full press release

DHL Express Achieves Top Global Workplace Ranking for the Fourth Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) DHL Express has secured its position as one of the World’s Best WorkplacesTM for the fourth consecutive year, claiming the global #2 spot and ranking first in regional lists for Asia, Latin America, and Europe. This recognition comes … Read the full press release

Inge Herrmann Joins Balgrist University Hospital and University of Zurich to Spearhead Medical Technology Innovations

(IN BRIEF) Inge Herrmann, a renowned expert in medical technology, has been appointed to the academic team at Balgrist University Hospital and the University of Zurich. Herrmann, previously a professor at ETH Zurich and Empa, will continue her research and … Read the full press release

Empa Scientists Recognized Among “Highly Cited Researchers” for Influential Contributions

(IN BRIEF) Maksym Kovalenko and Zhanyun Wang, two scientists from Empa, have been recognized as “Highly Cited Researchers” by Clarivate, an analytics company. This designation is awarded to scientists whose publications have garnered significant citations and influence in their respective … Read the full press release

Brau Union Österreich and SPAR Opt for Multimodal Transport with ÖBB Rail Cargo Group

(IN BRIEF) Brau Union Österreich and the SPAR retail chain have embraced multimodal transportation in collaboration with the ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG). This approach combines rail and road transport to create efficient and environmentally friendly door-to-door logistics solutions. Beverages … Read the full press release

TenneT and Statnett Explore Hybrid Interconnector for North Sea Wind Energy

(IN BRIEF) On November 16, 2023, transmission system operators TenneT and Statnett signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to investigate the feasibility of a hybrid interconnector linking Germany and Norway in the North Sea. Instead of connecting North Sea wind … Read the full press release

TenneT Launches ‘Modular Construction for Large Projects’ Program for Accelerated Grid Expansion

(IN BRIEF) TenneT has initiated its ‘Modular Construction for Large Projects’ program to expedite the expansion of the electricity grid. Recognizing the need for acceleration, the program aims to introduce more efficient and intelligent construction methods. It specifically targets the … Read the full press release

DNV and Berenschot to Release Guidelines for Reporting CO2 Footprint in Additive Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) DNV and Berenschot have announced the forthcoming release of guidelines for reporting the CO2 footprint in additive manufacturing (AM), often referred to as industrial 3D printing. The guidelines are part of the ongoing AM ProGRAM Joint Industry Project … Read the full press release

DNV and Partners Advance Offshore Wind Emission Reduction Framework

(IN BRIEF) DNV and 14 industry partners, including RWE, Vattenfall, Ørsted, and others, have completed phase 1 of the Emission Reduction (EMRED) Joint Industry Project (JIP), which aims to develop a monitoring and reporting framework for quantitatively assessing greenhouse gas … Read the full press release

Czech and Ukrainian Police Disrupt Prolific Phishing Gang Defrauding Victims Across Europe

(IN BRIEF) Czech and Ukrainian police, with support from Europol and Eurojust, have dismantled a prolific phishing gang responsible for defrauding victims across Europe of tens of millions of euros. The criminal group, which primarily targeted Czech victims, conducted voice … Read the full press release

EIB Partners with Kyiv to Transform Urban Electric Transport System and Reduce Russian Dependency

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the city of Kyiv have signed a cooperation agreement to provide strategic advisory services for the transformation of Kyiv’s urban electric transport system. The partnership, supported by a €480,000 technical assistance grant … Read the full press release

EIB Provides €25 Million Loan to Lithuanian Municipal Water Company for Infrastructure Investment

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €25 million loan agreement with Klaipėdos vanduo, the municipal water company in Klaipėda, Lithuania, to support its 2023-2026 investment program. The investment program aims to enhance water supply and wastewater … Read the full press release

Roche Launches HEV Infection Detection Tests to Support Global Disease Management

(IN BRIEF) Roche has introduced the Elecsys®Anti-HEV IgM and Elecsys Anti-HEV IgG immunoassays for detecting hepatitis E virus (HEV) infections in regions accepting the CE mark. These tests aim to assist clinicians in diagnosing the cause of patients’ symptoms, determining … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina Secures €496 Million in ESG-Linked Notes for Long-Term Financing

(IN BRIEF) Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has successfully secured €496 million (approximately $567 million) in long-term financing through the issuance of ESG-linked notes. The offering received significant interest from investors in Europe and North America. The funds will be used … Read the full press release