Daily Archives: 3, February 2024

Eni CEO and Indonesian President Discuss Energy Transition and Gas Potential in High-Level Meeting

(IN BRIEF) The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, met with Claudio Descalzi, the CEO of Eni, in Jakarta to discuss Eni’s ongoing projects and future initiatives in Indonesia. Descalzi highlighted Eni’s significant milestones in 2023, including the discovery of 5 … Read the full press release

EIB Group Commits €359 Million to Support Slovenian Projects in 2023, Bolstering Infrastructure and Energy Sectors

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) has reported a successful year in 2023, allocating €359 million in new commitments to projects in Slovenia. These investments are aimed at boosting economic growth and preserving jobs in Slovenia and … Read the full press release

KPN Continues Streak as Ookla’s Fastest 5G Network in the Netherlands, Introduces Enhanced Unlimited Subscriptions

(IN BRIEF) KPN’s 5G network in the Netherlands has been recognized as the fastest by Ookla® for the fifth consecutive time. To make unlimited mobile internet more accessible, KPN is launching the Unlimited Series on February 5, featuring Unlimited50, Unlimited300, … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Sanctuary Scholars Named Among The Big Issue’s 100 Changemakers

(IN BRIEF) Sam Pordale and Angel Nakhle, sanctuary scholars at the University of Warwick, have been recognized in The Big Issue’s 100 Changemakers list for their advocacy work, including the ‘lift the ban’ campaign advocating for asylum seekers’ right to … Read the full press release

Warwick Economics Summit 2024 Set to Inspire Global Dialogue with Distinguished Speakers and Youth Engagement

(IN BRIEF) The Warwick Economics Summit, organized and led entirely by a team of 65 students, is gearing up for its latest edition, featuring renowned speakers from various sectors. This three-day international forum goes beyond economics, delving into social sciences … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Appoints New Chair of Oncology to Tackle Rising Cancer Incidence in Liverpool City Region

(IN BRIEF) As World Cancer Day approaches, the University of Liverpool has appointed Professor Tim Maughan as the Chair of Oncology to address the growing cancer incidence in the Liverpool City Region. With a focus on improving outcomes through immunotherapy … Read the full press release

Report Reveals Crisis in Autism Assessment for Children, Urging a ‘Needs-Led’ Approach

(IN BRIEF) A report by the Child of the North initiative, led by the N8 Research Partnership and former Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield’s Centre for Young Lives think tank, has unveiled a crisis in autism assessments for children, with many … Read the full press release

SIXT Announces Platinum Partnership with FC Bayern Basketball for Exciting Sports Engagement

(IN BRIEF) SIXT, the premium mobility provider, is strengthening its brand presence in professional sports by partnering with FC Bayern Basketball, effective from February 2024 until summer 2026. This platinum partnership will grant SIXT access to an extensive marketing package, … Read the full press release

The Ox Apartment Complex in Amsterdam New West Officially Handed Over to Residents

(IN BRIEF) On February 1st, the newly constructed Ox apartment complex in the Osdorp district of Amsterdam New West was officially handed over to its first tenant, attended by representatives from Vesteda and developer Van Wijnen, along with Alderman Reinier … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen Nominated as Contractor for New Rikshospitalet Temporary Facilities in Oslo

(IN BRIEF) AF Gruppen has received a nomination from the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority to serve as the contractor for the construction of temporary office and accommodation facilities at the New Rikshospitalet (Oslo University Hospital) located in Gaustad, Oslo. … Read the full press release

Gasum to Invest €62 Million in Borlänge Biogas Plant to Boost Renewable Energy Production

(IN BRIEF) Gasum, a Nordic energy company, is set to invest over €62 million in the construction of a biogas plant in Borlänge, Sweden. This initiative is part of Gasum’s larger plan to build five large-scale biogas plants in Sweden, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Unveils ‘Year of the Dragon’ Bespoke Commissions Celebrating Chinese Culture

(IN BRIEF) Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has revealed four exclusive ‘Year of the Dragon’ Bespoke commissions to commemorate the Lunar New Year, commencing on February 10, 2024. These handcrafted creations include three Phantom Extended models and one Cullinan, all designed and … Read the full press release

Zero Trust and Shared Services: A Vital Strategy for Bolstering Local Government Cybersecurity

(IN BRIEF) Local government organizations are facing an increasing number of cybersecurity breaches, with the changing work patterns brought about by the pandemic further exacerbating the risks. Budget constraints, legacy systems, and evolving security threats pose significant challenges to enhancing … Read the full press release

Researchers Develop Improved Perovskite Quantum Dots for Brighter Light Emission and Quantum Technologies

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at Empa and ETH Zurich have developed innovative methods to enhance the efficiency and brightness of perovskite quantum dots, which can emit light of specific colors and single photons, critical for quantum technologies and displays. They created … Read the full press release

Leverhulme Trust Announces 2023 Doctoral Scholarship Winners, Expanding Opportunities for Diverse Students

(IN BRIEF) The Leverhulme Trust has unveiled the recipients of the 2023 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships, marking an increased commitment to the program. These scholarships enable universities to support up to 18 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholars in interdisciplinary research areas. This year, … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY Sells PACA Elevator Maintenance Business in France to KONE

(IN BRIEF) ASSA ABLOY has completed the sale of its elevator maintenance business, PACA ascenseur (“PACA”), located in Southern France, to KONE. The sale is part of ASSA ABLOY’s strategic focus on its core business portfolio. PACA, with approximately 210 … Read the full press release

NIDUS-Family Therapy Shows Promise in Helping People with Dementia Achieve Personal Goals

(IN BRIEF) A recent study led by Queen Mary University of London, in collaboration with the University of Exeter, highlights the efficacy of a new therapy called NIDUS-Family in assisting individuals with dementia and their family carers in achieving their … Read the full press release

FLSmidth Establishes Dedicated Business Line for PCV to Support CORE’26 Mining Strategy

(IN BRIEF) FLSmidth, a prominent player in the mining industry, has unveiled a dedicated business line for PCV (Pumps, Cyclones, and Valves) to align with its CORE’26 Mining strategy and long-term growth aspirations. The move elevates the responsibility for PCV … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Autobahn GmbH Collaborate to Bring 5G to All German Motorways by 2028

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Autobahn GmbH have unveiled plans to expand 5G coverage across all German motorways by 2028. The initiative involves erecting additional cellular masts to eliminate coverage gaps, densify the network, and reduce dropped calls. This extensive 5G … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Appoints Subra Suresh as Chairman of Scientific Advisory Council for ESG Leadership

(IN BRIEF) Societe Generale has named Subra Suresh as Chairman of its newly formed Scientific Advisory Council, effective February 1st. This advisory body is part of the bank’s strategic plan to become a frontrunner in ESG and sustainability. Suresh, a … Read the full press release