Daily Archives: 14, February 2024

Nokia Unveils MX Workmate: AI-Powered Tools Enhance Industrial Workflows

(IN BRIEF) Nokia launches MX Workmate, a suite of tools for industrial workers, leveraging AI to improve man-machine interaction. MX Workmate facilitates real-time communication, enhances worker safety, and boosts productivity in OT environments. The solution addresses workforce shortages and stringent … Read the full press release

B&M and Logicor Forge Ahead with Expansion, Unveiling Upgraded Distribution Center in Runcorn

(IN BRIEF) Logicor, a prominent European logistics real estate firm, proudly announces the successful completion of a 112,000 sq ft extension for retailer B&M, aimed at bolstering the occupier’s operations in the North West. The expansion, situated in Runcorn, elevates … Read the full press release

ELKO Ukraine Elevates Tech Landscape with Acer Partnership for Premium IT Products

(IN BRIEF) ELKO Ukraine has entered into a strategic agreement with Acer, a renowned global leader in information and communication technologies, to supply Acer laptops and monitors to the Ukrainian market. With Acer’s products enjoying a strong reputation and demand … Read the full press release

Vaisala Corporation Calls for Annual General Meeting to Discuss Key Agenda Items

(IN BRIEF) Vaisala Corporation has announced its Annual General Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at the company headquarters in Vantaa, Finland. The meeting agenda includes various crucial matters such as the election of board members, adoption of financial … Read the full press release

Vaisala Introduces Performance Share Plan to Drive Long-Term Growth and Employee Commitment

(IN BRIEF) Vaisala’s Board of Directors greenlights a Performance Share Plan aimed at supporting the company’s growth strategy and aligning the interests of shareholders and key employees for long-term value creation. The plan, spanning from 2024 to 2026, offers potential … Read the full press release

Finnish Study Reveals Maternal Genetic Influence on Adult Heart Health

(IN BRIEF) The Finnish study led by Taru Tukiainen explores the link between prenatal growth conditions and adult cardiovascular health. Contrary to previous theories suggesting maternal nutrition as the primary factor, the research suggests that maternal genetic factors influencing fetal … Read the full press release

Sweco Leads Sustainable Südspidol Hospital Complex Project in Luxembourg

(IN BRIEF) Sweco, a leading technology consulting firm, will lead a consortium tasked with developing the new Südspidol hospital complex in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, scheduled for full operation by 2033. Partnering with Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch (CHEM), Sweco will oversee the … Read the full press release

EIB Boosts Croatia’s Sustainable Growth with Record Financing and Green Investments

(IN BRIEF) The EIB Group announces a robust year of activity in Croatia for 2023, committing €464 million in financing to support economic and social cohesion, green transition, and digital transformation. This brings the total investment in Croatia over the … Read the full press release

Vodafone Welcomes Hatem Dowidar to Board of Directors, Strengthening Strategic Partnership with e&

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Group Plc officially welcomes Hatem Dowidar to its Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, marking a significant milestone in the strategic relationship agreement between Vodafone and Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC (e&). With regulatory approvals secured, … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 51,461 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu has successfully concluded its share repurchase program, acquiring its own shares across various trading venues. With meticulous detail provided on the number of shares, weighted average prices, and total costs, the company has demonstrated transparency in its … Read the full press release

Metsä Group and ANDRITZ Forge Partnership to Slash Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Emissions

(IN BRIEF) In a groundbreaking collaboration, Metsä Group and technology supplier ANDRITZ have joined forces to tackle Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions, targeting reductions across their value chains. This partnership aims to revolutionize emission management by identifying innovative solutions that … Read the full press release

Chemetall Elevates Aluminum Solutions with Launch of Global Competence Center in Giussano, Italy

(IN BRIEF) Chemetall, a leading global supplier of surface treatment solutions, inaugurates its cutting-edge Global Aluminum Competence Center in Giussano, Italy, signaling a significant stride in the aluminum application arena. The center consolidates Chemetall’s extensive expertise in aluminum surface treatment, … Read the full press release

DNV and Renji Hospital Extend Successful Collaboration into Seventh Year, Reinforcing Commitment to Medical Quality Certification

(IN BRIEF) DNV and Renji Hospital in Shanghai proudly announce the renewal of their partnership, continuing their successful collaboration into its seventh year. Renji Hospital’s international department has actively participated in DNV’s International Medical Quality Certification Programme since 2017, aiming … Read the full press release

Seagate Technology Achieves Milestone with Successful SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW/4HANA Launch

(IN BRIEF) Seagate Technology Holdings plc marks a significant milestone in its digital transformation journey with the successful deployment of SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW/4HANA solutions. This strategic move aims to modernize Seagate’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, enhancing global … Read the full press release

Neste Launches High-Power Charging Stations to Accelerate Electrification of Heavy-Duty Vehicles in Finland

(IN BRIEF) Neste takes a significant step towards accelerating the electrification of heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) in Finland by introducing its first high-power charging stations for business customers. Located at the Neste Janakkala Linnatuuli service station along highway 3, these charging … Read the full press release

Neste Holds Strong as Finland’s 2nd Most Valuable Brand: Brand Finance Ranking 2024

(IN BRIEF) Neste maintains its position as the second most valuable Finnish brand for the third consecutive year, according to the latest Brand Finance Finland 25 2024 ranking. The world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy, Brand Finance, reports a 13% … Read the full press release

Climate Crisis Threatens Arctic Glacier Archives: Svalbard Ice Loss Rapidly Erases Climate Signals

(IN BRIEF) A study led by the Institute of Polar Sciences of the Italian National Research Council (Cnr-Isp) and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice reveals alarming findings regarding the rapid deterioration of climate signals stored in Svalbard Island glaciers due … Read the full press release

Rally Sweden 2024: Studded Sottozero Tyres Only; Route Features Technical Challenges

(IN BRIEF) The 2024 edition of Rally Sweden, marking the second round of the WRC and the first for the Junior category, introduces significant changes to the route compared to the previous year. Teams will face technical sections with more … Read the full press release

Rion-Antirrion Bridge Introduces Special E-Pass for Electric Vehicles, Marks 20th Anniversary with 34% Discount

(IN BRIEF) In a pioneering move for Greece’s road infrastructure, the Rion-Antirrion bridge, operated by Gefyra, a subsidiary of VINCI Highways, unveils a special e-pass exclusively for electric vehicles, effective from February 1st, 2024. As part of VINCI Highways’ commitment … Read the full press release

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and SciLifeLab Announce 2024 Proof of Concept Grant Opportunity in Life Science

(IN BRIEF) Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, in collaboration with SciLifeLab, have introduced the 2024 Proof of Concept Grant in Life Science, aiming to bridge the funding gap between academic research and innovation. This grant offers researchers the chance to … Read the full press release

Dezeen Awards 2024 Launches with Bentley Motors Partnership, Celebrating Design Excellence and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Dezeen Awards 2024 has officially opened for entries, marking the seventh edition of the prestigious design awards program. Continuing its partnership with Bentley Motors, the awards aim to inspire and champion design excellence while promoting innovation for a … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Group Advisory Services to Address Affordable Housing Shortage in Czechia

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank Group’s Advisory Services, in collaboration with the Czech Ministries of Finance and Regional Development, is set to tackle the housing shortage affecting approximately 270,000 people in Czechia. The partnership aims to develop a strategic … Read the full press release

EIB Group Investment in Czechia Spurs Greener Infrastructure, Boosts Small Businesses, and Drives Innovation

(IN BRIEF) In 2023, the European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) made significant investments totaling €1.88 billion in the Czech Republic, focusing on initiatives to enhance regional development, economic resilience, and environmental sustainability. The largest loan, amounting to €985 million, … Read the full press release

EQT Infrastructure Terminates Planned Acquisition of Italy’s Largest Mobile Network from Wind Tre

(IN BRIEF) EQT Infrastructure VI fund has confirmed the termination of its agreement to acquire a majority stake in Italy’s largest mobile network from Wind Tre, as announced on May 12, 2023. The decision to terminate the transaction was made … Read the full press release