Daily Archives: 17, February 2024

ABB to Expand Electrification Service Portfolio with SEAM Group Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) ABB has announced its agreement to acquire SEAM Group, a prominent provider of energized asset management and advisory services. This acquisition aims to enhance ABB’s Electrification Service offering, providing customers with expertise in predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance, … Read the full press release

Dupixent® Receives Landmark Approval in Japan for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Treatment

(IN BRIEF) Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has authorized the marketing and manufacturing of Dupixent® (dupilumab) for treating chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) in patients aged 12 years and older. This approval marks a significant milestone as Japan … Read the full press release

Port of Salalah Welcomes Arrival of State-of-the-Art Ship-to-Shore Cranes as Part of USD 300 Million Upgrade Project

(IN BRIEF) The Port of Salalah has received the first four of ten new ZPMC ship-to-shore cranes as part of its USD 300 million upgrade and expansion project, set to increase annual capacity from 5 million to 6 million TEU … Read the full press release

Alstom Delivers First Indigenously Manufactured Metro Train for Meerut Metro Project

(IN BRIEF) Alstom, a global leader in sustainable mobility, has successfully delivered the first indigenously manufactured trainset for the Meerut Metro project, marking a significant milestone in India’s modernization of intra and intercity rail travel. The train, manufactured at Alstom’s … Read the full press release

Harnessing Online Data to Combat Biodiversity Crisis: University of Helsinki Study

(IN BRIEF) A study led by Dr. Andrea Soriano-Redondo and researchers from the University of Helsinki proposes leveraging online digital data, including social media posts, news articles, and image-sharing platforms, to complement traditional biodiversity monitoring efforts. Published in the journal … Read the full press release

University of Helsinki Study Reveals Temperature-Dependent Splitting of Quadruply Quantized Vortices in Superfluids

(IN BRIEF) A recent study from the University of Helsinki sheds light on the behavior of quadruply quantized vortices in superfluids, demonstrating that these vortices can split in three distinct ways depending on temperature. Led by doctoral researcher Xin Li, … Read the full press release

Wood Marks Century Milestone in Fired Heater Technology for Refining Industry

(IN BRIEF) Wood celebrates a century of innovation in fired heater technology, tracing its roots back to Ernest Foster’s invention of cast iron ‘gill rings’ in 1903. Since supplying its first refinery application in 1919, Wood has been a pivotal … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Bus Drivers Excel in Safe and Fuel-Efficient Driving Programme

(IN BRIEF) Stagecoach bus drivers have once again demonstrated their commitment to safe and fuel-efficient driving, with over 4,100 drivers achieving Fleet Elite status in a prestigious global performance measurement programme managed by GreenRoad. This accolade, awarded to more Stagecoach … Read the full press release

Newcastle University Lecturer Honored with National Award for Surgical Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Dr. Kenneth Rankin, an honorary senior lecturer at Newcastle University, was bestowed with the prestigious Researcher of the Year award at The Bone Idols 2024 ceremony for his outstanding contributions to surgical oncology. Recognized for his remarkable innovation … Read the full press release

UEA Launches £1.1 Million Project to Enhance Mental Health Support for Teens in Care

(IN BRIEF) The University of East Anglia (UEA) embarks on “LIMITLESS II,” a £1.1 million endeavor funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), aimed at enhancing mental health support for teenagers living in care. Led by … Read the full press release

€160 Million Investment to Safeguard Crete’s Agricultural Heartland from Climate Risks

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) are jointly injecting €160 million into a transformative project aimed at fortifying Crete’s agricultural resilience against climate risks. The initiative, centered around the Platys agricultural … Read the full press release

EIB Injects €143 Million to Bolster Greek Research & Innovation; 2023 Annual Results Showcase Record Investment in Greece

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has pledged a substantial €143 million loan to boost the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI), fortifying research and development (R&D) initiatives across Greece’s public higher education institutions and research centers. This … Read the full press release