Daily Archives: 4, March 2024

SGS Launches Comprehensive Solution for MoCRA Compliance

(IN BRIEF) SGS has introduced a comprehensive solution to support organizations in complying with the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA) in the United States. MoCRA, which expands the FDA’s authority over cosmetic products, imposes new requirements on manufacturers and … Read the full press release

WindEurope and Azerbaijan Renewable Energy Agency Join Forces to Boost Wind Energy in Caspian Region

(IN BRIEF) WindEurope and the Azerbaijan Renewable Energy Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate the deployment of onshore and offshore wind energy in Azerbaijan and the broader Caspian Sea area. This collaboration aims to leverage Azerbaijan’s … Read the full press release

EMA Validates Marketing Authorisation Applications for AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo’s Datopotamab Deruxtecan in Lung and Breast Cancer Treatment

(IN BRIEF) The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has validated two marketing authorisation applications (MAAs) for datopotamab deruxtecan (Dato-DXd), developed by AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo, for the treatment of nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and hormone receptor (HR)-positive, HER2-negative breast … Read the full press release

Borealis Marks 30 Years of Innovation: Accelerating Industry Transformation and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) In March 2024, Borealis commemorates its three-decade journey as a pioneer and innovator in the polymers industry, celebrating its contributions to industry advancement and sustainability. Born from a merger between Statoil and Neste, Borealis has evolved into a … Read the full press release

Baden-Württemberg Prepares for Largest Solar Park: Groundbreaking Ceremony Commences

(IN BRIEF) In Langenenslingen, Baden-Württemberg, a groundbreaking ceremony marked the initiation of construction for the region’s largest solar park, set to produce 80 megawatts (MW) of sustainable energy. EnBW, the project’s developer, aims to power approximately 30,000 households with the … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group Wins First-Ever ‘Sustainable Exhibition Stand’ Prize at Light + Building Trade Fair

(IN BRIEF) The Zumtobel Group, based in Vorarlberg, Austria, was awarded the inaugural “Sustainable Exhibition Stand” prize at the Light + Building trade fair in Frankfurt for its innovative and environmentally conscious booth concept. The concept, which blends sustainability with … Read the full press release

Gasum Expands Filling Station Network to Meet Growing Demand for Biogas in Sweden

(IN BRIEF) Gasum, an energy company, is set to open a new filling station in Vänersborg, Sweden, in collaboration with logistics firm Centralen, aiming to address the increasing demand for biogas across the Nordics. Scheduled to open on March 11, … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Unveils New Brand Campaign: ‘For Every New Beginning’

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO introduces its new brand campaign, centered around the theme of new beginnings, reflecting its commitment to supporting clients in various life events and financial decisions. The campaign, launched with the tagline ‘For Every New Beginning’, emphasizes … Read the full press release

Empathetic Communication Found Effective in Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy, Study Shows

(IN BRIEF) A groundbreaking international study led by the University of Bristol reveals the effectiveness of empathetic correction of misinformation in improving attitudes towards vaccination, particularly among vaccine-hesitant individuals. The research, published in Health Psychology, highlights the significance of empathetic … Read the full press release

Optus Trials Ericsson’s Multi-Operator Radio Dot System for Enhanced Indoor 5G Connectivity

(IN BRIEF) Optus, a leading Australian telecom operator, has conducted successful trials of Ericsson’s high-capacity wideband multi-operator Radio Dot System, positioning itself at the forefront of indoor 5G connectivity innovation. The system promises to deliver high-speed, ultra-low latency, and reliable … Read the full press release

Accenture Bolsters Marketing Transformation with Acquisition of The Lumery

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has announced the acquisition of The Lumery, a Melbourne-based martech consultancy, to enhance its marketing transformation capabilities in Australia. The move reflects Accenture Song’s commitment to helping businesses adapt to evolving customer needs and expectations through technology-driven … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Secures €300 Million Order for Guided Artillery Rockets

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall has clinched a substantial contract to supply a European NATO member with multiple rocket launcher ammunition, marking the company’s foray into rocket artillery and showcasing its strategic portfolio expansion. Valued at over €300 million, excluding VAT, the … Read the full press release

Genetic Study Reveals Potential for Tailored Breast Cancer Screening

(IN BRIEF) A recent genetic study conducted by researchers at the University of Helsinki suggests that genetic risk information could revolutionize breast cancer screening, potentially benefiting one in ten women. The study indicates that a comprehensive genetic risk profile could … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Intel Strengthen Alliance to Optimize Open RAN Algorithms

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Intel are extending their collaboration to optimize advanced algorithms for Open Radio Access Networks (RAN) platforms, focusing on enhancing performance and reducing energy consumption. This expansion builds upon their existing research partnership centered in Málaga, Spain, … Read the full press release

Atlas Copco Group Enhances Service Offerings in Hamburg with Acquisition of Compressor Specialist Druckluft-Technik-Nord GmbH

(IN BRIEF) Atlas Copco Group has acquired Druckluft-Technik-Nord GmbH, a compressor distributor based in Bad Oldesloe in the Hamburg area of Germany. With 18 employees, Druckluft-Technik-Nord GmbH specializes in sales and service of compressed air technology. The acquisition aims to … Read the full press release

Atlas Copco Group Strengthens Market Position with Portland-Based Pacific Air Compressors Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Atlas Copco Group has acquired Pacific Sales & Service, Inc. (Pacific Air Compressors), a distributor of compressors and related equipment based in Portland, Oregon. With 15 employees, Pacific Air Compressors strengthens Atlas Copco’s presence in the Portland area, … Read the full press release

Prosus Ventures Backs Kismet with $8.2M Seed Investment for Healthcare Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Kismet, a healthcare startup, has secured $8.2 million in seed funding led by Prosus Ventures and Airtree Ventures, bringing its total financing to $10.8 million since its founding in February 2023. The funding will accelerate Kismet’s mission to … Read the full press release

Swisscom Launches Enterprise Mobile: Enhanced Subscriptions for SMEs with Microsoft Teams Integration

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom introduces Enterprise Mobile, a tailored mobile subscription service designed to cater to the diverse needs of Swiss SMEs. With premium data speeds of up to 2 Gbit/s and unlimited data options, businesses can enjoy seamless connectivity and … Read the full press release

Inauguration of Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Hub in Stuttgart Signals Shift Towards Sustainable Mobility

(IN BRIEF) Daimler Truck has officially opened the Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Center in Stuttgart, marking a significant milestone in the future of transportation. The state-of-the-art facility, designed for battery and fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, offers sales, servicing, and rental services … Read the full press release

Alma Media Solutions Launches Efficiency Drive with Change Negotiations

(IN BRIEF) Alma Media Solutions, the centralized organization responsible for advertising sales and digital advertising development within Alma Media, is embarking on efficiency enhancement measures to bolster future competitiveness. Driven by a subdued growth outlook in the market and a … Read the full press release

Bechtle Implements Copilot for Microsoft 365 Across 14 Countries, Empowering Productivity

(IN BRIEF) Bechtle AG, a leading IT service provider, has launched Copilot for Microsoft 365 across 14 countries, deploying 5,000 seats to enhance productivity. Copilot integrates seamlessly into Office applications, offering support for routine tasks and suggestions for complex work. … Read the full press release

Henkel’s Sustainability Report 2023 Highlights Strong Environmental and Social Progress

(IN BRIEF) Henkel’s recently published sustainability report for 2023 underscores the company’s significant strides in advancing its global sustainability strategy. Notable achievements include a 61 percent reduction in CO2 emissions per metric ton of product since 2010 and an increase … Read the full press release

Henkel Achieves Robust Growth and Strategic Advancements Amid Challenging Market Conditions

(IN BRIEF) Henkel reports strong business performance for 2023, with sales reaching 21.5 billion euros and a significant increase in operating profit (EBIT) by 10.2 percent, alongside other notable achievements. The company’s purposeful growth agenda, including the accelerated merger of … Read the full press release

Thales’ TrustNest R-Cloud Secures European Restricted Certification: Enhancing Collaboration on Sensitive Data Projects

(IN BRIEF) Thales’ TrustNest R-Cloud achieves a significant milestone with its approval for European Restricted certification by ANSSI, enabling the use of its cloud solution for major European projects involving sensitive data across EU Member States. The certification expands the … Read the full press release

Novartis Unveils Promising Results from SMART Study: Zolgensma’s Efficacy Confirmed in Older and Heavier SMA Patients

(IN BRIEF) Novartis has presented compelling data from the SMART study, reinforcing the clinical advantages of Zolgensma® (onasemnogene abeparvovec) in treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients weighing ≥ 8.5 kg to ≤ 21 kg, with a mean age of 4.69 … Read the full press release

Outokumpu and Q Power Partner to Revolutionize Stainless Steel Production with Synthetic Methane Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a key player in sustainable stainless steel production, has joined forces with Q Power, a Finnish Power-to-X technology firm, to embark on a venture aiming to explore the production of synthetic methane at Outokumpu’s Tornio site in … Read the full press release