Daily Archives: 26, April 2024

Evotec Biologics Unveils J.CHO™ High Expression System for Enhanced Antibody Production

(IN BRIEF) Evotec Biologics, the biologics arm of Evotec SE, has introduced its proprietary J.CHO™ High Expression System for antibody expression. J.CHO™ optimizes biotherapeutic production processes by providing higher productivity and quality for complex antibody formats. Engineered from Chinese hamster … Read the full press release

Ahold Delhaize Fully Allocates First Green Bond to Climate-Reducing Projects

(IN BRIEF) Ahold Delhaize has announced the full allocation of proceeds from its inaugural Green Bond to investments in Green Projects aimed at reducing the company’s greenhouse gas emissions and climate impact. The €500 million raised last year has been … Read the full press release

CVC Capital Partners plc Successfully Lists on Euronext Amsterdam

(IN BRIEF) Euronext extends congratulations to CVC Capital Partners plc (CVC) for its triumphant listing on Euronext Amsterdam under the ticker code “CVC”. CVC, a renowned global investment firm, boasts a rich history of over 40 years in private markets … Read the full press release

Saab Reports Strong Q1 2024 Performance and Upgrades Sales Outlook

(IN BRIEF) Saab, a leading defence and security company, commenced 2024 with significant achievements, including a 9% increase in order bookings, reaching SEK 18,495m. Sales saw a robust growth, amounting to SEK 14,185m, with an organic sales increase of 24%. … Read the full press release

EPCG Acquires Stake in thyssenkrupp’s Steel Business: A Step Towards Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) thyssenkrupp AG and EP Corporate Group (EPCG) have reached an agreement for EPCG to acquire a 20 percent stake in thyssenkrupp’s steel business, with discussions ongoing for a further 30 percent acquisition, aiming to form an equal 50/50 … Read the full press release

NIB Reports Strong First Quarter Performance and Expands Green Financing Initiatives

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) announces a robust performance for the first quarter of 2024, with close to EUR 1 billion in new lending signed and EUR 643 million disbursed. The bank’s annual meeting of the Board of … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB Reports Steady Growth in First Quarter 2024

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon AB announces its first-quarter 2024 financial results, demonstrating a 3% organic revenue growth and a 1% increase in net sales compared to the previous year. The company achieved an adjusted gross margin of 66.5% and a 1% … Read the full press release

TOMRA Partners with OMV and Borealis to Close Plastic Recycling Gaps

(IN BRIEF) TOMRA, in collaboration with OMV and Borealis, is advancing plastic recycling by supplying high-quality raw materials from mixed post-consumer plastic waste. Through long-term feedstock supply agreements, TOMRA’s innovative sorting facility in Germany will provide clean fractions of specific … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric Unveils Next-Gen Battery Energy Storage System for Microgrids

(IN BRIEF) Schneider Electric introduces its latest Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), designed to enhance energy resilience and sustainability within microgrid solutions. The BESS serves as a cornerstone technology, capturing and storing energy from various sources for later use, ensuring … Read the full press release

Finnvera Spearheads Climate-Friendly Investments with EUR 200 Billion Plans

(IN BRIEF) Finnvera, committed to promoting climate-friendly investments, announces plans for low-emission investments worth over EUR 200 billion, aligning with the Paris Climate Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees. With a focus on reducing carbon footprints, Finnvera … Read the full press release

Lindner Group Introduces Smart Occupancy Lighting to Enhance Lindner Cube Flexibility

(IN BRIEF) Lindner Group unveils a new enhancement for its Lindner Cube mobile room system, introducing an occupancy light to optimize room-in-room solutions. Known for its wall- and ceiling-free construction, the Lindner Cube promotes flexibility and focused work environments. The … Read the full press release

Skanska Secures $612M Contract for South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Upgrade

(IN BRIEF) Skanska has finalized a $612 million contract with SBMT Asset, LLC for the upgrade of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in New York, USA. The project aims to transform the terminal into one of the largest offshore wind … Read the full press release

TUM-Led Study Reveals Impact of Infant Formula Composition on Gut Microbiota Development

(IN BRIEF) A study led by Prof. Dirk Haller from TUM involving 210 infants found that the composition of infant formula significantly influences the development of intestinal flora. While breast milk remains the gold standard, formula enriched with galacto-oligosaccharides led … Read the full press release

Yara’s First Quarter 2024: Earnings Dip Amidst Rising Deliveries, Decarbonization Success, and Market Dynamics Shift

(IN BRIEF) Yara’s first-quarter 2024 earnings saw a decline, with EBITDA down by 11% compared to the previous year, primarily attributed to lower prices. Despite this, total deliveries surged by 12%, notably in Europe, which saw a 37% increase. The … Read the full press release

Henkel’s Recyclable Adhesive Solution Receives Certification for PET Bottle Recycling

(IN BRIEF) Henkel’s adhesive solution, Aquence PS 3017 RE, has been certified by the cyclos-HTP Institute (CHI) for its recyclability, particularly in PET bottle recycling. Designed as a sustainable option, the water-based acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive allows for easy label … Read the full press release

Unilever Reports Strong Q1 2024 Results with 4.4% Underlying Sales Growth

(IN BRIEF) Unilever has announced its first-quarter results for 2024, revealing a 4.4% increase in underlying sales growth, driven by a 2.2% rise in volume. All five business groups reported growth, led by Beauty & Wellbeing. Turnover reached €15.0 billion, … Read the full press release

Saab Delivers Fourth GlobalEye AEW&C Aircraft to UAE in Four Years

(IN BRIEF) Saab has successfully delivered the fourth GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on April 18, 2024. This milestone marks the rapid delivery pace of these advanced AEW&C platforms, with four … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Launches Innovative Curb Charger Pilot Project in Cologne

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall, in collaboration with TankE GmbH and the City of Cologne, initiates a groundbreaking pilot project to test curb chargers in public traffic areas. The project aims to integrate and validate the curb chargers’ acceptance, urban planning advantages, … Read the full press release

Korean-German Partnership Accelerates Battery and Semiconductor Innovations

(IN BRIEF) A collaboration program funded by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) aims to expedite advancements in battery cell and semiconductor technology through international partnerships. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, with eight of its institutes, has partnered in Germany to … Read the full press release

Taiwan Inaugurates Asia-Pacific’s Largest Offshore Wind Farms, Doubling Nation’s Capacity

(IN BRIEF) Taiwan celebrates the inauguration of the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms, marking a significant milestone in the nation’s renewable energy journey. With a total installed capacity of 900 MW, these wind farms are the largest … Read the full press release