Monthly Archives: May 2024

DNV Clinches Technical Advisory of the Year Award at 2024 Wind Investment Awards

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a leading assurance and risk management provider, secures the prestigious Technical Advisory of the Year honor at the 2024 Wind Investment Awards. This recognition highlights DNV’s exceptional contributions to the wind industry, particularly in the UK, where … Read the full press release

IKEA UK and Woodgreen Unite in Heartwarming Collaboration to Aid Shelter Pets

(IN BRIEF) In a touching initiative, IKEA UK and Woodgreen partner to produce ‘Cat-alogue’ and ‘Dog-alogue’ lookbooks featuring shelter pets amidst IKEA’s new UTSÅDD pet furniture range, aiming to raise awareness about pet adoption and provide inspiration for creating comfortable … Read the full press release

Bechtle Recognized as Best Managed Company, Setting Benchmark for Strategic Vision and Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Bechtle AG receives acclaim at the prestigious Best Managed Companies Awards, hosted by Deloitte Private, UBS, FAZ, and BDI, for its exceptional leadership and role-model status in shaping the future through strategic vision, innovation, and forward-thinking management culture. … Read the full press release

PUMA Collaborates with Lost Management Cities for Retro GV Special Sneaker Revival

(IN BRIEF) PUMA partners with Seoul-based Lost Management Cities to reintroduce the iconic 2024 GV Special sneaker from PUMA’s archives. Inspired by ‘80s tennis culture, Lost Management Cities infuses the silhouette with a playful color scheme, incorporating hand-finished details like … Read the full press release

Dürr Delivers Milestone Painting Robot for Audi’s Electric Vehicle Line

(IN BRIEF) Dürr, a leading mechanical and plant engineering company, reached a significant milestone by producing its 18,000th painting robot for Audi in Ingolstadt. The EcoRP L033i robot, equipped with Dürr’s latest EcoBell4 atomizer featuring 4-main-needle technology, will be installed … Read the full press release

Equinor and Partners Invest NOK 12 Billion to Boost Gas Infrastructure in Troll West

(IN BRIEF) Equinor and Troll partners have committed to investing over NOK 12 billion to enhance the gas infrastructure in the Troll West gas province, aiming to accelerate production from the reservoir and sustain high gas export levels leading up … Read the full press release

Equinor Declares Cash Dividend for Q4 2023

(IN BRIEF) Equinor ASA announced an ordinary cash dividend of USD 0.35 per share and an extraordinary cash dividend of USD 0.35 per share for the fourth quarter of 2023. The NOK cash dividend per share is calculated based on … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Partners with Balfour Beatty for Raynesway Site Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Rolls-Royce has enlisted leading infrastructure group Balfour Beatty as its construction partner for the expansion of its Raynesway site in Derby, doubling its Submarines site to meet Royal Navy demands following last year’s AUKUS announcement. With Australia committing … Read the full press release

Barclays and Unreasonable Impact Welcome 12 Ventures Advancing Sustainability in Asia Pacific

(IN BRIEF) Unreasonable Impact, in collaboration with Barclays, has unveiled the latest cohort of ventures joining its Asia Pacific program, aimed at fostering sustainable solutions to pressing societal and environmental challenges. The 12 ventures selected span diverse sectors, from healthcare … Read the full press release

DHL’s Decades-Long Parcel Revolution: From Post Offices to High-Tech Hubs

(IN BRIEF) Thirty years ago, Deutsche Post embarked on a groundbreaking endeavor, constructing 33 cutting-edge parcel centers across Germany, revolutionizing the country’s parcel logistics landscape. The centers, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, streamlined operations, drastically reducing parcel handling times and improving … Read the full press release

Hungarian Legal Expert Appointed as National Member for Eurojust

(IN BRIEF) Ms. Eszter Mária Köpf, a seasoned legal professional with extensive experience in international and European legal affairs, has been appointed as the new National Member for Hungary at Eurojust, succeeding Mr. László Venczl. With a background in prosecuting … Read the full press release

Software République Unveils U1st Vision: Redefining Proximity Services with Innovative Mobility Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Software République introduces the groundbreaking “U1st Vision” concept, revolutionizing the paradigm from ‘mobility services’ to ‘services being mobile’. Collaborating with 22 companies, including EssilorLuxottica, Praesens, and Withings, the initiative presents a modular concept vehicle and planning tools aimed … Read the full press release

BT Group Partners with Degreed to Revolutionize Workplace Learning with AI-Powered My Campus Platform

(IN BRIEF) BT Group has collaborated with data-driven learning specialists Degreed to introduce its AI-enhanced My Campus platform, aimed at providing personalized learning experiences for its employees. Over the past year, BT Group has been implementing My Campus as its … Read the full press release

Mauritius Partners with Thales for Next-Generation National Identity System

(IN BRIEF) The Mauritius Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has collaborated with Thales to implement an advanced National ID system, marking a significant step in the country’s digital transformation. Thales, in partnership with Mauritian IT provider Harel Mallac Technologies (HMT), will … Read the full press release

Lagardère SA Appoints Grégoire Castaing as Assistant Managing Director for Finance

(IN BRIEF) Lagardère SA has strengthened its management structure with the appointment of Mr. Grégoire Castaing as Assistant Managing Director responsible for Finance, effective June 3, 2024. With extensive experience in financial leadership roles, including at Canal+ Group, Castaing will … Read the full press release

Philips Launches Nationwide Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring Service in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips has successfully introduced its ambulatory cardiac monitoring service nationwide in Spain, employing its wearable ePatch paired with the AI-driven Cardiologs analytics platform. Fourteen healthcare providers across Spain are utilizing the ePatch extended wear Holter monitors to … Read the full press release

Stellantis Launches Second Tranche of €1 Billion Share Repurchase Program

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis N.V. announced the commencement of the second tranche of its Share Buyback Program, covering up to €1 billion of the total €3 billion program, starting from May 23, 2024, until August 30, 2024. Under this agreement, Stellantis … Read the full press release

ABB Appoints New Presidents for Electrification and Motion Business Areas

(IN BRIEF) ABB has named Giampiero Frisio as the President of its Electrification Business Area and Brandon Spencer as the President of its Motion Business Area, effective August 1, 2024. Both Frisio and Spencer, currently serving as Division Presidents within … Read the full press release

ASML and TU/e Forge Path to Semiconductor Innovation with Expanded Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) ASML and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) are set to enhance their collaboration with a new agreement signed on May 23, aiming to drive innovation in semiconductor technology. Over the next decade, the partnership will see nearly a … Read the full press release

ASML and TU/e Strengthen Collaboration to Drive Semiconductor Innovation

(IN BRIEF) ASML and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have solidified their partnership with a significant expansion aimed at fostering innovation in semiconductor technology. Over the next decade, nearly a hundred PhD students will engage in collaborative research, focusing on … Read the full press release

Ericsson Report Forecasts Doubling of AR Device Adoption in Next Five Years

(IN BRIEF) A new report from Ericsson ConsumerLab reveals insights into the future of augmented reality (AR) technology, based on a survey of 10,000 early adopter consumers across ten markets. The report, titled “Augmented Tomorrow: AR Experiences Beyond Smartphones and … Read the full press release

Kids Blast Their Way to the Stars: LEGO Unveils Cosmic Creations and Funstellations

(IN BRIEF) In a groundbreaking collaboration between the LEGO Group and space enthusiasts worldwide, a recent study reveals an overwhelming interest among children in space exploration. With 86 percent of kids aspiring to discover new worlds and 77 percent dreaming … Read the full press release

Study Reveals Potential Transmission of Mental Disorders Within Social Networks

(IN BRIEF) A groundbreaking study conducted by researchers from the University of Helsinki, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, the University of Jyväskylä, and the University of Manchester suggests that mental disorders could be transmitted between individuals within social … Read the full press release

Eviden Poland Experts Secure 2nd Place in Locked Shields 2024 Cyber Defense Exercise

(IN BRIEF) Eviden, a leading digital, cloud, big data, and security business under the Atos Group, announces the outstanding performance of its cybersecurity experts from Poland and Romania in the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence’s Locked Shields 2024 … Read the full press release

CEMOSA Partners with Eviden to Revolutionize HR with SAP SuccessFactors Implementation

(IN BRIEF) CEMOSA, a Spanish multinational specializing in engineering and quality control for the construction sector, collaborates with Eviden to implement SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and Employee Central Payroll as part of its digital strategy. This initiative aims to introduce … Read the full press release

ITV Partners with SAS® to Elevate Viewer Engagement Through Personalised Ad Experiences

(IN BRIEF) ITV, the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster, collaborates with data and AI leader SAS to enhance viewer engagement by leveraging SAS 360 Match, an API-driven first-party ad server. With 40 million registered users on its content hub, ITVX, and … Read the full press release

Vestas Pioneers Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Offshore Wind Construction Operations

(IN BRIEF) Vestas embarks on a groundbreaking initiative to pilot Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at the Baltic Eagle Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea during 2024. The project entails Vestas technicians and jack-up vessel crew utilizing helicopters partly fueled by … Read the full press release

Airbus Spearheads ESA’s Vigil Mission: Enhancing Space Weather Forecasting for Earth’s Protection

(IN BRIEF) Airbus has been chosen by the European Space Agency (ESA) to lead the design and construction of the Vigil satellite, marking the inaugural operational mission in ESA’s Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Space Safety Programme (S2P). Vigil aims to … Read the full press release

WHO Report Reveals Stark Health Disparities Among European Adolescents, Urges Immediate Action

(IN BRIEF) The WHO Regional Office for Europe releases a report exposing significant health discrepancies among young people across the region, particularly affecting those from less affluent families. Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey highlight concerning … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim and OSE Immunotherapeutics Forge New Paths in Disease Treatment Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) Boehringer Ingelheim and OSE Immunotherapeutics announce a significant expansion of their partnership, introducing two novel projects to develop pioneering treatments alongside their ongoing anti-SIRPα immuno-oncology initiatives. The expansion includes broadening therapeutic evaluations to encompass cardiovascular-renal-metabolic (CRM) diseases and … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics Unveils EVSPIN32G4-DUAL: Accelerating Product Development in Industrial and Consumer Sectors

(IN BRIEF) STMicroelectronics introduces the EVSPIN32G4-DUAL demonstration board, featuring the highly integrated STSPIN32G4 motor controller, which facilitates the control of two motors simultaneously, streamlining product development processes and simplifying PCB design. With its Arm Cortex-M4 MCU, the controller executes complex … Read the full press release

Experian Revolutionizes Business Solutions with Unified Ascend Technology Platform

(IN BRIEF) Experian has unveiled groundbreaking enhancements to its cloud-based Experian Ascend Technology Platform™, integrating market-leading data, generative AI, and advanced machine learning solutions into a unified interface. This first-of-its-kind platform streamlines analytics, credit decisioning, and fraud detection, empowering businesses … Read the full press release

Ericsson Unveils Innovative 5G Toolkit and Use Cases at Imagine Live Roadshow

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has introduced a new software toolkit to enhance 5G Standalone network capabilities, enabling premium services with differentiated connectivity, showcased at the Ericsson Imagine Live Roadshow. The toolkit addresses the increasing demands on network capacity and performance by … Read the full press release

Wolters Kluwer Introduces Twinfield DossierFlow for Streamlining Data Collection

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting (TAA) has unveiled Twinfield DossierFlow (DossierFlow), a cloud-based solution designed to streamline the collection of client information in the Netherlands. This innovative tool tracks and centralizes client documents, checks for completeness, and facilitates … Read the full press release

Victorian Government Extends Contract with Metro Trains Melbourne Consortium

(IN BRIEF) The Victorian State Government has prolonged its contract with the Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) consortium for another 18 months to continue operating Melbourne’s metropolitan passenger rail services. UGL, a member of the MTM consortium, has been part of … Read the full press release

IKEA Stores Transform Car Parks into Flea Markets to Promote Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) As part of the ongoing ‘Keep good things going’ campaign, IKEA Retail countries like Belgium, France, and Sweden are converting their store car parks into flea markets to encourage customers to extend the lifespan of their products. The … Read the full press release

HUGO BOSS Unveils HUGO BOSS XP: A Cutting-Edge Customer Loyalty Program

(IN BRIEF) HUGO BOSS introduces HUGO BOSS XP, a groundbreaking omnichannel membership program designed to revolutionize customer engagement and loyalty. Leveraging innovative technologies, including blockchain-supported elements, the program seamlessly integrates traditional loyalty features with Web3 functionalities like NFTs. With a … Read the full press release

GEA Revolutionizes Bakery Industry with Plug & Play Oven Installation Service

(IN BRIEF) GEA, a key player in the bakery industry, introduces a game-changing solution to streamline oven installations. Through their Plug & Play service, GEA preassembles modules at their facility in Verona, Italy, significantly reducing installation time and production downtime … Read the full press release

Salt Bank Launches as Romania’s Premier Neobank Powered by Engine by Starling

(IN BRIEF) Salt Bank, Romania’s newest digital banking entrant, has swiftly launched less than a year since its inception, marking a significant milestone in the country’s financial landscape. Leveraging Engine by Starling’s core banking system, Salt Bank becomes the first … Read the full press release

RWE Gas Storage West Initiates Market Survey for Future Hydrogen Storage Demand

(IN BRIEF) RWE Gas Storage West has launched an initial market survey to gauge future demand for hydrogen storage until June 2024, targeting hydrogen producers, users, industrial companies, and traders. Recognizing hydrogen’s pivotal role in the energy transition, the company … Read the full press release