Daily Archives: 25, May 2024

Milestone Reached: First Caisson Laid for Genoa’s New Breakwater Project

(IN BRIEF) Today marks a significant milestone in the construction of the new breakwater off the port of Genoa as the first caisson, out of over 90 planned, was laid at a depth of 25 meters. The event saw the … Read the full press release

EIB President Calviño Engages in Strategic Talks during Portugal Visit

(IN BRIEF) Nadia Calviño, President of the European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group), embarked on a diplomatic mission in Portugal, engaging in crucial discussions aimed at bolstering strategic investments and partnerships in the country. Meeting with key figures including Minister … Read the full press release

EIB Partners with Castilla y León Government to Boost SMEs with €25 Million Loan

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has inked a €25 million loan agreement with the regional government of Castilla y León through the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICECyL), aiming to support small and medium-sized enterprises … Read the full press release

Fincantieri Marinette Marine Secures $1 Billion Contract for US Navy Frigates

(IN BRIEF) The Department of Defense has awarded Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) a significant contract exceeding 1 billion US dollars to construct the fifth and sixth Constellation-class frigates for the US Navy. This contract, part of a larger agreement signed … Read the full press release

Italian and French Navies Test Cyber Resilience in Tyrrhenian Sea

(IN BRIEF) In a groundbreaking exercise conducted during the Mare Aperto 24/Polaris operation, the Italian and French navies assessed the cyber resilience of their platform system networks aboard the Italian Navy’s aircraft carrier Cavour in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Spearheaded by … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp Partners with CSIC to Study Lesser Kestrel Habitat Use in Andalusia

(IN BRIEF) In a collaborative effort, Lightsource bp has teamed up with scientists from the CSIC Biological Station in Spain to conduct a groundbreaking study on the habitat use of Lesser Kestrels in Andalusia. Nine kestrels have been equipped with … Read the full press release

Hüseyin Özhan Appointed Acting Managing Director for Central Asia by EBRD

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has appointed Hüseyin Özhan as the acting Managing Director for Central Asia, succeeding Zsuzsanna Hargitai. Özhan, a Turkish national, will commence his role on June 1, 2024, continuing to be … Read the full press release

Philips Introduces VeriSight Pro Catheter for Image-Guided Cardiac Procedures in Hong Kong Hospitals

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips announces the introduction of its real-time 3D Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) catheter, VeriSight Pro, in hospitals across Hong Kong, marking its first clinical use outside the US or Canada. The catheter, guided into the heart’s chambers through … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Secures Major NATO Order for Artillery Ammunition

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall announces a significant order from a NATO customer for the supply of artillery ammunition, totaling nearly €300 million. The order includes tens of thousands of artillery shells and hundreds of thousands of propellant charge modules, with deliveries … Read the full press release

University of Twente’s ITC Faculty Wins BNA Best Building of the Year 2024 Award

(IN BRIEF) The University of Twente’s ITC Faculty has been honored with the prestigious BNA Best Building of the Year 2024 award, recognizing its exceptional architectural design and sustainability. The transformation of the former brutalist laboratory into an open and … Read the full press release