Daily Archives: 7, June 2024

Breakthrough Phase II Trial Data Reinforces Potential of Survodutide as Leading MASH Treatment

(IN BRIEF) In a significant stride towards combating metabolic dysfunction-associated steatohepatitis (MASH), Boehringer Ingelheim unveils groundbreaking results from a Phase II trial sub-analysis of survodutide. Demonstrating impressive efficacy, up to 64.5% of adults with moderate to advanced fibrosis stages F2 … Read the full press release

Autogrill and Gruppo Hera Forge Alliance to Propel Circular Economy Initiatives

(IN BRIEF) Autogrill, a leading travel foodservice provider, and Gruppo Hera, a major Italian multiutility, have forged a strategic alliance to drive circular economy initiatives, sustainable mobility, and environmental communication in alignment with the UN’s Agenda 2030. The one-year agreement … Read the full press release

Bioengineering Breakthrough Promises Enhanced Bone Regeneration

(IN BRIEF) Scientists have unveiled a groundbreaking bioengineering breakthrough that could revolutionize bone regeneration treatments, offering hope for patients with severe skeletal injuries or bone loss due to diseases like cancer. This innovative approach, developed by researchers in Scotland, harnesses … Read the full press release

Swisscom Partners with NVIDIA to Launch Swiss AI Platform

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom, in collaboration with NVIDIA, introduces the Swiss AI Platform, a cutting-edge infrastructure designed for developing trustworthy AI applications. Offering modular services including access to NVIDIA supercomputers, generative AI tools, and a model library, the platform ensures flexibility … Read the full press release

Níall McLaughlin Architects Clinch Top Prize at Prestigious Brick Award

(IN BRIEF) Wienerberger’s renowned Brick Award, held biannually since 2004 to celebrate ingenuity and excellence in brick architecture, concluded its eleventh edition in Vienna. Among 743 entries from 54 nations, the jury, comprising esteemed architects from around the globe, selected … Read the full press release

Collaborating for Health: University of Liverpool Leaders Engage with MLW’s Innovative Research in Malawi

(IN BRIEF) Senior leaders from the University of Liverpool, including the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Richard Black, recently visited the Malawi-Liverpool Wellcome Programme (MLW) in Blantyre, Malawi, to observe advancements in research, facilities, and healthcare initiatives. Established in 1995, … Read the full press release

XTX Markets Commits £510k Donation to Aid University of Liverpool’s Support for Ukrainian Scholars

(IN BRIEF) Algorithmic trading firm XTX Markets has announced a significant £510k donation to the University of Liverpool through its Academic Sanctuaries Fund, aimed at supporting Ukrainian academics and students affected by the ongoing conflict. The generous funding will facilitate … Read the full press release

University of Helsinki Welcomes Linda Mannila as Inaugural Swedish-Language Computer Science Professor

(IN BRIEF) Associate Professor Linda Mannila assumes the inaugural Swedish-language professorship in computer science at the University of Helsinki, funded by seven Swedish-language foundations. Her research focuses on the societal impacts of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly addressing ethical considerations and … Read the full press release

Technicolor Group’s Global Leadership Celebrates the Premiere of LIFE Song’s French Version at UNESCO Event

(IN BRIEF) At the UNESCO event ‘Connecting People and Planet through Education’ held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France, on May 30, 2024, Technicolor Group’s global leadership played a pivotal role in unveiling the French language rendition of the … Read the full press release

CEB Award Recognizes Warsaw Ukrainian School’s Exceptional Efforts in Refugee Integration

(IN BRIEF) The Warsaw Ukrainian School (SzkoUA) receives the prestigious CEB Award for Social Cohesion for its outstanding efforts in integrating refugee children from Ukraine, offering a dual Ukrainian-Polish curriculum and prioritizing mental well-being through access to psychological support. Established … Read the full press release

Lindner Group Showcases Innovative Fire Protection Solutions at FeuerTrutz 2024

(IN BRIEF) At FeuerTrutz 2024 in Nuremberg, Lindner Group unveils its latest fire protection solutions, including the LMD F30 metal fire protection ceiling with a unique drop-slide function and the Fireshield inspection opening closure. With over 55 years of industry … Read the full press release

Infineon Unveils 600 V CoolMOS™ S7TA Superjunction MOSFET for Automotive Power Management

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG has launched the 600 V CoolMOS™ S7TA Superjunction MOSFET, a breakthrough for automotive power management, boasting an integrated temperature sensor for enhanced accuracy. Tailored for automotive environments, the S7TA promises improved durability, safety, and efficiency … Read the full press release

Tube Investments of India (TII) Executive Vice-Chairman Vellayan Subbiah Crowned EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2024

(IN BRIEF) Tube Investments of India (TII) and Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Co. Ltd.’s Executive Vice-Chairman, Vellayan Subbiah, clinched the prestigious title of EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2024 at a gala held in Monaco’s Salle des Etoiles. Selected … Read the full press release

Mutares Completes Acquisition of Eltel Networks, Strengthens Goods & Services Portfolio

(IN BRIEF) Mutares SE & Co. KGaA has finalized the acquisition of Eltel Networks Energetyka S.A. and Eltel Networks Engineering S.A. from Eltel AB, marking a strategic move to bolster its Goods & Services segment. These entities, recognized leaders in … Read the full press release

Barclays Continues Expansion Strategy with Key Hire for German-speaking Markets

(IN BRIEF) Barclays, a leading global financial institution, has announced the appointment of Christian Wagner as the Head of Investment Banking for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (DACH). In this role, Mr. Wagner will oversee the entire Investment Banking business for … Read the full press release

DNB Enhances SME Support with EIF Partnership, Unlocks NOK 2.5 Billion in Funding

(IN BRIEF) Norway’s largest lender, DNB Bank ASA, has partnered with the European Investment Fund (EIF) to bolster support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through a groundbreaking collaboration. Backed by an EIF guarantee under the InvestEU program, DNB will … Read the full press release

InvestEU Program Bolsters SME Support: EIF and Innovation Norway Ink Landmark Deals

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Innovation Norway have sealed two groundbreaking agreements aimed at bolstering financing opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Norway. This strategic collaboration will empower Innovation Norway to expand its lending volume, … Read the full press release

EIF Leads €100 Million Pledge to RIVE Infrastructure Impact Fund in Green Transition Push

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has pledged €100 million to the RIVE Infrastructure Impact Fund (RIIF), marking a significant commitment to the energy transition in Europe. Managed by RIVE Private Investment, RIIF focuses exclusively on supporting SMEs across … Read the full press release

Breaking Ground: InvestEU Programme Launches in Iceland with Byggðastofnun Guarantee Pact

(IN BRIEF) In a significant move to bolster Icelandic small entrepreneurship beyond the capital region, the European Investment Fund (EIF) has inked a guarantee agreement with the Icelandic regional development agency, Byggðastofnun, under the European Commission’s InvestEU initiative. This agreement … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank and Deutsche Kreditbank Strengthen 25-Year Collaboration with Renewables Initiative

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Deutsche Kreditbank (DKB) recently celebrated their 25-year partnership by signing a new agreement at DKB’s Berlin headquarters, aimed at supporting renewable energy projects for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Germany. Under … Read the full press release