Daily Archives: 24, June 2024

Thales Secures First EASA Design Verification Report for Light UAS, Boosting Long-Range Drone Operations

(IN BRIEF) Thales has become the first company to receive a Design Verification Report (DVR) from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for Light UAS SAIL III, using its ScaleFlyt avionics in the Aeromapper AVEM 300 CERBERE UAV. This … Read the full press release

Infineon Launches Advanced AIROC™ CYW5591x MCU Family for Next-Gen IoT Devices

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG has launched the AIROC™ CYW5591x Connected Microcontroller (MCU) product family, featuring Wi-Fi 6/6E and Bluetooth® Low Energy 5.4, to create efficient and compact IoT devices. This new MCU family supports rapid development with Infineon’s ModusToolbox™ … Read the full press release

Holcim Acquires Cand-Landi Group to Enhance Decarbonization and Circular Construction in Switzerland

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has acquired the Cand-Landi Group, a Swiss company known for its recycling, waste management, aggregates, and ready-mix operations, to boost decarbonization and circular construction efforts. With CHF 70 million in net sales and 250 employees, Cand-Landi will … Read the full press release

EIF Grants €1 Million Loan to Boost Lending for Romanian Small Businesses Through Instant Factoring

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has provided a RON 5 million (€1 million) subordinated loan to Romanian fintech Instant Factoring IFN, marking the first InvestEU funding for a Romanian fintech and factoring company. This loan will help Instant … Read the full press release

EIB Funds €1.2 Billion for Denmark’s Largest Wind Farm to Power Over a Million Homes

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €1.2 billion loan to support the construction of the Thor wind farm in the Danish North Sea, developed by RWE. The 1.1 GW wind farm, consisting of 72 turbines, will … Read the full press release

Czech Composer Tatiana Mikova Presents Her String Quartet ‘In Modo Lidico’ at Carnegie Hall

(IN BRIEF) Czech award-winning composer Tatiana Mikova will present her String Quartet “In Modo Lidico” at Carnegie Hall on 1st July 2024, following its successful world premiere in New York in 2021. Mikova seamlessly blends Moravian folk influences with classical … Read the full press release