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Eni and FCA to develop research projects and technological applications to reduce CO2 emissions from road transport vehicles

The agreement, which focuses on new technological applications for sustainable mobility, was signed at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome, in the presence of the Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, by the chief executives of the two companies, Claudio Descalzi and Sergio … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank recognized by Human Rights Campaign as among the ‘Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ for 15th consecutive year

Frankfurt am Main, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Human Rights Campaign recently recognized Deutsche Bank as among the world’s Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality after the bank scored a perfect 100 on HRC’s annual Corporate Equality Index. This is the 15th consecutive year … Read the full press release

NIB and Sparebanken Øst to finance projects aimed at curbing CO2 emissions in housing and transport in Norway

HELSINKI, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Norway’s Sparebanken Øst have signed a NOK 300 million (EUR 32 million) loan programme for onlending to projects aimed at curbing CO2 emissions as well as small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) investments in south-eastern Norway. The funds under … Read the full press release

Netherlands-based coatings manufacturer Schaepman now fully integrated into the Hempel Group

COPENHAGEN, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 27 September we completed the full incorporation of Netherlands-based coatings manufacturer Schaepman’s Lakfabrieken B.V.(Schaepman) in the Hempel Group. The company has been re-named “Hempel Industrial B.V”, and all activities continue under the Hempel brand. Jesper … Read the full press release

Inmarsat opens new office in Ålesund, Norway to focus on driving digitalisation of the shipping industry

New Norway operation to focus on driving digitalisation of shipping LONDON, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the world’s leading global mobile satellite communications company, has opened a new office, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC) based in Ålesund, Norway, … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse strengthens and expands its China Equity Research capabilities with 11 new equity research analysts

HONG KONG, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse today announces a series of new appointments to strengthen and expand its China Equity Research capabilities, thereby further enhancing its market leading franchise in the region. A total of 11 equity research analysts … Read the full press release

STOXX gains strong interest for smart beta strategies among Asian investors

Strong interest for smart beta strategies among Taiwanese investors Rick Chau is new Head of Asia-Pacific based in Hong Kong ZURICH, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a leading global provider … Read the full press release

Eurex Clearing’s partnership program gains 20 market participants from the US, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe

FRANKFURT, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurex Clearing’s offer to accelerate the development of a liquid, EU based alternative for the clearing of interest rate swaps gains broad market support. Around 20 market participants from the US, the United Kingdom and … Read the full press release

Xetra trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange marks 20th anniversary

FRANKFURT, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Introduction of fully-electronic trading revolutionised exchange trading / Launched on 28 November 1997 with 109 equities Xetra trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is 20 years old; trading was launched at 8.30 a.m. on “X-day”, … Read the full press release

No Time To Waste! Conference Takes a Practical Approach to Tackling Waste Crime

BRUSSELS, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DOTCOM Waste and BlockWaste have joined forces for today’s conference, “No Time To Waste! Synergies and Strategies to Tackle Waste Crime.” This interactive event will showcase the key results of the two projects on illegal … Read the full press release

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HET DIGITALE EINDEJAARSVUURWERK VAN ONELIFE!

ER WAS EENS EEN DIGITAAL JAAR … ONELIFE MAAKT ZICH KLAAR VOOR DE TOEKOMST MET ZIJN ROADMAP VOOR TRANSFORMATIE IN 2017 – EN NOG VEEL MEER VOOR 2018. LUXEMBURG, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016 begon OneLife met zijn digitale … Read the full press release

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LE FEU D’ARTIFICE DIGITAL DE FIN D’ANNEE DE ONELIFE !

IL ETAIT UNE FOIS UNE ANNEE DIGITALE … ONELIFE SE PREPARE POUR L’AVENIR AVEC LA MISE EN ŒUVRE DE SA FEUILLE DE ROUTE DE 2017 SUR LA TRANSFORMATION ET BIEN D’AUTRES AVANCEES PREVUES EN 2018. LUXEMBOURG, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

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ONELIFE’S YEAR-END DIGITAL FIREWORKS!

ONCE UPON A DIGITAL YEAR … ONELIFE GEARS UP FOR THE FUTURE WITH DELIVERY OF 2017 TRANSFORMATION ROADMAP – AND MORE TO COME FOR 2018. LUXEMBOURG, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016, OneLife embarked on a digital transformation journey making … Read the full press release

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Six new Perspectief programmes given green light by NWO, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research

The HAGUE, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the coming years almost a hundred researchers are going to develop innovative technologies together with industry and social organisations. That will happen in six new Perspectief programmes, which have been given the green … Read the full press release

Learning Curve: Author Chris Evans delved into the Loughborough University FC’s unusual approach and the untapped world of university football

Leicestershire, UK,, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As with many sports teams at Loughborough University, the football team juggle getting good grades with achieving results on the pitch. In fact Loughborough’s players are leading the way for a new breed of … Read the full press release

Loughborough University arts project to explore how music and geography interact

Leicestershire, UK, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An innovative Loughborough University arts project is to explore how music and geography interact. Radar, the University’s contemporary arts programme that engages with academic research, has announced it will be working with academics from the Department … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction Platinum sponsor of one of the largest international conferences on BIM and digital construction

Hillsborough, England, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Event focuses on the world of building information modelling (BIM) and new digital technologies in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). GRAHAM Construction was Platinum sponsor of one of the largest international conferences on the rapidly … Read the full press release

The French Banking Federation (FBF): Paris selection as new home of the European Banking Authority clear nod to the attractiveness of the financial centre of Paris

PARIS, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The French Banking Federation (FBF) welcomes the selection of Paris as the new location of the European Banking Authority. It is a clear nod to the attractiveness of the financial centre of Paris. It is also … Read the full press release

Jerome Jean Haegeli to succeed Kurt Karl as Swiss Re’s Group Chief Economist at the Swiss Re Institute

ZURICH, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As of 01 January 2018, Jerome Jean Haegeli will become Swiss Re’s Group Chief Economist at the Swiss Re Institute. Current Group Chief Economist Kurt Karl will retire at the end of December 2017 after six … Read the full press release

Swiss Re Institute’s Global insurance review 2017: Prices in non-life insurance and reinsurance expected to increase

Major natural catastrophe events in 2017 and current low prices are expected to push pricing in non-life insurance and reinsurance higher Cyclical upswing in global economy set to continue in 2018 and 2019, supporting insurance premium volume growth Global non-life … Read the full press release

Saab to deliver a Mass Field Feeding Capability to the South African National Defence Force

STOCKHOLM, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has been awarded a contract to deliver a Mass Field Feeding Capability to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). The contract will supply the SANDF with mobile containerised kitchens systems … Read the full press release

European Space Agency: Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite delivered its first images of air pollution

PARIS, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Launched into orbit on 13 October, the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite has delivered its first images of air pollution. To mark this important milestone, ESA, the European Commission and the German Aerospace Centre DLR invite media representatives … Read the full press release

Topological insulators: Researchers explain UV light mystery

The Hague, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nobel Prize for physics in 2016 was awarded for the theory of topological matter. Topological insulators are new materials with special electronic properties and are of great fundamental and applications-oriented interest. Nevertheless, physicists have … Read the full press release

British Gas to implement seven actions to transform UK’s domestic energy market

WINDSOR, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (20 Nov 2017) we are taking some big steps to transform the UK’s domestic energy market and give customers a fairer, simpler deal and lower bills. This goal is within our reach. But we can’t … Read the full press release

AFME comments on the European Commission’s report on the functioning of European Corporate Bond Markets

LONDON, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the publication today of the report by the European Commission’s Expert Group on the functioning of European Corporate Bond Markets, Victoria Webster, Director of Fixed Income at AFME, said: “The uniqueness of this report … Read the full press release

The Pirbright Institute identified the position and function of specific genes in goat’s genetic code responsible for antibody production

SURREY, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Immunogenetics Group at The Pirbright Institute has identified the position and function of specific genes in the goat’s genetic code that are responsible for antibody production. Up until now, identifying and characterising the genes … Read the full press release

STFC: UK scientists and engineers celebrate MIRI’s performance during the cryogenic test for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at NASA Johnson Space Flight Center in Houston

SWINDON, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UK scientists and engineers are celebrating following the confirmation that their instrument has performed very well during the cryogenic testing for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at NASA Johnson Space Flight Center in Houston, Texas. … Read the full press release

Nationwide: 2017 will mark the biggest retail spend yet

Live spending data and spokesperson available on Black Friday and Cyber Monday Nationwide predicts 13 per cent card spend increase versus 2016 Black Friday 2016 saw biggest spend to date (£167 million) – up 11 per cent on the previous … Read the full press release

Medtronic announces U.S. commercial launch for its portfolio of Azure(TM) pacemakers with BlueSync(TM)technology

Azure(TM) with BlueSync(TM) Technology Improves Device Longevity  and Provides Automatic, Wireless Remote Patient Monitoring DUBLIN, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. commercial launch for its portfolio of Azure(TM) pacemakers … Read the full press release

Continental expands its portfolio of drive components with new range of timing chain kits

Continental reacts to current market developments with timing chains in its portfolio Various kits contain complete solutions for the main problematic engines Targeted services round off the timing chain program HANOVER, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As an alternative to timing … Read the full press release