Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

Partnership Between Saab and Thales to Modernize Singapore’s Air Traffic Management Infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) Saab and Thales have announced a partnership at the Singapore Airshow 2024 to modernize Singapore’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) infrastructure. They plan to integrate Saab’s Integrated Digital Tower Suite (I-DTS) with Thales’ OpenSky platform to establish a unified … Read the full press release

Enhancing Flight Safety: Malaysia Airlines Invests in Thales Avionics Technology

(IN BRIEF) Malaysia Airlines has announced a partnership with Thales to equip 20 of its Airbus A330neo aircraft with advanced avionics solutions. This includes Thales’ Flight Management System (FMS) and ACSS’ Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (T3CAS®). The collaboration marks the … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space Launches Merah Putih-2 Satellite, Aiding Digital Expansion in Indonesia

(IN BRIEF) The Merah Putih-2 telecommunications satellite, formerly known as Telkomsat HTS 113BT, was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, atop a SpaceX Falcon9 rocket. Designed to bolster connectivity infrastructure across Indonesia, the satellite aims to enhance digital businesses and … Read the full press release

Thales Unveils Cutting-Edge Solutions for Secure Mobile and IoT Connectivity at Mobile World Congress

(IN BRIEF) Thales, a global leader in digital security, is showcasing its latest innovations at the Mobile World Congress. They’re highlighting their contributions to securing mobile and IoT connectivity, including revolutionizing eSIM management, simplifying IoT deployments, leading 5G security, and … Read the full press release

Skanska AB Sets Agenda for Upcoming Annual General Meeting

(IN BRIEF) Skanska AB (publ), a leading construction and development company, has announced its Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for March 27, 2024, in Stockholm, Sweden. Shareholders are invited to attend or vote by proxy, with key agenda items including … Read the full press release

Fresenius Projects Robust Earnings Growth in 2024 Following Successful 2023

(IN BRIEF) Fresenius had a strong finish in 2023, with a robust fourth quarter performance. They project accelerated earnings growth in 2024 due to the momentum from their #FutureFresenius initiatives. Achieving their raised outlook for FY/23, the company saw continued … Read the full press release

Ingka Group’s Investment Arm Acquires 23,883 Hectares of Forestland Across the Baltics for Responsible Forest Management

(IN BRIEF) Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, has acquired 23,883 hectares of land, including 19,276 hectares of forestland, across Finland, Estonia, and Latvia. This acquisition aligns with their commitment to responsible forest management. The properties contain a … Read the full press release

Innovative TU/e Master’s Student Creates SUWEVE to Enhance Wheelchair Mobility

(IN BRIEF) Wouter Witteman, a master’s student in Embedded Systems at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), is known for his innovative solutions. His latest venture, SUWEVE, aims to improve wheelchair mobility by allowing users to face backward while being pushed. … Read the full press release

Evonik to Introduce New Class of rPEG Lipids for Enhanced Immunogenicity in Drug Delivery

(IN BRIEF) Evonik has partnered with the University of Mainz to commercialize a new class of polyethylene glycols (PEGs) called randomized polyethylene glycols (rPEGs). These rPEGs will be integrated into Evonik’s specialized lipid platform for drug delivery in nucleic acid-based … Read the full press release

DNV’s ReWind Pilot Demonstrates Cost and Time Savings in Wind Turbine Decommissioning

(IN BRIEF) DNV has successfully piloted ReWind, a digital service aimed at enhancing the sustainability of wind turbine decommissioning. The pilot involved seven customers across seven countries, resulting in significant time and cost savings compared to traditional methods. ReWind automates … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom Implements MLFF Tolling System on Vital French Highways

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom has been awarded a tolling contract by APRR (Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhône) to implement a Multi-Lane Free Flow (MLFF) tolling system on key autoroutes in France. This project involves installing nearly 30 gantries along approximately 430 kilometers of … Read the full press release

Tech Advancements: Thales Establishes Avionics and Cybersecurity Hub in Singapore

(IN BRIEF) Thales is expanding its presence in Singapore by establishing a Centre of Excellence for avionics and Digital Identity & Security engineering footprint. These initiatives, in collaboration with the Singapore Economic Development Board, aim to strengthen Thales’ position as … Read the full press release

Exploring Mars from Earth: Thales Alenia Space’s MARSBalloon Initiative Takes Flight

(IN BRIEF) Thales Alenia Space launches MARSBalloon 2024, a hands-on science project for primary and secondary students, aiming to spark interest in space exploration and science careers. Students design experiments to test various materials and conditions in a simulated Mars … Read the full press release

E.ON Unveils Strategic Brand Realignment to Champion Sustainable Energy Future

(IN BRIEF) E.ON, a prominent energy company, is undergoing a strategic brand realignment to reflect its active role in driving the energy transition towards sustainability. The new brand positioning emphasizes E.ON’s commitment to shaping Europe’s sustainable energy future and taking … Read the full press release

Innovative Network Expansion: Vodafone Unveils Open RAN Sites in 20 Romanian Cities

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone is deploying Open Radio Access Network (RAN) sites across 20 cities in Romania, building on successful trials in Europe and commercial deployment in the UK. Open RAN offers a more flexible and innovative approach to mobile networking, … Read the full press release

Innovative Vehicle Security: trinamiX and Continental Showcase Face Authentication at MWC

(IN BRIEF) trinamiX GmbH and Continental unveil innovative Face Authentication technology for vehicles at the Mobile World Congress. The system offers secure, contactless vehicle access and ignition via biometric user authentication, seamlessly integrated into the B-pillar and driver display. It … Read the full press release

Vectron Locomotives: Railpool’s Strategic Investment with Siemens Mobility

(IN BRIEF) Railpool and Siemens Mobility have entered into a significant agreement for the delivery of up to 250 locomotives, with Railpool initially calling up 70 Vectron locomotives. These locomotives, including multisystem and AC variants, will enhance Railpool’s operational flexibility … Read the full press release

Art Meets Technology: Volkswagen Group Elevates Dialogue on Digitalization and AI in Art with Two-Year Partnership

(IN BRIEF) The Volkswagen Group has partnered with the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin for a two-year project called “KW Digital: Poetics of Encryption.” This initiative explores the impact of digitalization and artificial intelligence on art and society. … Read the full press release

Equinor and Deepak Fertilisers Forge Long-Term LNG Supply Partnership

(IN BRIEF) Equinor and Deepak Fertilisers have inked a significant 15-year agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG), commencing deliveries in 2026. Drawing from Equinor’s expansive global LNG portfolio, which encompasses production from the Hammerfest LNG Plant in … Read the full press release

Sweco Joins EU4Sevan Initiative to Assess Lake Sevan’s Water Level Impact

(IN BRIEF) Sweco, a consultancy firm, is participating in a project under the EU4Sevan program to assess the potential impact of raising the water level of Lake Sevan by over 6 meters. Lake Sevan is vital for Armenia’s irrigation, freshwater … Read the full press release

PNE Group Surpasses 100 Project Milestone, Facilitating Growth in Renewable Energy Sector

(IN BRIEF) PNE Group proudly announces a significant achievement in its mission to drive renewable energy adoption: surpassing the milestone of supporting over 100 wind and photovoltaic project companies through its pioneering consulting programme, “Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) as a … Read the full press release

UBS Forges Strategic Alliance with University of St.Gallen, Elevating Innovation and Talent Development

(IN BRIEF) Continuing the trajectory initiated with Credit Suisse in 2021, UBS is set to become a strategic partner of the University of St.Gallen (HSG). Emphasizing Switzerland’s position as an international innovation hub, the collaboration aims to foster innovation, entrepreneurship, … Read the full press release

Innovation in Banking: Garanti BBVA Unveils Fingerprint-Enabled Payment Solution

(IN BRIEF) Garanti BBVA, a leading digital banking institution in Türkiye with 14 million customers, has unveiled the Bonus Platinum Biometric Card, revolutionizing secure payments. The card allows users to make purchases by scanning their fingerprint, enhancing security and convenience. … Read the full press release

Continental Launches VikingContact 8: The Ultimate Winter Tire for Nordic Conditions

(IN BRIEF) Continental is proud to introduce the VikingContact 8, the latest innovation in winter tire technology designed specifically for the demanding conditions of Nordic winters. Engineered with a focus on safety, comfort, and sustainability, the VikingContact 8 sets a … Read the full press release

Experienced Professional Hanna Maula Joins Neste as VP of Communications

(IN BRIEF) Hanna Maula, an experienced professional in communications and brand management, has been appointed as Vice President of Communications and Brand at Neste, effective no later than June 1, 2024. She will report directly to Hannele Jakosuo-Jansson, Executive Vice … Read the full press release

Ericsson Authorizes Transfer of Own Shares to Cover Compensation Program Costs

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has announced that it will be exercising its authorization granted at the annual general meeting on March 29, 2023, to transfer the company’s own shares. This decision allows Ericsson to retain and sell up to 60% … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Steel Launches Tender for Hydrogen Supply in Decarbonization Drive

(IN BRIEF) thyssenkrupp Steel has initiated a call for tenders to supply hydrogen to its first direct reduction plant as part of the tkH2Steel decarbonization project. The project aims to transition to 100% hydrogen operation by 2029, with hydrogen use … Read the full press release

Vodafone Introduces Next-Gen XR Experience with HyperRealityHub at MWC 2024

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone introduces HyperRealityHub and 5G Network advancements at Mobile World Congress 2024. The HyperRealityHub offers lightweight glasses and shared immersive experiences, while the upgraded 5G Network in a Box provides enhanced processing power and portability. Additionally, Vodafone unveils … Read the full press release

Vodafone Debuts Next-Gen Raspberry Pi-Based 5G Network for Small Businesses

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone is introducing an enhanced version of its 5G Network in a Box at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024. Developed with Lime Microsystems, this portable 5G network, housed on a Raspberry Pi, offers expanded features and capabilities. … Read the full press release

bp’s GTA LNG Project Reaches Crucial Milestone with FLNG Vessel’s Arrival

(IN BRIEF) The floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) LNG project, operated by bp and partners, has reached its destination on the maritime border of Mauritania and Senegal. This vessel, named Gimi, is a … Read the full press release

Elke Anderl Appointed as Head of Sales for Germany at T-Systems

(IN BRIEF) Elke Anderl has been appointed as the new Head of Sales for Germany at T-Systems International GmbH. With 16 years of experience in sales and service, Anderl brings extensive expertise from the automotive and telecommunications sectors. In her … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Unveils AI Smartphone Concept at MWC 2024

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom, in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Brain.ai, unveils a revolutionary AI smartphone concept at MWC 2024. Departing from traditional app-centric models, the device features a digital assistant powered by AI, serving as a personalized concierge … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom, ServiceNow, and Cisco Unveil Future-Ready Retail Solutions at EuroCIS Trade Fair

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom, along with partners ServiceNow and Cisco, will showcase innovative retail solutions at the EuroCIS trade fair in Düsseldorf. These solutions, including “Instore Task Management” and “Law Monitoring,” aim to streamline operations and ensure compliance with evolving … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Joins #Zusammenland Initiative: Promoting Freedom and Diversity

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has announced its support for the “#Zusammenland – Vielfalt macht uns stark” initiative, advocating for freedom and diversity in society. The campaign, backed by prominent German media outlets and industry leaders, denounces hate, racism, and fascism … Read the full press release

Siemens Powers Sustainable Mobility at Lisbon’s Infinity Building with Innovative EV Charging Solution

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Smart Infrastructure has installed 200 VersiCharge wallboxes and an intelligent charging management system at Lisbon’s Infinity building, a prestigious residential site known for its commitment to sustainability. This solution, customized by Siemens engineering teams, enables dynamic and … Read the full press release

Eni Successfully Wraps Up Cronos-2 Well Appraisal in Offshore Cyprus

(IN BRIEF) Eni has completed the Cronos-2 well appraisal in Block 6, offshore Cyprus, confirming a production capacity exceeding 150 MMSCFD. The well aimed to assess the extension and reservoir characteristics of the Cronos gas discovery, proving hydraulic communication and … Read the full press release

European Power Grid’s Future: ENTSO-E Unveils Strategic Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality

(IN BRIEF) ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity, has unveiled a new Strategic Roadmap aimed at preparing the European power system for carbon neutrality. The roadmap focuses on integrating carbon-neutral energy sources, deploying flexibility resources, and … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Group Records Historic €2.91 Billion Financing for Swedish Projects in 2023

(IN BRIEF) In 2023, the European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) provided a record-breaking €2.91 billion in financing for 32 projects in Sweden. The majority of funding (76.7%) was allocated to climate action and environmental sustainability initiatives, with notable support … Read the full press release

Italy’s Motorway Network Set for Green Transformation with EIB’s €1.2 Billion Investment

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has allocated a €1.2 billion loan to Autostrade per l’Italia SpA (ASPI) for the modernization of approximately 3,000 kilometers of motorways in Italy. This investment, supported by the EIB’s Climate Bank Roadmap and … Read the full press release

Nokia Unveils MX Workmate: AI-Powered Tools Enhance Industrial Workflows

(IN BRIEF) Nokia launches MX Workmate, a suite of tools for industrial workers, leveraging AI to improve man-machine interaction. MX Workmate facilitates real-time communication, enhances worker safety, and boosts productivity in OT environments. The solution addresses workforce shortages and stringent … Read the full press release