Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

EIB signs €125 million loan with Livie to accelerate construction of affordable housing in France

€125 million loan granted to BATIGERE Network subsidiary dedicated to building affordable housing in France 1 500 home builds planned over five years for 3 500 residents Operation guaranteed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) (PRESS RELEASE) KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg, 11-Jan-2021 — … Read the full press release

Sanofi gains full global rights to a promising antibody for inflammatory disorders with the acquisition of Kymab

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ CAMBRIDGE, 11-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi to acquire Kymab, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing fully human monoclonal antibodies with a focus on immune-mediated diseases and immuno-oncology therapeutics. The agreement includes an upfront payment … Read the full press release

QIAGEN appoints Dr. Toralf Haag as a member of the Supervisory Board and the Audit Committee

(PRESS RELEASE) VENLO, the Netherlands, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — QIAGEN announces the appointment of Dr. Toralf Haag as a member of the Supervisory Board with immediate effect. He will also become a member of the Audit Committee. Dr. Haag was … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Vattenfall Solar Team gear up for the World Solar Challenge 2021 in Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall teams up with Vattenfall Solar Team again this year for the World Solar Challenge. In October, the team aims to win the Australian world championship again. This will … Read the full press release

CUPRA Formentor a strong contender for the Car of the Year 2021 award

The Car of the Year 2021 is judged by a panel of 60 prestigious motoring journalists from across Europe, representing 23 countries The final winner will be announced on March 1st (PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sports car … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel takes responsibility of global distribution of Covid-19 Vaccine Moderna

New arrangement leverages Kuehne+Nagel’s global solutions for pharma & healthcare logistics (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. / SCHINDELLEGI, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel announces international supply chain arrangement with Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), a biotechnology company … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric earns Excellence in Operations award at the IDC Industry Insights Innovation Awards 2020

The Industry Insights Innovation Awards seek to recognize organizations and tech leaders of tomorrow who have driven change through the application of technology to improve business performance (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric has been recognized with … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina increases recycled content of its PET bottles to 100%

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, Netherlands, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina announces that it will be making PET bottles from 100% recycled PET (rPET) as from February 2021. Due to the fact that PET bottle can only be … Read the full press release

Samaritans Cymru new report calls for more accessible mental health support and therapies for people who self-harm

Last year Samaritans’ 24-hour helpline discussed self-harm with callers over 272,000 times – or once every two minutes. There are approximately 5,500 admissions for self-harm in Wales each year. However, as most people who harm themselves do not attend health … Read the full press release

Capgemini promotes Olivier Sevillia as Group Chief Operating Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini announces that effective January 1, 2021, Olivier Sevillia will take up the position of Group Chief Operating Officer. Olivier’s new role includes the … Read the full press release

M&S formally supports Call to Action on human rights abuses to help drive meaningful change in the Uyghur Region

Additionally, the retailer remains committed to offering customers 100% sustainably sourced cotton (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational retailer M&S announces that it has signed the Call to Action on human rights abuses: Brand Commitment to Exit … Read the full press release

Firebolt Group Joins Top 1% of Companies Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

The Company Earned The Pretigious EcoVadis Platinum Rating (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Firebolt Group, an innovative software, and hardware marketing solutions company for leading global brands, earned the prestigious Platinum EcoVadis Medal. The platinum medal is the … Read the full press release

Terna publishes final data on Italian electricity consumption using new classification used by ISTAT and compliant at the European level

Better data quality and transparency: 750 product sectors analysed (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s first grid operator for electricity transmission Terna announces that is has completed the new classification of Italian electricity consumption data. Publishing an even … Read the full press release

Garanti BBVA Partners program participant Yesil Science launches world’s first AI assisted flu assistant

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA announces that Yesil Science, a company participating in Garanti BBVA Partners program has launched a mobile health application supported by artificial intelligence, FluAI. FluAI is specifically intended for upper respiratory tract infections, … Read the full press release

SUEZ and FERMENTALG to address growing climate emergency through innovative solutions based on biomimicry for the capture and recovery of CO2 in bioproducts

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ and FERMENTALG, a key French player and expert in the research and bio industrial exploitation of micro-algae, strengthen their cooperation following a five-year partnership, and to address the growing climate emergency through … Read the full press release

United Arab Emirates orders two more GlobalEye advanced airborne surveillance systems from Saab

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab announces that its GlobalEye program has received a follow on contract from the United Arab Emirates. The order is worth more than 800 million EUR (USD 1.018 billion) which includes two GlobalEye … Read the full press release

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

The parties will collaborate in enabling zero-emissions electrified canal boats to be powered with Electriq Global’s Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality zero-emission requirements (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a provider of Hydrogen-Rich, Zero-Emissions … Read the full press release

Total strengthens its presence in Egypt with exploration and production permit for North Ras Kanayis Offshore block in the Herodotus Basin

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — A Total-led international consortium signs an exploration and production agreement with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding company (EGAS) for the North Ras Kanayis Offshore block located in the Herodotus Basin, offshore Egypt in … Read the full press release

Aviva appoints Mark Versey as new leader of Aviva Investors

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational insurance company Aviva announces the appointment of Mark Versey as Chief Executive of Aviva Investors, effective immediately*. Mark, currently Chief Investments Officer, Real Assets, at Aviva Investors will join Aviva’s Group … Read the full press release

Eni and SNOC announce first production start-up from new discovery onshore Sharjah since the early 1980s

This is the first step in the further evaluation of the discovery, announced last January, that is estimated to hold significant resources of natural gas and associated condensate. The production start-up has been achieved in less than one year since … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel successfully completed divestment of major part of its contract logistics business in the UK

UK transaction follows recent divestments in France, Argentina Continued commitment to scalable Contract Logistics solutions worldwide, especially in e-commerce and pharma (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel announces that it has completed divestment … Read the full press release

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Preparations in China for Chinese New Year happening on the 12th February 2021 have seen a surge in orders during this festive period. 2021 marks the year of the Ox in China, Oxen … Read the full press release

Thomas Ulbrich, Volkswagen: We need significantly more charging points in Germany and Europe if electric vehicles are to establish themselves quickly

Over 1,200 charging points already in operation at German sites Some 750 new charging points to be installed in 2021, including the first High Power Charging stations with up to 300 kW power Thomas Ulbrich: “We need significantly more charging … Read the full press release

Eni to cooperate with Chinese energy players aimed at facilitating joint initiatives across the entire energy value chain

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 30-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), a global energy player rapidly becoming a leader in the production and sale of decarbonized products, has announced the signing of a major Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on energy cooperation … Read the full press release

ADAC: Die Preise an den Tankstellen in Deutschland ziehen zum Jahresende deutlich an

Kraftstoffe ab 2021 um zehn bis elf Cent teurer / ADAC: Preise vergleichen (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 30-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Preise an den Tankstellen in Deutschland ziehen zum Jahresende deutlich an. Das ist das Ergebnis der aktuellen ADAC Auswertung. … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Albania’s plans to launch its first wind power plants tender

First wind power plants tender in Albania to be launched EBRD and Swiss SECO support preparation of groundbreaking move Albania to diversify energy supply, attract investment and increase resilience to climate change (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European … Read the full press release

Experts demand for more transparency for medical treatment of politicians

(PRESS RELEASE) RIGA, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German Charite Medical Center once again is in the limelight of international attention: on December 17 the popular mayor of Kharkov (Ukraine), Gennady Kernes, passed away at the well known hospital after a … Read the full press release

DNV GL assessed the operational portfolio of independent renewable power producer T-Solar in Spain and Italy as part of the company’s preparation for potential investors

DNV GL’s vendors due diligence evaluated the operational portfolio of T-Solar in Spain and Italy with a total of forty-five existing photovoltaic projects totalling 173.8 MW of installed capacity and 1,287 MW of installed capacity in pipeline projects Due Diligence … Read the full press release

FLSmidth to sell its fabric filter technology business to Danish manufacturer of industrial filters Simatek A/S as part of cooperation agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 23-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth (CPH: FLS), a Danish multinational engineering company, has announced it signed an agreement with Simatek A/S, a Denmark-based manufacturer of industrial filters, for the sale of the fabric filter technology, a non-core … Read the full press release

Christmas and New Year greetings with fittingly festive music and stunningly orchestrated ambient lighting sequence will now be displayed in suitably equipped BMWs

BMW sends Christmas and New Year greetings to drivers in their car. (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 23-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW, a German multinational maker of luxury vehicles and motorcycles, has unveiled, starting from the beginning of the new 2021, a … Read the full press release