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Leading researchers and experts on robotics, AI and ML will gather in Freiburg for the “Robotics: Science and Systems” conference

Leading researchers and experts on robotics, AI and ML will gather in Freiburg for the "Robotics: Science and Systems" conference

FREIBURG, 6-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Over 450 leading researchers on robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) expected to gather in Freiburg, Germany for the “Robotics: Science and Systems” conference. More than 100 scientific lectures on robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning … Read the full press release

Philips Population Health Management’s CNO Cindy Gaines one of the 50 most powerful women in health IT in U.S.

Philips Population Health Management's CNO Cindy Gaines one of the 50 most powerful women in health IT in U.S.

The HIT leader named as one of Health Data Management’s “2019 Most Powerful Women in Health IT” CAMBRIDGE, MA, United States, 6-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Philips Population Health Management (PHM)’s Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Cindy Gaines has just been recognized … Read the full press release

ASI President John Cross Named AGMA Chairman

John Cross, President, ASI Drives and Chairman, American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA)

An AGMA board member since 2013, Cross assumed the role of chair in April, 2019. MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA, USA, 6-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ASI Drives, a leading manufacturer of custom engineered gear drives since 1985, has announced that its President, John … Read the full press release

TomTom part of EU Data Task Force’s proof of concept to make roads in EU safer

TomTom part of EU Data Task Force’s proof of concept to make roads in EU safer

An Innovative Road Safety Initiative To Rely On Live Vehicle Data AMSTERDAM, 5-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EU Data Task Force (DTF) and TomTom (TOM2), active in location technology services, will work together on a proof of concept to improve road … Read the full press release

Orkla welcomes new president and CEO, Jaan Ivar Semlitsch

OSLO, 5-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla announces the appointment of Jaan Ivar Semlitsch (47) as new president and CEO. He will take up his new position by 1 December at the latest. Orkla Board Chairman Stein Erik Hagen commented: “I … Read the full press release

Portuguese and North American Surrealism in New York with Santiago Ribeiro and Shala Rosa!

NEW YORK, U.S.A., 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The New York gallery, ARTIFACT, hosts an exhibition of 21st-century surrealist art with the Portuguese artist Santiago Ribeiro and the North American artist Shala Rosa. The idea arose with an invitation from the … Read the full press release

SEAT’s first electric car called Mii to debut in Oslo, Europe’s EVs capital

SEAT's first electric car called Mii to debut in Oslo, Europe's EVs capital

The SEAT on Tour roadshow will visit Oslo, Liverpool, Frankfurt, Paris and Milan OSLO, 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT will debut its first ever electric car, Mii electric, in Oslo as part of its inaugural ‘SEAT on Tour’ roadshow. During … Read the full press release

200 SMEs in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania to benefit from the joint EBRD and EU programme

LONDON, 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in research and innovation by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania will now have support from new financing programme launched by the EBRD and the EU. The new financing programme … Read the full press release

Kenneth Vareide to lead DNV GL’s Digital Solutions and help its clients with their digital transformations

Kenneth Vareide to lead DNV GL’s Digital Solutions and help its clients with their digital transformations

New CEO will focus on plugging customers’ skills gap OSLO, 3-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kenneth Vareide will lead DNV GL’s Digital Solutions business practice. DNV GL’s Digital Solutions offer solutions for managing risk and improving asset performance. DNV GL’s Digital … Read the full press release

BAE Systems collaborates with RPA expert UiPath for machine learning adoption across the U.S. defense and intelligence communities

FARNBOROUGH, UK, 3-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems teams up with robotic process automation (RPA) leader, UiPath, to develop and accelerate suites of software robots that its customers can use to automate high-volume, repetitive business processes. Don DeSanto, director of … Read the full press release

BAE Systems apprentices will support the Heugh Battery Museum during Armed Forces Week

BAE Systems apprentices will support the Heugh Battery Museum during Armed Forces Week

BAE Systems donates to the Heugh Battery Museum in Hartlepool FARNBOROUGH, 31-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems‘ Land UK business in Washington, Tyne and Wear has made donation to the Heugh Battery Museum in Hartlepool. The museum is UK’s only … Read the full press release

LV= to sell residual stake in LV= General Insurance to Allianz Group for up to £365 million

BOURNEMOUTH, 31-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society to sell its residual 30.1 percent stake in LV= General Insurance to Allianz Group for up to £365 million. At the completion of the sale, Allianz will own 100% of LV=GI … Read the full press release

Vodafone announces the appointment of David Thodey as a Non-Executive Director

LONDON, 31-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc names David Thodey as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 September 2019. The appointment is subject to approval by shareholders at Vodafone’s annual general meeting on 23 July 2019. David worked … Read the full press release

B2B Marketers Catching Up with Consumer Marketers in Customer Data Platform Deployment

SWARTHMORE, PA, 30-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Business marketers are catching up with consumer marketers in Customer Data Platform deployments, according to a global member survey released today by the Customer Data Platform Institute. The survey found that 41% of companies … Read the full press release

Microsoft partners with Vattenfall to power the future datacenters in Sweden with 100 percent renewable energy

STOCKHOLM, 30-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Microsoft team up to power new Swedish datacenter locations with renewable energy that will reduce overall carbon footprint from the new datacenters. Microsoft’s future datacenters in Gävle and Sandviken, north of Stockholm will … Read the full press release

Eni welcomes new Chief Upstream Officer, Alessandro Puliti

MILAN, 30, May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni announces the appointment of Alessandro Puliti as new Chief Upstream Officer. He will start his new role on September 1st, 2019. Puliti will replace Antonio Vella, who will leave the Company at the … Read the full press release

Breakthrough on laser powder bed fusion technology brings effective production of larger components closer to mainstream

The SLM-XL project included the development of a prototype machine capable of producing large parts that meet the commonly used 316L stainless steel specifications LISBON, 29-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Additive manufacturing technologies are increasingly used, as they allow the manufacturing … Read the full press release

Sika expands presence in Qatar with its own production facility

BAAR, 29-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika starts production of concrete admixtures at its plant in Doha, Qatar. Due to large-scale infrastructure investment and a number of mega projects, both ongoing and planned makes Qatar an attractive market. Sika expands its … Read the full press release

PDA Announces All-Star Speaker Lineup for Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products Conference

One week left to register for this event! BERLIN, 28-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is pleased to announce the speaker lineup for the 2019 PDA EU Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products: Cell and Gene Therapy – From … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s 5G technology used in the first 5G based self-driving car demonstration in Hungary

ZALAEGERSZEG, Hungary, 28-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ZalaZone, located in the city of Zalaegerszeg in Hungary, is a 5G-based self-driving vehicle test track that has just been officially opened on May 20, 2019. The ZalaZone test track relies on an advanced … Read the full press release

ÅF Pöyry to support the modernisation of Metsä Fibre’s bioproduct mill and sawmill in Finland

VANTAA, 28-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Metsä Fibre awards pre-engineering assignment to ÅF Pöyry for new bioproduct mill, Kemi. The ongoing pre-engineering project target is to create conditions for building a bioproduct mill with an annual production capacity of approximately 1.5 … Read the full press release

Maersk Container Industry’s Star Cool Integrated reefers to join ZIM Integrated Shipping Services’ fleet

TINGLEV, Denmark, 28-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Maersk Container Industry secures an order of 500 Star Cool Integrated Reefers from ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, establishing a strong relationship with the customer. For decades, ZIM has been offering advanced transport of fruit, … Read the full press release

DHL Global launches new online service for transparent air and ocean freight quotations and instant bookings

BONN, 27-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding launches new service — myDHLi Quote & Book. The new tool is a convenient online service for comparing quotations and making instant bookings, 24/7 for air and ocean freight and even for … Read the full press release

The city of Valladolid will deploy an intelligent mobility solution based on Kapsch’s EcoTrafiX™ software

VIENNA/MADRID, 27-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch Group‘s Kapsch TrafficCom will implement an intelligent mobility solution in the city of Valladolid in Spain. It will help the city get one step closer to becoming a smart city. The new system will … Read the full press release

Shell’s Appomattox Platform in the Gulf of Mexico now online months ahead of schedule and far under budget 

Shell’s Appomattox Platform in the Gulf of Mexico now online months ahead of schedule and far under budget 

THE HAGUE, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Offshore Inc, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announced it has begun production at the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system in the deep-water of the Gulf of Mexico (US). The production starts … Read the full press release

Enel establishes its renewable footprint in Russia; Rostov region’s first-ever renewable project now under construction

ROME/ AZOV, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel Green Power starts construction of the 90 MW Azov wind farm located in the Rostov region, Southern Russia. This is the Group’s first renewable project in Russia. The Azov wind farm, which is … Read the full press release

Generali to present to the financial community in London

LONDON, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Generali will host an event for the financial community today in London. At the event Exploring Generali, a new financial market stress scenario which confirms the solidity of the Group capital position will be presented. … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

SINGAPORE, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New Augmented Intelligence (AI) engine aims at transforming the traditional Trade Documentary System. The Trade AI Engine, a joint development of Standard Chartered and IBM, has just been officially launched. It will enhance the client … Read the full press release

Logicor welcomes Michael Slattery, Managing Director at Blackstone as Interim Chief Executive Officer

LONDON, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Michael Slattery, Managing Director at Blackstone, will join Logicor as Interim Chief Executive Officer. Mo Barzegar will retain a leadership role as Logicor’s Chairman. Buddy Roes, Logicor’s current Managing Director for Northern Europe, to become … Read the full press release

Essilor to donate 400,000 pairs of corrective eyewear and sunglasses to Bhutan School Sight program

CHARENTON-LE-PONT, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Essilor has announced new partnership with the Royal Government of Bhutan to help the country become the first in the world to eradicate poor vision. As part of the partnership Essilor is going to donate … Read the full press release