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Nagarro Backs Eschborn-Frankfurt Race for Second Year, Championing Sports and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Nagarro, a leading digital engineering specialist, is set to participate in the Eschborn-Frankfurt cycling race for the second consecutive year. With a workforce spanning 36 countries, Nagarro’s involvement in the event reaffirms its commitment to sports, community engagement, … Read the full press release

Revolutionizing Automotive Financing: Wolters Kluwer and Informed.IQ Unveil Groundbreaking AI Solution

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions and Informed.IQ have teamed up to revolutionize automotive financing through a cutting-edge AI-driven automation solution. By digitizing processes and leveraging AI technology, this collaboration aims to streamline the vehicle lending lifecycle, providing a seamless … Read the full press release

Streamlining Recycling: Leadec Launches Digital Waste Management Initiative in German Automotive Plants

(IN BRIEF) Leadec, an industrial services provider, is implementing a digital waste management solution at automotive plants in southern and northern Germany. This system enhances waste tracking and material flow optimization, promoting increased recycling rates and reduced disposal costs. Through … Read the full press release

wpd Achieves Wind Energy Milestones in Sweden and Finland

(IN BRIEF) wpd, a leading developer of onshore wind energy projects in Europe, has achieved significant milestones in Sweden and Finland. In Sweden, they’ve commissioned the Stöllsäterberget wind farm and secured contracts for future projects. In Finland, wpd is progressing … Read the full press release

Eurojust Welcomes Iceland’s Inaugural Liaison Prosecutor, Strengthening Transnational Legal Partnerships

(IN BRIEF) Ms Kolbrún Benediktsdóttir has commenced her tenure as the first Liaison Prosecutor for Iceland at Eurojust, marking a significant step in legal cooperation between Iceland and the European Union. With her appointment, Iceland joins eleven other countries with … Read the full press release

Bouygues Construction to Revamp Joliot-Curie School in France through €7M Energy Renovation Project

(IN BRIEF) Bouygues Construction’s subsidiary, Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, has secured a €7 million contract from Palaiseau, France, for the energy refurbishment of Joliot-Curie junior school. The project, employing the EnergieSprong approach, aims to significantly reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions. … Read the full press release

Bechtle Innovates with Location Rotation Program, Empowering Employees Across Europe

(IN BRIEF) Bechtle introduces Location Rotation programme, allowing employees to work from different company sites across Europe for short periods. The initiative promotes interdisciplinary collaboration, personal growth, and cultural exchange while enabling staff to maintain their usual tasks. Inspired by … Read the full press release

Patients as Partners® Europe Announces the Launch of 8th Annual Meeting with 2024 Keynotes and Topics

(IN BRIEF) The Conference Forum announced the launch of the 8th annual Patients as Partners® Europe meeting, scheduled for May 14-15, 2024, at Plaisterers’ Hall in London, England. This event brings together pharma R&D and patient advocacy to discuss patient … Read the full press release

AI Innovation in Healthcare: Wolters Kluwer Introduces UpToDate®-Powered AI Labs

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Health introduces AI Labs, a Clinical Generative AI (GenAI) initiative powered by UpToDate®, its trusted clinical decision support solution. AI Labs gains access to UpToDate’s comprehensive clinical content and is made available to over 100 U.S. … Read the full press release

Wolters Kluwer Revolutionizes AML Compliance with CCH iFirm® Integration

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting (TAA) U.K. has launched a new anti-money laundering module (AML) within its cloud-based practice management software, CCH iFirm®. This module seamlessly integrates with their on-premise system, CCH Central, reducing data duplication and speeding … Read the full press release

Evolution AB Announces Successful Acquisition of Own Shares in Capital Enhancement Initiative

(IN BRIEF) Evolution AB (publ) (“Evolution”) has reported its recent acquisition of own shares as part of the ongoing repurchase program aimed at enhancing the company’s capital structure and delivering increased shareholder value. Between March 4th and March 8th, Evolution … Read the full press release

Savills Partners with Women in Wellies Podcast, Empowering Rural Women’s Voices

(IN BRIEF) Savills Rural Team announces sponsorship of Women in Wellies podcast, amplifying voices of rural women in Scotland. Podcast, created by Charlotte Gilfillan and Hannah Lloyd, showcases inspiring stories of rural women. Partnership highlights commitment to showcasing opportunities in … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space Selected for Mars Ice Mapper Communications Development

(IN BRIEF) Thales Alenia Space has been contracted by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to develop the communications subsystem for the International Mars Ice Mapper (I-MIM) mission. The mission aims to identify and measure water ice on Mars. Thales Alenia … Read the full press release

HP Awards Bechtle Highest Partnership Status, Recognizing Exceptional Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) Bechtle achieves HP Global Power Elite Partner status, the highest partnership recognition, solidifying its position among top HP partners worldwide. The status applies globally, highlighting the longstanding collaboration between the two companies. HP’s designation recognizes exceptional sales, international … Read the full press release

Continuity and Strategy: Fresenius Management SE Proactively Extends CFO Sara Hennicken’s Mandate

(IN BRIEF) Fresenius Management SE has extended Sara Hennicken’s term as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) until 2027, two years earlier than planned, to ensure continuity in advancing the #FutureFresenius strategy. Hennicken, who joined Fresenius in 2019, has been instrumental in … Read the full press release

Fresenius Medical Care Employees Garner Prestigious Awards for Contributions to Renal Health

(IN BRIEF) Fresenius Medical Care, a leading provider of products and services for renal diseases, celebrates International Women’s Day by honoring three exceptional employees for their outstanding achievements. Ana Catalina Alvarez Elias, a Research Scientist, has been recognized as an … Read the full press release

Fostering Growth: Deutsche Bank’s Initiative Revolutionizes Women’s Role in Asian Agriculture

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Bank’s Corporate Responsibility program in Asia is empowering women in agriculture across the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and India. Through partnerships and funding, women are gaining access to education, innovative farming equipment, and sustainable practices, enhancing their livelihoods … Read the full press release

FDA Gives Nod to Fresenius Kabi’s Tyenne®: A Dual-Format Tocilizumab Biosimilar Advancement

(IN BRIEF) Fresenius Kabi announces FDA approval of Tyenne® (tocilizumab-aazg), the first tocilizumab biosimilar offering both IV and subcutaneous formulations. This marks a significant milestone in the company’s growth strategy (#FutureFresenius) and expands treatment options for inflammatory, autoimmune diseases, and … Read the full press release

Ahold Delhaize Sets Ambitious Greenhouse Gas Emission Targets Aligned with 1.5ºC Trajectory

(IN BRIEF) Ahold Delhaize, along with its local brands, has established Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission reduction targets aligned with the 1.5ºC trajectory, following the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). These targets aim to reduce carbon emissions across operations and the … Read the full press release

Record Free Cash Flow Highlights Brenntag’s Resilience in Volatile Market Conditions

(IN BRIEF) In 2023, Brenntag reported solid financial results despite market challenges, with sales declining by 11.0% due to lower prices and volumes. Operating gross profit reached 4,041.8 million EUR (-3.7%), and operating EBITA stood at 1,265.0 million EUR (-13.1%), … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund Fuels Blue Economy with €20 Million Aquaculture Investment

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has announced a €20 million investment under the InvestEU program to support the Blue Revolution Fund, managed by Hatch Blue. This investment aims to boost early-stage aquaculture enterprises, address market deficiencies, and promote … Read the full press release

Cybersecurity across Europe in the last quarter: Post-Quantum Cryptography, 6G Network and Cloud Security

(IN BRIEF) In the last quarter (1 Dec 2023 – 1 Mar 2024), Europe’s cybersecurity scene was marked by significant strides, with Thales and Ericsson leading initiatives to enhance digital security. Thales’ TrustNest R-Cloud received European Restricted certification, bolstering secure … Read the full press release

driveMybox continues its international expansion: Hungary as a new strategic location

(IN BRIEF) Hamburg-based LogTech company driveMybox has officially announced its strategic partnership with I.C.E. Transport Hungary, a prominent freight forwarder in Eastern Europe. This collaboration marks driveMybox’s expansion into Hungary, its third international cooperation partner alongside Germany and Italy. The … Read the full press release

Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX Solution Recognized for Cutting-Edge IFRS 9 Innovations

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk and Regulatory Reporting (FRR) division’s OneSumX solution has been recognized with the Best Regulatory Compliance Solution for IFRS 9 award at the APAC Awards 2024 by RegTech Insight. OneSumX IFRS 9 simplifies compliance with … Read the full press release

Wolters Kluwer’s TeamMate+ Elevates Audit Solutions with Greek and Swedish Language Support

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer’s TeamMate+, a leading global audit solution, has expanded its language support to include Greek and Swedish, bringing the total supported languages to 19. This enhancement enables auditors to work in their preferred interface language, fostering global … Read the full press release

Wolters Kluwer Shares Insights from 2023 Annual Report, Emphasizing Sustainability and Financial Performance

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information and software solutions, has released its 2023 Annual Report, providing insights into its financial and non-financial performance, including Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) achievements. The report features the company’s initial … Read the full press release

Biotech Acceleration: Evotec and Claris Ventures Unite to Propel Portfolio Companies Forward

(IN BRIEF) Evotec and Claris Ventures have formed a strategic partnership to accelerate the progress of biotech ventures in Claris’s portfolio into clinical trials. This collaboration allows Claris’s portfolio companies, focused on biotech ventures nearing clinical trials, streamlined access to … Read the full press release

What’s new in cancer care across Europe in early 2024 (1 Jan – 5 Mar 2024): Advancements, Innovations, Research, Awareness

(IN BRIEF) In early 2024, Europe’s medical and research communities announced major breakthroughs in cancer care, highlighting new treatments like AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo’s datopotamab deruxtecan for lung and breast cancer, and AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso for EGFR-mutated lung cancer. Diagnostic advancements … Read the full press release

Innovation Fuels Telefónica’s 8.6% Energy Consumption Reduction

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica, a leading telecommunications company, has significantly improved its energy efficiency through technological innovations despite a surge in data traffic. Since 2015, Telefónica reduced its energy consumption by 8.6% while traffic multiplied by 8.6 times. The company’s Autonomous … Read the full press release

HeForShe Initiative Releases Report on Workplace Support for Domestic Violence Survivors

(IN BRIEF) UN Women, with support from the Vodafone Foundation, conducted research under the HeForShe initiative, examining FTSE 100 companies’ support for employees facing domestic violence and abuse. The report, ‘Small Steps, Big Difference’, highlights the importance of workplace support … Read the full press release

Enel Grids’ Renewable Connections Soar, Adding 7.9 GW in 2023

(IN BRIEF) Enel Grids, Enel Group’s electricity distribution arm, achieved a record-breaking milestone in 2023 by connecting nearly 540,000 new producer-prosumer connections globally, adding 7.9 GW of renewable capacity to its grids. Italy leads with 1.5 million connections, while Spain … Read the full press release

Atlas Copco Group Expands Sustainability Portfolio with Acquisition of Houston-based Zahroof Valves Inc.

(IN BRIEF) Atlas Copco Group has acquired Zahroof Valves Inc., a company specializing in reciprocating compression valve technology based in Houston, Texas. Zahroof Valves’ innovative technology is renowned for reducing emissions and enhancing energy efficiency in the oil and gas … Read the full press release

Dubai Office Welcomes Mohammad Alamoush as Director of Leasing and Asset Management for MTU Maintenance

(IN BRIEF) MTU Maintenance has appointed Mohammad Alamoush as Director of Leasing and Asset Management at its Dubai office to bolster services in the Middle East. Alamoush brings expertise from his tenure in Amsterdam and anticipates significant fleet transitions in … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Intel Strengthen Alliance to Optimize Open RAN Algorithms

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Intel are extending their collaboration to optimize advanced algorithms for Open Radio Access Networks (RAN) platforms, focusing on enhancing performance and reducing energy consumption. This expansion builds upon their existing research partnership centered in Málaga, Spain, … Read the full press release

Atlas Copco Group Enhances Service Offerings in Hamburg with Acquisition of Compressor Specialist Druckluft-Technik-Nord GmbH

(IN BRIEF) Atlas Copco Group has acquired Druckluft-Technik-Nord GmbH, a compressor distributor based in Bad Oldesloe in the Hamburg area of Germany. With 18 employees, Druckluft-Technik-Nord GmbH specializes in sales and service of compressed air technology. The acquisition aims to … Read the full press release

Atlas Copco Group Strengthens Market Position with Portland-Based Pacific Air Compressors Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Atlas Copco Group has acquired Pacific Sales & Service, Inc. (Pacific Air Compressors), a distributor of compressors and related equipment based in Portland, Oregon. With 15 employees, Pacific Air Compressors strengthens Atlas Copco’s presence in the Portland area, … Read the full press release

Prosus Ventures Backs Kismet with $8.2M Seed Investment for Healthcare Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Kismet, a healthcare startup, has secured $8.2 million in seed funding led by Prosus Ventures and Airtree Ventures, bringing its total financing to $10.8 million since its founding in February 2023. The funding will accelerate Kismet’s mission to … Read the full press release

Inauguration of Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Hub in Stuttgart Signals Shift Towards Sustainable Mobility

(IN BRIEF) Daimler Truck has officially opened the Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Center in Stuttgart, marking a significant milestone in the future of transportation. The state-of-the-art facility, designed for battery and fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, offers sales, servicing, and rental services … Read the full press release

Bechtle Implements Copilot for Microsoft 365 Across 14 Countries, Empowering Productivity

(IN BRIEF) Bechtle AG, a leading IT service provider, has launched Copilot for Microsoft 365 across 14 countries, deploying 5,000 seats to enhance productivity. Copilot integrates seamlessly into Office applications, offering support for routine tasks and suggestions for complex work. … Read the full press release

Monesave introduces Socialised budgeting: Meet the app quietly revolutionising how users budget

(IN BRIEF) Monesave, a social fintech innovator, introduces its latest feature: Anonymous Budget Benchmarking, enabling users to craft personalized budgets and compare progress with peers anonymously. Recognizing the solitary nature of traditional budgeting, Monesave’s Budgeting App offers a supportive environment … Read the full press release