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Allianz announces $59.2 million investment and strategic partnership with American Well to develop global telehealth system

Allianz X invests in telehealth solutions leader American Well and joins Board of Directors Allianz and American Well to develop digital solutions that broaden access to quality healthcare American Well will leverage Allianz’s global expertise to internationalize their state-of-the-art digital … Read the full press release

Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ to rely on NVIDIA Technology for AI Co-Pilot Capabilities

Las Vegas / Wolfsburg, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen and NVIDIA today (08 January 2018) shared their vision for how AI and deep learning will shape the development of a new generation of intelligent Volkswagen vehicles. At the kickoff of the … Read the full press release

EBRD and EU support Tunisian ‘micro-entrepreneurs’

Microcred loans benefit 1,000 micro-sized firms LONDON, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kawther Bedhiaf’s professional dream started when she was a child in the Tunisian countryside. “I grew up in a town called Hedra, close to the mountains. Being surrounded by beautiful nature inspired … Read the full press release

E.ON SE to tender its 170,720,340 Uniper SE shares into Fortum’s public takeover offer

ESPOO, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON SE has today (08 January 2018) announced that it has decided to tender its 170,720,340 Uniper SE shares, corresponding to 46.65% of shares and voting rights, into Fortum’s public takeover offer. Furthermore, E.ON announced that … Read the full press release

Waste to energy: Fortum to deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen as part of 8 year service agreement

ESPOO, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum will deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen. The contract was signed on 19 December 2017. It is a 8 year service agreement and started from 1 … Read the full press release

Novartis: US FDA grants Breakthrough Therapy designation to Promacta® (eltrombopag) for the treatment of patients with SAA

Data supporting designation showed over half of treatment-naïve SAA patients achieved complete response with Promacta when given with standard immunosuppressive therapy, with overall response rate of 85%[1] Promacta is the only TPO receptor agonist indicated for the treatment of patients … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at SAP SE will greatly advance its leadership pursuits in the areas of procurement, customer engagement and commerce

WALLDORF, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today (January 4, 2018) announced the appointments of Alex Atzberger as president of SAP Hybris and Barry Padgett as president of SAP Ariba. SAP Hybris solutions comprise the omnichannel customer engagement and commerce … Read the full press release

Argus Cyber Security and STMicroelectronics to ensure the cyber security of Infotainment and Telematics units

Joint effort helps ensure the cyber security of Infotainment and Telematics units  Las Vegas, Nevada, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Argus Cyber Security , a global leader in automotive cyber security, and STMicroelectronics , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics presents its latest IoT and mobility solutions at CES® 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada

ST is enabling Smart Driving and applications for the Smart City, Smart Home, Smart Industry, and Smart Things of today and tomorrow Use cases focus on key consumer and industrial technologies including AR/VR/MR, Voice Control, Imaging, Artificial Intelligence, Wireless Charging, … Read the full press release

Airbus unveils the latest addition to the A320 Family: A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex)

New evolution with longer range and higher capacity TOULOUSE, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has completed assembly of the first A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex) at its facilities in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, will undergo ground … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia research: shopping cart abandonment phenomenon much higher on mobile than on desktop-based online shopping

NORWICH, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shoppers hoping to bag a bargain in the post-Christmas sales are much less likely to go through with their purchases if they are using phones and tablets to buy goods online. This is because consumers often … Read the full press release

Newcastle University alumna Joy Labinjo will launch her first exhibition at Morley Gallery in London

Newcastle upon Tyne, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Emerging artist Joy Labinjo who won one of the art world’s most generous prizes, will launch her first exhibition in London this month. Reflection and debate Joy, who graduated from Newcastle University with … Read the full press release

Sinopec to use Eni’s EST technology for the construction of refining plant in China

San Donato Milanese (MI), 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has sold the licence and basic engineering project to the Chinese company Sinopec, for the construction of a refining plant based on the Eni Slurry Technology (EST).  The plant will be built at … Read the full press release

Austrian Ski Federation (ÖSV), German Ski Association (DSV) extend contract with Infront for the Four Hills Tournament until the season 2021/22

Zug, Switzerland, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The 66th Four Hills Tournament ended on Saturday with record ratings and the outstanding victory of Poland’s Kamil Stoch, who was able to succeed in each of the four events. The so-called Grand Slam … Read the full press release

Ramboll to merge its Oil & Gas and Energy divisions

  Ramboll is to merge its Oil & Gas and Energy divisions to accommodate the growing focus on sustainability and better support clients’ need for a full service, multidisciplinary offering. COPENHAGEN, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — When Ramboll in 2016 entered … Read the full press release

Mauricio Graber to become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S as of 1 June 2018

  Hoersholm, Denmark, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S has today (JAN 08. 2018) appointed Mauricio Graber as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of 1 June 2018. Mauricio Graber (54) has been President … Read the full press release

Toyota Motor Europe will leverage 3DEXCITE high-end visualization applications for automated and integrated digital marketing asset production processes

Three-year contract to automate, integrate asset production with high-end visualization applications Localized content for vehicle launches customizes car buying experiences Automotive pioneer of lean processes gains edge in cost, time, quality, scalability VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext … Read the full press release

3DEXPERIENCE platform users to digitally experiment with TactoTek’s Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) parts

OULU, FINLAND/PARIS, FRANCE, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TactoTek®, the leader in Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) solutions announced that it is collaborating with Dassault Systèmes to enable users of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to digitally experiment with TactoTek IMSE parts. This will … Read the full press release

Commemorative 20 euro coin to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of TUM professor Ernst Otto Fischer

  Munich, Germany, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ernst Otto Fischer, former Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), established a new branch of chemistry with his research on metal-carbon compounds. His work fundamentally changed the prevailing understanding … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM): Multiple sclerosis: Cholesterol crystals can trigger chronic inflammation that in turn impedes regeneration in the central nervous system

  MUNICH, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, in which the body’s own immune cells attack the fatty, insulating myelin sheath surrounding nerve fibers. The regeneration of intact myelin … Read the full press release

Schöckl mountain: The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class even more effective off-road

  STUTTGART, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Every G-Class has to conquer the Schöckl. Mercedes-Benz uses the 1,445 metre high local mountain near the Austrian city of Graz as a test track. The 5.6 km route includes gradients of up to 60 percent and … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham Professor James Arthur awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year Honours

University of Birmingham academic Professor James Arthur has been awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year Honours for services to character and values education. BIRMINGHAM, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — University alumni Andrew Ready, a leading surgeon, and Sabrina Francis, a … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to install 125 of its G97-2.1MW turbines at Gulf of Suez wind farm in Egypt

 It is the largest order ever won by the company in Egypt, a country which offers huge growth potential in wind power. Siemens Gamesa will install 125 of its G97-2.1 MW turbines at Gulf of Suez wind farm, located in … Read the full press release

Capgemini positioned as a Leader for the fourth consecutive year in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide 2017″

Paris, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, today (January 4, 2018) announced it has been positioned as a Leader for the fourth consecutive year in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide 2017.” The Capgemini Group, including its Technology and Engineering Services … Read the full press release

INSEAD’s top ranking in Poets&Quants’ (P&Q) 2017 international MBA cements its position as the world’s premier international business school

Middle East, Asia, Europe, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INSEAD, the business school for the world, today (04 January 2018) announced that it has been ranked first in Poets&Quants’ (P&Q) 2017 international MBA ranking for the third consecutive year. The P&Q … Read the full press release

Gemalto to supply the world’s first EMV biometric dual interface payment card to Bank of Cyprus

Gemalto to supply the world’s first EMV biometric dual interface payment card to Bank of Cyprus   Biometric authentication replaces PIN code facilitating higher value contactless transactions  Maximum privacy protection ensured by secure in-branch enrolment process and on-card storage of … Read the full press release

TU Delft researchers have developed a hybrid meta-biomaterial that promotes bone growth

Delft, Netherlands, 05-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — It is not something you will find in nature, but it can be created using a 3D printer and existing biomaterials: a hybrid meta-biomaterial that promotes bone growth. TU Delft researchers have developed a meta-implant … Read the full press release

Ian Tyler appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Amey Board

OXFORD, 05-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey is announcing today (January 2,2018) the appointment of Ian Tyler from January 2018 as Non-Executive Chairman of the Amey Board. Ian currently sits on the board of four organisations including Bovis Homes and BAE systems … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer researchers develop cost-effective coating based on renewable raw materials

MUNICH, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — If a surface has to be protected against corrosion, in 80 percent of all cases this takes place through coating it with paints or varnishes. When doing so, the proportion of bio-based, environmentally-friendly solutions is extremely … Read the full press release

Adhesives: Fraunhofer developed new adhesive called MetAK which can be hard and soft at the same time

MUNICH, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To connect components with each other, gluing is preferred today instead of welding, riveting or using screws. That makes cars, planes and agricultural machines lighter. The requirements placed on the adhesive are high, though: it has … Read the full press release