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Professor Mick Peake honoured by the Irish Cancer Society for his lifelong work in cancer research

Professor Mick Peake recognised for lifelong work in cancer research and care LEICESTER, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Leicester Professor and consultant at Leicester’s Hospitals has been honoured ‘for his lifelong work on earlier diagnosis and improved outcomes for … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus and the Austrian consortium Council für nachhaltige Logistik to jointly test and optimise fully electric trucks

The MAN “eTruck” conquers all in the truck star category | MAN impressed with its eMobility concept for developing and testing fully electric trucks MUNICH, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The German trade newspaper, Transport, this year handed out the European Transport … Read the full press release

Global Finance magazine names UniCredit “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2018” in Austria

UniCredit Bank Austria has been awarded the “Best Foreign Exchange Provider Award 2018” by US business magazine “Global Finance” VIENNA, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit was named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2018” in Austria by the US business magazine “Global Finance” … Read the full press release

Alstom named leading socially responsible company in Mexico by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy and by the Aliarse

Saint-Ouen, France, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Since its creation in 2007, the Alstom Foundation has carried out more than 150 projects around the world, in order to support sustainability, social development, the access to water and energy, mobility and environmental protection … Read the full press release

Capgemini named the “Growth Partner of the Year” by Backbase, the fastest-growing FinTech software company

PARIS, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that it has been named the “Growth Partner of the Year” by Backbase, the fastest-growing FinTech software company. Presented at the annual Backbase Connect conference, the award recognizes Capgemini as the alliance partner with the largest … Read the full press release

Die Deutsche Kreditbank AG (DKB) ist gestern Abend im Axel-Springer-Haus in Berlin mit dem renommierten Internationalen Sponsoring Award (ISA)

BERLIN, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Deutsche Kreditbank AG (DKB) ist gestern Abend im Axel-Springer-Haus in Berlin mit dem renommierten Internationalen Sponsoring Award (ISA) ausgezeichnet worden. Sie erhielt den Preis, der jährlich vom Fachverband für Sponsoring-Agenturen und Dienstleister (FASPO) vergeben … Read the full press release

IVECO’s Daily Blue Power named as the ‘International Van of the Year’ 2018 champion

LONDON, 24-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘International Van of the Year’ jury has chosen the Daily Blue Power from IVECO, the commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), as its 2018 champion. The win was announced … Read the full press release

Anna’s Gender Equality Prize for 2017 awarded to Swedbank

Anna’s Gender Equality Prize for 2017, is awarded Swedbank with the statement that the bank, through its dedicated and long-term commitment, has achieved major concrete successes in the field of gender equality and diversity. STOCKHOLM, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Anna’s … Read the full press release

ECE’s “Digital Mall” wins “Best O2O Strategy” award and its Managing Director Klaus Striebich receives “Industry Achievement Award” at the MAPIC 2017

MAPIC 2017: “Digital Mall” wins “Best O2O Strategy” award / Klaus Striebich honored with “Industry Achievement Award” HAMBURG, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday night, ECE received two MAPIC awards on Europe’s premier event for the international retail real estate market … Read the full press release

SEAT Inventors Awards honours employees who created patents registered in 2016 and the best innovations of 2017

For the past four years, the awards have gone to employees who have completed the most innovative projects in the company as well as to the inventors of SEAT patents The brand added 38 registered patents to this year’s edition … Read the full press release

Climate change: CREA Mont Blanc and Orange winners of the 2017 Momentum for Change prize

PARIS, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Committed to understanding climate change and its impact on biodiversity for over 20 years, CREA Mont Blanc (Research Centre for Alpine Ecosystems) has now been recognised by the United Nations during COP 23 through its … Read the full press release

MotoGP: The 2017 winner’s car: the exclusive BMW M4 CS in San Marino Blue Metallic

Record extended: Marc Márquez is the fastest qualifier in the MotoGPTM for the fifth time in a row. The 2017 winner’s car: the exclusive BMW M4 CS in San Marino Blue Metallic. Winner’s car presented at the MotoGP season finale in … Read the full press release

SAP: U.S. nonprofit GENYOUth the beneficiary of the inaugural Klaus Tschira Human Resources Innovation Award $10,000 prize

WALLDORF, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Shakti Jauhar, PepsiCo senior vice president of Global HR Operations and Shared Services, has selected GENYOUth, a leading U.S. nonprofit organization focused on elevating youth leadership to advance wellness in … Read the full press release

KUKA Systems received the Airbus Innovation Award at ceremony in Tianjin, China

AUGSBURG, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — KUKA Systems received the Airbus Innovation Award. With this ‘best in class’ award, Europe’s largest aircraft manufacturer distinguished the innovative strength of the German-based company. On September 20th, Charlie Martin, Vice President Business Unit Aerospace of … Read the full press release

Diageo ranked as the 11th World’s Best Workplace; 2nd highest among the FMCG companies

LONDON, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo is include amongst the 25 world’s best workplaces for a seventh consecutive year Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, announced today that it has been recognised as the 11th World’s Best Workplace by Great … Read the full press release

EPP Group: 2017 Sakharov Prize will contribute to restoring freedom, democracy, peace, human rights and rule of law in Venezuela

BRUSSELS, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘The Venezuelan opposition is an example for all. They are brave people who, despite being beaten or imprisoned, are not afraid and do not give up, but fight for their freedom and for their dignity”, … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán receives the Duke of Ahumada Award for excellence in corporate security

During the conference ‘Security as a core element of the company’s strategy and its added value’ The Chairman of the Company thanked the Civil Guard for this recognition and stated that the security of people and infrastructures is one of … Read the full press release

Foundation Scotland achieves Quality Accreditation Award from UK Community Foundations (UKCF)

EDINBURGH, 26-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Foundation Scotland has achieved the latest Quality Accreditation Award from UK Community Foundations (UKCF), the national body that represents the interests of Community Foundations across the UK.The accreditation is valid for three years from October 2017. … Read the full press release

FP WHEB Sustainability Fund won “Best Natural Resources and Sustainability Fund” at the 2017 Specialist Investment Awards

LONDON, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — We are delighted to announce that the FP WHEB Sustainability Fund has won “Best Natural Resources and Sustainability Fund” at the 2017 Specialist Investment Awards, hosted by Investment Week. According to the judges, the FP WHEB … Read the full press release

Alstom: Innovation award at Busworld exhibition in Kortrijk confirms Aptis’ uniqueness

Alstom and NTL received the Innovation label at Busworld exhibition in Kortrijk, Belgium for Aptis, their new mobility experience.  Saint-Ouen, FRANCE, 20-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aptis’ innovative design, based on that of a tram makes it a unique mobility solution. Its batteries and … Read the full press release

Dr Sven H.C. Askes recipient of The Dick Stufkens Prize 2017 for new approach in photochemical cancer therapy

Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry honours innovative PhD-research The Hague, The Netherlands, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dick Stufkens Prize 2017 for the best PhD thesis of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) is awarded to Dr Sven … Read the full press release

MAHLE honors seven suppliers at its first Supplier Convention

MAHLE presents Supplier Awards in six categories Seven award winners recognized for their outstanding achievements Award ceremony held during inaugural MAHLE Supplier Convention STUTTGART, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MAHLE honored its best suppliers during its first Supplier Convention on October 12. … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Honorary Research Fellow Richard Moyes awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

EXETER, UK, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Anti-nuclear campaigners, including a University of Exeter academic, have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The work of Richard Moyes and other members of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was honoured because … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo Group won the 2017 BAI Global Innovation Award with sharing economy project

Torino, Atlanta, U.S.A., 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Yesterday (5 October 2017) in Atlanta, USA, the Intesa Sanpaolo Group won the 2017 BAI Global Innovation Award in the Innovation in Human Capital category with TimeRepublik, a sharing economy project created for the … Read the full press release

Chairman of SEAT Supervisory Board Francisco Javier García Sanz received the 11th edition of the Motor Leader Galería de El Mundo award

“We want to democratize sustainable mobility, because it is an integral part of our DNA”, said the Member of the Volkswagen Group Board of Management responsible for Procurement MADRID, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Francisco Javier García Sanz, Member of the Volkswagen … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Group awards 57 new internal initiatives during the fifth annual “Environmental Efficiency Awards”

PARIS, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In line with its commitment over the past ten years to pro-actively reducing its carbon footprint, Societe Generale Group today awarded 57 new internal initiatives during the fifth annual “Environmental Efficiency Awards” ceremony. The remarkable success … Read the full press release

Cambridge alumnus Richard Henderson jointly awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

CAMBRIDGE, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cambridge alumnus Richard Henderson (Corpus Christi College, 1966) has been jointly awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, along with former Cambridge University senior research associate Joachim Frank, and Jacques Dubochet from the University of Lausanne, … Read the full press release

Fortum: Pekka Lundmark inducted as international member in The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)

ESPOO, 03-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the most recent Assembly of the Academy Pekka Lundmark and five other international members were inducted. To be inducted as a member is considered to be both an honor and an acknowledgement of outstanding contributions. … Read the full press release

Airbus held New Space and Innovation competition at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017 in Adelaide, Australia

Winning Australian start-up to visit Toulouse to meet European space experts ADELAIDE, Australia, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and other industry players yesterday held a New Space and Innovation competition at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017 in Adelaide. The … Read the full press release

EBRD receives Choice Covered Bond Award 2017 from Global Capital

More recognition for Bank’s work on developing local capital markets LONDON, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD has been awarded GlobalCapital’s The Cover’s Editor’s Choice Covered Bond Award 2017, the biggest industry award in this area. Bill Thornhill, Editor of The … Read the full press release