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BWW 2018 – Best Wine Critics of World have been selected – Jancis Robinson MW is the Winner!

The second prize went to Jeannie Cho Lee MW and the third to James Suckling HELSINKI, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BWW-The Best Wine of the World-competition is by far the toughest wine competition on this planet. Unlike any other industry … Read the full press release

Scania Top Team World Final: the team from New Zealand finished in first place and received the prize of EUR 50,000

Södertälje, Sweden, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Out of 8,000 service technicians and parts experts from 70 countries, the team from New Zealand finished in first place and received the prize of EUR 50,000. In total, twelve service teams had qualified through … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Group ranked 82 (2017: 166) in the overall Britain’s Most Admired Companies (BMAC) 2018 survey

Bus and rail group rated sector leader for innovation and people development Management Today reputation survey of 250 companies across 25 sectors PERTH, Scotland, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stagecoach Group has been rated one of Britain’s top three most admired transport … Read the full press release

Farming by Satellite Prize is won by Teagasc from Ireland

LONDON, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The 4th Farming by Satellite Prize, promoting the use of satellite technologies in agriculture, was decided on Wednesday 5th December at EU Space Week in Marseille. The overall winner of €5,000 was team Teagasc from Dublin, … Read the full press release

KfW Construction Award 2019 now open for applications

A total of up to EUR 35,000 in prize money “New construction” and “modernising existing buildings” categories Apply by 20 February 2019 FRANKFURT, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The application phase for the KfW Construction Award 2019 is starting now. Until … Read the full press release

The best chemical start-up of 2018 Sponsh develops a temperature-sensitive textile which produces water from the air

EINDHOVEN, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sponsh, an Eindhoven University of Technology spin-off that develops a temperature-sensitive textile which produces water from the air, has been voted the best chemical start-up of 2018. It is the third consecutive year that a TU/e … Read the full press release

International Finance Magazine (IFM) awarded Pöyry the Best Engineering and Consultancy Company in Southeast Asia under its Utility/Energy Awards for 2018

HELSINKI, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Finance Magazine (IFM) has presented Pöyry with the award for Best Engineering and Consultancy Company in Southeast Asia under its Utility/Energy Awards for 2018. The IFM Awards is an annual event that recognises individuals … Read the full press release

Two Trinity graduates among the 147 individuals that comprise the 2020 cohort of the Schwarzman Scholars

DUBLIN, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Two Trinity graduates—Conor McGlynn and Conor O’Meara—are among the 147 individuals that comprise the 2020 cohort of the Schwarzman Scholars, which is one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowship programmes, located at Schwarzman College at … Read the full press release

Sandoz certified “TOP Employer Asia Pacific 2019” for its exceptional employee offerings in the region

Sandoz has been certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings in Asia Pacific (APAC) The annual, international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world This exclusive certification underlines Sandoz´ commitment … Read the full press release

Orkla’s corporate website named best in Norway by communications firm Comprend

The communications firm Comprend has ranked the websites of listed Norwegian companies, and Orkla.com has won first place for the fourth year in a row. OSLO, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This is an annual ranking and it is the fourth … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports s’est vu attribuer le prix du « Deal of 25 years » lors de la 25ème édition du GAD World

VINCI Airports s’est vu attribuer le prix du « Deal of 25 years », récompensant son acquisition des 10 aéroports portugais (ANA) en 2013, lors de la 25ème édition du GAD World, qui se tenait à Hambourg du 26 au … Read the full press release

GAD World: VINCI Airports voted “Deal of Quarter Century” for its acquisition of 10 Portuguese airports (ANA) in 2013

VINCI Airports was voted the “Deal of Quarter Century” in recognition of its acquisition of 10 Portuguese airports (ANA) in 2013 at the 25th GAD World event held in Hamburg from 26 to 29 November 2018. Rueil-Malmaison, France, 29-Nov-2018 — … Read the full press release

Award ceremony for the 60th Anniversary of NATO’s Science for Peace Programme

BRUSSELS, 29-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday 29 November 2018 from 13:00 to 17:30, NATO will mark the 60th Anniversary of the Science for Peace Programme (SPS) with an award ceremony. On that occasion, the Deputy Secretary General, the Honourable … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul won Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Environment Award for its newest Ultra-Low Emission Vessels

Prestigious Environment Award for its newest Ultra-Low Emission Vessels LUXEMBOURG, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jan De Nul Group pockets another award for its sustainable and innovative approach. Lloyd’s List, a world leading online source of maritime insights, presented today in Dubai … Read the full press release

The FP WHEB Sustainability Fund won the ‘Best Sustainable Investment Fund’ award at Investment Week’s Sustainable & ESG Investment Awards 2018

LONDON, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The FP WHEB Sustainability Fund has won the award for ‘Best Sustainable Investment Fund’ at Investment Week’s Sustainable & ESG Investment Awards 2018. The awards are aimed at fund managers and organisations who are at the … Read the full press release

ABP’s Port of Immingham recognised as the Best Dry Bulk Port at the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Awards

LONDON, 27-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s Port of Immingham has been globally recognised as the Best Dry Bulk Port after winning the prestigious accolade at the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Awards. The Immingham Bulk Park (IBP) which offers a premium dry … Read the full press release

CaixaBank and Microsoft foster diversity in the technology and science sector by recognising the best female students from Spanish universities

Prizes are awarded to promote diversity in the technology sector The WONNOW Awards enable both companies to foster the diversity and presence of women in the field of technology and science from the outset of their career. Gonzalo Gortázar, the … Read the full press release

Siemens honors 12 particularly resourceful researchers as Inventors of the Year 2018

Inventors come from Germany, Austria, France, Norway, Poland, India, China, Mexico and the U.S. 33 inventions per day in fiscal 2018 MUNICH, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens has honored 12 particularly resourceful researchers as Inventors of the Year 2018. Together, these … Read the full press release

GRAPHISOFT: ARCHICAD 22 has won the prestigious BIM Product of the Year award at the thirteenth annual Construction Computing Magazine Awards in UK

BUDAPEST, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software developer for architects, has announced that ARCHICAD 22 has won the prestigious BIM Product of the Year award at the thirteenth annual Construction Computing Magazine Awards in the … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow researcher Dr Katie Robb wins 2018 Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize

GLASGOW, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Katie Robb, a researcher focused on improving the earlier diagnosis of cancer and reducing inequalities for cancer patients, has won the prestigious 2018 Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize. The prize, an honour that recognises excellence in … Read the full press release

Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt appointed “Leader of the year 2018”

GOTHENBURG, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The newspaper Affärsvärlden, together with PA Consulting, Mannheimer Swartling, Wipro and Korn Ferry, has appointed the Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt “Leader of the year 2018.” Enthusiasm, deep industry knowledge and extensive teamwork are … Read the full press release

Bayer awarded Best Public Outreach Program for its Transparency in Crop Science Initiative at the 11th Agrow Awards

MONHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer has been awarded Best Public Outreach Program for its Transparency in Crop Science Initiative at the 11th Agrow Awards ceremony, held in London, United Kingdom on November 12. Bayer was selected as the … Read the full press release

UniCredit Bank Austria named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2019” in Austria by the US business magazine “Global Finance”

UniCredit also named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider” in Italy VIENNA, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit Bank Austria was named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2019” in Austria by the US business magazine “Global Finance” at the World’s Best Foreign Exchange Awards 2019. … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Sri Lankan services provider Dialog Axiata win GLOTEL 2018 IoT Initiative of the Year award for South Asia’s first commercial Massive IoT network deployment

Ericsson and Sri Lankan services provider Dialog Axiata have won the IoT Initiative of the Year award at the 2018 Global Telecom (GLOTEL) Awards for successfully deploying South Asia’s first commercial Massive IoT network. STOCKHOLM, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

Professor Emeritus Colm O’Moráin honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to gastroenterology

DUBLIN 2, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Emeritus Colm O’Moráin has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) for his contributions to gastroenterology. Each year UEG recognises outstanding individuals who have made fundamental contributions to … Read the full press release

The toolmaking unit at Hilti’s Plant in Schaan, Liechtenstein among the three finalists in the Excellence in Production competition

SCHAAN, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The toolmaking unit at Hilti’s Plant in Schaan, Liechtenstein, is among the best in the German-speaking area. The team was among the three finalists in the Excellence in Production competition’s category of internal toolmaking team of … Read the full press release

IVECO presented with “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” award for its Stralis NP 460 at Ecomondo 2018

The Stralis NP 460 reaffirms its European leadership by winning the award for “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” in the Tractor category. The prize was awarded at Ecomondo 2018, an international expo dedicated to all circular economy industry sectors. … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture wins three awards in the Technical Innovation Contest organized by FederUnacoma

New Holland Agriculture has won three awards in the Technical Innovation Contest at the 2018 edition of EIMA International, a bi-annual international agricultural machinery exhibition held in Bologna, Italy from November 7 to 11, 2018 LONDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New … Read the full press release

Empa researcher Maria Muñoz wins Swiss Aerosol Award

This year’s Swiss Aerosol Award goes to Maria Muñoz. The Empa researcher investigated the emission behavior of so-called GDI engines (gasoline-direct injection). Her results are alarming: GDI vehicles emit up to 17 times more carcinogenic substances than modern diesel vehicles. … Read the full press release

NORMA Group recognised with the PSA Opel Group’s “Best Plant 2018” supplier award

Pilica, Poland, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, was honored in Poland with the PSA Opel Group’s “Best Plant 2018” supplier award. The PSA Opel Group grants the award in recognition of … Read the full press release