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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

Arburg unveils traditional sculpture, presents “Customer Awards” for its silver anniversary in Malaysia

Major anniversary celebrations with around 150 guests Managing Partner Juliane Hehl presents anniversary sculpture Arburg has had its own subsidiary in Kuala Lumpur for 25 years Lossburg, Germany/ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 15 September 2017, the … Read the full press release

Merck: Grant for Growth Innovation (GGI) for 2017 winners announced in Washington, U.S.

Not intended for US/Canada based media The presentation of the grants coincides with the 10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology The awards program supports advancements in the field of growth and growth disorders DARMSTADT, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Merck, a leading … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham UK Professor Chris Rudd awarded the Camellia award by Ningbo Municipal Government

NOTTINGHAM, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Provost of the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has been recognised for his contribution to the development of Ningbo. Professor Chris Rudd, who is also a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham UK, … Read the full press release

Julia Cramer won NWO’s Minerva Prize for 2017 for her quantum science and technology research

DELFT, 18-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Julia Cramer is the winner of NWO’s Minerva Prize for 2017. Cramer will receive the prize for her research in the field of quantum science and technology. Once every two years, the NWO Domain Science (ENW) awards … Read the full press release

Iberdrola the only European electricity utility to have been selected in all eighteen editions of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

Key global index measures corporate contribution towards sustainable development With 91 points in the 2017 ranking, it is the only European electricity utility to have been selected in all eighteen editions of the DJSI, proof of the company’s strong commitment … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB on “Best Developer Partner Award” and “Business Win-Win Award” at Huawei Connect 2017

STOCKHOLM, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, received the “Best Developer Partner Award” and the “Business Win-Win Award” at Huawei Connect 2017 this week. … Read the full press release

New edition of the Premios EmprendedorXXI (EnterpriseXXI Awards) to be held in Portugal for the first time

The event is now in its eleventh incarnation in Spain. Widely viewed as Spain’s most prominent event for start-ups, the competition is now to be staged in Portugal for the first time. The entry period runs from 4 September through … Read the full press release

University of Aberdeen graduates shortlisted in the Converge Challenge entrepreneur competition

ABERDEEN, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Three University of Aberdeen graduates have been named in the 2017 shortlist of academic entrepreneurs for Scotland’s leading company creation competition – the Converge Challenge. The University is represented in all three categories of this year’s … Read the full press release

Loughborough Students’ Union Action received the highest possible award given to volunteer groups in the UK

LEICESTERSHIRE, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) Action has received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2017, the highest possible award given to volunteer groups in the UK. This week, the award was presented at a ceremony held at … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction recognised for their commitment to high performance through good people management

HILLSBOROUGH, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — National contractor GRAHAM Construction has been awarded Platinum accreditation against the Investors in People standard. They join the top seven per cent of accredited organisations across the UK, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good … Read the full press release

ELKO voted Best Specialist Distributor in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

RIGA, 14-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ELKO chosen as the Best Specialist Distributor in all three Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and as the Best Broadline Distributor of the Year 2016 in Lithuania The voting took place as part of the … Read the full press release

UK’s largest supplier of building materials Travis Perkins recognised with Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver award

Northampton, UK, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Travis Perkins Plc, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials to the construction, DIY and home improvement markets, has been recognised for their work supporting the Armed Forces with a Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) … Read the full press release

Continental’s ContiPremiumContact 5 winner in this year’s Ultimate tyre test by Auto Express

ContiPremiumContact 5 takes top spot against ten competitors HANOVER, 04-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental’s ContiPremiumContact 5 has taken top spot in this year’s Ultimate tyre test from the UK’s no1 weekly selling car magazine, Auto Express. For years the Auto … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: the winners of this year’s Ted Wragg Awards announced

DEVON, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outstanding new teachers have been honoured for their work in the classroom as well as their academic work as part of an awards scheme in honour of one of the UK’s best educators. The winners of … Read the full press release

University of Kent awarded a gold rating in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

KENT, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The TEF Panel judged that Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. A total of 295 higher education providers took part in the TEF. In the assessment, 59 providers were rated … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Singapore won the Achievement Award – Innovative Project at the 4th Enabling Employers Awards in Singapore

Frankfurt am Main, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank Singapore’s efforts to increase participation in the workplace by people with disabilities was commended by Singapore’s SGEnable, a government agency dedicated to enabling people with disabilities. The bank won the Achievement Award … Read the full press release

Stagecoach’s UK Bus eco-driving champions recognised through an awards scheme

Christopher Ball Memorial Awards scheme held as a tribute to former employee Stagecoach Oxfordshire recognised as top company according to GreenRoad system for third consecutive year Third individual driver award win for Merseyside driver Dave Birch Macduff named best depot … Read the full press release

Physicist and nanotechnologist Dr Don Eigler awarded honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick

COVENTRY, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Renowned physicist and nanotechnologist Dr Don Eigler on moving atoms and the importance of fun. “Manipulating atoms was not a particular area which I had set out for myself. In someways it happened by accident.” “Having … Read the full press release

UK rocket scientist Alan Bond received honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Warwick

COVENTRY, 21-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Engineer and leading UK rocket scientist Alan Bond received an honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Warwick on Tuesday 18th July 2017. During the ceremony he revealed that the honorary degree from Warwick … Read the full press release