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Jean-Clément Soret of Technicolor London won a BAFTA Television Craft Award in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category

Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The win comes in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category for grading the season four episode ‘Metalhead’ of the acclaimed Netflix anthology series. In winning the award, Soret says Black Mirror team recognizes the greater impact … Read the full press release

The Complete University Guide 2019 ranks The University of St Andrews top in Scotland

Fife, Scotland, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of St Andrews is top in Scotland and one of the five leading universities in the UK, according to a new league table to be published today (Wednesday 25 April 2018). The Complete … Read the full press release

Capgemini named the Regional Partner of the Year by SAS for France, Benelux, UK, DACH, Nordics and Russia

Capgemini is recognized for its joint initiatives on fraud analytics, GDPR and operational analytics PARIS, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini announced today that it has been named the Regional Partner of the Year by SAS for the North and West EMEA region … Read the full press release

The Audi A6 allroad quattro is the winner in the “Crossover” category of Auto Bild Allrad’s “All-Wheel Drive Car of the Year” contest

Avant with off-road character dominates the “Crossover” category All-wheel drive, air suspension and hill descent control as standard Audi’s success in the “All-Wheel Drive Car of the Year” survey goes back decades Ingolstadt, Germany, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi … Read the full press release

Launch of the GENE Global Education Innovation Award 2018

Global Education Network Europe (GENE) is launching the 2nd edition of the Global Education Innovation Award on 20 April, 2018. DUBLIN, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Through this award, GENE wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education. The … Read the full press release

Shortlisted finalists for the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition announced

The shortlisted finalists for the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition have been announced (see box below for full list). LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Twelve finalists will compete to be named Innovator of the Year 2018 at The Mermaid … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s athletes won 30 medals in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Leicestershire, UK, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — If Loughborough University were a country it would have been tenth in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medal table – ahead of Jamaica and Kenya. It has been a tremendous Games for Loughborough’s … Read the full press release

BMW Group and Witzigmann Academy bring the international Eckart Witzigmann Award for fine cuisine, the art of cookery and conscious enjoyment to New York in 2018

MUNICH, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The international Eckart Witzigmann Award (ECKART) continues its journey around the world: In 2018, the renowned award for fine cuisine, the art of cookery and conscious enjoyment – named after “chef of the century” Eckart … Read the full press release

The BMW M5 voted “World Performance Car 2018” at the 2018 New York International Auto Show award ceremony

Seventh World Car Award for a BMW automobile. MUNICH, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The BMW M5 (combined fuel consumption: 10.5 l/100km*; combined CO2emissions: 241 g/100km*) has been voted “World Performance Car 2018”, making this the seventh time BMW has received a World … Read the full press release

Engineer Sophie Harker awarded the Bee Beamont Engineer Award at BAE Systems event

Lancashire based engineer Sophie Harker has picked up a prestigious award at a BAE Systems event celebrating engineering excellence. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘Bee Beamont’ Award is presented annually and recognises newly qualified engineers who have … Read the full press release

University of Twente: Creative Technology student Anand Chowdhary listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in the Social Entrepreneurs category

ENSCHEDE, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Creative Technology student Anand Chowdhary has been listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in the Social Entrepreneurs category. The list features ‘300 young innovators and disruptors across 10 categories’. Earlier this year, Anand had … Read the full press release

The German Research Foundation (DFG) awarded the 2018 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize to Antonia Wachter-Zeh of Technical University of Munich (TUM)

TUM scientist wins the most important German award for young talent MUNICH, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The German Research Foundation (DFG) has awarded the 2018 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize to Antonia Wachter-Zeh, Professor of Coding for Communications and Data Storage. Wachter-Zeh has … Read the full press release

DSM 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Materials Sciences presented to Prof. Doros Theodorou of National Technical University of Athens

Sittard, the Netherlands, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is pleased to present the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Materials Sciences to Prof. Doros Theodorou, Ph.D., Professor in Materials Science & … Read the full press release

Four innovative design concepts that utilize high-strength steel nominated for the Swedish Steel Prize 2018

The Swedish Steel Prize 2018 finalists have been named, revealing four innovative design concepts that utilize high-strength steel to achieve the highest possible performance. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in Stockholm on May 24. STOCKHOLM, 28-Mar-2018 — … Read the full press release

Umeå University: Plant geneticist Nathaniel Street awarded the pedagogical prize from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Umeå, Sweden, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The plant geneticist and lecturer at the Department of Plant Physiology, Nathaniel Street, is awarded the pedagogical prize from the Faculty of Science and Technology. The prize jury motivated its decision due to his outstanding … Read the full press release

Lineo™ by Stora Enso awarded ‘Bio-Based Product of the Year’ at the Bio-Based World News Innovation Awards 2018

HELSINKI, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lineo™ by Stora Enso, a renewable replacement for oil-based phenolic materials, has been awarded ‘Bio-Based Product of the Year’ at the Bio-Based World News Innovation Awards 2018. Shortlisted alongside products from Clean Plus Inc. and … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin with 2nd place in the world in the Deloitte Difference University Challenge Global final 2018

DUBLIN, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A team of four Trinity students, Joshua McKee (General Science), Vahe Sasunts (Computer Science) and Gabriel Ogundipe and Keelin Cassidy (Management Science and Information Systems Studies), came 2nd place in the world in the Deloitte Difference University … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Researcher Nima Tolou received the Prins Friso Engineering Award at the University of Groningen’s Engineering Center

Delft, Netherlands,  23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nima Tolou, researcher at the Department of Precision & Microsystems Engineering and co-founder of Flexous BV and Kinergizer BV, has been named the 2018 Engineer of the Year. He received the Prins Friso Engineering Award … Read the full press release

Professors Mark van Loosdrecht and Bruce Rittmann named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment

Professors Mark van Loosdrecht (Delft University of Technology) and Bruce Rittmann (Arizona State University) are named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment. By developing microbiological processes in wastewater treatment, they have demonstrated the possibilities to … Read the full press release

Pearson FT Publishing: Futureproof and The Leader’s Guide to Presenting books awarded at The Business Book Awards 2018

LONDON, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pearson FT Publishing books, The Leader’s Guide to Presenting by Tom Bird and Jeremy Cassell and Futureproof by Caleb Storkey and Minter Dial were commended by judges at The Business Book Awards 2018 on Friday evening for blazing a trail in … Read the full press release

schlaich bergermann partner awarded the German Bridge Design Prize Deutscher Brückenbaupreis 2018 in the category Street and Railway bridges

Schlaich bergermann partner are the winners in the “Street and Railway bridges” category Their winning project “Bleichinselbrücke” is designed using Allplan Engineering ALLPLAN sponsored the German Bridge Design Prize MUNICH, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On March, 12th, the engineering office schlaich … Read the full press release

CACEIS: TEEPI won the Innovation Award at Global Custodian’s 2018 Leaders in Custody Awards in London

PARIS, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS received the Innovation Award for TEEPI (Tailored Electronic Exchange Platform for Investors) at Global Custodian’s 2018 Leaders in Custody Awards ceremony held on 15th March in London. The collaborative TEEPI platform – a financial tool … Read the full press release

Valio’s unsalted butter won Best of Class at the World Championship Cheese Contest 2018

HELSINKI, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Valio’s unsalted butter won Best of Class at the World Championship Cheese Contest 2018 in Wisconsin, USA, on March 8. There were 30 leading butter brands from around the world participating in the unsalted butter class. … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Government’s L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service wins the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category in the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s (MSUA) 2018 Mobility Innovation Awards

LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat Government, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications and managed network services to the U.S. government, today announced that its L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service is the winner of the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category … Read the full press release

GRAHAM’s CONNECT personal development programme named the ‘Health and Wellbeing Initiative of the Year’ at Highways England Health, Safety & Wellbeing Awards

Award for breakthrough model wellbeing programme. Hillsborough, UK, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction’s visionary approach to whole person development has been celebrated at the prestigious Highways England Health, Safety & Wellbeing Awards. Seeing off a host of industry-leading competition, GRAHAM’s … Read the full press release

Evonik’s insulation material CALOSTAT® named “Product of the year 2018” in the category “Passive Fire Protection”

Combination of outstanding fire protection and excellent thermal insulation wins over jury and readers Non-combustible, high-performance insulation material makes buildings safer and saves energy Hanau, Germany, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik’s high-performance insulation material CALOSTAT® has been named “Product of the … Read the full press release

2018 ‘Farming by Satellite’ Prize seeks entries from across Europe

Open to young people under 32 years of age LONDON, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘Farming by Satellite Prize’ has a top prize of €5,000 and asks the question: “How can we use satellite technologies to improve agriculture and reduce … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute partner with HSBC and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for the Turing-HSBC-ONS Economic Data Science Awards 2018

LONDON, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Turing’s economic data science research programme has announced a new collaboration between HSBC and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The Turing-HSBC-ONS Economic Data Science Awards 2018 invite proposals for research in economic data science to improve our understanding … Read the full press release

University of Kent shortlisted in both the Postgraduate and International categories of the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCAs) 2018

KENT, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University has been shortlisted for two awards in an annual celebration of the best in higher education – as voted for by students themselves. Kent is one of 10 universities shortlisted in both the Postgraduate and … Read the full press release

University of Kent with three subjects in the top 100 of QS World University Rankings by Subject: Psychology; Social Policy & Administration; and Theology

KENT, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University’s latest entry (Biological Sciences) to the annual QS World University Rankings by Subject has increased its total number of ranked subjects from 16 to 17 of the 48 areas covered. Kent has three subjects … Read the full press release