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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

Debenhams designer John Rocha to receive honorary degree from the University of Sussex

BRIGHTON, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — When he was 17 and about to leave Hong Kong for the UK, John Rocha was told by a fortune teller that his life would be hard but it would all change when he reached 40. … Read the full press release

University of Bristol to award honorary degrees on ceremonies in the Wills Memorial Building

The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to The Right Honourable the Baroness Hale of Richmond, Keith Warner and Julia Unwin CBE at degree ceremonies taking place today [19 July] in the Wills Memorial Building. BRISTOL, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Professor Marcus Munafò conferred with the 2017 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge

Professor Marcus Munafò from the University of Bristol’s School of Experimental Psychology has been conferred with the 2017 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge by the British Psychological Society. BRISTOL, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The award confers life membership … Read the full press release

University of Bristol shortlisted for the Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) first Global Teaching Excellence Awards (GTEA)

An international panel of judges has shortlisted the University of Bristol for the Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) first Global Teaching Excellence Awards (GTEA). BRISTOL, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The GTEA 2017 Award, in partnership with Times Higher Education, is open to … Read the full press release

Zurich and Capgemini joint Robotic Process Automation (RPA) projects won the Information Services Group (ISG) Paragon Award

PARIS/ZURICH, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Zurich), a leading multi-line insurer, and Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing, won the Information Services Group (ISG) Paragon Award™ Europe in the “Collaboration” category for their joint Robotic Process … Read the full press release

This year’s KfW Entrepreneurs’ Award accepts applications until 1 August 2017

Prize for start-ups formed in or after 2012 EUR 35,000 in total prize money Awards to be presented to 16 regional winners and one national winner Winners to be chosen for one special award and one “people’s choice” award Frankfurt … Read the full press release

UniCredit recognised by Euromoney in several categories in this years’ Awards for Excellence

UniCredit received Five Awards for Excellence by Euromoney MILAN/LONDON, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit has been recognised by Euromoney, the leading global financial publication, in several categories in this years’ prestigious Awards for Excellence which was announced at a gala dinner … Read the full press release

Leonardo’s Innovation Award for Youth: image intelligence, quantum technologies for sensors and solutions for the protection of cultural heritage

Students, new graduates and doctoral candidates from Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) faculties at Italian universities have been called on to present their innovative ideas Winners will be rewarded with internships and bursaries Technologies and innovative solutions designed to … Read the full press release

Triton Fund IV company ENEXIO awarded a prize for its outstanding brand management

HERNE/BERLIN, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENEXIO, a Triton Fund IV company, was awarded a prize in the category of “Machines & Engineering” for its outstanding brand management over the last few years. The history of ENEXIO extends back to 1935 when … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial plant in Curitiba, Brazil certified Silver Level in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) announces that its Curitiba, Brazil plant has been certified Silver Level in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. One of the most complex manufacturing sites in the Latin American … Read the full press release

Photography: HfG Fotoförderpreis presented to Annika Grabold

FRANKFURT, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation together with the Offenbach University of Art and Design (HfG) presented the HfG Fotoförderpreis to Annika Grabold on 30 June. The award, with prize money of €2,500, has been presented since … Read the full press release