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Iberdrola receives the Stadium Cup award for its special contribution to promoting sports activities

The company has received the Stadium Cup, an annual award for the person or organisation that has made a special contribution to promoting sports activities  Iberdrola supports 15 national federations striving to promote and increase the participation of women in … Read the full press release

Förderberatern: Sparkasse Mainz höchste Beratungsqualität und bester Service bestätigt

MAINZ, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Sparkasse Mainz gehört zu den sieben aktivsten Förderberatern im Land. Für die erfolgreiche Vermittlung von Förderkrediten hat ihr Zentralinstitut, die Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) in Abstimmung mit den Bundesförderinstituten und dem Landesförderinstitut die Sparkasse Mainz als … Read the full press release

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho recognized with the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho has been recognized with the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award for “a contribution to contemporary music that is extraordinary in its individuality, breadth and scope,” as she has managed to seamlessly interweave the … Read the full press release

University of Exeter’s Professor Andrew Hattersley earns CBE for his work in diabetes research

EXETER, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A world-leading diabetes expert today (Thursday 8th February) received his CBE for his work in revolutionising global diagnosis and treatment. Andrew Hattersley, Professor of Molecular Medicine at the University of Exeter and a diabetes consultant at the Royal Devon … Read the full press release

Santander Private Banking named ‘Best Private Banking Overall’ in Mexico, Portugal, Chile and best bank for the ‘Ultra High Net Worth’ segment in Spain

Santander Private Banking was named ‘Best Private Banking Overall’ for the first time in Mexico, for the seventh year in a row in Portugal and for the sixth consecutive year in Chile. The award recognizes the advantages of Santander’s specialized … Read the full press release

European Commission opens applications for 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism on development topic

BRUSSELS, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Applications for the European Commission’s 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, which recognises journalists doing outstanding reporting on development topics, are open from 5 February to 9 March for online, print and audio-visual works. Commissioner for International … Read the full press release

Henkel recognised its top suppliers’ best-in-class performance in 2017 at the 2018 American Cleaning Institute Annual Meeting and Industry Convention

Orlando, FL, USA, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the 11th time, at the 2018 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention, from January 29th to February 2nd in Orlando, Florida, Henkel presented 15 awards to its top suppliers for their … Read the full press release

University of Leicester ranked 44th in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers for Equality and Diversity

LEICESTER, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leicester is ranked 44th in the country in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list, which showcases the most inclusive employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff The University of Leicester has been ranked as one … Read the full press release

Medicinal Chemistry: Peter D.J. Grootenhuis is the recipient of the 2018 IUPAC-Richter Prize for outstanding creative contributions in the treatment of cystic fibrosis

The 2018 IUPAC-Richter Prize in Medicinal Chemistry has been awarded to Peter D.J. Grootenhuis. BUDAPEST, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Peter D.J. Grootenhuis received this award in recognition of his outstanding creative contributions to the invention, discovery, and development of the medicine … Read the full press release

“France Cybersecurity” Label awarded to Atos at the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC)

Bezons, France, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has been awarded the “France Cybersecurity” Label for its identity authorization and access management solutions (IGA – Identity Governance and Administration), developed in France, through its Evidian range. … Read the full press release

University of Dundee achieves one of the highest scores in the latest International Student Barometer (ISB)

DUNDEE, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International students at the University of Dundee have rated their overall satisfaction at over 93 per cent, one of the highest scores in the latest International Student Barometer (ISB). With feedback from over 3 million students … Read the full press release

Philips recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics

AMSTERDAM, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it was named a 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator. Clarivate Analytics’ (formerly known as the Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science … Read the full press release

What Car? magazine names the Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase the best super-luxury car in the world

A panel of highly-esteemed judges from What Car? magazine has once again declared the Rolls-Royce Ghost the best super-luxury car in the world in its most prestigious class: luxury cars over £100,000.  Westhampnett, UK, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A panel of … Read the full press release

ŠKODA OCTAVIA and ŠKODA KAROQ recognised at the ‘Best Cars 2018’ awards

ŠKODA OCTAVIA awarded best imported compact car for the 5th time in a row The new ŠKODA KAROQ is the best import car in the ‘compact SUV / off-road vehicle’ category ŠKODA OCTAVIA the brand’s bestseller worldwide with 419,000 deliveries … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric among the 104 companies included in the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Based on a self-disclosure survey, the index lists 104 companies that have made strong commitments to gender diversity Inclusion in index is a recognition of longstanding commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Rueil-Malmaison (France), 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric, the … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä included in the ’2018 Global 100’ most sustainable corporations in the world

HELSINKI, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been listed in the annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world, the “2018 Global 100”. This year’s Global 100 companies were recognised in Davos as … Read the full press release

Orkla makes the Corporate Knights Global 100 index for the first time

Orkla is included in the Corporate Knights Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable companies, which was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos on 23 January. OSLO, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The index is a ranking of … Read the full press release

Finnish five-time Paralympic gold medallist wheelchair racer Leo-Pekka Tähti the recipient of Finnish Philanthropy in Sports and Athlete of the Year 2016 awards

HELSINKI, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and the Finnish peace broker organisation Crisis Management Initiative (CMI) have granted the annual Philanthropy in Sports award to Finnish five-time Paralympic gold medallist wheelchair racer and Athlete of the Year 2016 Leo-Pekka Tähti. Tähti collaborates … Read the full press release

Forrester Research recognised Intesa Sanpaolo as one of the three best digital banks in Europe

Recognised by Forrester Research as one of the seven leading global players in digital transformation in 2016, Intesa Sanpaolo has now moved into podium position in the ranking of the best Internet banking sites in Europe According to the study, … Read the full press release

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) congratulates colleagues and members recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018

SWINDON, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC would like to congratulate colleagues and members of the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018. This year’s recipients were honoured for their vital work across a … Read the full press release

Mercedes‑Benz: Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017 in the final round of voting

STUTTGART, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Up until 26 February 2018, sports fans from around the world can choose the Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017 in the final round of voting. The competition, initiated by Laureus and supported by … Read the full press release

Commemorative 20 euro coin to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of TUM professor Ernst Otto Fischer

  Munich, Germany, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ernst Otto Fischer, former Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), established a new branch of chemistry with his research on metal-carbon compounds. His work fundamentally changed the prevailing understanding … Read the full press release

Barco receives “Supplier of the Year for 2017” award by Agfa HealthCare

Barco, a global leader in healthcare imaging, has received the prestigious “Supplier of the Year for 2017” award bestowed annually by Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of eHealth and digital imaging solutions. Cutting-edge diagnostic imaging focused on enabling better patient … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham Professor James Arthur awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year Honours

University of Birmingham academic Professor James Arthur has been awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year Honours for services to character and values education. BIRMINGHAM, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — University alumni Andrew Ready, a leading surgeon, and Sabrina Francis, a … Read the full press release

Geniaxes awarded first prize in the second Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France

Courbevoie, France, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain presented the awards for the second Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France following the final round, held in Paris (France), chaired by Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain. This event also … Read the full press release

Seven life scientists in Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Turkey announced recipients of EMBO Installation Grants

HEIDELBERG, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EMBO announces today seven life scientists as recipients of EMBO Installation Grants. These grants will support the early-career researchers in establishing their independent laboratories in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Turkey. EMBO Installation … Read the full press release

CERN: new edition of the Collide International award in partnership with UK’s leading media arts centre Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT)

GENEVA/LIVERPOOL, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (18 Dec 2017), Arts at CERN has announced a new edition of the Collide International award, in partnership with the UK’s leading media arts centre, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology). The competition is … Read the full press release

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and The Alan Turing Institute awarded two joint fellowships for collaboration between the social sciences and data science

LONDON, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and The Alan Turing Institute have awarded two joint fellowships which aim to build collaboration between the social sciences and data science. Professor Alison Heppenstall and Professor Ganna Pogrebna have each … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom achieved top marks in 2017 mobile communications tests in Europe

Deutsche Telekom stands for best LTE network quality in Europe Results are proved by independent tests for voice and data quality BONN, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2017 mobile communications tests, Deutsche Telekom achieved top marks – not only in Germany, but also … Read the full press release

Siemens honors 14 researchers as Inventors of the Year 2017

Inventors come from Germany, Denmark, Austria and the U.S. 34 inventions per day in fiscal 2017 MUNICH, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens has honored 14 particularly resourceful researchers as Inventors of the Year 2017. Together, these scientists are responsible for … Read the full press release