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Snam Announces Winners of HyAccelerator for Hydrogen Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Snam has revealed the five startups selected for the third edition of HyAccelerator, a global corporate accelerator focused on hydrogen and decarbonisation technology. With over 50 applications received worldwide, the chosen startups represent innovative solutions across the entire … Read the full press release

Lebohang Kganye Wins Prestigious £30,000 Photography Prize for Innovative Exhibition

(IN BRIEF) Lebohang Kganye has been awarded the esteemed £30,000 photography prize for her groundbreaking exhibition “Haufi nyana? I’ve come to take you home” at Foam, Amsterdam. Combining various artistic mediums, Kganye’s work delves into personal and familial histories in … Read the full press release

STARK Denmark Wins Finans Impact Climate Award 2024 for Sustainability Initiative, KlimaLog

(IN BRIEF) STARK in Denmark has been honored with the prestigious Finans Impact Climate Award 2024 for its sustainability initiative, KlimaLog. KlimaLog aims to reduce the construction industry’s climate impact by providing stakeholders with transparent information and documentation about the … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Recognized as Europe’s Climate Leader for Second Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a global leader in sustainable stainless steel production, has once again been honored as one of Europe’s Climate Leaders by the Financial Times. This recognition underscores Outokumpu’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and advancing transparency in … Read the full press release

ITC Faculty Wins Geospatial World Awards Leadership Award for Research Excellence

(IN BRIEF) The Faculty Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) at the University of Twente received the prestigious Geospatial World Awards Leadership Award for ‘Research, Science & Technology Institution of the Year’ at the Geospatial World Forum 2024 in Rotterdam. … Read the full press release

JEDI Tops Green500 List: Leading the Charge in Energy-Efficient Supercomputing

(IN BRIEF) Forschungszentrum Jülich and EuroHPC Joint Undertaking, in collaboration with ParTec-Eviden, unveiled the first module of the exascale supercomputer JUPITER, named JEDI, at the International Supercomputing Conference. JEDI secured the top spot in the Green500 list for its exceptional … Read the full press release

Volkswagen ID.7 Electric Saloon Makes History with Top Marks in ADAC Vehicle Test

(IN BRIEF) The Volkswagen ID.7 has achieved a historic milestone as the first vehicle ever to receive an overall rating of ‘very good’ with an average score of 1.5 in the rigorous ADAC vehicle test, conducted by experts from Europe’s … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G Crowned Electric Bus Champion of 2024, Dominates Performance Tests

(IN BRIEF) The Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G, an all-electric articulated city bus, has been named the Electric Bus Champion of 2024 after excelling in the rigorous comparison test organized by Omnibusspiegel bus magazine in Bonn. This marks the second consecutive victory … Read the full press release

Professor Daniel Arribas-Bel Honored with Royal Geographical Society Award

(IN BRIEF) Professor Daniel Arribas-Bel, a member of the University’s School of Environmental Sciences and Department of Geography and Planning, has been awarded the 2024 Taylor & Francis Award by the Royal Geographical Society for his outstanding contribution to teaching … Read the full press release

University of Manchester Wins at North West England University Confucius’ Dragon Boat Festival

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool’s Confucius Institute celebrated the 2024 North West England University Confucius’ Dragon Boat Festival with an exciting race at the Livegrpool Watersports Centre. Participating universities, including the University of Manchester, University of Liverpool, Edge Hill … Read the full press release

FORVIA Wins Two Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch Awards

(IN BRIEF) FORVIA, the world’s seventh-largest automotive technology supplier resulting from the merger of Faurecia and HELLA, receives two Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch recognitions at the 2024 awards ceremony in Detroit. The accolades celebrate FORVIA’s pioneering contributions to … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group Maintains ‘Climate Leader’ Status for Third Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) Husqvarna Group has once again been honored as a “Climate Leader” by Financial Times for its ongoing commitment to reducing carbon emissions, ranking 74th among thousands of European companies scrutinized. The recognition underscores the company’s dedication to sustainability … Read the full press release

Daimler Buses Honors Top Mechanics at BusTech Challenge 2023/24

(IN BRIEF) Daimler Buses’ Omniplus service brand celebrated excellence in bus and coach mechanics and technicians at the BusTech Challenge 2023/24, where over 500 participants from Omniplus service centers across 19 European countries competed. Thomas Schlatter from Switzerland emerged as … Read the full press release

Axel Springer Prize for Young Journalism Honors Innovative Works and AI Integration

(IN BRIEF) The Axel Springer Prize for Young Journalism, renowned for recognizing exceptional journalistic talent, this year introduced a new category, “Future,” focusing on works related to artificial intelligence (AI) or produced with AI support. The awards ceremony celebrated young … Read the full press release

Lenzing Group Launches Young Scientist Award for Innovation in Fiber and Textile Industry

(IN BRIEF) The Lenzing Group announces the Lenzing Young Scientist Award at the Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress (GFC) from September 11 to 13, 2024, aimed at bachelor and master students focusing on ecological challenges in the fiber and textile industry. … Read the full press release

Alstom Wins 2024 Hydrogen Mobility Award at Canadian Hydrogen Convention

(IN BRIEF) Alstom was honored with the 2024 Hydrogen Mobility Award at the 2024 Canadian Hydrogen Convention Award gala for its groundbreaking achievement of commissioning the first hydrogen train in the Americas. The Coradia iLint, Alstom’s hydrogen-powered train, carried over … Read the full press release

DWS Receives Prestigious Industry Accolades for Outstanding Performance

(IN BRIEF) DWS has been honored with multiple prestigious awards at recent industry ceremonies, showcasing its exceptional performance in the asset management sector. Among the accolades received, DWS won five Best of the Best Performance Awards from Asia Asset Management, … Read the full press release

Safran Leads French Innovation with Record-Breaking Patent Portfolio

(IN BRIEF) Safran has secured its position as France’s top patent holder, with a staggering 16,457 active patents, according to the National Industrial Property Institute’s (INPI) inaugural ranking. The aerospace giant’s relentless commitment to innovation is evident in its extensive … Read the full press release

Neste Recognizes Global Contractors with Contractor Safety Award During Safety Week

(IN BRIEF) Neste, a leading provider of renewable fuels and sustainable solutions, has honored several contractors globally with the Contractor Safety Award as part of its annual Safety Week, commencing on April 22. The award acknowledges contractors’ outstanding safety commitment … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Attains PAS 2080 Verification, Pioneering Carbon Management in Built Environment Projects

(IN BRIEF) GRAHAM has achieved PAS 2080 verification, a globally recognized standard for managing carbon in buildings and infrastructure, showcasing its dedication to integrating carbon considerations throughout its operations. PAS 2080, developed by the British Standards Institution (BSI), offers a … Read the full press release

Bosch Champions Sustainability and Innovation at Hannover Messe 2024

(IN BRIEF) As Hannover Messe 2024 approaches, Bosch prepares to showcase its commitment to sustainability and innovation in industrial manufacturing. With a focus on addressing climate change and promoting resource conservation, Bosch’s diverse portfolio of solutions encompasses factory automation, hydrogen … Read the full press release

Swissloop Tunneling Triumphs at Not-a-Boring Competition 2024 with Groundhog Beta

(IN BRIEF) Swissloop Tunneling, a team of students from ETH Zurich supported by Empa, emerged victorious at the Not-a-Boring Competition 2024 in Bastrop, Texas, with their innovative micro-tunneling machine, Groundhog Beta. The team’s success marks a significant milestone in the … Read the full press release

DNV Grants Class and Statutory Certificates to Fortescue’s Green Pioneer, Pioneering Ammonia-Powered Vessel

(IN BRIEF) During Singapore Maritime Week, DNV awarded Australian company Fortescue with class and statutory certificates for its revolutionary dual-fuelled ammonia-powered ship, the ‘Green Pioneer’. This achievement marked the culmination of a project initiated in 2021, with DNV engaged to … Read the full press release

Telefónica Honored at Madrid Stock Exchange on 100th Anniversary

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica celebrates its 100th anniversary at the Madrid Stock Exchange, where Chairman José María Álvarez-Pallete rings the bell in commemoration of the company’s century-long journey. Surrounded by guests from the economic and stock market sectors, Álvarez-Pallete emphasizes the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Dominates Connect Readers’ Polls in Spring 2024

(IN BRIEF) In the latest Connect readers’ poll, Deutsche Telekom emerged as the undisputed leader across various categories in the telecommunications sector. Garnering over 90,000 votes, Deutsche Telekom clinched top honors in mobile network operation, fixed network provision, IPTV service, … Read the full press release

AIXTRON Clinches German Innovation Award, Pioneering Green Semiconductor Revolution

(IN BRIEF) AIXTRON, renowned for its semiconductor deposition equipment, secures the prestigious German Innovation Award, topping the large companies’ category. Recognized for innovations driving Germany’s competitiveness and addressing global challenges, AIXTRON’s latest G10 product family heralds a new era in … Read the full press release

DEUTZ Launches Greenfield Award to Foster Sustainable Mobility Innovation

(IN BRIEF) DEUTZ, in celebration of its 160th anniversary, initiates the “DEUTZ Greenfield Award” aimed at students and young researchers to foster innovation in sustainable mobility within the off-highway sector. Until May 17, 2024, participants can submit their ideas for … Read the full press release

Scania Dominates European Green Truck Competition Once Again

(IN BRIEF) Scania, the Södertälje-based manufacturer of heavy trucks, reaffirms its dominance in the European Green Truck comparison test, winning the title for the seventh time in eight years. Organized by two German trade magazines, the competition aims to identify … Read the full press release

BASF Honored as General Motors’ 2023 Supplier of the Year for the 17th Time

(IN BRIEF) General Motors (GM) has named BASF as its 2023 Supplier of the Year, marking the 17th time BASF has received this prestigious award in GM’s 32-year history of recognition programs. The award highlights BASF’s commitment to providing high-quality … Read the full press release

Kering and Festival de Cannes Honor Donna Langley with 2024 Women In Motion Award

(IN BRIEF) Kering and the Festival de Cannes are set to bestow the prestigious 2024 Women In Motion Award upon Dame Donna Langley, Chairman of NBCUniversal Studio Group and Chief Content Officer, during an official dinner in Cannes. Langley’s illustrious … Read the full press release

Chicony Power Recognizes Infineon as GaN Strategic Partner of the Year

(IN BRIEF) Chicony Power Technology has awarded Infineon Technologies AG the prestigious title of “GaN Strategic Partner of the Year” for 2023. This recognition highlights Infineon’s outstanding contributions as a top partner in gallium nitride (GaN)-based power supplies, particularly in … Read the full press release

Dr. Ivano Malavolta Receives Dutch ICT Research Prize 2024 for Advancing Energy-Efficient Robotics Software

(IN BRIEF) Dr. Ivano Malavolta, associate professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, has been awarded the prestigious Dutch Prize for ICT Research 2024 for his groundbreaking work in energy-efficient robotics software. Presented during NWO ICT.OPEN2024 by Professor Ad Ijzerman and Professor … Read the full press release

Infineon Solidifies Global Leadership in Automotive Semiconductors

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG maintained its position as the global leader in automotive semiconductors in 2023, as per TechInsights’ latest research. With the global automotive semiconductor market reaching a record size of US$69.2 billion, Infineon’s market share increased to … Read the full press release

University of Exeter’s Paul Blackmore Honored with Kathy Sims Mentoring Award

(IN BRIEF) Paul Blackmore, Divisional Head for Student Employability and Academic Success at the University of Exeter, has been recognized with the Kathy Sims Mentoring Award at the Global Career Services Summit Awards in Washington DC. The award acknowledges his … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Among Top Targets for Graduate Employers

(IN BRIEF) The University of Exeter has secured the 10th spot in the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers list, indicating its popularity among leading UK national and multi-national companies seeking to recruit graduates. Compiled by High Fliers, the report is … Read the full press release

VELUX Group Honored with Sustainability Impact Award for CO2 Emission Reduction Efforts

(IN BRIEF) The VELUX Group was recently awarded the Sustainability Impact to My Enterprise Award by Schneider Electric for its exceptional work in reducing scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions. Presented at a ceremony in Paris, the award recognizes VELUX’s … Read the full press release

One World Media Awards Longlist Revealed, Highlighting Women’s Solutions Reporting

(IN BRIEF) One World Media has unveiled the longlist of selected stories for its 15 award categories, including the Women’s Solutions Reporting Award, supported by the European Investment Bank. With over 500 submissions from 117 countries, journalists and filmmakers worldwide … Read the full press release

Vattenfall IT Recognized as Champion of Neurodiversity on World Autism Awareness Day

(IN BRIEF) On World Autism Awareness Day, Vattenfall highlights its commitment to inclusivity, particularly within its IT division. Partnering with Unicus since 2020, Vattenfall IT has been providing employment opportunities for individuals with autism, fostering a culture of acceptance and … Read the full press release

Kumba Iron Ore Achieves IRMA 75 Performance Level, Demonstrating Commitment to Responsible Mining

(IN BRIEF) Kumba Iron Ore Limited, a subsidiary of Anglo American plc, has announced that its Sishen and Kolomela mines in South Africa have attained the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance’s (IRMA) IRMA 75 level of performance. This achievement underscores … Read the full press release

Telia Denmark Maintains Network Excellence with Nokia’s Advanced Managed Services

(IN BRIEF) Telia Denmark has once again clinched the top spot for customer-perceived network quality in the country, thanks to Nokia’s advanced managed services. Umlaut, a renowned advisory firm, bestowed this recognition for the second consecutive year, underscoring Telia’s commitment … Read the full press release