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Project consortium aims at driving the adoption of selective laser melting (SLM) for large scale metal parts printing

The SLM-XL – 3D project puts together leading research and industrial organizations to develop a prototype capable of coping with the most demanding real-life scenarios LISBOA, 9-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Utilization of laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) technology has been … Read the full press release

Launch of the GENE Global Education Ideas Award 2019

DUBLIN, 2-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – recognises the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global Education Ideas Award. The Award is focused on new ideas for Global Education initiatives that facilitate transformative … Read the full press release

NIB to finance the construction of new energy-efficient school and sports facility in Laholm, Sweden

HELSINKI, 29-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB signs 25-year loan facility of SEK 140 million (EUR 13.2 million) to finance the construction of a new primary school building and a sports facility in Glänninge with property developer Kommunfastigheter i Laholm AB. … Read the full press release

The first Orange Digital Centre for Africa and the Middle East opens in Tunisia

PARIS, 26-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The first Orange Digital Centre for Africa and the Middle East opened in Tunisia. Launched in Tunis, “Orange Digital Centre” is a place built around a completely new concept and entirely dedicated to innovation. Tunisian … Read the full press release

Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2019: Switzerland remains #1; Singapore leads Asia-Pacific; Europe dominates the top 10; China leader among BRICS nations

MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 23-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Adecco Group, Tata Communications and INSEAD have just released their annual benchmark report that looks into the ability of 125 countries around the world to compete for talent. According to the … Read the full press release

Jaguar Land Rover prepares tomorrow’s engineers for the self-driving future through its Land Rover 4×4 in Schools programme

WHITLEY, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jaguar Land Rover is looking to inspire the next generation of software coders and talents with its Land Rover 4×4 In Schools programme. Land Rover 4×4 in Schools programme gives tomorrow’s engineers the chance to learn … Read the full press release

Streamlining adoption of high-speed and high-resolution surface texturing delivered with the Prometheus project

This three-year program brings together leading research and industrial organizations to allow the broad manufacturing of materials with low-friction, oleophobic and hydrophobic properties PORTO SALVO, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Prometheus’ project will bridge the existing gap between niche and mainstream … Read the full press release

DHL Trade Fairs & Events will provide logistical support for WorldSkills Europe

WorldSkills Europe bets on DHL Trade Fairs & Events and their transport and logistics expertise to coordinate the logistics of its vocational skills competitions across Europe BONN, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight’s specialists for fair and event logistics DHL … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Institute Launches RealCDP to Reduce CDP Confusion

SAN JOSE, CA, USA, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform Institute today launched RealCDP, a program to reduce the confusion plaguing the Customer Data Platform industry.  RealCDP has two components: RealCDP certification, a five point checklist of core … Read the full press release

TAF opens nominations for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize

One of the world’s most important awards for a ground-breaking innovation opens nomination period until 31 July 2019. ESPOO, 1-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (1 April 2019), nominations for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize open. The one-million-euro international prize is … Read the full press release

Towards a Europe of Stakeholder Nations

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:00 – Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:30 Where: European Parliament, Brussels room A1H1 BRUSSELS, 28-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — As the EU is approaching the next European Parliament elections there is more need than ever for … Read the full press release

Italian National Research Council (CNR) and Eni to establish four linked research centres in southern Italy

LECCE, 25-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Italian National Research Council (CNR) (The Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) and Eni have just signed a Joint Research Agreement (JRA) with the aim at setting up four linked research centres in southern Italy. The … Read the full press release

A new flagship project on Additive Manufacturing skills aims to maintain Europe leading position in industrial competitiveness

Skills Strategy in Additive Manufacturing Project (SAM) will tackle the current European need of developing an effective system to identify and anticipate the right skills for Additive Manufacturing PORTO SALVO, 25-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is evolving at a much … Read the full press release

Serbia agrees to CERN Convention and becomes the Organization’s 23rd Member State

GENEVA, 25-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN has just received formal notification from UNESCO about Serbia having agreed to the CERN Convention. As a result, the country has become CERN’s 23rd Member State. The other Member States are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech … Read the full press release

España arrasa con la competencia y es nombrado como el país ideal para estudiar en el extranjero

El primer ranking de este tipo revela lo que estudiantes internacionales buscan como destino para estudiar en el extranjero ESTOCOLMO, Suecia, 19-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — España consigue el primer puesto como mejor destino para estudiar en Europa, en un ranking … Read the full press release

Piraeus Bank: the second training cycle of Project Future to begin on 8 March 2019

ATHENS, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Piraeus Bank starts accepting application for Project Future’s second training cycle. Submissions for the second training cycle can be sent at www.projectfuture.gr between March 8 and 22 2019. Project Future is Piraeus Bank’s innovative social … Read the full press release

Accenture Survey 2019: diversity and equal workplace culture – powerful drivers of an innovation mindset

NEW YORK, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has conducted an online and phone survey, as part of its “Getting to Equal 2019” research, interviewing more than 18,000 professionals in 27 countries, including 150 C-level executives during November and … Read the full press release

Conception X by Barclays and UCL to create investable, early-stage deep tech start-ups

LONDON, 27-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — PhDs in University College London’s top-ranked Computer Science programme will now be able to turn their dissertation into a deep tech start-up. This will become possible thanks to the new initiative launched by Barclays and … Read the full press release

Patients can now lie longer due to smart sensors that prevent injuries to skin and tissue

BERN, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — An innovative project called ProTex will receive CHF 2 million funding grant from BRIDGE Discovery. ProTex relies on highly sensitive portable sensors that use light to measure oxygen saturation in the blood. Those portable sensors will help prevent injuries to … Read the full press release

Study: Switching off the body’s threat response by calming the heart rate in self-compassion exercises can have psychological and physical benefits

EXETER, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New research funded by the Compassionate Mind Foundation and carried out by Exeter and Oxford Universities suggests that taking time to think kind thoughts about yourself and your loved ones can have psychological and physical benefits. The study is … Read the full press release

The Delft University of Technology’s solar racing team will compete as “Vattenfall Solar Team” from 2019

STOCKHOLM, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall has signed a new four-year sponsorship deal with the solar racing team from Delft. Ever since competing in the World Solar Challenge for the first time in 2001, the Nuon Solar Team has been sponsored … Read the full press release

Anytime, anywhere tailored learning opportunities for welding professionals and apprentices alike

Creating an open and innovative digital learning system (SIMTRANET) and education materials is the ambitious goal of the DIGIWELD project PORTO SALVO, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Embracing the learning challenges of the new digital era is the main goal of … Read the full press release

Facebook to support the new Technical University of Munich (TUM) Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence with 6.5 million euros

MUNICH, 21-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The US company Facebook is supporting the efforts of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) to investigate the ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence with 6.5 million euros. Facebook’s support for the new TUM Institute for Ethics … Read the full press release

New research: Light pollution significantly alters moth activity disrupting their role as pollinators

YORK, 21-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Switching off street lights in the middle of the night to save money and energy could have a positive knock-on effect on nocturnal pollinators, according to new research. Lead author of the study, Dr Callum Macgregor, from the Department … Read the full press release

New precipitation index developed to compare the risks that different cities face from extreme precipitation

DELFT, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TU Delft and consultancy firm HKV have developed a precipitation index in order to compare the risks that different cities face from extreme precipitation. The method has been applied to the Dutch provincial capitals. The Hague … Read the full press release

INSEAD to sponsor the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Tent during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meetings in Davos, Switzerland

New INSEAD institute to host thought leaders, chief executives and experts to seek solutions that achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals Fontainebleau, France, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — INSEAD, the Business School for the World, is partnering to sponsor the SDG Tent … Read the full press release

Short stories on successful energy transition technologies to educate EU citizens about the European energy system of the future

BRUSSELS, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) is launching a series of short stories on successful energy transition technologies to inform citizens and facilitate their involvement in the European energy system of the … Read the full press release

Newcastle University honorary degree awardee Martin Luther King shortlisted in BBC’s Icons history programme

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Civil rights leader Martin Luther King and famed diplomat and archaeologist Gertrude Bell are featured in a new BBC series where members of the public vote for the 20th century’s greatest icon. Towering figures … Read the full press release

Newcastle University to create an online archive of all the headstones, plaques, statues and other memorials dedicated to animals

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Historical memorials The Victorian era is often regarded as a pivotal moment in British society’s attitudes towards animals. It was during this period that the RSPCA was established and several new institutions introduced … Read the full press release

Lenzing Group and Hof University of Applied Sciences in Saale to utilize a new spunlacing line for nonwoven applications

Cooperation with Hof University of Applied Sciences enables new product developments and tests Intensified collaboration with brands and private labels in the cosmetics and hygiene sectors New wound care products extend the offering for medical applications Products made of LENZING™ … Read the full press release