Category Archives: European Union

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Breakthrough delivery fiber to enable ultrafast high-power laser processing

(PRESS RELEASE) TAMPERE, Finland, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The PULSE project has now packaged a unique fiber design into a rugged water-cooled laser-light cable ready to enable a new era in ultrafast light delivery for advanced manufacturing (Figure 1). Increased power … Read the full press release

Terna publishes final data on Italian electricity consumption using new classification used by ISTAT and compliant at the European level

Better data quality and transparency: 750 product sectors analysed (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s first grid operator for electricity transmission Terna announces that is has completed the new classification of Italian electricity consumption data. Publishing an even … Read the full press release

Aimmune Therapeutics’ PALFORZIA the first-ever treatment option approved for peanut allergy in the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé Health Science Company, Aimmune Therapeutics announces that PALFORZIA® [defatted powder of Arachis hypogaea L., semen (peanuts)], has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of peanut allergy in the European … Read the full press release

European Central Bank announces the proposed appointment of Frank Elderson as Vice-Chair of its Supervisory Board

EU Council to give final approval after parliamentary vote (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 18-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has submitted a proposal to European Parliament for the appointment of ECB Executive Board member … Read the full press release

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 were announced at the virtual Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 Awards Ceremony on Monday 30th November. The Prize promotes the use of Galileo, the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s Continental Power Trading Director Marcus Bokermann appointed new Chairman of European Federation of Energy Traders

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces its first representative ever to chair Europe’s main association for energy traders. In November, Marcus Bokerman, who oversees Vattenfall power trading activities in Continental Europe, has been appointed new Chairman of … Read the full press release

EIB signs €15.0 million financing deal with AB Science to support the development of masitinib as a treatment for COVID-19

Financing deal worth €15.0 million signed to support clinical development programme for masitinib Masitinib developed as a credible candidate for treating COVID-19 in addition to other diseases for which no therapeutic solutions are available (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 30-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

McPhy to help accelerate the development of zero-carbon hydrogen solutions by joining the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

(PRESS RELEASE) GRENOBLE, France, 25-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — McPhy announces that is has joined the “European Clean Hydrogen Alliance” #ECH2A. The signing of the Alliance confirms its commitment to deploy zero-carbon hydrogen on a large scale, fully investing to achieve … Read the full press release

Capgemini Research Institute and right. based on science GmbH released their AI for climate action research

48% of organizations surveyed are using AI for climate action, resulting in reduced greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and improved power efficiency (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini Research Institute, Capgemini’s in-house think tank, and right. based on science … Read the full press release

One of world’s fastest supercomputers will run on 100 percent fossil free hydro power from Vattenfall

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish multinational power company owned by the Government of Sweden, has announced that LUMI, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world, will from next year run on 100 percent fossil … Read the full press release

Atos joins Horizon 2020 program’s Search & Rescue project to support First Responder teams during rescue operations

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital transformation leader, Atos announces its participation in the European research project Search & Rescue (S&R). The project aims to support First Responder teams during rescue operations – following natural disasters, accidents or … Read the full press release

Launch of a New Multilingual Digest of Global Education Publications

(PRESS RELEASE) DUBLIN, 6-11-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The official launch event of the Multilingual Global Education DIGEST 2020 will take place online on Monday, 9 November 2020, at 10:30 am (CET). The DIGEST is a bibliography of research in the … Read the full press release

UniCredit to support social entrepreneurship through its sponsorship in Finance 4 Social Change

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces its participation in the Finance 4 Social Change (F4SC) project as the Main Partner.Through UniCredit’s Social Impact Banking (SIB) programme and in line with the Bank’s strong commitment to building a … Read the full press release

AutoSock sono conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Da oggi, le AutoSock sono riconosciute conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve. Il Centro Svizzero per i Test Dinamici (Swiss Dinamic Test Center AG; DTC) ha emesso un certificato di … Read the full press release

EURid tips on staying safe online

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EURid, EC appointed non-profit registry manager of the .eu, .ею, and .ευ, has released its useful tips on how to stay safe online. As with any crime, cybercrime does not seem like a … Read the full press release

Eveliqure announces the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical study of its combined Shigella and ETEC vaccine candidate

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 24-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eveliqure Biotechnologies GmbH, an Austrian biotechnology company, today announces the initiation of clinical testing for its ShigETEC vaccine candidate, with the dosing of the first subject in a Phase 1 safety and immunogenicity … Read the full press release

European research project successfully demonstrates laser structuring of large surface areas to produce materials with fluid repellent and anti-bacterial effects

(PRESS RELEASE) PARMA, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU TresClean project has successfully completed its mission to demonstrate that tailored surfaces replicating the types of organic structures found in nature can produce beyond state-of-the-art fluid-repellent and antibacterial surfaces. The project … Read the full press release

The COVID-19 vaccine based on Sanofi’s recombinant protein-based technology and GSK’s pandemic adjuvant system secures 300 million doses order from the European Commission (EC)

Agreement signed today supports scale-up of manufacturing capabilities in several European countries Vaccine candidate uses Sanofi’s recombinant protein-based technology combined with GSK’s pandemic adjuvant system (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused … Read the full press release

Over 500 startups participated in Restarting Together global challenge offering solutions that will drive recovery post Covid-19

More than 500 startups from 59 countries signed up for the challenge aimed at accelerating economic and social recovery following Covid-19 The nine most promising solutions were evaluated by a jury of innovation experts during a Digital Pitch Day held … Read the full press release

Snam and Saipem partner on new energy transition technologies to support European Commission’s Hydrogen Strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 10-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian energy infrastructure company Snam and Italian multinational oilfield services company Saipem sign Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on developing new energy transition technologies, from green hydrogen to capturing and reusing … Read the full press release

New EU / AstraZeneca deal to help EU member states access the AZD1222 COVID-19 vaccine at no profit during the pandemic

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 14-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global science-led biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/NYSE: AZN) has announced it signed an agreement with the European Commission (EC) for the supply of up to 400 million doses of the AZD1222 COVID-19 vaccine. Building … Read the full press release

WindEurope: Wind energy key for Europe’s recovery from COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 14-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope, Brussels based association active on promoting the use of wind power across Europe, has announced it has analysed the National Energy & Climate Plans (NECPs) and compiled the most important findings for … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences AB and Gedeon Richter Plc. Receive National Marketing Authorization in the United Kingdom for Novel Pain Relief Product, LIDBREE™

(PRESS RELEASE) SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., U.S.A. / BUDAPEST / STOCKHOLM, 5-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences AB (‘Palette’) with Gedeon Richter Plc. (‘Richter’), today announced that as a part of a decentralised regulatory procedure including thirty European Union Economic … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric supports new venture that will expedite production capacity of low-carbon batteries in southern Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 30-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric together with its partners EIT InnoEnergy and the GROUPE IDEC support Verkor, a French industrial company in its aim to amplify battery cell production in Europe. The new venture will accelerate … Read the full press release

TABS Score™ Expands its European Footprint; Begins Partnership Discussions Amongst Key Players in EU Venture Ecosystem

TABS Score™ Expands its European Footprint; Begins Partnership Discussions Amongst Key Players in EU Venture Ecosystem

The TABS Suite has added an EU-focused assessment that will more accurately be able to conduct diligence on companies based and operating in the European Union (PRESS RELEASE) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., United States, 20-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — TABS Score™ has … Read the full press release

EBRD instrumental in key energy efficiency laws adopted by Georgia aimed at helping the country strengthen its energy links with the EU

Government of Georgia adopts key energy efficiency laws Focus on reducing energy intensity while strengthening resilience of the economy EBRD supported drafting of reform concept (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) … Read the full press release

Study involving experts from the University of Exeter found majority of citizens in France and Germany support some European military cooperation independent of NATO

DEVON, 30-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Public research university The University of Exeter has announced that their experts have been part of a team that surveyed people in France and Germany during the autumn of 2019 about their nations’ defence relationships … Read the full press release

Decarbonisation: Leading energy stakeholders in Europe launch “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European stakeholders active in the entire spectrum of the energy sector as EDP, Enel, Iberdrola, Vestas, among others, have announced they are launching new major initiative called “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” aimed at … Read the full press release

Moldovan agricultural firm Terrarica to upgrade machinery with financial support from EBRD and the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that a joint financing facility of the bank and the EU helped Terrarica to purchase machinery for agriculture production, including new tractors, auxiliary … Read the full press release

SKAGEN commits to adhere to the UN’s global framework for sustainable enterprise

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 23-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SKAGEN Funds signs up to the UN Global Compact, becoming a member of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. As a member, SKAGEN undertakes to adapt its operations and strategy to the UN’s … Read the full press release