Category Archives: European Union

Press Releases & News from European Union distributed via EuropaWire

‘I Love fruit & veg from Europe’: Weihnachten in der Schweiz ist gesund und voller Aromen

Das Projekt fördert schmackhafte, kreative und nahrhafte Gerichte sowohl unter dem Weihnachtsbaum als auch auf dem Tisch. (PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Während der Festtage gut zu essen, ohne sich dabei zusätzliche Pfunde zuzulegen, ist nicht unmöglich. Die … Read the full press release

GE ACADEMY online Final event

(PRESS RELEASE) THESSALONIKI, 8-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Gender Equality Academy (GE Academy) on the 18th of November 2021 organized its online final event aimed at presenting the project results as well as their uptake after the project’s lifetime. The online … Read the full press release

European Commission funded project YOUNG 50 aimed at preventing cardiovascular disease risk factors in people aged 50 launches in Luxembourg, Lithuania and Romania

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 29-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), a public biomedical research organisation, has announced that a project called YOUNG 50 and funded by the European Commission launches in Luxembourg with the aim to screen and … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. Announces that the offer of the Company’s Romanian subsidiary was designated winner of the auction organised for the allocation of certain radio frequency entitlements

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 24-Nov-2021— /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that on November, 23, 2021 the Romanian Authority for Telecommunications (ANCOM) finalised the auction which began on October 11, … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Q3 2021 Financial Results

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 12-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that the Q3 2021 Financial Results are available on the Company’s website at: https://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations/shares/financial-results-shares/quarterly-reports-shares Also, today at 14:00 UK time / 16:00 EEST (Romania … Read the full press release

European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association announces its position on the upcoming European Commission review of the Package Travel Directive

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 10-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ECTAA, the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association has released its position on the upcoming  review of the Package Travel Directive by the European Commission. The Covid 19 pandemic, the worst crisis … Read the full press release

EBRD extends its financial support to MSMEs in Ukraine

Loan of €10 million equivalent to boost Bank Lviv’s lending to Ukrainian small businesses Financing is part of the EU4Business-EBRD credit line Green financing to be the focus of the new credit line (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

EIT InnoEnergy welcomes Volkswagen as its new shareholder

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 3-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen AG (ETR: VOW3), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles, has announced it will become a new shareholder of EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s leading innovation engine for sustainable energy. … Read the full press release

EIC, the World’s Largest Multinational Innovation Program, to Invest €13.4M in Wi-Charge, a Game Changing Wireless Power Company

The fund recognizes Europe as the epicenter of global tech innovation and will accelerate the rollout of true wireless electricity to businesses and homes (PRESS RELEASE) TEL AVIV, 18-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Wi-Charge, the leader in long-range wireless power, today … Read the full press release

The insurance industry, Europe’s largest institutional investor, supports the EC’s proposal for the EUGBS (EU Green Bond Standard)

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance Europe, the European insurance and reinsurance federation, has announced the publication of its response to a consultation by the EC on its proposal for an EU Green Bond Standard (EUGBS). The insurance … Read the full press release

“Shemakes Voices” spotlights women innovators in sustainable fashion

Designers, policy-makers, thinkers and makers chat in an online video series by shemakes, the EU-funded project to inspire and empower future female innovators in sustainable textile and clothing. (PRESS RELEASE) FLORENCE, 15-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Shemakes Voices, starting September 22, … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca, EU agree to end legal proceedings over the delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine Vaxzevria

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has announced an agreement between the Company and the European Commission has been reached that puts an end of the legal proceedings over … Read the full press release

SGS update on the EU action on food contact materials made of bamboo powder

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 6-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, a Swiss multinational inspection, verification, testing and certification company headquartered, has released its update on the action plan EU authorities have agreed on in order to ensure unauthorized food contact plastics containing … Read the full press release

Lithuanian Public Investment Development Agency gets €67.5 million from EBRD for renovation of residential multi-apartment buildings

Loan of €67.5 million to  improve buildings’ energy performance by 40 per cent Second EBRD loan to VIPA scales up successful collaboration on greening buildings Lithuanian project aligns with broader EU climate ambition including Renovation Wave Strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, … Read the full press release

Solidaridad part of three-year EU funded project to support local economic and social development initiatives in Modjo Leather City, Ethiopia

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad, an international civil society organization active in over 40 countries with 8 regional offices on 5 continents, has announced that it is part of a consortium with People in Need (PIN), the … Read the full press release

Fadie Al-Masri to succeed Desmond A. Collins as head of Continental’s Brussels Political Office

Fadie Al-Masri to head Brussels political office from August 1, 2021 Desmond A. Collins to retire on July 31, 2021 The political office represents Continental’s interests in its dialog with EU offices, regulatory authorities, government agencies and associations Dr. Felix … Read the full press release

Erste Group joins European Union’s newly established economic stimulus programme

European Union will issue up to 800 billion euros by end-2026 to finance EU’s recovery Erste Group only bank with key focus on CEE region in EU’s Primary Dealer Network (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 4-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Erste Group announces … Read the full press release

Hydro welcomes the European Commission’s intention to impose antidumping duties on Chinese aluminium converter foil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro Rolling, leading manufacturer of advanced rolled aluminium products, has welcomed the announcement of the European Commission on May 21 of its intention to impose antidumping duties of 16-29.1% on aluminium converter foil … Read the full press release

OMV views the EU climate targets as particularly ambitious transposition of the Paris Climate Change Agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 19-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian multinational integrated oil, gas and petrochemical company OMV, recognizes that climate change is one of the most important global challenges today and fully supports the goals set forth by the Paris Climate … Read the full press release

UniCredit and EIB to mobilise €2.5 billion to help Italian businesses recover from the COVID-19 crisis

The EIB will use the Pan-European Guarantee Fund (EGF) to facilitate UniCredit lending to large, medium and small companies Around 100 large and mid-corporates and more than 10,000 SMEs across Italy stand to benefit Long-term loans and working-capital financing available … Read the full press release

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance the revitalisation of the abandoned Gredelj area in Croatia

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, has announced its support for an urban regeneration initiative in Zagreb, Croatia. The bank will be backing an initiative for … Read the full press release

Europe’s 7 Most Endangered heritage sites 2021: Europa Nostra and EIB Institute put spotlight on European heritage in peril

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 8-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Europa Nostra – the European voice of civil society committed to cultural and natural heritage – together with its partner, the European Investment Bank Institute, announce the List of 7 Most Endangered … Read the full press release

Telefónica commits to contribute to the success of the EU’s green and digital transformation

An initiative of the European Commission and leading European ICT companies to drive green digital solutions to create an innovative, sustainable and resilient economy. Its commitment to have zero net emissions by 2025 in its main markets has enabled the … Read the full press release

GreenMantra Technologies Announces Exclusive Distribution Relationship with HARKE GROUP

GreenMantra Technologies Announces Exclusive Distribution Relationship with HARKE GROUP

(PRESS RELEASE) TORONTO, 16-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — GreenMantra Technologies is pleased to announce our partnership with HARKE GROUP to distribute our products in Europe. GreenMantra is an innovation leader that utilizes its advanced recycling technology to create unique specialty polymers … Read the full press release

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