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Amanda Blanc, Group CEO Aviva PLC: We need to unlock trillions of private finance to speed up the transition to net zero

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global financial services industry calls on G20 governments to help build a Net Zero economy and meet the goals of the Paris agreement ahead of COP26. The Call to Action includes specific policy … Read the full press release

The weapons capabilities of the UK and Italian F-35 fleets to get upgraded

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced that together with MBDA, a European multinational developer and manufacturer of missiles, they have secured additional funding to complete … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to deliver advanced synthetic training for Typhoon pilots in new £220 million Ministry of Defence contracts

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced that contracts worth more than £220 (EUR 258) million have been awarded to the company by the Ministry of … Read the full press release

Biogeobatteries, Additive Manufacturing, water systems, brain organoids projects at University of Bristol funded as part of UKRI flagship Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Bristol, a red brick research university, has announced that four promising future science and research leaders at the university will be benefiting from a £4.5 million UK Government funding to convert … Read the full press release

ABB’s Peter Voser joins Xynteo’s Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

ABB Peter Voser joins Xynteo Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Xynteo today announced that Peter Voser, Chairman of ABB Ltd., has agreed to serve as Chairman of Europe Delivers, a purpose-driven partnership that helps businesses and governments find new ways to grow while … Read the full press release

Aviva Fraud Report: consumers have low trust in the internet as a tool for shopping for financial services

More than half of internet users (53%) don’t trust that the adverts on search engines are placed by a legitimate financial services company or provider And more than half (56%) don’t believe that search engines verify the authenticity of the … Read the full press release

Advanced analytics company Novetta with focus on defense, intelligence, and law enforcement markets acquired by Accenture Federal Services (AFS)

AFS Launches National Security Portfolio  (PRESS RELEASE) ARLINGTON, VA, United States, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced that its subsidiary Accenture Federal Services (AFS) … Read the full press release

Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA): illegal wildlife trade in Hong Kong to be included in Hong Kong’s Serious Crime Ordinance (OSCO)

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), an investigator and campaigner against environmental crime and abuse, has announced that an amendment to include wildlife trafficking crime in Hong Kong’s Serious Crime Ordinance (OSCO) has just been … Read the full press release

UK Export Finance (UKEF) signs MoU with Central America’s leading development bank for joint financing of major clean energy, infrastructure and construction projects in the region

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will enable closer economic collaboration between the UK and Central America. Countries that can benefit from the joint financing agreement include the Dominican Republic, Panama, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. The partnership will … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to work on the advancement of Eurofighter Typhoon as part of new EUR 159 million contract

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANBOROUGH, 6-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will work on the advancement of Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft as part of a new EUR 159 (£135 million) … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat Air System

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems announces that it has been awarded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) a contract worth approximately £250m to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat Air System … Read the full press release

T-Systems extends collaboration with Google Cloud to help key industries in their journeys to cloud and digital transformations

T-Systems to become a strategic industry solutions integrator and innovation partner for Google Cloud in key industries Deutsche Telekom subsidiary is now also a managed services provider for Google Cloud (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 27-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems and Google … Read the full press release

Deutsche Umwelthilfe: Grünes Licht für Nord Stream 2 wäre klimapolitischer Sündenfall ausgerechnet in der Woche der Flutkatastrophe

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Die nach übereinstimmenden Agenturmeldungen kurz bevorstehende Einigung zwischen der Bundesregierung und den USA über den Verzicht auf Sanktionen gegen die umstrittene Mega-Pipeline Nord Stream 2 kommentiert DUH Bundesgeschäftsführer Sascha Müller-Kraenner wie folgt: „Klimapolitisch bleibt die … 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

Gasum trials deliveries of liquefied biogas for the Finnish Border Guard

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Gasum announces that it has started biogas deliveries for the Finnish Border Guard. One delivery was made from Risavika in Norway and another from the Turku biogas plant, in Finland. These test deliveries … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to continue its vital role in supporting the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 2-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems announces that it has secured two contracts worth up to £1.3 billion for the extension of its key role in supporting the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base. The contracts, which … Read the full press release

Largest Supply Chain for Face masks, FFP2, FFP3 and cloth masks

Creative Concepts Manufacturing Group Unveils its innovative 5-Layer Nano-PTFE Filtering Technology Reusable and Washable Cloth Mask for everyday civilians – AirGuard™ Face Mask (PRESS RELEASE) BOLOGNA, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Creative Concepts Manufacturing Group announces campaign launch of their new … Read the full press release

“Building Healthy Relationships and Enhancing Gender Equality”: Young women from Cyprus, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan come together

Building Healthy Relationships and Enhancing Gender Equality

(PRESS RELEASE) NICOSIA, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Young women from Cyprus, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan came together in the online seminar “Building healthy relationships and enhancing gender equality” to discuss gender norms and explore tangible implications of human, gender, and … Read the full press release

NAVIRIS and NAVANTIA to expand industrial cooperation for the European Patrol Corvette (EPC) program

(PRESS RELEASE) GENOA/ MADRID, 11-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri announces that NAVIRIS, its 50/50 joint venture company with Naval Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAVANTIA aimed at enlarging the industrial cooperation for the European Patrol Corvette … Read the full press release

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

The parties will collaborate in enabling zero-emissions electrified canal boats to be powered with Electriq Global’s Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality zero-emission requirements (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a provider of Hydrogen-Rich, Zero-Emissions … Read the full press release

Experts demand for more transparency for medical treatment of politicians

(PRESS RELEASE) RIGA, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German Charite Medical Center once again is in the limelight of international attention: on December 17 the popular mayor of Kharkov (Ukraine), Gennady Kernes, passed away at the well known hospital after a … Read the full press release

Electriq Global will launch its Zero Emissions, Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in the Netherlands by powering passenger canal boats with an Electriq PowerPack in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality requirement that all passenger vessels will be emission-free from 2025

Electriq Fuel Demonstrator Canal Boat

To comply with the Amsterdam municipality requirements, all passenger vessels sailing the Amsterdam canals are required to be emission-free as of 2025. Electriq and Boot10 pave the path to compliance (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a … Read the full press release

Laureti Announces Production Facility in Southern California As MiRA’s New Features Revealed

Laureti Announces Production Facility in Southern California

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Passenger-centric mobility pioneer, Laureti, has announced that the car volumes dedicated for North America will be made in the United States. Laureti chief Marcus Paleti said that the company is seriously considering the … Read the full press release

Corma.de launches Social Links OSINT Academy

Corma.de launches Social Links OSINT Academy

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 9-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In December 2020, Social Links, in partnership with Corma.de – the German private investigative agency, is launching an Academy that explains the principles of OSINT activities. It expounds in detail the methods of … Read the full press release

Southampton Professor Matt Westmore named new Chief Executive of Health Research Authority (HRA)

(PRESS RELEASE) SOUTHAMPTON, 8-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Southampton announces the appointment of Professor Matt Westmore from its Faculty of Medicine as Chief Executive of the Health Research Authority (HRA). The HRA is one of a number of bodies … Read the full press release

Cebr’s study for FairFuel UK: forcing people to use electric vehicles would make car ownership unaffordable for the poorest

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), one of the UK’s leading economics consultancies, has released its commentary on UK Gov’s green agenda which has started to emerge in a series of … Read the full press release

Enel X’s subsidiary PayTipper to support the adoption of pagoPA electronic payment platform

Enel X, through its subsidiary PayTipper, has launched a campaign to support public bodies in the process of using the pagoPA platform for payments made with physical POS terminals The Pocket PA solution means administrations can have a solution in … Read the full press release

Dutch Police selects bodycams from Zepcam to support police officers on the street

(PRESS RELEASE) ZALTBOMMEL, The Netherlands, 27-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch police have selected Zepcam, a Dutch pioneer in the field of mobile video solutions for frontline professionals, as the supplier of bodycam systems for police officers. The contract has … Read the full press release

LAURETI DEVELOPS THE WORLD’S FIRST MOBILITY OPERATING SYSTEM

(PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Laureti, a pioneering mobility technology company, reveals MiRA.OS– a first-of-its kind mobility operating system designed to deliver a dedicated passenger-centric experience. The central rationale of the operating system supports passenger wellness, productivity and connectivity—in … Read the full press release

Arriva Group: The new three-year contract is positive recognition of CrossCountry’s stewardship since 2007

(PRESS RELEASE) SUNDERLAND, UK, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Arriva Group, a multinational public transport company, has responded to the announcement by the UK Government made on 16 October 2020 of a new three-year contract for CrossCountry Trains. David Brown, Managing … Read the full press release