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The Hungarian Gripen fighter aircraft fleet to get MS20 Block 2 capability upgrade from Saab, a leading defence and security company

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab AB (STO: SAAB-B), leading company in the military defence and civil security markets, has announced it will deliver the MS20 Block 2 capability upgrade of the Hungarian Gripen fighter aircraft fleet as … Read the full press release

Global Risks Report 2022: climate crisis remains the biggest long-term threat facing humanity

Top risks are climate crisis, growing social divides, heightened cyber risks and an uneven global recovery, as pandemic lingers on Global survey of experts finds only 1 in 6 are optimistic and only 1 in 10 believe the global recovery … Read the full press release

Saab receives EUR 14 million order from the Swedish Defence Material Organisation as part of the Torpedo 62 life extension programme

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab AB (STO: SAAB-B), leading company in the military defence and civil security markets, has announced a new order worth of SEK 145 million (EUR 14 million) from the Swedish Defence Material Organisation … Read the full press release

Vietnam’s new eIDs to rely on Infineon’s SLC37 security controller using the latest 40nm security chip technology and an innovative dual-interface packaging

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 8-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), a German semiconductor manufacturer, has announced it partnered with MK Smart, a subsidiary of MK Group, leading provider of Digital Security solutions and Smart Card … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall to supply new simulation technology for the German Army’s Combat Training Centre

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 3-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall AG (ETR: RHM), active in the automotive and defence industries, has announced it will deliver new simulation technology for the German Army’s Combat Training Centre as part of procurement contract for 440 … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies signs multiple agreements with Libyan Government for the sustainable development of the country’s natural resources

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the signature of several agreements with the Libyan authorities for the sustainable development of the country’s natural resources during the Libya … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies and the Government of Suriname sign carbon credit exchange agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 19-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, announces the signing of agreement with the Government of Suriname, to support its national strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by preserving forests … Read the full press release

Aviva: financial scams promoted by paid-for ads must be included in the Online Safety Bill

One in eight people (13%) have been the victim of a financial scam which related to coronavirus. Of those, two-thirds (66%) said their total debts increased over the last year. Aviva calls on government to include financial scams promoted by paid-for … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces The solution reached by the Bucharest Court of Appeal regarding the investigation conducted by the Romanian National Anticorruption Directorate with respect to RCS & RDS S.A., Integrasoft S.R.L. and certain of their directors

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 1-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — In connection with the investigation triggered by the Romanian National Anti-Corruption Directorate (“DNA”), which we have previously disclosed to the market and to our investors in the initial public offering prospectus dated … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services now available in India

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced that its world-leading Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services are now available in India since the company’s partner BSNL, a … Read the full press release

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