Category Archives: Iceland

Press Releases & News from Iceland distributed via EuropaWire

NIB Becomes InvestEU Implementing Partner for Norway and Iceland, Expanding Lending Capacity

(IN BRIEF) In a significant development, the European Commission has signed an amendment to the InvestEU guarantee with the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), making NIB the implementing partner for Norway and Iceland. This expansion broadens NIB’s lending capacity under the … Read the full press release

NIB and Landsbankinn Sign USD 75 Million Loan Program to Boost SMEs and Environmental Projects in Iceland

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Icelandic bank Landsbankinn hf. have entered into a new seven-year USD 75 million loan program aimed at financing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and environmental initiatives in Iceland. The program will provide … Read the full press release

Marel Sets the Stage for the Future of Fish Processing at Upcoming Exhibitions

(IN BRIEF) Marel, a leading company in fish processing solutions, reflects on the resilience and innovation seen in the fish processing industry during recent exhibitions. They express excitement and optimism for upcoming exhibitions and highlight their commitment to showcasing innovation, … Read the full press release

Iceland’s Keflavík Airport to Expand with EUR 50 Million Loan from NIB

(IN BRIEF) Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Isavia ohf. have signed a 10-year loan agreement worth EUR 50 million to finance the expansion of Keflavík International Airport in Iceland. The project includes the construction of a new East Wing Terminal, … Read the full press release

Marel and ADM partner to open state-of-the-art taste and texture innovation center

(IN BRIEF) Marel, a global provider of advanced food processing solutions, is partnering with ADM, a global leader in human and animal nutrition, to open a state-of-the-art taste and texture innovation center in the Netherlands. The center, located at the … Read the full press release

Isländisches Energieunternehmen RARIK ersetzt Freileitungen durch Erdkabel mit einem Darlehen der Nordic Investment Bank in Höhe von 20 Millionen Euro

(IN KÜRZE) Die Nordic Investment Bank hat mit dem isländischen Energieunternehmen RARIK einen Darlehensvertrag über 20 Millionen Euro unterzeichnet, um Freileitungen durch Erdkabel zu ersetzen. Dies wird die Sicherheit der Stromversorgung sowohl in ländlichen als auch in städtischen Gebieten Islands … Read the full press release

Icelandic energy company RARIK to replace overhead lines with underground cables using €20m Nordic Investment Bank loan

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank has signed a €20 million loan agreement with Icelandic energy company RARIK to replace overhead electricity lines with underground cables. This will improve security of electricity supply in both rural and urban areas of … Read the full press release

Il gruppo Viaplay assume la leadership nello streaming di sport motoristici di livello mondiale nella regione nordica

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Viaplay Group ha esteso i suoi diritti di streaming esclusivi per le corse motociclistiche MotoGP™ in cinque paesi nordici (Svezia, Norvegia, Danimarca, Finlandia e Islanda) fino al 2028. Viaplay fornirà fino a 400 ore in diretta del … Read the full press release

Viaplay Group Takes the Lead in Streaming World-Class Motorsports in the Nordic Region

(IN BRIEF) Viaplay Group has extended its exclusive streaming rights to MotoGP™ motorcycle racing in five Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland) until 2028. Viaplay will provide up to 400 live hours of the world’s leading motorcycle racing … Read the full press release

Icelandic food processing company Marel announces share transactions as part of its share buyback program

(PRESS RELEASE) GARDABAER, Iceland, 29-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel (ICE: MAREL), an Iceland based multinational food processing company, has announced that the company  purchased 45,650 of its own shares on Euronext Amsterdam at a price of EUR 178,218 between 20 … Read the full press release

Das isländische Lebensmittelunternehmen Marel kündigt Aktientransaktionen im Rahmen seines Aktienrückkaufprogramms an

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) GARDABAER, Iceland, 29-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel (ICE: MAREL), ein multinationales Lebensmittelverarbeitungsunternehmen mit Sitz in Island, hat dies bekannt gegeben das Unternehmen  zwischen dem 20. und 26. August 2022 45.650 eigene Aktien an der Euronext Amsterdam zu einem Preis … Read the full press release

Delegationen des Nordischen Rates und des Europäischen Parlaments zu Besuch bei der Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) und Nefco

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), ein internationales Finanzinstitut mit Fokus auf die Die nordischen und baltischen Länder haben bekannt gegeben, dass sie zusammen mit Nefco, einem Anbieter von Darlehen oder eigenkapitalähnlichen Finanzierungen für nordische … Read the full press release

Delegations from the Nordic Council and the European Parliament on a visit to the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Nefco

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), an international financial institution with focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries, has announced that it hosted, together with Nefco, a provider of loans or equity-type funding to … Read the full press release

Marel: Curio Filleting Platform erweitert Fischverarbeitungskapazitäten

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) GARDABAER, Iceland, 31-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel (ICE: MAREL), ein multinationales Lebensmittelverarbeitungsunternehmen mit Sitz in Island, hat die Enthüllung von Curio, an dem Marel eine 50-prozentige Beteiligung hält, bekannt gegeben erweiterte die Fischverarbeitungskapazitäten seiner dynamischen Curio Filetierplattform, um die … Read the full press release

Marel: Curio Filleting Platform expands fish processing capabilities

(PRESS RELEASE) GARDABAER, Iceland, 31-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel (ICE: MAREL), an Iceland based multinational food processing company, has announced that Curio, in which Marel owns a 50% stake, unveiled expanded fish processing capabilities of its dynamic Curio Filleting Platform … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences Announces European Distribution Expansion for Deflux® and Solesta® for More Than Twenty Countries Through Five Leading Distributors and Direct Sales Effort

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., USA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company dedicated to improving patient outcomes, today announced global distribution expansion for two of Palette’s products, Deflux and … Read the full press release

Bentley Motors celebrates the 20,000th Bentayga built since 2016

20,000 examples of the benchmark luxury SUV now built Bentayga defined and has grown luxury SUV segment since launch Four years of extraordinary adventures Power, agility and record breaking performance First step on Bentley’s journey to electrification and the future … Read the full press release

Orkla strengthens position in Iceland with the acquisition of 20% stake in Nói Siríus

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla ASA acquires 20% of Iceland’s leading chocolate and confectionery manufacturer, Nói-Siríus HF (“Nói Siríus”). Nói Siríus, a market leader in Iceland, is popular for its chocolate brands such as Síríus, Nóa Konfekt, … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Síminn to accelerate transition towards 5G and IoT in Iceland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 2-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson and Síminn (Iceland Telecom) team up to accelerate the move towards 5G through a core network and radio access modernization partnership. Síminn will modernize and expand its radio network and continue to … Read the full press release

Cobots and RPA Gain Centerstage in Automotive Robotics Space; Labor Issues Prevail as a Key Challenge

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Robotics in the automotive industry has been acclaimed as the impetus behind driving optimization and rethinking of production and process through innovative measures. Prospect of artificial intelligence is promising, with the ability to … Read the full press release

Food Waste Recycling Machine Sales to Reach 10,890 units in 2018 on the Back of Growing Investments in Sustainable Solutions

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR’s recent study on food waste recycling machine market foresees a promising growth, driven by proactive initiatives for fostering environmental sustainability. An amalgamation of pivotal aspects, ranging from launch of legislation around food waste … Read the full press release

SMEs Accounted for Nearly 60% Share of SAP Cloud Platform Services Market in 2017, Finds New Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing number of solutions in the entire cloud ecosystem has resulted in creation of a complex cloud environment. Shifting toward cloud platforms being a major focus, cloud customers are facing challenges in managing applications, … Read the full press release

China’s Dominance of Pneumatic Rollers Production and Demand Continues, Finds Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading market research firm that focuses on niche market intelligence across various domains, has announced the launch of a new research study which offers incisive insights on global trends influencing the pneumatic … Read the full press release

OEMs Hold 90% Share of Automotive Switches Sales Channel, Finds Fact.MR

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ – Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks niche markets across 150 countries globally, has launched a new research report that delivers in-depth analysis on the global trends influencing the automotive switches market. The … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Finds Contractor Preference Shifting from Skid Steers to Compact Track Loaders in Lucrative Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets across 150 countries, has recently announced the launch of its study that provides a scrutinized analysis on compact track loader market. This study is an … Read the full press release

Marel celebrates the opening of its upgraded manufacturing facility in Colchester, England

Gardabaer, Iceland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The scope of the work included renovations and extensions to the existing building, manufacturing shop floor, offices and reception area. The facility is now in a modern Marel look and feel that is inviting and … Read the full press release

Surplus Supply Reflects Growing Avidity in the Europe Cocoa Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A recent study by Fact.MR on the Europe cocoa market brings interesting insights to the fore. The comprehensive report by Fact.MR tracks cocoa production and consumption across key European markets. The report is available … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Shows Declining Demand for Tilapia in US Offset by Encouraging Gains in Domestic Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets in over 150 countries, announces the launch of its recent study that offers an in-depth analysis on the global tilapia trade. The 170-page report is a … Read the full press release

Europe Bicycle Parking Racks Market Driven by Consumer Focus on Sustainability and Carbon Consciousness

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in bicycle parking racks in Europe is surging at a brisk pace, with a new Fact.MR study valuing the Europe bicycle parking rack market at around US$ 850 million in 2018. According to … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study on IBM Watson Services Market Lists Business Agility and Customer Service Transformation as Key Motivations to Adoption

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IBM Watson Services continue to get significant traction from end-users, with over 72% respondents in Europe affirmative on using IBM Watson language services, according to a Fact.MR survey. The survey is part of the … Read the full press release

Europe Non-Dairy Toppings Market Riding on the Coattails of Growing Vegan Revolution, Finds a New Fact.MR Study

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DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Europe non-dairy toppings market revenues continue to head north, as the growing vegan population ramps up demand for non-dairy ingredients. Shelves and aisles across European retail stores and hypermarkets have been observed with … Read the full press release

“Heillandi Peking” Ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög haldin í Reykjavík

(Aðeins sem tilvísun og háð viðburðinum) Reykjavík, Íslandi, 02-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — „Heillandi Peking“, ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög var haldin í Reykjavík þann 11. ágúst í boði framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála (Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development). Zhang Weidong, kínverski … Read the full press release

The eruption of the Katla volcano in Iceland dated between late 822 CE and early 823 CE

CAMBRIDGE, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An international group of researchers has dated a large volcanic eruption in Iceland to within a few months. The eruption, which is the oldest volcanic eruption to be precisely dated at high northern latitudes, occurred shortly … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) to co-finance investment projects undertaken by Icelandic municipalities and municipal companies

PARIS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) is providing a € 10 million loan to Municipality Credit Iceland (MCI) in order to co-finance investment projects undertaken by Icelandic municipalities and municipal companies. The loan provided by … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approves ten new loans worth EUR 810 million for social projects

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 June 2017), at its meeting held in Nicosia, the Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved ten new loans worth € 810 million. This brings the total amount approved for … Read the full press release

EU pays tribute to series favorites and address key Digital Single Market policy issues

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Parliament witnessed the power of Nordic drama series during a fascinating event organized by the EBU’s Nordic Members on Tuesday 24 January. EU deciders paid tribute to some of their favorite series … Read the full press release

Marel: PicknPack consortium to develop flexible robotic systems for automated adaptive packaging of fresh and processed food products

Gardabaer, Iceland, 24-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel is proud to be a part of PicknPack, a consortium of companies and organizations using their combined expertise to develop flexible robotic systems for automated adaptive packaging of fresh and processes food products. THE … Read the full press release

NIB: Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) present “Nordic Action on Climate Change” ahead of COP21

In preparation for COP21, the Paris Meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) has collected data on the Nordic countries’ performance in dealing with the environmental challenge. HELSINKI, 7-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Corporate Europe Observatory report reveals the dramatic extent of the pharmaceutical industry’s lobbying efforts towards EU decision-makers

BRUSSELS, 4-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A new report released today reveals the dramatic extent of the pharmaceutical industry’s lobbying efforts towards EU decision-makers, with the industry spending an estimated 15 times more than civil society actors working on public health … Read the full press release

Marel announced the candidates for its Board of Directors for the company’s AGM on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Garðabær, Iceland, 2-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Below are candidates for the Board of Directors of Marel hf. at the Annual General Meeting, to be held at the Company’s headquarters at Austurhraun 9, Gardabaer, Iceland, Wednesday 4 March 2015, at 16:00: … Read the full press release