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Press Releases & News from Italy distributed via EuropaWire

EBN TechCamp 2017 held in Naples at EU|BIC Città della Scienza

BRUSSELS, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the seventh year, EBN has organised the EBN TechCamp, the main technical gathering for incubators and innovation practitioners. This year, participants had the chance to meet in Naples, where EU|BIC Città della Scienza warmly welcome them in their … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo Group won the 2017 BAI Global Innovation Award with sharing economy project

Torino, Atlanta, U.S.A., 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Yesterday (5 October 2017) in Atlanta, USA, the Intesa Sanpaolo Group won the 2017 BAI Global Innovation Award in the Innovation in Human Capital category with TimeRepublik, a sharing economy project created for the … Read the full press release

Generali Group announces the global launch of The Human Safety Net

The Procuratie Vecchie, Generali’s historic home in Venice, will open its doors following restoration by world-renowned architect David Chipperfield to become the hub of The Human Safety Net. A global movement connecting communities around the world to create a net … Read the full press release

Emilio Franco will join Mediobanca Group as the Chief Executive Officer of Mediobanca SGR

Emilio Franco will be CEO of Mediobanca SGR, the Group’s new asset management arm MILAN, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mediobanca has strengthened its wealth management division with the addition of Emilio Franco, who will join the Group as Chief Executive Officer of Mediobanca … Read the full press release

Naval Group and Fincantieri welcome the decision of the French and Italian GOVs to cooperate in the naval defence sector

Paris cedex, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Naval Group and Fincantieri welcome today’s decision of the French and Italian governments to launch a joint process paving the way for the future creation of a progressive alliance in the naval defence sector. The … Read the full press release

Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017 Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

Eni signs three new exploration and production licenses for Blocks 7, 10 and 14 offshore Mexico

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni successfully drilled the Miztón-2 well, in the shallow waters of Campeche bay, offshore Mexico, boosting the estimates of the resource in place for Contractual Area 1 to over 1.4 billion barrels of … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: Formation of unwanted aromas in wine due to forest fires explained

MUNICH, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If wine is cultivated in an area where forest fires occur more often, such as in Australia or Southern Italy, aromas that make the alcoholic drink unpalatable can develop in the finished product. Until now, it … Read the full press release

SecBI and Innovery Announce Partnership to Promote SecBI’s “Autonomous Investigation” Cybersecurity Solution to the Italian and Spanish Markets

Tel Aviv, Israel and Rome, Italy, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SecBI, a leading developer of advanced cybersecurity threat detection solutions, and Innovery, a leading ICT services provider and software developer, today announced a partnership for distributing SecBI products in Italy … Read the full press release

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Terna listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 9th year running

The Company’s presence in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index has been confirmed for the 9th year running  Maximum score achieved for specific environmental performance in the transmission sector ROME, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Terna, the Italian national electricity grid operator, is … Read the full press release

Fincantieri: Seabourn Cruise Line’s second ultra-luxury cruise ship Seabourn Ovation launched in Sestri

TRIESTE, 07-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Seabourn Ovation”, the second ultra-luxury cruise ships, after “Seabourn Encore”, that Fincantieri is building for Seabourn Cruise Line, brand of Carnival Corporation, was launched today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Sestri (Genoa). The ceremony was attended, among … Read the full press release

Eni honored to be the Sole Official Sponsor of the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana, Kazakhstan

Eni’s commitment to the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana is demonstrated by its involvement and active participation to an event that takes place during EXPO-2017. During the Astana tour, from the 1st until 9th of September, Teatro alla Scala will perform … Read the full press release

EU Civil Protection Mechanism: European Commission helped mobilise firefighting aircraft for Italy to battle forest fires

BRUSSELS, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Commission has helped mobilise firefighting aircraft for Italy, through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, following another request by the country for assistance to battle forest fires. Responding immediately to the request, France has offered 3 planes … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s Italian subsidiary Italcementi will appeal the Italian Competition Authority’s antitrust decision

HEIDELBERG, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Italcementi S.p.A., HeidelbergCement`s Italian subsidiary, today received notice of a fine decision of the Italian Competition Authority in an antitrust investigation mainly relating to alleged market coordination in the Italian grey cement markets including concerted price … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture rolls out new mobile app to maximise the efficiency and performance of its combine harvesters

Harvesting excellence every time with ideal settings provided by the app and personalised by the operator Issue resolution with the optimisation tool. TURIN, 04-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New Holland Agriculture has developed a new application for mobile devices to maximise the … Read the full press release

Emmi to sell its 24 % stake in Italian fresh cheese specialist Venchiaredo S.p.A.

LUCERNE, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi is selling its 24 % stake in Italian fresh cheese specialist Venchiaredo S.p.A., which is based in Ramuscello and generates sales of approximately EUR 20 million. In doing so, Emmi is focusing its activities in Italy on … Read the full press release

Leonardo: the Italian Ministry of Defence’s OPTSAT-3000 satellite to launch 2 August

The launch is scheduled for Wednesday 2 August from Kourou The whole satellite system is supplied by Leonardo through Telespazio; the prime contractor leading an international group of companies OPTSAT-3000 will guarantee high-resolution images of any part of the globe, … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo will launch EUR 750 million subordinated Tier 2 bond

TURIN, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Intesa Sanpaolo will launch a subordinated Tier 2 bond issue for a maximum nominal amount of €750 million targeted at qualified investors and high-net-worth individuals on the domestic market. It is a 7-year, floating rate bond … Read the full press release

Leading international energy experts in Eni’s new Advisory Board

The Advisory Board will analyze the main geopolitical, technological and economic trends, including issues related to the decarbonisation process for the Board and Eni’s CEO. C San Donato Milanese (Milan), 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni’s Board of Directors has established an Advisory … Read the full press release

Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF consortium to acquire 6.94 percent stake in Italy’s largest toll road network

A consortium made up of Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF has completed the acquisition of a 6.94 percent stake in Autostrade per I’Italia, the largest Italian toll road network which is majority owned by Atlantia, the listed global operator of … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Cardif acquires Ageas ownership in Cargeas Assicurazioni in Italy

BNP Paribas Cardif announced today the signature of an agreement with the company Ageas to take full ownership of Cargeas Assicurazioni (CARGEAS), a major non-life bancassurance provider in Italy. PARIS, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas Cardif (50% – 1 share) and Ageas … Read the full press release

European Commission: refugee resettlement reaching record levels in June

BRUSSELS, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 July 2017), the Commission has adopted its 14th progress report on relocation of asylum seekers within the EU and resettlement of refugees from outside the EU. With relocations reaching record levels in June (with … Read the full press release

Eni World Oil and Gas Review: oil reserves increased slightly in 2016; OPEC countries remain the biggest reserves holder

In 2016 oil reserves increased slightly (+0.2%) mainly due to the contribution of additional reserves in Iraq. World oil production remains nearly at the same level of 2015 (+0.3%). Along with production changes, a significant discontinuity emerges in terms of … Read the full press release

The Abarth 124 rally scored exceptional sporting result at MT Washington Hillclimb in US

In the MT Washington Hillclimb, the car won Prepared car category, with Kevin Wesley ending sixth in the general ranking and Sara Price leading the women. A challenging and spectacular course with long dirt stretches and breathtaking landscapes.  TORINO, 17-Jul-2017 … Read the full press release

INFINOX Forex and CFD Broker Increases Additional Client Money Insurance to £1,000,000

INFINOX Capital Limited (“INFINOX”), an FX and CFD broker which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, has increased their additional clients’ deposit protection to £1,000,000 from the previous £500,000. LONDON, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Based in the … Read the full press release

Piaggio MP3: the world’s first 3-wheel scooter

THE PIAGGIO MP3 RANGE GROWS AND IS COMPLETED STABILITY AND EASE OF RIDING COMBINED WITH AGILITY, BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE AND REDUCED CONSUMPTION. TOP SHELF SAFETY AND COMFORT AS ALWAYS FOR THE THREE-WHEELED PATRIARCH OF THE CATEGORY AND BEST SELLER FOR MORE … Read the full press release

Vespa Sei Giorni: Vespa GTS family meet the history and most genuine sport tradition of Vespa

FROM THE LEGENDARY STORY OF THE “SEI GIORNI” AND ITS VICTORIOUS EPIC DEEDS, A LEGENDARY MODEL IS REBORN A SPECIAL AND NUMBERED VERSION OF THE MOST POWERFUL AND TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED VESPA OF ALL TIMES Pontedera, Italy, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

CEB Governor Rolf Wenzel and Vice-Governor Carlo Monticelli at the Western Balkans Summit in Trieste, Italy

TRIESTE, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), Rolf Wenzel, and Vice-Governor for Financial Strategy, Carlo Monticelli, participated in the Western Balkans Summit in Trieste, Italy.  The 2017 Summit, which was organised by … Read the full press release

Retail: Savills to acquire Larry Smith Italia

LONDON, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills has today, 5 July 2017,  announced the acquisition of Larry Smith Italia, a leading shopping centre and out of town management and leasing business based in Italy.  Combined with Savills existing capital markets and … Read the full press release