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Barco expands its outreach in the Unified Communication & Collaboration Solution in the Philippines through new ClickShare Conference distribution partner

(PRESS RELEASE) MANILA, Philippines, 5-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, a global leader in professional visualization and collaboration technology, appoints a major IT/AV distributor in the Philippines, Versatech International as its new distribution partner for their flagship solution Barco ClickShare Conference. … Read the full press release

Barco and Steelcase make virtual, hybrid or local interaction seamless through reimagined classroom spaces

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 5-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, a global leader in professional visualisation and collaboration technology, announces its collaboration with Steelcase, a global designer of furniture and solutions for workplace and education spaces. The partnership aims to create new … Read the full press release

Halifax Buying vs Renting Review: First-time buyers are now saving more than £800 a year

(PRESS RELEASE) HALIFAX, 5-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — New Halifax data reveal that the gap between buying and renting has stretched by 8% in the past 12 months resulting to more than £800 savings a year for first-time buyers. The Halifax … Read the full press release

Cebr: This Easter garden centres and DIY stores to benefit from trend of Brits spending on home improvements

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) unveils its outlook on this year’s Easter retail sales in the UK. The Easter weekend has traditionally been one of the highlights for retailers with shoppers … Read the full press release

Barco projectors and RSA Cosmos’ SkyExplorer 2021 provide unmatched immersive experience for Brussels Planetarium

(PRESS RELEASE) KORTRIJK, 2-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco announces that the Planetarium of Brussels opens its newly renovated dome equipped with 8 state-of-the-art Barco projectors installed by RSA Cosmos along with the latest version of their powerful astronomical software, SkyExplorer … 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

Locked down on the ISS, in immersion on the Earth

The virtual reality cycling experience on board the ISS (PRESS RELEASE) MONTPELLIER, France, 1-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — In an effort to improve the conditions of sports activities during manned flights, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), in charge of the … Read the full press release

Isuzu Motors completes acquisition of UD Trucks from Volvo Group

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Arp-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group announces that it has completed the transaction with Isuzu Motors whereby the Japanese commercial vehicle company acquired UD Trucks from the Volvo Group for an enterprise value of JPY 243 … Read the full press release

Behind the scenes of a 10,000-people online conference: creating a live-event atmosphere and leveraging cybersecurity software

(PRESS RELEASE) VILNIUS, 1-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Three days, 6000 minutes of content, 300 speakers, and over 10,000 attendees. With its unprecedented scale, the Lithuanian Business Forum will certainly feature in every best practice handbook for virtual events. The largest … 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

TRANSMAR AND TRANSMETRICS SIGN DEAL FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART LOGISTICS COLLABORATION

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence help to significantly boost efficiency for Egyptian shipping company (PRESS RELEASE) CAIRO, Egypt / AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘AI platform for logistics’, as Transmetrics is often referred to, is successfully streamlining operations … Read the full press release

MAHLE: chargeBIG’s electric charging infrastructure obtains VDE’s certification

Corporate start-up obtains type examination certificate from Germany’s Association for Electrical, Electronic, and Information Technologies (VDE) Customers of the electric charging infrastructure can now be billed in compliance with the German Measurement and Verification Act (MessEG) chargeBIG is also the … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to deliver fifth processing line to same vegetable oil customer in South Africa

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces that it has won another contract for the supply of a complete processing line to a vegetable oil plant … Read the full press release

Henkel and Plastic Bank expand recycling ecosystems with the opening of three collection centers in Egypt

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, Germany, CAIRO, Egypt, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel together with its partner Plastic Bank announce the opening of their first three plastic waste collection centers in Cairo. The project is part of Henkel’s successful and long-term partnership … Read the full press release

NENT Group launches new Swedish drama series — the tragic real-life story of ‘Fadime’

Production of `Fadime’ supported by expert consulting panel NENT Group to premiere at least 40 original productions in 2021 (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic region’s leading streaming company, Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) announces its next Viaplay … Read the full press release

Amendment of Digi Communications N.V. Financial Calendar for 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications NV would like to announce the investors and the market that there has been an amendment regarding its 2021 Financial Calendar. Due to recent developments, the Company’s procedure for internal … Read the full press release

SENER Aeroespacial designed, manufactured and tested important components of the coronagraph satellite for ESA’s PROBA-3 mission

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 30-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SENER Group‘s aerospace arm SENER Aeroespacial announces that it has completed the testing and has provided the customer with qualification models of the mechanisms for the European Space Agency’s (ESA) PROBA-3 mission. SENER … Read the full press release

Saab successfully trials 3D printing for battlefield damage repair on fighter aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab marks the first time an exterior 3D-printed part has been flown on a Gripen, rather than internal 3D-printed components. The successful trial was to test how additive manufacturing could be used in … Read the full press release

BBVA signs landmark transaction of €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with Enel

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 30-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational financial services company BBVA announces the signing of a €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with the Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, Enel. The transaction is in … Read the full press release

4iG and Digi Communications NV’s Romanian subsidiary have entered into a term sheet with regards to a potential acquisition by 4iG of DIGI Group’s Hungarian operations

4iG and Digi Communications NV’s Romanian subsidiary have entered into a term sheet with regards to a potential acquisition by 4iG of DIGI Group’s Hungarian operations

(PRESS RELEASE) BUDAPEST, Hungary, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications NV (The Company) would like to inform its investors and the market that on March 29, 2021 the Company’s Romanian subsidiary and 4iG Plc. (4iG Plc.) one of the leading … Read the full press release

Australian Defence Force extends contract with Inmarsat

ADF-Inmarsat Australia sign AUS$221m contract extension to 2027 New virtual satellite operations centre enables ADF to control satellite use and monitoring directly (PRESS RELEASE) CANBERRA, ACT, Australia, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, … Read the full press release

Latest research and future treatment in heart rhythm disorders to be presented at EHRA 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Society of Cardiology (ESC) announces that its online scientific congress EHRA 2021 will be held 23 to 25 April online. Highlights of the congress are the latest practice-changing research … Read the full press release

Icade Healthcare Europe and Amavir group to acquire two nursing facilities in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Icade Healthcare Europe¹ announces that together with its partner the Amavir group have signed a preliminary agreement on March 26, 2021 for the acquisition of two nursing homes in Spain for c. €22m … Read the full press release

Terna’s rating upgraded to “EE-” from “E+” by Standard Ethics

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Italy’s national electricity transmission grid operator Terna announces that Standard Ethics has upgraded its corporate rating to “EE-” from the previous “E+”, with a long-term “positive” outlook. Standard Ethics views that Terna is … Read the full press release

Foundation Scotland partners with Made By Sport to support sports clubs in bringing sport into young people’s lives

(PRESS RELEASE) EDINBURGH, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Foundation Scotland announces its partnership with charity Made By Sport to offer the Clubs in Crisis Fund with the aim to give grants to local sports clubs and organisations to help support young … Read the full press release

Vattenfall joins the Science Based Targets Network’s Corporate Engagement Program initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall aims to actively participate in the development of new methods and guidance to protect and restore nature based on science by joining the initiative Science Based Targets Network Corporate Engagement Program. Since … Read the full press release

Granvia launches two prevention campaigns to promote road safety in Slovakia

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Highways’ subsidiary Granvia announces the launch of two prevention campaigns in Slovakia. The campaigns are in replacement of its traditional “Safety Days” which the concession company is unable to organise due to … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann reorganizes its Corporate Communications department

Central editorial unit to handle content and press work Ongoing development of campaigns and digital platforms Public Affairs teams in Berlin and Brussels under one management Close connection between international cultural work and corporate history (PRESS RELEASE) GÜTERSLOH, 26-Mar-2021 — … 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

BT’s new generation cloud-optimised connectivity solutions to upgrade Alstom’s global network

New BT managed network to support global leader’s smart mobility solutions and optimise connectivity to cloud (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BT announces that it will continue connecting Alstom’s global operations after signing a five-year contract with the … Read the full press release