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Snam led consortium to acquire 49% of ADNOC Gas Pipeline Assets

ADNOC Gas Pipeline Assets LLC holds the tariff-based rights for the infrastructure (38 pipelines) that connects ADNOC’s upstream activities to Abu Dhabi’s consumption points and the export and interconnection terminals to neighboring Emirates (PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, UAE, 23-Jun-2020 — … Read the full press release

Cloud-based geospatial analytics firm Satelytics gets backing from bp ventures

The firm’s technology has the potential to be part of bp’s aim to install methane measurement at all major oil and gas processing sites by 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has … Read the full press release

Accenture and Sopra Steria transformation program to modernize Covéa’s finance function across its three brands — MAAF, MMA and GMF

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational professional services company Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Sopra Steria, European information technology consultancy formed by the merger of Sopra Group SA and Groupe Steria SCA, have announced they signed a four-year joint … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel launches Net Zero Carbon, the Group’s sustainability programme for the next ten years

Sustainability Report 2019: All targets initiated in 2010 reached or exceeded (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading logistics companies Kuehne+Nagel has announced it has published its Sustainability Report 2019. The company sets out its … Read the full press release

BlackRock, Inc. now owns more than 5% in Wärtsilä Corporation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading Finnish company Wärtsilä Corporation, active in the marine and energy markets, has announced that it has been notified by BlackRock, Inc., the world’s largest asset manager with $7.4 trillion in assets under … Read the full press release

compamedia’s TOP 100 Seal for third time: Hansgrohe one of the top innovators among SMEs in Germany

The 27th round of the TOP 100 innovation competition underlines Hansgrohe SE’s outstanding innovative strength (PRESS RELEASE) SCHILTACH, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Germany based leading taps, showerheads and shower systems manufacturer Hansgrohe Group has announced it has been distinguished as one … Read the full press release

Covid-19 impact on venture capital market: InnMind VC report 2020

InnMind, #1 platform in Europe for startups & investors, released a report based on the personal interviews with 100+ VC firms and investors from Silicon Valley & Europe regarding the covid-19 impact on the venture capital market and investment sentiments. … Read the full press release

Continental Tires to consolidate all of its sustainability activities and projects into newly created department

ContiLifeCycle plant in Hanover sets new standards in the field of tire recycling Continental to cease importing natural rubber exclusively from the tropics (PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational automotive parts manufacturing company Continental AG has announced … Read the full press release

NWO: Spinoza Prize / Stevin Prize, the highest distinction in Dutch Science, awarded to six outstanding researchers

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has announced that six researchers will receive the highest awards in science in the Netherlands. The Spinoza Prize, emphasised on the scientific work and fundamental questions, will … Read the full press release

Thierry Léger to succeed Edi Schmid as Group Chief Underwriting Officer at Swiss Re

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s second-largest reinsurer Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, (Swiss Re) has announced leadership changes as well as changes to its Life Capital Business Unit. Starting from 1 September 2020 the reinsurer will have … Read the full press release

Hydro to donate thousands of food baskets to people near its operations in the state of Pará in northern Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Hydro has announced it is making its second donation in Brazil since the country was severely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company will donate 11,000 food … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at ING: Current CEO Ralph Hamers leaves; Steven van Rijswijk will be the new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational banking and financial group ING has announced leadership changes. The bank’s Supervisory Board has just appointed Steven van Rijswijk, currently member of the Executive Board and chief risk officer of ING, … Read the full press release

IoT projects can now be started quickly and easily with Deutsche Telekom’s IoT Solution Builder

The IoT platform brings together all the parts needed for the successful integration of IoT solutions (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 18-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest telecommunications provider in Europe Deutsche Telekom has announced the launch of its IoT Solution Builder … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval receives firm order worth nearly EUR 10 million for ballast water treatment systems

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval has announced it will deliver Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 to about 40 vessels, with options covering another 40 systems. The deliveries … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ COMPACT PRESS® Washer, MC pump and a standpipe will be key process equipment at BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian plant engineering company ANDRITZ has announced that BillerudKorsnäs, Swedish pulp and paper manufacturer, has made an order for key process equipment to complement the main brown stock washing system preceding the side … Read the full press release

Skanska sells sustainable retirement home in Stockholm, Sweden for more than 30M EUR

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company, Skanska sells its sustainable retirement home in the new district of Täby Park in Stockholm, Sweden. The 80-apartment property was sold to SPP Fastigheter for more than 30M … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s RS24 radar system will be core part of Mayflower Autonomous ship’s AI Captain

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 16-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä, the leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, has just announced it will be joining marine research organisation ProMare, the global consortium behind the Mayflower … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s regulatory disclosures will be reported in Finnish and English

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 16-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä, the leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, has announced a change in the company’s reporting languages. From now on the company will only use … Read the full press release

TomTom’s virtual AGM held on 15 June

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 16-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading location, navigation and map technology company TomTom (TOM2) has announced that all items in the agenda of its Annual General Meeting held virtually on 15 June have been voted favorably. Among other … Read the full press release

Ericsson Mobility Report 2020: 5G subscriptions to reach 190 million by end of 2020

190 million 5G subscriptions forecast by end of 2020; 2.8 billion by the end of 2025 Digital infrastructure critical to meeting communication needs in times of crisis Fixed wireless access (FWA) connections forecast to reach close to 160 million, and … 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

Electromobility: Bosch makes recharging simple and smooth for everyone with its smart recharging services

From Andalusia to the Arctic Circle: access to one of the biggest pan-European recharging networks All-inclusive package: more than 150,000 charge spots in a single app Recharging network constantly growing: 200,000 charge spots by the end of 2020 Location-related services … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier and Orange International Carriers join forces and combine expertise to enhance IPX services

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In today’s fast-paced business environment, organizations understand the need to join forces and take advantage of combined expertise to effectively drive success. This is the reason why Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier and Orange … Read the full press release

BAE Systems supports UK’s economic recovery by getting people back to work and creating new jobs

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, BAE Systems goes on with its plans of recruiting a record number of apprentices, despite the Covid-19 pandemic. In February, more than 9,000 people across the … Read the full press release

Pierre Koukjian and Cedric Koukjian, Designer Duo in Collaboration with Bulgari

At the eve of the sculpture biennale SINCE studio and Louis Vuitton group are exhibiting a selection of the designers’ sculptures in their Bulgari flagship store (PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — After the success of its first edition … Read the full press release

Pierre Koukjian et Cédric Koukjian, Duo de designers en collaboration avec Bulgari

À la veille de la biennale de sculpture, le studio SINCE et le groupe Louis Vuitton exposent une sélection des sculptures des designers dans leur magasin-phare Bulgari (PRESS RELEASE) GENÈVE, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Après le succès de sa première … Read the full press release

BMW Motorsport: Bruno Spengler (CAN) becomes the first champion of the IMSA iRacing Pro Series

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 12-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW’s motorsport division BMW Motorsport has announced that Bruno Spengler (CAN) has become the first champion of the IMSA iRacing Pro Series. An earlier accident saw the BMW driver record a zero-point result … Read the full press release

The Rhaetian Railway orders 20 additional Capricorn trains from Stadler

(PRESS RELEASE) BUSSNAG, 12-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss trains manufacturer Stadler has announced that 20 additional Capricorn trains are ordered from the Rhaetian Railway (RhB) for the Rhaetian Railway. The current purchase is worth 172.9 million Swiss Francs (~ EUR … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca: two trials show long-term efficacy and tolerability of Calquence (acalabrutinib) in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

ACE-CL-001 trial showed an overall response rate of 97% with a sustained safety profile for previously untreated patients after more than four years In pivotal ASCEND trial, 82% of patients with relapsed or refractory disease treated with Calquence remained progression … Read the full press release

SEB, AMF and FAM create Sindre Invest AB to help Swedish companies make it through the economic crisis

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB, AMF and FAM team up to support Swedish companies in need of capital to make it through the corona crisis. The partners invested SEK 3.5bn in a jointly owned company, Sindre Invest … Read the full press release