Generali completes sale of its entire shareholding in the Ireland-based Generali PanEurope to Life Company Consolidation Group

TRIESTE, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Assicurazioni Generali SpA announces that it has completed the sale of its entire shareholding in the Ireland-based Generali PanEurope to Life Company Consolidation Group (LCCG). The terms of the transaction are in line with the announcement of the … Read the full press release

Shell completes sale of its 15% shareholding in Malaysia LNG Tiga for $750 million

The HAGUE, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Gas Holdings (Malaysia) Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announced today that it has completed the sale of its 15% shareholding in Malaysia LNG Tiga Sdn Bhd (MLNG Tiga) to the … Read the full press release

AUDI AG and Hyundai to cross-license patents to bring fuel cell to volume production maturity

Patent cross-licensing for accelerated development to volume production Audi Board Member for Technical Development Peter Mertens: “Want to achieve attractive cost structures for the breakthrough of the most systematic form of electric driving” Audi full-size SUV with fuel cell technology … Read the full press release

Volkswagen AG and Ford to explore strategic alliance

The companies are investigating several joint projects – including joint development of a range of commercial vehicles to better serve the evolving needs of customers globally Potential projects aim to strengthen each company’s competitiveness; the companies will share updates as … Read the full press release

The European Medicines Agency launches new online portal for orphan designation applications

EMA launches new submission portal today LONDON, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has launched a new secure online portal for orphan designation applications. The portal, named ‘Iris’, provides a single space where applicants can submit and manage the information and … Read the full press release

EMA and the European Commission update guidance to prepare pharmaceutical companies for UK’s withdrawal from the EU

Publication of updated Q+As and practical guidance LONDON, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Commission have updated their guidance to help pharmaceutical companies prepare for the United Kingdom’s (UK) withdrawal from the European Union (EU). Updates to the questions-and-answers … Read the full press release

A new career guide launched for young people looking for a career in the clean energy sector

LONDON, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new guide aimed at students, school leavers and sixth-formers looking for a career in the clean energy sector is being unveiled today at RenewableUK’s Global Offshore Wind conference and exhibition in Manchester – the largest event … Read the full press release

Fortum takes part in the first electric airplane project in Finland

ESPOO, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum is participating in the Helsinki Electric Airplane Association’s project that is testing an electrically-powered airplane. The first serial produced electric airplane purchased in Finland, the Pipistrel Alpha Electro, is scheduled to take its maiden flight … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts construction of its largest wind farm in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction of the Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind farm in the Åsele and Lycksele municipalities is now starting. The wind farm cluster will have a total of 84 turbines and, when operational in 2021/2022, it will be one of … Read the full press release

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting solution now with embedded candidate relationship management capabilities

BERLIN, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the launch of candidate relationship management capabilities as part of its SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting solution. With this announcement made at the SuccessConnect event taking place June 18–20 at CityCube Berlin, SAP continues to … Read the full press release

SAP announces latest European companies that selected SAP SuccessFactors solutions for human capital management (HCM)

BERLIN, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the latest cohort of European companies that have selected SAP SuccessFactors solutions for human capital management (HCM) to help attract, develop and retain top talent and empower them to succeed in … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim’s Metacam® now also approved in Europe as analgesic and anti-inflammatory medicine to guinea pigs

Metacam® 0.5mg/ml Oral Suspension for Cats is now also approved in Europe for alleviation of mild to moderate post-operative pain associated with soft tissue surgery in guinea-pigs True market need to provide relief after painful  procedures and surgeries Boehringer Ingelheim is … Read the full press release

Novartis’ Alcon AcrySof IQ PanOptix intraocular lens unveils new data showing significantly improved near and intermediate distance vision

Better visual outcomes for patients with the AcrySof IQ PanOptix intraocular lens at near and intermediate distance vision[1]  Detailed findings presented at World Ophthalmology Congress 2018 Recent survey reveals 82% of people 60+ are willing to have advanced surgical options … Read the full press release

CRITICAL Software and the BMW Group to combine expertise in automotive software engineering

COIMBRA, Portugal, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CRITICAL Software is expanding its strategic collaboration with premium mobility company, the BMW Group, to form a new joint venture called Critical TechWorks. The agreement, which is subject to examination and approval from the relevant … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach launches the next generation Futura equipped with a new driveline

The new driveline of the VDL Futura results in optimum reliability, low maintenance costs and fuel savings of 3%. The VDL Futura is delivered as standard with the new ZF Traxon gearbox. The new generation VDL Futura is 100 kg … Read the full press release

Kalmar to supply two rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes to Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals

HEKLSINKI, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals (RST) to supply two Kalmar rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes with remote control and extensive customisation. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2018 … Read the full press release

GRAPHISOFT® rolls out the latest version of ARCHICAD

BUDAPEST, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAPHISOFT®, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that ARCHICAD® 22’s global rollout process has begun. The latest version of ARCHICAD improves the architectural design and documentation workflow for … Read the full press release

Volvo announces changes to its senior management team

GOTHENBURG, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo’s senior management team is to be strengthened to further intensify the rate of change at the Volvo Group and the development of new business models. The role of Deputy CEO will be refined and a … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol (June 11-15, 2018)

BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with art. 150 of the Romanian National Securities Commission Regulation no. 1/2006 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock … Read the full press release

University of Aberdeen cyclists complete the North Coast 500, raising more than £25,000 for cancer research

ABERDEEN, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A team of cyclists from the University of Aberdeen have completed the North Coast 500, raising more than £25,000 to support cancer research in the process. The team, consisting of University staff, NHS Grampian staff … Read the full press release

Airbus builds new and modern, energy-efficient building for Navigation Ground Systems in Toulouse

TOULOUSE, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 100 people are currently working within the EGNOS V3 phase B team following a sharp increase from mid 2017 linked to the award of the contract in January 2018. EGNOS consists of an extensive … Read the full press release

Airbus to help train customers on its spacecraft and systems at its new Space Academy in Toulouse

TOULOUSE, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has opened the company’s Space Academy in Toulouse, France to help train customers in the operation of satellites and space systems that are acquired from the company. When a spacecraft or system is purchased … Read the full press release

Airbus to provide Heron TP unmanned aerial systems and operational services to German Armed Forces

Covers provision of drone systems as well as all operational services Contractual model is based on the successful Heron 1 contract Includes five reconnaissance drone systems capable of carrying weapons BERLIN, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and the Federal Office of … Read the full press release

Airbus opens fourth Hamburg A320 Family production line

New standard in digitalisation and automation, driving efficiency Key enabler in Airbus’ single-aisle ramp-up HAMBURG, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has inaugurated the fourth Hamburg, Germany A320 Family production line. Making use of digital technologies and a more flexible industrial setup, … Read the full press release

Airbus and the government of Côte d’Ivoire partner to develop Côte d’Ivoire’s aerospace industry

TOULOUSE, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and the government of Côte d’Ivoire signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework of collaboration to support the development of the country’s aerospace industry, which has been identified as strategic for … Read the full press release

YIT and Are team up to construct the Soukka station on the West Metro line in Espoo, Finland

HELSINKI, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A consortium formed by YIT and Are and Länsimetro Oy have signed an agreement on the construction of the Soukka station on the West Metro line in Espoo, Finland. The value of the contract is … Read the full press release

YIT promotes living comfort for Kivistö in Vantaa residents with Liiteri sharing economy services

The Liiteri container offers residents high-quality home supplies and electric and cleaning tools for rentas an alternative to owning them. HELSINKI, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has decided to promote the living comfort of the Kivistö area in Vantaa by … Read the full press release

Eni and ICS Maugeri expand partnership in toxicological emergency research, prevention and treatment to over 70 countries

San Donato Milanese, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni and ICS Maugeri have signed an agreement to expand their partnership in toxicological emergency research, prevention and treatment to all the countries where Eni operates. The partnership is already active in Italy … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool and Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust appoint Professor Gregory Lip to lead new Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science

LIVERPOOL, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool and Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have appointed Professor Gregory Lip as part of a new initiative to establish an internationally-leading Centre for Cardiovascular Science in the Merseyside … Read the full press release

Settlement of litigations between RCS & RDS S.A. and Antena Group entities

BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its shareholders and the market that RCS & RDS S.A., the Romanian subsidiary of the Company (“RCS&RDS”), entered on 15 June 2018 into a settlement agreement with Antena TV … Read the full press release