Category Archives: Portugal

Press Releases & News from Portugal distributed via EuropaWire

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

BRUSSELS/ THE HAGUE, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage … Read the full press release

Silver is Gold: The first European Silver Economy Awards have announced its winners

May 3, 2018 ¦ Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, Fraunhofer Institute Portugal and ProjectRay have been honoured as winners of the first edition of the European Silver Economy Awards. BRUSSELS, Belgium, 11-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday May 3, the … Read the full press release

Allianz Group sells 8.4 percent stake in Banco BPI to CaixaBank for 178 million euros

Allianz Group sells 8.4 percent stake in Banco BPI to CaixaBank Allianz and CaixaBank agree to reorganize terms of insurance distribution cooperation in Portugal Allianz Group aims to extend and deepen insurance partnership in Portugal with Banco BPI, subject to … Read the full press release

Denmark-based Akjumen becomes official partner and distributor of CRITICAL Software’s products and services in Scandinavia

COIMBRA, Portugal, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CRITICAL Software has announced a new partnership with Denmark-based Akjumen, a company focused on bridging the gap between technology and business services. The agreement will see Akjumen act as an official partner and distributor of … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research links technological leadership and economic leadership in the context of 16th and 17th century Europe

Economic leadership and technological leadership are often closely linked. Efficient organisations make investment decisions based on market forces. Less efficient organisations allow other factors to influence their decisions. The Portuguese and Dutch merchant shipping empires of the 16th and 17th century demonstrate … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank enters into agreement with ABANCA for the sale of its Private & Commercial Banking business in Portugal

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE / NYSE: DB) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its local Private & Commercial Banking business in Portugal to ABANCA Corporación Bancaria S.A. (ABANCA). With … Read the full press release

TAP Air Portugal is the launch operator of Airbus’ newest A330 variant

Back-to-back painting of the initial two A330neo jetliners is completed for the Portuguese flag carrier TOULOUSE, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The initial two A330neo jetliners destined for an airline operator have rolled out of the paint shop bearing the red … Read the full press release

World Life Experience is headed to Ljubljana

The lucky participants will be in Ljubljana, Slovenia showing a worldwide audience the wonders of the City, while enjoying hands on involvement with the ZAVOD POVOD Institution, from March 01st to March 11th, 2018. LISBON, Portugal , 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid on Azores Islands

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid in the Portuguese administered Azores Islands. A new 10 MW extension to the existing Belo Jardim power plant on the island of … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets completed the acquisition of the second largest shopping centre in Portugal from Baupost and Eurofund Group

PARIS, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has completed, on behalf of … Read the full press release

Seven life scientists in Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Turkey announced recipients of EMBO Installation Grants

HEIDELBERG, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EMBO announces today seven life scientists as recipients of EMBO Installation Grants. These grants will support the early-career researchers in establishing their independent laboratories in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Turkey. EMBO Installation … Read the full press release

#SUCCESVOL #VERHUIZEN: VERHUIZEN NAAR HET BUITENLAND

BELASTINGADVIES EN DIGITAAL VERMOGEN GROOTSTE BEKOMMERNIS VOOR GROEIENDE SEGMENT VAN VERHUIZENDE VERMOGENDEN LUXEMBURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Uit nieuw onderzoek van The OneLife Company blijkt dat het verzekeren dat beleggingen fiscaal efficiënt zijn en het beheren van internationale fiscale verplichtingen … Read the full press release

#REUSSIR SON #EXPATRIATION: LE PARCOURS DE L’EXPATRIATION

LE CONSEIL FISCAL ET LES SERVICES NUMÉRIQUES DE GESTION DU PATRIMOINE EN HAUT DES PRIORITÉS DU SECTEUR EN PLEINE CROISSANCE DE L’EXPATRIATION DES HNWIs LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Il ressort de la nouvelle étude de The OneLife Company, que … Read the full press release

#SUCCESS IN #RELOCATION: THE RELOCATION JOURNEY

TAX ADVICE AND DIGITAL WEALTH FRONT OF MIND FOR GROWING HNW RELOCATOR SEGMENT LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from The OneLife Company reveals that ensuring investments are tax efficient and managing international tax commitments are among the top … Read the full press release

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) reaffirmed the BBB- rating of REN – Redes Energéticas Nacionais

LISBON, 02-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The North American financial rating agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) reaffirmed the BBB- rating given to REN – Redes Energéticas Nacionais, also maintaining the “positive” perspective, thus demonstrating its trust in the company’s future. The financial … Read the full press release

Vodafone Portugal and NOS to deploy and share a fibre-to-the-home network in Portugal

LONDON, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group announces that Vodafone Portugal and NOS have signed an agreement to deploy and share a fibre-to-the-home network which will be marketable to around 2.6 million homes and businesses in Portugal. The two companies will … Read the full press release

EDP Renováveis, ENGIE joint venture awarded 15-year Contract for Difference for delivery of 950 MW of offshore wind generation at £57.50/MWh

The contract was awarded by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) following its latest CfD auction. LISBON, 12-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”) and ENGIE are pleased to announce that Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited, a … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson met with Portugal’s Secretary of State for Energy Jorge Seguro Sanches in Lisbon

BRUSSELS, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson met with Portugal’s Secretary of State for Energy, Jorge Seguro Sanches, in Lisbon on 4 September. António Sá da Costa, President of the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association (APREN), also took part in … Read the full press release

New edition of the Premios EmprendedorXXI (EnterpriseXXI Awards) to be held in Portugal for the first time

The event is now in its eleventh incarnation in Spain. Widely viewed as Spain’s most prominent event for start-ups, the competition is now to be staged in Portugal for the first time. The entry period runs from 4 September through … Read the full press release

TS EMEA to Exhibit at AEGPL 2017 with NextGen Mobility Solutions On Hand

TS EMEA will present its NextGen enterprise software at the AEGPL Congress on 21-22 June 2017, in Lisbon, Portugal Tulsa, USA, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TS EMEA, a provider of logistics and mobility software solutions, announced that it will present … Read the full press release

MEDLAB Series expands its presence into Europe

More than 3,000 medical laboratory industry professionals expected to attend the launch edition of MEDLAB Europe at the Barcelona Congress Centre in Spain Barcelona, Spain, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After many years of operating successful MEDLAB events around Africa, Asia … Read the full press release

TU/e team of soccer robots won the final of the Portuguese Robotics Open in Portugal

EINDHOVEN, 03-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The TU/e team of soccer robots, Tech United, won the final of the Portuguese Robotics Open in Portugal today, beating their Portuguese opponents CAMBADA by a score of 2-0. The Portuguese tournament is the unofficial European … Read the full press release

Redes Energéticas Nacionais (REN) launches new app with exclusive information about Portugal´s energy

LISBON, 03-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — REN – Redes Energéticas Nacionais launched a new communication tool, the App REN Energy, now available on the APP Store and on the Play Store. With an easy and intuitive navigation, the application gives access to exclusive … Read the full press release

EDP wins 4 blocks of concessions for the building and operation of electricity transmission lines in Brasil

LISBON, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pursuant to the terms and for the purposes of the article 17 of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and of article 248 of the Portuguese Securities code, EDP – … Read the full press release

Consortium of investors to acquire 100% of EDP’s gas distribution subsidiary in Spain

LISBON, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pursuant to the terms and for the purposes of the article 17 of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and of article 248 of the Portuguese Securities code, EDP – … Read the full press release

Startup Madeira Supports Entrepreneurship and Innovation With New Incubator

BRUSSELS, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EBN Member Startup Madeira / BIC Madeira in its 20th anniversary opened a new incubator, on 12th of April at Ribeira Brava, (Madeira, Portugal), with the aim to overcome structural disadvantages in the region and increase capacity … Read the full press release

Banco de Portugal’s Professor Jacinto Nunes Prize 2016 winners for the academic year 2015/2016

LISBON, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Every year, Banco de Portugal awards a prize to the best undergraduate students in Economics, recognising merit in a fundamental area of study for the mission of a central bank. This prize has been renamed … Read the full press release

Banco de Portugal’s Lúcia Leitão appointed Vice-Chair of the International Financial Consumer Protection Organisation (FinCoNet)

LISBON, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Lúcia Leitão, the head of the Banking Conduct Supervision Department of Banco de Portugal, has been appointed Vice-Chair of the International Financial Consumer Protection Organisation (FinCoNet), an organisation recognised by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and … Read the full press release

Zandre Campos Recipient Of Distinguished Business Excellence Award

CEO of ABO Capital receives special recognition from the African community LISBON, Portugal, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABO Capital, a leading international investment firm headquartered in Angola, announced today that its CEO Zandre Campos was named one of the Top … Read the full press release

MEO e a Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP): 100 mil euros serão doados à Liga dos Bombeiros Portugueses

LISBOA, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Em apenas uma semana, a linha solidária lançada pela MEO e a Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP) registou cerca de 170 mil chamadas, totalizando mais de 100 mil euros, que serão doados à Liga dos … Read the full press release