Tag Archives: COVID-19

CCD-NL Announces: “Shaping your heritage: constructing your design practice” workshop with local Indonesian artisans and Dutch designers

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 1-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CCD-NL is binding cultures in times of crisis! Due to the COVID-19 crisis, CCD-NL has been searching for new ways to promote intercultural communication. Today CCD-NL proudly presents the first webinar for 2021. … Read the full press release

Adapt Fast or Disappear – Choosing the Right Supplier

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — We are moving more and more into an on-demand world, where the companies who embrace digitalization and agility thrive. We have witnessed that the companies surviving in this new era of manufacturing are … Read the full press release

EBRD supports green investments and women-led businesses in Turkey through US$ 100 million loan to Denizbank

Building resilience of the Turkish economy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has provided US$ 100 million in new funds to Denizbank A.S. for on-lending to local businesses … Read the full press release

A URSAPHARM Arzneimittel e a CEBINA anunciam uma parceria com vista a reaproveitar o anti-histamínico azelastina para combater a COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SAARBRÜCKEN / VIENA, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Na luta contra o vírus SARS-CoV-2, um grande número de empresas farmacêuticas está em busca de novas abordagens para combater a pandemia. Além das vacinas, estão a ser feitos esforços intensivos … Read the full press release

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel et CEBINA annoncent un partenariat pour reconvertir l’antihistaminique azélastine afin de lutter contre la COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SARREBRUCK / VIENNE, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dans la lutte contre le virus SRAS-CoV-2, un grand nombre d’entreprises pharmaceutiques recherchent de nouvelles approches pour combattre la pandémie. Outre les vaccins, des efforts intensifs de recherche et développement à … Read the full press release

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SAARBRÜCKEN / VIENNA, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — In the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a large number of pharmaceutical companies are looking for new approaches to combat the pandemic. In addition to vaccines, intensive research and development efforts … Read the full press release

Arts at CERN announces Black Quantum Futurism collective as winner of the Collide residency award

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Following an international open call launched in October last year, a total of 564 project proposals were received from 79 different countries for the ninth edition of Collide. The diversity, reach and quality … Read the full press release

Aviva announces new partnership agreement with UK cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational insurance company Aviva to help its protection customers living with cancer get access to the emotional, clinical and financial support they need through a new partnership agreement with leading UK cancer … Read the full press release

Virgin Media to hire more than 400 new employees in 2021

More than 400 new apprenticeship, graduate and intern roles to be created at Virgin Media throughout 2021 offering the opportunity to learn on the job Virgin Media has more than doubled the number of roles available year on year, providing … Read the full press release

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca confirmed safe and effective at preventing COVID-19

Increased efficacy with longer inter-dose interval Protection of over 70% starting after a first dose First indication of reduction in disease transmission of up to 67% (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical … Read the full press release

Mining industry: Sika upscales its additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika (SWX: SIKA), a Swiss multinational specialty chemical company, has announced it has further expanded additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, near Stockholm in Sweden, and upscaled to the latest-generation technology. The new … Read the full press release

Accenture strengthens its ecommerce services to help clients reimagine their business through the acquisition of Businet System

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 2-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces the acquisition of Businet System, a leader in developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel … Read the full press release

Fondazione Italiana Accenture joins The Human Safety Net and Generali Italia to help non-profit sector in Italy reach even more vulnerable families through digitalisation

(PRESS RELEASE) TRIESTE/ MILAN, 1-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the largest global insurance and asset management providers, Generali announces a new partnership between The Human Safety Net and Fondazione Italiana Accenture to accelerate the digitalisation process of the non-profit … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool awarded grants to create anti-viral surface technologies to break chain of COVID transmission

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool announces that its has joined a consortium to develop new anti-viral technology that will limit the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) from touching contaminated surfaces in areas such as hospitals, train … Read the full press release

Virgin Media in search for Covid-19 pandemic’s unsung heroes of Northern Ireland

People in Northern Ireland have the power to nominate a ‘Local Legend’ – someone who has gone above and beyond during the Covid-19 pandemic The nation’s hero, Captain Sir Tom Moore, will join TV presenter Konnie Huq and others to … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Vattenfall Solar Team gear up for the World Solar Challenge 2021 in Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall teams up with Vattenfall Solar Team again this year for the World Solar Challenge. In October, the team aims to win the Australian world championship again. This will … Read the full press release

Southampton Professor Matt Westmore named new Chief Executive of Health Research Authority (HRA)

(PRESS RELEASE) SOUTHAMPTON, 8-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Southampton announces the appointment of Professor Matt Westmore from its Faculty of Medicine as Chief Executive of the Health Research Authority (HRA). The HRA is one of a number of bodies … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank releases its 10 Outrageous Predictions for 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) HELLERUP, Denmark, 8-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish investment bank Saxo Bank announces the release of its 10 Outrageous Predictions for 2021. The predictions focus on a series of unlikely but underappreciated events which, if they were to occur, … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s comprehensive suite of Finance and Accounting (F&A) solutions recognized as best-in-class by Everest Group

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation Capgemini named a Leader by Everest Group in its Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020, proudly retaining its leading position … Read the full press release

Virgin Media and Scope #WorkWithMe community grows as more inclusive employers joins campaign to address UK’s disability employment crisis

100+ businesses have committed to becoming a more inclusive employer of disabled people including Deloitte, Ford and Unilever More businesses urged to join the #WorkWithMe forum to support disabled people More than a million disabled jobseekers have accessed key employment … Read the full press release

EIB signs €15.0 million financing deal with AB Science to support the development of masitinib as a treatment for COVID-19

Financing deal worth €15.0 million signed to support clinical development programme for masitinib Masitinib developed as a credible candidate for treating COVID-19 in addition to other diseases for which no therapeutic solutions are available (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 30-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Social distancing: Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) assists the railway manager ProRail with the analysis of crowds behavior and dynamics

(PRESS RELEASE) EINDHOVEN, 24-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eindhoven University of Technology, a research university specialized in engineering science & technology, has announced it is collaborating with the authority that runs the Dutch rail infrastructure ProRail to anonymously measure crowd dynamics … Read the full press release

An initiative in Brazil to promote income generation and training of seamstresses in the community where Hydro’s alumina refinery and aluminium plant work

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company, has announced it is part of “Travessia Barcarena” initiative, which aims at promoting income generation and training of seamstresses in the … Read the full press release

Schindler ahead of CTBUH 2020​: post-crisis city will be driven by smart technology, connectivity, and sustainability

(PRESS RELEASE) EBIKON, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Schindler Group (SWX: SCHP), a Swiss multinational company active in the escalators, moving walkways, and elevators markets worldwide, has shared its views on the post-crisis city ahead of CTBUH (the Council on Tall … Read the full press release

Vodafone in H1 FY21: increased confidence in our full year outlook on resilient first half performance

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 16-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications through mobile, fixed, broadband and TV, has released its H1 FY21 results (ended 30 September 2020) delivering on its strategic priorities … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Passenger Confidence Tracker: Over 80 percent of airline passengers unlikely to return to their previous travel routines post COVID-19

Inmarsat’s ‘Passenger Confidence Tracker’ is the largest global survey since the pandemic began, revealing attitudes of almost 10,000 airline passengers Eight in ten air passengers say their travel habits will change as a result of COVID-19, with 41 per cent … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa in FY20: record order intake despite Covid-19

In the fourth quarter, the company reported EBIT pre PPA and before Integration and Restructuring costs of €31m, a margin of 1.1% Fiscal year 2020 reflects the impact of Covid-19 and the challenges in the Onshore business, with EBIT pre … Read the full press release

Savills: European hotel occupancy rates grew to 38.6% in Q3 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills (LON: SVS), a global real estate services provider, has released its insight on to the European hotel occupancy during the third quarter of 2020. According to the research, pricing shifts in Europe’s … Read the full press release

Economic recovery: Massive €75 billion investment plan announced by Iberdrola

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola (BME: IBE), a Spanish multinational electric utility company, has announced a historical €75 billion investment plan to 2025 as a firm commitment to economic recovery. The pledge represents the largest investment programme … Read the full press release

Large-scale study by University of Cambridge: globalisation may be decreasing the security of global supply chains

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 26-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Cambridge researchers have just released their large-scale study of the risks that countries face from dependence on water, energy and land resources finding that globalisation may be decreasing, rather than increasing, … Read the full press release