Tag Archives: digitalisation

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

Ship manager Anglo-Eastern to use Wärtsilä Voyage Cloud Simulation Solution for navigation, engineering, and liquid cargo handling simulator-based training

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä (HEL: WRT1V), a major Finnish company leader in the production of power sources and other equipment for the marine and energy markets, has announced that its Voyage Cloud Simulation Solution has been … Read the full press release

Oral, hair and beauty care leader TRISA AG to deploy ZEISS’s Manufacturing Execution System platform

(PRESS RELEASE) ULM/ OBERKOCHEN, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS, optical and optoelectronic technology leader, has announced that its ZEISS GUARDUS Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) has been selected, following a rigorous selection process, by the Swiss leader in the oral care, … Read the full press release

ŠKODA automates ordering and supply of components at its Vrchlabí plant

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies enable further automation at the high-tech Vrchlabí site CNC processing lines automatically order parts, supplied by automatic robots that report back for duty with their load carriers Automation of component ordering and supply is yet … Read the full press release

SEAT Apprentice School to welcome talents virtually on 20 May 2020

YouTube professor and the company’s Ambassador for Education and Youth Empowerment, David Calle, will be the master of ceremonies on May 20th Young people interested in studying at the Apprentice School next term will learn first-hand what a student’s day-to-day … Read the full press release

Dr. Paula Bialski appointed Associated Professor of Sociology and digitalisation at University of St. Gallen

(PRESS RELEASE) ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, 1-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of St. Gallen announces the appointment of Prof. Dr. Paula Bialski as Associated Professor of Sociology and digitalisation from 1 April 2020. Prof. Dr. Paula Bialski, born on 16 April … Read the full press release

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) becomes the first bank to collaborate with the Nordic Smart Government (NSG)

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken becomes the first bank to collaborate with the Nordic Smart Government (NSG)

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) has announced it is joining the Nordic Smart Government initiative. SEB becomes the first bank to collaborate with the Nordic Smart Government (NSG). Initiated by the ministers of … Read the full press release

Dr. Christian Jacobsson will lead Fortum’s newly established Data Science & Analytics unit

Dr. Christian Jacobsson will lead Fortum's newly established Data Science & Analytics unit

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 12-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading clean-energy company Fortum has just announced it is going to establish new Data Science & Analytics unit as part of the Business Technology function that is responsible for the IT, innovation and … Read the full press release

Valmet’s 2019–2022 R&D programme gets EUR 50 million funding from NIB

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 9-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB to finance Finnish Valmet Oyj’s research and development (R&D) activities in 2019–2022. The EUR 50 million loan will mature in ten years. Valmet’s 2019–2022 R&D investment programme focuses on performance and investment … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank part of major initiative aimed at creating a common basis for sustainability to be accepted by capital markets

The initiative aims at transforming the way companies are valued (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 22-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank has announced it is joining the value balancing alliance e.V.. Established as a non-profit organization the alliance was founded … Read the full press release

ENTSO-E RD&I Monitoring Report 2018 looks into the progress of European TSO-related research development and innovation (RD&I) activities

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 13-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The new RD&I Monitoring Report 2018 by ENTSO-E has just been made publicly available. The paper looks into the progress of European TSO-related research development and innovation (RD&I) activities. Improving electricity network management, … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak to revolutionise food manufacturing at Hannover Messe 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, 29-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak will launch its “factory of the future” at Hannover Messe 2019. With machines capable of communicating with each other and with the digital systems of the entire operation, automatically diagnosing problems, … Read the full press release

French ferry operator La Méridionale digitalises its fleet with the latest energy management technology from Eniram, a Wärtsilä company

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eniram, a Wärtsilä company and French ferry operator La Méridionale, have taken notable steps on digitalising La Méridionale’s fleet with the help of the latest energy management technology. This partnership is in line with … Read the full press release

High-level conference on ‘Investment, Technological Transformation and Skills’, Luxembourg, 28 – 29 November 2018

Interview and briefing opportunities with EIB Vice-President Andrew McDowell, EIB Director of Economics Debora Revoltella,  Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance at Columbia University Professor Jan Svejnar. KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 28 and 29 November, the … Read the full press release

SEAT named leader in digital transformation by Financial Times study

The report by the Financial Times singles out 100 leading European companies in the field of digitalisation The selected companies stand out for their ability to adapt to new technologies in an innovative way SEAT, recognised for tackling digital challenges … Read the full press release

Telefónica among the 20 European corporations recognised for using digital technologies to change the way they operate

MADRID, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica has been recognised by the Financial Times, Google and leading European policy makers as one of 100 digital pioneers in Europe.  The company has been included in a special report from the Financial Times, Europe’s Road … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Digitalisation: We have a 360-degree approach to creating a safe and compliant operating environment for marine and energy companies

Operators in the marine and energy industries face increasing demands when it comes to security throughout their product and service lifecycles. Digitalisation is taking over the marine and energy industries, building the importance of cyber security for data protection and … Read the full press release

EPP Group: European Commission and Member States need to ensure sufficient funding to streamline digital technologies into all aspects of development policy

EPP Group believes that digitalisation and technological innovation are strong drivers of sustainable development and inclusive growth BRUSSELS, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Digitalisation is a strong driver of development. Digital technologies and capabilities are crucial for alleviating poverty by improving … Read the full press release

Iberdrola announces €4.8 billion investment in digital transformation between 2018 and 2022

Today (17/10/2018) and tomorrow the company is holding its fourth Digital Summit, at its San Agustín del Guadalix training campus (Madrid) Ignacio Galán, the group’s chairman, stated that “digitalisation is one of our strategic pillars: it is providing new opportunities … Read the full press release

BMW Group and CRITICAL Software launch Critical TechWorks software company in Portugal

Merger secures access to talents at up-and-coming technology and software development location. MUNICH, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With signature of the final contracts and approval of the competition authorities, the BMW Group and the company CRITICAL Software have concluded the formation … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and Siemens to further improve road safety especially at crossroads

From classic vehicle safety to cooperative road safety Thanks to WLANp, Car2X vehicles will be able to communicate with traffic lights in future Precise environmental information at crossroads improves safety for all road users WOLFSBURG, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen and … Read the full press release

Digitisation: HIH Group Selects Assetti as its Web-Based Platform Solution

HELSINKI, 04-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The HIH Group will be using Assetti as its web-based asset management tool to drive the progressing digitisation of its management processes. This was announced by the company today. Assetti supports the seamless collaboration between … Read the full press release

BP and Aker BP to explore potential venture capital investments targeting technology and innovation improvements

Alliance will explore joint innovation and technology opportunities Pair will seek out potential venture capital investments LONDON, 03-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP today announced that it has signed a ventures cooperation agreement with Aker BP to explore possible areas of … Read the full press release

Siemens enters the low-code application development market with the completion of Mendix acquisition

Siemens to accelerate investments and growth in Mendix’s organic business and verticals, fueling faster go-to-market expansion Mendix will continue building on its heritage of openness and extensibility, including its partner ecosystem Siemens to create SaaS solutions and extensions, leveraging joint … Read the full press release

Munich Re to acquire software company relayr for US$ 300m

Via its subsidiary HSB, Munich Re is to acquire the tech company relayr, of which it will hold 100% of the shares upon completion Relayr is valued at US$ 300m Relayr offers industrial players end-to-end solutions in the area of … Read the full press release

The new school year at the SEAT Apprentice School to kick off with a completely new course content

The Advanced Degree education cycle is being offered this year for the first time, including content in Industry 4.0 and technological evolution linked to digitalisation Owing to the prestige of the Apprentice School, the number of registration applications received was … Read the full press release

Saab to appoint Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer

STOCKHOLM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has appointed Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer. Christian Hedelin takes up the position on 1 November 2018 and will then be part of Saab’s Group Management. Christian Hedelin is currently head of Strategy … 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

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

Leoni celebrates topping-out ceremony of Factory of the Future

Completion of building shell – plant will combine state-of-the-art cable production with a high-tech laboratory and development centre NUREMBERG, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, … Read the full press release