Tag Archives: digitalisation

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

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

New brand presence: Mercedes-Benz to modernise its appearance in the exterior and interior area of its retail operations

STUTTGART, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz is showcasing its new brand presence in the first showrooms. As the first international showroom, Hong Kong gives a thorough insight into the future world of experience. In Germany, customers can experience the new concept … Read the full press release

BMW: extraordinary pageant of new models and concept vehicles at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt am Main

MUNICH, 30-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new products unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt show highlight the status of BMW as a manufacturer of vehicles that transmit unrivalled levels of emotional appeal with their inspirational design, trailblazing innovations and the driving pleasure … Read the full press release

Digitalisation to power Alpiq growth in coming years

Digitalisation and smart networking of decentralised flexible energy systems, smart buildings and e-mobility, industrial plant engineering and the dismantling of nuclear power plants are growth areas that Alpiq has already managed to successfully position itself in. Alpiq systematically focuses its … Read the full press release

The transparent Factory in Dresden opened as new showcase for Volkswagen brand focussed on electric mobility and digitalisation

Experience 50 interactive exhibits and vehicles first-hand Test drives with Volkswagen electric vehicles six days a week New highlight: Sport Coupé Concept GTE with innovative plug-in hybrid technology Dresden, 13-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — After closing for 10 days to carry out … Read the full press release

Insurance Europe: digitalisation of the European insurance industry cannot remove all barriers to increasing the volume of cross-border insurance

However, digitalisation not silver bullet to remove cross-border barriers BRUSSELS, 22-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — While the digitalisation of the European insurance industry will reshape the way insurers innovate, distribute and interact with their customers, it cannot remove all barriers to increasing … Read the full press release

Ricoh Europe research: More than half of workers say their employers fail to meet the needs of different generations in the workplace

Businesses already struggling with Millennials face huge challenges if they fail to adopt new ways of working LONDON, 10-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — More than half of workers (52 per cent) say their employers are failing to meet the needs of different generations … Read the full press release