Tag Archives: digitalisation

Lloyds Bank Business study: only 12 percent of small businesses across UK made the move to go digital due to the pandemic

Just 10% of small businesses launched a virtual shop window as a direct result of the pandemic  Nearly half of small businesses are yet to make the move to online 65% see lack of digital skills as main barrier to … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO and IT holding Etnetera Group form a joint venture for the delivery of the next-generation software for the era of electromobility

ŠKODA AUTO launches joint venture Green:Code with IT holding Etnetera Group Green:Code’s goal: To optimise the user experience for ŠKODA customers and to deliver next-generation software for the era of electromobility The new company will be hiring up to 200 … Read the full press release

Pravina Ladva to lead Swiss Re’s technology related activities

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 16-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss Re, the world’s second-largest reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Pravina Ladva, Swiss Re’s current Group Digital Transformation Officer, as Group Chief Digital & Technology Officer. She will also become a member … Read the full press release

Sweco wins two contracts as part of Svenska kraftnät’s plan to strengthen the electricity grids in Stockholm and Uppsala regions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sweco (STO: SWEC-B), a European engineering consultancy company, has announced that the company has won two new contracts as part of the comprehensive work for the upgrade and future-proof of the electricity grids … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services now available in India

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced that its world-leading Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services are now available in India since the company’s partner BSNL, a … Read the full press release

BAE Systems investment to provide digital skills training at 70 schools across Lancashire region

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will invest £300,000 in programmes designed to enhance digital skills of young people in Lancashire. Working in collaboration … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO’s digitalisation, MQB and MEB vehicles parallel production part of the recognitions the automaker received at AUTOBEST in Barcelona

Europe’s largest independent automotive jury recognises ŠKODA AUTO’s successful development in international markets and innovative concepts in production November 2020 awards ceremony postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic Award winners honoured last Thursday evening in Barcelona (PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESKAV, 4-Oct-2021 … Read the full press release

SHV acquires Kiwa a global player in the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) industry

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 9-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest private trading groups, SHV announces that it has reached an agreement on the acquisition of Kiwa, currently owned by NPM Capital and the Kiwa management and employees. Kiwa … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO names Roland Villinger as head of Corporate and Product Strategy

Roland Villinger will have responsibility for the newly created area of ‘Corporate and Product Strategy’ at ŠKODA AUTO as of 1 June 2021 ‘Corporate Development and Digitalisation’ and ‘Product Strategy and Modular Toolkit Management’ departments to be merged Previous Head … Read the full press release

Inmarsat unveils Digital Yacht initiative to help the superyacht, yachting, explorer and racing communities with the sector’s digitalization

Inmarsat ambassador Nick Moloney presents Digital Yacht series exploring potential of reliable connectivity and digital solutions to revolutionise yachting (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced the … Read the full press release

Siemens España and Telefónica Tech combine expertise to offer comprehensive solutions for smart buildings

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens España and Telefónica Tech to present a far-reaching value proposition to create major opportunities for improving buildings that includes everything from energy efficiency and user experience to connectivity, security and data analysis … Read the full press release

SEAT S.A. Apprentice School 21-22 academic year: Registration now open for four advanced dual vocational training cycles

The registration period is open for new students, who can apply for one of the 74 places available for the 21-22 academic year until the end of the month All students who successfully complete one of the 4 advanced degree … Read the full press release

Behind the scenes of a 10,000-people online conference: creating a live-event atmosphere and leveraging cybersecurity software

(PRESS RELEASE) VILNIUS, 1-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Three days, 6000 minutes of content, 300 speakers, and over 10,000 attendees. With its unprecedented scale, the Lithuanian Business Forum will certainly feature in every best practice handbook for virtual events. The largest … Read the full press release

Telefónica commits to contribute to the success of the EU’s green and digital transformation

An initiative of the European Commission and leading European ICT companies to drive green digital solutions to create an innovative, sustainable and resilient economy. Its commitment to have zero net emissions by 2025 in its main markets has enabled the … Read the full press release

Maritime industry: DNV GL releases white paper “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s leading classification society, DNV GL, announces a white paper entitled “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”. The white paper, released at a press conference today, identifies a looming … 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

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