Tag Archives: digitalisation

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

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