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Fresenius Projects Robust Earnings Growth in 2024 Following Successful 2023

(IN BRIEF) Fresenius had a strong finish in 2023, with a robust fourth quarter performance. They project accelerated earnings growth in 2024 due to the momentum from their #FutureFresenius initiatives. Achieving their raised outlook for FY/23, the company saw continued … Read the full press release

E.ON Unveils Strategic Brand Realignment to Champion Sustainable Energy Future

(IN BRIEF) E.ON, a prominent energy company, is undergoing a strategic brand realignment to reflect its active role in driving the energy transition towards sustainability. The new brand positioning emphasizes E.ON’s commitment to shaping Europe’s sustainable energy future and taking … Read the full press release

Art Meets Technology: Volkswagen Group Elevates Dialogue on Digitalization and AI in Art with Two-Year Partnership

(IN BRIEF) The Volkswagen Group has partnered with the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin for a two-year project called “KW Digital: Poetics of Encryption.” This initiative explores the impact of digitalization and artificial intelligence on art and society. … Read the full press release

EIB Provides €29 Million Loan to Arteche for Advancing Energy Sector Solutions and Digitalization

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €29 million loan agreement with Arteche, a Spanish company specializing in electrical equipment and solutions for the energy sector. This InvestEU-backed loan will support Arteche’s research, development, and innovation efforts, … Read the full press release

DNV and Shandong Shipping Tanker Launch Joint Innovation Studio for Maritime Digitalization and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) DNV and Shandong Shipping Tanker Co., Ltd (SDST) have announced the establishment of a Joint Innovation Studio to foster collaboration in digitalization and sustainability within the maritime industry. The studio, based at SDST’s Qingdao headquarters, aims to support … Read the full press release

Siemens and Intel Collaborate to Advance Sustainability in Microelectronics Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG and Intel Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in enhancing digitalization and sustainability in the field of microelectronics manufacturing. The collaboration aims to advance manufacturing processes, improve factory operations, enhance cybersecurity, … Read the full press release

Sener and Eurecat Collaborate on Multisector Innovation and Industrial Scaling

(IN BRIEF) Engineering group Sener and technology center Eurecat have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly develop disruptive technologies and scalable solutions across various sectors. This collaboration, which emphasizes open innovation and knowledge exchange, aims to address complex technological … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Its Roadmap to a 100% Digital Enterprise with Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz is actively embracing Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) as a crucial element in its digital transformation journey. The company aims to lead in automotive digitalization under the banner of “Enterprise Transformation – 100% Digital.” FOSS plays … Read the full press release

ARBURG Shines at Fakuma 2023 with Innovations in Plastics Processing and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) ARBURG demonstrated its capabilities in plastics processing and innovative solutions at Fakuma 2023 in Friedrichshafen. The exhibition featured 20 exhibits showcasing sustainability, digitalization, and automation in plastics processing. The world premiere of the ALLROUNDER 520 H with the … Read the full press release

BASF’s Care Chemicals Initiative Takes a Sustainable Leap at SEPAWA Congress

(IN BRIEF) BASF is set to unveil its latest solutions for the home care, industrial & institutional cleaning, and personal care markets at the SEPAWA Congress in Berlin from October 25 to 27. The offerings are part of BASF’s Care … Read the full press release

voestalpine Unveils Cutting-Edge Special Steel Plant in Kapfenberg, Austria, Enhancing Regional Economy and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) voestalpine has officially opened an advanced special steel plant in Kapfenberg, Austria, marking a significant technological advancement in high-performance materials for automotive, energy, and aerospace industries. The plant, known for its high degree of digitalization and sustainability, is … Read the full press release

BASF Announces Sustainable Beauty Days 2023 to Explore Eco-Friendly Practices in Personal Care

(IN BRIEF) BASF is hosting Sustainable Beauty Days 2023 on November 15 and 16, offering interactive sessions on sustainability topics. Thought leaders, scientists, and industry professionals will discuss sustainability trends, the intersection of sustainability and digitalization, new ingredient developments, and … Read the full press release

Digitalization Reshapes Insurance: Balancing Efficiency Gains and Emerging Risks

(IN BRIEF) The insurance industry is leveraging digitalization to monitor, mitigate, and price risks more efficiently, leading to tailored insurance solutions and increased protection. Swiss Re’s report highlights the potential for 3-8% improvements in loss ratios and 10-20% savings in … Read the full press release

Ericsson Showcases Advanced 5G Innovations to Accelerate Malaysia’s Digitalization

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has launched its global Imagine Live event in Malaysia, featuring advanced 5G use cases and technology innovations aimed at boosting Malaysia’s digitalization efforts. The event, inaugurated by Malaysia’s Minister of Communications and Digital, showcased Ericsson’s energy-efficient radio … Read the full press release

Business Finland Director General Emphasizes Importance of Collaboration in RDI Chain

(IN BRIEF) Nina Kopola, Director General of Business Finland, has expressed support for the Finnish government’s commitment to increasing investment in research, development, and innovation (RDI). She highlights the importance of maintaining high standards across the entire RDI chain and … Read the full press release

Moorim P&P Selects ANDRITZ for State-of-the-Art Recovery Boiler and Digitalization

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, an international technology group, has been chosen to supply a cutting-edge HERB recovery boiler and advanced digitalization solutions for Moorim P&P’s pulp and paper mill in Ulsan, South Korea. The partnership aims to enhance the mill’s economic … Read the full press release

“Siemens Unveils Machinum: The CNC Digitalization Powerhouse for Enhanced Productivity and Sustainability in Machine Tool Industry”

(IN BRIEF) Siemens is highlighting its CNC digitalization portfolio, known as Machinum, as an essential component of its Siemens Xcelerator platform for parts manufacturing at the EMO event. Machinum focuses on enhancing productivity and sustainability in the machine tool industry. … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank and Bulgarian Development Bank Collaborate to Enhance SME Financing in Bulgaria

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) have signed a €175 million loan agreement to improve access to finance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-caps in Bulgaria. The loan aims to support companies … Read the full press release

Infineon Introduces CoolSiC MOSFETs for Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Power Applications

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG has introduced its silicon carbide (SiC) CoolSiC™ MOSFET 650 V in TO leadless (TOLL) packaging to address the growing demand for energy efficiency in the digitalization and electro-mobility era. These SiC MOSFETs are optimized for … Read the full press release

Digital X and DMEXCO Unite to Create Europe’s Premier Digital Hotspot

(IN BRIEF) Digital X, the world exhibition of digitalization, is set to return to Cologne on September 20 and 21, 2023. The event will feature over two million square meters of event space, five stages, and a marketplace, with more … Read the full press release

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Ranked Among Top Providers for Security Software in Smart Buildings by Verdantix

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Smart Infrastructure has been recognized as one of the leading providers of security software in smart buildings by industry analyst firm Verdantix. In their “Green Quadrant: Integrated Smart Building Security Software 2023” report, Verdantix evaluated and ranked … Read the full press release

Continental Introduces Smart Tires to Drive Fleet Digitalization and Enhance Urban Public Transportation

(IN BRIEF) Continental, a tire manufacturer, is equipping its entire Conti Urban tire family with latest-generation sensors, making it the first manufacturer to offer a complete range of tires with sensors. The smart tires, including the Conti Urban HA3, Conti … Read the full press release

Terna and University of Salerno Introduce Second Edition of Tyrrhenian Lab Master’s Degree for Digitalization of Electricity System

(IN BRIEF) Terna, the company managing the national transmission grid in Italy, has presented the second edition of the 2nd-level Master’s Degree in “Digitalisation of the electricity system for the energy transition” as part of the Tyrrhenian Lab project in … Read the full press release

DNV and Partners Collaborate to Develop Standardized Languages for Digitalization in the Energy Sector

(IN BRIEF) DNV, along with other organizations, is renewing its partnership to address the challenges of data and information standardization in the energy sector. The lack of a common digital language and standardization leads to inefficiencies, waste, and safety risks. … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund Grants €110 Million Guarantee to BPER Banca Group to Support SMEs and Sustainable Investments

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has provided a guarantee worth €110 million to the BPER Banca Group, comprising BPER Banca and Banco di Sardegna, with the assistance of Banca Finint. This agreement aims to boost investments by small … Read the full press release

Continental Tires Releases White Paper on Efficient and Sustainable Fleet Management

(IN BRIEF) Continental Tires has released a white paper titled “Efficient Fleet Management – Digital, Connected, and Sustainable,” addressing the challenges faced by vehicle fleets in Europe. The paper emphasizes the importance of sustainability and digitalization in fleet management. With … Read the full press release

TRUMPF, thyssenkrupp, and Fraunhofer Collaborate on de:karb Project to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Sheet Metal Processing

TRUMPF, thyssenkrupp, and Fraunhofer Collaborate on de:karb Project to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Sheet Metal Processing

(IN BRIEF) The de:karb research project, led by TRUMPF, thyssenkrupp Materials Services, and Fraunhofer IPA, aims to reduce carbon emissions in sheet metal processing. It will create an open online platform for companies to accurately determine the carbon footprint of … Read the full press release

SCA Implements Voith’s Digital Solutions to Enhance Efficiency of XcelLine PM 2 Paper Machine

(IN BRIEF) SCA, a prominent paper manufacturer, has successfully implemented Voith’s digital and automation solutions to optimize production efficiency on its XcelLine PM 2 paper machine. The high-performance machine, commissioned by Voith at SCA’s Obbola site, produces 725,000 tons of … Read the full press release

DNV and Emirates Steel Arkan Unite to Lead Transformation towards a Sustainable Future

(IN BRIEF) DNV and Emirates Steel Arkan have formed a strategic partnership to accelerate decarbonization efforts in the steel and building materials producer industry. The five-year collaboration aims to achieve net zero emissions in line with the UAE’s climate neutrality … Read the full press release

Siemens to Provide End-to-End Solutions for Cellforce Gigafactory in Groundbreaking Partnership

(IN BRIEF) Cellforce and Siemens have formed a strategic partnership to revolutionize the automotive market by accelerating battery manufacturing. Under the agreement, Siemens will provide automation and digitalization technology to support Cellforce’s gigafactory in Germany. The collaboration aims to enhance … Read the full press release

FAW-Volkswagen Boosts Battery Production with Over 100 KUKA Robots

(IN BRIEF) FAW-Volkswagen is using over 100 KUKA robots to increase battery pack production at its Fo-shan facility in southern China. The MEB Smart Factory produces up to 300,000 battery packs per year for the all-electric MEB platform. The factory … Read the full press release

Infineon Highlights Advanced Silicon and Wide Bandgap Materials to Drive Decarbonization and Digitalization at APEC 2023

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies is set to showcase a range of high-performance and energy-efficient power solutions at the 2023 Applied Power Electronics Conference in Orlando. The company’s product portfolio of advanced silicon and wide bandgap materials will be highlighted to … Read the full press release

Nokia to provide iSIM Secure Connect to Airtel Africa’s wider digitalization efforts

(IN BRIEF) Nokia’s iSIM Secure Connect technology has been selected by Airtel Africa, as part of its digitalization efforts to offer 5G and IoT-based on-demand services to its customers. The technology provides communication service providers and enterprises with the capability … Read the full press release

Voith celebrates 10 years of its Products & Services Division in Sweden with new workshop launch

(IN BRIEF) Voith has opened a new refurbishment workshop in Karlstad, Sweden, which will offer a wider range of refurbishment services, allowing for the economical use of raw materials and an increase in efficiency while utilizing existing resources. The new … Read the full press release

Atos riceve un’offerta da Airbus per acquisire una partecipazione di minoranza in Evidian e entrare in una partnership strategica

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Atos, leader globale nella trasformazione digitale, ha ricevuto un’offerta da Airbus per acquisire una quota di minoranza del 29,9% in Evidian e per stipulare un accordo strategico e tecnologico a lungo termine. Evidian è un partner leader … Read the full press release

Atos Receives Offer from Airbus to Acquire Minority Stake in Evidian and Enter Strategic Partnership

(IN BRIEF) Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has received an offer from Airbus to acquire a 29.9% minority stake in Evidian and to enter into a long-term strategic and technological agreement. Evidian is a leading digital transformation partner … Read the full press release

Connected Cities Initiative Leads to 11 Million Euro MaaS Contract for Indra

(IN BRIEF) Indra, a technology engineering company, has been chosen to develop a Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform for six Spanish cities: Valencia, Valladolid, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Gijón, Logroño, and Fuenlabrada. The platform will integrate all public and private transport services into one app … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall’s Stake Acquisition in Incooling B.V. Advances Digitalization Strategy of Sensors and Actuators Division

Rheinmetall’s Investment in Incooling B.V. Will Also Strengthen Expertise in Automation, Sensors, Alternative Mobility, and Artificial Intelligence (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 16-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall, a German integrated technology group active in the automotive and defence industries, has announced it … Read the full press release

KUKA’s Dr. Christian Liedtke appointed new Chairman of the Board for Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

(PRESS RELEASE) AUGSBURG, 12-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — KUKA (ETR: KU2), one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial robots and systems for factory automation and part of Midea Group, has announced it has appointed Dr. Christian Liedtke as the new … Read the full press release

New Volkswagen ID.7 electric sedan with 700 km range to debut at CES 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) WOLFSBURG, 4-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen Group (ETR: VOW3), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles, has announced that Volkswagen Group of America, its North American subsidiary, will unveil a new fully electric sedan, … Read the full press release