Tag Archives: Europe

EY Building a Better Working Europe survey: Skill shortages in Europe are damaging the growth prospects of companies and the continent’s economy

European companies struggle to recruit and retain talent with digital skills Almost half (48%) lack cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and robotics skills Digitally mature companies record higher productivity and better top-line growth LONDON, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skill shortages in Europe are … Read the full press release

Alliance of key industry stakeholders covering the full plastics value chain established to reduce plastics littering across Europe

BRUSSELS, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (11 December 2018), the European Commission launches an alliance of key industry stakeholders covering the full plastics value chain as part of its persisting efforts to reduce plastics littering, increase the share of recycled … Read the full press release

EU unveils an Action Plan to step up efforts to counter disinformation in Europe and beyond

BRUSSELS, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To protect its democratic systems and public debates and in view of the 2019 European elections as well as a number of national and local elections that will be held in Member States by 2020, the … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding connects Europe and China faster than by sea and cheaper than via air freight with new less-than-container load rail service

The demand for rail freight capacity on the “New Silk Road” is continuously increasing.   DHL Global Forwarding grows its rail freight capacity in the Belt and Road network New weekly LCL service between Duisburg and Chengdu to meet increasing … Read the full press release

INSEAD hosted the iW50 Summit at its Europe campus in Fontainebleau

FONTAINEBLEAU, France, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INSEAD, the business school for the world, today hosts the iW50 Summit at its Europe campus in Fontainebleau. The Summit is a culmination of its iW50 campaign – a celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first INSEAD women MBA … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim’s Metacam® now also approved in Europe as analgesic and anti-inflammatory medicine to guinea pigs

Metacam® 0.5mg/ml Oral Suspension for Cats is now also approved in Europe for alleviation of mild to moderate post-operative pain associated with soft tissue surgery in guinea-pigs True market need to provide relief after painful  procedures and surgeries Boehringer Ingelheim is … Read the full press release

Sandoz announces European Commission approval for Zessly® (infliximab) for use in Europe

European Commission’s (EC) approval based on comprehensive data package confirming that Zessly® matches safety, efficacy and quality of reference medicine Biosimilars such as Zessly enable earlier patient access to important medicines and positively impact healthcare systems Zessly is the third EC … 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

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson discussed the future of renewables in Europe at the German parliament

On Monday 18 April WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson participated in a lively discussion at the German parliament on the future of renewables in Europe. BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dickson was speaking at the EUFORES (European Forum for Renewable Energy) workshop … Read the full press release

WindEurope: Europe invested €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017

BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe invested a total of €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017.  The development of new farms accounted for €22.3bn of this. This is according to WindEurope’s ‘Financing and Investment Trends’ report released today. The rest of the investment … Read the full press release

World Life Experience is headed to Ljubljana

The lucky participants will be in Ljubljana, Slovenia showing a worldwide audience the wonders of the City, while enjoying hands on involvement with the ZAVOD POVOD Institution, from March 01st to March 11th, 2018. LISBON, Portugal , 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

RCH Group Expands European Operations

Opens regional headquarters in Austria to support growing customer base Treviso, ITALY, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Group SpA, a provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector, today announced the … Read the full press release

Interoute named Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe

LONDON, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Interoute has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe,1 for the fourth consecutive year. The annual report provides businesses with an impartial evaluation of vendors’ strengths and capabilities. Interoute continues to … Read the full press release

Launch of the Global Education Innovation Award

DUBLIN, Ireland, 03-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global Education Network Europe is launching the Global Education Innovation Award on 1 May, 2017 GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

5.2m vehicles and 75m m³ of production material for Europe and exports handled and dispatched by Volkswagen Group Logistics in 2016

2016: More than 5 million vehicles and about 75 million m³ of production material shipped for Europe and exports Future fields of action defined WOLFSBURG, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016, Volkswagen Group Logistics played a key role in achieving the … Read the full press release

Europe´s first polar orbiting weather satellite MetOp-A built by Airbus Defence and Space turns 10 on October 19, 2016

MetOp-A, Europe’s first polar orbiting weather satellite, still going strong after 10 years – double its specified lifetime High precision weather data helps businesses, farmers and security organisations TOULOUSE, 18-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — It has orbited Earth almost 52,000 times, delivered … Read the full press release

Leonardo-Finmeccanica attending Helitech International 2016 – the most important helicopter exhibition in Europe

AMSTERDAM, 14-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Leonardo-Finmeccanica is attending Helitech International  2016(October 11-13, Stand No. 10B50), the most important helicopter exhibition in Europe, showing a range of solutions in the commercial and public utility rotorcraft sector demonstrating integrated capabilities, from platform and … Read the full press release

Orange and Ericsson partnership to enable 5G technology building blocks, proof of concepts, and pilots across Europe

Ericsson and Orange are working on the development and test of selected 5G use cases based on Orange’s network and Ericsson 5G technology Technology building blocks, proof of concepts, and pilots across Europe allowing Orange to experience 5G services and … Read the full press release

BDA, MEDEF and BDI on Brexit: this will expose Europe to great turbulence

BERLIN, 30-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The British citizens have made the democratic and unequivocal decision to demand for their country to leave the EU. While French and German business leaders accept this decision, they are fully aware, that this will expose … Read the full press release

University of Copenhagen historian Dino Knudsen first researcher to get access to the Trilateral Commission’s own archives

Copenhagen, Denmark, 11-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In the 1970s, a network of businessmen, politicians, and academics from the US, Europe, and Japan, also known as the Trilateral Commission, changed the way international politics was conducted. Informal links between Commission members, governments, and … Read the full press release

The European Parliament boasts more than 1 million Facebook page fans

One million citizens from every corner of Europe and beyond now follow the European Parliament on Facebook, making our page the biggest Facebook page of any of the European institutions. But how did it all begin and what is it … Read the full press release

EIA: banning hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in supermarkets the cheapest and most effective ways to reduce greenhouse gases in Europe

London, UK, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Banning the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – super greenhouse gases used in refrigeration – in supermarkets would be one of the cheapest and most effective ways of reducing greenhouse gases in Europe. Speaking at the shecco ATMOsphere … Read the full press release

Neste Oil’s premium-quality diesel fuel Neste Pro Diesel first to comply with the WWFC 5 specification

Espoo, Finland, 22-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste Pro Diesel, a premium-quality diesel fuel developed and produced by Neste Oil in Finland, is the first anywhere to comply with the WWFC 5 specification drawn up as part of the Worldwide Fuel Charter (WWFC) … Read the full press release

Visa Europe: 1M POS now accept contactless payment across Europe; spend grows six fold in 12 months

London, UK, 04-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — European consumers have made 211 million contactless purchases in the last 12 months (August 2012 to July 2013), according to figures released today from Visa Europe. The monthly contactless spend has also increased six fold to €285 million in July … Read the full press release