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European Investment Fund Backs Croatian Innovation with CVCi 2 Funding

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds of Croatia have announced a funding agreement for the Croatian Venture Capital Initiative 2 (CVCi 2). This program builds on the success of the … Read the full press release

UK Universities Reconnect with Horizon Europe: UEA Champions International Research

(IN BRIEF) The University of East Anglia (UEA) welcomes the United Kingdom’s decision to rejoin the Horizon Europe research programme, a significant move given the programme’s £80 billion budget and global prominence in research and innovation funding. UEA emphasizes the … Read the full press release

Savills and Gerald Eve Seek Forward Funding Partner for Dominus’ £200 Million ‘Medlock Tower’ Student Accommodation in Manchester

(IN BRIEF) Savills and Gerald Eve have been appointed by developer Dominus to find a forward funding partner for a student accommodation project in Manchester, known as “Medlock Tower.” The £200 million development will consist of a 37-story super-prime student … Read the full press release

EBRD and EU Collaborate to Boost Armenian MSMEs Through Acba Bank Funding

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) are collaborating to enhance access to finance for Armenian micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) through Acba Bank. The EBRD is providing a loan equivalent … Read the full press release

YorVoice, Equitable Tech Lab, and NHS Healthcare Projects Receive Funding from Sparks

(IN BRIEF) The University of York’s Sparks initiative has provided funding for three research projects. The YorVoice project focuses on voice research to understand individual vocal differences and improve technology, healthcare, and creative expression. The York Equitable Technology Lab aims … Read the full press release

SMART Photonics, Former TU/e Spin-off, Secures €100 Million in Funding to Lead Next-Gen Chip Manufacturing in Europe

(IN BRIEF) SMART Photonics, a scale-up company and former TU/e spin-off, has successfully raised an additional €100 million in funding from a group of strategic industry players and financial institutions. The funding round includes semiconductor industry leaders ASML, NXP, and … Read the full press release

UKRI Funds Supergen Energy Networks Hub to Drive Sustainable Energy Transition

(IN BRIEF) The Supergen Energy Networks (SEN) Hub, a research initiative in partnership with several UK universities, has received significant funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to advance the transition to a sustainable energy sector. The SEN Hub focuses … Read the full press release

EU Extends Funding for EuroTeQ Engineering University Alliance Until 2027

(IN BRIEF) The European university alliance, EuroTeQ, has secured funding from the EU until 2027 to continue its joint training of engineers. Led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM), EuroTeQ aims to enhance collaboration among eight universities in the … Read the full press release

Annual Donors Delivering for SRHR Report Reveals Trends in Global Funding for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

(IN BRIEF) Global health NGO DSW has released its 2023 Donors Delivering for SRHR report, highlighting the state of global funding for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and related areas. The report shows that total funding for SRHR … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Secures Funding for State-of-the-Art SHArD 3D Archaeological Research Lab

(IN BRIEF) The University of Exeter has secured funding to establish the cutting-edge Science, Heritage and Archaeology Digital 3D (SHArD 3D) Laboratory. This state-of-the-art facility will enable researchers to digitally replicate and analyze biological and cultural artifacts, revolutionizing the preservation … Read the full press release

EBRD Provides €10 Million Factoring Facility to Tam Finans for SMEs in Türkiye

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided Tam Finans Factoring A.S., a factoring company in Türkiye, with a €10 million factoring facility under its Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP). The facility aims to support small and … Read the full press release

French cyber security firm DataDome raises $42m in funding round

(IN BRIEF) DataDome, a French-based company that provides a platform for detecting and blocking malicious automated traffic on websites, mobile apps, and API endpoints, has raised $42 million in a Series C funding round. The round was led by InfraVia … Read the full press release

Loughborough University secures funding to continue twinning initiative with Ukrainian university

(IN BRIEF) Loughborough University has been awarded additional funding from UKRI’s Research England to continue its twinning initiative with Beketov National University in Ukraine. The project aims to support academics, students, and university leaders during the conflict in the region. … Read the full press release

ING to restrict funding to midstream oil and gas activities as part of net-zero strategy

ING Repurchases Nearly 1.7 Million Shares, Demonstrating Progress in Buyback Initiative

(IN BRIEF) ING, a Dutch multinational bank, has announced that it will no longer provide dedicated finance for midstream oil and gas infrastructure that unlocks new oil and gas fields. The decision comes a year after the bank stopped funding … Read the full press release


Digital marketing agency Renaissance3 marks one year of war in Ukraine by offering funding and technical assistance to bolster creative solutions to ongoing Russian aggression (IN BRIEF) Award-winning digital marketing agency Renaissance3 is seeking nominations for initiatives that aim to … Read the full press release

Investment in Sustainable Climate Solutions: NIB and Munters Group AB Partnership

(IN BRIEF) NIB and Munters Group AB have secured a 7-year loan for SEK 750 million (EUR 67.5 million) to finance the Swedish company’s research, development, and digitalization initiatives from 2022 to 2026. Munters, a global leader in sustainable climate … Read the full press release

UKRI Launches Biotech Business Incubation Centre to Boost Start-ups

(IN BRIEF) UK Research and Innovation has launched the Biotech Business Incubation Centre (Bio BIC) in the north-west of England to support small biotech businesses. Bio BIC, a collaboration between the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the Science … Read the full press release

Social Sciences and Humanities Community Receives Funding for Groundbreaking Projects

(IN BRIEF) The Open Competition SSH-XS programme has awarded its first two rounds, allowing 121 researchers to start their innovative projects in the social sciences and humanities (SSH) field. The competition emphasizes experimentation and innovation without predefined outcomes, and covers … Read the full press release

Neste’s PULSE project to commercialize chemical recycling of waste plastic with €135 million EU grant

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 20-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has signed a grant agreement with the European Commission and the … Read the full press release

EU Innovation Fund grants Holcim EUR 328 million for carbon capture projects in Germany and Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 20-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers of cement and aggregates, concrete and related services, announces that the European Union (EU) Innovation Fund, one of the world’s largest funding programmes for … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain receives overwhelming investor support in EUR 1.15 billion bond issue

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced the successful completion of a bond issue of 1.15 billion EUR. The bond issue was split into two … Read the full press release

bp to support the global expansion and the R&D of 5B Holdings Pty Ltd, known for its technology for rapid deployment of solar power at scale

5B’s rapidly deployable solar technology enables fast, easy, low-cost solar installation 5B has more than 60MW of solar technology deployed globally, including projects in the US, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The investment will allow 5B to expand further globally … Read the full press release

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to provide EUR 15 million loan to OTP Bank in Moldova in support of local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the country

EBRD lends €15 million to OTP Bank Moldova Financing is for investment support to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises Project is supported by EU with incentive grants under the EU4Business Initiative (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The European … Read the full press release

La Banque européenne pour la reconstruction et le développement (BERD) accordera un prêt de 15 millions d’EUR à OTP Bank en Moldavie pour soutenir les micro, petites et moyennes entreprises locales du pays

La BERD prête 15 millions d’euros à OTP Bank Moldova Le financement est destiné au soutien à l’investissement des micro, petites et moyennes entreprises Le projet est soutenu par l’UE avec des subventions incitatives dans le cadre de l’initiative EU4Business … Read the full press release

UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to support University of East Anglia researchers in their study of Social Prescribing for people with dementia

(PRESS RELEASE) NORWICH, 21-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of East Anglia, a public research university based in Norwich, England, has announced that its researchers will be funded by the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) with £2.7 … Read the full press release

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to provide £75.6 million in support of UK’s digital entertainment sectors

(PRESS RELEASE) SWINDON, 12-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), a non-departmental public body of the Government of the United Kingdom that directs research and innovation funding, has announced that The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry Grew Strongly in First Half of 2022: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) MILFORD, CT, United States, 25-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform (CDP) industry had a strong first half in 2022 with 10% employment growth among existing vendors and eleven new companies added, according to the CDP Institute’s … Read the full press release

KI-basierte Geldanlage für Privatpersonen – Velvet AutoInvest erhält 1,3 Mio. USD Seed-Investment

Der nächste Durchbruch mit Yair Goldfinger & Microsoft (PRESSEMITTEILUNG) LIMASSOL, Zypern, 14-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Star-Investor und ICQ-Mitbegründer Yair Goldfinger ab sofort im Advisory Board des deutschen KI-Trading-Startups Velvet AutoInvest Durch Funding von Investoren und Accelerator Programmen erreicht Velvet ein … Read the full press release

Delegations from the Nordic Council and the European Parliament on a visit to the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Nefco

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), an international financial institution with focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries, has announced that it hosted, together with Nefco, a provider of loans or equity-type funding to … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) have jointly refinanced the Pembroke’s Maximilianhöfe, a 20,000 sqm prime mixed used property asset in Munich

Joint Press Release of pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 9-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (ETR: PBB), a German bank that specialises in real estate and public sector financing, and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW), a universal … Read the full press release

Double cotation des Euro Medium Term Notes (EMTN) de la République de Chypre à la Bourse de Chypre suite à une collaboration fructueuse avec SIX Group

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) ZÜRICH, 31-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SIX Group, l’opérateur de l’infrastructure pour la place financière suisse, a annoncé, en collaboration avec le ministère des Finances de la République de Chypre et la Bourse de Chypre, la mise en … Read the full press release

Dual-listing of the Euro Medium Term Notes (EMTN) of the Republic of Cyprus at the Cyprus Stock Exchange following successful collaboration with SIX Group

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 31-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SIX Group, the operator of the infrastructure for the Swiss financial centre, has announced, together with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus and the Cyprus Stock Exchange, the successful establishment … Read the full press release

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research grants EUR 100,000 to the innovation program ‘Impact at the Core’ of Erasmus University Rotterdam

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 25-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Erasmus University Rotterdam, a Dutch public research university, has announced its innovation program ‘Impact at the Core’ has been awarded a City Deal Kennis Maken grant by NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research). … Read the full press release

EIC, the World’s Largest Multinational Innovation Program, to Invest €13.4M in Wi-Charge, a Game Changing Wireless Power Company

The fund recognizes Europe as the epicenter of global tech innovation and will accelerate the rollout of true wireless electricity to businesses and homes (PRESS RELEASE) TEL AVIV, 18-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Wi-Charge, the leader in long-range wireless power, today … Read the full press release

Biogeobatteries, Additive Manufacturing, water systems, brain organoids projects at University of Bristol funded as part of UKRI flagship Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Bristol, a red brick research university, has announced that four promising future science and research leaders at the university will be benefiting from a £4.5 million UK Government funding to convert … Read the full press release

Introducing Cap Expand Partners, Helping Business Leaders Break International Barriers

Sergio van Luijk, Managing Director at Cap Expand Partners

Cap Expand Partners assist international business leaders in acquiring companies in Europe (PRESS RELEASE) RIEMST, Belgium, 27-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Financial consulting company Cap Expand Partners are pleased to announce a fresh new approach to business acquisitions, financing, and exit strategies. … Read the full press release

Foundation Scotland partners with Made By Sport to support sports clubs in bringing sport into young people’s lives

(PRESS RELEASE) EDINBURGH, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Foundation Scotland announces its partnership with charity Made By Sport to offer the Clubs in Crisis Fund with the aim to give grants to local sports clubs and organisations to help support young … Read the full press release

EBRD supports green investments and women-led businesses in Turkey through US$ 100 million loan to Denizbank

Building resilience of the Turkish economy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has provided US$ 100 million in new funds to Denizbank A.S. for on-lending to local businesses … Read the full press release

Vattenfall participates in the second round of funding of PV management firm Solytic

Vattenfall participates in the second round of funding of PV management firm Solytic

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading electricity and heat producer and retailer Vattenfall has announced it is taking part of the 2nd round of financing of Berlin-based solar management startup Solytic. Other investors include energy and telecommunications … Read the full press release

Conception X by Barclays and UCL to create investable, early-stage deep tech start-ups

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — PhDs in University College London’s top-ranked Computer Science programme will now be able to turn their dissertation into a deep tech start-up. This will become possible thanks to the new initiative launched by … Read the full press release