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SABCA: medical drone transport system project selected for funding from Smart Mobility Belgium

BRUSSELS/ANTWERP, 24-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Helicus Aero Initiative (HAI) is putting in place a system that is able to transport medical parcels by drones between hospitals and their laboratories/pharmacies. The project, named MEDRONA, was selected for funding by the federal government. … Read the full press release

NWO will no longer use its own funds to enter into new financial obligations for joint calls via ERA-NETs and JPIs

THE HAGUE, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NWO will no longer use its own funds to enter into new financial obligations for joint calls via ERA-NETs and JPIs. The main reason for this is that NWO focusses on new forms of international … Read the full press release

UK Research and Innovation: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council provides £14 million investment for the UK’s Catalysis Hub

SWINDON, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have welcomed the new £14million investment into the UK’s Catalysis Hub that will support a nationwide research programme. Funding is provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, which … Read the full press release

KfW new subsidiary KfW Capital to develop the VC and VD funding landscape in Germany

Joint press release from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, KfW and KfW Capital Joint initiative between Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Federal Ministry of Finance and KfW to expand the markets for venture … Read the full press release

Blockchain Cyber-security Firm Privus Raises $635k in Late Stage Seed Funding

Oversubscribed Round Extends International Investor Base to North America ZUG, Switzerland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Privus announced today that it has closed a funding round led by Silicon Valley and New York-based Rubicon Venture Capital and by a highly regarded, … Read the full press release

ING to invest £5 million in the UK fintech Funding Options

ING has invested £5 million in Funding Options, the UK fintech company that offers a marketplace for lending to SMEs. AMSTERDAM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The investment gives ING a minority interest in the platform. Funding Options is keen to use … Read the full press release

ING Ventures to invest EUR 7.5 million in multibank platform Cobase

ING Ventures has invested €7.5 million in international fintech Cobase, a multibank platform that helps international customers to manage multiple bank accounts. It offers payments, cash management and treasury services in one place. AMSTERDAM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our goal is to … Read the full press release

ING to invest in Black Bear Carbon and help the company improve its technology and expand globally

ING has invested in Black Bear Carbon (BBC), a company that recycles old tyres into a raw material used to make things like pen ink, smartphone covers and new tyres. AMSTERDAM, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The raw material ‘carbon black’ is used … Read the full press release

DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH to invest 14 million USD in Grupo Vitalmex

COLOGNE, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DEG is co-Investor in a financing tranche led by Australis providing growth capital for Grupo Vitalmex. The demand for medical procedures is rising in Mexico, due to high rates of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease and … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse Group (Guernsey) II Limited calls its CHF 2.5 billion 9.0%, USD 1.72 billion 9.5% and USD 1.725 billion 9.5% high-trigger tier 1 capital instruments for redemption

ZURICH, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse Group (Guernsey) II Limited has called its CHF 2.5 billion 9.0%, USD 1.72 billion 9.5% and USD 1.725 billion 9.5% high-trigger tier 1 capital instruments for redemption on the first optional redemption date of … Read the full press release

Legion Finance Trade Limited (LFTL) Loan for Hydraulic Fittings for Construction Machinery and Automobiles Manufacturing in Malta Island

Malta Island, 26-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Legion Finance Trade Limited (LFTL) Investors Group signed today a loan agreement amounting up to €210 Million Euro with OSKAL IMPERIOLIZMA LTD, a Malta Island based Hydraulic Fittings for Construction Machinery a fully … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute and Digital Catapult partner over data science and AI research

LONDON, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alan Turing Institute and Digital Catapult are allies in the effort to make the UK the best place in the world for data science and AI research, collaboration and business. Today we announce a formal collaboration between … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: Dr Bertram Daum, Dr David Phillips and Dr Muireann Maguire have receive grants from the European Research Council (ERC)

EXETER, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Three rising research stars at the University of Exeter have received a significant funding boost from the European Research Council (ERC), it has been announced. Dr Bertram Daum, Dr David Phillips and Dr Muireann Maguire have … Read the full press release

ING to invest €21 million in international payments platform TransferMate

AMSTERDAM, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ING announced yesterday (29 July) that it will invest in international payments platform TransferMate to provide SME customers and corporate clients with faster, cheaper and easier payments solutions. “ING is dedicated to offering seamless payment solutions and freedom … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to receive £1.2 million in funding to support its pioneering research in improving UK crops

New funding to develop scientific breakthroughs in crop research and innovation COVENTRY, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick is set to receive £1.2 million in funding to support its pioneering research in improving the resilience, sustainability and productivity of … Read the full press release

Leading European Crowdfunding Firm FundedByMe Kicks-Off Property Portal MIPARO’s Campaign May 21

UPPSALA, Sweden, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MIPARO, a residential real estate home listing portal for emerging markets, based in Sweden, announced today that their crowdfunding campaign with FundedByMe, a leading European based firm, will begin May 21, 2018. It will run … Read the full press release

University of Sussex Buzzing Balconies project bagged the most votes in the latest round of Tesco Bags of Help

BRIGHTON, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Sussex researchers investigating how bees get a buzz out of Brighton’s balconies and courtyards have thanked the public after shoppers’ votes bagged them a funding boost. The Buzzing Balconies project has received £4,000 after … Read the full press release

NWO awards funding to ten proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure

THE HAGUE, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The NWO executive board has awarded funding to ten proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure. The total amount granted is 138 million euros. Today the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid … Read the full press release

NWO, Chinese Academy of Sciences: four projects in radio astronomy awarded funding

THE HAGUE, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the joint programme between NWO and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in the field of radio astronomy four projects have recently been awarded funding. Research in radio astronomy is at the … Read the full press release

STFC and EPSRC launch funding call with Cancer Research UK to drive forward earlier detection of cancer

SWINDON, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STFC and EPSRC have launched a joint funding call with Cancer Research UK that aims to drive forward earlier detection of cancer. The new funding called ‘Early Detection Innovation Sandpit and Award’ is available to researchers, … Read the full press release

European Union to provide €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across Yemen

GENEVA, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As the crisis in Yemen continues to worsen, the European Union has pledged €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across the country. The announcement was made at the High Level … Read the full press release

Newcastle, Durham, Northumbria and Sunderland universities to make a step change in delivering research to the marketplace

The North East’s universities are joining forces to commercialise research and boost the region’s economy after a Minister announced £4.9m in Government funding. NEWCASTLE, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Connecting Capability Fund (CCF) award, made by Research England, will see Newcastle, … Read the full press release

University of York: SMEs in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding can apply for EU grants to help them innovate

A funding scheme managed by the University of York has awarded grants totalling more than half a million pounds – resulting in the creation of 18 jobs. YORK, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Small to medium sized businesses in York, North Yorkshire … Read the full press release

Daimler AG, MizMaa Ventures invest in Tel Aviv based startup that uses AI to analyze user behaviour directly on mobile phones and other wearables

Investment intensifies cooperation Analysis and prediction of user behaviour with the aid of artificial intelligence EQ Ready App already on the German market STUTTGART/ TEL AVIV, Country, 27-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG is intensifying its cooperation with the start-up … Read the full press release

CurveGlobal secures additional £20 million in financing

£20 million raised in platform’s latest funding round Demonstrates customer commitment to CurveGlobal Secures platform’s long-term growth and product development, supporting modernisation of the futures market Open access model contributes to over 300% rise in open interest on platform in … Read the full press release

Innovate UK: Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to provide £70 million to help speed up the development of new medicines

LONDON, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Science Minister Sam Gyimah announces £70 million to create new manufacturing centres to help speed up the development of new medicines. Funding through Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) will support projects including new manufacturing centres to speed … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: biotechnology firm VirionHealth receives non-dilutive funding worth up to $4.2 million from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Coventry, UK, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — VirionHealth Ltd, a new biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics for respiratory viral infections, today announced that it has won non-dilutive funding worth up to $4.2 million from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). … Read the full press release

University of St Andrews: Wellcome Trust funding for Cell Block Science programme

Fife, Scotland, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ground-breaking public engagement programme Cell Block Science, led by researchers at the University of St Andrews to deliver informal science learning to prisoners, receives £150k Wellcome Trust funding to roll-out nationwide. Cell Block Science is a … Read the full press release

Der ehemalige Banker Mike Baur verrät sein Erfolgsrezept für die Schweizer Wirtschaft

ZURICH, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mike Baur machte sich im Schweizer Bankensektor einen Namen, als er 2008 ein wichtiger Akteur bei der Privatbank Clariden Leu wurde. Er fand sich in seiner Position gut zurecht und beriet schon mit Anfang zwanzig die … Read the full press release

Voting for the 2nd round of the 2016 Skills & Opportunities Fund open: 21 Oct – 4 Nov, 2016

The public vote to decide which organisations will be awarded money from the second round of the Skills and Opportunities Fund in 2016 is now open. EDINBURGH, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Voting for the second round of the 2016 Skills & … Read the full press release