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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

PEOPLE.IO ANNOUNCES DEAL WITH WAYRA MUNICH

Paves the way for platform launch in Germany in Q3 2016 LONDON, 02-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — people.io – the service that allows consumers to dynamically license their data and attention to brands and be rewarded for it, today announced a … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered Private Equity commits further USD15 million to one of Southern Africa’s largest integrated fruit producers and exporters

London, UK, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered Private Equity (“SCPE”), the investment division of Standard Chartered Bank, announced that it has committed a further USD15 million (ZAR150 million) to existing  portfolio company and Bank client, Afrifresh Group (Proprietary) Limited (“Afrifresh”) –  … Read the full press release

University of Bristol received £162,400 funding from Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Bristol, UK, 6-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Two University of Bristol projects have received a total of £162,400 funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) as part of a £4.6 million investment in 24 projects that will let the UK research … Read the full press release

The University of Nottingham received £14.3M funding to develop Synthetic Biology Research Centre

Nottingham, UK, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham has received funding to develop a Synthetic Biology Research Centre which will provide groundbreaking sustainable routes to important chemicals. Thanks to funding from Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Engineering and … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Caisse d’Epargne Nord France Europe to provide additional €27M for OPCI PREIM Retail 1’s new shopping gallery acquisition in France

Munich, Germany / Paris and Lille, France, 8-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Caisse d’Epargne Nord France Europe (CENFE) have jointly financed the acquisition of a new shopping gallery in France for OPCI PREIM Retail 1, a fund managed … Read the full press release

RBS CIB to fund with £43m James Caird Asset Management (JCAM)’s purchase of new business parks in Birmingham and Leeds

Edinburgh, Scotland, 6-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Private Investment vehicle, James Caird Asset Management (JCAM), has purchased new business parks in Birmingham and Leeds having agreed a £43m funding facility from Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate & Institutional Banking (RBS CIB).  Canmoor, the … Read the full press release

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson confirmed unprecedented level of Transport for London (TfL) funding for roads and cycling

London, UK, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Borough funding is protected through Transport for London’s savings and efficiencies programme. Unprecedented levels of investment as part of wider Transport for London (TfL) funding for roads and cycling. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, … Read the full press release

The European Commission approved €40 million funding for 14 new research projects on resource efficiency

Brussels, Belgium, 1-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has approved funding for 14 new research projects to shape a more resource-efficient economy in Europe. The projects, which involve the collaboration of over 140 partners from research organisations and private companies, will tackle … Read the full press release

EC opened in-depth investigation into Belgian Walloon region funding granted to steel group Duferco

Brussels, Belgium, 18-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has launched an in-depth enquiry to determine whether the funding granted to steel group Duferco by the Walloon region of Belgium complies with the European Union’s state aid rules. The launch of the … Read the full press release

On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund launched in England to help farmers turn farm waste into energy

London, UK,  10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Farmers will be able to obtain funding to set up small anaerobic digestion (AD) plants under a government-funded loan scheme which opens today. The technology turns waste into energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and produces … Read the full press release

Merck Serono provides strong support for the Fertility Innovation (GFI) fund focused on fertility research projects

Investment reflects company’s ongoing commitment to innovation in fertility research  Globally, seven projects receive funding from this grant cycle Darmstadt, Germany / London, 29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck, announced its strong support of the Grant for … Read the full press release

UK Students from disadvantaged backgrounds will be supported in postgraduate study with up to £125M of extra funding

3-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Students from disadvantaged backgrounds will be supported in postgraduate study with up to £125 million of extra funding, Universities and Science Minister David Willetts announced today. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Higher Education … Read the full press release

EBRD, Crédit Agricole Bank Novi Sad to provide €7m funded risk sharing for agribusiness companies in Serbia

12-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD is stepping up its efforts to support private agribusiness companies in Serbia by providing up to €7mn funded risk sharing participation with Crédit Agricole Bank a.d. Novi Sad under the Warehouse Financing Framework for Serbia. … Read the full press release

The British Department of Energy and Climate Change funds 3 clean energy entrepreneurs to test cutting edge designs in bioenergy

10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The winning companies – AB systems, AMW IBERS and Natural Synergies – were selected from an initial list of seven to go through from the project design stage to the testing phase of the Department of Energy … Read the full press release

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announces £290m public and private investment in research projects between universities and industry

7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne made the announcement at the ‘topping out’ ceremony for the Francis Crick Institute – a ceremony held by builders when the last beam or brick is placed at the top of a building … Read the full press release