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

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 Barclays and … Read the full press release

Patients can now lie longer due to smart sensors that prevent injuries to skin and tissue

BERN, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — An innovative project called ProTex will receive CHF 2 million funding grant from BRIDGE Discovery. ProTex relies on highly sensitive portable sensors that use light to measure oxygen saturation in the blood. Those portable sensors will help prevent injuries to … Read the full press release

Hamburg Commercial Bank invests in second broadband and optic fibre project in Spain

HAMBURG/KIEL, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hamburg Commercial Bank participates in EUR 100 million financing for the Spanish company Adamo Telecom Iberia S.A.U. The allocated resource by the bank is EUR 30 million taking part in the deal as a lead arranger and structuring … Read the full press release

Proposals now accepted by NWO’s Science PPP Fund within Chemistry, Energy, High-Tech Systems & Materials, Agri & Food and ICT

THE HAGUE, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Science-wide PPP fund by NWO Domain Science opens for public-private research within the NWO Domain Science. Chemistry (including BBE), Energy, High-Tech Systems & Materials, Agri & Food and ICT are the top sectors open for cooperation between … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann: Digitalization and purchasing power are on a steady increase in many African countries; we are taking part in Partech Africa fund

Strategic expansion of growth activities in Africa Participation in Partech Africa fund with focus on tech sector Fund aims for investment volume of around €100 million GÜTERSLOH, 24-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bertelsmann continues to expand its activities in Africa. The international … Read the full press release

Barclays Corporate Banking doubles its SVOD (subscription video on demand) fund to support UK TV producers

LONDON, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays Corporate Banking has announced a doubling of its SVOD (subscription video on demand) fund to support UK TV producers. The £100m fund was launched in March 2017 in response to the rapidly evolving TV … Read the full press release

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