Tag Archives: Healthcare

Philips Unveils Mobile MRI System with Helium-Free Operations for Enhanced Patient-Centric Care at #RSNA23

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips has introduced the world’s first mobile MRI system with helium-free operations, known as BlueSeal MR Mobile, at #RSNA23, the prominent medical imaging conference. This groundbreaking technology offers flexible and agile MRI services, allowing placement in more … Read the full press release

Philips Unveils Cutting-Edge Healthcare Innovations at #RSNA23 Focused on Enhancing Patient Care and Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, has showcased its commitment to improving patient care and healthcare providers’ efficiency at #RSNA23, the world’s largest medical imaging conference. Recognizing the challenges faced by radiologists and healthcare staff, with … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca Launches Evinova: Pioneering Digital Health Solutions for Global Healthcare Advancement

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca has introduced Evinova, a groundbreaking venture poised to become a leader in digital health solutions, catering to the needs of healthcare professionals, regulators, and patients. Backed by AstraZeneca and strategically collaborating with Parexel and Fortrea, Evinova is … Read the full press release

Germitec Secures €25 Million Agreement with EIB to Develop Innovative Medical Products

(IN BRIEF) Germitec, in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB), has inked a €25 million agreement aimed at financing the research, development, and commercialization of groundbreaking medical products. This partnership, facilitated by the InvestEU program, seeks to significantly reduce … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank and Antibiotice Collaborate to Boost Medicine Production in Romania

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Romania’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, Antibiotice, have partnered to support the production of medicines in Romania. Through a €25 million loan agreement, the EIB will finance the construction of a modern production, packaging, … Read the full press release

Advansia Secures Framework Agreement for Hospital Construction Projects in Southeastern Norway

(IN BRIEF) Advansia, a part of AFRY, has been granted a framework agreement to provide project management services for multiple hospital construction projects in Southeastern Norway, replacing the existing agreement with the Regional Health Authority. The South-Eastern Norway Regional Health … Read the full press release

£1.5 Million Pledge Boosts Research Collaboration Between University of Liverpool and NIMHANS in India

(IN BRIEF) In a significant development, the University of Liverpool and the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru, India, have solidified their extensive research partnership with the help of a generous £1.5 million pledge from the … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel Earns Third Consecutive IATA CEIV Pharma Certification

(IN BRIEF) Kuehne+Nagel, a global logistics company, has achieved its third consecutive IATA CEIV Pharma certification for its entire air logistics healthcare network. This milestone makes Kuehne+Nagel the first logistics company with over 100 CEIV Pharma-certified stations. IATA’s CEIV Pharma … Read the full press release

Accenture Completes Acquisition of ConcentricLife to Enhance Healthcare Marketing Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has successfully finalized its acquisition of ConcentricLife, a prominent healthcare marketing agency known for its expertise in assisting Life Sciences brands in creating optimal brand experiences throughout various stages of the health journey. This strategic acquisition underscores … Read the full press release

Groundbreaking Treatment Tezepelumab Offers Hope to Severe Asthma Patients

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at the University of Leicester have developed a groundbreaking treatment for severe asthma using the monoclonal antibody tezepelumab. This monthly injection targets thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP), a substance associated with inflammation in the airways of severe asthma … Read the full press release

Siemens Healthineers Partners with SAP to Drive Digital Transformation with RISE Solution

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Healthineers, a global medical technology company, has chosen SAP’s RISE with SAP solution for its digital transformation journey. This strategic collaboration involves migrating business systems to the cloud, utilizing SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP Business Technology Platform, SAP … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s m-mama Initiative Expands to Zanzibar, Aiding Expectant Mothers in Rural Tanzania

(IN BRIEF) In Tanzania, where over 40 million people reside in rural areas with limited access to healthcare, Vodafone’s m-mama initiative is making a significant impact by providing affordable emergency transport services for expectant mothers in need. The challenges of … Read the full press release

Merck Outlines Resilience and Growth Strategy, Targets Fiscal 2024 for Sales Uptick

(IN BRIEF) Merck, a leading science and technology company, has announced its expectation to return to organic sales growth in fiscal 2024. This was revealed during the company’s Capital Markets Day. Despite challenging market conditions in its Life Science and … Read the full press release

EQT to Sell LimaCorporate to Enovis Corporation, Creating Global Orthopaedic Industry Leader

(IN BRIEF) EQT, in collaboration with its co-shareholders, has agreed to sell LimaCorporate, a global orthopaedic implant manufacturer, to Enovis Corporation, a NYSE-listed company. LimaCorporate, known for its innovative orthopaedic solutions and additive manufacturing expertise, specializes in shoulder, knee, and … Read the full press release

Hospital Alemán in Buenos Aires Enhances Medical Facilities with Lindner and KARL STORZ Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) Argentina’s Hospital Alemán in Buenos Aires embarks on a comprehensive expansion project known as the “Juncal” extension, aiming to provide top-notch medical services and modern infrastructure. Partnering with Lindner and KARL STORZ, the private hospital has added approximately … 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

Loughborough Researchers to Investigate Effective Communication Strategies on Eating and Body Weight with Adolescents

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences are launching a project to explore effective communication strategies about eating and body weight with adolescents. Led by Dr. Florence Sheen, the team aims to investigate how … Read the full press release

University Hospitals Münster and Twente Sign MoU for Cross-Border Healthcare Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) University Hospital Münster (UKM), Medisch Spectrum Twente (MST), and the universities of Münster and Twente have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on healthcare, education, and medical-technical progress in the German-Dutch border region. The aim is … Read the full press release

Skanska Awarded $109M Contract to Build Hospital in Lakeland, Florida

(IN BRIEF) Skanska, a leading construction company, has secured a contract to construct a new hospital in Lakeland, Florida, USA. The contract, valued at USD 109 million, will be included in the company’s second-quarter order bookings for 2023 in the … Read the full press release

UEA Celebrates NHS 75 and its Role in Training Future Medical Professionals

(IN BRIEF) As the UK commemorates the 75th anniversary of the National Health Service (NHS), the University of East Anglia (UEA) takes the opportunity to acknowledge its partnership with the NHS and the significant contribution of its medicine and health … Read the full press release

Patients as Partners Europe Returns to London and Announces Agenda Highlights

(IN BRIEF) The Conference Forum has announced that the 7th annual European Patients as Partners® in Clinical Research conference will take place in London on June 12-13, 2023. The event will focus on achieving greater representation in clinical research, building … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel’s new fulfillment center to provide storage solutions to healthcare and pharma customers

(IN BRIEF) Kuehne+Nagel, a global logistics company, has opened a new contract logistics fulfillment center at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The 400,000 sq. ft fulfillment center is located three miles from the terminals and will offer storage solutions to … Read the full press release

LioniX International’s Leading Microsystems Technology Attracts €3.5 Million Investment

(PRESS RELEASE) ENSCHEDE, 9-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Twente, a Enschede, NL based public technical university, has announced that a Dutch consortium consisting of Invest-NL, FORWARD.one, Universiteit Twente Holding, Oost NL, and PhotonDelta has invested €3.5 million in LioniX … Read the full press release

EQT Future fund part of a consortium of investors acquiring a minority stake in drug delivery solutions provider SHL Medical

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT, a purpose-driven global investment organization, has announced that its EQT Future fund, the firm’s new impact-driven longer-hold investment strategy, is co-investing in the SHL Medical, a world-leading provider of drug delivery solutions. … Read the full press release

Empowering women: Deutsche Bank helped more than 200,000 women in 2021 with formal education, vocational training, healthcare, entrepreneurship programmes across Asia Pacific

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 8-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DB / NYSE: DB), Germany’s leading multinational investment bank and financial services company, has announced that it helped, through its Corporate Responsibility programme, more than 200,000 women in 2021 across … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel now present in 18 African countries; opens new control tower in Durban

Full-service logistics provider to Africa Expansion reflects Africa’s growing importance in world trade Regional control tower serves as a single point of contact to an integrated network across the continent (PRESS RELEASE) DUBAI, UAE, 5-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: … Read the full press release

Schroders Capital takes over Cairn Real Estate, a Dutch real estate fund and asset management firm

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders Capital, one of Europe’s largest real estate managers, has announced the acquisition of Cairn Real Estate, a real estate fund and asset management business based in the Netherlands with €1.3 billion¹ of … Read the full press release

EQT AB to acquire European life sciences venture capital firm Life Sciences Partners

LSP will strengthen EQT’s position as one of the leading and most active private markets investors in the healthcare sector. LSP’s highly experienced team will complement EQT’s existing knowledge base within life sciences and expand EQT’s ability to support companies … Read the full press release

Investor AB to accept Agnafit Bidco’s public offer for the shares in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 2-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Investor AB (STO: INVE-B), a Swedish investment and holding company founded in 1916, has announced its support for the Agnafit Bidco¹’s bid for Sobi (Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB). The company has undertaken to … Read the full press release

Vodacom’s e-health policy paper: exponential rise in the number of people across Africa relying on Internet for health information

New study shows huge opportunity in digital health with 41% of internet users in Africa regularly using their mobile phones to search for health information (PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 24-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodacom Group Limited (JSE: VOD), a South African … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel’s subsidiary QuickSTAT opens new control tower in Singapore for time-critical clinical trial logistics

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced that its subsidiary QuickSTAT has opened a new control tower and conditioning facility in Singapore. The investment is part of Kuehne+Nagel and QuickSTAT’s … Read the full press release

DNV expands into digital health market with the acquisition of Imatis

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it will acquire Norwegian digital health pioneer Imatis as first step in its new and ambitious expansion plan into the e-health market. Imatis provides digital solutions to hospitals, municipalities and … Read the full press release

Philips 6th annual sleep survey “Seeking Solutions: How COVID-19 Changed Sleep Around the World”

70% of people surveyed have experienced one or more new sleep challenges since the start of the pandemic 72% of surveyed sleep apnea patients who discontinued CPAP therapy cited COVID-19 related reasons 58% reported a willingness to use telehealth for … Read the full press release

Ericsson, Telia, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital team up to improve COVID-19 response

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson announces its collaboration with Telia, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Sweden to test the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create insight models for planning and prediction of healthcare demands and resources. … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel strengthens its presence in pharma and healthcare logistics in China through partnership with Jointown

Extensive cooperation across warehousing, domestic distribution, international transports and logistics In support of Chinese pharma customers’ access to international markets, leveraging Kuehne+Nagel’s global pharma network (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics leader Kuehne+Nagel announces … Read the full press release

Digital Health: Enovacom to consolidate all of Orange Healthcare B2B activities starting October 1, 2020

The healthcare sector is a key focus of Orange’s 2025 strategic plan (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange S.A. (EPA: ORA), a French multinational telecommunications group, has announced a reorganization within its Orange Business Services subsidiary. Begining of … Read the full press release

Eveliqure announces the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical study of its combined Shigella and ETEC vaccine candidate

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 24-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eveliqure Biotechnologies GmbH, an Austrian biotechnology company, today announces the initiation of clinical testing for its ShigETEC vaccine candidate, with the dosing of the first subject in a Phase 1 safety and immunogenicity … Read the full press release

Sanofi tender offer for Principia Biopharma outstanding shares, August 28 – September 25, 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 28-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi announces its intention to commence a tender offer (the “Offer”) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Principia Biopharma Inc. for $100 per share … Read the full press release

Atos provides solutions and computing power to help with the global fight against Covid-19

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 28-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital transformation leader, Atos brings its technology leadership, skills and innovation resources to the global fight against Covid-19. Atos is involved on multiple fronts to help contain the spread of the virus, providing … Read the full press release

First non-melanoma skin cancer patients treated with the Rhenium-SCT® in Germany

The first Rhenium-SCT® treatment was accomplished by the interregional professional association for nuclear medicine in Hanau (PRESS RELEASE) HANAU, Germany, 4-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — OncoBeta®, a Medical Device Company specialized in innovative epidermal radioisotope therapies for Non-Melanocytic Skin Cancers (NMSCs), … Read the full press release