Tag Archives: Healthcare

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

Philips on AI and adaptive intelligence in healthcare

AMSTERDAM, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At a time when health systems and healthcare professionals are under more pressure than ever to do more with less, the promise of intelligent technology that can deliver life-changing insights from all our data is … Read the full press release

Iain Mackay will be GSK’s next Chief Financial Officer (CFO); he also joins GSK Board

Brentford, United Kingdom, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that Iain Mackay has been appointed GSK’s next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He has also been appointed as an Executive Director to the GSK Board. Mr Mackay will … Read the full press release

Bayer Cares Foundation’s Grants4Impact provides targeted support to social impact pioneers and start-ups in the fields of healthcare and nutrition

Two years’ support for five social impact start-ups in healthcare and nutrition / Visionary entrepreneurs helping to improve millions of people’s lives / Grant for handheld breast cancer screening device developed in the USA and being piloted in Brazil LEVERKUSEN, … Read the full press release

Babylon’s artificial intelligence expertise will be made available to existing and new customers of Prudential across Asia

Providing Accessible and Affordable Healthcare across Asia HONG KONG, China/ LONDON, UK, 08-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Prudential Corporation Asia (“Prudential”) (2378.HK) today announced it has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with UK-based healthcare technology and services company Babylon Health (“Babylon”)1. … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel expands its KN PharmaChain network with a new Logistics Hub in Santiago de Chile

Expanding KN PharmaChain network with strong local footprint Fully integrated laboratory and distribution centre Eco-friendly through use of geothermal energy SANTIAGO, Chile, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As of August 2018, a new Logistics Hub in Santiago de Chile will benefit … Read the full press release

GlaxoSmithKline plc completed the buyout of Novartis’ 36.5% stake in its Consumer Healthcare Joint Venture for $13 billion

Brentford, UK, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announces that it has completed the buyout of Novartis’ 36.5% stake in its Consumer Healthcare Joint Venture for $13 billion (£9.3 billion*). The transaction, which was previously announced on 27 … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham data science experts partner with Chengdu’s West China Hospital to improve understanding of the aetiology of diseases

University of Birmingham data science experts today signed an agreement to join forces with one of China’s best and biggest hospitals to gather, organise and analyse patient information under related laws and regulations from both countries and help improve healthcare … Read the full press release

Silver is Gold: The first European Silver Economy Awards have announced its winners

May 3, 2018 ¦ Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, Fraunhofer Institute Portugal and ProjectRay have been honoured as winners of the first edition of the European Silver Economy Awards. BRUSSELS, Belgium, 11-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday May 3, the … Read the full press release

Sanova Pharma GesmbH and Ökopharm GmbH form strategic partnership

Sanova Pharma GesmbH (“Sanova”) and Ökopharm GmbH, two leading Austrian consumer healthcare companies, signed a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership and the acquisition of Ökopharm’s core products. The acquisition is subject to certain closing conditions, including approval by the … Read the full press release

Investor AB: Patricia Industries to acquire Sarnova Holdings, Inc.

STOCKHOLM, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Patricia Industries, a part of Investor AB, has signed an agreement with Water Street Healthcare Partners and Sarnova founder Matthew D. Walter to acquire Sarnova Holdings, Inc., the leading U.S. specialty distributor of healthcare products in … Read the full press release

Philips eICU program helped Avera Health enhance care quality and efficiency

Health system has reduced costs by USD 62 million, reduced nearly 11,000 bed days in the ICU, with more than 260 lives saved in past 12 months AMSTERDAM, 27-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahead of the 2018 Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems … Read the full press release

Sanofi: the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act for Sanofi’s acquisition of Bioverativ has expired

PARIS, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi announced today that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”), applicable to Sanofi’s proposed acquisition of Bioverativ Inc. (“Bioverativ”, NASDAQ: BIVV) has expired. On February 7, … Read the full press release

Capgemini to set up two global innovation and development (I&D) centers in India for Terumo BCT

PARIS, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that it has been selected byTerumo BCT, a U.S.-based global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, to set up two global innovation and development (I&D) centers in India. Working together, Capgemini … Read the full press release

Whirlpools World Spain opens biggest whirlpool bath showroom in the whole country

3000 Square Metres for Your Wellbeing Deißlingen-Lauffen, Germany, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — More and more people appreciate the positive effects a whirlpool bath has on your body and mind. The healing power of water combined with comforting warmth and effective … Read the full press release

University of Bristol study: Technological alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations unlikely to GP workload

BRISTOL, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The realities of implementing alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations, such as telephone, email, online and video consultations, mean that hoped-for reductions in GP workload and increases in available appointments for patients might not be realised. This … Read the full press release

UK technology group Servelec now wholly and privately owned by Montagu

LONDON, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Montagu Private Equity (“Montagu”), a leading pan-European private equity firm, today announces that the scheme of arrangement to implement the acquisition of Servelec Group plc (“Servelec”) has become effective. Servelec, a UK-headquartered technology group that … Read the full press release

200 healthcare decision-makers gather to address the looming challenges of cost, access and sustainability in the coming wave of high-value medicines

LONDON, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On December 5-6, 2017, 200 high-level experts from government, academia, biopharmaceutical developers and patient organisations convene in London (UK) to address the mounting challenge of accessibility and patient access to high-value, high-cost medical therapies. The … Read the full press release

4 TUM graduates on Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list for science and healthcare

MUNICH, 25-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — US magazine Forbes has published a list of outstanding achievers in science and healthcare under the age of 30. On the top 30 Under 30 Europe list are four entrepreneurs whose start-ups have received or are … Read the full press release

Helena Bragd joins Becton Dickinson to lead newly empowered Nordic business

OXFORD, 17-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Helena Bragd has joined global medical technology leader Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) as General Manager for the Nordic region. Helena brings more than 20 years of pharmaceutical- and med-tech leadership experience to the role, … Read the full press release

DB Schenker opens new logistics center in South Korea to provide healthcare and pharmaceutical logistics services

Berlin/Essen/Seoul, 15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — As part of its strategy to further build global supply chain competence in the Healthcare market, DB Schenker has opened a new logistics center in South Korea to provide healthcare and pharmaceutical logistics services. The facility … Read the full press release

2013 Teenage Cancer Trust line up announced, report LondonTown.com

Noel Gallagher’s handpicked musical line up promises to thrill at Royal Albert Hall charity gigs 12-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — This March the Teenage Cancer Trust returns to the Royal Albert Hall. The charity, whose long standing relationship with the music sphere … Read the full press release