Tag Archives: INNOVATION

Hong Kong’s Innovation and Technology Venture Fund Becomes Strategic Financial Investor of Ignatica

The Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) invested in its first insurtech startup, Switzerland, and Hong Kong-based Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform. (PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 7-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform that offers digital self-service … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel opens registration for Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 18-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel invites startups to join the Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021. Startups are about to embark on another exciting journey of discovery and collaboration with AkzoNobel. Startups have until July 20 … Read the full press release

BASF breaks ground for the third phase of Innovation Campus Shanghai

Growing innovation capabilities will further accelerate innovations for BASF’s customers (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest chemical producer in the world BASF announces groundbreaking for the third phase of its Innovation Campus Shanghai and the establishment … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim aligns Sustainability and Innovation under Magali Anderson’s leadership

LafargeHolcim combines sustainability and innovation leadership for more impact Commitment to publish first Climate Transition report in 2022 Recent Innovation partnerships for sustainable building include XTreeE and CPC (PRESS RELEASE) ST. GALLEN, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim announces that it … Read the full press release

Henkel acknowledges top suppliers for outstanding contributions at The ACI Supplier Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel recognized its top suppliers for their industry-leading performance in 2020 in a first virtual supplier event of Henkel Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care. For the 14th time, the event took … Read the full press release

Capgemini and Altran recognized as a global leader for ER&D and IoT Services in the Zinnov Zones 2020 assessment

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Jan-2021— /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini announces that its global Engineering, Research and Development (ER&D) services and global Internet of Things (IoT) technology services has been positioned in the “Leadership … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö welcomes Mikko Lankinen and Robin Guillaud to the Group Executive Management Team

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 28-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces changes in its Executive Management Team which will strengthen its long-term strategy development and deepen its innovation and sustainability focus. Mikko Lankinen has been appointed Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and … Read the full press release

Airbus, ElringKlinger partnership to bring hydrogen fuel cells to future aircraft

Cross-industry collaboration is set to unlock the technology’s potential for aviation (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus (EPA: AIR), a European multinational aerospace company, has announced a new parternship with ElringKlinger, a German car spare parts manufacturer, to … Read the full press release

World Payments Report 2020: compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% expected for global non-cash transactions for 2019-2023

A recipe of increased payment volume consumer behavior shifts, and greater risk create a new landscape for payments (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini (EPA: CAP), a French multinational global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, has … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems establishes new unit for innovative and net zero carbon drive and energy solutions

Emphasis on the decarbonisation of drive, propulsion and energy systems (PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces that its Power Systems business has set up a new organisational unit ‘Power Lab’ to focus on innovative and net zero … Read the full press release

Anglo American extends strategic IT services agreement with Accenture to 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 17-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, has announced it has extended its IT services agreement with Anglo American (LON: AAL), a multinational mining company, until 2023. The new … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Societe Generale aimed at accelerating the transformation of the businesses

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational investment bank and financial services company Societe Generale (EPA: GLE) has announced it will make leadership changes at the Societe Generale Group management team to accelerate the transformation of the businesses … Read the full press release

compamedia’s TOP 100 Seal for third time: Hansgrohe one of the top innovators among SMEs in Germany

The 27th round of the TOP 100 innovation competition underlines Hansgrohe SE’s outstanding innovative strength (PRESS RELEASE) SCHILTACH, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Germany based leading taps, showerheads and shower systems manufacturer Hansgrohe Group has announced it has been distinguished as one … Read the full press release

Amey launches Bounceback Innovation Challenge to find solutions to ensure people remain safe and productive amid COVID-19 pandemic

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, 11-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services, Amey puts its innovation capability into use by launching the Bounceback Innovation Challenge to develop solutions that will help the industry better cope with the … 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

EH GROUP ENGINEERING awarded EU Horizon 2020

EH Group Engineering AG awarded EU Horizon 2020

Accelerator Pilot Grant: EUR 1.48M (PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, Switzerland, 3-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EH Group Engineering AG is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the European Commission as part of the highly competitive Horizon 2020 … Read the full press release

RCH To Present New Smart ECR, Robust and Vintage POS Systems at EuroShop 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) TREVISO, Italy, 27-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — This February (16-20), RCH Group will be exhibiting at EuroShop, the world’s largest trade fair for retail investment requirements. On booth #G49 in Hall 6 the company will introduce a number of … Read the full press release

WEF / Accenture: the era of stakeholder capitalism – study

WEF / Accenture: the era of stakeholder capitalism - study

Stronger financial performance thanks to stakeholder-centric leadership A new model of responsible leadership: mission, innovation and inclusion (PRESS RELEASE) DAVOS, 20-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Economic Forum in partnership with Accenture have unveiled their new study called Seeking New … Read the full press release

Inmarsat further extends global leadership in true broadband services with the launch of new GX5 satellite on 22 November

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat‘s new GX5 satellite will be launched on Friday 22 November 2019. The launch window is between 21:08 and 22:43 UK time / UTC. To be launched by Arianespace from Guiana Space Center … Read the full press release

200 SMEs in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania to benefit from the joint EBRD and EU programme

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in research and innovation by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania will now have support from new financing programme launched by the EBRD and the EU. The new … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s 5G technology used in the first 5G based self-driving car demonstration in Hungary

(PRESS RELEASE) ZALAEGERSZEG, Hungary, 28-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ZalaZone, located in the city of Zalaegerszeg in Hungary, is a 5G-based self-driving vehicle test track that has just been officially opened on May 20, 2019. The ZalaZone test track relies on … Read the full press release

Ericsson and China Telecom strengthen strategic partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 1-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson and China Telecom to accelerate the development of commercial 5G and promote 5G technological innovation. The new 5G Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at China Unicom’s 5G Innovation and Cooperation Conference … Read the full press release

The first Orange Digital Centre for Africa and the Middle East opens in Tunisia

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 26-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The first Orange Digital Centre for Africa and the Middle East opened in Tunisia. Launched in Tunis, “Orange Digital Centre” is a place built around a completely new concept and entirely dedicated to … Read the full press release

CERN community marks Serbia’s accession as its 23rd Member State

(PRESS RELEASE) MEYRIN, 24-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — As CERN’s 23rd Member State, The Serbian flag was raised ( 23rd of April)  at a ceremony on the Esplanade des Particules. The ceremony was attended by Ana Brnabić, the Prime Minister of … Read the full press release

Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2019: Switzerland remains #1; Singapore leads Asia-Pacific; Europe dominates the top 10; China leader among BRICS nations

(PRESS RELEASE) MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 23-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Adecco Group, Tata Communications and INSEAD have just released their annual benchmark report that looks into the ability of 125 countries around the world to compete for talent. According … Read the full press release

The German Council of Economic Experts will look after the National Productivity Board in Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) WIESBADEN, 11-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The German Council of Economic Experts will be responsible for the National Productivity Board in Germany. The assignment has come from the federal government as a response to a recommendation by the Council … Read the full press release

Jeroen Schouten Named Regional Manager, Europe of AeroGo, Inc.

Product offerings that solve challenges inherent to moving heavy loads (PRESS RELEASE) SEATTLE, WA, United States, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AeroGo, Inc. is pleased to welcome Jeroen Schouten to the position of Regional Manager for Europe. Jeroen’s considerable expertise in … Read the full press release

EU on track to launch its most ambitious ever European research and innovation programme in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EU institutions have just reached to partial political agreement on Horizon Europe. Horizon Europe is the future EU research and innovation programme and aims at facilitating the investment in research and innovation to … Read the full press release

Accenture Survey 2019: diversity and equal workplace culture – powerful drivers of an innovation mindset

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has conducted an online and phone survey, as part of its “Getting to Equal 2019” research, interviewing more than 18,000 professionals in 27 countries, including 150 C-level executives during … 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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release