Tag Archives: INNOVATION

SEAT President Luca de Meo on Europe’s economic future at the prestigious Scuola di Politiche

The President of SEAT argues that innovation and training are the two main instruments of change De Meo: “We need a stable institutional and regulatory framework and State agreements to encourage the competitiveness and internationalisation of businesses” “When the Administration … Read the full press release

UK Research & Innovation experts part of new search tool launched by Google

Experts from UK Research & Innovation have contributed to a new search tool launched today by Google that aims to help scientists, policymakers and other user groups more easily find the data required for their work and their stories, or … Read the full press release

SiTime Corporation and Bosch to accelerate innovation in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) timing

A billion MEMS timing solutions from SiTime enable synchronization and connectivity of electronic devices Since 2009, Bosch has supplied MEMS wafers and implemented new process technologies that have helped enhance SiTime’s timing solutions SiTime and Bosch are strengthening their process … Read the full press release

Allianz Partners to establish three new innovation centers focusing on travel, health and assistance

PARIS, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leveraging its knowledge and expertise in assistance, automotive, health and travel protection, Allianz Partners further embraces technological disruption and redefines insurance by establishing three new innovation centers focusing on travel, health and assistance, following the success … Read the full press release

Evonik and Sanju to deepen cooperation in innovation, process and application technology

ESSEN, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On August 23, Evonik Industries AG (“Evonik”) and Beijing Sanju Environmental Protection & New Materials Co., Ltd. (“Sanju”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic cooperation in Beijing. Dr. Claas-Jürgen Klasen, President Evonik Asia … Read the full press release

Covestro will present innovative and sustainable plastics solutions at the Fakuma 2018, October 16–20 in Friedrichshafen

Covestro at the Fakuma 2018 trade show, October 16–20 in Friedrichshafen LEVERKUSEN, 20-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Fakuma 2018 trade show for plastics processing from 16 to 20 October in Friedrichshafen, Covestro will be presenting a whole spectrum of innovative … Read the full press release

UK Research & Innovation: STFC’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source celebrates ten years since the first neutrons were detected in its Second Target Station (TS2)

SWINDON, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (3 August 2018), STFC’s  ISIS Neutron and Muon Source celebrates ten years since the first neutrons were detected in its Second Target Station (TS2). That’s ten years of research in everything from cleft palate and … Read the full press release

UK Research & Innovation: Sentinel-5 successfully completed thermal testing in the space test facility in Oxfordshire

SWINDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A model of future European space mission Sentinel-5 has successfully completed thermal testing in our world-class space test facility in Oxfordshire. This is an essential step that will allow the Earth Observation project to progress … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS and Athens University of Economics and Business to support the 9th Youth Entrepreneurship Summer School (YES program)

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Initiatives ATHENS, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Innovation and entrepreneurship are two very important options that offer perspectives for a sustainable exit from the crisis, thus making the effort for their strengthening imperative for Greece. … Read the full press release

Ricoh partners with International Printers Network to support the development of collaborative relationships and enable mutually beneficial knowledge sharing

LONDON, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh has agreed a worldwide partnership with the IPN (International Printers Network) that will support the development of collaborative relationships and enable mutually beneficial knowledge sharing. IPN, established 25 years ago, is a unique global network … Read the full press release

ESA welcomes proposals that will shape the future of space transportation services

PARIS, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ESA is calling for ideas that will shape the future of space transportation services – to space, in space and returning from space. “The changing world we live in requires a space agency to anticipate. Now … Read the full press release

Five Volkswagen models received the Plus X Award as “Product of the Year 2018”

The Plus X Award innovation prize once again recognises Volkswagen’s excellent design and brand experiences Polo, T-Roc, Touareg1, Atlas Tanoak² and I.D. VIZZION³ stand out as “Product of the Year 2018” This makes Volkswagen the “Best Automotive Brand 2018” Volkswagen … Read the full press release

Agricultural start-up accelerator The Agro Innovation Lab recognised by the Austrian Economic Chamber with the Global Innovator Award

BayWa and RWA’s Start-up Accelerator MUNICH, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Agro Innovation Lab (AIL), innovation platform of both BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG, has been awarded the Global Innovator Award for the “Born Global Innovators” category. … Read the full press release

Valio’s principal scientist Päivi Myllärinen awarded by the Finnish Parliament for her pioneering research and development of dairy technology

Päivi Myllärinen, Valio’s principal scientist and Doctor of Food Sciences, has received a significant innovation award for women from the Finnish Parliament. Myllärinen received the award for her pioneering research and development of dairy technology. By combining nature’s own biological … Read the full press release

Nagarro sets up technical center in Malta to focus on growing iGaming clientele

Expanded Malta presence makes Nagarro the ideal strategic partner for iGaming and fintech companies. Malta’s near-shore location will also help in providing superior support and data protection to European customers MALTA, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nagarro, a leading provider of high-end … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg ranked 24 in Thomson-Reuters ranking of Europe’s most innovative universities

FREIBURG, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Freiburg has held its place in Thomson-Reuters’ 2018 ranking of Europe’s 100 most innovative universities. This year, Freiburg was ranked 24, as it was in 2017. Nationally, the university was again in the … Read the full press release

The Alliance of Science Organisations welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to open the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)

The Alliance of Science Organisations comments upon the European Commission’s initiative to establish a European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). MUNICH, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alliance of Science Organisations generally welcomes the Commission’s initiative and sees potential positive effects of an … Read the full press release

UK Department for International Trade seeks innovative UK businesses for the UK’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is urging innovative UK businesses to seize the opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai. LONDON 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fox announced that the Department for International Trade (DIT) is looking for an innovative, award-winning design concept … Read the full press release

Shortlisted finalists for the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition announced

The shortlisted finalists for the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition have been announced (see box below for full list). LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Twelve finalists will compete to be named Innovator of the Year 2018 at The Mermaid … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Start & Pulse start-up challenge reveals the winners at the CA Consumer Finance Innovation Day

Montrouge, France, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In September 2017, Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance – a major player in consumer credit in Europe – launched ‘Start & Pulse’, its first international challenge open to innovative companies, with five of its European entities. … Read the full press release

BASF to showcase fire-resistant grease innovation at this year’s World Tunnel Congress in Dubai

MasterRoc TSG 800 for safer tunneling with lower consumption New soil conditioner MasterRoc SLF 50 for efficient soil extraction Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The fire-resistant grease MasterRoc TSG 800 is the latest innovation of the Master Builders … Read the full press release

Telefónica partners with Microsoft Azure IoT over product integration features, joint go to market and innovation

The collaboration will facilitate device integration enhancing connectivity data exploitation, analytics and integrated diagnosis capabilities. MADRID, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Telefónica, a leading provider of a wide range of IoT solutions and services, announced today an agreement with Microsoft Azure IoT that … Read the full press release

Fit Immersion’s VR solution for ultimate fitness

TheVR kit transforming any bike into an immersive platform at an affordable cost MONTPELLIER, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — French startup, Perform VR, has announced an upcoming Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to back its Personalized Training Solution, “Fit Immersion”. The campaign will … Read the full press release

Atos and Siemens to accelerate their joint innovation and investment program

Successful strategic cooperation with Atos, which started in 2011, to be further expanded  Joint innovation and investment program extended by an additional €100 million, totaling €330 million  Joint order intake of € 2.5 billion to date, overachieving all expectations  Ambition … Read the full press release

CACEIS: TEEPI won the Innovation Award at Global Custodian’s 2018 Leaders in Custody Awards in London

PARIS, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS received the Innovation Award for TEEPI (Tailored Electronic Exchange Platform for Investors) at Global Custodian’s 2018 Leaders in Custody Awards ceremony held on 15th March in London. The collaborative TEEPI platform – a financial tool … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Government’s L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service wins the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category in the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s (MSUA) 2018 Mobility Innovation Awards

LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat Government, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications and managed network services to the U.S. government, today announced that its L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service is the winner of the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category … Read the full press release

Siemens filed patent applications in Europe for 2,220 inventions in fiscal 2017; more than any other German company

Second place in the European Patent Office’s application rankings for 2017 About 19 percent more applications filed in Europe than in the prior year 7,450 inventions worldwide in fiscal 2017 – 34 inventions per day MUNICH, 07-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

UCL Professor Mariana Mazzucato part of the new Scottish National Investment Bank

LONDON, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A leading UCL professor, who has been advising the Scottish Government on establishing a new public investment bank (launched today), is excited by the social and economic opportunities it can deliver. Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Director of … Read the full press release

Daimler: Record number of startups and pilot projects at STARTUP AUTOBAHN

Record number of startups and pilot projects at STARTUP AUTOBAHN – the biggest innovation platform in Europe powered by Plug and Play Tech Center: over 130 pilots with 74 startups, 10 meetups with more than 3000 visitors; 30+ mentoring sessions; 700+ … Read the full press release

NOVA External Ventures launches new web site at nova-saint-gobain.com

Courbevoie, France, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain continues to work closely with external stakeholders in line with its commitment to open innovation. Since its creation in 2006, NOVA External Ventures has helped the Group’s businesses create nearly 80 partnerships with startups, … Read the full press release