Tag Archives: INNOVATION

INSEAD fundraising campaign aims to fortify the school’s academic excellence, drive breakthrough innovation and transform society on a global scale

INSEAD, the Business School for the World, continued the global launch of the Campaign for INSEAD on Saturday, 10 November in Singapore. With a target of €250 million, the Campaign is the school’s most ambitious capital campaign to date. Fontainebleau, France, 13-Nov-2018 — … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies and NEXT Biometrics join forces to develop a reference design for biometric payment cards

Includes all Elements to Simplify and Expedite Biometric Smart Card Technology Joint Market News of NEXT Biometrics and Infineon Technologies MUNICH/ OSLO, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), the global leader in smart card payment solutions … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture wins three awards in the Technical Innovation Contest organized by FederUnacoma

New Holland Agriculture has won three awards in the Technical Innovation Contest at the 2018 edition of EIMA International, a bi-annual international agricultural machinery exhibition held in Bologna, Italy from November 7 to 11, 2018 LONDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New … Read the full press release

Swedbank joins initiative to speed up the realisation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Today (2018-10-31), a group of Nordic-based CEOs announced a joint initiative to speed up the realisation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Representatives from the group presented their shared ambitions to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg during the 70th … Read the full press release

UniCredit’s internal digital collaboration platform winner at Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards 2018

The prestigious award was given in the “Workforce Experience” category MILAN, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit MarketPlace won the Silver award in the Workforce Experience category at the prestigious Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards2018. The awards ceremony took place yesterday in Lisbon.  The MarketPlace is … Read the full press release

World Space Week: Children from six local primary schools visited STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire

SWINDON, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Children from six local primary schools visited STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire on Friday as part of World Space Week. The open event, which also coincided with Space Explorers Day, saw 150 youngsters from years … 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

Wellcome plans for a Berlin office to focus on tackling global health challenges

LONDON, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wellcome is planning to open a small office in Berlin so that we can work more closely with our international partners, tackling global health challenges such as epidemic preparedness and drug-resistant infections. The German capital … Read the full press release

ZAL invests on €2.6M Laser Shock Peening facility at ZAL TechCenter in Hamburg

The ZAL Center for Applied Aeronautical Research is strengthening its position as one of the leading aviation industry innovation centers worldwide. Today, Wednesday, in the presence of Hamburg’s First Mayor, Dr Peter Tschentscher, the infrastructure for Laser Shock Peening (LSP) … Read the full press release

BMW Group and CRITICAL Software launch Critical TechWorks software company in Portugal

Merger secures access to talents at up-and-coming technology and software development location. MUNICH, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With signature of the final contracts and approval of the competition authorities, the BMW Group and the company CRITICAL Software have concluded the formation … Read the full press release

BP and Aker BP to explore potential venture capital investments targeting technology and innovation improvements

Alliance will explore joint innovation and technology opportunities Pair will seek out potential venture capital investments LONDON, 03-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP today announced that it has signed a ventures cooperation agreement with Aker BP to explore possible areas of … Read the full press release

Siemens enters the low-code application development market with the completion of Mendix acquisition

Siemens to accelerate investments and growth in Mendix’s organic business and verticals, fueling faster go-to-market expansion Mendix will continue building on its heritage of openness and extensibility, including its partner ecosystem Siemens to create SaaS solutions and extensions, leveraging joint … Read the full press release

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