Tag Archives: Japan

Heraeus Invests in Sustainable Ammonia Technology with Japanese Startup Tsubame BHB

(IN BRIEF) Heraeus, a technology group based in Hanau, Germany, has made a strategic investment in the Japanese startup Tsubame BHB, marking its commitment to sustainable technologies and expanding its presence in Japan. Tsubame BHB specializes in developing environmentally friendly … Read the full press release

Dupixent® Receives Landmark Approval in Japan for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Treatment

(IN BRIEF) Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has authorized the marketing and manufacturing of Dupixent® (dupilumab) for treating chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) in patients aged 12 years and older. This approval marks a significant milestone as Japan … Read the full press release

Acoramidis Shows Positive Results in Japanese Trial for Treating Transthyretin-Mediated Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM)

(IN BRIEF) In a Phase III trial conducted in Japan, acoramidis, an investigational treatment for transthyretin-mediated amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM), demonstrated promising high-level results consistent with the global BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. ATTRibute-CM Phase III trial. The trial in Japan aimed to … Read the full press release

Japan Approves Voydeya (danicopan), an Innovative Treatment for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (PNH)

(IN BRIEF) The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has granted approval for Voydeya (danicopan), a groundbreaking oral Factor D inhibitor, for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH). Voydeya is indicated in Japan for use in combination … Read the full press release

Yokohama Port Collaborates with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical and Maersk to Develop Green Methanol Bunkering Infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) The City of Yokohama, in partnership with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) and Maersk, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance the creation of green methanol bunkering infrastructure at the Port of Yokohama in Japan, which houses … Read the full press release

Maersk Joins Forces with Yokohama and Mitsubishi for Green Methanol Bunkering in Japan

(IN BRIEF) A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) has signed an MoU with the City of Yokohama and Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) to collaborate on establishing green methanol bunkering infrastructure in Yokohama, Japan. This partnership aligns with Maersk’s goal of achieving net-zero emissions … Read the full press release

Next-Generation Fighter Aircraft Takes Shape with Tri-National Partnership

(IN BRIEF) In a significant milestone, leaders from Italy’s Leonardo, Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and the UK’s BAE Systems, prominent players in the global defense industry, welcome the signing of the Convention on the Establishment of the “Global Combat Air … Read the full press release

Vestas Secures 46 MW Repowering Order for Eurus Kamaishi Wind Farm in Japan

(IN BRIEF) Vestas, a leading wind turbine manufacturer, has received a repowering order from Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation for the Eurus Kamaishi Wind Farm in Japan’s Iwate prefecture. The 46 MW order includes the supply and installation supervision of 11 … Read the full press release

Neste, Mitsui Chemicals, and Prime Polymer Collaborate to Create Sustainable Food Packaging for CO-OP

(IN BRIEF) Neste, Mitsui Chemicals, and Prime Polymer have joined forces to develop sustainable food packaging solutions for CO-OP, a brand under the Japanese Consumers Co-operative Union (JCCU). In the initial phase of this partnership, bio-based raw materials will replace … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Advances Green Transformation in Japanese Pulp Industry with Innovative Methanol Liquefaction Plant

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, an international technology group, is set to supply a groundbreaking methanol liquefaction plant to Hyogo Pulp Industries Ltd., a Japanese unbleached kraft pulp producer. This pioneering project, located at the Tanigawa mill, marks a significant shift in … Read the full press release

EQT and Benesse Holdings to Partner for Privatization and Growth in Japan’s Education and Nursing Care Sectors

(IN BRIEF) EQT, in collaboration with the founding family of Benesse Holdings, Inc., a leading education and nursing care provider in Japan, is set to initiate a Tender Offer to privatize the company, which is listed on the Tokyo Stock … Read the full press release

EY Report Calls for Urgent Digital Overhaul in Universities to Enhance Student Experience

(IN BRIEF) A new report by EY highlights the pressing need for universities to revamp their digital education practices and improve the overall student experience. The report, based on data from over 3,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students across eleven countries … Read the full press release

Metso Secures EUR 13 Million Orders for Anode Casting Shops from Copper Producers in Japan and China

(IN BRIEF) Metso has announced that it has received orders for three Outotec Anode Casting Shops from significant copper producers in Japan and China, with a total order value of EUR 13 million. These orders further strengthen Metso’s position as … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto Boosts Australia-Japan Collaboration with $1.7 Million Investment in Innovation Fund

(IN BRIEF) Rio Tinto has pledged an additional A$1.7 million to the Australia-Japan Innovation Fund (AJIF) during the 60th Australia-Japan Annual Joint Business Conference in Melbourne. This funding will support research projects and strengthen collaboration between Australia and Japan in … Read the full press release

GSK’s Arexvy RSV Vaccine Approved in Japan for Adults Aged 60 and Above, a First for the Country

(IN BRIEF) GSK plc has received approval from Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for its Arexvy (respiratory syncytial virus vaccine, recombinant adjuvanted) to prevent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease in adults aged 60 and above. This marks … Read the full press release

Sanofi’s ALTUVIIIO Granted Marketing Authorization in Japan for Hemophilia A Treatment

(IN BRIEF) The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) has granted marketing authorization for ALTUVIIIO, a novel factor VIII replacement therapy used to control bleeding in patients with hemophilia A. ALTUVIIIO, also known as efanesoctocog alfa, stands out … Read the full press release

DNV Assists Actis in Inaugural Acquisition of Japan-Focused Renewables Fund with Due Diligence Expertise

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a global independent energy expert and assurance provider, has provided due diligence services to Actis GP LLP, a sustainable infrastructure investor, for their inaugural acquisition of a new Japan-focused renewables infrastructure fund. Actis acquired HERGO Japan Energy’s … Read the full press release

Neste and ITOCHU Forge Licensing Agreement to Boost Renewable Diesel Distribution in Japan

(IN BRIEF) Neste and ITOCHU have expanded their collaboration through a licensing agreement, enabling ITOCHU to become an official distributor of Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ in Japan. This collaboration aims to increase the availability of renewable diesel in the country, … Read the full press release

Il centro tecnico di Kyoto di Arkema celebra tre decenni di innovazione e crescita in Giappone

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Arkema Kyoto Technical Center (KTC), un centro di ricerca e sviluppo in Giappone che fornisce supporto tecnico ai clienti nella regione Asia-Pacifico. KTC è cresciuta negli anni fino a diventare un centro di ricerca e sviluppo di … Read the full press release

Arkema’s Kyoto Technical Center Celebrates Three Decades of Innovation and Growth in Japan

(IN BRIEF) Arkema Kyoto Technical Center (KTC), a research and development center in Japan that provides technical support to customers in the Asia-Pacific region. KTC has grown over the years to become a flagship R&D center supporting various markets, including … Read the full press release

Yara Clean Ammonia and JERA partner to decarbonize coal-fired power plants and develop blue ammonia production

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International ASA, a global firm specializing in agricultural products and environmental protection agents and a leading global ammonia player, has announced that Yara Clean Ammonia (YCA) and Japanese company JERA Co. Inc., responsible … Read the full press release

EQT BPEA V Fund to exit from Bushu Pharmaceuticals, one of the leading CDMOs in Japan

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT, a purpose-driven global investment organization, has announced that its BPEA V Fund will divest Bushu Pharmaceuticals, a leading CMO in Japan that produces high-quality pharmaceutical and medical devices, by selling it to … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to supply a 50-MW PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boiler to Toyo Engineering Corporation in Japan, the company’s 15th order

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 8-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, has announced yet another order from Toyo Engineering Corporation, a Japanese engineering, procurement and construction company, for the delivery of a … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ suministrará una caldera de lecho fluidizado circulante (CFB) PowerFluid de 50 MW a Toyo Engineering Corporation en Japón, el pedido número 15 de la compañía

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) GRAZ, 8-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, grupo tecnológico internacional con sede en Austria activo en el suministro de plantas, ha anunciado otro pedido de Toyo Engineering Corporation, una empresa japonesa de ingeniería, adquisición y construcción, para … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut strengthens its management teams in the Asia Pacific region

Food industry veteran Ciptadi Sukono joins Barry Callebaut as the new Managing Director for Indonesia Dhruv Bhatia takes over the role of Managing Director in Japan (PRESS RELEASE) JAKARTA, Indonesia/ TOKYO, Japan, 18-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut Group (SWX: … Read the full press release

Accenture kombiniert seine KI- und Robotik-Fähigkeiten mit Vermögenswerten von Trancom ITS, einem japanischen Logistiktechnologie-Dienstleister, im Rahmen einer Übernahme in Japan

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) TOKYO, 28-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), ein globales Unternehmen für professionelle Dienstleistungen mit führenden Fähigkeiten in den Bereichen Digital, Cloud und Sicherheit, hat die Übernahme bekannt gegeben von Fähigkeiten im Bereich Digital Engineering und Betriebstechnologie von Trancom … Read the full press release

Accenture to combine its AI and robotics capabilities with assets from Trancom ITS, a Japanese logistics technology services provider, as part of an acquisition deal in Japan

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, 28-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced the acquisition of digital engineering and operational technology capabilities from Trancom ITS, a Japanese logistics … Read the full press release

bp erkundet in Partnerschaft mit Marubeni, einem großen japanischen Handels- und Investmentkonglomerat, die Erschließung von Offshore-Windkraftanlagen in Japan

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) LONDON, 23-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — bp (LON: BP), ein britisches multinationales Öl- und Gasunternehmen, hat seine Absicht bekannt gegeben, die Entwicklung von Offshore-Windenergie in Japan in Partnerschaft mit zu untersuchen Marubeni (TYO: 8002), einer der größten japanischen integrierten Handels- … Read the full press release

bp to explore offshore wind development in Japan in partnership with Marubeni, a major Japanese trading and investment conglomerate

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — bp (LON: BP), a British multinational oil and gas company, has announced its intention to explore offshore wind development in Japan in partnership with Marubeni (TYO: 8002), one of the largest Japanese integrated … Read the full press release

The launch of the most sophisticated commercial communications satellite ever built marks Inmarsat’s newest technological leap forward

Inmarsat’s I-6 F1 satellite begins electrical orbit raising process ahead of 2022 testing programme and entry into service in early 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to supply 50-MWe PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boiler to Toyo Engineering Corporation in Japan

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 5-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, has announced an order from Japanese Toyo Engineering Corporation, a Japanese engineering, procurement and construction company active in the hydrocarbons and … Read the full press release

Airbus delivers the world’s most technologically advanced helicopter, H160, to All Nippon Helicopter

(PRESS RELEASE) KOBE, Japan, 10-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus (EPA: AIR), a European multinational aerospace company, has announced the first ever delivery of its next generation twin-engine H160 helicopter to the Japanese operator All Nippon Helicopter (ANH). Having 68 patents, … Read the full press release

Hyperkalaemia: Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has approved AstraZeneca’s Lokelma

Hyperkalaemia - Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has approved AstraZeneca’s Lokelma

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 26-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Science-led biopharmaceutical group AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/NYSE: AZN) has announced that its Lokelma (sodium zirconium cyclosilicate) is now approved in Japan. It is used for the treatment of patients with hyperkalaemia (elevated levels of potassium … Read the full press release

Allianz to establish life insurance joint venture in Japan with AEON Financial Service

Allianz to establish life insurance joint venture in Japan with AEON Financial Service

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 4-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz SE announced it will establish a life insurance joint venture (JV) with bank holding group AEON Financial Service (AFS). The newly formed joint venture will focus on developing and marketing life insurance … Read the full press release

Infront and Ski Association of Japan extend international media rights to FIS World Cup

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, Switzerland, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront and the Ski Association of Japan extend the international media rights to all FIS World Cup events. The new agreement is for another five years, running until the end of 2025/26 … Read the full press release

Total begins construction of a large-scale solar plant, its third and biggest solar plant in Japan

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ TOKYO, 8-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Total Solar International announce the start of the construction of a large-scale solar plant located in Osato, Miyagi prefecture, Japan. Miyagi Osato Solar Park with 52 megawatt-peak (MWp) is expected to provide … Read the full press release

Aegon’s 50% stake in the variable annuity joint ventures in Japan sold to partner Sony Life for EUR 130 million

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 17-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon‘s partner in the variable annuity joint ventures in Japan Sony Life takes over its 50% stake. The transaction is for approximately EUR 130 million (JPY 16 billion). Commenting on the acquisition, … 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

XPAND Code was successfully scanned from 200 meters/700 feet at Olympics stadium

Multi-barcode reader that can read QR/XPAND/EAN Codes available on the App Store (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, JAPAN 19-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — XPAND K.K., which provides “XPAND.CODES”, the barcode solution for signs, has announced the launch of XPAND.CODES Reader App for iOS … Read the full press release

Sandoz certified “TOP Employer Asia Pacific 2019” for its exceptional employee offerings in the region

Sandoz has been certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings in Asia Pacific (APAC) The annual, international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world This exclusive certification underlines Sandoz´ commitment … Read the full press release