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Merck completes the sale of its Consumer Health business to Procter & Gamble (P&G)

Closing of sale to Procter & Gamble at a cash purchase price of € 3.4 billion completed Successful completion allows Merck to further focus on innovation driven businesses in Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials Transaction successfully closed within an ambitious timeframe … Read the full press release

CaixaBank and Microsoft foster diversity in the technology and science sector by recognising the best female students from Spanish universities

Prizes are awarded to promote diversity in the technology sector The WONNOW Awards enable both companies to foster the diversity and presence of women in the field of technology and science from the outset of their career. Gonzalo Gortázar, the … Read the full press release

Merck to establish an innovation hub in Guangzhou, China

Merck today (12 NOV 2018) signed an agreement with the Guangzhou Development District on innovation development in Southern China. DARMSTADT, Germany / GUANGZHOU, China, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Merck, the vibrant science and technology company, today signed an agreement with the … 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

University of Kent Professor Sally Fincher wins Suffrage Science Awards for Mathematics and Computing

Professor Sally Fincher was chosen as one of the winners of the biennial Suffrage Science Awards for Mathematics and Computing. KENT, 11-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The awards took place on Monday 8 October 2018, with 11 scientists from across the UK honoured … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow physicists part of groundbreaking new measurement of the Higgs boson from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

GLASGOW, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second time this summer, University of Glasgow physicists are celebrating a groundbreaking new measurement of the Higgs boson from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC).  This time, they have observed the … Read the full press release

Royal DSM made Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World list

Parsippany NJ, US, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, again made Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World list, an annual recognition of companies that have a positive social impact through their core … Read the full press release

Teenagers from Germany, India, Africa and the U.S. awarded scholarships from Bayer Science & Education Foundation

International exchange: Pupils from Germany, India, Africa and the U.S. taking part in two-week, hands-on seminar focusing on life science, medical health and food science topics / Bayer partnering with renowned Center for STEM Learning at University of Colorado in … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Singtel: 5G pilot network will be deployed at one-north in Buona Vista, Singapore’s science, business and IT hub

Singtel and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) are strengthening their 5G Centre of Excellence Programme partnership with the announcement of a new initiative that will see Singapore’s first 5G pilot network go live by Q4 this year. STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham: Professor Laura Green OBE appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences

BIRMINGHAM, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Laura Green OBE has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences. Professor Green, who will join the University … Read the full press release

TU/e: EuroTech Universities Alliance welcomes École Polytechnique as its fifth member

The EuroTech Universities Alliance, a network of European universities in science and technology which TU/e is part of, welcomes École Polytechnique as its fifth member. The prestigious French institution officially joined during the Technical University of Munich’s 150th anniversary symposium. … Read the full press release

Launch of new research journals “European Journal of Sciences (EJS)®” & “European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)®”

Two new research journals published from the United Kingdom have been launched Tadworth, Surrey, United Kingdom, 11-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After successful launch of Scientific European® (a popular science magazine) early this year, UK Education Consultancy Services Ltd announced the … Read the full press release

University of Dundee ranked top in UK for Forensic Science in the 2019 edition of the Complete University Guide league tables

Dundee, UK, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has been ranked top in the United Kingdom for Forensic Science in the 2019 edition of the Complete University Guide league tables. Dundee also ranked 6th in the UK and top … Read the full press release

Chinese Patent Office issued patent for Merck’s CRISPR technology used in a genomic-integration method for eukaryotic cells

Merck today (23 APR 2018) announced that the Chinese Patent Office has issued a notice granting Merck’s patent application for the company’s CRISPR technology used in a genomic-integration method for eukaryotic cells. Patent in China covers integration of an external … 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

NWO awards funding to ten proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure

THE HAGUE, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The NWO executive board has awarded funding to ten proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure. The total amount granted is 138 million euros. Today the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid … Read the full press release

University of Sussex: Dr Marie-Fabrice Gasasira Uwamahoro organised a one-day science festival for school pupils and teachers in Rwanda

BRIGHTON, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Sussex scientist has returned to her homeland to inspire a new generation to follow in her footsteps. Dr Marie-Fabrice Gasasira Uwamahoro, a research technician at the University’s world-renowned Genome Damage and Stability Centre, organised a … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute partner with HSBC and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for the Turing-HSBC-ONS Economic Data Science Awards 2018

LONDON, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Turing’s economic data science research programme has announced a new collaboration between HSBC and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The Turing-HSBC-ONS Economic Data Science Awards 2018 invite proposals for research in economic data science to improve our understanding … Read the full press release

University of Leicester: British Science Week in Leicester, 9 to 18 March

British Science Week in Leicester from 9 March to 18 March offers galaxy of events for all the family LEICESTER, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For an out-of-this-world experience in Leicester – head over to the spectacular array of events being held … Read the full press release

BBVA’s Executive Director José Manuel González-Páramo to chair the recently created Spain-Peru Council Foundation

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — José Manuel González-Páramo, BBVA’s Executive Director Responsible for Global Economics, Regulation & Public Affairs, will chair the recently created Spain-Peru Council Foundation, a non-profit body set up with the aim of fostering relations between the two … Read the full press release

Nor-Tech Offers European Organizations Free Simulation Tests on a High Performance Computer Cluster for CAE, CFD, FEA Software

Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a free simulation test on a high performance computer cluster for CAE,CFD,FEA software MINNEAPOLIS, U.S., 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a … 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

Roche welcomed 100 European university students from 34 countries studying science and art to the Salzburg Festival

BASEL, 12-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (11 August 2015), Roche welcomed 100 European university students from 34 countries studying science and art to the Salzburg Festival, the world’s largest and most prestigious festival of music and drama. The annual Roche … Read the full press release

BAE Systems: British children pick science careers over fame and celebrity

LONDON, 8-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ —  New research commissioned by BAE Systems and the Royal Air Force reveals that British parents of children aged 5-18 years believe that a quarter of their children (24 per cent) find physics a difficult subject to … Read the full press release

SAS UK research finds big data specialists in high demand

HUGE OPPORTUNITY FOR GRADUATES IN STEM SUBJECTS, WITH 69,000 BIG DATA SPECIALISTS NEEDED BY 2017 Buckinghamshire, UK, 04-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — As UK businesses look to exploit the proliferation of data to support evidence-based decisions in the information economy, it’s becoming ever … Read the full press release

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to finance its Georg Forster Research Fellowships with additional €7M from EU’s Marie Curie Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes

BMZ-sponsored fellowship programme is co-financed by the EU 25-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has attracted approximately 7 million EUR in European Union (EU) funding, which it will use to finance additional measures to make the Foundation’s Georg … Read the full press release

Oxford University study suggests faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety

11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  A faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety, a study by Oxford University psychologists suggests.The researchers argue that a ‘belief in science’ may help non-religious people … Read the full press release

Bayer Science & Education Foundation launches new round of funding – Applications now possible online till July 15, 2013

Bayer foundation scholarships – EUR 200,000 for work and study abroad Support for ambitious study projects in the fields of science, engineering, medicine and teacher training in scientific subjects / Hermann Strenger scholarships to sponsor career-training projects abroad  Leverkusen, 5-6-2013 … Read the full press release

Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN: Role of research & innovation in agriculture

European Parliament/Brussels, 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — We share a saying in most European languages that necessity is the mother of invention. For agriculture, such a moment of necessity has come in the search for new approaches to farming. Solving the future … Read the full press release