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Pinellas County Partners with Kapsch TrafficCom to Enhance Mobility and Safety

(IN BRIEF) Pinellas County, Florida, has chosen Kapsch TrafficCom to lead a project aimed at improving mobility and safety with advanced technology solutions, backed by a USD 4.6 million grant from the Federal Highway Administration. With Pinellas County facing significant … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Expands Intelligence Capabilities with Topaz Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has bolstered its Modeling & Simulation Solutions (M&SS) portfolio by integrating Topaz Intelligence, LLC, acquired as part of the Ball Aerospace acquisition earlier this year. This move enhances BAE Systems’ ability to provide intelligence-as-a-service, driving agile … Read the full press release

Thales Australia Collaborates with Saildrone to Enhance Maritime Surveillance Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) Thales Australia has unveiled a partnership with Saildrone, integrating Thales’ Thin Line Towed Array with Saildrone’s Surveyor, the world’s largest unmanned autonomous vehicle. This collaboration aims to bolster surveillance and monitoring capabilities for open-ocean hydrographic surveys and maritime … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Secures Funding for Space Nuclear Power Research

(IN BRIEF) Rolls-Royce has been awarded £1.18 million from Phase 2 of the UK Space Agency’s International Bilateral Fund (IBF) to advance strategic research partnerships within the UK space sector and with emerging space nations. This funding will support collaborative … Read the full press release

Wolters Kluwer Introduces AI-Powered Solution for Community Banks’ Compliance Management

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions has unveiled OneSumX® Reg Manager, a purpose-built solution aimed at assisting U.S. community banks and credit unions in bolstering their regulatory change management processes. This latest addition to the OneSumX portfolio suite leverages artificial … Read the full press release

Skanska Awarded $1.4 Billion Contract for Portage Bay Bridge Replacement

(IN BRIEF) Skanska has secured a significant contract worth USD 1.4 billion from the Washington State Department of Transportation to replace the Portage Bay Bridge in Seattle, Washington, USA. The project aims to enhance seismic resiliency by replacing the existing … Read the full press release

AGL Credit Management and Barclays Launch AGL Private Credit Platform

(IN BRIEF) AGL Credit Management LP (“AGL”) and Barclays Plc (“Barclays”) have announced an exclusive Cooperation Agreement and the introduction of a new private credit investment platform, AGL Private Credit (“AGL PC”). AGL PC merges AGL’s established credit expertise with … Read the full press release

Societe Generale and AllianceBernstein Launch Joint Venture “Bernstein” for Global Equity Business

(IN BRIEF) Societe Generale (GLE) and AllianceBernstein (AB) have officially launched Bernstein, a joint venture aimed at establishing a prominent global cash equities and equity research enterprise. This collaboration, stemming from an announcement made in November 2022, signifies a significant … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY Expands Hospitality Portfolio with Acquisition of Nomadix and Global Reach

(IN BRIEF) ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced its agreement to acquire Nomadix and Global Reach, prominent providers of Wi-Fi access and engagement platform solutions for the hospitality and commercial real estate sectors in the US … Read the full press release

BT and Zscaler Strengthen Partnership to Deliver Enhanced Managed Security Services

(IN BRIEF) Zscaler, Inc. and BT have announced an expanded partnership to offer a comprehensive suite of managed security services based on the Zscaler AI-driven Zero Trust Exchange™ cloud security platform. BT will become the first global service provider to … Read the full press release

Skanska Secures USD 211M Contract Amendment for Beaverton High School Rebuild Project

(IN BRIEF) Skanska announces a contract amendment worth USD 211 million with Beaverton School District for the Beaverton High School Rebuild Project in Oregon, USA. The project involves constructing a new three-story high school building spanning approximately 28,000 square meters … Read the full press release

Avia Solutions Group Teams Up with Impact Investments and Mike Pompeo for Global Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Avia Solutions Group, a leading global provider of aviation services, announces a strategic partnership with Impact Investments LLC, led by former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Impact Investments will offer strategic and financial development counsel to support … Read the full press release

Siemens and NVIDIA Accelerate Industrial Metaverse Vision

(IN BRIEF) Siemens and NVIDIA have announced an expanded collaboration aimed at advancing the development of the industrial metaverse. Through the integration of NVIDIA Omniverse Cloud APIs into the Siemens Xcelerator platform, immersive visualization capabilities powered by generative AI technology … Read the full press release

Lockheed Martin Extends Collaboration with Navantia to Enhance Naval Defense Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) Lockheed Martin has prolonged its collaboration agreement with Navantia, extending their partnership for three more years. The agreement aims to further explore commercial opportunities in surface ships and submarines, building upon their successful 27-year history. Notable achievements include … Read the full press release

Zoox Collaborates with AFRY to Advance Autonomous Vehicle Development

(IN BRIEF) Zoox, an American subsidiary of Amazon specializing in autonomous ride-hailing vehicles, partners with AFRY, leveraging their vehicle engineering expertise from Sweden to enhance the development of Zoox’s purpose-built robotaxi. This innovative vehicle, designed for fully autonomous operation, marks … Read the full press release

Hexcel and Arkema Collaborate to Advance Aerospace-grade Thermoplastic Composites

(IN BRIEF) Hexcel and Arkema have achieved a significant milestone in aerospace innovation through their strategic partnership, resulting in the successful development of a high-performance thermoplastic composite structure. Utilizing HexPly® thermoplastic tapes made from Arkema’s Kepstan® PEKK resin and Hexcel … Read the full press release

Fresenius Medical Care Employees Garner Prestigious Awards for Contributions to Renal Health

(IN BRIEF) Fresenius Medical Care, a leading provider of products and services for renal diseases, celebrates International Women’s Day by honoring three exceptional employees for their outstanding achievements. Ana Catalina Alvarez Elias, a Research Scientist, has been recognized as an … Read the full press release

Viasat Expands Ground Network to Enhance In-Flight Connectivity with AEGEAN Airlines

(IN BRIEF) Viasat, in partnership with Deutsche Telekom, has expanded its ground network for the European Aviation Network (EAN) to bolster in-flight broadband service in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea region. This expansion, featuring three new ground stations, complements over 300 … Read the full press release

Arkema Advances Climate Plan with Long-Term Renewable Energy Agreements

(IN BRIEF) Arkema has taken significant steps towards its climate plan goals by signing long-term renewable energy agreements for multiple sites across the United States. These agreements, with energy providers like Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Entergy, and 3Degrees, are expected … Read the full press release

Orange Business and Cisco Forge Partnership to Drive Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions

(IN BRIEF) Orange Business and Cisco have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly tackle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, furthering their commitment to sustainability. The agreement entails collaboration on creating an emissions baseline, implementing circular economy practices, and … Read the full press release

AT&T and Ericsson Achieve Milestone with Cloud RAN Deployment for Open RAN

(IN BRIEF) AT&T and Ericsson have achieved a significant milestone in their collaboration by completing a Cloud RAN call, marking progress in deploying Open RAN. The successful deployment, located south of Dallas, Texas, signifies the acceleration of AT&T’s C-Band deployment … Read the full press release

Ericsson-Intel Tech Hub Achieves Milestone with Successful Cloud RAN Call Using Future Xeon Processor

(IN BRIEF) The Ericsson-Intel Tech Hub, stationed in Santa Clara, USA, has reached a significant milestone with the successful completion of a Cloud RAN call utilizing Intel’s future Xeon processor, Granite Rapids-D. This achievement underscores the hub’s role as a … Read the full press release

Trilogy NextGen Unveils Private 5G Network at TBN Studio, Revolutionizing Broadcasting

(IN BRIEF) Trilogy NextGen introduces a cutting-edge private 5G network deployment at Trinity Broadcasting Network’s (TBN) new PLEX studio in Dallas-Fort Worth, leveraging Microsoft Azure private multi-access edge compute (MEC) and Ericsson’s 5G Radio Dot System. This innovative network enables … Read the full press release

Henkel Expands Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Solutions with Acquisition of Seal for Life Industries LLC

(IN BRIEF) Henkel, a global leader in adhesive technologies, has announced the acquisition of Seal for Life Industries LLC, a US-based provider of protective coating and sealing solutions, from Arsenal Capital Partners. With Seal for Life’s expertise in infrastructure markets … Read the full press release

Vonage and Verizon Forge Alliance to Drive Network API Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Vonage, under Ericsson ownership, and Verizon, a leading US communications service provider, have announced a collaboration aimed at integrating Verizon’s network Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) into the Vonage platform. This memorandum of understanding (MoU) signifies their joint effort … Read the full press release

Telefónica Tech UK&I Partners with CrowdStrike to Enhance Managed Detection and Response Service

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica Tech UK&I has entered into a strategic partnership with CrowdStrike to bolster its Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service, combining CrowdStrike’s advanced AI-native technology with Telefónica Tech’s security expertise. This collaboration aims to provide comprehensive cybersecurity protection … Read the full press release

Evonik Expands Silica Production in Charleston, USA to Meet Growing Tire Industry Demand

(IN BRIEF) Evonik, a prominent silica producer, is investing in the expansion of its precipitated silica plant in Charleston, USA, to meet the rising demand, particularly from the tire industry in North America. The investment, amounting to a mid-double-digit million … Read the full press release

Linde Expands Clean Hydrogen and Carbon Dioxide Supply Deal with Celanese for Lower Carbon Methanol Production

(IN BRIEF) Linde (Nasdaq: LIN) has announced an expansion of its supply agreement with Celanese, a global chemical and specialty materials company, by providing captured carbon dioxide and clean hydrogen from its Clear Lake facility in Texas. Celanese will use … Read the full press release

Covestro Partners with Encina for Circular Chemicals Supply in Sustainability Drive

(IN BRIEF) Covestro, a leading global high-performance polymer company, has entered into a long-term supply agreement with Encina, a US-based producer of ISCC PLUS certified circular chemicals. Encina will supply Covestro with chemically recycled circular feedstock derived from post-consumer end-of-life … Read the full press release

Siemens and Salesforce Collaborate to Launch Teamcenter SLM App on Salesforce AppExchange for Enhanced Manufacturing Service and Customer Experiences

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Digital Industries Software has unveiled the new Teamcenter SLM app on Salesforce AppExchange, developed in partnership with Salesforce. This app combines Siemens’ Teamcenter Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) solution with Salesforce Manufacturing Cloud and Salesforce Service Cloud, bridging … Read the full press release

Siemens and Voltaiq’s Synergy for Battery Industry Advancement

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Digital Industries Software has joined forces with Voltaiq to revolutionize battery manufacturing, addressing the increasing demand for battery-powered products. The collaboration combines Siemens’ Insights Hub™ and Voltaiq’s Enterprise Battery Intelligence™ to offer unmatched capabilities for battery-focused companies. … Read the full press release

Plenitude Expands Its Renewable Portfolio with Acquisition of Three U.S. Solar Parks from EDPR

(IN BRIEF) Plenitude, a renewable energy company and subsidiary of Eni New Energy US Inc., has signed an agreement with EDP Renováveis (EDPR) to acquire an 80% equity stake in three operational photovoltaic plants in the United States. The Cattlemen … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Hyper-Personalized User Experience and Innovative Entertainment at CES 2024

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz unveils a series of digital advancements and collaborations at CES 2024, focusing on delivering a hyper-personalized user experience in their vehicles. The key highlight is the MBUX Virtual Assistant, powered by generative AI and advanced 3D graphics, … Read the full press release

CES 2024: Mercedes-Benz Unveils MBUX Virtual Assistant with Generative AI for Hyper-Personalized In-Car Experience

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz unveils its new MBUX Virtual Assistant powered by generative AI, transforming the car-driver relationship with natural conversation. This development, showcased at CES 2024, brings a more natural and intuitive interface to Mercedes-Benz vehicles, allowing for proactive support … Read the full press release

EIB Funds GDI’s Innovative Silicon Anode Technology to Revolutionize Battery Performance

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a €20 million quasi-equity loan to GDI, a US-based company with an affiliate in the Netherlands, to develop silicon anode technology for batteries. This technology aims to replace graphite in batteries … Read the full press release

Siemens at CES 2024: Bridging Reality and the Metaverse with Immersive Engineering and Generative AI

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has unveiled innovations at CES 2024 that aim to enable the industrial metaverse, bridging the gap between the real and digital worlds. The company announced partnerships with Sony and AWS to introduce immersive engineering solutions and make … Read the full press release

Siemens and AWS Partner to Bring Generative AI to Software Development for All Industries

(IN BRIEF) Siemens and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are collaborating to democratize generative AI in software development. Siemens will integrate Amazon Bedrock, which offers high-performing AI models, into its low-code platform, Mendix. This partnership aims to empower domain experts across … Read the full press release

Accenture Ventures Invests in QuantHealth to Accelerate AI-Powered Clinical Trial Design

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has announced a strategic investment through Accenture Ventures in QuantHealth, an AI-powered clinical trial design company specializing in cloud-based simulations for pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Using AI technology trained on extensive patient data and clinical trial information, … Read the full press release

Merck KGaA Partners with Inspirna to Advance Novel Therapy for RAS-mutated Colorectal Cancer

(IN BRIEF) Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has entered into a licensing agreement with Inspirna, Inc. for ompenaclid (RGX-202), a first-in-class oral inhibitor of the creatine transport channel SLC6A8, and SLC6A8-targeting follow-on compounds, currently under Phase II evaluation for the second-line … Read the full press release

Novo Nordisk Initiates Groundbreaking Collaborations for Innovative Obesity and MASH Treatments

(IN BRIEF) Novo Nordisk has announced separate research collaborations with Omega Therapeutics and Cellarity Inc. to explore innovative treatment approaches for obesity and MASH (Metabolic Associated Fatty Liver Disease). The collaboration with Omega aims to develop an epigenomic controller to … Read the full press release