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Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research grants EUR 100,000 to the innovation program ‘Impact at the Core’ of Erasmus University Rotterdam

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 25-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Erasmus University Rotterdam, a Dutch public research university, has announced its innovation program ‘Impact at the Core’ has been awarded a City Deal Kennis Maken grant by NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research). … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and University of Nottingham partner over innovative digital manufacturing technologies

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 21-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will partner with the University of Nottingham, a top 20 UK university and 8th in the UK for … Read the full press release

Winners of the 2020 Eni Award: David T. Allen; Chintamani Nages Ramachandra Rao; Jürgen Caro and Jörg Kärger

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, has announced that The Eni Award ceremony took place today at the Palazzo del Quirinale in … Read the full press release

New cosmetic ingredient by Merck to help the skin maintain the integrity of the epidermis

New product specifically for the needs of aging skin Essential calcium improves overall skin integrity Halal-certified blend of 100% of plant and mineral origin serves sustainable market trends (PRESS RELEASE) DARMSTADT, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Merck (ETR: MRK), a German … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp to test the industrial production, use and system integration of green hydrogen as part of German Federal Ministry of Education and Research’s hydrogen lead projects

H2Giga: thyssenkrupp is driving forward the industrialization of alkaline water electrolysis through automated series production H2Mare: thyssenkrupp tests the offshore production of green methanol and ammonia TransHyDE: thyssenkrupp tests ammonia cracking (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: … Read the full press release

BAE Systems investment to provide digital skills training at 70 schools across Lancashire region

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will invest £300,000 in programmes designed to enhance digital skills of young people in Lancashire. Working in collaboration … Read the full press release

Energy transition: TotalEnergies part of the World’s Largest Clean Hydrogen Infrastructure Fund

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced that the Company together with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, and VINCI, … Read the full press release

University of Helsinki new artificial intelligence methods for industrial and fusion research part of ITER fusion reactor in Southern France

The participation of Finnish industry in the construction of ITER fusion reactor and the utilization of innovations in other fields is promoted by a cluster of companies and research institutions. ITER is beeing constructed in Southern France. (PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, … Read the full press release

AL Amyloidosis: Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease, takes over Caelum Biosciences, Inc.

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has announced its rare diseases arm Alexion has exercised its option to acquire all remaining equity in Caelum Biosciences, Inc., a Clinical Stage … Read the full press release

The Great Narrative initiative and meeting by World Economic Forum and the UAE Government to be held in in Dubai, 11-12 November 2021

World Economic Forum and Government of the United Arab Emirates will host the Great Narrative meeting in Dubai on 11-12 November 2021 Reflections to be shared in a forthcoming book, The Great Narrative, expected for publication in January 2022 Global … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s Dr Andrea Soltoggio part of DARPA funded project that will train independent AI systems collaborate and share knowledge with each other

(PRESS RELEASE) LOUGHBOROUGH, 28-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University,  a UK top 10 University, has announced it will lead a project aimed at helping independent AI systems to learn from each other. The new international project will look into creating … Read the full press release

Significant improvement in increasing Time In Range and reducing hypoglycemia among people equipped with Diabeloop DBLG1

EASD 2021 – Diabeloop, a pioneer in therapeutic artificial intelligence for diabetes management, is presenting new real-world data(1) of its Automated Insulin Delivery system, DBLG1. The personalized device fine-tunes insulin delivery using a state-of-the-art algorithm. Thousands of European patients have … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge researchers: classical physics can be used to understand prethermal discrete time crystals (DTCs)

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Cambridge, the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world, has announced that its researchers used computer modelling to study potential new phases of matter known as prethermal discrete time crystals (DTCs). Until … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca: Exciting ROpel Phase III trial results demonstrate the potential for Lynparza with abiraterone to become a new 1st-line option for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has announced positive high-level results from the PROpel Phase III trial showed AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) in combination with abiraterone demonstrated a … Read the full press release

Spinal muscular atrophy: New data for Evrysdi will be presented by Roche at the World Muscle Society (WMS) Virtual Congress 20 – 24 September 2021

New data show pre-symptomatic babies with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) treated with Evrysdi maintained the ability to swallow Evrysdi has demonstrated consistent clinically meaningful efficacy in adults, children, and babies two months and older and is now approved in 58 countries worldwide Further … Read the full press release

New Institute for Interdisciplinary Data Science and Artificial Intelligence launches at University of Birmingham

(PRESS RELEASE) BIRMINGHAM, 22-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Birmingham, a world top 100 university and part of the prestigious Russell Group, has announced the launch of a new institute that aims at driving forward the use of big data … Read the full press release

NIHR funded project that involves Universities of East Anglia, Leicester and Liverpool to help reduce the number of cases of flu in care homes

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, one of the six original ‘red brick’ civic universities, has announced that its researchers are part of a new project to increase the number of care home staff that take … Read the full press release

ENGIE Services delivers the new High Performance Computing Datacenter of the University of Groningen

(PRESS RELEASE) GRONINGEN, the Netherlands, 20-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Groningen, one of the most traditional and prestigious universities in the Netherlands, has announced that its new High Performance Computing Datacenter of the University of Groningen (UG) has been … Read the full press release

“Sustainable tires through dandelions – innovations from biology, technology and agriculture” project nominated for the Federal President’s Award for Technology and Innovation 2021

“Sustainable tires through dandelions – innovations from biology, technology and agriculture” joint research project shows that a new, alternative raw material supply is possible Every year, the Federal President’s Award, awarded by the German President, honors outstanding technical, engineering or … Read the full press release

University of Twente researcher awarded NWO grant for the research proposal MELODY (Modeling Lower Shoreface Seabed Dynamics for a Climate-Proof Coast)

(PRESS RELEASE) ENSCHEDE, 9-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Twente, a Enschede, NL based public technical university located, has announced that its researcher Jebbe van der Werf (Faculty of ET and working at knowledge institute Deltares) has been awarded a … Read the full press release

Sports communication experts to apply linguistic lens to communication in the high-pressure context of Grand Prix racing

(PRESS RELEASE) COVENTRY, 9-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Warwick, a public research university founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand higher education, has announced that sports communication researchers from the University of Warwick will be … Read the full press release

Biogeobatteries, Additive Manufacturing, water systems, brain organoids projects at University of Bristol funded as part of UKRI flagship Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Bristol, a red brick research university, has announced that four promising future science and research leaders at the university will be benefiting from a £4.5 million UK Government funding to convert … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca, EU agree to end legal proceedings over the delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine Vaxzevria

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has announced an agreement between the Company and the European Commission has been reached that puts an end of the legal proceedings over … Read the full press release

Investor AB to accept Agnafit Bidco’s public offer for the shares in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 2-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Investor AB (STO: INVE-B), a Swedish investment and holding company founded in 1916, has announced its support for the Agnafit Bidco¹’s bid for Sobi (Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB). The company has undertaken to … Read the full press release

CERN’s 2nd online edition of the Webfest tackled projects that address the UN Sustainable Development Goals

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 30-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research and one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research, has announced that its Webfest’s second online edition brought together people from 63 … Read the full press release

SGS in the Netherlands expands capabilities to include trace gas analyses

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 25-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, announces that its laboratory in Vlissingen (Flushing), Netherlands has expanded its capabilities and is now capable of conducting trace gas analyses to support … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom to build a 5G campus network for the Werner-von-Siemens-Centre in Berlin

Campus network for industry-related development in Berlin Network for industrial innovation (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 24-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies and the largest telecommunications provider in Europe by revenue, has … Read the full press release

The University of Exeter among the top 200 higher education institutions in ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s Academic Ranking of World Universities

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 17-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced it has been ranked 51 to 200 in the world and 15 to 20 in the … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Merck Electronics: Dorothea Wenzel, Jeff White and Katherine Dei Cas

(PRESS RELEASE) DARMSTADT, 6-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Merck Group (ETR: MRK), a German multinational science and technology company, has announced some leadership changes within its business sector Electronics. Effective September 1, 2021, Jeff White, currently Head of Delivery Systems … Read the full press release

CERN: Pixel Tracker now installed at the centre of the CMS detector following two years of maintenance and upgrades

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 6-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research and one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research, has announced that the Pixel Tracker has already been installed at the centre … Read the full press release