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The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to support the establishment of AI Schools aimed at attracting national and international AI talent

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), world’s largest funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers, has announced the expansion of its range of funding opportunities relating to artificial intelligence (AI). … Read the full press release

TUM, DKTK, University Medical Center Göttingen researchers looked into how pancreatic and extrahepatic bile duct cancers develop

Why identical mutations cause different types of cancer Cancer development is influenced by tissue type (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 20-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM), one of Europe’s leading universities, has announced that its Professor for Translational Cancer … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Preem investigate the potential of the first 50 MW electrolysis plant at Preem’s Lysekil refinery

The conditions are excellent for building an electrolysis plant for producing hydrogen gas for biofuel in Lysekil, as shown by the study conducted in the spring. Producing hydrogen through fossil-free methods can reduce CO2 emissions by at least 80% compared … Read the full press release

Merck and Inbrain Neuroelectronics to collaborate on next generation of graphene-based bioelectronic therapies for targeted treatment of chronic diseases

Innovation Center project of Merck aims to develop smart neurostimulators for targeted treatment of chronic diseases Second collaboration within the Bioelectronics innovation field of Merck focuses on increasing the selectivity and power efficiency of the device to enable energy intensive … Read the full press release

Cure for prostate cancer on the horizon

(PRESS RELEASE) FREIBURG, Germany, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer. According to the American Cancer Association, 1 in every 8 men will be diagnosed with it in their lifetime. In 2018 around 1.2 million … Read the full press release

De zelflerende algoritme DBLG1®: eenvoudig te gebruiken voor een optimale en gepersonaliseerde behandeling van diabetes type 1

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIJS, 2-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vanaf het begin heeft Diabeloop innovatieve systemen ontwikkeld om de behandeling van diabetes type 1 te automatiseren en te personaliseren, waarbij altijd rekening wordt gehouden met de optiek van de patiënt. Het Franse … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energy to jointly develop the use of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology in rail transport

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 31-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility announces the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energy on joint research for the use of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology in rail … Read the full press release

Vestas announces launch of CETEC initiative to advance circular economy across the wind industry

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Olin Corporation, Danish Technological Institute, and Aarhus University (PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 17-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces the development of a new technology to enable circularity for thermoset composites, the material used to make wind turbine … Read the full press release

Winners of the inaugural SAS global Hackathon announced

From saving lives of first responders to exploring manure recycling, the winners transformed data into decisions. (PRESS RELEASE) MARLOW, UK, 14-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Analytics leader SAS announces the winners of the first-ever SAS global Hackathon. Throughout March, SAS brought … Read the full press release

European Society of Cardiology to hold annual EuroCMR congress on 6 to 8 May online

(PRESS RELEASE) SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS CEDEX, France, 12-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EuroCMR 2021 will highlight how magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the heart helps physicians pinpoint diagnoses and tailor treatment. EuroCMR 2021 will take place on 6 to 8 May online. … Read the full press release

TU/e researcher Rens Brankaert nominated for Alzheimer Nederland’s Young Outstanding Researcher Award

The researcher has been nominated for a major research award from Alzheimer Nederland. (PRESS RELEASE) EINDHOVEN, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) announces that Rens Brankaert, associate professor at Industrial Design, has been nominated by Alzheimer Nederland … Read the full press release

Barco projectors and RSA Cosmos’ SkyExplorer 2021 provide unmatched immersive experience for Brussels Planetarium

(PRESS RELEASE) KORTRIJK, 2-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco announces that the Planetarium of Brussels opens its newly renovated dome equipped with 8 state-of-the-art Barco projectors installed by RSA Cosmos along with the latest version of their powerful astronomical software, SkyExplorer … Read the full press release

Locked down on the ISS, in immersion on the Earth

The virtual reality cycling experience on board the ISS (PRESS RELEASE) MONTPELLIER, France, 1-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — In an effort to improve the conditions of sports activities during manned flights, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), in charge of the … Read the full press release

SENER Aeroespacial designed, manufactured and tested important components of the coronagraph satellite for ESA’s PROBA-3 mission

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 30-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SENER Group‘s aerospace arm SENER Aeroespacial announces that it has completed the testing and has provided the customer with qualification models of the mechanisms for the European Space Agency’s (ESA) PROBA-3 mission. SENER … Read the full press release

Latest research and future treatment in heart rhythm disorders to be presented at EHRA 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Society of Cardiology (ESC) announces that its online scientific congress EHRA 2021 will be held 23 to 25 April online. Highlights of the congress are the latest practice-changing research … Read the full press release

Vattenfall joins the Science Based Targets Network’s Corporate Engagement Program initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall aims to actively participate in the development of new methods and guidance to protect and restore nature based on science by joining the initiative Science Based Targets Network Corporate Engagement Program. Since … Read the full press release

Thomas Leysen appointed Chairman of DSM Supervisory Board

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, 4-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, announces the retirement of Rob Routs as Chairman and member of the DSM Supervisory Board at the close of the Annual … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer IGD develops automated robotic arm to scan cultural objects in 3D, now cooperating with Phase One

The digital twin concept arrives in the museum world (PRESS RELEASE) DARMSTADT, 23-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt has developed a product to make it easier for museums to digitize their collections and is now cooperating with … Read the full press release

A URSAPHARM Arzneimittel e a CEBINA anunciam uma parceria com vista a reaproveitar o anti-histamínico azelastina para combater a COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SAARBRÜCKEN / VIENA, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Na luta contra o vírus SARS-CoV-2, um grande número de empresas farmacêuticas está em busca de novas abordagens para combater a pandemia. Além das vacinas, estão a ser feitos esforços intensivos … Read the full press release

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel et CEBINA annoncent un partenariat pour reconvertir l’antihistaminique azélastine afin de lutter contre la COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SARREBRUCK / VIENNE, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dans la lutte contre le virus SRAS-CoV-2, un grand nombre d’entreprises pharmaceutiques recherchent de nouvelles approches pour combattre la pandémie. Outre les vaccins, des efforts intensifs de recherche et développement à … Read the full press release

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel y CEBINA anuncian una colaboración para readaptar el antihistamínico azelastine para combatir la COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SAARBRÜCKEN / VIENA, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — En la lucha contra el virus SARS-CoV-2, una gran cantidad de empresas farmacéuticas están buscando nuevos enfoques para combatir la pandemia. Además de las vacunas, las iniciativas exhaustivas de investigación y … Read the full press release

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SAARBRÜCKEN / VIENNA, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — In the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a large number of pharmaceutical companies are looking for new approaches to combat the pandemic. In addition to vaccines, intensive research and development efforts … Read the full press release

Arts at CERN announces Black Quantum Futurism collective as winner of the Collide residency award

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Following an international open call launched in October last year, a total of 564 project proposals were received from 79 different countries for the ninth edition of Collide. The diversity, reach and quality … Read the full press release

Dutch SAZ group of hospitals to use Philips’ connected care solutions to enhance monitoring and management of patients

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in health technology Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announces strategic partnership with Dutch SAZ (Association of Collaborating General Hospitals) group of 28 hospitals. The 5-year partnership in the field of … Read the full press release

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca confirmed safe and effective at preventing COVID-19

Increased efficacy with longer inter-dose interval Protection of over 70% starting after a first dose First indication of reduction in disease transmission of up to 67% (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical … Read the full press release

Empa and Coop partner against foodwaste

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜBENDORF, Switzerland, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Empa announces collaboration with Coop to develop potential improvements in the supply chain. Vegetables and fruits often have a long way to go on the supermarket shelf. How can quality be intelligently … Read the full press release

Green mobility: Alstom’s hydrogen train Coradia iLint recognised with European Railway Award

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, France, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom announces that its innovative hydrogen train project Coradia iLint has been honoured with European Railway Award 2021. Coradia iLint has been commissioned by Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen (LNVG) to test hydrogen as a … Read the full press release

ZEISS’ new digital microscope for the first time enables all-in-one focus in real time

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS announces the launch of a new innovative digital microscope ZEISS Visioner 1. Thanks to its Micro-mirror Array Lens System (MALS™), ZEISS Visioner 1, for the first time enables all-in-one focus in real time. … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool awarded grants to create anti-viral surface technologies to break chain of COVID transmission

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool announces that its has joined a consortium to develop new anti-viral technology that will limit the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) from touching contaminated surfaces in areas such as hospitals, train … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Professor of Neurosurgery Michael Jenkinson to lead Sir John Fisher / Royal College of Surgeons of England’s Surgical Trials in Liverpool

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool announces that Michael Jenkinson, Professor of Neurosurgery at its Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, has been appointed as the Sir John Fisher / Royal College of Surgeons of England … Read the full press release