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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

Genetic diversity: GSK and Novartis launch Project Africa GRADIENT to optimise treatment responses for malaria and tuberculosis in Africa

Project Africa GRADIENT calls on local researchers to submit proposals exploring the link between genetic diversity and response to malaria and tuberculosis drugs in African patients. Combined funding commitment of GBP 2.8 million (USD 3.6 million) over five years. Researchers … Read the full press release

Amey Consulting to create next generation of young engineers with new four-degree apprenticeship programmes

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, 18-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey Consulting announces the launch of four fully funded degree apprenticeship programmes. These programmes, which will be supported by several universities will help bring new talent into the industry across Civil Engineering, Data … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce partners with UK Space Agency for pioneering project on future nuclear power technologies for space exploration

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 12-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and UK Space Agency announce that they have signed an innovative contract for a study into future nuclear power options for space exploration. This is the first cooperation between both organisations and … Read the full press release

Sanofi gains full global rights to a promising antibody for inflammatory disorders with the acquisition of Kymab

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ CAMBRIDGE, 11-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi to acquire Kymab, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing fully human monoclonal antibodies with a focus on immune-mediated diseases and immuno-oncology therapeutics. The agreement includes an upfront payment … Read the full press release

QIAGEN appoints Dr. Toralf Haag as a member of the Supervisory Board and the Audit Committee

(PRESS RELEASE) VENLO, the Netherlands, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — QIAGEN announces the appointment of Dr. Toralf Haag as a member of the Supervisory Board with immediate effect. He will also become a member of the Audit Committee. Dr. Haag was … Read the full press release

Garanti BBVA Partners program participant Yesil Science launches world’s first AI assisted flu assistant

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA announces that Yesil Science, a company participating in Garanti BBVA Partners program has launched a mobile health application supported by artificial intelligence, FluAI. FluAI is specifically intended for upper respiratory tract infections, … Read the full press release

SUEZ and FERMENTALG to address growing climate emergency through innovative solutions based on biomimicry for the capture and recovery of CO2 in bioproducts

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ and FERMENTALG, a key French player and expert in the research and bio industrial exploitation of micro-algae, strengthen their cooperation following a five-year partnership, and to address the growing climate emergency through … Read the full press release

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 were announced at the virtual Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 Awards Ceremony on Monday 30th November. The Prize promotes the use of Galileo, the … Read the full press release

Philips and InSightec to support expanded access to MR-guided focused ultrasound for treating neurological disorders

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM/ HAIFA, Israel, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology and InSightec, a global healthcare company focused on the therapeutic power of acoustic energy, to develop compatibility of Philips’ … Read the full press release