Category Archives: Slovakia

Press Releases & News from Slovakia distributed via EuropaWire

The Ekopolis Foundation and SLOVNAFT announce the 13th annual grant program Green Oases with the motto of ‘Let us plant trees!’

BRATISLAVA, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ekopolis Foundation in co-operation with the partner, SLOVNAFT, a.s., announces the 13th annual grant program Green Oases. The topic of this year’s annual environmental program is preserving our natural heritage and related tree planting. A sum of … Read the full press release

Stadler to deliver five rack-and-pinion / adhesion traction GTW-type multiple units and a multifunctional rack-and-pinion / adhesion traction locomotive for the Slovakian rail company ŽSSK

BUSSNANG, Switzerland, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler is to deliver five rack-and-pinion / adhesion traction GTW-type multiple units and a multifunctional rack-and-pinion / adhesion traction locomotive for the Slovakian rail company ŽSSK (Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a.s., Bratislava, Slovakia). The vehicles will … Read the full press release

EBRD invests €40 million under the EBRD Slovak Covered Bonds Framework

EBRD invests in covered bonds by local lender Slovenská sporiteľňa EBRD supports drafting of new legislation for bonds in cooperation with Slovak authorities Rating agency Moody’s rates programme Aaa LONDON, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The development of the capital market in … Read the full press release

Orkla to create one strong food company in the Czech Republic and Slovakia with the integration of Hamé and Vitana

OSLO, 04-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The companies are both owned by Orkla but have been run as separate entities. Vitana has been a part of Orkla since 2013, and Hamé since 2016. The integrated company will be named Orkla Foods Česko … Read the full press release

Aegon to sell its businesses in Czech Republic and Slovakia to NN Group for EUR 155 million

The HAGUE, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon has agreed to sell its businesses in Czech Republic and Slovakia for EUR 155 million to NN Group. The transaction is consistent with Aegon’s strategic objective to optimize its portfolio and capital allocation … Read the full press release

Press conference: Illegal sales of Schengen and Medical Visa Scandal involving Maltese PM’s Office

The press conference will take place tomorrow, 26th of June at 11:30am in the European Parliament room – PHS 0A50 BRUSSELS, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — There is evidence that points to the possibility that up to 88.000 Schengen visas and … Read the full press release

Accenture opens Liquid Studio and Nano Lab in Bratislava fostering a startup-like environment to co-create and prototype new solutions

BRATISLAVA, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a Liquid Studio in Bratislava to help clients speed up innovation and software deployment cycles, as well as a Nano Lab, which offers a window into the extensive research and development conducted … Read the full press release

ESET awarded the highest designation in the 2018 Kuppinger Cole Leadership Compass Enterprise Endpoint Security: Anti-Malware Solutions

BRATISLAVA, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leader in information security, today announced it has been awarded the highest designation in the Innovation, Product, Market and Overall Leader categories in the 2018 Kuppinger Cole Leadership Compass Enterprise Endpoint Security: Anti-Malware Solutions. … Read the full press release

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release

New covered bonds legislation in Slovak Republic follows EBRD technical assistance project

New legislation follows technical assistance project LONDON, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Slovak Republic has become a pioneer in creating the legal foundations for covered bonds with amendments to the relevant law in line with best practice recommendations by the European Banking Authority … Read the full press release

ESET: cyber-criminals exploited known vulnerability in Microsoft IIS 6.0 to install modified Monero mining software

BRATISLAVA, 03-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leading global cyber security company, has discovered a new threat whereby attackers infected vulnerable Windows web servers with a malicious cryptocurrency miner in order to mine Monero – a newer cryptocurrency alternative to Bitcoin. … Read the full press release

Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017 Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

ESET to build new company headquarters on site of the former military hospital at Patronka in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leader in cybersecurity, has today announced its plans to build state of the art new company headquarters on the nine hectare site of the former military hospital at Patronka, close to Forest Park, Bratislava. … Read the full press release

Inaugural Tech and Tennis Day by ESET and Tennis Canada To Happen In August at the Rogers Cup

BRATISLAVA, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, is proud to be taking centre court this summer thanks to a new agreement to serve as the official software security partner of Canada’s top tennis tournament, Rogers Cup presented … Read the full press release

ESET observed yet another of Sednit’s phishing emails in action

BRATISLAVA, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Sednit group is back on the radar after alleged interference with the French elections.  ESET researchers have observed another one of their phishing emails in action – this time using a recently mediatized missile strike … Read the full press release

Leading European-based IT security company ESET opens office in the Bavarian capital Munich

BRATISLAVA, 19-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, the pioneer of proactive protection and leading European-based IT security company, has just opened a brand new office in Germany, in downtown Munich. While ESET’s regional center for German speaking countries (DACH – Germany, Austria, … Read the full press release

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to attend the informal meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will participate in the informal meeting of the European Union Defence Ministers in Bratislava, on Tuesday 27 September 2016. During his visit to Bratislava, Mr. Stoltenberg will also meet … Read the full press release

STRABAG SE to build new National Football Stadium with more than 22,000 seats in Bratislava

UEFA Category 4 stadium with more than 22,000 seats Contract value: € 50 million Completion in 2018 BRATISLAVA, 05-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG SE, the European technology group for construction services, has been commissioned by the investor NFŠ a.s. to … Read the full press release

Enel Produzione S.p.A. sells 50% of Slovak Power Holding BV to EP Slovakia BV

ROME, 29-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. announces that the subsidiary Enel Produzione S.p.A. (“Enel Produzione”) today closed the disposal to EP Slovakia BV (“EP Slovakia”), a subsidiary of Energetický a prumyslový holding a.s. (“EPH”), of 50% of Slovak Power Holding BV (“HoldCo”), … Read the full press release

ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server receives its second VBSpam+ award in a row

BRATISLAVA, 26-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Virus Bulletin, a leading independent testing authority, has completed its VBSpam Comparative Review for June. The review reconfirmed that ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server remains a market leading choice for spam filtering, receiving its second VBSpam+ … Read the full press release

ESET Remote Administrator becomes available for the Microsoft Azure marketplace

BRATISLAVA, 26-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today announced the launch of ESET Remote Administrator (ERA) Virtual Machine® for Microsoft Azure. The product enables IT administrators to drill-down into endpoint security … Read the full press release

ESET® partners with Pixel Federation to bring ESET brand onto the smash-hit railway tycoon game TrainStation – The Game on Rails

Bratislava, Slovakia, 25-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, has teamed up with Slovak game developer Pixel Federation to bring the ESET brand onto the tracks of the smash-hit railway tycoon game … Read the full press release

ESET: Scam campaign on Facebook steals the social network users’ payment card details

Bratislava, 07-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET researchers have spotted a scam campaign on Facebook that steals the social network users’ payment card details. Instead of buying luxury sunglasses at a 90% discount, shoppers might end up victims of a payment card … Read the full press release

Decisions taken on Národná banka Slovenska’s 23rd meeting of 2015

Bratislava, Slovak Republic,  18-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (15 December) held its 23rd meeting of 2015, which was chaired by Jozef Makúch, the NBS Governor. The Bank Board of NBS took note of NBS’s … Read the full press release

ESET® announces global availability of its ESET Parental Control for Android app

Brand new, child-friendly ESET Parental Control for Android app is now available worldwide. Bratislava, 19-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today announces the global availability of its ESET Parental Control for Android app, … Read the full press release

AV-Comparatives Parental Control Reviews: ESET Smart Security given the Approved Parental Control Product award for its list of functionalities

Bratislava, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — AV-Comparatives, an independent testing organization, published its in-depth Parental Control Reviews this week, in which it assesses the main features and the ability of solutions to keep unwanted content from kids’ eyes on their Windows computers. … Read the full press release

ESET acquires data encryption company DESlock from its former management and Shackleton Ventures Investment Company

After years of successful partnership within the ESET Technology Alliance, UK-based company joins ESET to provide its solution as part of ESET’s broad portfolio to business customers. Bratislava, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, a global leader in IT security for more than … Read the full press release

Slovakia Prime Minister Fico opened two new production halls at the VELUX Group’s factory in Partizánske

The Prime Minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, opened on the 9th September two new production halls at the VELUX Group’s factory in Partizánske in Slovakia. Hørsholm, Denmark, 16-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The capacity of the factory, Partizánske Building Components-SK s.r.o., has been … Read the full press release

MOL Group’s Slovnaft invested EUR 300 million in new facility for the production of low density polyethylene – LDPE4

More than EUR 300 million have been invested by Slovnaft in the new production unit and its components Low density polyethylene production capacity will reach 220,000 tons per annum The contractor was a Maire Tecnimont Group, Italy After successful technology … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group’s SmarDTV provides Slovakia’s largest multimedia operator SmarCAM-3.5 CI Plus conditional access module to access its Pay-TV services

Cheseaux, Switzerland, 11-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company, today announced that DIGI Slovakia, a subsidiary of Slovak Telekom and the country’s largest multimedia operator, offering services based on Cable, Satellite, OTT and IPTV in Slovakia, is set to … Read the full press release