Category Archives: Slovakia

Press Releases & News from Slovakia distributed via EuropaWire

EBRD announces a major nuclear decommissioning milestone for its Bohunice International Decommissioning Support Fund

Two Soviet-designed nuclear reactor decommissioned at the Bohunice NPP Unique engineering solutions and experience to be used worldwide Major decommissioning milestone for the EBRD-managed BIDSF (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), … Read the full press release

Die EBWE gibt einen wichtigen Meilenstein bei der Stilllegung kerntechnischer Anlagen für ihren Internationalen Fonds zur Unterstützung der Stilllegung von Bohunice bekannt

Zwei von der Sowjetunion entworfene Kernreaktoren, die im KKW Bohunice stillgelegt wurden Einzigartige technische Lösungen und Erfahrungen, die weltweit eingesetzt werden können Bedeutender Stilllegungsmeilenstein für die von der EBWE verwaltete BIDSF (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Europäische … Read the full press release

Allianz Real Estate forms a new joint venture with VGP, a pan-European player in the high-quality logistics and semi-industrial real estate space

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ MUNICH/ ANTWERPEN, 4-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Group, one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide, has announced that Allianz Real Estate, while acting on behalf of several Allianz group companies, has formed a new 50/50 … Read the full press release

Hydro brings down the capacity of the primary aluminium production at the Slovalco plant in Slovakia due to high electricity prices

The Board of Directors at Hydro’s majority-owned Slovalco primary aluminium plant in Slovakia has decided a further curtailment of primary aluminium production at the plant. (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 30-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable … Read the full press release

Eco Rating, the new labelling scheme that rates the environmental impact of new smartphones, sees more manufacturers joining its scheme and expands globally

Consumer mobile phone labelling scheme launched in 24 European countries by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Company and Vodafone now set to expand globally Fairphone, Realme and vivo join Eco Rating, now 15 manufacturers in total More than 150 mobile … Read the full press release

ESET researchers discovered a novel malware that appears to be attacking Linux running systems across Southeast Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) BRATISLAVA, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a Slovak internet security company known for its anti-virus and firewall products, has announced that its researchers have discovered a previously unknown malware family that utilizes custom and well-designed modules, targeting operating … Read the full press release

EBRD appoints Elisabetta Falcetti as the new Head for Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces the appointment of Elisabetta Falcetti as the new Head in in central Europe and the Baltic states (CEB). EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso has formally introduced … Read the full press release

Granvia launches two prevention campaigns to promote road safety in Slovakia

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Highways’ subsidiary Granvia announces the launch of two prevention campaigns in Slovakia. The campaigns are in replacement of its traditional “Safety Days” which the concession company is unable to organise due to … Read the full press release

ESET Endpoint Security receives AAA rating in SE Labs’ Q3 Enterprise Endpoint Protection awards

(PRESS RELEASE) BRATISLAVA, 9-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in cybersecurity ESET earned the highest possible prize in SE Labs’ Q3 Enterprise Endpoint Protection awards. Its ESET Endpoint Security solution received the AAA rating, earning the same top rating in … Read the full press release

UniCredit to support social entrepreneurship through its sponsorship in Finance 4 Social Change

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces its participation in the Finance 4 Social Change (F4SC) project as the Main Partner.Through UniCredit’s Social Impact Banking (SIB) programme and in line with the Bank’s strong commitment to building a … Read the full press release

EURid announces winners of its SAFEonLINE Art Competition

(PRESS RELEASE) DIEGEM, Belgium, 10-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EURid announces winners of its SAFEonLINE Art Competition. The competition was launched last October 2019 by the .eu domain name registry and was open to secondary schools students across Slovakia and the … Read the full press release

Dr. Kurt Lauk, prominent business leader, former chairman of Economic Council in Germany (Wirtschaftsrat), former advisor to Angela Merkel, joins Tachyum

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN JOSE, California, USA, 18-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, Tachyum announced that Dr. Kurt Lauk has joined the company’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Lauk served on several management boards, including Daimler and Audi, and as a member of … Read the full press release

Central European Online Travel Agency Group Szallas.hu PLC. further strengthens its international presence

Hungary-based OTA Szallas.hu PLC. has completed the acquisition of intercountry booking site ‘Utazok.hu’ and Maiutazás Group, closing its high-value transactions in the region. After buying ‘Spanie.pl’, merging with HOTEL.CZ a.s. and taking partial ownership of ‘Travelminit’ in the past two … Read the full press release

ESET recognised as a leader in consumer protection for its dedication in providing the absolute best in IT security

(PRESS RELEASE) BRATISLAVA, 21-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET Internet Security product for Windows recognised by both AV Comparatives and Virus Bulletin. ESET Internet Security ranked first place in AV Comparatives’ Performance Test – Impact of Consumer Security Software on System … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo and its JV partner Doprastav of Slovakia to build Lot 2 of a section of the D3 highway in southern Czech Republic

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 6-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo and its JV (joint venture) partner Doprastav of Slovakia landed a contract for the building of Lot 2, which is a section (12.53 kilometres) of the D3 highway in the south of … Read the full press release

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