Category Archives: Spain

Press Releases & News from Spain distributed via EuropaWire

University of Liverpool PhD student Raquel Medialdea crowned third in the national final of FameLab Spain

LIVERPOOL, 23-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A passionate and engaging talk about Ebola saw University of Liverpool PhD student Raquel Medialdea crowned third in the national final of FameLab Spain, which celebrates effective science communication in young scientists. Watched by a … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa opens new Gamesa Electric technology and manufacturing centre in the Madrid

The new facilities in San Fernando de Henares are equipped with test benches for testing and validating electric systems with capacity of up to 10 MW for wind power, photovoltaic and energy storage purposes The new centre will also manufacture … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV Announces the Exercise of stock options in accordance with the stock option plan approved at the level of the Company in 2017 for its Executive Directors

BUCHAREST, Romania, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company (Digi Communications NV) would like to inform the market and its investors that on 15 May 2018 Mr. Serghei Bulgac, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company and Mr. Valentin … Read the full press release

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

BRUSSELS/ THE HAGUE, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage … Read the full press release

Exclusive BMW M3 CS in Frozen Dark Blue for the best qualifier in the MotoGP at the end of the season

BMW M Power for the fastest qualifier in the MotoGP. The winner’s car in 2018: the exclusive BMW M3 CS (combined consumption: 8.5 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 198 g/km*) in Frozen Dark Blue. Unveiling of the car at the … Read the full press release

Allianz Group sells 8.4 percent stake in Banco BPI to CaixaBank for 178 million euros

Allianz Group sells 8.4 percent stake in Banco BPI to CaixaBank Allianz and CaixaBank agree to reorganize terms of insurance distribution cooperation in Portugal Allianz Group aims to extend and deepen insurance partnership in Portugal with Banco BPI, subject to … Read the full press release

Finer.es comienza su actividad

Este servicio ofrece microcréditos online con las mejores condiciones MADRID, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — En abril de 2018 comenzó sus operaciones el servicio de microcréditos online Finer.es. Es un servicio internacional de préstamos online que se especializa en préstamos a … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to supply 29 units of its SG 3.4-132 turbines for wind farm in the Mexican state of Coahuila

The wind farm will be equipped with 29 of the company’s SG 3.4-132 turbines MADRID, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa has secured a new order1 in Mexico for the supply of 100 MW as part of the last wind power … Read the full press release

Valio presents its new lactose free product portfolio and Valio PROfeel® protein snacks at Alimentaria

HELSINKI, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Valio has over 110 years of experience in dairy innovations and is a true pioneer in lactose free products. Today, Valio is bringing selected products from its globally largest lactose free –sin lactosa–  portfolio to the Spanish … Read the full press release

Ferrovial lists additional notes on the Main Securities Market (MSM) of Euronext Dublin

DUBLIN, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Spain’s global services and infrastructure provider, Ferrovial, lists additional notes on the Main Securities Market (MSM) of Euronext Dublin with issuance of €100m notes from its €1bn Euro Commercial Paper (ECP) programme. A subsidiary of Ferrovial, Ferrovial Netherlands … Read the full press release

Statkraft enters the Spanish market with long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with BayWa r.e.

With the conclusion of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the renewable energy specialist BayWa r.e. and the Norwegian energy group Statkraft, everything is now clear to progress with the swift construction of the Spanish Don Rodrigo solar plant. … Read the full press release

Weride toma la industria del taxi con una idea innovadora!

JERUSALEM, Israel, 08-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Weride, una nueva aplicación internacional de taxis que se centra en los viajes compartidos se está lanzando en España y pronto en todo el mundo. Qué nos diferencia de otras aplicaciones de taxi como … Read the full press release

Weride Taking the Taxi Industry by an Innovative Storm!

JERUSALEM, Israel, 08-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Weride, a new international taxi application focusing on shared travel and day-to-day travel is launching in Spain and Israel. What makes us different than other taxi applications like Uber and Cabify? Our focus is … Read the full press release

Telefónica partners with Microsoft Azure IoT over product integration features, joint go to market and innovation

The collaboration will facilitate device integration enhancing connectivity data exploitation, analytics and integrated diagnosis capabilities. MADRID, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Telefónica, a leading provider of a wide range of IoT solutions and services, announced today an agreement with Microsoft Azure IoT that … Read the full press release

La segunda conferencia del proyecto CORE LNGas hive se ha celebrado en Silleda

La conferencia ha sido inaugurada por el presidente de Puertos del Estado, José Llorca; el director xeral de Enerxía e Minas de la Xunta, Ángel Bernardo Tahoces; el director general de Infraestructuras de Enagás, Claudio Rodríguez, y el director general … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa AGM: shareholders approve FY 2017 financials; ratified the company’s management since the merger

Tacke underscored the company’s commitment to Spain and, specifically, the Basque region, home to Siemens Gamesa’s headquarters  “The rationale of our merger brings us a great competitive advantage, unlocking our size and scale; our unmatched business and geographic diversification; our … Read the full press release

CaixaBank becomes the first Spanish bond issuer to place a Euro issue callable after 8 years

CaixaBank returned to the Additional Tier 1 capital markets, becoming the first Spanish issuer to place a Euro issue callable after 8 years, having marked a new milestone in the Spanish market in 2017 with its inaugural 7-year issuance. This … Read the full press release

The international young football players tournament MIC – Mediterranean International Cup presented at CaixaBank in Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho: “for me coming to MICFootball was a great opportunity” Alexia Putellas: “the new feminine football stars will come out from this tournament” BARCELONA, 16-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The international young football players tournament MIC – Mediterranean International Cup, which … Read the full press release

SENER and MASDAR co-owned company Torresol Energy turns 10

MADRID, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Torresol Energy, a company created by the engineering and technology group SENERand the alternative energy company from Abu Dhabi MASDAR to promote the technological development, construction, operation and maintenance of large solar power plants, owner of the innovative plants Gemasolar–a … Read the full press release

SEAT debuts the world’s first 100% electric touring race car at the Geneva Motor Show

The carmaker delivered 39,900 vehicles in February, 25.9% more than in 2017 In the first two months of 2018, SEAT sold 78,800 cars (+23.1%) Following its launch in Barcelona, the new CUPRA brand is introduced to the general public International … Read the full press release

Telefónica and China Unicom will have access to each other networks and deploy their IoT services

The partnership allows their enterprise customers to enjoy the best IoT solutions and accelerate their deployment globally. MADRID, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica and China Unicom have signed an agreement in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). Under the partnership the two companies will have … Read the full press release

Telefónica Business Solutions to include Microsoft Azure services in its cloud services portfolio

Telefónica’s corporate customers will have access to the best combination of cloud and data connectivity services MADRID, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica Business Solutions, a leading provider of a wide range of integrated communications solutions and digital services for the B2B … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space to deliver Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport from Europe’s organisation for the management of cooperative armament programmes OCCAR

MADRID, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has received a firm order for an Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport from Europe’s organisation for the management of cooperative armament programmes – OCCAR – on behalf of NATO Support … Read the full press release

Telenor Group at Mobile World Congress: Working Group Two ready for commercial launch

BARCELONA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Working Group Two, the ground-breaking cloud based core network, is ready for commercial launch. Swedish mobile virtual network operator Vimla is the first commercial customer of the platform, which enables faster and scalable service innovation … Read the full press release

Telenor Group to contribute to two Telecom Infra Project (TIP) project groups focused on wireless networking

Telenor Group has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). The global mobile operator will contribute to two TIP project groups focused on wireless networking: OpenCellular and mmWave. FORNEBU, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — News that Telenor Group became a member of TIP … Read the full press release

Bristol and Surrey universities, King’s College London debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress

The University of Bristol, University of Surrey and King’s College London will this week [26 February – 1 March] debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. BRISTOL, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz is presents systems with artificial intelligence (AI) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

STUTTGART/BARCELONA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (MWC; 26 February to 1 March) Mercedes-Benz is presenting innovations and initiatives from a variety of fields as part of its overarching digitisation strategy. The focus at the 280 square metre … Read the full press release

Daimler Financial Services demonstrates digital human concept using artificial and emotional intelligence at Mobile World Congress

Data-driven insights will create a completely new customer experience. The Digitial Human, ‘Sarah’, is combining artificial and emotional intelligence for a completely new mobility experience. Udo Neumann, Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Daimler Financial Services: “A digital human like ‘Sarah’ … Read the full press release

Nokia and China Mobile extend existing 5G collaboration

Companies to collaborate with focus on delivery of services for verticals leveraging key growth areas of smart cities, smart transportation and intelligent video analytics Extends existing 5G collaboration, with China Mobile’s 5G innovation lab to investigate 5G use cases, future … Read the full press release