Category Archives: Spain

Press Releases & News from Spain distributed via EuropaWire

CaixaBank brings Apple Pay to its customers and imaginBank customers

BARCELONA, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CaixaBank, the Spanish banking industry leader in terms of electronic payment methods with more than 15 million cards in circulation, today brings its customers and imaginBank customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an … Read the full press release

Indra to develop tactical and integrated procedures trainer (IPT) for training pilots operating A330 MRTT aerial refueling tanker

The system reinforces practical training for pilots and prepares them to face high-risk situations Indra’s Integrated Procedures Trainer (IPT) will be connected to the Partial Training system (PTT) used by boom operators to learn how to handle the refueling tube … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom to install network of 120 permanent traffic counting stations in Madrid

EcoTrafiX™ will be used to obtain precise data on the real mobility status in the city, thanks to the use of artificial vision cameras and Big Data techniques. The total project investment is 1.9 million Euros Vienna/Madrid, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Chairman of SEAT Supervisory Board Francisco Javier García Sanz received the 11th edition of the Motor Leader Galería de El Mundo award

“We want to democratize sustainable mobility, because it is an integral part of our DNA”, said the Member of the Volkswagen Group Board of Management responsible for Procurement MADRID, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Francisco Javier García Sanz, Member of the Volkswagen … Read the full press release

Official pre-season test in Valencia for season four of the FIA Formula E Championship for BMW and the MS&AD Andretti Team

VALENCIA, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  The official pre-season test in Valencia (ESP) heralds the crucial phase of preparations for season four of the FIA Formula E Championship for BMW and the MS&AD Andretti Team. From Monday to Thursday, all the teams … Read the full press release

Bentley Motorsport won the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup with Bentley Team M-Sport in Barcelona

Bentley Motorsport wins the world’s toughest GT3 endurance title Bentley Team M-Sport takes the Teams title following a win at Paul Ricard and a second place at 24 Hours of Spa Team work and spirit overcome adversity in Barcelona finale … Read the full press release

ŠKODA Motorsport to compete at the RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España with two ŠKODA FABIA R5

Driving a ŠKODA FABIA R5 Jan Kopecký wants to repeat his last year’s WRC 2 victory at RallyRACC, the Spanish round of the FIA World Rally Championship As part of ŠKODA Motorsport 2015 Finnish Junior Champion Juuso Nordgren will be … Read the full press release

SecBI and Innovery Announce Partnership to Promote SecBI’s “Autonomous Investigation” Cybersecurity Solution to the Italian and Spanish Markets

Tel Aviv, Israel and Rome, Italy, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SecBI, a leading developer of advanced cybersecurity threat detection solutions, and Innovery, a leading ICT services provider and software developer, today announced a partnership for distributing SecBI products in Italy … Read the full press release

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 150 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines for the Xilinhot complex in Mongolia

The company has secured an order for the supply of 150 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Xilinhot complex, in Inner Mongolia The wind farm is expected to be commissioned towards the end of 2018 The agreement also includes … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca Phase III FLAURA trial supports Tagrisso’s potential as a new standard of care in 1st-line EGFR-mutated lung cancer

Phase III FLAURA trial results show Tagrisso reduced the risk of progression or death by more than half, with consistent benefit across all subgroups, including patients with and without brain metastases Unprecedented median progression-free survival (PFS) of 18.9 months compared … Read the full press release

Iberdrola the only European electricity utility to have been selected in all eighteen editions of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

Key global index measures corporate contribution towards sustainable development With 91 points in the 2017 ranking, it is the only European electricity utility to have been selected in all eighteen editions of the DJSI, proof of the company’s strong commitment … Read the full press release

New edition of the Premios EmprendedorXXI (EnterpriseXXI Awards) to be held in Portugal for the first time

The event is now in its eleventh incarnation in Spain. Widely viewed as Spain’s most prominent event for start-ups, the competition is now to be staged in Portugal for the first time. The entry period runs from 4 September through … Read the full press release

CaixaBank welcomes Juan Ramón Fuertes to head its Canary Islands Regional Division

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Juan Ramón Fuertes has rejoined CaixaBank’s Canary Islands Regional Division as the most senior executive of the same, having concluded his mission in Portugal to support the integration of Portuguese bank BPI within … Read the full press release

Telefónica Colombia increases capital to pre-pay all commitments in relation to PARAPAT

Telefónica and its partner, the Colombian Government, have agreed to a capital increase in ConTel for approximately 1,370 million euros in order to pre-pay the obligations with PARAPAT. Of these, Telefónica will contribute about 925 million euros. With regard to … Read the full press release

CLH Group: nearly EUR 37 million invested in environmental projects in the 2014-2016 period

The initiatives aim at increasing the sustainability of its activities and reducing energy consumption in the company   MADRID, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The CLH Group invested nearly 37 million euros in environmental projects in the 2014-2016 period, enabling a more … Read the full press release

SEAT unveils nine shortlisted names for its third SUV

MARTORELL, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The initiative #SEATseekingName generated nine proposals that have been selected to name the brand’s future third SUV, which will be going on sale in 2018. The nine place names from all over the Spanish geography, selected … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

Cepsa becomes world’s only producer of Linear Alkylbenzene (LAB) to obtain Environmental Product Declaration

Cepsa awarded Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its LAB and LABSA production The company is a world leader in the production of Linear Alkylbenzene (LAB), a crucial raw material in the production of biodegradable detergents MADRID, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cepsa … Read the full press release

Bavaria N.V. to cooperate with the oldest beer brand of Spain Moritz

Breweries will distribute each other’s beers in home markets LIESHOUT, Netherlands, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bavaria N.V. is taking another step in its international expansion strategy and is announcing its cooperation with Moritz, the oldest beer brand of Spain and … Read the full press release

INFINOX Forex and CFD Broker Increases Additional Client Money Insurance to £1,000,000

INFINOX Capital Limited (“INFINOX”), an FX and CFD broker which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, has increased their additional clients’ deposit protection to £1,000,000 from the previous £500,000. LONDON, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Based in the … Read the full press release

First Audi Summit in Barcelona: Audi A8 and Audi AI (artificial intelligence) technology

New top model Audi A8 is the star of a major brand event in Barcelona Audi AI: artificial intelligence enriches products and services Audi CEO Stadler: “Vorsprung is our promise.” Barcelona/Ingolstadt, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the first Audi Summit this … Read the full press release

Indra installs its smart technology in the control center of the Chenani road tunnel in India

The company has equipped the Chenani road tunnel in India with its Horus solution, integrating different traffic control and security systems, automating processes and offering operators a unique, real-time vision for reducing the risk of incidents and speeding up response … Read the full press release

European/NATO program to acquire Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft

Order to be placed by NSPA through OCCAR under EDA initiative MADRIDy, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Germany and Norway officially joined the European/NATO program to acquire Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft along with Netherlands and Luxembourg. The two nations … Read the full press release

Best Supermini for the new SEAT Ibiza at the 2017 Auto Express New Car Awards

First international award for the new Ibiza: Auto Express’ ‘Best Supermini’ Auto Express gives high praise to “stunning” Ibiza for its space, comfort, refinement  and, in particular, its affordability Further commendation for SEAT Ateca in Best Mid-sized SUV class, plus, … Read the full press release

Telefonica: Data Transparency Lab (DTL) announces the projects that will receive €50,000 in grants

Grantees will present their projects during the 4th edition of Data Transparency Lab which will take place at Telefónica Barcelona in November BARCELONA, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Data Transparency Lab (DTL) announces the projects that have been awarded with €50,000 each to … Read the full press release

Red Electrica, SEPI Foundation: 62 ‘PracTica’ training grants for newly-qualified graduates or students now available

MADRID, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Red Electrica de España and the SEPI Foundation have announced the opening of the period to submit applications for 62 ‘PracTica’ training grants for newly-qualified graduates or students in their final academic year of various specialties, … Read the full press release

Talgo T350 train reached 310kph on the Mecca-Medina very high-speed rail line in Saudi Arabia

MADRID, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A Talgo T350 train today (14 JUN 2017) reached a speed of 310kph during the dynamic testing process underway on the Mecca-Medina very high-speed rail line, on a section between the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland, AMEC Foster Wheeler, Element and Tecnatom form international equipment qualification service alliance

COLOGNE, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global testing service provider TÜV Rheinland has launched a new partnership to qualify components and elements for nuclear power plants . Its partners are British companies AMEC Foster Wheeler and Element, and Tecnatom, a Spanish company. … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approves ten new loans worth EUR 810 million for social projects

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 June 2017), at its meeting held in Nicosia, the Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved ten new loans worth € 810 million. This brings the total amount approved for … Read the full press release

GSK: Benlysta plus standard of care prolonged control of disease activity in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

Final efficacy and safety results from phase II continuation study Madrid, Spain and London, UK, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GSK today announced results from a 10-year continuation study, which showed that Benlysta (belimumab) plus standard of care prolonged control of disease … Read the full press release