Category Archives: Switzerland

Press Releases & News from Switzerland distributed via EuropaWire

#SUCCESVOL #VERHUIZEN: VERHUIZEN NAAR HET BUITENLAND

BELASTINGADVIES EN DIGITAAL VERMOGEN GROOTSTE BEKOMMERNIS VOOR GROEIENDE SEGMENT VAN VERHUIZENDE VERMOGENDEN LUXEMBURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Uit nieuw onderzoek van The OneLife Company blijkt dat het verzekeren dat beleggingen fiscaal efficiënt zijn en het beheren van internationale fiscale verplichtingen … Read the full press release

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#REUSSIR SON #EXPATRIATION: LE PARCOURS DE L’EXPATRIATION

LE CONSEIL FISCAL ET LES SERVICES NUMÉRIQUES DE GESTION DU PATRIMOINE EN HAUT DES PRIORITÉS DU SECTEUR EN PLEINE CROISSANCE DE L’EXPATRIATION DES HNWIs LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Il ressort de la nouvelle étude de The OneLife Company, que … Read the full press release

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#SUCCESS IN #RELOCATION: THE RELOCATION JOURNEY

TAX ADVICE AND DIGITAL WEALTH FRONT OF MIND FOR GROWING HNW RELOCATOR SEGMENT LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from The OneLife Company reveals that ensuring investments are tax efficient and managing international tax commitments are among the top … Read the full press release

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Novartis: positive topline results from the global MONALEESA-7 trial

MONALEESA-7 met primary endpoint of progression-free survival, demonstrating superior efficacy of Kisqali combination therapy vs. endocrine treatment alone in first-line treatment of premenopausal women with HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer[1]  Kisqali is the first CDK4/6 inhibitor to be studied in a Phase … Read the full press release

Novartis announced results from the FUTURE 5 study on psoriatic arthritis (PsA)

Structural joint damage in psoriatic arthritis (PsA) patients taking Cosentyx® (secukinumab) was inhibited at 24 weeks versus placebo in all arms of the study[1] PsA can lead to reduced mobility and irreversible joint damage[2]     FUTURE 5 is the largest randomized controlled … Read the full press release

Swisscom selects Ericsson to deploy nationwide Gigabit LTE from 2018, and 5G from 2020

Swisscom and Ericsson reaffirm their long-standing, strategic partnership by continuing to drive innovation in Gigabit LTE and 5G Ericsson to provide complete digital transformation of Swisscom’s network to nationwide Gigabit LTE and deployment of 5G Transformation includes the deployment of … Read the full press release

Syngenta to acquire Nidera Seeds from COFCO International

BASEL, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Syngenta and COFCO International Ltd announced today that Syngenta has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Nidera Seeds which is currently owned by COFCO International. Completion of the transaction is subject to clearance by the … Read the full press release

University of Zurich: new insights on epigenetic gene regulation open the door to new approaches for future cancer treatments

How can defective gene activity, which can ultimately lead to cancer, be avoided? Researchers at the University of Zurich have now identified a mechanism how cells pass on the regulation of genetic information through epigenetic modifications. These insights open the … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media: LGT to back Champions Hockey League (CHL) over the next two seasons

International private banking and asset management group inks deal covering next two seasons ZUG, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LGT has signed a major agreement to back the Champions Hockey League (CHL) over the next two seasons. The deal was negotiated … Read the full press release

Stadler to perform first line maintenance for ten FLIRT trains of NSB Gjøvikbanen in Norway

Bussnang, Switzerland, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 October 2017), Erik Røhne, chairman of NSB Gjøvikbanen, and Jürg Gygax, Executive Vice President of Stadler, signed a maintenance contract for ten FLIRT trains for a period of three years. For Stadler, this … Read the full press release

INEOS Breagh to contract two multi-role emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs) for its operations in the North Sea

The two vessels form part of a £110 million investment project Mervyn Williams, Supply Chain Manager INEOS Breagh said: ‘As natural gas continues to provide 84% of UK household heating, operations in the North Sea are of paramount importance and these … Read the full press release

INEOS Finance plc launches EUR 500,000,000 senior secured notes due 2025

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SGS completes acquisition of Govmark Fire Laboratories in Farmingdale, NY

On September 1, 2017, SGS completed its acquisition of Govmark Fire Laboratories in Farmingdale, New York. GENEVA, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The integration of Govmark Fire Laboratories into our global network further extends our furniture flammability testing capabilities, which already includes … Read the full press release

SGS awarded ACG Associated Capsules’ site in Pithampur, India an EXCiPACT certificate

SGS, one of EXCiPACTs’s internationally recognized certification bodies, is proud to announce that we have awarded ACG Associated Capsules’ site in Pithampur, India an EXCiPACT certificate. GENEVA, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This demonstrates that the Pithampur site manufactures pharmaceutical excipients according … Read the full press release

Sika opens new factory for mortar products and concrete admixtures in Pakistan

BAAR, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the commissioning of a new factory for mortar products and concrete admixtures, Sika has expanded its manufacturing capacity in Pakistan and is responding to the country’s construction boom. Demand in the infrastructure and residential … Read the full press release

Simon Fell to leave EBU and will re-locate to the UK

Simon Fell, Director of Technology and Innovation, will leave the EBU when his term comes to an end in February 2018. Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fell has led the Technology and Innovation team since 2013 and overseen … Read the full press release

EBU Members can now convert their audio clips into video content to share on social networks

Radio might be the very first social network. Its ability to connect with its audience, engage them in two-way conversations and tell compelling stories means the platforms are natural bedfellows. However it has not always been easy for radio stations … Read the full press release

Kristina Orehounig will become the new Head of the Urban Energy Systems Laboratory at Empa

Dübendorf, Switzerland, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 1 February 2018, Kristina Orehounig, who currently conducts research at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, will become the new Head of the Urban Energy Systems Laboratory at Empa, taking over from … Read the full press release

Luxembourg and Switzerland: 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Grand Duchy’s first diplomatic representation in Switzerland

BERN, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxembourg and Switzerland have close, long-standing relations. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Grand Duchy’s first diplomatic representation in Switzerland, the foreign minister of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, visited Bern on 10 October … Read the full press release

Survey on diversity and coexistence in Switzerland – Federal Statistical Office

Attitudes of the Swiss population: between openness and distance towards certain population groups Neuchâtel, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016, 36% of the population said they might feel uncomfortable in the presence of people perceived to be different, due to, for … Read the full press release

Empa and ETH Zürich to make a battery out of waste graphite and scrap metal

Dübendorf, St. Gallen and Thun, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lithium ion batteries are flammable and the price of the raw material is rising. Are there alternatives? Yes: Empa and ETH Zürich researchers have discovered promising approaches as to how we might … Read the full press release

Ambassadors appointments and staff changes at several Swiss representations abroad

BERN, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A number of staff changes have been announced for 2018 for several Swiss representations abroad. The changes will take place as part of the usual transfer rotation and on the basis of appointments made by the … Read the full press release

Schweiz und Asiatischen Entwicklungsbank (AsDB) beigetreten: 50 Jahre erfolgreiche Partnerschaft

BERN, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 1967 ist die Schweiz der Asiatischen Entwicklungsbank (AsDB) beigetreten. Als Höhepunkt der entsprechenden Feierlichkeiten findet am 19. Oktober 2017 um 16:45 an der Universität St. Gallen eine Veranstaltung mit dem Vizepräsidenten der AsDB und weiteren hochrangigen … Read the full press release

Glencore to acquire 26.73% of Volcan Compañia Minera S.A.A. for US$531 million

BAAR, 04-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore has concluded an agreement with certain shareholders (“Selling Shareholders”) of Volcan Compañia Minera S.A.A. (“Volcan”) pursuant to which Glencore has agreed to acquire 26.73% of the total class A common (voting) shares of Volcan at … Read the full press release

Alcon to introduce Clareon®intraocular lens at the XXXV European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) congress in Lisbon

Clareon® intraocular lens (IOL) implanted with a unique single-use automated pre-loaded delivery system debuts with new data presentations Congress program highlights Alcon’s 70-year legacy of innovation including 100 million AcrySof® IOL implants  New analyses show efficacy and safety of CyPass® Micro-Stent in patients … Read the full press release

Shenzhen China Resources Gosun Pharmaceutical Co. granted exclusive license to develop, manufacture and to commercialize Basilea’s antibiotic Zevtera® (ceftobiprole) in China, Hong Kong and Macau

BASEL, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that Basilea Pharmaceutica International Ltd. (Basilea) has entered into a license agreement with Shenzhen China Resources Gosun Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (CR Gosun) for Basilea’s antibiotic Zevtera®(ceftobiprole) in China, Hong … Read the full press release

Swisscom: More than one million Mobile ID capable SIM cards already in use in Swiss mobile phones

BERNE, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With Mobile ID and a smartphone, everyone can log in simply and securely to various online platforms, no matter whether this is an online banking site, web shop or company VPN. In addition to Swisscom and … Read the full press release

EnBW orders further 117 rapid-charging stations from ABB

Major order from energy supplier EnBW for a further 117 charging stations in 2017 ZURICH, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By … Read the full press release

BIS Quarterly Review September 2017: narrow credit spreads, increased carry trade activity and looser bond covenants

BASEL, 18-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Low inflation despite a stronger economic outlook helped push markets up in recent months and reduced the expected pace of tightening of monetary policy in major economies. Signs of increased risk-taking have become apparent in a … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media expands corporate running series B2Run to Poland

Popular corporate running series powers on – now covering eight countries ZUG, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, is expanding the corporate running series B2Run to Poland. The first race is planned for 2018 … Read the full press release