Category Archives: Switzerland

Press Releases & News from Switzerland distributed via EuropaWire

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

Infront: BWT AQUA AG strengthens its sponsorship commitment in Switzerland

International water technology group will be visible from the start of new season, which begins 19/20 September 2017 ZUG, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss Ice Hockey Cup strengthens its partner portfolio for the upcoming 2017/18 season with a top … Read the full press release

Starhome Mach: roaming data usage across the EU increased by over 450% YoY in the peak travel weeks

EU operators now need to adjust wholesale and retail models, and closely manage network capacity ZURICH, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the 10 weeks since the regulation went into effect, roaming data usage across the EU Roam-like-at-Home region increased by over … Read the full press release

Roche study combining Esbriet and nintedanib treatment: majority of the patients tolerated the combination treatment

New study combining Esbriet (pirfenidone) and nintedanib showing similar safety profile for the combination treatment to that expected for each treatment alone A second, retrospective, post-hoc, analysis suggests that treatment with Esbriet may be associated with a reduction of multiple … Read the full press release

Sika enhances its presence in the Czech market with acquisition of leading manufacturer of waterproofing and roofing systems KVK Holding

ZUG, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has agreed to acquire KVK Holding a.s, headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, a leading manufacturer of waterproofing and roofing systems as well as a wide range of mortar products. KVK generated sales of CHF 42 … Read the full press release

EBU to demonstrate techniques that address the requirements of modern broadcasters at this year’s IBC show

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s IBC show, the EBU stand (10.F20) will focus on demonstrating techniques that address the requirements of modern broadcasters – developed by the broadcast community itself. With more complex and more fragmented … Read the full press release

Garmin International: API integration with indoor cycling apps TrainerRoad®, The Sufferfest and Zwift®

Canton of Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 04-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced upcoming support of API integration with indoor cycling applications TrainerRoad®, The Sufferfest and Zwift®. In an effort to provide a better … Read the full press release

Switzerland and Zambia sign new double taxation agreement in the area of taxes on income

BERN, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 29 August 2017 in Lusaka, Switzerland and Zambia signed a new double taxation agreement (DTA) in the area of taxes on income. It replaces the agreement between Switzerland and the United Kingdom of 1954 which … Read the full press release

Switzerland: Georgian Vice Prime Minister Aleksandre Jejelava met with Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann in Bern

BERN, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, the head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER), met with Mr Aleksandre Jejelava, the Georgian Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Science, in Bern … Read the full press release

Novartis: ACZ885 led to 15% reduction in the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) compared to placebo

Study showed a significant 15% reduction of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in people with a prior heart attack and inflammatory atherosclerosis who were treated with 150mg of ACZ885, in addition to standard of care including lipid-lowering therapy Effect driven … Read the full press release

Novartis: ACZ885 reduced the rate of lung cancer incidence and mortality among study participants

Review of blinded, pre-planned oncology safety analyses revealed a 77% reduction in lung cancer mortality and 67% reduction in lung cancer cases in patients treated with 300mg of ACZ885 CANTOS is the first Phase III clinical trial to support a … Read the full press release

Novartis announces the appointment of Bertrand Bodson to the new role of Chief Digital Officer

New leader to drive the digital transformation Novartis has embarked upon BASEL, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Novartis announced today that Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer for Sainsbury’s Argos, has been appointed to the new role of Chief Digital Officer, … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel to manage the inbound logistics operations of Volkswagen FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd in China

SHANGHAI, China, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd (VWED), an automotive part manufacturer operating in a joint-venture with Volkswagen (China), has signed a two-year agreement with Kuehne + Nagel to manage the inbound logistics operations in the … Read the full press release

Invacare introduce their first touch screen remote

BASEL, Switzerland, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global brand leader Invacare brings next generation technology to powerchairs, following extensive trials and consumer-led insights. Touch screen technology is used daily on devices such as smartphones and tablets and thanks to Invacare, this … Read the full press release

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SGS: New regulation in Canada aimed at reducing the rate of fatal strangulations associated with corded window coverings

The proposed Corded Window Coverings Regulations which is under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) was published in Part 1 of Canada Gazette dated June 17, 2017. This proposed regulation is currently out for review. Comments and feedback is … Read the full press release

SGS: European Commission to restrict the application of zinc oxide as a colorant starting from August 24, 2017

The European Commission has published Regulation (EU) 2017/1413 to restrict the application of zinc oxide (CAS No. 1314-13-2) as a colorant. GENEVA, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Zinc oxide is a permitted colorant, in Entry 144 of Annex IV to Regulation (EC) … Read the full press release

EBU: Programmes from 13 different countries nominated for the Rose d’Or award at the 56th annual ceremony in Berlin

Programmes from 13 different countries have been nominated to win a coveted Rose d’Or award at the 56th annual ceremony in Berlin, on 19 September, organized by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). GENEVA, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The list of 40 nominees in … Read the full press release

Invacare International take powerchairs to a new level

CARDIFF, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global brand leader Invacare is once again raising the bar in the powerchair market, following on from the successful launch of the LiNX control system last year. Invacare has taken the smart technology a step … Read the full press release

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Shire submits MAA for lifitegrast: If approved it will address the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease in adults in Europe

Lifitegrast, if approved, would be the first and only new class treatment to address the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease in adults in Europe ZUG, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces that the Marketing Authorization … Read the full press release

Schweizer Regierung: SRG-Konzession unverändert um ein Jahr bis zum 31. Dezember 2018 verlängert

BERN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Bundesrat hat am 16. August 2017 die SRG-Konzession unverändert um ein Jahr bis zum 31. Dezember 2018 verlängert. Dies ermöglicht es, die Konzession in der Zwischenzeit so anzupassen, dass die vom Bundesrat identifizierten kurzfristigen Massnahmen … Read the full press release

Syngenta signs non-exclusive licensing agreements for the Enlist E3 Event and the Conkesta Enlist E3 stack in soybeans

Non-exclusive licenses include Enlist E3™ event and Conkesta E3™ stacked trait in soybeans and Enlist Event in corn Enables Syngenta to offer growers more choice with greater trait and genetic diversity BASEL, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Syngenta announced today that it … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum, Confederation of Indian Industry will host this year’s India Economic Summit in Delhi, 4 to 6 October, 2017

 The World Economic Forum will host the 2017 India Economic Summit in Delhi from 4 to 6 October Under the theme “Creating Indian Narratives on Global Challenges”, the Forum and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is hosting over 600 … Read the full press release

Emmi to sell its 24 % stake in Italian fresh cheese specialist Venchiaredo S.p.A.

LUCERNE, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi is selling its 24 % stake in Italian fresh cheese specialist Venchiaredo S.p.A., which is based in Ramuscello and generates sales of approximately EUR 20 million. In doing so, Emmi is focusing its activities in Italy on … Read the full press release

Private equity: Adveq renamed Schroder Adveq

LONDON, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders is today announcing the completion of the acquisition of Adveq, a leading asset manager investing in private equity globally. The acquisition, which was announced on 20 April 2017, has now received approval from the regulators. … Read the full press release

The global betting and gaming brand 12BET becomes Official Partner of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017

Infront brings the global betting and gaming company on board for the prestigious badminton highlight of the year ZUG, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and 12BET have agreed a partnership that will see the global betting and … Read the full press release

The new marathon league Asian Premier Marathons (APM) has officially been launched in Beijing

Beijing, China, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Asian Premier Marathons (APM), a new marathon league jointly established by Infront China and the Beijing, Beirut and Seoul Marathons, under the leadership of Asian Athletic Association (AAA), has officially been launched in Beijing today. … Read the full press release

Garmin: synthetic vision (SVX) and pilot-configurable checklists within the Garmin Pilot app

Adds split-screen synthetic vision to both platforms; launches new features and connectivity options Canton of Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 21-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Garmin is pleased to announce several new enhancements and an expanded feature set for the Garmin Pilot application on Apple and … Read the full press release

Import approval from the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture for Syngenta’s Agrisure Duracade® corn trait

Import approval granted for food and feed use Agrisure Duracade offers proven control of corn rootworm Enables access to the latest Syngenta hybrids and genetics in the USA BASEL, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Syngenta announced today that it has received notification … Read the full press release