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Alprockz Announced a Presale Round to Create a Stable Cryptocurrency Backed by the Swiss Franc

ZUG, Switzerland, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss company Alprockz AG announced the start of a round to raise funds for building a financial platform which is orchestrated towards the issuance of its own stable cryptocurrency, ROCKZ (RKZ). The platform will be … Read the full press release

DNV GL begins phase II of a joint industry project on single phase flow meters in phase-contaminated oil flow

OSLO, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL is now starting phase II of a joint industry project (JIP) on single phase flow meters in phase-contaminated oil flow. Phase II of this JIP will focus on the influence of the oil fluid … Read the full press release

Continental expands its range of solutions for the Automated Driving of commercial vehicles

Intelligent control unit creates a model of the vehicle environment from sensor data Manufacturers receive the necessary components and subsystems from a single source Versatile input: camera, radar and lidar, plus cloud-based data Premiere at the IAA: Visitors can experience … Read the full press release

Continental involved in Hyperloop development

New mobility concepts: sustainable, fast and cost-effective transport of goods possible via Hyperloop Collaboration with talented young people at the Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences and the University of Oldenburg Special belts made of carbon cord and polyurethane from Continental … Read the full press release

Arkema to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets

COLOMBES, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema announced a project to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets. This incremental investment would increase the Houston (Texas) plant’s manufacturing capacity by up … Read the full press release

SEAT President Luca de Meo on Europe’s economic future at the prestigious Scuola di Politiche

The President of SEAT argues that innovation and training are the two main instruments of change De Meo: “We need a stable institutional and regulatory framework and State agreements to encourage the competitiveness and internationalisation of businesses” “When the Administration … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 10-14 Sept 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the Romanian National Securities Commission Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian … Read the full press release

coMakeIT appoints Durga Prakash Kone as Head of Global Sales

coMakeIT, a niche provider of product engineering, application modernization, and digital transformation services announced the appointment of a new Head of Global Sales BAARN, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — coMakeIT strengthened its executive management team through the addition of Durga … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom rolls out fiber-optic Internet for 153,000 households in 153 municipalities across Germany

153 municipalities all over Germany benefiting from the fiber-optic rollout Bandwidths of up to 100 Mbit/s Book more speed from Deutsche Telekom BONN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Almost 153,000 households in 153 municipalities can now surf faster on the Internet. With … Read the full press release

Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert riding the VeloX 8 built by students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam

Delft, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert in the US with a speed of 120 km/h. She was riding the VeloX 8 from the Human Power Team, a … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s World Quality Report 2018: customer experience is the top priority for quality assurance activities for the very first time

Capgemini’s World Quality Report 2018 shows that customer experience is the top priority for quality assurance activities for the very first time, with automation and AI set to accelerate in the coming years PARIS, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —Capgemini and Sogeti today released the … Read the full press release

SGS to use its Inspire service to provide ClipperData’s clients with early warnings of regulatory modifications for fuel quality

GENEVA, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is pleased to announce that we will be collaborating with ClipperData, a provider of data sets, analysis and commentary on maritime commodity flows, to provide news alerts on fuel specification changes worldwide. We will be … Read the full press release

CapMan Growth Fund to sell its 29 per cent stake in Fluido Oy to Infosys

the Finnish growth company becomes part of an international technology frontrunner HELSINKI, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Growth Fund has, together with its other owners, signed an agreement on selling its holdings of Fluido Oy, the leading Salesforce partner in the … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Trucks starts practical trials for its all-electric heavy-duty eActros truck with 20 test customers in various industries

Ten eActros trucks will be tested in day-to-day operation for two years Hermes is the first of 20 test customers in various sectors Locally emission-free and quiet distribution Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: “The practical trials with the eActros … Read the full press release

Scania to contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE)

Södertälje, Sweden, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania will contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) over the next ten years. The collaboration will focus on business models for the future transport ecosystem. “Scania is a … Read the full press release

ING to invest in Black Bear Carbon and help the company improve its technology and expand globally

ING has invested in Black Bear Carbon (BBC), a company that recycles old tyres into a raw material used to make things like pen ink, smartphone covers and new tyres. AMSTERDAM, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The raw material ‘carbon black’ is used … Read the full press release

Orange Digital Ventures Africa with second investment in the leading mPOS company in South Africa, Yoco

PARIS, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange Digital Ventures Africa – the Orange Group’s venture capital investment fund for Africa – has made a second investment in one of the continent’s most promising fintech companies, the South African Yoco. Yoco is a … Read the full press release

Torsten Jeworrek of Munich Re: Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the networked economy

Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the digital and networked economy The most important thing for companies is to ensure they have the best possible technical prevention Munich Re is developing insurance products and services that offer … Read the full press release

19,000 enterprises to benefit from Deutsche Telekom’s fiber-optic build-out in German business parks

Deutsche Telekom continues nationwide roll-out of fiber-optic lines in business parks 19,000 enterprises in 103 business parks in 61 municipalities to benefit Bandwidth up to 1 GBit/s – pre-marketing phase starts – build-out in 2019 BONN, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A … Read the full press release

UK Research & Innovation experts part of new search tool launched by Google

Experts from UK Research & Innovation have contributed to a new search tool launched today by Google that aims to help scientists, policymakers and other user groups more easily find the data required for their work and their stories, or … Read the full press release

Saab to deliver the new Carl-Gustaf® M4 multi-role weapon system to the Australian Army

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has received an order for deliveries of the new Carl-Gustaf® M4 multi-role weapon system to the Australian Army. This is Saab´s sixth customer for the Carl-Gustaf M4 system since its launch in late 2014. Deliveries … Read the full press release

Saab’s command and control system procured by Nottinghamshire Police

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab’s command and control system, SAFE, has been procured by Nottinghamshire Police, the fifth UK police force to do so, through the East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit. SAFE is Saab’s unified control room solution for … Read the full press release

Alunorte reaches milestone in resuming normal operations at the alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil

On September 5, Alunorte signed two agreements representing a milestone to resume normal operations at the alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil. Alunorte has operated at 50% capacity since March. OSLO, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The agreements include a technical Term … Read the full press release

Scientists demonstrated complete splitting of water with the help of an all-in-one catalytic system for the first time

MUNICH, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solar-powered water splitting is a promising means of generating clean and storable energy. A novel catalyst based on semiconductor nanoparticles has now been shown to facilitate all the reactions needed for “artificial photosynthesis”. In the light … Read the full press release

First graduates of the Electrolux Food Foundation culinary training for orphanages in Moscow

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first graduates of the Electrolux Food Foundation culinary training on sustainable cooking for youth leaving orphanages in Moscow, are now ready to pursue a career in the professional culinary world. This initiative builds on the … Read the full press release

Pöyry won the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway

VANTAA, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Biozin Holding AS has awarded Pöyry with the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway. The new plant will convert biomass to liquid biocrude that will be … Read the full press release

Pöyry won the owner’s engineer services assignment for the Shuqaiq Phase 3 Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

VANTAA, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has awarded Pöyry with the owner’s engineer services assignment for the Shuqaiq Phase 3 Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Shuqaiq Phase 3 Water Transmission System … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich researchers tested synthetic fuel into engines and have developed an optimized combustion process

MUNICH, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Emissions-free combustion engine cars – synthetic fuels like oxymethylene ether are bringing the idea into the realm of the conceivable. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have tested how this kind of fuel behaves … Read the full press release

Cloud technology brand UKFast to donate 5000 volunteering hours to the local community

MANCHESTER, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The tech firm’s volunteering programme sees the UKFast team offered at least one day per year to volunteer for causes in the local community, led by UKFast’s new director of CSR Russell Feingold. Feingold said: “Having … Read the full press release

Pascal Couasnon to succeed Alexandre Taisne as Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line at Michelin

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pascal Couasnon becomes Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line, replacing Alexandre Taisne, while also maintaining the supervision of the Motorsport Business Line (Competition) which he is currently directing. His appointment will be effective from … Read the full press release