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Technology Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

ESC: Latest advances in cardiovascular magnetic resonance will be showcased at CMR 2018, 31 January to 3 February in Barcelona, Spain

Topic(s): Non-invasive Imaging: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Sophia Antipolis, France, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CMR 2018 will showcase the latest advances in cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) and how they are improving patient care and outcomes. CMR 2018 is a joint EuroCMR and SCMR … Read the full press release

EY named Keith Strier as EY Global and Americas Artificial Intelligence (AI) Leader, Advisory Services

LONDON, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EY announces the appointment of Keith Strier as EY Global and Americas Artificial Intelligence (AI) Leader, Advisory Services. Based in Irvine, California, in his new role Keith will assume responsibility for setting the strategy and direction … Read the full press release

CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) announces its first acquisition in Denmark; investing in a modern office and light industrial property in Copenhagen

CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) acquires an office and light industrial property in Copenhagen CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) (“CMNPI”), has acquired an office and light industrial property in Skovlunde, Copenhagen from Cool Gray A/S. HELSINKI, 18-Jan-2018 — … Read the full press release

Inmarsat commissioned research reveals that agritech companies lack the staff and skills needed to take advantage of IoT solutions

New research finds that over 60% of agritech businesses need additional skilled employees to take full advantage of opportunities offered by IoT LONDON, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive innovation, efficiency, and increased … Read the full press release

New guidance on handling nanomaterials for manufacturers and workers in construction or demolition

Leicestershire, UK, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Self-cleaning windows, very high strength concrete and thin, lightweight, super-efficient insulation – just three examples of new building materials with impressive properties made possible by nanotechnologies that manipulate materials atom by atom. These unlock new … Read the full press release

A new standardized assessment of the physiological effects of protective clothing on the human body will now be available thanks to a sweat torso developed by Empa

Empa’s sweat torso now meets the ISO standard. How protective clothing affects the human body can be investigated in future with Empa’s torso in a standardized way. ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — If a firefighter enters a burning building … Read the full press release

Saab takes part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020

Trollhättan, Sweden, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab will take part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020. The project will demonstrate technologies for enhanced situational awareness in a naval environment using unmanned systems. OCEAN2020 came … Read the full press release

NWO: astronomers: a mysterious source of radio bursts is in an astonishingly extreme and unusual environment

THE HAGUE, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An international team of astronomers has used two of the world’s largest radio telescopes to show that a mysterious source of radio bursts is in an astonishingly extreme and unusual environment. This discovery suggests that … Read the full press release

Young researchers can do their research at foreign research institutes thanks to a Rubicon grant from NWO

THE HAGUE, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 21 researchers who have recently received their PhDs can do their research at foreign research institutes thanks to a Rubicon grant from NWO. The Rubicon programme gives young, highly promising researchers the opportunity to gain … Read the full press release

2025AD.com: database of recent studies relating to artificial intelligence, urban mobility, road safety, legal matters and ethics

As of January 2018, 2025AD.com offers a database of recent studies relating to artificial intelligence, urban mobility, road safety, legal matters and ethics Varied perspectives; facts that stand up to scrutiny: For two years now, the 2025AD social web platform has offered … Read the full press release

Continental 48-volt belt starter generator with integrated power electronics now standard equipment on Audi’s new A8

NAIAS 2018 Continental 48-volt belt starter generator with integrated power electronics is standard on Audi’s new vehicle Continental system enables zero-emission coasting at speeds up to 160 km/h Mild hybrid provides improvements in real-world fuel consumption  Detroit, MI, USA/ Regensburg, Nuremberg, … Read the full press release

MV COSCO Shipping Aries the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship descriptive note for its energy management system

20K TEU container ship built by NACKS has an energy management system cyber-certified by LR LONDON, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MV COSCO Shipping Aries, delivered to COSCOS today, is the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note … Read the full press release

EBN, InBIA announce the inaugural programme of the West Coast Hub of ENRICH in the USA

BRUSSELS, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) and the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) are pleased to announce the inaugural programme of the West Coast Hub of ENRICH in the USA (European Network of Research and Innovation Centers and Hubs). This … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme, Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World Unprecedented participation expected from global leaders including 70 heads of state or government and 38 heads … Read the full press release

Vital components of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) detectors constructed in the UK and have now been shipped to CERN

SWINDON, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK has built an essential piece of the globally-anticipated DUNE experiment, which will study the differences between neutrinos and anti-neutrinos in a bid to understand how the Universe came to be made up of matter. … Read the full press release

New type of brick filled with aerogel could make thin and highly insulating walls possible in the future

Aerobrick: A brick with a world record ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Better thermal insulation means lower heating costs – but this should not be at the expense of exciting architecture. A new type of brick filled with aerogel could make … Read the full press release

Graphics solutions: Inflexion Private Equity completes the buyout of Alston Elliot

LONDON, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion Private Equity is pleased to announce it has completed the buyout of Alston Elliot, a leading provider of premium data-driven graphics solutions for live sports broadcasts. Alston Elliot was founded in 1992, initially to provide computerised … Read the full press release

Telekom Slovenije upgrades its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology; expands fiber optics network

LJUBLJANA, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telekom Slovenije continues to upgrade the capabilities and performance of its fixed and mobile networks. This year Telekom Slovenije began actively upgrading its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology (LTE-Advanced), and continues with the … Read the full press release

GKN plc rejects unsolicited acquisition proposal from Melrose Industries PLC: terms fundamentally undervalue the Company and its prospects

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Nanodomains: Universities of Exeter, Leeds and Cambridge researchers unveils new method to gain a greater understanding of signalling stations within the cells

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The complex and mysterious mechanisms that drive communication and reactions within human cells could be on the verge of being unravelled, due to a pioneering new technique. Researchers from the Universities of Exeter, Leeds and Cambridge … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: wild orangutans in Borneo treat joint and muscle inflammation with Dracaena cantleyi plant

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have discovered that the same plant used by indigenous people on Borneo is also used by wild orangutans to treat joint and muscle inflammation. Borneo Nature Foundation scientists have been observing wild Bornean orangutans in … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham and the University of Exeter to become part of The Alan Turing Institute

LONDON, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We are delighted to announce that two universities—the University of Birmingham and the University of Exeter— are set to become part of The Alan Turing Institute. They will join our network of university partners, including Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, Warwick … Read the full press release

Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) partner over autonomous electric 12-metre buses in Singapore

GOTHENBURG, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement on a research and development program for autonomous electric 12-metre buses. The program is part of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore’s … Read the full press release

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation will leverage the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to accelerate efficiency and innovation in China’s industries

3DEXPERIENCE platform will support digital transformation of CASC and China’s industries to enhance innovation for “Made in China 2025” Deeper Dassault Systèmes footprint in China supports French, Chinese commitment to industrial transformation Dassault Systèmes also named founding member of France-China … Read the full press release

CES: New Global Entrepreneur Program by Dassault Systèmes leverages its 3DEXPERIENCE platform, applications, expertise, and community of mentors and services

Startups, entrepreneurs, makers in any industry can accelerate breakthrough innovations and drive growth Tailored startup program tracks and qualified network of global professionals offer new levels of support Dassault Systèmes helps startups industrialize with 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud, mentoring, … Read the full press release

EDF: cold functional test phase for the Flamanville EPR completed supervised by the Nuclear Safety Authority

PARIS, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 6 January 2018, EDF completed the cold functional test phase for the Flamanville EPR. This stage is part of the system performance testing, which started in the first quarter of 2017, to check and … Read the full press release

IoT: Bosch’s micro-climate monitoring system Climo measures air quality in Las Vegas during CES 2018

Tiny box provides comprehensive real-time data at a fraction of the cost Climo measures air quality in city of Las Vegas during CES 2018 Intelligent data helps cities to take action on air pollution Ambient air quality a key objective … Read the full press release

CES 2018 in Las Vegas: Bosch showcases smart cockpit technology that lets drivers concentrate on driving

How digital displays and voice-controlled assistants are revolutionizing driving Rediscovering the driving experience with HMI. Smart command center: the driver controls car functions using voice commands and a touchscreen with haptic feedback. Artificial intelligence in the cockpit: HMI thinks ahead … Read the full press release

Bosch smart-city at CES 2018 in Las Vegas: air quality, security, convenience

Smart solutions for better air quality, and for more security and convenience Stefan Hartung: “For a long time, the smart city was a vision. We’re helping make it reality.” Good-bye to air pollution: Climo measures and analyzes air quality in … Read the full press release

Airbus signs MoU with the National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC): technical innovation, engineering capabilities and supply chain expansion

Further enhancing the industrial cooperation in Tianjin Production ramp-up to six aircraft per month in Tianjin’s A320 Final Assembly Line TOULOUSE, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In the presence of visiting French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Airbus … Read the full press release