Category Archives: United Kingdom

Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

Rolls-Royce: completion of ground-testing for the “Accelerating the Electrification of Flight” project a leap towards developing all-electric and hybrid-electric planes

(PRESS RELEASE) MANCHESTER, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce, a leading engineering company focused on world-class power and propulsion systems, has announced it has completed testing of the ground-breaking technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane. All the technology … Read the full press release

Eveliqure announces the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical study of its combined Shigella and ETEC vaccine candidate

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 24-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eveliqure Biotechnologies GmbH, an Austrian biotechnology company, today announces the initiation of clinical testing for its ShigETEC vaccine candidate, with the dosing of the first subject in a Phase 1 safety and immunogenicity … Read the full press release

European research project successfully demonstrates laser structuring of large surface areas to produce materials with fluid repellent and anti-bacterial effects

(PRESS RELEASE) PARMA, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU TresClean project has successfully completed its mission to demonstrate that tailored surfaces replicating the types of organic structures found in nature can produce beyond state-of-the-art fluid-repellent and antibacterial surfaces. The project … Read the full press release

eFax führt das EMEA-Kanalprogramm ein

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eFax investiert in neues EMEA-Kanalprogramm und verstärkt die Unterstützung für Vertriebspartner und Kunden, um die digitale Transformation in ganz Europa zu beschleunigen (PRESS RELEASE) DUBLIN, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — eFax, die weltweit führende Online-Faxlösung, gibt heute den Start eines neuen … Read the full press release

eFax lance un programme de distribution dans la région EMEA

eFax lance un programme de distribution dans la région EMEA

eFax investit dans un nouveau programme de distribution dans la région EMEA, renforçant l’assistance proposée à ses partenaires de distribution et clients afin d’accélérer la transformation numérique en Europe (PRESS RELEASE) DUBLIN, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — eFax (http://efax.co.uk), la solution … Read the full press release

Inmarsat devices and services now available in Virgin Megastores in UAE

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT) has announced that its distribution partner in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Global Beam Telecom has signed an agreement with Virgin Megastore in UAE to make … Read the full press release

Startups Immersive Storylab, Envisage Space, IoT Horizon, Alphabiolabs and LR Consultancy move to STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory

(PRESS RELEASE) SWINDON, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a United Kingdom government body and part of UK Research and Innovation, has announced that five promising startups have chosen to relocate their businesses at Daresbury … Read the full press release

Professor Sir Steve Smith donates in support of University of Exeter’s first ever Giving Day

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Exeter, a public research university, has announced that its former Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Steve Smith, has supported its first ever Giving Day with a donation of £10,000 to the scholarship … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to supply Archerfish mine neutralisers for the US Navy in a EUR 95 million contract with US Department of Defense

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 21-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it won a major contract worth up to £87 million (~EUR 95 million) by the US Department of Defense … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank’s UK Recovery Tracker: Tourism and recreation sectors in UK outperforming their international counterparts in August 2020

13 of the 14 UK sectors tracked by Lloyds Bank’s UK Recovery Tracker were ahead of the global recovery benchmark in August. Transport was the only UK sector to report a decline in output in August, with automotive, healthcare, chemicals … Read the full press release

Barclays to invest 28 million EUR in Barrenjoey, an Australia-based full-service financial services firm

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank and financial services company, Barclays to become a foundation investor in Barrenjoey Capital Partners (“Barrenjoey”), a newly-established Australia-based full-service financial services firm. Barrenjoey, launching in mid-2021, will provide corporate … Read the full press release

The COVID-19 vaccine based on Sanofi’s recombinant protein-based technology and GSK’s pandemic adjuvant system secures 300 million doses order from the European Commission (EC)

Agreement signed today supports scale-up of manufacturing capabilities in several European countries Vaccine candidate uses Sanofi’s recombinant protein-based technology combined with GSK’s pandemic adjuvant system (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused … Read the full press release

Savills UK office report: still far too early to assess the true impact of homeworking on businesses

(PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 17-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills, a global real estate services provider, has released a new report on the UK regional office market (excluding central London and the South East). According to the report the UK regional office market … Read the full press release

Productivity breakthrough: Ricoh unveils the Ricoh Ri 2000 Direct to Garment (DTG) printer

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh (TYO: 7752), Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, has announced the launch of the Ricoh Ri 2000 Direct to Garment (DTG) printer. With the launch the company responds to the needs of … Read the full press release

Global survey: COVID-19 will accelerate the shift to a cashless world

Survey results also supported by Standard Chartered’s ATM withdrawals data (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a British multinational banking and financial services company, has released its latest global survey that looks into how COVID-19 … Read the full press release

Liverpool Literary Festival goes virtual, October 9 – 11

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool has announced that this year’s Liverpool Literary Festival will return in the autumn between October 9 and 11 in an online form and will include live-streaming and exciting collection … Read the full press release

Vodafone now UK’s top contributor to The World Community Grid helping academics and scientists fight against COVID-19

Plans in place to become a top 10 global contributor (PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 11-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications company Vodafone (LON: VOD) has announced it has become UK’s top daily contributor of computer processing power to the World … Read the full press release

EBRD helps Turkish businesses overcome coronavirus crisis with new US$ 54 million loan to Isbank

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expands access to finance for Turkish businesses to help them recover from the pandemic, with a new US$ 54 million loan to Isbank, the largest … Read the full press release

EBRD introduces mediation as an alternative way of dispute resolution in Moldova

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD, through its Legal Transition Programme (LTP), has implemented a number of projects to establish a robust alternative dispute resolution (ADR) framework and practice in the Moldova. The initiative has been supported by … Read the full press release

SGS and Sintali expand partnership to offer simple and transparent path to EDGE certification

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 3-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces an expanded collaboration with Sintali with the aim to grow IFC’s green building standard, EDGE. Both companies will deliver certification and audit services in over 170 countries around the world, acting … Read the full press release

Galata Chemicals to produce Tin Stabilizers and Intermediates at Dahej, India

(PRESS RELEASE) LAMPERTHEIM, Germany, 3-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Galata Chemicals, a leading global producer of plastic additives, announced the commissioning of its newest Tin Stabilizer production facility in Dahej, India. This facility will produce Methyl, Butyl, and Octyl Tin Stabilizers, … Read the full press release

Installation of the world’s longest electrically trace-heated subsea production pipeline in progress

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neptune Energy announces that it has started the installation of the world’s longest heated subsea production pipeline in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The world’s longest heated subsea production pipeline is … Read the full press release

Centre for Economics and Business Research: return to full operation in UK schools could raise GDP by 3.3%, roughly £70 billion a year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), one of UK’s leading economics consultancies, has announced that UK’s GDP could stand £70 billion higher when the schools reopen, but part of the swing will … Read the full press release

BT Security strengthens position as Managed Security Services Provider with new security partner ecosystem

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications holding company BT announces the key partners that BT Security will work with going forward to provide industry-leading managed security services to customers. The decision follows BT’s largest-ever appraisal of … Read the full press release

Savills announces successful first ever August auction

Savills first August auction had a success rate of 86%, ultimately raising over EUR 22 million (£20m) (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global real estate services provider Savills held its first ever August auction on 25 August that … Read the full press release

Screwfix continues expansion despite challenges of Covid-19

30 new stores planned for the UK, creating around 300 jobs More than 10 new stores planned in Republic of Ireland (PRESS RELEASE) YEOVIL, 26-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Screwfix, United Kingdom’s largest multi channel retailer of trade tools, accessories and … Read the full press release

ABP further invests in Newport to meet future demand and maintain leading position as general cargo port in Wales

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK’s leading and best-connected port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested nearly EUR 4.5 Million (£4 million) to enhance operations at the Port of Newport. As the UK continues to come … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems establishes new unit for innovative and net zero carbon drive and energy solutions

Emphasis on the decarbonisation of drive, propulsion and energy systems (PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces that its Power Systems business has set up a new organisational unit ‘Power Lab’ to focus on innovative and net zero … Read the full press release

Barclays to accelerate its European Equity Capital Market franchise growth with new appointment

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank Barclays appoints Manuel Esteve as Head Of Equity Capital Markets, Continental Europe. Based in London, Manuel will report to Tom Johnson, Head Of Equity Capital Markets EMEA. Manuel has … Read the full press release

BAE Systems engineers unveil digital design concepts for UK’s next combat aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems engineers are utilizing the digital environment to design, test and fly concepts for Tempest, a next-generation combat air system for the UK. The concepts demonstrate how leading engineers are embracing one … Read the full press release