Category Archives: United Kingdom

Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

New Desiccant Products at Medica 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, UK, 26-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — This year, Baltimore Innovations will be unveiling a new range of Humidity Balancing desiccants at Medica 2021. These HUMI-BALANCE™ Sachets are ideal for applications where products need to be protected not only … Read the full press release

Baltimore Innovations at U-Tech 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, UK, 26-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Moisture-control experts Baltimore Innovations have just announced their participation at U-Tech 2021 – the leading exhibition for the global polyurethane industry. The show will run from 16th until 18th November 2021, at … Read the full press release

First report on the climate reporting performance of the Euro STOXX 50

Strong EU policy is driving climate reporting performance but COP26 pivotal for setting out strategy to accelerate meaningful emissions reductions Nearly all Euro STOXX 50 companies offer low-carbon products and services while over half have set science-based targets which include … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Business: many SMEs across UK forced to urgently seek new borrowing due to the pandemic

Vast majority of UK business content with current levels of debt Profit squeeze seen as biggest barrier to future growth Third of businesses would not contact their bank if worried about finances (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds … Read the full press release

Haizol expands its capabilities to include component assembly and product development

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Haizol, one of China’s largest manufacturers of custom parts, expands its offering to meet increasing customer demand. Now, the manufacturing giant offers services spanning from OEM manufacturing, to component assembly, and product development … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and University of Nottingham partner over innovative digital manufacturing technologies

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 21-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will partner with the University of Nottingham, a top 20 UK university and 8th in the UK for … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services now available in India

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced that its world-leading Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services are now available in India since the company’s partner BSNL, a … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to help the Center for Threat-Informed Defense with its work on cyberattacks defense

(PRESS RELEASE) MCLEAN, VA, U.S.A., 20-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will become a research sponsor of MITRE Engenuity’s Center for Threat-Informed Defense helping them further in … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp enters Polish solar market through 757MWp co-development deal

If fully-developed the projects would create a total investment of €500 million. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Lightsource bp, a global leader in the development and management of solar energy announces that it has secured its first projects … Read the full press release

INEOS to build industrial scale electrolyser to produce green hydrogen at its Koln site in Germany

The project forms part of more than €2bn investment in Green Hydrogen announced by INEOS earlier this week. Hydrogen from the new unit would be used in the production of green ammonia. The complete project will result in a reduction … Read the full press release

Successful pilot trial of the first digital in-truck ‎fuel payment system in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 18-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — bp (LON: BP), a British multinational oil and gas company, has announced it successfully pilot tested together with Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK the first digital in-truck ‎fuel payment system in the UK. The ground-breaking … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies’ newly opened UK Offshore Wind Hub in Aberdeen to help its staff transition from oil and gas to offshore wind

TotalEnergies opens UK offshore wind hub in Aberdeen ScotWind partners announce £140m initiative for Scottish industry Partners aim for high level of Scottish local content (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Oct-2021— /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil … Read the full press release

Industry 4.0: investments in IoT notably higher than in cloud computing, security, big data analytics, robotics, ML, VR

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced the release of its new report entitled “Industrial IoT in the Time of Covid-19 Research Programme”, which reveals that investment … Read the full press release

Thetius / Inmarsat report: COVID-19 seens as universal disruptor and catalyst for digital transformation in the shipping industry

‘A Changed World’ details the fast tracking of IoT-based solutions in post-pandemic world (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has released a new report that looks into how the … Read the full press release

Aviva supports the Foundation for Young People’s Mental Health (YPMH) and Cambridge University project focused on depression in young people

75% of people with a mental health problem develop it before the age of 24 Treatments for depression in under-18s are effective in only 60% of cases Depression arises from a complex set of factors LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Angela Liu to lead Barclays China

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays (LON: BARC), a British multinational universal bank, has announced the appointment of Angela Liu as Country CEO, China. As Barclays continues to reinforce its Asia Pacific franchise the leadership change will strengthen … Read the full press release

Amanda Blanc, Group CEO Aviva PLC: We need to unlock trillions of private finance to speed up the transition to net zero

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global financial services industry calls on G20 governments to help build a Net Zero economy and meet the goals of the Paris agreement ahead of COP26. The Call to Action includes specific policy … Read the full press release

BAE Systems investment to provide digital skills training at 70 schools across Lancashire region

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will invest £300,000 in programmes designed to enhance digital skills of young people in Lancashire. Working in collaboration … Read the full press release

Allianz completes the acquisition of Aviva plc Italian General Insurance business for €330 million

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva plc (LON: AV), a British multinational insurance company, has announced that Allianz SE (ETR: ALV), a German multinational financial services company, has completed the acquisition of Aviva’s Italian General Insurance business for … Read the full press release

17,000 participants research: kids repeatedly bullied by siblings more likely to suffer from poor mental health years later

(PRESS RELEASE) YORK, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of York, a collegiate research university and member of the prestigious Russell Group, has announced that Dr Umar Toseeb from the University’s Department of Education is the lead author of a research … Read the full press release

AL Amyloidosis: Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease, takes over Caelum Biosciences, Inc.

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has announced its rare diseases arm Alexion has exercised its option to acquire all remaining equity in Caelum Biosciences, Inc., a Clinical Stage … Read the full press release

Seafarers to rely on improved Port State Control (PSC) checklist app for the latest information on Port State Control deficiencies

Revised pocket checklist app brings together all ships’ checklists into one place. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 28-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LR, a technical and business services organisation and a maritime classification society, and UK P&I Club, a marine mutual liability insurer … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s Dr Andrea Soltoggio part of DARPA funded project that will train independent AI systems collaborate and share knowledge with each other

(PRESS RELEASE) LOUGHBOROUGH, 28-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University,  a UK top 10 University, has announced it will lead a project aimed at helping independent AI systems to learn from each other. The new international project will look into creating … Read the full press release

Diversity: Schroders becomes a signatory of the Charter for Black Talent in Finance and the Professions

The Charter focuses on Black talent in the industry and aims to go beyond statements to deliver ambitious targets and measurable data for recruitment, career progression and promotion. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders (LON: SDR), a British … Read the full press release

Assa Abloy acquires leading door and window hardware company in UK and Ireland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Assa Abloy AB (STO: ASSA-B), leader in locks, doors, gates, and entrance automation, has announced the acquisition of Arran Isle, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge researchers: classical physics can be used to understand prethermal discrete time crystals (DTCs)

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Cambridge, the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world, has announced that its researchers used computer modelling to study potential new phases of matter known as prethermal discrete time crystals (DTCs). Until … Read the full press release

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) to develop GRC, cybersecurity, third-party risk management (TPRM) and risk transformation as a service (RTaaS) solutions supported by RSA’s Archer platform

Alliance will help EY US and RSA clients establish and enhance robust governance, risk and compliance strategies Leverages industry-leading Archer suite and EY US consulting services to provide integrated risk management solutions (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EY, … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca: Exciting ROpel Phase III trial results demonstrate the potential for Lynparza with abiraterone to become a new 1st-line option for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has announced positive high-level results from the PROpel Phase III trial showed AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) in combination with abiraterone demonstrated a … Read the full press release

New Institute for Interdisciplinary Data Science and Artificial Intelligence launches at University of Birmingham

(PRESS RELEASE) BIRMINGHAM, 22-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Birmingham, a world top 100 university and part of the prestigious Russell Group, has announced the launch of a new institute that aims at driving forward the use of big data … Read the full press release

NIHR funded project that involves Universities of East Anglia, Leicester and Liverpool to help reduce the number of cases of flu in care homes

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, one of the six original ‘red brick’ civic universities, has announced that its researchers are part of a new project to increase the number of care home staff that take … Read the full press release