Month: September 2017

French and Indian Aerospace communities enhance ties to encourage and support French SMEs in India

Rafale EH in flight. St Cloud, France, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rafale International consisting of Dassault Aviation, Safran and Thales have met more than 100 French SMEs in two-days Business to Business events. These events held  with Indian officials took place in Paris on the 19th of September along with the GIFAS, the French Aerospace

AkzoNobel explores opportunities in building a world-class facility for the buildings and construction industries

AMSTERDAM, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business is studying plans to build a world-class plant for its Bermocoll® business, which supplies essential ingredients for the paint and buildings and construction industries. The study – expected to be completed by the end of 2017 – is focused on creating a new facility to

KfW and KfW IPEX-Bank acknowledge importance of work-caregiving balance in Hessen

Voluntary acknowledgement to honour caregiving performed by employees Diverse support services related to ‘work and caregiving’ Frankfurt am Main, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2017-09-20), KfW and its subsidiary KfW IPEX-Bank signed the charter on balancing work and caregiving in the state of Hesse. In the Haus der Wirtschaft in Frankfurt, Dr Günther Bräunig, Deputy

US FDA gives Actamax go signal to conduct trial on Actamax Adhesion Barrier

Parsippany NJ, US, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Actamax Surgical Materials LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of DSM, focused on design of bioresorbable medical devices to reduce the burden of post-operative complications for patients undergoing surgery, announced it has received conditional approval of an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) from the US Food and Drug Administration

SecBI and Innovery Announce Partnership to Promote SecBI’s “Autonomous Investigation” Cybersecurity Solution to the Italian and Spanish Markets

Tel Aviv, Israel and Rome, Italy, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SecBI, a leading developer of advanced cybersecurity threat detection solutions, and Innovery, a leading ICT services provider and software developer, today announced a partnership for distributing SecBI products in Italy and Spain. “Traditional security means are simply insufficient in dealing with advanced threats,

Max Planck Society grants funding for study on bird hormones

Illustration of an autonomously operating analytical system that tests hormone levels in birds in their natural habitat. Photo: Wolfgang Goymann und Richard Bruch The Max Planck Society has granted €1.52 million in funding to a project for studying hormones in birds FREIBURG, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Max Planck Society has approved the application

Scientists discover new findings on the evolution and movement of traps in carnivorous plants

Structural diversity in carnivorous bladderworts. Flower images: Andreas Fleischmann, Trap images: Plant Biomechanics Group Freiburg New findings on the biomechanics and evolution of suction traps in carnivorous bladderworts FREIBURG, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bladderworts (Utricularia spp. Lentibulariaceae) are plants with many superlatives: They belong to the most recently evolved and also the largest genus

University of Freiburg awarded with 12 new tenure-track professorships

Photo: Peter Mesenholl Successful application for the “Federal and State Program for the Advancement of Young Scientists” FREIBURG, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Freiburg received twelve new tenure-track professorships from the “Federal and State Program for the Advancement of Young Scientists”. They are directed toward post-doctoral scientists and earmark a direct transition