Month: June 2018

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc. announce positive results from the randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, Phase III SOLO-1 trial of Lynparza (olaparib) tablets

Lynparza met primary endpoint of progression-free survival in women with BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer and showed a safety profile consistent with previous trials AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza is the only PARP inhibitor to demonstrate significant activity in the 1st-line maintenance setting CAMBRIDGE, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J.,

H. Lundbeck A/S initiates a phase I study of a potential new treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Lu AF28996 is the third compound added to Lundbeck’s clinical development pipeline in 2018. VALBY, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) again expands its pipeline of clinical development projects with the initiation of a phase I study of a potential new treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The compound — Lu AF28996— is invented

Leonardo to provide active protection systems for US Army tanks

• Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, will provide active protection systems for US Army tanks  ROME, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, has been awarded a contract worth USD 193 million by U.S. Army to provide active protection systems for U.S. Army tanks. Leonardo DRS will provide the U.S. Army with TROPHY active

Heathrow: Parliament unambiguously backed expanding Heathrow ending decades of political debate

Heathrow: Parliament unambiguously backed expanding Heathrow ending decades of political debate 415 MPs across political parties united to unequivocally back expanding Heathrow – ending decades of political debate Approval unlocks billions in growth, secures tens of thousands of new skilled jobs and will ensure Heathrow expands sustainably Heathrow will now prepare an application

Henkel opens Innovation and Interaction Center (IIC) for 3D Printing in Dublin, Ireland

Opening ceremony in Dublin (from left to right: Michael Lohan, Industrial Development Authority (IDA Ireland); Matthew Holloway, Henkel; Deidre Ledwith, Henkel; Michael Todd, Henkel; Damien English, Irish Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal; Philipp Loosen, Henkel; Michelle Yewlett, IDA; Jerry Perkins, Henkel New Innovation and Interaction Center in Dublin Düsseldorf, Germany,

EQT to acquire Zemax Software Holdings, LLC., global provider of optical and illumination design software

EQT to support the continued growth of Zemax by leveraging EQT’s global network, experience in scaling businesses and history of developing enterprise software leaders STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”) and EQT Mid Market US GP B.V. (“EQT”) today announced that EQT has acquired Zemax Software Holdings, LLC. (“Zemax” or

Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited to build three coast guard vessels for the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency

The contract signed with the Ministry agency NDMA values about 550 million euro TRIESTE, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD” or the “Company”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has announced that it has signed a new contract for the construction of three coast guard

Continental and Prof. Dirk Prüfer from Münster awarded the University of Münster’s Transfer Prize for the Taraxagum research project

Dr. Carla Recker (right) received the Transfer Prize from the University of Münster on behalf of Continental. © WWU – Heiner Witte University of Münster presents Continental with award for Taraxagum research project Russian dandelion root becomes source of natural rubber in numerous rubber applications Company research laboratory for dandelion rubber set to

Solidaridad partners with Stahl and MVO to implement the Leather Green Tanning Initiative (GTI) in Ethiopia

Solidaridad partners with Stahl and MVO to implement the Leather Green Tanning Initiative (GTI) in Ethiopia Utrecht, The Netherlands, 26-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Currently, the Ethiopian leather tanning industry is characterized by too much use of chemicals in the tanning process leading to serious impacts on the environment such as water contamination in water