Month: June 2018

WWF, Instituto Terra and KfW support reforestation in Brazil with photography and panel discussion at the Museum of Natural History in Berlin

Joint press release by KfW and WWF Photography and panel discussion: Sebastião Salgado’s commitment to reforestation in Brazil – new approaches to sharing knowledge KfW and WWF support Brazil in the reforestation of 12 million hectares Key contribution to climate change mitigation and preservation of 1.5 million species Frankfurt am Main, 14-Jun-2018 —

Ericsson Mobility Report highlights commercial rollouts of 5G and deployments of cellular IoT

{$inline_image} Ericsson Mobility Report highlights commercial rollouts of 5G and deployments of cellular IoT 3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023 5G commercial launches this year; North America seen leading the 5G uptake 20 percent of global mobile data traffic will be on 5G networks in 2023 STOCKHOLM, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Commercial

University of Dundee launches new online course to help video games companies use the vast amount of data collected from users

University of Dundee launches new online course to help video games companies use the vast amount of data collected from users DUNDEE, Scotland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has launched a new online course to help video games companies use the vast amount of data collected from users to enhance the

Charity trekker Lyndsey Isaacs visited the University’s School of Life Sciences as she continues her 200-mile fundraising walk along Scotland’s coastline

Charity trekker Lyndsey Isaacs visited the University’s School of Life Sciences as she continues her 200-mile fundraising walk along Scotland’s coastline DUNDEE, Scotland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A charity trekker whose husband’s life was cut short by Parkinson’s disease has been hailed as an inspiration by University of Dundee researchers developing treatments for the

Eneco Group to undergo orgnisational change in three strategic areas: sustainable energy, energy supply and innovative services

ROTTERDAM, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eneco Group has started a change process with the aim to achieve further growth in three strategic areas: sustainable energy, energy supply and innovative services. This process will continue until the end of 2019 and includes cost reductions amounting to nearly 100 million euros as well as changes in

University of Dundee Professor Bob Steele awarded a CBE in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his work on the treatment of colorectal cancer

University of Dundee Professor Bob Steele awarded a CBE in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his work on the treatment of colorectal cancer DUNDEE, Scotland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Bob Steele, of the University of Dundee, has been awarded a CBE in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his work

Accenture to acquire Germany based strategic design consultancy designaffairs

The acquisition of designaffairs will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 todesign smart products and services that are ready for manufacturing KRONBERG and MUNICH, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire designaffairs, a strategic design consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture

Pöyry and Ekonerg won ContourGlobal‘s owner’s engineer services assignment for the Kosova e Re 500 MW coal-fired power plant project in Kosovo

Vantaa, Finland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following an international competitive process, ContourGlobal has awarded Pöyry and Ekonerg, its Joint Venture Partner for this assignment, with an owner’s engineer services assignment for the Kosova e Re 500 MW coal-fired power plant project. Kosovo’s GDP per capita makes it one of Europe’s poorest countries. A major obstacle

INTER RAO Export LLC awards Pöyry with the assignment for technical audit services provision for the project of the construction of four power units in Cuba

Vantaa, Finland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INTER RAO Export LLC, a leading Russian energy company acting as an EPCM Contractor in a number of large international projects, has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for technical audit services provision for the project of the construction of four power units in Cuba: one unit close to TPP

Royal Philips and Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings open Advanced Medicine Imaging (AMI) center at Biopolis research hub in Singapore

The Advanced Medicine Imaging center has a Philips Ingenia 3T MRI equipped with Philips’ unique Ambient Experience, which uses dynamic lighting, video and sound to provide patients with a calming immersive environment. First phase of Singapore’s Advanced Medicine Imaging Center provides accurate and timely diagnosis of cancer, plus an education center for medical