Month: November 2018

University of Glasgow researcher Dr Katie Robb wins 2018 Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize

University of Glasgow researcher Dr Katie Robb wins 2018 Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize GLASGOW, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Katie Robb, a researcher focused on improving the earlier diagnosis of cancer and reducing inequalities for cancer patients, has won the prestigious 2018 Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize. The prize, an honour that recognises excellence in

Airbus: astronaut assistant, CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN) passed its first tests in space with flying colours

Airbus: astronaut assistant, CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN) passed its first tests in space with flying colours Small talk with Alexander Gerst on board the ISS makes aerospace history FRIEDRICHSHAFEN/ BREMEN, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The astronaut assistant, CIMON* (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN), developed and built by Airbus on behalf of the German Aerospace Center (DLR),

Naval selects Dutch company Atmos UAV for fixed-wing VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) UAV solution testing

PARIS, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch company Atmos UAV has been selected by Naval for the testing of its innovative fixed-wing VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) UAV solution for evaluation purposes. With this agreement, Naval Group deepens its existing commitments to the Dutch innovative industry building and expanding existing relationships with more than

Capgemini Invent provides an updated methodology to measure Open Data maturity across Europe in its fourth annual report

Capgemini Invent provides an updated methodology to measure Open Data maturity across Europe in its fourth annual report PARIS, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini Invent published the fourth annual report measuring the state of play of Open Data in Europe. The “Open Data Maturity in Europe Report 2018: New horizons for Open Data driven transformation”

Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt appointed “Leader of the year 2018”

Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt appointed “Leader of the year 2018” GOTHENBURG, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The newspaper Affärsvärlden, together with PA Consulting, Mannheimer Swartling, Wipro and Korn Ferry, has appointed the Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt “Leader of the year 2018.” Enthusiasm, deep industry knowledge and extensive teamwork are

University of Southampton’s Law School launches the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality & Law (SCC)

Stefan Cross studied at the Law School and has remained a generous supporter SOUTHAMPTON, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Law School at the University has launched the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality & Law (SCC), thanks to a generous donation from Southampton Law School alumnus, Mr Stefan Cross QC (Hons). High profile claims

AkzoNobel launches Paint the Future innovation challenge to accelerate innovation in paints and coatings

AkzoNobel launches Paint the Future innovation challenge to accelerate innovation in paints and coatings AMSTERDAM, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — What if paint could clean the air; withstand extreme heat; reduce drag and fuel consumption; cope with conditions on Mars. AkzoNobel products already do this – now the plan is to go even further.

Bayer awarded Best Public Outreach Program for its Transparency in Crop Science Initiative at the 11th Agrow Awards

Juliet Smith (right), who hosted the awards ceremony, and Robert Birkett, Specialist Journalist at Agribusiness Intelligence, hand over the Agrow Award 2018 to Charlotte Morr, Project Lead of the Transparency Initiative at the Crop Science Division of Bayer. MONHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer has been awarded Best Public Outreach Program

STUDY: Bayer’s Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans technology helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental impact in South America

A field of Intacta RR2-PRO-soybeans located in Mato Grosso, Brazil. MONHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany/ ST. LOUIS, MO, USA, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Results from a five-year peer-reviewed study on Intacta RR2 PRO soybeans planted in South America were recently published, indicating that this technology from Bayer helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental