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WEF report: Fintech startups have fallen short of their ambitions to upend the competitive landscape in finance

Fintech start-ups have fallen short of their ambitions to upend the competitive landscape in finance, driving innovation but failing to capture large market share, a new World Economic Forum report finds The competitive landscape in banking and insurance is being shaped increasingly by large technology firms supplying critical technology to the sector, opening

Wieland Speck will contribute to Berlinale as Consultant of the Official Programme

Wieland Speck, Paz Lázaro, Michael Stütz, Andreas Struck BERLIN, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wieland Speck, until now head of the Berlinale’s Panorama section, will in the future be contributing his extensive range of expertise on film to the Berlinale as Consultant of the Official Programme. Starting in 1982, Wieland Speck joined forces with Manfred Salzgeber

Neste Jacobs lunches series of games to enhance operator training significantly

ESPOO, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs releases a new product portfolio called NAPCON Games, which will gamify operator training. NAPCON Games can be combined with traditional operator training methods to maximize the benefits and to improve the operator training for the process industry. NAPCON Games product portfolio

Fraunhofer: New center for microelectronic and optical systems for biomedical applications will be created in Thuringia

© Photo Fraunhofer IZIProf. Reimund Neugebauer, President of the Fraunhofer Society, and Wolfgang Tiefensee, Economics and Science Minister, sign the foundation declaration for the new Fraunhofer Project Center in Erfurt. MUNICH, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new project center for multidisciplinary work in the sector of microelectronic and optical systems for biomedical applications is

UFA Film Nights expected to attract thousands of film friends to Museum Island in Berlin’s historic center

UFA Film Nights expected to attract thousands of film friends to Museum Island in Berlin’s historic center Early masterpieces of cinematic history and a contemporary UFA movie attract cinephiles to Museum Island Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe: Preserving the silent film heritage is important common cause UFA co-CEOs Wolf Bauer and Nico Hofmann: UFA

GroenLeven Heerenveen will install solar panels at the roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms

670,000 m2 solar panels on roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms Amersfoort, Netherlands, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henk Kamp, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, granted over 200 million euro SDE+ subsidy for the installation of solar panels at the roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms. This will make it possible to install more

Invacare introduce their first touch screen remote

Invacare LiNX REM400 Touchscreen Remote BASEL, Switzerland, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global brand leader Invacare brings next generation technology to powerchairs, following extensive trials and consumer-led insights. Touch screen technology is used daily on devices such as smartphones and tablets and thanks to Invacare, this smart technology has now been encompassed into powerchairs.

Wärtsilä now targeting a rapid global growth in the hydro market

HELSINKI, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In June 2016, Wärtsilä acquired American Hydro, a specialist in optimising, upgrading and servicing hydroelectric and water distribution systems. With its offering of consultancy, design and precision performance enhancement services for hydro-turbines and pumps, the company was a natural extension to Wärtsilä Services’ portfolio, supporting its customers in hydro