New partners to join venture to launch a new cross-industry registration, identification and data platform — verimi

Bundesdruckerei, Deutsche Lufthansa and Deutsche Telekom all set to join the venture Market launch of basic version digital “master key” (Single-Sign-On) planned for turn of the year 2017/2018 Users themselves decide how much data may be used Frankfurt am Main, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The cross-industry registration, identification and data platform partnered by

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München officially put offshore wind farm Sandbank into operation

STOCKHOLM, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offshore wind farm Sandbank with an installed capacity of 288 megawatt (MW) is now officially inaugurated. It is the latest cooperation between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) and the 72 wind energy plants will provide 400,000 German households with renewable energy. Yesterday, July 23, 2017, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke

Novartis announces the appointment of Bertrand Bodson to the new role of Chief Digital Officer

New leader to drive the digital transformation Novartis has embarked upon BASEL, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Novartis announced today that Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer for Sainsbury’s Argos, has been appointed to the new role of Chief Digital Officer, reporting to Joseph Jimenez, CEO of Novartis. He will join Novartis on January

University of Aberdeen graduates shortlisted in the Converge Challenge entrepreneur competition

University of Aberdeen boasts three graduates in latest entrepreneur competition – The Converge Challenge ABERDEEN, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Three University of Aberdeen graduates have been named in the 2017 shortlist of academic entrepreneurs for Scotland’s leading company creation competition – the Converge Challenge. The University is represented in all three categories of this

UKFast launches fresh recruitment push throughout exam season

UKFast launches fresh recruitment push throughout exam season MANCHESTER, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading Manchester technology brand UKFast is set to continue the growth of its award-winning apprenticeship programme with the launch a fresh recruitment push throughout exam season. The number of apprentices at the firm continues to grow year-on-year, now totalling 60. UKFast

EURid donates to the Uganda Borehole Rehabilitation project

Diegem, Belgium, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — To offset its CO2 emissions generated in 2016, EURid donated to the Uganda Borehole Rehabilitation project. The most basic requirement to sustain life is water. For many rural communities across Sub-Saharan Africa the struggle to find safe drinking water can put a major strain on family life, burdening woman and

Kuehne + Nagel to manage the inbound logistics operations of Volkswagen FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd in China

SHANGHAI, China, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd (VWED), an automotive part manufacturer operating in a joint-venture with Volkswagen (China), has signed a two-year agreement with Kuehne + Nagel to manage the inbound logistics operations in the Dalian and Changchun plants from 149 automotive engine part suppliers nationwide. The new