University of Liverpool researchers to lead a multinational complex clinical challenges project on tuberculosis

University of Liverpool researchers to lead a multinational complex clinical challenges project on tuberculosis LIVERPOOL, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Liverpool have been awarded approximately £1.8m to lead a multinational research consortium seeking to define the best and safest treatments for patients who require treatment for tuberculosis (TB) whilst receiving second-line antiretroviral

Sean S. Fitzgerald to become CEO of Maersk Container Industry (MCI)

Sean S. Fitzgerald to become CEO of Maersk Container Industry (MCI) Accomplished international manufacturing leader to spearhead continued market expansion, technology development and efficient operations. COPENHAGEN, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Maersk Container Industry (MCI) announced today that it has appointed Sean S. Fitzgerald as Chief Executive Officer effective 1 January 2018. Maersk Container

ZEISS to acquire majority stake in the Optec Group

OBERKOCHEN/Germany, MOSCOW/Russia, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS will strengthen its activities in Russia, the Ukraine, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Georgia by acquiring a majority stake in the Optec Group, – the long-standing sales and service partner responsible for this territory. With this step, ZEISS is continuing and expanding its almost 115-year

ZEISS presents new generation of its proven high performance scanning electron microscope ZEISS EVO

ZEISS EVO – the modular platform for intuitive operation, routine investigations and research applications Modular platform for intuitive operation, routine investigations and research applications JENA, Germany, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS presents the new generation of its proven high performance scanning electron microscope (SEM): The new instruments of the ZEISS EVO family come with

Bestselling science fiction authors Philip Reeve and Alastair Reynolds at University of Leicester’s annual Literary Leicester festival

This year’s Literary Leicester to host two bestselling science fiction authors at the National Space Centre on 18 November LEICESTER, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This year’s Literary Leicester plans to take audiences where no-one has gone before – but might do, one day. Bestselling science fiction authors Philip Reeve and Alastair Reynolds will be

Syngenta to acquire Nidera Seeds from COFCO International

BASEL, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Syngenta and COFCO International Ltd announced today that Syngenta has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Nidera Seeds which is currently owned by COFCO International. Completion of the transaction is subject to clearance by the relevant merger-control authorities. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed. About Syngenta

Rabobank’s risk-weighted assets reduced by EUR 1 billion

Transaction contributes to further optimisation of balance sheet Utrecht, Netherlands, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank has transferred part of the risk on its commercial credit portfolio involving loans to business customers in Europe and North America amounting to EUR 3 billion. Rabobank’s total private credit portfolio amounts to EUR 418 billion (at 30