Swiss Re Institute’s Global insurance review 2017: Prices in non-life insurance and reinsurance expected to increase

Major natural catastrophe events in 2017 and current low prices are expected to push pricing in non-life insurance and reinsurance higher Cyclical upswing in global economy set to continue in 2018 and 2019, supporting insurance premium volume growth Global non-life premiums are forecast to grow by at least 3% annually in real terms

European Space Agency: Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite delivered its first images of air pollution

PARIS, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Launched into orbit on 13 October, the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite has delivered its first images of air pollution. To mark this important milestone, ESA, the European Commission and the German Aerospace Centre DLR invite media representatives to an exclusive viewing of these tantalising first results, which surpass expectations. The

AFME comments on the European Commission’s report on the functioning of European Corporate Bond Markets

LONDON, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the publication today of the report by the European Commission’s Expert Group on the functioning of European Corporate Bond Markets, Victoria Webster, Director of Fixed Income at AFME, said: “The uniqueness of this report lies in looking at the European corporate bond markets from the perspective of

The Pirbright Institute identified the position and function of specific genes in goat’s genetic code responsible for antibody production

The Pirbright Institute identified the position and function of specific genes in goat’s genetic code responsible for antibody production SURREY, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Immunogenetics Group at The Pirbright Institute has identified the position and function of specific genes in the goat’s genetic code that are responsible for antibody production. Up until

STFC: UK scientists and engineers celebrate MIRI’s performance during the cryogenic test for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at NASA Johnson Space Flight Center in Houston

Slices through the ‘data cube’ obtained by the MIRI spectrometer in a single exposure when looking at a test target. Left: An image of the target at a wavelength of 19.3 microns. The field is 8.5 arcseconds wide and 7.7 arcseconds high. For comparison, the disk of Neptune is about 2 arcseconds across.

Medtronic announces U.S. commercial launch for its portfolio of Azure(TM) pacemakers with BlueSync(TM)technology

Azure(TM) with BlueSync(TM) Technology Improves Device Longevity  and Provides Automatic, Wireless Remote Patient Monitoring DUBLIN, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. commercial launch for its portfolio of Azure(TM) pacemakers with BlueSync(TM)technology. Available in both single chamber and dual chamber models, the Azure