New substance discovered against life-threatening tuberculosis infections

Dr. Johannes Lehmann (left) and Prof. Stephan A. Sieber examine test results on the antibacterial effect of various substances. (Foto: Christian Fetzer / TUM) MUNICH, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In search of new strategies against life-threatening tuberculosis infections, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), as well as Harvard University and Texas

Syngenta to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Shares from the New York Stock Exchange

BASEL, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the previously announced cancellation of all publicly held registered shares of Syngenta AG (“Syngenta”) with a par value of CHF 0.10 each in connection with the completion of the public tender offer for all publicly held registered shares of Syngenta by CNAC Saturn (NL) B.V., Syngenta today announced

Husqvarna Group to acquire the Light Compaction & Concrete Equipment business from Atlas Copco

Huskvarna, Sweden, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Atlas Copco’s Light Compaction & Concrete Equipment business fits well into Husqvarna Construction’s strategy for expanding deeper into the market segment of Concrete Surfaces and Floors” says Kai Wärn, President and CEO of Husqvarna Group. “This step will further reinforce our leadership position in this segment and complement

Royal Philips installs world’s first and only fully digital PET/CT system in the Clinique de Genolier, Switzerland

Royal Philips installs world’s first and only fully digital PET/CT system in the Clinique de Genolier, Switzerland Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Genolier, Switzerland, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the successful installation of its Vereos digital PET/CT system, the world’s first and

Filtration media: Ahlstrom-Munksjö to expand capacity at its Louveira plant in Brazil

Filtration media: Ahlstrom-Munksjö to expand capacity at its Louveira plant in Brazil HELSINKI, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö taking the first step towards a potential capacity expansion plan at its Louveira plant in Brazil. “Demand for filtration media in South America is expected to continue to grow in the coming years and we clearly

Leonardo: AW109 Trekker helicopter receives type certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Leonardo: AW109 Trekker helicopter receives type certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Newest type in the light twin-engine segment strengthening Leonardo’s position in this market for public services and utility duties   EASA Certification allows deliveries to start in the first quarter of 2018  Over 40 aircraft ordered by customers worldwide to

Leonardo milestone: The AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter global fleet reaches two million flight hours

Leonardo milestone: The AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter global fleet reaches two million flight hours Of the total, one million flight hours were achieved in the last three years, demonstrating impressive reliability, effectiveness, safety and supportability  The most successful helicopter programme in 15 years benefits from strong partnership between the Company and its

Thales: The 4th batch of Iridium NEXT satellites launched by Space X from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California

Thales: The 4th batch of Iridium NEXT satellites launched by Space X from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California The Iridium NEXT Constellation now has 40 communications satellites in orbit. CANNES, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The fourth batch of Iridium NEXT satellites, built by Thales Alenia Space, has been successfully launched by Space

ECB’s SREP: Groupe BPCE is positioned well above the prudential capital requirements applicable in 2018

THE ECB HAS COMMUNICATED TO GROUPE BPCE ITS PRUDENTIAL CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS FOR 2018: PILLAR 2 “REQUIREMENT” REMAINS UNCHANGED PARIS, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Groupe BPCE has received notification from the European Central Bank concerning the results of the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP) for 2017, setting the level of prudential capital requirements for