Month: May 2018

Nestlé to combine its two scientific discovery units to build one impactful organization, Nestlé Research

Vevey, Switzerland, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé has today announced changes that further strengthen its research and development operations, the largest of any food company worldwide. Nestlé will bring together its two scientific discovery units, the Nestlé Research Center and the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, to build one impactful organization, Nestlé Research. The combination of

EBRD supports the modernisation of Egypt’s oil industry

EBRD supports the modernisation of Egypt’s oil industry US$200 million loan for investments in energy efficiency and refurbishment. US$200 million loan for energy efficiency and modernisation of SOPC refinery Investment will improve plant’s operational performance and carbon footprint Strong growth in domestic demand for oil and gas in Egypt LONDON, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Supporting the

The EBRD is the first multilateral development bank to become a TCFD supporter

Changing rain patterns and water levels can affect investments in assets like hydropower plants Ahead of landmark conference on TCFD guidance, Bank announces commitment to climate-related financial disclosures The EBRD commits to launching climate-related financial disclosure during 2018 The Bank’s Sustainability Report outlines a clear approach for transparency on climate risks LONDON, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European

YIT to start construction on the second stage of Hollister Incorporated’s medical device factory in Kaunas, Lithuania

Hollister Lithuania YIT HELSINKI, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has signed a contract with Hollister Incorporated, a US-based medical products manufacturing company, to construct the second stage of a medical device factory in Kaunas, Lithuania. The value of the deal for YIT is approximately EUR 25 million and the project will be recorded in the order backlog in the

Kalmar to deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility in Norway

Kalmar to deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility in Norway HELSINKI, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Yara have entered into an agreement in which Kalmar will deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised

University of Liverpool researchers awarded £73k grant to help identify brain imaging biomarkers for drug treatment response in epilepsy

Dr Simon Keller LIVERPOOL, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Liverpool have been awarded a £73k grant from Epilepsy Research UK to help identify brain imaging biomarkers for drug treatment response in epilepsy. Dr Simon Keller, from the University’s Institute Of Translational Medicine, has been awarded the grant to investigate whether or not it is

University of Leeds launches online course for female entrepreneurs across the world

University of Leeds launches online course for female entrepreneurs across the world LEEDS, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Leeds’ Digital Education Service has designed and delivered an online course for female entrepreneurs across the world. Launching today, the course supports Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Women initiative and will provide female entrepreneurs with a global, digitised curriculum

Stagecoach appoints Clare Burles as UK Bus Business Change Director

Virgin Trains East Coast People Director Clare Burles to take on new role PERTH, Scotland, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stagecoach has announced a new director to lead an innovative business change programme within its UK Bus Division. Current Virgin Trains East Coast People Director, Clare Burles, will take on the role of UK Bus Business Change