The first museum for immersive art in Switzerland is opening with a world premiere: Viva Frida Kahlo – Immersive Experience. The preparations for this immersive enactment of the life and work of Frida Kahlo have been two years in the making.
Climate action and carbon neutrality: ClimatePartner introduces solutions for companies of all sizes and industries
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Switzerland's Mathias Flückiger has secured an early victory in the UCI Mountain Bike Overall World Cup at the UCI World Cup finals in Snowshoe, USA.
The 32-year-old crowns his most successful season for himself and his Thömus RN Swiss Bike Team with this most prestigious title in the mountain bike scene.
New survey of Chinese cybersecurity and data protection regulations for the electric and connected car industry published by Fraunhofer SIT and Fraunhofer Singapore
The world's largest automotive market, China, is experiencing high growth rates for electric cars.
Specialist insurance broker GrECo acquires 100% of MAI CEE Ltd., a major risk, insurance and employee benefits consultant in CEE
The combined company, to be named GrECo, will be the leading professional services firm focused on the areas of risk and insurance management and employee benefits consultancy in CEE.
The Austrian Frederick and Lillian Kiesler Private Foundation is delighted to announce that the US-American artist Theaster Gates has been awarded the Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts.
SYNOVA S.A., the world leader in Laser MicroJet®cutting, announces the official opening of its new 6,100 square foot, state-of-the-art facility in Totowa, New Jersey. The new US technology center will support operations throughout North and South America with the latest Synova CNC machines incorporating its advanced water jet laser cutting technology.
ACCURE, the software- and AI-driven battery analytics company based in Aachen, Germany, has received $8 million in Series A funding from Blue Bear Capital, a U.S. investor focused on digital technologies for energy and climate solutions, and existing investors Capnamic Ventures and 42CAP.
● ‘’Lingoda Thank A Teacher’’ initiative celebrates the stories of teachers who have made an impact on their students’ lives
● 5 selected winners and their nominators will receive a cash prize
Tokyo International Airport (HANEDA), the 4th largest airport in the world, chose the German SBD provider to equip their self-service installation with the Materna IPS One ID journey.
Via 1:1 verification the passenger’s scanned government issued ID picture gets matched with the image captured at the kiosk.
Sun&Wind Belt is the new transatlantic business initiative on green transformation – driven forward by companies. Sun&Wind Belt brings together businesses on both sides of the Atlantic whose aim is to support politics with plans to ensure decarbonization.
- The study AV001 aims to include the treatment of post-surgical neuropathic pain (PSNP) in the U.S. label. QUTENZA® is currently approved for use in adults in the treatment of neuropathic pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia and for the treatment of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) of the feet.
Brenntag (ISIN DE000A1DAHH0), the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, reports excellent results in an exceptional market environment in the second quarter 2021. In addition to the continued strong organic earnings growth, Brenntag pushes ahead with substantial acquisitions fostering its focus industries.
Arvato Supply Chain Solutions forms strategic relationship with marketplace integrator ChannelAdvisor
One integration gives customers from Arvato Supply Chain Solutions access to all marketplaces
Arvato Supply Chain Solutions, today announced a new strategic relationship with ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE: ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions thatenable brands and retailers toincrease global sales.
Hollitzer Publishing House: Oldest Miniature of W.A. Mozart dating from 1766 discovered / One of the oldest fan articles in the history of music
In 2018, a French round box of candy was discovered in an antique shop in Salzburg. On its lid it portrays a young boy, wearing a wig and a red aristocratic coat.
For the second quarter of 2021, the ORLEN Group posted record-high LIFO-based EBITDA of PLN 3.2bn, up by a remarkable PLN 1.2bn y/y. The Group’s strong market position has also been confirmed by its net profit of PLN 2.2bn and 73% y/y growth in revenue, to PLN 29.4bn.
German Federal Ministry of Transport announces funding of 6.6 billion euro for change to electromobility – With a production capacity of 8,000 vehicles Quantron AG offers broad portfolio of electrified commercial vehicles
· Quantron AG offers both new electric vehicles and conversions of used and existing vehicles at attractive conditions
· The range of products offered by the e-mobility specialist includes vans, trucks and waste disposal vehicles from numerous makes such as Mercedes-Benz, IVECO, MAN and DAF
In recent months, the world of ecommerce systems has been shaken up. Despite all the changes currently affecting the industry, Shopware has managed to take a leading role among ecommerce systems with a simple strategy: putting people at the centre.
Grünenthal announced today that the first volunteers have been enrolled in a Phase I trial of its Glucocorticoid Receptor Modulator (GRM). The oral investigational medicine aims to provide a therapy option with broad anti-inflammatory efficacy and a more favourable benefit-risk profile compared to current glucocorticoid-based therapies like prednisolone.
msg life and IBM strengthen insurance digitization by leveraging leading End-To-End platform capabilities for the life insurance & pensions industry outside the German-speaking countries
msg life and IBM Germany are collaborating on the implementation of the msg.Insurance Suite Life, combined with IBM Global Business Services' core competencies of consulting, implementation and migration.
Mr. Canalejo joins IFCO to further build on its intrinsically sustainable business model and to ensure delivering against the company’s ambitious ESG strategy
CUSTOMCELLS has successfully concluded an international funding round. As one of the leading companies in the fields of development and series production of special lithium-ion battery cells, CUSTOMCELLS has secured the support of lead investors Vsquared Ventures and 468 Capital . Porsche Ventures joins CUSTOMCELLS as an additional shareholder and financial investor.
Happy Birthday! Passive House is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The ground-breaking project by Professor Wolfgang Feist paved the way for highly energy efficient buildings. Passive House buildings consume significantly less energy for heating and cooling and are therefore pivotal to global climate protection.
Effective July 2021, Ansgar Eschkötter will strengthen the management of the PS Group, which consists of PB Pharma, PS Pharma and PS Marketing & Outsourcing GmbH. Along with Cannamedical Pharma, the PS Group forms the Semdor Pharma Group.
- Top meeting of Framo GmbH, Löbichau: Investor and main shareholder Majed Al-Askar announces high investments
- With 5 million euros in the current fiscal year 2021 and a further 10 million euros in 2022, the Saxon eTruck designers and retrofitters are once again committing to future markets
- Research, development and battery production to be significantly expanded
How the Federal Republic of Germany shaped its image anew at documenta / ‘documenta. Politics and Art’, opens on 18 June 2021 at the Deutsches Historisches Museum
Documenta’s rise to become Germany’s most successful art exhibition was due not least to its political dimension, in particular the need to draw a line under National Socialism, followed by the formation of the Eastern and Western blocs in the Cold War.
Berlin-based Cantourage provides Fast Track Access to the European medical cannabis market for international cultivators
- European cannabis company Cantourage launches a new platform enabling cannabis cultivators from across the world to enter the EU/UK market swiftly and reliably
- Cantourage guarantees compliance to highest European quality standards for all products on its platform and developed and implemented new energy-efficient and gentle production methods which lead to high-quality flower products - first product is already available in German pharmacies: Cannabis Flos FOTMER T3h.
- Cantourage has closed its Series B funding with a high double-digit million-euro valuation.
ACM Aerospace (Aircraft Cabin Modification GmbH) presents a new sensor technology for seats with Avital, which measures the ECG values of the occupants without the need for wiring. Not only are health problems detected in real time, but also signs of exhaustion and stress in the pilot.
The winner of the German Non-Fiction Prize 2021 is Jürgen Kaube for his book “Hegels Welt”(Rowohlt Berlin).
Statement from the jury:
“In his biography of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Jürgen Kaube thoroughly dispenses with the genre of the heroic narrative.
The BMW Group announces global partnership with the Bayerische Staatsoper / Expansion of long-term partnership is a contribution to social responsibility efforts and provides new impulses for the renowned Munich opera house
Marking the year of the 50th anniversary of cultural commitment, the BMW Group is building up on its cooperation with the Bayerische Staatsoper by becoming the Global Partner. The automotive manufacturer and the opera house have been partners since 1997.
- Nearly 19,000 unaccompanied migrant children crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in March 2021 alone
- To help foster families break down language barriers with the migrant children they host, Lingoda is offering free Spanish lessons to foster parents
Intelligent algorithms for movement apps: with LTech, the Lindera Software Development Kit, Berlin-based health tech company Lindera brings innovation and AI technology to the fitness industry
- 3D motion tracking for health and fitness applications
- Technology detects misalignments during exercise, provides precise feedback and suggestions for improvement on movement execution, execution speed and number of repetitions
- Companies can introduce their specific use cases and exercises to the platform solution in just a few hours
DriveLock , a leading global provider of IT and data security solutions, today announced that it has appointed Axel Kettenring as its new CEO and successor to Anton Kreuzer.
Investment breakthrough for BrainRepair UG start-up – Stem cell treatment for newborns / Dr. Metin Colpan, founder of Nasdaq listed Qiagen N.V. acquired 5% of BrainRepair UG shares worth EUR 15M
One of the most successful inventors and entrepreneurs who masterminded the unprecedented success of Qiagen N.V. from a start-up to a 10 billion market cap enterprise has taken the decision to refocus his activities on BrainRepair UG, a spin-off of the Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB).
The blockchain technology is one of the most discussed innovations of the digital transformation of economy and society, which is comprehensively implemented by GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation AG.
Akezhan Kazhegeldin calls on President Tokayev to carry out political and economic reforms / Former Kazakh Prime Minister proposes emergency measures to overcome the current crisis
In Kazakhstan, the proposal of Akezhan Kazhegeldin, urging to unite some governmental bodies and give emergency powers to a special commission to combat the epidemic and the economic crisis, is widely discussed.
Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH, a market leading and science-based company for developing and producing human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and rare monosaccharides, announced today that it has established its subsidiary in the USA.
- New patented solution PREMBIONTM paves the way to antibiotic-free farming
- EMBION(TM)'s rapid-prototyping platform technology pioneers the affordable future of nutrition
Germany’s most innovative SMEs receive award / TOP 100 competition honours leading innovators among German small and mid-sized companies (“Mittelstand”)
On 19 June, 5.30 pm CET, Germany's most innovative SMEs have received the TOP 100 award as leading innovators. The award winners were chosen using a scientific process as part of the 27th edition of the TOP 100 competition.
Groundbreaking Gene Therapies for Hereditary Diseases / Alessandro Aiuti, a physician and research scientist from Milan, receives the Else Kröner Fresenius Prize for Medical Research 2020 endowed with 2.5 million euros
The current coronavirus pandemic clearly illustrates how dangerous viral infections can become for us. Independent of the present situation, there are people whose bodies are defenseless against infections because their immune systems are unable to combat them - they suffer from immunodeficiency diseases such as ADA-SCID (adenosine deaminase severe combined immunodeficiency) or Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.