Back in December last year, Novavax secured another major step forward in terms of expanding the reach of its COVID-19 vaccine. The Novavax shot Nuxavoid was given a recommendation for conditional marketing authorisation in the European Union by the European Medicines Agency, which came just a few days after it had received emergency use listing from the WHO.
Cyber security today is not just a priority on an individual business basis, but at regulatory level too. As part of the EU's strategy to keep Europe's digital society and economy safe, the European Council has confirmed a new directive - NIS2 - that will establish a high common level of cyber security Europe-wide. The new directive will update and evolve the NIS directive that is currently in place, something that is considered necessary due to the significant increase in cyber-attacks that have occurred over the past year or so.
2022 marks 10 years of Bentley Financial Services in Germany, the specialised tailor-made financing and vehicle insurance team of experts supporting Bentley partners across the country. Compared to 2012, Bentley has now been able to triple the volume of Bentley leasing and finance agreements in Germany, significantly expanding the business' influence in this part of Europe. Leasing and financing contracts have become popular as they represent the opportunity for planning security and also open the door to a degree of financial flexibility.
Figures from late 2020 show that a spike in the level of deal activity over the course of the year last year meant that the European asset management sector hit a new $12Bn high in 2021. Asset management recruiters all over the region have been focused on helping firms to take advantage of this influx of merger and acquisition activity. As a whole, the transaction value for 2021 was almost double the numbers recorded for the year before in 2020.
Intel, the world's largest chip maker, has signalled that it is about to go through an expansion that is designed to help restore the business to its former position as one of the most innovative companies in the world. In recent years, the chipmaker has lost its technological edge to competitors and market share has reduced as a result. Now, expansion plans in countries, including Germany and Italy, will see Intel seek to regain its former position.
Sheffield, Yorkshire looks like it could soon be the home of a major new logistics site that could generate around 450 jobs for the local area. Plans have been lodged by TCCL with the local council to demolish the existing construction on a site at Shepcote Lane and replace this with a brand new 380,000 sq ft building that will represent a key opportunity for redevelopment in this part of the UK.
As autonomous vehicles begin to gain ground, the demand for robot cars increases. In China, the world's first Robo Taxi production line has been built and European tech is at the heart of the process. The production facility is owned by AutoX and is able to produce Level 4 fully driverless Robo Taxis, which will be on the roads within a matter of months. The dedicated production facility is a world first and is using ABB robots and transmission systems that have been created by big names in European technology, including Siemens and Schneider Electric. Every car goes through a rigorous testing process after production and is ready for autonomous driving as soon as it leaves the company's premises.
As of December 2021, corporate criminal law, with an emphasis on compliance and rules for internal investigations, has been pushed back to the top of the agenda in Germany. The coalition agreement created by Germany's prospective new government sets out ways in which the new administration is intending to reform the current system of corporate criminal law. It's likely that this will be a revision of already existing regulations on corporate sanctions in the Administrative Offences Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure, as well as other provisions.
Collaboration and information sharing has become a priority for enterprises across sectors in recent years. SNCF, the French railway authority, has announced that it will adopt Trimble® Quadri and Trimble Connect® software to serve as the central system within its Enterprise Common Data Environment (CDE) for Building Information Modeling (BIM) models for the next three years.
There has been no shortage of coverage of the supply chain problems that have affected global markets over the past year. However, despite these challenging conditions, German experts actually surpassed pre-pandemic levels towards the end of the year. In October last year, exports were 8.1% up on the same period in 2020 with Germany exporting €121.3 billion-worth of goods in the month. The data showed positive spikes with respect to exports to other EU countries, as well as exports to other locations outside the region, such as China.
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 11:59 am CST
Svitla Systems is delighted to announce that our Mexico division has earned the #1 spot in the Best Place to Code Awards under the Global Consulting category. Svitla Mexico has continuously participated in the ranking for several years, having received 2nd and 3rd places previously, we are especially excited to hit the TOP of the 2022 edition.
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 10:00 am CST
From his earliest days as a geriatrician and medical director of a small nursing home in upstate New York, Dr. Bill Thomas has championed living environments for older adults that provide dignity, respect, quality of care and most importantly purposeful living. He was guided by his earliest childhood experiences, where he lived surrounded by older relatives and the feeling that his grandmother’s house was an extension of his own. Those early life lessons were the beacon of light that older relatives were valuable and esteemed members of the family.
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 10:00 am CST
In this VoiceAmerica Convergence Special, Deepak Chopra (Metahuman) and Gregg Braden (The Wisdom Codes) join William Henry, Sister Jenna, Sister Jayanti, Temple Hayes, Oscar Miro-Quesada, Steven Farmer, Mindahi Bastida Muñoz and J. J. and Desiree Hurtak (authors from the Common Sentience book series) in this inspiring discussion. Ariel Patricia, publisher of the Common Sentience book series joins as co-host and interviewer. Chopra, Braden and four of the authors joined with Convergence Host, Kurt Johnson, in 2021 in the award-winning anthology Our Moment of Choice: Evolutionary Visions and Hope for the Future featured on VoiceAmerica last year.
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 11:21 am CST
Collagen Market by Product Type (Gelatin, Hydrolyzed Collagen, and Native Collagen), Source (Bovine, Porcine, and Marine & Poultry), Application (Nutritional Products, Food & Beverages, and Pharmaceuticals), Form and Region - Global Forecast to 2026
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 11:41 am CST
Construction Equipment Market by Type (Excavator-Crawler & Mini, Loader-Backhoe, Skid-steer, Wheel, Dozer, Dump Truck), Electric Equipment, Propulsion, Power Output, Application, Rental, Aftertreatment Device, and Region - Global Forecast to 2026
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 11:42 am CST
Agrigenomics Market by Application (Crops and Livestock), Sequencer Type (Sanger Sequencing, Illumina HiSeq Family, PacBio Sequencer, SOLiD Sequencer), Objectives, and Region (North America, Europe, APAC, South America,Row) - Forecast year 2026
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 11:48 am CST
The medical electronics market is estimated to be worth USD 6.3billion in 2021 and projected to reach USD 8.8 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 6.9%. The aging population and increasing life expectancy, increasing adoption of IoT-based smart medical devices, escalating demand for portable medical devices and wearable electronics, growing use of radiation therapy in diagnosis and treatment of diseases and existing favorable healthcare reforms and financial assistance by governments for senior citizens are some of the prominent factors for the growth of the medical electronics market globally.
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 11:49 am CST
The Smart clothing market is estimated to be valued at USD 1.6 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 5.3 billion by 2024; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 26.2%. Rising demand for monitoring bodily activities through sensors and increasing the adoption of smart clothes for various end-user industries are expected to fuel the growth of the smart clothing market during the forecast period.