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Breakbulk Europe to Return to Bremen in 2021

Breakbulk Europe to Return to Bremen in 2021
“It’s a great pleasure to be returning to Bremen in 2021, a city that has gone above and beyond to welcome breakbulk and project cargo professionals from more than 3800 companies,” Nick Davison,

International Day of Education: EIT on unleashing Europe's entrepreneurs

International Day of Education: EIT on unleashing Europe's entrepreneurs
When launching the transformative Green Deal, Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission President, emphasised

BT: Reskilling the hundreds of millions – here’s where to start

BT: Reskilling the hundreds of millions – here’s where to start
The task of reskilling millions of workers may feel overwhelming.By 2022 alone, 75 million jobs will probably b

ENGIE Impact: Why 2020 is time to take sustainability seriously

ENGIE Impact: Why 2020 is time to take sustainability seriously
Sustainability commitments reached an all-time high in 2019, growing in both number and ambition. However, for the majority of businesses they’re not fully embedded in the organisation or pa

Exclusive: A look at Audi's venture into electric vehicles

Exclusive: A look at Audi's venture into electric vehicles
Vorsprung durch Technik. Translating into English as advancement through technology, it is phrase that appears in the script of blockbuster film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, a

Cybersecurity at the Qatar 2022 World Cup: The threat and response

Cybersecurity at the Qatar 2022 World Cup: The threat and response
Expectations run high during international tournaments such as the FIFA World Cup. Every team is under intense pressure to perform in front of a global audience. But this pressure is nothing next t

Why Helsinki is a destination that impresses on many levels

Why Helsinki is a destination that impresses on many levels
Helsinki is a city with many faces. A city of dark winters and summers of midnight sun. An urban metropolis surrounded by dramatic scenery. Finland has always been a country where east meets west,

Bordeaux: A feast for the senses

Bordeaux: A feast for the senses
An elegant city nestled into a landscape of sun-kissed vineyards, Bordeaux is a feast for the eyes and the senses.Most part of the city is a UNESCO-designated site, making it the world’s lar

Expert Eye: Qatar’s quest to innovate for the future

Expert Eye: Qatar’s quest to innovate for the future
While many countries have recognised the important role of research and innovation in national development and growth, only few have strategically invested in shaping the emergence of a viable and

European Mining Convention: Where European mining meets the world

European Mining Convention: Where European mining meets the world
The European Mining Convention (EMC 2019) is an international mining conference and exhibition that will take place at The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland on December 3-4.EMC 2019 i

Q&A: Mapping out the prospects of driverless vehicles

Q&A: Mapping out the prospects of driverless vehicles
Writer: Jonathan Dyble Project Manager: Vivek ValmikiAutonomous vehicles are living proof that the future is here. The sort of thing that we used to see in sci-

How AgrosMilk is ensuring farmers across Western Europe are paid properly

How AgrosMilk is ensuring farmers across Western Europe are paid properly
Dairy is an essential part of billions of people’s diets. From milk to butter, yoghurt to ice cream, it is consumed in a tremendous number of ways all over the world, and although modern dai

DORIS: Powered by people, synergy and a fit-for-purpose approach

DORIS: Powered by people, synergy and a fit-for-purpose approach
“With specialised engineers working together, we deliver all the engineering services that energy operators and contractors need to enable safer, faster and lower cost production."These are

Naples: A slice of Italian culture

Naples: A slice of Italian culture
Naples is Italy at its most soulful. It’s city of castles and cupolas, with so many historic attractions it’s known as an ‘open air museum.’ As the birthplace of pizza, it’s also renowned fo

How Finland and the UAE are pursuing happiness

How Finland and the UAE are pursuing happiness
So, how has Finland achieved this national sense of wellbeing and is there something the UAE can benchmark from the

Why the shipping industry must bridge the gender divide

Why the shipping industry must bridge the gender divide
The numbers surrounding women in the maritime industry suggest room for improvement. Seeking to address this issue and create a level playing field in our sector is not, as some may think, p

Prague: A fairy tale city steeped in culture and romance

Prague: A fairy tale city steeped in culture and romance
Prague is no longer one of Europe’s hidden gems but remains brilliant nonetheless, the city’s alluring architecture, culture and history having combined to create a romantic atmosphere which conti

Slovenia: Europe’s closest answer to a natural paradise

Slovenia: Europe’s closest answer to a natural paradise
Part of Yugoslavia for most of the 20th century, Slovenia has opened itself up to the world in a big way since it declared independence in 1991, an announcement which triggered the Ten-D

An interview with ENGIE Impact CEO Mathias Lelievre

An interview with ENGIE Impact CEO Mathias Lelievre
The signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015 marked an important milestone in intensifying efforts to create a sustainable future. Charting a new course in the global climate effort, the accor

Opinion: Is the Euro becoming a threat to democracies?

Opinion: Is the Euro becoming a threat to democracies?
The 20th anniversary has been hardly celebrated with joy given the European context. Nationalistic parties are growing across Euro-members including founding countries like Italy and Fra

What can CIOs learn from F1 teams?

What can CIOs learn from F1 teams?
With the Formula One season well underway, a mixture of new blood and old rivalries means the competition for the World Championship is closer and fiercer than ever before.However, while fan

Case study: How Vodafone boosted its efficiency by seven percent

Case study: How Vodafone boosted its efficiency by seven percent
In an industry that can change overnight, how do you improve productivity, stay responsive and keep long-term customers happy?Vodafone is a great example of a company who’ve evolved to do ju

Q&A: Former OMV Exec Manfred Leitner discusses the future of low carbon technologies

Q&A: Former OMV Exec Manfred Leitner discusses the future of low carbon technologies
The future of alternative fuels, OMV’s low carbon technologies, political situation around NordStream 2 and football career - a former member of the OMV Executive Board (2011-2019) Manfred Leitner

Portugal's 2027 vision to become one of the most sustainable tourist destinations in the world

Portugal's 2027 vision to become one of the most sustainable tourist destinations in the world
The Official Portuguese Tourism Board, Turismo de Portugal, will manage the 2027 strategy approved by the Portuguese Government in 2017 under the patronage of Ana Mendes God