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Treaty of Lisbon leads to a paradigmatic cin EU lobbying


As a result of the Treaty of Lisbon the basic conditions for successful communication between politics and business have changed decisively - the structures of European decision-making in the EU and its Member States have now become increasingly impenetrable even for large international companies. In practice, the companies do not lack content-related competence, i.e. good arguments for their own concerns, rather there is an increasing need for procedural competence, i.e. extensive knowledge of the formal and informal decision-making process an... Read More »

Poland – a new player in medical tourism sector


Treat teeth and get implants in dental clinics, take a cure in Polish sanatoriums? Will women fly to Central Europe, instead of Thailand, to undergo blepharoplasty, remove access fat or indulge in beauty treatments? It's possible. Polish government programme - promoting Poland as a country worth visiting for health treatment, rehabilitation, diagnosis, improving looks is effective. A visible national stand and stands of individual facilities at three consecutive trade fairs: Miami 2012, Moscow and Monaco in March 2013, resulted in Poland being... Read More »

New Boston scientific pacemaker family features technology for adapting pacing to respiration


These pacemakers monitor respiration, adjust pacing accordingly, and support insight into the patient's overall heart failure status. Comprising of the INLIVEN[TM] cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker (CRT-P) that synchronizes the heart chambers, and the VITALIO[TM] and FORMIO[TM] pacing systems, the new family of devices offers clinicians a comprehensive set of tools for the management of heart failure and related comorbidities. Pacing systems are designed to treat bradycardia, a condition in which the heart beats too slowly, depriving... Read More »

POSPartner supports Yapital at the Point of Sale


A few weeks prior to the launch of its first European cross-channel payment system, Yapital announced that it will also be collaborating with POS systems company POSPartner to integrate the new payment solution at the point of sale. The innovative software provider, based in Königswinter, has been a valued partner, providing specialist solutions to medium-sized and large retailers for two decades. The expertise and excellent customer structure of the owner-managed company will enable Yapital, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Otto Group, to intr... Read More »

Air France and KLM launch inflight Wi-Fi


The new service will allow customers to remain connected with the world by being able to send text messages and e-mails and surf the internet during their flight. On our specially designed inflight website we also offer a broad range of free and up to date services including live television news and sports channels, relevant airline and destination information. Online Access In partnership with Panasonic Avionics, Air France and KLM will conduct a trial phase throughout the rest of 2013 on two Boeing 777-300s. During that time, customers ca... Read More »

Launch of New Real Madrid adidas Home Jersey for 2013 / 2014 Season


From today onwards, Real Madrid fans may find in official Real Madrid stores, adidas and the rest of dealers, the home kit that their idols will wear this season. Real Madrid is a genuine feeling. Is the real passion for football, for victory, for our history, for the white that makes us different, authentic. There are many ways to feel passion for football, but none that can compare with supporting Real Madrid. Real Passion. Real Madrid. To design the home Real Madrid jersey presented today, adidas wanted to go a step further in innov... Read More »

A push for Vigour – hub:raum supports tech startup that enables unified video experience on different devices


Vigour, formerly known as, is the fifth startup supported by hub:raum. The three founders convinced with their innovative technology. “We developed a platform that enables applications to run on any device, converging their interfaces into one fluid experience over the cloud. Using that technology, we are creating revolutionary products and user experiences”, explains Ramon Duivenvoorden, CEO of Vigour. “With Vigour Video we launch our first product as a white-labelled template for media companies that want to give their viewers the ab... Read More »

COS to open in Istanbul


The brand renowned for offering men and women style over fashion, core wardrobe essentials and garments that evoke timeless modernity, will launch in the landmark development Zorlu Centre, later in the year. As the first opening in the diverse Turkish retail market, this represents a new chapter for the brand known for its commitment to design, quality and affordability. Marie Honda, Overall Brand Responsible for COS, said of the planned Turkish expansion, “We are all looking forward to the opening. Istanbul is a vibrant and exciting city and ... Read More »

GE Power Conversion Helps to Electrify Railway Connection between Poland and Germany with Decentralized Converter Station Lohsa for Deutsche Bahn – DB Energie Gmbh


PARIS—May 22, 2013— GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) has signed a contract with Deutsche Bahn – DB Energie GmbH to supply a conversion station at its Lohsa substation. The new station will use an advanced transformer-less solution on the railway side, together with direct feed to the catenary (overhead lines) from three static frequency converters. GE’s solution will help provide DB Energie with higher conversion efficiency at a lower cost. “To keep trains running on time, the rail system requires a reliable supply of energy. GE’s c... Read More »

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