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New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology Awards Luciano Benetton Doctor of Fine Arts Honorary Degree

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During the commencement ceremony, which involved more than 3,800 students, Luciano Benetton was recognized “for his contribution to innovation in industry, his bold ideas and his lifelong quest for unity, civility and respect among all people.” Designer, inventor and engineer Chuck Hoberman and celebrity stylist and television personality Lilliana Vazquez were the keynote speakers at the event. Luciano Benetton commented: “I am particularly honored and excited to receive this degree from such a prestigious institution in a city that conti... Read More »

Philips wins two awards at EUREKA Innovation Days for its impact on minimally invasive surgery

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The Philips-led MEDIATE project has won the prestigious 2018 EUREKA Innovation Award in the category ‘Innovations of Tomorrow’. In addition, the MEDIATE project led to a follow-up ITEA project called BENEFIT, received the 2018 ITEA Award of Excellence. Both awards were presented during the ITEA Event 2018, part of the EUREKA Innovation Days. We are very proud to receive these awards for the work we have carried out with our partners, contributing to improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare. Bert van Meurs Business Group... Read More »

Philips receives the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council’s 2018 Supplier Engagement Award

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has been honored for its Supplier Sustainability Performance (SSP) program with the prestigious 2018 Supplier Engagement Award by the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC). Founded in 2013, the SPLC convenes buyers, suppliers, and public interest advocates to develop programs that simplify and standardize sustainable purchasing efforts by large organizations. Every year, the SPLC recognizes global orga... Read More »

Alpine A110 awarded Five-Star Car status at Autocar Awards 2018

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The award is for vehicles given Autocar’s full five-star verdict in its infamous 80-year old Road Test during the course of the last twelve months. The five-star verdict is such a rare achievement that it was given to just two cars at this year’s ceremony – the Alpine A110 and the new Rolls-Royce Phantom. The Alpine A110 Road Test features in the latest issue of Autocar out on 16 May. Autocar road test experts praised the A110’s lightweight, simplicity, compactness, agility and accessibility with all agreeing that the Alpine is ‘truly special’... Read More »

Statoil award contract in excess of one billion NOK for IMR services

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Subsea 7 will provide inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services for Statoil’s 560 subsea wells on the NCS. The service includes onshore project planning and offshore operational execution. “Around half of Statoil’s NCS production comes from subsea wells. Inspection, maintenance and repair on our subsea fields are key to maintain safe and efficient operations,” says Kjetil Hove, head of operations technology on the NCS. The vessel will be reconstructed from conventional to hybrid operation, which includes installation of battery an... Read More »

BMW M5 voted World Performance Car 2018

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There were a total of eleven vehicles in this category – performance-oriented cars of which at least 2,000 units are produced per year and which are available for purchase on at least two continents from 1 January 2017 until 31 May 2018. Selection and voting in all categories was carried out by an international jury made up of 82 leading automobile journalists from 24 countries. The BMW M5 is fitted with the latest version of the 4.4-litre V8 engine with M Twin Power Turbo Technology. An output of 600 hp and a maximum torque of 750 Nm guaran... Read More »

Samsung Electronics’ Award-winning Air Conditioner Technology and Eco-friendly R32 Refrigerants to be showcased at MCE 2018 in Milan

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The biennially-held MCE is the largest HVAC exhibition in the world, drawing over 2,000 exhibitors and 160,000 visitors from around the world to showcase the latest industry technologies. At the expo, Samsung plans on continuing to promote its revolutionary and unique Wind-Free™ technology in Europe and will exhibit the full lineup of Wind-Free™ air conditioner units for both residential and commercial use, including the 1-Way and 4-Way units. “Samsung is firmly positioning itself as an industry-leader in the global B2B market with our innov... Read More »

Lexus Sport Yacht Concept Honored at Japan International Boat Show

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The one-of-a-kind Lexus Sport Yacht stunned the automotive and yachting worlds when it was revealed in January 2017 at an exclusive media event in Miami by Toyota Motor Corp. president Akio Toyoda along with Yoshihiro Sawa, president of Lexus International, and Shigeki Tomoyama, Toyota Motor Corp. executive vice president with responsibilities including Toyota Marine.The Lexus Sport Yacht concept was conceived by Lexus Design to explore new areas of luxury and active lifestyles.  It was engineered by the Toyota Marine Division and a single runn... Read More »

Madeleine Persson appointed as Sweden’s most powerful female director

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The award for Sweden´s most powerful directors is a prestigious award that focuses on lifting women in business. As Managing Director for H&M, Madeleine´s main responsibilities are design, assortment and buying, store development and marketing. “Everything starts with the customer and my competence lies within creating a great customer offering. I am confident that we can turn these setbacks around since retail is easy to change and our prime goal is to make our customers happy” Madeleine Persson, Managing Director H&M. ... Read More »

Audi Short Film Award for “Solar Walk”

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Hungarian director Réka Bucsi from Budapest wins the Audi Short Film Award at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival with her film “Solar Walk”. The 29 year old was able to convince the International Short Film Jury with her virtuoso animation film. It follows the journey of individuals and their creations in space. In its series of sequences and situations, “Solar Walk” recalls the liberating effect of automatic writing which was employed by the surrealists in the 1920s as the basis for a new kind of creativity. This year, the central ... Read More »

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