RDM Selects Greycon for Centralised Planning & Manufacturing Execution Systems Renewal Program at its European Board Mills

RDM recently appointed Greycon to implement a new manufacturing execution system for their board mills throughout Europe.

7Chord Seamlessly Integrates Quantifi’s Advanced Model Library

Quantifi, a provider of risk, analytics and trading solutions, today announced that 7Chord has integrated its market leading model library for pricing and analytics of cash and derivative credit instruments. 7Chord is a financial technology and proprietary trading firm which uses the latest advances in machine learning to automate “routinizable” aspects of pricing and execution in the corporate bond market. Their business is a prime example of how the proliferation of the electronic market venues over the past several years has encouraged the new digital generation of liquidity providers to enter the markets.

PDC BIG RELEASES AN UPGRADED SELFIT® GLOBAL - A MORE INTUITIVE AND FASTER UDPATE TO ENHANCE THE AWARD-WINNING TOTAL INDUSTRY SOLUTION FOR EVENT AND CONFERENCE ORGANISERS

PDC BIG, global industry leader in People Identification (ID), and acknowledged specialist for conferences, events, festivals and hospitality, has released an update of its award-winning Selfit® Global system for high-quality reusable branded name badges, inserts and wristbands. This release enhances the only complete industry solution with faster and more intuitive features, and introduces new onsite printing for wristbands.

Laduma Creates Ground-Breaking VR To Reveal BT Sport Industry Awards Official Shortlist

Laduma’s Virtual Reality technology will be at the heart of this year’s BT Sport Industry Awards with the Official Shortlist set to be revealed in a way never seen before. Each of those shortlisted in 15 categories will experience a bespoke and immersive piece of VR on a custom, branded cardboard VR headset.

Call to Transform Cities into Large-Scale Innovation Labs

On February 9th, the SELECT for Cities Initiative launches its call to support the development of an Internet-of-Everything platform for open innovation in Europe. Selected organisations will receive support and funding from EUR 36,000 to EUR 800,000 each. The grants are funded by three cities – Antwerp, Copenhagen and Helsinki - with support from the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme.

UWC, the global education movement, launches campaign to raise 100 scholarships per year for refugee students - US-based campus to participate, if refugee immigration ban is lifted

UWC (United World Colleges), the global education movement, has committed to raise funds for 100 scholarships per year for refugee students to attend one of its 17 UWC schools worldwide. The UWC Refugee Initiative has been set up as a concrete response to the challenge many refugees face in gaining access to world-class secondary education due to their politically insecure status.

Southern Company Becomes a Member of the International Energy Agency Hydrogen Implementing Agreement (IEA HIA)

The International Energy Agency (IEA) Hydrogen Implementing Agreement (HIA), the largest and longest lived global collaboration in hydrogen research, development and demonstration (R,D&D), is pleased to announce the accession of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), a combined American gas and electric utility, to the IEA HIA ( www.ieahia.org).

Russell Young + Long-Sharp Gallery release the “Obama Legacy Portrait Series”: Charities supported by Obamas will benefit

In 2006, artist Russell Young photographed underdog presidential candidate Barack Obama.   Young created screenprints based upon those photographs, screenprints which remained in Young’s archives until January 2017 when he was contacted by gallery owner Rhonda Long-Sharp. Together they launch the renamed “Obama Legacy Portrait Series.”

Most expensive LEGO brick in the world sells for £15,750; bought by British collector

Last night, online auction house Catawiki  auctioned off one of the world’s rarest LEGO bricks for nearly £16,000. The LEGO brick, made of 14-carat solid gold broke the record for the most expensive LEGO brick on the planet. The gold itself is estimated to be worth merely £1,700, however the real value of the brick is in its collectability.

International school, UWC Mostar, extends scholarships to students including refugees affected by the US immigration ban

United World College (UWC) Mostar, a prestigious international school in Bosnia-Herzegovina, has announced today that it will extend scholarships to refugees and students from all seven nations affected by the recent immigration ban in response to the Executive Order "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States" issued by US President Donald J. Trump. They will be invited to study alongside fellow students from the US and over 50 other countries to foster international understanding.

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