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ZEISS microscope developers nominated for 2022 German Future Prize


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<p><em>Nominated for the German Future Prize (Deutscher Zukunftspreis) 2022 (from left to right): Ralf Wolleschensky, Dr. Jörg Siebenmorgen and Dr. Thomas Kalkbrenner Picture: © Deutscher Zukunftspreis / Ansgar Pudenz</em></p>

ZEISS Lattice Lightsheet 7 enables the gentle 3D imaging of living cells Today, the Office of the Federal President announced the nominations for the German Future Prize (Deutscher Zukunftspreis) at the German Museum in Munich. ZEISS experts Dr. Thomas Kalkbrenner, Dr. Jörg Siebenmorgen and Ralf Wolleschensky have been nominated for the 2022 German Future Prize. Their project: the innovative microscope ZEISS Lattice Lightsheet 7 for the gentle 3D imaging of living cells. By combining imaging that protects samples with high resolution, the system allows researchers to observe subcellular dynamics in 3D over hours and days, which was not previously possible with other microscopy technologies. This opens up new possibilities, such as for cancer research or understanding life at its earliest stages. With this award, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier honors scientists and their innovations that unlock scientific potential and create jobs.

Sony and WS Audiology Have Entered into a Partnership Agreement in the Over-the-Counter Self-Fitting Hearing Aid Business

Sony Group Corporation

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TOKYO AND LYNGE, DENMARK -- September 13th 2022 -- Sony Corporation ("Sony") and WS Audiology Denmark A/S ("WSA") have entered into a partnership agreement and various ancillary agreements with the aim of jointly developing and supplying new products and services in the over-the-counter ("OTC") self-fitting hearing aid market, beginning with the United States.

Metso Outotec to deliver energy-efficient Vertimill® grinding mills for an iron ore project in South America

Metso Outotec Corporation

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<p><strong>Metso Outotec to deliver energy-efficient Vertimill® grinding mills for an iron ore project in South America</strong></p>

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on August 2, 2022, at 09:00 a.m. EEST Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract to deliver sustainable grinding technology to an iron ore project producing premium pellet feed in South America. The total value of the order exceeds EUR 10 million, and it has been booked in Minerals’ Q2/2022 orders received.

European quantum computing leader IQM raises €128m led by World Fund to help combat the climate crisis

IQM Finland Oy

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IQM will use the funding to expand international business and accelerate product development, with a focus on developing quantum processors to help tackle the climate crisis. IQM is the leading European startup building superconducting quantum computers for HPC centers, research institutes and businesses across the continent. In the future, quantum computing could help to solve complex problems at faster speeds than classical computers for anything from drug development to predicting financial markets. The closing of this round is the largest raised by a European quantum computing company.

Bio-Gate concludes another cooperation agreement with leading multinational implant manufacturer

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  Medical technology business further strengthened   Coating of orthopaedic revision implants with HyProtect technology   Focus on protection against infections with multi-resistant germs Nuremberg/Bremen, 5 July 2022 – Bio-Gate AG (ISIN DE000BGAG981), a leading provider in the field of innovative health technologies, has concluded a contract with a leading multinational medical device manufacturer for the coating of orthopaedic implants in human medicine. As part of the cooperation and the joint project management, Bio-Gate is responsible for the application engineering and the production of the HyProtect coating and also supports the regulatory approval of the implants.

An Agreement between Swedish Company FrontWay and Finnish Company Nipman has been signed in May of 2022 in Norrköping.

Nipman Paper Technology

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The intent of the agreement is for Nipman to sell the FrontWay software concept in the markets Nipman is active with sales of superior measuring instruments and new technology and solutions to paper industry. Mainly DACH Area, UK, Finland and Scandinavia.  

Konecranes puts the battery in big container handling machines


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<p>KC Gottwald Gen 6 3d mobile harbor crane with all electric</p>

A “battery megatrend” has been gathering force for years on a global scale, first in electronic devices with the maturing of Li-ion battery technology and then in large devices such as automobiles. It’s part of a huge global effort to increase sustainability and reduce CO 2 emissions. Konecranes is doing its part in the container handling industry, taking the lead as a container handling equipment and service supplier. We now offer large container handling machines that are battery-driven: the Konecranes Battery RTG, the Battery Konecranes Noell Straddle Carrier, and all-electric Konecranes Gottwald Generation 6 Mobile Harbor Cranes. This is the next step in the evolution of Ecolifting , only from Konecranes.



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The international PulPaper 2022 for the forest industry and ChemBio Finland 2022 for the chemical and bio-industries, as well as the Helsinki Chemicals Forum for chemical safety, were held at the same time at Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre this week. The participants enjoyed the events and the networking occasions were popular. PulPaper was a three-day event from 7 to 9 June and other events were two-day events from 8 to 9 June 2022.

Discussions on wood-based textiles, packaging and innovations at the PulPaper 2022 event this week


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PulPaper 2022, the international trade event for the forest industry, presents new innovative solutions and brings together forest industry professionals for discussions. All large Finnish forest industry companies will participate in the event. PulPaper will be arranged from Tuesday to Thursday 7 – 9 June 2022 at Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre. 

Walki introduces a broad portfolio of recyclable materials for the growing frozen food segment

Walki Group Oy

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Walki is answering to the growing demand for frozen food by expanding its portfolio of recyclable materials.