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European Membrane Institute and Veolia Water Technologies to form partnership

25-09-2018
Veolia Water Technologies, European Membrane Institute, water filtration, advanced industrial applications, agreement

Access to water resources is considered to be one of the main challenges of the 21st century. Scientists from the European Membrane Institute (part of the University of Montpellier, the CNRS and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier) have just succeeded in opening the way to a new revolutionary filtration processes within …

ABB and the University of British Columbia extend research collaboration

24-09-2018
ABB, University of British Columbia, three-year partneship, research, R&D

ABB continues its tradition of collaborating with academic researchers to drive innovation, via a three-year partnership with the University of British Columbia ABB and the University of British Columbia (UBC) have signed a three-year partnership agreement, focused around the research of computer science professor Thomas Fritz, an expert in the …

Two Schneider Electric smart factories recognised as the Lighthouses of the Fourth Industrial Revolution by the WEF

24-09-2018
Schneider Electric, Lighthouses of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Economic Forum, Le Vaudeuil factory, Wuhan factory, smart manufacturing technologies

Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, September 20, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has today had its Le Vaudreuil factory in France selected among the world’s top nine advanced “lighthouse” site that embed the technologies of the Fourth Industrial …

Editor’s pickSchneider Electric introduces an enhanced Connected Hotel Guest Room Management Solution

24-09-2018
Schneider Electric, enhanced Connected Hotel Guest Room Management Solution, Danfoss, Somfy

Singapore, September 20, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today the introduction of an enhanced Connected Hotel Guest Room Management Solution, integrating lighting, curtains, bathroom heating, sanitary hot water, temperature and occupancy-based energy management …

Editor’s pickSchneider Electric Innovation Summit Singapore: Powering and Digitising the Economy

21-09-2018
Schneider Electric Innovation Summit Singapore, Powering and Digitising the Economy

Singapore, September 20, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, is hosting more than 1,500 customers, partners, suppliers and influencers at its latest Innovation Summit, September 20-21 at Singapore Marina Bay Sands. The event brings together Schneider Electric experts and …

Editor’s pickDewatering

20-09-2018
Xylem, Godwin, David Flinton, Dewatering, Asia, Technology

David Flinton, Senior Vice President & President of Xylem’s dewatering business The huge rescue of the 12 Thai boys and their football coach who were trapped in a cave in northern Thailand was one of the news stories this year, capturing global attention — with many countries across the globe providing help. Among those involved …

Convergences World Forum 2018: Veolia presents its solutions for the "Cities of tomorrow"

20-09-2018
Veolia, Convergences World Forum 2018, Cities of tomorrow, sustainable cities and territories

On 3 and 4 September, in Paris, the 11th Convergences World Forum brought together 5,000 economic, political, associative and academic leaders from some 50 countries around the theme of "Make Society, Make Tomorrow". Five themes were discussed during these two days, nourishing a vision of a "Zero exclusion, Zero carbon, Zero poverty" world: "Good …