Leipzig

Our cities after COVID-19: the undiminished relevance of the Leipzig Charter

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 12:06am

The CoR opinion on the renewal of the Leipzig Charter

Key Points: 
  • The CoR opinion on the renewal of the Leipzig Charter
    was adopted during the October 2020 plenary session.
  • Today, the New Leipzig
    Charter is of undiminishing relevance, in particular to fostering urban sustainability
    after the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need to develop soft mobility or new organisation of work in cities.
  • Would you say that your opinion on the renewal of the Leipzig Charter on Sustainable European Cities is at the vanguard in proposing new development strategies for cities in the post-COVID-19 era and under the recovery plan?
  • The New Leipzig Charter updates the needs of urban entities in the new global paradigm.
  • Now that we have agreed on the EU's new long-term budget and the COVID-19 Recovery Plan, the Leipzig Charter demonstrates its undiminishing relevance to driving our cities towards a new era of sustainability, resilience and inclusiveness.
  • The New Leipzig Charter was adopted at the informal meeting of ministers responsible for urban and territorial development on 30 November 2020.
  • The renewed version considers the impact of health pandemics on cities and towns and the subsequent potential increase in territorial disparities.
  • The renewed charter acknowledges that the surrounding rural areas offer important benefits for cities.
  • The new version of the Leipzig Charter expressly recognises the importance of promoting "digital cohesion" in Europe, both for its citizens and for its territories.

DGAP-News: RIB Software SE (RIB) signs a MTWO Phase-II-contract (No. 02 / 2021) with Flughafen Leipzig/Halle GmbH

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 3:08pm

RIB Software SE (RIB) signs a MTWO Phase-II-contract (No.

Key Points: 
  • RIB Software SE (RIB) signs a MTWO Phase-II-contract (No.
  • RIB Software SE (RIB) signs a MTWO Phase-II-contract (No.
  • RIB Software SE, the world's leading provider of iTWO 5D BIM Big Data technology for the construction industry, today announced the conclusion of a MTWO Phase-II-contract with Flughafen Leipzig/Halle GmbH.
  • Flughafen Leipzig/Halle GmbH is a subsidiary of Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG and is one of the two Central German airports, alongside Dresden Airport.

DGAP-News: MEMBER OF PRIMEPULSE: KATEK acquires Leesys Group in Leipzig

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 7:02pm

Long-term continuity ensured for customers, employees and suppliers

Key Points: 
  • Long-term continuity ensured for customers, employees and suppliers
    Munich, 23.12.2020 - The second largest German electronics service provider KATEK, a portfolio company of PRIMEPULSE SE, acquires the Leipzig-based Leesys Group and thus continues its growth course.
  • Rainer Koppitz, CEO of the KATEK Group: "Leesys, the future KATEK Leipzig GmbH, with its subsidiary TeleAlarm, will become another independently managed speedboat of the KATEK fleet.
  • The internationally active KATEK SE Group is one of the leading electronics service providers in Europe.
  • With its 2,400 employees at locations in Germany and Eastern Europe, the KATEK Group generates sales revenues of around 400 million euros.

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Tele Columbus builds city network in Borna

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 1:25pm

Tele Columbus AG is building a completely new optical fibre city network to connect to some 4,200 homes in Borna, a town in the German state of Saxony.

Key Points: 
  • Tele Columbus AG is building a completely new optical fibre city network to connect to some 4,200 homes in Borna, a town in the German state of Saxony.
  • Now a city network is to be created to connect the homes with optical fibre right to the buildings (FTTB).
  • For Tele Columbus, the expansion in Borna closes a strategically important gap between the strong network locations in Leipzig and Altenburg, boosting the Company's market position in Saxony further.
  • Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany's leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes.

DGAP-News: Dermapharm Holding SE - subsidiary axicorp GmbH breaks ground for a new building near Frankfurt/Main

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 11:01am

Grnwald, September 30, 2020 - Dermapharm Holding SE ("Dermapharm"), a leading manufacturer of patent-free branded pharmaceuticals for selected therapeutic areas, is beginning with construction of a state-of-the-art production, storage and administration building at the Friedrichsdorf site of its subsidiary axicorp GmbH.

Key Points: 
  • Grnwald, September 30, 2020 - Dermapharm Holding SE ("Dermapharm"), a leading manufacturer of patent-free branded pharmaceuticals for selected therapeutic areas, is beginning with construction of a state-of-the-art production, storage and administration building at the Friedrichsdorf site of its subsidiary axicorp GmbH.
  • The new building with approximately 10,000 m of space will replace the previously rented floor space on 17,488 m of commercial property.
  • In addition to the associated optimization of the cost structure, Dermapharm intends to achieve a significant improvement in processes with the new building.
  • Founded in 1991, the company is based in Grnwald near Munich and has its main manufacturing facility in Brehna near Leipzig.

Financial Times: Top Ranks for HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 11:00am

LEIPZIG, Germany, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The latest ranking by the Financial Times, which assesses Master in Management programs from universities around the globe, has awarded top places to the education offered at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management both in Europe and worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • LEIPZIG, Germany, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The latest ranking by the Financial Times, which assesses Master in Management programs from universities around the globe, has awarded top places to the education offered at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management both in Europe and worldwide.
  • In the global ranking, which includes a total of 90 universities, HHL came in 2nd in Germany and 23rd worldwide.
  • This means that the Leipzig-based business school improved even more and finished ahead of a large number of reputable international universities.
  • HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management is a university-level private business school with the right to award doctoral and post-doctoral degrees.

Financial Times: Top Ranks for HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 6:00am

LEIPZIG, Germany, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The latest ranking by the Financial Times, which assesses Master in Management programs from universities around the globe, has awarded top places to the education offered at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management both in Europe and worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • LEIPZIG, Germany, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The latest ranking by the Financial Times, which assesses Master in Management programs from universities around the globe, has awarded top places to the education offered at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management both in Europe and worldwide.
  • In the global ranking, which includes a total of 90 universities, HHL came in 2nd in Germany and 23rd worldwide.
  • This means that the Leipzig-based business school improved even more and finished ahead of a large number of reputable international universities.
  • HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management is a university-level private business school with the right to award doctoral and post-doctoral degrees.

DGAP-News: Noratis AG: Noratis AG with scheduled, profitable business development during the 1st half-year 2020

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 8:01am

- Turnover of EUR 14.0m, consolidated net income EUR 1.6m

Key Points: 
  • - Turnover of EUR 14.0m, consolidated net income EUR 1.6m
    Eschborn, 27 August 2020 - Noratis AG (ISIN: DE000A2E4MK4, WKN: A2E4MK, "Noratis") has recorded a positive business development in line with its expectations during the 1st half-year 2020.
  • As a result, the real estate portfolio increased to 2,530 units as at the end of June 2020, versus 1,778 units a year ago.
  • On the one hand, Noratis has extended existing locations, mainly in the Rhine/Main region, the metropolitan region Hannover-Braunschweig-Gttingen-Wolfsburg and the Leipzig region.
  • Igor Christian Bugarski, CEO of Noratis AG: "We are very happy with the business development of the 1st half-year.

DGAP-News: Business development of Vita 34 gains significant momentum again in the second quarter

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00am

Leipzig, 27 August 2020 - The business development of Vita 34 AG (ISIN: DE000A0BL849; WKN: A0BL84), one of the largest cell banks in Europe, has largely returned to normal despite the adverse economic environment.

Key Points: 
  • Leipzig, 27 August 2020 - The business development of Vita 34 AG (ISIN: DE000A0BL849; WKN: A0BL84), one of the largest cell banks in Europe, has largely returned to normal despite the adverse economic environment.
  • Compared to the weaker start to the year, revenues increased significantly in the second quarter, with a simultaneous recovery of the EBITDA margin to 29.3 percent.
  • Overall, the market environment began to brighten up at the beginning of the second quarter, which is reflected in an increase in stored units, particularly at the end of the second quarter, and a sustained increase in incoming orders.
  • The key figures for the business development are as follows:

Caverion helps to modernise The Red Bull football stadium in Leipzig, Germany

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 8:12am

- Caverion helps to modernise The Red Bull football stadium in Leipzig, Germany

Key Points: 
  • - Caverion helps to modernise The Red Bull football stadium in Leipzig, Germany
    HELSINKI, Finland, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Red Bull Arena Besitzergesellschaft mbH has chosen Caverion for building technology solutions modernisation and expansion at the football stadium of the Bundesliga club RB Leipzig in Germany.
  • From the 2021/2022 season on, 48,000 spectators instead of the previous 43,000 will be able to watch the matches at the Red Bull Arena Leipzig.
  • After finishing, the Red Bull Arena will offer even more optimal conditions for football fans and concert audiences", addsFrank Krause, Executive Vice President, Caverion Germany.
  • For Caverion, Red Bull Arena Besitzergesellschaft mbH belongs to Real Estate Investors and Developers Client Segment.