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Day of Women and Girls in Science: female CEO’s in science and tech industries

This Thursday is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The day – declared by the UN - recognizes the critical role women play in science and technology. Time to study the numbers! How many women made it to the top spot in science and tech industries? BoldData presents the number of women that hold CEO positions at ICT, construction and manufacturing companies.

INX International and CannedWater4Kids team up to send drinking water relief to Texas

It has been a devastating week of freezing temperatures for Texans, compounded by more than 10 inches of snow and ice, rolling blackouts in Houston and surrounding areas, and millions of people without power or electricity. The unexpected freeze has caused cracked or burst pipes, leaving nearly half the state’s population facing boil-water advisories and safe drinking water a scarcity. But help is on the way.

Merck’s Embracing Carers Global Study Shows Covid-19 Has Taken a Significant Toll on the Well-Being of Informal Carers

Merck released the results of a global survey conducted though its Embracing Carers™ initiative exploring the impact of Covid-19 on informal or family carers.

Global study results find Covid-19 has increased demands on informal carers, and severely worsened their mental, physical, and financial well-being.

Festo App wins at the Give a Breath Challenge

Munich Re and Fraunhofer honour ideas for the treatment of Covid-19
On July 29th, Festo and the Fraunhofer IPA were honoured for their developed App "Virus Fighters Handbook" at the Award Ceremony of the Give a Breath Challenge in Munich, an ideas competition organised by Munich Re and the Fraunhofer Society to combat the corona crisis.

Festo in the fight against Covid-19

As well as providing components for ventilators and protective facemasks, Festo supplies systemically relevant areas
From the first day onwards, Festo has taken its social mandate of alleviating the Corona crisis very seriously and has launched several focused support projects, such as the development of an emergency respiratory ventilator, support in the production of protective facemasks and the installation of an emergency hospital. Moreover, the LifeTech business field offers an excellent range of components for laboratory automation and for patient care devices. Along with the medical sector, it is also important to Festo to keep production stable on a global scale in systemically relevant areas.

An electric future powered by qualified employees

Shaping a sustainable world with learning systems from Festo Didactic
The pandemic that marked 2020 has distracted attention from pressing environmental issues and rising energy costs. Greater energy efficiency and sustainability require skilled people who can drive and implement these goals in multiple industries. Now, educators have the resources necessary to teach these skills with Festo Didactic's expanded range of learning solutions in the field of energy.

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