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06/29/2020 - 23:13

Vertex Appoints David DeStefano to Board Chairperson

Vertex, Inc. announced today that its board of directors has appointed president and CEO David DeStefano to serve as chairman of the board. Jeff Westphal, current chairperson, will continue to serve as a member of the Vertex board. “I am proud of our leadership, our people, and what we’ve accomplished together,” said Westphal. “I’ve known and worked very closely with David for many years and...

Vertex, Inc. announced today that its board of directors has appointed president and CEO David DeStefano to serve as chairman of the board. Jeff Westphal, current chairperson, will continue to serve as a member of the Vertex board. “I am proud of our leadership, our people, and what we’ve accomplished together,” said Westphal. “I’ve known and worked very closely with David for many years and...


06/29/2020 - 18:00

CoinFLEX Launches Centrally Cleared and Traded Repo Market

CoinFLEX, the world’s first physically delivered cryptocurrency futures exchange, today announced the launch of the industry’s first centrally traded repo market powered by deliverable perpetual futures. CoinFLEX is the first exchange to develop and offer deliverable perpetual futures. The CoinFLEX Repo Market aims to give investors access to highly liquid lending, borrowing and earning oppo...

CoinFLEX, the world’s first physically delivered cryptocurrency futures exchange, today announced the launch of the industry’s first centrally traded repo market powered by deliverable perpetual futures. CoinFLEX is the first exchange to develop and offer deliverable perpetual futures. The CoinFLEX Repo Market aims to give investors access to highly liquid lending, borrowing and earning oppo...


06/29/2020 - 18:00

Airservices Australia Extends Agreement With Rimini Street to Support Its SAP Applications

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Airservices Australia, Australia’s air navigation service provider, has further extended the maintenance and support agreement for its mission-critical SAP platform with R...

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Airservices Australia, Australia’s air navigation service provider, has further extended the maintenance and support agreement for its mission-critical SAP platform with R...


06/29/2020 - 17:45

Altibox Norway Takes Verimatrix End-to-End Security into the Cloud

Verimatrix, (Paris:VMX), the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, today announced that Altibox Norway, one of the largest regional telecommunication operators throughout Norway and Denmark, is one of the latest European customers to move its security framework into the Verimatrix Secure Cloud. The move enables Altibox to take advantage of a flexible So...

Verimatrix, (Paris:VMX), the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, today announced that Altibox Norway, one of the largest regional telecommunication operators throughout Norway and Denmark, is one of the latest European customers to move its security framework into the Verimatrix Secure Cloud. The move enables Altibox to take advantage of a flexible So...


06/29/2020 - 15:12

FINEOS Welcomes F&G as New Customer

FINEOS Corporation (ASX:FCL), the leading core platform for life, accident and health insurance globally, is delighted to announce today it has signed a new license agreement with F&G. They will use FINEOS Claims in their life and annuity claims processes. FINEOS Claims is the leading customer-centric, web-based claims processing software. Used globally by many leading insurance organiza...

FINEOS Corporation (ASX:FCL), the leading core platform for life, accident and health insurance globally, is delighted to announce today it has signed a new license agreement with F&G. They will use FINEOS Claims in their life and annuity claims processes. FINEOS Claims is the leading customer-centric, web-based claims processing software. Used globally by many leading insurance organiza...


06/29/2020 - 14:03

Global Trading Analytics, LLC and Babelfish Analytics Announce Merger

Global Trading Analytics (GTA), a leader in the Trading Cost Analysis (TCA) field, and Babelfish Analytics, the creator of the Venue and Routing Analysis field have announced plans to join forces. GTA supplies multi-asset class, parent-level TCA to Pension Plans, Investment Managers, Banks and Brokerages in multiple countries. Babelfish provides routing analysis, which reviews every action a b...

Global Trading Analytics (GTA), a leader in the Trading Cost Analysis (TCA) field, and Babelfish Analytics, the creator of the Venue and Routing Analysis field have announced plans to join forces. GTA supplies multi-asset class, parent-level TCA to Pension Plans, Investment Managers, Banks and Brokerages in multiple countries. Babelfish provides routing analysis, which reviews every action a b...


06/29/2020 - 14:00

Interactive Brokers Appoints Nicole Yuen to its Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IBKR) today announced the appointment of Nicole Yuen as an independent director of the firm effective July 1, 2020. “Nicole Yuen has deep expertise in building and managing top-ranked securities businesses in Asia and is known for her pioneering efforts in internationalizing China’s capital market,” said Thomas Peterffy, Chai...

The Board of Directors of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IBKR) today announced the appointment of Nicole Yuen as an independent director of the firm effective July 1, 2020. “Nicole Yuen has deep expertise in building and managing top-ranked securities businesses in Asia and is known for her pioneering efforts in internationalizing China’s capital market,” said Thomas Peterffy, Chai...


06/29/2020 - 13:30

PDI Insights Cloud Broadens Ability to Serve Retailers and CPGs Globally with On-Demand Data and Analytics

PDI (www.pdisoftware.com), a global provider of ERP, Fuel Pricing, Logistics and Marketing Cloud solutions for the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, today announced it has enhanced its Offers and Insights business capabilities with PDI Insights Cloud, formerly SwiftIQ, to include real-time data and analytics that can help support convenience and fuel retailers and consumer...

PDI (www.pdisoftware.com), a global provider of ERP, Fuel Pricing, Logistics and Marketing Cloud solutions for the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, today announced it has enhanced its Offers and Insights business capabilities with PDI Insights Cloud, formerly SwiftIQ, to include real-time data and analytics that can help support convenience and fuel retailers and consumer...


06/29/2020 - 12:50

John Harper Joins as Head of H.I.G. Capital’s London Small Cap LBO Team

H.I.G. Capital, LLC ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity investment firm with over €34 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce today that John Harper has joined H.I.G. Capital as a Managing Director and Head of the London LBO team, leading H.I.G.’s small cap investments in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and Holland. John has 25 years of mid-market private equi...

H.I.G. Capital, LLC ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity investment firm with over €34 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce today that John Harper has joined H.I.G. Capital as a Managing Director and Head of the London LBO team, leading H.I.G.’s small cap investments in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and Holland. John has 25 years of mid-market private equi...


06/29/2020 - 10:15

Teijin Receives Marketing Approval for Merz’s Xeomin® Botulinum Toxin Type A in Japan

Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH, a leading neurotoxin company and subsidiary of Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA, and Teijin Pharma Limited, the core company of the Teijin Group’s healthcare business, jointly announced today that Teijin Pharma has been granted approval by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to market Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) for intramuscular injection in 50, 10...

Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH, a leading neurotoxin company and subsidiary of Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA, and Teijin Pharma Limited, the core company of the Teijin Group’s healthcare business, jointly announced today that Teijin Pharma has been granted approval by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to market Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) for intramuscular injection in 50, 10...

06/30/2020 - 23:00

LinkSwitch-TN2 High-Voltage Switcher ICs from Power Integrations Now Certified for Automotive Use

Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced an AEC-Q100-qualified version of its LinkSwitch™-TN2 switcher IC for buck or non-isolated flyback applications. Featuring an integrated 750 V MOSFET, the new automotive-qualified LinkSwitch-TN2 IC provides simple and reliable power for EV sub-systems connecte...

Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced an AEC-Q100-qualified version of its LinkSwitch™-TN2 switcher IC for buck or non-isolated flyback applications. Featuring an integrated 750 V MOSFET, the new automotive-qualified LinkSwitch-TN2 IC provides simple and reliable power for EV sub-systems connecte...


06/30/2020 - 22:20

AmbioPharm Inc. Expands Peptide Production Helping Fight Against Covid-19

AmbioPharm Inc. a leading supplier of peptide active pharmaceutical ingredients has recently opened its new manufacturing and quality control facilities at its headquarters in South Carolina. “The new buildings were completed in April and qualified by May 15, 2020 expanding our peptide manufacturing capacity,” stated Dr. Chris J. Bai, CEO. “The new buildings add nearly 56,000 sq. ft of product...

AmbioPharm Inc. a leading supplier of peptide active pharmaceutical ingredients has recently opened its new manufacturing and quality control facilities at its headquarters in South Carolina. “The new buildings were completed in April and qualified by May 15, 2020 expanding our peptide manufacturing capacity,” stated Dr. Chris J. Bai, CEO. “The new buildings add nearly 56,000 sq. ft of product...


06/30/2020 - 22:15

Leading Health Organizations Recommend the Use of Hand Dryers

The topic of hygiene has come to the forefront in mainstream media as reopening plans are introduced around the globe. While leading health organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recommend the use of hand dryers, misinformation about them remains online, and continues to be quoted and perpetuated. Leaders from Excel Dryer, ...

The topic of hygiene has come to the forefront in mainstream media as reopening plans are introduced around the globe. While leading health organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recommend the use of hand dryers, misinformation about them remains online, and continues to be quoted and perpetuated. Leaders from Excel Dryer, ...


06/30/2020 - 17:45

Verimatrix Virtual Summit to Offer the Industry’s Latest Insights into Secure Video Delivery and Mobile Application Protection July 8-9

Verimatrix, (Paris:VMX), the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, today announced its second virtual event this year designed to showcase how the global expansion of video, applications and connected devices has multiplied today’s attack surfaces. The Verimatrix Summer Summit consists of webcasts and private meetings taking place Wednesday, July 8, and T...

Verimatrix, (Paris:VMX), the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, today announced its second virtual event this year designed to showcase how the global expansion of video, applications and connected devices has multiplied today’s attack surfaces. The Verimatrix Summer Summit consists of webcasts and private meetings taking place Wednesday, July 8, and T...


06/30/2020 - 16:57

Laboratory Studies Confirm the Effectiveness of BETADINE® Gargle and Mouthwash Against COVID-19 Virus

Laboratory testing completed at the Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Center (TIDREC) at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, has confirmed the effectiveness of BETADINE® Gargle and Mouthwash against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) which causes COVID-19 disease. BETADINE® is manufactured and distributed in Malaysia by Mundipharma. BETADINE® Gargle and Mouthwash was tested...

Laboratory testing completed at the Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Center (TIDREC) at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, has confirmed the effectiveness of BETADINE® Gargle and Mouthwash against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) which causes COVID-19 disease. BETADINE® is manufactured and distributed in Malaysia by Mundipharma. BETADINE® Gargle and Mouthwash was tested...


06/30/2020 - 16:33

Tech Data Plans to Invest Approximately $750 Million to Accelerate Digital Transformation

With its acquisition by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management now complete, Tech Data (or the “Company”) today announced the Company plans to invest approximately $750 million in digital transformation initiatives over the next five years. The investment will power Tech Data’s strategy to accelerate innovation in ways that will deliver improved experiences and greater agility...

With its acquisition by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management now complete, Tech Data (or the “Company”) today announced the Company plans to invest approximately $750 million in digital transformation initiatives over the next five years. The investment will power Tech Data’s strategy to accelerate innovation in ways that will deliver improved experiences and greater agility...


06/30/2020 - 15:00

Quanergy Secures First AI-Powered 3D LiDAR Integration with Industry Leading Security Center Platform From Genetec

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart perception solutions, today announced the first commercial integration of 3D AI-powered LiDAR solutions with the Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”) Security Center unified security platform. The integrated solutions will provide advanced people flow and occupancy management in smart spaces as well as enha...

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart perception solutions, today announced the first commercial integration of 3D AI-powered LiDAR solutions with the Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”) Security Center unified security platform. The integrated solutions will provide advanced people flow and occupancy management in smart spaces as well as enha...


06/30/2020 - 15:00

Fivetran Raises $100 Million to Accelerate Growth as Automated Data Integration Leader

Fivetran, the leading provider of automated data integration, today announced it has raised $100 million in Series C financing, led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and General Catalyst, with participation from existing investors CEAS Investments and Matrix Partners. Fivetran will use the funding to accelerate global expansion, drive adoption in the enterprise market, and continue building out th...

Fivetran, the leading provider of automated data integration, today announced it has raised $100 million in Series C financing, led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and General Catalyst, with participation from existing investors CEAS Investments and Matrix Partners. Fivetran will use the funding to accelerate global expansion, drive adoption in the enterprise market, and continue building out th...


06/30/2020 - 15:00

eLichens to power HONEYWELL BW ™ SOLO CO2 with Cranberry NDIR CO2 1-Series Gas Sensor

eLichens’ Cranberry CO2 NDIR gas sensor has been selected by HONEYWELL to power its latest portable CO2 detector for Industrial Safety, HONEYWELL BW™ SOLO CO2 Serviceable Single-gas Detector. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200630005354/en/eLichens Cranberry Sensor (Photo: Business Wire) Cranberry CO2 gas sensor is t...

eLichens’ Cranberry CO2 NDIR gas sensor has been selected by HONEYWELL to power its latest portable CO2 detector for Industrial Safety, HONEYWELL BW™ SOLO CO2 Serviceable Single-gas Detector. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200630005354/en/eLichens Cranberry Sensor (Photo: Business Wire) Cranberry CO2 gas sensor is t...


06/30/2020 - 14:34

Vertex Announces Expansion of Reimbursement Agreement With NHS England to Include KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in Combination With KALYDECO® (ivacaftor)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that it has expanded its reimbursement agreement with NHS England for Vertex’s cystic fibrosis medicines to include KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor), in a combination regimen with KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) 150 mg, ahead of the medicine’s anticipated approval by the European Commission. The new expanded agreement includ...

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that it has expanded its reimbursement agreement with NHS England for Vertex’s cystic fibrosis medicines to include KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor), in a combination regimen with KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) 150 mg, ahead of the medicine’s anticipated approval by the European Commission. The new expanded agreement includ...

07/02/2020 - 01:01

European Commission approves extended Invokana® (canagliflozin) indication to reflect improved renal outcomes in patients with diabetic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes seen in CREDENCE study

STRICTLY FOR EUROPEAN MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL TRADE MEDIA ONLY Mundipharma today announces that the European Commission (EC) has approved the extension of the indication of Invokana® (canagliflozin) to include important renal outcome data from the landmark Canagliflozin and Renal Endpoints in Diabetes with Established Nephropathy Clinical Evaluation (CREDENCE) trial.1 Canagliflozin is now...

STRICTLY FOR EUROPEAN MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL TRADE MEDIA ONLY Mundipharma today announces that the European Commission (EC) has approved the extension of the indication of Invokana® (canagliflozin) to include important renal outcome data from the landmark Canagliflozin and Renal Endpoints in Diabetes with Established Nephropathy Clinical Evaluation (CREDENCE) trial.1 Canagliflozin is now...


07/01/2020 - 22:00

Inaugural Virtual Edition of LiveWorx Digital Transformation Event Draws Thousands

For the first time in the event’s decade-long history, the annual LiveWorx® digital transformation event took place online, uniting tens of thousands of industry leaders across the world. Chaired by presenting sponsor, PTC (NASDAQ: PTC), the one-day event featured more than 120 sessions spanning topics ranging from Augmented Reality (AR), Artificial Intelligence (AI), 5G, Robotics, Software as...

For the first time in the event’s decade-long history, the annual LiveWorx® digital transformation event took place online, uniting tens of thousands of industry leaders across the world. Chaired by presenting sponsor, PTC (NASDAQ: PTC), the one-day event featured more than 120 sessions spanning topics ranging from Augmented Reality (AR), Artificial Intelligence (AI), 5G, Robotics, Software as...


07/01/2020 - 21:24

MHPS’ T-Point 2 Enters Commercial Operation with the World’s Largest and Most Efficient 60 Hz Gas Turbine

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) announced today that its T-Point 2 combined cycle power plant validation facility entered full commercial operation with an enhanced JAC gas turbine that sets the record for output and efficiency. The T-Point 2 plant was commissioned in March at Takasago Works in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, to replace MHPS’ original T-Point plant and to continue MHPS’...

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) announced today that its T-Point 2 combined cycle power plant validation facility entered full commercial operation with an enhanced JAC gas turbine that sets the record for output and efficiency. The T-Point 2 plant was commissioned in March at Takasago Works in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, to replace MHPS’ original T-Point plant and to continue MHPS’...


07/01/2020 - 19:30

MPS Completes Acquisition of HighWire Press to Accelerate Platform Business

MPS Limited (MPS), a leading provider of content, learning, and platform solutions, has announced today that they have completed the acquisition of HighWire Press. HighWire has long been an industry thought leader and has championed many of the digital standards and initiatives that have shaped modern scholarly publishing. MPS and HighWire share an ethos of embedding flexibility into publish...

MPS Limited (MPS), a leading provider of content, learning, and platform solutions, has announced today that they have completed the acquisition of HighWire Press. HighWire has long been an industry thought leader and has championed many of the digital standards and initiatives that have shaped modern scholarly publishing. MPS and HighWire share an ethos of embedding flexibility into publish...


07/01/2020 - 18:27

O-RAN ALLIANCE Delivers New Specifications, “Bronze” Open Source Software and New Virtual Exhibits of O-RAN Solutions

The O-RAN ALLIANCE has continued its progress towards making the Radio Access Networks (RAN) truly open, intelligent, virtualized and fully interoperable. The O-RAN ALLIANCE welcomes TELUS Communications Inc. and U.S. Cellular as new operator members, bringing the total to 26 major carriers. O-RAN now has over 200 companies driving the definition and realization of O-RAN technology. Recent...

The O-RAN ALLIANCE has continued its progress towards making the Radio Access Networks (RAN) truly open, intelligent, virtualized and fully interoperable. The O-RAN ALLIANCE welcomes TELUS Communications Inc. and U.S. Cellular as new operator members, bringing the total to 26 major carriers. O-RAN now has over 200 companies driving the definition and realization of O-RAN technology. Recent...


07/01/2020 - 18:00

Carbios: Half-Year Statement on the Termination of the Liquidity Contract with Gilbert Dupont and Signature of a New Liquidity Contract with Natixis ODDO BHF by Transfer of Assets

Regulatory News: CARBIOS (Paris:ALCRB) announces that it has entered into a new liquidity agreement with Natixis ODDO BHF on June 12th, 2020, for a period of one year automatically renewable by tacit agreement. This agreement, which has taken effect in the evening on July 1st, 2020, concerns the Company’s ordinary shares listed on Euronext Growth Paris, the trading platform on which transact...

Regulatory News: CARBIOS (Paris:ALCRB) announces that it has entered into a new liquidity agreement with Natixis ODDO BHF on June 12th, 2020, for a period of one year automatically renewable by tacit agreement. This agreement, which has taken effect in the evening on July 1st, 2020, concerns the Company’s ordinary shares listed on Euronext Growth Paris, the trading platform on which transact...


07/01/2020 - 16:00

Axway Achieves Dual AWS Competency Designations for Healthcare and Life Sciences

Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA), a leader in hybrid integration technology, today announced it has received both the AWS Healthcare Competency designation and AWS Life Sciences Competency designation from Amazon Web Services (AWS). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200701005298/en/ AWS Healthcare Competency Partners have demo...

Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA), a leader in hybrid integration technology, today announced it has received both the AWS Healthcare Competency designation and AWS Life Sciences Competency designation from Amazon Web Services (AWS). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200701005298/en/ AWS Healthcare Competency Partners have demo...


07/01/2020 - 15:22

Johnson & Johnson Announces European Commission Approval for Janssen’s Preventive Ebola Vaccine

Johnson & Johnson today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted Marketing Authorisation for its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies’ Ebola vaccine regimen for the prevention of Ebola Virus Disease. Enabled by this approval, Janssen is now collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO) on vaccine pre-qualification, which should help accelerate registration of its preven...

Johnson & Johnson today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted Marketing Authorisation for its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies’ Ebola vaccine regimen for the prevention of Ebola Virus Disease. Enabled by this approval, Janssen is now collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO) on vaccine pre-qualification, which should help accelerate registration of its preven...


07/01/2020 - 15:17

New Telepresence Robot to Reduce CO2 Emissions by Thousands of Tons

Get the experience of being there without actually going there with Blue Ocean Robotics’ new GoBe Robots that replace travel with a Remote Presence. Users remotely control the new telepresence robot and get a distinct feeling of being where the robot is as they receive live video streams of the location as the robot moves around it. This enables collaboration and interaction between people, no...

Get the experience of being there without actually going there with Blue Ocean Robotics’ new GoBe Robots that replace travel with a Remote Presence. Users remotely control the new telepresence robot and get a distinct feeling of being where the robot is as they receive live video streams of the location as the robot moves around it. This enables collaboration and interaction between people, no...


07/01/2020 - 15:00

Parsec Is Recognized as a March 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Manufacturing Execution Systems

Parsec, a leading provider of applications designed to effectively manage manufacturing operations, is excited to share that they were named a March 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Manufacturing Execution Systems. For more than thirty years, Parsec has been working with manufacturing companies across the globe to measurably improve their businesses. TrakSYS – Parsec's unifie...

Parsec, a leading provider of applications designed to effectively manage manufacturing operations, is excited to share that they were named a March 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Manufacturing Execution Systems. For more than thirty years, Parsec has been working with manufacturing companies across the globe to measurably improve their businesses. TrakSYS – Parsec's unifie...

07/02/2020 - 08:00

Urethral Stricture Treatment by Hybrid Cell Therapy, Granted Japanese Patent

Treating male urethral stricture with the patient’s own buccal mucosal cells, encapsulated in a polymer scaffold as carrier, has been granted a patent in Japan. A longer duration of relief to patients who had recurrence of the disease after earlier conventional treatments, has been reported by this method called “Bees-Haus” (Buccal epithelium Expanded and Encapsulated in Scaffold‐Hybrid Approa...

Treating male urethral stricture with the patient’s own buccal mucosal cells, encapsulated in a polymer scaffold as carrier, has been granted a patent in Japan. A longer duration of relief to patients who had recurrence of the disease after earlier conventional treatments, has been reported by this method called “Bees-Haus” (Buccal epithelium Expanded and Encapsulated in Scaffold‐Hybrid Approa...


07/02/2020 - 08:00

Two in Five Fortune 500 Companies Choose Alibaba Cloud

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, said today it has supported 38 percent of the Fortune 500 companies over the past fiscal year. With this milestone, the cloud service provider plans to accelerate its globalization strategy, aiming to become the world’s leading digital intelligence backbone in three years. “We are extremely confident in the f...

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, said today it has supported 38 percent of the Fortune 500 companies over the past fiscal year. With this milestone, the cloud service provider plans to accelerate its globalization strategy, aiming to become the world’s leading digital intelligence backbone in three years. “We are extremely confident in the f...


07/02/2020 - 08:00

Alibaba Cloud and Unilever to Usher in Next-Generation Digital Marketing Initiatives

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, is partnering with Unilever, one of the biggest multinational consumer goods companies, in a pioneering strategic initiative that will enable Unilever to action on next-generation digital marketing campaigns. In the partnership, Unilever will be able to utilize Alibaba Cloud’s trusted artificial intelligence (A...

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, is partnering with Unilever, one of the biggest multinational consumer goods companies, in a pioneering strategic initiative that will enable Unilever to action on next-generation digital marketing campaigns. In the partnership, Unilever will be able to utilize Alibaba Cloud’s trusted artificial intelligence (A...


07/02/2020 - 07:30

flatex AG: Record Half-Year and Three-Digit Growth Rates

flatex AG (WKN: FTG111, ISIN: DE000FTG111111, Ticker: FTK.GR) presented record figures for the first half of the year. With pro-forma 37.6 million transactions, flatex and DEGIRO had processed significantly more transactions than in the entire year 2019. At the same time, flatex and DEGIRO gained approximately 290,000 new customers in only 6 months, which corresponds almost to a quadrupling of...

flatex AG (WKN: FTG111, ISIN: DE000FTG111111, Ticker: FTK.GR) presented record figures for the first half of the year. With pro-forma 37.6 million transactions, flatex and DEGIRO had processed significantly more transactions than in the entire year 2019. At the same time, flatex and DEGIRO gained approximately 290,000 new customers in only 6 months, which corresponds almost to a quadrupling of...


07/02/2020 - 07:00

Ipsen Joins Clinical Collaboration to Evaluate Cabozantinib (CABOMETYX®) Plus Atezolizumab in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), today announced it will join the Exelixis and Roche clinical collaboration and participate in the funding of the recently initiated CONTACT-01 and CONTACT-02 global Phase III pivotal trials. CONTACT-01 is evaluating the safety and efficacy of cabozantinib (CABOMETYX®) in combination with atezolizumab (TECENTRIQ®) in patients with metastatic...

Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), today announced it will join the Exelixis and Roche clinical collaboration and participate in the funding of the recently initiated CONTACT-01 and CONTACT-02 global Phase III pivotal trials. CONTACT-01 is evaluating the safety and efficacy of cabozantinib (CABOMETYX®) in combination with atezolizumab (TECENTRIQ®) in patients with metastatic...


07/02/2020 - 07:00

Sofinnova Partners Announces Two First Investments from its MD Start III Medtech Acceleration Fund

Sofinnova Partners, a leading European life sciences venture capital firm based in Paris, London and Milan, announced today the second investment from its MD Start III Fund, a medtech accelerator that actively works with clinicians and entrepreneurs to develop disruptive medical devices. In May 2019, the fund raised €48 million from key institutional investors and has made two seed investments...

Sofinnova Partners, a leading European life sciences venture capital firm based in Paris, London and Milan, announced today the second investment from its MD Start III Fund, a medtech accelerator that actively works with clinicians and entrepreneurs to develop disruptive medical devices. In May 2019, the fund raised €48 million from key institutional investors and has made two seed investments...


07/02/2020 - 03:00

RSA Conference 2020 APJ Unveils Keynote Line-up

RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, returns to the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) for its 8th year. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200701005708/en/RSA Conference 2020 APJ Keynote Highlights for Virtual Learning Experience (Graphic: Business Wire Running from July 15 to...

RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, returns to the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) for its 8th year. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200701005708/en/RSA Conference 2020 APJ Keynote Highlights for Virtual Learning Experience (Graphic: Business Wire Running from July 15 to...


06/25/2020 - 18:38

Jellagen Announces Seed Financing to Develop Advanced Collagen Products for Therapeutic and Medical Device Applications

Jellagen, a leader in advanced collagen biomaterials from marine sources, announces the closing of a £1.9m seed equity round to pursue development of products for therapeutic and medical device applications. The round, which was 75% funded by international investors, will enable Jellagen to develop and partner pipeline products aimed at tissue reconstruction, diabetic wound care management and...

Jellagen, a leader in advanced collagen biomaterials from marine sources, announces the closing of a £1.9m seed equity round to pursue development of products for therapeutic and medical device applications. The round, which was 75% funded by international investors, will enable Jellagen to develop and partner pipeline products aimed at tissue reconstruction, diabetic wound care management and...


06/25/2020 - 17:38

Virtustream Named a Leader in Report Covering Hosted Private Cloud Services Market by Independent Research Firm

Virtustream, an enterprise-class cloud company and Dell Technologies business, shared today that it has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services in North America, Q2 2020. The report details Forrester Research’s findings on how well vendors fulfill enterprise customers’ requirements for their hosted private cloud solution. One of only two vendors to receive t...

Virtustream, an enterprise-class cloud company and Dell Technologies business, shared today that it has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services in North America, Q2 2020. The report details Forrester Research’s findings on how well vendors fulfill enterprise customers’ requirements for their hosted private cloud solution. One of only two vendors to receive t...


06/25/2020 - 16:00

Deutsche Telekom and Mavenir Collaborate to Validate Web-Scale Technologies for 5G StandAlone (SA) Core

Mavenir, an industry leading end-to-end cloud-native network software provider, has announced that it has collaborated in successful lab testing of its containerized 5G Core solution, on Deutsche Telekom’s Cloud network infrastructure. Mavenir’s 5G Core uses state of the art, web-scale technology and cloud-native principles providing support for 4G/5G combo-core functionalities. In additio...

Mavenir, an industry leading end-to-end cloud-native network software provider, has announced that it has collaborated in successful lab testing of its containerized 5G Core solution, on Deutsche Telekom’s Cloud network infrastructure. Mavenir’s 5G Core uses state of the art, web-scale technology and cloud-native principles providing support for 4G/5G combo-core functionalities. In additio...

06/26/2020 - 17:04

Hong Kong Tourism Board hosts World’s First Global Online Forum on Post-Pandemic Travel for Hong Kong, Mainland and International Markets

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) hosted on 24 June an online forum titled “Beyond COVID-19: Global Tourism’s New Normal” – the first event of its kind focusing on the post-pandemic tourism prospects for Hong Kong, Mainland, Asia, and the world. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200626005349/en/Dr YK Pang, Chairman of ...

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) hosted on 24 June an online forum titled “Beyond COVID-19: Global Tourism’s New Normal” – the first event of its kind focusing on the post-pandemic tourism prospects for Hong Kong, Mainland, Asia, and the world. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200626005349/en/Dr YK Pang, Chairman of ...


06/26/2020 - 15:50

Daiichi Sankyo Provides Update on CHMP Review of Pexidartinib, a CSF1R Inhibitor for the Treatment of Patients with TGCT

Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a negative opinion on the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for pexidartinib for the treatment of a subset of adult patients with severe tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT). The European marketing ...

Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a negative opinion on the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for pexidartinib for the treatment of a subset of adult patients with severe tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT). The European marketing ...


06/26/2020 - 15:00

Modern Governance 12.0: Diligent Launches Modern Leadership to Help Organizations Build More Diverse and Inclusive Boards and Leadership Teams

Diligent Corporation, a leading modern governance company used by nearly 700,000 board directors and leaders, today introduced Modern Leadership – an initiative to provide senior leaders with the resources, insights, partnerships, and technology they need to further catalyze diversity in their organizations and modernize governance. Diligent also announced today, Diligent Director Network – ...

Diligent Corporation, a leading modern governance company used by nearly 700,000 board directors and leaders, today introduced Modern Leadership – an initiative to provide senior leaders with the resources, insights, partnerships, and technology they need to further catalyze diversity in their organizations and modernize governance. Diligent also announced today, Diligent Director Network – ...


06/26/2020 - 14:14

CHMP Grants Positive Opinion for KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in Combination With KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) in People Ages 12 and Older With Cystic Fibrosis With the Most Common Genotypes

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the  European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion for KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in a combination regimen with KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) 150 mg to treat people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 12 and older with one F508del mutation and one min...

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the  European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion for KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in a combination regimen with KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) 150 mg to treat people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 12 and older with one F508del mutation and one min...


06/26/2020 - 14:00

The Estée Lauder Companies Announces the Promotion of Stéphane de La Faverie To Group President

This week, The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) announced that Stéphane de La Faverie has been promoted to Group President, while continuing in his role as Global Brand President, Estée Lauder and AERIN. He will report directly to Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer in his role as Group President, and will continue to report to Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Executive Group President,...

This week, The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) announced that Stéphane de La Faverie has been promoted to Group President, while continuing in his role as Global Brand President, Estée Lauder and AERIN. He will report directly to Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer in his role as Group President, and will continue to report to Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Executive Group President,...


06/26/2020 - 10:30

IDEMIA and Treezor Launch the First Eco-friendly Payment Card by Onlyone, a French Fintech Firm

IDEMIA teamed up with Treezor over three years ago to develop a broad range of groundbreaking products like metal cards and new look / new-feel cards – colored layers, bushed metal finish, transparent - targeting key French neobanks and fintechs. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200626005102/en/(Photo: Business Wire) ...

IDEMIA teamed up with Treezor over three years ago to develop a broad range of groundbreaking products like metal cards and new look / new-feel cards – colored layers, bushed metal finish, transparent - targeting key French neobanks and fintechs. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200626005102/en/(Photo: Business Wire) ...


06/26/2020 - 09:10

Truffle Capital and tecknowlogy Group Unveil the Results of the 15th "Truffle 100" Ranking

On the face of it, the "Truffle 100" 2020 has drawn the curtain on a decade of continuous growth, which has been abruptly halted by the Covid-19 pandemic: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200626005086/en/ Several records were set in 2019: cumulative turnover for the sector was €10.8bn, total workforce in the sector s...

On the face of it, the "Truffle 100" 2020 has drawn the curtain on a decade of continuous growth, which has been abruptly halted by the Covid-19 pandemic: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200626005086/en/ Several records were set in 2019: cumulative turnover for the sector was €10.8bn, total workforce in the sector s...


06/26/2020 - 09:00

Parimatch CEO Talks Tech Transformation at Collision From Home

Sergey Portnov, CEO of Parimatch, took to the virtual stage yesterday at Collision at Home – a global virtual conference which brings together tech leaders and high-potential start-ups to discuss the issues affecting the tech industry. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200626005045/en/PARIMATCH CEO TALKS TECH TRANSFORMA...

Sergey Portnov, CEO of Parimatch, took to the virtual stage yesterday at Collision at Home – a global virtual conference which brings together tech leaders and high-potential start-ups to discuss the issues affecting the tech industry. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200626005045/en/PARIMATCH CEO TALKS TECH TRANSFORMA...


06/26/2020 - 07:35

Intelsat and Liquid Telecom Extend Successful Partnership That Delivers Reliable Internet Services to Africa

Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today announced an extension of its partnership with Liquid Telecom the leading pan-African telecoms group. The two companies have collaborated for four years to deliver Liquid Telecom’s multi-award-winning very-small-aperture terminal (VSAT) service over Intelsat’s high-throughput satellite fleet, providin...

Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today announced an extension of its partnership with Liquid Telecom the leading pan-African telecoms group. The two companies have collaborated for four years to deliver Liquid Telecom’s multi-award-winning very-small-aperture terminal (VSAT) service over Intelsat’s high-throughput satellite fleet, providin...


06/26/2020 - 06:03

MetLife Joins U.N. Global Compact

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The U.N. Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption. “Sustainability is central to MetLife’s efforts to build a more confident fut...

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The U.N. Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption. “Sustainability is central to MetLife’s efforts to build a more confident fut...

06/20/2020 - 20:51

AgroAmerica Tropical Oil Holding Corp. Presents Corporate Sustainability Report

AgroAmerica Tropical Oil publishes its sixth Sustainability Report, which presents the impact of the programs, projects, and good practices that were executed by the world-leading company, regarding quality, productivity, and profitability of its operations. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200620005033/en/With the pub...

AgroAmerica Tropical Oil publishes its sixth Sustainability Report, which presents the impact of the programs, projects, and good practices that were executed by the world-leading company, regarding quality, productivity, and profitability of its operations. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200620005033/en/With the pub...


06/20/2020 - 17:32

One Banana, the Better Banana Co., Presents Corporate Sustainability Report

One Banana publishes its sixth Sustainability Report, which presents the results of projects, programs, and good practices that have contributed to the success of the operations and further its efforts to become a world-class company in quality, productivity, and profitability. See the One Banana Sustainability Report here. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: ht...

One Banana publishes its sixth Sustainability Report, which presents the results of projects, programs, and good practices that have contributed to the success of the operations and further its efforts to become a world-class company in quality, productivity, and profitability. See the One Banana Sustainability Report here. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: ht...


06/13/2020 - 08:57

Subcutaneous Formulation of DARZALEX®▼(Daratumumab) Combination Resulted in Deep and Rapid Haematologic Responses and Improved Clinical Outcomes in the Treatment of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today results from the first randomised Phase 3 study investigating the subcutaneous (SC) formulation of DARZALEX®▼ (daratumumab) in the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis, a rare and potentially fatal disease.1,2 The data demonstrated daratumumab SC in combination with cyclophosphamide...

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today results from the first randomised Phase 3 study investigating the subcutaneous (SC) formulation of DARZALEX®▼ (daratumumab) in the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis, a rare and potentially fatal disease.1,2 The data demonstrated daratumumab SC in combination with cyclophosphamide...


06/06/2020 - 09:05

New Data from the Phase 3 HELP Study Open-Label Extension Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab) in Reducing Hereditary Angioedema Attacks

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced findings from two new interim analyses of data from the Phase 3 HELP (Hereditary Angioedema Long-term Prophylaxis) Study™ Open-label Extension (OLE). The analyses suggest that TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab) is well-tolerated and can prevent hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks over an extended treatment period, with s...

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced findings from two new interim analyses of data from the Phase 3 HELP (Hereditary Angioedema Long-term Prophylaxis) Study™ Open-label Extension (OLE). The analyses suggest that TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab) is well-tolerated and can prevent hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks over an extended treatment period, with s...

06/29/2020 - 01:03

Celltrion Healthcare Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for an Additional Five Indications for Remsima® SC Including for Use in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Celltrion Healthcare today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended expanding the existing marketing authorisation for the subcutaneous (SC) formulation of Remsima® (CT-P13) in an additional five indications: for the treatment of patients with ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, psor...

Celltrion Healthcare today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended expanding the existing marketing authorisation for the subcutaneous (SC) formulation of Remsima® (CT-P13) in an additional five indications: for the treatment of patients with ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, psor...


06/28/2020 - 14:26

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Introduces Region’s First Comprehensive Sustainability Report

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), has launched today its first Sustainability Report. The report reinforces guiding principles on Sustainable Finance and encourages growth of sustainable investments opportunities in the UAE. The report is aligned with ADX’s growth strategy, which aims to increase the adoption of sustainable financing in the Emirate and drive capital towards investments that...

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), has launched today its first Sustainability Report. The report reinforces guiding principles on Sustainable Finance and encourages growth of sustainable investments opportunities in the UAE. The report is aligned with ADX’s growth strategy, which aims to increase the adoption of sustainable financing in the Emirate and drive capital towards investments that...


06/21/2020 - 07:41

Zhejiang Online Trade Fair (South Africa) - Household Necessities and Decorative Material

Zhejiang Export Online Fair 2020 (AFRICA STATION for Household Necessities and Decorative Materials) was hosted by the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province; held from 8th-12th June, 2020. The export online fair was undertaken by Zhejiang Zhongzhe International Exhibition & Commerce Co., Ltd and the China-Africa bridge Cross-border trade service platform. This press release features ...

Zhejiang Export Online Fair 2020 (AFRICA STATION for Household Necessities and Decorative Materials) was hosted by the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province; held from 8th-12th June, 2020. The export online fair was undertaken by Zhejiang Zhongzhe International Exhibition & Commerce Co., Ltd and the China-Africa bridge Cross-border trade service platform. This press release features ...

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