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07/26/2021 - 22:05

Adagio Therapeutics Partners with Biocon Biologics to Bring Potent and Broadly Neutralizing COVID-19 Antibody Treatment to Patients in India and Select Emerging Markets

Adagio Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of antibody-based solutions for infectious diseases with pandemic potential, today announced a partnership agreement with Biocon Biologics Ltd., to combat the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in southern Asia. Biocon Biologics Ltd. is a fully integrated biosimilars company a...

Adagio Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of antibody-based solutions for infectious diseases with pandemic potential, today announced a partnership agreement with Biocon Biologics Ltd., to combat the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in southern Asia. Biocon Biologics Ltd. is a fully integrated biosimilars company a...


07/26/2021 - 18:40

SpeeDx Launch Solution for SARS-CoV-2 Variant Analysis

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, have launched a new product line of research reagents to support reflex variant analysis for circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOC). The rapid development of PlexPrime® SARS-CoV-2 Genotyping* tests will support investigations and monitoring of the range of emerging and circulating SARS-CoV-2 VOC that have bee...

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, have launched a new product line of research reagents to support reflex variant analysis for circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOC). The rapid development of PlexPrime® SARS-CoV-2 Genotyping* tests will support investigations and monitoring of the range of emerging and circulating SARS-CoV-2 VOC that have bee...


07/26/2021 - 17:00

V-Square Appoints Erik Norland as Head of Distribution

V-Square Quantitative Management (V-Square) has announced the hiring of Erik Norland as its Head of Distribution. A 20-year industry veteran with asset management, custody, and global markets expertise, Erik’s addition to the team bolsters our strong client-centric approach to deliver customized ESG solutions as we continue to build our reputation as a specialized global asset manager. He will...

V-Square Quantitative Management (V-Square) has announced the hiring of Erik Norland as its Head of Distribution. A 20-year industry veteran with asset management, custody, and global markets expertise, Erik’s addition to the team bolsters our strong client-centric approach to deliver customized ESG solutions as we continue to build our reputation as a specialized global asset manager. He will...


07/26/2021 - 16:10

Private and Public Sector Join Forces Under the Umbrella of the kENUP Foundation: BioNTech Announces Project to Develop the First mRNA-Based Prophylactic Malaria vaccine, and the set-up of Manufacturing Infrastructures in Africa

Today, BioNTech SE (“BioNTech”) announced the start of its Malaria project which aims at the development of a safe and highly effective malaria vaccine and the implementation of sustainable vaccine supply solutions on the African continent. The company’s project is part of a programme by the kENUP Foundation to accelerating the eradication of Malaria. This goal was out of reach so far, despite...

Today, BioNTech SE (“BioNTech”) announced the start of its Malaria project which aims at the development of a safe and highly effective malaria vaccine and the implementation of sustainable vaccine supply solutions on the African continent. The company’s project is part of a programme by the kENUP Foundation to accelerating the eradication of Malaria. This goal was out of reach so far, despite...


07/26/2021 - 16:00

PIND (Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta) and NDPI Announce Annual Reports for 2020

The Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) released the NDPI 2020 Annual Report, which highlights the PIND (Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta) 2020 Annual Report, outlining the peacebuilding and economic development work being done in Nigeria's Niger Delta region. The publications, both of which are aptly titled "Resilience & Results in a Pandemic," summarize a m...

The Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) released the NDPI 2020 Annual Report, which highlights the PIND (Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta) 2020 Annual Report, outlining the peacebuilding and economic development work being done in Nigeria's Niger Delta region. The publications, both of which are aptly titled "Resilience & Results in a Pandemic," summarize a m...


07/26/2021 - 15:02

PPG to Expand Production Capacity for PPG ISENSE Gloss Beverage Can Coatings at Delaware, Ohio, Plant

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it is currently adding capacity for the production of overvarnish coatings for beverage can exteriors, including PPG ISENSE™ Gloss coatings, at its Delaware, Ohio, plant. PPG expects the addition of the Delaware plant’s new volume to existing overvarnish capacity at its Oak Creek, Wisconsin, packaging coatings facility will increase the company’s overall pr...

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it is currently adding capacity for the production of overvarnish coatings for beverage can exteriors, including PPG ISENSE™ Gloss coatings, at its Delaware, Ohio, plant. PPG expects the addition of the Delaware plant’s new volume to existing overvarnish capacity at its Oak Creek, Wisconsin, packaging coatings facility will increase the company’s overall pr...


07/26/2021 - 15:00

NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021) - Online Event From Wednesday, July 28 : Latest Information

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) are pleased to announce the jointly organized “NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021)” to accelerate innovation in green investment and the realization of carbon neutrality. The event will take place from Wednesday, July 28, and will be held online. This press release feat...

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) are pleased to announce the jointly organized “NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021)” to accelerate innovation in green investment and the realization of carbon neutrality. The event will take place from Wednesday, July 28, and will be held online. This press release feat...


07/26/2021 - 14:05

ADM Accelerates Growth of Leading Global Alternative Protein Platform with Planned Acquisition of Sojaprotein

Global nutrition leader ADM (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sojaprotein, a leading European provider of non-GMO soy ingredients. Established in 1977, Serbia-based Sojaprotein has sales into 65 countries, offering a wide array of non-GMO vegetable protein ingredients for an extensive list of European and global customers in the meat alternative, confecti...

Global nutrition leader ADM (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sojaprotein, a leading European provider of non-GMO soy ingredients. Established in 1977, Serbia-based Sojaprotein has sales into 65 countries, offering a wide array of non-GMO vegetable protein ingredients for an extensive list of European and global customers in the meat alternative, confecti...


07/26/2021 - 13:30

ABB to Divest Mechanical Power Transmission Division (Dodge) to RBC Bearings for $2.9 Billion

ABB today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its Mechanical Power Transmission division (Dodge) to RBC Bearings Incorporated (Nasdaq: ROLL), for $2.9 billion in cash. The transaction will create a leading manufacturer of highly engineered, performance-critical bearings and motion control components. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the year 2021, ...

ABB today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its Mechanical Power Transmission division (Dodge) to RBC Bearings Incorporated (Nasdaq: ROLL), for $2.9 billion in cash. The transaction will create a leading manufacturer of highly engineered, performance-critical bearings and motion control components. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the year 2021, ...


07/26/2021 - 12:00

CHMP grants positive opinion in the European Union for Otsuka’s child-friendly 25 mg dispersible tablet formulation of Deltyba® (delamanid) for the paediatric population weighing at least 10 kg with pulmonary multi-drug resistant tuberculosis

Otsuka Novel Products GmbH (ONPG), a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommends approval of Deltyba 25 mg dispersible tablets (delamanid) for use as part of an appropriate combination regimen for pulmonary MDR-TB in adults, adolescents, children and infant...

Otsuka Novel Products GmbH (ONPG), a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommends approval of Deltyba 25 mg dispersible tablets (delamanid) for use as part of an appropriate combination regimen for pulmonary MDR-TB in adults, adolescents, children and infant...

07/28/2021 - 00:00

Tetrate, Started by Istio Creators, Announces Opening of Asia Pacific Office in Singapore

Today, Tetrate, the leader in application-aware networking and service mesh technologies, announced the opening of a Singapore office to expand the company’s presence in the APAC region. Tetrate appointed Karthik Viswanathan as the APAC sales leader and Adrian Cole as head of engineering to build out its team in Asia. Viswanathan has grown sales organizations for Cloudhealth (acquired by VMwar...

Today, Tetrate, the leader in application-aware networking and service mesh technologies, announced the opening of a Singapore office to expand the company’s presence in the APAC region. Tetrate appointed Karthik Viswanathan as the APAC sales leader and Adrian Cole as head of engineering to build out its team in Asia. Viswanathan has grown sales organizations for Cloudhealth (acquired by VMwar...


07/27/2021 - 19:45

PIC Group Awarded O&M Support Services Agreement for a New Refinery in Nigeria

Having operated and maintained assets, deployed and trained workforces in remote locations around the world, and building on years of experience in Nigeria, PIC Group has entered into a 5-year service agreement with Azikel Petroleum Ltd. for the new Azikel Refinery to be located in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Under the terms of the agreement, PIC Group will provide Operations and Maintena...

Having operated and maintained assets, deployed and trained workforces in remote locations around the world, and building on years of experience in Nigeria, PIC Group has entered into a 5-year service agreement with Azikel Petroleum Ltd. for the new Azikel Refinery to be located in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Under the terms of the agreement, PIC Group will provide Operations and Maintena...


07/27/2021 - 19:01

Ipsen Strengthens Its Pre-clinical Oncology Pipeline With an Exclusive Worldwide-collaboration With BAKX Therapeutics Inc. for BKX-001, Targeting the Apoptosis Pathway

Regulatory News: Disclaimer: Intended for international media and investor audiences only Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and BAKX Therapeutics Inc. have signed an exclusive worldwide-collaboration agreement to research, develop, manufacture and commercialize BKX-001 as a potential treatment for leukemia, lymphoma and solid tumors. Apoptosis is the naturally occurring process of programme...

Regulatory News: Disclaimer: Intended for international media and investor audiences only Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and BAKX Therapeutics Inc. have signed an exclusive worldwide-collaboration agreement to research, develop, manufacture and commercialize BKX-001 as a potential treatment for leukemia, lymphoma and solid tumors. Apoptosis is the naturally occurring process of programme...


07/27/2021 - 18:55

Daikin Industries Becomes OCSiAl Shareholder

Japanese giant Daikin Industries, Ltd, has become a shareholder of the world’s largest producer of graphene nanotubes, OCSiAl, following three years of collaboration in developing graphene nanotube applications as a next-generation additive. Together, the companies are determined to develop high-performance materials and establish new markets. The signing of a share subscription agreement bet...

Japanese giant Daikin Industries, Ltd, has become a shareholder of the world’s largest producer of graphene nanotubes, OCSiAl, following three years of collaboration in developing graphene nanotube applications as a next-generation additive. Together, the companies are determined to develop high-performance materials and establish new markets. The signing of a share subscription agreement bet...


07/27/2021 - 17:58

V.E, part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, provides Second Party Opinion on Colombia’s Sovereign Green Bond Framework and Inaugural Issuance

V.E, part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, published today a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Colombia’s Sovereign Green Bond Framework and inaugural issuance. The SPO assesses four main components: the framework’s level of contribution to sustainability, its alignment with international standards, its coherence with Colombia’s strategic sustainability priorities, and Colombia’s environmental, social a...

V.E, part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, published today a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Colombia’s Sovereign Green Bond Framework and inaugural issuance. The SPO assesses four main components: the framework’s level of contribution to sustainability, its alignment with international standards, its coherence with Colombia’s strategic sustainability priorities, and Colombia’s environmental, social a...


07/27/2021 - 17:30

DYSIS Announces New Compact and Portable Colposcope Design with Computer-Aided Cervical Mapping

DYSIS Medical Inc. is excited to announce the launch of DYSIS® View, a compact and portable colposcope, which includes the company’s innovative computer-aided cervical mapping technology that helps healthcare professionals detect cervical lesions more clearly. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210727005846/en/DYSIS View...

DYSIS Medical Inc. is excited to announce the launch of DYSIS® View, a compact and portable colposcope, which includes the company’s innovative computer-aided cervical mapping technology that helps healthcare professionals detect cervical lesions more clearly. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210727005846/en/DYSIS View...


07/27/2021 - 17:00

Exchanger Industries Limited Acquires HRS Heat Exchangers

Exchanger Industries Limited (“EIL”), the Canadian market leader and globally recognized designer and manufacturer of heat transfer products for the energy, petrochemical, industrial and clean power generation sectors, has acquired HRS Heat Exchangers Ltd. ("HRS"). Financial terms were not disclosed. HRS is widely recognized as the pre-eminent, international specialist supplier of heat exchan...

Exchanger Industries Limited (“EIL”), the Canadian market leader and globally recognized designer and manufacturer of heat transfer products for the energy, petrochemical, industrial and clean power generation sectors, has acquired HRS Heat Exchangers Ltd. ("HRS"). Financial terms were not disclosed. HRS is widely recognized as the pre-eminent, international specialist supplier of heat exchan...


07/27/2021 - 16:18

Quanergy’s 3D LiDAR Helps Waste Incineration Plant Optimize Recycling Process and Reduce Environmental Impact in China

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of OPA-based solid state LiDAR sensors and smart 3D solutions for automotive and IoT, today announced a new smart LiDAR deployment automating waste plant operations, to ensure process efficiency and minimize the environmental impact of a waste-to-energy incineration plant in China. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: ht...

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of OPA-based solid state LiDAR sensors and smart 3D solutions for automotive and IoT, today announced a new smart LiDAR deployment automating waste plant operations, to ensure process efficiency and minimize the environmental impact of a waste-to-energy incineration plant in China. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: ht...


07/27/2021 - 15:32

6th Global Business Forum Africa Descends on Dubai This October

The sixth edition of the Global Business Forum (GBF) Africa will be held in Dubai on October 13-14, 2021 under the theme Transformation Through Trade. This year’s Forum is organised by Dubai Chamber and Expo 2020 Dubai on the sidelines of Expo 2020 Dubai, a mega event bringing together 173 countries and 24 international organisations. GBF Africa 2021 will shed light on the global economic re...

The sixth edition of the Global Business Forum (GBF) Africa will be held in Dubai on October 13-14, 2021 under the theme Transformation Through Trade. This year’s Forum is organised by Dubai Chamber and Expo 2020 Dubai on the sidelines of Expo 2020 Dubai, a mega event bringing together 173 countries and 24 international organisations. GBF Africa 2021 will shed light on the global economic re...


07/27/2021 - 15:30

Andersen Global Enhances Gambian Foothold with Payce Consulting

Andersen Global continues its Africa expansion with the addition of collaborating firm Payce Consulting, adding dimension to the organization’s existing presence in The Gambia. Payce Consulting, founded in 2014 by Partner Paul Gaye, serves the public and private sectors at the local and international level including financial institutions, education, industrial and commerce, transportation, f...

Andersen Global continues its Africa expansion with the addition of collaborating firm Payce Consulting, adding dimension to the organization’s existing presence in The Gambia. Payce Consulting, founded in 2014 by Partner Paul Gaye, serves the public and private sectors at the local and international level including financial institutions, education, industrial and commerce, transportation, f...

07/29/2021 - 01:57

Riskified Ltd. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

Riskified Ltd. (“Riskified”), a fraud management platform enabling frictionless eCommerce, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 17,500,000 Class A ordinary shares at a public offering price of $21.00 per Class A ordinary share. The offering consists of 17,300,000 Class A ordinary shares offered by Riskified and 200,000 Class A ordinary shares to be sold by one of Riski...

Riskified Ltd. (“Riskified”), a fraud management platform enabling frictionless eCommerce, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 17,500,000 Class A ordinary shares at a public offering price of $21.00 per Class A ordinary share. The offering consists of 17,300,000 Class A ordinary shares offered by Riskified and 200,000 Class A ordinary shares to be sold by one of Riski...


07/28/2021 - 22:00

IFF Appoints Nicolas Mirzayantz President of IFF’s Nourish Division

IFF (NYSE: IFF) today announced that Nicolas Mirzayantz, current President, Scent, has been appointed President of IFF’s Nourish division, effective September 1, 2021. Mr. Mirzayantz will succeed Kathy Fortmann, current President, Nourish, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside of IFF. IFF veteran and current President, Global Consumer Fragrances, Christophe de Villeplee, will a...

IFF (NYSE: IFF) today announced that Nicolas Mirzayantz, current President, Scent, has been appointed President of IFF’s Nourish division, effective September 1, 2021. Mr. Mirzayantz will succeed Kathy Fortmann, current President, Nourish, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside of IFF. IFF veteran and current President, Global Consumer Fragrances, Christophe de Villeplee, will a...


07/28/2021 - 21:00

Black & Veatch Guides Point-of-Use Hydrogen Production for Vehicle Fuel Study

Artificial Intelligence business Empati has commissioned Black & Veatch to deliver a study into the feasibility of using distributed production of green hydrogen to fuel vehicle fleets. Black & Veatch will provide an economic, logistical and technical assessment of onsite, on-demand hydrogen production’s potential as a fuel for fleet operators seeking to decarbonize. Hydrogen is a pro...

Artificial Intelligence business Empati has commissioned Black & Veatch to deliver a study into the feasibility of using distributed production of green hydrogen to fuel vehicle fleets. Black & Veatch will provide an economic, logistical and technical assessment of onsite, on-demand hydrogen production’s potential as a fuel for fleet operators seeking to decarbonize. Hydrogen is a pro...


07/28/2021 - 18:26

Stilla Launches Access Program for Industry’s First Six-Color Digital PCR System

Stilla Technologies, the company innovating the next generation of digital PCR solutions for life science research and molecular diagnostics, is pleased to announce the launch of its 6-Color Digital PCR Access Program which enables early access to the industry’s first Digital PCR system featuring six fluorescent channels for providing the highest multiplexing and detection capacity available o...

Stilla Technologies, the company innovating the next generation of digital PCR solutions for life science research and molecular diagnostics, is pleased to announce the launch of its 6-Color Digital PCR Access Program which enables early access to the industry’s first Digital PCR system featuring six fluorescent channels for providing the highest multiplexing and detection capacity available o...


07/28/2021 - 18:00

Georgetown University to Reveal Study Findings from Chevron and USAID's Effort to Improve Stability and Prosperity in Nigeria's Niger Delta Region

Georgetown University: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210728005746/en/Georgetown University Reveals Study Findings From Chevron and USAID's Effort to Improve Stability in Nigeria's Niger Delta Region (Photo: Business Wire) When: Friday, July 30, 2021 (9-11 a.m. ET | 8-10 a.m. CT | 2-4 p.m. WAT) Where: Register for t...

Georgetown University: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210728005746/en/Georgetown University Reveals Study Findings From Chevron and USAID's Effort to Improve Stability in Nigeria's Niger Delta Region (Photo: Business Wire) When: Friday, July 30, 2021 (9-11 a.m. ET | 8-10 a.m. CT | 2-4 p.m. WAT) Where: Register for t...


07/28/2021 - 15:00

ZS Elects Pratap Khedkar to CEO

Global professional services firm ZS today announced that Pratap Khedkar, head of the firm’s global biopharmaceuticals and healthcare ecosystem practices, has been elected to CEO by the firm’s leaders. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210728005232/en/Pratap Khedkar, CEO, ZS (Photo: Business Wire) Khedkar is the third C...

Global professional services firm ZS today announced that Pratap Khedkar, head of the firm’s global biopharmaceuticals and healthcare ecosystem practices, has been elected to CEO by the firm’s leaders. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210728005232/en/Pratap Khedkar, CEO, ZS (Photo: Business Wire) Khedkar is the third C...


07/28/2021 - 15:00

Q4 Helps Public Companies and Investment Firms Keep Their Teams Aligned and Informed

Q4 Inc. announced today it is applying its unique expertise in delivering mission-critical virtual events to help public companies, buy-side and sell-side firms build transparency, trust and excitement across a widely dispersed workforce. With the seismic shift in working models giving employees increasing flexibility to work both in remote or hybrid setups, maintaining a strong internal comm...

Q4 Inc. announced today it is applying its unique expertise in delivering mission-critical virtual events to help public companies, buy-side and sell-side firms build transparency, trust and excitement across a widely dispersed workforce. With the seismic shift in working models giving employees increasing flexibility to work both in remote or hybrid setups, maintaining a strong internal comm...


07/28/2021 - 14:30

V.E, Part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, Provides Second Party Opinion on the Kingdom of Spain’s Sovereign Green Bond Framework

Moody’s ESG Solutions Group announced today that V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the Kingdom of Spain’s Sovereign Green Bond Framework. The Framework is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles 2021 and follows best market practices identified by V.E. Net proceeds of the bonds will exclusively be used to finance or refinance projects tied to the coun...

Moody’s ESG Solutions Group announced today that V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the Kingdom of Spain’s Sovereign Green Bond Framework. The Framework is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles 2021 and follows best market practices identified by V.E. Net proceeds of the bonds will exclusively be used to finance or refinance projects tied to the coun...


07/28/2021 - 14:30

Dixa, the Next-Gen CX Platform, Raises $105M Series C to Transform Customer Service Worldwide

Founded as a customer service solution that evolved into a customer engagement platform, European company Dixa today announced a Series C funding round totaling $105M. The company is leading the change from customer service to value creation with a multiexperience approach, challenging the status quo and delivering value-driven experiences that generate results for businesses. This press relea...

Founded as a customer service solution that evolved into a customer engagement platform, European company Dixa today announced a Series C funding round totaling $105M. The company is leading the change from customer service to value creation with a multiexperience approach, challenging the status quo and delivering value-driven experiences that generate results for businesses. This press relea...


07/28/2021 - 14:30

ENYO Pharma Announces Positive Vonafexor (EYP001) Results for the LIVIFY Phase 2a Study in F2-F3 NASH Patients over 12 weeks

ENYO Pharma (ENYO), a private clinical stage biotechnology company developing innovative drug candidates, today announced that Vonafexor met the primary and several secondary endpoints in the LIVIFY clinical study conducted in F2-F3 Non Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis (NASH) patients. In this Phase 2a trial, 96 patients with NASH were randomized 1:1:1 to receive oral, once-daily Vonafexor at 200 m...

ENYO Pharma (ENYO), a private clinical stage biotechnology company developing innovative drug candidates, today announced that Vonafexor met the primary and several secondary endpoints in the LIVIFY clinical study conducted in F2-F3 Non Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis (NASH) patients. In this Phase 2a trial, 96 patients with NASH were randomized 1:1:1 to receive oral, once-daily Vonafexor at 200 m...

07/29/2021 - 14:30

Takeda and Frazier Healthcare Partners Announce Collaboration to Launch HilleVax, Inc. to Develop Clinical Stage Norovirus Vaccine Candidate

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (Takeda) and Frazier Healthcare Partners (Frazier) today announced a collaboration to launch HilleVax, Inc. (HilleVax), a biopharmaceutical company to develop and commercialize Takeda’s norovirus vaccine candidate. Takeda has granted a license to HilleVax for the exclusive development and commercialization rights to its norovirus vaccin...

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (Takeda) and Frazier Healthcare Partners (Frazier) today announced a collaboration to launch HilleVax, Inc. (HilleVax), a biopharmaceutical company to develop and commercialize Takeda’s norovirus vaccine candidate. Takeda has granted a license to HilleVax for the exclusive development and commercialization rights to its norovirus vaccin...


07/29/2021 - 14:00

Globality and Allegis Global Solutions Partner to Transform How Companies Source and Manage Services to Maximize Spend Value

Globality, the leading AI-powered digital solution for sourcing services, and Allegis Global Solutions (AGS), the leading provider of global workforce solutions, today announced a partnership that transforms services procurement management so organizations can realize the maximum value from their services spend. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.bu...

Globality, the leading AI-powered digital solution for sourcing services, and Allegis Global Solutions (AGS), the leading provider of global workforce solutions, today announced a partnership that transforms services procurement management so organizations can realize the maximum value from their services spend. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.bu...


07/29/2021 - 14:00

KORTUC Inc. Closed Financing From AXA Japan to Accelerate Pivotal Phase II Study of Novel Radiosensitizer for Cancer Radiotherapy

Today KORTUC Inc., a Japanese clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on the clinical and product development of a novel radiosensitizer improving the effectiveness of cancer radiotherapy (RT), announces the closing of an equity investment from AXA Japan. KORTUC will use the financing to fund Research and Development activities, accelerate its Pivotal Phase II Study in the UK and pu...

Today KORTUC Inc., a Japanese clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on the clinical and product development of a novel radiosensitizer improving the effectiveness of cancer radiotherapy (RT), announces the closing of an equity investment from AXA Japan. KORTUC will use the financing to fund Research and Development activities, accelerate its Pivotal Phase II Study in the UK and pu...


07/29/2021 - 14:00

RoboSense Partners with GAC Aion to Deliver Mass-produced Advanced Autonomous Vehicles with LiDAR

RoboSense LiDAR, the leading Smart LiDAR Sensor provider and GAC Aion New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd. (“GAC Aion”) set up by Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd (GAC Group,6601238.SH,02238.HK), a Fortune 500 company and one of the automobile groups with the most complete industry chain in China jointly announced that GAC has selected RoboSense's second-generation intelligent solid-state LiDAR ...

RoboSense LiDAR, the leading Smart LiDAR Sensor provider and GAC Aion New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd. (“GAC Aion”) set up by Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd (GAC Group,6601238.SH,02238.HK), a Fortune 500 company and one of the automobile groups with the most complete industry chain in China jointly announced that GAC has selected RoboSense's second-generation intelligent solid-state LiDAR ...


07/29/2021 - 13:11

EML Awarded Northern Ireland Government Tender For AU$273million Economic Stimulus Solution

EML Payments (ASX: EML) (S&P/ASX 200) is delighted to win a tender to disburse an AU$273million economic stimulus boost to the citizens of Northern Ireland through Mastercard prepaid cards. The new High Street Scheme (HSS) will provide everyone resident in Northern Ireland, aged 18 and over, with a prepaid card worth £100 to spend in local businesses. It follows the innovative, world-first...

EML Payments (ASX: EML) (S&P/ASX 200) is delighted to win a tender to disburse an AU$273million economic stimulus boost to the citizens of Northern Ireland through Mastercard prepaid cards. The new High Street Scheme (HSS) will provide everyone resident in Northern Ireland, aged 18 and over, with a prepaid card worth £100 to spend in local businesses. It follows the innovative, world-first...


07/29/2021 - 12:48

Velodyne Lidar Introduces Vella Development Kit for Building Autonomous Solutions

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a new software development kit which allows customers to utilize the advanced capabilities of Velodyne’s Vella lidar perception software in their autonomous solutions. The Vella Development Kit (VDK) enables companies to accelerate time to market for bringing cutting-edge lidar capabilities to autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assis...

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a new software development kit which allows customers to utilize the advanced capabilities of Velodyne’s Vella lidar perception software in their autonomous solutions. The Vella Development Kit (VDK) enables companies to accelerate time to market for bringing cutting-edge lidar capabilities to autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assis...


07/29/2021 - 12:30

Adagio Therapeutics Appoints Leading Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Executives to its Board of Directors

Adagio Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of antibody-based solutions for infectious diseases with pandemic potential, today announced the expansion of the company’s board of directors with key appointments, including: Tom Heyman, former president of the Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC...

Adagio Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of antibody-based solutions for infectious diseases with pandemic potential, today announced the expansion of the company’s board of directors with key appointments, including: Tom Heyman, former president of the Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC...


07/29/2021 - 11:47

Inmarsat Unveils the Communications Network of the Future

Today, Inmarsat unveiled plans for ORCHESTRA, the communications network of the future. In the largest ever transformation of its current world-class services, Inmarsat ORCHESTRA will bring together existing geosynchronous (GEO) satellites with low earth orbit satellites (LEO) and terrestrial 5G into an integrated, high-performance solution. This press release features multimedia. View the ful...

Today, Inmarsat unveiled plans for ORCHESTRA, the communications network of the future. In the largest ever transformation of its current world-class services, Inmarsat ORCHESTRA will bring together existing geosynchronous (GEO) satellites with low earth orbit satellites (LEO) and terrestrial 5G into an integrated, high-performance solution. This press release features multimedia. View the ful...


07/29/2021 - 10:30

ABP Publishing Exceeded 500 Audiobooks in Its Catalogue, and Sales Are Forecasted to Grow 30% in 2021

ABP Publishing announces its audiobook catalogue exceeded 500 titles. The European publisher go on to say that they are forecasting a 100% increase in titles (1000 titles) by 2024. In addition, a 30% increase in total sales is predicted before the end of 2021, continuing a five-year trend of growth. There are plans to publish 17% more titles in 2022 and continue growing the catalogue to meet ...

ABP Publishing announces its audiobook catalogue exceeded 500 titles. The European publisher go on to say that they are forecasting a 100% increase in titles (1000 titles) by 2024. In addition, a 30% increase in total sales is predicted before the end of 2021, continuing a five-year trend of growth. There are plans to publish 17% more titles in 2022 and continue growing the catalogue to meet ...


07/29/2021 - 10:00

Prokarium Appoints Uz Stammberger as Chief Medical Officer to Drive Clinical Development in Oncology

Prokarium, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the oncology field of microbial immunotherapy, today announced the appointment of Uz Stammberger, MD, as Chief Medical Officer. In the role, Dr. Stammberger will lead the advancement of Prokarium’s oncology pipeline into the clinic. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/202107...

Prokarium, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the oncology field of microbial immunotherapy, today announced the appointment of Uz Stammberger, MD, as Chief Medical Officer. In the role, Dr. Stammberger will lead the advancement of Prokarium’s oncology pipeline into the clinic. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/202107...

07/23/2021 - 16:05

Kyowa Kirin Provides Update on Application for Marketing Authorisation of Istradefylline in Europe for the Treatment of ‘OFF’ Episodes in People Living with Parkinson’s

Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. (TSE:4151, President and CEO: Masashi Miyamoto, “Kyowa Kirin”) today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) issued a negative opinion for istradefylline as an add-on treatment to levodopa (L-Dopa) based regimens in adults living with Parkinson’s, experiencing end-of-dose motor fluctuations. Kyowa Kirin In...

Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. (TSE:4151, President and CEO: Masashi Miyamoto, “Kyowa Kirin”) today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) issued a negative opinion for istradefylline as an add-on treatment to levodopa (L-Dopa) based regimens in adults living with Parkinson’s, experiencing end-of-dose motor fluctuations. Kyowa Kirin In...


07/23/2021 - 15:16

ForumPay Teams Up with Bambora to Conquer the Crypto-to-Fiat Payments Market

ForumPay, an international cryptocurrency-to-fiat payment service provider, has established a partnership with the global payments provider Bambora, a Worldline brand, to bring seamless crypto payment solutions to merchants and online shoppers. The partnership will cater to a large global audience and offer expanded payment options for both shoppers and merchants. ForumPay continues its marc...

ForumPay, an international cryptocurrency-to-fiat payment service provider, has established a partnership with the global payments provider Bambora, a Worldline brand, to bring seamless crypto payment solutions to merchants and online shoppers. The partnership will cater to a large global audience and offer expanded payment options for both shoppers and merchants. ForumPay continues its marc...


07/23/2021 - 14:54

Wipro Recognized as 2021 Microsoft Modernizing Applications Partner of the Year

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has won the 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award in the Modernizing Applications category. In addition, Wipro was also named as a category finalist in the 2021 AI Partner of the Year category, solidifying its reputation as an...

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has won the 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award in the Modernizing Applications category. In addition, Wipro was also named as a category finalist in the 2021 AI Partner of the Year category, solidifying its reputation as an...


07/23/2021 - 13:45

Merck Announces Appointment of Head of China & International for Healthcare

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that Hong Chow will join its Healthcare business sector as Head of China & International on October 1. In this role at Merck, Chow will lead China, Japan as well the regions Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Middle East, Africa and Russia, the franchise of Cardiovascular Metabolism & Endocrinology (CM&E), and th...

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that Hong Chow will join its Healthcare business sector as Head of China & International on October 1. In this role at Merck, Chow will lead China, Japan as well the regions Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Middle East, Africa and Russia, the franchise of Cardiovascular Metabolism & Endocrinology (CM&E), and th...


07/23/2021 - 13:03

H.I.G. WhiteHorse Refinances Grupo Recoletas

H.I.G. WhiteHorse, a credit affiliate of global investment firm H.I.G. Capital ("H.I.G.") is pleased to announce that it has arranged a refinancing package for Grupo Hospitalario Recoletas (“Recoletas”), which includes a significant growth capital component. Recoletas is a family-owned Spanish private hospital operator headquartered in Valladolid, Spain, with a leading position in the Castill...

H.I.G. WhiteHorse, a credit affiliate of global investment firm H.I.G. Capital ("H.I.G.") is pleased to announce that it has arranged a refinancing package for Grupo Hospitalario Recoletas (“Recoletas”), which includes a significant growth capital component. Recoletas is a family-owned Spanish private hospital operator headquartered in Valladolid, Spain, with a leading position in the Castill...


07/23/2021 - 12:50

Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2021 Results

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) today reported results for the second-quarter 2021. Second-Quarter Results (Stated in millions, except per share amounts) Three Months Ended Change Jun. 30, 2021 Mar. 31, 2021 Jun. 30, 2020 Sequential Year-on-year Revenue* $5,634   $5,223   $5,356   8%   5% Income (loss) before taxes - GAAP basis $542   ...

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) today reported results for the second-quarter 2021. Second-Quarter Results (Stated in millions, except per share amounts) Three Months Ended Change Jun. 30, 2021 Mar. 31, 2021 Jun. 30, 2020 Sequential Year-on-year Revenue* $5,634   $5,223   $5,356   8%   5% Income (loss) before taxes - GAAP basis $542   ...


07/23/2021 - 11:59

Wyss Center Partners With Artiria Medical to Accelerate a Novel Therapy for Cerebral Vasospasm

The Wyss Center and Artiria Medical today announced a new partnership to accelerate the translation of a novel technology that has the potential to reduce deaths and improve quality of life for stroke patients. Artiria Medical, an early-stage medical device company focused on disruptive neurovascular products, has been developing the technology and is now joining forces with the Wyss Center, a...

The Wyss Center and Artiria Medical today announced a new partnership to accelerate the translation of a novel technology that has the potential to reduce deaths and improve quality of life for stroke patients. Artiria Medical, an early-stage medical device company focused on disruptive neurovascular products, has been developing the technology and is now joining forces with the Wyss Center, a...


07/23/2021 - 10:11

IDEMIA Will Present Its H1 2021 Financial Results to Investors on July 27, 2021

IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, today announced that it will present its H1 2021 financial results to investors on Tuesday July 27, 2021. Pierre Barrial (President & CEO) and Didier Fontaine (COO/CFO) will be presenting the financial results and taking questions the same day at 4:00 pm CET (3:00 pm London Time / 10:00 am New York Time). For more information, please refer ...

IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, today announced that it will present its H1 2021 financial results to investors on Tuesday July 27, 2021. Pierre Barrial (President & CEO) and Didier Fontaine (COO/CFO) will be presenting the financial results and taking questions the same day at 4:00 pm CET (3:00 pm London Time / 10:00 am New York Time). For more information, please refer ...


07/23/2021 - 10:05

Mindtech Raises $3.25m to Accelerate Growth of Synthetic Data Training Platform for AI Vision Systems

Mindtech Global, developer of the world’s leading end-to-end synthetic data creation platform for training AI vision systems - today announced closing a $3.25 million funding round. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210723005123/en/Mindtech’s Chameleon platform: 3D simulation of a lost child in a busy parking lot, creat...

Mindtech Global, developer of the world’s leading end-to-end synthetic data creation platform for training AI vision systems - today announced closing a $3.25 million funding round. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210723005123/en/Mindtech’s Chameleon platform: 3D simulation of a lost child in a busy parking lot, creat...


07/23/2021 - 09:25

Research by University of Surrey and Arqit reveals Quantum Threat to Digital Assets

A University of Surrey report co-authored by Stephen Holmes, Chief Product Officer at Arqit Limited (“Arqit”), a global leader in quantum encryption technology, and Professor Liqun Chen, Professor in Secure Systems at the University of Surrey, released today identifies the definitive threat posed to Digital Assets unless urgent changes are made to their cryptography. With increasing global in...

A University of Surrey report co-authored by Stephen Holmes, Chief Product Officer at Arqit Limited (“Arqit”), a global leader in quantum encryption technology, and Professor Liqun Chen, Professor in Secure Systems at the University of Surrey, released today identifies the definitive threat posed to Digital Assets unless urgent changes are made to their cryptography. With increasing global in...

07/17/2021 - 12:06

ViiV Healthcare presents data from second Dovato (dolutegravir/lamivudine) switch study confirming non-inferior efficacy and no virologic failure versus a broad range of regimens of at least 3 drugs

For media and investors only ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, today presented 48-week data from the SALSA study at the International AIDS Society Conference 2021 (IAS 2021), being held virtually 18-21 July. The 2-drug regimen (2DR) Dovato (dolutegravir/lamivudine) demonstrat...

For media and investors only ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, today presented 48-week data from the SALSA study at the International AIDS Society Conference 2021 (IAS 2021), being held virtually 18-21 July. The 2-drug regimen (2DR) Dovato (dolutegravir/lamivudine) demonstrat...


07/10/2021 - 10:15

New Data from the Phase 3 HELP Study™ Open-Label Extension Evaluating Safety and Efficacy of TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab) for Hereditary Angioedema Patients to be Presented at European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Hybrid Congress

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced results from two final analyses from the Phase 3 HELP (Hereditary Angioedema Long-term Prophylaxis) Study™ Open-label Extension (OLE), which evaluated the long-term safety (primary endpoint) and efficacy of TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab) 300 mg every two weeks for up to 2.5 years. In the first analysis, the mean (min...

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced results from two final analyses from the Phase 3 HELP (Hereditary Angioedema Long-term Prophylaxis) Study™ Open-label Extension (OLE), which evaluated the long-term safety (primary endpoint) and efficacy of TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab) 300 mg every two weeks for up to 2.5 years. In the first analysis, the mean (min...

07/04/2021 - 16:10

Novaerus Air Technology Used at First Brussels Nightlife Test Event

Innovative air disinfection technology from the Irish-headquartered Novaerus has been used at a major government-backed nightlife test event in Belgium. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210704005011/en/Novaerus is part of WellAir – a leading provider of infection control solutions. For over a decade, Novaerus has been ...

Innovative air disinfection technology from the Irish-headquartered Novaerus has been used at a major government-backed nightlife test event in Belgium. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210704005011/en/Novaerus is part of WellAir – a leading provider of infection control solutions. For over a decade, Novaerus has been ...

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