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Sartorius Stedim Biotech and Lonza Modify Relationship for Supply of Cell Culture Media15.11.2018 21:15 | Tiedote

Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB) (Paris:DIM), a leading international supplier of the biopharmaceutical industry, and Lonza announced today that they have modified their current agreement for supply of cell culture media by mutual accord. The agreement, signed in 2012, gave SSB exclusive sales and marketing rights for certain cell culture media and buffers developed and manufactured by Lonza for use in biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes. Lonza retained sales for research-based products, among others. Under agreements signed today, SSB will continue to offer current and future Lonza media and buffers on a non-exclusive basis as part of its extensive portfolio of products for cell-based development and manufacturing. Lonza Pharma & Biotech resumes sales and marketing of all its media products for both manufacturing and research. Customers of both companies will continue to be able to source media products for their specific needs. “We have a long-standing and productive partnership

Intertops Poker Launches its 20 Event Strong SOFT Series for its Recreational Player Base15.11.2018 20:46 | Tiedote

Intertops Poker has launched a new tournament series aimed and created for its recreational and casual player base, with impressive prizes up for grabs. The Intertops Poker SOFT Series is spread across 20 events and offers a combined prize pool of $24,850, including a $4,100 World Series of Poker Caribbean prize package. The series starts on 19th November and will conclude on 25th November. It is available to players from all countries and markets wanting to test their skills and have fun at the tables. There are a wide range of buy-ins to suit all budgets, and the tournament kicks-off with two $500 freerolls before the series gets underway proper on 20th November. Each SOFT Series event winner will receive an Intertops Poker Soft Series Champion hoodie and a seat at the table for the Champions Tournament. The highlight of the series, the Champions Tournament takes place on 25th November at 6:30pm ET and has a guaranteed World Series of Poker Caribbean prize worth $4,100. The World Ser

Telstra: Capital Planning & Delivery Named PMO of the Year15.11.2018 20:21 | Tiedote

Today, Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, announced that Telstra: Capital Planning & Delivery (Melbourne, Australia) has been awarded the 2018 PMO of the Year Award. In 2012, Telstra created the Capital Planning and Delivery (CP&D) function as a dedicated capability within the Finance and Strategy organization. Their purpose was clear – support the annual capital investment allocation, prioritization, and planning processes to better support investment programs and projects. Since that time, it has created a single enterprise wide investment gating model, created a sponsorship engagement model going from 0% of sponsors engaged at the start to 77% today, and enabled a culture of never stopping projects to one that stops non-viable efforts. With many other accomplishments, the core was a cultural transformation. Engagement of sponsors, enabling project management development opportunities and c

Acuris Risk Intelligence and FinScan® Announce Global Strategic Partnership15.11.2018 19:12 | Tiedote

Acuris Risk Intelligence, an independent provider of data intelligence for Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Anti-Corruption and Cyber Security; and FinScan, a global leader in AML compliance solutions, have joined forces to deliver an integrated platform for seamless and efficient watch list screening and customer due diligence. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181115005681/en/ FinScan provides advanced sanctions, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) and adverse media screening solutions for organisations worldwide. Its intelligent matching technology drastically reduces false positives and the risk of missing true hits. By combining FinScan’s accuracy and scalability with Acuris Risk Intelligence’s specialised knowledge, the partnership enables clients to screen customers and vendors against any high-risk or sanction lists using the deployment method of their choice. Joel Lange, managing director at Acuris Risk Intel

The Valence Group Advises INEOS Enterprises on Its Acquisition of Ashland’s Composites Business and BDO Facility in Germany15.11.2018 18:19 | Tiedote

The Valence Group acted as financial advisor to INEOS Enterprises on its announced acquisition of the Composites business and BDO facility in Germany of Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (“Ashland”) for $1.1 billion. The transaction is expected to complete in the first half of 2019, subject to regulatory approval and consultation processes. The Composites business is a global leader in unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins and gel coats. In addition to its wide range of gelcoats, the business also provides corrosion-resistant fiberglass reinforced plastics which provide exceptional durability, superior heat resistance, low maintenance and high performance for challenging environments. The BDO facility in Marl, Germany produces key intermediates for high performance polyesters and polyurethanes. The businesses included in the transaction comprise 20 manufacturing sites in Europe, North and South America, Asia and the Middle East, employ 1,300 people and generate combined sales of

Andersen Global Adds Tax & Legal Services in Argentina15.11.2018 17:30 | Tiedote

Andersen Global announced today it signed a Collaboration Agreement with Goldemberg Saladino Hermida Rolando & Asociados, in Buenos Aires. This is the second Andersen Global collaborating firm in the commerce hub of Buenos Aires, and the 20th location in nine different Latin American countries. For thirty years, the team at Goldemberg Saladino Hermida Rolando & Asociados has provided tax consulting and compliance, international tax planning, transfer pricing, tax and customs litigation, payroll, bookkeeping, wealth management services, financial and business consulting to high-profile private and public entities, including local, national and international corporations and non-profits, foundations and similar organizations. The firm joins the global association with over 100 personnel and eight Partners. “The addition of Goldemberg Saladino Hermida Rolando & Asociados only further strengthens an impressive roster for the Andersen name in Latin America,” said Mark Vorsatz, Andersen Glob

A-Nex Launches Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Showcasing Unhackable Cryptocurrency Technology for Internet Security15.11.2018 17:00 | Tiedote

A-Nex, a cyber coin company, announces its initial coin offering (ICO) today. This innovative crypto enterprise is designed for the sale and exchange of virtual currencies, smart contracts and tokens. Non-US crypto-enthusiasts, particularly the community in Korea, will be able to start their transactions immediately. Those who wish to participate will be able to invest in a new, digital advancement that is expected to grow and to provide numerous benefits for the crypto economy. It promises to revolutionize the decentralized financial landscape. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181115005017/en/ Bruce Khavar, Founder and CEO, of Cyber Advanced Technology (Photo: Business Wire) The company providing its technology, Cyber Advanced Technology (CAT), is one of the leaders of the digital scene. They have invented an unhackable cloud technology that will keep the cryptobusiness secure and well-protected. Investor’s mo

Attention Business Leaders: These Six Trends Will Impact Your 2019 Digital Transformation Journey15.11.2018 17:00 | Tiedote

Digital moonshots, apps at the edge and information enlightenment will be among the enterprise digital trends to watch in 2019, according to new predictions by DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company. The company today laid out six predictions that will define the IT shifts organizations will need to think about to drive their digital strategies next year. “Business transformation is accelerating as enterprises make big bets on digital strategy to gain operational efficiencies, invent new markets, redesign customer experiences and achieve savings they can reinvest to fund a digital future,” said Dan Hushon, senior vice president and chief technology officer, DXC Technology. “Enterprise leaders should examine how these six trends will shape their digital journey so they can get it right, learn fast and execute forward in 2019.” Hushon identified six digital trends that will accelerate business transformation in 2019: 1) Enterprises go

Axonics® Granted Seven U.S. Utility Patents Related to its Implantable Sacral Neuromodulation Technology15.11.2018 17:00 | Tiedote

Axonics Modulation Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: AXNX) developer of the first rechargeable Sacral Neuromodulation (r-SNM™) system for the treatment of urinary and bowel dysfunction, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued Axonics seven U.S. utility patents in 2018, along with numerous foreign counterparts relating to its implantable Sacral Neuromodulation technology. The U.S. patents issued range in subject matter and include coverage of the Axonics clinician programmer, patient remote control, and internal system electronics. The issued U.S. patents are: 10,029,090; 9,855,436; 10,092,762; 9,855,423; 9,895,546; 10,105,542; 9,925,381. “Axonics is committed to rapidly bringing innovative technology to market in order to serve the unmet needs of the millions of patients suffering from urinary and bowel dysfunction and the healthcare providers who serve them. We believe that the continued growth of our patent portfolio demonstrates how serious we are in

This Fall PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. Will Launch The “PotNetwork Magazine” Giving You an Insider’s Take on The Cannabis Industry15.11.2018 16:00 | Tiedote

PotNetwork Holdings’ “PotNetwork News” (www.potnetwork.com), the cannabis industry’s top outlet for financial, political, and industry news is set to launch the first edition of their all-new print magazine. PotNetwork Magazine gives the crack PotNetwork editorial team an opportunity to provide an unparalleled analysis of the untold stories of the cannabis space, while still channeling the unbiased, hard hitting style that has made PotNetwork.com such a sensation. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181115005318/en/ PotNetwork Magazine (Photo: Business Wire) PotNetwork Magazine will explore every sector of the cannabis industry from ancillary companies all the way up to growers who directly touch the plant. It will become an indispensable resource for industry leaders and budding entrepreneurs alike. The magazine will include detailed analysis of topics including hemp products, consumption devices, investing & fin

Automotive Innovator, Rick Tewell, Promoted to Chief Operating Officer at Velodyne Lidar15.11.2018 16:00 | Tiedote

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announces the promotion of Rick Tewell to Chief Operating Officer. Tewell assumes leadership of the company’s vast manufacturing efforts at its Megafactory in San Jose, California. He joined the company in September 2017 as Senior Vice President of Automated Manufacturing and was promoted to Chief Advanced Manufacturing Officer prior to the promotion to COO. He brings a wealth of expertise to the day-to-day production of Velodyne’s industry-leading lidar sensor product line. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181115005168/en/ Rick Tewell, Chief Operating Officer, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire) According to Marta Hall, Velodyne’s President and Chief Business Development Officer, Velodyne “recruited Rick Tewell to manage Robotics and Advanced Technology, and within a year it was clear he could lead Operations as COO. Velodyne Lidar is at the extreme edge of high tech, and Rick meet

Synteract Acquires Pediatric CRO KinderPharm to Further Strengthen its Pediatric Center of Development15.11.2018 15:00 | Tiedote

Synteract, an innovative CRO partnering with biotech and pharma companies to bring new medicines to market, has acquired KinderPharm, a specialty pediatric CRO, focused on advancing pediatric drug development across all phases of clinical research. Like Synteract, KinderPharm has extensive experience in helping clients efficiently navigate the complex pediatric regulatory environments in the U.S. and Europe and provides advanced pharmacometric modeling and clinical trial simulation technologies coupled with juvenile formulation and toxicology services. Pennsylvania-based KinderPharm is recognized for the only complete pediatrics clinical trial solution bolstered with advanced pharmacometric capabilities, including pharmacokinetic data analysis, PK/PD modeling, physiologically-based PK modeling, and population PK analysis, to facilitate efficient pediatric trial design and minimize patient numbers. Its strong relationships with its clients and investigative sites, as well as its experti

Downloading Gentle Reader Is Like Learning Thirty New Languages15.11.2018 14:42 | Tiedote

Journalists, analysts, investors, researchers: Start the day with news from Paris, or Warsaw, or Amman, or Beijing, or Buenos Aires. Know what is really going on in the world. Gentle Reader harnesses the magic of top-class machine translation to make newspapers and magazines from all major world languages available instantly in English on your computer or iPhone. Leap language barriers and range across continents. The effect is stunning. Experience the great events and the everyday concerns of other countries and other cultures just as if you were there. Downloading Gentle Reader is the equivalent of learning thirty new languages. With Gentle Reader you can also subscribe to news from almost any English-language publication or website. You can save articles for reading offline. You can discover articles enjoyed by other users whose reading habits are similar to your own. Gentle Reader incorporates Google Cloud Translate, and is part of the Google Start-Up Programme. Since it soft-launc

Boehringer Ingelheim and Epizyme Announce Worldwide Collaboration to Develop Novel Epigenetic Oncology Therapies15.11.2018 14:30 | Tiedote

Boehringer Ingelheim and Epizyme, Inc. (Nasdaq: EPZM) today announced a new global collaboration focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel small molecule inhibitors directed toward two previously unaddressed epigenetic targets as potential therapies for people with cancer. Specifically, these targets are enzymes within the helicase and histone acetyltransferase (HAT) families that when dysregulated have been linked to the development of cancers that currently lack therapeutic options. “Boehringer Ingelheim’s collaboration with Epizyme furthers our strategic vision to profoundly impact the oncology treatment landscape by enabling a new generation of precision medicines,” said Clive R. Wood, Ph.D., Senior Corporate Vice President, Discovery Research, Boehringer Ingelheim. “We are excited to launch this partnership with Epizyme and to work together with them to advance epigenetic inhibitors that have the potential to transform the lives of patients and help win t

New Direct-to-home Satellite TV Bouquet for the Former Yugoslavian Countries from Telekom Srbija and SES15.11.2018 13:34 | Tiedote

Viewers in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro will soon have access to new content delivered by Telekom Srbija from SES’ key orbital location at 23.5 degrees East. SES announced today that the main telecommunication operator in Serbia has signed a multi-year and multi-transponder contract for service on its Astra satellite to launch Telekom Srbija’s new Direct-to-Home (DTH) platform which will start broadcasting in all three countries simultaneously mid-December. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181115005405/en/ New Direct-to-home Satellite TV Bouquet for the Former Yugoslavian Countries from Telekom Srbija and SES (Photo: Business Wire) The new DTH platform will enable Telekom Srbija to broadcast more than 150 channels, including up to 30 in High Definition (HD). All Serbian public television channels will also be available on the platform, bringing a complete selection of content to viewers in the

Great Eastern Energy Corporation to Venture into Shale Gas Exploration15.11.2018 13:18 | Tiedote

Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited (LSE: GEEC), the fully integrated, leading Indian Coal Bed Methane (“CBM”) Company, today announced an upgrade in its resources at its Raniganj (South) block, which has been provided by the independent reserve engineers, Advance Resources International, Inc. (“ARI”). The Government of India has permitted exploration and exploitation of all types of hydrocarbons including shale resources under the existing CBM Contracts. ARI has made the following assessment of the CBM and Shale resources in the Raniganj (South) block: Classification Category SHALE Resources (TCF) CBM Resources (TCF) Total Resources (TCF) Original-Gas-In-Place (“OGIP”) Low Estimate 1.40 2.62 4.02 Best Estimate 3.51 6.13 High Estimate 6.63 9.25 Classification Resource Type Category Gross Recoverable Gas (BCF) Total Future Net Revenues ($ Million) Undiscounted Discounted at 10% per annum Reserves CBM 1P 336.00 $2,037.00 $675.50 2P 510.80 $3,073.00 $965.90 3P 594.70 $3,535.10 $1,076

MultiBank Group Expands Across Europe Making It One of the Largest Financial Derivatives Companies Worldwide15.11.2018 12:46 | Tiedote

In December 2017, MultiBank Group announced the launch of its Asset Management business and the establishment of its European headquarter in Frankfurt, Germany. Since then, the Group’s asset management business has taken off, while the performance of the MultiBank Index linked Note, listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has reached an all time high at EUR 1,357 today. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181115005376/en/ MultiBank Group Global Presence. (Photo: Business Wire) As such, with the expansion in Europe, the Group has now offices in Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Sydney, Vienna, Barcelona, Beijing, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Los Angeles, Cyprus, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands, with further prompt expansion anticipated in Dubai, London, Santiago (Chile) and Jakarta (Indonesia). This will make MultiBank Group one of the largest online financial derivatives providers with over 310,000 clients a

Entersekt Sets Sights on the Nordics15.11.2018 11:00 | Tiedote

Entersekt, an innovator in mobile-first fintech solutions, today announced its entry into the competitive Nordic market. The identity and payments enablement provider serves banks and other enterprises operating in 45 countries. Entersekt’s interest in Scandinavia derives from its openness to digital banking and payments innovation. Digitization may be transforming business in every corner of the world, but few regions have experienced the wholesale change in consumer payments behaviour that the Nordics have. While governments, central banks, and the banking industry as a whole have pushed a cashless agenda for several years now, many point to Nordic consumers’ enthusiastic adoption of cashless transacting as the true driver behind the boom in digital payments. Consumers in the region have never been hidebound to payments innovation, as smart card penetration rates demonstrated years ago. Payments-ready smartphones are, of course, everywhere and the retail NFC infrastructure is superb.

GSMA Welcomes Germany’s 5G Spectrum Award, but Cautions against Unnecessary Conditions15.11.2018 11:00 | Tiedote

The GSMA today welcomed the German government’s decision to release the entire 3.4 to 3.8 GHz band (C-Band), essential for the future development of 5G services globally. Making available all of the spectrum in this critical band for 5G, in a timely manner, shows Germany’s commitment to European and global 5G leadership. However, the GSMA warns that some of the currently proposed conditions on the allocation of these vital frequencies may slow Germany’s 5G future. Ultra-fast 5G networks will form the foundation of the world’s digital economy, supporting a wide variety of industry sectors. Imposing unnecessary conditions that limit mobile operators’ ability and potential to deliver 5G creates a risk for all, industries and citizens alike. “The C-Band is the most vital frequency band for 5G. Germany is demonstrating 5G leadership in the timely release of this vital spectrum, but risks undercutting its 5G future with unnecessary obligations,” said Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA. “Sp

Mobidiag nostaa viimeisen €4M erän Euroopan investointipankin €15M rahoituksesta15.11.2018 09:30 | Tiedote

Mobidiag Oy, vahvassa kasvuvaiheessa oleva molekyylidiagnostiikkayhtiö, joka taistelee antibioottiresistenssin leviämistä vastaan, ilmoitti tänään, että se on nostanut viimeisen 4 miljoonan euron erän 15 miljoonan euron lainasta, jonka Euroopan investointipankki (EIP) myönsi yhtiölle kolmivuotiseen projektiin heinäkuussa 2016. Laina myönnettiin osana EIP:n ”InnovFin - EU Finance for innovators” -ohjelmaa. Ohjelman tavoitteena on tukea innovatiivisten eurooppalaisten yhtiöiden haastavia korkean teknologian kehityshankkeita mahdollistamalla rahoituksen. Tämä lehdistötiedote sisältää multimediaa. Katso koko julkaisu täällä: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181114005789/fi/ Aiemmin nostettujen EIP:n lainaerien avulla Mobidiag on kehittänyt valmiiksi ja kaupallistanut Novodiag® -molekyylidiagnostiikan järjestelmänsä sekä kaksi suolistoinfektioiden aiheuttajien tunnistamiseen käytettävää testiä (Novodiag® C. difficile ja Novodiag® Bacterial GE+). Viimeisen lainaerän avulla yhtiö nope
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