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Pacis-1 agreement will leverage governmental and commercial satellite services to provide secure and guaranteed access to satellite communications for governments LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday, November 21st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES leads a European consortium of industry partners to sign an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to set up Pacis-1, a new satellite communication platform for governments that is aimed at making secure satellite communications accessible and available to governments and institutions. Pacis-1 is part of the ESA’s Govsatcom Precursor programme and is the first step in demonstrating how the European space industry can support the EU’s Govsatcom initiative and leverage governmental and commercial satellite services to provide secure access to satellite communications for a wide range of governmental applications. The project will demonstrate in-field usage of the system for civil protection, border control, humanitarian missions, maritime s ... Read more »
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MIAMI -Thursday, November 16th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] • Greatest swimmer of all time partners with Crystal Lagoons, leading water-innovation company • This company develops strategic plan for urban crystal clear lagoons (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Water is not the only element decorated swimmer Michael Phelps and multinational water-innovation company Crystal Lagoons have in common. As of today, Crystal Lagoons officially announced a strategic alliance with the greatest swimmer of all time, Michael Phelps. The common cause tying both together is the goal of bringing swimming and water sports activities to communities around the world via Crystal Lagoons’ industry-leading technology that transforms ordinary landscapes into majestic crystal clear lagoons. Fernando Fischmann, Founder of Crystal Lagoons, said that, “It is a great honor for us to have a great sportsman like Michael Phelps coming on board, willing to invest his time in collaborating with the company. We believe crystal clear lagoon ... Read more »
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DULUTH, Ga.-Tuesday, November 21st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, achieved remarkable success with 17 major awards at the prestigious Agritechnica 2017 event in Hannover, Germany. As a result of the votes cast by an independent expert committee, AGCO was once again one of the most successful manufacturers at Agritechnica 2017 by way of the number of innovation awards received. “Winning these significant awards is a testament to our continued commitment to deliver high-tech solutions for farmers feeding the world,” said Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO, AGCO Corporation. “AGCO’s significant investment in research and development enables our brands to develop these award-winning innovations and technologies and we are proud that the industry and our customers recognize us for this commitment.” AGCO received the following awards: Tractor o ... Read more »
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– Stellar cast includes Bollywood star Anupam Kher, William Shatner, Christina Cole, and Mishqah Parthiephal – – Four-part series was shot in Cape Town, Mumbai and Toronto – TORONTO -Tuesday, November 21st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Full release here. Following today’s announcement by Netflix, THE INDIAN DETECTIVE, a four-part comedy-drama series starring international comedy sensation Russell Peters, award-winning actor Anupam Kher (The Big Sick, Silver Linings Playbook), the iconic William Shatner (Star Trek), Christina Cole (Suits, Casino Royale), Hamza Haq (mother!, Bon Cop, Bad Cop 2), Akshay Kumar (Star Wars Ep VIII), Meren Reddy (Madiba, Homeland) and Mishqah Parthiephal (Keeping Up with the Kandasamys, Snake Park), will premiere on December 19, 2017 on Netflix worldwide, following an initial run on CTV Canada in November. THE INDIAN DETECTIVE is executive produced by Golden Globe®-winning and Emmy®-nominated Frank Spotnitz (The Man in the High Castle, The X-F ... Read more »
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INGELHEIM, Germany -Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] opnME.com provides scientists with many best-in-class tool molecules supported by comprehensive data packages on one centralized platform for researchers to use The platform offers direct access to molecules for independent research as well as other molecules for partnering with Boehringer Ingelheim. (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the launch of opnME.com, a new platform offering free and open access to selected pre-clinical molecules for non-clinical investigation to scientists worldwide. Through opnME.com, molecules for some of the most relevant targets in biomedical research are shared, thereby creating possibilities for further independent and collaborative discovery as well as the identification of novel treatment approaches for patients. “Working together with scientists across the world, we can accelerate research in a wide range of biomedical research areas,“ said Clive R. Wood, PhD, Senio ... Read more »
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About 90 Percent of “Future Shapers” Across the World Say Collaboration Leads to a Better Global Future SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday, November 16th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- New research commissioned by Western Union shows that millennials across 15 countries are united by a belief in globalization, want the freedom to experience the opportunities it brings, and have a desire to play a role in shaping the future using technology. The survey of more than 10,000 millennials reveals that this group is confident that globalization will make the world a better place for themselves and others and are committed to leading the change. The world—politically, economically, socially, and technologically—is in flux. But what does this all mean for our future? The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) has commissioned a first-of-its-kind global study about millennials’ beliefs, hopes, and aspirations for the future and the world that they wish to shape for themselves and others. The 2017 Wes ... Read more »
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Muscat, Oman-Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] MCI Middle East is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Zahara Tours in the Sultanate of Oman and have now launched MCI Oman. The partnership reaffirms MCI’s strategy of growing the Middle East and driving the meetings industry forward in its emerging markets. With 130+ associations based in Oman, the country has the opportunity to host large international conferences and conventions over the coming years. MCI’s goal is to support the market and assist with the development of the local meetings industry which in turn will attract regional and international meetings to the region. With MCI’s global expertise and Zahara’s local knowledge, the partnership will design innovative programs and products to help enhance the experience of conducting meetings in Oman. The aim of the partnership is to support and be part of the fabric of Oman’s vision and goals and help drive strategic and economic benefits into the country ... Read more »
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SHENZHEN, China -Saturday, November 18th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 19th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF 2017), with the theme of “Innovation-Driven Development and Supply Quality Upgrade”, is taking place from November 16 to 21 at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. On the afternoon of November 10, the CHTF 2017 Top 10 Products were unveiled at the awards ceremony by Mr. Gao Zimin, Vice Mayor of Shenzhen City. A total of 322 entries competed for the honor Top 10 Products, and the voting lasted nearly 3 months. 60 candidate products in the fields of new energy, 3D print, flexible display, life sciences, unmanned vehicles and AI were shortlisted by the organizer, experts and media representatives and went for open voting online. The final Top 10 Products all represent the most advanced technologies in their respective sectors: the water-making device that can make water out of air, the smart sportswear that can monitor heartbeat and other health data, the 3D bio-printe ... Read more »
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LONDON -Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ActivTrades, one of the world’s leading online Forex Brokers, has won the Le Fonti Forex Broker of the Year Award for the second year running. A UK-regulated firm with offices in Europe and the Middle East, ActivTrades was selected as the winner by the editorial staff of over 120 journalists at Le Fonti, the international and independent media company and research centre. Le Fonti credited the broker for “aiming to maximise its clients’ trading through a unique mix of superior value proposition, diverse product offering and stellar customer service”. Le Fonti’s judges added that ActivTrades offers “some of the tightest spreads in the industry” and a “wide range of professional webinars”. ActivTrades specialises in providing industry-leading trading services in Forex and Contracts for Difference. As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to protect its global customer base, ActivTrades doubled its client insurance ... Read more »
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Designations based on preliminary clinical data from ongoing phase I study of bb2121 in heavily pre-treated multiple myeloma SUMMIT, N.J. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-Thursday, November 16th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) and bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) today announced that bb2121, a chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy targeting b-cell maturation antigen (BCMA) in previously treated patients with multiple myeloma, has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and PRIority MEdicines (PRIME) eligibility by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). BTD designation and PRIME eligibility for bb2121 were based on preliminary clinical data from the ongoing phase 1 study CRB-401. Updated data from CRB-401 is scheduled to be presented at the 59th annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in Atlanta during an oral presentation on Dec. 11. “Receiving Breakthrough Therapy Designatio ... Read more »
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Challenges in the 21st-Century forum was organized by the American University of Ras AL Khaimah in association with the Arab German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) and the Arab Council for Training Students of Arab Universities (ACTSAU). The forum for students inventions is a great opportunity for Arabic students to measure their skills against those of their peers from other universities, acquire valuable experience, compete for prizes, engage with researchers, socialize with other peers, and enhance their knowledge in the areas of their interest. It aims also to identify bright Arabic minds that would excel in a variety of areas. The workshop specifically focused on Energy and Environment, Information Systems and Programming, Social Media Effects on Individuals and Artistic Creation, and Artistic Creation. Students and supervisors from twenty universiti ... Read more »
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OSLO, Norway-Thursday, November 16th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL) has received a purchase order from Nikola Motor Company (Nikola Motor) for two demo refueling stations to provide hydrogen to Nikola’s fleet of prototype hydrogen trucks. The purchase order is the initial part of an exclusive partnership aiming at developing low-cost renewable hydrogen production and fueling sites for the potential development of 16 large-scale sites with a capacity up to 32 tons of hydrogen per day. “We are excited to announce our partnership with Nikola for a joint endeavor to develop mega-scale hydrogen fueling stations based on our new cluster design, which leverages Nel’s highly scalable electrolyzers in order to reduce the cost of hydrogen and achieve price parity with fossil fuels. Our initial two demo stations will provide one ton of hydrogen to Nikola Motor’s prototype trucks and serve as design verification for Nel’s mega-scale concept. This solution will be jo ... Read more »
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LONDON-Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shell and bio-bean announce that together they are helping to power some of London’s buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds. The B20 biofuel contains a 20% bio-component which contains part coffee oil. The biofuel is being added to the London bus fuel supply chain and will help to power some of the buses; without need for modification. Biofuel provides a cleaner, more sustainable energy solution for buses across London’s network by decreasing emissions1. “Our Coffee Logs have already become the fuel of choice for households looking for a high-performance, sustainable way to heat their homes – and now, with the support of Shell, bio-bean and Argent Energy have created thousands of litres of coffee-derived B20 biodiesel which will help power London buses for the first time.” said bio-bean’s founder Arthur Kay. “It’s a great example of what can be done when we start to reimagine waste as an untappe ... Read more »
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Free Brakes Check-Up in December for All UAE Residents Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] In a line with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, Free Brakes Check-up for all residents in UAE available at Quick Registration vehicle testing and registration center. “The brake system of a vehicle is by far the most important safety system that it has. Being able to slow down or stop at a moment’s notice will help to avoid a major accident and save lives, says Osama Ali. Brakes should be regularly inspected, we recommend regularly test drive the vehicle to see how the brake system functioning. Perform an actual visual inspection, measuring pad and shoe thickness, check for even wear of the pads and shoes, check rotors for run out and hot spots, check hardware to make sure it is working properly and that it is adjusted properly. All these components need to be in good shape and working properly for the ... Read more »
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Fireworks and entertainment shows herald the official inauguration Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Vincitore Real Estate Development, Dubai’s first quality branded real estate developer, has completed its flagship Vincitore Palacio residential project. To celebrate this achievement before handover, Vincitore organized a grand inauguration ceremony, marking a significant milestone in the developer’s vision of delivering signature real estate at affordable prices. Ringing in the momentous success with spectacular fireworks and an entertainment itinerary comprising of mermaid shows, live shows and music, the event was presided by Vijay Doshi, Founder and Managing Director of Vincitore Real Estate Development Group, & Mrs. Kavita Doshi. The scale of the event has been a trailblazing first for Dubai’s real estate industry with more than 700 attendees at the beginning of the show gracing the evening, to experience firsthand, Vincitore Realty’s co ... Read more »
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