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• Boehringer Ingelheim is set to invest almost €65 million in a high-tech building at its Lyon Porte-des-Alpes site in Saint-Priest, France (Rhône), to meet the growing demand worldwide for avian vaccines • The Group has thus confirmed its commitment to making France, and Lyon in particular, one of its major growth drivers in the animal health market LYON, France-Thursday, April 12th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Six months after inaugurating its new French animal health headquarters in the heart of the Lyon-Gerland Biodistrict, Boehringer Ingelheim has confirmed its allegiance to the region by announcing that it is about to invest a further €65 million in the metropolitan area. The German group has laid the first stone of a 5,700 sq m building at its Lyon Porte-des-Alpes (LPA) site. Known as F2IVE (Formulation and Filling of Inactivated Vaccines Extension), this major project will comprise a three-storey building - including 1,000 sq m of clean room space – mainly for ... Read more »
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Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis-Jeudi 12 Avril 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Les étudiants de l'Université Arabe de Beyrouth (BAU) pourront désormais obtenir de prestigieux certificats de Cambridge English, grâce à un nouvel accord. BAU reconnaîtra formellement les Qualifications Cambridge English (Cambridge English Qualifications) en plus de la collaboration avec Cambridge English sur plusieurs programmes de recherche et de leadership. Les étudiants seront encouragés à se préparer au Premier Examen B2 de Cambridge English, une qualification de haut niveau reconnue par les universités, les employeurs et les organismes gouvernementaux au Royaume-Uni, en Irlande, en Australie, en Nouvelle Zélande et dans d'autres pays anglophones. Les qualifications sont valables à vie et aideront les étudiants, qui souhaitent immigrer, poursuivre leurs études ou améliorer leur employabilité à l'échelle mondiale. Ramiz Haddadin de Cambridge Assessment English explique que «réussir le premier examen B2 indique que l' ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Surprisingly high ‘yes’ values, but strong contrasts among ethnical groups Big difference between own behavior and the observed behavior of other motorists Ranking of the top most unfriendly acts correlates with the main causes of death Rationale for unfriendly acts is grounded in time running late, as well as lack of understanding and education This pioneering study wants to shed light on the question: ‘Does the UAE have a positive driving culture?’. Frederik Bisbjerg, Executive Vice President Retail i-Insured states: “This question is passionately discussed among UAE residents and for sure there are plenty of subjective opinions. Once again, i-Insured and RoadSafetyUAE teamed up to dig a bit deeper in understanding UAE motorists. The aim is to arrive at professionally researched data points helping to streamline the efforts of the involved stakeholders trying to make UAE’s road safer.” Summarizing the find ... Read more »
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Une nouvelle étude souligne la forte croissance des abonnés et de la téléphonie mobile à haut débit en Afrique de l'Ouest ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire -Jeudi 12 Avril 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Le secteur de la téléphonie mobile en Afrique de l'Ouest devrait contribuerà hauteur de plus de 50 milliards de dollars par an à l'économie de la région d'ici 2022, selon une nouvelle étude publiée aujourd'hui par la GSMA lors de l'événement « Mobile 360 - Afrique de l'Ouest » qui se déroulera à Abidjan, en Côte d'Ivoire. Le nouveau rapport, intitulé « L'économie mobile : Afrique de l'Ouest 2018 », estime que la contribution de l'écosystème mobile de la région a été de 37 milliards de dollars l'année dernière, soit 6,5 % du PIB1, et s'accroîtra à 51 milliards de dollars (7,7, % du PIB) d'ici cinq ans. La contribution économique au cours de cette période sera stimulée par la forte croissance du nombre d'abonnés et le passage aux réseaux et services mobiles à haut débit. « Le rapport d'a ... Read more »
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Focus on execution of corporate strategy propels company to enterprise customer wins of increasingly larger systems WESTBOROUGH, Mass.-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of hyper-converged secondary storage for backup, today announced record Q1 bookings and revenue for Q1 2018. ExaGrid grew at a rate of 20% over the same quarter of the prior year, continuing its trend of progressive growth at a faster rate than that of the overall market and resulting market share gain. ExaGrid continues its up-market trajectory, attracting increasing numbers of enterprise customers with hundreds of terabytes to petabytes of data to be backed up. “ExaGrid posted another record first quarter due to the company’s continued focus on execution of our up-market strategy. In parallel to this up-market progression, ExaGrid’s average selling price for initial system purchases continues to rise,” said Bill Andrews, CEO and President of ExaGrid. In ad ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Students at Beirut Arab University (BAU) will now be able to gain prestigious Cambridge English certificates, thanks to a new agreement. BAU will be formally recognizing Cambridge English Qualifications, in addition to working with Cambridge English on several research and leadership programs. Students will be encouraged to prepare for Cambridge English’s B2 First exam, a high level qualification which is recognized by universities, employers and government bodies in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and other English-speaking countries. The qualifications are valid for life and will help students, who wish to immigrate, further their studies or enhance their employability globally. Ramiz Haddadin from Cambridge Assessment English explains that 'successfully passing the B2 first exam indicates that the student has achieved high standards in English for listening, speaking, reading and writing an ... Read more »
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LAS VEGAS-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, announces today the launch of MorphoWave™ Compact, the newest addition to its range of products for frictionless biometric access control. This masterpiece of engineering relies on IDEMIA’s patented, touchless 3D fingerprint technology: it delivers the field-proven performance of the award-wining MorphoWave Tower in a stylish and compact reader, designed for wall-mounted access control and time & attendance applications. MorphoWave Compact is 86% smaller than MorphoWave Tower, while retaining the same large scanning volume. It acquires four fingers in 3D for maximum accuracy, with one pass of the hand over the sensor. The ergonomic touchless operation delivers an unmatched combination of security, convenience and throughput. MorphoWave Compact’s reduced size comes with a very competitive cost of ownership, an IP65 rating and a rich feature set to ensure that users ca ... Read more »
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] When Abu Dhabi played host to the Special Olympics Middle East and North Africa (MENA) 9th Regional Games last month, it was GAC that provided the event with uninterrupted on-site logistics support. GAC Abu Dhabi was appointed to help ensure smooth running behind the scenes at the high profile event with support including specialised packing and crating, inventory management, receipt/dispatch from suppliers and stakeholders, local transportation and delivery, stock replenishment and coordination of dedicated on-site storage and warehousing operations. The entire project, from the pre-event planning to the on-ground execution and post-event arrangements, spanned three weeks. GAC Abu Dhabi’s Business Manager - Logistics, Richard Rees, says: “Our staff worked tirelessly, clocking more than 3,000-man hours over the three-week period, to ensure that the event ran smoothly. We are no stranger to the demands of and ... Read more »
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Study demonstrates promising new capabilities for MyoVista® ECG device in detecting Abnormal Cardiac Function SOUTHLAKE, Texas -Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- HeartSciences, a medical device company leading innovation in electrocardiography through the application of continuous wavelet transform (CWT) signal processing and artificial intelligence, announced today the results of a clinical study serially conducted at The Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY and the West Virginia University (WVU) Heart and Vascular Institute, Morgantown, WV. The results were provided at onlineJACC.org, April 09, 2018 and will be published in the April 17, 2018 issue of Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), a peer-reviewed journal in cardiovascular medicine. The article titled “Prediction of Abnormal Myocardial Relaxation from Signal Processed Surface ECG” presents the results from the investigator-initiated clinical study that focus ... Read more »
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New Study Points to Strong Subscriber and Mobile Broadband Growth in West Africa ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire -Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The mobile industry in West Africa is forecast to contribute more than $50 billion annually to the region’s economy by 2022, according to a new GSMA study published today at the ‘Mobile 360 – West Africa’ event being held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The new report, The Mobile Economy: West Africa 2018, calculates that the region’s mobile ecosystem contributed $37 billion in value last year, equivalent to 6.5 per cent of GDP1, and will grow to $51 billion (7.7 per cent of GDP) within five years. The economic contribution over this period will be spurred by strong subscriber growth and the move to mobile broadband networks and services. “Today’s report demonstrates the vital role West Africa’s mobile ecosystem is playing in driving economic growth and empowering citizens across the region, as well as in delivering agains ... Read more »
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BERLIN-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- JPT Peptide Technologies (JPT) announces the launch of The Human Proteome Peptide Catalog, the first and most comprehensive online resource for validated reference peptides in mass-spectrometry based proteomics. The new repository provides fast access to >400.000 light & heavy proteotypic peptides covering essentially all proteins of the human body. Currently, a total of 19.840 proteins is matched by the peptide collection and confirmed by more than 10.000.000 validated spectra available through the database ProteomicsDB. Holger Wenschuh, Managing Director of JPT, states: “Together with our partners within the ProteomeTools Project we have worked for several years towards the goal of translating the human proteome information into reagents and online tools to decipher the complexity of the human organism on the functional level”, adding: “We are extremely excited to make this repository available to the broad life s ... Read more »
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