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Evobrutinib is the First and Only BTK Inhibitor to Demonstrate Reduction of a Key Biomarker of Neuronal Damage and... DARMSTADT, Germany -Friday 16 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Merck, a leading science and technology company, will present data from a Phase II placebo-controlled randomized trial at the 2021 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting showing that the investigational Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor evobrutinib...

Merck Advances ATR Inhibitor Berzosertib in Small Cell Lung Cancer With New Published Data and Initiation of Phase II... -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

US National Cancer Institute led Phase II clinical study met its primary objective with 36% confirmed ORR, and showed durable responses1 A new company-sponsored, global clinical trial will further assess berzosertib in small cell lung cancer Merck is leading more than ten clinical...

Standard Chartered Research Finds Continued Confidence in Growth Outside Home Markets Amongst European and US Companies ... -Saturday 13 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A second research study by Standard Chartered on the international growth strategies and challenges that CFOs and Treasurers in the US, the UK, Germany and France face indicate that, despite uncertainty caused by the global pandemic and its associated economic repercussions,...

Octapharma: New Consensus Recommendations on Treatment of Secondary Antibody Deficiency in Patients With Haematological... -Wednesday 3 March 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New expert consensus guidelines on the use of immunoglobulin replacement therapy (IgRT) in patients with haematological malignancy and secondary antibody deficiencies (SAD) were recently published in the European Journal of Haematology. The publication, sponsored by...

International Zinc Association Launches Zinc Battery Initiative -Saturday 27 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The International Zinc Association (IZA) is excited to announce the launch of its newest program, the Zinc Battery Initiative. Recent extreme weather events, amplified by climate change, have once again focused attention on the future role of fossil fuels and the capacity...

Brazil at Gulfood 2021 with 42 Companies, Reinforces Post-Pandemic Recovery -Saturday 20 February 2021  

Brazil today said its pavilion at the upcoming Gulfood 2021 will have a large contingent of 42 companies showcasing the country’s best-in-class food and beverage products. Brazilian companies will be taking part at Gulfood 2021 which opens on February 21, 2021 and will run till February 25,...

Final Data From the NuProtect Study Published on the Immunogenicity of Nuwiq® in Previously Untreated Patients With... -Thursday 18 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma announced today that the final results from the NuProtect study on the immunogenicity of Nuwiq® in previously untreated patients (PUPs) with severe haemophilia A have been published in the leading medical journal Thrombosis and Haemostasis (Liesner RJ et al....

Alvarez & Marsal Announces 2021 Managing Director Promotions -Thursday 21 January 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has announced the promotion of 37 professionals from across Benelux, Brazil, Germany, India, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States to the position of Managing Director. John...

PMI Commits to Disability Inclusion by Joining The Valuable 500 -Thursday 3 December 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc.(PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced that CEO André Calantzopoulos has joined The Valuable 500—a global movement putting disability inclusion on the business leadership agenda. Signing on to this initiative marks another significant step in...

Clarity AI Raises $15m to Fuel Expansion of Platform That Empowers Investors to Manage the Societal Impact of Their... -Saturday 31 October 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Clarity AI announced today that it has closed a USD $15 million funding round led by Deutsche Börse AG and co-investor Mundi Ventures. Clarity AI empowers investors to manage the impact of their portfolios through a proprietary technology platform that leverages big data and...

Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division Partners With Leading Data Infrastructure Management Team and Commits up to $500... -Thursday 22 October 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (“GS MBD”) today announced that it has partnered with a seasoned management team, led by long-time data center industry executive Scott Peterson, to form Global Compute Infrastructure LP (“Global Compute” or the...

Equity International-Sponsored Acosta Verde Goes Public -Tuesday 6 October 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grupo Acosta Verde (“Acosta Verde” or the “Company”), a Mexican shopping center owner/operator sponsored by Equity International, a private equity firm founded by Sam Zell, successfully completed a merger with a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (“SPAC”) of...

Patient recruitment starts for the international PRO-SID study evaluating Panzyga® for primary... -Friday 18 September 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma is pleased to announce that the first site for the international PRO-SID (Primary Infection Prophylaxis with Panzyga® in Secondary Immunodeficiency in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia) study was initiated in Milan, Italy, and patient recruitment is underway. Additional...

Smiths Medical Announces Ventilator Training Alliance App Partnership -Thursday 28 May 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smiths Medical announced today it has joined several of the world’s other ventilator manufacturers in the Ventilator Training Alliance (VTA) to support frontline medical providers access to a centralized repository of ventilator training. The content can be found in a mobile...

Smiths Medical Acquires the Business of Access Scientific, LLC, Expanding Vascular Access Offering -Thursday 14 May 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, announces today the acquisition of the business of Access Scientific, LLC, a privately-held company based in San Diego, CA. Access Scientific is a broad-spectrum vascular access and infection prevention company that...

Octapharma demonstrates commitment to improving haemophilia A treatment at the 13th Annual Congress of the European... -Friday 7 February 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma had a prominent role as a Sponsor of the 13th Annual Congress of the European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD) Congress this week, which takes place in The Hague, The Netherlands, from February 5–7, 2020. Octapharma’s activities at the...

Final results from the NuProtect study demonstrating efficacy of Nuwiq® (simoctocog alfa) in previously untreated... -Thursday 12 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Octapharma has announced today that the final results from the NuProtect study, the largest prospective study of a single factor VIII (FVIII) product in true PUPs with severe haemophilia A, were presented today in an oral presentation at the American Society of Hematology...

VF Corporation Announces New Science-Based Targets to Accelerate Social and Environmental Responsibility Programs -Sunday 8 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today published the latest iteration of its Made for Change Sustainability & Responsibility report, including the announcement of industry-leading science-based targets...

PCI Security Standards Council Publishes New Standard for Contactless Payments -Saturday 7 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published a new data security standard for solutions that enable merchants to accept contactless payments using a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) mobile device (e.g., smartphone or tablet) with near-field communication (NFC)....

Edoardo Rizzi, Former Viavi and TekComms Leader, Joins Empirix Leadership Team -Tuesday 5 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Empirix® Inc., a leader in network test automation and service and application performance visibility today announced that Edoardo Rizzi has been appointed SVP, Product Management and Marketing. Prior to his appointment, Rizzi held leadership roles at Viavi/JDSU, Trendium, and...