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CAPRISA and Evotec Launch New Project to Fast-Track New Technology for HIV Prevention KIGALI, Rwanda -Tuesday 26 October 2021

The Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) and Evotec establish a new collaboration to develop a broadly neutralizing antibody against HIV to help slow the spread of the virus, especially in Africa. (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, at a side meeting during the AU-EU...

Boehringer Ingelheim Partners with Thoeris to Investigate a Novel Approach to Treat Urea Cycle Disorders -Tuesday 26 October 2021  

Boehringer Ingelheim will be commencing a new collaboration with Thoeris GmbH with the goal of advancing a first-in-class approach for the treatment of urea cycle disorders (UCDs) independent of the underlying monogenetic cause UCDs are genetic disorders with highly variable onset and...

Maldives Investment Forum graced by the President of Maldives, H.E. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih held at Expo 2020 Dubai -Tuesday 26 October 2021  

Maldives is experiencing a new wave of growth as the country’s economy makes a remarkable recovery from the effects of the pandemic, said the President of Maldives His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in his keynote address at the Maldives Investment Forum, held to coincide with the Maldives...

Call for Entries Issued for the 2022 Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Awards -Tuesday 26 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Stevie® Awards has issued a call for entries for the 2022 (third annual) Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, sponsored by the RAK Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Entry kits & complete details on the competition are available...

DentalMonitoring, the Leading AI-Based Dental Software Company, Announces a $150 Million Growth Financing, Reaching a... -Tuesday 26 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DentalMonitoring has become the first dental software company to attain a valuation over $1 billion announcing a $150 million growth financing. The round is led by a new investment of $90 million from Mérieux Equity Partners and $60 million from Vitruvian Partners, an existing...

LG’S UPGRADED PURICARE WEARABLE AIR PURIFIER COMING TO THE UAE -Tuesday 26 October 2021  

LG Electronics (LG) is introducing the new and improved LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier to residents of the UAE. Upgraded from the innovative, wearable device LG first launched last year, the latest model offers an enhanced all-around performance along with a convenient voice amplification...

Technology Innovation Institute’s Secure Systems Research Centre Collaborates with Global Universities on Secure... -Tuesday 26 October 2021  

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that its Secure Systems Research Centre (SSRC) has partnered with three prestigious universities on  secure mesh communications research projects....

Rockefeller Capital Management to Open First International Office in London with the Formation of Rockefeller Asset... -Tuesday 26 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockefeller Asset Management (RAM), a division of Rockefeller Capital Management, with a long track record of investing in global equities and ESG investing has announced the formation of Rockefeller Asset Management International, to expand its European market presence. The...

The Unnamed Society Kicks Off Chapter II of The Book on The Art of Gifting at the 2021 SIAR International Watch Salon in... -Tuesday 26 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following through on its unique reinterpretation of Pancho Villa’s Bisley Colt introduced in 2019, The Unnamed Society takes the natural next step with Golden Boy, a reimagination of the legendary Winchester repeating rifle. Golden Boy is a work of art in form and...

Taulia Appoints Todd Musselman as Chief Wellbeing Officer -Tuesday 26 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Taulia, the leading fintech provider of working capital solutions, has today announced the appointment of Todd Musselman as Chief Wellbeing Officer, reflecting the business’ commitment to prioritizing employee wellbeing, happiness and development. Musselman brings with him...

EIG Signs Agreement to Acquire 10% Interest in APLNG for US$1.592 Billion -Tuesday 26 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EIG, a leading institutional investor to the global energy and infrastructure sectors, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire a 10% interest in Australia Pacific LNG Pty Limited (“APLNG” or the “Project”) from Origin...

Peru Holds a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Its Pavilion at Dubai Expo and Wins 4 World Travel Awards -Tuesday 26 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dubai World Expo took place in an electrifying musical atmosphere where thousands of attendees were captivated by the variety of artistic, musical and cultural expressions that characterize the different regions of Peru. All this was part of the inauguration of the Peru...

Bentley Education Program Expands to Global Scope -Tuesday 26 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, as a commitment to expand access to its professional applications to education, today announced the global expansion of the Bentley Education program – offering seamless access...

The President of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan and Merck Foundation CEO, Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej Recognized as One of... -Monday 25 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother has been featured in the list of 100 Most Influential African Women 2021, released by ‘Be a Girl’ Initiative, for the second consecutive year. Avance Media, through...

Al Maryah Community Bank appoints Adeeb Ahamed of LuLu Financial Holdings as an Advisor to its Board -Monday 25 October 2021  

Mr. Adeeb Ahamed, the Managing Director of LuLu Financial Holdings, brings with him a wealth of domain knowledge and experience He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s South Asian Regional Strategy Group UAE’s first licensed digital-only bank – Al Maryah Community Bank LLC,...

Transguard Group Debuts New Graduate Programme for UAE Nationals -Monday 25 October 2021  

As the UAE prepares to celebrate its 50th national day, Transguard Group is revealing the details of a new graduate programme specifically designed to appeal to Emirati graduates: Taking place over 24 months, participants will be embedded in six diverse business units to learn the inner workings...

Senator John Le Fondré, Top Official from UK’s Jersey Visits Leading UAE Dairy Producer, Rumailah... -Monday 25 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rumailah Farm, Fujairah-based dairy producer, received a visit from Senator John Le Fondré, Chief Minister of the UK’s Island of Jersey, who paid an official visit last week to the UAE. Le Fondré was greeted at the farm’s main facility by HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamad Al...

Vodafone Connects Its Customers With Thales’ Eco-SIM Card -Monday 25 October 2021  

Thales to supply Vodafone Group with eco-designed SIM cards made from recycled refrigerators. Millions of subscribers in Europe and Africa set to benefit from eco-responsible innovation. (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thales to supply Vodafone Group with Eco-SIM; a product whose card body is made...

O-RAN ALLIANCE Announces New Specifications, 3rd Global Plugfest and New Demonstrations of O-RAN Technology -Monday 25 October 2021

48 specification documents released since July 2021 3rd O-RAN ALLIANCE Global Plugfest underway with 77 companies at 7 venues 18 O-RAN demos presented at MWC Los Angeles 2021 or O-RAN Virtual Exhibition (BUSINESS WIRE)-- O-RAN ALLIANCE has released another set of technical...

Reynaers shines with Ajdan Rise -Sunday 24 October 2021  

Reynaers Aluminium has supplied the latest generation of its versatile systems to a prestigious project that has become the crowning glory of Al Khobar skyline. Ajdan Rise exudes luxury, comfort and a unique architecture befitting the high performance levels expected of a world-class,...