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Boehringer Ingelheim Exercises Option on Second Hepatic Disease Target From Research Collaboration with Dicerna INGELHEIM, Germany & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -Friday 4 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leading developer of investigational RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced that Boehringer Ingelheim has exercised an option to receive exclusive rights to a second hepatic disease target...

Takeda Announces Multiple Cell Therapy Collaborations to Advance the Company’s Novel Immuno-Oncology Portfolio -Friday 4 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TSE: 4502) today announced new research collaborations in immuno-oncology (I-O), an area of key strategic focus for the company. Through these collaborations, Takeda seeks to accelerate the discovery of next-generation...

KidKraft Appoints Geoff Walker as New President and Chief Executive Officer -Thursday 3 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KidKraft, Inc. (“KidKraft”) announced today Geoff Walker, a veteran toy industry leader with more than 20 years of experience, has been appointed president and chief executive officer and will serve as a member of the company’s board of directors effective...

Boehringer Ingelheim Initiates a Collaborative Partnership with Science 37 to Accelerate Patient Centricity in the... -Thursday 3 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Science 37, an industry leader in virtual clinical trials, and Boehringer Ingelheim announced today a technology enterprise collaboration agreement that will support Boehringer Ingelheim in running remote clinical trials. Science 37 is licensing access to its proprietary...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Vanderbilt University Announce Partnership to Develop Novel Therapies for Psychiatric... -Thursday 3 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery (VCNDD) today announced two new global agreements to investigate, develop and commercialize novel small molecules targeting two distinct G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) known to engage in the...

XY – The Persistent Company Announces Major New Additions to Advisory Board from National Geographic, World... -Thursday 3 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- XYO Network, the technology bringing blockchain to the real world, continues to augment its Board of Advisors and cement its leadership position by today announcing that parent company XY – The Persistent Company has made new additions to the already-impressive Advisory...

PTC Launches Charitable Giving Foundation -Thursday 3 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced the launch of the PTC Foundation to formalize and expand on its three decades of corporate philanthropy – with a focus on STEM and education, community, and employee giving. Rooted in its mission to help “Create a Better Reality,” the...

Changi Consulting and Ricston Ltd. Announce Strategic Partnership to Streamline Digital Transformation for Businesses -Wednesday 2 January 2019  

Changi Consulting, LLC, a Salesforce Platinum Partner in the EMEA regions, and Ricston Ltd., a MuleSoft partner in Europe, recently announced their exclusive partnership, combining their technological expertise to offer Salesforce integration solutions that leverage MuleSoft to businesses in the...

Verdicts Against Huawei and ZTE Enforced in Germany -Friday 28 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA announced today that patent holders in MPEG LA’s AVC/H.264 Patent Portfolio License have enforced verdicts of injunction in German District court (“Landgericht Dusseldorf”) cases finding that Huawei Deutschland GmbH (“Huawei”) and ZTE Deutschland GmbH ("ZTE")...

NEC Acquires the Largest Danish IT Company, KMD -Thursday 27 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NEC Corporation (NEC)(TOKYO:6701) today announced the acquisition of KMD Holding ApS, the holding company of KMD A/S (KMD), the largest Danish IT company. NEC is acquiring KMD for approximately 8 billion Danish Kroner (DKK) from Advent International, one of the world’s...

Braidy Industries’ Board of Directors to Grant $1,000 Student Leader Scholarships to 11 High School Seniors in... -Wednesday 26 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Braidy Industries, Inc. (“Braidy”) announced today that again this year, the Company’s Board of Directors will grant post-secondary scholarships and internships at Braidy to graduating seniors at local high schools. Braidy has expanded the program to add three more...

A Luxembourg Space Agency Study Predicts a Market Revenue of up to 170 Billion EUR Generated by the Space Resources... -Friday 21 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to an in-depth study conducted by the Luxembourg Space Agency, using space resources is expected to create major socio-economic benefits in many areas, including GDP impacts, employment creation as well as market and technology spillovers in several technical domains...

CR2’s BankWorld Mobile App Driving Rapid Customer Acquisition Levels -Friday 21 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CR2, one of the world’s leading providers of retail banking software, has reported strong adoption rates of its mobile app in Ethiopia, which is used, among other channels, to access the Amole digital wallet, a pioneering mobile payment platform offered by Dashen Bank. Amole...

Universal Laser Systems Expands Its Materials Database with AOK Technologies, Solvay and 3M Materials -Thursday 20 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Universal Laser Systems (ULS) announces the addition of AOK Technologies, Solvay and 3M™ materials to its materials database, the most extensive repository of laser material processing parameters for materials in the range of 10 watts to 500 watts. The AOK Technologies,...

Andersen Global Expands into Gurgaon -Thursday 20 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announces an expanded presence in India as Nangia Advisors LLP, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global, added an office location in Gurgaon, India. Nangia Advisors began collaborating with Andersen Global in May 2018, initiating the international...

Arab Nations Make the Right Moves for 5G Leadership, Says GSMA -Thursday 20 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today welcomed the decision by the Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) to release the use of the 3.3 to 3.8 GHz spectrum range to mobile broadband. This important step will increase the availability of the right type of harmonised spectrum for 5G deployment across...

Thales and Gemalto Are Granted Regulatory Clearances by the Australian and Mexican Competition Authorities -Thursday 20 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News: Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of...

Takeda Announces Listing of American Depositary Shares on the New York Stock Exchange -Thursday 20 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) (“Takeda”) today...

Brand Marketing and Social Purpose Veteran Larry Koffler Joins BCW -Thursday 20 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced that Larry Koffler has joined as Executive Vice President, Managing Director in the agency’s Brand Solutions Practice in New York. He will join BCW on January 14, 2019. “Larry has had an...

Sestek Speech Analytics Scores the Highest Overall Vendor Satisfaction Mark from Customers in DMG Consulting Survey -Thursday 20 December 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sestek today announced that it was recognized for getting the highest overall vendor satisfaction rating from customers in DMG Consulting’s 2018 – 2019 Speech Analytics Product and Market Report. Compared to the featured competitors, Sestek Speech Analytics achieved the...