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Dubai to organise Global Investment in Aviation Summit in January 2020 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of UAE has announced that the second edition of Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) 2020, themed ‘Enabling Global Aviation Growth through Fund Raising and Key Partnerships’ will be held in Dubai from January 27-29. Over 200 investors and...

HSEVEN Accelerate World-Class African Startups -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

HSEVEN, Africa’s largest accelerator is launching “HSEVEN DISRUPT AFRICA”, an ambitious startup acceleration program designed for entrepreneurs of the Moroccan and African diaspora. The 6-month program will provide a seed investment of €150,000 plus an eventual investment of €500,000...

FVC Partners with Avaya to Help Businesses Across Africa Deliver Next-Generation Digital Experiences -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

FVC, a leading Value-Added-Distributor in the Middle East and Africa, has partnered with Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA) to help businesses across North, West, East, Centra Africa and Egypt (NWECA) deliver unmatched customer experiences with Unified Communications, Collaboration and Cloud...

AM Best Named Best International Ratings Agency for Takaful at 2019 International Takaful Awards -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AM Best has been named the “International Best Ratings Agency” for Takaful at the International Takaful Awards 2019, held in conjunction with the 13th International Takaful Summit at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London. The International Takaful Awards recognise...

TRIGO Announced as Toyota’s Official Quality Partner -Monday 15 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- TRIGO Group was selected by Toyota to be their sole provider in quality control, inspection, and management activities. For more than 20 years, TRIGO has been offering quality management solutions focused mainly for the automotive and aerospace industries and is now...

Boehringer Ingelheim Acquires AMAL Therapeutics, Significantly Enriching Its Cancer Immunology Portfolio with Novel... -Monday 15 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced its acquisition of all shares of AMAL Therapeutics SA, a private Swiss biotechnology company focused on cancer immunotherapy and advancing first-in-class therapeutic cancer vaccines derived from its technology platform KISIMA. AMAL’s lead...

Designing the Finance Function of the Future Needs Strong Management to Lead Change -Monday 15 July 2019

Insights on what will shape the future of the finance function are laid out today in a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and PwC called Finance: a journey to the future? The report summarises the responses of over 1,100 members and PwC contacts...

Terra Drone Sets Up Joint Venture with NDTCCS, the Largest NDT Inspection Services Provider in the Middle East -Sunday 14 July 2019  

One of the largest providers of industrial drone solutions in the world, Tokyo-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, has entered into an investment agreement with NDT Corrosion Control Services Co. (NDTCCS), a leading Saudi company which has been providing nondestructive testing and inspection...

47 Universities From 18 Countries Commit to 6 PRINCIPLES and take Concrete action Related to the G7 Agenda Themes -Friday 12 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During the U7+ Summit held in Paris on 9-10 July 2019 under the high patronage of Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, 47 presidents from leading universities in the world engaged within the newly created U7+ discussed, voted and signed 6 commitments that tackle 5...

Blue Magic Inc. to Launch japanese-cuisine.com, Using e-Learning to Teach the Culture and Techniques of Authentic... -Friday 12 July 2019    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blue Magic Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Yukiko Akimoto, CEO, has developed an e-learning program to teach the culture and techniques of authentic Japanese cuisine in conjunction with the Japanese Culinary Academy, located in Kyoto, Yoshihiro Murata, Director. The program is...

Bosch Honors Ambarella with Bosch Global Supplier Award -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ambarella, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMBA), a leading developer of high-resolution video processing and computer vision semiconductors, today announced that Bosch has honored Ambarella with the prestigious Bosch Global Supplier Award in the category of Direct Purchasing - Energy and...

Shilpa Shetty Wellness Video On Demand Service Powered By Brightcove -Thursday 11 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV), the leading provider of cloud services for video, today announced that SSK Osmosis, a joint venture by Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Digiosmosis, has selected the Brightcove video platform to stream fitness videos on demand in the Shilpa Shetty app....

Best’s Market Segment Report: Bahrain’s Insurance Market’s Shine Fades, but Segment Still Prospering ... -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bahrain was once considered a centre of excellence for Middle East insurance and reinsurance, but its position as a hub has been overtaken by some of its neighbours, according to a new AM Best report. The Best’s Market Segment Report, titled, “Bahrain’s Insurance...

Morinaga Milk’s Probiotic Bifidobacterium longum BB536 Achieves Self-Affirmed GRAS for Infants in Celebration of... -Thursday 11 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), a leading Japanese dairy product company, today announced its proprietary probiotic Morinaga Bifidobacterium longum BB536 has received self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) for infant formulas, in honor of its 50th...

“MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab Borderless” to Celebrate First Anniversary -Thursday 11 July 2019    

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab Borderless, a museum jointly operated by Mori Building Co., Ltd, a leading urban landscape developer, and teamLab, a world-leading digital art collective -- announced that it celebrated its one year anniversary on June 21. The...

Velodyne Highlights Advanced Lidar at Automated Vehicles Symposium -Thursday 11 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Booth #501) will showcase its smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomous vehicles (AVs) and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) at the Automated Vehicles Symposium, July 15 to 18 in Orlando. The Velodyne booth will highlight the Velodyne...

Triton Digital Releases Webcast Metrics Rankings for the Top Digital Audio Properties for March 2019 -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Triton Digital®, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, released today its monthly Webcast Metrics® rankers for March 2019. The global rankers, in addition to the U.S., LATAM, and EMEA regional rankers provide insight into the...

Rimini Street Announces Middle East Expansion to Support Growing Client Base Across the Gulf, Saudi Arabia and Turkey -Thursday 11 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced it is significantly strengthening its investment in and...

Takeda Continues Ongoing Inclusion in the FTSE4Good Developed Index & MSCI ESG Leaders Index -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that it has been selected for the 15th consecutive year by the FTSE4Good Developed Index, one of the world’s premier indices for Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), created by...

Luxembourg’s Reference Programme to Support Start-ups Now Also Covers the Space Sector -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Led by the Ministry of the Economy, Fit 4 Start is Luxembourg’s national reference programme dedicated to support high potential start-ups by giving them access to early-stage financing and personalised coaching. Until now, Fit 4 Start only addressed Luxembourg and...