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SINGAPORE - Wednesday, November 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The Vietnam Ministry of Health’s Administration of Science, Technology and Training (ASTT) has signed an agreement with Quintiles to enhance clinical research in this growing nation of 90 million people, Quintiles announced today.

This collaboration marks a new stage in the ministry’s efforts to support the development of new, better therapies for diseases that afflict the populations of Vietnam and Southeast Asia, said ASTT Director Prof. Nguyen Cong Khan, M.D., Ph.D.

"Quintiles knows how to conduct clinical research to global standards and its experts understand Asia and Vietnam,” Prof. Khan said. "By sharing their knowledge and insights, Quintiles can help us develop and execute a long-term plan for improving the quality, scope and breadth of clinical research in Vietnam.”

Under the two-year agreement, Quintiles and ASTT will collaborate in forming a larger working group to address a ... Read more »
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 20th 2013

    Sustained innovation key to capturing feedstock advantage
    Ability of new ExxonMobil steam cracker in Singapore to convert crude to chemicals raises the bar
    Advantages seen in ExxonMobil’s chemical operations across the world

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates. Nov. 20, 2013 Innovation and integration resulting in greater feedstock flexibility have provided a significant competitive advantage for ExxonMobil’s chemical business, Steve Pryor, president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, told attendees at the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association 8th Annual Forum today.

Pryor noted that the feedstock landscape is always shifting, influenced by trends and innovations within the chemical industry, as well as in the upstream and refining sectors.

"As an integrated company, ExxonMobil is constantly moving feedsto ... Read more »
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PARIS - Wednesday, November 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been chosen by ATF Bank to supply an eye-catching and innovative contactless EMV card. Utilizing Gemalto’s ability to design its Optelio range of banking cards with a transparent card body, this new range will provide ATF Bank with a highly differentiated customer offer in the fast-growing market for contactless payments in Kazakhstan.

To date, Gemalto has delivered innovative contactless EMV products to more than 40 banks in Russia and neighboring countries including Belarus, Georgia, and Ukraine. Gemalto’s reinforced footprint in the region helps its customers benefit from the surging mobile payment trend, and create a homogeneous in-store payment experience across devices.

"Kazakhstan is experiencing a rapid expansion in demand for contactless payments, matched by an equally dramatic rise in the number of contac ... Read more »
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Exclusive agreement in North America marks first line of vascular access dressings from CareFusion

CHICAGO - Wednesday, November 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Vancive Medical Technologies™ and CareFusion Corporation (NYSE:CFN) today announced an exclusive agreement in the United States, Canada and Mexico for the licensing and distribution of Vancive’s BeneHold™ Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) antimicrobial Adhesive Technology for applications in vascular access.

Under the agreement, CareFusion will market Vancive’s unique antimicrobial adhesive technology used with transparent dressings that are ideally suited for protection of catheter insertion sites. The first product received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in September 2012 and will be co-branded under CareFusion’s new ChloraShield™ brand.

"We are excited about this collaboration, and believe it is an excellent opportunity to combine the unique capabilities of e ... Read more »
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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, November 19th 2013

    Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) is the only novel oral

anticoagulant with more than 6 years of long-term data supporting its

beneficial role for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation1
    The efficacy and safety profiles of both doses of Pradaxa® during

up to 6.7 years of extended treatment remain consistent with the

pivotal results seen in the registration trial RE-LY®1,2,3
    Presented during the American Heart Association's Scientific

Sessions, new data add to the body of evidence for Pradaxa®

For media outside of the US, the UK & Canada only

Results from a new combined analysis of the pivotal Phase III RE-LY®

trial and its extension study RELY-ABLE® show that, in long-term

treatment, the efficacy and safety profiles of both doses of Pradax ... Read more »
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VIPturbo Module enables product developers to accelerate development timelines and lower costs for new satellite terminals

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Thuraya, a leading Mobile Satellite Services Operator, and SRT Wireless today announced the availability of the Thuraya VIPturbo Module. Developed by SRT Wireless, the VIPturbo Module can serve as the engine for new broadband terminals for the Thuraya satellite network.

Manufacturers can now integrate the VIPturbo Module into new satellite terminals to reduce R&D timelines and manufacturing costs. The Module is currently being used to develop terminals for the maritime, land mobile and aeronautical markets. The VIPturbo Module supports circuit switched voice, fax and GmPRS, in addition to supporting standard IP with speeds up to 444 kbps and streaming IP with speeds up to 384 kbps.

"Thuraya’s partnership with SRT Wireless demonstrates our commitment to collabora ... Read more »
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PARIS - Wednesday, November 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The new Ezio eBanking server is first to be compliant with both the leading proprietary technologies and the industry’s most popular open standards, supporting all types of two-factor authentication tokens, including OTP, PKI, OATH and software solutions

CARTES Secure Connexions Event 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News :

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces a global business partnership with IBM for its enhanced Ezio eBanking security platform. Featuring cutting-edge levels of security and versatility, the Ezio eBanking Server platform has been further updated with the ability to support a wider range of end-user solutions. The platform has been tested and confirmed to work with more than 30 authentication devices from 20 different vendors, ranging from physical tokens to mobile applications. It is made available worldwide, directly from Gemalto and also t ... Read more »
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