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NEWCASTLE, England - Wednesday, September 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- At a celebratory event at Chandos House, London last night Synexus shared details of the partnership between Synexus and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust which has seen them jointly open the North East Research Centre at Hexham Hospital. George Freeman, Minister for Life Sciences officially opened the Centre unveiling a plaque that will be housed there.

The partnership is very exciting as it is the first of its kind between a private company and the NHS and potentially showcases a new way of supporting clinical research in the UK.

Speaking at the event, Dr Jonathan Sheffield, Chief Executive of the NIHR said: “Clinical research is a vital part of the work of the NHS and we know from polls and surveys that clinical research is something that patients really value. Last year alone more than 600,000 patients took part in studies that the NIHR Clinical Research N ... Read more »

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KANPUR, India - Tuesday, September 16th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MKU has introduced its 6th Generation armour technology - Polyshield V6. The new technology reduces the weight of the armour of a helicopter by up to 40% and is almost 30% thinner than standard solutions. The reduced weight improves the performance and mission capability of armoured helicopters. This technology has been developed after extensive R&D by MKU’s team of experts and engineers based in Germany and India.

Helicopter armouring solutions manufactured using the 6th Generation Polyshield V6 technology and conforming to Stanag 4569 level I weigh only 12 kg/sqm. “Since weight is one of the most important parameters controlling the performance of a helicopter, and the only one that can be controlled, this development is extremely significant,” said Neeraj Gupta, Managing Director of MKU.

MKU will display solutions developed using the new technology at AAD, So ... Read more »

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TEL AVIV - Wednesday, September 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Mobli makes its first acquisition and brings Pheed into its family of apps and services. Mobli plans to invest $10 million in the remake of Pheed

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mobli Media (www.mobli.com) announced today that it has acquired content sharing platform, Pheed, in a cash and stock deal.

Pheed, a mobile social network, has gained five million users with a pioneering concept of content monetization.

Moshe Hogeg, Founder and CEO of Mobli: “Content monetization is a continuous challenge. We are passionate about giving our users possibilities to monetize their content and Pheed has taken strides in this direction. We are excited for the future of Pheed as a part of the Mobli family.”

Mobli plans to invest $10 million in the remake of Pheed, which will remain a stand-alone platform.

About mobli:

mobli provides a richer and smarter way to capture and share photos and ... Read more »

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DETROIT - Wednesday, September 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

2014 ITS World Congress

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading global systems-solutions provider Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America has exhibited and demonstrated a range of advanced technologies that support automated and connected vehicles at the 2014 Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress (ITS), held at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, from September 7 to 11, 2014.

Since 2011, Panasonic Automotive has been the world's largest supplier of automotive infotainment systems, according to IHS Automotive*. Panasonic’s industry-leading infotainment systems combine advanced connectivity with rich content and easy operation, bringing together convenience and vision technologies in ways that enhance awareness, entertain and delight drivers.

Panasonic Automotive’s participation at this year’s ITS showcased its commitment to raising the standard for transportation systems and tr ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, September 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

IBC2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC celebrated its awards on Sunday 14 September. The honours went to innovative production and extraordinary resilience; new ways of engaging audiences and better platforms for traditional transmission. Inevitably, in a World Cup year there was plenty of football, but there was also an award for one of the world’s great opera houses.

The IBC2014 International Honour for Excellence, the highest award IBC presents, went to FIFA TV for its continuing innovation in coverage. The audience was treated to a fascinating video history starting at the very first World Cup in Uruguay in 1930, and covering the highlights and memorable moments of each tournament up to today. There was also a second video, this time projected in 4k, capturing the sights and sounds of this year’s tournament in Brazil.

The award was accepted by Niclas Ericson, director of FIFA TV. “I am ... Read more »

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Lapolla Commits to Eliminating High-GWP HFCs in Products by 2016

HOUSTON- - Wednesday, September 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) At a ceremony this week in Washington, DC, The White House announced Lapolla Industries, Inc. (OTCQB:LPAD) as an official private sector partner of the President’s Climate Action Plan, recognizing the company’s efforts to curb the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are potent greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Lapolla is a Houston-based manufacturer and global supplier of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings, and equipment designed to reduce energy consumption in the residential, industrial and commercial markets. Under its commitment, Lapolla will transition its entire product line of foam and coating systems to no longer use high-GWP HFCs by 2016. Lapolla will also provide more than 18 seminars on the importance of eliminating high-GWP HFCs from the environment.

Thi ... Read more »

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