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WIN will address the most critical question facing clinical cancer research: Why the improvement of survival still remains limited for most cancer patients? Save the date and register at: www.winsymposium.org

VILLEJUIF, France - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WIN 2016 will be held in Paris, France from 27-28 June 2016. It is the 8th edition of a successful series of symposia organized by the Worldwide Innovative Networking (WIN) Consortium, dedicated to advancing personalized cancer medicine through global collaboration. This year WIN has chosen to address the critical question facing cancer research: How innovative use of targeted therapies can improve survival of greater numbers of cancer patients?

Under the chairmanship of Dr. Josep Tabernero, (Vall d’ Hebron, Spain), the WIN Symposium will present a unique opportunity by bringing together a forum of world-class experts from different backgrounds including patient advocac ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the acquisition of a newly built, high quality office HQ building fully let to Centrica Norway Ltd. “Centrica Energy” – a wholly owned subsidiary of Centrica PLC (“the Property”).

The Property, which is newly constructed, is fully leased to Centrica Energy for a term of 10 years, and comprises 10,392 sq.m. of office space, and was completed in March 2015.

Located in Stavanger, Norway, referred to as the “oil capital” of Norway, the Property is located on the waterfront and is just a 15 minute walk from Stavanger city center with excellent airport, railway and bus connectivity. The Property is located in a prosperous mixed-use office and residential area.

Wit ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi Police Shed Light on Latest Pickpockets’ Trick to Warn Bank Customers against Theft

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police shed the light on a recent pick-pocketing incident to warn bank customers against the new trick used by pickpockets to relieve victims of their wallets. The ‘spit and shift’ case took place in one of the most vibrant streets in Abu Dhabi, during which the culprit spat intentionally on the victim’s clothes, then made a show of joining him in wiping the spit off, while using another hand to relieve him of his valuables.

Colonel Ahmed Saif bin Zeitoun Al Muhairi, Acting Director of the Capital Police Directorate, warned against the new innovative and professional methods used by thieves to target bank customers. He noted that partnership between the police institution and community members is a valuable tool to support efforts to maintain the security ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Insights from Western Europe and North America reflect on gaps in EGFR testing and treatment by mutation subtype, and provide country-level context as a catalyst for change
    Experts’ shared vision for all eligible NSCLC patients to have the most appropriate diagnostic tests and access to personalised treatment

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Insights from experts working on-the-ground in lung cancer, compiled by Boehringer Ingelheim, shed light on challenges faced by patients with advanced stage adenocarcinoma, a type of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), in being tested for EGFR mutations, leaving some without access to the most appropriate treatment for them.

A new insights report sees healthcare professionals and patient group representatives reflect on existing gaps in nationwide EGFR testing, which should be conducted for eligible patients upon diagnosis ac ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The nano tech executive committee (Chairman: Professor Tomoji Kawai) will hold "nano tech 2016 - the 15th International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference", one of the world’s largest exhibitions for the research and development market, at Tokyo Big Sight for three days from January 27 to 29, 2016.

Over 1300 companies and organizations from 27 countries and regions will be exhibiting, and visitors can discover the latest technologies across a wide range of topics that include environment, energy, materials, medical care, health, telecommunications, and electronics.

nano tech 15 Anniversary Special Symposiums

[1] "Nanotech Agenda 2020" (simultaneous interpretation provided / free of charge) Conducted by industry specialists, this discussion will focus on the vision and trends of how nanotechnology aimed towards 2020 will contribute to both society and in ... Read more »

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 Integrated teams focusing research efforts in six core therapeutic areas including heart failure and oncology

KYOTO & OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) at Kyoto University and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) announced today the initiation of the joint research program to develop clinical applications of induced pluripotent stem cells. The "Takeda-CiRA Joint Program for iPS Cell Applications" (T-CiRA) will begin research in six core directions to explore clinical applications of stem cells in therapeutic areas including cancer, heart failure, diabetes mellitus, neuro-degenerative disorders and intractable muscle diseases.

Induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell technologies have the potential to bring about ground-breaking transformations to future medical treatments, and their applications span a variety of fields, including drug dis ... Read more »

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CHICAGO - Monday, December 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Egyptian company includes international origination and merchandising, stevedoring and storage operations, and inland logistics capabilities
    Important enhancement of destination marketing capabilities

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase a 50 percent stake in Cairo-based Medsofts Group. The new 50-50 joint venture will own and manage merchandising and supply chain operations, including:

    An international merchandising operation that handles more than 1.5 million metric tons of grains, oilseeds and soft commodities annually destined for the Middle East and North Africa;
    A local grain distribution operation, serving customers in Egypt; and
    An inland logistics network that links port operations to customers throughout ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, December 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Training Section at the Emergency and Public Safety Department, the General Directorate of the Central Operations at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, obtained an internationally recognized certificate from the US-based International Commission on Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health, as an accredited training center to provide specialized training courses in the field of occupational and environmental safety and health.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, emphasized that this membership is a new milestone for Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, in terms of providing internationally accredited courses for all participants, from the General Headquarters or other governmental departments. This would serve the mission, tasks and duties of staff members in the workplace, in line with occupational health an ... Read more »

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Beirut, Lebanon - Sunday, December 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In its longstanding mission to transform education through technology, ITWORX Education, a market leader in education technology solutions that address the needs of K12 education institutions worldwide, has launched an innovative and holistic e-learning solution for underserved and underprivileged Syrian refugee children in Lebanon.

A non-traditional educational initiative that capitalizes on the power of simple and movable technology, the solution is designed to provide extended access to self-learning opportunities that curtail typically hefty public and private investments into the traditional infrastructure of formal education – such as school buildings and large structures of educational professionals – and that address the needs, challenges and potential of Syrian refugees.

At the center of the ITWORX Education solution, WinjiGo, an e-learning platform, enables an unlimited learning ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Monday, December 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today a cooperation with Deutsche Welle (DW) to transmit its Arabic language TV programme via the orbital position Astra 19.2 degrees East. The DW channel will be available in Western Europe as of Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

This cooperation is designed to reach refugees coming from the Middle East. Initially, DW will transmit an Arabic-language channel focusing on information, understanding and cultural exchange. Over the coming months, DW's Arabic-language programming will be transformed into an integration and information channel, with planned content contributions from German and European partners. The channel will then, for instance, transmit German language courses.

"With this project we want to contribute to providing better information and facilitating the integration of refugees,” said Norbert Hölzle, Senior Vi ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today the signature of a letter of commitment with the Luxembourg Government and six other partners to finance ICT start-ups.

The initiative taken by the Ministry of the Economy in the context of « Digital Lëtzebuerg » seeks to set up an ecosystem that fully adapts to the needs of start-ups within the ICT sector, while offering an adequate framework for the creation and development of young and innovative companies - an ecosystem that adapts to the needs of ICT start-ups, in particular in terms of financing such companies in the early stages of development.

The signing parties agreed to collect public and private funds worth EUR 19.2 million to create a seed fund-type structure designed to finance innovative technology companies within the ICT sector.

Above all but not exclusively, the fund will create risk capital inve ... Read more »

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. & BEIJING - Monday, December 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. and Beijing Pinecone Electronics Co. Ltd., today announced their licensing agreement of Analogix’s Intellectual Property (IP) for USB-C™ technology.

“Working with Analogix enables us to develop innovative products that meet our high performance targets,” said Yuanbo Ye, Vice President at Beijing Pinecone Electronics.

“We are excited to partner with Pinecone, who is the emerging leader in mobile processing,” said Michael Ching, vice president of technology licensing for Analogix. “Our IP cores enable platform integrators to reduce their design footprint, bill of materials, and time to market. Analogix’s IP cores have shipped into over 1 billion System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions from multiple customers.”

About Analogix Semiconductor

Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. designs and ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif - Monday, December 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced today a commitment from Spain’s anesthesia national incident reporting system, Sistema Español de Notificacion en Seguridad on Anestesia y Reanimacion (SENSAR), to help eradicate medical errors. The team will provide an update on their formal commitment at the fourth-annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, January 22-23, 2016 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa, Dana Point, California.

According to the World Health Organization, the European Union has approximately 750K medical errors per year. If these medical errors were eliminated, this would lead to 3.2 million fewer days of hospitalization, 260K fewer incidents of permanent disability and 100,000 fewer deaths. Infection associated with health care affects 1 in 20 hospital patients every year. In Spain, of the 4,600,000 hospital stays in 2011, close to 7.4K r ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Civil Defense Department in Al Ain urged campers to abide by the mandatory prevention and safety measures while camping. This stems out of the Department's keenness to promote community partnership, raise public awareness, achieve security and safety, and provide a safe environment for everyone.

As the winter season witnesses an increased number of family trips in the wilderness; Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Saeed Al Neyadi, Acting Head of the Al Ain Civil Defense Department, emphasized the importance of implementing and complying with the designated security and safety measures.

Lieutenant Colonel Al Neyadi called upon families to observe the conditions and instructions issued by the competent entities while camping. "These instructions include choosing the appropriate location for camping, buying quality tents made of fire-resistant fabrics, and placing fire pits in an ... Read more »

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