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TOKYO-Thursday 15 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Edogawa NICHE Committee today announced that the 2019-Edogawa NICHE Prize (www.edogawanicheprize.org) has been awarded to Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, for his pioneering work in developing effective adoptive immunotherapies and genetically modified T cells which has heralded the birth of a new chapter in the fight against cancer. Dr. Rosenberg’s accomplishment has significantly contributed to the development of several immune system-based drugs and clinically effective immunotherapies including the CAR-T cell therapy.

Dr. Rosenberg is an epitome of significance of inter-disciplinary interaction in developing clinical solutions, who after his Medical degree at Johns Hopkins University, obtained doctorate in Biophysics. Now leads a strong interdisciplinary team devoted to find novel solutions to cancer, as the Chief, Surgery Branch at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), MD, USA and as Professor of Su ... Read more »

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Eric Green Promoted to BWR President

Sunny Jenkins Joins BWR as Chief Growth Officer

 

NEW YORK -Thursday 15 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced the introduction of BCW Entertainment, a new suite of entertainment offerings designed to move people and build brands through pop culture. BCW Entertainment is powered by Beverly Hills-based BWR, a leading entertainment firm and member of BCW Group that has honed its expertise over the past four decades.

“In today’s world, gaining attention and influence is becoming more complex,” said Donna Imperato, Global CEO, BCW and CEO, BCW Group. “A smart entertainment strategy will attract people as they go about their lives, attending events and through movies, music, podcasts and the social content that they consume. The brand becomes part of their lives when they least expect it. Whe ... Read more »

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New Financing Will Accelerate Growth and Rapid Global Deployment of Company’s Transformative Utility-Scale Energy Storage Technology

LUGANO, Switzerland-Thursday 15 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Energy Vault, the creator of renewable energy storage products that are transforming the world’s approach to long duration, utility-scale energy storage, today announced it has completed a $110 million Series B funding round. The investment for the round was made by SoftBank Vision Fund (Vision Fund) in its first investment in energy storage technology. Energy Vault will use the funds to accelerate global deployment of its technology, which – for the first time – enables renewables to deliver baseload power for less than the cost of fossil fuels 24 hours a day. As part of the investment, Andreas Hansson, Partner for SoftBank Investment Advisers, will join the Energy Vault board of directors.

Renewables have struggled historicall ... Read more »

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PHOENIX-Thursday 15 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mouser Electronics Inc. and celebrity engineer Grant Imahara join forces for the fifth consecutive year in this latest edition of the award-winning Empowering Innovation Together™ series: Engineering Big Ideas. To watch the first video, go to https://youtu.be/VRrqHSJFqlM.

This four-part series will explore the process of turning an idea into a product and examine the path to commercialization — from discovery to design and eventually development. Imahara and Mouser will explore the stops, the starts, the pitfalls, and the excitement of bringing an idea to life. They will take a closer look at how individuals and small groups can move from idea inception to an end product in the absence of huge corporate resources and technological infrastructure. The Engineering Big Ideas series is supported by Mouser’s valued suppliers Analog Devices, Intel®, Microchip Technology and Molex.

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Robust Platform, Focused Solutions, and Key Alliances Highlighted in IDC MarketScape Report


BOSTON-Thursday 15 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has been named a leader in the Industrial IoT (IIoT) platform market in a new research report from IDC entitled “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Industrial IoT Platforms in Manufacturing 2019 Vendor Assessment” (doc #US45116819e June 2019). IDC MarketScape positions PTC as a leader in the IIoT platforms market worldwide. The ThingWorx® IIoT platform is the core of PTC’s technology portfolio, designed to provide industrial companies with the functionality and flexibility they need to transform the way they design, manufacture, and operate for a smart, connected world.

The IDC MarketScape report examines the capabilities and strategies of PTC and 11 other IIoT platform vendors. Each company was evaluated and assessed according to a wide-ranging se ... Read more »

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Expands Offerings for Project Managers and Teams to Choose Their “Way of Working”

PHILADELPHIA -Saturday 10 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, today announced the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA). The DA toolkit is the world’s only comprehensive agile body of knowledge (BOK) that provides straightforward and practical guidance to help individuals, teams and enterprises choose their “way of working” in a context-specific way. Key principles of DA include customer centricity, being pragmatic rather than purist, providing a range of agile and lean options, applying context-based practices, and optimizing flow across the entire enterprise. Applying the DA toolkit allows organizations to customize any method or framework – such as traditional, Scrum, or SAFe – to drive outcomes t ... Read more »

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 Bringing next generation innovation and virtualization technology for 5G

STOCKHOLM & RICHARDSON, Texas -Thursday 15 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, a leader in accelerating software network transformation and transforming mobile network economics for communications service providers (CSPs), has appointed Aniruddho (Ani) Basu as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Emerging Business, based out of the Stockholm office.

Ani will leverage Mavenir’s existing and newly created solutions for 5G, IoT and digital transformation to generate new business opportunities for Mavenir in Enterprises and Industries. Offerings will include Enriched Communication, IoT and Private Networks, delivered with new business models, via a digital ecosystem of partners and channels.

“This new business focus will enable Mavenir and our channel partners to expand their addressable market, generate new revenues, and create a thriv ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES-Thursday 15 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AHF lauded today a historic decision by the United Nations Secretary-General to appoint Winnie Byanyima as the new Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Byanyima, who is a prominent Ugandan diplomat and humanitarian, will be the first woman Executive Director to lead the agency since its launch in 1996.

Byanyima’s appointment comes in the wake of a leadership transition at UNAIDS which was precipitated by the departure of its previous Executive Director, Michel Sidibé, following an alleged cover-up of a sexual harassment investigation involving senior agency staff and reports of abuse of office during his tenure.

“We salute Secretary-General Guterres for appointing a strong woman leader to this vital post to get UNAIDS back on track with its mission,” said AHF President Michael Weinstein. “We look forward to working with her a ... Read more »

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