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Join us for three opportunities to get inspired by world-renowned change-makers, converse with thought leaders, and gain new knowledge and perspective


PHILADELPHIA-Tuesday 20 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading association for the project management profession, is providing professionals around the world the opportunity to join three more groundbreaking Virtual Experience Series events on 20 October 2020, 12 November 2020, and 9 December 2020. Hosted by journalist, television host, and executive producer Tamron Hall, these online events connect attendees to hear unique perspectives and lessons-learned from inspiring thought leaders and experts.

 “By bringing these topics to light and providing them a global stage, we can embolden people to embrace change and lean in to new opportunities,” said Sunil Prashara, president and CEO at PMI. “Listening to the stories ... Read more »

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LACHEN, Switzerland-Tuesday 20 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an updated Prescribing Information (PI) for NUWIQ®, Octapharma’s human cell line-derived recombinant factor VIII (FVIII). NUWIQ ® is approved for the prevention and treatment of bleeding in people with haemophilia A. The updated PI includes immunogenicity data from the NuProtect study in previously untreated patients (PUPs).

FVIII inhibitor development is the most serious treatment complication in previously untreated patients (PUPs) with severe haemophilia A. The development of inhibitors against exogenous FVIII can reduce the effectiveness of treatment and negatively impact a patient's long-term joint health and quality of life. Minimising the risk of inhibitor development is therefore a key consideration in treatment decisions for PUPs.

The updated NUWIQ® PI includ ... Read more »

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• Vifor Pharma secures US commercial rights for i.v. Korsuva in non-Fresenius Medical Care dialysis clinics representing approx. 66% of the market, under a profit-sharing arrangement with Cara

• Cara will receive a USD 100 million upfront payment and an equity investment of USD 50 million

• I.v. Korsuva aims to address a significant unmet medical need for a highly debilitating disease

• NDA submission for i.v. Korsuva expected in Q4, 202

ST GALLEN, Switzerland & STAMFORD, Conn.-Tuesday 20 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201019005725/en/

Vifor Pharma and Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CARA) today announced that both companies have signed a license agreement for commercialization of Korsuva (difelikefalin) Injection (“i.v. Korsuva”) for the treatment of ch ... Read more »

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The next generation Entrust Sigma instant ID solution is built for today’s cloud environments, leveraging encryption, trusted HSM technology and secure boot to issue highly secure physical and mobile identities


MINNEAPOLIS-Tuesday 20 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Entrust, a leading provider of trusted identities, payments and data protection, today announced the Sigma® Instant Desktop Issuance solution, an innovative direct-to-card solution for instant physical and mobile ID issuance. Designed for both cloud and on-premise deployment, the Sigma solution sets the standard for simple, secure and smart instant ID solutions across enterprise, healthcare, government, higher education and financial institutions.

Today’s enterprises face a myriad of security challenges: From transitioning to digital operations during the pandemic, to managing the global rise in cyber-attacks, they must maintain a safe and secure flow of data &m ... Read more »

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Inter-disciplinary interaction leads to progress in microgravity & stem cell research


TOKYO-Monday 19 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sufyan Ibrahim and Himanshu Yashavanthi Nagesh of Kasturba Medical College, India, won the prestigious Fujio Cup Quiz (FCQ), an active knowledge gaining academic event of NCRM NICHE 2020, on stem cells and regenerative medicine, in a toughly fought contest among teams representing Monash University, Australia, Birla Institute of Technology (BITS-Pilani), India and Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia, who came second. The virtual event had lectures by Prof. Masaharu Seno, Okayama University on induced pluripotent stem cells, Dr Maria Nostro, University of Toronto on pancreatic progenitors for diabetes and Fr Francis Xavier, Loyola College, Chennai in the inter-disciplinary conclave on stress management during Covid-19.

Regenerative Medicine is a specialty demanding inter-disciplinary interaction, ... Read more »

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PARIS-Monday 19 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The CHRYSO Group, one of the world leaders in construction chemicals, today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire a majority stake in APTEX.

Present for more than thirty years in Morocco, the CHRYSO brand enjoys a solid reputation with customers and the company has developed a very good knowledge of the construction market’s local challenges. Its proven admixtures solutions have been used on the largest construction sites in recent years.

APTEX, a local player recognized for its expertise, has been operating in the field of construction chemicals since 2018. The company has a production unit and an application laboratory located in Casablanca.
"We are delighted to partner with an international structure offering significant means of development and a strong culture of innovation" commented Mohamed BENLYAMANI, founder of APTEX.

The CHRYSO - APTEX joint ventur ... Read more »

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COLUMBIA, Md.-Monday 19 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Prevailion, a global leader in cyber adversary intelligence, today announced that it has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the latest Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence report.

The Gartner report profiles “emerging vendors that security and risk management leaders should consider when evaluating emerging threats requiring the latest in security operations technologies.” Gartner writes that: “Security and risk management leaders are seeking solutions for better visibility into their IT environments to help strengthen their security posture, as well as prioritize security control gaps and remediation activities based on business risk.” It also notes that: “Organizations struggle to mitigate vulnerabilities because of the inability to prioritize them due to a lack of context about the assets and external threat environment.”*

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Recognition of pivotal role in European Fintech success story


LONDON -Monday 19 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading payments issuer processor, Global Processing Services (GPS) has secured a strategic investment from strategic partner, Visa Inc., the world’s leader in digital payments. Backed by UK growth private equity firm, Dunedin, this strategic investment will accelerate GPS’ global expansion, following its success in launching new and innovative fintechs and digital banks in Europe and South East Asia, including Revolut and Starling Bank.

Joanne Dewar, Chief Executive Officer at GPS, commented: “This strategic partnership with Visa is a fantastic step in the GPS growth journey, providing both recognition as a trusted and proven processing provider and further extends our reach. We have great relationships with Visa around the world and we look forward to taking these from strength to strength as we work together ... Read more »

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External Recruitment Adds Deep Public-company Experience


EXTON, Pa.-Monday 19 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, announced today, following the initial public offering of its stock on September 23, the company’s successful recruitment for three significant operating positions. All three new executives are presently in place.

Greg Bentley said, “While Bentley Systems accomplished much throughout our 36 years of growth as a privately-held company, and I am proud of our executive talent depth, we obviously could not internally develop public company experience. The principal purpose of our IPO last month was to assure market liquidity for our colleagues, and especially executive shareholders, in advance of many anticipated retirements. In turn, for the executive opportunities accordingly created, our new higher profile as a public company s ... Read more »

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Accelerating New Retail Strategy to Capture Opportunities in China’s Retail Sector

HANGZHOU, China-Monday 19 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA and HKEX: 9988, “Alibaba” or “Alibaba Group”) today announced it will invest approximately USD3.6 billion in respect of Sun Art Retail Group Limited (HKEX: 6808, “Sun Art”), a leading hypermarket and supermarket operator in China, that will raise its aggregate direct and indirect stake to approximately 72%1. This transaction demonstrates Alibaba’s continued commitment to Sun Art, and its New Retail strategy by further integrating online and offline resources in China’s retail sector.

As part of the transaction, Alibaba will acquire 70.94% of equity interest in A-RT Retail Holdings Limited (“A-RT”) from Auchan Retail International S.A. and its subsidiary (“Auchan Retail”) valued at approxim ... Read more »

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