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PARIS-Wednesday 13 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bryan, Garnier & Co, a leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to announce that Clifford Siegel has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman at the firm.

Based in London, Clifford will take up this new position to help develop Bryan, Garnier & Co’s strategy across Europe and the US.

Clifford, 63, has a distinguished career in the investment banking industry. After starting and running the US business of the Cresvale Group, he joined Jefferies in New York in 1990, before moving to London in 1993 to become the CEO of the group’s international business.

During Clifford’s 18-year tenure, Jefferies International grew from a small team in London to a global business with revenues of over USD 300m and offices in Asia and Europe. After retiring from Jefferies, he later founded and ran the debt capital markets boutique ISM Capital, ... Read more »

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CAIRO-Saturday 9 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca Egypt, an affiliate of the multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has been recently recognized as #1 among all the best places to work in Egypt within the large enterprises category. The company succeeded in building a culture where people feel empowered and excited to be a part of the team, resulting in its recognition among the employer of choice in Egypt.

Best Places to Work is an international certification program, considered as the ‘Platinum Standard’ in identifying and recognizing top workplaces around the world. The program provides employers the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and the satisfaction of their employees and honor those who deliver an outstanding work experience with the highest standards in regards to working conditions.

“Ranking as #1 amongst all Best Employers in Egypt across all Industries is a great achieve ... Read more »

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Insight Partners Puts $30 million into High-Flying ScaleUp


DENVER-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gtmhub, a leading provider of OKR-empowered software, has closed a $30 million round, the largest Series B in the history of the category. Led by global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners with participation from Singular, existing investors CRV and LaunchHub Ventures contributed as well. The round was marked by strong investor interest from nearly 100 firms attracted by Gtmhub’s remarkable growth story and impressive client roster. Gtmhub selected leading ScaleUp investor Insight Partners to support strengthening of company operations and further international expansion.

Since raising a $9 million Series A in November 2019, Gtmhub has grown by more than 500% in customers and 1,100% in users. The company has shown remarkable strength in numerous verticals, including ecommerce, financial services, and cons ... Read more »

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• Collaboration focuses on up to three types of lung and gastrointestinal (GI) cancers

• Latest in a series of strategic acquisitions and partnerships that strengthens Boehringer Ingelheim’s position in the cancer vaccine and T-cell engager spaces

• Agreement and partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim provides additional validation of Enara Bio’s EDAPT™ platform and Dark Antigen™ discovery work and supports ongoing cell therapy based therapeutic approach

INGELHEIM, Germany & OXFORD, England & LONDON-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

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TOKYO-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO: 6701) today announced the development of “WISE VISION Endoscopy,” an AI diagnosis-support medical device software for colonoscopies, which is being released in Japan today and is expected to soon be available in Europe. This software connects with existing endoscopy equipment as part of using AI to automatically mark potential lesions from images taken during endoscopic procedures.

Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Japan (*1), and the second most common in Europe (*2). Colorectal cancer originates from precancerous lesions (colorectal neoplastic polyps) and it is possible to suppress the progression to cancer by detecting and removing lesions at the polyp stage during endoscopy procedures. However, polyps need to be found with the eye of an endoscopist, and are often diffic ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim, Teleperformance, Comdata Group, Dell, Lundbeck are among the top best places to work for in Africa according to the prestigious “Best Places To Work” certification program.

The program recently compiled its annual list of the top 15 Best Companies To Work for in Africa ranking based on the assessment of over 500 organizations operating across the continent. Findings from this year program show how well businesses across Africa have adapted to the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

On average 81% of the employees of top 15 companies affirmed that their companies are among the “Best Places to Work for” in 2020. Employees consistently ranked leadership, inclusive culture, commitment to professional development, agility and sense of community as key reasons they feel proud to work for these companies. The ranking was determined based on fe ... Read more »

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 Research highlights how Oral-B iO can be a first line of defense against gum disease at home

CINCINNATI-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During a time when many things feel out of our control, people have taken stock of their health and are seeking ways to make a meaningful, positive impact – all from the comfort of home.

This year, at the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Oral-B will highlight its commitment to powering the smallest daily habits, such as using an electric toothbrush, to create the biggest positive impact on the health of your whole body, whole family and the whole planet, through its first ever virtual experience.

Located within P&G’s LifeLab Everyday virtual platform, the virtual experience will highlight Oral-B iO, the brand’s most innovative toothbrush, reimagined and redesigned from the inside out to remove 100% more plaque than a manual toothbrush.

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New White Paper by Velodyne & University of Nevada, Reno’s Center for Applied Research Shows How Roadside Lidar is Key to Building Smart and Safe Transportation Infrastructure

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) and University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Center for Applied Research today published a white paper that demonstrates lidar sensors’ ability to make transportation infrastructure more efficient, sustainable and safe. The white paper reports results of research using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to improve traffic analytics, increase pedestrian safety, reduce accidents and work toward facilitated use of autonomous vehicles.

 “Velodyne is excited to provide lidar technology for systems that protect pedestrians at city intersections and reduce traffic accidents. We have a synergistic relationship with the University of Nevada, Reno, which is ... Read more »

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The Genvia venture will focus on the development and industrial deployment of a game-changing electrolyzer technology for clean hydrogen production


PARIS-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger New Energy, the CEA and Partners announced today the European Commission’s approval for the formation of Genvia, a clean hydrogen production technology venture. In a unique private-public partnership model, Genvia combines the expertise and experience of Schlumberger and the CEA with VINCI Construction, Vicat, and the investment vehicle of the French Occitanie Region, l’Agence Régionale de l’Energie et du Climat (AREC).

Hydrogen is a versatile energy carrier and a key component of the energy transition for many countries targeting carbon neutrality by 2050. The new venture will accelerate the development and the first industrial deployment of the CEA high-temperature reversible solid oxide electrolyzer technology, ... Read more »

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 • Oral-B & Crest’s sustainability goals help drive healthy habits for people and planet

• Platform supports Procter & Gamble’s Ambition 2030 sustainability goals

 

CINCINNATI-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Procter & Gamble (P&G) Oral Care seeks to advance healthy oral care habits to transform people’s health while reducing impact on the planet through its new sustainability commitments. The platform, “Healthy Smiles. Healthy Lives. Healthy Planet.”, guides its oral care brands, including Oral-B and Crest, to help unlock the lifechanging power of healthy oral care habits for all.

The World Health Organization estimates oral diseases affect 3.58 billion people, with cavities being the most prevalent issue. Both Oral-B and Crest are working to educate and enable 2 billion people to adopt healthy oral care habits by 2030, reducing their environmental footp ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK) (“Takeda”) will present virtually at the 39th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at 5:20 p.m. ET on Monday, January 11, 2021 / 7:20 a.m. JT on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Investors and the gene ... Read more »

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• Cherry features significant advancements in the end-to-end integration of O-RAN Architecture components

• The software now contains new functions aligned with the latest O-RAN specifications, such as the E2, A1 or O1 interfaces, and new SMO elements


BONN, Germany-Tuesday 12 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In December 2020, the O-RAN Software Community (OSC), working with the Linux Foundation, published its 3rd open software release within 18 months, dubbed “Cherry”.

Cherry moves the O-RAN ecosystem closer to commercial deployments in mobile networks around the globe. On top of new functions aligned with the latest O-RAN specifications, such as the E2, A1 and O1 interfaces, this release also features significant advancements in the end-to-end integration of O-RAN Architecture components to meet the needs of early adopters. In addition, new software projects in the area of Service Management and Orchestratio ... Read more »

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