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Mucosal, Innate, Adaptive and Trained Immunity boosting of Beta-Glucans, published in Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics

TOKYO -Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ß- glucan produced by AFO-202 strain of black yeast Aureobasidium Pullulans (Nichi Glucan), having immune enhancement potentials through all major pathways, has been recommended worth clinical studies for validation as a vaccine adjuvant in COVID-19 (https://doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2021.1880210). Pathogens entering through nasal or oral route are tackled by mucosal immunity and antibodies in saliva and once inside the body by innate and adaptive immune systems and the trained immunity (TRIM). Nichi Glucan may have beneficial effects through all the above, describes the scientific publication journal associated with the International Society of Vaccines.

Nichi Glucan as vaccine adjuvant: Adjuvants are agents that supplement vaccines by enhancing or stabilizing them. Nichi glu ... Read more »

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TAMPERE, Finland-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tecnotree, the global provider of IT solutions for the telecom industry, has recently announced its Q4 and full-year 2020 financial results.

In a year that will globally go down in history as the year of pandemic and resultant economic slowdown, Tecnotree posts a different story. With a substantial 76% increase in net income and 48% EBIT growth, Tecnotree displayed strong resilience even during the most difficult times. The company struck the right chord for all the key metrics in 2020; and with 4 new clients and an Order-Book of more than €32 million, Tecnotree appears set to continue the growth momentum in 2021.

2020 year performance at a glance:

Net sales grew by 12% to €52.8M (€47M)
Net income registered 76% growth to €13.6M (€7.7M)
Earnings Before Interest and Tax (EBIT) grew by 30% to €18.6M (€14.4M)
Cash & Cash Equiv ... Read more »

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 Mateo to lead the company’s genomic solutions and life sciences efforts

ST. LOUIS-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PierianDx, the global leader in clinical genomics knowledge, today announced the appointment of Lindsay Mateo as Chief Business Officer, effective immediately. In her new role, Ms. Mateo will reinforce the company’s position as the leading provider of clinical genomics solutions in the fight against cancer and hereditary disease. She will also head the company’s life sciences efforts, establishing key alliances with industry partners and biopharmaceutical companies that will ultimately provide broader access to genomic testing and precision medicine-based treatments for patients.

Ms. Mateo is an experienced executive with a history of building world-class teams, devising successful commercial strategies, and building partnerships within the diagnostics industry. Prior to joining PierianDx, she served ... Read more »

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JAKARTA, Indonesia-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xendit, the fastest growing digital payments infrastructure for Southeast Asia, announces it has raised US$64.6 million in a Series B round led by Accel to deliver more secure and reliable economic success in the region. Altogether, the company has raised $88 million in funding. Amid Southeast Asia’s rapid digital transformation, Xendit is quickly bolstering businesses of all sizes, processing more than 65 million transactions with US$6.5 billion in payment value annually.

“Southeast Asia is a massively complex region, with Indonesia having 17,000 different islands alone—not to mention the region’s regulatory and technological challenges. Trying to build the businesses of tomorrow on yesterday's infrastructure is holding Southeast Asia’s businesses back,” said Moses Lo, CEO and Co-Founder. “This latest investment will enable Xendit to scale our dig ... Read more »

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Machines will provide robust titanium aerostructure components to the Aerospace & Defense industry

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sintavia, LLC, a designer and 3D printer of a new generation of flight and launch components, announced today that it had acquired three GE Additive Arcam A2X electron beam printers. The new electron beam printers will join the company’s four other electron beam printers, including three GE Additive Arcam Q20plus machines and one other A2X.

 “We are big believers in the electron beam process for high precision structural components manufactured in titanium,” said Brian Neff, Sintavia’s Chief Executive Officer. “It has been a great pleasure to work with GE Additive to develop successful manufacturing strategies for critical aerostructure components. We are excited to expand our production platform using the electron beam process in the months and years t ... Read more »

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EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. & BANGALORE, India-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has joined the ‘Partnering for Racial Justice in Business initiative’ launched by the World Economic Forum to promote a culture of diversity, inclusion, equity and justice for people of all racial backgrounds in the workplace.

The initiative is aimed towards driving action and accountability for companies to confront racism at a systemic level, set new global standards for racial justice in business and accomplish necessary policy changes for inclusion and advancement of professionals with under-represented racial and ethnic identities.

Thierry Delaporte, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Wipro Limited said, “As a global brand that influences millions of lives across ... Read more »

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Proprietary anode technology enables significantly greater energy density in lithium ion battery systems than prevailing technologies

BUFFALO, N.Y.-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Unifrax, the leading manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, today introduced its latest proprietary technology, SiFAB™ Silicon Fiber Anode Battery Technology by Unifrax. SiFAB, currently in advanced testing after years of research and development, has shown promising performance in multiple battery ... Read more »

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Mateo to lead the company’s genomic solutions and life sciences efforts

ST. LOUIS-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PierianDx, the global leader in clinical genomics knowledge, today announced the appointment of Lindsay Mateo as Chief Business Officer, effective immediately. In her new role, Ms. Mateo will reinforce the company’s position as the leading provider of clinical genomics solutions in the fight against cancer and hereditary disease. She will also head the company’s life sciences efforts, establishing key alliances with industry partners and biopharmaceutical companies that will ultimately provide broader access to genomic testing and precision medicine-based treatments for patients.

Ms. Mateo is an experienced executive with a history of building world-class teams, devising successful commercial strategies, and building partnerships within the diagnostics industry. Prior to joining PierianDx, she served as He ... Read more »

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First commercial deployment on a major US highway turnpike used by tens of millions of vehicles every year


SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A state-of-the art electronic tolling system that utilizes high-performance lidar sensors from Cepton and a cutting-edge vehicle identification solution from Red Fox ID is expected to be deployed on a major highway turnpike crossing multiple states in the United States, thereby promising fast, highly accurate, barrier-free, real-time tolling to enable smooth traffic flows. This marks the maturing of the deep partnership between Cepton and Red Fox ID in bringing innovative, automated tolling solutions to major customers across North America, EMEA and Asia.

Based on an extended collaboration with leading lidar solution provider Cepton, Red Fox ID – a leading designer and developer of vehicle identification and classification solutions - has developed a multi-lane, free fl ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the CE marking of the Rad-G™ with Temperature, a rugged handheld device that provides clinically proven SET® pulse oximetry, respiration rate from the pleth (RRp®), and other important parameters alongside clinical-grade, non-contact infrared thermometry. With its long-lasting rechargeable battery, robust rubber casing, light weight, and integrated noninvasive, real-time forehead temperature measurement, Rad-G with Temperature makes it easier for clinicians to quickly assess patients and make informed care decisions anywhere pulse oximetry or vital signs checking is needed in a compact, portable form factor. Coupled with the universal Mini-Clip™ pulse oximeter sensor to provide the ultimate in handheld versatility, Rad-G with Temperature can be used in a variety of settings, including but not limited to entry screening, physicians’ of ... Read more »

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KICKOFF™ digital course and tool kit introduces changemakers to the basics of project management and the actionable tools needed to effectively launch, execute, and manage projects

PHILADELPHIA-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading association for project professionals and changemakers, today announced the launch of KICKOFF, a new, free online course and tool kit to help introduce anyone doing project-based work to the best practices and tools needed to effectively manage projects from ideation to execution. Much of the working world revolves around projects, which have become more complex than ever due to global Megatrends, including COVID-19, climate change, and more. The need for changemakers, regardless of industry or position level, to be well-versed in the principles of project management in order to help drive results, has never been greater.

KICKOFF is the ideal soluti ... Read more »

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 In-person advanced technical training for Kymeta solutions is now available through Blue Edge Global, a certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business for deployed DoD, military, and emergency personnel anywhere in the world

 

REDMOND, Wash. & COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kymeta (www.kymetacorp.com), the communications company making mobile global, announced today a new premier training partnership with Blue Edge Global, a privately owned and operated, certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. The partnership is designed to provide instructor-led responsive training solutions for land, air, sea, and space domains where uninterrupted communications are required to enable high risk missions, first responder arrive-ready solutions and where natural or other disasters require immediate logistical support. Together, Kymeta and Blue Edge Global will offer downrange training wi ... Read more »

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LACHEN, Switzerland-Wednesday 3 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New expert consensus guidelines on the use of immunoglobulin replacement therapy (IgRT) in patients with haematological malignancy and secondary antibody deficiencies (SAD) were recently published in the European Journal of Haematology.

The publication, sponsored by Octapharma, marks the first pan-European consensus guidance on the use of IgRT in patients with hypogammaglobulinaemia secondary to haematological malignancies and aims to support harmonisation of clinical practice across Europe.

Octapharma has a longstanding commitment to improving the management of patients with secondary immunodeficiencies (SID) and in 2020 launched PRO-SID, a phase III clinical trial investigating primary infection prophylaxis with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL). These efforts address the need for both robust clinical data and unified guidance on ... Read more »

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