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Inspirée par la philanthropie d’une ancienne star de la NBA, la chanteuse versera les bénéfices de son nouveau single « Change » au projet scolaire de la fondation et à d’autres travaux.
Los-Angeles -Mardi 27 Juillet 2021

Le travail philanthropique de l’ambassadeur mondial de la NBA, Dikembe Mutombo, a servi de source d’inspiration à Charlie Marie Lyons pour son nouveau single « Change ». L’auteure-compositeure-interprète, installée à Los Angeles, fera don de tous les bénéfices tirés du streaming de son single à la Fondation Dikembe Mutombo afin de soutenir la construction d’une nouvelle école dans le pays d’origine de l’ancien basketteur, la République démocratique du Congo (RDC).

« Non seulement j’ai littéralement admiré Dikembe Mutombo, mais j'ai aussi vu son cœur et ce qu’il veut accomplir dans ce monde », a déclaré Charlie Marie Lyons, dont les compositions ... Read more »

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The Mary Kay-Sponsored Doctoral Dissertation Awards provide grants to doctoral students furthering their professional and educational aspirations in marketing-related fields

DALLAS-Wednesday 28 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mary Kay Inc., a leading corporate advocate of women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, continued its decades-long support of education and research with the announcement of the 2021 winners of the Mary Kay Doctoral Dissertation and Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Awards at the Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Annual Conference held virtually last month. For more than 25 years, the global beauty company has awarded these annual grants to provide doctoral candidates in marketing the opportunity to showcase their successfully defended dissertations in front of their peers. Finalists are selected based on their final presentations at the AMS Annual Conference.

Submissions are open to doctoral students from program ... Read more »

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Tiered Backup Storage Company Nominated for Six Categories at “The Storries XVIII”

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Wednesday 28 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that it has been nominated in six categories for the 18th annual Storage Awards. ExaGrid has become a finalist for Enterprise Backup Hardware Company of the Year, Storage Innovators of the Year, Immutable Storage Vendors, Storage Performance Optimisation Company of the Year, Storage Product of the Year, and Storage Company of the Year. Voting to determine the winner in each category is underway now and closes on September 8, 2021. Winners of this year’s awards will be announced at “The Storries XVIII” awards ceremony held in London on September 22, 2021.

“We are honored to be nominated in six categories,” said Graham Woods, ExaGrid’s Vice President of Internation ... Read more »

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Eight additional organizations commit to promote sustainability in AM

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.-Wednesday 28 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade organization created to promote the environmental benefits of additive manufacturing (AM), announced today that eight additional leading AM companies have joined the trade group to advance sustainability in AM, bringing its membership ranks to 28 members.

Joining the AMGTA as a new Founding Member is Stratasys, a global leader in polymer 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products, and healthcare. Stratasys will serve alongside existing Founding Members ExOne, the pioneer and global leader in industrial 3D printing systems using binder jet 3D printing technology; QC Laboratories, an advanced non-destructive testing laboratory focused on AM components; Sintavia, a designer and 3D printer of a new generation ... Read more »

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– If Approved, Investigational TAK-994 May Provide a Future Treatment Option Targeting the Orexin Deficiency Underlying NT1

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan-Wednesday 28 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) to TAK-994,1 its Phase 2 investigational oral orexin agonist, which is designed to selectively target orexin 2 receptors. TAK-994 is currently being studied for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in patients with narcolepsy type 1 (NT1),2 a chronic neurological disorder that alters the sleep-wake cycle.3 EDS is a hallmark symptom of NT1 and is characterized by a person’s inability to stay awake and alert throughout the day, and falling asleep unintentionally or at inappropriate times on a daily basis.3,4

The FDA&rs ... Read more »

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• BioNTech’s Malaria project aims at the development of the first mRNA-based vaccine for Malaria prevention and the implementation of sustainable solutions for vaccine supply on the African continent

• BioNTech is evaluating end-to-end mRNA vaccine production capacities in Africa; will co-locate with the WHO technology transfer hubs, in alignment with Africa CDC’s manufacturing strategy

• Programme to eradicate Malaria initiated by eradicateMalaria, a platform run by kENUP Foundation in close cooperation with WHO, supported by the European Commission, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

gens discovered in the pre-clinical research phase. The most promising mRNA vaccine candidates will be selected for clinical development. The start of the clinical trial for the first vaccine candidate is planned for 2022.

manufacturing in Africa

In addition, BioNTech is dedicated to the deve ... Read more »

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PARIS -Tuesday 27 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


  • Global revenue of $5.6 billion increased 8% sequentially
  • International revenue was $4.5 billion and North America revenue was $1.1 billion
  • EPS of $0.30 increased 43% sequentially
  • Cash flow from operations was $1.2 billion and free cash flow was $869 million
  • Board approved quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) today reported results for the second-quarter 2021.

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LONDON-Wednesday 28 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, and FINBOURNE, the award winning financial technology firm, announce a collaboration to integrate FlexNOW – FlexTrade’s one-click install EMS – with FINBOURNE’s LUSID which is a cloud native, API first Portfolio Management System (PMS) and Investment Data Management System (IDMS).

Servicing the entirety of the buy side, clients using LUSID with the FlexNOW integration will have the front to back power and flexibility to execute and manage complex multi asset strategies on a global scale. The integration will empower clients with best execution even in the most challenging markets while ensuring they can manage their positions and risk on a real time basis.

Thomas Mchugh, co-founder and CEO of FINBOURNE said:

“FINBOURNE is changing the way the industry manages ... Read more »

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The new fiber solution demonstrates promising results for petrochemical industry, with research supported by German-based high throughput experimentation company hte GmbH


BUFFALO, N.Y.-Wednesday 28 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Unifrax, a leading manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, today announced initial results of the first phase of its testing campaign, performed at hte GmbH, leading provider of high throughput technology in catalysis research. These results support the ability of the recently launched FlexCat™ by Unifrax to significantly improve production throughput, increase process runtime and reduce a company’s carbon footprint.

FlexCat, a new customizable fiber-based catalyst support material, is designed for use in industrial catalysis, improving the output of hydrogen and specialty gas production, chemical processing, air purification and other chemical manufacturing applications.

T ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 28 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues its Africa expansion with the addition of collaborating firm Payce Consulting, adding dimension to the organization’s existing presence in The Gambia.

Payce Consulting, founded in 2014 by Partner Paul Gaye, serves the public and private sectors at the local and international level including financial institutions, education, industrial and commerce, transportation, fish processing and export, hotel and leisure, seaport, energy, agriculture, information technology and government agencies. The tax and advisory firm provides corporate finance, business advisory, business structuring and insolvency, outsourcing, financial services and portfolio management services to clients.

“Our client-focused approach, extensive industry knowledge and commitment to best-in-class service have allowed us to develop and maintain strong client relationships,” Paul said ... Read more »

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Extending patented mutation detection technology to address emerging COVID-19 variants of concern

SYDNEY-Wednesday 28 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, have launched a new product line of research reagents to support reflex variant analysis for circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOC). The rapid development of PlexPrime® SARS-CoV-2 Genotyping* tests will support investigations and monitoring of the range of emerging and circulating SARS-CoV-2 VOC that have been linked to increased transmissibility, reduced vaccine efficacy, or other characteristics that may require specific public health actions.1

“Utilising our unique universal substrate approach, our rapid-response development team can easily respond to the complex and evolving situations arising from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic” said Elisa Mokany, SpeeDx Chief Technology Officer. “Our unique ... Read more »

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