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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB E-mobility, a global leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, today announced that it has signed a pre-IPO private placement of approximately CHF200 million for newly issued shares, led by new minority investors. The transaction will close during the fourth quarter 2022. ABB E-mobility will use the proceeds to continue the execution of its growth strategy, driven by both organic and M&A investments in hardware and software.

The private placement includes participation from the long-term equity strategy fund of Interogo Holding, a foundation-owned international investment group based in Switzerland. moyreal holding ag ("moyreal"), a Swiss single-family office with a long-standing history in the automotive industry and advised by Helvetic Trust AG, and ABB E-mobility Chairman, Michael Halbherr, are also participating in the private placement. Interogo Holding and moyreal believe that ABB E-mobility will play an impor ... Read more »

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NOIDA, India - Monday, 21. November 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)--HCLTech, a global technology company, announced that it has launched the HCLTech Sustainability School and its first comprehensive climate literacy learning series. The series, developed by Axa Climate, has been designed to raise awareness of the impact of climate change among HCLTech’s 220,000+ employees.

The HCLTech Sustainability School aims to build sustainability champions amongst its employees across the globe. With climate change emerging as one of the biggest challenges facing humanity, the learning series will educate employees on how each of them can contribute to the efforts of governments, NGOs and enterprises to address the causes of climate change.

HCLTech is committed to supercharging progress toward a sustainable planet through its actions as a company and pacts with stakeholders. The Company is a signatory to the Climate Pledge and is committed to achieving net-zero by 2040, a de ... Read more »

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 TOKYO - Monday, 21. November 2022


New areas have been introduced during the pandemic, including an artwork in the Garden Area featuring over 13,000 floating orchids and a vegan ramen restaurant where you can dine in teamLab’s artwork space.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- teamLab Planets is a museum where visitors walk through water, and a garden where people become one with the flowers. The experiential museum has welcomed a cumulative total of over 3 million visitors since its opening in July 2018.

[Several new areas introduced during the pandemic]

Despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, various new areas have opened at the museum as featured on notable media such as CNN during the pandemic, including two large-scale artworks in the Garden Area, and an adjoining vegan ramen restaurant originating from Kyoto.

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Giza, Egypt - Monday, 21. November 2022 AETOSWire

Egypt has the largest share in the growing EdTech ecosystems across the MENA region, followed by the UAE and KSA
HolonIQ announces its “MENA Edtech Top 50” list for 2022, which features 9 of EdVentures startups
EdVentures invests $ 1.1M as a seed fund in “Jeel” and announces its global expansion

EdVentures, the corporate VC arm of Egypt’s leading learning company, Nahdet Misr Publishing Group, has organized a summit on the future of Edtech in the MENA region, in collaboration with HolonIQ, the world’s leading platform for impact market intelligence based in the US.


The 2022 Global Impact Summit comes as EdVentures celebrates its fifth anniversary and whereby EdVentures showcased the future of Edtech and investment opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa.


“Driven by the need to transform the EdTech ... Read more »

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Rethinking and building next-generation of schools and learners

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education Stefania Giannini has said digital technologies, geared toward inclusion and equity, could transform the future of school systems and learning.

“Harnessing technology and changing education models is imperative,” Giannini said as she addressed a side event about the UNESCO-Huawei “Technology-enabled Open Schools for All” project at the COP27 climate change conference in Egypt.

Giannini said the partnered project “can help countries to rethink and build a new generation of schools and learners”, as young people were increasingly faced with the challenges and risks caused by climate change.

The event, dedicated to a partnership developed by the UNESCO Education sector with Huawei and the Ministries of Education of Egypt, Ethiopia and Ghana, also presented preliminary results of the open sc ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- DentalMonitoring SAS, the inventor of the world’s first AI-driven remote monitoring and analysis solution for orthodontics, today announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Align Technology, Inc. - the makers of Invisalign®. The lawsuit is pending in the Northern District of California.

In the lawsuit, DentalMonitoring asserts that Align Technology’s Virtual Care AI solution infringes DentalMonitoring’s U.S. Patent Nos. 10,755,409; 11,049,248; and 11,109,945.

Commenting on the legal action, Philippe Salah, CEO and co-founder of DentalMonitoring says: “DentalMonitoring was founded in 2014 and introduced the world’s first AI driven remote monitoring solution for orthodontics. We have invested €150m to date and have over 200 patents and pending patent applications to cover the intellectual property that we have created. We have the full support of our board of directors, investors and emplo ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany - Monday, 21. November 2022

Company aims to launch one new product or indication every 1.5 years on average, bolstered by external innovation
Phase III assets xevinapant and evobrutinib are expected to drive next wave of launches
Focused leadership approach to pipeline enrichment builds on expertise in key biology and therapeutic areas as well as technological capabilities
Not intended for US-, Canada- or UK-based media

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Merck, a leading science and technology company, today shared updates on the company’s healthcare research and development strategy, aimed at doubling R&D productivity. To achieve the goal of introducing one new product or major indication every 1.5 years on average, the company will focus its expertise and capabilities and leverage synergies within the existing pipeline to deliver transformative medicines in Oncology, Neurology and Immunology, augmented by an increased focus on externa ... Read more »

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A reputed exhibition and trade platform to gain insights into the hi-tech trends and attract financing

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The 24th and the biggest edition of China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) just concluded on November 19, 2022 in Shenzhen, China. With an exhibition area of 406,000 square meters, the 5-day event showcased 8,667 items from 5,671 exhibitors, covering AI, intelligent driving, digital economy, 5G, Internet of Things, anti-epidemic technology solutions, chip technology, big data, information security, blockchain etc, and gathered 214,000 visitors from 28 countries and regions.

As a reputed exhibition and trade platform, CHTF has a great appeal for Chinese companies and global companies alike, including the world's leading technology companies such as Huawei, ZTE, Iflytek, Honeywell, BASF and FUJI, as well as startups and technologically advanced companies. This year, CHTF attracted 41 countries/international organizations, 29 overseas government delegations, ... Read more »

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