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ZUG, Switzerland (BUSINESS WIRE)--Galderma: Galderma maintained strong momentum across all product categories reaching 2,003 M USD net sales in H1 2023, up 6.9% year-on-year on a constant currency basis Growth primarily driven by Dermatological Skincare and Therapeutic Dermatology; Injectable Aesthetics continued to grow driven by double-digit performance in both Neuromodulators and Biostimulators despite softening in the Filler market and a high comparative base for the product category in 2022 following a post-COVID rebound Delivered significant Core EBITDA margin expansion in H1 2023, with a Core EBITDA of 450 M USD and margin of 22.5% compared to 21.0% for full year 2022 On track to deliver on 2023 full-year revenue and profitability guidance of 6-9% constant currency net sales growth and 200-300 bps Core EBITDA margin expansion versus 2022 Showcased best-in-class innovation capabilities across its leading dermatology portfolio, including positive phase III data for nemolizumab in ... Read more »
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The indexing and digital asset leaders can create customizable indexes for institutions, and advisors to track rewards

(BUSINESS WIRE)--MarketVector Indexes™ (“MarketVector”), a global index provider and long-time leader in digital assets indexing, announces a partnership with Figment, a leading provider of staking infrastructure, to introduce the industry’s first staking rewards indexes.

Figment and MarketVector have aligned to provide a more comprehensive measure of the value of Ethereum via products that are tailor-made for institutions. This partnership marries MarketVector’s expertise in index administration with Figment’s best-in-class Ethereum rewards rate reporting. A first-mover in staking-as-a-service, Figment provides staking and data solutions to some of the largest institutions in the digital asset space.

“We’ve been proud to be on the forefront of digital assets indexing and this partnership ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Thursday, 27. July 2023

No Change to Full-Year Forecasts or Management Guidance
Revenue Growth of +8.9% at Actual Exchange Rate (AER); +3.7% Growth at Constant Exchange Rate (CER), Driven by Growth & Launch Products (+16.2% at CER)
Reported Operating Profit Growth of +12.0% at AER; Core Operating Profit Decline of -2.0% at CER Reflecting Generic Impact, Lower Demand for Coronavirus Vaccines and Increased Investment in R&D and Data & Technology
Core Operating Profit Margin of 30.8%
Anticipated Pipeline Advances with 8 Key Regulatory Decisions Expected by End of FY2023, Furthering Commitment to Delivering Life-transforming Medicines to Patients

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced strong financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 (period ended June 30, 2023).

Takeda chief financial officer, Costa Saroukos, commented:
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REHOVOT, Israel - Wednesday, 26. July 2023 AETOSWire Print 

Application submitted in coordination with Migros to commercialize Aleph Cuts in Switzerland

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aleph Farms, a cellular agriculture company that enhances sustainability, food security and animal welfare in our food systems, today announced that it has submitted an application for regulatory approval to the Swiss Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) with the goal of selling the world’s first cultivated beef steaks under the Aleph Cuts brand in Switzerland. The submission is part of Aleph’s collaboration with Migros, Switzerland’s largest food enterprise, which has been instrumental in assessing the country’s specific regulatory approval process.

Aleph Farms is leveraging the expertise and infrastructure of leaders in food production, including Migros, which first invested in the company in 2019, to help accelerate scale-up, go-to-market activities ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Thursday, 27. July 2023 AETOSWire 

Trial Was Stopped Due to Hepatotoxicity and Consequently TAK-994 Program Terminated for Further Development
In Patients with Narcolepsy Type 1, Oral Orexin Receptor 2 Agonist Demonstrated Statistically Significant Improvement in Daytime Wakefulness; Weekly Cataplexy Rates Reduced or Abolished at All Doses Compared to Placebo
Findings Indicate Orexin Receptor 2 as Promising Novel Biologic Target for Future Development of Narcolepsy Type 1 Treatments
Takeda Continues to Advance a Multi-Asset Orexin Agonist Franchise
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that data from the Phase 2 study of orexin receptor 2 (OX2R) agonist TAK-994 in patients with narcolepsy type 1 (NT1) was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. These data represent the first-ever clinical data to be published of an oral orexin agonist in NT1. The article appears in the July 27 ... Read more »

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In the frame of the implementation of the EU financed campaign “EU Organic Deal” a stand (No N41) was set up at the NATURAL ORGANIC PRODUCTS EXPO UK 2023, which took place on 16-17 of April 2023, at Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL, with the aim of enhancing consumer awareness regarding organic products in the UK.


Esteemed participants from the HoReCa sector, importers, distributors, journalists and other industry stakeholders embraced the opportunity to sample the distinctive European flavors of organic fruit juices, organic olive oil, organic sunflower oil, organic coffee, organic cheese, and organic tea. They also had the chance to explore their exceptional nutritional attributes and engage in discussions for potential collaborations.

The EU financed "EU Organic Deal" campaign seeks to showcase and promote organic products from Bulgaria, Romania, and Greece to consumers in the United Kingdom a ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Thursday, 27. July 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hytera Communications (SZSE: 002583), a leading global provider of professional communications technologies and solutions, has completed the delivery of Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) systems to multiple rail transit lines, three of which began operation at the end of June. TETRA systems were adopted by rail transit operators to ensure the timely and safe running of trains; PDT systems were adopted to facilitate the police patrol at stations along the lines.

The Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan Intercity Metro Xihuan Line Phase I started operation on June 28. Hytera delivered an 800MHz TETRA system to facilitate instant communication among various work groups of train dispatching, maintenance, disaster prevention, environmental control, etc. The 350MHz PDT system deployed in the stations is interconnected with the police and fire departments’ PDT systems to ensure a fast and coordinated response to emergencie ... Read more »

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NGERULMUD, Palau & SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, 27. July 2023
Ripple will provide the Ripple Central Bank Digital Currency Platform and technical resources in a Controlled Pilot

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Republic of Palau and Ripple have launched a limited stablecoin pilot. Palau and Ripple, the leader in enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions, started collaborating on exploring potential use cases in 2021. The U.S. Dollar-backed Palau Stablecoin (PSC) will be issued on the XRP Ledger (XRPL), a carbon-neutral blockchain that has been used to transact millions of transactions over the course of 10 years, enabling privacy and security for settlement and liquidity of tokenized assets. The pilot program will roll out in phases, with the first phase involving participation from about 200 government employees and local merchants in Palau.

As part of this controlled stablecoin pilot, Palau will also leverage the Ripple CBDC Platform, an end-to-end solution for central ... Read more »

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~DAC potential for carbon neutrality~

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nippon Sanso Holdings Corporation (“NSHD”, President CEO: Toshihiko Hamada) hereby announces that Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. ("Matheson", headquartered in Texas, U.S.), NSHD’s U.S. operating company entered into a gas supply agreement with 1PointFive to provide oxygen for the carbon capture, utilization and sequestration company’s first Direct Air Capture (DAC*) plant in Texas.

Matheson will invest in and establish an Air Separation Unit to supply Oxygen to “Stratos”, 1PointFive’s DAC plant under construction in Ector County, Texas. The Oxygen is used in the DAC process to produce a pure stream of CO2 which is then securely sequestered in geologic reservoirs.

Stratos is expected to commence operations in mid-2025 and capture up to 500,000 tons of CO2 per year when fully operational, making it the world’s largest DAC plant.

The Oxygen solution w ... Read more »

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Thursday, 27. July 2023 AETOSWire  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global IoT solutions provider, has launched the SC696S series of multi-mode smart LTE modules equipped with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities. Designed to support multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technology, ensuring exceptional performance and reliability, Quectel's latest generation of multi-mode smart LTE Cat 4 modules empower a wide array of applications with its built-in Linux operating system. Leveraging the power of the Qualcomm® QCM6125 System-on-Chip (SoC) for IoT from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., accompanied by a built-in Qualcomm® Adreno™ 610 GPU, this series delivers unparalleled processing capabilities and enhances the efficiency of diverse IoT use cases.

In addition, the adoption of MIMO technology enables the concurrent use of multiple antennas at the receiver end on the same frequency which minimizes bit er ... Read more »

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Industry-Leading Project Models Impact of Nuclear Reactors on a Container Vessel and Tanker


(BUSINESS WIRE)--The transformational impact of nuclear propulsion on the design, operation and emissions of a 14k TEU container vessel and a 157k DWT Suezmax tanker have been modeled by ABS and Herbert Engineering Corp. (HEC) in a groundbreaking study.

ABS commissioned HEC to carry out the study to explore the potential of advanced modern reactor technology for commercial marine propulsion. The study is designed to help industry better understand the feasibility and safety implications of nuclear propulsion and to support future development projects.

The study, which involved input from leading nuclear reactor developers, modeled the impact of two, lead-cooled, 30MW fast reactors on the container carrier, finding it would likely increase cargo capacity and operational speed, while eliminating the need for refueling during its entire 25-year lif ... Read more »

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