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First dedicated outcome trials of empagliflozin in chronic heart failure initiated INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US -Friday, March 17th 2017  

EMPEROR HF clinical trial programme will evaluate the efficacy and safety of empagliflozin in patients with chronic heart failure, including those with and without type 2 diabetes Heart failure (HF) affects 26 million people worldwide and is associated with high morbidity and...

Water Quality Testing Advances Ten Times the Current Standards with new Promega AppliTek Collaboration MADISON, Wis. -Friday, March 17th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rapid and reliable on-line measurement of water quality with sensitivity more than ten times current standards is now available to the water industry. Promega Corporation and AppliTek (Belgium, Europe) are teaming to offer advanced technology for microbial pathogen monitoring...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals: Waking up to Go to the Toilet is the Number One Cause of a Poor Night’s Sleep, Say... SAINT PREX, Switzerland -Friday, March 17th 2017 [ar] [fr]

Nocturia, the need to wake up and urinate more than once at night, disturbs the sleep of 1 in 3 adults over the age of 30 and two thirds of adults over the age of 651 Up to 80% of people who complain of a disturbed night’s sleep report that nocturia is the main reason they wake in the...

YuppTV Unveils Originals, Bringing Unconventional Storytelling and Cinematic Brilliance to the Digital Space HYDERABAD, India -Friday, March 17th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mr. Uday Reddy, Founder and CEO of YuppTV, along with YuppTV’s Brand Ambassador “Superstar Mahesh Babu,” has launched YuppTV Originals, the OTT platform’s foray into original content production. Exploring concepts beyond cinema, YuppTV Originals is set to bring forth...

Unified Real Estate Development Adopts Yardi Voyager 7S for Property and Lease Management RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shopping center owner and operator Unified Real Estate Development, whose tenants include some of Saudi Arabia’s largest retail companies, will perform lease and property management with Yardi Voyager® 7S, a cloud-based platform. Unified will manage other aspects of its...

JAKKS Announces Sale of $19.3 Million of Common Stock to Joint Venture Partner Hong Kong Meisheng Culture Company Ltd. SANTA MONICA, Calif. -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced that the Company has entered into an agreement with Hong Kong Meisheng Culture Company Ltd. (“Meisheng”) to sell 3,660,891 million shares of the Company’s common stock to Meisheng for a total purchase price of $19.3...

Bioventus to Invest in New Clinical Research for EXOGEN® DURHAM, N.C. -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologics, today announced it will commission an innovative series of real-world evidence, direct-to-patient studies to further validate the ability of its EXOGEN Ultrasound Bone Healing System to mitigate the risk of a fracture progressing to...

NTT DATA Selects Social Coin as Winner of Open Innovation Business Contest  TOKYO -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT DATA, a global IT service provider, announced today that it selected Barcelona-based Social Coin as the winner of the Open Innovation Business Contest 5.0 during the contest’s Grand Finale at NTT DATA headquarters in Toyosu, Tokyo on March 15. The winning proposal is for...

Waste Collection Projects Improve Employment and Environment in Mali Bamako, Mali -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar] [fr]

Despite the lack of adequate infrastructure in the remote regions of Mali, where Ecolog is mostly operating, including Tessalit, Kidal, Menaka and Doentza, Ecolog has been performing remarkably well and is making a positive impact with its environmental services. With waste collection and...

Dubai Silicon Oasis to Attract German Businesses at CeBIT 2017 in Hannover Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 16th 2017  

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today announced its participation in CeBIT 2017, marking its fourth presence at the global event for digital business. Set to run from March 20 to 24 in Hannover,...

We Have Cookies: DoubleTree by Hilton Embraces its Warm Cookie Welcome by Serving Up First-Ever Global Cookbook MCLEAN, Va. -Thursday, March 16th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For those who believe balanced diet is a cookie in each hand, DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, has perfected the recipe … make that recipes. To celebrate reaching a milestone of 500 hotels worldwide, the upscale brand known...

SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Wins Vodafone Supplier Award MILAN -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SIAE MICROELETTRONICA today announced that it received the award for ‘Health and Safety’ from Vodafone Group, during the recent 2016 Vodafone annual Supplier Awards ceremony. The Vodafone Supplier Awards recognise companies that have performed outstandingly in...

QNB Group: India Reforms to Support Growth after Demonetisation Doha, Qatar -Wednesday, March 15th 2017  

According to the report,  it is expecting real GDP growth to accelerate to 7.4% in 2017/18 as spending rebounds from the shock of demonetisation; in 2018/19 and 2019/20 growth should fade slightly on fiscal consolidation. Successful implementation of important reforms should support investment...

Ascend Performance Materials Announces Global Price Increase for All Vydyne® Brand Polymers and... HOUSTON -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a global price increase for all of its Vydyne® branded polymers and compounds. The price increase takes effect April 1, or as contracts allow and includes the following price...

Ferring collaborates with ICF on development of a potential new treatment for anal fissures with a focus on improving... SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Wednesday, March 15th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Brazil-based Instituto de Ciências Farmacêuticas (ICF) today announced a research collaboration aimed at developing a mucoadhesive rectal delivery system to treat anal fissures and to improve quality of care for patients with inflammatory bowel...

First Fibroblast Injection Performed in SpinalCyte’s Landmark Trial for Spinal Disc Regeneration HOUSTON -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpinalCyte, LLC, a Texas-based tissue engineering technology company focused on the regrowth of the spinal disc nucleus using human dermal fibroblasts, announced the first injection of fibroblasts for the regeneration of the spinal disc. CybroCell is the first dermal fibroblast...

Superior Essex and Furukawa Complete European Joint Venture Establishment ATLANTA & BAD AROLSEN, Germany & TOKYO -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Essex Magnet Wire, a division of Superior Essex Inc., and Furukawa Electric Co., LTD. (“Furukawa Electric”) today announced the establishment of a joint venture to provide high-voltage winding wire (HVW) to the European automotive industry. The new HVW will provide the...

Toshiba Wins Better Buys 2017 Innovative Product of the Year Award TOKYO -Wednesday, March 15th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO: 6588) announced its latest trio of color e-STUDIO multifunction printers (MFPs) have earned Better Buys 2017 Innovative Product of the Year Award. Toshiba's e-STUDIO7506AC series' premier hardware, software and exceptional value impressed the...

SES-15 Arrives at Kourou for Launch Onboard Soyuz LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, March 15th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the SES-15 satellite has arrived at the European space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for its launch by a Soyuz vehicle in April 2017. Designed and manufactured by Boeing, SES-15 will carry a hybrid...

Panasonic to Unveil "Electronics Meets Crafts:" at Milano Salone 2017  MILAN & OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will take part in Milano Salone 2017, to be held in Milan, Italy, from April 4 to 9, 2017. This year, Panasonic will present at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, an exceptional installation and various design products, showcasing state-of-the-art...