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Ferring Announces Recipients of Innovation Grants Program 2016-2017 SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Wednesday, February 15th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring today announced the recipients of the 2016-2017 Ferring Innovation Grants program, an annual initiative of the Ferring Research Institute (FRI) which provides grants of up to $100,000 for early stage research. The program focuses on novel extracellular drug targets...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Weill Cornell Medicine announce new collaboration to discover next generation COPD... INGELHEIM, Germany -Wednesday, February 15th 2017

Boehringer Ingelheim and Weill Cornell Medicine to identify novel treatment approaches that could halt or even reverse lung tissue damage in COPD The collaboration is part of the ongoing Boehringer Ingelheim commitment to bring new medicines that address unmet needs for difficult-to-treat...

ZTE Sued for AVC Patent Infringement DENVER -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced that several patent owners in MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed patent enforcement actions in the Landgericht Düsseldorf, Germany against ZTE Deutschland GmbH (“ZTE”) for infringing patents essential to the AVC/H.264 (MPEG-4...

Huawei Sued for AVC Patent Infringement DENVER -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced that several patent owners in MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed patent enforcement actions in the Landgericht Düsseldorf, Germany against Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH (“Huawei”) for infringing patents essential to the...

25 Hospitals in Mexico Make a Commitment to Eliminate Preventable Death IRVINE, Calif. -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dr. Javier Dávila Torres, along with 11 officials from Mexico announced at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s (PSMF) World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit that 25 hospitals signed a commitment to implement processes to eliminate preventable patient deaths....

GSMA Announces Expanded 2017 Mobile 360 Event Series LONDON -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the schedule and locations for the 2017 GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a regional thought leadership conference series for executives in the mobile industry, as well as key regulatory and government representatives. This year, the GSMA is again expanding the...

Arthur D. Little Middle East Named RTA Management Consulting Supplier of the Year LONDON -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arthur D. Little (ADL) today announced that it has been awarded the “Management Consulting Supplier Award” by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai, UAE. A leading partner in the agency’s work to deliver a series of innovative Travel and Transportation projects,...

Ferring and Foresee Pharmaceuticals Enter into Exclusive Development and Option Agreement SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Monday, February 13th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Foresee Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (6576.TWO), announced today that the companies have entered into an exclusive worldwide development and option agreement to leverage Foresee’s proprietary and unique Stabilized Injectable Formulation platform (SIF)...

Saudi Arabian Government to Address Cyber Security at the National Level Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -Sunday, February 12th 2017 [ar]

Saudi Arabia climbed 4 spots to become the 16th biggest economy in the world in 2016, fueled by their commitment to sustainable growth through economic diversification and technological transformation. However, with the widespread use of technology, the risk of cyber threats from hackers,...

Julphar Gives Positive Outlook for 2017 Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 12th 2017 [ar]

Julphar’s Board of Directors, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, met on January 26th to review the company’s last year performance and future expectations. The Board expressed its satisfaction and reported a positive outlook for 2017. Despite the difficult and...

Erin Energy Announces Debt Financing HOUSTON -Friday, February 10th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy or the Company) (NYSE MKT:ERN) (JSE:ERN) announced today that it, together with its subsidiary Erin Petroleum Nigeria Limited (EPNL), has entered into a three-year secured Pre-Export Finance Facility Agreement (Facility) with The Mauritius...

General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -Friday, February 10th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016. For the quarter, reported diluted loss per share was $2.10 and reported operating loss was $97 million. The Company generated adjusted earnings per share for the...

Yamaha Motor Establishes Highly Profitable Business Structure IWATA, Japan -Thursday, February 9th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) (ISIN:JP3942800008) announced today that in its fiscal 2016 year, which finished on December 31, net income increased 5.2 percent to 63.2 billion yen thanks to business expansion in emerging markets and improved profitability in various...

Afatinib to be evaluated in combination with PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab in new trial for patients with squamous cell... INGELHEIM, Germany -Thursday, February 9th 2017

Efficacy and safety of afatinib plus pembrolizumab to be assessed in Phase II trial in patients with locally advanced or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma (SqCC) of the lung Afatinib is approved in patients with advanced SqCC of the lung whose disease has progressed after treatment with...

PMI 2017 Pulse of the Profession: Project Success Rates Climb, Fewer Dollars Wasted PHILADELPHIA -Thursday, February 9th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Project Management Institute’s (PMI) latest research shows that for the first time in five years, more projects are meeting original goals and business intent while being completed within budget — and that fewer projects are deemed failures. Findings unveiled today in...

GSMA Launches 2017 Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA ATLANTA -Thursday, February 9th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in partnership with CTIA, including confirmed exhibitors, partners, programmes and activities taking place at the new mobile industry event. Under the theme “The Tech Element”,...

Toshiba Adds Nuance's AutoStore and Equitrac Document Solutions to Its Portfolio TOKYO -Thursday, February 9th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO: 6588) today announced that the document solutions of Nuance, the strategic partner of Toshiba Tec, has been added to its portfolio: AutoStore and Equitrac. Through the strategic partnership with Nuance which is a leading provider of speech...

A.M. Best Special Report: Middle Eastern Insurers Maintain Strong Capital Levels to Offset Volatility LONDON -Wednesday, February 8th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Insurers and reinsurers operating in the Middle East are well capitalised, although fiscal budget pressures and pockets of political instability overshadow strong balance sheets. Commercial activity is highly correlated to oil demand and the recent period of low energy prices...

According to Global Network Deans: Global Business Education is the Best Antidote to Economic Nationalism NEW HAVEN, Conn. -Wednesday, February 8th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global Network for Advanced Management, a network of 29 leading international business schools dedicated to driving innovation and creating value through exchange and engagement, will celebrate its fifth anniversary in April. Today, the principles on which the network was...

UNICEF Announces Sharjah as the Arab Region’s First Candidate City for Its ‘Child Friendly Cities’... Sharjah, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 8th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following its ground-breaking achievement of becoming the world’s first Baby Friendly City in December 2015, Sharjah – the United Arab Emirate’s third largest emirate – is now set on becoming the first ‘Child-Friendly City,’ in the Arab region, following the global,...