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Organon to Acquire Forendo Pharma JERSEY CITY, N.J. & TURKU, Finland -Friday 12 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Organon (NYSE: OGN), and Forendo Pharma today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement, under which Organon will acquire Forendo, a clinical-stage drug development company focused on novel treatments in women’s health. Forendo is pioneering the...

Nuritas™ Raises $45 Million To Scale Its Peptide Discovery Platform And Expand Globally -Friday 12 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nuritas, a biotechnology company revolutionizing the discovery and development of plant-based bioactive peptides, has closed a $45 million USD Series B funding round. The investment, led by Chicago-based Cleveland Avenue, LLC, includes Grosvenor’s Wheatsheaf Group, the...

VFMCRP receives positive CHMP opinion for Tavneos® for the treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitis -Friday 12 November 2021  

Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommends approval of first orally administered therapy for the treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitis (GPA and MPA) in Europe European Commission decision for EU Marketing Authorization expected in Q1 2022 (BUSINESS WIRE)--...

AWS Announces Plans to Open Second Region in Canada -Thursday 11 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced plans to open an infrastructure Region in Alberta, Canada, in late 2023/early 2024. The new AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region will consist of three Availability Zones (AZs) at launch...

Earnix to Host Annual Summit Excelerate 2021: Fully Personalized Dynamic Performance -Thursday 11 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Earnix, a global provider of advanced AI-driven rating, pricing, and product personalization solutions for insurance and banking, today announced its annual flagship event Eˣcelerate 2021: Fully Personalized Dynamic Performance will take place November 15-16. Special guest...

Seven Healthcare Industry "High Reliability Organization Champions" Recognized by Patient Safety Movement... -Thursday 11 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Medical errors claim the lives of nearly three million individuals across the globe every year. In any other high-risk industry, like aviation and nuclear power, these numbers would not be acceptable. Yet, the healthcare industry has continued to allow these events to...

ClearTax Expands Into Middle East, Raises $75M -Thursday 11 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ClearTax, India’s leading fintech SaaS company, entered into the Middle East through a $75 million Series C fund raise for expansion into international markets. The fund raise led by Kora Capital, alongside bigwigs like global fintech firm Stripe will also be used to...

XPRIZE and Musk Foundation Name 23 Winners in Five Million Dollar Carbon Removal Student Competition -Thursday 11 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges, today announced that 23 student-led teams have won the $5M Carbon Removal Student Competition. The award program, which is part of the $100...

Kongsberg Digital and MathWorks Join Open AI Energy Initiative as First Independent Software Vendors -Thursday 11 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shell (NYSE:RDS) and C3 AI (NYSE:AI) today announced that Kongsberg Digital and MathWorks will join the Open AI Energy Initiative (OAI), a first-of-its-kind open ecosystem of artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions for the energy and process industries. The OAI was...

Experian Finds 25 Percent Increase in Online Activity Since Covid-19 -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The pandemic-accelerated increase in digital transactions is here to stay and businesses must continue to transform their operations as they head into 2022. According to Experian’s latest Global Insights Report, there has been a 25 percent increase in online activity since...

The Coca-Cola Company Names WPP as Global Marketing Network Partner; Also Appoints Complementary Media Partner -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today named WPP as Global Marketing Network Partner to play a key role in executing a new marketing model that is built to drive long-term growth for the entire company’s portfolio of brands across more than 200 countries and...

BAI Announces 2021 Global Innovation Award Finalists -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BAI announced the finalists for the 11th Annual 2021 BAI Global Innovation Awards, the industry’s prestigious awards program that celebrates new and innovative solutions in the financial services industry worldwide. The 2021 BAI Global Innovation Awards finalists...

Shell Offers New AI-Powered Applications Through Open AI Energy Initiative -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- C3 AI (NYSE:AI) and Shell (NYSE:RDS) today announced three new Shell products that will be available through the Open AI Initiative (OAI), an open ecosystem of artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions for the energy and process industries. The OAI, launched by C3 AI,...

Business leaders and employees disagree significantly on future of work, reveals new research from NTT -Wednesday 10 November 2021

79% of organizations believe employees prefer to work in an office – but just 39% of employees would prefer to work from an office full time CEOs 41% more likely than operations staff to be satisfied with their organization’s employee experience capabilities 57% of employees will...

Andersen Global Expands Into the Philippines -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues to add depth to its footprint in Asia through a Collaboration Agreement with Philippines-based law firm Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia. The full-service firm operates with 23 Partners and more than 160 professionals serving local and international...

KLEVV Reveals New DDR5 Standard and Gaming Memory -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)--KLEVV, an emerging memory brand introduced by Essencore, today announced the latest addition to its lineup of computer memory upgrades with new DDR5 memory series, including DDR5 standard memory and signature DDR5 series of overclocking/gaming RGB memory. KLEVV DDR5 memory...

Patronus Wealth Privé (DIFC) Limited expands in Dubai -Wednesday 10 November 2021

Rom Atapattu, Founder and Senior Executive Officer of Patronus Wealth Privé (DIFC) Limited, is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Meynet as Chief Investment Officer. Olivier comes to Patronus Wealth Privé (DIFC) with a vast array of experience and success in investment...

Greenstone wins award for “Best Brokerage Firm & Solutions Provider” at MEA Finance Banking and Finance... -Tuesday 9 November 2021

Greenstone Equity Partners, won the award for “Best Brokerage Firm & Solutions Provider” at the MEA Finance Banking and Finance Awards 2021.   The MEA Finance Banking and Finance Awards are an independently judged annual event to recognise the region’s leading banks and financial...

Visa Announces the “Visa Eco Benefits” Sustainability Bundle to Empower Issuers to Meet Climate-Conscious... -Tuesday 9 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V), a leading global payments technology company, announced today the launch of Visa Eco Benefits, a new package of sustainability-focused benefits for account issuers designed to enable and encourage their cardholders to engage in sustainable consumption behaviors....

Milliman and Akur8 Form Strategic Alliance to Bring Next Generation Pricing Capabilities to P&C Insurers, MGAs, and... -Tuesday 9 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Akur8, the next generation insurance pricing solution, and Milliman, a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, are pleased to announce a strategic alliance to empower property & casualty (non-life) insurance carriers, start-ups, and MGAs with next generation pricing...