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OSAKA, Japan & AHMEDABAD, India - Tuesday, September 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) and Zydus Cadila today announced a partnership to tackle chikungunya, an emerging infectious disease in Africa, Asia and the Indian subcontinent. In recent decades mosquito vectors of chikungunya have spread to Europe and the Americas.i According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the USA, there is currently no vaccine to prevent or medicine to treat chikungunya virus infectionii. The chikungunya virus is most often spread to people by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, the same vectors that spread dengue and Zika.

Terms are not disclosed but the partnership agreement covers early stage development through the final commercialization of the vaccine.

Dr. Rahul Singhvi, Takeda Vaccines’ Chief Operating Officer said: “Takeda is very pleased to w ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, September 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, highlights three scientific symposia at World Union of Wound Health Societies (WUWHS) on 25–29 September 2016 in Florence, Italy. These symposia reinforce Smith & Nephew’s commitment to supporting healthcare professionals by conducting and effectively communicating research in areas of clinical practice that can enable improved outcomes for patients.

The first symposia will focus on PICO™, a unique single-use negative pressure wound therapy system (sNPWT), and its role in reducing surgical site complications. Through a wealth of clinical evidence, PICO™ is rapidly becoming a leading choice in NPWT due to its ability to manage a wide range of wounds at risk of complications in a clinical and cost effective way. In a recent study, using PICO™ reduced superficial surgical complications fo ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Tuesday, September 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions today announces the commercial launch of Lenovo Transit application with the electronic payment and settlement service provider BMAC (Beijing Municipal Administration and Communications Card Co.,Ltd.) on Lenovo X3 smartphones thanks to the eSE PEARL by OT®.  

Thanks to OT’s NFC embedded Secure Element, end-users can now use their Lenovo X3 smartphone to install the Beijing Municipal Administration Traffic Card in their Lenovo Transit application and commute simply by waving their phone in front of contactless transit terminals. PEARL by OT® is the most advanced embedded Secure Element on the market, offering a yet unattained level of security and the largest memory on the market. It allows easy deployment of secure mobile contactless payment, transit, gov ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, September 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    However, need for additional information to help patients at IPF diagnosis identified
    Survey also revealed that physicians’ understanding of their patients’ priorities were aligned with patients' actual priorities at diagnosis

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A diagnosis of IPF is news that few patients want to hear from their physician, but the reality is that approximately 3 million people worldwide are living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). It’s a rare and devastating disease with a median life expectancy after diagnosis of approximately 2-3 years.

As with the diagnosis of any life-threatening disease, it can be a distressing and emotional experience for patients and their families. It is a time when it can be difficult to take the news in as well as remember/understand the information shared by a doctor.

In positive news, to ... Read more »

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 First-of-its-Kind Report Offers Critical Insights into Transformative Impact of Mobile on Individuals, Societies and Economies 

NEW YORK - Tuesday, September 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At today’s United Nations Private Sector Forum, the GSMA unveiled the ‘2016 Mobile Industry Impact Report: Sustainable Development Goals’, a ground-breaking study that provides a current assessment of the mobile industry’s impact in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and outlines future actions that will expand and strengthen that impact. The GSMA also announced several industry commitments, including actions to elevate the focus on humanitarian assistance, as well as a partnership with the UN to drive ongoing engagement around the SDGs across the mobile industry and adjacent sectors.

“This first-of-its-kind report offers critical insights into the transformative impact of the mobile industry on individual ... Read more »

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PARIS - Tuesday, September 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- StarOfService, Europe’s leading marketplace for local services, has successfully raised $10m in Series A investment. It follows two previous seed funding rounds worth $2m in total and will accelerate the French start-up’s ambitious expansion plans to take the global leadership position.

StarOfService, launched in 2013, handles more than two million requests online from customers looking to find local services to meet specific needs – anything from wedding photographers, plumbers, language teachers and DJs, to Pokémon Go ‘masters’ for hire. The platform generates over €800m in business volume to the service professionals listed on its site - and growing at 400% year-on-year.

The funding round was lead by Andrea Piccioni and Silvio Pagliani (co-founders of Real Web SA and of - Italy's largest real estate platform), ENERN Investments and Poi ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China & BRUCHSAL, Germany - Tuesday, September 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CYNORA, a leader in highly efficient blue emitter materials for OLEDs, and Juhua, the Chinese open platform company aiming at the industrialization of printing OLED technology to produce OLED TVs, have signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) to cooperate on OLED TV development. CYNORA is joining the technology platform with Juhua which is held by two China Panel Giants CSOT and Tianma.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here:

The OLED display market is already established and is growing fast with a CAGR 41%, as the LCD industry is moving towards OLED. This new technology has several advantages versus LCD displays for end-users. The OLED displays show a superior picture quality with extremely high contrast ratio and brilliant colors. They can also be made flexible and ... Read more »

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