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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 7 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sharjah, the third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has shed the spotlight, once again, on the role of the youth in establishing long-term peace in the MENA region.

The emirate has hosted key discussions with more than 600 senior officials and 60 key speakers from around the world, who have strongly asserted that this will be possible only when the region’s governments are more participatory, and make the youth equal partners in the decision-making process.

These crucial discussions were held at a two-day conference, ‘Investing in the Future’ (IIFMENA), organised by the leading Sharjah-based global humanitarian organisation, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) under the theme, ‘Youth – Crisis Challenges and Development Opportunities’. The conference witnessed participation of over 3,000 attendees, and heard from senior dip ... Read more »

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Fully equipped with Confocal, Epifluorescence and Brightfield imaging modalities

SAN JOSE, Calif. -Wednesday 7 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OptraSCAN®, the leading On-Demand Digital Pathology solution provider, today unveiled a new Multi-Modality Digital Slide Scanner, with features such as high-speed, high-throughput, high-capacity and high-content, at the ongoing Pathology Visions 2018 conference in San Diego, CA.

The scanner is fully equipped with confocal, epifluorescence and brightfield imaging modalities that are seamlessly integrated with OptraSCAN®’s proprietary Image Management and Advance IHC Multiplexing Image Analysis software. These cloud-enabled Multi-Modality Digital Slide Scanners are compact, as well as lightweight, and are available at a very competitive cost.

“Keeping with our motto of introducing most advanced and affordable digital pathology solutions, OptraSCAN has added one more feath ... Read more »

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TOKYO -Tuesday 6 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AlgaEnergy, a Spanish biotechnology company specializing in the production and commercial applications of microalgae, and Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841), a leading provider of industrial automation, control, and measurement technology, announce the signing of a partnership & equity participation agreement. The strategic agreement involves an approximately 10 million euro investment by Yokogawa to acquire newly issued shares of AlgaEnergy, making the Japanese company a reference shareholder.

Microalgae are a diverse group of unicellular photosynthetic micro-organisms that can thrive in a wide variety of aquatic habitats, such as oceans, lakes, and rivers. Their rapid rate of reproduction means they can be utilized effectively as a biological resource. They are recognized as having great potential to contribute to a more sustainable society through applications in diverse sectors ranging fr ... Read more »

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 The Performance Partnership Gives QSL Teams League-Wide Access to STATS Edge

LONDON & DOHA, Qatar -Tuesday 6 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, announced the extension of an exclusive performance partnership with the Qatar Stars League (QSL), providing a robust range of products for all 12 pro clubs and the league’s football development department, as well as marketing and communications.

The partnership between the QSL and STATS will enter the ninth straight season as the QSL grows in stature ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The league and teams will gain access to STATS’ online platforms, including STATS Trend and STATS Playing Styles, while also having access to use STATS Edge™ on a league-wide basis. Edge, a revolutionary match preparation tool, integrates video and data through artificial intelligence and machine learning. STATS solutions wi ... Read more »

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New conference and exhibition dedicated to cleanroom technology launches in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 7 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The UAE’s ambitious vision to be the manufacturing hub of the Middle East will be centre of attention at a brand new conference and exhibition dedicated to cleanroom technology next week in Dubai.

Cleanzone Middle East 2018 arrives as the UAE looks to invest US$75 billion in its manufacturing sector by 2025, leading to cleanroom requirements for various industries such as pharmaceuticals, aerospace, food & beverage, nano-sensors, cosmetics, and medical technology.

Cleanrooms, as their names suggest, are highly sanitised and decontaminated spaces considered as a prerequisite along the supply chain of many manufacturing and research facilities.

They’re designed to maintain extremely low levels of particulates, such as dust, airborne organisms, or vaporised particles. They range in ... Read more »

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 The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception to celebrate the Grand Opening of its RAKBANK Building that was attended by His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi


Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 6 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the official Grand Opening of the RAKBANK Building, which currently houses AURAK’s School of Business and the Office of Academic Support Services. The ceremony was attended by His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, United Arab Emirates Supreme Council Member and Ruler of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah; AURAK administration including AURAK President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, the Vice President of Student Success and Academic Affairs and Provost, Professor Stephen Wilhite, and other top representatives; RAKBANK administration including the bank&rs ... Read more »

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Company introduces enhanced Arima-HiC product offering to drive greater insights for chromatin conformation and genome assembly studies

SAN DIEGO-Tuesday 6 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arima Genomics, Inc., a biotechnology company empowering researchers to apply long-range genetic sequence and structure information toward the understanding of health, disease and species evolution, announced today the full commercial launch of its Arima-HiC technology. The Arima-HiC sample preparation kit is a simple and rapid 6-hour protocol that enables detection of long-range chromatin interactions that can be used across multiple applications. The public launch brings to a close a successful Early Access Program that yielded further proof of product performance and valuable feedback from early access customers.

The limited scale of operation of the Early Access Program allowed the company to work closely with customers, leading to an enhanced Arima ... Read more »

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First commercial units are shipped to Europe

LONDON-Tuesday 6 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the global healthcare company, announced today that the first EKOS™ CU 4.0 units have been shipped from BTG’s facility in Bothell (Washington, US) to Europe, where full commercial launch will begin. New features of the EKOS™ CU 4.0 include an interactive colour touchscreen, a built-in battery and separate ports for managing two EKOS™ devices simultaneously.

These improvements simplify bilateral treatment of pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Using CU 4.0, physicians can treat both pulmonary arteries and can easily monitor and manage two EKOS™ devices at the same time.

European patients with PEs and DVTs have already successfully been treated with EKOS™ CU 4.0 during a limited release of the product.

Professor Nils Kucher, Director of Clinic of Angiology ... Read more »

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New office in Dubai signals thriving UAE MICE industry and strong demand for Cvent’s solutions in this region

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 6 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cvent, a market leader in meetings, events and hospitality technology, today announced the opening of its first office in the Middle East. Located in the heart of Dubai, the new location will serve as a regional hub enabling the company to service current clients more quickly and address the growing demand for its event and hospitality cloud platforms in the Middle East and Africa. With more than 100 customers in the region, Cvent has established a strong client base including top brands and leading luxury hotels such as PwC, Qatar Foundation, Arabian Exhibition Management, Marriott Hotels, Shangri-La Hotel, and Atlantis-The Palm. Opening this office in Dubai showcases the region’s thriving MICE industry and highlights Cvent’s ongoing expan ... Read more »

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SAN DIEGO-Tuesday 6 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Expands ResMed’s out-of-hospital software portfolio into skilled nursing and senior living verticals
    Enhances ResMed’s ability to improve patient transitions of care and provider efficiencies
    Purchase price $750 million, accretive to non-GAAP gross margin and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held MatrixCare, a leader in U.S. long-term post-acute care software, serving more than 15,000 providers across skilled nursing, life plan communities, senior living and private duty.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

These care settings are complementary to ResMed’s current software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings in home medical equ ... Read more »

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