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NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.-Wednesday 24 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Brightline™ Initiative announced a new research collaboration with Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE), part of Duke University and a premier global provider of leadership development.

The two partners will explore key principles, guidelines, and practices required to leverage the organization’s most importance source of competitive advantage – its people – to close the costly and wasteful gap between strategy design and delivery.

Prof. Tony O’Driscoll of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Research Fellow with Duke CE will lead this research effort with the Brightline team.

“I am very thankful to Brightline for providing us the opportunity to dedicate focused time and attention to understand what organizations must do more, better and differently to bridge the growing gulf between strategy design and delivery,” Pr ... Read more »

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SINGAPORE-Wednesday 24 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Aptorum Group Limited (Nasdaq: APM) today announced the establishment of a new subsidiary group, Smart Pharma (“SmartP”), which operates its novel computational repurposed drug discovery, modeling and validation platform, together referred to as the “Smart-ACTTM” platform.

Smart-ACTTM stands for Accelerated Commercialization of Therapeutics and encompasses state-of-the-art technology in systematic screening of existing approved drug molecules against selected therapeutic targets. Specifically, the Smart-ACTTM platform comprises of a network of modules and processes that simulate the effectiveness of drug molecules against diseases for outcome prediction and selection. The Smart-ACTTM platform will initially focus on the screening drug molecules for orphan diseases or unmet medical needs.

To date, SmartP has, under the recently established Smart-ACTTM platform, successf ... Read more »

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STRATFORD, Conn.-Sunday 28 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ashcroft Inc. (Ashcroft) announced the planned acquisition of Swiss-based Rüeger Holdings SA (Rüeger) and Dutch-based STIKO Meetapparatenfabriek B.V. (Stiko), both manufacturers of specialty temperature and pressure measurement products. The transaction is expected to close in the coming days.

Rüeger is a recognized leader in highly engineered temperature and pressure measurement products, with locations in Switzerland, Germany, China and Malaysia. Rüeger’s high reliability measurement solutions include a comprehensive array of mechanical and electronic measurement instruments. Rüeger’s innovation has spanned over 75 years leading to the development of multi-point temperature sensors for critical Refining and Petrochemical reactor applications, and proprietary technology for extremely high accuracy temperature sensing up to 1050°C.

Stiko is a specialized manufacturer of te ... Read more »

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CINCINNATI-Sunday 28 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In celebration of Earth Week and to further its commitment to drive a more sustainable future, the Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) announced a new collaboration with Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI), International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) and Yara International to help improve the livelihood of smallholders within the P&G palm supply chain in Malaysia. After a successful pilot ran between 2015 and 2018, the Company is expanding the program that partners with independent palm oil smallholders to increase their overall fruit yields through the training and implementation of best-in-class, and more sustainable agricultural practices.

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HONG KONG-Sunday 28 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


Following the launch of the hotly anticipated Rosewood Hong Kong in the art and design district Victoria Dockside, entrepreneur Adrian Cheng will unveil K11 ARTUS in the third quarter of this year, marking his fledging K11 group’s first luxury residence for rental, one with a social agenda to preserve fast-disappearing traditional craftsmanship. In the communal spaces is where the artisanal-living concept is truly apparent, filled as they are with pieces that have been produced in collaboration with K11 Craft & Guild Foundation, the latest of Cheng’s cultural initiatives, which seeks to protect craftsmanship techniques from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Rare Chinese artisanal objects created exclusively for K11 ARTUS are on display and available for sale with the proceeds going back to the charity to support Chinese craftsmen, from wooden furniture made using the age-o ... Read more »

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