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 Partnership focuses on delivering the innovation and expertise of the largest cinema exhibitor in the world to regional brands.


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 17 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Choueiri Group’s most recently established subsidiary company Cinema Integrated Solutions (CIS) was launched in the first quarter of 2019 to develop and sell on-screen and off-screen advertising opportunities for cinema partners, across the regional markets of Oman, Bahrain, UAE and KSA.

Since its formation, CIS has already become the Exclusive Media Representative for “Cinépolis” - A leading world-class global operator of cinema theatres.

Established in Mexico in 1971, Cinépolis today has positioned itself as the 4th largest movie theatre circuit in the world with over 712 cinema complexes, 5707 screens and presence in 16 countries. It is, considered to be the 2nd largest in terms of attendees (331 Million patrons worldw ... Read more »

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− Growth in the near- and medium-term will also be driven by the expansion of Takeda’s current 14 global growth brands

− Sustained innovation beyond 2024 based on a promising early stage pipeline and novel research platforms intended to provide transformative benefit for targeted populations with high unmet needs

OSAKA, Japan-Thursday 14 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) will host an R&D meeting today beginning at 12:30 p.m. EST in New York City to outline how its science-first, patient-centric strategy, diverse portfolio of approved medicines and its R&D engine is expected to drive the company’s near-term and sustained growth.

In the near-term, Takeda expects that its 14 current global growth brands will generate significant momentum enabled by at least 20 additional indications and major market expansions through FY24. In th ... Read more »

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• Clinical trial collaboration agreement leverages NEC’s cutting-edge AI technology and VAXIMM’s novel oral T-cell immunotherapy technology

• NEC to make an equity investment in VAXIMM

TOKYO & BASEL, Switzerland & MANNHEIM, Germany-Thursday 14 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO: 6701), a leader in IT and network technologies, and VAXIMM AG, a Swiss/German biotech company focused on developing oral T-cell immunotherapies, today announced that the companies have signed a strategic clinical trial collaboration agreement and an equity investment agreement to develop novel personalized neoantigen cancer vaccines.

Under the terms of the collaboration agreement, which is non-exclusive to both parties, NEC will provide funding for a Phase I clinical trial. NEC and VAXIMM will co-develop personalized cancer vaccines using NEC’s cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) technology, whi ... Read more »

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ACCRA, Ghana-Sunday 17 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Last night the Jack Ma Foundation hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale awarding $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa.

The ANPI is a flagship initiative of the Jack Ma Foundation, created by Jack Ma after his first trip to Africa in 2017. The aim of the prize is to support and inspire the next generation of African entrepreneurs who are building a more sustainable and inclusive economy for the future. In its inaugural year, nearly 10,000 entrepreneurs from 50 countries across the continent applied. The Jack Ma Foundation has committed to running the competition for 10 years.

The finale event, called “Africa’s Business Heroes,” was held in Accra, Ghana, where the top 10 finalists pitched their businesses directly to four prestigious judges - Jack Ma, Founder of Alibaba Group and the Jack Ma Foundation; Str ... Read more »

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 Ad-hoc Announcement pursuant to Article 17 Market Abuse Regulation


VENLO, The Netherlands-Sunday 17 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- QIAGEN N.V. (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) ("QIAGEN" or the "Company") announces it has begun a review of potential strategic alternatives after receiving several conditional, non-binding indications of interest for the acquisition of all issued and outstanding shares of the Company.

The Supervisory Board and the Management Board of QIAGEN, in accordance with their fiduciary duties and as part of the review of potential strategic alternatives, are starting discussions with interested parties. These discussions aim to explore potential strategic alternatives that could provide greater value creation opportunities than the already strong stand-alone growth prospects for the Company, taking into consideration the interests of QIAGEN's stakeholders including it ... Read more »

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Powerful and Class-Leading, PTC’s Vuforia Recognized for Its Strength in Innovation and Implementation

BOSTON-Sunday 17 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has been named a leader in the Enterprise Augmented Reality Platforms market for its Vuforia® augmented reality (AR) solution suite in a new research report from ABI Research entitled, “Competitive Assessment – Enterprise Augmented Reality Platforms.”

The ABI Research report evaluated vendors on two criteria – innovation and implementation. ABI Research ranked Vuforia first in the innovation category due to PTC’s expansive customer and partner footprint, its advancements in transformative technology and functionality, and the company’s robust digital thread capability. In the implementation category, the ABI Research report highlighted Vuforia’s strength in device support, as well as “options from low- ... Read more »

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First Middle East Stevie Awards to be held this year has started to receive entries. The award program will accept nominations from 17 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Attending “Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) International SME Fair” in the United Arab Emirates on November 14-16, 2019, the program will share information with more than 200 SMEs about the application process, criteria and all details about the award.

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 13 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Middle East Stevie Awards, the new awards program by Stevie Awards, one of the most prestigious business awards of the world, has initiated its efforts to provide help and support to the nominations for 2020. The award program aiming to reach a lot of companies, whether large or small, will first attend Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) International SME Fair to be organized in the United Arab Emirates between November 14-16, 2019. Attending the fair with R ... Read more »

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• Cohort 7 to commence exploring future-focused solutions; applications open until November 30, 2019

• Program addresses government-identified challenges across key sectors


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 17 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA), an initiative of Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) and the Government of Dubai, is once again scouting new talent from among the world’s most innovative start-ups and scale-ups to join its flagship program.

DFA is set up as a business development and market-entry accelerator based on specific demands identified by its partners. Start-ups and scale-ups offering software or product-solutions that meet partners’ requirements are invited to submit their applications until November 30, 2019.

Cohort 7 will invite startups to experiment with emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) to brainstorm innovative solutions to the likely ... Read more »

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