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Application Period Open Through May 29; Calls on Companies of All Stages Solving Protein Challenges from Plant-Based to Regenerative Ag to Apply for Funding


SAN DIEGO-Wednesday 29 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Radicle Growth, an acceleration fund, and Syngenta, a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security, today announced the launch of The Radicle Protein Challenge by Syngenta. Together, Radicle and Syngenta will identify two companies with novel solutions to support the future of protein (which could include new or experimental protein sources, or protein conversion technologies) that are solving challenges spanning from plant-based ag to the regenerative side of agriculture, to invest $1.25m in.

Radicle and Syngenta are seeking entrepreneurs representing companies of all stages from around the world to apply for the $1.25 million in investment—$1 million for the Challenge winner and the $250k for t ... Read more »

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• Key step forward for existing strategy of expansion into Canada

• Continuing to accelerate North America growth and expansion

• Decisive and additive know-how for data centers construction


FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany-Wednesday 29 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Northern Data AG (XETRA: NB2, ISIN: DE000A0SMU87), one of the world's largest providers of high-performance computing (HPC) solutions, acquires the Kelvin Emtech Group (KE Group), headquartered in Montreal (Quebec, Canada) with offices in Toronto. The KE Group is a specialist with over 25 years of expertise and comprehensive know-how as well as extensive intellectual property in the design, construction, and operation of innovative data centers together with long established relationships with key counterparts. This additive experience and know-how is expected to significantly accelerate Northern Data’s existing strategy of expansion in Cana ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 29 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The UAE Space Agency and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center announced the safe transfer of the Mars Hope spacecraft to its launch site at Tanegashima Space Centre. The transfer was conducted in an 83-hour operation brought forward from its scheduled May shipment date because of the travel and movement restrictions imposed by international efforts to contain the impact of Covid-19. The Emirates Mars Mission, dubbed The Hope Probe is the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation.

“We’re on track for our July launch now,” said EMM Mission lead Omran Sharaf. “Mitigation planning and early action, along with the support of our partners and the Japanese Government saved the day – the whole operation was basically a race against the clock and Covid-19 to ensure we managed to have the spacecraft at Tanegashima ready for its July/August launch window to M ... Read more »

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Well Living Lab to evaluate methods and establish guidelines to reduce air and surface viral transmission, strengthen physical-distancing measures and enhance employee performance as organizations contemplate their return to offices

ROCHESTER, Minn-Wednesday 29 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Well Living Lab, a Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration dedicated to researching the indoor environment’s impact on human health, today announced a comprehensive plan to stu ... Read more »

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LAGOS, Nigeria-Wednesday 29 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or the “Corporation”), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, today announces the appointment of Dr. Kingsley Obiora as its new Chairman as well as the appointment of Mr. Henry Oroh, Ms. Soula Proxenos, and Mr. Batchi Baldeh Non-Executive Directors.

Appointment of Dr. Obiora as Chairman of the Board of Directors

A distinguished economist who also currently serves as Deputy Governor (Economic Policy) of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obiora brings 19 years of banking and financial services experience. He has advised three Nigerian Presidents on economic policy, as well as a Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Prior to this, he was an Alternate Executive Director in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC, USA. In this capacity, he was a member of the Executive Board, collectively ... Read more »

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