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ZURICH-Thursday 18 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder mourns the loss of its esteemed founder, Dr. Egon P.S. Zehnder, who passed away on November 16, 2021, at the age of 91 surrounded by his family after a brief illness.

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our founder,” said Chair Jill Ader and CEO Ed Camara in a joint statement. “All of us at Egon Zehnder are beneficiaries of Egon’s legacy, and it is a privilege and an honor to work for the firm that bears his name.”

Born on April 12, 1930, Zehnder graduated from Harvard Business School in 1956. In 1964, at the age of just 34, he took the brave step of founding his own firm in a townhouse in Zurich. Initially, the company was composed of Egon Zehnder and Brigitte Jentsch, who served as his assistant for 55 years. From the beginning, Zehnder built up the business as a values-led management consultancy advisory. Today, Egon Zehnder is ... Read more »

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MUNICH, Germany-Thursday 18 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IQM Quantum Computers has been selected to provide a quantum computing system that will be integrated into an HPC supercomputer to create an accelerator for future scientific research. The delivery is part of a €45.3 million consortium project. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with €40.1 million.

The highly interdisciplinary consortium with experts from quantum physics and computer science, from research centers and industry, will integrate a quantum computing system provided by IQM into an HPC environment via a research purchase. This will be the first time that a gate-based quantum system will be coupled with an HPC system, making quantum acceleration of HPC applications a reality.

Quantum computers have significant potential for solving a certain class of scientific and industrial problems that cannot be addressed by cla ... Read more »

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Vice President of the Gambia praised the SFD loan, which will increase airport capacity by over 40% and support economic development


Banjul, The Gambia-Thursday 18 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) recently took part in an official inauguration ceremony to mark the completion of the Banjul International Airport Rehabilitation and Development Project in The Republic of The Gambia.

The SFD supplied a loan worth $31 million to fund the project which will increase the airport’s operational capacity by 43%, enhancing trade and supporting economic growth.

In addition, the SFD has provided a further US$10.5 million loan to build a VVIP airport lounge which will provide facilities to host official delegations and international conferences. The foundation stone for the new VVIP lounge was laid during the official inauguration ceremony by the Gambia Vice President Dr Isatou Touray and the CEO of the Saudi Fund for De ... Read more »

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Miniature, wide field of view lidar to target <$100 price point for mass-market ADAS and autonomous vehicles applications


SAN JOSE, Calif-Sunday 14 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cepton Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has been named a CES® 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Vehicle Intelligence & Transportation category for its Nova lidar, a miniature, wide field of view lidar sensor for near-range applications. The announcement was made ahead of CES 2022, a global consumer electronics and consumer technology trade show that will be held from January 5-8 in Las Vegas, NV and digitally.

The CES Innovation Awards program, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in 27 consumer technology product categories. An elite panel of industry expert judges, including members of the media, designers, engineers and more, reviewe ... Read more »

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