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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Late in 2021, Aerogen® (Galway, Ireland) and CanSinoBIO (SSE: 688185, HKEX: 06185) (Tianjin, China) announced a development and commercial supply partnership for the inhaled delivery of CanSinoBIO’s Recombinant Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Convidecia Air™ utilizing Aerogen’s proprietary aerosol drug delivery technology.

In 2022 Convidecia Air™ was granted Emergency Use Authorization as a booster dose by the National Medical Products Administration of China (“NMPA”). On October 25th, Shanghai became the first city to initiate booster vaccination by inhalation for adults aged 18 and above, who have previously been primed with two shots of inactivated vaccines or one shot of Convidecia™.

The aerosolised vaccine is directly inhaled via a cup dispenser into the patient’s airway. This route mimics the natural infection pathway of the respiratory virus COVID-19 and may create additional benefits through gen ... Read more »

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ZURICH - Monday, 14. November 2022

Boards recognize the need for directors who bring a mix of perspectives and now must build and sustain an inclusive culture that requires them to rethink old practices and styles of operating

Chairs hold a critical role in today’s modern board to help bridge gaps, enable productive debate and ensure inclusivity

The past two years mark the fastest improvement in the percentage of women on boards globally in 10 years, with 27 percent of board positions now held by women, up 3.7 percent from 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership advisory firm, today released the results of its 2022-2023 Global Board Diversity Tracker, revealing that while corporate boards are seeing steady progress on gender and racial and ethnic diversity, more action is needed on the broader goal of inclusivity which will improve the effectiveness of increasingly diverse boards.

Highlights from the Tracker in ... Read more »

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MONTERREY, Mexico - Thursday, 10. November 2022


    CEMEX is among the first companies in the global cement industry to validate its 2030 carbon reduction goals through the SBTi for alignment under its 1.5ºC scenario.
    CEMEX’s goals are among the most ambitious in the industry.

(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) announced today that it is among the first companies in the global cement industry to validate its 2030 decarbonization goals through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for alignment under their new 1.5ºC scenario, the most ambitious pathway defined for the industry. This validation includes scope 1, 2, and 3 targets.

CEMEX, the largest concrete producer in the western world and a global leader in cement production, accelerated it decarbonization efforts through its Future in Action program in 2021, aiming to build a more sustainable, circular future, with ... Read more »

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Investment in European Expansion to Support New Hires and Business Growth in Key Region

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nanotronics is pleased to announce the opening of an office in Munich, Germany, led by Managing Director, Marius Fischer, who will report to Global CEO and cofounder, Dr. Matthew Putman. The new office will serve as a central European location for Applications Engineers and Sales Associates to consolidate operations and ensure the highest quality of service and support to the growing customer base in the region.

“Marius’ extensive regional experience managing customers and teams along with his expertise in quality control, semiconductor frontend process automation, and overall tech, will enable him to serve as the ideal office lead who will continue to work closely with U.S. counterparts,” said Matthew Putman. “It is critical for us to have solid support on the ground to meet demanding customer needs across Europe and the Middle East,&rdq ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, 14. November 2022 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- pulsESGTM, a public benefit corporation dedicated to empowering purpose-driven enterprises to manage and improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) footprint, announced today that it has received a strategic investment from Workday Ventures and joined the Workday Software Partner Program.

The new partnership aims to support joint Workday and pulsESG customers to better respond to rapidly evolving ESG management and disclosure requirements. The planned integration of pulsESG with Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management will allow joint customers to translate structured and unstructured sources of data into financial information for disclosure management and external reporting. The aim of the integration is to provide organizations with the ability to assign ESG goals and track their performance against those goals, leveraging data readily available in their W ... Read more »

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MUNICH - Monday, 14. November 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global IoT solutions provider, today announces its expanded Wi-Fi module portfolio with the launch of the FC6xE series of Wi-Fi/Bluetooth modules, based on Qualcomm’s QCA206x Wi-Fi 6E chip. Designed to deliver faster, more secure, and more robust Wi-Fi experiences than ever before, the FC6xE also features Bluetooth audio functionality.

Supporting 2 × 2 MIMO and DBS, the FC6xE family provides a maximum data rate up to 3000 Mbps. With a compact and unified form factor of 19.9 mm × 18.0 mm × 2.1 mm, the FC6xE modules are the optimal Wi-Fi/Bluetooth solution for size-sensitive applications and can help customers reduce product size and optimize application design cost.

“Targeting the nascent Wi-Fi 6/6E market, the FC62E, FC64E, FC65E and FC66E all offer superior Wi-Fi 6/6E performance,” commented Norbert Muhrer, President and CSO, Quectel Wirele ... Read more »

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CHICAGO - Monday, 14. November 2022

Last-mile delivery is the new competitive battleground for companies to win, while increasing brand loyalty and repeat purchases

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global e-commerce sales are expected to grow to $7.4 billion by 2025, more than double since 2018, leading to increased last-mile logistics complexity and heightened consumer expectations. Today, FarEye introduces new solutions addressing these challenges, oriented to key areas in the order-to-door delivery journey - Ship, Track, Route, Execute, and Experience.

“Our mission from day one has always been to make the delivery experience better. Today, it is no longer just about delivery, it’s about the entire experience, from first click to order through to doorstep delivery,” said Kushal Nahata, CEO and co-founder, FarEye. “Companies must solve the last mile first, as the most critical, complicated, and costly aspect of the delivery journey. Our new solutio ... Read more »

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HANGZHOU, China 
Global leading cloud provider achieving more with less whilst doubling the use of clean energy at key data centers during the world’s largest global shopping festival

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has once again excelled in its mission of supporting the group’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, thanks to its high-performance computing and innovative technology. Drawing on self-developed infrastructure upgrades, the group saw an 8% year-on-year saving in computing cost per resource unit from April 1 to November 11.

“The breadth and depth of cloud technology deployment during this year’s 11.11 has once again showcased Alibaba’s best cloud and technology practice; be it through fundamental architecture like self-proprietary technology powering high-performance computing and database products, or consumer-facing XR (extended reality) and livestream ... Read more »

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AWS Europe (Zurich) Region allows customers to run workloads and securely store data in Switzerland while serving end users with even lower latency

The new AWS Region is estimated to support more than 2,500 full-time jobs annually through a planned investment of more than $5.9 billion (approx. 5.9 billion Swiss francs) in Switzerland through 2036

Tens of thousands of active customers in Switzerland, including Clariant, iNovitas, Richemont, Swiss Federal Office of Topography, Swisscom, Verity, and Zurich Insurance Group are innovating on AWS

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced the launch of the AWS Europe (Zurich) Region. Starting today, developers, startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organizations, will have even greater choice for running their applicat ... Read more »

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