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  • IGATE and Milliman Enter into a New Strategic Alliance Business Wire - 20 minutes ago

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- IGATE Corporation (IGATE or the Company) (NASDAQ:IGTE - News), the New Jersey-headquartered integrated technology and operations solutions provider, today announced its new alliance with Milliman, the leading actuarial firm. IGATE will look to Milliman’s actuarial expertise as part of the IGATE Business Administration Services (IBAS), the Third Party Administration unit of the company. IGATE and Milliman will start leveraging each other’s professional services in the long-term care (LTC) Insurance industry.

  • Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics Launch Q2 Solutions Business Wire - 35 minutes ago

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. & MADISON, N.J.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics today announced the launch of Q2 Solutions, their new combined clinical trials laboratory services organization. Q2 Solutions brings together the clinical trials laboratory operations of the two parent organizations to provide biopharmaceutical customers with the diverse capabilities and end-to-end services required in the rapidly evolving biopharmaceutical industry. Today’s launch of Q2 Solutions is the result of the close of the previously announced global clinical trials laboratory services joint-venture transaction.

  • Arrowhead Initiates Dosing of ARC-AAT in Patients with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Business Wire - 1 hour 5 minutes ago

    PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ARWR - News), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it dosed the first patient in Part B of a Phase 1 clinical trial of ARC-AAT. ARC-AAT is Arrowhead’s RNAi-based drug candidate for the treatment of liver disease associated with the rare genetic disorder alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) that was recently granted orphan drug designation by the United States Food and Drug Administration.

  • Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Signs Letter of Intent with Boehringer Ingelheim (China) to Collaborate … Business Wire - 2 hours 5 minutes ago

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PVCT, http://www.pvct.com), a clinical-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company (“Provectus” or the “Company”), announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent (the “LOI”) with Boehringer Ingelheim (China) Investment Co. Ltd. (“Boehringer”). The purpose of the LOI is to lay a foundation for the two parties to collaborate in bringing PV-10, Provectus’ novel investigational drug for cancer (“PV-10”), to market in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

  • UST Global Wins Aecus Award for Innovation in Outsourcing Business Wire - 3 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, has been announced as the winner in the ‘Innovation in Outsourcing’ category at ...

  • NCKU Welcomes Young American Ambassadors with Authentic Taiwanese Experiences Business Wire - 3 hours ago

    TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) hosted an opening ceremony of the Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) Summer Scholarship Program on July 1 to welcome the students from America. Most of them are first time to Taiwan and eager learners for Mandarin (Chinese) and Taiwanese culture. A total of 55 American students from 31 states with 41 universities participate in the TUSA program from July 1 to August 22, according to Prof. Yueh-Min Huang, Vice President of Office of International Affairs who on behalf of NCKU President Huey-Jen Jenny Su extended a warm welcome to all the guests and students.

  • South Korea extends compliance period for new substance registration Business Wire - 4 hours ago

    MANCHESTER, England--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Intertek, a leading provider of quality services to industries worldwide, announced today that South Korea’s Ministries of Environment (MoE) and of Justice (MoJ) will offer a leniency period for companies notifying new substances under the Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals (K-REACH). Under Article 57-63 of the Toxic Chemicals Control Act (TCCA), if companies fail to comply with the regulations they could be facing substantial fines or imprisonment. This includes all companies that failed to register a new substance and complete a hazard assessment under the previous TCCA, before the law was replaced by K-REACH and the Chemicals Control Act (CCA), on January 1st, 2015.

  • Celanese Announces Acetyls Price Increases in Asia Business Wire - 14 hours ago

    DALLAS & SHANGHAI--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE - News), a global technology and specialty materials company, will increase list and off-list selling prices for ethyl acetate and butyl acetate in view of the recent rapid increase and continued volatility in China methanol prices. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion.

  • Rocket Lab Announces World’s First Commercial Launch Site Business Wire - 14 hours ago

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Today Rocket Lab announced it will be the first commercial company to build and operate an orbital launch site. The company plans to build the launch site on Kaitorete Spit in the Canterbury region of New Zealand’s South Island, which will be used to launch Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle designed to deliver small satellites to Low Earth Orbit. “Creating and operating our own launch site is a necessity to meet the demands of our growing customer manifest,” said Peter Beck, Rocket Lab CEO.

  • Air China Launches Third Daily Nonstop Service Between Los Angeles and Beijing Business Wire - 15 hours ago

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Air China officials and China-bound passengers at Tom Bradley International Terminal welcomed the arrival of the inaugural flight of the airline’s third daily nonstop service ...

  • Interlink Electronics, Inc. Corporate Updates Business Wire - 16 hours ago

    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Interlink Electronics, Inc. (OTC:LINK - News), a global technology leader and trusted advisor in Human Machine Interface (HMI) solutions, today announced its commitment to continue to expand its global R&D footprint in Singapore. As part of the Company’s pledge to continue its growth in technology and product offerings, Interlink will add additional, talented R&D engineers to their Singapore footprint, spearheaded by CTO, Dr. Albert Lu. Prior to joining Interlink in 2014, for over 15 years Dr. Lu had made significant R&D contributions to the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), which develops high-value manufacturing technology and human capital to enhance the competitiveness of Singapore's manufacturing industry.

  • Research and Markets: Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the Japanese Hepatitis Diagnostic Testing … Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5cqpqz/future_horizons ) has announced the addition of the "Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the ...

  • BioBam and Biomatters offer Functional Annotation Tools for Geneious Bioinformatics Platform Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    VALENCIA, Spain and AUCKLAND, New Zealand--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- BioBam and Biomatters are very happy to announce the release of an integrated plugin on the Geneious platform for molecular biologists to comprehensively functionally annotate and interpret novel sequences. The Blast2GO PRO plugin covers an entire workflow for the functional analysis of transcriptomic data and present a solution for the functional annotation and interpretation of genomic datasets. Dr. Stefan Götz, CEO at BioBam, states: “We are very happy to announce this plugin.

  • Gateway to China: Cresa Global Expansion Continues, Opens New Office In Hong Kong and Plans More Gro … Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    BOSTON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Cresa, the world’s largest commercial real estate firm specializing in tenant representation, announced today that it is continuing its aggressive international growth plans with ...

  • NuGEN Scientists Screen 400+ Genes for Fusion Events in Single Assay; Detect New Fusions and Those Previously … Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Scientists at NuGEN Technologies, Inc. have simultaneously surveyed RNA of more than 400 targeted genes in a single assay, using next generation sequencing (NGS) to detect fusions known to be key drivers of tumor growth in several cancer types. The scientists, who employed an innovative method of targeted sequence library preparation, also discovered low-frequency fusions that had not previously been reported. The new method, which allows the simultaneous interrogation of multiple, specific genes for RNA sequencing, significantly simplifies fusion detection when compared with standard RNA sequencing approaches.

  • Research and Markets: Production and Market of Chinese Cubilose Industry 2015-2020 Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/djjnrq/production_and ) has announced the addition of the "Production and Market of Chinese Cubilose Industry ...

  • Dr. Reddy’s Unveils New Corporate Brand Identity Business Wire - 19 hours ago

    HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE:RDY - News) today announced the launch of its new visual identity and brand, that will guide its actions across the globe: Good Health Can’t Wait. The new logo is an expression of Empathy and Dynamism, which helps keep patients at the center of everything that Dr. Reddy’s does. Overall, the new identity speaks of Dr. Reddy’s constant endeavour to understand the unmet and under-met needs of patients, and the swift action to solve them.

  • GenesisCare Acquires Cancer Partners UK – Cancer Patients to Benefit from Increased Access and New S … Business Wire - 20 hours ago

    SYDNEY--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- GenesisCare, Australia’s largest provider of radiotherapy services (GenesisCare), today announced the acquisition of the United Kingdom’s leading provider of private cancer services, Cancer Partners UK (CPUK). Adding to an existing network of eight cancer treatment centres, GenesisCare has also committed to develop three new treatment centres in areas of need across the UK. A suite of the latest cancer treatment technologies and techniques will also be introduced across all eleven facilities over the next 12 months.

  • Yulong Eco-Materials Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering Business Wire - 20 hours ago

    PINGDINGSHAN, China--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Yulong Eco-Materials Limited (Nasdaq:YECO) (‘Yulong’), a China based vertically integrated manufacturer of eco-friendly building products and a construction waste ...

  • A Rise in Terrorist Attacks Will Expand the Global Smart Security Market Through 2019, Says Technavi … Business Wire - 21 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Technavio has published a new report on the global smart security market , which is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 18% from 2015-2019. About the Report The new Technavio report ...

  • Research and Markets: Governance, Risk and Compliance - Turkmenistan Insurance Industry Report 2015 Business Wire - 23 hours ago

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4rhbhr/governance_risk ) has announced the addition of the "Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Turkmenistan ...

  • Research and Markets: Governance, Risk and Compliance - Brunei Insurance Industry Report 2015 Business Wire - 23 hours ago

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l87fz3/governance_risk ) has announced the addition of the "Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Brunei ...

  • Markit Completes Acquisition of Information Mosaic Business Wire - 23 hours ago

    LONDON & NEW YORK & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Markit (Nasdaq: MRKT), a leading global diversified provider of financial information services, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Information ...

  • Israeli Implant Company A.B. Dental Devices Ltd. to Enter a Partnership with the Largest Network of Dental … Business Wire - 23 hours ago

    ASHDOD, Israel--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Implant company A.B. Dental from Israel signed a triple partnership agreement to distribute dental implants and provide training courses in China, Hong Kong, and Macau.

  • MST Raises Investment for Market Expansion Business Wire - 23 hours ago

    YOKNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- MST - Medical Surgery Technologies Ltd., a leader in the field of image-guided surgical systems, has announced the closing of its Series C investment round. The $12.5 ...

  • GlySure Secures CE Mark and Launches World’s First Continuous Intravascular Glucose Monitoring Syste … Business Wire - 23 hours ago

    ABINGDON, England--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- GlySure Limited today announced that it has secured the CE Mark for the world’s first and only Continuous Intravascular Glucose Monitoring System (CIGMS). The initial use of the GlySure™ CIGMS is to enhance blood glucose management among adult cardiac surgery patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The need for enhanced glucose management exists within all critical care settings.1,2 GlySure is currently conducting a UK-based multicentre trial designed to enable use of the GlySure CIGMS across all adult Intensive Care patients.

  • Research and Markets: Governance, Risk and Compliance with The Armenian Insurance Industry Business Wire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 10:19 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8ptzsc/governance_risk ) has announced the addition of the "Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Armenian ...

  • Research and Markets: Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Mongolian Insurance Industry 2015 Business Wire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 10:14 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lkj6zt/governance_risk ) has announced the addition of the "Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Mongolian ...

  • Qt 5.5 introduces Windows 10 support, adds full Bluetooth Low Energy & official support for Red Hat Enterprise … Business Wire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 10:10 PM AEST

    HELSINKI--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- The Qt Company today announced that Qt 5.5, the latest version of its leading cross-platform application and user interface (UI) development framework, is available for download. ...

  • GE Selected to Reduce Emissions, Boost Efficiency at Beijing Power Plant Business Wire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 10:00 PM AEST

    BEIJING--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Soon after being chosen as the site for the 2008 Olympics™, China began building the infrastructure to power the games. The cornerstone of the $40 billion plan was the Taiyanggong Thermal Power Station, capable of powering about 780,000 homes while having some of the lowest emissions of any power plant in the country. The 780-megawatt natural gas-fired plant in Beijing was the first step in an effort to improve electricity generation facilities and reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the country.

  • Overcoming Challenges in Sequence Analysis of FFPE Tissue Due to Heterogeneity: Silicon Biosystems DEPArray™ … Business Wire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 10:00 PM AEST

    BOLOGNA, Italy--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Silicon Biosystems, a Bologna (Italy) and San Diego (CA, USA) based biotech company that is part of the pharmaceutical Menarini Group, presented recent findings obtained ...

  • Research and Markets: Future of the Thai Defense Industry to 2020 - Market Attractiveness, Competitive … Business Wire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 8:38 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rg6ndq/future_of_the ) has announced the addition of the "Future of the Thai Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, ...

  • Research and Markets: Future of the Afghan Defense Industry Report 2015 - Market Attractiveness, Competitive … Business Wire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 8:34 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8lzqxt/future_of_the ) has announced the addition of the "Future of the Afghan Defense Industry - Market ...

  • Ideal Cures Pvt. Ltd.: Ideal Cures Becomes a Trendsetter - Receives EXCiPACT™ Certification for All Its … Business Wire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 8:27 PM AEST

    The plant at Vasai is the main manufacturing facility of the company and has received EXCiPACT™ certification for Film Coating Materials (INSTACOAT™, INSTANUTE™, INSTASPRAY™, and INSTAMASK™) and Extended Cooling Boosters (ECOCOOL™). With receipt of this third certificate all manufacturing plants of Ideal Cures located in India at Vasai, Jammu and Khambhat are EXCiPACT™ certified. Speaking about the news, Mr. Suresh Pareek, Managing Director of the Company said “I am very happy and proud to say that Ideal Cures becomes a trendsetter by being the first Indian company to receive EXCiPACT™ certification for all its manufacturing plants.

  • KOSÉ Corporation’s prestige-luxury brand Cosme Decorte signs super-model Kate Moss Business Wire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 8:00 PM AEST

    TOKYO--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150701005416/en/