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ThreatConnect Releases Risk Quantifier™ 6.0 — Driving Continued Innovation in Cyber Risk Quantification18.10.2021 12:30:00 CEST | Press release

ThreatConnect Inc.®, the leader in reducing complexity and enabling better decision making in cybersecurity, today released ThreatConnect Risk Quantifier™ 6.0 (RQ 6.0), continuing its innovation in the emerging field of cyber risk quantification. ThreatConnect Risk Quantifier™ (RQ) enables companies to see the financial risks they face from cyber attacks and also prioritize investments that provide the best ROI. RQ’s calculations are informed by your internal environment, threat intelligence, vulnerability management, operations and response data found within ThreatConnect and other integrations. RQ is distinctly different from other approaches offered in the market as it focuses on automation and data integration, and delivers value in days and weeks as opposed to months and years. With RQ 6.0 organizations that are looking at financial cyber risk quantification will have the option of leveraging full FAIR scenario’s, using semi-automated FAIR scenario’s, and full automation in one pl

Technology Innovation Institute’s Directed Energy Research Centre becomes First-in-Region to Replicate Electromagnetic Pulses from High-altitude Nuclear Reaction18.10.2021 11:28:00 CEST | Press release

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC) today announced that its Directed Energy Research Centre (DERC) has become the first such entity in the region capable of reproducing the high-altitude electromagnetic pulses (HEMP) generated during nuclear reaction in high altitudes at its electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) labs. The Nuclear Electromagnetic Pulse Simulator offers critical infrastructures, service providers, and research institutions in the UAE and wider GCC region greater autonomy when it comes to testing - a function that needed to earlier be outsourced abroad. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211018005404/en/ Dr. Chaouki Kasmi, Chief Researcher, Directed Energy Research Centre (Photo: AETOSWire) DERC’s EMC labs comprise a modular semi-anechoic chamber that enables testing to evaluate susceptibility of electronics to

Freedom Finance Europe Expands Cooperation With the European Financial Markets’ Association18.10.2021 10:00:00 CEST | Press release

Freedom Finance Europe attended the sixteenth annual European Leveraged Finance Conference held by the Association of European Financial Markets (AFME) on 29 September 2021 in London. Our company was the lead partner of the event. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211018005358/en/ Freedom Finance Europe attended the sixteenth annual European Leveraged Finance Conference held by the Association of European Financial Markets (AFME) on 29 September 2021 in London (Photo: Business Wire) Following the conference, a delegation led by Executive Director, Evgeniy Tyapkin, held talks with Gary Simmons, Managing Director of AFME's High Yield Securities Division and Elena Travallini, AFME Membership Director. The parties outlined plans for increased co-operation next year, increased the number of AFME working groups with the representatives of Freedom Finance Europe and discussed preparations for joint events. As a reminde

SIGNA Sports United Upsizes PIPE and Principals Agree to Backstop SPAC Business Combination With Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation18.10.2021 09:00:00 CEST | Press release

SIGNA Sports United (“SSU” or the “Company”), the world’s leading sports e-commerce and technology platform, today announced additional PIPE investments and a new redemption backstop agreement related to its proposed business combination agreement with Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: YAC) ("Yucaipa" or "YAC"), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company. These additional elements increase deal certainty and ensure the listing of the enlarged pro forma company. Mike Özkan, designated Chairman of the Board of SSU, said, “The upsizing of the PIPE demonstrates the increased interest in SSU’s sports e-commerce and technology platform. The backstop agreement underpins the principal’s commitment to the Company and provides transaction certainty for the strategic combination of the two largest online Bike retailers. The pro forma company will be in a strong position to pursue its mission to digitalize the global sports retail ecosystem with a guaranteed level of liquidity at a

BearingPoint RegTech Becomes Regnology18.10.2021 09:00:00 CEST | Press release

BearingPoint RegTech is now operating under the new name Regnology. The name stands for the company's core business: Regulatory Technology. The change of name is a logical step after BearingPoint Group sold the RegTech business to the private equity firm Nordic Capital end of 2020. Since then, the company is operationally independent. In June 2021, BearingPoint RegTech reached an important milestone by joining forces with Vizor Software, a global leader in RegTech and SupTech based in Dublin. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211018005025/en/ Conor Crowley, CEO Vizor and Head of SupTech at Regnology, and Jürgen Lux, CEO, Regnology (Photo: Regnology) The combined company has a history spanning more than 20 years and is now a leading international provider of innovative regulatory, risk and supervisory technology (RegTech/RiskTech/SupTech) solutions, AEOI and tax reporting, and regulatory reporting services along

NTT: CEOs Say People and the Planet Are Becoming More Important in Business18.10.2021 08:15:00 CEST | Press release

WSJ Intelligence undertook a new international CEO survey for global technology and business solution provider NTT. The survey focuses on the role of business in contributing to societal goals. WSJ Intelligence conducted a survey of 351 CEOs of large corporations representing ten key industries in 15 countries to understand their views on their organization’s role in society, social impact strategies, the stakeholders involved, and how the Covid-19 pandemic has driven these strategies. The research confirms that post-pandemic people and the planet rather than solely profit are becoming increasingly important for organizations of all sizes. While this trend was evident before March 2020, the pandemic brought it to the forefront. The latest research considers, too, how organizations better support employee wellbeing and change management. It uncovers the most valuable tools and tips for social purpose implementation while also analyzing the most significant challenges. Key Findings: 94%

"THE GUNPLA SHOWROOM DUBAI"18.10.2021 08:00:00 CEST | Press release

BANDAI SPIRITS Co., LTD. (President and Chief Executive Officer: Nao Udagawa, Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo) will be operating "THE GUNPLA SHOWROOM DUBAI" from late October, 2021 to March 31, 2022, at the Dubai Mall, a shopping mall in Dubai in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, concurrently with Expo 2020 Dubai that will begin on October 1, 2021. Given the appointment of Gundam as the "PR Ambassador of the Japan Pavilion, Expo 2020 Dubai", we will be promoting Japanese culture and the joy of monodukuri (creating and crafting) to people around the world through Gunpla (Gundam-series plastic models). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211017005004/en/ Display of 1/10 scale standing Gundam statue (Photo: Business Wire) Description of "THE GUNPLA SHOWROOM DUBAI" Exhibit of 1/10 Scale Standing Gundam Statue 1/10 scale standing statue of RX-78-2 (total height: approximately 1,800 mm) will be on exhibit. Lo

Antin Infrastructure Partners to Become Majority Shareholder in Origis Energy, a Leading U.S. Renewable Energy Platform18.10.2021 07:30:00 CEST | Press release

Regulatory News: Antin Infrastructure Partners (Ticker: ANTIN – ISIN: FR0014005AL0), one of the world’s leading infrastructure investment firms, announced today that funds managed by Antin have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Origis Energy, a major vertically integrated renewable energy platform in the United States, from its CEO & President Guy Vanderhaegen and Global Atlantic Financial Group. The company focuses on developing, building, and operating utility-scale solar and storage assets, as well as distributed generation. Guy Vanderhaegen will continue to lead and to hold a significant stake in the company. Founded in 2008, Origis Energy has a track record of development success across 130 solar and storage projects. Antin will support Origis Energy with additional capital and resources as it builds out its contracted pipeline, which is one of the largest in the U.S. and provides clear visibility into its growth plan over the next several years. T

Nexign Completed Campaign Management Solution for Middle East Telecom Operator Zain Kuwait18.10.2021 07:00:00 CEST | Press release

Nexign (part of ICS Holding), an international provider of business support systems (BSS), has announced that the company completed the Marketing Campaign Management system implementation for Zain Kuwait, one of the leading telecom service providers in the Middle East, in cooperation with the Turkcell Technology, a subsidiary of Turkcell, a converged telecommunication and technology services provider, founded and headquartered in Turkey. The implemented system enables Zain Kuwait to provide targeted offerings to a wide range of its subscribers and boost customer loyalty and retention. Marketing Campaign Management System is a BI-integrated solution for diversified campaigns management during the customer lifecycle. It provides selection rules management to define target segments and communication channels to schedule, execute and track the performance of marketing campaigns. The system enables the company to increase response rates and make sales and marketing initiatives more effectiv

Ipsen Adds Another Program Into Its Pre-Clinical R&D Oncology Pipeline Through an Exclusive Worldwide Collaboration With Accent Therapeutics, Targeting the RNA Modifying Protein, METTL318.10.2021 07:00:00 CEST | Press release

Regulatory News: Disclaimer: Intended for international media and investor audiences only Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Accent Therapeutics (Accent) have signed an exclusive worldwide-collaboration agreement to research, develop, manufacture, and commercialize Accent’s pre-clinical stage METTL3 program. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a difficult to treat cancer of the blood and bone marrow, accounting for a third of all new cases of leukemia in the US each year.1 Globally, the incidence of AML has been increasing year on year across the last 20 years.2 RNA modifying proteins (RMPs) are an emerging target class that control multiple aspects of RNA biology and represent a new approach for the potential treatment of various cancers. METTL3 is an RMP that has been validated pre-clinically as a novel therapeutic target for AML.1,3 This collaboration combines Accent’s expertise in RMP-targeting therapeutics with Ipsen’s capabilities and proven track record in Oncology medicine devel

First-ever Winners of Prince William’s Earthshot Prize announced at star-studded London Awards Ceremony17.10.2021 22:00:00 CEST | Press release

The Earthshot Prize has tonight revealed the first-ever five Winners at a glittering ceremony held in London. Each Winner will receive £1million prize money and a global network of support to scale their cutting-edge environmental solutions to repair our planet. The five Winners, which span the globe from Costa Rica to India, include transformative technologists, innovators, an entire country, and a pioneering city and were chosen for their ground-breaking solutions to the greatest environmental challenges facing our planet. Earthshot Prize Founder and Prize Council Member Prince William said: “Our five inspirational Winners show that everyone has a role to play in the global effort to repair our planet. We need businesses, leaders, innovators, and communities to take action. And, ultimately, we need all of us to demand that the solutions get the support they need. Because the success of our Winners is our collective, global Earthshot.” Earthshot Prize Council Member Sir David Attenbor

Janssen Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for RYBREVANT ® (amivantamab) for the Treatment of Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with EGFR Exon 20 Insertion Mutations After Failure of Platinum-Based Therapy15.10.2021 18:30:00 CEST | Press release

FOR EU TRADE AND MEDICAL MEDIA ONLY. NOT TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO UK AND BENELUX BASED MEDIA The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a conditional marketing authorisation for the medicinal product amivantamab, intended for the treatment of adult patients with advanced NSCLC with activating epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 20 insertion mutations, after failure of platinum-based therapy.3 If approved, amivantamab will be the first treatment in the European Union specifically targeting EGFR exon 20 insertion mutations for advanced NSCLC.1 “This group of patients often face a poor prognosis as there are currently no targeted therapy options for this specific mutation nor does it typically respond to existing therapies used to treat more common EGFR mutations,” 1,4,5 commented Catherine Taylor, M.D., Vice President, Medical Affairs

Leading Researchers Present 24-Plex Digital PCR Assay and Novel Multiplex Applications Uniquely Enabled by Stilla’s 6-Color naica ® system15.10.2021 15:08:00 CEST | Press release

Stilla Technologies, the multiplex digital PCR company, joined researchers from SAGA Diagnostics in presenting a 24-plex digital PCR assay generated on Stilla’s six-color naica® system. To mark the platform’s global commercial launch at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2021 Virtual Meeting, Stilla’s Cofounder and Chief Technology Officer Rémi Dangla, PhD, and researchers from SAGA Diagnostics, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and University of Athens highlighted the new data during a discussion on how highly sensitive, multiplex digital PCR technology is transforming complex genomic data into actionable insights across a breadth of research and clinical applications. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211015005140/en/ Stilla’s six-color naica® system, the industry’s first six-color digital PCR system, answers market needs for higher performance and multiplexing technology. Learn more here: www

Boston Metal Wins S&P Global Platts Global Metals Award15.10.2021 15:04:00 CEST | Press release

Boston Metal won the New Technology for the Metals and Mining Industry award at the 2021 S&P Global Platts Global Metals Awards. Boston Metal is commercializing ground-breaking technology to decarbonize primary steelmaking. The company’s technology combines patented innovations with best practices from the aluminum and steel industries to deliver a revolutionary solution to the carbon emissions challenge facing the steel value chain. Powered by renewable electricity, molten oxide electrolysis converts iron ore into liquid metal and oxygen. The modular, scalable platform produces no CO2 emissions, is highly energy efficient, and works with a wide range of iron ore grades. “We congratulate all the winners and finalists for persevering through unique challenges and continuing to drive performance while embracing change,” said Saugata Saha, president of S&P Global Platts. Dave Ernsberger, Global Head of Pricing and Market Insight, S&P Global Platts, said: “Not surprisingly, but certainly e

The Ministry of Justice makes public the evidence supporting of the Republic of Kazakhstan’s case against Anatolie and Gabriel Stati15.10.2021 13:46:00 CEST | Press release

The Ministry of Justice has launched a new website to spotlight evidence gathered by the Republic of Kazakhstan regarding the fraud committed by Anatolie and Gabriel Stati: www.kzarbitration.com. The purpose of the website is to present the facts of the ongoing and complex legal case and provide easy access to the corresponding evidence. This public repository will increase transparency around the case and dispel the disinformation and lies perpetrated by these individuals against the Republic of Kazakhstan and its people. The evidence - in the form of court rulings, expert opinions, and other publicly available documents - confirms that the Statis have been engaged in a complex and multi-faceted fraud since at least 2006. The website explains how Anatolie and Gabriel Stati defrauded international investors of their money, falsified financial statements, fraudulently obtained audit opinions and pursued an international arbitration against the Republic of Kazakhstan to recoup from the S

TP Awards Schlumberger Sakarya Offshore Gas Field Phase-1 Contract15.10.2021 13:00:00 CEST | Press release

Schlumberger announced today a significant contract award by Turkish Petroleum (TP) for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of end-to-end production solutions for the Sakarya gas field, Turkey’s largest gas reserve. The contract is awarded to Schlumberger and Subsea 7, as part of a consortium. The integrated project scope will cover subsurface solutions to onshore production, including well completions, subsea production systems (SPS), subsea umbilicals, risers, flowlines (SURF), and an early production facility (EPF). Schlumberger will deliver the well completions scope and the design, construction, and commissioning of the early production facility capable of handling up to 350 MMscfd of gas. The SPS and SURF scope will be delivered by OneSubsea®, the subsea technologies, production, and processing systems division of Schlumberger, and Subsea 7. “Schlumberger is uniquely positioned to integrate solutions from the subsurface to the processing facility, a

2021 Jeonju Bibimbap Festival Kicks Off Under the Theme of 'World Bibim Week'15.10.2021 09:00:00 CEST | Press release

Jeonju, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy, announced that the 2021 Jeonju Bibimbap Festival, the typical gourmet festival of the city, is to be held on every weekend during October 9 - 31, 2021 in the vicinity of Jeonju Hyanggyo in Jeonju Hanok Village and online. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211015005015/en/ UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy Jeonju city has opened the 2021 Jeonju Bibimbap Festival. Under the title of World Bibim Week, this year's festival is designed and supervised by Ryu Jae-hyeon, Executive Director, focusing on a food festival to deliver the best taste while promoting sociability that is represented by ‘mixture’. It is to be held on every weekend during October 9 - 31, 2021 in the vicinity of Jeonju Hyanggyo in Jeonju Hanok Village and online. The four week-festival features ‘day’ programs on each weekend under different themes including Bibim Week (Day for Couples), Vitamin Week (D

Announcing the 2021 .eu Web Awards Winners!15.10.2021 09:00:00 CEST | Press release

Last night the 2021 .eu Web Awards ended in epic fashion at the Teatro Antico in Taormina, Italy. Hosted by EURid, the .eu Web Awards are a competition for the best .eu, .ею and .ευ websites. After last year’s virtual only event, we were pleased to once again celebrate the finalists and winners in person. View the hybrid event here. Hosted by Sally Bundock, esteemed journalist for BBC world news, the gala night brought us sincere joy reflected by the winners, combined with amazing performances by featured artists like THePETEBOX, Women Orchestra, MM Dance Company, Compagnia Joculares and the GAP’s Orchestra. The magical event ended with fireworks. “Being able to see real faces and raw emotion conveyed by the guests again made the night unforgettable” noted Giovanni Seppia, EURid’s External Relations Manager. “This is what the Web Awards is all about, bringing together people from various industries and backgrounds and honouring them for having chosen a .eu for their online presence.” P

Pony.ai to Start Driverless Tests on Public Roads in Beijing15.10.2021 09:00:00 CEST | Press release

Silicon Valley-based leading autonomous driving company Pony.ai, today announced that it has been authorized to conduct driverless tests on public roads in China’s capital city, Beijing. The company is one of the two autonomous software companies to receive this important Beijing permit. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211015005137/en/ Driverless tests on public roads in Beijing (Photo: Business Wire) Prior to receiving this driverless test permit in Beijing, Pony.ai received a permit to conduct tests on certain sections of Beijing highways in July 2021. The company was among the first group to obtain this permit. In Beijing, Pony.ai is now authorized to conduct driverless testing in an area of around 20 square kilometers in a pilot zone for autonomous driving vehicles. The area covers major subway stations, residential areas, and tech parks, which allows Pony.ai to test its autonomous technology in the most c

Ganymed Robotics awarded a €2.5M grant from the European Commission through the EIC Accelerator Program15.10.2021 07:00:00 CEST | Press release

Ganymed Robotics, a developer of advanced software and robotics technologies for orthopedic surgeons, today announces it has secured a €2,5 M grant through the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator program. EIC funding will help Ganymed bring its innovation to the millions of patients suffering from arthritis. EIC Accelerator, designed to develop and scale up ground-breaking innovations, is the most competitive public funding scheme for deeptech startups in the world, with this year over 2000 companies applying and only 65 winners. Sophie Cahen, CEO of Ganymed Robotics, indicates: “We are thrilled by EIC Accelerator’s support which validates the high potential of Ganymed’s technology and comes as a strong recognition of the major milestones Ganymed has achieved so far. We are now in a solid position to accelerate the development of our unique, patented technology platform to bring more intelligence and efficiency into the operating room and become the new standard of care for j
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