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EUROPE’S LARGEST DEDICATED CBD & MEDICAL CANNABIS EVENT TAKES PLACE APRIL 28-30 ONLINE (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The CANNAVIST, the UK & Ireland’s essential guide to CBD & medical cannabis, presents CBD Live Europe, the biggest dedicated … Read the full press release

European Society of Cardiology to hold annual EuroCMR congress on 6 to 8 May online

(PRESS RELEASE) SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS CEDEX, France, 12-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EuroCMR 2021 will highlight how magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the heart helps physicians pinpoint diagnoses and tailor treatment. EuroCMR 2021 will take place on 6 to 8 May online. … Read the full press release

Sanofi launches more impactful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy

Accelerating projects on access to medicines, support for vulnerable communities, environmental conservation, and diversity and inclusion Creation of Sanofi Global Health, global nonprofit unit to provide 40 of the world’s poorest countries access to 30 essential medicines (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Apr-2021 — … Read the full press release

TU/e researcher Rens Brankaert nominated for Alzheimer Nederland’s Young Outstanding Researcher Award

The researcher has been nominated for a major research award from Alzheimer Nederland. (PRESS RELEASE) EINDHOVEN, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) announces that Rens Brankaert, associate professor at Industrial Design, has been nominated by Alzheimer Nederland … Read the full press release

Largest Supply Chain for Face masks, FFP2, FFP3 and cloth masks

Creative Concepts Manufacturing Group Unveils its innovative 5-Layer Nano-PTFE Filtering Technology Reusable and Washable Cloth Mask for everyday civilians – AirGuard™ Face Mask (PRESS RELEASE) BOLOGNA, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Creative Concepts Manufacturing Group announces campaign launch of their new … Read the full press release

Latest research and future treatment in heart rhythm disorders to be presented at EHRA 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Society of Cardiology (ESC) announces that its online scientific congress EHRA 2021 will be held 23 to 25 April online. Highlights of the congress are the latest practice-changing research … Read the full press release

Icade Healthcare Europe and Amavir group to acquire two nursing facilities in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Icade Healthcare Europe¹ announces that together with its partner the Amavir group have signed a preliminary agreement on March 26, 2021 for the acquisition of two nursing homes in Spain for c. €22m … Read the full press release

“Building Healthy Relationships and Enhancing Gender Equality”: Young women from Cyprus, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan come together

Building Healthy Relationships and Enhancing Gender Equality

(PRESS RELEASE) NICOSIA, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Young women from Cyprus, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan came together in the online seminar “Building healthy relationships and enhancing gender equality” to discuss gender norms and explore tangible implications of human, gender, and … Read the full press release

Barco announces the interface of Demetra digital skin imaging system with Modernizing Medicine’s electronic medical record (EMR)

(PRESS RELEASE) KORTRIJK, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco announces partnership with Modernizing Medicine for the interface of its Demetra digital skin imaging system with Modernizing Medicine’s electronic medical record (EMR). The interface aims to create a seamless workflow to reduce … Read the full press release

Covestro’s new polycarbonates supports the advancement of drug delivery devices and surgical instruments

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 16-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro announces new polycarbonates for development of drug delivery devices and surgical instruments. Covestro offers two new families of the polycarbonate Makrolon®: improved low-friction types and maximum strength glass-filled products. The latter are also … Read the full press release

FB Vision and Bausch+Lomb enter into multi-country commercial agreement to commercialize Ozodrop™ Eye Drops

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN BENEDETTO DEL TRONTO, Italy, 15-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — FB Vision, an Italian joint stock company specialized in ophthalmics, announced a partnership with Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business of Bausch Health Companies Inc., to … Read the full press release

Philips 6th annual sleep survey “Seeking Solutions: How COVID-19 Changed Sleep Around the World”

70% of people surveyed have experienced one or more new sleep challenges since the start of the pandemic 72% of surveyed sleep apnea patients who discontinued CPAP therapy cited COVID-19 related reasons 58% reported a willingness to use telehealth for … Read the full press release

Ericsson, Telia, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital team up to improve COVID-19 response

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson announces its collaboration with Telia, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Sweden to test the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create insight models for planning and prediction of healthcare demands and resources. … Read the full press release

Thomas Leysen appointed Chairman of DSM Supervisory Board

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, 4-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, announces the retirement of Rob Routs as Chairman and member of the DSM Supervisory Board at the close of the Annual … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel strengthens its presence in pharma and healthcare logistics in China through partnership with Jointown

Extensive cooperation across warehousing, domestic distribution, international transports and logistics In support of Chinese pharma customers’ access to international markets, leveraging Kuehne+Nagel’s global pharma network (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics leader Kuehne+Nagel announces … Read the full press release

A URSAPHARM Arzneimittel e a CEBINA anunciam uma parceria com vista a reaproveitar o anti-histamínico azelastina para combater a COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SAARBRÜCKEN / VIENA, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Na luta contra o vírus SARS-CoV-2, um grande número de empresas farmacêuticas está em busca de novas abordagens para combater a pandemia. Além das vacinas, estão a ser feitos esforços intensivos … Read the full press release

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel et CEBINA annoncent un partenariat pour reconvertir l’antihistaminique azélastine afin de lutter contre la COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SARREBRUCK / VIENNE, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dans la lutte contre le virus SRAS-CoV-2, un grand nombre d’entreprises pharmaceutiques recherchent de nouvelles approches pour combattre la pandémie. Outre les vaccins, des efforts intensifs de recherche et développement à … Read the full press release

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel y CEBINA anuncian una colaboración para readaptar el antihistamínico azelastine para combatir la COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SAARBRÜCKEN / VIENA, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — En la lucha contra el virus SARS-CoV-2, una gran cantidad de empresas farmacéuticas están buscando nuevos enfoques para combatir la pandemia. Además de las vacunas, las iniciativas exhaustivas de investigación y … Read the full press release

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SAARBRÜCKEN / VIENNA, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — In the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a large number of pharmaceutical companies are looking for new approaches to combat the pandemic. In addition to vaccines, intensive research and development efforts … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding plays important role in COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Japan

DHL Global Forwarding contracted for vaccine distribution to Japan First successful delivery to Japan completed end of last week Pharma freezers at DHL facility in Japan ensure vaccine is stored at -70 degrees until final delivery (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 15-Feb-2021 … Read the full press release

Aviva announces new partnership agreement with UK cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational insurance company Aviva to help its protection customers living with cancer get access to the emotional, clinical and financial support they need through a new partnership agreement with leading UK cancer … Read the full press release

Dutch SAZ group of hospitals to use Philips’ connected care solutions to enhance monitoring and management of patients

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in health technology Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announces strategic partnership with Dutch SAZ (Association of Collaborating General Hospitals) group of 28 hospitals. The 5-year partnership in the field of … Read the full press release

Lundbeck commits to become carbon neutral across the entire value chain by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish international pharmaceutical company H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) announces its new 15-year climate target, which includes a detailed action plan to reduce emissions, approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), towards becoming … Read the full press release

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca confirmed safe and effective at preventing COVID-19

Increased efficacy with longer inter-dose interval Protection of over 70% starting after a first dose First indication of reduction in disease transmission of up to 67% (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool awarded grants to create anti-viral surface technologies to break chain of COVID transmission

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool announces that its has joined a consortium to develop new anti-viral technology that will limit the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) from touching contaminated surfaces in areas such as hospitals, train … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Professor of Neurosurgery Michael Jenkinson to lead Sir John Fisher / Royal College of Surgeons of England’s Surgical Trials in Liverpool

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool announces that Michael Jenkinson, Professor of Neurosurgery at its Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, has been appointed as the Sir John Fisher / Royal College of Surgeons of England … Read the full press release

Genetic diversity: GSK and Novartis launch Project Africa GRADIENT to optimise treatment responses for malaria and tuberculosis in Africa

Project Africa GRADIENT calls on local researchers to submit proposals exploring the link between genetic diversity and response to malaria and tuberculosis drugs in African patients. Combined funding commitment of GBP 2.8 million (USD 3.6 million) over five years. Researchers … Read the full press release

Atos becomes primary digital solutions and global services provider for Handicare

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM/ PARIS, 15-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational information technology service and consulting company Atos announces that it has been selected by Handicare as its main partner to optimise its digital platform. Handicare offers solutions to increase the … Read the full press release

Sanofi gains full global rights to a promising antibody for inflammatory disorders with the acquisition of Kymab

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ CAMBRIDGE, 11-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi to acquire Kymab, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing fully human monoclonal antibodies with a focus on immune-mediated diseases and immuno-oncology therapeutics. The agreement includes an upfront payment … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel takes responsibility of global distribution of Covid-19 Vaccine Moderna

New arrangement leverages Kuehne+Nagel’s global solutions for pharma & healthcare logistics (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. / SCHINDELLEGI, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel announces international supply chain arrangement with Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), a biotechnology company … Read the full press release