Daily Archives: March 19, 2020

Code Life Ventilator Challenge

The Code Life Ventilator Challenge is a 2-week sprint to collect the best ideas from anywhere in the world to create or design life-saving ventilators. It’s a joint initiative between the Montreal General Hospital Foundation and the RI-MUHC. MONTREAL, March 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Montreal General Hospital Foundation, in collaboration with the Research […]

Algernon to Support Planned Phase 2 Trial of Ifenprodil for Coronavirus

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Algernon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: AGN) (FRANKFURT: AGW) (OTCQB: AGNPF) (the “Company” or “Algernon”) a clinical stage pharmaceutical development company is pleased to announce that Novotech, a leading Asia-Pacific clinical research organization (CRO), has identified physicians in South Korea who have agreed to conduct an investigator initiated phase […]

Sinch AB (publ): Sinch adds conversational AI capabilities through acquisition

Stockholm, Sweden – Sinch AB (publ) – XSTO: SINCH Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chatlayer BV for an Enterprise Value of EUR 6.9 million. Founded in Antwerp in early 2018, ChatLayer.ai is a cloud-based software platform that lets businesses […]

Statement of Philips CEO Frans van Houten on the COVID-19 outbreak

March 18, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Frans van Houten, CEO of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today provided an update on how Philips is addressing the constantly evolving coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, as its epicenter is shifting from China to the West. COVID-19 is a top priority […]

Amid Challenges, South Sudan?Vaccination?Drive?Tackles?Measles

Shejirina Moni sits beside her children in front of their makeshift home in a shanty community in South Sudan’s capital Juba. Six of her children have died of various illnesses. She’s got three left.“The first one died at nine months. Another one died …

ASEAN Summit in Vietnam Postponed Until end-June Over Coronavirus

HANOI – A summit of Southeast Asian and other international leaders scheduled in Vietnam early next month has been postponed until end-June due to worries about coronavirus, Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday.Vietnamese Prime Minist…

Seaborn and EdgeUno announce free IP offering for eligible institutions in the Americas in support of COVID-19 response

Seaborn & EdgeUno provide help for institutions during COVID-19 crisis Free IP Offering in the Americas from Seaborn & EdgeUno for eligible institutions BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Seaborn Networks, a leading developer-owner-operator of transoceanic subsea fiber optic cable systems (Seaborn), announced today that Seaborn is supporting EdgeUno and together […]