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Eisai to Present Preclinical and Clinical Research on Eribulin at the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

TOKYO, Dec 1, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that new study results on its in-house discovered and developed anticancer agent eribulin mesylate (HALAVEN, "eribulin") will be presented during the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), which is taking place virtually and in-person in San Antonio, Texas from December 6-10.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Dec 1, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that new study results on its in-house discovered and developed anticancer agent eribulin mesylate (HALAVEN, "eribulin") will be presented during the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), which is taking place virtually and in-person in San Antonio, Texas from December 6-10.
  • Eisai will present five eribulin-related abstracts, including a post hoc subgroup analysis from two pivotal Phase 3 studies (EMBRACE and Study 301), as well as:
    - Real world use of eribulin following treatment with a P13K inhibitor, mostly in people with Hormone Receptor (HR)-positive/HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer.
  • - Preclinical data exploring a liposomal formulation of eribulin, in a Phase 1 expansion cohort for breast cancer, versus eribulin at the same dose, in patient-derived breast cancer xenografts.
  • There is no guarantee that any investigational compounds or investigational uses of FDA-approved products will successfully complete clinical development or gain FDA approval.

Honda Unveils Next-generation Technologies of Honda SENSING 360 and Honda SENSING Elite

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

TOKYO, Dec 1, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled the next-generation technologies of the Honda SENSING 360 omnidirectional safety and driver-assistive system, and Honda SENSING Elite, a flagship variation of Honda SENSING, respectively.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Dec 1, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled the next-generation technologies of the Honda SENSING 360 omnidirectional safety and driver-assistive system, and Honda SENSING Elite, a flagship variation of Honda SENSING, respectively.
  • In 2021, Honda launched Honda SENSING Elite with the Traffic Jam Pilot function, which qualifies for Level 3 automated driving technology.
  • As the next generation technologies of Honda SENSING Elite, Honda also announced newly developed functions based on the enhanced recognition and understanding technologies achieved by the utilization of Honda's original AI technologies.
  • Moreover, Honda will strive to equip all new models in all major markets with Honda SENSING 360 by 2030, while also continuing to advance Honda SENSING functions.

MHI Publishes Integrated Report "MHI Report 2022"

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today published the "MHI Report 2022."

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today published the "MHI Report 2022."
  • The focus of this year's integrated report is on MHI Group's contributions to global Carbon Neutrality.
  • The report opens with a message from the President and CEO Seiji Izumisawa outlining MHI Group's value creation proposal.
  • The MHI Report 2022 also contains a special feature on various measures being implemented by MHI Group toward realizing a carbon neutral world.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering to be Integrated into MHI

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG) have agreed to integrate the business operations of MHIENG with those of MHI effective April 1, 2023.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG) have agreed to integrate the business operations of MHIENG with those of MHI effective April 1, 2023.
  • The integration of MHIENG into MHI will further accelerate the "Energy Transition" that serves as one of MHI Group's central growth engines.
  • In striving to strengthen its Energy Transition business, development of a CO2 solutions ecosystem is a component of major importance.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is one of the world's leading industrial groups, spanning energy, smart infrastructure, industrial machinery, aerospace and defense.

NEC Orchestrating Future Fund, an Ecosystem-type CVC Fund, Completes Final Close for US$140 Million

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has completed the final close of the "NEC Orchestrating Future Fund"(1), an ecosystem-type corporate venture capital (CVC) fund established in December 2021 for US$140 million (approximately 20 billion yen).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has completed the final close of the "NEC Orchestrating Future Fund"(1), an ecosystem-type corporate venture capital (CVC) fund established in December 2021 for US$140 million (approximately 20 billion yen).
  • NEC will accelerate the creation of new social value through co-creation with international and domestic startups that pioneer new markets with cutting-edge technologies and innovative business models.
  • The Fund bundles investments by various investors and invests in startups with promising growth based on the judgement of the General Partner.
  • (1) Registered as: NEC AND TRANSLINK ORCHESTRATING FUTURE FUND, L.P.
    NEC Corporation has established itself as a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies while promoting the brand statement of "Orchestrating a brighter world."

Mitsubishi Power to Upgrade Two Gas Turbines at Tuas Power to Achieve 16.9 kilo-tonnes of Carbon Emissions Reduction Annually

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

- Upgrade of two 360MW GTCC power plants can cut CO2 emissions by 16.9 kilo-tonnes annually, with work scheduled for completion in 2023.

Key Points: 
  • - Upgrade of two 360MW GTCC power plants can cut CO2 emissions by 16.9 kilo-tonnes annually, with work scheduled for completion in 2023.
  • TOKYO, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received a contract from Tuas Power Generation Pte.
  • Ltd., a major power company in Singapore, for upgrades to two of the four M701F gas turbines (CCP3 and CCP4) in its gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power generation facility.
  • Since 2001, Mitsubishi Power had supplied four gas turbines to Tuas Power, each with a rated output of 360 megawatts (MW).

ExxonMobil, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Form Carbon Capture Technology Alliance

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - ExxonMobil and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have joined forces to deploy MHI's leading CO2 capture technology as part of ExxonMobil's end-to-end carbon capture and storage (CCS) solution for industrial customers.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - ExxonMobil and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have joined forces to deploy MHI's leading CO2 capture technology as part of ExxonMobil's end-to-end carbon capture and storage (CCS) solution for industrial customers.
  • "Adding Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' leading carbon capture technology to ExxonMobil's transportation and storage capabilities enables this compelling offering."
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is the world's largest licensor of post-combustion CO2 capture technology and has been developing it for more than three decades.
  • We look forward to partnering with ExxonMobil to continue advancing carbon capture technologies to provide essential carbon neutrality solutions for various industries."

Eisai Presents Full Results of Lecanemab Phase 3 Confirmatory Clarity Ad Study for Early Alzheimer's Disease at Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD) Conference

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Eisai's Clarity AD was a global confirmatory Phase 3 placebo-controlled, double-blind, parallel-group, randomized study in 1,795 people with early AD (lecanemab group: 898 placebo group: 897) at 235 sites in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Key Points: 
  • Eisai's Clarity AD was a global confirmatory Phase 3 placebo-controlled, double-blind, parallel-group, randomized study in 1,795 people with early AD (lecanemab group: 898 placebo group: 897) at 235 sites in North America, Europe, and Asia.
  • Eligibility criteria allowed patients with a broad range of comorbidities/comedications, including but not limited to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, renal disease and anti-coagulants.
  • Lecanemab slowed decline of cognitive function by 26% on ADAS-Cog14 at 18 months (mean difference: -1.44 [95%CI: -2.27, -0.61]; P=0.00065).
  • In the ADCOMS assessment, lecanemab slowed disease progression by 24% at 18 months (mean difference: -0.050 [95% CI: -0.074, -0.027; P=0.00002]).

Eleven Experts from Leading Medical Institutions and Eight Experts from Eisai Publish Full Results of Lecanemab Phase 3 Confirmatory Clarity Ad Study for Early Alzheimer's Disease in the New England Journal of Medicine

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The rapid publication of the Clarity AD study results demonstrates Eisai's strong commitment to trust and transparency based on Eisai's human health care mission.

Key Points: 
  • The rapid publication of the Clarity AD study results demonstrates Eisai's strong commitment to trust and transparency based on Eisai's human health care mission.
  • If approved, we will work to bring the drug expeditiously to people living with early AD and their families.
  • Eisai serves as the lead of lecanemab development and regulatory submissions globally with both Eisai and Biogen co-commercializing and co-promoting the product and Eisai having final decision-making authority.
  • This release discusses investigational uses of an agent in development and is not intended to convey conclusions about efficacy or safety.

D3eSports Announces REV3AL Partnership for Virtual-to-Real E-Racing Programs

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Houston, TX, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - D3eSports, a division of StemGen Inc., (OTC: SGNI), today announced REV3AL, a leading cybersecurity company in the Web3 space, as a new partner in D3eSports's virtual-to-real e-racing programs.

Key Points: 
  • Houston, TX, Nov 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - D3eSports, a division of StemGen Inc., (OTC: SGNI), today announced REV3AL, a leading cybersecurity company in the Web3 space, as a new partner in D3eSports's virtual-to-real e-racing programs.
  • "There is an intersection where innovation, preparedness, and expectation meet, and we're excited to be working towards a shared vision with D3eSports."
  • REV3AL will also be participating in STEM-centered education programs to provide Cybersecurity educational guides and content.
  • With plans for its own NFT Marketplace and Avatar Creation Portal, REV3AL will provide a fun and engaging, but still security centric user experience.

Eisai Announces Approval of Partial Change to Label for Dosage and Administration of Aricept for Treatment of Dementia with Lewy Bodies

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that its application for a partial change to label for Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride), a treatment for Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) that was discovered and developed in-house, regarding dosage and administration for the treatment of DLB in Japan, has been approved today.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that its application for a partial change to label for Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride), a treatment for Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) that was discovered and developed in-house, regarding dosage and administration for the treatment of DLB in Japan, has been approved today.
  • (Please refer to "Notes to Editors" on the link below for details of the changes)
    This partial change to label is based on the results of a reexamination for the indication of "suppression of progression of dementia symptoms in dementia with Lewy bodies" of this drug, which was categorized as Category 2.
  • After receiving approval for the partial change in dosage and administration for DLB, Eisai will continue to place the highest priority on the provision of proper use and safety information for this drug, and will make continued contributions to address the diversified needs of, and increase the benefits provided to people living with DLB and their families.
  • For more information visit www.eisai.com/news/2022/news202282.html.

Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Toho Gas and Mitsubishi Collaborate to Produce e-methane in the US and Transport It to Japan, Utilizing Cameron LNG in Louisiana

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

The targeted e-methane production volume is 130,000 tons per year1 to start in 2030.

Key Points: 
  • The targeted e-methane production volume is 130,000 tons per year1 to start in 2030.
  • This decision was made in light of accessibility to the infrastructure for feedstock procurement and high possibility of achieving early establishment of the supply chain.
  • The four companies will continue to conduct feasibility studies on other promising locations to expand its e-methane procurement capabilities for enhanced energy security of Japan.
  • (1) 130,000 tons is equivalent to 1% of the total annual city gas demand of TG, OG, and THG combined.

PLN Nusantara Power and Mitsubishi Power's Muara Karang Power Plant Recognized as "Project of the Year" at Asian Power Awards 2022

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

PLN Nusantara Power (PNP) and constructed by Mitsubishi Power, has won two awards at the Asian Power Awards 2022.

Key Points: 
  • PLN Nusantara Power (PNP) and constructed by Mitsubishi Power, has won two awards at the Asian Power Awards 2022.
  • Maryono, General Manager, Muara Karang Power Plant Unit, said: "The Muara Karang Power Plant plays an important role in supplying electricity to critical facilities in the metropolitan area and continues to be a role model in power plant development nationwide.
  • Through close relationships with local power providers such as PLN and PLN Nusantara Power built over the last half-century, Mitsubishi Power continues to uphold our commitment towards advancing reliable and efficient power generation in the country."
  • In 2016, Mitsubishi Power received an order for the full turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction solution of the third block of the Muara Karang power plant to increase the facility's power generation capacity.

Pie Systems Japan Signs a Strategic Partnership Agreement with JAPAN POST BANK

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Pie Systems Japan Co., Ltd., a leading Travel Tech which provides the VAT refund solution PIE VAT and a subsidiary of Pie Systems Inc, today announced a strategic partnership agreement with JAPAN POST BANK Co., Ltd., a bank in the Japan Post Group which provides comprehensive financial services to a wide range of individual customers, mostly through the nationwide network of post offices.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Pie Systems Japan Co., Ltd., a leading Travel Tech which provides the VAT refund solution PIE VAT and a subsidiary of Pie Systems Inc, today announced a strategic partnership agreement with JAPAN POST BANK Co., Ltd., a bank in the Japan Post Group which provides comprehensive financial services to a wide range of individual customers, mostly through the nationwide network of post offices.
  • The partnership aims to leverage JAPAN POST BANK's nationwide network, and expand PIE VAT member merchants in Japan.
  • Pie Systems Japan will encourage merchants to accelerate digital transformation by introducing PIE VAT and improving business operations efficiency.
  • JAPAN POST BANK Co., Ltd. is a bank in the Japan Post Group, which was established in October 2007.

Hexagon, Fujitsu support Stuttgart's urban digital twin project

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Hexagon's Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division and Fujitsu Limited have partnered to deliver a digital twin platform for Stuttgart, Germany, to support the city's urban digital twin project.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Hexagon's Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division and Fujitsu Limited have partnered to deliver a digital twin platform for Stuttgart, Germany, to support the city's urban digital twin project.
  • The digital twin platform is based on Hexagon's M.App Enterprise and Xalt | Integration, with Fujitsu providing the necessary cloud infrastructure service for the project.
  • "Stuttgart's Urban Digital Twin project will provide our office with a vast amount of mobility and environmental data, and the IoT analysis platform from Hexagon and Fujitsu will give us the ability to use that data to make smarter decisions for the good of our city."
  • "We're proud to partner with Stuttgart and Fujitsu in putting data to work to ensure a better future for the city."

JCB identifies India as a key growth market for European merchants and acquirers to further propel digital payments and online spending

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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  • [3]
    Traditionally a "cash-first" society, there has been a significant shift towards digital and card payments as part of a "less-cash" movement in recent years.
  • This has been accelerated by government initiatives such as Digital India introduced with the specific aim to "transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy".
  • [4]
    The National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), set up by the Reserve Bank of India and Indian Banks' Association, has been a major factor in enabling widespread digital payments in the region.
  • As a comprehensive payment solution provider, JCB commits to providing responsive and high-quality service and products to all customers worldwide.