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Azzur Group Expands Service Portfolio with Analytical Services for Advanced Therapeutics, enhancing the Azzur Discovery to Delivery Platform

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

To enable this innovation and transformation of therapeutic options, Azzur Group today announces the introduction of analytical laboratory testing services for advanced therapeutic medicinal products (ATMPs).

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  • To enable this innovation and transformation of therapeutic options, Azzur Group today announces the introduction of analytical laboratory testing services for advanced therapeutic medicinal products (ATMPs).
  • The capabilities and expertise are built upon a foundation of safety, quality, and product stability to meet stringent regulatory requirements.
  • Azzur Group's ATMP Analytical Services include assay and protocol development (compendial and non-compendial), study design and execution, and analytical/bioanalytical testing.
  • "The comprehensive Azzur approach to advanced therapeutics offers clients a model of speed and adaptability that will revolutionize manufacturing flexibility in the industry."

Federal IT Security Institute's Certifications Receive DoD 8140 Directive Approval for the DoD Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (DCWF)

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240214120131/en/
    FITSI's Certifications Receive DoD 8140 Directive Approval for the DoD Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (DCWF) (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The approval encompasses four key FITSP certifications tailored to the specialized roles within the federal workforce: Auditor, Designer, Manager, and Operator.
  • The DoD 8140 Directive, outlining the roles, training, and qualifications for the Department of Defense's cybersecurity workforce, recognizes certifications that provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform critical cybersecurity functions.
  • FITSI's mission is to secure the nation's Federal Information Systems by certifying that Federal Workforce members understand and can apply appropriate Federal IT security standards.
  • The DoD Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (DCWF) is a structured system established by the Department of Defense to define, identify, and categorize the roles and responsibilities of cybersecurity personnel.

IperionX Drives Towards Commercial Scale Titanium Metal Production

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

This large-scale titanium furnace is expected to be installed within the Titanium Production Facility during the second quarter, paving the way for the production of titanium metal in mid-2024.

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  • This large-scale titanium furnace is expected to be installed within the Titanium Production Facility during the second quarter, paving the way for the production of titanium metal in mid-2024.
  • A critical IperionX production asset, this large-scale, industrial titanium furnace leverages patented company technologies, such as HAMR1 and HSPT2, to produce sustainable, high-quality and high-strength titanium metal products at commercial scale.
  • In 2023, the IperionX technical team successfully completed two full-scale titanium production test runs that surpassed the core target production parameters for the Titanium Production Facility.
  • Construction Progress - Titanium Production Facility, Virginia
    Construction of the Titanium Production Facility is advancing to schedule, with the HAMR titanium furnace expected to be commissioned and to produce first titanium metal in mid-2024.

American Barbell Unveils Cutting-Edge Fitness Gear at IHRSA for Athletes Who Demand Peak Performance

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the upcoming IHRSA in Los Angeles, American Barbell is set to showcase its latest collection of high-end fitness equipment crafted for athletes who prioritize performance.

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  • Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the upcoming IHRSA in Los Angeles, American Barbell is set to showcase its latest collection of high-end fitness equipment crafted for athletes who prioritize performance.
  • American Barbell stands out by designing and manufacturing its own line, continually pushing the boundaries of innovation to deliver equipment that meets the rigorous demands of top athletes.
  • "Our in-house design and manufacturing allow us to create sleek, cutting-edge products that enhance performance," said Doug Katona, CEO of American Barbell.
  • With a legacy dating back to 1978, American Barbell has been a game-changer in the fitness equipment industry.

Meridian Bioscience Senior Director of R&D, Dr. Dan (Dror) Siman-Tov, to Spotlight Lateral Flow Innovations at the Advanced Lateral Flow Conference 2024

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Monday, February 12, 2024

The event is scheduled to take place at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, California, on February 13-14, 2024.

Key Points: 
  • The event is scheduled to take place at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, California, on February 13-14, 2024.
  • Under the theme "Lateral Flow Diagnostics: Challenges, Advantages, and Technical Guidelines," Dr. Siman-Tov's presentation will delve into the intricate dynamics of lateral flow technology, highlighting its critical role in the rapid diagnostic sector.
  • The Advanced Lateral Flow Conference 2024 aims to foster discussions on the latest innovations, trends, and solutions in lateral flow technology.
  • Tony Serafini-Lamanna, President of Meridian Bioscience Diagnostics Division, commented, "We are thrilled to have Dr. Siman-Tov represent Meridian Bioscience at the Advanced Lateral Flow Conference.

The Advanced Imaging Society Announces Winners of 14th Annual Lumiere Awards

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

The Advanced Imaging Society’s Lumiere Awards handed out statuettes for distinguished creative and technical achievement during its 14th annual awards luncheon today at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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  • The Advanced Imaging Society’s Lumiere Awards handed out statuettes for distinguished creative and technical achievement during its 14th annual awards luncheon today at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
  • The Lumiere winners of this year have notably expanded the boundaries of technology in filmmaking, enriching storytelling in remarkable ways."
  • Voters praised Oppenheimer for its sheer ambition, monumental visual achievement and its commitment to uncompromising imaging quality.
  • The Lumiere Awards have been presented to the industry’s most respected creative and technical leaders over the last decade.

Westinghouse Welcomes UK Suppliers to Symposium for Civil Nuclear Project Opportunities

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Friday, February 9, 2024

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240209579859/en/
    Sean Jones, a Westinghouse Energy Systems senior director, spoke this week at the U.K.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The recent publication of the Civil Nuclear Roadmap has confirmed the U.K.’s ambition to deliver 24GW of new nuclear capacity by 2050 and establish a secure and independent nuclear fuel supply chain.
  • Westinghouse also recently signed an agreement with Community Nuclear Power Ltd to deploy four AP300 SMRs in North Teesside, advancing the U.K.’s first privately financed SMR project.
  • Over 135 years of innovation makes Westinghouse the preferred partner for advanced technologies covering the complete nuclear energy life cycle.

MHI and Worley Awarded FEED Contract for UK's First CO2 Capture Plant at a Cement Production Facility

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

- It will capture and store up to 800,000 tons of CO2 annually from the cement plant flue gas by applying proprietary CO2 capture technology.

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  • - It will capture and store up to 800,000 tons of CO2 annually from the cement plant flue gas by applying proprietary CO2 capture technology.
  • This contract has been awarded in accordance with the progress made by the Padeswood CCS (carbon capture and storage) project planned for the site.
  • MHI was selected after working on the initial competitive Pre-FEED* project study awarded in 2022.
  • The CO2 capture plant could start operation in 2028.

SmartCella obtains approval for GMP manufacturing and quality control testing of cell therapies

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 7, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartCella, through its business unit ProCella, has been approved by the Swedish Medicinal Product Agency for manufacturing and quality control testing of sterile biological medicinal products for cell therapy.

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  • STOCKHOLM, Feb. 7, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartCella, through its business unit ProCella, has been approved by the Swedish Medicinal Product Agency for manufacturing and quality control testing of sterile biological medicinal products for cell therapy.
  • SmartCella is pleased to announce that ProCella has been granted manufacturing authorization as well as Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification from the Swedish Medicinal Product Agency.
  • Niklas Prager, CEO of SmartCella, continues: "The approval of our GMP facility is a key milestone for SmartCella.
  • This, in combination with a stellar quality control system, makes us unique and we have a competitive advantage for future cell therapy product development.

ActionStreamer Raises Series A Funding To Accelerate Platform Development

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

CINCINNATI, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- ActionStreamer, the market-leading media streaming platform for IoT devices announced today the close of its $2.4M Series A funding round, led by JumpStart Ventures through the Advanced Manufacturing Fund , managed with support from MAGNET.

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  • CINCINNATI, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- ActionStreamer, the market-leading media streaming platform for IoT devices announced today the close of its $2.4M Series A funding round, led by JumpStart Ventures through the Advanced Manufacturing Fund , managed with support from MAGNET.
  • With the successful completion of Series A financing, ActionStreamer is poised to strategically deploy capital to accelerate the development of its patented comprehensive technology platform.
  • The platform encompasses a robust API and SDK offering, reference hardware and applications, coupled with advanced cloud services.
  • "We are thrilled to partner with ActionStreamer to provide capital and support that will help realize the potential of this truly unique platform technology," said Jerry Frantz, President of JumpStart Ventures.