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2021 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge Recognizes a Revolutionary Water Treatment Solution for Cities

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 3:38pm

BOSTON, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge , hosted by Leading Cities in partnership with QBE North America , concluded today with the City Solution of the Year awarded to Pharem Biotech , an innovative cleantech company with a highly efficient and sustainable approach to water treatment.

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  • BOSTON, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge , hosted by Leading Cities in partnership with QBE North America , concluded today with the City Solution of the Year awarded to Pharem Biotech , an innovative cleantech company with a highly efficient and sustainable approach to water treatment.
  • Despite the complexity of the technology and research that created Pharems Zymatic solution, the implementation is remarkably simple and leverages existing water treatment equipment.
  • The QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge has quickly become one of the largest programs of its kind in the world and has demonstrated tremendous impact.
  • The QBE AcceliCITY program connects startup's smart solutions directly with users and provides the proper channels and know-how to deploy in cities.

Concert of World Great Rivers 2021 opens in China's Chongqing Wanzhou

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:34am

CHONGQING, China, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As songs are sung along the great Yangtze River, global audience can share the touching moment.

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  • CHONGQING, China, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As songs are sung along the great Yangtze River, global audience can share the touching moment.
  • As one of the highlights of the China's economic and trade fair of paired-up assistance for the Three Gorges Reservoir area, the Concert of World Great Rivers 2021 opened on Thursday evening in southwest China's Chongqing Wanzhou along the Yangtze River, the third largest river in the world, according to the Publicity Department of Wanzhou District, Chongqing Municipality.
  • Wanzhou, an ancient city with a history of 1,800 years, was reborn thanks to the Three Gorges Project.
  • Come to Wanzhou, boat on the river, enjoy different lights, and sing a song to enjoy a relaxing trip.

Concert of World Great Rivers 2021 opens in China's Chongqing Wanzhou

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:03am

CHONGQING, China, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As songs are sung along the great Yangtze River, global audience can share the touching moment.

Key Points: 
  • CHONGQING, China, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As songs are sung along the great Yangtze River, global audience can share the touching moment.
  • As one of the highlights of the China's economic and trade fair of paired-up assistance for the Three Gorges Reservoir area, the Concert of World Great Rivers 2021 opened on Thursday evening in southwest China's Chongqing Wanzhou along the Yangtze River, the third largest river in the world, according to the Publicity Department of Wanzhou District, Chongqing Municipality.
  • Wanzhou, an ancient city with a history of 1,800 years, was reborn thanks to the Three Gorges Project.
  • Come to Wanzhou, boat on the river, enjoy different lights, and sing a song to enjoy a relaxing trip.

TECO 2030 Signs Supply Frame Agreement with Chemgas Shipping

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:02am

LYSAKER, NORWAY / ACCESSWIRE / October 14, 2021 / Norwegian maritime cleantech company TECO 2030 ASA (OTCQB:TECFF) has signed a supply frame agreement with the Dutch shipowner Chemgas Shipping BV.

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  • LYSAKER, NORWAY / ACCESSWIRE / October 14, 2021 / Norwegian maritime cleantech company TECO 2030 ASA (OTCQB:TECFF) has signed a supply frame agreement with the Dutch shipowner Chemgas Shipping BV.
  • Chemgas Shipping plans to install fuel cell modules from TECO 2030 on up to 120 transport barges and between 40-60 tugboats.
  • "We are thrilled that Chemgas Shipping has chosen to cooperate with TECO 2030 on this ambitious and important project, and that we have now been able to progress from a letter of intent to a supply frame agreement," says Tore Enger, CEO of TECO 2030 ASA.
  • "The economic potential of this framework agreement is large for TECO 2030 and may lead to revenues of up to 150 million Euros over the next three to eight years," Enger adds.

Anticancer Bioscience Welcomes New Investor into Seed Financing Round Bringing Total Raised to Over $31m to Advance Synthetic Lethality Approaches to Cancer Therapy

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:00am

The seed extension financing was led by Three Rivers Capital, who joins existing private Chinese investors.

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  • The seed extension financing was led by Three Rivers Capital, who joins existing private Chinese investors.
  • The total raised in the seed round is now over USD31 million (around CNY 200 million).
  • The proceeds will be mainly used to accelerate the preclinical development of the companys two most advanced programs, MYC-synthetic lethal and contact inhibition restoration.
  • Anticancer Bioscience (ACB) is an international private company, commercializing discoveries emerging from Chinas world-leading cancer research at the J. Michael Bishop Institute of Cancer Research.

Ambassador Labs Unveils New Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition will be showcased this week in Los Angeles at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA at Ambassador Labs booth #S25 and online .

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  • Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition will be showcased this week in Los Angeles at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA at Ambassador Labs booth #S25 and online .
  • Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition lets developers and small teams quickly set up a developer control plane for Kubernetes that spans the workflow across development, staging, and production environments.
  • Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition frees our team to use the tools they love while maximizing velocity, quality, and developer productivity.
  • To learn more about Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition, visit: https://www.getambassador.io/products/ambassador-cloud/
    To sign up for a free subscription of Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition visit: https://app.getambassador.io/
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Viking Announces Newest Ocean Ship and Three New Itineraries

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Viking ( www.viking.com ) today announced its newest ocean ship, Viking Saturn , will join the company's award-winning fleet in early 2023.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Viking ( www.viking.com ) today announced its newest ocean ship, Viking Saturn , will join the company's award-winning fleet in early 2023.
  • Greenland, Iceland, Norway & Beyond (NEW) Guests can also choose to combine these two new itineraries for an epic 29-day voyage.
  • Viking's award-winning ocean fleet includes Viking Star , Viking Sea , Viking Sky , Viking Orion , Viking Jupiter and Viking Venus .
  • Viking has also been consistently rated the #1 ocean cruise line and one of the best river cruise lines inTravel + Leisure's "World's Best" Awards.

NFWF, EPA Announce $10 Million in Grants to Restore the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:31pm

The 49 grants announced today will generate $12 million in matching contributions for a total conservation impact of more than $22 million.

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  • The 49 grants announced today will generate $12 million in matching contributions for a total conservation impact of more than $22 million.
  • EPA is pleased to support projects that improve the quality of local waters and habitat and help restore the Chesapeake Bay, said Diana Esher, EPA Mid-Atlantic acting regional administrator.
  • The grants were awarded through the Small Watershed Grants (SWG) program, a core program under NFWFs Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund (CBSF) .
  • Primarily funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Chesapeake Bay Program has set the guidance and policy for restoring the Chesapeake Bay since 1983.

The Beatrice Opens in Downtown Providence with Stylish Boutique Ambience, World-Class Bellini Restaurant by Ignazio Cipriani and Private Rooftop Club

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Indulge on a flavor-rich culinary journey at the new Bellini Restaurant and private rooftop club.

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  • Indulge on a flavor-rich culinary journey at the new Bellini Restaurant and private rooftop club.
  • High atop the hotel, the rooftop Bellini Club offers a private, members-only experience that is exclusive to members and guests staying at The Beatrice.
  • The Beatrice is a 47-room boutique hotel set in the heart of downtown Providence in the historic 1887 Exchange Building.
  • The hotel is home to Ignazio Ciprianis Bellini Restaurant and private membership club and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

Harmful Myths on “Squid Game” Can Cost Real Lives and Do Long-lasting Damage, Says Donate Life Hollywood

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 4:00pm

The most recent example is Netflixs Squid Game, a Korean-production that is number one in 90 countries.

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  • The most recent example is Netflixs Squid Game, a Korean-production that is number one in 90 countries.
  • The kind of black market Hollywood has invented, and that we see played out in Squid Game, is pure fiction, says Wallace.
  • Not only do the myth-based storylines not bear any resemblance to truth, but they have also been shown to cost lives.
  • Research shows that when Hollywood makes donation and transplant seem scary and perpetuates long-standing myths, it keeps non-donors from signing up, which ultimately costs lives.