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European Commission Approves Celltrion Healthcare’s Vegzelma™ (CT-P16, biosimilar bevacizumab) for the Treatment of Multiple Types of Cancer

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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 3:47am

Celltrion Healthcare announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved Vegzelma (CT-P16), a biosimilar bevacizumab referencing EU-approved Avastin, for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, advanced and/or metastatic renal cell cancer, metastatic carcinoma of the colon or rectum, ovarian cancer and cervical cancer.

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  • Celltrion Healthcare announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved Vegzelma (CT-P16), a biosimilar bevacizumab referencing EU-approved Avastin, for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, advanced and/or metastatic renal cell cancer, metastatic carcinoma of the colon or rectum, ovarian cancer and cervical cancer.
  • The European Commissions approval of Vegzelma will increase access to treatment for patients living with certain types of cancer at an affordable price, said Kevin Byoung Seo Choi, Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing Division at Celltrion Healthcare.
  • The EC approval of Vegzelma follows the recommendation for marketing authorisation issued by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in June 2022.
  • Celltrion Healthcare endeavours to offer high-quality cost-effective solutions through an extensive global network that spans more than 110 different countries.

DotLab announces three granted patents for its non-invasive test for endometriosis, DotEndo™

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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 1:24am

Via its clinical studies, DotLab has pioneered medical tests enabled by single-stranded, non-coding RNAs called microRNAs in circulating body fluids such as blood and saliva.

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  • Via its clinical studies, DotLab has pioneered medical tests enabled by single-stranded, non-coding RNAs called microRNAs in circulating body fluids such as blood and saliva.
  • The inventions embodied in the portfolio of granted patents U.S. Patent No.
  • 11,315,660 B2 also include the company's proprietary machine learning algorithms to detect, predict, diagnose, and monitor the presence or absence of the disease.
  • EMPOWER is the most robust clinical study of its type ever performed, making it an excellent foundation for thecommercial test.

First World Vocational and Technical Education Development Conference held in north China's Tianjin

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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 1:00am

TIANJIN, China, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- From August 19 to 20, the first World Vocational and Technical Education Development Conference ( https://m.wvtedc.com/m/en-US?_t=ReI ) will be held in north China's Tianjin.

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  • TIANJIN, China, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- From August 19 to 20, the first World Vocational and Technical Education Development Conference ( https://m.wvtedc.com/m/en-US?_t=ReI ) will be held in north China's Tianjin.
  • This conference is sponsored by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the National Commission for UNESCO of China and the Tianjin Municipal People's Government, and undertaken by the Vocational Education Development Center of the MOE, the Open University of China, the China Association for International Exchange of Education, the China Vocational and Technical Education Association and the Tianjin Municipal Education Commission.
  • During the conference, the first world vocational college skills competition and the cloud expo of the integration of industry and education of world vocational education will be held, and the initiative of preparing for the world vocational and technical education development alliance will be issued, forming a new platform and paradigm for international exchange and cooperation of vocational education that include a variety of forms.
  • The conference will issue the proposal for the establishment of the world vocational and technical education development alliance and the Tianjin Initiative.

Northern Illinois Community Initiatives Awards Impact Grants Totaling $300,000

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 11:38pm

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro-transit solutions, a K–12 enrichment program and disadvantaged business owners will benefit from the latest round of grant funding from Northern Illinois Community Initiatives. NICI, the nonprofit founded by natural gas distributor Nicor Gas, announces three Impact Grant awards worth $100,000 each to nonprofit organizations serving Rockford, Harvey, south and west suburban Cook County and Will County. The grants, created to provide bridge funding for economic and workforce development, and community revitalization programs, builds upon NICI's mission to attract investment, mobilize partners, and connect vital resources to underserved communities in Nicor Gas' service areas.

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  • Funding will support micro-transit strategy, educational enrichment and diverse entrepreneurs
    NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro-transit solutions, a K12 enrichment program and disadvantaged business owners will benefit from the latest round of grant funding from Northern Illinois Community Initiatives.
  • The data shows that poverty has steadily moved outside the city of Chicago into other parts of northern Illinois, but services and resources have not followed.
  • Northern Illinois Community Initiatives (NICI) builds a more vibrant and equitable region by investing in bold economic development initiatives that help communities thrive.For more information, visit www.nici-il.org .
  • Nicor Gas serves more than 2.2 million customers in a service territory that encompasses most of the northern third of Illinois, excluding the city of Chicago.

Minister Ng highlights support for entrepreneurs and business owners in Manitoba and British Columbia

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 11:10pm

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, visited Manitoba and British Columbia from August 15 to 18 to meet with diverse Canadian entrepreneurs, business owners and small business organizations.

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  • The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, visited Manitoba and British Columbia from August 15 to 18 to meet with diverse Canadian entrepreneurs, business owners and small business organizations.
  • On August 15 in Winnipeg, Minister Ng announced that Women's Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC) will start providing loans of up to $50,000 to women entrepreneurs and business owners this fall through the Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund .
  • "Entrepreneurs and small business owners across Manitoba and British Columbia punch above their weight with their innovation, talent and resilience.
  • According to Statistics Canada data , year-over-year retail e-commerce increased by more than 110% in May 2020 compared to May 2019.

Chattanooga-Based Marketer Tony Perri to Present at SHARE Columbus Enterprise IT Conference

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:45pm

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Chattanooga-based tech marketing executive Tony Perri will be a featured speaker at SHARE Columbus, one of the most strategic IT conferences in North America catering to large enterprise environments.

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  • CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Chattanooga-based tech marketing executive Tony Perri will be a featured speaker at SHARE Columbus, one of the most strategic IT conferences in North America catering to large enterprise environments.
  • SHARE Inc. is an independent, volunteer-run association providing enterprise technology professionals with continuous education and training, valuable professional networking, and effective industry influence.
  • Twice each year, SHARE gathers the leading subject matter experts, vendors, and business visionaries in enterprise IT for a week of education and innovation.
  • More information about SHARE Columbus 2022 can be found at https://www.share.org/Events/SHARE-Columbus-2022

Trailblazing Andrea Wilson To Be Inducted Into The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame®.

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:43pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Michter's is proud to announce that its Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson will be inducted into The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame.

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  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Michter's is proud to announce that its Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson will be inducted into The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame.
  • In 2009, Andrea "broke the glass ceiling" when she became the first woman to ever Chair the Kentucky Distillers' Association.
  • Established in 2001, The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and organizations who have had a transformative impact on the Bourbon industry.
  • The KET documentary Kentucky Bourbon Tales: Distilling the Family Business highlighted Andrea, and in 2018 the Bourbon Women Association honored her with its Lois Mateus Networking Award.

Trailblazing Andrea Wilson To Be Inducted Into The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame®.

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:54pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Michter's is proud to announce that its Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson will be inducted into The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame.

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  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Michter's is proud to announce that its Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson will be inducted into The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame.
  • Established in 2001, The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and organizations who have had a transformative impact on the Bourbon industry.
  • Trailblazing Andrea Wilson To Be Inducted Into The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame.
  • The KET documentary Kentucky Bourbon Tales: Distilling the Family Business highlighted Andrea, and in 2018 the Bourbon Women Association honored her with its Lois Mateus Networking Award.

LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance Releases Second-Annual Top Producers List, Featuring 49 Anywhere-Affiliated Agents

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:27pm

MADISON, N.J., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE: HOUS), a global leader in residential real estate services (formerly known as Realogy Holdings Corp.),this week announced that 49 of its affiliated agents have been featured on the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance Top Producers list, spanning across the company's industry-leading brands including Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, CENTURY 21, Coldwell Banker, and Sotheby's International Realty.

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  • MADISON, N.J., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE: HOUS), a global leader in residential real estate services (formerly known as Realogy Holdings Corp.),this week announced that 49 of its affiliated agents have been featured on the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance Top Producers list, spanning across the company's industry-leading brands including Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, CENTURY 21, Coldwell Banker, and Sotheby's International Realty.
  • The 49 featured Anywhere-affiliated agents make up almost 21 percent of the list across brands including Sotheby's International Realty (19), Coldwell Banker (17), Century 21 (11), and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate (2).
  • RealTrends compiled the list for The Alliance utilizing its RealTrends + Tom Ferry America's Best Real Estate Professionals report, combined with member entries.
  • Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE:HOUS) is moving the real estate industry to what's next.

Miami July 2022 Home Sales Outperform Pre-Pandemic Totals; Much Needed Single-Family Home Inventory Rises for Third Consecutive Month

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:25pm

MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Miami-Dade County total home sales outperformed its pre-pandemic totals as single-family home inventory rose for the third consecutive month in July 2022, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.

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  • But July 2022 sales of 2,375 outperformed Miami's pre-pandemic July totals as Miami averaged 2,325 total homes sales in the month of July from 2016-19.
  • Miami existing condo sales decreased 39.1% year-over-year, from 2,259 record-breaking July 2021 to 1,376 in July 2022, due to lack of inventory and rising mortgage rates.
  • In July 2022, Miami sales were impacted by higher rates of 5-6% when contracts were established in May and June and lower inventory.
  • Miami Distressed Sales Keep Dropping, Reflecting Healthy Market
    Total Miami distressed sales decreased 14.6% year-over-year in July 2022, from 48 to 41.