National Medal of Technology and Innovation

2021 Suzhou Science and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is held, and "Competition and Investment for Evaluation" have achieved remarkable results

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:13pm

SUZHOU, China, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "Paradise for Innovation and Entrepreneurship" 2021 Suzhou Science and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is the first competition co-hosted by the Talent Office, the Science and Technology Bureau, the Bureau of Industry and Information Technology, the Human Resources and Social Security Bureau of Suzhou Municipal People's Government, and the Suzhou Daily.

Key Points: 
  • SUZHOU, China, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "Paradise for Innovation and Entrepreneurship" 2021 Suzhou Science and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is the first competition co-hosted by the Talent Office, the Science and Technology Bureau, the Bureau of Industry and Information Technology, the Human Resources and Social Security Bureau of Suzhou Municipal People's Government, and the Suzhou Daily.
  • It aims to attract talents to Suzhou to innovate and start businesses, gathering surging power for the high-quality development of Suzhou, according to the Organizing Committee of 2021 Suzhou Science and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition.
  • Relying on the "Gusu Technology Entrepreneur Plan", "Competition and Investment for Evaluation" was adopted.
  • This competition adopts a new competition system and has achieved remarkable results.

Allison Transmission Makes Strategic Equity Investment in Jing-Jin Electric Technologies

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 9:05pm

As part of JJEs upcoming IPO at The Science and Technology Innovation (STAR) Board on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, Allison will make a strategic investment of 264 million CNY (approx.

Key Points: 
  • As part of JJEs upcoming IPO at The Science and Technology Innovation (STAR) Board on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, Allison will make a strategic investment of 264 million CNY (approx.
  • Allisons investment in JJE follows the recently announced strategic partnership between the two companies, and an earlier debt financing commitment by Allison that will directly support JJEs North America commercial electric product development, testing, and manufacturing efforts.
  • This investment, in support of the Allison and JJE collaboration, is an exciting development that highlights Allisons continued commitment to, and investments in, the commercial electric vehicle space, said David Graziosi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allison Transmission.
  • In further support of the relationship, Allison is proud to participate in JJEs initial public offering as a strategic investor.

RepeatMD Shines With Prestigious 2021 Aesthetic Award For Technology Innovation

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:04pm

HOUSTON, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --RepeatMD, a B2B technology company based in Houston, Texas has won the prestigious 2021 Aesthetic Award for Technology Innovation by The Aesthetic Guide .

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --RepeatMD, a B2B technology company based in Houston, Texas has won the prestigious 2021 Aesthetic Award for Technology Innovation by The Aesthetic Guide .
  • The Aesthetic Guide honors various businesses, doctors and sectors of the cosmetic industry each year.
  • The industry awards honor product manufacturers and management companies that are shaping the future of aesthetic medicine through innovation, new devices and techniques that advance the industry.
  • RepeatMD sells more high-margin services for aesthetic practices by building their own private label rewards app exclusively for plastic surgeons, medical spas, and dermatologists.

Detect™ Selected by NIH to Scale Manufacturing of PCR-Quality Rapid At-Home Covid-19 Test

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:18pm

The $8.1 million contract will facilitate the development and scale up manufacturing of Detects PCR-quality rapid at-home Covid-19 test to meet national testing demand.

Key Points: 
  • The $8.1 million contract will facilitate the development and scale up manufacturing of Detects PCR-quality rapid at-home Covid-19 test to meet national testing demand.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014006048/en/
    The Detect Covid-19 Test provides PCR-quality results for use at home in approximately one hour.
  • The test includes a reusable Detect Hub (sold separately), a Detect Test Reader, a Dropper pre-filled with buffer, a nasal swab designed by Detect, a Test Tube with pre-filled liquid buffer and a proprietary reagent bead that dissolves in the Test Tube liquid.
  • The Detect Covid-19 Test is specifically designed for large-scale, low-cost manufacturing, which sets it apart from other molecular tests on the market today.

Blank Street, the High-Growth, Small-Format and Tech-Forward Coffee Company Secures $25 Million in Series A Funding

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blank Street, the high-growth, small-format specialty coffee company born in Brooklyn, NY today announced a $25 million Series A investment led by General Catalyst and Tiger Global, along with additional strategic investors including Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa (Founders, Warby Parker), Jeff Raider (Founder, Warby Parker and Harry’s), Joey Zwillinger (Founder, Allbirds) and global real estate firm Tishman Speyer. Following a $7M Seed raise earlier this year, the new Series A funding will help fuel Blank Street’s rapid retail expansion, with a focus on evolving its vendor partnerships and technology capabilities.

Key Points: 
  • In August 2020, Blank Street debuted its first location, a mobile coffee cart, at the iconic Wythe Diner in Williamsburg.
  • Blank Street has quickly established itself as the newest contender in NYCs high-growth specialty coffee race, says Youngme Moon, newly named Blank Street board member and notable Harvard Business School professor.
  • I look forward to being on this journey with the entire Blank Street team as they continue their expansion throughout NYC and across the U.S.
  • The company will debut this new model with Brooklyn-based King David Tacos (KDT), where KDTs coveted breakfast tacos will be served alongside Blank Streets coffee and tea drinks.

Top AI Experts Shed Light on the Need to Accelerate AI, RPA to Support Businesses and Enterprises in The Philippine Market

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:11am

Hosted by Trescon, World AI & RPA Show convened over 250 online participants that included major stakeholders of the Philippines' AI ecosystem including government authorities, top AI experts and solution providers.

Key Points: 
  • Hosted by Trescon, World AI & RPA Show convened over 250 online participants that included major stakeholders of the Philippines' AI ecosystem including government authorities, top AI experts and solution providers.
  • The virtual conference featured leading AI organizations such as Oracle and Denodo coming together to discuss the Philippines' AI and RPA prospects.
  • Innovations like AI, however, need to be contextualized and integrated into an enterprise use case," stated Mithun Shetty, CEO, Trescon.
  • World AI & RPA Show is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused, global series of events that takes place in strategic locations across the world.

ONF and Deutsche Telekom Demonstrate Fully Disaggregated Open RAN with Open RIC Platform

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 11:02am

MENLO PARK, Calif. & BERLIN, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Deutsche Telekom (DT) announced the launch of the SD-RAN Berlin Trial, the first field trial implementing fully disaggregated open RAN solutions using ONF's RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) software platform as defined by the O-RAN architecture.

Key Points: 
  • MENLO PARK, Calif. & BERLIN, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Deutsche Telekom (DT) announced the launch of the SD-RAN Berlin Trial, the first field trial implementing fully disaggregated open RAN solutions using ONF's RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) software platform as defined by the O-RAN architecture.
  • By integrating proprietary and open source components, including a near real-time RIC and xApps, this ground-breaking trial exemplifies a model for how future open RAN deployments are envisioned to take shape.
  • "The Berlin SD-RAN Open RAN Trial, is a momentous step towards realizing the vision of fully disaggregated and intelligent RAN, leveraging ONF's leading open source RAN Intelligent Controller software platform.
  • We are committed to building solutions optimized for open RAN deployments, and we're very excited to see this DT trial advancing the state-of-the-art for open RAN."

Elemeno Health and Texas Hospital Association Announce Partnership to Aid Frontline Health Care Staff in Texas

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 4:59pm

Elemeno Health, the developer of a proprietary cloud-based solution for frontline health care teams, and the Texas Hospital Association, the leading advocacy voice for Texas hospitals and health care systems, today announced a partnership to offer data-driven training and support tools to THA member hospitals.

Key Points: 
  • Elemeno Health, the developer of a proprietary cloud-based solution for frontline health care teams, and the Texas Hospital Association, the leading advocacy voice for Texas hospitals and health care systems, today announced a partnership to offer data-driven training and support tools to THA member hospitals.
  • THA is one of the largest hospital associations in the U.S., representing 85 percent of Texas hospitals and health care systems.
  • Elemeno Health and THA are partnering to make the Elemeno platform available to hospitals throughout the state of Texas.
  • The Texas Hospital Association (THA), founded in 1930, is the leading advocacy organization for Texas hospitals and health care systems.

Ion Channel Provides Input to FDD Report on Software Logistics and Supply Chain Security for High Assurance Customers

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 11:33pm

These risks include published vulnerabilities (CVEs), as well as leading indicators of risk including end-of-life components, risky patterns of maintenance and technical debt.

Key Points: 
  • These risks include published vulnerabilities (CVEs), as well as leading indicators of risk including end-of-life components, risky patterns of maintenance and technical debt.
  • "FDD's pilot demonstrates that an SBOM can give a software customer deep visibility into software risk and the supplier's security posture and operational risk," says JC Herz, Ion Channel's CEO.
  • "Being able to measure how long a supplier takes to remediate and update software risks will do more to raise security posture than a thousand point-in-time controls.
  • For more information on Ion Channel's software supply chain assurance and SBOM management platform, contact info@ionchannel.io or visit www.ionchannel.io
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McCann Realty Partners And Pegasus Residential Enter Into Definitive Deal To Expand Multi-Family Leadership Presence

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 3:00pm

RICHMOND, Va. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --McCann Realty Partners, LLC ("McCann") and Pegasus Residential, LLC ("Pegasus") have announced today that McCann has made a significant investment in Pegasus Residential, a leading third-party property management company.

Key Points: 
  • RICHMOND, Va. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --McCann Realty Partners, LLC ("McCann") and Pegasus Residential, LLC ("Pegasus") have announced today that McCann has made a significant investment in Pegasus Residential, a leading third-party property management company.
  • "We are truly excited to expand our long-term partnership with Pegasus Residential.
  • Pegasus is a leading property management firm and has a broad footprint of operating experience in the best markets across the country," said Fleet Wallace, Managing Principal and Founder of McCann Realty Partners.
  • McCann will continue to invest capital in Pegasus to enhance our customer experiences as the industry evolves to outperform our competition."