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HKTDC welcomes measures to ease quarantine restrictions

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:00am

HONG KONG, Aug 8, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) welcomes the Hong Kong SAR (HKSAR) Government's relaxation of entry quarantine measures, which will have a positive impact on Hong Kong's economic recovery and strengthen the city's international competitiveness.

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  • HONG KONG, Aug 8, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) welcomes the Hong Kong SAR (HKSAR) Government's relaxation of entry quarantine measures, which will have a positive impact on Hong Kong's economic recovery and strengthen the city's international competitiveness.
  • The HKTDC has been supporting Hong Kong's small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and with the latest easing of quarantine measures, has set five key strategies to help SMEs capture business opportunities.
  • We welcome the HKSAR Government's announcement to ease quarantine measures which strike a balance between public health and economic recovery.
  • By creating opportunities, the HKTDC hopes to create opportunities for young people to contribute to Hong Kong and the mainland.

Gain Therapeutics to Participate at the 2022 BTIG Biotechnology Conference

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 1:00pm

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gain Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: GANX) (Gain, or the Company), a biotechnology company transforming drug discovery with its proprietary computational discovery platform identifying novel allosteric binding sites and creating small molecule treatments, today announced that members of management will participate in a fireside chat at the 2022 BTIG Biotechnology Conference on Tuesday, August 9 at 12 p.m.

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  • BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gain Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: GANX) (Gain, or the Company), a biotechnology company transforming drug discovery with its proprietary computational discovery platform identifying novel allosteric binding sites and creating small molecule treatments, today announced that members of management will participate in a fireside chat at the 2022 BTIG Biotechnology Conference on Tuesday, August 9 at 12 p.m.
  • The hybrid conference will take place August 8-9 in New York City.
  • To listen to the live event or schedule meetings with management, please contact your BTIG representative.
  • Gain Therapeutics, Inc. is transforming the drug discovery paradigm with structurally targeted allosteric regulators identified with its proprietary computational discovery platform SEE-Tx.

Government Association Endorses Blockchain for Elections

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 7:32am

Declining trust in elections threatens democratic institutions all over the world, and it is imperative we restore it in our democratic institutions.

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  • Declining trust in elections threatens democratic institutions all over the world, and it is imperative we restore it in our democratic institutions.
  • Susan Eustice, Chair of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Voting Working Group has a lifetime of experience with elections.
  • Eustice stated, "The same technologies banks use to move trillions of dollars each day can be made private and secure enough for elections by adding blockchain technology."
  • However, there are two reasons why mobile devices and blockchain are typically not used for federal elections:
    - There is a concern that internet-connected systems cannot be made private and secure for elections.

DeVOTE DAO Partners with WinterGreen Research to Promote Indisputable Elections Technology Built on Everscale Blockchain.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- DeVOTE, the Decentralized Autonomous Organization, in close cooperation with the Government Blockchain Association, announced an agreement with the leading US Elections Industry expert  WinterGreen Research, led by legendary inventor Susan Eustis. This powerhouse collaboration has been established to promote decentralized remote ballot marking and return technology running on the Everscale Network.

Key Points: 
  • This powerhouse collaboration has been established to promote decentralized remote ballot marking and return technology running on the Everscale Network .
  • "Never before has there been a greater need for open source and accessible technology that would make our elections indisputable.
  • Eugene M. Morozov, CPA, MS, one of DeVOTE DAO leaders, commented, "The technology DeVOTE developed changes the game with its unparalleled decentralized computational power running on the fastest and most scalable blockchain in the world, Everscale.
  • WinterGreen Research, founded in 1985, provides strategic market assessments in technology, communications, health care, software, internet, energy generation, energy storage, renewable energy, youth sports, and advanced computer technology.

DeVOTE DAO Partners with WinterGreen Research to Promote Indisputable Elections Technology Built on Everscale Blockchain.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- DeVOTE, the Decentralized Autonomous Organization, in close cooperation with the Government Blockchain Association, announced an agreement with the leading US Elections Industry expert  WinterGreen Research, led by legendary inventor Susan Eustis. This powerhouse collaboration has been established to promote decentralized remote ballot marking and return technology running on the Everscale Network.

Key Points: 
  • This powerhouse collaboration has been established to promote decentralized remote ballot marking and return technology running on the Everscale Network .
  • "Never before has there been a greater need for open source and accessible technology that would make our elections indisputable.
  • Eugene M. Morozov, CPA, MS, one of DeVOTE DAO leaders, commented, "The technology DeVOTE developed changes the game with its unparalleled decentralized computational power running on the fastest and most scalable blockchain in the world, Everscale.
  • WinterGreen Research, founded in 1985, provides strategic market assessments in technology, communications, health care, software, internet, energy generation, energy storage, renewable energy, youth sports, and advanced computer technology.

GBA Launches New Blockchain Assessment Methodology

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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:59am

Washington, D.C., July 25, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) has published the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) (https://gbaglobal.org/blockchain-maturity-model/) Assessment Requirements.

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  • Washington, D.C., July 25, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) has published the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) (https://gbaglobal.org/blockchain-maturity-model/) Assessment Requirements.
  • Why is the GBA establishing the Blockchain Maturity Model?
  • "The BMM has found the practical balance between broad-based and meaningful applicability to all public and permissioned blockchain protocols," said Paul Dowding, Head of Design for the TapestryX Blockchain.
  • While the Blockchain Maturity Model requirements were released earlier in 2022, it has taken until July 2022 to complete the BMM Assessment Requirements (bit.ly/3RTGYL3) document.

Blockchain-Based App Wins UN Secretary-General's Innovation & Sustainability Award

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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:04am

This app allows retirees to use their smartphone, tablet, or another personal device to submit an electronic certificate of eligibility instead of a paper-based submission.

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  • This app allows retirees to use their smartphone, tablet, or another personal device to submit an electronic certificate of eligibility instead of a paper-based submission.
  • The DCE uses cutting-edge biometric/facial recognition, blockchain, and global positioning technologies to track the eligibility of retirees.
  • For that reason, the United Nations has selected the DCE as the winner of the Secretary-General Award for innovation and sustainability.
  • For more information about the DCE and the award, go to the UNJSPF Digital Certificate of Entitlement page (bit.ly/3PzmpSu).

Gray Wolf Analytics Joins the Government Blockchain Association (GBA)

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Friday, July 22, 2022 - 3:10pm

FREDERICTON, N.B., July 22, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Gray Wolf Analytics announced that it has joined the ranks of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA), a professional association promoting international collaboration between government and blockchain solutions providers.

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  • FREDERICTON, N.B., July 22, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Gray Wolf Analytics announced that it has joined the ranks of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA), a professional association promoting international collaboration between government and blockchain solutions providers.
  • Comprised of over 5,000 leading industry experts, the GBA represents a large consortium of blockchain technology supporters.
  • Gray Wolf empowers Virtual Asset Service Providers and Crypto Investigators to automate, contextualize and decentralize their crypto forensics workflows, without sacrificing data ownership, control, or security.
  • Representing Gray Wolf as a moderator of GBA working groups will be Dhirendra Shukla, President and Chair.

GBA: Experts Discuss Funding Blockchain Projects

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Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 2:38pm

Washington, D.C., July 21, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) will host a panel on Funding Blockchain Projects during their Blockchain & Infrastructure conference on September 29-30, 2022 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

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  • Washington, D.C., July 21, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) will host a panel on Funding Blockchain Projects during their Blockchain & Infrastructure conference on September 29-30, 2022 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
  • "The members of this panel are experts in funding blockchain projects.
  • Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes is an expert in funding blockchain projects and has extensive experience helping startups acquire funding.
  • The Funding Blockchain Projects panel will take place during the Blockchain and Infrastructure conference in Washington, DC September 29-30 at the National Press Club.

First Patient Dosed in CANbridge Pharmaceuticals CAN103 Phase 1/2 Trial for the Treatment of Gaucher Disease in China

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Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 1:00am

CANbridge Pharmaceuticals Inc. (HKEX:1228), a China and US-based global biopharmaceutical company committed to the research, development and commercialization of transformative rare disease and rare oncology therapies, announced that the first patient has been dosed in the CAN103 Phase 1/2 trial in treatment-nave patients with Gaucher disease (GD) Types I and III in China.

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  • CANbridge Pharmaceuticals Inc. (HKEX:1228), a China and US-based global biopharmaceutical company committed to the research, development and commercialization of transformative rare disease and rare oncology therapies, announced that the first patient has been dosed in the CAN103 Phase 1/2 trial in treatment-nave patients with Gaucher disease (GD) Types I and III in China.
  • CAN103 is an enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) under development by CANbridge, as part of its rare disease partnership with WuXi Biologics (2269.HK), for the long-term treatment of adults and children with Gaucher disease Types I and III.
  • Part A (Phase 1) is an open-label study to evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of different dose levels of CAN103 ERT in a small number of treatment-nave subjects with Gaucher disease Type I.
  • Dosing the first patient in the CAN103 Gaucher disease trial demonstrates the CANbridge commitment to developing rare disease solutions.