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Asian Licensing Conference explores latest trends and forges new business opportunities

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00am

The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.

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  • The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.
  • The 11th Asian Licensing Conference (ALC) online featured 34 industry speakers well versed in the industry and attracted more than 25,000 viewers from 42 countries and regions.
  • The inaugural Brand Forum took place alongside the conference, featuring a number of established Asian brands.
  • The ALC provides a one-stop platform where leading global brands and licensors can explore cross-sectoral cooperation and keep abreast of the latest market trends and opportunities.

4BIO Capital co-leads $30.3 million (¥3.86 Billion) oversubscribed Series B financing in LUCA Science

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Monday, June 6, 2022 - 8:00am

LONDON & TOKYO 4BIO Capital (4BIO or the Group), an international venture capital firm focused solely on the advanced therapies sector, announces that has co-led a USD 30.3 million (3.86 billion) oversubscribed Series B financing in LUCA Science Inc. (LUCA Science or the Company), a global innovator in the development of a novel class of mitochondria biopharmaceutical agents.

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  • LONDON & TOKYO 4BIO Capital (4BIO or the Group), an international venture capital firm focused solely on the advanced therapies sector, announces that has co-led a USD 30.3 million (3.86 billion) oversubscribed Series B financing in LUCA Science Inc. (LUCA Science or the Company), a global innovator in the development of a novel class of mitochondria biopharmaceutical agents.
  • LUCA Science is pioneering a new class of mitochondrial therapy to restore cellular bioenergetics in dysfunctional or damaged tissues and organs.
  • Kieran Mudryy, Partner at 4BIO Capital, commented: Representing our first investment in Japan, LUCA Science aligns with our ethos at 4BIO Capital to encourage novel treatment modalities that could become game-changers in various indications of high unmet need.
  • Philippe Fauchet, OBE, Venture Partner at 4BIO Capital, said: LUCA Science has all the right ingredients to be an international success: it has the science, international team, and fantastic support from experienced investors.

PHC Receives First EU-MDR Certification, Delivers Motorized Drug Injection Device Enabling More Efficient Patient-Friendly Treatment of Arthritis and Other Inflammatory Conditions

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Monday, April 18, 2022 - 6:00am

The device, called APP-1000*1, is designed to provide simple, precise, and monitored drug injections in the home setting for conditions including rheumatoid arthritis.

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  • The device, called APP-1000*1, is designed to provide simple, precise, and monitored drug injections in the home setting for conditions including rheumatoid arthritis.
  • APP-1000 is a class IIa*2 portable medical device, manufactured at PHC IVDs Wakimachi plant in Japan.
  • It allows patients to self-inject TNF inhibitors automatically at a touch of a button with no measurement or preparation required.
  • The device comes equipped with an LCD screen with illustrated guidance to make it easier for patients to use.

Consortium of Japanese Energy Companies Acquire 50 MW Tahara Biomass Project From Solariant Capital

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Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

Solariant will retain a minority interest in the project company, Tahara Bio-power LLC (the "LLC").

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  • Solariant will retain a minority interest in the project company, Tahara Bio-power LLC (the "LLC").
  • The consortium has closed financing and initial funding for the Project, which will be constructed in the Tahara 4th district in the coastal area of Tahara City, Aichi prefecture.
  • The project is promoted through the LLC by the seven companies, which have strengths in renewable energy including biomass energy.
  • The consortium of companies will cooperate and support the Project, including building and maintaining relationships with the community and local governments.

HIGHGATE PARTNERS WITH MINA GROUP AND PATRIC YUMUL ON NEW HOSPITALITY VENTURE, TABLEONE HOSPITALITY

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Monday, March 14, 2022 - 1:35pm

NEW YORK, March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Leading hospitality investment and management company, Highgate , announced today the launch of TableOne Hospitality , a new partnership with Michelin-Star Chef Michael Mina's MINA Group and hospitality leaderand restaurateur, Patric Yumul.

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  • NEW YORK, March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Leading hospitality investment and management company, Highgate , announced today the launch of TableOne Hospitality , a new partnership with Michelin-Star Chef Michael Mina's MINA Group and hospitality leaderand restaurateur, Patric Yumul.
  • Yumul brings a wealth of hospitality experience stemming from over two decades at MINA Group.
  • TableOne Hospitality, led by CEO Patric Yumul, is a boutique hospitality company specializing in creating and operating innovative food and beverage concepts featuring established and rising star culinarians.
  • TableOne is a partnership between Highgate, Patric Yumul and the award-winning MINA Group, offering a fresh approach to food & beverage retail.

TCL Electronics (01070.HK) Revenue in 2021 Increased by 46.9% YoY to HK$74.85 Billion

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Friday, March 11, 2022 - 10:51am

Global Revenue from TCL Smart Screen Display Business Increased by 24.3% YoY to HK$49.27 Billion, Ranking No.

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  • Global Revenue from TCL Smart Screen Display Business Increased by 24.3% YoY to HK$49.27 Billion, Ranking No.
  • However, the global market share of TCL smart screen continued to increase to 11.5%[2] in 2021, firmly ranking No.
  • Seen from regional markets, the sales revenue of TCL smart screen in North American markets increased by 24.8% year-on-year.
  • In 2021, the Company's revenue from all-category sales and marketing increased by 70.7% year-on-year to HK$6.37 billion.

 “RIN,” a New Fragrance Project Created by Japanese Artisans TAKUMI TOKYO, Is on Sale on Kickstarter

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Monday, March 7, 2022 - 10:00am

TAKUMI TOKYOs interior aroma incense, RIN, has been on Kickstarter for crowdfunding since February 21st!

Key Points: 
  • TAKUMI TOKYOs interior aroma incense, RIN, has been on Kickstarter for crowdfunding since February 21st!
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220223006436/en/
    "Designing a space with scent" (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Add a breath of color and peace of mind to your life.
  • TAKUMI TOKYOs RIN is a product developed in collaboration between artisans from all over Japan and perfumers who have fused the roots of Japanese and French fragrances.
  • TAKUMI TOKYO combines the three crafts of Wood, Brass, and Fragrance.

mesm Tokyo, Autograph Collection x SDGs Goal14: "BLUE FANTASY 2021” Starts on December 1st

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 1:00am

mesm Tokyo, Autograph Collection is ready to welcome and stimulate its guests with a range of offers capturing the vibrancy and wavelength of the "now" in Tokyo.

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  • mesm Tokyo, Autograph Collection is ready to welcome and stimulate its guests with a range of offers capturing the vibrancy and wavelength of the "now" in Tokyo.
  • The hotel's concept of "TOKYO WAVES," with its signature color of midnight blue, and the theme of "SDG Goal 14 (Life Below Water), is encapsulated in its "BLUE FANTASY 2021" holiday season which will run from December 1st to December 31st, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211130005486/en/
    As a hotel located in the Bay Area, "BLUE FANTASY 2021" is founded on our desire to "protect the beautiful waterfront".
  • In addition, we will make available for purchase a limited number of coasters made from 100% recycled plastic bottle caps.

BOB Financial, NPCI and JCB partner to launch Bank of Baroda Credit Cards on RuPay platform

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Monday, November 29, 2021 - 7:00am

Talking about the launch, Mr. Shailendra Singh, MD & CEO, BOB Financial Solutions Limited said, "We are happy to partner with NPCI for launching BoB Credit Cards on the RuPay platform.

Key Points: 
  • Talking about the launch, Mr. Shailendra Singh, MD & CEO, BOB Financial Solutions Limited said, "We are happy to partner with NPCI for launching BoB Credit Cards on the RuPay platform.
  • Both Bank of Baroda and BFSL have a strong ongoing partnership with NPCI for their other products, and the addition of BoB Credit Cards will further strengthen this partnership.
  • Commenting on the launch, Ms. Praveena Rai, COO, NPCI, said, "We are happy to collaborate with BFSL to launch the Easy and Premier contactless credit cards on the RuPay platform.
  • The Company's primary business is in credit cards with its key differentiator being simple, easy-to-understand products that are fairly priced and efficiently serviced.

SFG Measurement System Market to Reach US$ 1.58 Bn by 2031; Growing Use in Complex Interface Characterization Applications to Bolster Adoption in 3D Measuring Systems: TMR Study

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Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:30pm

The need for advanced instrumentation for complex interface characterization in a wide spectrum of physical, chemical, and biochemical processes propels advancements in the SFG measurement system market .

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  • The need for advanced instrumentation for complex interface characterization in a wide spectrum of physical, chemical, and biochemical processes propels advancements in the SFG measurement system market .
  • The automotive industry has been at the forefront of the uptake of optical 3D measuring systems, notes a TMR study on the SFG measurement system market.
  • The players in the SFG measurement system market are capitalizing on the opportunities from the adoption of SFG spectroscopy in measuring contour and surface roughness.
  • Manufacturers in the SFG measurement system market are keenly geared toward developing such hybrid measurement systems, notes a TMR study on the SFG measurement system market.