Economy of Japan

NTT DATA UK Announces New Partnership with myGwork

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:00am

NTT DATA UK has announced a new partnership with myGwork as part of its ongoing D&I work.

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  • NTT DATA UK has announced a new partnership with myGwork as part of its ongoing D&I work.
  • As part of the partnership, the networking platform will feature news, jobs, and contributed articles from NTT DATA UK.
  • The partnership with myGwork is part of NTT DATA UK's work as a company that actively supports the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Through the partnership, NTT DATA UK hopes to build community and awareness around the benefits of nurturing an inclusive workforce.

Toyota Tsusho and Cybellum Join Forces to Provide Automated Cyber Risk Assessment for Japanese Automotive Manufacturers

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Toyota Tsusho will provide the Cybellum Cyber Digital Twins platform to OEMs and automotive suppliers based in Japan.

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  • Toyota Tsusho will provide the Cybellum Cyber Digital Twins platform to OEMs and automotive suppliers based in Japan.
  • Toyota Tsusho's deep expertise and rich experience in the automotive industry along with the strong automotive cybersecurity risk assessment expertise of Cybellum combine to create a powerful alliance.
  • The Cybellum platform allows for automated vulnerability and risk assessment of vehicles and their software-based connected components.
  • "The cooperation with Toyota Tsusho is an important step for Cybellum Japan," said Masa Okuda, General Manager of Cybellum.

Basilea’s partner Asahi Kasei Pharma prepares NDA filing for the marketing authorization of isavuconazole in Japan based on positive phase 3 study results

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:15am

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    Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) reported today that its partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation (Asahi Kasei Pharma) is planning to file a New Drug Application (NDA) for the marketing authorization of the antifungal isavuconazole (Cresemba) in Japan, based on the positive results of the recently completed phase 3 study in deep-seated mycoses.
  • Asahi Kasei Pharma plans to publish topline results of the study at a later point in time.
  • Patient recruitment was completed in January 2021.2
    David Veitch, Chief Executive Officer, said: We congratulate our partner Asahi Kasei Pharma on the successful completion of the phase 3 study in Japan.
  • Under the terms of the agreement, Asahi Kasei Pharma was granted an exclusive license to develop and commercialize isavuconazole in Japan.

CHMP grants positive opinion in the European Union for Otsuka’s child-friendly 25 mg dispersible tablet formulation of Deltyba® (delamanid) for the paediatric population weighing at least 10 kg with pulmonary multi-drug resistant tuberculosis

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:00am

Previously, there were almost no treatment options available for this group of children.

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  • Previously, there were almost no treatment options available for this group of children.
  • Safety and tolerability data from the two paediatric trials were in line with the known safety and tolerability profile of delamanid in the adult population.
  • ONPG is a part of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd., a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.

Leading Global Financial Group Is First Ripcord Customer to Become an Investor

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 5:00pm

On the success and strength of this partnership, MUFG is undertaking a first for Ripcord by not only being a customer but also an investor.

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  • On the success and strength of this partnership, MUFG is undertaking a first for Ripcord by not only being a customer but also an investor.
  • We are honored to not only call Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group a customer but an investor in our brand, said Alex Fielding, Founder of Ripcord.
  • There can be no greater expression of the belief and trust a company has in your brand than a prominent customer becoming an investor in your business.
  • As more businesses digitalize, we look forward to deepening our partnership as Ripcord scales its solution both in Japan and new geographies.

MUFG Hires Okeatta Brown as Head of Inclusion & Diversity for the Americas

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 7:30pm

NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MUFG ), one of the world's leading financial groups,today announced that it has hired Okeatta Brown as Head of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) for the Americas.

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  • NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MUFG ), one of the world's leading financial groups,today announced that it has hired Okeatta Brown as Head of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) for the Americas.
  • Ms. Brown, a nationally recognized leader in diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI), and engagement, will join MUFG to elevate and enhance the bank's I&D efforts in the region.
  • Ms. Brown joins MUFG from Wells Fargo, where she held leadership roles for the past two decades.
  • About MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.)
    MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world's leading financial groups.

Epson Unveils the Fastest POS Receipt Printer in the Industry1-New OmniLink TM-T88VII

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:15am

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As merchants are adapting to an ever-evolving industry with online ordering and ecommerce expanding in retail and hospitality, Epson , a market leader of POS printing solutions, today announced the fastest POS receipt printer in the industry1 the OmniLink TM-T88VII .

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As merchants are adapting to an ever-evolving industry with online ordering and ecommerce expanding in retail and hospitality, Epson , a market leader of POS printing solutions, today announced the fastest POS receipt printer in the industry1 the OmniLink TM-T88VII .
  • The OmniLink TM-T88VII replaces both the top-selling TM-T88V and TM-T88VI POS receipt printer models and is the easiest and fastest T88-series product to configure and deploy.
  • Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of around JPY 1 trillion.
  • EPSON is a registered trademark and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation.

Kyowa Kirin Provides Update on Application for Marketing Authorisation of Istradefylline in Europe for the Treatment of ‘OFF’ Episodes in People Living with Parkinson’s

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 3:05pm

Kyowa Kirin International remain committed to istradefylline and people living with Parkinsons and are currently reviewing the options available, which may include re-examination.

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  • Kyowa Kirin International remain committed to istradefylline and people living with Parkinsons and are currently reviewing the options available, which may include re-examination.
  • First of all, I would like to appreciate those who have contributed to the development of istradefylline.
  • You can learn more about the business of Kyowa Kirin at: https://www.kyowakirin.com/ .
  • Kyowa Kirin International is a subsidiary of Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd.

First Nations Power Authority and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy announce collaboration on recruiting for 30 field services jobs in Ontario’s nuclear sector

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 3:24pm

Through the collaboration between FNPA and GEH, FNPA will engage communities to support the recruitment of qualified Indigenous peoples for these positions.

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  • Through the collaboration between FNPA and GEH, FNPA will engage communities to support the recruitment of qualified Indigenous peoples for these positions.
  • GEH will train any Canadian Indigenous peoples hired as field service technicians to support maintenance and refueling outages at nuclear power plants.
  • GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a world-leading provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services.
  • Established in 2007, GEH is a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry.

As business grows, Sepire becomes first company to add second RICOH Pro VC70000 to meet growing customer demand

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:35pm

Sepire is the first business to add a second RICOH Pro VC70000 continuous-feed inkjet platform, an investment made after experiencing remarkable growth.

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  • Sepire is the first business to add a second RICOH Pro VC70000 continuous-feed inkjet platform, an investment made after experiencing remarkable growth.
  • This news comes just two years after Sepire initially opened its doors powered by Ricoh presses, software and services.
  • "Every step of the way, Ricoh has remained committed to understand and respond to our needs, even and especially as those needs change," said Michelle Steinberg, Chief Executive Officer, Sepire.
  • Based on customer feedback, the platform has added a number of features since Sepire debuted its first RICOH Pro VC70000 in 2019.