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HCR Partners Announces Two New Appointments to Senior Advisor Board

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:49pm

HealthCare Royalty Partners (HCR"), a global healthcare investment firm, today announced the appointment of two life sciences industry veterans, William M. Burns and Mardi C. Dier, to the firms Senior Advisor Board.

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  • HealthCare Royalty Partners (HCR"), a global healthcare investment firm, today announced the appointment of two life sciences industry veterans, William M. Burns and Mardi C. Dier, to the firms Senior Advisor Board.
  • We are pleased to welcome Bill and Mardi to our Senior Advisor Board, said Clarke B. Futch, Managing Partner and Chairman at HCR.
  • Mr. Burns retired from the board of Wellcome Trust in 2020 and continues as a trustee of the Institute of Cancer Research, London.
  • Mr. Burns currently serves as the non-executive chairman of the board of directors for both Molecular Partners and Vestergaard Holding, and the non-executive vice chairman of Mesoblast.

LivaNova Announces Publication Detailing the Design of the RECOVER Clinical Study Evaluating VNS Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Working with CMS, we designed RECOVER the largest clinical study of its kind to further evaluate and confirm the efficacy of VNS Therapy for TRD, said Bryan Olin, LivaNova Senior Vice President for Clinical, Quality and Regulatory Affairs.

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  • Working with CMS, we designed RECOVER the largest clinical study of its kind to further evaluate and confirm the efficacy of VNS Therapy for TRD, said Bryan Olin, LivaNova Senior Vice President for Clinical, Quality and Regulatory Affairs.
  • More information about the RECOVER study is available at ClinicalTrials.gov and at recovervns .com.
  • LivaNova operates as two businesses: Cardiovascular and Neuromodulation, with operating headquarters in Mirandola (Italy) and Houston (U.S.), respectively.
  • These statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding VNS Therapy and our approach to treatment-resistant depression using VNS Therapy.

Veeva Vault Helps VentilatorChallengeUK Speed Production of More Than 13,000 Ventilators for COVID-19

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:03pm

In an effort to help overcome the shortage of ventilators during COVID-19, Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced that VentilatorChallengeUK used Veeva Vault QMS to accelerate ventilator production for the U.K.

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  • In an effort to help overcome the shortage of ventilators during COVID-19, Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced that VentilatorChallengeUK used Veeva Vault QMS to accelerate ventilator production for the U.K.
  • With Vault QMS, VentilatorChallengeUK automated processes to rapidly scale production and ensure quality to deliver more than 13,000 ventilators to the National Health Service (NHS).
  • Ventilator production was already underway when VentilatorChallengeUK transitioned from paper and manual processes to Veevas modern, cloud-based quality management system.
  • Veeva and the Veeva logo are trademarks of Veeva Systems Inc.
    Veeva Systems Inc. owns other registered and unregistered trademarks.

ezbob, the Pioneer in SME Lending Technology, Submits Bid for Part of BCR’s £100m Pool E

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:00pm

During COVID-19, ezbob played a pivotal role supporting tens of thousands of businesses in their need to access critical capital.

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  • During COVID-19, ezbob played a pivotal role supporting tens of thousands of businesses in their need to access critical capital.
  • We want to ensure that more financial institutions have ezbobs technology so that more SMEs can apply for business funding (online).
  • ezbobs pioneering SME lending technology ecosystem includes API connectivity to over 40 data services including KYC, AML, Fraud, Open Banking, Credit Bureaus.
  • ezbobs pioneering SME lending technology has won several awards including: The Banker Tech Awards (2019), Banking Technology Awards (2018) Financial Innovation Awards (2017).

Academics questioned on procedural arrangements under coronavirus restrictions

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:03pm

The House of Commons Procedure Committee hears from leading academics from the Hansard Society, the UCL Constitution Unit and Institute for Government.

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  • The House of Commons Procedure Committee hears from leading academics from the Hansard Society, the UCL Constitution Unit and Institute for Government.
  • On Wednesday afternoon, the Committee also heard from Clerk of the House, John Benger and Strategic Director, Chamber Business Team, Matthew Hamlyn on the present procedural arrangements under coronavirus restrictions, including the new pass reader system for voting.
  • The session forms part of the Committees ongoing inquiry into House of Commons procedure and practice under coronavirus restrictions.
  • "My Committee will continue to monitor House procedure and practice under coronavirus conditions as those conditions develop, taking further evidence as appropriate and reporting to the House where necessary."

Nemaura Medical Submits PMA Application for sugarBEAT® to U.S. FDA

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:00am

Nemauras CEO, Dr. Faz Chowdhury, commented, The USA represents the largest single market for sugarBEAT and submission of the PMA application is a major milestone for the Company.

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  • Nemauras CEO, Dr. Faz Chowdhury, commented, The USA represents the largest single market for sugarBEAT and submission of the PMA application is a major milestone for the Company.
  • Whilst the PMA application is under review for approval of sugarBEAT as a Class III medical device, we plan to launch proBEAT in the USA later this year.
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    Nemaura Medical Inc. (NMRD) is a medical technology company developing micro-systems-based wearable diagnostic devices and currently commercializing sugarBEAT, and proBEAT.
  • Nemaura has also submitted a PMA application for sugarBEAT to the U.S. FDA.

Business Reporter: Why Fine Wine Is a Safe Haven for Diversifying Your Portfolio

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:00am

But these days, wine is just as likely to be something young entrepreneurs, small business owners or retirees looking to boost their savings.

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  • But these days, wine is just as likely to be something young entrepreneurs, small business owners or retirees looking to boost their savings.
  • "Fine wine is an accessible market open to both new and experienced investors alike, thanks to fine wine investment companies like OenoFuture," said OenoFuture's Daniel Walker.
  • Since 2005 fine wine has seen growth of 198%, making it a very attractive safe haven for investors keen to diversify their portfolio.
  • We are true pioneers in fine wine investment, trailblazing a path through under-the-radar fine wine regions and revolutionising the way collectors interact with this unique market.

Legaltech Startup Clara Furthers Its Capabilities by Securing Rights to Incorporate Companies in the Cayman Islands and Abu Dhabi Global Market

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 10:50am

LONDON, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Clara, the London-based legaltech company, today announced that it has secured the rights to incorporate companies in two of the world's most popular jurisdictions for raising venture capital: the Cayman Islands and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).

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  • LONDON, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Clara, the London-based legaltech company, today announced that it has secured the rights to incorporate companies in two of the world's most popular jurisdictions for raising venture capital: the Cayman Islands and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).
  • With these deals, Clara takes another step towards providing startups with an automated, online solution for many of their legal needs.
  • "These transactions will allow us to completely streamline the customer experience of incorporating Cayman and ADGM companies adding further value to the Clara platform, which digitizes and automates startup legals."
  • These developments will enable Clara to further enhance its offering to startups, creating a value chain of incorporation and ongoing management of companies.

Legaltech Startup Clara Furthers Its Capabilities by Securing Rights to Incorporate Companies in the Cayman Islands and Abu Dhabi Global Market

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 10:47am

LONDON, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Clara, the London-based legaltech company, today announced that it has secured the rights to incorporate companies in two of the world's most popular jurisdictions for raising venture capital: the Cayman Islands and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Clara, the London-based legaltech company, today announced that it has secured the rights to incorporate companies in two of the world's most popular jurisdictions for raising venture capital: the Cayman Islands and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).
  • With these deals, Clara takes another step towards providing startups with an automated, online solution for many of their legal needs.
  • "These transactions will allow us to completely streamline the customer experience of incorporating Cayman and ADGM companies adding further value to the Clara platform, which digitizes and automates startup legals."
  • These developments will enable Clara to further enhance its offering to startups, creating a value chain of incorporation and ongoing management of companies.

Heated Mattress Pads Market Size Worth $521.2 Million By 2027: Grand View Research, Inc.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 10:35am

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global heated mattress pads market size is anticipated to reach USD 521.2 million by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 4.5%, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global heated mattress pads market size is anticipated to reach USD 521.2 million by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 4.5%, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
  • Growing demand for the coziness associated with heated bedding for comfortable sleep during chilled nights is driving the need for heated mattress pads among consumers.
  • This region comprises of countries with the lowest temperatures which increases the usage of heated mattress pads in the region.
  • Grand View Research has segmented the global heated mattress pads market by application, distribution channel, and region:
    Heated Mattress Pads Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)