“I think a lot of innovation comes from smaller companies, this will be an even bigger trend in the future,” says Fibrocell CEO Pernock, whose own company is focused on treatments for skin diseases and conditions.
Louise van Deth, executive director of STOP AIDS NOW!, sounds the gong to highlight Worlds Aids Day.
On World Aids Day on Sunday 1 December, STOP AIDS NOW! will launch a campaign in Amsterdam in remembrance of all of the children who have died since the start of the HIV epidemic. The purpose of the campaign is to raise money to fund life-saving treatment for children with HIV.
Around the world, 3.3 million children suffer from HIV, over 90 percent of whom live in Africa. 66 percent of all children with HIV do not receive such treatment at this moment, even though it exists. STOP AIDS NOW! wants to ensure that all children who need it have access to treatment. Lives can be saved by testing children on time, sending them to the appropriate healthcare centres and ensuring that they receive and continue to receive the...
Over a hundred school children make as much noise as possible for Drumming Day 2013. CEO of Euronext Amsterdam, Cees Vermaas, sounds the gongjoined by a procession of children from various schools in Amsterdam as they march across the trading floor with their drums.
Drumming Day is an annual event commemorating the orphan who prevented the destruction of the exchange building by the Spaniards during the Dutch War of Independence in the 17th century. To thank him, children were allowed to bang their drums at the exchange trading floor one day a year, an ancient tradition that has been reinstated at Euronext Amsterdam.
Bertin Nahum, President and Founder of Medtech, opens the European trading day in Paris.
Medtech specializes in designing, manufacturing and marketing surgery assistance robotic devices systems for the cranial and spinal neurosurgery. The systems consist of a robotic arm and a touch screen mounted on a rolling base. Net sales break down by activity as follows:
sale of robotized systems (85%): systems intended for the cranial neurosurgery and marketed under the ROSA Brain brand (7 units sold in 2012/13) ;
other (15%): maintenance services, module upgrading, sale of consumables, robot renting, etc.
Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: France (28%), Europe (14%), the United States (26%), Russia (13%), China (9%), Saudi Arabia (8%) and Canada (2%).
On Wednesday, Nov. 27 Bill Schermerhorn, VP/Creative Director of Macy’s Parade & Entertainment Group, joined by Santa Claus and members of the Parade team, will ring The Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
About the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade:
With more than 50 million viewers across the country and more than 3.5 million spectators that line up along the streets of New York City each year, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a national icon that has grown into a world-famous holiday event. For more than 85 years, the Macy’s...
US stocks finished positive ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday with the Dow logging its fifth straight day of gains amid light volume trading and a round of mostly upbeat US economic data. Technology and Industrials led gains on the S&P 500, while Energy and Utilities topped declines. Gold and Oil are both lower amid a rally in the dollar.
In US economic news, the Labor Department reported Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell by 10K to a seasonally adjusted 316K. Economists’ had forecast first time applications to rise to 332K last week. The four-week moving average for new claims, which irons out week-to-week volatility, slipped 7,500 to 331,750.
A separate report showed orders for Durable Goods - items from toasters to aircraft that are meant to last at least three years, fell 2%, largely because demand for civilian and defense aircraft tumbled. Durable goods orders had increased 4.1% in September....