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Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC

...e baby boom and later beneficiaries, the long-term financing gap needs to be closed. This symposium offers further discussion of Social Security reforms and their potential impact on the future program and its beneficiaries by presenting results of current research. The benefit formula relates time in the work...

Cranfield collaborator receives multi million dollar financing

...losing of a $29.2 million Series D preferred stock financing with several leading international investors. This brings the total financing into the company up to $46.2 million since its founding in 2001. Pelikan's first product, which is e...

Molecular probes for biology research and drug discovery

...will participate as funding and research partners, financing additional research groups. All research groups will be hosted in the new labs of the Biomedical Centre Dortmund, in the immediate vicinity of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Physiology. The research groups supported by the companies will perf...

Mitsubishi offsets carbon footprint through investment in Madagascar's rain forest

...local communities in the region. The carbon offset financing deal was developed through a unique partnership between Natsource Japan Co. Ltd., representing Mitsubishi, and Conservation International (CI), acting on behalf of the Government of Madagascar. The investment will help fund the Makira Forest Project...

Modular Genetics, Inc., strikes deal with Monsanto

... investing for the fund, TDF led the last round of financing for MGI in May 2004. "It can take five or more years to move a company like MGI from seed to full-fledged company," says Brennan. "The rough economic patch we've recently weathered has made fund-raising difficult. But we've remained innovative in...

VIB top scientist receives major research grant & VIB presents 2004 results

...trooper is delighted with the award: 'This kind of financing is every scientist's dream! You receive 500,000 dollars to use as you see fit - without having to apply for grants. I'm going to use this money to start up a couple of risk-taking research projects.' 'Dr. De Strooper's work over a decade has given us...

NJIT small biz expert Bruce Kirchhoff supports high tech for jobs

...onceived in 1976, is the mechanism in the U.S. for financing new technology and launching new high-tech businesses," he said. NOTE TO EDITORS: Kirchhoff is available for interviews. Call Sheryl Weinstein 973-596-3436 for details. Kirchhoff noted that the level of university human capital has a ...

Ossur acquires US orthotics company Royce Medical

...on the transaction. Kaupthing Bank will manage the financing of the transaction. In addition to the acquisitio... to re-finance Ossur fully through syndicated debt financing and an upcoming rights issue. The equity offering is scheduled for the autumn of 2005. The total fi...

Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident

...lement to benefits in return for lump sum start-up financing for small businesses....

Report finds cruise industry is protecting the precious places it visits

...lished a small visitor tax to generate sustainable financing that supports the management of the country's park... Governments: Governments should examine creative financing tools such as trust funds, or concession agreements that provide revenue and establish better manage...

Open source and open medicine take centre stage at UN research symposium

...ss the effectiveness of several alternative global financing mechanisms that have been proposed to boost health research and development, and broaden access to affordable drugs for the world's poorest populations. The speakers include: Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, Senior Researcher, UNU-MERIT; Louis-Dominique Oudrao...

Experts urge industry and international donors to prepare pneumococcal vaccines

... step in major changes over the last five years in financing of immunization, including the creation of the GAVI Alliance (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization) Fund. Dr Orin Levine, the lead author of the article and Executive Director of PneumoADIP a non-governmental organization that aims to shor...

'Madagascar Declaration' focuses African development policies on value of nature

...ted area networks, along with creating sustainable financing mechanisms such as conservation trust funds; protecting and restoring key ecological systems linked to freshwater supply and quality, such as upper-water catchments forests and the rivers flowing from them; providing economic incentives for local c...

Neandertal genome to be deciphered

... will jointly direct the project, made possible by financing from the Max Planck Society. 454 Life Sciences TM newly developed sequencing technology has made it possible to extract and sequence nuclear DNA from Neandertal fossils, a hopeless task using traditional techniques. As a trial, the collaborators hav...

IAVI to propose new scientific and policy initiatives to advance the search for an AIDS vaccine

...n of developing countries. The Blueprint proposes financing models and a range of policy initiatives needed to speed the development of an AIDS vaccine. Speaking will be:Seth Berkley, CEO and President, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) Stephen Lewis, United Nations Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS...

ActoGenix raises 11.5 million in series A stock financing

..., announced the successful closing of its Series A financing round, raising 11.5 million (~US$15 million) from ...VIB and individuals of the management team. This financing will allow ActoGeniX to initiate development of a pipeline of therapeutic products based on its TopA...

Successful one year gene therapy trial for Parkinson's disease announced by Neurologix

...ration and licensing arrangements. Availability of financing depends upon a number of factors beyond the Compan...ates. The Company does not know whether additional financing will be available when needed, or if available, will be on acceptable or favorable terms to it or it...

Conservative forces hampering progress in sexual and reproductive health

...een given in development and health programmes and financing worldwide. For example, between 1995 and 2003, donor support for family planning commodities and service delivery fell from US$560 million to US$460 million. In their Comment to accompany the Online/Series, Dr Glasier and Dr Gulmezoglu, state: "The...

Spin-out company seeks medicines from South American rain forests

...to accelerate the development of e-Therapeutics by financing research and demonstrating the company's capabilities in the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology markets....

Report outlines funding to conserve half of Massachusetts's land

...ng forest protection through a mix of conventional financing tools, such as bonds and tax incentives, and innov...underscored the importance of linking conservation financing with investments in community and economic development. Lambert estimates that to reach the Wildla...

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