Highland Therapeutics Announces New Chief Commercial Officer and Appointment of Chief Scientific Officer – Press Release

TORONTO–(Business Wire)–Highland Therapeutics Inc. (“Highland”) today announced two executive appointments at its wholly owned subsidiaries. Mr. Danny Villeneuve has assumed the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and Dr. Bev Incledon has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Ironshore Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc., respectively. Both appointments are effective immediately.

“I am delighted to welcome Danny to the Ironshore family of companies and congratulate both him and Bev on the appointments,” said David Lickrish, Highland’s Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. “Danny brings a wealth of experience to Ironshore, gained from a 25-year career in the pharmaceutical industry, including 13 years directly in ADHD. His leadership skills and deep expertise in all facets of commercial operations, including sales, marketing and market access will be terrific assets to leverage as we seek to improve outcomes for patients with

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SAIC Wins $185 Million U.S. Army Decision Support Division Integrated Air, Missile and Network Defense, and Space Support Contract – Press Release

RESTON, Va.–(Business Wire)–

The U.S. Army awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a $185 million single-award, cost-plus fixed-fee task order to support the Decision Support Division for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC), in the areas of space, space control, high altitude, air and missile defense, and associated cyberspace operations.

Under the task order, SAIC will continue to provide system utility analysis and combat development in support of the warfighter with analysis, execution experiments, exercises and war games, and modeling and simulation development and integration support.

“SAIC looks forward to supporting the Decision Support Division of the Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command in Huntsville, Alabama,” said Jim Scanlon, SAIC executive vice president and general manager of the Defense Systems Group. “We are proud of our work in Huntsville, and through investments like our new Innovation Factory hub, look forward to providing the very best technological

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New Network to Accelerate Skills-Based Education and Hiring – Press Release

SALT LAKE CITY–(Business Wire)–The Open Skills Network (OSN), a coalition of more than 40 employers, educational organizations, and technology providers, today announced the group is working to accelerate a shift to skills-based education and hiring by establishing a network of open skills libraries and skills data. Skills-based education and hiring are widely lauded as a more objective, equitable, and efficient way to connect today’s students with available job opportunities through a shared skills language.

Pre-pandemic, many of the nation’s top employers struggled to find talent whose skills matched their needs. And now, with more than 11 million Americans out of work, experts predict that four in 10 jobs lost will be permanent. In a time of labor market upheaval, it is critical that jobseekers be able to clearly articulate the value they bring to employers, including records of learning and skills attained through academic and work-based experiences.

“We don’t yet

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CoreDial Announces Acquisition of Video Collaboration and Communication Technology Company eZuce – Press Release

Proven video and meetings platform accelerates CoreDial’s strategy to deliver enterprise-class video solutions that meet rapidly evolving market needs

BLUE BELL, PA / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2020 /  CoreDial, LLC, a leading provider of cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions, today announced it has acquired the assets of eZuce, a privately held video collaboration and communications technology vendor based in Stoneham, Massachusetts, with engineering and development teams in Slovakia and Romania. Included in the assets acquired are the products Vibe, eZuce’s innovative cloud-based video collaboration platform; Uniteme, the company’s unified communications solution; and Reachme, the company’s contact center offering. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition of eZuce, and specifically the Vibe video collaboration platform, accelerates CoreDial’s strategy to provide its partners with a robust enterprise-class video offering that satisfies the escalating demand for secure, scalable, and feature-rich collaboration services. Vibe was

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COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Alternative Credentials Market For Higher Education|Widening Skills Gap to boost the Market Growth | Technavio – Press Release

LONDON–(Business Wire)–Technavio has been monitoring the alternative credentials market for higher education and it is poised to grow by $ 1.18 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 17% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Alternative Credentials Market for Higher Education 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis.

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Schneider Electric implements site-wide SCADA system for QF’s Education City – Press Release

Schneider Electric is installing a site-wide supervisory control and data acquisition management solution at Qatar Foundation’s Education City. 

The technology will be implemented across every large building on campus, 42 in all, and will give Qatar Foundation’s operations and security teams a single, centralised platform to manage a number of processes across Education City, including monitoring and controlling energy usage, and temperature settings. The system provides a single, unified environment for real-time data acquisition, analysis, visualisation and integration of various applications.

Education City houses branch campuses of some of the world’s leading universities, including Carnegie Mellon University, Georgetown University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Northwestern University, Texas A&M University, and Weill Cornell-Medicine, as well as Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation’s homegrown university, research institutes, and community facilities. While each building had its own building management system, Qatar Foundation wanted to have a solution that would enable a single unified view and

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Science and technology week begins in Hangzhou – Press Release

The 2020 Zhejiang and Hangzhou Science and Technology Activity Week kicked off in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province on Aug 23.

The event will be held in a variety of different places throughout the province, with its main venue located in Hangzhou. It will run until Aug 29.

The science and technology week, which has been held every year since 2001, showcases new scientific achievements and teaches people about science in China Hangzhou.

The main venue in the Qianjiang New Town is divided into four parts and showcases VR glasses, intelligent robots, and other innovative products for entertainment and daily life.

Technological products from over 40 companies are exhibited at the event. An intelligent garbage sorting robot proved especially popular, as it can pick up litter such as cigarette butts and even distinguish between different types of garbage.

In addition, there is a new exhibition on epidemic prevention achievements being held this

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Vendita Technology Hires Dan Heckman as New Chief Revenue Officer – Press Release

TAMPA, Fla.–(Business Wire)–Tampa based technology firm, Vendita, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Dan Heckman as their Chief Revenue Officer to help continue to grow revenue and add additional revenue streams across their portfolio of solutions.

Heckman has 25+ years in technology sales and marketing leadership positions with large and small SaaS based software companies including packaged and custom software as well as BPO services, creation of marketing demand engines and the development of transformational corporate sales processes from an executive level.

“His extensive experience in the development of strategy in addition to a deep understanding of what it takes to execute against that strategy lends itself perfectly to Vendita’s direction of revenue growth,” said Doug Sullinger, Founder and CEO of Vendita.

Additionally, Heckman has built sales and marketing teams from scratch, transformed large enterprises into solution selling engines and created new methods for added value across multiple

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Nordson Corporation Acquires vivaMOS Ltd., Adding Key Sensor Technology to Test and Inspection Business – Press Release

WESTLAKE, Ohio–(Business Wire)–Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has acquired vivaMOS Ltd., which designs, develops and fabricates high-end large-area complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) image sensors for a wide range of X-ray applications. This acquisition builds on Nordson’s strategic objective to enhance its test and inspection capabilities for diverse end markets.

Based in Southampton, U.K., vivaMOS is a leader in its field for high-end large-area CMOS image sensors. The company was established in 2015 as a spinoff from the U.K.’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) with the aim of commercializing its X-ray image sensors. Its latest generation sensor offers a unique combination of speed, resolution and low-noise performance, enabling a wide range of X-ray applications.

“We have been collaborating closely with vivaMOS for several years, and we are excited about furthering our relationship and welcoming vivaMOS employees to the Nordson family. This acquisition gives Nordson differentiated and leading-edge X-ray sensor technology that will

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