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Cepsa presents its unique LAB plant worldwide at CESIO 2019

-The Puente Mayorga Chemical Plant is being upgraded to make it the first in the world to replace HF technology with the Detal system -Cepsa, the global leader company in LAB production, presented this project at CESIO 2019,the the biggest international surfactants congress -In 1969, this facility was the world”s first LAB plant with HF technology. Fifty years later, it is being upgraded with the best technology available, developed by Cepsa and UOP. Cepsa is upgrading one of its most emblematic chemical plants, located in Puente Mayorga (Cadiz, Spain), making…

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A WEARABLE THAT’S NOT TO BE LAUGHED AT: NEWLY DEVELOPED TOOL FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES TO BE TESTED IN INVESTIGATION OF LAUGHTER

  Scientists at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Austria are currently developing an innovative tool that collects psychological data. They are testing it as part of a study of laughter in every day life.   Krems (Austria), 3 June 2019 – Software for an innovative wearable that could optimise the collection of data in psychological studies is being developed by researchers at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Krems, Austria (KL Krems). The device will be tested on around 150 subjects as part of an investigation entitled…

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ROBOT-ASSISTED SURGERY: FEW ADVANTAGES DESPITE HIGH COSTS

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment investigates robot-assisted surgery for indications in the thorax and abdomen Vienna (Austria), 28. May 2019 – Clinical studies on robot-assisted surgery for indications in the thorax and abdomen have so far shown few advantages for this cost-intensive surgical method. This is the result of a recent analysis by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment, which examined relevant international clinical studies. In fact, the data situation is currently very unsatisfactory, as there are few larger, high-quality studies available. Robot-assisted surgery allows minimally…

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Marinomed Biotech AG: Budesolv with a strongly decreased dose of the active ingredient compared to the marketed product Rhinocort Aqua shows pronounced efficacy already after first application – clinical validation of the Marinosolv® platform

  Marinomed Biotech AG: Budesolv with a strongly decreased dose of the active ingredient compared to the marketed product Rhinocort Aqua shows pronounced efficacy already after first application – clinical validation of the Marinosolv® platform   • Phase III study successfully completed preparing the ground for entering a multi-billion-dollar market • Even after the first application, Budesolv exhibits noticable efficacy • Allergic nasal symptoms markedly reduced within four hours • Six times less active compound than the marketed reference product   Vienna, May 15, 2019. The pivotal phase III study…

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Laser World of Photonics 2019: CeramOptec will present high-performance fiber optics for industrial and medical laser applications

Focus on safety fiber optics and special fiber assemblies Bonn/Livani, 24 April 2019 – CeramOptec, one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of multimode optical fibers made of quartz glass, will be presenting high-performance fiber optics for industrial and medical laser applications at this year’s Laser World of Photonics (June 24 – 27, 2019 in Munich, Hall B2, Booth 308). The biolitec subsidiary’s booth will put a focus on the new safety fibers – special configurations of CeramOptec glass fibers that allow the safety-optimized operation of fiber-coupled high-power lasers…

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Laser-optical crossbow measurement optimizes stretch-leveler performance

A system at the continuous pickling line entry Optical measuring technology for strip and plate At METEC, nokra will launch its new alpha.cb laser-optical system for the measurement of crossbow in strips. The new system can be used, among others, for optimizing the control of stretch-levelers. The company”s further exhibits will include optical gauges for combined inline measurement of thickness, flatness and contour of plates as well as for high-precision strip thickness measurements. The new system measures crossbow of strip in an inline process. The results from the measurements can…

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New Heraeus Noblelight UV Disinfection Unit for Food Packaging

BlueLight Hygenic System delivers the highest production rates with the most effective germ killing The BlueLight® Hygienic System introduced at ProFood Tech Expo in Chicago Heraeus Noblelight”s new BlueLight® Hygienic System is a modular, UVC ultraviolet disinfection unit that offers food and beverage processors reliable surface disinfection of food packaging and up to 90% energy savings compared to traditional UV disinfection systems. Providing high UV intensity, BlueLight Hygenic System delivers the highest production rates with the most effective germ killing for form, fill and seal (FFS) machines. Heraeus Noblelight presented…

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AD HOC ANNOUNCEMENT Marinomed Biotech AG announces top line results of the Phase III study for Budesolv

  Vienna, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Marinomed Biotech AG, a globally active biopharmaceutical company with headquarters in Vienna, has announced the successful completion of the pivotal Phase III study for Budesolv. The top line results are now available and show that Budesolv achieves at least the same effect as the product which is currently on the market, with a significantly lower dose. The planned primary endpoint of the study for the first product of the innovative Marinosolv® technology platform has thus been achieved. The approval process can be continued as…

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Compact continuous feed shot blast machine for delicate castings

The compact troughed belt continuous shot blast system THM 300/1 Troughed belt continuous shot blast machine can be easily integrated into manufacturing processes At the GIFA 2019 exhibition Walther Trowal introduces the compact troughed belt continuous shot blast system THM 300/1 to the public. This machine was especially developed for processing high volumes of small, delicate work pieces. The new design combines the small footprint of batch machines with the advantages of continuous feed operation and, thus, helps streamline and speed up the blast cleaning processes for small castings. Walther…

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Protagen Protein Services and BioAnalytix Merge to Create Global Analytic Service Partner for Biopharmaceuticals

Protagen Protein Services and BioAnalytix Merge Heilbronn, Germany and Boston, MA – April 11, 2019 – Protagen Protein Services GmbH (PPS), a full-service contract research organization (CRO) in protein analytics and BioAnalytix Inc., a Cambridge (MA)-based specialized provider of advanced analytics in biopharmaceutical development announced today a merger that will transform the combined company into a leading global analytic services provider for the biopharmaceutical industry. Today”s announcement creates a best-in-class partner for biopharmaceutical companies worldwide to benefit from the most advanced, integrated and complete analytic services capabilities in biopharmaceutical development,…

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