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UK government plans to expand the innova lateral flow test, warn experts

UK government plans to widen the roll out of the Innova lateral flow test without supporting evidence risks serious harm, warn experts in The BMJ today.
Tags: Health, UK, Bmj, Innova

UK government must urgently rethink lateral flow test roll out, warn experts

UK government plans to widen the roll out of the Innova lateral flow test without supporting evidence risks serious harm, warn experts in The BMJ today.
Tags: UK, Science, Bmj, Innova

Coronavirus live news: US tops 140,000 daily cases as world suffers record death toll

France’s lockdown extended by two weeks; German infection surge may be easing; Russia says its Sputnik-V vaccine is 92% effectiveWorld suffers highest deaths, cases of pandemic so farScientist behind BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine says it can end pandemicBillionaire Trump donors contract Covid after playing down risksCovid infections in Sweden surge, dashing hopes of herd immunityFrench professor faces disciplinary case over hydroxychloroquine claims 7.30am GMT The lateral flow test bought by the U...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, Sweden, California, France, Russia, US, UK News, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Liverpool, Pfizer

Covid test for mass UK screening could miss up to half of cases, say scientists

Some trials of lateral flow test from US firm Innova found it was much less accurate than the government said it wasThe lateral flow test bought by the UK government for mass testing in Liverpool, and potentially the whole country, could miss up to half of those who have Covid-19, according to experts.The government has great expectations of the Innova test, having signed two contracts with the California-based company behind it. Innova told the Guardian it was now shipping more than one million...
Tags: UK, Science, California, US, UK News, Medical Research, Liverpool, Innova, Coronavirus

REI Co-op cycles adds a bargain-priced Fat Bike, capable new commuter e-bikes

The Co-op Cycles DRT 4.1 is REI’s housebrand’s first-ever fat bike, and it’s an affordable option for winter cruising. It has a rigid 6061 aluminum frame and fork with simple SRAM SX Eagle 1×12 group and Shimano hydraulic disc brakes. It’s rolling on 26” aluminum rims with big Innova 26×4.8 inch tires. Modern touches like through axles […] The post REI Co-op cycles adds a bargain-priced Fat Bike, capable new commuter e-bikes appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Commuter, Shimano, Innova, Fatbike, DRT, e-Bike, REI Co, SRAM SX Eagle

In Lockdown: The food revolution

The world is changing in significant ways and marketers need to understand and navigate the new landscape. In our In Lockdown series, our Research & Insight teams from around the world delve into different sectors and trends, and share their learnings. Here, Research & Insight Analyst Paula Navarro examines changes in the food behaviours during the pandemic. While governments are taking stronger measures to tackle the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 3 billion people globally are bein...
Tags: Food, Cooking, Instagram, France, Social Media, Seo, Italy, New Zealand, Supermarket, Who, Fmcg, Influencers, Derek, Emmanuel Macron, McDonald, Innova

The 7 Pillars of Technology Breakthroughs: Novozymes’ innovations in yeast show the new way

Over the years we have run 727 different stories around technology or commercial breakthroughs in The Digest — there’s even a venture capital group named Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Let’s explore today — using the recent news from Novozymes about their pioneering advances in yeast — what exactly a breakthrough is, and does. That’s relevant to everyone bringing forward a technology or product — whether yeast is in the mix or not. The News In Texas, Novozymes announced the launch of i...
Tags: Texas, US, Tesla, Noah, Top Stories, Iowa, Gm, West Coast, Burger King, Novozymes, Zymergen, Bell, Brazeau, Scott Fitzgerald, Coopers, Innova

Innova-Con: Innovation in Military Aviation 2020

Cheryl Perkins will be speaking at Innova-Con: Innovation in Military Aviation 2020, the premier, interactive training workshop for senior leaders in military aviation. This immersive event will be held on April 28-30, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Solomons Island, Maryland. It will bring together an outstanding faculty to provide participants with innovation leadership insights, skill-building activities, and new solutions in an accelerated format. Key themes include the role of continuous innovation...
Tags: America, Innovation, Conferences, Speaking Engagements, Cheryl, Innova, Cheryl Perkins, Solomons Island Maryland

Peru’s startup scene is ready for more

Greg Mitchell Contributor Share on Twitter Greg Mitchell is regional director of Angel Ventures, a startup investor and advisor and is the creator of the blog Ruta Startup. Funding of Latin American startups has doubled each year over the past two years. And while most of this capital has been directed toward Brazil and Mexico, this surge is starting to have an effect on startups in the region’s smaller markets. The increased ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Column, Mexico, US, Tech, Walmart, Colombia, Chile, Venture Capital, Brazil, Peru, OECD, Impact Investing, Lima, Latin America

Novozymes launches Innova Fit non-GM yeast for ethanol production

In Texas, Novozymes announced the launch of its next yeast technology, Innova Fit. Fit is the most advanced non-GM yeast in the market – eliminating production constraints caused by conventional and basic yeasts. Fit provides ethanol plants with flexibility to achieve operational targets, while improving performance with enhanced reliability. The advanced Innova yeast allows producers to maximize inputs, achieve throughput, and production targets, without losing ethanol yield to common stress...
Tags: Texas, Gm, Producer News, Novozymes, Innova, Innova Fit, Texas Novozymes

Auto Expo 2020: MG G10 MPV (not an Ertiga or Innova rival) lands in India

MG's Auto Expo 2020 line-up will comprise 14 models, including even...
Tags: India, Autos, Innova

Difficult agricultural markets impact Novozymes 2019 results, organic sales performance of -1%

In Denmark, Novozymes announced 2019 financial results with a 1% increase in household care, but with decreases in food and beverages (-1%), bioenergy (-3%), agriculture & feed (-5%), and tech and pharma (-3%). EBIT margin 28.1% (~26% underlying). Net profit decline of 2%. Free cash flow before acquisitions DKK 2.2 billion. However, they expect a stronger performance in 2020 with an organic sales growth of 1-5% reflecting solid new product performance but uncertainty remains about agricultural m...
Tags: Brazil, Denmark, Environmental Protection Agency, Producer News, Novozymes, Innova, U S Peder Holk Nielsen

Abcam announces successful acquisition of Expedeon’s Proteomics and Immunology business, enhancing its conjugation capability

Abcam plc, a global innovator in life science reagents and tools, is pleased to announce the successful completion of the acquisition of Expedeon’s Proteomics and Immunology business, which includes Innova and TGR Biosciences, as of 1st January 2020.
Tags: Health, Innova, Abcam, Expedeon

John Holden: Movies

John Holden launches its Innova line, a collection that introduces new textile technologies with water-repellent terry and shirts, easy to iron, anti-wrinkle and the special collection for executive travelers Travel Collection. A movie collection! travel-aladino.jpg   repelente-01.jpg   ...
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Staley named CEO of Advancing Eyecare

Advancing Eyecare, a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital, has named Brad Staley its CEO effective immediately. Most recently, Staley was CEO of United Scope. PRESS RELEASE Advancing Eyecare Announces Appointment of Brad Staley as Chief Executive Officer Experienced CEO with Global Operating Expertise to Oversee Lombart Instrument, Marco Ophthalmic, INNOVA Medical Ophthalmics, and Enhanced Medical Services NORFOLK, Virginia, March 18, 2019 – Advancing Eyecare, a newly-formed holding comp...
Tags: Mexico, US, Toronto, Trends, People, United States, Norfolk, North America, St Louis, EMS, Jacksonville, Marco, Montreal Canada, Brad, Staley, Duke University

PE-backed Advancing Eyecare names Staley as CEO

Advancing Eyecare, a newly-formed holding company owned by Atlantic Street Capital, has named Brad Staley as chief executive officer. Advancing Eyecare, an ophthalmic equipment provider, was formed earlier this year in partnership with Lombart Instrument and Marco Opthalmic. Stanley is the former CEO of United Scope. PRESS RELEASE Advancing Eyecare, a newly-formed holding company owned by private equity firm Atlantic Street Capital, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Staley to the ro...
Tags: Mexico, US, Toronto, Trends, People, Atlantic, United States, Healthcare, Norfolk, North America, St Louis, EMS, Jacksonville, Marco, Montreal Canada, Brad

Conference Insights: Innova-Con 2019

Earlier this year the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to host Innova-Con. The two-day conference took place in Washington D.C. to highlight the “disruptive and emerging landscape of innovation.” I had an opportunity to catch up with Innova-Con attendee Steve Palmer, founder and owner at Ever Evolving. ...
Tags: Spacex, Washington, Business Trends, Bitcoin, Innovation, Conference, Hyperloop, U S Chamber of Commerce, United States Air Force, Innova, Steve Palmer, Business and Innovation Strategy, Hype Cycle, Innovacon, rLoop

PE-backed Lombart merges with Marco Ophthalmic to form Advancing Eyecare Holdings

Lombart Instrument, a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital, has partnered up with Marco Ophthalmic to form Advancing Eyecare Holdings. No financial terms were disclosed. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of this year. Lombart is a distributor of ophthalmic instruments to ophthalmologists and optometrists while Marco Ophthalmic Inc is a high-tech instrumentation supplier. PRESS RELEASE STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity...
Tags: Trends, Canada, Atlantic, United States, Healthcare, M&a, Norfolk, North America, Marco, Innova, PE, Lombart, Atlantic Street Capital, Lombart Lombart, Atlantic Street Capital Atlantic Street Capital, Bryan Bevin

Latin American online food delivery platform iFood racks up $500 mln

iFood, an online food delivery platform in Latin America, has raised $500 million in funding. The investors were Movile, Naspers and Innova Capital. PRESS RELEASE São Paulo, November 13th – Movile, a leader in mobile marketplaces in Latin America, announced today that iFood funding from the company will total USD$500M, the largest tech funding in Latin America to date. Naspers and Innova Capital have committed to invest USD$400M of new capital into Movile to use for further investment in iFood, ...
Tags: Asia, Trends, Tencent, Brazil, Argentina, Latin America, Movile, Naspers, Fmcg, Innova, United States France, North America Europe, GrubHub, VC Deals, London Stock Exchange LSE, Larry Illg

Novozymes’ Yeast Beast in New Release; Innova Lift’s Yield Revealed 

In North Carolina, Novozymes launched its next yeast technology, Innova Lift, for the starch-based ethanol industry. The product follows the launch earlier this year of its ambitious yeast platform, Innova, and the first product, Drive.   The Need to Knows • Lift is targeted to plants with longer fermentation times, generally 57 hours or more – delivering greater tolerance to common causes of yeast stress, the opportunity for better yields, and eliminating costly yeast food, which is common ...
Tags: Top Stories, Mars, Novozymes, Drizly, Brazeau, Innova, Innova Drive, Innova Lift, North Carolina Novozymes

Fabricio Bloisi’s Movile is leading tech’s charge in Brazil and beyond and he’s coming to Startup Battlefield Latin America

In the twenty years since Movile launched its first technology services in 1998, the technology industry in Latin America has exploded. Movile chief executive Fabricio Bloisi Technology startups have gone from being an afterthought to being at the forefront of the economic changes sweeping through the region. And Movile’s digital marketplaces, delivery services, and investment capital (powered by Naspers) have, in many ways, led the charge. At our Latin America Startup Battlefield event, Movil...
Tags: TC, Tech, Brazil, Latin America, Movile, Nubank, Naspers, Latin American, Innova, Rappi, Startup Battlefield Latin America, Fabricio Bloisi, Bloisi, Fabricio Bloisi Technology, Latin America Startup Battlefield

Quake Capital and Hatcher+ strike partnership

Quake Capital and Hatcher+ have agreed to a partnership under which Hatcher+ will invest $50,000 in companies accepted in Quake’s accelerator with a total of $200,000 invested. Quake will receive access to Hatcher’s technology for assessing candidates and tracking investment performance. A press release follows:   Quake Capital and Hatcher+ Announce Multi-Year Investment Partnership Firms Will Co-Invest in Startups Accepted into Quake’s Accelerator New York, NY, September 11, 2018 at 12 PM EST –...
Tags: Milan, Australia, US, Trends, Austin, United States, New York Los Angeles, Innova, Hatcher, VC Deals, Blue Startups, Quake Capital, Quake 's Accelerator New York NY, Glenn Argenbright, Wissam Otaky

PE-backed Lombart buys Enhanced Medical Services

Lombart Instrument, a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital, has acquired St. Louis, Missouri-based Enhanced Medical Services, a provider of pre-owned ophthalmic instruments. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE STAMFORD, CT, August 2, 2018 – Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm targeting entrepreneurial businesses poised for the next level of growth, announced today that its portfolio company Lombart Instrument (Lombart), the leading U.S. distributor of ophthalmic i...
Tags: Trends, Canada, Atlantic, United States, Healthcare, M&a, Norfolk, St Louis, EMS, St Louis Missouri, EVP, Innova, Genovese, PE, Lombart, Atlantic Street Capital

The BRO Guide To FloydFest’s Outdoor Side

Located near to the Blue Ridge Parkway in Patrick County, Virginia, FloydFest has become a constant on the calendars of outdoor lovers and festival-goers from across the region. Every year, FloydFest features a mind-blowing lineup of musicians in one of the most picture-perfect Blue Ridge Mountain settings. Musical amazingness aside, FloydFest takes full advantage of its surroundings and beautiful property, offering a wide range of outdoor activities to attendees. As an outdoors magazine, that ...
Tags: Music, Sport, Cycling, Festivals, Keller Williams, Innova, Blue Ridge Parkway, Little River, Paul Sullivan, Floyd County, Patrick County Virginia, Roger Gupta, Moonstomper, Little River FloydFest

A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech

Brazil’s macroeconomic picture may be gloomy, but technology investors still see hope in the nation’s burgeoning technology sector — and a recent $124 million financing for the mobile conglomerate Movile is the latest proof that that the pace of investment isn’t slowing down. Brazil was already the hottest spot for technology investment throughout Latin America — with Sao Paulo drawing in the majority of the record-breaking $1 billion in financing that the region’s startups attracted in 2017. An...
Tags: Food, TC, Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, China, US, Tech, Spokesperson, Economy, United States, Tencent, Brazil, Argentina, Private Equity, Goldman Sachs

The Battle for Yeast Supremacy: DSM, DuPont, Novozymes and more

FEW, the Fuel Ethanol Workshops, have come and gone for 2018 and the story this year was yeast. Specifically, a war on yield fermentation time, energy use and more.   Let’s review the big gambits from the likes of DSM, DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Novozymes as they duke it out over market share in an era where corn ethanol gallons are, perhaps for the first time, unlikely to rise much for a while. With that, focus is shifting even more to efficiency and effectiveness. And this in a sector...
Tags: US, United States, Top Stories, Nebraska, DuPont, Delaware, Novozymes, DuPont Industrial Biosciences, DSM, Innova, Minnesota USA, Products Services, Innova Drive, XCELIS, DSM DuPont Novozymes, Fuel Ethanol Workshops

Equipment choice

I have a friend who has been playing for about 2 years. She wants to get a new racket, her old one was a yinhe blade with Innova by stiga on both sides. She was wondering if she should get rozena on a petr kobrel or should she get rasanter 42 since she doesn't want to go for 47 yet.
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Entac Medical nets Series A2 funding

Entac Medical Inc, which is developing noninvasive devices for predicting and diagnosing gastrointestinal and other medical conditions, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A2 financing. Innova led the round with participation from i-Select Fund and Sage Fund. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, Innova, VC Deals, Entac Medical, Entac Medical Inc

Novozymes ignites Yeast Wars with breakthrough new strain, yield gain, time cut

Novozymes moved into yeast this week with a new organism, Innova Drive. It’s saccharomyces cerevisae — the workhouse yeast that has been powering wine fermentation since the days of Noah and the Ark. But here’s a new strain engineered to cut fermentation times up to two hours, and yield boosts of up to two percent. A 2% yield increase and a 5% faster rate of production — let’s illustrate it — would mean something like 7.1 million gallons per year of more ethanol from the same standard 100 millio...
Tags: Noah, Top Stories, Novozymes, Brazeau, DSM, Innova, Innova Drive, Azhar Rodrigues, Brian Brazeau, LeSaffre Lallemand

Advanced, to Go: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to 2G biofuels implementation timetable

The biggest news out of Novozymes this month is its new yeast platform for starch-based ethanol, while also introducing the first product, Innova Drive. A completely new yeast strain, the product can reduce fermentation time by up to two hours compared to current yeasts. 1G aside, Novozymes is heavily focused on the roll-out of 2G ethanol technologies, and this overview of the implementation timeline focuses on Europe, yet gives a global sense of technological readiness and financing heft. It’...
Tags: Europe, Novozymes, 8-slide Guide, Digest, Innova