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Following a Record Year in 2008 Gerresheimer Again Sets its Sights on Substantial Growth in 2009

DUSSELDORF, Germany, February 17 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sales Grow by 10.7% to EUR1.06bn - Adjusted Earnings per Share Improves by 36.6% From EUR1.34 Euro to EUR1.83 - Adjusted EBITDA Margin Rises From 19.0 to 19.5% - CEO Dr. Axel Herberg: "Following the record year in 200...

Carrington Settles Lawsuit, Sets Sights On Future

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrington Laboratories, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CARN) today announced the settlement of a lawsuit filed in February 2007 by Glamorpuss, Inc. The value of the settlement was not disclosed. Carrington maintains its position and denies any wrongd...

Successful Wisconsin VC sets sights on data integration and mass storage

Trevor D'Souza finds treasures in decidedly unromantic spots like little beige offices and IT industry conferences. A managing director at Milwaukee-based private equity firm Mason Wells , he is the sleuthing type. And though Mason Wells typically devotes its IT venture capital to unknown start...

Minneapolis company sets sights on southern Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS - Southern Wisconsin's biotech infrastructure has prompted a Minnesota company to consider crossing state lines to develop an operating facility that could employ approximately 200 people. Excorp Medical Inc., is looking to the southern tier of Wisconsin to manufacture systems us...

AT&T should set sights higher than repackaging DSL with Project Lightspeed

Are cable franchise agreements needed for AT&T to move forward on its deployment of Project Lightspeed? If you're going to go through all this redeployment, AT&T should be setting its sights higher on real broadband and long-term capabilities. Providing another flavor of DSL is shortsighted. ...

Biotech firm has strokes, Alzheimer's in its sights

Madison, Wis. - While much of the attention paid to Quincy Bioscience centers on the compound it is developing from jellyfish, it is the company's emerging business model that may put other medical treatments 25,000 leagues under the sea. Quincy Bioscience is based in Madison's University R...

Winning University of Melbourne Ph.D. research boosts the search for sensitive sensors

...international examiner described his work "as one of the best studies I have ever seen". Dr Gomez, an international student from Venezuela, set his sights on studying at Melbourne because of the international reputation of his supervisor Professor Paul Mulvaney. His Chancellor's Prize for Science and...

Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Licenses New Compound to Sciele Pharma for the Treatment of Hypertension and Other Potential Indications

... DURHAM, N.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years after Addrenex Pharmaceuticals set it sights on building a new class of drugs to regulate "adrenergic excess," the small Durham company has signed its second major deal with Sciele Pharma, this t...

Fate Therapeutics Taps Successful Biotech CEOs Paul Grayson and John Mendlein for Leadership Team

... New President/CEO and Executive Chairman Set sights on Expanding Therapeutic Horizons of Revolutionary Approaches to Adult Stem Cell Biology BOSTON, SAN DIEGO, SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, May 14 /PRNew...

Actavis Receives Approval for Irinotecan Hydrochloride Injection; Extends US Portfolio with First Injectable Product

...istration, said: "The launch of Irinotecan marks the expansion of Actavis' US portfolio into the injectable pharmaceuticals arena. Actavis has set its sights firmly on the hospital sector and currently has around 300 pending applications worldwide for injectable medicines. Furthermore, Actavis' ambitious pi...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

...moother bourbon, he tells us. Funded by the University of Kentucky and the Homeland Securitys Science & Technology Directorate (S&T), Taulbee sets his sights on something far more sinister. Darrell Taulbee putters with this stuff to make sure another Oklahoma bombing never happens again. It was commo...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

...moother bourbon, he tells us. Funded by the University of Kentucky and the Homeland Securitys Science & Technology Directorate (S&T), Taulbee sets his sights on something far more sinister. Darrell Taulbee putters with this stuff to make sure another Oklahoma bombing never happens again. It was commo...

The IPO Window Cracks

...ffering in June, but plans to tee up 2 million shares at $8 to $10 per in an effort to raise $20 million. Media company Journal Communications has its sights on $250 million, offering 17.2 million shares at $13.50 to $15.50 each. Rainier Pacific Financial Group is looking for $79 million in its bid to sell ...

Broadlook narrows search for sales leads with software

...ely. It also can tie that information into a company's CRM system. BroadMail is indicative of the kind of actionable information Broadlook has set its sights on providing. The idea is to give people details they can use. "It's got to be actionable," Diorio said. "It's got to be something you can take act...

UW biotech program launches graduates into evolving industry (part 1)

... in Menlo Park, Calif., where he helped chalk up more than $1.25 billion dollars in transactions relating to the life sciences. So when he set his sights on a graduate degree in biotech, youd think he might have selected one of the Golden States prestigious university programs in the field. Think aga...

Start-ups "down under" not captivated by Web 2.0

...consumer market. Instead of mash-ups and consumer-generated content and social networking businesses, the Aussie and Kiwi entrepreneurs have their sights squarely set on the enterprise or on technologies and services that enable businesses to better serve their customers. Maybe one can expect an upsi...
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