Thursday, February 26, 2015

Nation’s Largest Public Safety Company Expands Reach Across the US

LAS VEGAS, NEV. -- Neighborhoods across the United States just got a lot safer thanks to significant expansions to AlertID’s coverage area. The free mobile app and web-based service delivers peace-of-mind to users who can easily receive information on crime, sex offenders, health threats, natural disasters and inclement weather in their area with just a few clicks or taps. Whether traveling across the country, or checking out a new jogging route in town, AlertID users can arm themselves with information to ensure safe and stress-free experiences.

GIV Mobile Subscribers Can Now Help Combat Animal Cruelty Nationwide

CHICAGO, ILL. -- GIV Mobile has joined efforts to combat animal cruelty with The Humane Society of the United States (The HSUS), the nation’s largest animal protection organization. As the first consumer conscious wireless service dedicated to giving back, GIV Mobile subscribers can now donate 8 percent of their monthly plan amount to The HSUS to help provide direct care to over 100,000 animals every year through sanctuaries, veterinary programs, emergency shelters and rescues.

Enlivex Granted EU Orphan Drug Designation for Lead Product ApoCell for Graft-versus-Host Disease

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL -- Enlivex Therapeutics (Enlivex), a Hadasit Bio-Holdings (HBL, TASE: HDST / OTCQB: HDASY) portfolio company, today announced that the European Medicines Agency (“EMA”) has granted orphan drug status to the Company’s lead product candidate, ApoCell, for the prevention of Graft-versus-host Disease (GvHD). Previously, ApoCell received orphan drug designation from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The Company plans to initiate a Phase IIb / III trial of ApoCell in GvHD in 2015.

goBalto Raises $12 million from Mitsui Global Investment and Dolby Family Ventures

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. -- goBalto, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based clinical study startup solutions, announced today that it secured $12 million in funding from Mitsui Global Investment and Dolby Family Ventures. These new backers join goBalto’s roster of leading strategic partners, which includes Aberdare Ventures, EDBI, Qualcomm Life, and West Health Investment Fund.

NanoBCA Interviews Dr. Michael A. Meador, Director, NNCO

SHELTON, CONN. -- NanoBCA was fortunate to engage in a conversation with Dr. Michael A. Meador, the recently appointed Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (“NNCO”) on February 10, 2015. Dr. Meador, who is technically on loan from NASA to NNCO for this assignment, has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Michigan State University where he began his career thinking about matter at the molecular scale.  While at NASA, Dr. Meador’s efforts included development of “game-changing” technologies from the TRL 4 to TRL 6 levels with a focus on specific technologies such as carbon nanotube based structural composites, nano-based sensors for chemical and biotech detection, among others.

MainLine Audio Introduces the M1™ Portable Sound System

NASHVILLE, TENN. -- Compugeeks Computer & I.T. Solutions (Sparta, TN), experts in computer and web services, and video and audio entertainment systems, has announced the launch of its newest division, MainLine Audio.  The MainLine Audio division concentration will be to develop and distribute innovative, state-of-the-art, personal sound systems and accessories.

IATI-Biomed 2015: The Best of Israel’s Life Science Innovations

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL -- The 14th annual IATI-Biomed 2015, the premier international biomed conference in Israel, will take place between May 12-14, 2015, at the Trade Fairs and Convention Center in Tel Aviv, Israel. For the 14th consecutive year, IATI-Biomed is the largest and leading meeting place for healthcare professionals from Israel with international colleagues and partners. As such, this world-class event presents an opportunity for global participants to experience Israel’s life science innovation and vibrant biomedical industry at its best.