Saturday, January 28, 2023

Read Magazine’s Weekly News Roundup Featuring Voyager Space, Linux Foundation, TimePayment, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals and more

Here is Read Magazine’s Weekly Roundup of the top news from global markets. In this fast paced world, breaking down information helps readers grasp the nuances that follow the news.

In Aerospace News this week…

Voyager Space Signs MoU with the Canadian Space Agency. Voyager Space, a global leader in space exploration, and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore how the CSA and the Canadian space sector could play a role in the planning and development of Starlab, Voyager’s planned commercial space station, and the George Washington Carver Science Park, Starlab’s on-orbit laboratory. This non-binding MOU also enables the two organizations to explore potential educational and commercial space research initiatives that could be conducted by Canadian and international astronauts on both the International Space Station and Starlab.

In Agritech News this week…

The Linux Foundation’s AgStack Project to Build World’s First Dataset of Agricultural Field. The Linux Foundation, a global nonprofit organization enabling innovation through open source, announced that its AgStack project will host a new open source code base, alongside a fully automated, continuous computation engine, to create, maintain and host a global dataset of boundaries’ “registry” for agricultural fields to aid in such things as food traceability, carbon tracking, crop production, and other field-level analytics.

In Automotive News this week…

Midsize Pickup Truck Drivers Near Winder Can Buy the Latest 2023 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon. Pickup truck enthusiasts who want to buy a brand new vehicle this year near Winder can purchase the same. The latest 2023 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon is available at the Akins Ford CDJR dealership. This midsize pickup is designed to offer the best features from the worlds of pickup trucks and SUVs. It carries a robust exterior body frame and numerous modern technology and safety features. Drivers who love to own a tech-savvy and powerful midsize pickup should check out this Jeep model.

In BFSI sector news this week…

TimePayment Celebrates Milestone Achievement: One Million Leases Financed. TimePayment, an award-winning FinTech company specializing in commercial and specialty equipment lease financing, has announced that it has financed its millionth lease. The achievement shines a spotlight on TimePayment’s commitment to serving a wider range of businesses than most lease financing companies, funding equipment purchases from as low as $500 up to more than $1.5MM, and on TimePayment’s relentless focus on technology to fast-forward the application and credit approval processes.

In Biotechnology news this week…

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals to Acquire U.S. Commercial Rights to FYCOMPA. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Catalyst”), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on in-licensing, developing, and commercializing novel medicines for patients living with rare diseases, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Eisai Co., Ltd, (“Eisai”) under which Catalyst will acquire the U.S. rights for FYCOMPA® (perampanel) CIII and an exclusive option period to review, evaluate and negotiate to acquire a rare epilepsy asset currently in Eisai’s pipeline. The acquisition adds a highly complementary and established marketed product in neurology that diversifies Catalyst’s commercial product portfolio and paves the way for further expansion into other rare neurological diseases that address critical unmet medical needs.

In Chemicals sector news this week…

LiqTech and Ecolotron Wastewater Solutions Enter Agreement on a Combined Solution. LiqTech International, Inc., a clean technology company that manufactures and markets highly specialized filtration products and systems, has entered a cooperation agreement with USA-based Ecolotron Wastewater Solutions, Inc., a firm specializing in electrolytic water treatment, for the commercialization of a combined solution for acid purification. The unique solution offered by LiqTech and Ecolotron is based on a combination of Ecolotron’s E – FLOC© technology – electrochemical precipitation and oxidation/reduction system and LiqTech’s silicon carbide ceramic ultrafiltration system for the purification of crude phosphoric acid streams.

In Energy & Power news this week…

NuCycle Energy awarded for Innovation in Florida Recycling. The Florida Recycling Partnership and The Florida Department of Environmental Protection awarded NuCycle Energy for its innovation in recycling during Florida Recycles Week.

“NuCycle Energy is both proud and flattered to have received the award for Innovation in Recycling from the Florida Recycling Partnership foundation. We look forward to continuing to work with the foundation and all its members in our collaborative efforts to preserve and improve upon the environment here in Florida over the years to come,” says Mark Barasch, CEO of NuCycle Energy.

In Food & Beverage news this week…

Feeding America Urges Congress to Pass Omnibus Spending Package. lawmakers on Capitol Hill introduced bipartisan provisions to improve and expand federal nutrition programs that help fight child hunger in the summer. Feeding America commends Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and John Boozman, R-Ark., for negotiating these provisions, which will create a nationwide Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) grocery card program and significantly increase access to summer meals, particularly for children in rural communities.

In IT news this week…

Logicworks Achieves AWS Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider Competency Status. Cloud operations pioneer Logicworks announced that it has achieved AWS Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP Competency) status. As the industry’s leading cloud MSP, Logicworks has had a significant edge in helping customers meet security and governance standards on AWS. The AWS MSSP designation recognizes that Logicworks successfully met Amazon Web Services’ requirements for a baseline of managed security services to protect and monitor essential AWS resources 24/7, known as Level 1 Managed Security Services.

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