29 October 2014

Saint-Gobain Inaugurates Plasterboard Plant in Indonesia

Paris - 29 October 2014 - Saint-Gobain has inaugurated its first plasterboard plant in Indonesia with an annual capacity of 30 million square meters. This investment will also strengthen the Gypsum Activity's presence in Southeast Asia where it already has four other plants in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

28 October 2014

Johnson & Johnson Launches Innovation Center in Shanghai

Queensland, Australia - 29 October 2014 - Johnson & Johnson Innovation today announced the opening of the Asia Pacific Innovation Center, located in Shanghai with satellites in Singapore, Australia and Japan. With local science and technology experts and deal-making capabilities, the Center will identify and develop promising early-stage opportunities across the Company’s three areas of focus: Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Diagnostics and Consumer healthcare products. To date, the Innovation Centers have established more than 80 collaborations, including six announced today with organizations in Australia and China.

IBM Opens New Cloud Center in Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India - 28 October 2014 – IBM has expanded its global cloud network with a new cloud center in Mumbai, India and a new suite of cloud services for OpenStack. The Mumbai center further expands IBM’s global cloud footprint, which now includes centers in London, Amsterdam, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Toronto, Dallas and Raleigh, NC; all of which opened this year.

Karyopharm Establishes European Subsidiary in Munich

Newton, Mass. - 27 October 2014 - Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. has established a wholly-owned European subsidiary in Munich, Germany and appointed Ran Frenkel as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Clinical Development. Reporting to Sharon Shacham, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Karyopharm, Mr. Frenkel will be responsible for managing the new subsidiary, Karyopharm Europe GmbH. 

27 October 2014

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Opens Frankfurt Office

Zurich, Switzerland - 27 October 2014 - Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has opened an office in Frankfurt, Germany, to reinforce its presence in the German commercial insurance market. The office's initial focus is on providing property and surety products to corporations in Germany. To lead the European surety business, Sigurd Jander joined Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and will be based in Frankfurt.