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2014-06-17 12:29:52

ZUG, Switzerland, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss-based AmVac AG, a private biotech company focused on the development of innovative vaccines, announced today the initiation of a Phase III study with AmVac's lead vaccine Gynevac in Bacterial Vaginosis (BV). The trial aims to confirm the safety and efficacy of a new generation of the vaccine produced in accordance to the current GMP standards. The previous version, containing Thiomersal, had been approved in Hungary in 1997...

2014-06-17 04:20:37

GENEVA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / SIX: WFT) ("Weatherford Switzerland") today informs its shareholders that the merger of Weatherford Switzerland with and into Weatherford International plc, the new public holding company and parent of the Weatherford group of companies incorporated under Irish law (the "Merger"), has been registered in the commercial register of the Canton of Zug, Switzerland, and has thereby become effective. The effective...

2014-06-17 00:21:06

- Grower access to best malting barley varieties and agronomic support BASEL, Switzerland and BRUSSELS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) announced today a partnership to secure the sourcing of high-quality malting barley, the key raw material for the beer industry. Under the agreement, growers will have access to the best Syngenta malting barley varieties and a tailored growing approach, which includes training and advice on agronomy...

2014-06-16 08:22:40

GENEVA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / SIX: WFT), announced today that its shareholders have approved changing its place of incorporation from Switzerland to Ireland at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held in Zug, Switzerland. As previously disclosed by the SIX Swiss Exchange, trading in the shares of Weatherford International Ltd. (the "Shares") on the SIX Swiss Exchange will be suspended as from and including June 17, 2014,...

2014-06-12 23:01:01

Ticket Down has rolled back pricing on all 2014 World Cup tickets at all participating venues in Brazil. The teams which have earned a spot at the 2014 World Cup include: Brazil, Spain, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon, Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia, Colombia, Greece, Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Portugal, Iran, Nigeria, Ghana, United States, Belgium, Algeria, Brazil, Russia, South...

2014-06-11 16:24:27

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NoSwissFIFA.com Goes Live, A new global grass roots movement to move FIFA out of Switzerland to a more transparent country has begun, with a goal of a million signatures on their petition and a website to blog and link news stories. For the first time, the world's biggest sport, fans, citizens and netizens have a blog site to band together, expose alleged corruption, sign the world's largest sporting petition, and focus on...

2014-06-04 08:33:21

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Markets for Gynecological Devices (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,...

2014-06-04 08:29:36

MUMBAI and LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS, Switzerland, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - State-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility for Supply of Clinical Trial Material - With the Facility Glenmark has end-to-end Capabilities for the Development of Novel, State-of-the-art Monoclonal Antibodies Including Bi-specific Antibodies Glenmark Pharmaceuticals S.A (GPSA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, India (GPL), announced the opening of its new cGMP...

2014-06-03 08:40:19

STOCKHOLM, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Switzerland's leading telecoms provider Swisscom has selected Aptilo Networks, the leading provider of carrier-class Wi-Fi service management and offloading solutions, to provide service management to support future development of their Wi-Fi offerings. The Aptilo Service Management Platform [http://www.aptilo.com/aptilo-service-management ](TM) (SMP) has been integrated with Swisscom's existing systems, giving Swisscom the flexibility...

2014-06-02 04:21:00

LUGANO, Switzerland and HEIDELBERG, Germany, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Equipment Solutions and Applications (MESA), Europe's leader in multi-vendor service for Diagnostic Imaging systems, equipment and parts, and Heidelberg-based radiology management company Curagita are joining forces to bring new and broader solutions for a full range of Diagnostic Imaging services to the German healthcare market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140602/690025-a...

Latest Switzerland Reference Libraries

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

2007-12-18 11:46:03

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is a breed from Switzerland bred for the purpose of guarding flocks and being a general farm dog. It is a medium-sized breed that is friendly and excels in obedience competitions. Because the Appenzeller Sennenhund is a herding dog, it needs plenty of exercise and room to run. If this dog gets bored, he could become restless and destructive. The Appenzeller Sennenhund would be a good pet for someone who has ample time to spend with their animal. Photo...

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