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2014-02-05 12:20:59

NEW DELHI, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Against the backdrop of Def Expo 2014, OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT) announced a strategic relationship with SAND-X MOTORS, Switzerland, as its OEM in India. This agreement envisages OIS-AT performing all the functions of an OEM of Advanced Tracked All-Terrain Vehicles (T-ATVs). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/667865-a ) "This is undoubtedly an exciting development and we are pleased that SAND-X...

2014-02-03 12:22:42

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Environment Federation (WEF), a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 members representing water quality professionals around the world, formally announced today that Dr. Eileen O'Neill has been named the new Executive Director. O'Neill replaces former executive director Jeff Eger who resigned in July 2013. Dr. O'Neill has been serving WEF as the Interim Executive Director since Mr. Eger's...

2014-02-03 12:22:37

MUTTENZ, Switzerland, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial-scale production of the high-purity renewable platform chemical, 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) has started at the Biochem-1 facility operated by AVA Biochem in Muttenz, Switzerland. The Swiss-made 5-HMF is made from renewable feedstock and Biochem-1 will, in a first phase, produce up to 20 tonnes 5-HMF per year. AVA Biochem offers a sustainable new material for a wide range of applications and sectors,...

2014-01-29 08:37:01

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, privately held Avasant (www.avasant.com), the premier global sourcing advisory company, announced a joint agreement with a leading German-based sourcing consulting firm, SEPICON AG (www.sepicon.com). The joint agreement marks Avasant's entry into the German market and continues Avasant's brand and growth strategy. For SEPICON, the relationship will provide a service model for their global subsidiaries and partners. The strategic...

2014-01-29 00:20:55

SINGAPORE and ZURICH, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Switzerland's Cytos Biotechnology AG today announced that their influenza vaccine (gH1-Qbeta) met its primary end point for immunogenicity (seroconversion based on haemaglutination inhibition titres according to FDA criteria) in the Phase 1 clinical trial in healthy Asian volunteers. The induced immune response showed good cross-reactivity to recent...

2014-01-29 00:20:36

Nationwide Tour Begins March 1 and Includes Isaiah Rashad and Vince Staples, Heads to Europe in May LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you ready for the Next Big Thing in hip-hop from South Central L.A.? Quincy Matthew Hanley, better known as ScHoolboy Q, is set to release his Top Dawg Entertainment/Interscope Records album ,Oxymoron, on February 25(th). The 15-track debut includes guest appearances from label mates, and fellow Black Hippy artists, Kendrick Lamar...

2014-01-28 23:00:14

DIA's 26th annual EuroMeeting, coming to Austria’s capital from 25th-27th March, will feature the Austrian Satellite Meeting, bringing together local experts to discuss the requirements for an attractive Austrian research and industrial Pharma-location. Basel, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 High profile speakers from the Austrian Medicines and Medical Devices Agency, the Austrian Pharmaceutical Industry Association (PHARMIG) and prominent academics will come together to...

2014-01-28 08:35:38

NEO, MAX and LEA now available in both performance and cost optimized versions THALWIL, Switzerland, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss-based u?blox, a global leader in cellular and positioning modules and integrated circuits, introduces its popular NEO, MAX and LEA GNSS modules in u?blox' next-generation, multi-constellation positioning platform u?blox M8. The new module series satisfy a wide range of requirements by providing a scalable range of features including antenna...

2014-01-28 04:20:03

Source: NIMSTsukuba, Japan, Jan 28, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Japan's National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) have signed a 5-year collaborative agreement to co-publish the open access journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM). Their goal is to make STAM one of the world's leading publications in materials science. Founded in 2000, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials provides an...

2014-01-27 16:27:05

STAEFA, Switzerland, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Mobile World Congress 2014, Sensirion AG is presenting its latest humidity and temperature sensor SHTW1, which opens up new possibilities in the wearable and mobile market with its chip-scale packaging technology. This global innovation combines minimal size with maximum performance to define the latest generation of humidity and temperature sensors, enabling unprecedented opportunities. Sensirion creates space for new ideas -...


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...

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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.

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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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