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2014-01-08 00:21:46

BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today that Robert Berendes, Head Business Development, will be leaving the company at the end of the first quarter to become co-owner and partner of a-connect, the global consulting firm specializing in strategy implementation, growth projects and change management. Robert joined Syngenta in 2002 from McKinsey & Company where he was a partner, and became a member of the Syngenta Executive Committee in 2007. Mike...

2014-01-07 23:04:01

More than 3,000 professionals from around the world will gather in Vienna to share knowledge and expertise at DIA’s largest conference in Europe – the EuroMeeting 2014. BASEL, SWITZERLAND (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 More than 3,000 professionals from around the world will gather in Vienna to share knowledge and expertise at DIA’s largest conference in Europe – the EuroMeeting 2014. The 26th annual EuroMeeting, coming to Austria’s capital from 25-27 March, will provide an...

2014-01-07 16:22:43

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Andy Davies, founder, Sci-Fi Hotel LLC, created the Sci-Fi Hotel® concept to deliver an out-of-this-world experience to guests. Early in development, he realized that 'Giger Bar' was the perfect addition to the concept, the ultimate in immersive art. With this in mind, he contacted HR Giger's U.S. agent, Les Barany, which led to meeting HR Giger himself, and his team, in Zurich, Switzerland where the conversations focused on the...

2014-01-06 20:20:13

Navia launches as the World's first and only commercially available driverless vehicle LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (CES) - Induct today announced the launch of the world's first intelligent, electric and driverless shuttle, Navia, in the U.S. with a live demonstration of the vehicle at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. Already deployed with partnerships in Switzerland, the UK and Singapore, the Navia self-driving shuttle navigates streets congested with...

2014-01-06 16:26:43

New Year's Promotion Encourages Consumers to Trade in Their "Sick Day" for a "Well Day" PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 2013-2014 cold and flu season hits its peak this month, Ricola(®), the leading manufacturer of soothing herb cough drops from Switzerland, is encouraging consumers to trade in their sick days for well days by inviting them to "Call in Well." Now through January 31, 2014, consumers can call 1-855-4-WELLDAY or text RICOLA (22122) to share what...

2013-12-19 04:20:55

LUGANO, Switzerland, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The two companies sign a distribution and license agreement for an investigational therapy for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting covering China, Hong Kong and Macao Helsinn and Mundipharma announce the signature of a new, exclusive license and distribution agreement, covering China, Hong Kong and Macao, for netupitant-palonosetron fixed dose combination (NEPA), a Helsinn product under...

2013-12-18 20:21:11

Fattah will speak to regional scientists about the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative and the growing need for international brain research collaboration WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) will be a featured speaker at the Embassy of Switzerland tonight in Washington where he will address a group of regional scientists on his continued efforts to elevate neuroscience as a priority within the United States, while expanding partnerships...

2013-12-18 08:26:43

Awards iGATE a five-year contract valued at $80 million - with a possible one year extension - to support its mission to provide exceptional customer service and increased operational efficiency LONDON and ISELIN, New Jersey, December 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iGATE [http://www.igate.com ] Corporation (iGATE), the first Integrated Technology and Operations (iTOPS) company providing Business Outcomes-based solutions, today announced that it has secured a new five-year contract...

2013-12-18 04:20:39

ZURICH, Switzerland, December 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrates Takeda's commitment to bring new, innovative treatments to patients Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH ("Takeda") today announced further expansion of its commercial platform with the establishment of its wholly-owned subsidiary in Israel. Together with Algeria, Ecuador, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, Israel is the sixth sales entity Takeda has opened this year to reinforce its platform in growth...

2013-12-17 23:24:18

The Wellesley Education Foundation Board of Directors pledge to match every donation made to WEF in December, dollar-for-dollar, up to $18,000; giving the gift of education during the holiday season doubles your impact. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) announces the launch of an exciting new initiative, The WEF Board of Directors’ Holiday Matching Gift Challenge. Through this program, members of the board of directors have aggregately...


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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