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Boehringer Ingelheim and the EFSD call for grant applications in diabetes research
The Boehringer Ingelheim and EFSD diabetes partnership has opened submissions for diabetes research grant applications from across Europe. In a collaboration which aims to stimulate and accelerate European research in diabetes, the EFSD/Boehringer Ingelheim European Diabetes Research Programmes have dedicated more than 2 Business Wire India

Toshiba Launches New Strobe Light Discrete-IGBT for Digital Cameras
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) has launched a discrete IGBT for the strobe lighting of digital cameras that reduces switching time to one-third that of Toshiba's current product. The new IGBT, "GT5G134", was developed as a dedicated solution for photo-flash intensity control and high-speed-switching photo flash applications. Business Wire India

FooTalk: International Borders Are No Barrier for Friendship
We are proving to be the most internationally cosmopolitan nation by having more friends and relatives living abroad compared to British, US and Australian counterparts according to a new study out today (January 17th 2013). Business Wire India

Case for a Cause: OtterBox Releases Limited Edition Waves for iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III
With more than 10,000 species threatened worldwide due to pollution, illegal trade, industrialization and natural disaster, the importance of a sustainable, healthy marine ecology is more evident now than ever before Business Wire India

Napier Healthcare Deploys Hospital Information Management System at Bhutan’s Apex Healthcare Institution
Napier Healthcare’s Hospital Information Management System (HIMS) has been successfully implemented at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) in Bhutan. Dr. Damber K Business Wire India

Extending Boeing Contracts Allows SPEEA and Company to Focus on Rebuilding Confidence in 787
The following is a statement from SPEEA, IFPTE Local 2001, regarding Boeing contract negotiations: Business Wire India

Heliatek consolidates its technology leadership by establishing a new world record for organic solar technology with a cell efficiency of 12%
Heliatek GmbH, the leader in organic solar films, has announced a record breaking 12.0% cell efficiency for its organic solar cells. This world record, established in cooperation with the University of Ulm and TU Dresden, was measured by the accredited testing facility SGS Business Wire India

U.S. FDA Grants Priority Review to Boehringer Ingelheim’s Afatinib* NDA for EGFR Mutation-Positive Advanced NSCLC
For NON-U.S. Media Only Business Wire India

Vitesse Increases Market Presence in Asia With WPI Group
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Covidien Announces Launch of Therapeutic Device for Treatment of Resistant Hypertension
Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, has announced the commercial launch of the OneShot™ Renal Denervation System, an over the wire balloon-based irrigated catheter technology for the treatment of high blood pressure or hypertension. Business Wire India

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