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New Insights and Innovative Adventures Give Leadership Training a Makeover
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., Oct. 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- In the domain of leadership development and team building where programs are designed to lead employees to higher levels of performance, companies often find these programs to be one-dimensional, over-hyped, short-lived and disappointing. The problem is twofold. One, traditional approaches inform and sometimes entertain, but limit practical application. Two, many conventional management practices are now obsolete given new insights in lifting business performance. Addressing these issues is how Alpine Initiative gains new dimensions in management training effectiveness.
FierceMobileContent Announces Winners of 2007 'Top App' Awards
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FierceMobileContent (www.fiercemobilecontent.com) announced the winners of its second annual Top App Awards, recognizing ten of the leading mobile applications currently used on wireless handheld devices. Editors evaluated numerous mobile content apps based on their usability, ingenuity, revenue potential, user base and competitive position. The Top App Awards recognize the most successful applications across a variety of mobile content segments.
HydroGen Corporation Receives $230,000 Grant From the Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center to Support Advanced Fuel Cell Catalyst Development
CLEVELAND, Oct. 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- HydroGen Corporation (Nasdaq:HYDG), a designer and manufacturer of multi-megawatt air-cooled phosphoric acid fuel cell (PAFC) systems, announced that the Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center recently awarded the Company approximately $230,000 to support the development of advanced fuel cell catalyst systems. HydroGen will be working in cooperation with the University of Pittsburgh's Peterson Institute of Nano Science and Engineering on this project. "This award complements HydroGen's ongoing efforts to develop state-of-the-art catalysts," said Scott Wilshire, HydroGen's Chief Operating Officer. "Recent developments in nanomaterials have the potential to yield commercially available fuel cell catalysts that will lead to longer lifetimes and lower life-cycle costs."
Samaritan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Samaritan Receives $8.6 Million Upfront Payment Under Commercialization Agreement for HIV Drug
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Samaritan Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AMEX:LIV), a developer of innovative drugs, announced today that, under a March 9, 2007 agreement with Pharmaplaz, Ltd., a private Irish healthcare company, where Samaritan receives $10 million non-refundable upfront money in two payments to develop and commercialize HIV entry inhibitor drug SP-01A, they have received the second upfront payment of $8.6M.