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Aventis and Crucell Announce Strategic Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Novel Influenza Vaccines
LYON, France and LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Jan. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aventis (NYSE:AVE) and Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) announced today that they have entered into a strategic agreement to further develop and commercialize novel influenza vaccine products based on Crucell's proprietary PER.C6(TM) cell line technology. The agreement covers both pandemic and epidemic influenza vaccines, which up to now have been part of Crucell's in-house product development program.
Diamond Discoveries International
Diamond Discoveries Engages May Davis Group
MONTREAL, Jan. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Diamond Discoveries International Corp. (OTCBB:DMDD) is pleased to announce that it has engaged New York based May Davis Group to render investment banking services. The scope of the agreement includes but is not limited to: Introduction to capital sources, strategic relationships and on a best efforts basis raising $2 million U.S.D. over a 12-month period. DMDD will issue 250,000 restricted shares as compensation for the engagement. May Davis has an opportunity to earn additional restricted shares as corporate finance goals are achieved.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies SARMaster Aids in the First PLB Save
LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today at the Emergency Response 2003 Exhibition & Conference, the contribution of its SARMaster(tm) search-and-rescue (SAR) information system in helping with the first rescue via a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB). PLBs were made available to the 48 contiguous states in the United States on July 1, 2003.
Global Explorations, Inc.
Global Explorations Develops SMS Management Software Jointly With Millennium SMS LLC
RESTON, Va., Jan. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global Explorations Inc (Pink Sheets:GXXL) has jointly developed a proprietary SMS (Short Messaging System) delivery and tracking technology with Millennium SMS that has the potential to revolutionize mass marketing in the U.S. This system allows users to send information to all of their registered customers through digital cellular phones instantly and to keep recorded logs of all transactions. There are currently 127.5 million cellular phone users in the United States.
Investor Relations Network
Investor Relations Network Names Three New Senior Vice Presidents and Launches a Northern California Division Based in San Francisco
CORONA, Calif., Jan. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Investor Relations Network (IRN), a financial public relations firm in partnership with more than a dozen similar companies stationed on both the East and West Coasts, as well as in the Southeast, announced today that it has named three new senior vice presidents, and opened a Northern California Division, with offices in San Francisco. Recent additions include Jerry Miller in New York City, Raymond Hackney in Philadelphia, and John Mazarella in San Francisco.
FindProfit.com Provides Coverage of Select Online Media Stocks
PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- FindProfit (www.findprofit.com), an investment service that delivered a +67% documented return in 2003, announced today that it has provided to trial and paid subscribers special coverage of the online media space, including coverage of CNET Networks (Nasdaq:CNET) and MarketWatch.com (Nasdaq:MKTW).