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Biotage expands licence agreement with 454 Corporation
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biotage and 454 Corporation have expanded the one-year-old license agreement, which gave 454 Corporation exclusive rights to use sequencing by synthesis and pyrophosphate based sequencing for whole genome and other high density and high throughput applications. The expanded license gives 454 Corporation the exclusive rights to use the technology for all applications on platforms performing over 1536 reactions. Consequently, the minimum royalty of 1 MUSD per annum increases to 1.25 MUSD per year for at least two years, with the right to continue the agreement throughout the lifetime of the patents. This means that Biotage, for the agreements in total, can receive a minimum royalty of 13 MUSD until year 2014, out of which 3 MUSD have already been paid.
Anders Tormod appointed new CEO of Anoto Group
LUND, Sweden, Sept. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Anoto Group AB today announced the appointment of Anders Tormod to the new role of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Tormod succeeds Orjan Johansson who remains with the Company in charge of strategic business development. The change is a step toward restructuring Anoto to create a more efficient and focused organisation.
Sales Success for Scania's New Truck Range in the UK
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Sept. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania sells 196 new Scania R-series tractors to the British supermarket retailer ASDA, deliveries scheduled to be fulfilled during November. The vehicles are being supplied on 50 months contracts which include all repair and maintenance.
Alberta Star Development Corp.
Alberta Star Intersects High Grace Uranium in Drill Program
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tim Coupland, President and CEO of Alberta Star Development Corp. (ASX), listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and on the (OTCBB:ASXSF), is please to announce that it has intersected high grade Uranium mineralization in a recent drill program on its Longtom Lake Property in Canada's Northwest Territories. Drilling intersected: