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Ahold Receives Payment for the Transferred Disco Shares
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, March 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced that it has received from escrow the final purchase amount for the approximately 85% of the shares of Disco S.A., which it transferred on November 1, 2004 to the Chilean retailer Cencosud S.A., after reaching an agreement with Cencosud on the final purchase price adjustment resulting from the closing balance sheet of Disco.
Crucell and DSM Announce PER.C6 Licensing Agreement with Mitsubishi Pharma for Protein Production
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, March 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) and allied contract manufacturer DSM Biologics announced today that DSM Biologics has signed a PER.C6(R) research license agreement with the Japanese pharmaceutical company Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation. This license agreement allows Mitsubishi to use the PER.C6(R) cell line for production of certain recombinant therapeutic proteins. This license agreement is the second license agreement signed by DSM Biologics with a Japanese company in the course of this month.
Annual General Meeting of Alfa Laval AB (publ)
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The shareholders in Alfa Laval AB (publ) are herewith summoned to the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2005 at 4.00 p.m. at Scandic Hotel Star, Glimmervagen 5, Lund, Sweden. Registration for the Meeting will commence at 3.30 p.m. Refreshments will be served after the Meeting.
FaceKey to Implement Face-Tracking Software in Surveillance DVRs
SAN ANTONIO, March 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- FaceKey Corporation (Pink Sheets:FEKY), a biometrics technology provider that specializes in security and access control, announced that the Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement with a security solutions provider to implement its multiple face tracking software engine in the provider's surveillance Digital Video Recorders (DVR).
Intelligent Sports, Inc.
Intelligent Sports, Inc. Offers Affordable Alternative
UPLAND, Calif., March 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Participation fees for school sports programs continues to escalate, at the same time record obesity levels in children are being reported by the Center for Disease Control. Intelligent Sports, Inc. (Pink Sheets:IGTS) is working to do their part to curb this alarming trend of by offering affordable fitness centers to kids.
The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN)
Pinal County Establishes Partnership With TCPN
FLORENCE, Ariz. and HOUSTON, March 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- On April 15, 2005 Pinal County Educational Services Agency (ESA) will take over leadership for offering best value, competitively bid contracts to Arizona governmental agencies, on behalf of The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN). TCPN Arizona members will see no lapse in service or ability to use TCPN contracts.