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Celsis International Plc
Celsis International Plc: Interim Results for 6 Months to September 30, 2002
SUFFOLK, U.K., Nov. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Celsis International plc ("Celsis") (Other OTC:CEITF) (LSE:CEL), a leading supplier of rapid microbial testing products and analytical laboratory services. Its diagnostic systems detect and measure contamination for leading companies in the pharmaceutical, personal care, dairy and beverage industries. The Company today announces its Interim Results for the 6 months to September 30, 2002.
University of Iowa Selects Virage Software for Publishing
SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Virage, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRGE), a leading provider of video and rich media communications software, today announced that Academic Technologies, a group within Information Technology Services at the University of Iowa, is deploying Virage publishing software for two significant streaming video projects. As part of these projects, thousands of hours of video footage will be encoded, indexed and delivered to students and faculty across campus, and to remote locations worldwide. Faculty and students will have instant access to these large video collections directly from a web browser.
ICA Ahold and AEGON to Agree on Joint Venture
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Nov. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold's (NYSE:AHO) Scandinavian joint venture ICA Ahold and AEGON The Netherlands, expect to conclude negotiations on a 50/50 joint venture in the ICA Ahold subsidiary ICA Banken, for the provision of financial services through ICA Ahold's retail network outlets initially in Sweden.
Biacore Awarded Distinctions in Drug Discovery Technology and Product Innovation
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biacore International AB (Biacore) (Nasdaq:BCOR) (Stockholm:BCOR) today announced receipt of the Frost & Sullivan Awards for Drug Discovery Enabling Technology of the Year 2002 and Product Innovation in the field of protein arrays. The awards were presented last night at Frost & Sullivan's first industry-specific awards banquet, Excellence in Healthcare Awards, in La Jolla, California. Biacore was recognized as a company that has demonstrated excellence in the launch of new products and technologies within its industry as well as innovation through the development of a broad line of emerging systems platforms.
Peab to Build Rental Apartments in Molnlycke
FOERSLOEV, Sweden, Nov. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peab (Stockholm:PEABb) has won the contract to build 43 new rental apartments and two shops at Molnlycke Centrum, just outside Goteborg. The client is Forvaltnings AB Skagen and the contract is worth SEK 70 million. It is an all-in contract and construction will begin in November and is expected to be completed by the beginning of 2004.