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Crucell and Aeras Announce Progress in TB Vaccine Program
LEIDEN, Netherlands, Sept. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) and Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation today announced the initiation of a series of clinical studies for their AdVac(r)-based TB vaccine. The studies, which follow promising results for the vaccine obtained in animal studies, are scheduled to start in Europe, the U.S. and Africa in the second quarter of 2006.
Biotage Issues 10 Million New Shares and Intends to Execute a Rights Issue
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- On September 7, 2005 the board of Biotage AB decided to increase the company's share capital by means of a new issue of 10 million shares. The shares are subscribed by Carnegie Investment Bank for resale to a limited number of institutional investors in Sweden and abroad. The decision was based on the authorization to the board by the extraordinary shareholders' meeting held on August 30, 2005.
Volvo Trucks Launches the Cleanest and Most Fuel Efficient Trucks Ever
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Trucks is today launching a new generation of trucks, the Volvo FH and Volvo FM. They are powered by an entirely new 13-litre engine and an improved 9-litre engine that meet forthcoming European exhaust emissions requirements with SCR catalytic technology. The total investment is 300 million Euros.
DSM Opens R&D Center in China
HEERLEN, Netherlands, Sept. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- DSM, the world-leading supplier of life science and nutritional products, performance materials and industrial chemicals, today opened its first Research and Development (R&D) Center in China. The center is located in Shanghai.