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Biomérieux reinforces its offering of High Medical Value immunoassay biomarkers with the acquisition of Astute Medical

Biomérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announces today the acquisition of Astute Medical Inc., a company dedicated to improving the diagnosis of high-risk medical conditions and diseases through the identification and validation of protein biomarkers. In particular, Astute developed the NEPHROCHECK® test, an FDA-cleared test for the early risk assessment of acute kidney injuries (AKI) based on the level of two biomarkers, IGFBP-7 (Insulin-like Growth Factor-Binding Protein-7) and TIMP-2 (Tissue Inhibitor Metalloproteinases-2).

Alstom to supply 17 additional Metropolis trains for Singapore Circle Line and North East Line

Alstom has signed an agreement with Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) to supply six additional Metropolis trains (36 metro cars) and 11 additional Metropolis trains (33 metro cars) for the extensions of Singapore North East Line (NEL) and Circle Line (CCL) respectively. All 69 Metropolis cars will be manufactured in Alstom’s Barcelona site. The contract value is about 150 million euros.

Presenting the new French Alumni Executive Committee at the 38th Annual General Meeting

The French Alumni is an association which brings graduates together in Singapore who have studied in French universities, Grandes Écoles and other French institutions of higher learning.

The French Alumni fosters friendship among its members through social, cultural and educational activities. It promotes goodwill and exchanges with the French speaking communities in Singapore. It serves as a bridge between France and Singapore to promote culture, education and technology.