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Bicycle Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Dominic Smethurst as Chief Medical Officer

Bicycle Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: BCYC), a biotechnology company pioneering a new and differentiated class of therapeutics based on its proprietary bicyclic peptide (Bicycle®) technology, today announced the appointment of Dominic Smethurst, MA, MBChB, MRCP, MFPM as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Smethurst brings to Bicycle extensive expertise in developing bispecific immuno-oncology agents, as well as toxin conjugate therapeutics for cancer and other serious diseases.


“Given his in-depth knowledge of conventional and disruptive therapeutic modalities, we believe Dominic is uniquely qualified to guide development of Bicycles as potential solutions to many of the limitations faced by small molecule and antibody-based medicines”

11 Aug 2020
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Geek+ and Kuecker Logistics Group announces distribution agreement

With an already extensive portfolio of successful cases across industries and a wide variety of AI-driven robotics solutions, Geek+ is partnering up with Kuecker Logistics Group (KLG), a material handling systems integrator, to provide smart logistics solutions to customers across North America. Geek+ will enable an upgrade of the system integrator’s already broad range of services provided, from supply chain management and industrial automation to life cycle services and more.

28 Jul 2020
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Precision-farming startup Taranis bags US$30m in Series C round, co-led by Vertex Growth

TARANIS, an ag-tech startup that uses aerial surveillance and machine learning to help prevent crop-yield loss, said on Wednesday that it has raised US$30 million in a Series C round led by Vertex Growth and Kuok Group’s Orion Fund (managed by K3 Ventures).
Tam Hock Chuan, managing director of Vertex Growth said: “The adoption of Taranis’ solutions will help growers and crop consultants to detect, analyse and treat crop issues at their earliest signs, taking preventive measures with unprecedented precision. This will give them a higher degree of control over their crop yield than ever before, particularly relevant in Asia where the agriculture sector has a relatively lower yield per hectare compared to global benchmarks.”

21 Jul 2020
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Geek+ powers remote operations & new deployments for Decathlon in China

Geek+, a global AMR leader is pleased to announce it has extended its cooperation with Decathlon, one of the world's largest retailers of sporting goods, present in over 50 countries with more than 1,600 stores globally. Following the success of a two-year collaboration in its e-commerce and retail fulfillment centers in Shanghai, Decathlon accelerated its automation program, with AMR deployments at two new sites in China. The installations were successfully deployed remotely in under 3 months, following strict pandemic restrictions.

08 Jul 2020
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Geek+ Helps Streamline Winit's Warehouse Operations

Geek+, a global AMR leader, announces its commitment to provide smart logistics solutions for enabling efficient and flexible operations to Winit, an integrated supply chain solutions provider for cross-border e-commerce serving industry leaders like eBay, for its fulfillment center located Cincinnati, Ohio.


Rick DeFiesta, Director of Business Development and Partnership at Geek+, said: "We are pleased that Winit has chosen our Goods-to-Person solution for optimizing their warehouse operations and we are confident that our P-series robots will exceed expectation to increase picking efficiency, simplify processes, and reduce management issues."

01 Jul 2020
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Bicycle Therapeutics Appoints Sir Keith Peters as Chairman of Its Scientific Advisory Board

“Sir Keith is a world-renowned expert in the field of clinical immunology and has made significant contributions to the development of new medicines by applying a better understanding of physiology to the development of novel therapies,” said Kevin Lee, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Bicycle Therapeutics.

23 Jun 2020
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