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Medable Receives Select Invitation to The Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

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  • US Department of State reached out to Dr. Oakley-Girvan, SVP of
    Research and Strategy, to invite Medable to attend as a fully
    sponsored entrepreneurial and innovative company
  • Summit will focus on global opportunities for the next wave of
    entrepreneur-led innovation in scalable tech, from artificial
    intelligence and robotics to blockchain and big data

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medable Inc.
a leading provider of an innovative end-to-end platform for digitally
enabled and data-driven clinical trials, has been invited as a US
Department of State and Dutch government fully sponsored attendee to the
2019 Global
Entrepreneurship Summit
(GES) from June 3-5, 2019, in The Hague,
Netherlands.

Hosted by two of the world’s most innovative countries, the United
States and the Netherlands, this 9th edition of GES will
focus on global opportunities for the next wave of entrepreneur-led
innovation in scalable tech, from artificial intelligence and robotics
to blockchain, big data, and new science.

Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, PhD, MPH, SVP of Research and Strategy at Medable,
will be representing the company at the Summit. She also represents
Medable on the NSBA Technology Committee and the Economic Council as
well as the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) that brings
together clinical trial stakeholders. These roles elegantly align with
Medable’s goals to radically accelerate delivery of therapies and cures
to patients through innovative clinical trial support and analytic
approaches.

“We are delighted that Medable has been chosen for the highly selective
US and Dutch government all expenses sponsored attendee award this year.
I know Dr. Oakley-Girvan is looking forward to interacting with other
top global innovators, corporate partners and thought leaders at the
Summit,” said Dr. Michelle Longmire, CEO and co-founder of Medable.
“We’re the most secure platform in healthcare with the only
globally-compliant HIPAA and EU-compliant cloud solution software. Our
platform was built with a specific purpose in mind, to enable life
science companies to bring new therapies to patients faster for improved
patient outcomes.”

About GES

Initiated nearly a decade ago by the U.S. Government, the Global
Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is the pre-eminent annual gathering of
entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and thought leaders from around
the world, providing a unique event that is a combination of an
innovation marketplace and policy forum.

Attracting 2,000 industry-leading participants from more than 120
countries to The Hague, this year’s Summit offers unmatched
opportunities for businesses looking to scale up. 1,200 hand-picked
entrepreneurs will engage with 300+ investors managing trillions of
dollars of assets, as well as top policymakers, corporate partners and
thought leaders to accelerate solutions.

About Medable

Medable is a privately held, venture-backed company headquartered in
Palo Alto, California. Medable is on a mission to get effective
therapies to patients faster by dramatically reducing the time from
therapeutic development to market realization with digital data capture
and real-time analytics that remove the complexities of clinical
research to dramatically reduce trial timelines. Medable is pioneering a
new category of life science technologies that replace the stagnant and
siloed data of traditional ePRO, eCOA, EDC, and eSource with an
intelligent and unified end-to-end (E2E) platform for clinical trial
execution. Medable’s E2E platform allows patients, healthcare providers,
clinical research organizations and pharmaceutical sponsors to work
together as a connected and empowered team in clinical trials and
research.

For more information, visit www.medable.com and
follow Medable on Twitter: @Medableinc

Contacts

Investors
Medable
investors@medable.com

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Kimberly Ha
KKH Advisors
kimberly.ha@kkhadvisors.com
917-291-5744

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IMCC Appoints Yaron Berger as CEO of IMC Holdings

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IM Cannabis Corp. (the “Company” or “IMCC”) (CSE: IMCC), one of the world’s pioneering medical cannabis companies with operations across Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Yaron Berger as Chief Executive Officer of I.M.C. Holdings Ltd. (“IMC“), the Company’s wholly-owned operating subsidiary in IsraelOren Shuster will remain the Chief Executive Officer of IM Cannabis Corp.

Mr. Berger brings more than 10 years of experience in various senior roles both in public and private sectors, leading large-scale operations. Most recently, Mr. Berger was the Chief Executive Officer of Telepharma Ltd. (“Telepharma,” doing business as epharma), a leading wholesaler, direct marketer of prescription drugs and chain of pharmacies in Israel. At Telepharma, among other accomplishments, Mr. Berger re-branded its digital platform and transformed the customer experience. As an early entrant into the medical cannabis sector, Mr. Berger also established Greenpharma under Telepharma, a full-service distributor, patient counselling service provider and online resource for medical cannabis patients in Israel. Prior to his experience in the pharmaceutical sector, Mr. Berger served as the Chief Operating Officer of the National Police Academy and spent over 20 years in the Israeli Air Force, most recently as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Oren Shuster, Chief Executive Officer of IMCC said “Yaron is uniquely qualified to lead our Israeli operations under the new medical cannabis regulatory regime, which requires a high level of engagement and education for the country’s pharmacists on the benefits of medical cannabis. Yaron was an early mover in identifying the opportunity in medical cannabis and we are very excited to benefit from his expertise in the pharmacy channel to maintain IMC’s status as a leading medical cannabis brand in Israel.”

“I am thrilled to be joining the IMC team, who I have known as a leader in the medical cannabis market in Israel over the past ten years,” said Mr. Berger. “The IMC brand is synonymous with quality and innovation. The new medical cannabis reform in Israel presents a significant opportunity for the Company and the IMC brand to further elevate its market position as the preferred medical cannabis brand for physicians, pharmacists and patients.”

 

SOURCE IM Cannabis Corp.

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LCBO’s bottom line proves privatized alcohol sales a bad idea: OPSEU’s Thomas

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The LCBO’s latest profits show the Crown corporation’s value to the people of Ontario, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas said Friday.

In its 2018/2019 annual report released Thursday, the LCBO is reporting earnings of $2.37 billion on total revenue of $6.39 billion.

Thomas said those profits go to the provincial government and pay for vital public services like health, education and highways.

“This is why the Ford government should rethink allowing corner stores and grocery stores to sell more alcohol,” said Thomas.  “Is saving folks a 10 minute drive in some cases worth jeopardizing their health care?”

OPSEU represents LCBO workers and Thomas says these frontline professionals deserve the credit for the corporation’s continued success.

“The reason the LCBO is the gold standard in selling alcohol responsibly is because of OPSEU members who make sure alcohol isn’t sold to minors or intoxicated people,” said Thomas.

“They also provide customer service that is second to none and they’re the ones who have made the LCBO a success story.”

As he read the LCBO report, OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida reflected on the Ford government’s decision to take the sale of legalized cannabis away from the Crown Corporation.

“Think of what the LCBO’s profits would have been if Premier Ford hadn’t scrapped the plan of the former Liberal government?” said Almeida.   “I’ve put together a lot of budgets and I know how tough an exercise it is.”

“It still makes me shake my head that a government that claimed it had catastrophic financial problems would turn down massive amounts of revenue and go on the misguided course that the Conservatives took. Really? Wow.”

Almeida says municipalities who voted to opt out of Doug Ford’s foolish cannabis privatization plan should stand firm and demand a responsible plan.

“The LCBO continues to prove it’s the best option to keep controlled substances out of the hands of minors,” said Almeida.  “Municipalities and Ontarians in general should continue to demand a responsible plan and just say no to Doug’s. After all, a little competition wouldn’t be a bad thing would it?”

SOURCE Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

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Base Oil Market Worth $39.6 Billion by 2024 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

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According to the new market research report Base Oil Market by Group (Group I, Group II, Group III, Group IV, Group V), Application (Automotive Oil, Industrial Oil, Hydraulic Oil, Grease, Metalworking Fluid), Region (North AmericaEuropeAsia PacificSouth America, MEA) – Global Forecast to 2024″, published by MarketsandMarkets, the Base Oil Market is projected to grow from USD 33.7 billion in 2019 to USD 39.6 billion by 2024, at a CAGR of 3.3% from 2019 to 2024. The growing demand for high-grade oils in the automotive industry, as well as the increasing GDP in Asia Pacific driven by increasing industrial activities are key factors fuelling the growth of the base oil market across the globe.

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Group II segment to lead the base oil industry from 2019 to 2024

Based on group, the base oil market has been segmented into Group I, Group II, Group III, Group IV, and Group V. The Group II segment accounted for the major share of the market in 2018. Group II base oil can be employed in a multitude of applications, such as marine and gas engines, in trunk piston engine oils, and other applications in the base oil industry. The high consumption of Group II base oil is mainly attributed to its higher performance and affordability in comparison to the other groups of base oil. Thus, the Group II segment is likely to lead the market during the forecast period.

Automotive oil application segment to lead the base oil market during the forecast period

Based on application, the automotive oil segment led the base oil industry in 2018. This segment is also expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period owing to the rise of the automotive sector in developing countries, such as India and China. Population growth in the Asia Pacific region is increasing the demand for automobiles, which is, in turn, driving the market for automotive oils.

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Asia Pacific base oil market projected to witness the highest CAGR

Among regions, the Asia Pacific base oil market is projected to register the highest CAGR from 2019 to 2024. IndiaChinaIndonesia, and Japan are key countries contributing to the increased demand for lubricants, and in effect base oil, in this region. Increasing GDP led by the rising industrial activities in Asia Pacific has increased the demand for base oil in the region. The growth of transportation, power generation, mining, and other sectors is also responsible for the rise in demand for base oil in the Asia Pacific region.

Chevron Corporation (US), Exxon Mobil Corporation (US), S-OIL Corporation (South Korea), Motiva Enterprises LLC (US), SK innovation Co., Ltd. (South Korea), Royal Dutch Shell plc (Netherlands), Neste Oyj (Finland), AVISTA OIL AG (Germany), Nynas AB (Sweden), Repsol S.A. (Spain), Ergon, Inc. (US), Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (US), H&R Group (Germany), Sinopec Corp. (China), PetroChina Company Limited (China), Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabia), Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) (UAE), PT Pertamina (Persero) (Indonesia), Phillips 66 (US), Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) (Malaysia), GRUPA LOTOS S.A. (Poland), Sepahan Oil (Iran), GS Caltex Corporation (South Korea), and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited or HPCL (India) are some of the leading players operating in the Base Oil Market. These players have adopted the strategies of agreements, expansions, new product launches, acquisitions, collaborations, contracts, investments, and divestments to enhance their position in the market.

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