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Electron aims to transform the energy infrastructure using blockchain technology LONDON, Jan 19, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) announced today that it closed an early-stage bridging round investment in Electron at the end of 2017. Electron is a London-based technology company harnessing blockchain technology to establish more efficient, flexible, and reliable systems for the energy sector. Together, they will explore the potential to change the existing centralised structures to decentralised systems in energy transactions by using blockchain. "We are excited to work with Electron to explore and obtain additional know-how on blockchain that has the potential to significantly impact the energy market," said Shin-ichiro Kengaku, Managing Executive Officer and Chief of the Global Innovation & Investments at TEPCO. "We believe... (more)

Eisai Enters into Licensing Agreement with Adlai Nortye for Potential Anticancer Agent E7046

(Prostaglandin E2 Receptor Type 4 Antagonist) TOKYO, Jan 19, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement granting exclusive rights concerning the research, development, manufacture and marketing of Eisai's in-house discovered potential anticancer agent E7046, which is an investigational prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) type EP4 receptor antagonist, to Adlai Nortye Biopharma Co., Ltd. in all regions outside of Japan and part of Asia (excluding China). E7046 is an orally administered, selective EP4 receptor antagonist discovered by ... (more)

Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle to Go on Sale This Year in Canada Starting in Quebec

- Produces water as its only emission - Great features, easy to fuel, great range, cold-weather friendly - Quebec consumers will have the first opportunity to test drive the Mirai at the 2018 Montreal International Auto Show MONTREAL, QUEBEC, Jan 19, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Canada today took an important step towards the future of sustainable mobility in Canada, announcing that the Toyota Mirai--powered by hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrain technology--is coming to Canada this year. As Toyota kicked off its participation in the Montreal International Auto Show, the company... (more)

Eisai: Oral Antifungal Agent NAILIN Capsules 100mg Approved in Japan

TOKYO, Jan 19, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Sato Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. obtained marketing and manufacturing approval for the oral antifungal agent NAILIN Capsules 100mg containing the active ingredient fosravuconazole L-lysine ethanolate (fosravuconazole) for the treatment of onychomycosis in Japan on January 19, 2018. Sato Pharma and Eisai Co., Ltd. are jointly providing information on its proper use. Fosravuconazole, the active ingredient of NAILIN Capsules 100mg, is a new triazole class oral antifungal component discovered by Eisai. Sato Pharma conducted a Phase III clinical stu... (more)

DENSO Undertakes Demonstration Project to Advance Manufacturing Industry in Thailand

Trains System Integrators on Lean Automation and Connectivity The Showcase Building Image TOKYO, Jan 19, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - DENSO Corporation today announced that it will undertake a demonstration project aimed at training system integrators who can handle production and failure analysis equipment in Thailand by using a showcase production line for next-generation lean automation. The project was consigned by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) to train lean automation system integrators (LASIs) in the "Connected Industries" as part of the "Project for Nurturing New ... (more)