IPC appoint Colleen Wrenn as new Paralympic Games Chief

Wrenn brings to the IPC 20 years of experience in the planning and delivery of major events, including involvement in the 2010, 2012 and 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as the 2019 Panamerican and Parapan American Games. In addition to multi-sport events, Wrenn helped deliver both the World Para Athletics and IAAF World Read more about IPC appoint Colleen Wrenn as new Paralympic Games Chief[…]

IPC to explore providing the opportunity for 10 sports to conduct classification at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Suspending the IPC’s zero classification policy is a one-off to address the challenges some sports are facing to classify all athletes before the Games The IPC is working to ensure that no prospective Tokyo 2020 athlete misses out on competing due to the lack of access to classification opportunities The IFs and NPCs are urged Read more about IPC to explore providing the opportunity for 10 sports to conduct classification at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games[…]

Quanteninspirierte Terahertz-Spektroskopie mit sichtbaren Photonen

Auch die anwendungsorientierten Institute der Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft kommen nicht ohne eigene Grundlagenforschung aus. Das Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik ITWM in Kaiserslautern beschäftigt sich beispielsweise mit der Detektion von Terahertz-Wellen auf Basis neuer quantenoptischer Methoden. Bereits vor einem Jahr berichtete die renommierte Fachzeitschrift »Science Advances« über erste Erfolge. Nun gelang der nächste Meilenstein. Technisch anspruchsvoller Spektralbereich Read more about Quanteninspirierte Terahertz-Spektroskopie mit sichtbaren Photonen[…]

Medtech Startup TeleMedC schließt Forschungs- & Entwicklungs-Partnerschaft mit Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf

TeleMedC, ein Startup aus Singapur, das kostengünstige Diagnostik für Vor-Ort-Screening und virtuelles Management von Augen- und chronischen Krankheiten anbietet, hat kürzlich eine Forschungs- und Entwicklungspartnerschaft (F&E) mit der Abteilung für Augenheilkunde am Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg geschlossen. Ermöglicht und begleitet wurde diese Partnerschaft von Scaler8, Experten für Marktexpansion, die sich darauf spezialisiert haben, asiatische Read more about Medtech Startup TeleMedC schließt Forschungs- & Entwicklungs-Partnerschaft mit Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf[…]

* South African Paralympian Scott Field to act as independent chair of the Code Drafting Team

Following approval from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board, the IPC is to undertake an extensive three-year three-phase open consultation review of the 2015 Athlete Classification Code. Classification is a unique cornerstone of the Paralympic Movement and performs two critical functions: it determines which Para athletes are eligible to compete in a sport; and Read more about * South African Paralympian Scott Field to act as independent chair of the Code Drafting Team[…]

ecotel surpasses EBITDA forecast for financial year 2020 and raises the outlook for 2021

  Gross profit boosted to € 37.7 million (+12 %) EBITDA improved to € 11.7 million (+33 %) Free cash flow increased to € 4.4 million (+22 %) Net financial assets more than doubled to € 2.3 million (+130 %) Consolidated surplus increased to € 1.0 million and EPS to € 0.28 Dividend proposal of Read more about ecotel surpasses EBITDA forecast for financial year 2020 and raises the outlook for 2021[…]

International Paralympic Committee to unleash potential of digital content through egoli Media’s AI technology

. • International Paralympic Committee to unleash potential of digital content through egoli Media’s AI technology• International Paralympic Committee to unleash potential of digital content through egoli Media’s AI technology • Groundbreaking egoli AI software to benefit rightsholders, sponsors and in-house teams as it digitises and automatically logs, tags and categorises archive and live content Read more about International Paralympic Committee to unleash potential of digital content through egoli Media’s AI technology[…]

IPC reveals 2021 International Women’s Day Recognition award winners

On this day as the world collectively raises its voice towards gender equality, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is lifting up three notable leaders who have done just that to earn the 2021 International Women’s Day Recognition awards. Kate Caithness of World Curling Federation (Builder category), Iranian Para archer Zahra Nemati (Next Generation Leader category) Read more about IPC reveals 2021 International Women’s Day Recognition award winners[…]

Syrien: 10 Jahre Krieg kosten Billionen bis in nächste Generation

Bericht von World Vision und Frontier Economics schätzt die wirtschaftlichen Kosten des Konflikts auf bisher über 1,2 Billionen US-Dollar. Selbst wenn der Krieg heute enden würde, kämen bis 2035 weitere akkumulierte Kosten von ca. 1,7 Billionen US-Dollar nach heutigem Geldwert hinzu. Zehn Jahre Krieg haben die Lebenserwartung der syrischen Kinder insgesamt um 13 Jahre verringert. Read more about Syrien: 10 Jahre Krieg kosten Billionen bis in nächste Generation[…]

International Paralympic Committee unveils shortlist for 2021 International Women’s Day Recognition awards

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has released the shortlist for the 2021 International Women’s Day Recognition, with winners to be announced on 8 March’s global celebration of women and gender equality. This is the second year, since its inception in 2013, the International Women’s Day Recognition has expanded into categories, awarding primarily women in the Read more about International Paralympic Committee unveils shortlist for 2021 International Women’s Day Recognition awards[…]