DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Microcarrier Market by Equipment (SUB, SSB, Cell Counter, Filtration), Consumables (Media, Reagent), Microcarrier (Cationic, Collagen), Application (Vaccine, Cell & Gene Therapy), End User (Pharma, Biopharma, CROs, CMOs) – Global Forecast to 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The microcarriers market is projected to reach USD 2.9 billion by 2026 from USD 1.7 billion in 2021, at a CAGR of 10.7% during the forecast period.

Increasing use of single-use bioreactors for bioprocessing, rising investment in R&D for development of vaccines and therapeutic proteins, and increasing government funding for cell and gene therapy.

The major factors driving the growth of the microcarriers market are rising demand for cell-based vaccines, technological advancements, and the availability of government funding and venture capital investments for cell and gene research. The growing preference for single-use technologies is an important trend and driver for the market.

However, the high cost of

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Jacqueline Basulto

Apple hit many headlines in 2015 when they dramatically increased its global advertising budget by 50% to a record $1.8 billion. Their explanation?

The company representatives said they believe “ongoing investment in marketing and advertising is critical to the development and sale of innovative products and technologies”. That year, they reported record profits of $53.4 billion on turnover of $233.7 billion, thanks to the release of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S.

Why are they spending so much money on advertising and is it paying off? Advertising is a scary thing. You have this fear that you will just throw money away.

However, as Apple knows, this is not true. Here are some key traits of Apples marketing message.

One thing Apple is famous for is not getting caught up in price wars — they know their value and they are not afraid to price it. The same applies to their

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  • Inflows to cryptocurrency investment products a new peak of $4.2 billion for the first quarter of 2021, according to CoinShares.

Inflows to cryptocurrency investment products reached a new high of $4.2 billion for the first quarter of 2021, according to data from digital assets investment firm CoinShares.

The new record broke the previous quarterly high of $3.9 billion in the fourth quarter of last year, CoinShares data show. Year to date, bitcoin has seen the highest inflows at $3.3 billion. Ethereum followed with $731 million.

Crypto assets under management, according to CoinShares, have also risen to $55.8 billion versus $37.6 billion at the end of 2020.

Bitcoin in March has staged another strong rally after an already impressive February, soaring to $61,742 on March 13. It has so far breached the $1 trillion market capitalization mark three times this

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BENGALURU: Wipro Ltd said on Thursday it would buy British consultancy Capco for US$1.45 billion in cash, as the Indian software giant looks to boost its offerings for the financial services industry that generates the bulk of its revenue.

London-based Capco makes 96per cent of its revenue from Europe and North America, from where Indian IT services companies have traditionally won the most lucrative contracts.

Wipro and its rivals including Infosys Ltd and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd have become major global players, offering services spanning from back-office work for banks to social media content moderation as well as traditional technical support.

Capco will give Wipro access to 30 new large banking and financial clients and make the Indian firm one of the largest end-to-end consulting and technology service providers to that industry globally, Wipro said.

Banking and financial clients account for nearly a third of Bengaluru-headquartered Wipro’s revenue,

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His interview comes after a weekend in which the vaccine cleared its final hurdle for US emergency use — being approved for people 16 and older — and as hundreds of thousands of vials are loaded on trucks for delivery to all 50 states.
Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Dr. Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, have expressed hope that the immunizations begin Monday, as soon as the vials land in health care workers’ hands. Several state officials have indicated vaccinations will begin Monday.

Bourla’s remarks also come as the US is expected to soon see its coronavirus death toll hit 300,000.

No deal for US second quarter yet

The 50 million doses scheduled for distribution this year have already been manufactured, the CEO said, and half will go to the United States, while the other 25

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Industrial company Barloworld is one step closer to partially exiting the vehicle retail market after reaching an agreement on a joint venture with Akoo family owned NMI Durban South Motors (NMI-DSM).

The deal, valued at almost R1 billion, will see the Sandton head quartered company retaining a 50% stake in the joint venture. 

Barloworld’s automotive business includes car rental, retail, fleet services as well as used vehicles and disposals. It is also a dealer for US company Caterpillar (Cat), through its equipment business and has a logistics  business, as well as a consumer goods portfolio made up of its starch and glucose unit, that it acquired from Tongaat last year. The venture forms part of the group’s strategy to exit the vehicle sales market and eventually focus on its equipment and food businesses.

Barloworld CEO Dominic Sewela said in a statement: “The proposed restructure into this structure will enable us

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