The “Smart Parking Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global smart parking market to grow at a CAGR of around 14% during the forecast period (2021-2026).

A smart parking system (SPS) optimizes parking spaces through automated access control systems, parking guidance systems (PGS), parking reserving barriers and ticketing systems.

It utilizes mechanical arrangements to transport cars from one parking space to another and eliminate the wasted space in a multistory or single-story garage. It uses vehicle counting equipment, video cameras, automatic number plate recognition readers (ANPR) and pavement sensors to determine the occupancy of a parking lot and transmit the data to the control center in real time. It aims to assist in the smooth flow of traffic in congested areas and provide a systematic parking operation.

It also guides users to available

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UBS has recently set out its ambitions for the future, with the publication of the Group’s Net Zero statement. This provides a detailed road map to take our firm to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. And, as a founding member of the newly launched Net

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Globally the Share of Women in Senior Management is Increasing Incrementally1

In 2019, the proportion of women in senior management roles globally grew to 29%, the highest number ever recorded. In 2020, this percentage remains the same.2

Eighty-seven percent of global mid-market companies have at least one woman in a senior management role in 2020.3

The proportion of women in senior leadership differs by role:

  • Women are over-represented in support functions like administration, while men tend to be concentrated in operations, profit and loss, and research and development—all viewed as critical experiences for CEO and board-level positions.4
  • In 2020, 40% of human resources directors are women, compared to 17% of chief marketing officers and 16% of chief information officers.5
The proportion of women in senior leadership differs by region:6
Region Percentage of Women in Senior Management
Africa 38%
Eastern Europe 35%
Latin America
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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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A few years ago, the 21st century was often seen as the century of light. In fact, photonics has conquered our daily life: It is the technology that is in the core of a fast internet, and it enables such popular products as smartphones, to name but a few examples. Steve Anderson, Director, Industry Development at SPIE, presented a view of photonics markets that took a wider perspective of photonics as an enabling technology for large parts of our economy. In his systematics, he focuses on the photonics value chain, distinguishing four levels:

  • Level 1: Components (e.g., imaging chips, lamps, and lenses)
  • Level 2: Photonic products (e.g., imaging subassemblies, displays, and LED lamps)
  • Level 3: Enabled products (e.g., smartphones and autonomous vehicles)
  • Level 4: Enabled services (e.g., cloud computing, e-commerce, and video streaming)

It is obvious that economic figures derived from these four levels differ severely from the figures for

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Publicis has Epsilon. IPG has Acxiom. Omnicom has Omni. Dentsu has Merkle.

Now WPP is joining the party with its own data and technology service for the cookieless future: WPP Choreograph.

The group, announced on Tuesday, pulls together 700 data and technology experts from across WPP’s global network, including 450 from GroupM’s data and technology organization and Wunderman Thompson’s data management team. The division will be led by GroupM North America CEO Kirk McDonald. 

WPP Choreograph will help clients create and manage their first-party data assets and activate them for media buys as third-party trackers phase out. Accessible to clients through WPP’s agencies, Choreograph will offer data and identity management consulting, audience and insight-driven media planning, AI-driven media optimization and predictive analytics. The group will also help clients with strategies for premium media supply, ad verification and data ethics.  

“We have a host of products and tools across WPP

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arthur D. Little (ADL) today announced the promotion of seven of its consultants to the rank of Partner, in recognition of the expertise and depth of experience that each one brings to the company. These appointments represent a major milestone for ADL, with the company now boasting over 100 Partners within its global team. Over the past five years, ADL has doubled in size by pursuing a dynamic growth path, and one of the key tenets of its ongoing success is the development and promotion of its internal talent.

The latest appointments to Partner are as follows:

  • Matteo Ainardi, Partner, Automotive and Manufacturing (AMG) and Strategy & Organization (S&O) Practices. Matteo joined ADL in 2016 and currently leads the company’s global Aerospace & Defense Center of Competence. His main focus is on supporting clients in the A&D ecosystem, focusing on strategy definition, organizational redesign and innovation management.
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