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18 Oct 2017

Mud Island Could be Home of New Freshwater Aquarium

A freshwater aquarium might soon be a new attraction at the Mud Island River Park, as Tuesday a Memphis City Council committee recommended a resolution that could allow sales taxes from the Downtown tourism and development zone (TDZ) to fund portions of the project. Pending approval by the Tennessee Building

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18 Oct 2017

Newport Beach developer group wins county contract and 66-year lease for $200 million Dana Point Harbor revitalization

A $200 million overhaul of Dana Point Harbor is expected to include buildings with gabled standing seam metal roofs, open plazas, unique restaurants and shops, two hotels and possibly a surf museum. The long-awaited plan, a proposal by the Dana Point Harbor Partners LLC development group, was unanimously approved by

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NASA
18 Oct 2017

Bigelow and ULA announce plans for lunar orbiting facility

Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance said Oct. 17 that they are cooperating on the development of a habitat orbiting the moon that they hope to build in a public-private partnership with NASA. The companies said they are working together on a concept for a “lunar depot” using an expandable

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water_tap-wallpaper-960x600
18 Oct 2017

Manila Water exports WPPP template to other Asian countries

“With a regulatory framework that is clear, transparent and consistent, Water Public-Private Partnership (WPPP) has worked in Metro Manila and other parts of the Philippines. It can work in many more places in Asia and Manila Water is a testimony that Asians can solve Asian water issues.” This was declared

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blood-test1
17 Oct 2017

NIH launches $215M public-private partnership to support Cancer Moonshot

The National Institutes of Health has launched a five-year, $215 million public-private partnership with 11 biopharmaceutical vendors to accelerate development of new immunotherapy treatments in support of the Cancer Moonshot initiative. The Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies (PACT), which will be managed by the Foundation for the National Institutes of

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namousenew
17 Oct 2017

PM Modi to dedicate projects worth Rs 1,000 crore in city

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) is rushing against a deadline to ensure that it gets a series of projects inaugurated or kicked off at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is visiting the city on Sunday. A series of development works worth over Rs 750 crore were to

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Red-dress-desk
17 Oct 2017

Ireland announces €200m for STEM buildings

The Irish government has announced a €200m (£177m) investment in new buildings for the teaching of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Ministers set out the 11 projects that they propose to include in the Department of Education & Skills’ latest public-private partnership (PPP) programme. The 11 projects, which are

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Corporate-training
17 Oct 2017

Fundamentals of PPP Training to be held in Istanbul by PPP Exoerts

Course Overview: Public-Private Partnerships are a form of public procurement. The choice to use such contracts is first and foremost made by the public sector which remains the ultimate guarantor of public service delivery. This choice is underpinned by a number of theoretical mechanisms and premises about the behaviour of

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ibm-booth
16 Oct 2017

IBM, KlickEx Group and Stellar unveil cross-border payments solution

IBM, KlickEx Group, a regional financial services company, and Stellar, a non-profit organisation that supports an open source blockchain network, have unveiled a new regional cross-border payments solution using IBM’s blockchain technology to provide clearing and settlement of trades on a single network in real time. IBM says making international

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16 Oct 2017

PM Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail on Nov 28

It is confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to inaugurate the first phase of the Hyderabad Metro Rail project on November 28. According to the sources, the official letter in this regard is going to reach the Telangana government on Monday. The confirmation came through following the report

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