WHO passes landmark funding reform

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the WHO, in front of the World Health Assembly, in Geneva (Switzerland), May 22, 2022. JEAN-GUY PYTHON / AFP “This is a historic turning point”said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO). Tuesday, May 24, during the World Health Assembly, the member states of the … Read more

Austria’s film industry: More competitive with a new funding model

What does Austria have to do in terms of the film industry in order not to lose touch internationally, AAFP and Film Austria asked at the Producers’ Day. Vienna (OTS) – “Consumers today are more powerful than ever. You also have more program selection than ever before,” said Gerhard Zeiler at the Producers … Read more

Islands of Brilliance, UWM receive funding to establish research lab focused on neurodiversity and creativity

Islands of Brilliance team at work. Last updated on January 17th, 2022 at 04:53 pm Islands of Brilliance and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have received funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to establish a new research lab that will study the impact of creativity and creative technologies on people with autism. The Milwaukee-based … Read more

SpaceX closes out 2021 with $1.85 billion in new funding

On the eve of the last day of 2021, SEC filings show that SpaceX has secured another $337 million, bringing the total funding the company has raised this year to approximately $1.85 billion. While there’s evidence that SpaceX’s Falcon and Dragon launch business is easily profitable on its own, the company has been simultaneously developing … Read more

NASA hands out funding for post-ISS space station concepts • The Register

NASA has splashed the cash on design contracts for space stations and a multibillion-dollar job for more Artemis boosters. With the days of the International Space Station (ISS) numbered, NASA is looking to maintain an uninterrupted US presence in low-Earth orbit. Although Axiom Space has plans to build from the ISS, the $415.6m award is … Read more

Branson to land fresh £400m funding injection for pandemic-hit Virgin Atlantic Airways | Business News

Virgin Atlantic Airways is drawing up plans for a fresh £400m funding injection as prospects fade for an initial public offering (IPO) of Sir Richard Branson’s flagship company. Sky News has learnt that the transatlantic carrier is in talks with its shareholders and other financial stakeholders about raising additional capital to see it through the … Read more

Space Perspective Soars With $40 Million ‘Series A’ Funding Round, Led by Prime Movers Lab, to Expand Space Travel Program

Space Perspective Soars With $40 Million ‘Series A’ Funding Round, Led by Prime Movers Lab, to Expand Space Travel Program Press Release From: Space Perspective Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2021 Space Perspective, the Earth’s leading luxury spaceflight experience company, today announced a $40 million Series A financing round led by deep-technology VC firm Prime Movers … Read more

Kemenparekraf Saves Indonesian Film Industry, Helps Promotion to Funding : Okezone Celebrity

JAKARTA – Efforts to save the Indonesian film industry continue to be carried out by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (Kemenparekraf). Through a number of programs, they encourage the film industry to bounce back. “Before the pandemic, the film industry’s contribution to GDP was very high, reaching Rp 15 trillion,” said Deputy Minister … Read more

nearly half of the funding must be used to “decarbonize” the economy

Protoype City Airbus, an electric flying taxi, at the Airbus delivery center in Colomiers (Haute-Garonne), September 21, 2021. LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP Less, in total, than in the 100 billion stimulus plan presented in September 2020, but more in proportion, the ecological transition and its corollary, the “decarbonation” of the economy, would represent some 40% … Read more

NASA Awards Funding to GE Aviation and MagniX for the Development of Electric Propulsion – AirlineGeeks.com

[ This Week in Aviation ]October 2, 2021 5:13 am ET By Chase Hagl NASA Awards Funding to GE Aviation and MagniX for the Development of Electric Propulsion GE Aviation and MagniX are the two U.S. companies awarded a combined $253 million from NASA for the development of electric aircraft propulsion (EAP) technologies for aircraft. … Read more