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Israeli SleepX to be merged into AppYea Inc. (APYP)


AppYea continues the process of merging SleepX into the company. The merger is expected to be completed by 12/01/2021 in accordance with the model published on 08/02/2021 ( Link ) In parallel, SleepX continues developing and improving its algorithms and planning to start production during 2022. The SleepX product is being designed to provide a unique answer to approximately 90 million Americans who suffer from the problem of snoring. DreamIT The night wrist band will include several sensors and a vibration motor which will operates with an intensity adapted to the user's reactions in real time in order to accustom the user to sleep in the correct position using biofeedback, thereby reducing or eliminating snoring. SleepX solution is being developed in collaboration with the Biomedical department of Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva, and is patent - protected in the US, EU and Israel. In addition to reducing snoring and improving sleep quality, users will be able to access important statistics relating to their sleep patterns via an app (Apple and Android) to track over time and detect anomalies. Product Clip The sleep apnea market is projected to reach USD 9.9 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 6.9% during the forecast period. Major factors driving the growth of this market include the growing awareness regarding the detrimental effects of snoring, availability, and benefits of anti-snoring treatments, growing geriatric and obese population, presence of a large number of cigarette smokers and alcoholics, and a large pool of an untapped snoring population. However, poor efficacy of current anti-snoring treatments available in the market, high cost of some of the anti-snoring treatments, and lack of reimbursement are major factors restraining the growth of this market. “The SleepX approach should not only solve physiological problems for a great many people, but it may also allow many couples to go back to sleeping together," says Bary Molchadsky, SleepX's entrepreneur and CEO. “The decision to merge with AppYea was made in order to accelerate the start point of production. Lately, we see major players entering the market – Google presented its new Fitbit watch with the possibility to monitor snoring. Amazon presented at the beginning of the year the new Alexa that is supposed to identify sleep apnea. However, we believe that the patent-protected technology underlying the SleepX approach should be accepted in the marketplace.” “The SleepX products are being designed to provide, besides monitoring, biofeedback based individual treatment, adjusted to each user in real-time. Following the launch of the first snoring treatment product, the company intends to start clinical trials in order to receive FDA approval for sleep apnea treatment.” “I’m certain that tens of thousands of academic research hours together with international strong patents, would provide Appyea’s investors a significant advantage over time.” Legal Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This release includes forward-looking statements. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth herein. No statement herein should be considered an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of any securities. Although APYP believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements and the assumptions upon which they are based are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations and assumptions will prove to have been correct. Forward-looking statements, which involve assumptions and describe our future plans, strategies, and expectations, are generally identifiable by use of the words "may," "will," "should," "could," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "believe," "intend," or "project" or the negative of these words or other variations on these words or comparable terminology. The reader is cautioned not to put undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, as these statements are subject to numerous factors and uncertainties, including but not limited to adverse economic conditions, intense competition, entry of new competitors and products, adverse federal, state and local government regulation, inadequate capital, unexpected costs and operating deficits, increases in general and administrative costs, unanticipated losses, financial condition and stock price, inability to carry out research, development and commercialization plans and other specific risks. APYP does not undertake any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement. Neither APYP nor SLEEPX are subject to the reporting requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 as amended. Contact Details Asaf Porat Company Website

September 17, 2021 08:47 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Today is National Pet Bird Day


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September 17, 2021 08:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Mattress Concierge Selected as Exclusive Partner of Unique Boutique Hotel, Esmé Miami Beach, Located Along Historic Española Way

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Leading designer and manufacturer of handcrafted mattresses for luxury hospitality properties, Mattress Concierge, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Esmé Miami Beach, a unique boutique hotel located along Miami Beach's historic pedestrian plaza, Española Way. Esmé Miami Beach’s selection of Mattress Concierge as their exclusive mattress supplier is an obvious one. “Our clients care deeply about the overall guest experience, from incorporating unique touches in discrete places, to the largest, most important features” says Rob Richards, Managing Director of Mattress Concierge. He further notes: “We believe the sleep experience plays an integral role in overall guest enjoyment, resulting in subsequent visits and loyal guests”. Opening this October, Esmé Miami Beach was originally built as a 1920's artist village. The Spanish-Mediterranean revival property is comprised of eight buildings featuring 145 hotel rooms and five original food & beverage concepts. No one space resembles another at Esmé Miami Beach. Every detail of the hotel's design creates an ambiance that pays homage to Española Way's original mission: to offer a setting where artists can thrive. Jessica LaRosa, General Manager of Esmé Miami Beach, commented: “As a hotelier, it’s so important to me that the sleep experience is as thoughtfully considered as every other hotel amenity, detail and on-property experience—it’s the core reason that hotels exist. Of course, this was a top priority in planning for the opening of Esmé Miami Beach. When we saw the love and care Mattress Concierge put into making their beds when we toured the factory, (and then slept on them!), we knew that this boutique product was perfect for our hotel.” Established in 2010, Mattress Concierge was founded to exclusively serve independent hospitality properties, ranging from small inns and boutique hotels, to large luxury properties and fine resorts. The Company handcrafts mattresses using the highest quality materials available, combining comfort and durability. Time-tested designs and assembly techniques are not compromised as with mass manufacturing. While the mattress industry consolidates, Mattress Concierge continually refines and improves upon design and the materials used, endeavoring to fully serve their client properties and guests. Esmé Miami Beach is located at 1438 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For information or reservations please visit Contact Details Mattress Concierge Paige Kellogg +1 203-536-3107 Company Website

September 17, 2021 08:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Celebrate National Pet Bird Day on September 17


The Bird Enjoyment & Advantage Koalition (BEAK), a concentrated effort to educate on and grow responsible bird ownership, is excited to announce the 3 rd annual National Pet Bird Day, which will take place Friday, September 17, 2021. Pet bird owners are encouraged to share stories, photos and videos of their birds using the hashtag #NationalPetBirdDay, while others can learn more about the joys and benefits of bird ownership. “Birds are amazing companion animals and are actually very connected to their owners,” said Brent Weinmann, BEAK Chairman. “National Pet Bird Day serves as a day to celebrate all the amazing ways pet birds enrich our lives, educate on responsible bird ownership and encourage others to consider adding a feathered family member to their flock.” What is it exactly that bird owners love most about their beloved companions? According to the American Pet Products Association, bird owners say the top benefits are that birds are fun to watch/have in the household, they provide love, companionship, company and affection, and even relieve stress. But there’s more, studies show birds can also increase social interaction, which is very important to mental health and wellbeing, and pets can be instrumental in teaching children empathy and responsibility. Currently, Millennials represent the largest demographic of bird owners with 45 percent of bird owners being Millennials. For those interested in adding a bird to their home, BEAK offers an interactive quiz at where a series of questions help match users with the right bird for their lifestyle. Quiz questions range from time and financial commitments, living arrangements and noise tolerance, to birds’ level of affection and expected lifespan; all key factors for potential bird owners to consider. “We understand that birds like any pet can be a big commitment and through our resources like the quiz, bird locator, species information and avian vet locator we hope to provide new bird owners the information they need to enjoy the happiness and beauty they bring to a home,” said BEAK president, Dean Reyes. Follow @MyRightBird on social media leading up to National Pet Bird Day for live educational demonstrations, giveaways, photo contests and more! To learn more about National Pet Bird Day visit for a downloadable toolkit and other ways to participate. About BEAKFounded in 2016, the Bird Enjoyment and Advantage Koalition (BEAK) consists of bird product manufacturers, associations and caregivers with shared interests to address the need for increased, responsible bird ownership. BEAK’s mission is to conduct research, identify existing resources, opportunities and challenges, and educate and drive awareness of the benefits of bird ownership through strategic communications, marketing, collaborations and initiatives. Contact Details Impetus Agency Jamie Baxter +1 775-322-4022

September 16, 2021 11:45 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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Meb Keflezighi, the only athlete ever to win the Boston and New York City Marathons and an Olympic marathon medal, will join the Kilter Board of Advisors, it was announced today by Seth Braddock, Kilter Founder & CEO. The newly created Kilter Board of Advisors is committed to advancing the platform’s breakthrough social engagement applications that connect active lifestyles with important causes. Keflezighi, who is the driving force behind the MEB Foundation which supports healthy lifestyles for youth, has long recognized the significance of combining charitable social impact with health and wellness, and will be kicking off his involvement with the mobile app platform with his very own special event, Kilter's Fall Hustle. “Running for me has always been as much about the community as the competition. It really does take a team to achieve your goals,” said Keflezighi, the silver medalist at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004. “Kilter takes us to the next level of activity and community. Regardless of our age, ability, or location, we can all live healthy and active lives while making the lives of others better. And with Kilter's Fall Hustle, everyone training for a fall marathon can come together to make every mile of training count, both on and off the roads.” Throughout the fall, marathon trainers and charity supporters alike will begin their journey alongside Meb to donate their hustle for the causes they care about the most, regardless of their ability or location. The Fall Hustle charity challenge provides an easy compliment to any runner’s existing training plan. The event, which will display activity and fundraising progress on an interactive leaderboard, will culminate on Giving Tuesday (November 30, 2021). The most active charity will be crowned the Fall Hustle Champions and will be awarded a grand prize cash donation for their efforts and dedication. Among the many charities participating in Kilter's Fall Hustle is Beyond Type 1, a nonprofit dedicated to changing what it means to live with diabetes. "Beyond Type 1 is thrilled to use Kilter to help build excitement and support around our New York City marathon team," said Beyond Type 1 CEO Thom Scher. "The Beyond Type Run Team, made up of 50 with Type 1 diabetes, is taking on one of the biggest races in the world. We're excited to bring our community together for a virtual fitness and fundraising challenge and rally around this incredible group of individuals, knowing we're raising awareness and providing support to others affected by diabetes in the process." Meb will be joined on the Kilter Board of Advisors by his brother and highly regarded athlete manager, Merhawi Keflezighi, who represents an impressive group of world-class athletes and caused-focused influencers such as the U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon Champion, Aliphine Tuliamuk, Olympic shot-put medalist Joe Kovacs, trail running champion Joe Gray, Olympian/author/filmmaker, Alexi Pappas, middle-distance runner and role model, Nikki Hilktz, Triathlete and Olympic medalist, Katie Zaferes, and American Record Holder in the Triple Jump, Keturah Orji. For more information and to register for Kilter's Fall Hustle Challenge on Kilter, please visit: ABOUT KILTER Kilter is the world's most inclusive supporter engagement platform that turns everyday health, wellness and lifestyle activities into opportunities for people to drive charitable dollars to their favorite causes, all while building culture and community to make a global impact. With 50+ trackable activities from running to yoga to pickleball to volunteering, plus our best in class user experience, functionality and customer support, employers, nonprofits and event producers will meet their supporters where they are today (on their phones) and easily exceed engagement and impact goals. Learn more at ABOUT MEB KEFLEZIGHI Meb is the only athlete in history to win the New York Marathon, the Boston Marathon and an Olympic Medal. Widely acclaimed as one of the greatest runners of our time, Meb Keflezighi (pronounced Kef-lez-ghee) brings a higher meaning to “going the distance.” From his arrival in America as a refugee from war-torn Eritrea in East Africa to his victorious finish at the emotionally charged 2014 Boston Marathon — now as a proud and patriotic American — Meb has secured not only his place in history, but an inspiring presence in the hearts and minds of millions. ABOUT BEYOND TYPE 1 Beyond Type 1 is a nonprofit organization changing what it means to live with diabetes. By leveraging the power of social media and technology, Beyond Type 1 empowers people to both live well today and support a better tomorrow. Through peer support programs, global campaigns, and digital platforms, Beyond Type 1 is uniting the global diabetes community across both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, helping to change what it means to live with chronic illness. To learn more, visit Contact Details Kilter Julian Lavelle +1 315-708-3494 Company Website

September 16, 2021 10:40 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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NSI Insurance Group Acquires Fourth Agency in 15 Months

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NSI Insurance Group, a leading independent insurance agency specializing in risk management, employee benefits, and insurance services for businesses and individuals, recently made its third and fourth acquisitions in the past 15 months, with the purchase White Cloud Insurance and Express Insurance, both in Miami. NSI Insurance Group now has four offices throughout South Florida. NSI Insurance Group, founded in 1958, ranks among the largest privately owned firms in Florida and operates within five business segments including personal and commercial insurance, employee benefits, and specialty programs. The company has achieved robust growth, driven by a combination of expansion in existing verticals and strategic acquisitions. The company has been continuously recognized as a “Best Practices” agency in a survey of the largest insurance agencies in the United States. “We have continued our long-standing pattern of consistent yet conservative growth through growing our existing client base and making strategic acquisitions of top-quality insurance companies throughout South Florida,” said NSI Insurance Group CEO Oscar Seikaly. “We believe our strategy brings exceptional new opportunities for our clients and our employees as we continue to develop our firm.” Last year, NSI Insurance Group acquired Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Pallant Insurance, one of the largest LGTBQ-owned and managed agencies in the state. The Pallant brand continues under the same leadership as a subsidiary of NSI Insurance Group. Last summer, the company acquired Ensurgroup, based in South Miami, while the Express Insurance and White Cloud acquisitions closed in the past few months. “As the South Florida population grows and density increases, we must become more geographically diverse and reinforce our back-office operations,” said Seikaly. “The acquisitions enable us to move quickly and improve our leverage with major carriers, which is critical during a tight market.” According to Seikaly, the acquired agencies were all excellent cultural fits, and each firm brings expertise that benefits the entire organization. Executive leaders of each firm have been retained and continue to work with the company. Contact Details David PR Group John P. David +1 305-274-3903

September 15, 2021 10:59 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Article thumbnail News Release continues to deliver great content through it’s HowToBet Podcast

Have you found out How to Bet yet? Well, if you have, you are one of the tens of thousands of fans that have already been part of the newest sports betting podcast on the scene, How To Bet. The show, hosted by Daryl Fein and Sean “The Genius” Miller, with John Mozes as producer, Tiffany Hartman as executive producer, Trey Wright as producer and audio engineer, with Andrew Jacabacci and Kaylee Ettinger on graphics, is now in its third week. The newest edition will be launched on Wednesday, September 15 on various streaming sites as well as the YouTube channel. It has been received very well all around the world, and especially in America, where the first two weeks’ numbers have been very strong for a new podcast. The show shows people how to bet, where to bet it, and who to bet on, for all the NFL games of each week, as well as some bonus wagers from around the world of sports. “It has been a lot of fun so far to work with Daryl and the crew picking these games,” Miller said. “I have really enjoyed the show format, where we can impart some of our knowledge about betting to the people who might be new to the game, and maybe to ones that have been around for a while as well. “The sports betting landscape is changing by the day, week, month, and year. Arizona just joined the fray the day of the first NFL game, and already posted amazing numbers in its first weekend of action. This is something that is still not even in half of American states, so the opportunity to grow as a show, and for How to Bet to grow as a site, is immense.” The full podcast is usually between 50-55 minutes, and also has a couple of breakaway sections that can be found on the How to Bet podcast: the Power Parlay Plays of the Week, and a new feature for Episode 3, the Primetime Plus Bets of the Week, where the dynamic duo break down all three primetime games each week (Thursday night, Sunday night, and Monday night), as well as one featured game from each of the other two windows on Sunday: 1 p.m. EDT and 4:05/4:25 p.m. EDT. In episode 2 covering Week 1 of the NFL campaign, Miller nailed his Power Parlay Plays, hitting a three-team wager on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, LA Rams, and San Francisco 49ers, along with his bonus play on the other football, Manchester United to win and Cristiano Ronaldo to score. “Yeah, I took a shot with some big favorites on the money lines,” Miller said. “If the Bucs covered the spread as well, it would have been a massive weekend. But I did alright despite that.” Along with the show, Miller will be posting four stories each week breaking down the Thursday Night Football Bets, the Sunday Night Football Bets, the Monday Night Football Bets, and an overview of the whole week’s upcoming NFL Betting Lines, including all the opening lines and the current spreads, so bettors can have up to date lines all the way up until kickoff. “I think it is important to get the information out there each week through multiple media,” Miller said. “The podcast is so cool, because we have the video and audio going out simultaneously on Wednesday at noon each week, a full day and a half before the Thursday Night Football game that week. But it also gives bettors a chance to maybe jump on the early lines that come out, BEFORE the lines move later in the week as more people start betting them. Sometimes, if you wait until Sunday, the value has diminished. “But no matter when you get a chance to listen, watch, or read the information, it is going to help you place better bets, no pun intended.” For Week 2 of the NFL action, and episode 3 of the How to Bet podcast, Miller and Fein focused on the deal that Caesars Sportsbook is offering to all How to Bet fans. Just use the bonus code HOWTOBETRF to get a $5,000 risk free wager with your first bet after signup and deposit. Try to find a better deal than that anywhere in America: you will not. See the videocast on the How To Bet Youtube channel: Find all the specific audio streaming links: Apple iTunes: Anchor: Breaker: Castbox:…… Google:… … Spotify:… … Pocket Casts: Overcast: Radio Public:… offers the world’s most comprehensive betting wikipedia that can be accessed via a user-friendly web app. Its mission is to help make online betting safe, fun and as easy as performing a search on the web. There are already more than 400+ how-to guides freely available, all written by seasoned betting professionals. More guides are being added on a weekly basis in a continued effort to educate anyone interested in what is now a $199 billion betting industry. For more details, visit: Contact Details Cristian Campan +1 888-264-1238 Company Website

September 15, 2021 10:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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ThriveFantasy Closes $3M Funding Round as Platform Continues to Experience Sizable Growth


ThriveFantasy, the leading player prop daily fantasy sports and esports platform, announced today the closure of its latest funding round, raising $3 million (USD). The round will be used to acquire strategic talent, solidify numerous sports/esports partnerships and continue its aggressive marketing programs to exponentially increase strong user growth. ThriveFantasy was created to give everyday fans a better chance at winning by challenging them to pick simple player props for sports or esports contests such as, over/under of yards, catches, touchdowns, assists or kills and more. The platform’s ease of use and focus on both sports and esports contests continues to attract many different types of users and led to significant growth over the past 12 months. “We are excited to see how ThriveFantasy has become the prop game of choice for the exploding number of fantasy players”, said Adam Weinstein, CEO of ThriveFantasy. “Our investors truly understand this unique value proposition and enthusiastically helped us complete this round very quickly to help supercharge our ongoing growth.” The round was led by Cardinal Sports Capital Inc. (formerly, Shore Capital Sports & Entertainment LLC), an advisory and investment firm with offices in Toronto and New York. As part of its strategic investment, Cardinal Sports Capital Inc. will take an active role assisting ThriveFantasy with business development, strategic partnerships as well as financial advisory services. Scott Secord, Managing Partner, will also join the ThriveFantasy Board of Directors. Mr. Secord is the former President/CEO of Gaming Nation Inc., a publicly traded company on the TSXV, which was acquired in 2018 by a private equity firm. Prior to Gaming Nation, Mr. Secord held the position of President/CEO of Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. from 2009 until 2015. “ThriveFantasy is exciting because it is a unique fantasy platform that gives both esports and traditional sports fans a fun and easy playing experience,” said Secord. “The opportunities in the sports and gaming industry seem limitless, but we understand that one of the strengths of this market lies in the quality and experience of the platforms. Thrive’s is one of the best we’ve seen. Our investment in Thrive shows our commitment to continually improving how these games are offered to the growing number of fantasy fans.” Due to ThriveFantasy’s popularity, current and former professional athletes participated in this investment round. Notable investors include: New York Angels members, Yolo Investments, Reflect Ventures and Stage 1 Ventures. For more information, please visit About ThriveFantasy ThriveFantasy is a Daily Fantasy Sports and Esports App for Player Props. Thrive eliminates the countless hours of research users have to spend, by only focusing on the top-tier athletes that have the biggest impact on the game. Follow ThriveFantasy on Instagram (@ThriveFantasy), Twitter (@ThriveFantasy) and Facebook (ThriveFantasy). Contact Details Michael Adorno Company Website

September 15, 2021 09:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Test Assurance Group (TAG), Salutaris People, Source BioScience and Liverpool John Lennon Airport

TEST ASSURANCE GROUP (TAG) AND SALUTARIS PEOPLE PARTNERS WITH SOURCE BIOSCIENCE TO PROVIDE 3 HOUR RAPID PCR TESTING SERVICES FOR JOHN LENNON AIRPORT AIRLINE PASSENGERS ON SITE LAB WILL ERADICATE ‘UNCLEARS’ & ‘LOST TEST’ RESULTS Leading British healthcare and testing company Salutaris People - which operates the rapid PCR testing services for airline passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, in partnership with Test Assurance Group Ltd (TAG(Official Covid-19 testing partner to Liverpool John Lennon Airport)- has today unveiled a brand new COVID testing laboratory at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. The state-of-the-art facility is in partnership with Source BioScience - a leading international provider of laboratory services to clients in the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare, clinical, life science research and biopharma industries - and Salutaris People in partnership with Test Assurance Group Ltd (TAG) are providing COVID and PCR testing at Liverpool John Lennon airport. The new laboratory has been designed to perform 500 tests per day but can easily be increased in scale to facilitate 1000 tests and beyond if required. Source BioScience are Accredited to ISO 15189: 2012 standards and is also a DHSC listed provider of COVID-19 testing. The service provided by TAG, Salutaris People,and Source BioScience enables airline passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport and those flying from other UK airports with a Rapid Fit to Fly testing service with a turnaround time of 3 hours, alongside a Standard 24 hour Fit to Fly testing service. Samples are also collected on site at Liverpool and processed at Source BioScience’s main laboratory in Nottingham enabling Day 2, Day 8, Test to Release and a diagnostic PCR COVID testing service for customers. Cliff Kirby Board Director of Test Assurance Group said: "We are incredibly proud to be working in partnership with Liverpool John Lennon Airport to support their testing needs. As a business located in the Liverpool City Region it is very important to TAG to ensure the service offered is best in class. Throughout the course of 2021 we have put the passenger first whenever there has been a change in legislation or entry requirements for travel has changed. In line with this it is brilliant for all concerned that Source BioScience have dedicated a facility to support the vision laid out between TAG and Liverpool John Lennon Airport. As we all start to accept and learn to live with COVID-19 we hope that our approach will make a real difference to those passengers who choose to fly from Liverpool John Lennon Airport." Ben Paglia MD of Akea Life, the clinical testing partner to Salutaris People said; “We are pleased to be working in partnership with Source BioScience to provide brand new state of the art facilities on site at Liverpool John Lennon Airport and to offer our customers the best-in-class when it comes to rapid PCR testing services. For airline passengers using Liverpool John Lennon airport, or any other UK airport for that matter, they can book a test with confidence, knowing their COVID test will be administered by trained healthcare staff and then processed on site within our laboratory, with results back in 3 hours or 24 hours depending on the service chosen. We offer a seamless and simple user journey experience for the customer, making this part of the travel process as simple and painless as possible from a trusted healthcare provider. More importantly with our lab facilities on site this eradicates test results going missing in the postal system and the huge amount of ‘Unclear’ test results that have originated from self-administered test kits provided by major airlines and travel operators as part of their testing regimes. This has caused a huge amount of disruption with passengers paying twice for testing kits and a huge amount of disruption to air travel and holiday plans. ‘Unclears’ and ‘lost test results’ continue to pose a major issue to airline passengers.” Salutaris People are committed to providing the best possible testing services to its customers from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to make the testing experience seamless, simple and easy to use. It has made a substantial investment into the onsite laboratory facilities at Liverpool John Lennon airport as European and International air travel strives to return to full flight schedules. Commenting on the new facilities at Liverpool John Lennon airport, Commercial Director Lucy O’Shaughnessy, said; “We are delighted to be the first airport in the UK to have such a unique facility and service. Liverpool John Lennon Airport can now provide our valued airline passengers with a state-of-the-art COVID testing facility on site here at the airport as we start to resume our flight schedules and have more passengers flying again. The airport continually strives to offer the best possible service for our customers at all times. Working in partnership with Test Assurance Group (TAG) / Salutaris People and Source BioScience enables us to offer a convenient and efficient PCR testing service operated by trusted healthcare providers.” Liverpool John Lennon Airport is one of the few airports in the UK to have such a dedicated facility. It is operated by four laboratory staff including a shift supervisor and has 8 PCR analysers on site, a Bio Molecular Systems liquid handler and a thermal cycler to offer a rapid real-time qualitative PCR method for the detection of SARS-CoV-2. Nick Bills Healthcare Director for Source BioScience said; “Source BioScience have worked together with EMS Mobile Healthcare to design and build a state-of-the-art mobile COVID testing laboratory for Salutaris People at Liverpool Airport. This laboratory will allow Salutaris People to offer the best-in-class testing services to airline passengers flying from Liverpool John Lennon airport. Source BioScience is a leading international provider of laboratory services to clients in the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare, clinical, life science research and biopharma industries and our focus is on improving patient diagnosis, management and care.” Both Test Assurance Group and Salutaris People are DHSC listed COVID-19 test providers. Salutaris People also offer a testing suite at Wilmslow which is minutes from Manchester Airport. The TAG / Salutaris partnership nables them to offer their service to all passengers flying from either Liverpool John Lennon Airport or Manchester Airport, as well as airline passengers who live in Liverpool, North Wales, Manchester and Cheshire who may be flying from other UK airports to their holiday destinations. For more information on Salutaris People and to book a test, visit: For more information on Test Assurance Group and book a test visit: For more information on Salutaris airport testing, visit: For more information on Source BioScience please contact ENDS For further information on Salutaris People, Akea Life, Test Assurance Group and Source BioScience Please contact Gerard Franklin - Head Of PR & Communications M: 07791 039636 e: NOTES TO EDITORS TEST ASSURANCE GROUP (TAG) TAG was formed at the end of Q1 2020 to address the inevitable need to provide end to end testing solutions supporting the national effort to help navigate a route through the COVid-19 pandemic. TAG take the view that the post pandemic World will be quite different to that of early 2020. To that end TAG take a very different approach and make best use of process and technology to build and deliver end to end testing solutions that deliver efficiencies to the market and enable an easier transition to a post COVID-19 market. The Core team at TAG bring with them over 200 years of business experience across all sectors from medical, legal, group ownership, and technology. However, TAG are very much a business that believe in partnership and work closely with the team at Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Salutaris People. Outside of the partnership with Liverpool John Lennon Airport TAG are working with a range of community partners to bring forward Covid-19 testing solutions to the market to support a much wider community footprint. SALUTARIS PEOPLE Salutaris People was formed in 2020 by healthcare entrepreneurs and disruptors Ross Tomkins CEO (Therapy Direct, Normedica) and Ben Paglia CEO (Akea Life) who wanted to combine their innovative healthcare businesses to develop a trusted healthcare brand. Its purpose was to fight the Coronavirus pandemic and become a trusted provider of Covid related medical services. Ross Tompkins and Ben Paglia decided to combine their expertise from three well established medical businesses with 30 years of healthcare experience to form the Salutaris subsidiary. The company provides a range of medical services including, PCR Covid 19 testing for businesses, private individuals and outbound airline passengers. It also supplies rapid antigen and rapid antibody testing for UK businesses and remote telemedicine services for business and the general public. Salutaris People is also one of the UK’s most trusted suppliers of high-grade PPE, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to private businesses, primary care trusts, the public sector and Governments. It draws upon on the extensive background and expertise in medical services and healthcare derived from these companies AKEA LIFE – Clinical Testing Partner To Salutaris People AKEA LIFE is a CQC registered 5-star private GP medical business, providing the UK’s first fully private concierge medical service of private doctors, health care professionals and nurses. The practice also retains a Covid 19 Consultant Virologist to advise on all Covid 19 related matters. Its clients have ranged from football clubs such as Liverpool Football club, Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers, IAC Automotive, Lift Financial and Bentley Manchester. It has also provided private Covid 19 testing for several TV and film companies including a number of Hollywood actors filming on location in the UK AKEA LIFE - Consultant Virologist - Dr Brendan Payne Dr Brendan Payne is an honorary consultant physician in infectious diseases at the Royal Victoria Infirmary - Newcastle Upon Tyne. Dr Brendan Payne holds CCTs in both infectious diseases and virology and works jointly across both departments at the Newcastle Hospitals. He has particular interests in viral infections, especially in immunocompromised hosts, and is also the medical lead for the regional Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) service. Dr Payne is an honorary clinical senior lecturer at Newcastle University, where he is a Principal Investigator in the Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research. His main research interests are focussed on HIV and ageing. He is also involved in clinical and diagnostic research studies for the Newcastle Hospitals. These include clinical trials in HIV, and more recently COVID-19. He is senior tutor for medical students intercalating into the MRes programme. Special interests • Complex HIV (particularly neurological, metabolic complications, and anti-retroviral resistance) • Infection in the non-HIV immunocompromised patient • Viral infectious diseases • Diagnostics of viral infections • Chronic fatigue syndrome • Clinical research SOURCE BIOSCIENCE Source BioScience is a leading international provider of laboratory services to clients in the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare, clinical, life science research and biopharma industries and our focus is on improving patient diagnosis, management and care. Source BioScience are Accredited to ISO 15189: 2012 standards and also one a DHSC listed provider of COVID-19 testing. Professor William L. Irving, Professor and Honorary Consultant in Virology is part of the Source BioScience Scientific Advisory Board, see full profile here Proud winners of the Medilink Midlands Business Awards 2021 ‘Delivery Innovation In To Health and Care’ Source BioScience services include: Healthcare Diagnostics – histopathology and clinical diagnostic services for the NHS and private healthcare providers across the UK and Ireland. Genomics – Sanger and Next Generation sequencing services for pharmaceutical and biotech industries, academia, CRO and other research groups in the UK, Europe and the US Stability Storage – controlled environmental storage and shelf life testing services and stability storage equipment for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, contract manufacturers and analytical testing companies in the UK, Europe and the US Infectious Disease Testing – since May 2020, COVID-19 Antigen RT-PCR testing services to the NHS, private healthcare providers and private industry. 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