? Description ?
“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”
Tenets rooted in both the sacred Oath of Hippocrates and the Vajrayana teachings of Buddhism. It's maternal imperatives seek to nurture and heal. Such is ADVENT® – the very idea of improvement molded by the last century into world's premier pharmaceutics company. Originally christened as Adamowicz-Venti Pharmacy, a recent change in leadership and subsequent rebranding has put on a much more consumer friendly and cleaner image.
Current growth the philiantropic giant has been experiencing reflects on the sudden influx of products and ideas the company began pouring into the world. Yet at it's core ADVENT® stays the same local pharmacy it's always been, just with expanding resources. It's focus on curing various stubborn ailments plaguing humanity remains unchanged, lately even spreading into the ensuring the sanctity of mental health. ADVENT® is here to herald a brighter, more hearty future for mankind.
Due to optimal taxing options, ADVENT® is based in Czech Republic but has several branch offices globally.
The seed company, founded in June 1946 by two brilliant immigrant minds: chemist Josef Adamowicz and physician Dario Venti. It has bloomed significantly since the days of producing frontline aid kits and quality antiseptics. Still, this branch of ADVENT® upheld it's standards bravely against various financial crises and legal problems that sieged it over the years. Coming on top and becoming a heavy-weight in the domain of pharmaceutics and derivate fields.
Constantly tinkering and innovating, the scientists of ADVENT® labs are encouraged to develop their vaccines and drugs from natural, herbal sources which lead to the company's large share in exotic markets facilitating such ingedients. Apropos, ADVENT® labs are legally permitted to and accomodate the handling of various natural opiates, biological poisons and cannabinods for research purposes. Any unlawful tampering or distribution of these substances is banned by the work guidelines and can lead to expulsion from the company. All the higher-ups are under a contract form of silence regarding their work.
Recent expanse took the subsidiary in the direction of mental ailments and subsequently dented the company's yearly income by a fair amount. However, ADVENT®Pharm still remains a multi-billion titan.
- Endocrine Spectrometer™ - A revolutionary, portable device capable of measuring hormone levels within the brain with minute detail. Highly sought on the market by mental institutions, it grants the physicians an immediate reading of the mindstate of their patient without the need for elaborate laboratory tests. Not only is the knowledge of actual hormones within the mind crucial to treatment of temporal ailments such as panic attacks or nervous breakdowns but they single-handedly decrease the recovery time for patients due to their instant warning system. Displays provide the physicians with linguistic clues to the hormone levels inside the body. Another application of this device is during testing for various endocrine malfunctions such as problems regarding the thyroid gland.
- Condensed Cryogenic Container™ - While the era of cryogenic stasis is still nowhere to be seen, ADVENT® Pharm has made steady advancements in that direction. Most prominently, the CCC is an organ container capable of suspending an organ for several weeks in a modified Bose-Einstein condensate. Granting amputees all over the world that little bit of time needed to get another chance at life. Of course, perfect cryostasis is known to have degenerative effects on a celluar level due to resulting deterioration of muscles in anaerobic capsules. To work around this, the condensate suspeding the organ is continuously enriched with protein-synthetic/ATP-propagating cultures of exotic microflora. Sadly, these same cultures are very difficult to procure and thus render the CCC™ an expensive piece of hospital equipment.
- Counter-Cancer Herbal Physiotherapy - This service seeks to reduce the colonies of malignant cancer cells inside the body through experimental, but never-the-less promising procedures involving exotic phylonutrients from the Amazon and restructured training regimen from the Far East. Initial results and studies based off test-subject monitoring show a significant decrease in tumor growth and crippling of metastatic spread of cancer cells inside the body. A trained team of professional physiotherapist is issued to the patient to further ensure a healthy homeostasis. Oddly enough, this therapy seems to have a similar positive effect on patients with Alzheimer due to stopping the unwanted breakdown of astrocytes inside the brain.
- Various Vaccines
A relatively recent addition into the ADVENT® conglomerate, this branch focuses solely on security and specifically household protection. Despite it's bumpy start the daughter company has become a reliable service and means of protection by a significant percentile of people world-wide. Technologies developed by ADVENTage® aim to pioneer the field of household security by cleverly applying objects of immediate aviability with indomitable encryption and a safe network operating on a custom computer language.
ADVENTage® does provide physical protection to a lesser degree as the employ of it's highly experienced personnel does not come lightly. Due to this reason such services and deals are often negotiated by large companies with enough capital such as banks or sub-government agencies.
- Matrona™ - An economically viable service that is intended to provide maximum protection with perfect approachability. Once subscribed, 10 wireless and high-res cameras will be issued to your household (More cameras can be ordered as needed.). These can be placed anywhere, including vertical surfaces and ceilings due to inbuilt adhesive pads and will link themselves to your personal computer and smartphone through a secure app. Once this synchronicity has been achieved you will be automatically alerted if anyone steps within a defined radius of a camera, be it the milkman or a burglar. You can view their feed directly on your device from anywhere, at any time during the day and project your voice through inbuilt speakers at varying volume. A 'nanny mode' can be turned on individually, ensuing that your child is lulled back to sleep by a preloaded album. If an unlisted intruder is detected inside your abode at late hours, an automated system will notify your local law enforcement regarding a break-in.
- Super Cannabinod Grenades™ or 'Tripgas' - ADVENTage® is not intended to be a weaponeering company, however, recent rise in antimeta violence forced the CEO to look for a much more pacifistic way to contain metahuman threats. One of these has been manufactured in partnership with ADVENT® Pharm, the Super Canabinoid Grenade. Much like it's cousing, the teargas grenade, it's a thrown canister containing an impossibly potent aerosol concentrate of cannabis. The effects of this solution relieve a grown man off his motor functions for 24 hours a few moments after inhalation and place him into non-REM sleep. In the accelerated metabiology, it's immunity system not recognizing present cannabinoids as a threat, the effect is immediate but with reduced half-time. All in all, the aptly named 'Tripgas' is an efficient containment tool.
? Offices ?
-- Due to negotiations between G8 and EU. All properties of ADVENT® group are considered and treated as foreign soil by local authorities attempting to extert their power in their premises. --
L.A. Branch Office -
The main piece in the industrial West is the ADVENT® property located in Los Angeles. It is the focal point of many American-European matters for the company and serves as the primary office of CEO Joseph Eleanor Stark.
Aptly named Labyrinthe, the office building itself is an intricately structured lot incorporating many levels of industrial action inside. Many elevators and comprehensive guides are scattered around the building for ease of navigation and both the interior and exterior incorporates a healthy amount of vegetation to soothe the ambience of the workplace and provide ecological value to the complex. It's pyramid-like, layerd layout actually incorporates various exhibits of foreign enviroments. With the sole exception for those of extreme temperatures, no animals are kept inside these habitats.
Despite radiating safety and warmness, there is rather intensive security around Labyrinthe. Courtesy of ADVENTage®, providing state-of-the-art surveillance equipment and security personnel. Apropos, higher and lower levels require seperate and appropriate levels of security clearance. No representative of Labyrinthe has access to all corners of it's premises.
An interesting feature of this office is the CEO's workplace itself. A contemporary office incorporating influences from Jazz and Rap, it's entryway is actually a seperate elevator by itself (sporting a small, comfortable lounge) that functions as Rossum's private elevator and is keyed to his bio-signature. No stairs lead to his office that rests in the uppermost tip of The Labyrinthe.
- ADVENT® is a CVU company owned by me. If you have questions or ideas contact @joseph_stark or my most current alt.
- Access to the industrial portion of this thread is well allowed but unless your characters have a valid reason to enter non-commerical premises or infiltrating the facility will be not sold. (Ergo, sell your campaign properly.)
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- Have fun!