BIO partners with NIH and NSF for Fourth Innovation Zone Exhibit

2017-05-05 08:39:46

The Innovation Zone companies, focused on drug discovery, diagnostics and other therapeutic platform technologies, will have dedicated exhibit space and participate in BIO’s One-on-One Partnering systemTeam ABLEThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have announced an agreement to feature Small Business In

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The Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance & EMBO are looking to fund meetings on latest developments in research areas in India

2017-05-04 08:58:14

The Wellcome Trust and DBT India Alliance (IA) and EMBO are looking to fund interdisciplinary meetings that cover the latest developments in research areas under-served in India. Team ABLEThe European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance (IA) jointly fund close to three meetings per year in India. The meetings, according to the alliance, should address di

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Biotech Crops surge to a new peak of 185.1 million hectares in 2016: ISAAA report

2017-05-04 08:53:50

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) released its annual report showcasing the 110-fold increase in adoption rate of biotech crops globally.Team ABLEThe International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) released its annual report showcasing the 110-fold increase in adoption rate of biotech crops globally in just 21 years of

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AstraZeneca, Pieris collaborate to develop engineered proteins for respiratory disease therapy

2017-05-04 08:41:55

Pieris will be responsible for advancing its preclinical lead candidate into Phase I clinical trials in 2017 and AstraZeneca will fund all clinical development and subsequent commercializationTeam ABLEPharma major AstraZeneca has formed a strategic collaboration in respiratory diseases with Boston-headquartered Pieris Pharmaceuticals to develop inhaled drugs that leverage Pieris’ Anticalin platf

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India's Azooka Life Sciences announced as one of finalists for Start-up Stadium

2017-05-03 10:40:02

Bangalore-based Azooka Life Sciences is  one of the 35 start-ups that will get to present live at BIO San Diego. Five Indian start-ups competed for a presentation slot. Team ABLEBIO has announced 35 finalists for its third annual Start-Up Stadium event, which is taking place at the BIO International Convention from June 19th-22nd in San Diego, CA. In 2017, applications were submitted from coa

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Nanotherapeutics finalizes transfer of human vaccine manufacturing enterprise to Serum Institute

2017-05-03 08:21:40

Nanotherapeutics and Cyrus Poonawalla Group have completed the final transfer of Nanotherapeutics Bohumil s.r.o.’s vaccine production enterprise located in Czech Republic to Praha Vaccines.By Team ABLENanotherapeutics Bohumil s.r.o., the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nanotherapeutics, and Cyrus Poonawalla Group have completed the final transfer of Nanotherapeutics Bohumil s.r.o.’s vaccine product

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WuXi NextCODE raises $75 million from Temasek, Jack Ma’s Yunfeng Capital, Amgen Ventures and 3W Partners

2017-05-03 08:20:07

WuXi NextCODE has closed a $75 million Series B financing from the company\'s existing investors and partners.By Team ABLEWuXi NextCODE, the Chinese contract genomics organization (CGO) building the global standard platform for genomic data, has closed a $75 million Series B financing from the company\'s existing investors and partners.The financing was co-led by Singaporean state investor Temasek

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Birla Industrial and Technological Museum gets a new biotech laboratory

2017-05-03 08:18:04

A new biotechnology laboratory to provide hands-on experience to school and college-goers was inaugurated at the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM)BY Team ABLEA new biotechnology laboratory that will provide hands-on experience to researchers at schools and colleges was inaugurated on May 2, 2017 at the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM), Kolkata, on the ocassion of the

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DBT Secretary outlines roadmap for $100 billion biotech industry at the Strategy Meet

2017-05-02 15:33:08

Secretary DBT, Professor VijayRaghavan highlighted the significance of the two-day strategy meet and gave an overview of the deliberations.By Team ABLEThe strategy meet of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) brought together experts from Biotechnology Sector to suggest a roadmap to strengthen the Department’s current programs further with an aim to achieve major social impact by 2022, the 75th

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Union Minister J P Nadda inaugurates Induction Training Program for new recruits of Central Health Services (CHS)

2017-05-02 15:29:18

The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, inaugurated the first-ever induction training program for the newly appointed General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs) of the Central Health Service CadreBy Team ABLEThe Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, inaugurated the first-ever induction training program for the newly appointed General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs)

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