Syngene International acquires Strand Life Sciences' systems biology and pharma services practice

2016-09-22 07:19:16

Deal boosts Syngene’s Bioinformatics and Data Analytics capabilities

By Team ABLE

India's leading CRO (Contract Research Organization), Syngene International Ltd has acquired the assets of Strand Life Sciences related to systems biology, Hept

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BRICS Agriculture, Agrarian Development Ministers to meet on cooperation for advancement of agriculture

2016-09-21 11:21:40

The two-day conference will be hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare and will center around the five priority areas of cooperation in the BRICS Action Plan for 2012-2016.By Team ABLEThe sixth meeting of BRICS on Agriculture and Agrarian Development begins in New Delhi on September 22, 2016 with an official level meeting to be followed by a Ministerial meeting the next day. T

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Takeda, Zydus Cadila partner to develop Chikungunya vaccine

2016-09-21 11:18:09

Takeda Pharmaceutical and Zydus Cadila have partnered to tackle chikungunya with a vaccine. By Team ABLEJapanese pharma giant Takeda Pharmaceutical and Zydus Cadila have partnered to tackle chikungunya, an emerging infectious disease in Africa, Asia and the Indian subcontinent. In recent decades mosquito vectors of chikungunya have spread to Europe and the Americas. According to the Centers for Di

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Department of Biotechnology invites applications for Tata Innovation Fellowship 2016-17

2016-09-21 11:16:03

Applications are invited for Tata Innovation Fellowship instituted by the Department of Biotechnology to recognize and reward scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciencesBy Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, is inviting applications for Tata Innovation Fellowship, a highly competitive scheme instituted by it

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Liquid biofertilizers to contribute to world agricultural biologicals market

2016-09-21 11:08:20

The analysis by Sandler Research has revealed that one of the major innovations in agricultural biologicals market is the introduction of liquid biofertilizersBy Team ABLEA recent market study by Sandler Research has revealed that analysts have forecasted the global agricultural biologicals market to grow at a CAGR of 14.49% during the period 2016-2020. The following companies are the key players

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Private MedTech companies form MTaI, Medical Technology Association of India

2016-09-21 11:04:45

The founding member companies of MTaI include major names such as Johnson & Johnson, Bausch & Lomb, Smith & Nephew, C R Bard, Terumo, Boston Scientific and VygonBy Team ABLEFounded in India with an aim to accelerate the growth of medical technology sector, Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) mainly represents key research based multinational companies with significant invest

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Biocon Appoints Suresh Subramanian as Head of Branded Formulations (India) Business

2016-09-20 08:45:32

Suresh Subramaniam joins Biocon as head of Biocon’s Branded Formulations business in IndiaBy Team ABLELeading biopharmaceuticals company, Biocon announced that Mr Suresh Subramanian has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Head of the company’s Branded Formulations (India) business. Suresh has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceuticals market, having worked in India and Thailand

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Environment Ministry clarifies on GEAC SUB-committee’s credentials on safety evaluation of GE crops

2016-09-19 09:37:22

The Environment Ministry has clarified that the Sub-Committee drawn up by GEAC has experts in subjects relevant to safety evaluation of GE crops. By Team ABLEThe Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has clarified that the Sub-Committee drawn up by GEAC has experts in subjects relevant to safety evaluation of GE crops. The Ministry issued the clarification in the backdr

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Dr Reddy’s expands collaboration with Amgen in India

2016-09-19 09:29:53

Under the terms of agreement, Dr Reddy’s will help Amgen in commercializing oncology and osteoporosis drugs in India.By Team ABLEDr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd has expanded its strategic collaboration to market and distribute three of Amgen’s medicines in India in the therapy areas of oncology and osteoporosis. Under the terms of the collaboration, Dr Reddy’s will commercialize XGEVA (denosum

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Bill Gates funds $14 million in biofuel company Renmatix

2016-09-19 09:24:43

This funding is expected to help Renmatix in commercializing Plantrose and drive towards the first wave of licensees building Plantrose-enabled biorefineries in global markets like Canada, India, Malaysia and USBy Team ABLERenmatix, the US-based biofuel company has received $14 million in investment, led by billionaire and Microsoft Founder Bill Gates. The press release by the company states that

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