Sanofi completes acquisition of Protein Sciences

2017-09-05 06:33:13

The acquisition of Protein Sciences fits with Sanofi Pasteur’s strategic initiative to explore non-egg-based influenza vaccine manufacturing technologies.By Team ABLEGlobal biopharma company Sanofi has completed the acquisition of Protein Sciences, a vaccines biotechnology company based in Meriden, Connecticut in the United States. This completion follows Federal Trade Commission approval, havin

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Over 200 incubators-incubatees connect at ABLE-organized Biotech Startup-Investor-Incubator Summit 2017 to strengthen start-up ecosystem

2017-08-24 05:14:53

ABLE hosted a one-day incubator-incubatee-investor forum on August 22 to facilitate 360 degree discussion on strengthening the Biotech start-up ecosstem. Over 200 delegates from start-ups, incubators, and investors passionately particiated in the discussion.  By Team ABLEThe Biotech Startup-Investor-Incubator Summit 2017 saw startups and incubators from across India gather at IBIS Hotel in Be

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WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus concludes 3-day official visit to China

2017-08-24 04:54:52

The outcome of Dr Tedros’ meetings included a new financial contribution to WHO from China and strengthened commitments to improve the health of people represented in the 60 countries engaged in the Belt and Road Initiative.By Team ABLEThe WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus recently on August 15th concluded a 3-day official visit to the People’s Republic of China paving the way fo

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ICMR, Ministry of Health, International Vaccine Institute (IVI), South Korea, to collaborate on vaccine R&D

2017-08-24 04:52:51

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Union Ministry of Health has signed and MoU with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), South Korea to collaborate on vaccine research and development.By Team ABLEThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Union Ministry of Health has signed and MoU with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), South Korea to collaborate on vac

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Miklens Bio opens R&D and manufacturing facility in Bengaluru

2017-08-24 04:50:43

Miklens Bio has inaugurated its first manufacturing facility in Bengaluru.By Team ABLEAgri microbial technology product start-up, Miklens Bio Pvt Ltd has inaugurated its first manufacturing facility in Bengaluru.The plant was inaugurated by Dr Stephen Devanesan, Former Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Professor, Principal Scientist and Associate Director of Research, Kerala Agricultural University, i

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Health Secretary C K Mishra reviews National Health Mission progress

2017-08-24 04:48:01

At the recently chaired meeting Health Secretary, C K Mishra stressed that Mission Indradhanush is not a program but a campaign towards increasing immunization coverage.By Team ABLEThe Health Secretary, C K Mishra has emphasized upon the need for innovative approaches to make the facilities at the peripheries work to avoid crowding of tertiary care facilities which impacts the quality of healthcar

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PerkinElmer India opens Centre of Excellence at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune

2017-08-24 04:43:24

As an instrumentation facility, PerkinElmer-IISER Pune Centre of Excellence will help educate the region’s current and future scientists on high-throughput analyses in life sciences.By Team ABLEThe Indian subsidiary of PerkinElmer Inc has inaugurated a Centre of Excellence at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) at Pune. As an instrumentation facility, PerkinElmer-IISER Pun

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LifeCell launches new improved umbilical cord stem cell collection kit

2017-08-24 04:42:14

LifeCell has launched its advanced collection kit to address the key concern of protection of the unit during transitBy Team ABLELifeCell, one of India\'s first stem cell bank and a pioneer in stem cell research, has launched its advanced collection kit made of stainless steel to address the key concern of protection of the unit during transit from the hospital to the preservation center.According

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Monsanto, ToolGen ink global licensing agreement on CRISPR platform

2017-08-24 04:41:09

The license provides Monsanto with access to ToolGen’s comprehensive suite of CRISPR intellectual property for use in plants.By Team ABLEMonsanto Company and ToolGen Inc, a Korean biotechnology company specializing in genome editing, have reached a global licensing agreement for the use of ToolGen’s CRISPR technology platform to develop agricultural products.ToolGen works on gene editing resea

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Oxford scientists develop breakthrough 3D print living tissues

2017-08-24 04:40:09

Oxford scientists have developed a new method to 3D-print laboratory-grown cells to form living structures, an advance that may help repair damaged body parts.By Team ABLE This approach could possibly revolutionize regenerative medicine, enabling the production of complex tissues and cartilage that would potentially support, repair or augment diseased and damaged areas of the body, researchers sai

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