Bengaluru startup Pentavalent Bio Sciences bags Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17

2017-01-17 09:55:58

Bengaluru-based med-tech start-up Pentavalent Bio Sciences has won the fifth edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17, held at Kolkata in January.By Team ABLEPentavalent Bio Sciences Pvt Ltd from Bengaluru has emerged as the winner of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17. The Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, is a joint initiative by the Tata group and the Indian Institute of Ma

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India signs financing agreement with World Bank for $48 million for Nagaland Health Project

2017-01-17 09:54:36

The objectives of the project are to improve health services and increase their utilization by communities in targeted locations in Nagaland.By Team ABLEA financing agreement for IDA credit of US$ 48 million (equivalent) for the ‘Nagaland Health Project’ was signed with the World Bank. The Financing Agreement was signed by Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs on behalf of

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India, Mauritius sign MoU for cooperation in the field of cooperatives

2017-01-17 09:53:20

India offers to exchange its expertise and technology with Mauritius in agro industry, fisheries and dairy sector.By Team ABLEThe Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Mr Radha Mohan Singh and Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Government of Mauritius, Mr Soomilduth Bholah signed on MoU for cooperation in the field of cooperatives and related areas on January 16, 2017.

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India can’t become a true global biotech Leader until it protects its innovators’ work product: Jim Greenwood, BIO

2017-01-17 09:51:48

The BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood participated in economic development meetings with top Indian government officials, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi while attending the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. Mr Greenwood highlighted the following in his talks: “India has the scientific resources and research excellence to assume its rightful place beside the United States and China

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US woman dies of a pan-resistant New Delhi Metallo-Beta-Lactamase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae

2017-01-16 07:48:04

According to a report released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, a US woman, aged 70, died of an infection that she contracted while being treated for fractured leg bones in India and was resistant to all available antibiotics in the USA.  By Team ABLEA Nevada-based woman died of a superbug dubbed as a ‘nightmare bacteria’ that is resistant to every available antibiotic in

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BARDA to fund manufacture of Zika vaccine by Sanofi Pasteur

2017-01-16 07:45:00

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has agreed to a proposal to fund the manufacture of Sanofi Pasteur’s inactivated Zika vaccine for phase II development.By Team ABLEGlobally-acclaimed pharmaceutical company Sanofi and its vaccines global business unit Sanofi Pasteur have announced that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) within the

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Indian bioengineer at Stanford develops a 20-cent, hand-powered blood centrifuge

2017-01-16 07:43:20

Stanford bioengineers Manu Prakash and Saad Bhamla have developed an ultra-low-cost, human-powered blood centrifuge. With rotational speeds of up to 125,000 revolutions per minute, the device separates blood plasma from red cells in 1.5 minutes and no electricity is required.By Team ABLEA news report filed by Kris Newby in Stanford’s website reveals that Stanford bioengineers have developed an i

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ICMR calls for submission of Medical Technologies to exhibit at Innovations in Medical Science and Biotechnology Exhibition in March 2017

2017-01-13 07:34:03

ICMR in collaboration with DBT-BIRAC and NIF-India is organizing a one day exhibition at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi between March 4 and 10, 2017. Innovators are invited to showcase the developments in medical technologies in poster and physical forms. By Team ABLEICMR in collaboration with DBT-BIRAC and NIF-India is organizing a one day exhibition during Festival of Innovations to be held on th

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USFDA accepts Mylan-Biocon’s application for proposed breast cancer biosimilar

2017-01-12 10:00:37

Biocon and Mylan have jointly announced that the USFDA has accepted Mylan’s biologics license application (BLA) for MYL-1401O, a proposed biosimilar trastuzumab, for filing through the 351(k) pathway. By Team ABLEIndia’s most successful biopharmaceutical company Biocon and NASDAQ-listed Mylan NV have jointly announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has accepted Mylan’s biol

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DBT calls for Energy Biosciences Overseas Fellowships and DBT Energy Biosciences Chairs positions

2017-01-12 09:59:22

This is a re-entry scheme aimed at bringing back young scientists of Indian origin working overseas to pursue R&D in energy related biosciences in an Indian institutionBy Team ABLEUnder the aegis of Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India the Energy Biosciences Research is spearheading to develop bio-based renewable fuels for the country.With this a

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