Bharat Biotech bags National Technology Award for ROTAVAC

2018-05-14 06:52:02

Bharat Biotech receives National Technology Award for ROTAVAC from the President of India  By Team ABLEHyderabad-based Bharat Biotech announces the receipt of the National Technology Award for 2018 from the Technology Development Board, Govt of India. This prestigious award on innovative technologies, successfully developed and commercialized from India was bestowed on ROTAVAC, by the Preside

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Biotech\'s unlikely hero is the government: Forbes India

2018-05-08 09:17:13

Biotech\'s unlikely hero: The governmentBy Harichandan Arakali Forbes India Staff Published: May 2, 2018This February, Oraxion Therapeutics Inc, a spin-off from Bengaluru’s Aten Porus Lifesciences, announced its agreement with an unnamed US-based biopharmaceutical company under which it would give the American partner exclusive options to license Oraxion’s lead drug ORX-301 for the treatment o

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Pharma exports can cross $20 bn by 2020: Chief of Pharmexcil

2018-05-08 08:56:29

According to a Report published in The Economic Times, India’s pharmaceutical exports can cross $20 billion by 2020 even though the value of shipments to countries including the US have been hit.Source:’s pharmaceutical export

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IIT Madras scientists develop novel dual drug delivery system

2018-05-08 08:42:46

A dual local drug delivery system (DDS) composed of calcium phosphate bioceramic nanocarriers aimed at treating the antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and bone-regenerative aspects of periodontitis has been developed by IIT Madras scientists. Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and bone-regenerative dual-drug-loaded calcium phosphate nanocarriers—in vitro and in vivo studies.By Team ABLEIIT Madras

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Tuneable genetic \'clocks\' might lead to improved biotech strategies: Imperial College Scientists

2018-05-08 07:04:12

Imperial scientists have worked out how to fine-tune cellular clocks, which might lead to optimized production of drugs, biofuels and other chemicals.By Team ABLEImperial College Scientists have worked out how to fine-tune cellular clocks. In genetics, oscillators are biological \'clocks\' that express certain key genes at regular time intervals and such oscillators exist in all spheres of life, f

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Infinion Biopharma plans Rs 100-cr capex

2018-05-08 06:49:27

Technology start-up Infinion Biopharma Ltd plans to invest Rs 100 crore in developing innovative technologies in healthcare. By Team ABLESet up by two NRI healthcare professionals, Infinion Biopharma plans to set up a manufacturing and research facility in India. This was revealed by Vishal Jain, President & CEO, and one of the two promoters of the company, to the Hindu Businessline. The repor

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Apex Court refuses to stay order GM Patents order against Monsanto

2018-05-08 06:42:50

The Supreme Court refused to grant a stay on a Delhi High Court ruling on Monsanto’s claim for patents on its GM cottonseeds.By Team ABLEThe Delhi High Court in April 2018 ruled that plant varieties and seeds cannot be patented under Indian law by companies like Monsanto, and any royalties on GM crops will be decided by the agriculture ministry. Following the ruling, Monsanto appealed to the Sup

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Vaccines are Vital in fighting antimicrobial resistance: Thomas Cueni, Chair

2018-04-30 08:16:27

In recognition of BIO’s 25th Anniversary, each month BIO is celebrating historical milestones in biotech. This week marks World Immunization Week and shared a guest post from Thomas Cueni, Director General of the IFPMA, and Chair of the AMR Industry Alliance on the role that immunization plays in fighting antimicrobial resistance.**We have been lucky to live through a period

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Biocon clocks Q4FY18 Revenue at Rs 1,237 Crore

2018-04-28 03:58:44

Biocon has concluded the year with a strong revenue growth of 27% in Q4FY18 led by Biologics and Research Services businesses, which grew 47% and 45%, respectively.By Team ABLEBiocon Ltd, Asia\'s premier biopharmaceuticals company, has announced its consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31st, 2018.Commenting on the highlights, Chairperson & Managing

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Dutch Biotech company Micreos develops an alternative to antibiotics; wins ‘Ideas From Europe’ finals

2018-04-28 03:56:57

Dutch biotech Micreos’ sustainable ‘Alternative to antibiotics’ was chosen as Europe\'s most relevant innovation at the finals of the EU\'s ‘Ideas from Europe’ competitionBy Team ABLEAt the Hall of Knights, recently amidst public and policymakers, Dutch biotech Micreos\' sustainable alternative to antibiotics\' was chosen as Europe\'s most relevant innovation, at the finals of the EU\'s

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