NITI Aayog posts preliminary report on reforms of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956

2016-08-11 15:06:11

The Committee has completed the first stage of its work and has posted its preliminary report on the NITI Aayog website. Stakeholders are now invited to offer their comments and suggestions. One interesting reform is that the Committee recommends that ‘for-profit’ organizations be permitted to establish medical colleges.By Team ABLEIn view of widespread criticism of the workings of the Medical

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Biocon, Dr Reddy’s recognized as top seven vendors impacting biosimilars market from 2016 to 2020

2016-08-10 11:10:50

India’s Biocon and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories are amongst the top 7 vendors who will impact the global biosimilars market between 2016 and 2020 as per the latest report released by Technavio, a London- based global technology research and advisory company. By Team ABLETwo companies from India will make a major impact in the biosimilars market in the next four years according to a report from Tech

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Jubilant’s drug discovery solutions segment clocks Rs 50 crore in revenues

2016-08-10 10:56:48

Jubilant’s drug discovery solutions segment, in Q1 ending June 30, 2016, earned revenues of Rs 50 crore, registering 102% YoY growth and contributing 3% to total revenues.By Team ABLEThe Board of Jubilant Life Sciences Limited, an integrated global pharmaceuticals and life sciences company, released the financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. The company’s drug discovery solutio

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Evolva makes composite materials from Resveratrol for US Navy

2016-08-10 09:30:08

A new class of structural composite materials for use in many high-energy, high fire -risk applications have been developed by Evolva from a special formulation of Resveratrol.

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Modi Govt targets "FMD" free cattle in India in 5 years

2016-08-09 10:37:42

The government commits to eradication of Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) in India by adding 16 States and one Union Territory to the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) program, allocating Rs 100 crore for FMD control By Team ABLEThe Modi Government has allotted Rs 100 crore for FMD control under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) during 2016-17 for 16 States and one Union Territory, accord

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Mitra Biotech bags top ET innovator award

2016-08-09 09:43:32

Bengaluru-based biotech company, Mitra Biotech, honored as Top Innovator for pioneering work on affordable, predictable cancer treatment by Economic TimesBy Team ABLEThe second edition of ET Startup Awards, considered to be the biggest recognition of the bravest who have risked everything to start their own enterprise, saw Mitra Biotech bagging the Top Innovator Award.Founded in 2009, Mitra Biotec

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FDA approves GM Mosquitoes field trials to control the pest in Florida

2016-08-08 06:53:33

USFDA releases final environmental assessment for Genetically Engineered Mosquito to fight against Zika virus.By Team ABLEThe British invention a Genetically Modified (GM) mosquitoes to hunt and kill this disease causing pest has got the approval for field trials from the US regulator FDA ( Food and Drugs Administration).FDA has completed the environmental review for a proposed field trial to dete

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CDSCO/DCGI announce revised requirements on clinical trials

2016-08-08 06:24:21

By Team ABLE50-bedded hospital not requiredUnder the Chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and experts including Secretary, D/O Health Research & Director General, ICMR and Director General Health Services, announcements regarding the conduct of clinical trial in India were released. The announcement said that with regards to earlier stipulation that no clinical tri

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DBT calls for proposals of technologies to develop energy from Municipal Solid Waste

2016-08-08 06:14:10

The objective of this call is to develop and demonstrate technologies for sustainable utilization of MSW waste for cleaner and pollution free environment as well as generation of the energy from MSW.

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The Department of Biotechn

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BIRAC calls for proposals under Contract Research Scheme to extend funding

2016-08-08 05:33:40

The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) — which has been established as an interface agency to nurture innovation in research and to promote affordable product development through public-private partnership — has called for proposals under the Contract Research Scheme (CRS). This is the 10th call by BIRAC for proposals under the CRS Scheme.By Team ABLEOne of BIRAC’s ma

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