ABLE announces BioEconomy Conclave Pune

2018-08-27 09:51:48

ABLE will host BioEconomy Conclave in Pune, Maharashtra, on October 4-5, 2018. This is a two-day conclave and will be held in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Dr Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune. The conclave will focus on “Strategies for $100 Billion Economy”.Some of the key sessions include:Keynote on “How Industrial Biotech can spur BioEconomy to $100 billion ta

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Indian Bio medical Skill Consortium, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation collaborate on effective skill development

2018-08-27 08:40:42

This initiative would bolster the growth of professionals in the country and is considered as a right move for encouraging the high-end professionals’ skills and enhancement of safety of medical products. By Team ABLEThe Indian Bio medical Skill Consortium (IBSC) has entered into an MoU with the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI). This paves the way for Biomed

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Newer blood pressure, cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival rate in patients: ASCOT Legacy study

2018-08-27 08:39:50

Patients who took a newer blood pressure lowering treatment (based on a calcium channel blocker) for 5.5 years were 29% less likely to have died from a stroke ten years later than those taking an older regimen (based on a beta-blocker).By Team ABLEBlood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with hypertension after more than a decade, according to late bre

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India’s first aviation biofuel put to test; SpiceJet operates flight with Made-in-India biofuel

2018-08-27 08:38:14

The SpiceJet flight was powered by a mix of conventional air turbine fuel (ATF) and biofuel. One engine operated with 100% ATF while the other engine with 75% ATF and 25% Biofuel. By Team ABLEMonday, August 27th, 2018 is one big historical day for both the Indian Aviation Industry and for the Ministry of Petroleum and Gas. SpiceJet successfully operated a turboprop, Q-400, using biofuel formu

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IIT Roorkee’s biotech researchers identify Acinetobacter’s virulence factor

2018-08-24 04:32:15

Prof. Ranjana Pathania, Associate Professor, Department of Biotech at IIT Roorkee, and his team have identified Hfq, an RNA chaperone protein, as an important virulence factor in A. baumannii.By Team ABLEAcinetobacter baumannii is one of the most prevalent bacteria responsible for neonatal sepsis in India. These bacteria are not airborne, but can spread through direct contact with surfaces, object

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Latest discovery reveals lower-risk malaria regions as breeding grounds for drug-resistant strains

2018-08-24 04:30:14

In the new study, researchers used mathematical modeling to investigate the historical observation that resistant strains of the parasite evolve first in regions with lower infection rates, like Southeast Asia and South America.By Team ABLENew drug-resistant strains of the parasite that causes malaria tend to evolve in regions with a lower risk of malaria. This is because in hard-hit areas with hi

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Durban set to host Bio Africa Convention, the first ever African bio-economy convention

2018-08-24 04:27:08

BIO Africa Convention will be held between 27th and 29th, August, 2018, at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre, under the theme ‘Africa: Open for Business - Together building the Bio-Economy’. By Team ABLEThe inaugural BIO Africa Convention is an international event organized by AfricaBio, a biotechnology stakeholder association in partnership with Innovative Pharmeceutical Associ

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C-CAMP prepares for National Bio-Entrepreneurship Boot Camp on September 5th

2018-08-24 04:23:43

Designed and delivered by eminent faculty from the United Kingdom along with specialists from India, this boot camp, according to C-CAMP, is a great opportunity for bio-entrepreneurs to enter the market with confidence. By Team ABLEC-CAMP is organizing a National Bio-Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, which is a structured program to develop and enhance business, finance and management capabilities

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We need the world to know that there is a great environment for the women in Siruruseri park

2018-08-21 09:43:58

"We would like to see more budding entrepreneurs coming in and starting an enterprise," says Dr P M Murali, Chairman Golden Jubilee Biotech Park. Golden Jubilee Biotech Park for Women Society is a unique venture set up with a mission to provide opportunities to qualified women to take up to a career of remunerative self-employment through biotechnological enterprises. Dr Murali shares his views ab

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Genomics Market is expected to reach a revenue of $9331.8 million by 2023

2018-08-21 09:31:22

In the Asia Pacific, China and Japan are the dominant regions, whereas the improvement in healthcare infrastructure in India and South East Indian nations is expected to spur the Genomics Market in the future.By Team ABLEAccording to the new market research report by IndustryARC titled “Genomics Market: By Product Types (Microarray chip, Sequencers, Others); By Services (Bioinformatics, Laborato

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