2017-09-27 11:01:23

Dr Deepak T Nair, Dr Sanjeev Das conferred with prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar AwardUnder the Biological Sciences category, Dr Deepak T Nair and Dr Sanjeev Das were conferred with the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for the year 2017. By Team ABLEAt the 76th Foundation Day of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, announced the 10 recipients

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Infosys Foundation inks MoU with IISc Bengaluru to boost infectious diseases research

2017-09-26 09:20:15

The MoU is expected to improve the infrastructure and broaden research activities at the Centre for Infectious Disease Research at the IIScBy Team ABLEInfosys’ philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding of Rs 5 crore with the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, to enhance research on infectious diseases. The MoU is expected to improve the in

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Merck opens China\'s first BioReliance End-to-End Biodevelopment Center in Shanghai

2017-09-26 09:18:59

The new BioReliance End-to-End Biodevelopment Center will host small-scale drug manufacturers working on early-phase clinical trialsBy Team ABLEMerck, the global science and technology company, has opened its first BioReliance End-to-End Biodevelopment Center in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Located in Shanghai, China, the center is expected to provide a full range of process development capabil

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DBT announces pre-proposal call on Training Course for Clinicians cum Creation of Genetic Diagnostic Unit

2017-09-26 09:16:05

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has called for pre-proposals with the aim to produce skilled clinicians in the area of Human Genetics and establish Genetic Diagnostic Units.By Team ABLECongenital and hereditary genetic diseases are becoming a significant health burden in India and hence there is a need for adequate and effective genetic testing and counseling services. The diagnostic tests f

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Miklens Bio ranked 15 among 2500 startups at TechSparks 2017

2017-09-26 09:15:07

Miklens Bio was ranked at number 15 amongst the 2500 entries best of the tech and startup world. The coveted list of Tech30 included startups from Artificial Intelligence (AI), healthtech, cyber security, and cryptocurrency made it to the list.By Team ABLEIndia’s most promising technology startups – the TECH30 were announced at TechSparks 2017, Bengaluru. Miklens Bio was ranked at number 15 am

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S&T Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan urges biotech innovators to serve people’s needs

2017-09-22 14:13:31

While praising the innovative products developed under the BIRAC schemes, the minister advised their actual success is when these products reach the people quickly.By Narayanan Suresh“We have many great success stories on display but the priority should be to ensure that these innovative products reach the market and help the people,” the Minister for S&T, Environment and Climate Change, D

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S&T Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan urges biotech innovators to serve people’s needs

2017-09-22 14:02:18

While praising the innovative products developed under the BIRAC schemes, the minister advised their actual success is when these products reach the people quickly.By Narayanan Suresh“We have many great success stories on display but the priority should be to ensure that these innovative products reach the market and help the people,” the Minister for S&T, Environment and Climate Change, D

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AMTZ signs MoU with NPC to accelerate medical device innovation in India

2017-09-22 13:53:05

This MoU is expected to enable manufacturers at AMTZ to access solutions for accelerating their productivity.By Team ABLEThe Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), India’s first integrated medical devices manufacturing park, which is being setup in Visakhapatnam, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Productivity Council (NPC) to contribute towards creating and sustaining

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Nektar Therapeutics appoints biotechnology executive Jeff Ajer as new Board Member

2017-09-22 13:50:28

Nektar Therapeutics has announced that Jeff Ajer, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of BioMarin, has been appointed as an Independent Director to Nektar\'s Board of Directors.By Team ABLENektar Therapeutics has announced that Jeff Ajer, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of BioMarin, has been appointed as an Independent Director to Nektar\'s Board of Director

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The world is running out of antibiotics: WHO report

2017-09-21 08:05:13

A report titled launched by WHO shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.By Team ABLEA report titled, ‘Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including tuberculosis’, launched by WHO shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to comb

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