India gets its first biofortified sorghum

2018-07-09 09:48:49

This improved sorghum variety was developed by ICRISAT under HarvestPlus – sorghum biofortification project and was tested as PVK 1009 in Maharashtra state and in All India Co-ordinated Sorghum Improvement Project (AICSIP) Trials.By Team ABLEIndia’s first biofortified sorghum (jowar), with significantly higher iron and zinc than regular sorghum, was formally launched on July 5th. Developed by

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Glenmark collaborates Seqirus to commercialize Ryaltris in Australia, New Zealand

2018-07-09 09:47:31

Glenmark signs an exclusive licensing agreement with Seqirus for its Investigational Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Nasal Spray – Ryaltris – for Australia and New Zealand markets By Team ABLEGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Glenmark), a research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, has announced that its subsidiary Glenmark Specialty S.A. has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement wi

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Deakin University Partners with AIIMS and JIPMER

2018-07-09 09:46:36

Both partnerships will contribute towards enhanced future healthcare activities in India.By Team ABLEShri Prakash Javadekar, Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India witnessed the signing of partnerships between Australia\'s Deakin University and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Res

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Zydus Cadila, CSIR-IMTECH collaborate to co-research TB drug

2018-07-09 07:08:16

Scientists from both organizations will work together on microbiology and genomics to identify new lead candidate as novel anti-tuberculosis compound.By Team ABLEZydus Cadila has inked an agreement with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Institute of Microbial Technology, to identify new drug candidates for treatment of drug resistant infections.The collaborative research agree

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NVIDIA, CSIR-CEERI establish Centre of Excellence to deploy AI solutions in biotech

2018-07-09 07:06:08

The centre is expected to accelerate the development of AI systems in India in varied fields like oceanography, geophysics, chemicals, drug design, genomics, healthcare, biotechnology and others.By Team ABLEThe Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI) and NVIDIA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly establish the CEERI-NVIDIA Centre of Excellence (CNCoE). The

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ICMR, GARDP, WHO partner to tackle neonatal and child mortality

2018-07-09 07:05:12

Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and ICMR jointly organized an event on reducing neonatal and child mortality by addressing drug resistance through collaboration, research, and innovation. By Team ABLEThe Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and ICMR jointly organized a

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IIT-Madras, Health Tech firms launch Digital Wellbeing Alliance

2018-07-09 06:58:51

IIT-M’s expertise in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, IoT & Motion Capture Technology to be leveraged in Digital Wellbeing Alliance. Digital technologies will be deployed with the objective of making Chennai the \'Digital Wellbeing Capital\' of the World.By Team ABLEIndian Institute of Technology Madras is initiating an alliance called \'Digital Wellbeing Alliance\' to d

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EU gives clearance to Biocon’s Sterile Drug Product facility

2018-07-09 06:57:18

Biocon has received the EU GMP certification for its Sterile Drug Product manufacturing facility in BangaloreBy Team ABLEBiocon has received the EU GMP certification for its Sterile Drug Product manufacturing facility in Bangalore, which was inspected by the European agencies in March 2018. This facility is used for the manufacture of Biocon’s portfolio of biosimilars. Biocon remains committed t

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Cabinet approves DNA Technology Regulation Bill, 2018

2018-07-05 09:58:43

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018.By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018.The primary intended purpose for enactment of ‘The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill’ is

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Grand Challenges India, BIRAC call for proposals under ki Data Challenge for Maternal and Child health

2018-07-04 11:57:49

The ‘knowledge integration (ki) data challenge for Maternal and Child health’, is a call for proposals directed at addressing challenges that we face in improving health of mother and child in comparable geographies.By Team ABLEBiotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has posted a Request for Proposal (RFP), a Grand Challenges India Funding Opportunity on ki Data Challenge fo

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