DBT announces three high-investment, high outcome thrusts for the North East Region

2017-09-21 08:03:07

DBT has established a dedicated \"North Eastern Region Biotechnology Program Management Cell (NER-BPMC)\", with an annual investment of Rs 180 crore, to evolve, implement and foster biotechnology research in the North East states.By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under the Ministry of Science & Technology, has announced that it has taken many steps to bring about a paradigm shi

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Transasia Bio-Medicals launches Dengue and Malaria detection kits

2017-09-20 05:26:06

Transasia Bio-Medicals has introduced the ErbaQik range of rapids for Dengue and Malaria detection. By Team ABLEMumbai-based Transasia Bio-Medicals has introduced the ErbaQik range of rapids for Dengue and Malaria detection. According to the company, the ErbaQik kits proved to have superior specificity (100%) and sensitivity (>92%) for all parameters of dengue and malaria, based on extensive ev

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Russia-India embark on transfer of technologies for HIV drugs

2017-09-20 05:24:23

The National Immunobiological Company (Nacimbio), part of Rostec State Corporation, has signed an agreement on the transfer of technology with Mylan Laboratories By Team ABLEThe National Immunobiological Company (Nacimbio), part of Rostec State Corporation, at Biotechmed-2017 conference, signed an agreement on the transfer of technology for the production of ready-made dosage forms and active phar

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Immunocore, Bill & Melinda Gates foundation collaborate to develop immunotherapies for infectious diseases

2017-09-19 09:28:34

A $40 million investment has been committed by the foundation to accelerate development of Immunocore\'s ImmTAV and ImmTAB therapeutics for infectious diseases, in particular tuberculosis and HIVBy Team ABLEImmunocore Limited, known for developing T-cell Receptor (TCR)-based biological drugs to treat cancer, infectious diseases and autoimmune diseases, has announced an investment from the Bill &am

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China\'s Fosun Pharma to buy stake in Gland Pharma for $1.1 billion

2017-09-19 09:26:16

Fosun Pharmaceutical Group has announced on Sep 17, 2017 that it will cut the size of the stake to 74 percent in buying Gland PharmaBy Team ABLEShanghai’s Fosun Pharmaceutical Group has announced on Sep 17, 2017 that it will cut the size of the stake to 74 percent in buying Gland Pharma, paying about $1.1 billion, which is still set to be China\'s biggest acquisition in India.Fosun had previousl

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Hyderabad’s Transcell Biologics to raise $9 million funds

2017-09-19 09:25:08

Transcell Biologics Pvt Ltd, a Hyderabad-based biotechnology company, is in talks with existing as well as new investors to raise up to $9 million.By Team ABLETranscell Biologics Pvt Ltd, a Hyderabad-based biotechnology company, is in talks with existing as well as new investors to raise up to $9 million. This information was revealed to DEALSTREETASIA by the company’s Chief Executive office.

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MIT engineers invent one vaccine injection to carry multiple doses

2017-09-19 09:23:43

The engineers have discovered microparticles created by new 3D fabrication method that could release drugs or vaccines long after injection.By Team ABLEEngineers from the premier Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have invented a new 3D fabrication method that can generate a novel type of drug-carrying particle that could allow multiple doses of a drug or vaccine to be delivered over an e

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Uttarakhand Government, Indian Institute of Petroleum to produce biofuel from dry pine leaves

2017-09-15 08:40:08

The Uttarakhand government and the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) will work together to extract turpentine oil and biofuel from dry pine leavesBy Team ABLEThe Uttarakhand government and the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) will work together to extract turpentine oil and biofuel from dry pine leaves, which are considered to be the main cause of forest fires in the state during summers.The

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Director General of Health Services reviews swine flu vaccination guidelines

2017-09-15 08:38:03

The government has constituted a committee to identify areas most-hit by swine flu as it seeks to review its guidelines on seasonal influenza vaccination (H1N1)By Team ABLEThe government has constituted a committee to identify areas most-hit by swine flu as it seeks to review its guidelines on seasonal influenza vaccination (H1N1) and redefine categories to be vaccinated on priority basis, a healt

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TransCelerate appoints Novartis\' Badhri Srinivasan to the Board and Executives from Amgen and Allergan as Chair and Vice Chair

2017-09-15 08:36:04

TransCelerate BioPharma has announced the addition of Novartis to the biopharmaceutical non-profit organization, growing the consortium to 19 biopharmaceutical companies. By Team ABLETransCelerate BioPharma Inc. has announced the addition of Novartis to the biopharmaceutical non-profit organization, growing the consortium to 19 biopharmaceutical companies. In addition, TransCelerate membership hav

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