Nanotherapeutics finalizes transfer of human vaccine manufacturing enterprise to Serum Institute

2017-05-03 08:21:40

Nanotherapeutics and Cyrus Poonawalla Group have completed the final transfer of Nanotherapeutics Bohumil s.r.o.’s vaccine production enterprise located in Czech Republic to Praha Vaccines.By Team ABLENanotherapeutics Bohumil s.r.o., the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nanotherapeutics, and Cyrus Poonawalla Group have completed the final transfer of Nanotherapeutics Bohumil s.r.o.’s vaccine product

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WuXi NextCODE raises $75 million from Temasek, Jack Ma’s Yunfeng Capital, Amgen Ventures and 3W Partners

2017-05-03 08:20:07

WuXi NextCODE has closed a $75 million Series B financing from the company\'s existing investors and partners.By Team ABLEWuXi NextCODE, the Chinese contract genomics organization (CGO) building the global standard platform for genomic data, has closed a $75 million Series B financing from the company\'s existing investors and partners.The financing was co-led by Singaporean state investor Temasek

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Birla Industrial and Technological Museum gets a new biotech laboratory

2017-05-03 08:18:04

A new biotechnology laboratory to provide hands-on experience to school and college-goers was inaugurated at the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM)BY Team ABLEA new biotechnology laboratory that will provide hands-on experience to researchers at schools and colleges was inaugurated on May 2, 2017 at the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM), Kolkata, on the ocassion of the

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DBT Secretary outlines roadmap for $100 billion biotech industry at the Strategy Meet

2017-05-02 15:33:08

Secretary DBT, Professor VijayRaghavan highlighted the significance of the two-day strategy meet and gave an overview of the deliberations.By Team ABLEThe strategy meet of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) brought together experts from Biotechnology Sector to suggest a roadmap to strengthen the Department’s current programs further with an aim to achieve major social impact by 2022, the 75th

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Union Minister J P Nadda inaugurates Induction Training Program for new recruits of Central Health Services (CHS)

2017-05-02 15:29:18

The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, inaugurated the first-ever induction training program for the newly appointed General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs) of the Central Health Service CadreBy Team ABLEThe Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, inaugurated the first-ever induction training program for the newly appointed General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs)

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BIO releases USTR’s 2017 Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property Rights

2017-05-02 15:25:58

USTR’s 2017 report addresses many of the key IP-related challenges that BIO members face globallyBy Team ABLEThe trade association representing biotechnology companies, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has released a statement on May 1, 2017. The statement reads as follows:“BIO welcomes the release of USTR’s 2017 Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property Rights. The United State

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Daiichi Sankyo invests 15 billion Yen to support manufacturing of Antibody Drug Conjugate portfolio

2017-05-02 15:22:44

Daiichi Sankyo has decided to make an initial 15-billion-Yen investment to optimize and enhance its manufacturing capabilities to support its growing antibody drug conjugate (ADC) pipeline.By Team ABLEJapanese pharmaceutical major Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited has decided to make an initial 15 billion yen investment to optimize and enhance its manufacturing capabilities to support its growing ant

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University of Colorado scientists use high tech microscope to find clues into rare disease

2017-05-02 15:20:25

Using a unique microscope capable of illuminating living cell structures in great detail, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found clues into how a destructive autoimmune disease works, setting the stage for more discoveries in the future.By Team ABLEUsing a unique microscope capable of illuminating living cell structures in great detail, researchers at the Univ

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C-CAMP, Venture Centre offer BIRAC’s SEED fund support to life sciences start-ups

2017-05-01 06:58:21

The Entrepreneurship Development Center (Venture Center) and C-CAMP have announced that they are hosting a seed fund with a corpus of Rs 2 crore for life sciences start-upsBy Team ABLEThe Entrepreneurship Development Center (Venture Center), Pune, and C-CAMP, Bengaluru, have announced that they are hosting a seed fund with a corpus of Rs 2 crore under the scheme of ‘Sustainable Entrepreneurship

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An estimated 10 million children in India miss out on full vaccinations every year: UNICEF

2017-05-01 06:46:39

An estimated 10 million children in India still miss out on full vaccinations every year, says UNICEF, the largest buyer of vaccines for children in the world.By Team ABLEUNICEF recently announced that the agency has procured 2.5 billion doses of vaccines to protect children in nearly 100 countries in 2016, reaching almost half of the world’s children under the age of five. The figures, released

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