DBT posts proposal call for India-UK Industrial Waste Challenge 2017

2017-07-03 20:19:10

In the recent proposal call, Department of Biotechnology of India (DBT) has called upon Indian organizations to apply for funding to work with UK partners on biotechnology solutions for industrial waste challenges in India.By Team ABLEIn the recent proposal call, Department of Biotechnology of India (DBT) has called upon Indian organizations to apply for funding to work with UK partners on biotech

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Energy startup Carbon Masters secures funding from IAN and Sangam Ventures to scale-up bottled bio-CNG production

2017-07-03 20:17:37

Carbon Masters was founded in 2012, and the company is known to have developed India’s first bottled bio-CNG brand called Carbonlites. Carbonlites is bio-CNG produced from the biomethanisation of organic waste streams.By Team ABLEIn an announcement released yesterday, it is revealed that Carbon Masters, the Bengaluru-located renewable energy solutions provider, has raised an undisclosed amount o

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Dr Harsh Vardhan launches National Biopharma Mission (i3)

2017-06-30 00:21:34

The first ever Industry-Academia mission to accelerate biopharmaceutical development in India was formally launched by the Union Cabinet Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on June 30, 2017. By Team ABLEThe program named Innovate in India (i3) will witness an investment of USD 250 million with USD 125 million

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DBT calls for proposals from colleges under strengthening component of Star College Scheme

2017-06-28 09:30:23

The program, according to DBT, emphasizes holistic improvement of science education at undergraduate level with special emphasis on practical training to students. By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology has invited applications from colleges of all the states and union territories of India offering undergraduate education in Sciences under ‘Star College’ Scheme to brand and nurture excell

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DBT announces Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) for year 2017

2017-06-28 09:29:26

The Department of Biotechnology instituted the ‘Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award’ (IYBA) in the year 2005. This is an attractive, career oriented scheme to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desirous of pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology. \n\n\n \n \n \n \n\n\n

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Global Business Inroads uses BIO International Convention 2017 as launchpad for its Global Technology Interface

2017-06-28 09:27:27

GTI’s objective is to bridge the gap in tech access and deployment.By Team ABLEThe Global Business Inroads (GBI) has announced the launch of Global Technology Interface (GTI), a portal to showcase technology and innovation, with a focus on cleantech, biotech and information technology. The company indicates that this launch is line with an aim to discover new international partners, customers an

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Takeda, Biological E seal partnership deal to develop low-cost combination vaccines

2017-06-28 09:20:45

Two recently-signed agreements will transfer Takeda\'s measles and acellular pertussis vaccine technologies to Biological E. to develop low-cost combination vaccines including diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (DTaP) and measles-rubella (MR) vaccinesBy Team ABLEJapan’s pharma giant, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and Hyderabad-based Biological E Limited has announced that they have ente

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DuPont Pioneer secures exclusive rights to ERS’ CRISPR-Cas patent portfolio for agriculture applications

2017-06-28 09:19:25

DuPont has gained exclusive rights to ERS’ patent portfolio covering CRISPR-Cas genome editing technology for all agricultural uses and applications in plants. By Team ABLEDuPont Pioneer (DuPont) and ERS Genomics (ERS) have announced a technology license agreement whereby DuPont gains exclusive rights to the ERS patent portfolio covering CRISPR-Cas genome editing technology for all agricultural

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Sun Pharma, National Institute of Virology sign agreement to fight Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue together

2017-06-27 06:38:17

Sun Pharma and the National Institute of Virology have signed an agreement for testing phytopharmaceutical, biologic and chemical entities developed by Sun against Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue viruses.By Team ABLESun Pharma and The National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, an institution of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfa

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Lupin’s Founder and Chairman Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta passes away

2017-06-27 06:36:42

Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta, 79, Founder and Chairman of Lupin Limited, passed away on June 26, 2017 at MumbaiBy Team ABLEDr. Desh Bandhu Gupta, Founder and Chairman of Lupin Limited, passed away on June 26, 2017 at Mumbai. He was 79 years old. He will be remembered as a visionary, path-breaker and a nationalist who created a solid legacy of a global pharmaceutical major with a presence in over 100

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