Evotec, Sanofi intend to create an Evotec-led Infectious Disease Open Innovation R&D Platform

2018-03-11 23:44:35

The Evotec-led platform is open to academia, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, foundations, and government agenciesBy Team ABLEGermany’s Evotec AG and Sanofi have entered into exclusive negotiations for Evotec to accelerate infectious disease research and development through a new open innovation platform near Lyon, France.In support of this platform, Sanofi will licence most of its in

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Lupin signs agreement with CSIR-NCL and DST

2018-03-11 23:43:40

Lupin has signed an agreement with CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory and Department of Science and Technology for conducting research on a continuous purification process development of a biosimilar monoclonal antibody therapeutic.By Team ABLEPharma major Lupin has signed an agreement with CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL, Pune) and Department of Science and Technology, (DST, Delhi) for

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National Conference on Technological Empowerment held on International Women’s Day

2018-03-11 23:41:02

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the National Academy of Sciences, India, organized an event on empowering women in the science and technology fieldBy Team ABLEThe National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), the oldest Science Academy of the country, had organized a two-day “National conference on the technological empowerment of women” on the occasion of International Women’s

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DBT calls for applications under Tata Innovation Fellowship, 2017-18

2018-03-11 23:38:08

The fellowship is aimed at rewarding interdisciplinary work where major emphasis is on innovation and translational research with a potential towards commercialization.By Team ABLEApplications are invited for Tata Innovation Fellowship, a highly competitive scheme instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India to recognize and reward scientists

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ExxonMobil\'s to introduce Algae Biofuel by 2025

2018-03-11 23:37:23

ExxonMobil Corporation XOM and Synthetic Genomics have initiated a new phase in their joint algae biofuel research program. Through the study, the company intends 10,000 barrels of algae biofuel per day by 2025. By Team ABLEExxonMobil Corporation XOM and Synthetic Genomics have initiated a new phase in their joint algae biofuel research program. Through the study, the company intends 10,000 barrel

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Datar Cancer Genetics, Thyrocare Gulf collaborate to offer oncology based genomic solutions

2018-03-11 23:36:28

Datar Cancer Genetics has entered into a collaboration with Bahrain’s Thyrocare Gulf to offer their oncology based genomic solutions in the region. By Team ABLEDatar Cancer Genetics Limited has entered into a collaboration with Bahrain-based Thyrocare Gulf to offer their oncology based genomic solutions in the region. “Our relationship with Thyrocare Gulf expands our footprint into the Middle

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Three Indian woman biotechnologists make it to Forbes’ 2018 W-Power Trailblazers

2018-03-11 23:35:47

Three women who have made the Biotechnology industry proud with their pioneering contributions have entered the Forbes India W-Power Trailblazers list. By Team ABLEMarking International Woman’s Day that falls on March 8th every year, Forbes India Magazine has released a list of the most powerful Indian women in their compilation titled Forbes’ 2018 W-Power Trailblazers. These women have etched

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Wipro, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham win Aegis Graham Bell Award 2017 for Innovation in mHealth

2018-03-11 23:32:21

The Amrita School of Biotechnology in collaboration with Wipro has developed a mobile health solution using a novel glucose monitoring system By Team ABLESoftware giant Wipro and Kerala-located Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham have jointly won the Aegis Graham Bell Award 2017 in the ‘Innovation in mHealth’ category. They were recognized for their joint initiative - ‘Redefining primary comfort usin

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IISc scientists find anti-asthma drug effective in TB treatment

2018-03-11 23:31:26

Scientists at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, have found that an existing anti-asthma drug is effective against tuberculosis and can help address the problem of drug resistance as well.By Team ABLEScientists at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore have found that an existing anti-asthma drug is effective against tuberculosis and can help address the problem of drug resistance a

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New study published in BMJ Global Health indicates shoddy effectiveness evidence behind India\'s top selling diabetes drug combos

2018-03-11 23:30:27

Requisite trial data fall well short of WHO standards; role of multinationals behind manufacture called into questionBy Team ABLEThe evidence on which India\'s top selling drug combinations for diabetes have been approved for sale is shoddy, with the requisite trial data falling well short of the international standards set by the World Health Organization (WHO), finds the first study of its kind

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