US Department of Justice gives an OK to Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto

2018-06-07 13:03:25

Bayer has obtained conditional approval from the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for the proposed acquisition of Monsanto. By Team ABLEOn Tuesday, Bayer obtained conditional approval from the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for the proposed acquisition of Monsanto. “Receipt of the DOJ’s approval brings us close to our goal

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The latest National Policy on Biofuels, 2018 expands the scope of use of raw materials for ethanol production

2018-06-07 13:02:05

The Policy expands the scope of raw material for ethanol production and it also encourages setting up of supply chain mechanisms for biodiesel production from non-edible oilseeds By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved National Policy on Biofuels – 2018 on May 15th. In order to promote biofuels in the country, a National Policy on Biofuels was

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India collaborates Netherland, Sweden for research program on HIV/AIDS

2018-06-07 13:00:42

The program aims to harness complementary research strengths and diverse expertise across the three nations to catalyze the development of better tools in order to understand and address the burgeoning global epidemic of HIVBy Team ABLERecently, at an event held at New Delhi, an announcement was made on ‘Collaborative Research Program on HIV/AIDS between India, The Netherlands and Sweden’. The

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Shriram Bioseed, KeyGene collaboration

2018-06-07 12:58:53

In a separate agreement, Hyderabad-based Shriram Bioseed, a DCM Shriram Ltd group company and KeyGene have signed a multi-year strategic co-development research program. The program will be for the development of improved rice hybrids with higher yields, increased tolerance to abiotic stresses, and better grain quality for consumers in India and Southeast Asia.According to a press release issued b

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ICRISAT, KeyGene ink LoI to co-work on novel crop technologies

2018-06-07 12:56:16

This is considered as a global partnership on technologies that could potentially benefit millions of smallholder farmers across Asia and Africa.By Team ABLEThe Netherlands-based agricultural biotech company KeyGene and not–for-profit scientific research organization, the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI), for research and co-d

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BASF, Evogene sign multiyear collaboration for novel insecticides development

2018-06-07 12:50:45

BASF and biotechnology company Evogene have entered into a new collaboration focusing on the development of novel insecticides. By Team ABLELeading chemical company BASF and biotechnology company Evogene have entered into a new collaboration focusing on the development of novel insecticides based on new binding areas (Site-of-Action or ‘SoA’) on key insecticidal target proteins. The parties al

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Substantial economic costs reported due to Chinese delays on Ag-Biotech approvals: Informa report

2018-06-07 12:45:59

Persistent delays in China’s ag-biotech regulatory system slows U.S. farmers’ access to new biotechnology products and costs the U.S. economy tens of thousands of jobs and billions in economic output, according to a new study released today by Informa’s Agribusiness Consulting Group (Informa). By Team ABLEAccording to a news filed on the BIO website, persistent delays in China’s Ag-biotech

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India Pavilion inaugurated @ BIO Boston

2018-06-07 09:59:36

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Boston, USA ,\nJune 5, 2018: India’s biotech industry was present in full\nstrength at the annual BIO Boston International Conference and\nConvention at the India Pavilion, set up by the Association of\nBiotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE), on behalf of the Department of\nBiotechnology, Government of India.

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Meet India\'s Most Exciting Biotechs @ ABLE\'s INNONATION = INDIA™ meeting on June 5, 2018, 3:30p.m - 06:30p.m in Hyatt Regency, Boston, USA

2018-05-28 06:03:07

India is one of the emerging centers for start-ups in the Tech and Life Sciences space. Supported by forward looking policies of the central and state governments several hubs like Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, NCR etc. are gaining momentum. India’s ease of business ranking has improved rapidly in the past few years and is expected to improve further. The levels of the FDI have gone up substantially

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Why biotech innovator Novozymes uses the SDGs as a catalyst for growth

2018-05-16 11:01:39

By Heather Clancy, Editorial Director, GreenBizNovozymes\n president and CEO Peder Holk Nielsen is optimistic that the world has \nthe willingness and the technology to tackle climate change.

But \nhe worries that too many well-intentioned companies are wasting time \ntaking action because they’re looking for perfect solutions for the long\n term rather than embracing good ones that have the p

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