Global area of biotech crops continued to rise in 2017; reaches 189.8 million hectares: ISAAA report

2018-06-29 08:39:55

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) and PG Economics Ltd. released new studies highlighting the continued social, environmental and economic benefits of the global adoption of biotechnology in agriculture.By Team ABLEOn June 26th 2018, the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) and PG Economics Ltd. released new

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WHO study shows Carbetocin could save thousands of women’s lives

2018-06-29 08:37:51

The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown an alternative drug – heat-stable carbetocin – to be as safe and effective as oxytocin in preventing postpartum haemorrhage.By Team ABLEAs India announces its ban on the manufacture of Oxytocin formulations in India, The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a news that indicates that a new formulation of a drug to p

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Oxytocin formulations ban to come into effect from 1st July 2018; KAPL to manufacture the drug for domestic use only

2018-06-29 08:36:20

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has restricted the manufacture of Oxytocin formulations for domestic use to public sector only, from 1st July 2018. It has also banned the import of Oxytocin and its formulations.By Team ABLEThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced that from 1st July 2018, no private manufacturer will be allowed to manufacture the drug for domestic use. Only

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Cabinet apprised of India-Denmark S&T agreement

2018-06-29 08:35:27

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Agreement between India and Denmark on Cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation. By Team ABLEA historic milestone in the Indo-Danish Science and Technology relationship was reached on May 22nd, 2018 through signing of an Agreement on Cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and

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Kalam Institute of Health Technology forges ties with BioCubaFarma

2018-06-29 08:30:22

A Letter of Intent (LoI) was signed between BioCubaFarma, BIRAC & KIHT with focus on exchange of technologies, products & innovations, transfer of technologies and commercialization of innovative healthcare products. By Team ABLEThe Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT) has entered into an international collaboration related to healthcare technologies. KIHT was part of the Indian del

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BSE to launch new platform for startups to be listed on India’s stock market

2018-06-29 08:28:26

This platform will facilitate the listing of companies in sectors like IT, ITES, biotechnology and life sciences. By Team ABLEAccording to the news filed by PTI, to make stock market listing attractive for startups, leading stock exchange BSE has decided to launch a new platform next month to list the new-age companies. This platform will facilitate the listing of companies in sectors like IT, ITE

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Boehringer Ingelheim bolsters biologics R&D with 230 million Euro investment in new development center

2018-06-29 08:27:40

The new Biologicals Development Center is another key building block supporting the company’s long-term strategy for increasing the pipeline’s share of biologicals.By Team ABLEGerman pharma giant, Boehringer Ingelheim has announced a 230 million Euro investment into a new Biologicals Development Center (BDC) at the company’s Research and Development site in Biberach, Germany, during the foun

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India is on the front line of the battle to prevent a post-antibiotic world, reports Bloomberg

2018-06-26 04:16:51

The Startups Waging War Against Superbugs ...By Team ABLEBloomberg, which delivers business and financial information, has recently done a feature on -- The Startups Waging War Against Superbugs. The article says that India is on the front line of combating Antibiotic Resistance.The article features BugWorks Bugworks’ answer, which is an antibiotic that attacks bacteria in two ways at once rathe

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Xcode Life launches South Asian Genome Project

2018-06-26 03:45:31

Chennai located Xcode Life has announced the worldwide launch of the South Asian Genome (SAGE) Project.By Team ABLEChennai located Xcode Life, an innovative personal genomics company, has announced the worldwide launch of the South Asian Genome (SAGE) Project. This is open to all individuals with known South Asian roots.According to the press release, all individuals who qualify the eligibility cr

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India, Cuba sign MoUs to enhance co-operation in field of biotechnology, medicine & homoeopathy

2018-06-26 03:44:37

Envoys from the Ministry of S&T of both the sides agreed on an MoU to deepen collaboration on biotechnology. A Letter of Intent was signed between Cuba\'s BioCubaFarma and India\'s Kalam Institute of Health Technology.By Team ABLEIndia and Cuba on June 22, 2018 signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) in the field of biotechnology, traditional medicine and homoeopathy. The agreements wer

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