BIO selects Des Moines as venue for the 2019 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

2018-02-28 05:12:38

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has announced the selection of Des Moines, Iowa, as the location for the 2019 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has announced the selection of Des Moines, Iowa, as the location for the 2019 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The event will be held July 8-11, 2019 a

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Roche launches new glucometer at Rs 1,099

2018-02-28 05:10:46

Roche Diabetes Care India has launched Accu-Chek Instant S at a price of Rs 1,099 to help in self-monitoring of the blood sugar levels.By Team ABLERoche Diabetes Care India, the market leader in diabetes care, has launched lower-priced glucometer to tap the mass-market segment.The local arm of the Swiss drug major today launched a glucometer called Accu-Chek Instant S at a price of Rs 1,099 that h

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KisanKraft, Government of Andhra Pradesh sign Rs 75 crore-MoU

2018-02-28 05:09:37

Government of Andhra Pradesh says it will give necessary support to the industries with credible background in the field of agriculture and biotechnology.BY TEAM ABLEKisanKraft Ltd, manufacturer and wholesale distributor of high quality agricultural equipment for small and marginal farmers on February 27th signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Andhra Pradesh for a Rs. 7

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BIRAC invites applications under BioNEST scheme for setting up of Bioincubators

2018-02-28 05:06:18

The BioNEST program provides support to establish bio-incubators either as a standalone entity or as a part of the academia.By Team ABLEBioNEST was launched by BIRAC with a vision that focused on fostering the biotech innovation ecosystem in the country. The BioNEST program provides support to establish bio-incubators either as a standalone entity or as a part of the academia. Through BioNEST, BIR

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Mitacs announces research internship opportunities for 200 graduate students from India and Canada

2018-02-27 06:11:20

As a part of this program, students will take part in research internships in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, such as clean energy, cybersecurity, biotechnology, sustainable infrastructure, and nanotechnology.By Team ABLEMitacs, a Canadian not-for-profit organization dedicated to research and training, has announced a new partnership with Science and Engineering Re

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Grand Challenges Canada funds 40 new health innovations in India

2018-02-27 06:10:44

Grand Challenges Canada has announced $7.9 million investment in support of women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive health and rights, water and sanitation, and global mental health in IndiaBy Team ABLEGrand Challenges Canada has announced an investment of up to $7.9 million in 40 health innovations in India, supported by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada and complement

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Spurious seeds raise the hackle of leading industry players

2018-02-23 08:10:05

The widespread circulation of spurious seeds in various states by small and unorganized seeds has been giving very bad name to the Rs 20,000 crore organized seed industry.  By Team ABLELeading industry players have decided to take the issue head on and have started off with a meeting with the Minister of State for Agriculture, Mr Parshotam Rupala and senior agriculture ministry officials in N

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Scripps Research Institute’s stroke drug demonstrates safety in clinical trial

2018-02-23 08:04:56

A preliminary Phase 2 clinical trial has demonstrated that patients with acute ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke, can safely tolerate high doses of 3K3A-APC, a promising anti-stroke drug invented at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). By Team ABLEA preliminary Phase 2 clinical trial has demonstrated that patients with acute ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke, can safe

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University of Southern California scientists discover new AI system to help check TB spread in India

2018-02-23 08:04:04

Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system that can help prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis in India.By Team ABLEScientists have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system that can help prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis in India more effectively than public outreach campaigns.The algorithm is also optimized

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Merck, WuXi AppTec launch Biotech Incubator in Israel

2018-02-21 08:23:24

The incubator will focus on pre-seed and early stage biotechnology startups and will operate with a five-year budget of 20 million euros ($25 million).By Team ABLEGermany-based multinational chemical, pharmaceutical, and life sciences company The Merck Group has partnered with Shanghai-based pharmaceutical company WuXi AppTec Group to launch ExploreBio pharma and biotech startup incubator in Israe

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