BIRAC, 1Crowd extend financial support to SynThera Biomedical

2018-07-10 07:42:47

SynThera has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding investment from two investors – equity crowd-funding platform 1Crowd and BIRAC’s SEED scheme via Venture Center.By Team ABLEPune-based healthcare startup SynThera Biomedical Private Limited, which focuses on R&D, manufacture and commercialization of affordable biomaterials-based medical devices, has secured an undisclosed amount of

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IIT Roorkee researchers identify new function of a protein that can help treat sepsis

2018-07-10 07:41:47

IIT researchers have identified a new immunomodulatory function of a protein that could potentially help in treating sepsis and other inflammatory diseases caused by abnormal functions of immune cells.By Team ABLEThe Indian Institute of Technology researchers have identified a new immunomodulatory function of a protein that could potentially help in treating sepsis and other inflammatory diseases

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India, South Korea sign five MoUs in S&T; prominence given to biotech collaborations

2018-07-10 07:40:21

In the area of biotechnology, New Delhi and Seoul have agreed to extend cooperation in health and medicine, agro-fishery products, developing environmental and energy sectors through bio-technology, big data biotechnology; bio-research resources; synthetic biology, genome editing and microbiomes, etc.By Team ABLEIn a significant collaborative move, India and South Korea have signed five MoUs in th

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India gets its first biofortified sorghum

2018-07-09 09:48:49

This improved sorghum variety was developed by ICRISAT under HarvestPlus – sorghum biofortification project and was tested as PVK 1009 in Maharashtra state and in All India Co-ordinated Sorghum Improvement Project (AICSIP) Trials.By Team ABLEIndia’s first biofortified sorghum (jowar), with significantly higher iron and zinc than regular sorghum, was formally launched on July 5th. Developed by

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Glenmark collaborates Seqirus to commercialize Ryaltris in Australia, New Zealand

2018-07-09 09:47:31

Glenmark signs an exclusive licensing agreement with Seqirus for its Investigational Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Nasal Spray – Ryaltris – for Australia and New Zealand markets By Team ABLEGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Glenmark), a research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, has announced that its subsidiary Glenmark Specialty S.A. has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement wi

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Deakin University Partners with AIIMS and JIPMER

2018-07-09 09:46:36

Both partnerships will contribute towards enhanced future healthcare activities in India.By Team ABLEShri Prakash Javadekar, Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India witnessed the signing of partnerships between Australia\'s Deakin University and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Res

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Zydus Cadila, CSIR-IMTECH collaborate to co-research TB drug

2018-07-09 07:08:16

Scientists from both organizations will work together on microbiology and genomics to identify new lead candidate as novel anti-tuberculosis compound.By Team ABLEZydus Cadila has inked an agreement with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Institute of Microbial Technology, to identify new drug candidates for treatment of drug resistant infections.The collaborative research agree

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NVIDIA, CSIR-CEERI establish Centre of Excellence to deploy AI solutions in biotech

2018-07-09 07:06:08

The centre is expected to accelerate the development of AI systems in India in varied fields like oceanography, geophysics, chemicals, drug design, genomics, healthcare, biotechnology and others.By Team ABLEThe Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI) and NVIDIA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly establish the CEERI-NVIDIA Centre of Excellence (CNCoE). The

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ICMR, GARDP, WHO partner to tackle neonatal and child mortality

2018-07-09 07:05:12

Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and ICMR jointly organized an event on reducing neonatal and child mortality by addressing drug resistance through collaboration, research, and innovation. By Team ABLEThe Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and ICMR jointly organized a

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IIT-Madras, Health Tech firms launch Digital Wellbeing Alliance

2018-07-09 06:58:51

IIT-M’s expertise in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, IoT & Motion Capture Technology to be leveraged in Digital Wellbeing Alliance. Digital technologies will be deployed with the objective of making Chennai the \'Digital Wellbeing Capital\' of the World.By Team ABLEIndian Institute of Technology Madras is initiating an alliance called \'Digital Wellbeing Alliance\' to d

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