Prof. K VijayRaghavan appointed as Principal Scientific Adviser to India

2018-03-29 09:15:35

Prof. K VijayRaghavan was appointed the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India. He succeeds Dr. R. ChidambaramBy Team ABLEIt was announced on March 26, 2018, that ex-Secretary, Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and ex-Director of the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Prof. K VijayRaghavan was appointed the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India. He s

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No GST on Research Services; Provisions under Section 13 (3)(a) regularized

2018-03-29 08:44:45

GST on R&D services involving R&D, prototyping, manufacturing arrangements, in-house development of molecules, testing processes, and other services, where reference material is supplied, now clarified.  By Team ABLEThe union government has in principle agreed to waive GST by regularizing the research services and export of services sections related to pharmaceuticals and biotechnolog

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genedrive signs distribution agreement with ARKRAY Healthcare for RNA Assay

2018-03-29 02:12:19

Genedrive HCV ID Kit is a qualitative HCV RNA assayBy Team ABLEgenedrive plc, the near patient molecular diagnostics company, has signed a distribution agreement with ARKRAY Healthcare pvt Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of IVD company ARKRAY Inc. Japan, for its CE marked Genedrive HCV ID Kit and Genedrive platform in India.Under the agreement, genedrive will retain responsibility for product devel

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Mylan, Biocon receive European Commission and TGA Australia approvals for Biosimilar Insulin Glargine, Semglee

2018-03-29 02:10:53

Mylan plans to launch Semglee in Australia later this year and expects to begin launching the product across various markets in Europe in the second half of 2018.By Team ABLEMylan N.V. and Biocon Ltd have announced that their co-developed biosimilar insulin glargine Semglee has received marketing authorization approval from the European Commission (EC) following the positive recommendation by the

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Animal health companies Boehringer Ingelheim, KMOH, ZNWT to launch Vaccine JV in China

2018-03-29 02:09:44

The venture is expected to introduce a vaccine technology and expertise against foot-and-mouth disease in a bid to shape the future market in China. By Team ABLEShaanxi Meili Omni-Honesty Animal Health Co., Ltd., China’s vaccine company targeting foot-and-mouth disease in swine, was launched on March 24th with a groundbreaking ceremony held at the Airport New City in Xi’an, capital city of Sha

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Applications for Africa-India Mobility Fund opens on April 3, 2018

2018-03-29 02:08:37

Africa-India Mobility Fund (AIMF) is a two-year program designed to provide researchers from Africa and India with opportunities for short visits in either direction to explore opportunities for building and strengthening scientific collaborationBy Team ABLEThe Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance (India Alliance), in partnership with African Academy of Sciences has launched the Africa-India Mobility

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Syngene-GSK ink drug discovery pact

2018-03-27 07:23:26

The multi-year R&D agreement between the two companies will focus on accelerating the discovery of new drug candidates using Syngene’s discovery services platformsBy Team ABLEGlobally acclaimed Biotech major Biocon’s contract research arm Syngene International has inked a drug discovery agreement with biopharma giant GSK.The multi-year R&D agreement between the two companies will focus

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WideCells Group to launch stem cell insurance product in Asia

2018-03-27 07:21:53

The healthcare services group said the agreement had been signed with Cryoviva, a cord blood storage facility with operations in Thailand, Singapore and IndiaBy Team ABLEWideCells Group PLC said on Monday it has signed an agreement with Cryoviva Group to sell its stem-cell insurance product, CellPlan, in Asia.Cryoviva is a cord blood storage facility with operations in Thailand, Singapore and Indi

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan releases amended Bio-medical waste management rules

2018-03-27 07:19:41

Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 Rules have been amended to improve compliance and strengthen the implementation of environmentally sound management of biomedical waste in India.By Team ABLEUnderlining the effort to protect the environment and human health from infectious bio-medical waste, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that Bio-Medic

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On World TB Day, President, PM wow to make India TB-free by 2025

2018-03-27 07:15:14

On World TB Day, the Health Ministry launched new initiatives to combat TB; and Health Secretary highlighted the need for community participation for combating TBBy Team ABLEThe President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, in his message on the eve of World Tuberculosis Day, which is observed every year on March 24, has said, “I am happy to learn that the World Tuberculosis Day is being observed ev

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