Lilly to acquire AurKa Pharma

2018-05-16 07:42:08

Eli Lilly and Company announced that it would acquire AurKa Pharma Inc.By Team ABLEA company established by TVM Capital Life Science to develop oncology compound AK-01, an Aurora kinase A inhibitor that was originally discovered at Lilly, will now be acquired by Eli Lilly. The compound is a potential first-in-class asset that AurKa Pharma is studying in Phase 1 clinical trials in multiple types of

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RIKA Biofules to invest $100-150 million to build Bio CNG plants in Punjab

2018-05-16 07:41:15

Punjab signs a MoU, in the presence of Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and Andrew Ayre, Deputy High Commissioner British High Commission, Chandigarh, to set up bio-gas and bio-CNG plants in the State, as part of the state’s concerted efforts to find sustainable solutions to paddy straw burning, which has emerged as a major environmental concern.By Team ABLEPunjab Bureau of Industria

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Emergex Awarded \"Innovate UK\" Grant to progress its universal and pandemic Flu vaccine

2018-05-16 07:39:25

Emergex Vaccines Holding Limited, a biotechnology company pioneering a new approach to vaccine development in the field of infectious diseases, announced that Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, has awarded the company a grant of £979,318 to progress its universal flu vaccine programme through preclinical development.By Team ABLEEmergex bags funding from UK Innovate. This grant will cover

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Biotech Innovators felicitated on National Technology Day

2018-05-16 07:26:38

National Technology Day celebrates technologies offering solutions for citizens. This years celebrations highlighted a surge in entrepreneurship spirit to develop cost effective indigenous technologies. Nearly biotech entreprepreneurs awardedBy Team ABLEAwards are given to several innovators and entrepreneurs on National Technology Day every year. The day is a significant milestone in the history

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Bharat Biotech bags National Technology Award for ROTAVAC

2018-05-14 06:52:02

Bharat Biotech receives National Technology Award for ROTAVAC from the President of India  By Team ABLEHyderabad-based Bharat Biotech announces the receipt of the National Technology Award for 2018 from the Technology Development Board, Govt of India. This prestigious award on innovative technologies, successfully developed and commercialized from India was bestowed on ROTAVAC, by the Preside

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Biotech\'s unlikely hero is the government: Forbes India

2018-05-08 09:17:13

Biotech\'s unlikely hero: The governmentBy Harichandan Arakali Forbes India Staff Published: May 2, 2018This February, Oraxion Therapeutics Inc, a spin-off from Bengaluru’s Aten Porus Lifesciences, announced its agreement with an unnamed US-based biopharmaceutical company under which it would give the American partner exclusive options to license Oraxion’s lead drug ORX-301 for the treatment o

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Pharma exports can cross $20 bn by 2020: Chief of Pharmexcil

2018-05-08 08:56:29

According to a Report published in The Economic Times, India’s pharmaceutical exports can cross $20 billion by 2020 even though the value of shipments to countries including the US have been hit.Source:’s pharmaceutical export

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IIT Madras scientists develop novel dual drug delivery system

2018-05-08 08:42:46

A dual local drug delivery system (DDS) composed of calcium phosphate bioceramic nanocarriers aimed at treating the antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and bone-regenerative aspects of periodontitis has been developed by IIT Madras scientists. Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and bone-regenerative dual-drug-loaded calcium phosphate nanocarriers—in vitro and in vivo studies.By Team ABLEIIT Madras

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Tuneable genetic \'clocks\' might lead to improved biotech strategies: Imperial College Scientists

2018-05-08 07:04:12

Imperial scientists have worked out how to fine-tune cellular clocks, which might lead to optimized production of drugs, biofuels and other chemicals.By Team ABLEImperial College Scientists have worked out how to fine-tune cellular clocks. In genetics, oscillators are biological \'clocks\' that express certain key genes at regular time intervals and such oscillators exist in all spheres of life, f

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Infinion Biopharma plans Rs 100-cr capex

2018-05-08 06:49:27

Technology start-up Infinion Biopharma Ltd plans to invest Rs 100 crore in developing innovative technologies in healthcare. By Team ABLESet up by two NRI healthcare professionals, Infinion Biopharma plans to set up a manufacturing and research facility in India. This was revealed by Vishal Jain, President & CEO, and one of the two promoters of the company, to the Hindu Businessline. The repor

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