Agri biotech firm Evogene expands market focus and corporate structure

2017-11-02 05:14:59

Revised market focus for Evogene involves leveraging its predictive biology platform to new areas in both agriculture and other fieldsBy Team ABLENASDAQ-listed and Israel located Evogene Ltd, the biotechnology company developing products for life science markets through the use of a computational predictive biology platform, has revised and expanded its market areas of focus and established a new

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DBT calls for proposals on initiating partnership based skill development program

2017-11-02 05:13:25

BT is seeking proposals for establishment of a partnership center for skill development program, entrepreneurship development program for studentsBy Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology is seeking proposals from Universities/R&D Institutions/State Councils of Science & Technology for establishment of partnership Centre with Department of Biotechnol

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India signs $200 million loan agreement with World Bank to boost Assam’s agribusiness and rural development

2017-11-02 05:12:10

The loan is expected to support the Government of Assam to facilitate agri-business investments, increase agriculture productivity and market accessBy Team ABLEThe Government of India and the World Bank signed a $200 million Loan Agreement for the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project.The Project is expected to support the Government of Assam to facilitate agri-business investments,

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US FDA approves Zydus Cadila’s breast cancer drug

2017-10-30 07:40:52

Zydus Cadila’s Tamoxifen Citrate Tablets has received final marketing approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration By Team ABLEPharmaceutical giant firm Zydus Cadila has received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Tamoxifen Citrate Tablets USP in the strengths of 10 mg (base) and 20 mg (base).It (Tamoxifen Citrate Tablets USP) wil

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Jeetu Eswaraka named Assistant Vice President for Comparative Medicine Resources at Rutgers University

2017-10-30 07:39:55

Jeetendra (Jeetu) Eswaraka has joined Rutgers University’s Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) earlier this month as Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Comparative Medicine Resources. By Team ABLEJeetendra (Jeetu) Eswaraka, known to have a decade and a half of experience leading lab animal research programs in the biopharmaceutical industry, is now AVP for Comparative Medicine Res

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Government to focus on making India anemia-free: Union Health Secretary

2017-10-30 07:32:39

The government is in the process of putting in place dedicated, preventive and promotive strategies in schools to make India anemia-free.By Team ABLEThe inaugural ceremony of the IAAH 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health, ‘Investing in Adolescent Health – the Future is Now’, was held on October 26, 2017 at New Delhi. At the event, Preeti Sudan, Secretary Ministry of Health and Family Wel

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World’s bio-energy usage needs to be more than double by 2030: Biofuture Summit’s goal

2017-10-30 07:30:38

India was part of the Biofuture Summit — the first major conference of the Biofuture Platform, a coalition of twenty country governments. Key declarations were made at the summit and projections indicate goals of doubling modern bioenergy’s share in global energy consumption by 2030.By Team ABLEAccording to projections of international energy agencies, the use of bio-energy as a share of the w

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ABLE invites nominations for BioExcellence Awards 2017

2017-10-28 02:23:15

ABLE opens nominations for Bio-Excellence Awards 2017. Nominations can be submitted online athttps://goo.gl/forms/sttTyYEFi5lZ6Zb03By Team ABLEThe Bio-Excellence Award has been instituted by the Department of IT-BT, S&T, Govt. of Karnataka with the purpose of recognizing those biotechnology firms that have shown dynamic leadership and outstanding contribution in their chosen fields of biotechn

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Biocon Q2FY18 revenues at Rs 1019 crore; Revenues from Operations grew 2% YoY

2017-10-28 01:57:15

Biocon reported total revenues of Rs 1019 crore for the quarter. EBITDA stood at Rs 233 crore; Net Profit at Rs 69 croreBy Team ABLELeading biotech company, Biocon Ltd  has announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended on September 30, 2017. Commenting on the quarterly performance and highlights, Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw stated:

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CDC recommends GSK’s Shingrix vaccine as the preferred vaccine for the prevention of shingles

2017-10-26 13:51:12

The US CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted in favor of three recommendations for the use of GSK’s ShingrixBy Team ABLEGlaxoSmithKline plc has announced that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted in favor of three recommendations for the use of its Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant

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