IIT Roorkee’s professor Pranita Sarangi bags Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award

2017-12-27 07:33:09

Pranita P Sarangi, a professor of Biotechnology at IIT, Roorkee, has bagged this year\'s Innovative Young Biotechnologist AwardBy Team ABLEPranita P Sarangi, a professor of Biotechnology at IIT, Roorkee, has bagged this year\'s Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award.Sarangi was chosen for the award by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, for her

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Coromandel International to acquire bio-pesticides business from EID-Parry

2017-12-27 07:32:12

Coromandel International has signed a term sheet to acquire the bio-pesticides business from EID-Parry (India)By Team ABLECoromandel International has signed a term sheet to acquire the bio-pesticides business from EID-Parry (India) together with its wholly-owned subsidiary Parry America, Inc, USA through a slump sale. The transaction is valued at Rs 338 crore (subject to changes in working capita

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Department of Biotechnology releases Year End Review 2017

2017-12-27 07:15:44

In a detailed press release, DBT has rounded up all the major developments initiated and accomplished in the year 2017.By Team ABLEIn a detailed press release, it has been announced that for the Department of Biotechnology, the year 2017 has been marked by path breaking research and cutting-edge technology in myriad of areas. The key areas span across healthcare, agriculture, food and nutrition, b

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BPCL signs MoU with Odisha University for production of biofuel

2017-12-27 06:56:44

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) have signed an MoU for production of biofuel from paddy based strawBy Team ABLEAccording to a news release, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been inked between Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) for production of biofu

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Merck, China’s WuXi AppTec to launch Biotech Incubator in Israel

2017-12-27 06:55:34

Named ‘Explore Bio’, the incubator will be located at Merck Serono’s existing complex in Yavne, a town in central Israel.By Team ABLEShanghai-based pharmaceutical company WuXi AppTec Group is partnering with Merck Serono, a subsidiary of company Merck KGaA, to launch a pharma and biotech startup incubator in Israel in early 2018. Israel-born businessman Mori Arkin and life sciences-focused v

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BIRAC receives SKOCH Order-of-Merit Award under the SKOCH Technologies for Growth 2017 category

2017-12-27 06:51:43

BIRAC was nominated under ‘SKOCH Technologies for Growth Award 2017’ category for the project ‘Creating Biotechnology Innovation Ecosystem in India from Concept to reality’. By Team ABLEBiotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) was awarded the SKOCH Order-of-Merit Award during the 50th SKOCH Summit held on 20th-21st December 2017 at Constitution Club of India, Ne

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Cabinet approves MoU between India-Cuba and India-Italy on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine

2017-12-22 09:55:47

The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for a MoU between India and Cuba and another between India and Italy on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.By Team ABLEIndia-CubaThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Cu

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Life sciences logistics firm Marken expands presence in India

2017-12-22 09:28:40

Marken announces a new branch in Ahmedabad and expand into larger spaces in Hyderabad and Delhi. By Team ABLEMarken, the wholly-owned subsidiary of UPS, that has expertise in patient-centric supply chain organization 100% dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.Both offices will be operational in the first quarter, 2018. The office moves are a response to increa

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Cvergenx and Bengaluru’s HCG to co-launch genomic radiation therapy

2017-12-22 09:22:06

The HCG/Cvergenx joint venture will be the first commercial initiative to bring into clinical practice a solution that integrates genomics into radiation treatment planning and therapy in India.By Team ABLECvergenx Inc. and Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd. have entered into an exclusive collaboration to develop, validate and commercialize precision genomic radiation therapy (pGRTTM) technology i

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DCGI waves green signal to Indian firm to conduct Zika vaccine phase 1 trials

2017-12-22 09:19:56

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey has disclosed that the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted permission to an Indian firm to conduct Phase-I clinical trials for a Zika vaccine. By Team ABLEThe Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted permission to an Indian firm to conduct phase-I clinical trial, in pursuance to its appli

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