Thermo Fisher Scientific set to acquire CDMO company Patheon for $7.2 billion

2017-05-16 07:15:59

Thermo Fisher Scientific and Patheon have announced that their boards of directors have approved Thermo Fisher’s acquisition of Patheon. By Team ABLEThermo Fisher Scientific and NYSE-listed Patheon N V have announced that their boards of directors have approved Thermo Fisher’s acquisition of Patheon. Thermo Fisher will commence a tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares

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India’s String Bio and Eruvaka enter the list of eight start-up finalists considered for The Future Food Asia Award

2017-05-16 06:57:19

The Future Food Asia Award 2017 organizing committee has announced the list of start-up finalists, who will showcase their innovations at a mega event in Singapore on May 26, 2017. The Award is being driven by VC company ID Capital and supported by the Economic Development Board of Singapore. The winning start-up will receive a grant of  $100,000 (USD). Two Indian companies --Eruvaka Technolo

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India decides to introduce Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) as part of Universal Immunization Program (UIP)

2017-05-15 08:31:49

Taking a vow to stand committed in reducing child deaths due to pneumococcal infections, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda launched the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) in the Universal Immunization Program (UIP).By Team ABLE“No child should die in the country from Vaccine Preventable Diseases” is the Goal & Commitment of our government. We stand committed to reduc

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AdvaMed appreciates government’s initiatives to restructure DPCO 2013

2017-05-15 08:28:13

AdvaMed and its members have announced that they welcome the Government’s initiative to restructure DPCO 2013 in order to meet the unique, specific and continuously evolving requirements of the medical devices sector. By Team ABLEAdvaMed and its members, in a press statement, have announced that they welcome the Government’s initiative to restructure DPCO 2013 in order to meet the unique, spec

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Australia prepares to organize the 13th Indo-Australian Biotechnology Conference at Queensland University

2017-05-15 08:26:16

The 13th Indo-Australian Biotechnology Conference will be held at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Gardens Point, Brisbane from October 30-31, 2017. The theme of the Conference is “OMICS in Health”.By Team ABLEThe 13th Indo-Australian Biotechnology Conference with an overarching theme of ‘OMICS in Health’ will focus on the application of large scale Omics techniques towards answer

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Merck Opens New M Lab Collaboration Center in Bangalore

2017-05-13 03:11:23

Merk opens a new lab in Bangalore to simulates a GMP manufacturing environment to accelerate development of new therapiesBy Team ABLEMerck has announced the expansion of its M Lab Collaboration Center in Bangalore, India. The facility will provide biopharmaceutical manufacturers with a shared, exploratory environment where they can closely collaborate with Merck scientists and engineers to solve t

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National Awards for Excellence in technology presented

2017-05-13 02:46:11

The President, Pranab Mukherjee, presented the national awards for excellence in technology on the 19th National Technology Day.By Team ABLEThe national awards for excellence in technology were presented on Technology Day this week in Delhi. The awardees in biotech  included Prof. Phani Kumar Pullela of CMR Institute of Technology, Bengaluru and Dr Soma Guhathakurta, Adjunct Professor in the

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Technology Day commemorates India’s success in taking Science & Technology to the people

2017-05-13 02:09:58

India is now one of the world’s fastest growing centers for S&T entrepreneurship.By Team ABLE The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr Harshvardhan, speaking at the Technology Awards Ceremony on the occasion of National Technology Day in New Delhi said, “India is now one of the world’s fastest growing centers for S&T entrepreneurship.”Technology D

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“Technology for sustainable and inclusive growth is the need of the hour,” says President Pranab Mukherjee

2017-05-13 02:07:07

The President of India Mr Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of the National Technology Day Celebrations in New Delhi stressed on the importance of technology in inclusive growth. By Team ABLESpeaking on the occasion of Technology Day, the President said that scientific and technological developments are a key to any nation’s success. “India is one of the top-ranking countries in the field of ba

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GEAC clears commercial use of genetically modified mustard

2017-05-12 06:30:18

India’s GM crop regulator, GEAC, approves the CGMCP's application for environmental release of genetically modified mustard.By Team ABLEThe 133rd meeting of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) convened on May 11, 2017 has approved commercial cultivation of GM Mustard. GEAC is under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), which is the nodal agency in the ad

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