Karnataka Govt disburses Rs 10.7 crore grant money to 26 biotech start-ups

2017-05-10 09:53:36

Karnataka Government picks 26 biotech start-ups to support them in their research, discovery, and developmental efforts. These 26 start-ups receive nearly a total of Rs 10.7 crore in grant funds from the Karnataka Government.By Team ABLEThe Government of Karnataka has released Rs 10.7 crore in grants to 26 biotech companies. These 26 biotechs were selected for Grant-in-aid through the state gover

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India’s First Integrated Bio-refinery for Renewable Fuels & Chemicals inaugurated by Mr Nitin Gadkari

2017-05-08 07:55:28

Praj’s second generation smart bio-refinery technology paves the way for stepping up ethanol blending program. The advanced bio-refinery technology demonstrates integrated production capability of 1 million litre per annum (MLPA) of ethanol from variety of biomass By Team ABLEMr Nitin Gadkari,  Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, applauds Praj’s achievement to launch the nation

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CDC updates guidance on interpretation of Zika testing results for pregnant women

2017-05-08 07:54:07

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Alert Notice with updated guidance for healthcare professionals to interpret Zika test results for pregnant women. Team ABLEThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Alert Notice with updated guidance for healthcare professionals to interpret Zika test results for women who live in, or frequentl

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India approves Hetero’s generic Sofosbuvir+Velpatasvir

2017-05-08 07:51:18

Hetero has received the approval for the generic version of ‘Sofosbuvir+Velpatasvir’ combination from Drugs Controller General of India.By Team ABLEAnti-retroviral drugs manufacturer Hetero has received the approval for the generic version of ‘Sofosbuvir+Velpatasvir’ combination from Drugs Controller General of India. The product will be marketed and distributed under the brand name ‘Vel

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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw felicitated with ‘AWSM Award for Excellence 2017’

2017-05-05 08:49:20

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, USA felicitates Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw with the Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM) AwardBy Team ABLEKiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson & Managing Director of Biocon Ltd, has been bestowed with the ‘AWSM Award for Excellence 2017’ by the Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM) wing of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

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Praj achieves breakthrough in smart bio-refinery; gears up to unveil India’s first Integrated Bio-Refinery plant

2017-05-05 08:43:09

Praj’s advanced bio refinery technology demonstrates integrated production capability of 1 million litre per annum of ethanol from a variety of biomass.Team ABLEPune-located biofuels manufacturer Praj Industries has announced a breakthrough in the scale up of its 2nd generation ethanol technology with successful completion and start-up of smart bio-refinery. Praj says that this is India’s firs

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WHO takes major step to begin pilot prequalification of biosimilars for cancer treatment

2017-05-05 08:41:31

If WHO finds that the biosimilars submitted for prequalification are comparable to originator products in terms of quality, safety and efficacy, the medicines will be listed by WHO and become eligible for procurement by United Nations agencies. Team ABLEThis year the World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to launch a pilot project for prequalifying biosimilar medicines, a step towards making

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BIO partners with NIH and NSF for Fourth Innovation Zone Exhibit

2017-05-05 08:39:46

The Innovation Zone companies, focused on drug discovery, diagnostics and other therapeutic platform technologies, will have dedicated exhibit space and participate in BIO’s One-on-One Partnering systemTeam ABLEThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have announced an agreement to feature Small Business In

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The Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance & EMBO are looking to fund meetings on latest developments in research areas in India

2017-05-04 08:58:14

The Wellcome Trust and DBT India Alliance (IA) and EMBO are looking to fund interdisciplinary meetings that cover the latest developments in research areas under-served in India. Team ABLEThe European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance (IA) jointly fund close to three meetings per year in India. The meetings, according to the alliance, should address di

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Biotech Crops surge to a new peak of 185.1 million hectares in 2016: ISAAA report

2017-05-04 08:53:50

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) released its annual report showcasing the 110-fold increase in adoption rate of biotech crops globally.Team ABLEThe International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) released its annual report showcasing the 110-fold increase in adoption rate of biotech crops globally in just 21 years of

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