Merck opens China\'s first BioReliance End-to-End Biodevelopment Center in Shanghai

2017-09-26 09:18:59

The new BioReliance End-to-End Biodevelopment Center will host small-scale drug manufacturers working on early-phase clinical trialsBy Team ABLEMerck, the global science and technology company, has opened its first BioReliance End-to-End Biodevelopment Center in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Located in Shanghai, China, the center is expected to provide a full range of process development capabil

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DBT announces pre-proposal call on Training Course for Clinicians cum Creation of Genetic Diagnostic Unit

2017-09-26 09:16:05

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has called for pre-proposals with the aim to produce skilled clinicians in the area of Human Genetics and establish Genetic Diagnostic Units.By Team ABLECongenital and hereditary genetic diseases are becoming a significant health burden in India and hence there is a need for adequate and effective genetic testing and counseling services. The diagnostic tests f

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Miklens Bio ranked 15 among 2500 startups at TechSparks 2017

2017-09-26 09:15:07

Miklens Bio was ranked at number 15 amongst the 2500 entries best of the tech and startup world. The coveted list of Tech30 included startups from Artificial Intelligence (AI), healthtech, cyber security, and cryptocurrency made it to the list.By Team ABLEIndia’s most promising technology startups – the TECH30 were announced at TechSparks 2017, Bengaluru. Miklens Bio was ranked at number 15 am

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S&T Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan urges biotech innovators to serve people’s needs

2017-09-22 14:13:31

While praising the innovative products developed under the BIRAC schemes, the minister advised their actual success is when these products reach the people quickly.By Narayanan Suresh“We have many great success stories on display but the priority should be to ensure that these innovative products reach the market and help the people,” the Minister for S&T, Environment and Climate Change, D

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S&T Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan urges biotech innovators to serve people’s needs

2017-09-22 14:02:18

While praising the innovative products developed under the BIRAC schemes, the minister advised their actual success is when these products reach the people quickly.By Narayanan Suresh“We have many great success stories on display but the priority should be to ensure that these innovative products reach the market and help the people,” the Minister for S&T, Environment and Climate Change, D

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AMTZ signs MoU with NPC to accelerate medical device innovation in India

2017-09-22 13:53:05

This MoU is expected to enable manufacturers at AMTZ to access solutions for accelerating their productivity.By Team ABLEThe Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), India’s first integrated medical devices manufacturing park, which is being setup in Visakhapatnam, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Productivity Council (NPC) to contribute towards creating and sustaining

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Nektar Therapeutics appoints biotechnology executive Jeff Ajer as new Board Member

2017-09-22 13:50:28

Nektar Therapeutics has announced that Jeff Ajer, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of BioMarin, has been appointed as an Independent Director to Nektar\'s Board of Directors.By Team ABLENektar Therapeutics has announced that Jeff Ajer, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of BioMarin, has been appointed as an Independent Director to Nektar\'s Board of Director

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The world is running out of antibiotics: WHO report

2017-09-21 08:05:13

A report titled launched by WHO shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.By Team ABLEA report titled, ‘Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including tuberculosis’, launched by WHO shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to comb

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DBT announces three high-investment, high outcome thrusts for the North East Region

2017-09-21 08:03:07

DBT has established a dedicated \"North Eastern Region Biotechnology Program Management Cell (NER-BPMC)\", with an annual investment of Rs 180 crore, to evolve, implement and foster biotechnology research in the North East states.By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under the Ministry of Science & Technology, has announced that it has taken many steps to bring about a paradigm shi

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Transasia Bio-Medicals launches Dengue and Malaria detection kits

2017-09-20 05:26:06

Transasia Bio-Medicals has introduced the ErbaQik range of rapids for Dengue and Malaria detection. By Team ABLEMumbai-based Transasia Bio-Medicals has introduced the ErbaQik range of rapids for Dengue and Malaria detection. According to the company, the ErbaQik kits proved to have superior specificity (100%) and sensitivity (>92%) for all parameters of dengue and malaria, based on extensive ev

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