Private MedTech companies form MTaI, Medical Technology Association of India

2016-09-21 11:04:45

The founding member companies of MTaI include major names such as Johnson & Johnson, Bausch & Lomb, Smith & Nephew, C R Bard, Terumo, Boston Scientific and VygonBy Team ABLEFounded in India with an aim to accelerate the growth of medical technology sector, Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) mainly represents key research based multinational companies with significant invest

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Biocon Appoints Suresh Subramanian as Head of Branded Formulations (India) Business

2016-09-20 08:45:32

Suresh Subramaniam joins Biocon as head of Biocon’s Branded Formulations business in IndiaBy Team ABLELeading biopharmaceuticals company, Biocon announced that Mr Suresh Subramanian has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Head of the company’s Branded Formulations (India) business. Suresh has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceuticals market, having worked in India and Thailand

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Environment Ministry clarifies on GEAC SUB-committee’s credentials on safety evaluation of GE crops

2016-09-19 09:37:22

The Environment Ministry has clarified that the Sub-Committee drawn up by GEAC has experts in subjects relevant to safety evaluation of GE crops. By Team ABLEThe Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has clarified that the Sub-Committee drawn up by GEAC has experts in subjects relevant to safety evaluation of GE crops. The Ministry issued the clarification in the backdr

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Dr Reddy’s expands collaboration with Amgen in India

2016-09-19 09:29:53

Under the terms of agreement, Dr Reddy’s will help Amgen in commercializing oncology and osteoporosis drugs in India.By Team ABLEDr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd has expanded its strategic collaboration to market and distribute three of Amgen’s medicines in India in the therapy areas of oncology and osteoporosis. Under the terms of the collaboration, Dr Reddy’s will commercialize XGEVA (denosum

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Bill Gates funds $14 million in biofuel company Renmatix

2016-09-19 09:24:43

This funding is expected to help Renmatix in commercializing Plantrose and drive towards the first wave of licensees building Plantrose-enabled biorefineries in global markets like Canada, India, Malaysia and USBy Team ABLERenmatix, the US-based biofuel company has received $14 million in investment, led by billionaire and Microsoft Founder Bill Gates. The press release by the company states that

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Elsevier, NASI name winners of the 2016 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards

2016-09-16 09:03:18

2016 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards serve to honor researchers under the age of 40 building a career in academic research and help them gain broad recognition in India and abroad for their work.

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Scientific, technical and me

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Khorana Program 2016-17 calls for scholars to be part of US universities’ R&D

2016-09-16 08:57:00

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward have partnered to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named in honor of Dr Har Gobind Khorana.

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Ramesh Raskar wins Lemelson-MIT Prize

2016-09-16 08:34:28

Inventor of Femto-photography Ramesh Raskar awarded $500,000 (Rs 3.34 crore) Lemelson-MIT Prize, while Achuta Kadambi, who is working on Superhuman Visual Systems to Capture Light bags Lemelson-MIT Student Prize.

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India origin Assoc

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TTP Labtech, University of California Collaboration Accelerates Single Cell Genomics Research

2016-09-16 07:38:31

A new workflow for single cell sequencing, which can reduce the cost of sample preparation developed. 

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TTP Labtech Ltd, a global leader in the design and development of automated instrumentat

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In a radical move, UN Report calls for delinking of pharma R&D costs from final prices

2016-09-15 08:46:00

The UN Secretary –General’s High-Lever Panel (HLP) on Access to Medicines, in its report submitted on September 14, 2016, has also recommended a  Global Policy and Code of Principles for Biomedical R&D that is binding on all countries to increase access to medicines for world’s poor people.

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