Sun Pharma collaborates with ICGEB to develop dengue vaccine for India and global markets

2016-10-20 09:24:38

According to the agreement, ICGEB will grant Sun Pharma exclusive rights and licenses for development and commercialization of this vaccine globally. ICGEB will receive pre-defined royalty and milestone payments.By Team ABLEIndia’s most recognized and successful pharmaceutical manufacturer, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has signed a new collaboration with International Centre for Genetic Enginee

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DBT develops iron fortified rice to tackle anemia in school children

2016-10-19 10:01:34

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), in order to address the problem of anemia, has developed an appropriate technology on iron fortified rice premix from broken rice kernels. By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT), in order to address the problem of anemia, has developed an appropriate technology on iron fortified rice premix from broken rice kernels. This iron fortified rice premix

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Four Indian cities to house BRICS Biomed centers

2016-10-19 10:00:04

The four BRICS Biomed Centre will work on an aim to develop new biomedical technologies and development of domestic demand and export of biotech products.By Team ABLENEW DELHI: The BRICS Biomed Cooperation has decided that BRICS Biomed Centre in India will be established in Kanyakumari, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi by 2025. The four centers will work on an aim to develop new biomedical technolog

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The IV2 Alliance, Telangana forge MoU to advance biomedical innovation

2016-10-19 09:57:32

The MoU ensures the entities will engage in the joint promotion of economic development, science/technology, commercial and financial activities within Montgomery County, Maryland and Hyderabad, Telangana, IndiaBy Team ABLERepresentatives from Maryland, USA-based non-profit corporation, The IV2 Alliance and the government of the State of Telangana, India, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding

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AIIMS buys Elekta’s advanced cancer treatment devices; purchase represents India’s largest public investment in health sector

2016-10-19 09:09:21

The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) has expanded its cancer care with advanced treatment devices from Elekta.By Team ABLEThe All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) will acquire seven Elekta’s Versa HD linear accelerators and six microSelectron brachytherapy systems. The investment supports AIIMS’s current phase of sustained expansion, which represents India’s largest p

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India tops WHO list of TB-affected countries; ordered to step-up diagnosis, reporting and cure

2016-10-19 09:01:51

WHO in its 2016 Global Tuberculosis Report show that countries, especially in South East Asia, have fallen short in reporting incidents of TB and Multidrug-resistant TB. Six countries accounted for 60% of the total burden, with India bearing the brunt.By Team ABLEThe new data published by WHO in its 2016 Global Tuberculosis Report show that countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect, an

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DBT, Sweden’s VINNOVA call for joint proposals in Health research

2016-10-19 08:54:13

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA) have called for proposals to promote Indo-Swedish research and innovation cooperation.By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems has agreed to launch a joint call for proposals during 2016-2017 to promote Indo-Swedi

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Bio-Rad signs agreement to license Globavir\'s Dengue detection technology

2016-10-19 05:23:59

Bio-Rad will license Globavir\'s PanGlob dengue detection technology for use in an assay that includes dengue virus detection.By Team ABLECalifornia-headquartered biotechnology company Globavir Biosciences has entered into partnership agreement with diagnostic company Bio-Rad Laboratories. According to the agreement, Bio-Rad will license Globavir\'s PanGlob dengue detection technology for use in a

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India, Brazil ink MoUs to further cooperation in agriculture, cattle genomics research

2016-10-19 05:22:08

India and Brazil signed four MoUs on investment cooperation and facilitation treaty on agriculture, genomics, fisheries and pharma. By Team ABLEAt the BRICS summit held in Goa, India and Brazil signed four Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) after delegation level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Michel Temer. The MoUs were on investment cooperation and facilitation

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Sofinnova raises $650 million biotech-focused venture fund

2016-10-19 05:06:23

Sofinnova, a biotech-focused investment firm, has announced the closing of Sofinnova Venture Partners X at $650 million. Fund X will seek to invest in 20-25 companies ranging from $15 to $35 million per company.By Team ABLESofinnova, a biotech-focused investment firm, has announced the closing of Sofinnova Venture Partners X at $650 million. Sofinnova Venture Partners Fund X is the fourth fund to

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