BPCL signs MoU with Odisha University for production of biofuel

2017-12-27 06:56:44

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) have signed an MoU for production of biofuel from paddy based strawBy Team ABLEAccording to a news release, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been inked between Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) for production of biofu

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Merck, China’s WuXi AppTec to launch Biotech Incubator in Israel

2017-12-27 06:55:34

Named ‘Explore Bio’, the incubator will be located at Merck Serono’s existing complex in Yavne, a town in central Israel.By Team ABLEShanghai-based pharmaceutical company WuXi AppTec Group is partnering with Merck Serono, a subsidiary of company Merck KGaA, to launch a pharma and biotech startup incubator in Israel in early 2018. Israel-born businessman Mori Arkin and life sciences-focused v

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BIRAC receives SKOCH Order-of-Merit Award under the SKOCH Technologies for Growth 2017 category

2017-12-27 06:51:43

BIRAC was nominated under ‘SKOCH Technologies for Growth Award 2017’ category for the project ‘Creating Biotechnology Innovation Ecosystem in India from Concept to reality’. By Team ABLEBiotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) was awarded the SKOCH Order-of-Merit Award during the 50th SKOCH Summit held on 20th-21st December 2017 at Constitution Club of India, Ne

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Cabinet approves MoU between India-Cuba and India-Italy on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine

2017-12-22 09:55:47

The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for a MoU between India and Cuba and another between India and Italy on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.By Team ABLEIndia-CubaThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Cu

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Life sciences logistics firm Marken expands presence in India

2017-12-22 09:28:40

Marken announces a new branch in Ahmedabad and expand into larger spaces in Hyderabad and Delhi. By Team ABLEMarken, the wholly-owned subsidiary of UPS, that has expertise in patient-centric supply chain organization 100% dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.Both offices will be operational in the first quarter, 2018. The office moves are a response to increa

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Cvergenx and Bengaluru’s HCG to co-launch genomic radiation therapy

2017-12-22 09:22:06

The HCG/Cvergenx joint venture will be the first commercial initiative to bring into clinical practice a solution that integrates genomics into radiation treatment planning and therapy in India.By Team ABLECvergenx Inc. and Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd. have entered into an exclusive collaboration to develop, validate and commercialize precision genomic radiation therapy (pGRTTM) technology i

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DCGI waves green signal to Indian firm to conduct Zika vaccine phase 1 trials

2017-12-22 09:19:56

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey has disclosed that the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted permission to an Indian firm to conduct Phase-I clinical trials for a Zika vaccine. By Team ABLEThe Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted permission to an Indian firm to conduct phase-I clinical trial, in pursuance to its appli

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Government formulates revised National Health Policy, 2017

2017-12-22 09:15:46

The Government has formulated National Health Policy, 2017 in the light of the changes that have taken place in the country’s health sector scenario since the formulation of National Health Policy, 2002. By Team ABLEThe Government has formulated the National Health Policy, 2017 in the light of the changes that have taken place in the country’s health sector scenario since the formulation of Na

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CropIn Technology & IACG Sign MOU to Support Sustainable Agriculture and Improve Food Security

2017-12-19 09:45:33

CropIn Technology and the International Agriculture Consulting Group (IACG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the aim to strengthen sustainable agriculture, ensure food safety and improve food security.By Team ABLEThe collaboration intends to strengthen the agriculture value chain by facilitating adoption of agri-technology for climate resilience and agri-produce traceability. A

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Ministry of Health & Family Welfare publishes draft notification on prescription of generic drugs

2017-12-19 09:43:49

Health ministry announces draft policy on prescription of generic drugsBy Team ABLEMinistry of Health & Family Welfare has published a draft notification for public comments vide GSR 302 (E) dated 30.03.2017 for amendment of Rule 96 of the Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, 1945 to provide that the proper name of the drugs shall be printed in a conspicuous manner which shall be in the same font but

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