DBT-European Commission announce HORIZON 2020 call

2017-12-19 09:40:53

DBT and the European Commission (EC) have agreed upon a Co-Funding Mechanism (CFM) which was applied for the first time in the ‘Horizon 2020’ Work programmes 2016-2017.By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India in collaboration with the European Commission will co-fund certain collaborative projects under the EU’s Research and I

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Cabinet approves continuation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Ayush Mission (NAM)

2017-12-19 09:39:21

Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Ayush Mission (NAM) has been approved from 01.04.2017 to 31.03.2020 with an outlay of Rs. 2400 crore over the 3 year period. By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime MinisterMr Narendra Modi has approved the continuation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Ayush Mission (NAM) from 01.04.2017 to 31.03.2020 with an outlay of Rs. 2400 crore over the

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Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences files 101 patent applications

2017-12-19 09:37:44

Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, has reached the milestone of filing 101 patents. By Team ABLEOne of the leading centres of research in the country, Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, has reached the milestone of filing 101 patents. With this, the university has got the distinction of bein

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Kalorama Information Report indicates biosimilars will reduce prices, but will not match generic-like savings

2017-12-19 09:35:12

Kalorama’s new market research study, ‘Biosimilars: Global Market and Trend Analysis’, indicates there will still be a healthy market as a handful of generic companies are willing to risk lower profits at first to lead the charge into biosimilar development.By Team ABLEMore than half of all pharmaceuticals prescribed in the United States in 2017 were generic, totaling sales $197 billion

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Cadila gets USFDA nod for generic drug to treat Parkinson’s

2017-12-19 09:33:56

Cadila Healthcare has received US FDA approval to market its Parkinson’s disease drug in AmericaBy Team ABLECadila Healthcare has said in a press release that the company has received approval from the US FDA to market Pramipexole Dihydrochloride extended-release tablets, used for treating Parkinson’s disease, in the American market.The company’s subsidiary, Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc,

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India, Morocco sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in healthcare

2017-12-19 09:32:24

JIPMER and Marrakech Mohamed VI University Hospital of Morocco signed an MoU for enhanced cooperation in telemedicineBy Team ABLEIndia and Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector on December 14th, 2017. Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare J P Nadda and Dr. Abdelkader Amara, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Morocco signed the MoU in t

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Fibsol Life Tech from Chennai wins first National Biotech Entrepreneurship contest

2017-12-16 15:45:51

Dr Kavitha Sairam led Fibsol Life Technologies, incubated at the Bioincubator of IIT-Chennai won the first prize in the National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition, organized in Bangalore on December 16, 2017 by BIRAC. The prize was for the company’s nanofiber based innovative plant growth promoter for crops. The  Rs 10 lakh prized was sponsored by Ankur SeedsBy Narayanan SureshBangalore, 16

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HITLAB, Unitus Seed Fund invite Healthcare Innovators to the 2018 HITLAB World Cup: India

2017-12-15 05:45:44

Innovators worldwide are invited to submit their original technology-enabled healthcare solutions and finalists will make pitches for up to $500,000 in fundingBy Team ABLEHITLAB, in association with StartHealth, an initiative of Unitus Seed Fund and part of India\'s leading impact venture fund investing in early-stage startups innovating for the masses, has announced the 2018 HITLAB World Cup: Ind

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Mitra Biotech receives Innovation Gallery Award

2017-12-13 01:02:50

Mitra Biotech has received the ‘Innovation Gallery Award’ at the 2017 CPhI & P-MEC event in Mumbai.By Team ABLEMitra Biotech, the company involved in advancing personalization of cancer treatment, has received the ‘Innovation Gallery Award’ at the 2017 CPhI & P-MEC event in Mumbai, India.Mitra was given the award for its innovative CANscript platform, which recreates a patient\'s o

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Union Minister J P Nadda launches new initiatives on Universal Health Coverage Day

2017-12-13 01:01:13

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at a function said that the Government is committed to advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage in the country, and have rolled out various initiatives to meet this aimBy Team ABLE“We are committed to advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage in the country, and have rolled out various initiatives to meet this aim”, stated

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