Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges invites innovators for grant opportunities

2016-09-14 07:32:37

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its funding partners in the Grand Challenges family of grant programs are inviting innovators to apply for grant opportunities. By Team ABLE

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invites applications under two key programs.

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West Bengal researchers develop biodegradable energy from fish bio-waste that can power pacemakers

2016-09-13 10:56:11

Researchers at Jadavpur University have synthesized flexible bio-piezoelectric nanogenerator (BPNG) from the bio-waste of fish.By Team ABLEA team of researchers at West Bengal’s Jadavpur University have developed a biodegradable energy harvester from raw fish scales. They believe that in the future it has the potential to replace pacemaker devices for the heart. The researchers have synthesized

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Acceliant, India’s CDSA collaborate to accelerate clinical data management and new drug R&D

2016-09-13 10:47:14

As part of this alliance, CDSA will leverage Acceliant's robust solutions for its clinical trials that run under the Ministry.By Team ABLEAcceliant, the medical industry technology division of Trianz providing advanced clinical trial data management solutions to clients worldwide, has entered into a partnership with Clinical Development Services Agency (CDSA), an initiative of the Department of Bi

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Sanofi, Verily to develop comprehensive diabetes management platform, Onduo

2016-09-13 10:24:16

Onduo is a joint venture created through Sanofi and Google’s Verily to focus on diabetes management. 

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French drugmaker Sanofi and Verily Life Sciences LLC (formerly Google Life Sciences), an Alphabet company, have announce

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Arunachal Pradesh gets its first Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi store

2016-09-13 10:18:21

The Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Mr Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated Arunachal Pradesh’s first Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Store at Naharlagun, Itanagar.By Team ABLEThe Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated Arunachal Pradesh’s first Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Store at Naharlagun, Itanagar on September 12, 2016. Chief Minister of Aru

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“ABLE is a forum for entrepreneurs to network and learn from biotech industry leaders,” Subramani Ramachandrappa (Subbu)

2016-09-13 07:34:34

Mr Subramani Ramachandrappa (Subbu) is the treasurer of Association of Biotechnology-Led Enterprises (ABLE), handling the critical task of keeping the organization’s finances in fine fettle. He is also the Founder and CEO of Richcore Lifesciences, a Privae Equity funded company focused on developing innovative enzyme solutions for Clean-tech and Bio-pharma applications. He is an Engineer and MBA

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CDSCO extends BA/BE studies’ validity of approval to 3 years

2016-09-12 10:22:51

To alleviate the problems of the industry, CDSCO has announced that it will extend the validity period of approvals granted to facilities conducting BA/BE studies to three years.    By Team ABLECurrently approval of the Bioavailability/Bioequivalence study center along with Bioanalytical laboratory to conduct Bioavailability/ Bioequivalence studies is given by CDSCO after inspection

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Swagene launches new series for genetic diagnostics under the brand Swaviva

2016-09-12 10:20:41

Chennai-based molecular diagnostic startup Swagene has launched consumer genetics services tagged with a brand name called Swaviva. The Swaviva diagnostics  target sports, hair fall, diabetes and obesity.By Team ABLESwagene, which commenced its R&D operations in 2014, has announced the launch of lifestyle genetics under a new brand name , Swaviva. “A lot of people have worries and

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Kintetsu World Express opens pharma warehouse in Hyderabad airport

2016-09-12 07:39:54

The Indian subsidiary of Kintetsu World Express (KWE), KWE India has opened the country’s first Good Distribution Process (GDP) warehouse at the Hyderabad airport cargo satellite building. This facility will exclusively handle pharmaceutical logistics. KWE India Managing Director Mineo Suzuki inaugurated the facility. KWE says that the company has become the first to set up a unique and one of t

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Takeda initiates global phase 3 clinical trial of Dengue Vaccine

2016-09-12 07:37:59

The study will evaluate vaccine protection against all four strains of dengue virus, regardless of previous exposureTakeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited has announced that it has vaccinated the first subject in the Tetravalent Immunization against Dengue Efficacy Study (TIDES), a phase 3 double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial of its live-attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine candid

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