Nominations for Biotech Product, Process Development and Commercialization Award 2018 announced

2018-01-09 06:57:59

Up to five awards shall be given every year. Each award will carry a cash amount of Rs 2.00 lakhs along with a citation.By Team ABLE The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) invites nominations from scientists/ innovators/ entrepreneurs/ institutions/companies both in public as well as private sector towards development and commercialization of process/technology/product in the areas of biotechnology

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare notifies Electronic Health Records verison 2016

2018-01-09 06:54:35

On Jan 5, 2018, the Health Ministry has notified Electronic Health Record (EHR) Standards Version 2016 for India in December 2016 (whilst the earlier version of EHR Standards was notified in September 2013) with an intent to bring standardization and homogeneity, inter-operability in capture, storage, transmission & use of healthcare information across various Health IT systems.According to th

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Momenta-Mylan announce development strategy for a proposed biosimilar to EYLEA

2018-01-07 02:18:10

EYLEA is a vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitor indicated for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degenerationBy Team ABLEMomenta Pharmaceuticals Inc and Mylan N V have announced the development strategy for M710, a proposed biosimilar to EYLEA (aflibercept) injection. EYLEA is a vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor indicated for the treatment of neovascular (we

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Triesta Unit of HCG to combine with Strand Life Sciences

2018-01-07 02:17:03

The combination of Triesta and Strand is expected to create an integrated platform with end-to-end capabilities in precision medicine, Healthcare Global Enterprises (HCG)By Team ABLEHealthcare Global Enterprises (HCG) has announced execution of definitive agreements for the business combination of its unit Triesta Sciences with bio- informatics firm Strand Life Sciences Pvt Ltd.The combination of

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Apollo Sugar Clinic inks deal with Israel’s GlucoMe\'s Digital Diabetes Care Solution for Diabetes Home-Care Program in India

2018-01-07 02:15:06

Apollo Hospitals Group\'s nationwide chain of diabetes clinics in India has begun integrating the GlucoMe digital diabetes care solution into its recently launched national diabetes home-care program.By Team ABLEDigital diabetes platform provider GlucoMe has announced that Apollo Sugar, Apollo Hospitals Group\'s nationwide chain of diabetes clinics in India, has begun integrating the GlucoMe digit

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Health Ministry, Tata Memorial Centre launch first Digital Online Oncology Tutorial

2018-01-07 02:13:46

This is part of a national program that will be rolled out across the country by Tata Memorial Centre in collaboration with state governments.By Team ABLEPreeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW) has launched the country’s first digital Online Oncology Tutorial Series designed by the Tata Memorial Center in collaboration with the Health Ministry. The oncology tutorial series aim to train the doctors across

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Infosys partners with ValGenesis to further enable digitization in Life Sciences

2018-01-07 02:11:17

Under the partnership, Infosys will integrate ValGenesis’ Validation Lifecycle Management System (VLMS) within its suite of services for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.By Team ABLETech giant Infosys  has entered into a new partnership with London-based paperless validation company ValGenesis, which is expected to bring even stronger compliance and quality management for its custome

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DBT announces Khorana Program for Scholars

2018-01-07 02:09:59

The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW)By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Nobel Prize in

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Microsoft, Google support DNAnexus with $58 million investment to accelerate expansion

2018-01-04 10:03:40

Investment led by Foresite Capital with strategic investment by Microsoft will support expansion in translational informatics, clinical trials, and broadened use of biomedical dataBy Team ABLEUS-based biomedical informatics and data management company DNAnexus has announced closing a $58 million financing led by new investor Foresite Capital with strategic investment from Microsoft. Existing inves

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US FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb releases statement on new steps to facilitate efficient generic drug review

2018-01-04 10:00:25

FDA expects to take additional steps this year to promote competition; to help reduce drug prices and improve access to medicine for Americans.By Team ABLEThe FDA has announced, on Jan 3, 2018, additional steps to encourage generic competition as part of its continued implementation of the Drug Competition Action Plan. This plan has three main components: reducing gaming by branded companies that

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