Global coalition CEPI formed to tackle infectious diseases

2016-09-08 13:55:05

India’s vaccine industry and government are preparing to play a key role in the newly formed global coalition, CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation), to be chaired  in the interim by DBT secretary, Dr K VijayRaghavan.By Team ABLEThe decision to play an active role and offering India’s immense expertise in vaccine production and other capabilities in this new coalition, CEP

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Nagaland to host India Diabetes Study

2016-09-08 09:11:11

ICMR in collaboration with Madras Diabetes Research Foundation will initiate the India Diabetes Study in Nagaland through the Department of Health and Family Welfare.By Team ABLEThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in collaboration with Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai has been carrying out a nation-wide study called “India Diabetes Study” and has also decided to cover the

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Syngene establishes dedicated R&D center for Amgen

2016-09-08 09:06:52

Syngene International has established an integrated, multi-disciplinary drug discovery and development center for Amgen Inc.By Team ABLEBengaluru-located R&D focused contract research organization Syngene International has announced the establishment of an integrated, multi-disciplinary drug discovery and development center for globally acclaimed Amgen Inc. This center, named Syngene Amgen Res

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JIPMER’s biotech department to collaborate for translational research

2016-09-08 09:04:48

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) in Puduchery will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) of HaryanaBy Team ABLEPuducherry-located premier medical institution, the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), will sign a memorandum of understanding with th

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DST commits Rs 500 crore for meeting PM’s Vision on Startup India

2016-09-08 08:54:45

In order to realize the Prime Minister’s ambitious initiative on “Startup India”, DST aims to bring both speed and scale to transform the Startup Ecosystem in the country and has committed Rs 500 crore to implement these new programs in next few years.By Team ABLEThe Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan, announced Rs 500 crore support to startups t

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India, a step closer to taking decision on GM foods

2016-09-07 04:40:11

Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) invites comments for the proposal on authorization of Environmental release of Genetically Engineered Mustard

By Team ABLE

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) has invited comments (written submissions) for the proposal on authorization of environmental release of Genetically Engineered

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“We plan to house about 15 start-ups in 12–18 months time,” Dr Guhan Jayaraman, Head of the bioincubator facility at the IIT Madras Research Park

2016-09-06 10:36:40


ABLE chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw gets prestigious Chevalier Award from France

2016-09-02 15:35:23

Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Honorary Chairperson of Association of Biotechnology-Led Enterprises (ABLE) and Founder Chairman of India’s leading biotech company Biocon has been appointed “Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur ( Knight of The National Order of the French Legion of Honor) By Team ABLEThis honor has been conferred on her by the Government of France for her outstandi

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DCGI makes LSSDC certification compulsory for all pharma manufacturing jobs from 2018

2016-09-02 15:18:49

To increase the quality of all products manufactured by India’s $ 30 billion pharmaceutical industry, the regulator DCGI has made it compulsory for all employees in pharma manufacturing facilities to get a skill certificationBy Narayanan Suresh  & Anil ChauhanIn  first of its kind government directive, the Drug Controller General of India(DCGI) has made it compulsory for all employ

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ABLE launches “Notes for Startups”

2016-09-02 15:14:11

Hear from Naveen Kulkarani on how to leverage government financing schemes on September 09, 2016.By Team ABLEStarting this September, ABLE is starting notes-exchange initiative for entrepreneurs / start-ups. This is an informal talk by entrepreneurs, who have crossed the bridges. The aim of such informal interaction is to help start-ups to benefit from other’s learnings. It is a “how-to” ses

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