AMTZ signs MoU with NPC to accelerate medical device innovation in India

2017-09-22 13:53:05

This MoU is expected to enable manufacturers at AMTZ to access solutions for accelerating their productivity.By Team ABLEThe Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), India’s first integrated medical devices manufacturing park, which is being setup in Visakhapatnam, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Productivity Council (NPC) to contribute towards creating and sustaining

Read more

Nektar Therapeutics appoints biotechnology executive Jeff Ajer as new Board Member

2017-09-22 13:50:28

Nektar Therapeutics has announced that Jeff Ajer, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of BioMarin, has been appointed as an Independent Director to Nektar\'s Board of Directors.By Team ABLENektar Therapeutics has announced that Jeff Ajer, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of BioMarin, has been appointed as an Independent Director to Nektar\'s Board of Director

Read more

The world is running out of antibiotics: WHO report

2017-09-21 08:05:13

A report titled launched by WHO shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.By Team ABLEA report titled, ‘Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including tuberculosis’, launched by WHO shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to comb

Read more

DBT announces three high-investment, high outcome thrusts for the North East Region

2017-09-21 08:03:07

DBT has established a dedicated \"North Eastern Region Biotechnology Program Management Cell (NER-BPMC)\", with an annual investment of Rs 180 crore, to evolve, implement and foster biotechnology research in the North East states.By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under the Ministry of Science & Technology, has announced that it has taken many steps to bring about a paradigm shi

Read more

Transasia Bio-Medicals launches Dengue and Malaria detection kits

2017-09-20 05:26:06

Transasia Bio-Medicals has introduced the ErbaQik range of rapids for Dengue and Malaria detection. By Team ABLEMumbai-based Transasia Bio-Medicals has introduced the ErbaQik range of rapids for Dengue and Malaria detection. According to the company, the ErbaQik kits proved to have superior specificity (100%) and sensitivity (>92%) for all parameters of dengue and malaria, based on extensive ev

Read more

Russia-India embark on transfer of technologies for HIV drugs

2017-09-20 05:24:23

The National Immunobiological Company (Nacimbio), part of Rostec State Corporation, has signed an agreement on the transfer of technology with Mylan Laboratories By Team ABLEThe National Immunobiological Company (Nacimbio), part of Rostec State Corporation, at Biotechmed-2017 conference, signed an agreement on the transfer of technology for the production of ready-made dosage forms and active phar

Read more

Immunocore, Bill & Melinda Gates foundation collaborate to develop immunotherapies for infectious diseases

2017-09-19 09:28:34

A $40 million investment has been committed by the foundation to accelerate development of Immunocore\'s ImmTAV and ImmTAB therapeutics for infectious diseases, in particular tuberculosis and HIVBy Team ABLEImmunocore Limited, known for developing T-cell Receptor (TCR)-based biological drugs to treat cancer, infectious diseases and autoimmune diseases, has announced an investment from the Bill &am

Read more

China\'s Fosun Pharma to buy stake in Gland Pharma for $1.1 billion

2017-09-19 09:26:16

Fosun Pharmaceutical Group has announced on Sep 17, 2017 that it will cut the size of the stake to 74 percent in buying Gland PharmaBy Team ABLEShanghai’s Fosun Pharmaceutical Group has announced on Sep 17, 2017 that it will cut the size of the stake to 74 percent in buying Gland Pharma, paying about $1.1 billion, which is still set to be China\'s biggest acquisition in India.Fosun had previousl

Read more

Hyderabad’s Transcell Biologics to raise $9 million funds

2017-09-19 09:25:08

Transcell Biologics Pvt Ltd, a Hyderabad-based biotechnology company, is in talks with existing as well as new investors to raise up to $9 million.By Team ABLETranscell Biologics Pvt Ltd, a Hyderabad-based biotechnology company, is in talks with existing as well as new investors to raise up to $9 million. This information was revealed to DEALSTREETASIA by the company’s Chief Executive office.

Read more

MIT engineers invent one vaccine injection to carry multiple doses

2017-09-19 09:23:43

The engineers have discovered microparticles created by new 3D fabrication method that could release drugs or vaccines long after injection.By Team ABLEEngineers from the premier Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have invented a new 3D fabrication method that can generate a novel type of drug-carrying particle that could allow multiple doses of a drug or vaccine to be delivered over an e

Read more