BIRAC announces SPARSH’s fourth call for solutions targeting aging, geriatric health

2016-08-16 09:24:18

In response to the global challenges of aging population, SPARSH has announced its fourth call on Aging and Health with focus on Geriatrics and Assistive Medical Technologies.By Team ABLEThe Social Innovation programme for Products: Affordable & Relevant to Societal Health (SPARSH), which aims at promoting the development of innovative solutions to society’s most pressing social problems, ha

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A new system developed to protecting privacy in genomic databases

2016-08-12 09:02:22

Genome-wide association studies, which try to find correlations between particular genetic variations and disease diagnoses, are important in modern medical research. However as they depend on databases that contain people’s medical histories, they carry privacy risks. Scientists find an answer to privacy compromise.By Team ABLEResearchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligenc

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Biofuel business in India to grow 15-fold by 2022

2016-08-11 15:15:35

The country’s Biofuel Program is expected to bring the necessary shift in fuel consumption to reduce the dependence on crude oil imports. The biofuels business is expected to rise from Rs 6,500 crore ($1 Billion) to Rs 1 lakh crore ($15 Billion): Reveals Petroleum Minister By Team ABLEThe Ministry of Petroleum Natural Gas has pushing for the Ethanol blending program since 2001. And now is close

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Praj Industries announces holistic approach to accelerate bioethanol production

2016-08-11 15:10:23

In an endeavor to create a unique Techno-Socio-Economic revolution in India in the biofuels sector, Praj Industries has announced to partner in second generation ethanol projects through “green fund” that will facilitate ‘Farmer centric Biomass supply model’,  provide ‘Build, Operate & Maintain (BOM)’ package for ‘Biomass to Ethanol’ projects, and offer “Smart Bio refine

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NITI Aayog posts preliminary report on reforms of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956

2016-08-11 15:06:11

The Committee has completed the first stage of its work and has posted its preliminary report on the NITI Aayog website. Stakeholders are now invited to offer their comments and suggestions. One interesting reform is that the Committee recommends that ‘for-profit’ organizations be permitted to establish medical colleges.By Team ABLEIn view of widespread criticism of the workings of the Medical

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Biocon, Dr Reddy’s recognized as top seven vendors impacting biosimilars market from 2016 to 2020

2016-08-10 11:10:50

India’s Biocon and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories are amongst the top 7 vendors who will impact the global biosimilars market between 2016 and 2020 as per the latest report released by Technavio, a London- based global technology research and advisory company. By Team ABLETwo companies from India will make a major impact in the biosimilars market in the next four years according to a report from Tech

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Jubilant’s drug discovery solutions segment clocks Rs 50 crore in revenues

2016-08-10 10:56:48

Jubilant’s drug discovery solutions segment, in Q1 ending June 30, 2016, earned revenues of Rs 50 crore, registering 102% YoY growth and contributing 3% to total revenues.By Team ABLEThe Board of Jubilant Life Sciences Limited, an integrated global pharmaceuticals and life sciences company, released the financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. The company’s drug discovery solutio

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Evolva makes composite materials from Resveratrol for US Navy

2016-08-10 09:30:08

A new class of structural composite materials for use in many high-energy, high fire -risk applications have been developed by Evolva from a special formulation of Resveratrol.

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Modi Govt targets "FMD" free cattle in India in 5 years

2016-08-09 10:37:42

The government commits to eradication of Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) in India by adding 16 States and one Union Territory to the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) program, allocating Rs 100 crore for FMD control By Team ABLEThe Modi Government has allotted Rs 100 crore for FMD control under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) during 2016-17 for 16 States and one Union Territory, accord

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Mitra Biotech bags top ET innovator award

2016-08-09 09:43:32

Bengaluru-based biotech company, Mitra Biotech, honored as Top Innovator for pioneering work on affordable, predictable cancer treatment by Economic TimesBy Team ABLEThe second edition of ET Startup Awards, considered to be the biggest recognition of the bravest who have risked everything to start their own enterprise, saw Mitra Biotech bagging the Top Innovator Award.Founded in 2009, Mitra Biotec

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