KIHT – Contributing to India Vision 2020 through Healthcare

2017-10-17 09:46:40

Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT), named after the visionary scientist, setup with the support BIRAC, aims to bring increased access to affordable health productsBy Team ABLECommemorating the birth anniversary on October 15th of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who was one of India’s greatest visionaries and is fondly remembered as ‘The Missile Man of India’ and ‘People’s President’,

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Third edition of IISF 2017 wraps up with several capacity building scholarships for neighboring countries

2017-10-17 09:45:26

At the IISF 2017, India threw open its S&T Institutions to its neighboring countries and announced a slew of R&D programs for capacity building in those countries.By Team ABLEEmphasizing the role of technologies and innovation, India has declared 2010-20 as the ‘Decade of Innovation’. The Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences, and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) have c

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Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates new Women Bio-Tech Incubator at Golden Jubilee Women Biotech Park

2017-10-17 09:43:11

Union Minister of Science & Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the Women Bio-tech Incubator at Golden Jubilee Biotech Park for Women Society during IISF 2017 in ChennaiBy Team ABLEUnion Minister of Science & Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the Women Bio-tech Incubator at Golden Jubilee Biotech Park for Women Society during IISF 2017 in Chennai on October 16th, in the presenc

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TCS Launches \'Connected Clinical Trials\' Platform on its Advanced Drug Development Suite

2017-10-17 09:42:13

Connected Clinical Trials (CCT) enables pharmaceutical companies to improve the efficiency and accountability of the clinical supply processBy Team ABLETech giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched a new innovative Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, Connected Clinical Trials (CCT) that enables pharmaceutical companies to significantly transform patient engagement in clinical trials a

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Sanofi invests €170 million in new vaccine production facility in France

2017-10-13 09:10:13

This investment is one of several major capital expenditures Sanofi has made in recent years to improve and expand its vaccine production capacities By Team ABLESanofi is investing €170 million to expand a vaccine manufacturing site in Val de Reuil, France. The new facility will allow Sanofi Pasteur, the Vaccines global business unit of Sanofi, to expand supply of VaxigripTetra to up to 70 count

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DBT explores collaboration with European Molecular Biology Laboratory

2017-10-13 09:09:18

DBT is organizing a joint collaborative research for Indian scientists in bio-imaging, structural biology & bioinformaticsBy Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, is exploring collaborations with European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). It includes access to EMBL facilities in Europe to Indian scientists and also opportunities for organizing joint collaborative researc

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New Leprosy vaccine moves into human trials

2017-10-13 09:08:07

Based on data generated in preclinical studies, the vaccine candidate, called LepVax, has progressed to Phase I clinical testing in the United StatesBy Team ABLEThe Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) and American Leprosy Missions have announced the start of a Phase 1 clinical trial in humans for a leprosy vaccine candidate – the first vaccine developed specifically for leprosy.Cha

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Hilleman Labs’ Rotavirus Vaccine successfully completes clinical trials

2017-10-13 09:04:40

Hilleman Laboratories has successfully completed Phase I/II clinical trial of its oral vaccine against the Rotavirus diseaseBy Team ABLEHilleman Laboratories, a joint-venture between Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) and the Wellcome Trust, has announced the successful completion of Phase I/II clinical trial of its oral vaccine against the Rotavirus disease. The study was conducted in partnership with

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Minister Abdul Ghani Kohli inaugurates conference on ‘Biotechnology and Bioinformatics’ at Jammu

2017-10-13 09:02:04

The event is hosted at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences of Jammu (SKUAST-J), at Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry.By Team ABLEOn October 12, 2017, the Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli, inaugurated the two-day international conference of the Society for Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences on ‘Recent Trends in Bioinfor

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C-CAMP to host Bio-Entrepreneurship Boot Camp in Bangalore on November 6-8, 2017

2017-10-13 06:08:45

BREC invites applications from founders of start-ups for three-day boot camp in BangaloreBy Team ABLEBIRAC REGIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTRE (BREC) at C-CAMP will organize a three-day boot camp for start-ups on November 6-8, 2017. Called the National Bio-Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, this is a structured program to develop and enhance business, finance and management capabilities for founders and co-

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