Technology Day commemorates India’s success in taking Science & Technology to the people

2017-05-13 02:09:58

India is now one of the world’s fastest growing centers for S&T entrepreneurship.By Team ABLE The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr Harshvardhan, speaking at the Technology Awards Ceremony on the occasion of National Technology Day in New Delhi said, “India is now one of the world’s fastest growing centers for S&T entrepreneurship.”Technology D

Read more

“Technology for sustainable and inclusive growth is the need of the hour,” says President Pranab Mukherjee

2017-05-13 02:07:07

The President of India Mr Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of the National Technology Day Celebrations in New Delhi stressed on the importance of technology in inclusive growth. By Team ABLESpeaking on the occasion of Technology Day, the President said that scientific and technological developments are a key to any nation’s success. “India is one of the top-ranking countries in the field of ba

Read more

GEAC clears commercial use of genetically modified mustard

2017-05-12 06:30:18

India’s GM crop regulator, GEAC, approves the CGMCP's application for environmental release of genetically modified mustard.By Team ABLEThe 133rd meeting of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) convened on May 11, 2017 has approved commercial cultivation of GM Mustard. GEAC is under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), which is the nodal agency in the ad

Read more

Karnataka Govt disburses Rs 10.7 crore grant money to 26 biotech start-ups

2017-05-10 09:53:36

Karnataka Government picks 26 biotech start-ups to support them in their research, discovery, and developmental efforts. These 26 start-ups receive nearly a total of Rs 10.7 crore in grant funds from the Karnataka Government.By Team ABLEThe Government of Karnataka has released Rs 10.7 crore in grants to 26 biotech companies. These 26 biotechs were selected for Grant-in-aid through the state gover

Read more

India’s First Integrated Bio-refinery for Renewable Fuels & Chemicals inaugurated by Mr Nitin Gadkari

2017-05-08 07:55:28

Praj’s second generation smart bio-refinery technology paves the way for stepping up ethanol blending program. The advanced bio-refinery technology demonstrates integrated production capability of 1 million litre per annum (MLPA) of ethanol from variety of biomass By Team ABLEMr Nitin Gadkari,  Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, applauds Praj’s achievement to launch the nation

Read more

CDC updates guidance on interpretation of Zika testing results for pregnant women

2017-05-08 07:54:07

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Alert Notice with updated guidance for healthcare professionals to interpret Zika test results for pregnant women. Team ABLEThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Alert Notice with updated guidance for healthcare professionals to interpret Zika test results for women who live in, or frequentl

Read more

India approves Hetero’s generic Sofosbuvir+Velpatasvir

2017-05-08 07:51:18

Hetero has received the approval for the generic version of ‘Sofosbuvir+Velpatasvir’ combination from Drugs Controller General of India.By Team ABLEAnti-retroviral drugs manufacturer Hetero has received the approval for the generic version of ‘Sofosbuvir+Velpatasvir’ combination from Drugs Controller General of India. The product will be marketed and distributed under the brand name ‘Vel

Read more

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw felicitated with ‘AWSM Award for Excellence 2017’

2017-05-05 08:49:20

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, USA felicitates Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw with the Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM) AwardBy Team ABLEKiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson & Managing Director of Biocon Ltd, has been bestowed with the ‘AWSM Award for Excellence 2017’ by the Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM) wing of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Read more

Praj achieves breakthrough in smart bio-refinery; gears up to unveil India’s first Integrated Bio-Refinery plant

2017-05-05 08:43:09

Praj’s advanced bio refinery technology demonstrates integrated production capability of 1 million litre per annum of ethanol from a variety of biomass.Team ABLEPune-located biofuels manufacturer Praj Industries has announced a breakthrough in the scale up of its 2nd generation ethanol technology with successful completion and start-up of smart bio-refinery. Praj says that this is India’s firs

Read more

WHO takes major step to begin pilot prequalification of biosimilars for cancer treatment

2017-05-05 08:41:31

If WHO finds that the biosimilars submitted for prequalification are comparable to originator products in terms of quality, safety and efficacy, the medicines will be listed by WHO and become eligible for procurement by United Nations agencies. Team ABLEThis year the World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to launch a pilot project for prequalifying biosimilar medicines, a step towards making

Read more