Hyderabad Central University to set up Biotech Incubator

2017-10-20 13:41:28

One of India’s top academic centers, University of Hyderabad (UOH) will support entrepreneurship in a big way by setting up an exclusive Biotech Incubator on its sprawling campus in Hyderabad to host biotech start-upsBy Narayanan SureshHyderabad, 20 October 2017:  The School of Life Sciences (SLS) of University of Hyderabad, is all set to open a 20,000 sq ft Biotech Incubator within its bui

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Merck gets USFDA, EMA approval for gene therapy product

2017-10-20 11:25:14

Merck’s Carlsbad, US, manufacturing facility passes FDA and EMA inspectionsBy Team ABLELeading science and technology company Merck has announced that its Carlsbad, California-based manufacturing facility for the production of BioReliance viral and gene therapy products has completed both a U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-License inspection and a European Medicines Agency (EMA) Mar

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US NIFA extends support to bridge gaps in biotechnology innovations and policies

2017-10-20 11:21:55

The U.S. Department of Agriculture\'s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced its support for projects to help bridge the gap between biotechnology innovations and the policies on how to use them. These grants are funded through NIFA\'s Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants (BRAG) Program.By Team ABLE\"Biotechnology offers innovative tools to address the prob

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Roivant Sciences Enters into Development Partnership with AstraZeneca

2017-10-20 11:17:21

Roivant Sciences has entered into a development partnership with AstraZeneca for a deprioritized investigational drugBy Team ABLESoftBank-funded and 32-year-old, Vivek Ramaswamy led Roivant Sciences has entered into a development partnership with AstraZeneca for a deprioritized investigational drug in an undisclosed indication. The drug will be developed by Roivant in a new therapeutic area that i

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Visterra signs research collaboration with Vir Biotechnology

2017-10-20 11:12:27

The collaboration combines Visterra’s proprietary Hierotope Platform Technology and Vir Biotechnology’s expertise in research & development for infectious diseasesBy Team ABLECambridge-located Visterra Inc has entered into a research collaboration, exclusive license, and option agreement with Vir Biotechnology Inc. to develop and commercialize select programs for infectious diseases derive

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate India’s first NABH accredited All India Institute of Ayurveda

2017-10-17 09:57:42

All India Institute of Ayurveda is the first medical institute under Ministry of AYUSH to hold the coveted status of NABH accreditation By Team ABLEThe first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), set up along the lines of AIIMS, will be dedicated to the Nation by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Ayurveda Day on October 17, 2017 at New Delhi. Set up as an apex institute under the Ministr

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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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