DBT calls for Concept Notes under Biotechnology Based Program for Societal Development

2017-02-18 08:40:52

The Department of Biotechnology is implementing a scheme on “Biotechnology Based Program for Societal Development” for the socio-economic upliftment of SC/STBy Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology is implementing a scheme on “Biotechnology Based Program for Societal Development” for the socio-economic upliftment of SC/ST, Rural community and women. The priorities of the program are ide

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BIRAC Announces 40th Call for Proposals under BIPP Scheme

2017-02-18 08:39:43

The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has called for proposals for product development from MSMEs, Start-Ups and other manufacturing industries.By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has called for proposals for product development from MSMEs, Start-Ups and other manufacturing industries. The proposals have been invited under two program

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US FDA accepts BLA for review of Mylan-Biocon's proposed neutropenia biosimilar

2017-02-18 08:05:18

Mylan N V and Biocon have announced that the US FDA has accepted Mylan\'s BLA for MYL-1401H, a proposed biosimilar to Neulasta (pegfilgrastim), which is used to reduce the duration of neutropenia By Team ABLEGlobally-renowned biosimilar manufacturers, Mylan N V and Biocon have announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Mylan\'s Biologics License Application (BLA) for MYL

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DBT calls for proposal under Newton Fund: DBT-DFID-ESRC-MRC Global Research Program

2017-02-18 08:03:35

DBT has announced a second joint call to fund global health research addressing the health needs of women and children globallyBy Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), have announced a second joint call to fund global healt

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Investigational PfSPZ malaria vaccine demonstrates considerable protection in Malian adults

2017-02-18 08:01:43

The press statement released by NIAID states that an investigational malaria vaccine given intravenously was well-tolerated and protected a significant proportion of healthy adults against malariaBy Team ABLEAn investigational malaria vaccine given intravenously was well-tolerated and protected a significant proportion of healthy adults against infection with Plasmodium falciparum malaria — the

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Book on 'Genetically Modified Crops from a Scientist's Perspective' in Tamil released

2017-02-18 08:00:20

A book in Tamil on importance and relevance of Genetically Modified (GM) crops, written by former director of Center for Plant Breeding and Genetics of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Dr S Sadasivam was releasd at an event held in Coimbatore Press Club (CPC).By Team ABLEThe book is written in a way so that people can understand the nuances of agricultural biotechnology. It also gives de

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Pramod Chaudhari, Chairman of PRAJ, Ranked Among Bio-fuels Digest’s List of globally “Top 100 People in Advanced Bio-economy”

2017-02-18 07:58:03

Recognizing contribution of an Indian entrepreneur to the advancement of\n the global bio-fuels sector, Miami, USA-based publication Bio-fuels \nDigest, has ranked Mr. Pramod Chaudhari, Chairman of PRAJ, among the \n“Top 100 People in the Advanced Bio-economy” for the year 2017. By Team ABLERecognizing contribution of an Indian entrepreneur to the advancement of the global bio-fuels sector, Mi

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Evolva launches Veri-te brand for high-purity, sustainably produced, resveratrol

2017-02-15 11:06:27

Veri-te, launched by Evolva, is uniquely positioned to capitalisze on the rapidly expanding consumer demand for resveratrol. Veri-te\n resveratrol marks a major step forward for the category, which has been\n dominated by resveratrol derived from Chinese extracts of a highly \ninvasive and environmentally destructive weed.By Team ABLE Evolva launched Veri-te. This is the brand for high-purity, sus

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BIO appoints Gary Andres as the New Senior Executive Vice President of Public Affairs

2017-02-15 10:48:24

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced that long-time Majority Staff Director of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Dr Gary Andres will be joining BIO as Senior Executive Vice President of Public Affairs. By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced that long-time Majority Staff Director of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Dr Gary Andres will

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DBT gets 22% increased allocation of funds in Bugdet 2017

2017-02-15 10:08:27

The Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Science Dr Harsh Vardhan has expressed that a budget of Rs 2222.11 crore has been allotted for DBT for 2017-18. This is an increase of nearly 22% over current year. By Team ABLEThe Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Science Dr Harsh Vardhan has expressed his happiness for increased allocations for various departments relating to Scie

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