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Monthly Archives: June 2017

INNOVATE IN INDIA: Govt launches National Biopharma Mission worth US$ 250 million

The first ever Industry-Academia mission to accelerate biopharmaceutical development program aspires to create an enabling ecosystem to promote entrepreneurship and indigenous manufacturing in the sector........

Crop & livestock damages from wildlife continue unabated, reveals study

The three year study long conducted around 11 reserves has found that 71 percent of the households surveyed had suffered crop loss, and 17 percent livestock loss.......

Sayre Therapeutics to market the oncology products of Navidea in India

Sayre Therapeutics has entered into an exclusive license and distribution agreement with Navidea Biopharmaceuticals to market 'Tc 99m Tilmanocept' a radiopharma agent in India..............

Sun Pharma partners with NIV to test phytopharma drugs for Zika, chikungunya & dengue

The phytopharmaceuticals are being developed for treating individuals infected with Zika virus and possibly for curing Zika disease......

Scientists develop method to identify fake processed food articles

The main highlight of the research was that researchers were able to identify the species by using what are called conserved mitochondrial genes extracted from DNA of the sample...........

Govt asks MPs to consider setting up incubators for startups

While admitting that the Startups may not be able to own/hire working space due to financial constraints, the co-working spaces set up by the government could help translate their ideas into successful businesses..........

Home care for stroke patients ineffective, reveals new study

The findings have surprised medical community because earlier studies carried out in developed countries had indicated that community-based rehabilitation played significant role in recovery of stroke patient..........

Researchers surprised over results from new global trial on strokes

The results raise serious questions about the benefit of rehabilitation carried out by family members and highlights the need for urgent investment in professional stroke facilities in low and middle-income countries.............

DBT’s star college scheme for Indian UG educational institutes open now

The star college scheme from Department of Biotechnology aims to improve practical training in existing science courses at the undergraduate level by providing required support..........

DBT seeks interest for young innovative biotechnologist award 2017

The attractive, career oriented scheme from Department of Biotechnology is to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desirous of pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology...........

Chat with BioVoice

“Indian biotech industry has matured to reach the levels of competitive...

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Mentioned Dr Nirmal Kumar Ganguly, Former Director General, ICMR who shared his views on the growth achieved by the biotech industry, academia and criticism over research funding in India.............