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Thursday, 29 June 2017

India News

  • Columbia Asia receives $101mn investment from Mitsui & Co.

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 27 Jul, 2016

    Singapore: Columbia Asia has announced it is receiving $101 million in investment from Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Columbia Asia, part of Seattle-based Columbia Pacific Management, has 27 hospi...Read more

  • Lupin's sNDA Antara Capsules receive FDA nod

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 23 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Indian drug major Lupin Limited's New Drug Application Antara capsules have received the US drug regulator's approval. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided its fin...Read more

  • "Solve Ranbaxy merger case in two days"

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2014

    Singapore: Now there is another twist to the interesting tale of merger of once powerful indigenous company, Ranbaxy by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries. The Supreme Court of India has asked t...Read more

  • Glenmark develops first-of-its-kind antibody

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 05 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has started the discovery and initiation of IND enabling studies of a novel clinical development anti-OX40 monoclonal antibody. GBR 830.  The drug cand...Read more

  • Sanofi, Carlyle to buy Elder Pharma for $450 mn

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 25 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Sanofi's India unit and Carlyle group are in talks to buy the domestic drug formulation business of Indian drug major Elder Pharmaceuticals in a deal worth $400-to-450 million, a...Read more

  • India's Assam to launch miracle TB drug

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2016

    Singapore: As per reports, the Indian state of Assam has become the first state in Asia to launch a new drug that can combat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. The drug, Bedaquiline (BDQ) c...Read more

  • New genomes of malaria sequenced, vaccine to follow

    India |  Analysis | By Narayan Kulkarni | 0 Comment | 17 Sep, 2012

    A group of scientists working in India and the US has sequenced and annotated the genomes of four Plasmodium vivax strains collected from disparate geographic locations in West Africa, Sout...Read more

  • Sri Lanka encourages Indian pharma companies to set up units in the country

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 13 Jul, 2016

    Singapore: In a bid to strengthen the pharma relations between the two countries, Sri Lankan Trade minister has planned a visit India, to encourage Indian pharmaceutical companies to establ...Read more

  • Indian govt relaxes clinical trial norms

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Aug, 2016

    Singapore: In a bid to woo global researchers and improve the clinical trial landscape in the country, the Indian government has decided to relax rules and ease clinical trial procedures in...Read more

  • India, Australia partner to foster sugar research

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 May, 2016

    Singapore: Sugar Research Australia recently announced a new research partnership with India to further research and foster the development of new sugarcane varieties. The team aims to focu...Read more

  • German firm Evotec to pack up from India

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Custom manufacturing German firm, Evotec is closing its Chemistry Operations in Thane, India. All chemistry efforts will now be performed at its Abingdon (UK) facility to answer ...Read more

  • Lambda appointed new president

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Apr, 2016

    Singapore: Lambda Therapeutic Research announces the joining of Dr Tausif Monif as President - Global Operations. Lambda is a leading Global CRO in the Clinical research domain headquarter...Read more

  • Asia's first dental stem cell bank is here

    India |  Influencers | By Sheetal Sukhija | 0 Comment | 28 Oct, 2013

    With the experience of scientists having discovered the optimum medical therapeutic utilizing the nucleus of regenerative medicine - stem cell therapy, founders of India and Asia's first de...Read more

  • GSK sells thrombosis brands to Aspen for $1.1 bn

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 01 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has agreed to sell its thrombosis brands, Arixtra and Fraxiparine, and Notre-Dame de Bondeville (NDB) manufacturing site to South African pharmaceuticals co...Read more

  • Why are bio firms in a hurry to set up shop in Malaysia?

    India |  Analysis | By Narayan Kulkarni | 0 Comment | 17 Apr, 2013

    India-based Agila Biotech, which is a subsidiary of Strides Arcolab, entered into a $34.4 million (RM107 million) build-and-lease agreement with Malaysian Bio-Xcell, to set up a customized ...Read more

  • India's Arunachal Pradesh to get Digital Healthcare Centers

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 27 Jul, 2016

    Singapore: India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh is wooing Samsung Electronics to set up units in the state. The state Chief Minister Mr Pema Khandu recently met representatives o...Read more

  • Mylan holds back $250 mn in Agila buyout

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: With the US drug regulator, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issuing a warning letter to one of Agila's Specialties plant, Mylan has said that it is holding back $250 million o...Read more

  • Biobanking has attractive prospects in Asia

    India |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2012

    Asia is becoming increasingly important as a market for upcoming biobanks. Within Asia, India, China and Japan have attractive prospects. Many countries in Asia have launched or are about t...Read more

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