Monday, 24 February 2020

BioTech News

  • CSIR head: Indian bioscience education disappoints me

    BioTech |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 May, 2013

    In 2002, biotechnology was just in its nascent stage and was considered to be a small industry. However, the success story of the vaccine sector and the emergence of companies such as Bhara...Read more

  • BIO 2014: Global innovation shifting to China

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jul, 2014

    San Diego: Multinational biotech companies and bioclusters of Boston, California and Germany are increasingly making their way in favor of Asian clusters, particularly China and innovatio...Read more

  • HIMSS leverages IT to solve healthcare problems

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) AsiaPac12 conference and exhibition is being held in Singapore from September 17-19, 2012. The event brings together ...Read more

  • RIKEN's new chip detects traces of miRNA in only 20 mins

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: A new power-free microfluidic chip developed by researchers at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Japan, has enabled the detection of microRNA from extremely small sample vol...Read more

  • Academia Sinica award for researchers

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: This year, five people from the life sciences division have been given the Academia Sinica Research Awards for Junior Investigators in Taiwan. The award recognizes scholars early...Read more

  • Using rice grains as factories for producing medicines

    BioTech |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Aug, 2012

     Human serum albumin (HSA) is a soluble protein that functions primarily as a carrier protein for steroids, fatty acids, and thyroid hormones, and plays an important role in stabilizing th...Read more

  • China's Fosun strikes $534 mn deal with Swiss Sellas

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: In what could be a landmark deal, China's largest biotech company has struck a deal worth $534 million with Switzerland's specialty biopharmaceutical and clinical research giant,...Read more

  • We have largest portfolio of new TB drugs'

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2012

    The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of new, faster-acting and affordable tuberculosis medicines...Read more

  • How is India tackling the scourge of TB?

    BioTech |  News | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 23 Mar, 2012

    The fact that one-fifth of the world's TB patients are in India (according to WHO) acts as a good catalyst for companies to set up their production units. Also, the vast pool of diseased su...Read more

  • NeuClone, Serum Institute join hands

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Sydney-based biotechnology firm, NeuClone has signed a major licensing agreement and joint development partnership with The Serum Institute of India. The deal will cover the manu...Read more

  • Sygnis DNA polymerase Qualiphi gets US patent

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Sygnis Pharma has been granted a patent by the US patent and trademark office (US PTO) for its flagship product, Qualiphi, which is a polymerase that can be used for complete DNA...Read more

  • Eisai launches beauty drink in Japan

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Japan-based Eisai is going to launch its new carbonated supplement drink named 'Chocola BB Sparkling + Fiber'. The drink will contain Niacin and would be available at convenience...Read more

  • Indo-Dutch collaborative project in plant research

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: The aim of the call for proposals is to stimulate sustainable Indo-Dutch research collaboration by funding joint research projects on the topic "Plant sciences creating societal ...Read more

  • New pipette to reduce repetition and save time

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: "Scientists working in liquid handling and sample preparation need pipettes they can trust," said Mr Raymond Mercier, business director, liquid transfer, Thermo Fisher Scientific...Read more

  • 'Novartis focuses on new products, business growth'

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Novartis India has over the past year launched three successful patented drugs and over 12 generic drugs. They have helped it expand its presence in the country. "Glivec is behin...Read more

  • Study holds promise for new anti-influenza agents

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Scientists from The Genomics Research Center of Academia Sinica in Taiwan have developed a simple system to detect Tamiflu susceptibilities of the influenza viruses that show up ...Read more

  • Victoria is on mission to tap the Indian market

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2013

    Hyderabad: BioAsia 2013, which was held recently from January 28-30, 2013, at Hyderabad, India, saw participation from 500 representatives from 45 countries. One-of-the-delegations that att...Read more

  • US FDA warns Apotex's Indian facility

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: United States Federal Drug Approval (USFDA) has issued a letter to the COO of Apotex Mr Jeremy B Desai. Th letter was issued after investigators identified significant deviations...Read more