Thursday, 02 April 2020

India News

  • Dr Jaipal Reddy appointed India's S&T minister

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Oct, 2012

    New Delhi: In a weekend Cabinet reshuffle, India's Science & Technology portfolio has been handed over to a senior minister Dr S Jaipal Reddy. The new Cabinet Minister of Science and Te...Read more

  • What were the top 20 M&A deals in pharma and biotech sector in 2012?

    India |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2013

    A majority of life science firms are standing on the edge of the patent cliff and their drug pipelines are experiencing acute scarcity. This is making them seek out partners for mergers &am...Read more

  • ConvaTec sets up India HQ at WTC in Bangalore

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Dec, 2012

    Bangalore: Medical technology firm ConvaTec opened an office at the World Trade Center, Bangalore, which will serve as the headquarters for the company's Indian operations. The India offic...Read more

  • Karnataka pharma policy: Introduce clusters to enhance sector

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Mar, 2013

    Bangalore: The Indian state of Karnataka, which houses the most number of life science firms in the country, unveiled its new pharmaceutical policy. The new policy intends to introduce the ...Read more

  • Indian state burns GM crop to halt its trial

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Sep, 2012

    New Delhi: The state government of Rajasthan, India, recently conveyed its decision to withdraw the no objection certificate (NOC) that was issued to the Center for Genetic Manipulation of ...Read more

  • Indian drug approval mechanism under fire

    India |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Aug, 2012

    On May 8, when Mr Brajesh Pathak, chairman of India's parliamentary standing committee on health and family welfare, presented its report on the way Central Drugs Standards Control Organiza...Read more

  • Medtech companies need to bring innovation: PwC

    India |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Medical technology companies may be losing their competitive edge and are in need of a different approach to innovation in a new outcome-based health economy, according to PwC's ...Read more

  • Asia vaccine strategists call for collaboration

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Jun, 2013

    Asia needs a solution, that goes beyond traditional structure, models and pathways, to meet the essential vaccine supply for public health, and stronger partnership between international pl...Read more

  • CSIR head: Indian bioscience education disappoints me

    India |  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

  • Daiichi Sankyo, Ranbaxy to leverage synergies in Thailand

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

    Singapore: Japan's Daiichi Sankyo and Ranbaxy Laboratories have plans to integrate their business operations in Thailand, to leverage and maximize the synergies of the Hybrid Business Model...Read more

  • Ninad Deshpanday is Kemwell R&D president

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Feb, 2013

    Bangalore: India-based Kemwell Biopharma appointed Dr Ninad Deshpanday as president of R&D. Dr Deshpanday has over 22 years of experience in diverse international roles in the pharmaceu...Read more

  • NeuClone, Serum Institute join hands

    India |  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

  • 'Novartis focuses on new products, business growth'

    India |  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

  • Victoria is on mission to tap the Indian market

    India |  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

    India |  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

  • Fortis to elevate healthcare delivery with Next-gen hospital

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

    Singapore: Fortis Healthcare has come up with its vision for the next generation hospital, the 'Fortis Memorial Research Institute. The hospital is expected to open shortly in Gurgaon, Ind...Read more

  • Indian pharma clocks 8.9% growth in June 2013: IMS

    India |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jul, 2013

    New Delhi: The IMS Health Total Sales Audit (TSA) has released a report stating that the Indian pharmaceutical market has clocked a growth of 8.9 percent during the month of June 2013. The...Read more

  • Fortis pioneers new minimal invasive surgery

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

    Singapore: In a press conference announcing a second successful experimental minimally invasive cardiovascular bypass surgery, Dr Vivek Jawali, chairman, Cardiovascular sciences, Fortis hos...Read more