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Friday, 26 April 2019

Special News

  • Fortis receives JCI accreditation

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 May, 2014

    The achievement underscores the company's commitment for high standard quality and patient safety, that only a few select hospitals offer in the country. "Joint Commission International is ...Read more

  • Alleged scrunity of Gates Foundation: Govt denies reports

    Special |  News | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 07 May, 2015

    While the earlier media reports had indicated that union home ministry was considering it, the ministry has denied media reports that suggested probe into the funding of Bill and Melinda G...Read more

  • "Biotech is the way to future "

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 May, 2013

    The Biotechnology sector today possesses the ability to provide crucial leads, which can help not only in curing critical diseases but also reduce widespread hunger. With a strong and consi...Read more

  • DBT encourage women scientist participation in life science research under Bio-CARe Scheme

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2013

    With the goal to enhance and encourage the participation of women scientists in the area of Biotechnology research, the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Gove...Read more

  • DBT to fund ten researchers for joint Australian project

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jun, 2014

    The Indo-Australian Career Boosting Gold Fellowships (IACBGF) have been announced under Indo-Australia collaboration between Department of Biotechnology (DBT), government of India and the A...Read more

  • Infosys Foundation inks pact with IISER-Pune

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 May, 2016

    Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, a leading Science...Read more

  • Quintiles introduces Infosario App

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Jun, 2015

    Using the mobile app, key stakeholders in the drug development process can conveniently access site start-up, recruitment and compliance information as well as status updates on data querie...Read more

  • 12th Five year plan to increase R&D expenditure to 2% of GDP

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Mar, 2013

    The percentage of GDP allocated to scientific research has remained 0.88% during the Eleventh Five Year Plan period. The government aims at increasing the total R&D expenditure as perce...Read more

  • New minister for environment takes over, status quo on GM likely to continue

    Special |  News | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 27 Dec, 2013

    After the resignation of Ms Jayanthi Natrajan last week, the ministry of environment and forests has got a new head. The union petroleum minister, Dr M. Veerappa Moily has taken additional ...Read more

  • “There is missing link between research and commercializationâ€?

    Special |  Views | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 May, 2013

    I was fascinated towards biotechnology while doing my graduation. Since then, I have been greatly interested in this subject and I gradually developed a keen aptitude for teaching and resea...Read more

  • India's home away from home

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Nov, 2013

    At present, more than 30 of the world's leading biomedical sciences companies such as Pfizer, Merck Sharpe & Dohme, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, and Takeda maintain a significant presence...Read more

  • Ready to fly: Novo Informatics accelerates its marketing strategy

    Special |  Features | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 31 Jul, 2015

    Conventional drug discovery generally takes 12-15 years from the time molecule is discovered to its availability as a product for common masses. Since uncertainty of this process is very hi...Read more

  • Look into our issues: Medical devices industry to Health Min

    Special |  News | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2014

    Often identified with the pharma sector, the medical devices industry has long been fighting for recognition as a separate industry. There are said to be 14,000 different kinds of devices i...Read more

  • Dr M Ayyappan gets third term as CMD of HLL Lifecare

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 May, 2013

    Dr M Ayyappan, who transformed HLL Lifecare into a global healthcare company with its portfolios ranging from a leading manufacturer of quality contraceptives to interventions in public hea...Read more

  • Private investments in R&D require eight fold increase : S&T minister

    Special |  Reports/white papers | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 15 Jul, 2013

    The Department of Science & Technology (DST) and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) on July 12, 2012 released a white paper on Stimulation of Private Sector's investment into Rese...Read more

  • “Online pharmacy & physical stores can co-existâ€?

    Special |  Interviews | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 27 Oct, 2015

    Do you agree that there should be regulations in place before the online stores are allowed to sell medicines? Are there any ongoing efforts towards that? The process has already been set i...Read more

  • Founder of earliest biotech association, Vivek Singhal is no more

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Aug, 2013

    Mr Vivek Singhal who was the president of Biotech International Limited will be also remembered for having started the first biotech association, All India Biotech Association (AIBA), a non...Read more

  • Making them feel at home

    Special |  Features | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 09 Sep, 2013

    The growth of the industry has resulted in company expansions and hence the work environment as a key employee policy has marked a sea change. It is now well recognized to be one of the cri...Read more