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Friday, 15 November 2019

Special News

  • Despite drop in clinical trials, strengthened regulations top priority: Govt

    Special |  News | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 12 Feb, 2014

    The government on February 11, 2014 agreed that the number of clinical trial applications received by the Central Drug Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) has decreased over the period o...Read more

  • Top 20 Series: Rank 1: Serum Institute Numero Uno

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Oct, 2015

    Organization: Serum Institute of India CMD: Dr Cyrus Poonawalla Bioscience Revenue: Rs 3,539 crore   Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's fifth largest vaccine manufacturer (by volu...Read more

  • Carving a niche in biotech

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Mar, 2013

    Biotech Private Schools No 9 Founded in 2002, the biotechnology department at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida offers four-year BTech, a dual degree five-year BTech-...Read more

  • Promising and portable POC diagnostic

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Feb, 2013

    Sometimes, the best laid plans can turn awry, and this statement holds true especially in the biotech industry, where projects are abandoned due to a myriad of factors. Genomix Biotech too ...Read more

  • Vaccine industry gains confidence, aims global leadership

    Special |  Features | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 21 Mar, 2015

    For the purpose of charting out a new regulatory pathway for vaccines, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has constituted three core working groups from within the indu...Read more

  • IPRs – the journey to economic progress

    Special |  Views | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Jul, 2016

    Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is an important part of India's journey to economic progress. On May 13, 2016, the Government of India announced the much awaited National IPR Policy to a...Read more

  • Keep them hooked !

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

    Most of the companies have a dedicated reward and recognition program for identifying and awarding individual/team at various levels. For example Biocon has annual award programmes such as ...Read more

  • Finding the right cultural fit is essential

    Special |  Views | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 16 May, 2013

    Talent plays an important role in the success of any organization, more so in the pharmaceutical sector, which is knowledge-intensive and skill-driven. Since inception, Zydus group has plac...Read more

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

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

    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 hospitals and one...Read more

  • An exclusive peek inside VIT's technology business incubator

    Special |  Interviews | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2015

    Q: What is the incubation model that you follow at the centre? Mr A Balachandran: We provide concept-to-commercialization support and our incubation support for biotech start-ups is heavil...Read more

  • Finding pieces in the genome puzzle - <I>Dr Shantanu Chowdhury</I>

    Special |  Features | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 12 Dec, 2012

    The genome of living organisms continues to offer numerous challenges in form of hidden clues for many unknown functions in the deoxyribo nucleic acid i.e. DNA sequences. Having questioned ...Read more

  • Triumph of high precision parallel bioreactors over conventional systems in process monitoring and optimization

    Special |  Views | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 May, 2016

    The Biopharma industry is growing steadily at a significant pace and so are their investments in research and development. Investment in biologics like vaccine, biosimilars, novel biopharma...Read more

  • “Diabetes continues to be our core area in Indiaâ€?

    Special |  Interviews | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 04 Nov, 2015

    What is your primary area of focus currently? Please tell us about the achievements of Eli Lilly in last one year? Our focus has been mainly on diabetes, oncology and osteoporosis. Diabetes...Read more

  • 2. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 May, 2013

    The thrust area for research in department is said to be "molecular therapeutics for infectious and neurodegenerative diseases". The department is active in cutting-edge areas of research a...Read more

  • “Mentorship is our next big focus areaâ€?

    Special |  Interviews | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 15 Mar, 2014

    Q: What made BIRAC to focus on university students for entrepreneurship? Generally it has been always the ones with experience in research? Dr Renu Swarup: Our focus on students has been dr...Read more

  • Subhanu Saxena appointed as new global Chief Executive of Cipla

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2013

    Subhanu Saxena, takes charge of Cipla as the new global Chief Executive, succeeding Mr. Y.K. Hamied. The 49-year-old Saxena's directive is to figure the next phase of Cipla's growth, and hi...Read more

  • 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