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Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Special News

  • Healthy workforce a prerequisite for India to achieve NDA's ambitious goals: Ms Poonam Muttreja

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Mar, 2016

    The allocation for health in this budget has been increased by 22% over the previous year's budget estimate to Rs 39,533 crores. "This is a very significant move given that last year, the a...Read more

  • Global Hep B therapeutics market value to grow slowly to $3.5 bn by 2021

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Oct, 2015

    The value of the global Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) therapeutics market will increase modestly over the next 6 years, from almost $3 billion in 2014 to $3.5 billion by 2021, representing a Comp...Read more

  • Scientific Research and Entrepreneurship does not go hand in hand: Dr AV Rama Rao

    Special |  Interviews | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Apr, 2016

    Dr Alla Venkata Rama Rao (Dr AV Rama Rao) need no introduction. Rama Rao is the only Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (FNA) who has trained 112 Ph.D. students, published more t...Read more

  • “I am smitten with biotechnologyâ€?

    Special |  Views | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Apr, 2013

    "In the game of science, it doesn't matter whether you win or lose. All that matters is if you actually go beyond your abilities," said Dr Watson, when he was asked regarding his feelings o...Read more

  • “There is gender parity in biotech industryâ€?

    Special |  Interviews | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2013

    Q: Why did you pursue biotechnology as a career choice? A: Biotechnology-based research is currently being used extensively to assist in the development of technologies, therapeutics and v...Read more

  • 10 events that changed Indian biotech

    Special |  Views | 0 Comment | 25 Apr, 2013

    Over the last decade a number of events have shaped the Indian biotech industry by having far-reaching effects on not just the companies or entities involved, but on the entire biotech spac...Read more

  • Top BT Schools in India: BioSpectrum Survey 2013

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 May, 2013

    The BioSpectrum Top 20 Biotech Schools includes institutions offering BTech, Masters and PhD courses. The study was conducted during February-March 2013. The ranking is based on measurable ...Read more

  • "I want to understand and explore complexity of life"

    Special |  Views | 0 Comment | 16 Apr, 2013

    Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary course and it is a vast field which offers many career objectives. It is the field of study that introduced cloning and scientific methods for genetic ...Read more

  • Top 20 Series-Rank 14-Mahyco-Defying the odds

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Oct, 2015

    Organization: Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company Pvt Ltd (Mahyco) MD: Mr. Rajendra Barwale Bioscience Revenue: Rs 423 crore     Bt cotton business during 2014-15 was quite challenging forMa...Read more

  • Einstein proved right, yet again!

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

    In a breakthrough discovery, researchers have announced the detection of gravitational waves, as predicted by Albert Einstein a century ago. Physicists have concluded that the detected grav...Read more

  • Single-use micro scale bioreactor enables higher productivity

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

    Worldwide sales of biologic drugs including monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), fusion proteins and therapeutic enzymes now exceeds $120 billion per year. These therapies cost more than small mol...Read more

  • India becoming an important part of global biotech industry: FIICC

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2015

    "These two companies together hold 65 percent of Israeli Life Sciences industry including medical devices, drug discovery and development," pointed Mr David Keynan, vice-chairman, Federatio...Read more

  • Govt to encourage tech entrepreneurship among women

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Apr, 2015

    The Department of Science and Technology (DST), government of India, through its new initiative on pilot basis in collaboration with Indo-US Science and Technology Forum and Anita Borg Inst...Read more

  • 'Being a woman is a benefit and a disadvantage'

    Special |  Features | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2015

    Credora is a three-year-old start-up focused on molecular diagnosis of cancer and infectious diseases. This passionate young lady holds a master's degree in Molecular Medicine from the Uni...Read more

  • Top 20 Series-Rank 9-Indian Immunologicals to launch world's first pig vaccine

    Special |  Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Oct, 2015

    Organization: Indian Immunologicals LtdMD: Mr KV Balasubramaniam Bioscience Revenue: Rs 482.70 crore   Hyderabad-based Indian Immunologicals occupied the top spot as the world's largest ma...Read more

  • 'India is a key opportunity market'

    Special |  Interviews | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Jun, 2016

    The company's MD for India, Mr A Narayanaswamy, exclusively spoke to BioSpectrum about why India serves as its key business market, its acquisition plans and expansion, competition strategi...Read more

  • Private health insurance companies have upper hand over public insurance companies

    Special |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Apr, 2014

    Considering that about 65 per cent of people covered by health insurance across India fall under the ambit of private sector, the private insurers have outperformed the public insurance com...Read more

  • Industry treats women researchers as valued workers

    Special |  Features | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 08 Mar, 2013

    The private sector is major contributor to the growth of bioscience in the country. This sector sponsors most of the biotech research (industrial research) and therefore a large number of w...Read more