Friday, 06 December 2019

BioTech News

  • 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

  • First ever genome-wide RNA structure revealed

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists at A*Star's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and US-based Stanford University's School of Medicine have successfully produced one of the first ever genome-wide view...Read more

  • Muted growth for Australia in 2011

    BioTech |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 29 May, 2012

    Despite concerns over the operating environment in Australia and predictions of receding demand in the domestic market, the bioscience industry in the country is reflecting bullish sentimen...Read more

  • Fortis pioneers new minimal invasive surgery

    BioTech |  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

  • Merck unveils solid dose formulation lab

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

    Singapore: According to Merck's press release, the facilities at the lab were built to provide services and application assistance to the pharmaceutical industry, for classic pharmaceutical...Read more

  • Biokine awarded FDA orphan drug designation

    BioTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Biokine Therapeutics received orphan drug designation from the US FDA for the mobilization of hematopoietic stem cells from bone marrow into peripheral blood for collection and s...Read more

  • Tripura Malaria death roll rises to 41

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

    Singapore: "At least 41 people, including 31 children, have died and more than 22,000 have fallen ill since the first week of this month. Of the 22,000 affected people, the malaria germ has...Read more

  • World's first stem cell-vein implant

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

    Singapore: Swedish doctors have for the first time in history been able to pair the groin vein of a dead donor with stem cells from a young girl. The pairing was followed by the successful ...Read more

  • India, US to discuss mutual cooperation in health research

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

    Singapore: "We are on a threshold of exciting possibilities. I am looking forward to talks seeking collaboration on global health security, telehealth and preventive healthcare," said Dr Ha...Read more

  • TaiGen, Zhejiang Medicine sign agreement

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: TaiGen Biotechnology and Zhejiang Medicine have signed an exclusive agreement to manufacture and commercialize nemonoxacin, a novel broad-spectrum antibiotic, in China (excluding...Read more



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