Opportunities galore in nanotechnology: IISER Director

February 8th, 2010|

A five-day winter school on “Nanotechnology in Advance Drug Delivery” was opened at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) in Mohali on Monday. Prof N Sathyamurthy, Director, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, inaugurated the third winter school.

Sinclair signs pacts with BMG on further development of Sinclair pipeline & technologies

February 23rd, 2009|

Sinclair Pharma plc, the international specialty pharma company, announces two separate product development and commercialization deals with BMG Pharma, a privately-owned US-based company. The deals present Sinclair with significant pipeline development opportunities and new product assets.

Committee moots SME Centre at NIPER as Autonomous Business Centre

January 1st, 2009|

The high powered committee constituted to set up of an SME Centre at NIPER, Mohali has mooted the idea of developing the proposed SME Centre as an Autonomous Business Centre (ABC) in five years.

RCP plans for nanotechnology

November 13th, 2008|

The R&D investment deal signed with FirstPoint Biotech shows the attractiveness of the firm’s nano-medical pipeline, particularly given the current economic climate. 

India collaborate with Russia in nanotechnology research

October 26th, 2008|

India and Russia will now take forward the collaborative science programmes to new areas like ocean research, gas hydrides for energy security and nanotechnology and work for transfer of technology for industry. The research in the emerging areas would help India achieve energy security and use technology for the benefit of the public. 

Khandelwal awarded for nanoparticle formulation

October 8th, 2008|

Khandelwal Laboratories use of silver nanotechnology as an antimicrobial was nominated for the year 2008 innovation awards at CPhI.

International nanomaterials research programme MANA launched

October 7th, 2008|

Cambridge is one of four institutes located outside of Japan which will host a satellite of the 'International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics' (MANA). (The University of California, Los Angeles, the Georgia Institute of Technology and CNRS, France will host the other three satellites.) Two branches will be located in Japan at Tsukuba University, Tokyo and Hokkaido University, Sapporo. 

Ratan Tata joins Nanobiosym global advisory board

September 15th, 2008|

Nanobiosym, a leading nanotechnology firm, said that Mr Ratan Tata, Chairman of the multibillion-dollar global conglomerate Tata Group, has joined the firm’s global advisory board.

New nanotechnology center helps turn big ideas into real products

August 28th, 2008|

Edmonton's Research Park in Canada – new center, the first of its kind in Canada – will give entrepreneurs a place to turn ideas into viable, market-ready products.

Nanotechnology in India’s future 2nd Edition of Bangalore Nano Event

July 18th, 2008|

With Bangalore’s position as emerging leader in nanotechnology and as an international business destination growing manifold over the years, Bangalore the nano hub of India is poised to host the 2nd edition of Bangalore Nano.

International Conference on Nanomaterial Toxicology

February 5th, 2008|

Industrial Toxicology Research Centre / Indian Nanoscience Society has organized International Conference on Nanomaterial Toxicology from today till 7th Feburary 2008. in Lucknow, India

Make India a significant player in nanotechnology: Kalam

January 29th, 2008|

Government and private sector should join hands and carry out focused research to make India a significant player in nanotechnology said former President A P J Abdul Kalam at the conference at the National Institute of Technology at Warangal. 

Singapore’s Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) develops new DropArray Technology

December 28th, 2007|

Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) has developed a new miniaturized bioassay that will be faster, cheaper and more efficient for scientists to use

Bilcare’s research product to combat counterfeit drug

December 20th, 2007|

Bilcare Research has launched a product to help check the menace of counterfeit drugs. The product has a label with a unique bar code made out of nanotechnology and fingerprinting.

Starpharma tie up agreement with Stiefel to development dendrimer nanotechnology

December 5th, 2007|

Starpharma, a key player in the development of dendrimer nanotechnology for pharmaceutical, life-science and other applications has signed a collaborative research agreement with Stiefel Laboratories, an independent pharmaceutical company specializing in dermatology, to apply its dendrimer nanotechnology to certain drugs used dermally.

Nanotechnology set to revolutionise healthcare

November 30th, 2007|

Nanotechnology holds great promise for the development of new treatments and diagnostics. Nanotechnology may provide new drugs that are able to reach specific areas of the body more effectively and at safer doses.

Bangalore to have India’s first Nanotech Park

November 30th, 2007|

Karnataka government to set up India's first Nano Park in Bangalore and the central government will invest 250 crore.

NanoImaging service centre to provide structural characterization and validation of biopharmaceutica

November 12th, 2007|

NanoImaging Services has opened what it claims is a first of its kind fee-for-service imaging business to enable structural characterisation and validation of biological drugs throughout the development pipeline.  New Service Offers High-Resolution 3D TEM Imaging of Large Biological Molecules

Nanotechnology patents and the future of the pharma industry

October 12th, 2007|

Pharmaceutical companies are facing expiration of the patent protection on their main profit generators and having relatively fewer new products in the pipeline. Nanomedicine holds the key for future

India’s Public Spending On Nano Is $ 7 Mln. Against $104 Mln. Of Taiwan: ASSOCHAM

October 10th, 2007|

Public expenditure for nano-technology development in India stays around $ 7 million per annum as against $ 395.5 million of Germany, $ 301.1 million France, $180 million UK, $ 233.5 million South Korea and even $ 102.4 million Taiwan, according to The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).