Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) Current Affairs, GK & News

What are the key highlights of ‘India’s Bioeconomy Report 2022’?

The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) recently released its “India Bioeconomy Report 2022”. Report has been prepared on the basis of data on contribution of biotech sector to the economy. Key findings of the report include: As per report, India’s bioeconomy is expected to reach USD 150 billion by 2025 and more than USD ..

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Amrit Grand Challenge Program- जनCARE

On September 28, 2021, “Amrit Grand Challenge Programme” titled “जनCARE” was launched by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh. Key Facts This programme will identify 75 Start-Up Innovations in Telemedicine, Digital Health, Block Chain, mHealth with BIG Data, Artificial intelligence and other technologies. Launch of Grand Challenge coincides with ..

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Govt to support Public Sector Companies for Vaccine Production

Union Government has decided to support some public sector companies with grants under the Mission COVID Suraksha to boost covid-19 vaccine production. Key Points Among the companies, one is Hyderabad based Indian Immunological limited (IIL), a facility under PSU named “National Dairy Development Board”. IIL and Bharat Biotech have signed a technical agreement for IIL ..

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National Biopharma Mission- Highlights

Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has initiated cabinet approved National Biopharma Mission with the objective of strengthening emerging biotechnology enterprise across India. Mission is entitled as “Industry-Academia Collaborative Mission for Accelerating Discovery Research to Early Development for Biopharmaceuticals – Innovate in India (I3) Empowering biotech entrepreneurs & accelerating inclusive innovation”. National Biopharma Mission National Biopharma mission ..

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