Tech & Pharma
Pan Haidong, CEO of Hudong.com, announced today on his Weibo page that the company has raised RMB100 million (US$15.6 million) in its third round of financing.
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), and the Government of India have signed an agreement to set up a bioenergy research center at Faridabad.
The first DuPont Innovation Center in the ASEAN region opened yesterday in Bangkok, Thailand, following the June opening of the Innovation Centers in Korea and Taiwan.
The Grand Finale of the Samsung Innovation Quotient saw three winners emerge from five shortlisted finalists, who presented their innovations before a high-powered jury in New Delhi.
Research on Remote-i, a technology which hopes to help save the eyesight of people in rural Australia, has won the top prize at the 2011 national iAwards event held in Melbourne.
Malaysia will enter into a US$660 million joint venture partnership in industrial biotechnology with South Korea’s CJ Cheiljedang Corporation (CJ) and France’s Arkema SA (ARKEMA).
Bohai Pharmaceuticals Group, Inc. announced this week the acquisition of Yantai Tianzheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., another traditional Chinese medicine company in China.
The ADB is extending a $300 million energy infrastructure loan for a project to address Bangladesh’s critical power shortages.
A molecule discovered 20 years ago at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Australia is now entering clinical trials to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Guided Therapeutics has entered into a partnership with Konica Minolta Opto to develop a non-invasive test for Barrett’s Esophagus using its biophotonic disease detection platform.