ABLE Member Pandorum Technologies raises over Rs 41 crore
Much awarded ABLE member startup, Pandorum Technologies has raised more than Rs 41 crore by issuing Pre-Series B Cumulative Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares (CCCPS) to several entities, according to Inc42, a media platform that focuses on Indian startups
BBC launches 7 new products developed by incubatees to handle COVID-19 pandemic
Karnataka Deputy chief Minister, Dr C N Ashwath Nararyan has launched 7 new products launched by startups incubated at the Bangalore Bioinnovation Center(BBC), supported by the state government, to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 home-made Bt Brinjal varieties from Beejsheetal get conditional nod for field trials in 8 states
After 11 years, the government is taking initial tentative steps towards allowing introduction of first genetically modified food crop in the country. “It is nice to know that the GM brinjal varieties developed by Beejsheetal has been given regulatory approval for field trials,” commented Dr K K Narayanan, executive council member of ABLE and chairman of Kottaram Agrofoods.
Winning Over Covid-19: Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw’s Experience
ABLE non-executive Chairperson and Biocon executive chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, who recently tested COVID-19 positive and recovered subsequently, says that leveraging science to manage the virus is the only reliable way ahead. Here is the first person account from her blog.