IN THE NEWS

Four ways a sustainable bioeconomy could transform Europe’s industry

Experts in the European Commission’s in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), have built four alternative scenarios for how the EU...

US intelligence report predicts greater global role for biotechnology

Biotechnology could potentially account for about 20 percent of the global economy by 2040, with agricultural and manufacturing uses the main drivers...

New approaches to AI, cell biology may have uncovered a novel drug target for...

By combining artificial intelligence and an extensive atlas of protein biology, Cyclica is taking new approaches to searching for old drugs...

MATRADE Inks MoC With JETRO To Explore Halal And Digital Transformation Trade Segments

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) has inked a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Tokyo to...

What Truly Frightens Us As We Age

As we reach our golden years, it is interesting to note that what we are truly frightened about is not ageing itself,...

Program digital bantu perkasakan usahawan mikro

Majlis Pembangunan Wilayah Ekonomi Pantai Timur (ECERDC) dengan kerjasama Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) menganjurkan Program Digital @ Jeli, semalam. Kursus latihan berbentuk...

Digitalisation to empower entrepreneurs

KUALA LUMPUR: In developing a dynamic entrepreneurial community, MARA is offering programmes that will offer optimum opportunities for entrepreneurs to expand their businesses, particularly...

BIOMEDICAL

Pharmaniaga appointed sole distributor of Baraka in Malaysia

Pharmaniaga Bhd 's subsidiary, Pharmaniaga Logistics Sdn Bhd (PLSB) has been officially appointed by Egypt's Pharco Pharmaceuticals as the sole distributor of Baraka health supplements in Malaysia...

New approaches to AI, cell biology may have uncovered a novel drug target for...

By combining artificial intelligence and an extensive atlas of protein biology, Cyclica is taking new approaches to searching for old drugs...

Diet Rich in Animal Products, Processed Foods, Alcohol and Sugar Linked with Inflammatory Gut...

The results of a study by researchers at the University of Groningen and University Medical Centre Groningen suggest that high dietary intake...

Biotech and pharma services outsourcing market to be worth over $91bn by 2028

A new report suggests the global biotechnology and pharmaceutical services outsourcing market will grow because of the pandemic and rising drug development...

NICE publishes new guidance on chronic pain management

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidance on the assessment of chronic pain, recommending exercise...

AGBIOTECH

ANGKASA sasar 500 ahli usaha ternak udang galah

Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Berhad (ANGKASA) menyasarkan 500 ahli koperasi membabitkan diri dalam penternakan udang galah bagi menggalakkan perkembangan industri akuakultur.

Regional seaweed delicacy ‘latok’ to be commercialised

In a bid to strengthen, promote and develop collaborative research on the commercialisation of Sea Grapes, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was...

MDEC seeks pledge from banks to microfinance agricultural technology-driven farmers

Malaysian Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) is working to get more banks to provide microfinancing for farmers in driving the country's agriculture ecosystem...

Kenya’s Agricultural Reforms Set to Bolster Bt Cotton Commercialization

Radical reforms in Kenya's agricultural sector are set to inject fresh impetus to Bt cotton farming in the country, should a fibre crops legislative...

Are single-cell and novel proteins the next powerhouse feed ingredient?

The latest in a series of webinars organised by the team behind the F3 Challenge, which is focusing on single-cell and novel...

BIOINDUSTRIAL

Biobased diesel is a proven climate change solution

Low-cost, low-carbon but high greenhouse gas reducing impact describes the opportunity for using biobased diesel fuel as helping achieve climate change.  Biofuels...

Waste to Energy: The Future of Renewable Energy Via Circular Economy

The world is struggling to act on the climate impact via various new standards and regulations. While the USA declined participation under...

Oxomar, UK Government and Microplastics

Last month the case for oxo-biodegradable (as distinct from oxo-degradable) plastic was strengthened considerably, because a five-year study (the Oxomar Study), has now...

German construction industry exceeds EU targets for disposal of mineral construction waste

A study shows that around 90 percent of mineral construction waste in Germany is recycled in an environmentally compatible manner. In road...