Tag: research and development

  • Pfizer’s chief scientist Mikael Dolsten to step down

    Pfizer’s chief scientist Mikael Dolsten to step down

    ​During his tenure, Comirnaty – jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech – became the first COVID vaccine to get an approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2021, just 13 months after its trial began, in a record time to approval for any shot or therapeutic.

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  • Pulsus Group to invest Rs 300 crore in AI-driven pharma healthcare IT hub in Telangana

    Pulsus Group to invest Rs 300 crore in AI-driven pharma healthcare IT hub in Telangana

    ​Announcing this at the inaugural day of the 73rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress here on Friday, Pulsus Group CEO & managing director Dr Srinubabu Gedela said the project will catalyse the healthcare and IT landscape with an estimated 10,000 direct jobs and around 40,000 indirect jobs through supporting industries and services.

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  • Lifesciences sector’s expectations from Union Budget 2024-25

    Lifesciences sector’s expectations from Union Budget 2024-25

    ​The upcoming Union Budget 2024-25 can boost the lifesciences sector with supportive policies towards innovation and affordability. The industry expects tax benefits that will encourage furthering research and development in the country, lowering of GST on healthcare and diagnostic services can improve accessibility and affordability of essential healthcare services.

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