Thursday, 29 June 2017

Japan News

  • Daiichi Sankyo to develop Cell Therapy's Heartcel for Japanese market

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 11 May, 2016

    Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited has signed a license agreement with UK-based Cell Therapy Ltd for an exclusive license in Japan to develop and market Heartcel, a immune-modulatory progenitor...Read more

  • RaQualia, Interprotein to research on pain drug

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: RaQualia Pharma and Interprotein entered into a collaborative research agreement. The partnership will focus on drug discovery research for a specific protein-protein interactio...Read more

  • Japan accepts Pluristem's regenerative cells as safe

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2015

    Israel's Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. has announced that Japan's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) has cleared the company's PLX-PAD cells for use in clinical trials in Japan...Read more

  • US-based ERT expands in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 16 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: ERT, a US-based service provider to biopharmaceutical organizations, medical device companies and contract research organizations (CROs), has established a fully-owned subsidiary...Read more

  • Japan's MHLW lifts prescription period limitation for Daiichi Sankyo's antiplatelet agent

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 01 Jun, 2015

    Based on a notification received from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited has announced that the antiplatelet agent Efient 3.75mg/5mg Tablets...Read more

  • Otsuka launches joint venture in Vietnam

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Otsuka Pharmaceutical reached an agreement to establish a joint venture (JV) in the functional food and beverage category, called Otsuka Thang Nutrition. This new JV is expected ...Read more

  • Samantha Su, Simranjit Singh: Finding skilled professionals is a challenge in Singapore

    Japan |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2013

    In the biomedical sector, the combination of latest technology and a strong business model is considered to be ideal. Theoretically, the synergy created between them spurs the company to bu...Read more

  • Allergan Japan implements new software to meet regulatory requirements

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Sep, 2015

    In a step to upgrade its pharmacovigilance services, Allergan Japan has announced that the company has implemented US-headquartered November Research Group's new software application, PRIMO...Read more

  • Teva announces partnership with Takeda

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 01 Dec, 2015

    Singapore: Teva Pharmaceutical and Takeda Pharmaceutical has announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement to establish an unprecedented partnership in Japan. Th...Read more

  • Aortic stent grafts market to grow at slow pace'

    Japan |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 17 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: The global aortic stent grafts market will increase in value from an estimated $1.2 billion in 2013 to just over $1.9 billion by 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate ...Read more

  • Japanese medical firms enter into the Philippines

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 02 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: With a view to expand into the lucrative Asian markets, two major medical companies in Japan have planned to set up manufacturing facilities at the First Philippine Industrial Pa...Read more

  • Nihon University to host 8K Imaging Technology Symposium

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Jul, 2015

    For the first time, Nihon University will organize an international symposium on Medical-Engineering Collaboration with the theme - Medicine Definitely Jumps Up with 8K - will be held on Ju...Read more

  • Novocure launches Optune in 23 brain cancer centers in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 01 Jun, 2015

    Physicians at 23 brain cancer centers in Japan are now certified to provide Optune to recurrent glioblastoma patients on prescription order. US-based Novocure, a commercial stage oncology c...Read more

  • Serendex signs $11.5 million-worth deal with an undisclosed Japanese company

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 21 Dec, 2015

    Norway-based Serendex Pharmaceuticals A/S has entered into a non-binding term sheet with a pharma company regarding Serendex's possible future grant of an exclusive license to the compound ...Read more

  • Plasticell appoints Veritas as the exclusive distributor

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Plasticell, the biotechnology company specialising in high throughput technologies for directed stem cell differentiation, has engaged Veritas of Tokyo as the exclusive distribu...Read more

  • OphthaliX secures patent from Japan for intraocular pressure therapeutic

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 21 Dec, 2015

    OphthaliX Inc., a clinical-stage company focused on developing therapeutic products for the treatment of ophthalmic disorders and a subsidiary of New York's Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd., announc...Read more

  • Sigma-Aldrich, Tokyo university develop microRNA

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Sigma-Aldrich's innovative biological products and services business Sigma Life Science signed an exclusive collaboration with Dr Hideo Iba and Dr Takeshi Haraguchi at the Univer...Read more

  • Sun Pharma enters Japanese prescription market

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 30 Mar, 2016

    Singapore: Sun Pharma has announced the acquisition of 14 established prescription brands from Novartis AG and Novartis Pharma AG (together 'Novartis') in Japan. According to the agreement...Read more

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