Thursday, 02 April 2020

BioTech News

  • Malaysia: Emerges as a manufacturing hub

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 May, 2013

    Malaysia is now emerging as a manufacturing hub for international pharmaceutical companies and provides them smooth passage to set up manufacturing plants. The country is equally focused on...Read more

  • GE Healthcare enters into collaboration with BGI

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2012

    Bangalore: GE Healthcare, and BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, have entered into a pioneering multi-year research collaboration in stem cell science. The objective of the col...Read more

  • BioTime seeks EU nod for stem cell platform study

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: US-based BioTime submitted a Clinical Investigation Protocol (CIP) to European regulatory authorities for approval to initiate studies for its Renevia stem cell delivery platform...Read more

  • UPS opens new facilities for healthcare in APAC

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: US-based United Parcel Service (UPS) has expanded its global healthcare distribution facility network in the Asia Pacific region with the opening of three new state-of-the-art fa...Read more

  • Oncotest, Debiopharm identify biomarker candidates

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Germany-based Oncotest and Debiopharm, a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group, have completed first biomarker projects at Oncotest. The pharmacological data was generated ...Read more

  • Protect prion proteins to slowdown aging

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered a new compound that could prevent ageing by delaying the deterioration of stem cells. The research was published in the ...Read more

  • Celgene invests $100 mn in Acetylon

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Biotech giant Celgene has invested $100 million in Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, a developer of small- molecule cancer drugs. The Boston Globe has reported that this investment could...Read more

  • Thermo Fisher, NUS study Singapore's water

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Thermo Fisher Scientific and National University of Singapore's (NUS) Environmental Research Institute (NERI), have formed a collaboration to study how metabolism in plants and b...Read more

  • 10 top global pharma firms join hands for drug discovery

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Ten leading biopharmaceutical companies have formed a non-profit organization to accelerate the development of new medicines. Abbott, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-...Read more

  • Menopause not to blame for weight gain

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Menopause doesn't cause women to gain weight, but affects where weight gain occurs, according to the latest research. In a study published in the International Menopause Societ...Read more

  • Lai to head LanzaTech China operations

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: LanzaTech appointed Mr Ken C Lai as VP of its Asia Pacific operations. Based in Shanghai, he will oversee the development and commercialization of the company's gas-to-advanced b...Read more

  • Bribery inquiries rising in China: SPP

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Chinese prosecutors have received more than 600,000 inquiries about bribery records involving companies or individuals in the first six months, the Supreme People's Procuratorate...Read more

  • Qiagen makes changes in supervisory board

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Qiagen is going to make changes in the membership of the supervisory board that will be put forward for approval by shareholders at the next annual general meeting scheduled for ...Read more

  • Australians one step closer to malaria vaccine

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Scientists in Australia have been studying people, who have developed an immunity to malaria. These scientists revealed that they've made a breakthrough in the fight against the ...Read more

  • CEVEC signs deal with Yuhan in South Korea

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: CEVEC Pharmaceuticals, the developer of a novel human expression system derived from amniocytes, and Yuhan Corporation, a leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical products based in...Read more

  • India's budget boost for biotech research

    BioTech |  Analysis | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2014

    India: With a thrust on technology development through public private partnerships, the union budget 2014 offers big encouragement to the small enterprises, biopharma and agriculture resear...Read more

  • Challenge No 3: Policy issues

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2012

    Government policies are among the major challenges before companies operating in the life sciences sector in the Asia Pacific region. For larger multinationals, policies favouring local com...Read more

  • Scott Whitaker is new president of BIO convention

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)'s chief operating officer Mr Scott Whitaker has been appointed as president of the BIO International Convention."The BIO International C...Read more