Thursday, 02 April 2020

BioTech News

  • 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

  • Scientists find new Alzheimer's mechanism

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis have identified a new set of genetic markers for Alzheimer's that point to a second pathway through which the ...Read more

  • Researchers get close to developing viable tissue

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Singapore, have developed a simple method of organizing cells and their microenvironments in hydrogel fib...Read more

  • Phase III trial of $1 vaccine RotaVac completed

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Mar, 2013

    Pune: The phase III trial of RotaVac, India's first indigenously developed rotavirus vaccine, has been completed and the data is presently being analyzed for further development of the same...Read more

  • Aus, NZ focus on quality use of medical devices

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: In an effort to help support the quality use of medical devices and therapeutic products, regulatory bodies from both Australia and New Zealand have launched certain initiatives....Read more

  • Taiwan's Adimmune to release H7N9 vaccine soon

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Leading vaccine provider from Taiwan, Adimmune Corp has passed the third phase of clinical trials for H7N9 Avian Influenza vaccine. This, the company said signifies that the vacc...Read more

  • BIO India to take up vaccine development

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Aug, 2012

    Mumbai: Recognizing India as a model for the global vaccine market, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has planned a 'Fireside Chat: Vaccine Development in India' at the 3rd Annu...Read more

  • Germany seeks closer partnership with Japan in biopharma

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

    Singapore: Germany Trade & Invest and the Health-Made in Germany initiative will join forces at this year's BioJapan 2012 from October 10-12. Representatives from German and Japanese bi...Read more

  • Hexaxim vaccine gets EMA nod for global use

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: The European Medicines Agency has issued a scientific opinion recommending that the benefits of the vaccine Hexaxim outweigh its risks and that it can be used in regions outside ...Read more

  • Bionomics' licensee Ironwood submits IND for anti-anxiety drug

    BioTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Bionomics has been advised by its licensee Ironwood Pharmaceuticals that an Investigational New Drug (IND) application was submitted to the US FDA for a clinical trial of anti-a...Read more

  • Protagonist, Ironwood expand drug discovery deal

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

    Singapore: Protagonist Therapeutics and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals are expanding their research collaboration. The collaboration, originally announced in January 2011, leverages Protagonist's...Read more

  • We are going to reduce Injectible Polio Vaccine cost, says Dr Cyrus Poonawalla

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

    Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SIIL), one of the largest providers of affordable quality vaccines in the world, has maintained its growth trajectory with a whopping growth of 39 perce...Read more

  • SynenTec to take over Roche Cellavista System

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

    Singapore: Roche will transfer its Cellavista business to SynenTec, the German company which is the original inventor of the Cellavista System. This agreement was reached as a result of the...Read more

  • GC-Rise sponsors anti-cancer campaign in China

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

    Singapore: GC-Rise Pharmaceutical exclusively sponsored a nation-wide anti-tumor academic exchange event initiated by the Committee of Gynecological Oncology, Chinese Anti-Cancer Associatio...Read more

  • Seegene gives food safety tech license to bioMérieux

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Seegene, a leading developer of multiplexed molecular technologies and diagnostic tests, has given bioMérieux license to the company's DPO and TOCE technologies for the develo...Read more

  • Stemtech enters into exclusive deal with Marinova

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Stemtech International, a pioneer in stem cell nutrition, has signed an exclusive business deal with Marinova, an Australian biotech firm, to supply Fucoidan (seaweed extracts) f...Read more

  • NZBIO 'Go Asia' event to focus on opportunities in China

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: New Zealand life science sector's annual conference, which is expected to be held in Auckland from March 18-20, 2013, will focus on opportunities for collaborative work in Asia, ...Read more