Sunday, 19 January 2020

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  • Whats up with the BGI-Complete acquisition deal?

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

    In perhaps the largest move in the sequencing services industry to date, BGI Shenzhen entered into a definitive merger agreement with US-based whole human genome sequencing services provide...Read more

  • Thermo Fisher opens $20 mn manufacturing facility in China

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Thermo Fisher Scientific has opened its new facility in Suzhou, China, for the manufacturing of life sciences consumables and equipment. The facility expands the company's global...Read more

  • SK gets rights to sell TheraVida urinary drugs

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: TheraVida and SK Chemicals announced the execution of a license agreement for two of TheraVida's proprietary combination drug product candidates, THVD-201 and THVD-202. The agree...Read more

  • Academia Sinica signs deal with Indian academy

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Academia Sinica of Taiwan and the Indian National Science Academy have signed an agreement on scientific cooperation between the two institutions. Dr Chi-Huey Wong, president of...Read more

  • Merck Millipore launches lab water E-Solution

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Merck Millipore, the life science division of Merck, has introduced of Millitrack Compliance, a novel e-solution designed to enable regulatory compliance for lab water purificati...Read more

  • Waters to continue investing in India

    BioTech |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jul, 2012

    Waters India, a fully owned subsidiary of Waters in the US, is celebrating its silver jubilee anniversary in India. Driven by a long-term commitment to the region, Waters invested in India ...Read more

  • Duke-NUS instrumental in talent generation'

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: At the graduation ceremony of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Mr S Iswaran Minister in the Prime Minister's Office appreciated that there was a constant stream of young exc...Read more

  • Miltenyi Biotec expands presence in South Korea

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2013

    ‎Singapore: Miltenyi Biotec, a cell innovation company, has opened a new office in Seoul, South Korea, enlarging the company's Asia Pacific presence to six locations in five countries...Read more

  • PE fund declines, IPO surges in bioindustry: Report

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Private equity and venture capital (PEVC) investment in the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry has dropped from 1063 deals in 2010 to 480 deals in 2013, according t...Read more

  • Glutamate spells doom for schizophrenic patients

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: An excess of the brain neurotransmitter, glutamate, may cause a transition to psychosis in people who are at risk for schizophrenia, reports a study from investigators at Columbi...Read more

  • Aus univ, BioFarma develop vaccine adjuvant

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Melbourne University entered into an agreement with Indonesian vaccine maker, Bio Farma, to develop a vaccine delivery system that can boost the vaccine effectiveness for a range...Read more

  • Eppendorf expands product range in India

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Aug, 2012

    Bangalore: Eppendorf expanded its tissue culture consumables (TCC) product range with launch of new Easypet 3, cell counting plate and CellRepel TCC in the Indian market. Speaking exclusive...Read more

  • Takeda, UCL collaborate on brain diseases

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: UCL (University College London) and Japan based Takeda Pharmaceutical have formed a new research collaboration to identify and validate novel target genes for the treatment of ne...Read more

  • Nano-chip that detects cancer at an early stage

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 May, 2014

    Singapore: An international team of researchers from the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Castelldefel, Spain have developed a nano-chip that can detect low concentrations of protein cance...Read more

  • Google age R&D firm hires top scientists as its first staff

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Google-backed age research company Calico, which is being headed by the former CEO of Genentech Mr Art Levinson, has hired its first four employees including, Dr Hal Barron, Dr R...Read more

  • Octa Phillip to aid Rapid Nutrition shareholders

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

    Singapore: Global natural healthcare company, Rapid Nutrition, appointed diversified investment and financial services group Octa Phillip Securities, to provide its shareholders access to ...Read more

  • AmpliPhi gets notice of allowance on key patent application

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: AmpliPhi Biosciences, the anti-infective company focused on developing phage-based therapies to combat the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant infection, has received a Notic...Read more

  • Mesoblast to raise $170 mn for MPC platform

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

    Singapore: Mesoblast has entered into agreements to raise $173.98 million (A$170 million) through an issue of new fully paid shares at $6.45 (A$6.30), representing a 2.2 percent discount to...Read more



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