Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Singapore News

  • FIPB clears seven pharma proposals, defers three

    Singapore |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has cleared seven out of the ten investment proposals in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector. At the board meeting held on F...Read more

  • Fibrosis diagnosis takes a new turn

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Mar, 2012

    So far, biopsy has been the technology for diagnosis of fibrosis in patients. It has its limitation, and many times it fails to provide critical information about the severity of the diseas...Read more

  • Start-ups redefining the industry

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2012

    Life sciences industry in the Asia Pacific recorded the double digit growth of 16.6 percent, reaching $128.26 billion in 2010. Of this, pharma made up the major chunk of the revenue with 92...Read more

  • PPPs attract investments in bioscience

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Jun, 2012

    Are public-private partnerships the way forward for emerging countries of Asia? The trend says so. Global analyst company, PricewaterhouseCoopers, suggests that the use of public-private p...Read more

  • Singapore is Asia's innovation capital

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 May, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore has received recognition in five global tracking studies in the area of innovation and research and development (R&D). After 20 years of long term commitment to sci...Read more

  • Biogen to commercialize MS therapies in Asia

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Belgium based pharmaceutical company UCB and global pharmaceutical company, Biogen, have entered into an agreement where UCB gets the right to commercialize Biogen's multiple scl...Read more

  • A*Star discovers novel DNA variants for blood cancer

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

    Singapore: A*Star's Genome Institute of Singapore is progressing on double headway on non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) with the discovery of novel DNA variants that influence the risk of blood ca...Read more

  • Integrated drug discovery fuels healthy outcomes

    Singapore |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2012

    Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies reap the most benefit from their strategic collaborations, by working with suppliers whose practices aim to combine and apply the comprehensive pr...Read more

  • Japan medtech firm signs $9 mn deal with A*Star

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 May, 2013

    Singapore: Japan's technology company, Arkray is investing $9.1 million over a five-year period in a research venture and collaboration with A*Star's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotec...Read more

  • Dr Gerald Möller to lead AYOXXA board

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Sep, 2015

    Singapore: Germany and Singapore based biotech firm, AYOXXA Biosystems, has  appointed Dr Gerald Möller as an independent board director and chairman of the board. Dr Möller will gu...Read more

  • VelaDx to develop diagnostic assays with US univ

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

    Singapore: Singapore-based technology developer, VelaDx, signed a molecular diagnostic affiliation agreement with Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital, US. This agreement will provide f...Read more

  • A*STAR, OBD to find epigenetic footprint in stem cells

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 May, 2013

    Singapore: Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Oxford Biodynamics (OBD) will collaborate to identify epigenetic signatures ...Read more

  • Century Medical gets Japanese nod for Glider catheter

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Apr, 2013

    ‎Singapore: TriReme Medical's Japanese partner, Century Medical, has received Shonin approval for Glider PTCA catheter, which is indicated for treating the stenotic portion of coronar...Read more

  • Stem cell industry has substantial growth potential

    Singapore |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 31 Jan, 2013

    The Nobel prize for Physiology to two stem cell research scientists in 2012 has firmly put the spotlight on this promising field of biotechnology. Sir John Gurdon and Dr Shinya Yamanaka sha...Read more

  • Bruton's tyrosine kinase for infectious diseases

    Singapore |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jul, 2012

    Toll-like receptors (TLR) play a critical role in the recognition of pathogen-associated molecules and trigger various inflammatory responses, which enable the host to clear infections. The...Read more

  • Singapore gets medical device regulatory curriculum

    Singapore |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: With the objective to enhance regulatory ecosystem in Singapore, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) and National University of Singapore (NUS) have jointly launched ...Read more

  • Genetic diagnostics usher in a new era in healthcare

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Dec, 2012

    Thanks to the Human Genome Project, scientists now have a set of tools that can be readily used to understand the complexity of diseases and their variability in human beings. These tools a...Read more

  • Accenture study: Healthcare IT solutions rising in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Singapore is making significant strides in adopting healthcare IT and translating these advanced capabilities, such as clinical decision support, into regular use among physician...Read more



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