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Singapore News

  • Logistics demand attention as outsourcing picks up

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Dec, 2012

    The European Medical Agency (EMA) recently raised concerns that since many sources of active substances for life-saving medicines are now wholly located outside Europe, it is of high import...Read more

  • Singapore firm to launch next-gen cancer study device

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 May, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore's emerging company Clearbridge BioMedics plans to launch its ClearCell FX System at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to be held in Chicago from 30 May to 3 ...Read more

  • Japanese biomedical firm sets up lab in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Japan-based biopharmaceutical firm, Kyowa Hakko Kirin (KHK) has setup Singapore Translational Research Laboratory (STRL), an international R&D center in Singapore for biomedi...Read more

  • Pharmacovigilance: A strategic opportunity

    Singapore |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Sep, 2012

    For many Asian pharmaceutical companies, pharmacovigilance is a critical component of any drug development program. As product safety continues to receive a high level of emphasis from regu...Read more

  • BioMatrix Technology gets wider reach

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Singapore's Biosensors International and Terumo Corporation have extended their existing licensing agreements, under which Terumo may continue to incorporate BioMatrix technology...Read more

  • MNCs boost Asia biologics industry

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Mar, 2012

    Entry of multinational companies has been a big boost to Asia's position in biologics manufacturing, especially with cGMP compliance. Singapore has been way ahead than others in attracting ...Read more

  • Singapore health IT CEO wins ASEAN CIO Award

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: CEO of Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS), Dr Chong Yoke Sin, has received the Asean CIO Award in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.Singapore's Health Ministry's IT arm, IHiS d...Read more

  • Bayer cancer drug Stivarga gets Singapore nod

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore has approved Bayer' Stivarga, the first oral targeted therapy proven to extend overall survival in patients with advanced colorec...Read more

  • Malaysia appoints standard assessment firm

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: BSI, a global standard assessment company, has been registered by the Malaysian Medical Device Bureau as one of the three Conformity Assessment Bodies (CAB). In this role, BSI wi...Read more

  • India's Bodhi Health Education wins NUS-DBS Social venture challenge

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: India based healthcare solution provider start-up firm, Bodhi Health Education, is among the winners of DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge held in Singapore, an Asia-wide competiti...Read more

  • Dr Steven Fang, Clearbridge Accelerator: Industry focus will shift from pharma to biopharma in 2013

    Singapore |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Dec, 2012

    I foresee a number of interesting upcoming trends within the biomedical sector, including a shift from pharmaceutical-based compounds to biopharmaceuticals, as well as the rapid development...Read more

  • What functional roles do CROs play in APAC?

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2013

    The fifth edition of the annual BioSpectrum Asia Pacific clinical research organization (CRO) Survey, which is conducted in association with CyberMedia Research (CMR), yet again identifie...Read more

  • A*Star scientists discover new cancer genes

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have identified genes that are potential targets for therapeutic drugs against aggressive breast cancer. Patients with ...Read more

  • Vela develops genetic tests for H7N9 bird flu

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Vela Diagnostics has launched PCR-based Research-Use-Only (RUO) tests for the identification of genetic targets specific to a new strain of bird flu (H7N9), as well as a highly v...Read more

  • Novartis invests over $500 in new Singapore facility

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Novartis is investment over $500 million for a new state-of-the-art biotechnology production site in Singapore. The new facility will focus on drug substance manufacturing based ...Read more

  • BSA-CMR Survey: New CRO players emerge in APAC

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2013

    The fifth edition of the annual BioSpectrum Asia Pacific clinical research organization (CRO) Survey, which is conducted in association with CyberMedia Research (CMR), yet again identifie...Read more

  • Nose cancer emerges as a potent killer in Asia

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a rare form of cancer in Western Europe and North America and is emerging as a leading cancer in Southern China and South East Asia, according t...Read more

  • Non-biomarker solution to target cancer

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

    Early detection, complete cure and curbing relapse are big challenges in cancer therapy. Many biotechnology companies have made huge investments in terms of money and time to device ways in...Read more



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