Thursday, 02 April 2020

Singapore News

  • Vietnam, Quintiles enter deal to advance clinical trials

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

    Singapore: Vietnam Ministry of Health's Administration of Science, Technology and Training (ASTT) has signed an agreement with Quintiles to enhance clinical research in this growing nation ...Read more

  • Experts: Pneumococcal disease should be a priority

    Singapore |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: International and regional healthcare experts at the 2013 Asia PDC have urged the public to make the fight against pneumococcal disease in young children under five and in adults...Read more

  • Singapore tweaks rules to fast-track product access

    Singapore |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 May, 2012

    Recently, Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore enhanced its regulatory framework for low-risk Class A and B medical devices to ensure lower regulatory fees for these products and fa...Read more

  • Aurionpro's SCMProFit suite - a huge sucess:SFS

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

    Singapore: Singapore based SFS Pharma Logistics registered its first success in global supply chain management platform by going live with Aurionpro's SCMProFit suite in six countries. SFS ...Read more

  • AstraZeneca launches Brilinta for prevention of thrombotic events

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 May, 2012

    Singapore: AstraZeneca has launched Brilinta (ticagrelor) for the prevention of atherothrombotic events in adult patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Brilinta is the first antiplat...Read more

  • Women in life sciences – A peep into the lives of inspirational figures

    Singapore |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Mar, 2013

    We come across several women in the field of biotechnology at the graduation and post-graduation level of education. However, there are only those select few who are able to climb the ladde...Read more

  • Singapore's 1st cloud-based ECG monitor gets CE mark

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore-based WEB Biotechnology, developer of the world's first cloud-based continuous ECG monitor called Spyder, achieved CE certification for its ECG monitoring solution. The...Read more

  • A*Star scientists solve century-old mystery

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: A*STAR scientists from the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have solved the problem of how Candida albicans causes hospital-acquired infections of the blood, an iss...Read more

  • BSA-CMR Survey: India, China lead in APAC CRO sector

    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

  • Yaskawa Electric invests in ReWalk exoskeleton

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

    Singapore: Israel-based ARGO Medical Technologies has partnered with innovative robotics experts Yaskawa Electric, Japan, as it continues the global expansion of its ReWalk exoskeleton devi...Read more

  • Osteoporosis is an emerging crisis in APAC: Report

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: A new report, launched by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), shows that osteoporosis is a looming crisis throughout the Asia Pacific, with the number of fracture su...Read more

  • Singapore approves oral pill for prostate cancer

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

    Singapore: For the first time in Singapore, a new oral treatment is available to advanced stage prostate cancer patients in whom the disease has progressed while on, or after chemotherapy. ...Read more

  • Genting to acquire 20% equity stake in TauRx

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Singapore-based TauRx Pharmaceuticals has received equity investment of $31.5 million from Genting Management Singapore (GMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Genting Berhad. The am...Read more

  • Singapore takes a lipidomics leap

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2013

    After proteomics and genomics, lipidomics promises to be the next emerging field of research in the bioscience industry. Its potential use in healthcare, including disease prediction and di...Read more

  • Austrianova starts cell bank for cancer therapy

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Austrianova Singapore has established a research cell bank, the first step towards late-phase clinical trials in patients with advanced inoperable pancreatic cancer, as well as a...Read more

  • Takeda to acquire Inviragen for $250 mn

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2013

    Singapore: Japanese company, Takeda Pharmaceutical is looking to acquire Inviragen for an upfront payment of $35 million, and future payments of up to $215 million, which would be linked to...Read more

  • Is the traditional healthcare system collapsing?

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Globally, the healthcare industry is in a state of accelerated evolution due to changing demographics and various market forces. These are giving rise to disruptions in the tradi...Read more

  • Policy reforms boost biotech talent pool

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 May, 2012

    Reforms in government policies and initiatives have helped in setting focus for bioscience companies, which has resulted in an enhanced manpower pool in Asia. Singapore has emerged as a hi...Read more