Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Singapore News

  • How are patent laws leading to the harmonizing effect?

    Singapore |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Feb, 2013

    There have been recent changes to the US patent laws that have brought the US laws closer to those of the rest-of-the-world. You may have heard about some of them such as, changing the firs...Read more

  • Astellas Pharma opens office in Singapore

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

    Singapore: Astellas Pharma, Japan's pharmaceutical giant with net sales of $10.7 billion and net income of $881 million as at March 31, 2013, has opened its office in Singapore. Astellas w...Read more

  • IBN engineered artificial human liver for drug testing

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: The liver is an important target organ for drug testing because all drugs pass through it for detoxification. This is a process whereby harmful substances are reduced or removed...Read more

  • A*STAR, GSK develop medicines for emerging markets

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

    Singapore: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and A*STAR's Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES) have signed a five-year strategic agreement to develop new evidence based formulations (E...Read more

  • Austrianova strengthens its Thailand operations

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore based biotechnology firm, Austrianova, has received Board of Investment (BOI) status for its Thai subsidiary. BOI is a Thai government agency designed to assist compani...Read more

  • Singapore's R&D reached new high in 2011

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore's gross expenditure on R&D (GERD) recorded a new high of S$7.4 billion in 2011, according to the National Survey of R&D, 2011, produced by the Agency for Scien...Read more

  • A*Star develops microscale epigenomics technology

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have successfully developed a method to map the epigenome using 100 times fewer cells than was previously possible. The...Read more

  • Scientists identify new biomarker for cancer

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists from Singapore have identified FAIM, a molecule that typically prevents cell death, as a potential biomarker to identify an incurable form of cancer in the bone marrow...Read more

  • Singapore opens window for Korea medtech firms

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Korean Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) have come together to jointly develop medical technologi...Read more

  • Asia goes paperless for patient records

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Nov, 2012

    The rising demand for cost containment in healthcare and the need to improve quality of services are driving the growth of the electronic medical records (EMR) market around the world. Acco...Read more

  • Telecom services to boom in APAC healthcare sector: Report

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Telecommunication companies in Asia-Pacific are increasingly exploring vertical markets like healthcare to open up new revenue streams as the market holds great potential for tel...Read more

  • Mundipharma, Shionogi tie up for pain treatment in Japan

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

    Singapore: Mundipharma has entered a license agreement with Japan-based Shionogi for the exclusive rights to develop, manufacture and commercialize the abuse deterrent formulation of Oxycod...Read more

  • A*STAR scientists identify potential drug target for inflammatory diseases including cancers

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A*STAR scientists have identified the enzyme, telomerase, as a cause of chronic inflammation in human cancers. Chronic inflammation is now recognized as a key underlying cause f...Read more

  • Mesoblast to set up stem cell drug plant in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 May, 2014

    Singapore: Australian regenerative drug company, Mesoblast, is planning to expand its global manufacturing base and the company is in dialogues with Singapore Economic Development Board (ED...Read more

  • Boehringer heart drug is particularly effective in Asian population

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Boehringer Ingelheim has reported that in Asian populations, Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) offers considerable benefits for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (...Read more

  • Covance expands Singapore drug development lab

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

    Singapore: Covance expanded its central laboratory facility in Singapore to enhance the company's current service offerings and position it to meet current and future growth of drug develop...Read more

  • IME, SFC Fluidics xollaborate to develop traumatic brain injury diagnostic device

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and SFC Fluidics, a USA microfluidics-based biomedical device development company, will be collaborating to develop a portable diagn...Read more

  • BioSingapore appoints Quintiles director as chairman

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

    Singapore: Biomedical association of Singapore, BioSingapore has appointed Mr Simranjit Singh, director, strategic planning Asia, Quintiles, as its new chairman. In his new role, Mr Singh ...Read more



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