An essential and complete guide for the biotechnology companies operating in Singapore.

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  • 08
    Jun

    Bayer, Monsanto merger creates behemoth

    The Straits Times

    FRANKFURT • German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer sealed a US$63 billion (S$84 billion) merger with US-based Monsanto yesterday, creating an agrichemical behemoth with lofty ambitions to feed the world, but which was lambasted by environmentalists.… More

  • 24
    May

    Singapore, France deepen collaboration in biotechnology

    The Business Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    RESEARCHERS in Singapore and France are setting up a joint "virtual laboratory" to deepen collaboration in the field of biotechnology. The move is part of efforts to ramp up innovation and research linkages between the two countries this year, which… More

  • 18
    May

    Pharma gives Singapore NODX a shot in the arm, but it'll wear off, say economists

    The Business Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    AFTER shrinking for two straight months, Singapore's exports recovered in April as volatile pharmaceutical shipments rebounded. But this surge is expected to be short-lived, economists say - in addition to slowing momentum in the electronics sector,… More

  • 11
    May

    Johnson & Johnson opens new Asia-Pac HQ

    The Business Times by ELYSSA TAN

    Singapore GLOBAL healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson, officially opened its new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore on Thursday to lead in the creation of new healthcare ideas and solutions for the future Located at Science Park, the new 15,800… More

  • 02
    May

    Lab to boost treatment of liver cancer launched

    The Straits Times by RACHAEL SEOW

    It can take three to four months to determine which drugs are most effective in treating a liver cancer patient. However, several Singapore research institutions, along with South Korea's Samsung Medical Centre, have come up with a programme that could… More

  • 27
    Apr

    Hyphens Pharma International eyes Catalist IPO

    The Straits Times by NISHA RAMCHANDANI

    Hyphens Pharma International is seeking a listing on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange, with part of the proceeds from the initial public offering to go towards expansion. The pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare group's core business segments… More

  • 18
    Apr

    MOH awards $60m to 3 research projects

    The Straits Times by ILYDA CHUA

    The Health Ministry has awarded $60 million to three new research projects in the health and biomedical fields. In addition, close to $1.8 million has been set aside for a new award recognising medical innovation among clinicians. The pilot Clinician… More

  • 08
    Mar

    New molecule kills drug-resistant bacteria

    The Straits Times

    An international research team has developed a synthetic molecule that can kill five deadly types of multidrug-resistant bacteria with limited side effects, if any. The hope is that the new material could be developed into a drug to treat patients with… More

  • 08
    Mar

    Temasek unit pares stakes in S Korean pharma firms for as much as S$1.36b

    The Business Times by ANN WILLIAMS

    Singapore TEMASEK Holdings' unit Ion Investments on Wednesday said it is paring its stakes in two South Korean pharmaceutical companies but will remain a substantial shareholder in both. Earlier on Tuesday, IFR reported that Ion is selling part of its… More

  • 01
    Mar

    New drug a boost for blood cancer patients

    The Straits Times by CHERYL TEE

    A drug which aims to increase the length of time myeloma patients can spend without the disease getting worse has been approved by the Health Sciences Authority. Myeloma is an almost incurable blood cancer in the bone marrow or soft tissue. Symptoms… More