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

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  • 29
    Dec

    Researchers create 'Iron Man' suit for proteins

    The Straits Times by RAFFAELLA NATHAN CHARLES

    There are more ways to fold proteins than there are atoms in the universe, says Assistant Professor Chester Drum of the National University of Singapore's Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. But the assistant professor from the medicine and biochemistry… More

  • 27
    Dec

    Biotech sector's challenge with academic research

    The Straits Times by JEFFREY FUNK

    Singapore's biotech sector has attracted many international manufacturers and its institutions work with many of them to address local health concerns such as Type 2 diabetes. These public-private partnerships also help companies connect with Singaporean… More

  • 31
    Oct

    GSK grows business footprint from Singapore with Asia HQ

    The Business Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    BRITISH pharmaceutical giant GSK officially opened its Asia headquarters here on Monday. Called GSK Asia House, the facility in Rochester Park functions as the commercial hub for more than half of the company's global healthcare operations. More than… More

  • 05
    Oct

    Biopharma firm AbbVie opens S$400m biologics plant in Tuas

    The Business Times by JUDITH TAN

    GLOBAL research and development-based bio-pharmaceutical company AbbVie has enlarged its footprint in Singapore. On Wednesday, it opened a new biologics manufacturing plant in Tuas, which will expand its manufacturing capabilities for biologics, which… More

  • 06
    Sep

    New scheme to develop pharma manufacturing

    The Straits Times by ANNABETH LEOW

    A new scheme unveiled yesterday is primed to give drug-makers and the wider manufacturing sector a shot in the arm as disruptive change roils industries and poses huge challenges to bosses. The initiative centres on bringing pharmaceutical giants together… More

  • 29
    Aug

    Heading towards a biosensor revolution in healthcare industry

    The Business Times

    ROUNTABLE Participants: Dr Loke Wai Chiong, healthcare sector leader, Deloitte South-east Asia; Linus Tham, group chief information officer, Parkway Pantai; Dr Tan Teck Jack, chairman & medical director, North-east Medical Group; William Chew, managing… More

  • 28
    Aug

    US life science company's team here developed key cloud-enabled product

    The Business Times by CHAI HUNG YIN

    US-BASED life science company Thermo Fisher Scientific, which produces life science instruments in Singapore for the global market, has expanded its presence in Asia-Pacific and emerging markets in the last few years to more than 20 per cent of the… More

  • 25
    Aug

    GSK opens high-tech consumer behaviour lab

    The Business Times by SYARAFANA SHAFEEQ

    GLAXOSMITHKLINE (GSK) Consumer Healthcare wants to know what consumers want - why they make the choices they do while shopping and what influences those choices. To this end, the pharmaceutical giant on Thursday unveiled a Shopper Science Lab, kitted… More

  • 22
    Aug

    Found: Molecule that stops heart from self-healing

    The Straits Times by SHAYNA TOH

    Scientists here have discovered a chemical compound in mice that prevents heart muscle cells from repairing themselves. If it can be blocked, heart muscle cells can regenerate, like skin cells, and the heart may be able to heal itself. With cardiovascular… More

  • 29
    Jul

    Biotech sector poised to deliver more health and wealth

    The Straits Times by LIM CHUAN POH

    On May 24, a local biotechnology company successfully raised US$33 million (S$44.8 million) through an initial public offering on the Taipei Exchange (TPEx), valuing the company at US$300 million. This went largely unnoticed by most of Singapore, but… More