Sunday, 18 August 2019

Singapore News

  • A*Star artificial liver to speed up drug R&D

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers at A*Star's IBN have engineered an artificial human liver piece, which mimics the natural tissue environment closely, to help companies to predict the toxicity of new...Read more

  • Tissue bank launched for colorectal cancer research

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: The Fortis-IBN TissueBank (FIT) for research and development in colorectal diseases will help accelerate translational research in colorectal cancer. FIT is the result of a S$4....Read more

  • A*STAR to commercialize nanospectrometers

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore, has collaborated with Tornado Medical Syst...Read more

  • AITbiotech gets ISO certificate for genomic services

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

    Singapore: AITbiotech, a leading genomics service provider in Singapore, has secured ISO 13485:2003 certification, for design, development and manufacturing of IVD medical devices for detec...Read more

  • AbbVie invests $320 mn in bilogics manufacturing in Singapore

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

    Singapore: Research based pharmaceutical company, AbbVie, has made investment of around USD320 million in Singapore to set up small molecule and biologics active drug substance manufacturin...Read more

  • Healthcare needs change in business process'

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jan, 2014

    Singapore: Healthcare across the Asia-Pacific is in a state of accelerated evolution due to not only changing demographics, but also due to disruptions in the traditional industry value-cha...Read more

  • Volition launches epigenetic immunoassays

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: VolitionRx, a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests, launched NuQ, its range-of-epigenetic immunoassays meant particularly for research. The N...Read more

  • Ultrasound-enhanced drug delivery for efficacy

    Singapore |  News | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2012

    One of the barriers to drug delivery is the presence of a prominent stromal matrix that separates blood vessels from tumor cells. In order for the chemotherapeutic agent to be effective in ...Read more

  • Singapore pharma to see only 4.4% pay hike in 2014

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 May, 2013

    Singapore: A report published by the Hay Group, titled 'Building the Capabilities of the Next Generation Workforce', has revealed that people working in the life sciences and pharmaceutical...Read more

  • Clearbridge VitalSigns leverages on CardioLeaf

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Clearbridge VitalSigns, a Singapore-based medical device company, is leveraging its flagship product, CardioLeaf, into a family of three different products, including CardioLeaf ...Read more

  • Singapore medtech firm raises $1mn seed funding

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Singapore medtech startup Healint, that develops mobile apps for chronic diseases, has raised over $1 million in second round of seed funding. The company said that the money wil...Read more

  • Missing protien connects diabetes, obesity: Study

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists from Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), a research institute under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), have discovered that obese in...Read more

  • HSA regulatory conference under way in Singapore

    Singapore |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Health Sciences Authority (HSA), which is the national regulator for health products in Singapore, inaugurated the Asia Regulatory Conference 2013 in the island nation for the fi...Read more

  • Takeshi Yura is AMRI Asia discovery VP

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Dr Takeshi Yura has been promoted by AMRI to the position of vice president of discovery and development services, Asia. Dr Yura will report directly to Dr Thomas E. D'Ambra, cha...Read more

  • APAC stem cell therapy market to reach $972mn in 2018

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

    Singapore: A new study by Reports and Reports predicted that the stem cell therapy market in Asia Pacific (APAC) will grow in value from $545 million in 2012 to $972 million in 2018, at a c...Read more

  • AMRI acquires Oso Biopharmaceuticals at $110 mn

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: US based contract research firm, AMRI, with operations in Asia, has acquired Oso Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing, a former portfolio company of Altaris Capital Partners and a co...Read more

  • A*STAR, Fluidigm setup first-of-its-kind cellbio lab

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and Fluidigm established the first research center in Asia exclusively dedica...Read more

  • A*Star center promotes staff health, wins award

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: A*Star's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), won the Singapore HEALTH (Helping Employees Achieve Life-Time Health) Platinum Award 2012 for its efforts in promo...Read more



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