Thursday, 20 February 2020

Taiwan News

  • Taiwan invents 'Smart tooth' to track smoking, drinking

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers at the National University of Taiwan have developed a new 'smart tooth' that monitors an individual's oral habits by recording gross and minute movement of the jaw. ...Read more

  • Three new avian flu viral strains detected in Taiwan

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Amid sporadic avian flu cases still surfacing in Asia, a new strain H5N3 has been now identified by the Taiwan Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine. The vi...Read more

  • Ssu Cheng Biotech inks a pact with Taiwan COA

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Taiwan-based Ssu Cheng Biotech has signed an exclusive agreement with the Council of Agriculture (COA) in Taiwan. The pact authorizes SSu Cheng Biotech to use COA's pesticide res...Read more

  • Taiwan-China to collaborate on new drug discovery

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) recently announced that Taiwan and China have reached a concrete consensus in new drug research and development. According to reports, during ...Read more

  • ScinoPharm's revenue falls flat in 2014

    Taiwan |  Company results | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: Taiwan-based biopharmaceutical firm, ScinoPharm, had a sluggish revenue in 2014, generated $135 million (unaudited revenue) as compared to $167.6 million in 2013 which was record...Read more

  • Taiwanese children more prone to liver tumors

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists at the Division of Hematology and Oncology of Taipei Veterans General Hospital's Department of Pediatrics confirmed in a study that Taiwanese children are twice as pro...Read more

  • Taiwan foundation announces biotech awards

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Dec, 2014

    Singapore: The Taiwan Bio-Development Foundation, a non-profit organization that focuses to develop the nation's biotechnology sector, recently announced this year biotechnology awards. Th...Read more

  • Taiwan to adopt 11 healthcare facilites in Sierra Leone

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: In a bid to improve healthcare facilities in Sierra Leone, the Taiwan-based Buddhist Tzu chi Foundation has offered to adopt eleven healthcare facilities in the country. The Foun...Read more

  • Novartis drug-A game changer for COPD

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: A study presented at the European Respiratory Society Congress at Munich, Germany, by Novartis highlighted that consuming a single dose of Ultibro Breezhaler, reduced the rate of...Read more

  • TWi completes patient enrollment for gout trial

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Taiwan-based TWi Biotechnology, has completed the patient enrollment in a phase II trial of AC-201 for Gout Flare Prophylaxis (GFP) during urate-lowering therapy (ULT). This rand...Read more

  • Taiwan's PharmEngine initiates clinical trial of chemotherapy drug

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2015

    Singapore: Taiwan's PharmaEngine licensing partner, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, and its sublicensing partner, Baxter International, has submitted a marketing authorization application (MAA) ...Read more

  • Waters partners with Taiwan org to establish innovation center

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: Taipei's Chang Gung University (CGU)recently held a ceremony as it has been chosen as an innovation partner in Waters' first Center of Innovation in Taiwan. Waters inked a pact ...Read more

  • Taiwan's PharmaEngine gets TFDA nod for cancer drug

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Oct, 2015

    Singapore: Taiwan's PharmaEngine has recieved Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) approval for ONIVYDE (irinotecan liposome injection) in combination with fluorouracil (5-FU) and leu...Read more

  • TWi appoints new CEO to boost US market

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Taiwan based TWi Pharmaceuticals has appointed Ms Tina Guilder as President and CEO and Ms Eva Ho as CFO to step up the US operation. TWi Pharmaceuticals announced that Ms Guild...Read more

  • Taiwanese urge for Orphan Drug Act

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) made an appeal to the Taiwan government, calling for the speedy passage of an amendment to the Rare Disease and Orphan Drug Act at the next le...Read more

  • Taiwan offers best medical services: Survey

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: According to a recent survey, Taiwan offers the best and cheapest medical facilities for expatriates across the globe. Around 66 percent expats said that they enjoyed higher qual...Read more

  • NCKU Taiwan, Fujistu Taiwan ink a pact to establish cloud computing platform

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Japan-based technology giant Fujitsu Taiwan and Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) have signed a MOU to establish a cloud computing platform for agricultural and geno...Read more

  • Finally, Impax's Parkinson's drug gets FDA approval

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: After years of rejecting approval for Impax's flagship drug Rytary, a treatment for Parkinson's disease, the USFDA has finally given its nod. Rytary is a formulation of carbidopa...Read more