Thursday, 17 October 2019

Taiwan News

  • TPG Capital Asia acquires major stake in Taiwan clinical trial firm

    Taiwan |  News | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2017

    TPG Capital Asia, a global investment firm has acquired a majority stake in Taiwan-based clinical trial services provider OPC Holding Company. The deal terms were not disclosed. The acquisi...Read more

  • Appier secures series C funding

    Taiwan |  News | 0 Comment | 30 Aug, 2017

    Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, has secured Series C investment of $33 million from SoftBank Group Corp., LINE Corporation, NAVER Corporation, Singapore-based EDBI a...Read more

  • “BioTaiwan's growth is a reflection of the success of Taiwan biotech as a whole in recent years.”

    Taiwan |  Opinion | 0 Comment | 08 Aug, 2017

    Singapore - In Taiwan, biotech is finally booming, and new companies, service providers and manufacturing facilities are emerging to fill rapidly growing industry needs. BioSpectrum As...Read more

  • Biomedic Consulting inks strategic deal with Taiwan Biomed

    Taiwan |  News | 0 Comment | 25 Jul, 2017

    Singapore: Biomedic consulting, the Taiwanese Medical Devices and Biotechnology consulting firm  has inked a strategic partnership deal with  Taiwan Biomed. The partnership aims t...Read more

  • Taipei hosts BioTaiwan 2017 with 600 firms' participation

    Taiwan |  News | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2017

    BioTaiwan 2017, the annual biotech-themed convention, organized by Taiwan Bio Industry Organization took place between June 28 to July 2 in Taipei World Trade Center – Nangang Exhibit...Read more

  • Taiwan institutes team up for biomedical research

    Taiwan |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2017

    The Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB), the Medical and Pharmaceutical Industrial Technology Development Center (PITDC), and Taipei Medical University (TMU), three of Taiwan's premi...Read more

  • Snake venom may replace aspirin

    Taiwan |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2017

    Scientists at the National Taiwan University have found that snake venom can provide a safer alternative to drugs like aspirin that help prevent blood clots in heart disease patients. Anti...Read more

  • Chugai receives Taiwan nod for Alecensa

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Feb, 2017

    Singapore: Japan's leading pharma giant Chugai pharmaceuticals announced that its subsidiary Chugai Pharma Taiwan has received approval for the anti-cancer agent, alectinib hydrochloride fr...Read more

  • Taipei firm works to cure cancer through mushrooms

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Feb, 2017

    Singapore: Taipei based Zhenjuntang Biotechnology aims to cure cancer through a mushroom -stout camphor fungus, also called "niu zhang zhi" in Chinese. Since its establishment in 2009, the ...Read more

  • Taiwan govt's new plans to bolster the biomedical sector

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Nov, 2016

    Singapore: In a bid to transform Taiwan into a center of biotechnology and medical R&D in Asia, the government has approved a biomedical promotion plan budgeted at NT$10.94 billion (US$...Read more

  • Research provides deeper understanding of plant aging

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: A research team lead by Dr Hsou-min Li, a research fellow at the Institute of Molecular Biology in Taiwan has discovered that the import of proteins into chloroplasts in plants i...Read more

  • Taiwan to beef up medical cooperation with the ASEAN

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Aug, 2016

    Singapore: As a part of the Taiwan government's New Southbound Policy, Minister of Science and Technology Mr Yang Hung-duen said that Taiwan aims to medical exports and expand cooperation o...Read more

  • TaiGen Biotech's pneumonia drug receives CFDA approval

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2016

    Singapore: The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has approved to market TaiGen Biotechnology's novel antibiotic, Taigexyn (nemonoxacin), in mainland China. TaiGen Biotechnology is a...Read more

  • TWi receives FDA approval for generic Alzheimer's drug

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Nov, 2014

    Singapore: FDA has given a nod to TWi pharmaceuticals ANDA for Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets USP, 23 mg, the generic equivalent to Eisai's Aricept 23mg. The drug is used to treat Alzheime...Read more

  • Taiwan discovers new molecule that can arrest breast cancer spread

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 May, 2016

    Singapore: Taiwan's premier research institution, Academia Sinica has developed a new material (Q2-3) that can arrest the spread of breast cancer cells. As per reports, Q2-3 prevents the sp...Read more

  • Orient, NanoCarrier sign deal for Nanoplatin trial

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Taiwan company Orient Europharma and Japan-based pharmaceutical company NanoCarrier have signed a new agreement for conducting registration trials of Nanoplatin in Taiwan, Singap...Read more

  • Scinopharm's net income drops as sales slow down

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Declaring quarterly results, Taiwan's pharmaceutical giant Scinopharm said that its net income last quarter declined by 32 percent year-on-year to $4.15 million. The company said...Read more

  • TWi Biotech secures patent for diabetes drug in Korea

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Oct, 2015

    Singapore: Taiwan based TWi Biotechnology has been granted patent in Korea for it diabetes drug, AC-201, from the Korean Intellectual Property Office. The patent includes AC-201 or its pha...Read more



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