Tech & Pharma

Singapore’s Second Satellite Blasts Off Into Space

Singapore’s Second Satellite Blasts Off Into Space

Singapore’s second satellite, built by Nanyang Technological University students, blasted off to space on board Russia’s RS-20B rocket.

Tracking System May Improve Prostate Radiotherapy Treatment

Tracking System May Improve Prostate Radiotherapy Treatment

Researchers and clinicians in Australia are leading a clinical trial to test a GPS-like device that tracks the position of the prostate as it moves during radiotherapy.

Singapore-Japanese Tie-Up On Biotech Innovation

Singapore-Japanese Tie-Up On Biotech Innovation

A Japanese-Singapore collaboration will focus on the R&D and commercialization of novel clinical approaches for diseases relevant to the Asian population.

Takeda’s Oral Proteasome Inhibitor MLN9708 Enters Ph III Study In Japan

Takeda’s Oral Proteasome Inhibitor MLN9708 Enters Ph III Study In Japan

Takeda has initiated enrollment of patients in Japan in an ongoing global Phase III clinical study of its novel oral proteasome inhibitor MLN9708.

Mallinckrodt, China Resources Pharma To Promote Optiray X-Ray

Mallinckrodt, China Resources Pharma To Promote Optiray X-Ray

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals has partnered with China Resources Pharma to promote its Optiray™ (ioversol injection) x-ray contrast media in China.

Medifocus, Ideal Concept JV To Market Prolieve Treatment

Medifocus, Ideal Concept JV To Market Prolieve Treatment

Medifocus has entered into a joint venture agreement with Ideal Concept Group to sell and market its Prolieve treatment in China and other Asian countries.

Merck Invests €80 Million On Pharmaceutical Facility In China

Merck Invests €80 Million On Pharmaceutical Facility In China

Merck has invested €80 million into a new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility to be located in the Greater Shanghai region, China.

Eli Lilly Funds US$350 Million To Expand Insulin Production In China

Eli Lilly Funds US$350 Million To Expand Insulin Production In China

Eli Lilly and Company will invest US$350 million to expand its insulin cartridge manufacturing capacity in China.

Pharmaceutical IT Asia Congress To Highlight Digital Healthcare Innovation

Pharmaceutical IT Asia Congress To Highlight Digital Healthcare Innovation

Oxford Global’s Pharmaceutical IT Asia Congress will take place from March 25-26, 2014 in Singapore..

Quintiles, Vietnam Ministry Of Health To Collaborate

Quintiles, Vietnam Ministry Of Health To Collaborate

The Vietnam Ministry of Health has signed an agreement with Quintiles to enhance clinical research in Vietnam’s growing nation of 90 million people.