Tech & Pharma

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.

Cytori, Lorem Vascular To Commercialize Cell-Based Therapies In Asia

Cytori, Lorem Vascular To Commercialize Cell-Based Therapies In Asia

Cytori and Lorem have announced a partnership to commercialize Cytori Cell Therapy in Asian markets.

Mode Of Action Of Plerixafor Unraveled

Mode Of Action Of Plerixafor Unraveled

Scientists have discovered the exact mode of action by plerixafor, a drug commonly prescribed to stimulate immune responses in patients suffering from neutropenia.

A*STAR, AstraZeneca To Develop Gram-Negative Antibacterials

A*STAR, AstraZeneca To Develop Gram-Negative Antibacterials

A*STAR has signed an agreement with biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to develop new drugs to treat gram-negative bacterial infections.

BASF To Open Electronic Materials R&D Center In Sungkyunkwan University

BASF To Open Electronic Materials R&D Center In Sungkyunkwan University

BASF announced this week that it will set up a new electronic materials R&D center in partnership with Sungkyunkwan University.

Eisai, Broad Institute Develop Treatment For NTDs And Tuberculosis

Eisai, Broad Institute Develop Treatment For NTDs And Tuberculosis

Eisai Co., Ltd. has entered into an agreement with the Broad Institute to develop new therapeutic agents for the treatment of neglected tropical diseases and tuberculosis. 



Bangladesh’s Battle With Fake And Low-Standard Medicine

Bangladesh’s Battle With Fake And Low-Standard Medicine

The Bangladeshi government has vowed to continue fighting the growing industry of illicit, substandard, counterfeit and life-endangering medicines openly sold in pharmacies.

Student Wins S’pore James Dyson Award For Survival Backpack

Student Wins S’pore James Dyson Award For Survival Backpack

Brandon Tan from Temasek Polytechnic has won Singapore’s James Dyson Award for developing a “survival” backpack that pumps drinking water and generates electricity.