life sciences

iCarbonX Joins HealthLoop’s US$8.4 Million Series B Round

The participation of iCarbonX brings the total Series B investment in HealthLoop’s patient-engagement platform to US$8.4 million.

Temasek Invests US$800 Million In Verily

Singapore-based Temasek will invest in Alphabet's health-focused company Verily to commercialize healthcare solutions.

Yoshinori Ohsumi Wins US$3M Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences

Ohsumi, who is an honorary professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, was among the nine winners of the 2017 Breakthrough Prizes.

US$50 Million VC Fund To Focus On Singaporean Life Sciences

Lightstone Singapore has closed a US$50 million funding round backed by Singapore's EDBI and Temasek Holdings.

Hanhai & SFU Launch China-Canada Commercialization Network

The China-Canada Commercialization & Acceleration Network (C2-CAN) aims to promote venture growth in both countries.

Four Asian Teams Win 2016 Breakthrough Prize In Fundamental Physics

Established by key entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley, the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics went to Japanese, Chinese and Canadian research teams working on neutrino oscillation.