public private partnerships

Lucence Develops COVID-19 Sample Stabilization Kits

Lucence has developed a kit that can stabilize COVID-19 test samples and is making 10,000 of the kits freely available to the scientific community.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Catherine Ohura

Newly-appointed CEO of the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund Ms. Catherine Ohura outlines her plans and priorities for the organization.

Setting The Pace Of Public-Private Partnerships

Smart city collaborations between the public and private sectors require a careful balance of speed, innovation and risk management.

Whose Job Is It To Prepare Us For 2037?

A distinguished panel at the 2017 Milken Institute Asia Summit discussed what the future of jobs will look like as automation and machine learning become the norm.

GHIT Fund Secures US$200 Million For Second Phase

The Government of Japan will contribute roughly half of the US$200 million replenishment, with the remainder provided by partners including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Semiconductor Collaboration Recognized For Successful Public Private Partnership

The award recognizes the efforts of an R&D collaboration to research and develop innovative integrated electronics systems.

Japan To Contribute US$130 Million Replenishment To GHIT Fund

The move highlights the Japanese government's commitment to playing a leading role in global health issues.

CiRA & Takeda Announce Joint iPS Cell Research

Takeda, Japan's largest pharmaceutical company, will provide US$166 million of funding for iPS research over the next ten years.

Neglected No More

Dr. BT Slingsby, founder and CEO of the Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) fund, is passionate about using Japanese research knowhow to help tackle the most challenging public health issues of the day.

From Field To Fork

Science and technology play an important role in ensuring food security in Asia, says Professor Paul Teng, senior fellow at the Center for Non-Traditional Security Studies in Singapore.