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EDB arm joins $661m funding round for biotech company

EDBI, the investment arm of the Economic Development Board, has joined a group of investors in a US$500 million (S$661 million) funding round for Moderna Therapeutics. This gives it a valuation of around US$7 billion and makes it one of the biggest unicorns in the biotech sector. (A unicorn is a start-up valued at over US$1 billion.) Moderna is a clinical-stage biotech company that is creating a new generation of drugs and vaccines. These use...

Researchers create 'Iron Man' suit for proteins

There are more ways to fold proteins than there are atoms in the universe, says Assistant Professor Chester Drum of the National University of Singapore's Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. But the assistant professor from the medicine and biochemistry departments has figured out a first - a way to fold a protein using a highly stable shell which wraps around the unfolded substrate, moulding it like hands mould clay, and then protecting it from...

Biotech sector's challenge with academic research

Singapore's biotech sector has attracted many international manufacturers and its institutions work with many of them to address local health concerns such as Type 2 diabetes. These public-private partnerships also help companies connect with Singaporean academics and researchers. As public concern grows over the direction of the biotech sector, especially following news of leadership changes at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research,...

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Phar-East 2018

Across 2 days, we’ll be exploring 11 of the most exciting pharma areas in Asia: immunotherapy, vaccines, precision medicine, cell & gene therapy, biodata, orphan drugs, partnering, commercialisation & market access, antibodies, biosimilars and biotech innovation. It’s our biggest agenda ever, showcasing the very best in Asian pharma excellence.

ProPak Asia 2018

International Processing and Packaging Technology Event for Asia

ISPE Singapore Conference & Exhibition 2018

Organised by the Singapore affiliate of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), the ISPE Singapore Conference & Exhibition 2018 is designed for all pharma and bio manufacturing Professionals. It is the must-attend industry event which highlights best practices, technology and services from manufacturing facility design to finished product.

Medical Manufacturing Asia 2018

Jointly organised by SPETA (Singapore Precision Engineering and Technology Association) and Messe Düsseldorf Asia, MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA 2018 will feature an extensive product range covering the upstream and downstream processes in medtech sectors, including new materials, components, intermediate products, packaging and services, to micro and nanotechnology, testing systems and services,... more

Thailand Lab 2018

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