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Artificial cell membranes can slash cost of drug discovery

A novel invention by scientists at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) can help to halve the cost of drug discovery, and in developing vaccines. A*Star spin-off ACM Biolabs has developed an artificial cell membrane technology made of polymers - synthetic materials, including plastics. This saves time and money for scientists who are often bogged down by the tedious process of...


Screen for stomach cancer with a blood test

A blood test to assess early-stage stomach cancer, a major killer here, could be rolled out in local hospitals as soon as next year . Instead of going for an uncomfortable endoscopy to see if they are at risk, patients can first take the blood test to see whether more detailed tests are needed. The diagnostic kit is the brainchild of MiRXES - a spin-off by researchers from the Agency for Science...


A*Star unit helps firms to harness tech for industry use

The high-tech Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) is widely known for scientific innovation but what is lesser known is that it has a unit working with firms to get futuristic technology on to the market. Exploit Technologies (ETPL), which was set up in 2002, helps companies adopt technologies developed at A*Star's 18 research institutes, which span areas like biomedical and phy...


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EVENTS


 

BioPharma Asia Convention 2016

The 9th Biopharma Asia Convention 2016 will be attended by over 2,000 attendees, 120 speakers and over 80 exhibitors. The conference covers 6 tracks that includes clinical trials, manufacturing, supply chain, market access, partnering, pricing, vaccines & infectious diseases, antibodies, orphan drugs, biosimilars, and more. Visit http://www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/bioasia and register now!

 

Medical Manufacturing Asia 2016

Amidst growing trends of the market and increasing demand for affordable medical devices, the third edition of MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA – jointly organised by SPETA (Singapore Precision Engineering and Technology Association) and Messe Düsseldorf Asia, returns to Singapore as the region’s leading specialist trade fair for Asia’s medtech and medical manufacturing processes sectors.
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