News

  • 10
    Jul

    Medtech firms and hospitals a match well-made

    The Straits Times by FELICIA CHOO

    The best healthcare innovations often marry the expertise of medical workers and the know-how of businesses - and more is being done to promote such tie-ups. Government agency Enterprise Singapore and the National Healthcare Group (NHG), which owns… More

  • 02
    Jul

    Life sciences firm Esco investing RMB100m in China innovation centre

    The Business Times by LISAYANI KRIWANGKO

    Singapore SINGAPORE-based life sciences company Esco is investing RMB100 million (S$21 million) in a new 20,000 square metre innovation centre in Jiangsu, China, the company announced last Friday. Scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019, the centre… More

  • 29
    Jun

    Clearbridge Health plans IPO spin-off for associate

    The Business Times by ANNABETH LEOW

    Singapore CATALIST-listed medical technology company Clearbridge Health may bring an associate to an initial public offering (IPO), not long after its own bourse debut in December last year. Clearbridge BioMedics has secured pre-IPO funding commitments… More

  • 25
    May

    QT Vascular sells IP rights for its coronary products to US firm

    The Business Times by ANN WILLIAMS,RACHEL MUI

    Singapore MEDTECH firm QT Vascular on Thursday said it has entered into an asset purchase-and-option agreement with Teleflex Life Sciences Unlimited Company and New York-listed Teleflex Incorporated to sell the firm's intellectual property rights to… More

  • 14
    May

    Aggression needed, says Medtronic's new regional head

    The Business Times by ANNABETH LEOW

    MEDTRONIC's newly minted regional head comes across in conversation as a moderate man. But he wants to see some aggression - and he is not afraid to say so. In fact, the word "aggressive" popped up no less than half a dozen times when senior vice-president… More

  • 11
    May

    Johnson & Johnson opens new Asia-Pac HQ

    The Business Times by ELYSSA TAN

    Singapore GLOBAL healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson, officially opened its new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore on Thursday to lead in the creation of new healthcare ideas and solutions for the future Located at Science Park, the new 15,800… More

  • 10
    Apr

    Trendlines says its most valuable portfolio company is Stimatix

    The Business Times by JACQUELYN CHEOK

    Singapore CATALIST-LISTED The Trendlines Group - an Israel and Singapore-based incubator of medtech and agritech startups - has disclosed that an asset it described as its "Most Valuable Portfolio Company" is Stimatix GI. In a statement on Monday, Trendlines… More

  • 04
    Apr

    Temasek-backed Accuron divests Singapore's Veredus Labs to Japan's Sekisui Chemical

    The Business Times by MARISSA LEE

    Singapore SEKISUI Chemical, a high-performance plastics giant based in Japan, is acquiring homegrown Veredus Laboratories, a molecular diagnostics kit maker, in one of the largest-ever exits in the local medtech space. Veredus Laboratories was started… More

  • 26
    Feb

    Trendlines invests in S'pore medtech

    The Business Times by JACQUELYN CHEOK

    THE Trendlines Group has had a good start to 2018. Trendlines is a Catalist-listed, Israel- and Singapore-based incubator of medical and agricultural technology startups. The company's share price does not reflect that. The stock has more than halved… More

  • 11
    Jan

    Developing a globally competitive life sciences industry

    The Business Times by XQ LIN

    IN the field of life sciences, Singapore has now gained an outsized standing in the global scientific community despite the country's relatively small size. However, this standing has yet to translate into expected downstream value-capture for the economy,… More