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  • 14
    Sep

    Accuron MedTech opens S$10m incubator hub in Tuas

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG,ANNABETH LEOW

    SINGAPORE-BASED medical device company Accuron MedTech opened a S$10 million medical technology (medtech) centre here on Thursday. The 22,000-square-foot centre in Tuas provides incubator facilities and business services for the group's portfolio companies,… More

  • 14
    Sep

    Shared ideas important as medtech sector grows

    The Straits Times by AW CHENG WEI

    Transformative technologies and innovative business models have rocked the medical technology (medtech) sector, and companies can no longer solely rely on in-house capabilities, Mr S. Iswaran, Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations, said yesterday. Instead,… More

  • 03
    Sep

    Developing robotic tools for surgery

    The Business Times by CHIN YONG CHANG

    Singapore SPUN out of research from the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University, EndoMaster gives surgeons the tools to remove gastrointestinal cancer tumours without the need for surgical incisions on the body or organ.… More

  • 30
    Aug

    Work together to grow medtech sector, firms urged

    The Straits Times by SUE-ANN TAN

    Companies need to work together to grow the medical technology industry, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon said yesterday. He was speaking at Medical Fair Asia 2018 and Medical Manufacturing Asia 2018, two exhibitions being… More

  • 23
    Aug

    Democratising healthcare with tech

    The Business Times by FREDRIK NYBERG

    TECHNOLOGY has always been a driving force behind the evolution of healthcare. For decades, the medical technology (medtech) industry has been pioneering innovative solutions for patient diagnosis, monitoring and treatment, from developing life-changing… More

  • 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