• 28
    Feb

    Temasek leads US$85m investment round for gene therapy startup

    The Business Times

    Singapore IMMUNE cell gene therapy startup Gracell Biotechnologies has raised US$85 million through a Series B round led by Singapore government investment firm Temasek Holdings. Also taking part in the financing round were Lilly Asia Ventures, Kington… More

  • 23
    Jan

    NUS team creates magnetic device to aid muscle recovery

    The Straits Times by REI KUROHI

    A team of researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has created a device that uses magnetic fields to simulate the biological effects of exercise and promote muscle recovery. The device, called MRegen, stimulates the muscles in a user's… More

  • 24
    Dec

    AI medical diagnosis start-up sets its heart on Singapore launch

    The Straits Times by SEOW BEI YI

    Singaporeans suffering from a heart condition may soon be able to get specialist help more quickly if a new artificial intelligence-driven start-up gains regulatory approval to distribute its system here. Called Tricog, the Singapore-based company,… More

  • 10
    Dec

    Paving its way to deliver quality healthcare

    The Business Times by LEILA LAI

    Singapore IN the past year since Clearbridge Health was listed on the Singapore Exchange's Catalist board in Dec 2017, the healthcare group has been busy. Starting in January, it acquired a 65 per cent stake in Philippines-based Marzan Health Care,… More

  • 27
    Nov

    Cancer diagnostics firm Biolidics lodges prospectus for Catalist IPO

    The Business Times by LEILA LAI

    Singapore MEDICAL technology firm Biolidics Limited, a cancer diagnostic solutions developer formerly known as Clearbridge Biomedics, lodged a preliminary prospectus on Friday for a planned initial public offering (IPO) on the Singapore Exchange's Catalist… More

  • 24
    Oct

    Private health group and Siemens unit open diagnostic-imaging centre

    The Business Times by ANNABETH LEOW

    Singapore HEALTHCARE staff from around the region have a new space to get their hands on the latest tools from German engineering giant Siemens. Private healthcare group MWH Medical and a Siemens division opened a diagnostic imaging facility in Singapore… More

  • 19
    Sep

    Faster test for cancer-causing virus

    The Straits Times by FELICIA CHOO

    Local researchers have created a device, about the size of a credit card, which can accurately and quickly screen for the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer. The whole process would take between 30 minutes and an hour, and each test… More

  • 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