Taiwan eyes opportunities in precision medicine industry

Taiwan’s biotech and pharmaceutical industry was one of the first to be named in the original Tsai Administration’s 5+2 economic policy to transform the nation’s economic structure, and is viewed as the upcoming medical treatment trend that Taiwan cannot miss out on, said Johnsee Lee, the Honorary Chairman of Taiwan Bio Industry Organization (Taiwan BIO) during the Precision Medicine Industry Forum 2017 in Taipei, Wednesday.

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GNTbm to begin Phase III clinical trial in Taiwan of Chidamide for breast cancer

GNT Biotech & Medicals Co., Ltd., (GNTbm) (TPEx: 7427) has announced that the anticancer drug Chidamide (HBI-8000), an epigenetic regulator developed by Chipscreen Biosciences Ltd., of Shenzhen, China, had received approval from the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) to begin a Phase III clinical trial in Taiwan for hormone receptor-positive, HER-2 negative late stage breast cancer.

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High barrier-to-entry API, finished injectables to drive growth in 2017: ScinoPharm CEO

Tainan-headquartered ScinoPharm Taiwan (1789, TaiEx), the country’s leading API manufacturer, will continue its strategy of producing high barrier-to-entry API while vertically expanding its offering to encompass the manufacturing of finished injectable products, reported Chen Yung-fa, ScinoPharm’s President & CEO in a recent interview with PharmaBoardroom.

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TaiGen Biotechnology and HEC Pharmaceutical execute equity purchase agreement for HCV-focused JV

Taipei, Taiwan-headquartered TaiGen Biotechnology Co., Ltd. announced today that its wholly owned Chinese subsidiary, TaiGen Biopharmaceuticals Co. (Beijing), Ltd. has executed an equity purchase agreement to sell its 9% equity stake in Dongguan HEC TaiGen Biopharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., a joint venture company between TGBJ and HEC, to Chinese pharma company YiChang HEC ChangJiang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

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