TAIPEI, Taiwan – Asian capital continues to play a key role in funding biotech development regionally and globally through private investments, M&A deals or IPOs. And 2018 was a particularly exciting one for cross-border investments and health care IPOs, said speakers at the BIO Asia conference. The total deal value of global biopharma IPOs and M&A deals hit a record $49 billion in 2018.
TAIPEI, Taiwan – Western pharma players might not be addressing diseases that are specific to or predominant in Asia, speakers said on the second day of the BIO Asia-Taiwan conference, making regional collaboration important for developing therapeutics targeting unmet needs at home.
TAIPEI, Taiwan – The three-day 2019 BIO Asia-Taiwan Conference and Exhibition opened on Wednesday to discuss how biotechnology could be the next growth engine for Asia. While figures are suggesting Asia is rising as a biotech powerhouse, the region needs to think beyond just capital, talent and patient pool, speakers said.