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Malaysia Perlu Bergerak Seiring Dengan Kemajuan Inovasi Berkaitan Kesihatan

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 Okt (Bernama) -- Malaysia perlu bergerak seiring dengan kemajuan dalam indovasi berkaitan kesihatan agar sektor itu dapat menyumbang lebih RM370 juta...

Innovations to Reshape Malaysia’s Wellness Industry at MOSTI’s NICE Expo 2017

The Wellness Cluster at the National Innovation & Creative Economy Expo 2017 (NICE 2017) is expected to transform Malaysia's wellness industry through the growth of cutting-edge...

Selangor sees big future in biotechnology

SHAH ALAM: For Invest Selangor CEO Hasan Azhari Idris, the old saying “Good things come in small packages” holds true for the move to...

Aggregating global biotech resources

MANY factors that shape preeminent cities can be found in the field of biotech. It is a game-changing industry that leads the next round...

Five fund managers give their best investment ideas

This month we catch up once again with our panel of multi-managers and ask for their views on the best investments opportunities. Rather than build...

BIOMEDICAL

Firma AS pilih M’sia pangkalan makmal kajian barah

KUALA LUMPUR: Firma Amerika Syarikat (AS), Glycoprox Biosciences Corporation (GPX) memilih Malaysia sebagai pangkalan makmal pertama di Asia dalam kajian pembangunan ubatan barah membabitkan...

India among fastest growing medical tourism destinations

BENGALURU: Estimating that medical tourism in the country can grow to become a $9 billion industry by 2020, a government official on Thursday said...

Cuba plants medical diplomacy flag in Thailand

NONTHABURI, Thailand -- In state-of-the-art laboratories set in a lush, green landscape -- and with help from communist-ruled Cuba -- nearly 200 researchers and...

Scientists engineer new antibody that attacks 99% HIV strains

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) has the intrinsic capability to rapidly mutate, and generate a daunting diversity of viral strains. This severely impedes our body’s efforts...

Investors including Google Ventures poured $93 million into a company that’s building personalized cancer...

A biotech company that’s developing personalized cancer treatments just raised $93 million to get their drugs into human trials. Gritstone Oncology is working on a...

AGBIOTECH

Growing big on udang galah

Biotechnological breeding methods using only males of the species look set to revive Malaysia’s freshwater prawn industry. MALAYSIA was the first country to discover the...

Investment in innovation pays off for DuPont’s agriculture unit

DuPont has charted Delaware's direction for more than 200 years. As the Wilmington-based corporation matured from a small gunpowder manufacturer on the banks of the...

Food security experts shift focus to biotechnology

There is a dire need for increasing the agricultural yield to feed an increasing global population, food security experts emphasised on Saturday, highlighting biotechnology...

Government launches accelerator programme for food, agri startups

The National Academy of Agricultural Research Management has launched an accelerator programme christened ‘AGRI UDAAN’ for startups in the food and agriculture segments. Managed by...

Economic development: Elevating agriculture

IT’S the start of the fruit season in Sabah and soon you will see people from all over the state coming out with their...

BIOINDUSTRIAL

Leading green revolution in plastic production

Children love trying new things, but without the proper guidance, they may not realise their full potential or passions. Here are some tips on...

Rural & Scientific Communities contribute to Growth of Bio-Based Innovations

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bio-Agropreneur Programme and Bioeconomy Innovation Awards (BIA) during the second day of BioMalaysia & Asia Pacific Bioeconomy...

Assam to set up technology incubation centre at Guwahati Biotech Park

GUWAHATI: The Assam government has started a process to set up a technology incubation centre at Guwahati Biotech Park, seeking to promote new businesses...

BioMalaysia2017 Concludes Partnerships and Collaborations to Boost Economic Growth in the Asia Pacific Region

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia's premier biotechnology event BioMalaysia & Asia Pacific Bioeconomy 2017, ended today, after 3 days of Forums and Exhibition at...

Karnataka shortlists 100 innovative start-ups, to give Rs 35 cr in funding

Karnataka has picked 100 of the most innovative start-ups in the state to handhold them to the next stage by giving them access to mentors,...