Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x SWITCH is coming on 7-11 December!

Biotech Connection Singapore (BCS) partners with Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH), the leading tech festival for the Global-Asia innovation ecosystem. Together with the Singapore FinTech Festival, SFF x SWITCH will take place on 7-11 December 2020—get ready for an exciting week-long, round-the-clock, digital and physical event! You can Read more…

Regulatory Affairs Webinar Series: Post-event writeup

Regulations are made by the government to protect public health by ensuring the safety and efficacy of medicines, vaccines, and medical devices. Based on regional and economic constraints, the regulatory bodies around the globe differ in their guidelines, making it challenging even for regulatory affairs professionals to navigate. To aid in the understanding of these variations, BCS recently organised a three-part webinar-based workshop series on regulatory affairs, given by experts in different domains of regulation in Asia, Europe, and America.

Scientific Advances in Times of COVID-19: Post-event write-up

As part of COVID-19 webinar series, Biotech Connection Singapore (BCS) hosted speakers from academic and industry settings to discuss advances in the research community under the new ‘norm’, as well as the research efforts undertaken in facilitating basic and translational research in the fight against SARS-COV-2. The panel included:
 Dr. Ooi Eng Eong, Professor and Deputy Director of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School
 Mr. Rajeev Nair, Senior VP and Head of APAC Research Solutions, Life Science, Merck
 Mr. Mark Dupal, APAC Senior Sales Director of Twist Bioscience

BCS Essential stay home conversations on: perspectives from behind-the-scenes of COVID-19 testing

The essential stay home conversations is a series of webinars curated by BCS to explore how the biomedical community is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and how they contribute to bringing this public health crisis under control. Diagnostic testing or detecting the virus in patients is a critical step in determining the public health response and controlling the outbreak. Following the successful launch of our first webinar with Dr. Timothy Barkham (TTSH) about the efforts undertaken at the front lines of COVID-19 testing, we were honoured to have Dr. Sidney Yee, CEO of Diagnostics Development (DxD) Hub at A*STAR, Dr. Lihan Zhou, co-founder and CEO of MiRXES, and Dr. Tan Min Han, CEO and Medical Director of Lucence, to share the exciting journey of developing and manufacturing these crucial diagnostic kits. The webinar was moderated by Dr Mayura Wagle, Vice President of BCS

Perspectives from the Frontlines of COVID-19 testing: Post-event write-up

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Zoom Webinar [bs-social-share style="button-no-text" colored="0" sites="facebook,twitter,whatsapp,email" title="Share" show_title="0" icon="" heading_color="" heading_style="default" bs-show-desktop="1" bs-show-tablet="1" bs-show-phone="1" bs-text-color-scheme="" custom-css-class="" custom-id="" css=""] Written by:  Shainan Hora COVID-19 has made an unprecedented impact on the lives of millions worldwide and put to test healthcare systems and Read more…

What Can You Do with a PhD In Biomedical Field?

Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Tan Chin Tuan Lecture Theatre, 50 Nanyang Ave, NTU Singapore 639798 [bs-social-share style="button-no-text" colored="0" sites="facebook,twitter,whatsapp,email" title="Share" show_title="0" icon="" heading_color="" heading_style="default" bs-show-desktop="1" bs-show-tablet="1" bs-show-phone="1" bs-text-color-scheme="" custom-css-class="" custom-id="" css=""] For the first time, Biotech Connection Singapore (BCS) has partnered with NTU Graduate Student Read more…

AI in Healthcare

FThere has been a rapid expansion in AI-based technologies in recent years, including its application in the healthcare space. In this event, we have featured innovators who are using AI-based technologies to improve clinical outcomes, as well as those well-versed in IP protection of such technologies. A huge audience joined us for an evening of short talks and what will be an enlightening discussion on how entrepreneurs, technologists, clinicians and IP experts can come together to drive improvements in healthcare.

IGNite: A Fireside Chat with Mr. Ng Choon-Peng, CEO & Co-founder of immunoSCAPE

Fireside chat with Mr. Ng Choon-Peng, CEO and Co-founder of immunoSCAPE, which provides immune profiling services to drug development companies and research groups focused on developing immunotherapy for cancer, infectious diseases, and autoimmune diseases. The fireside chat was moderated by Ms. Doralyn Chan (Manager, Funding, Entrepreneur First Asia).

IGNite, short for Innovators Gathering Night, is a series of fireside chats with biotech and medtech innovators to find out what ignites their passion to innovate within their fields. It also provides a platform for current and future innovators to meet and network, and ignite conversations leading to collaborative opportunities. The fireside chat is informal and casual, and participation/questions from the audience are greatly encouraged.