BIOTECH INNOVATION

Biotech Innovation, Thursday 1 March 2018

08:45

Organiser's Welcome Remarks

08:50

Chair's Opening Remarks

Asia's Biotech Landscape:Innovation & Funding

Carolyn Ng
09:00

Venture capital funding for the biotech industry: A case study

It takes millions of dollars to transform an innovative idea to a commercially viable pharma product. Especially in developing countries where the government has other more important priorities than to invest in early stage companies, the role of the VC becomes even more crucial and necessary for success. Investigate how VC helps biotech to take flight in the competitive generics and biosimilar-focused Asia market.
 
John Connolly
09:20

Fostering biotech and bio-entrepreneurship in Asia: How do we build the next biotech unicorn in Southeast Asia?

Southeast Asia is extremely diverse. It is a home to near 620 million people across 11 countries, each with different languages and religions. Among the countries many are still in the developing stage where R&D is not as much a priority than providing necessity to minimise the income gap between the rich and the needy. Yet thriving biotech landscape offering innovative solutions is starting to be seen. What needs to be done to help these promising companies to fully realise their potential? How can ASEAN come together in supporting the biotech industry in the region, as well as building the next possible biotech unicorn in SEA?
 
Panel discussion
09:40

The Macro View: What will it take for Asia’s biotech industry to really flourish?

Everyone knows it is too generic to classify all Asian countries in a single category. With the exception of China and India, the remaining part of Asia is complicated, fragmented and diversified. With growing GDPs and middle class populations, the potential of Asia’s biotech industry is undeniable in the eye of global leaders. The main question is, how can government and related stakeholders assist the biotech industry to flourish to provide more affordable, personalised medicine for its populations? How do countries move away from a “me-too” to “me-first” mentality, especially when it comes to pharma R&D?
 
Mike Zhang, CEO, Liaoning Chengda Biotechnology Co.,Ltd.
10:20

Speed Networking

10:30

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

Biotech Innovation
10:55

Chair's Opening Remarks

Junghee Lim
Biotech Innovation
11:00

Investor Insights

Soowoong (Phillip) Kim
Biotech Innovation
11:10

Biotech Showcase

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Soowoong (Phillip) Kim
Biotech Innovation
11:20

Biotech Showcase

Session led by: c&r-healthcare-global-pte-ltd
Soowoong (Phillip) Kim
Biotech Innovation
11:30

Biotech Showcase

Session led by: c&r-healthcare-global-pte-ltd
Soowoong (Phillip) Kim
Biotech Innovation
11:40

Biotech Showcase

Session led by: c&r-healthcare-global-pte-ltd
Biotech Innovation
11:50

Biotech Showcase

12:00

Roundtable Discussion Session

Now's your chance to get really interactive. Simply pick a table and join the debate. 

Table 1: Upcoming vaccines in Asia and how to prepare for it

Table 2: Sustainable vaccines strategies in global health, high-income and private sector

Table 3: Sustainable biosimilar models in Asia

Table 4: Key strategies to overcome challenges in biosimilar development and manufacturing processes

Table 5: What can we learn fromCAR-T, PDL1, Cancer Vaccines successes, and what’s next in Asia?

Table 6: CRISPR & Precision medicine

Table 7: AI& Big data in drug discovery

Table 8: IoT and blockchain in clinical studies

Table 9: Pricing & Reimbursement strategies in Asia

Table 10: What can we do to reconcile our diversified pharma regulations in Asia?

Table 11: Bringing it together: Roles of Patient, Pharma, Hospital and Government in Drug Development

12:50

Exhibition Visit & Networking Lunch

Biotech Innovation
14:10

Chair's Opening Remarks

Ken Noonan
Biotech Innovation
14:20

Investor Insights

Robin Low
Biotech Innovation
14:30

Biotech Showcase

Sean-Lin Huang
Biotech Innovation
14:40

Biotech Showcase

Hideyuki Asano
Biotech Innovation
15:00

Biotech Showcase

Hideyuki Asano
Biotech Innovation
15:10

Biotech Showcase

15:20

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

Jason Rushton
Biotech Innovation
16:00

Investor Insights

Erick Co
Biotech Innovation
16:20

Biotech Showcase

Hideyuki Asano
Biotech Innovation
16:40

Biotech Showcase

Biotech Innovation
16:50

Biotech Showcase

17:00

Networking Cocktail & Phar-East Industry Awards Presentation

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Biotech Innovation, Friday 2 March 2018

09:00

Organiser's Welcome Remarks

09:05

Chair's Opening Remarks

Disruption & Digitalisation

Tony Liu
09:10

Shifting paradigm of the advanced therapy landscape in Asia

Recently raised to fame as the new miracle method to treat even the most stubborn cancer cases, CAR-T trials have proven to save patients who have failed all known treatment. From a pharma perspective, what methods can they adopt to produce these highly personalised, customised treatments at scale? Upon approval for commercial deployment, what else needs to be done to help patients afford the sky high cost of immunotherapy? Join this thought provoking presentation to hear from Tony Liu, CEO of CBMG and former senior executive of Alibaba and Microsoft to learn how this influential biopharma company take steps to prepare for the next miracle drug in making. 
Tony Liu, CEO& CFO, Cellular Biomedicine Group, Inc
09:30

Pharma 4.0: How digitisation & disruption are creating a need for agility and entrepreneurship in pharma

Digitisation is changing the way pharma interacts with payers, doctors and patients, leading pharma to seek out different skills and personality traits in employees. The challenge is selecting the right disruptor to foster a forward-thinking organisation, and identifying the suitable digital strategy whilst also complying with local regulations and continuing to invest in core R&D capabilities. Hear from big pharma on how they are moving forward and embracing the digital disruption.
 
Ivor Lim
09:50

Working with increasingly informed and empowered patients in the digital ageEducated guesses, lofty aspirations, hard realities

Ideas are free and to be able to catch one by the wings and bring it back to ground is a wonderful feeling indeed. For doctors, the next step is to bring this good idea into the wards for the patient’s benefit. The transition of bench research to bedside application seems very straightforward at first glance, but it is not until the first steps are taken that one realises the numerous hurdles that have to be surmounted in order to achieve this. In the best interests of the patient, this translational sequence is prescriptive and tedious, and yet it pays no heed to other essentials crucial for the translational effort to be truly successful. This presentation also shares the journey of CellResearch Corporation which 13 years to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
10:10

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

Biotech Innovation
11:00

Chair's Opening Remarks

John Zhu
Biotech Innovation
11:10

Investor Insights

Soowoong (Phillip) Kim
Biotech Innovation
11:20

Biotech Showcase

Session led by: c&r-healthcare-global-pte-ltd
Soowoong (Phillip) Kim
Biotech Innovation
11:30

Biotech Showcase

Session led by: c&r-healthcare-global-pte-ltd
Soowoong (Phillip) Kim
Biotech Innovation
11:40

Biotech Showcase

Session led by: c&r-healthcare-global-pte-ltd
Soowoong (Phillip) Kim
Biotech Innovation
11:50

Biotech Showcase

Session led by: c&r-healthcare-global-pte-ltd
Soowoong (Phillip) Kim
Biotech Innovation
12:00

Biotech Showcase

Session led by: c&r-healthcare-global-pte-ltd
12:10

Exhibition Visit & Networking Lunch

Biotech Innovation
13:40

Chair's Opening Remarks

Sean Hsiao
Biotech Innovation
13:45

Investor Insights

Karen Tseng
Biotech Innovation
13:55

Biotech Showcase

Paul Howley
Biotech Innovation
14:05

Biotech Showcase

Hideyuki Asano
Biotech Innovation
14:15

Biotech Showcase

Biotech Innovation
14:25

Biotech Showcase

Biotech Innovation
14:35

Biotech Showcase

14:45

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

Ahmad Redzuan Sidek
Biotech Innovation
15:15

Investor Insights

Biotech Innovation
15:25

Biotech showcase

Biotech Innovation
15:35

Biotech showcase

Biotech Innovation
15:45

Biotech showcase

Biotech Innovation
15:45

Biotech showcase

Close of Phar-East 2018

Biotech Innovation
16:05

Biotech showcase

last published: 18/Dec/17 04:15