Growing demand for diagnostics in Singapore’s healthcare

The healthcare system in Asia is under stress. Demand for healthcare continues to escalate, driven by rapidly ageing populations with complex healthcare needs, a shift in focus from infectious to life-threatening diseases and a more informed populace. In Singapore, diagnostics has emerged as a way for earlier and better identification of diseases to control rising healthcare costs. […]

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CHARTing the way to hospitals of the future

Singapore fosters collaborations in robotics & assistive technologies to transform healthcare delivery. Anyone who wants to know how the “Hospital of the Future” will look like or what “Hospital to Home” means should look to Singapore. From the integration of smart wards with smart logistics to developing solutions that enable seniors to age in place […]

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How 3D printing is transforming biomedicine in Singapore

Singapore is leading the world in biomedicine, thanks to 3D printing In Singapore today, researchers are using the technology to develop medical advances that could one day save lives everywhere. Layer by layer, a new technology is emerging that promises to revolutionize how industries produce goods and deliver services in biomedicine. Additive manufacturing techniques are […]

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Helping healthcare companies navigate Asia’s regulatory environment

A Singapore-based organisation is working with industry members and national authorities to build regulatory capacity and encourage policy innovation in Asia, making the road to reaching Asian customers a less bumpy one for healthcare companies. Enhancing the regulatory environment for companies While Asia’s massive population offers an exciting opportunity for growth-seeking healthcare businesses, the speed […]

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Think globally, act locally: Shiseido

Jean-Philippe Charrier, president of Shiseido Asia Pacific, shares essential marketing insights into the beauty and cosmetics industry in the region, and why Singapore is ideally placed to be a regional cosmetics hub. Q. What are the key beauty trends in the region that cosmetics companies should be keeping an eye on? One big beauty trend […]

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Singapore: a gateway to Southeast Asia’s digital healthcare market?

The digital healthcare opportunity in emerging markets Across Southeast Asia, demand for healthcare is rising rapidly. The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research credited the acceleration to population growth, rising incomes and the increased prevalence of non-communicable diseases in its Asia in the Aging Century research. The fact is, warnings of a looming chronic disease epidemic were sounded as early as 2011 […]

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A gateway to the Asia Pacific Medtech sector

According to Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran, Singapore is in an excellent position to be a gateway to tap the ever-growing medical technology sector in the Asia Pacific region, which is set to overtake Europe by 2020. Image Source: News/Gov.sg The region is projected to grow from US$88 billion in output in 2015 – with […]

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An Emerging Hub for Medical Devices

It comes with little surprise that Singapore consistently ranks as one of the top countries to do business in; the country’s infrastructure and well educated workforce attracts multinationals, SMEs and start-ups alike. What may shock some investors, however, is Singapore’s involvement in the medical devices industry – still a relatively young sector overall – and […]

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