AstraZeneca, FIIF establish joint venture to develop new medicines in China

Friday, December 1, 2017

AstraZeneca announced a strategic joint venture with the Chinese Future Industry Investment Fund (FIIF) to form an equally-owned, stand-alone company in China to discover, develop and commercialize potential new medicines to help meet unmet needs globally, and to bring innovative new medicines to patients in China faster. FIIF is managed by the SDIC Fund Management Company (SDIC Fund), a private equity management company.

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Kyowa Hakko Kirin joins Certara’s Simcyp consortium

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Certara, a provider of model-informed drug development and regulatory science, announced that Kyowa Hakko Kirin has joined the Simcyp Consortium and licensed the Simcyp Population-based Simulator. Kyowa Hakko Kirin is the 36th leading biopharmaceutical company and the 11th Japanese pharmaceutical company to join the Consortium. Member companies meet in a pre-competitive environment and work together to progress the evolution of modeling and simulation (M&S) and the Simcyp Simulator.

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NantHealth, Asia Genomics expand GPS Cancer in Southeast Asia

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

NantHealth, a next-generation, evidence-based, personalized healthcare company, announced that it has entered into an agreement for GPS Cancer, a proteogenomic molecular test that helps guide treatment strategies including choice of standard chemotherapy for oncologists, with Asia Genomics, a provider and distributor of molecular testing services and key player in the field of personalized medicine in Southeast Asia.

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Parexel, Osaka International Cancer Institute partner in Japan

Monday, August 21, 2017

Parexel International, a global biopharmaceutical services provider, and Osaka International Cancer Institute have formed an alliance to advance clinical development in Japan. The partnership will aim to drive greater efficiencies in support of patient recruitment for clinical trials in oncology and hematology, accelerating the development of innovative and effective new cancer treatments for patients.

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Baheal Group will bring IBM’s Watson for genomics to China

Monday, June 26, 2017

IBM Watson Health announced that Baheal Pharmaceutical Group will bring Watson for Genomics to clinicians across China. As IBM’s primary channel partner for Watson for Genomics in China, Baheal will establish an ecosystem within China to sell the molecular data interpretation technology to clinicians and researchers across the country. The new multi-year agreement comes less than three months after Baheal and IBM launched a strategic alliance to distribute Watson for Oncology in China.

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