Biotech

What's Next 2018: Deep tech is not only for the scientists
To make it simple, there are three main categories – data, hardware and biology. Before investing in deep tech, it is important to who is using the tech and how it’s used    
Waste To Wealth
Using a patented biotechnology solution, Ramaness Parasuraman, founder of Free The Seed, is producing biodegradable, sustainable, and ethical packaging products.
Passion, patience, perseverance ... and prayer
Shahnas Oli Mohamed of Natural Wellness Industries is making a mark on the global stage in health, wellness, and beauty, with a long list of numerous awards to prove it.
What’s Next 2016: CEO of Khazanah-owned VC firm Xeraya joins line-up
Fares Zahir, the CEO of Xeraya Capital, a Khazanah-owned VC firm, joins the What’s Next conference as a panellist, and here shares what the low-key fund does and how some of its investments have fared.
Creating clean and pure energy
A former marine engineer, Arun Chandrasekhar had always harboured a desire to develop a business that helps to solve the planet's environmental problems.
DNA on BFM: Not quite your usual R&D path
It was a rare day on the Tech Talk show that Karamjit Singh spoke about a biotech firm and brought a guest on board as well. He also shared the key factors why two Japanese companies in the region have pulled out from their e-commerce investments.
MDV to expand reach into new, emerging tech sectors
Now that Malaysian Debt Venture is into its second decade, its CEO Zubir Ansori Yahaya talks about the new direction he wants to take, and the RM40mil fund he aims to launch in 2014.
‘Wearable’ artificial kidney wins innovation award in Singapore
What does a wearable artificial kidney have in common with a video production product? Firstly, they are both automated products, secondly, they are both “world’s first” products developed in Singapore, and thirdly, they are both winners at this year’s Innovation & Enterprise (I&E) Awards!
Frustration the trigger for success at iGene
iGene CEO Matt Chandran was doing well providing consultancy and selling a bioinformatics software solution to clients when it hit him that clients 'did not have the will to tap the power of our software to its maximum potential.' That led to his company building on it to deliver its own service.
10 biotech EPPs launched
Following the recent launch of the Bioeconomy Transformation Program (BTP) by Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Sri Najib Tun Razak, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) and Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (Biotech Corp) announced 10 Entry Point Projects (EPPs).
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