Biotech Investment Summit

2018년 10월 31일-11월 2일 • 싱가포르, One Farrer Hotel & Spa


Bioprocess and Technology 및 Biopharma SCMInnovate와 동시에 개최되는 이 서밋에는 아시아 지역을 비롯한 세계 각국의 금융 시장에서 사업을 확대하고 있는 거래사 및 바이오테크놀러지 기업의 인사가 다수 참가할 전망입니다. 컨퍼런스의 주요 목적은 많은 바이오테크놀러지 기업을 소개하고 새로운 시장 기회, 특히 중국 시장에 스포트라이트를 맞추면서 이 기업들과 투자자를 연결하는 것입니다. 또한 투자 평가, 듀 딜리전스(due diligence), M&A 스트럭처링 등을 위한 실용적인 방법에 대해서도 논의합니다.

사업 내용 소개

Biotech Investment Summit에서는 투자자 및 출자를 요구하는 바이오테크놀러지 기업 양측이 강연을 진행합니다. 강연 신청시 간단한 회사 개요를 제공해주시기 바랍니다.

이번 서밋에서 다루어지는 주요 토픽

  • 세계와 아시아 지역의 투자와 출자 동향
  • 메가트렌드와 기술 혁신 - 바이오테크놀러지 분야의 동향과 투자 흐름에 대한 영향
  • 투자자의 심리 - 벤처캐피털, 펀드, 사모펀드, 기관투자가의 견해
  • 투자 기회 분류 - 유망 분야
  • 회사 분할과 M&A의 동향, 향후 전망
  • 신규 주식 공개 전망
  • 신흥 시장에서 사업을 확대하고 있는 기업 소개
  • 중국에 본사를 둔 기업의 평가와 투자
  • 소규모 바이오테크놀러지 기업의 소개와 주식 보유 기회
  • 임상시험에 대한 자금 제공
  • 미개척 시장의 제조시설 건설 프로젝트를 위한 자금조달
  • 투자자에 대한 기업측의 어필
  • 바이오테크놀러지 기업의 듀 딜리전스(Due diligence)
  • 바이오테크놀러지 기업의 규제면 문제와 반트러스트법
  • M&A 스트럭처링

동시 개최 이벤트

4th Annual Bioprocess and Technology 2018 >>
Biopharma SCMInnovate 2018 >>


8:00 am

Registration Opens

8:50 am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks



9:00 am

  • M&A investment trends in life sciences
  • Exponential advances in technology optimising the supply chain
  • New Partnerships and trends-Biopharma focus
  • Key factors impacting future investments

9:30 am

  • Translational research to understand local unmet medical need
  • Addressing ethnic difference through innovative science and development strategies
  • Contributing to collaborative R&D ecosystem to ensure quality

10:00 am

  • AI applications in biopharma market value chain - R&D, clinical trials, business process management and supply chain
  • Using AI tools in pharma - How Asia is progressing?

10:30 am

  • Analysing latest biopharma trends and current unmet needs
  • Effectively forecasting market demand and managing drug supply to patients
  • Lowering the cost-of-goods through cost-effective biomanufacturing strategies
  • Integrating entire biopharma value-chain for better speed to market
  • Supply chain innovation

11:15 am

Morning Break and Networking. End of opening plenary and Biotech Investment Summit Commence

11:45 am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks


  • Analysing Biotech industry in the Asian region
  • Understanding trends in biotechnology
  • The future over the next 5 years

12:10 pm

  • Funding and Investments in value - Total funding capital amount of US$200M since 2001
  • Case study on drug approval - First Class 1.1 China new drug approved by CFDA
  • Impact of alliances: Forming TaiGen and HEC in China, conducted first DDA trial and bring it to market

12:40 pm

  • Case study on startup funding for drug discovery
  • Leveraging experts in biology and drug discovery to create a new way to buildnovel medicines
  • Understanding how technology can be better used for discovery and funding

1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00 pm

  • Investment opportunities and partnerships in the Chronic disease segment
  • Unique and advanced technologies showcase
  • Expanding plan in Asia

2:30 pm

  • Bridging the insurmountable gaps from academia to new drug development
  • Establishing a scientific platform by confirmation of multiple converging new drug targets
  • Incremental success can lead to paradigm shift in CNS drug discovery

3:00 pm

  • Envisions highly efficient automated processes
  • Pharmaceutical technology and return-on-investment
  • Digitalisation projects show case

3:30 pm

Afternoon Break and Networking


4:50 pm

  • Obtaining key criteria -project valuation and how lenders use to assess your application
  • Financing and investment models in biotechnology ventures
  • Managing risks - Regulation, listing strategies and market scenarios
  • Where do we see the investment hotspots in Asia?

5:30 pm

End of Conference Day 1

8:50 am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks


9:00 am

  • Major Progress update in biotechnology development: Gene & Cell therapy
  • Uncovering the barriers to development ATMP
  • Supporting and financing and risk management

9:30 am

  • Technology and market roadmap
  • Deal Structuring and Investment documentation
  • Capital raising through syndication of world-class investors

10:00 am

  • Indian Novel drug sector overview and market outlook
  • Unique technology trends
  • Smarter clinical development
  • Robust pipeline showcase

10:30 am

Morning Break and Networking


11:00 am

  • How do venture capitals to evaluate investments?
  • How to have successful IPOs strategy?
  • Listing and IPO criteria and regulatory requirements
  • How to evaluate the risk factors when investing in early-stage start ups

11:30 am

  • The Hong Kong IPO market - new regulations and opportunities
  • Draws GIC to first pre-profit biotech IPO
  • Experience sharing on successful listing
  • Market potential in China and Hong Kong

*Awaiting final confirmation


12:00 pm

  • Increasing prevalence of western cancers in Asia
  • Understanding the economics of treatment
  • Global shift in treatment paradigms
  • Need to address underserved Asian specific cancers
  • Need for Asia centric development

12:30 pm

  • Investment in clinical-stage biotechnology with T-Cell development focus
  • Latest technology in TCR-T cell therapy
  • Leading projects showcase and extending

1:00 pm

Networking Lunch


2:00 pm

  • Build your case with unique and strong data support
  • Identify the best partner
  • Pursue the ideal deal structure- Legend-Janssen case study
  • Closing the deal with every available support

2:30 pm

  • Partnership opportunities
  • Next innovative drugs in China- Asia's largest new drug developer
  • Innovation and implementing landscapes

3:00 pm

  • Strategic research collaboration and license options
  • Better understanding and awareness about the benefits of AI-led technologies
  • Intelligent technologies showcase- AI, IoT, RPA, machine learning and data analysis

3:30 pm

Afternoon Break and Networking


4:00 pm

  • Towards Industry 4.0 - where are we at now?
  • Reviewing latest disruptions in the biopharma industry
  • Corporate venture funds role in supporting Biotech commercialisation
  • Re-thinking manufacturing productivity and quality
  • Connecting human resources, data, machines and networks for better outcomes
  • Data management, product traceability and supply chain security
  • Managing costs on cold and non-cold chain logistics costs

5:00 pm

End of Conference Day 2

9:00 am

Investing in high potential pharma and biotech could be very profitable. Funds are needed from R&D stage to commercialisation. This full-day workshop will guide you through a step by step approach in capital raising, gaining the best exposure from your ROI and ultimately mange your risk.

Key Learning points included, but not limited to:

  • How to successfully raise finance for Biotech companies both matured and startups
  • Venture capital firms views on investing in biotech
  • Preparing for your strong pitch
  • Understanding regulatory framework
  • Key understanding on IRR

Co Located with BioPharma Development and Production Week, the Biotech Investment Summit 2018 will bring together top dealmakers from regional and international financial markets, and the biotech industry. Central to the conference objectives will be connecting investors with biotech, with extensive company showcases by CEO, CFO, CSO, emerging market opportunities and a specific focus on R&D investment in southeast Asia. In addition, practical tools for investment appraisal, capital raising models and deal structuring tactics will be discussed.

1:00 pm

End of workshop


Ming-Qiang Zhang

Vice-President, Research & Development, Amgen, China

Dr. Carl Firth

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Aslan Pharmaceuticals Pte Ltd, Singapore

Piers Ingram

Chief Executive Officer, Hummingbird Bioscience, Singapore

Jonathan Zhao

PhD, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Hangzhou JUST Biotherapeutics, China

Ryan Viegas

Head of Logistics - APAC, Teva

Jinpian Diao-Piezunka

Head of Bioprocess Development, Sanofi, France

Dr Damian Tan

Managing Director, Vickers Venture Partners Singapore

Dr. Ming-Chu Hsu

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, TaiGen Biotechnology, Taiwan

Jeffrey Lu

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Board Director, Engine Bioscience, Singapore

Emil Tsai

Chief Executive Officer, SyneuRx International (Taiwan) Corp

Wen Luo

CEO/CSO, Denovo Biopharma LLC, U.S.

Dr. Li Zhu

Chief Strategy Officer, GenScript and Legend Biotech, China

Dr. Poon Thong Yuen

Chief Strategy Officer, Histoindex, Singapore

Greg Collier

Managing Director & CEO, Invion Limited, Australia

Dr. Lim Xinhong

Venture Principal, Vickers Venture Partners Singapore

Eugene Hong

Senior Vice President, DBS Bank, Singapore

Marietta Wu

Managing Director, Quan Capital, China

Kenneth Noonan

Chief Executive Officer, Lightstone Singapore

Neo Kah Yean

Senior Vice President, Commercialisation for Biomedical Sciences ETPL A*STAR

Venkateswarlu Nelabhotla (N. Venkat)

CEO & Board Member, VYOME India

Vishal Doshi

Chief Executive Officer, AUM Biosciences, Singapore

Dr. Lietao LI

Chief Executive Officer, LION TCR, Singapore

Joseph Albert

Chief Technical Officer - Engineering and Projects, AJ Pharma Holding, Malaysia

Liang Tang

Vice President of Biologics Development and Manufacturing, WuXi Biologics, China

개최 기간 & 개최지

2018년 11월 1-2일

One Farrer Hotel & Spa
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562

Contact Person: Daniel Koh
DDI: (+65) 6705 7884
Fax: (+65) 6834 7892
Cell: (+65) 86870123


Supporting Association


Supporting Association

The New Drug Founders Club was founded in March, 2015, to form a network for founders of companies focusing on innovative new drug R&D and of companies providing relevant services. The club is highly prestigious in that only founders of such companies and people well-recognized for having special and major contributions to new drug R&D in China (including China R&D heads of multinational companies, R&D heads of major domestic companies, partners of VC, and other nationally recognized leaders in new drug R&D) can be admitted to the club. This feature distinguish this club from any other professional organizations in China or the world. Currently there are about 235 members in the club, with several new applications reviewed for approval every month.

Media Partners

APBN serves as a knowledge exchange platform (print and online) to provide latest news and noteworthy information in biotechnology, healthcare, biomedical and pharmaceutical industry in Asia Pacific. Established in 1997, APBN is the first and only monthly magazine focused on biotechnology, healthcare, pharmaceutical and life science developments in China and other Asia Pacific countries. The main motivation of APBN is to bring biotechnology news in a comprehensive and concise manner to, but not limited to, clinicians, research scientists, students, and other industry professionals and experts.

Bentham Science Publishers is rendering a vital service in the quality publication that publishes over 100 peer-reviewed print and online scientific, technical and medical journals. These titles are indexed in recognized indexing agencies, such as Science Citation Index®, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, PubMed, Scopus, Chemical Abstracts, EMBASE etc. Some of the high impact titles which enjoy a wide reach and distribution are Current Gene Therapy (Impact Factor 4.906), Current Alzheimer Research (Impact Factor 3.796), Current Medicinal Chemistry (Impact Factor 3.715), and other popular titles.

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