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High Growth Potentials for Rapid Tests Markets in Indonesia
By Syamala Ariyanchira January 24, 2017   Indonesia is offering significant growth potentials for rapid tests as the demand for quality healthcare increases in line with government’s goal to offer universal healthcare for all its citizens. Indonesia’s lateral flow assay market to grow at 13% CAGR (2016-2021) Click To Tweet […]

High Growth Potentials for Rapid Tests Markets in Indonesia


Opportunities for Foreign Medical Device Manufacturers in Indonesia
By Syamala Ariyanchira January 05, 2017   Lucrative opportunities beckon for foreign medical device manufacturers, in Indonesia. Indonesia relies mainly on imports to meet its medical technology requirements. Imports account for approximately 97% of the country’s medical device market. In 2015, the market was worth about $870 million, and if […]

Opportunities for Foreign Medical Device Manufacturers in Indonesia



Lab Safety in Malaysia: Fighting Fire with Fire!
By Charanya Lakshmanan – A Lifesciences consultant and pop science enthusiast, who has an active interest in emerging healthcare trends and business development. November 30, 2016   Did you know that over 3000 occupational safety incidents were investigated last year by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), Malaysia; […]

Lab Safety in Malaysia: Fighting Fire with Fire!


Medical Device Industry
By Charanya Lakshmanan – A Lifesciences consultant and pop science enthusiast, who has an active interest in emerging healthcare trends and business development. October 26, 2016 The latest seminar organized by Invest Penang, a non-profit initiative of the Penang State Government, on “Preparing SMEs for Medical Devices Supply Chain”, caused quite […]

Penang’s Medical Device Industry: A boom in the offing?



GMO Labeling
By Victoria Brodie – An undergraduate writing student at Pratt Institute in New York. While her studies are mainly focused on creative writing, she also has an interest in Biotechnology and its social impacts. August 31, 2016   What does it mean to be an informed consumer? On July 14th, 2016 […]

GMO Labeling: Can We Truly Inform Consumers?


CRISPR
By Divya Kolakada July 28, 2016   Do you dream of world domination using an army with enhanced military capabilities? What about eliminating a whole population of those irksome disease-carrying mosquitos? Maybe curing HIV? Or having blue-eyed, blonde haired, little Einsteins? SNP-SNP, here’s CRISPR! CRISPR is a novel gene-editing tool […]

CRISPR: The Gateway to an Enhanced Future?



By Syamala Ariyanchira, July 17, 2016 During a recent visit to Jakarta, the cautious optimism of both suppliers and buyers of diagnostics products was hard to ignore! It was intriguing since I expected an overall market excitement as the recent national healthcare regulations are predicted to create new opportunities for […]

Indonesia’s E-Procurement System Upsetting the Applecart!!


Computer System Validation
By Vimal Kumar, December 14, 2015   Computer System Validation (CSV) requirement has not received much attention as part of regulatory compliance process by many Southeast Asian companies. This is an often-neglected aspect, which is addressed much later in the product development and commercialization processes by the companies. However, lack […]

Computer System Validation (CSV): An AcuBiz Perspective



Innovation in wearable devices
    By Vimal Kumar,   December 7, 2015   Medical device (Wearable Devices) technology is well known for its ability to adapt to other disciplines of knowledge, which is indeed the reason for its enhancement. Development in aerospace applications, consumer electronics, and semiconductor technologies has all triggered the avalanche […]

Innovation in Wearable Devices: Emerging Markets likely to Benefit


  By Syamala Ariyanchira,    November 22, 2015 CE marking does not guarantee market acceptance of a rapid test in #Malaysia. Click To Tweet “CE marking is not good enough. In fact, we would prefer a rapid test with FDA approval.” I was exploring the interests of a medical device […]

CE Marking or FDA? A Rapid Test Developer’s Dilemma in ...