Heads turn to Vietnam’s booming healthcare market

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), the former capital and the most populated city in Vietnam, has turned from a reticent fishing village into a vibrant metropolitan city that clocks a GDP growth of 8 – 12% YOY since it opened up its doors for business. With attention being turned away […]


Role of Knowledge Transfer in the Growth of Malaysian Biopharma

The Malaysian biopharma industry is in its painful initial growth stages. An effective knowledge transfer process is critical for the industry to survive and grow. This blog evaluates the opportunities challenges of Malaysian biopharma industry and then explores the tools for effective knowledge transfer monitoring and job transition that can […]

Women Scientists

Women Scientists in Emerging Markets: Can Life Sciences Industry Offer Hope?

Can Life Sciences Industry Evolve and let women scientists in emerging markets to “Have-it-All”? Mriae, a 33-year-old scientist in the Philippines, is resuming her career as a microbiologist in a tertiary care hospital after a maternity break of one year. After completing her PhD in microbiology, Mriae worked her way […]


Can Staffing Industry in Malaysia Tap Life Sciences Opportunities?

Life sciences industry is not a major focus area for Malaysian recruitment firms yet. Business models of most of the staffing and recruitment companies still revolve around the human resources needed for IT, finance, and commodity manufacturing. Though there is a surge in life sciences projects, I guess recruitment firms […]

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AcuBiz™ Attends International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition 2017 in Kuala Lumpur

The Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia (APHM) has organised its annual signature event of “International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition” for 3 days between 25 – 27th July 2017 at Kuala Lumpur convention centre, Malaysia. “Leadership, Technology & Innovation In Patient Safety” Interesting insight! At APHM Conference in #Malaysia via […]

Medical Device Distributors ASEAN

Gaining Market Penetration with Right Medical Device Distributors in ASEAN

Having the right medical device distributor is one of the important criteria for successful market penetration in ASEAN markets. For medical device markets, which are often highly complex with technical details and regulatory requirements, identification of right distributor partner becomes crucial. The hurdles include cultural issues, language challenges, lack of […]

AcuBizTM Attends Medan Hospital Expo 2017

AcuBiz Attends Medan Hospital Expo 2017 in Indonesia

By Suba Ganesh,Project Analyst April 05, 2017 Medan Hospital Expo 2017 has given me a unique experience to witness how Indonesia medical device industry is growing. It was also my first visit to Medan, Indonesia. With a population of over 250 million inhabitants, Indonesia offers one of the biggest markets […]

High Growth Potentials for Rapid Tests Markets in Indonesia

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 […]

Opportunities for Foreign Medical Device Manufacturers 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 […]

Medical Device Industry

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

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 […]