Experts from pharma industry share their opinions and viewpoints on important issues relating to new trends, technologies, management insights and strategies in this section.


Karen Chan
Staff Engineer, Manufacturing Science and Technology, South East Asia

Karen Chan is a process engineer at Merck Pte Ltd Chan has six years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and two years of experience in research development She provides technical support in areas such as process development troubleshooting and technical training for downstream processe..

Porton Pharma Solutions and Codexis Launch Global Partnership


Codexis Inc and Porton Pharma Solutions Ltd announce a strategic collaboration to deploy Codexis worldleading biocatalyst technology within Portons global custom intermediate and active pharmaceutical ingredients API development and manufacturing business The partnership will accelerate the creation..

European Lead Factory

Ton Rijnders
Head of European Screening Centre

Ton Rijnders is the Head of Screening at the European Lead Factory He holds a PhD in molecular biology and has an extensive experience with drug discovery in pharma with increasing managerial and scientific responsibilities Since November 2017 Ton is the General Director of Oncode Institute and has ..

Datwyler Pharma Packaging

Dr. Renaud Janssen
Senior Manager Global Scientific Affairs

Renaud Janssen PhD is the Senior Manager of Global Scientific Affairs at Datwyler Pharma Packaging He frequently presents on international conferences on subjects related to elastomeric and aluminiumplastic closures for pharmaceutical applications Renaud also serves on several standardisation and ph..

University of Lincoln, UK

Dr. Ishwar Singh
Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy

Ishwar Singh is a Senior Lecturer in Biological Chemistry at the School of Pharmacy University of Lincoln Prior to Lincoln he had held many prestigious fellowships such as the Alexander von Humboldt fellowship Germany and Senior Research Fellowship DANIDA Denmark and CSIR India He is an organic chem..

Powder Systems Limited

Pierre Landais, MEng
Tendering Manager Asia-Pacific

Powder Systems Limited PSL has been exporting its technology to the AsiaPacific market since 1990 and a growing number of turnkey installations are to be commissioned in this region in the future To support the demand PSL has committed to further investment in AsiaPacific APAC by opening an engineer..

ExpreS2ion Biotechnologies

Sancha Salgueiro, Ph.D., MBA
Vice President - Business Development

ExpreS2ion Biotechnologies protein expression system ExpreS2 is an important protein expression tool in the scientists tool box for protein expression The ExpreS2 platform has demonstrated in many instances its usefulness in RD with several ExpreS2made proteins having now been crystallized..

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Andrew Plump, M.D., Ph.D
Chief Medical & Scientific Officer

Scientific progress depends upon collaboration iPS cell technology is at the forefront of pharmaceutical innovation and Takeda strives to bring innovative treatments to patients Both Takeda and CiRA have the common goal of providing patients and healthcare professionals with innovative new treatment..

Thomson Reuters

Wendy Hamilton
Senior Vice President

We believe publications such as Pharmafocus Asia are essential in providing professionals with insights into the dynamic and evolving trends of the Pharma industry..

Interpharm Consultancy

Peter Wittner

Interpharm Consultancy has been providing advice about the UK generic market and consultancy services to generic manufacturers and distributors..