| May 2011|
| May 2011|
Biotechnology in Southeast Asia: Current Capabilities, Future Opportunities
What do Boston, San Francisco, and Ho Chi Minh City have in common?
Each city houses biotechnology resources that help fuel regional and global economic growth. However, several trends make Southeast Asia particularly attractive when it comes to biotechnology. Biotech players generally agree that few blockbuster drugs remain to be discovered. Companies thus face increasing pressure to reduce costs incurred in the development of cures, a trend favoring newly emerging low-cost development hubs. What is more, Asian countries are increasing their expenditure on health care, thus opening up new and large markets for these biotech players.
| April 2007|
Googling for Yuan
Just as merchants viewed the port of Shanghai as a gateway to China’s enormous market potential in the 19th century, online firms see search engines as a clear entrée to a rapidly growing digital population, with emerging economies like China holding the greatest opportunity. So it’s no surprise that competition among online search firms to dominate the Chinese market is only getting hotter.