Save the Date: Investor Day 2019

We are pleased to announce our TKS 1 Investor Day in Singapore. The event will occur on Friday, January 25, 2019 and will include presentations from our portfolio companies, followed by Q&A sessions. … Read More 

Startups Aim to Fix ‘Broken’ Clinical Trials System

ObvioHealth, meanwhile, has developed an app that enables studies to be run using mobile devices. Data from smart devices such as a Bluetooth blood pressure monitor can integrate with the app, according to the company, which earlier this year raised … Read More 

ObvioHealth’s Milo Demonstrates How Digital Technology Improves Patient Experience, Compliance and Data Capture Using ClaimIt.

MILO & CLAIMIT View a short, imagined study where ObvioHealth’s Milo demonstrates how digital technology improves patient experience, compliance and data capture using ClaimIt. Follow our fictional subject, Milo, as he uses his mobile phone to participate in a clinical … Read More 

Solving the Blood‑Brain Barrier Challenge

The blood brain barrier (BBB) is a system of blood vessels that protects the brain from toxins and chemical fluctuations. While it is necessary to help keep the brain healthy, it also poses a problem in delivering medications that could … Read More 

Fighting Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A commercially available formula of Lactobacillus acidophilus and L. casei prevents Clostridium difficile infection and diarrhea during antibiotic treatment, according to a single-center study from China. Although meta-analyses indicate that probiotics decrease antibiotic-associated diarrhea, most … Read More 

3 Ways Mobile Clinical Trials Help Clinical Researchers Improve Diversity

Lack of diversity within the clinical trial industry poses a grave problem. We cannot assume medicines work similarly across ethnicities. While attracting and retaining minority groups to participate in clinical trials has become a primary focus in the industry, many … Read More 

Evid Science Receives Seed Capital to Advance Clinical AI Platform

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 15, 2018) – Evid Science, an artificial intelligence (AI) company for the pharmaceutical industry, has successfully secured seed funding from TKS I, a new private equity fund dedicated to early stage life science companies. “Our technology … Read More 

Scientific Study Shows Milk with Only the A2 Beta Casein Protein Type Reduced Acute Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Milk Sensitive Participants

BUSINESSWIRE, 12 February 2018 NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A double-blind, randomized, cross-over study, published in the UK-based, peer-reviewed Nutrition Journal, reported that consumption of milk containing only A2 beta casein protein type (sold in the US as a2 Milk®) reduced acute gastrointestinal … Read More 

Duke-NUS Commercializes Discovery to Deliver Therapeutics Across Blood Brain Barrier

Intellectual property (IP) derived from discoveries made at Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) have been licensed to a newly formed biotech start-up, Travecta Therapeutics Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based drug discovery company. Travecta plans to use the Duke-NUS technology to develop new … Read More 

Tackling the blood-brain barrier: Duke-NUS discovery leads to startup Travecta

HONG KONG – Travecta Therapeutics Pte Ltd. is the latest startup to join Singapore’s biotech block. The newly formed drug discovery company is based on intellectual property derived from discoveries made at Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS). Travecta is based on … Read More 

SPRIM and Tikehau Capital Join Forces with New Singapore-based Life Sciences VC Fund

LIFE science startups hoping for a big break can now look to a new Singapore-based cash cow for funding.European asset manager Tikehau Capital and Sprim Ventures, the venture arm of global healthcare consultancy Sprim, have teamed up to launch a … Read More 

Travecta Therapeutics Appoints Douglas C. Hicks as Chief Business Officer

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 13 2018 – Travecta Therapeutics, an emerging biotech company developing a platform that leverages its proprietary knowledge of the MFSD2a Transport for the targeted delivery of therapeutic agents across the blood-brain barrier, announces it has appointed Douglas … Read More 

The Role of E-commerce in Product Innovation

A R&D Guide Outlining Ways To Use E-commerce For A More Effective Analysis On A Future Product’s Success. … Read More 

Four Critical Steps to Consider Prior to Going Global

Conducting business globally is an essential piece to many business strategies. However, we often see clients fail to realize the depth of planning required for geo-expansion of a product or brand. From getting the product registered and making on-pack claims, … Read More 

When It’s Time to Fire Your Agency

Marketing to doctors (a.k.a medical marketing, health marketing, professional marketing) is a core marcomm tactic that helps brands stand out against the blaring noise on neighboring store shelves. Naturally, as companies have abused this system to scrounge up market share, we’ve … Read More 

Vanteres: New Study Reveals the Importance of Active-DHA in the Developing Brain

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vanteres, an innovative biotech company leveraging its biomedical research expertise to develop actively transported lysophospholipids, announces new evidence that demonstrates the critical role of LPC-DHA in normal fetal and infant brain development. … Read More 

This is why your patient engagement dollars are wasted.

A Patient (and consultant’s) Point-of-View on Patient Services Imagine, as a patient, you leave the doctor’s office having been diagnosed with a chronic disease. The treatment calls for heavy doses of medication and changed lifestyle habits. You pestered the doctor … Read More 

The Forgotten Piece to the Adherence Puzzle

Medicines don’t work if patients don’t take them. It’s one of the biggest culprits in healthcare’s nearly $300 billion problem. Estimates show poor adherence causes approximately 125,000 deaths and at least 10 percent of hospitalizations annually. Patient Engagement Programs Pharma companies are actively … Read More 

ObvioHealth Announces Mobile Application

ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ObvioHealth, a global medical technology company, announces the launch of its mobile application for site-less clinical studies—ClaimIt. ClaimIt removes barriers currently troubling the clinical research industry by improving convenience for study subjects, enhancing compliance, lowering drop-out rates and … Read More 

5 Big Product Development Mistakes

Failure rates of new product launches vary by industry, but most stats hover at or just below the 50 percent mark. There are dozens of reasons for these failures, and our engagement leaders see them daily. The categories where our clients … Read More 

ObvioHealth Raises $3 Million in Series A Funding

ObvioHealth, a Singapore and Orlando-based company offering mobile and “site-less” clinical trials, said on Friday it has raised US$3 million in Series A funding. The company is focused on making clinical trials faster and more cost-effective by digitizing the entire process … Read More 

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