To become Asia’s blockchain hub, Taiwan will need to overcome bureaucratic inertia and stiff competition from Singapore and Hong Kong.  Cryptocurrency is dead. Long live blockchain. That’s the growing consensus among all but the most ardent crypto bulls as governments move to crimp virtual currency but explore uses for its underlying distributed ledger technology. Bitcoin,…

Four teams in Taiwan are already receiving intense mentoring and assistance from a startup accelerator. As a champion of innovation in the healthcare field, Bayer in recent years has been proud to conduct a program called Grants4Apps (G4A) to assist startups in selected markets around the world in developing new digital technologies and solutions for…

The Novartis motto – “Reimagining Medicine” – goes to the heart of the company’s deep commitment to developing innovative drugs to help fill the unmet needs of patients worldwide. The Swiss-based pharmaceutical multinational consistently ranks among the top companies investing in R&D, ensuring a constant pipeline of new and groundbreaking treatments. In 2017 the investment…