The healthcare industry is currently undergoing a radical transformation. Patients increasingly have access to better, more personalized treatment options targeting previously intractable illnesses, allowing them to live longer, more fulfilling lives. Yet for Novartis, this hard work is just the beginning of the long journey. While the global healthcare ecosystem continues to flourish, reaching ever…

Food delivery is serious business in Taiwan. Although the government’s superb handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has allowed most restaurants to remain open across the island, the National Credit Card Center reported that in April 2020, 6 million transactions were logged on Online Food Delivery (OFD) platforms, a sevenfold increase from the same month a…

Finding effective solutions to the world’s health issues requires novel, holistic approaches and collaborative ingenuity. Healthcare companies must therefore increasingly shift their focus to the research and development of medical technologies, biopharmaceuticals, and innovative therapies to treat conditions and diseases that are difficult or nearly impossible to tackle using traditional medicines. Such a reality is…

While the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the lives and livelihoods of billions around the world, it has also presented humankind with a unique opportunity to consider how the way we live impacts the environment and the future of our planet. With humanity facing an aging and growing population, the fallout from climate change,…

When Jennifer Yong was promoted to become Managing Director of Bayer Taiwan in January, she and her team had no idea what the following six months would have in store. At that point, what would soon become the global COVID-19 pandemic had yet to spread much beyond China. By then, however, the Malaysian-born, Taiwan-educated pharma…

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…

At Bayer Taiwan, Learning from the Younger Generation Just what is the Z generation thinking about? What does holding a job mean to them? What types of entertainment do young people prefer? Many high-level corporate executives have been pondering these questions, but still haven’t come up with the answers. Considering the differences between the generations,…