Expanding Opportunities for Drug Development in Asia

ROBBIE CHANA | October 6, 2015

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Over the last decade, R&D activities, pharmaceutical market size, and the number of clinical trials in Asia has grown tremendously. As a result, Asian biopharmaceutical companies are developing more products for commercialization in the global market, and International drug development service companies have moved many R&D functions and commercial operations to the APAC region.

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