Source: Taiwantrade | Updated: 05 October 2012
Sharing the conclusions of a forum held in June on biotechnology policies, Wang said Taiwan has a leading edge in the industry, with 10 newly developed drugs currently undergoing clinical trials.
Although the country has been suffering as a result of the economic slump, the biotech industry has been advancing, making valuable contributions to the country over the past decade, said Wang, founder of the Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry, which chaired the forum that was attended by 1,500 experts.
“It is time for the industry to thrive,” he said.
The Legislative Yuan will include new drugs developed in the country to the national health insurance reimbursement system.