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Roche Reveals Development Strategies In China

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Shanghai Roche Pharmaceuticals CEO Zhou Ping-Shan has revealed the company's development plans in China in a recent interview. First is focus: Roche enjoys a leading position in such key therapeutic areas as oncology, virology and transplant by relying on its strong R&D and innovative capability. It is committed to promoting local pharmaceutical industry innovation and has set up an R&D center as well as a pharmaceutical development center. Second is the company's emphasis on collaboration with the Chinese biopharmaceutical industry. Roche has built up close partnerships with local universities, academic institutions and biopharmaceutical enterprises. Zhou notes that pharmaceutical enterprises must adapt rapidly to China's policy and reform as the nation's health care is in a revolutionary stage. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)

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