Scrip is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


China Implements New Drug Innovation And Production Project

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

China's Ministry of Science and Technology has officially started implementing the new drug innovation and production project to become a pharmaceutical powerhouse (PharmAsia News, Sept. 8, 2008). The country's program with the highest investment, has allocated RMB 5.3 billion ($775 million) for a total of 970 research topics. The first batch of 121 topics with funding of RMB 1 billion has commenced. The second batch of 849 topics which will use the remaining funds has been identified and are ready to go. Sang Guo-wei, chief technology director for the program, stated that chemical drugs will be the emphasis, biopharmaceutical products the highlight and TCM the unique feature. (Click here for more - Chinese language)

Related Content




Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts