Articles by Eliza Yibing Zhou - BioPharm International



Articles by Eliza Yibing Zhou

Eliza Yibing Zhou

Biotechnology and Life Sciences Education in China
November 1, 2007

Biotechnology is definitely a hot topic in China—the country's administrators recently identified it as a "cornerstone of China's national economy by 2020." But most realize that getting there will require a better trained, specialized workforce than currently exists. The Chinese government has been pumping money into life sciences education as part of its plan to achieve a global biotechnological presence over the next 15 years.

China Today: Next Steps Toward Globalization
July 1, 2007

Most Chinese biopharmaceuticals are relatively small and there are not enough of them to sustain a robust services sector.

China Today: Vaccine Development in China
April 1, 2007

The Chinese vaccine market competition is now transferring from the former price-competition model to a technology- competition model.

China Today: Biopharmaceutical Industry Trends in China—A Five-year Prospective
March 1, 2007

The Chinese government's investments in the biopharmaceutical sector may help it become one of the leading industries in China by 2020.

China Today: Pharmaceutical Distribution in China
February 1, 2007

China today represents a $15-billion market for pharmaceutical products. China's pharmaceutical industry has been expanding at about 20% over the past five years. It has been predicted that China will become the world's fifth largest single pharmaceutical market by 2010. With such a fast-growing market segment and a huge population, simply getting pharmaceuticals to the patients and healthcare providers is becoming a daunting task. Biopharmaceuticals distributers face the same challenge, with the added complications associated with cold-chain management, shelf-life, and product stability.

China Today: Defining the Chinese Biopharmaceutical Market
January 1, 2007

China is home to more than 400 biogeneric manufacturers, which develop generic biopharmaceuticals for the domestic population.



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