Thursday, January 17, 2013

Biotech Manufacturing in Singapore

Note: The original post has been corrected; this post is the result.  OLY/Jan31,2013

Amgen is going to build their first Asia plant in Singapore. Here's the link from Amgen.

The current list of Singapore Biotech Companies includes:
All these plants are clustered in the Tuas Biomedical Park on the west side of Singapore:
biotech companies singapore
(image from Google Maps)

Zooming in, you can see that these plants are basically right next to each other.
biotech companies singapore
... and right next to Malaysia.

I think the Genentech plant cost 290 million and the Roche plant cost 500 million, so if Amgen gets it done for 200 million, that's pretty cheapOLY 1/31/13 par for the course.

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