Pfizer, GSK, And Siemens Form R&D Consortium With A*STAR's Institute Of Chemical & Engineering Sciences
"For Singapore manufacturing business to sustain global competitiveness, employing technological advancements in the areas of energy management and manufacturing operations is essential. The iPSP programme provides a great platform to move ideas in technology to real world solutions," said Mr. George Routhier, Managing Director, Pfizer Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
"At a time when companies in the pharmaceutical industry are challenged on speed in new product development, manufacturing process innovation, consistency in product quality, regulatory conformance and environmental sustainability, an integrative approach to the application of cutting edge technologies will be crucial to future success. The launch of iPSP is very timely," said Mr. Lim Hock Heng, Managing Director of GlaxoSmithKline's Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Sites Singapore.
"The cooperation with ICES in research for innovation in process manufacturing is a great step towards creating advance knowledge for Singapore. To be selected as the technology partner for ICES is a great honour for Siemens in Singapore. With our comprehensive knowledge and technology, we are sure that we can add great value to the projects," said Mr. Matthias Gronstedt, Vice President Sales, Industry Automation & Drive Technologies Division, Siemens Pte. Ltd, Singapore.
[ 1 ]Economic Survey of Singapore 2012About the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES) Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES) is a member of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Established in 2002, its mission is to carry out world class scientific research, to develop novel technology and to nurture creative scientists and engineers to support economic growth in Singapore and to make a positive difference to society. The research area covers chemistry and chemical engineering science, combined with advanced analytical characterisation and measurement to develop state of the art technology for the petrochemical, general chemical, fine chemical and pharmaceutical industries. For more information, visit http://www.ices.a-star.edu.sg For technical or collaboration enquiries, please contact: Ms Tan Joo Lett, Tel: +65-6796-3973, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For media enquiries, please contact: Ms Caroline Chia, Tel: +65-6796-3884, Mobile: +65-91703988, Email: email@example.com SOURCE A*STAR Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences
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