The Asia Health and Life Sciences Innovation and Cooperation Summit (AHLSICS) covers the landscape of life sciences innovation and strategic market opportunities, with a special focus on shaping the innovative life-science marketplace and strengthening industry collaboration in the Asia and Pacific region. It is aiming at promoting Health and life-science innovation from Asia, for the World.
The AHLSICS is a parallel event of Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH), an annual gathering that brings together leaders, entrepreneurs, creators, accelerators, and investors.
Guest speakers
Asian Countries
Industry leaders
(invited only)
Summit Highlights
A Truly Asia and Pacific Regional Event
Leaders from East Asia (China, Japan, Korea) Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam) Central Asia (Uzbekistan) South Asia (India), West Asia (Israel, Saudi Arabia, UAE), and Pacific (Australia)
A Cross-Sector Gathering for Market Shaping
Covering topics such as Regional Life-science Landscape and opportunities, Regulatory Collaboration, Health Financing Innovation, Cross Border Commercialization Cooperation for innovative products, R&D, and manufacturing collaboration
A Platform to Promote Access to Innovation
Featuring participants from governments, international organizations, industry associations, financial institutions academic institutions, and medical institutions, patient groups, these are key components for improving access to innovation
Value for Participants
Insight Gathering
Listen to leading Asia public and private sector experts brought together by the summit on their experience in tackling challenges and capturing opportunities
Regional Network Enhancement
Connect with C-suit industry representatives, regional leading experts, and high-level policymakers to develop/ enhance your network across Asia
Partnership Formation
Engage with organizations from different Asian markets across the life-science value chain to identify potential partners for future cooperation
ASK Health Has A Track Record of Value Creation through
Event Organization and Research
Over 20 events per year
Over 50 reports/publications over 7 years

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Tackling the Covid-19 Pandemic through integrating digital technology and public health: linking experiences in China to the world

Report on the practice of Internet plus Healthcare in Hangzhou

Tan Hiang Khoon
Deputy CEO (Future Health System); Group Director; Director
Singapore General Hospital; International Collaboration Office, SingHealth; SingHealth Duke NUS Global Health Institute
Lee Chien Earn
Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Regional Health System)
Chang Liu
Founder and CEO
Ask Health Asia
Carrie Liu
Health and Healthcare Lead
World Economic Forum
N Krishna Reddy
ACCESS Health International, ASIA
Sylvia Varela
Asia Area Vice President
Diah Satyani Saminarsih
Founder and CEO
Center for Indonesia's Strategic Development Initiatives
Naina Subberwal Batra
Dinesh Arora
Principal Health Specialist
Asian Development Bank
Kotaro Tamura
Adjunct Professor; Chairman
LKY School of Public Policy NUS;
Jeremy Lim
Director, Global Health Programs
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
Sylvana Quader Sinha
Founder, Chair & CEO
Praava Health
Vijay Subramaniam
Executive General Manager, Imaging, ASEAN, Korea & Australia &NewZealand
GE Healthcare
Danny Soon
Chief Executive Officer; Executive Director; Interim Executive Director
Subramanyam Yadavalli
Apollo Hospitals
Christina Bao
Managing Director, Co-Head of Sales & Marketing
Xiaoti Lu
Deputy Secretary-General
May Lo
Investment Director
abc Impact
Soonman Kwon
Professor and former dean
the School of Public Health, Seoul National University
Dion Warren
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Jingsong Wang
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Harbour BioMed
Jusong Xia
President of International Business
United Imaging
Johnson Wang
President of Asia Pacific
Anupama Puranik
Managing Director
Russell Reynolds Associates
Alvin Chiang
Russell Reynolds Associates
Antonio Estrella
Managing Director, Author& Strategic Futurist;Venture Partner
Taliossa; Verge HealthTech Fund
Paul Huleatt
Director,Strategic Partnerships and Program Implementation Section, Indo-Pacific Regulatory Strengthening Program (RSP)
Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
John C W Lim
Founding Executive Director
The Centre of Regulatory Excellence (CoRE),Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School
Marie Tham
Senior Consultant, International Collaboration, Health Products Regulation Group
Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA)
Mayerni Mutiara Situmorang
Senior Officer at the Directorate of Drug Registration
Bureau of Cooperation and Public Relations,
Indonesian Food and Drug Authority (BPOM), Republic of Indonesia
Dan Zhang
Co-founder and Co-Chairman
Hillgene Biopharm Ltd.
Zhigang Sun
Group Senior Vice President
Luye Pharma Group Ltd.
Anand Jha
Managing Director, Venture Partner
Joanne Yoong
Principal Economist & Behavioural Scientist - Research for Impact
Eduardo P. Banzon
Principal Health Specialist, Human and Social Development, Sectors Group
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Clive Tan
Affiliate Faculty;Managing Director
Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care;
Saena Partners
Snehal Patel, M.D., J.D.
Affiliate Faculty;Managing Director
Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care;
Saena Partners
Jeff Weisel
Managing Director
APAC, Avalere Health
Xian Xu
Professor; director
School of Economics, Department of Insurance and Risk Management;China Insurance and Social Security Research Center, Fudan University
Ritesh Thakkar
Senior Advisor, Asia Pacific
Convergence Blended Finance
Rosaline Chow Koo
Founder and CEO
Marie Lamy
Partnership Development Director
ACCESS Health Southeast Asia
Pengfei Chen
Acting Vice President, Strategy Group, Healthcare and Wellness
Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)
Matthew Song
Executive Director,Head of Capital Markets
Cheong Wei Yang
Vice Provost (Strategic Research Partnerships);Senior Adviser(Health Economics)
Singapore Management University; Ministry of Health, Singapore
Shyam Bishen
Head, Centre for Health & Healthcare
World Economic Forum
Weidong Hao
Chief Scientific Officer
Experimental Drug Development Centre(EDDC)
Amkidit Afable
Tarun Maheshwari
Head of Business Development
Duke-NUS Medical School
Neeraj Jain
Country Director India & Director South Asia
Raymond Ng
Senior Director, Strategic Innovation & Business Development
ATLATL Scientific
Paul Macary
Associate Professor,Department of Microbiology and Immunology
BSc (Hons)
Qiying Li
Cloud Director
Microsoft China
Andrea B. Maier
MD PhD ; Director; Founder
FRACP; Centre for Healthy Longevity, National University of Singapore; Chi Longevity
Charles Stacey
President & CEO
Kathy He
Lerna Biopharma
Fabio La Mola
Bain & Company
Wenfeng Gong
Senior Strategy Officer, Infectious Disease Epidemiologist
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
David Guo
Vice President
Asia Cold Chain Association
Maria Cristina D. Serrano
Clinical Operation Director
Ruifen WENG
Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Technology Officer
Diagnostics Development Hub (DxD Hub)
Libin Ma
Senior Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs
Labcorp Central Laboratories
Michelle Gon
Senior Compliance Advisor
Han Kun Law Offices
Stephen Ng
Managing Director; Head of Southeast Asia and South Asia; Chief Executive Officer of Singapore
Jiadi Yu
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Tony He
Vijay Karwal
Director & Chief Financial Officer
AffaMed Therapeutics
Pauline Erica Tay
National Health Innovation Centre Singapore (NHIC)
Carian He
Director, Market Research & Partnerships
Scott Teng
Senior Director, Head of Strategy & Business Development, International Business
United Imaging
Director & CEO
Sino-Innovax Biotec Pte Ltd
Nathan T.
President Director
PT Etana Biotechnologies Indonesia
Shawn Ng
Chief Executive Officer,Parkway Laboratories
IHH Healthcare
Fredrik Nyberg
Managing Director
Medtech Innovator Asia Pacific
Raphael Ho
Asia-Pacific General Manager and Chief of Staff to the CEO
Navjeewan Khosla
Novo Holdings
Michael Chang
Vivo Capital
Wu Jie
Director, Investment (Life Sciences)
Jolene Ooi
Senior Principal, Healthcare and Emerging Technology Investments
EDBI Pte Ltd
Fong Ming Koh
Investment Principal
LYFE Capital
Deng Luming
Chief Executive Officer
Haitong International Securities Group (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Alva Chen
Therapeutic Practice Leader, Healthcare
VMS Group
Basil Lui
Founding Partner
August Global Partners
Ghee Chuan LAI
Investment Professional (Associate)
Qiming Venture Partners
Strategic Partners
In collaboration with World Economic Forum
Media Partners
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