An Unexpected Country Is Becoming A Biotech Powerhouse

Published: Jun 19, 2017

Biotech once looked to China for cheap labor. It may soon find mounting competition instead.

Thanks to bountiful investments and loosening regulations, China has become a nascent biotech powerhouse that investors and entrepreneurs say could one day rival the industry’s Western incumbents. Fueled by a sudden influx of foreign-trained talent, a new generation of Chinese startups is racing to treat the world with medicines invented at home.

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