When the Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology was built in 1988, it was just a year after Singapore set up its Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, the first research centre of its kind there. Illustration: Henry Wong When the Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology was built in 1988, it was just a year after Singapore set up its Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, the first research centre of its kind there. Illustration: Henry Wong
When the Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology was built in 1988, it was just a year after Singapore set up its Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, the first research centre of its kind there. Illustration: Henry Wong
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Hong Kong lags behind Singapore in biotech race, but Greater Bay Area could prove its trump card

  • Hong Kong’s research and development (R&D) efforts get a chance to catch up with plans for Lok Ma Chau Loop project
  • Singapore’s success so far the result of clear vision, funding, support for start-ups, experts say

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When the Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology was built in 1988, it was just a year after Singapore set up its Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, the first research centre of its kind there. Illustration: Henry Wong When the Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology was built in 1988, it was just a year after Singapore set up its Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, the first research centre of its kind there. Illustration: Henry Wong
When the Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology was built in 1988, it was just a year after Singapore set up its Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, the first research centre of its kind there. Illustration: Henry Wong
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