BioTech or biotechnology is the integration of natural sciences and engineering sciences in order to achieve the application of organisms, cells, parts thereof, and molecular analogs for products and services.

For convenience, pharmaceuticals can be categorized into this category.

Examples of BioTech

but not restricted to...

  • Biodegradable materials
  • Bioremediation
  • Genetically modified foods
  • Growth hormone
  • Insulin
  • Vaccines

Singapore at a Glance

8 of the Top 10

pharmaceutical companies have facilities in Singapore, manufacturing 4 of the top 10 drugs by global revenue.

The pharmaceutical sector’s manufacturing output


since 2000 and produced more than S$16 billion worth of products for global markets (2016).