Dongguan Food and Drug Administration will highlight a policy to support the development of bio-pharmaceutical industry this year, said the Administration during a work conference on March 4.
The Administration will support bio-pharmaceutical makers by providing industry guidance, policy advice, easier access for administrative approval, technical supervision, information services and extended assistance in setting up R&D centers, according to Mr. Chen Xijiang, the Director of the Administration.
A number of meetings are set to be held where relevant government departments will pulled together to work out a policy for promoting the development of bio-pharmaceutical industry, according to Chen.
Currently there are more than 30 companies in Dongguan engaged in the pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution industry, but few of them are internationally recognizable brands.
(By Morvin Chow)