The BayHelix Group is a non-profit professional organization of business leaders with a mission to shape the growth of the life sciences and healthcare industry. Founded in 2001 in the San Francisco Bay Area, BayHelix has grown to over 500 members globally with a strong presence in China and the US. BayHelix aspires to foster and create business opportunities, supply and nurture leaders for the community, and network and share information and experience among its members. The diverse membership base covers many of the world’s top pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, leading professional services and investment firms, as well as start-up biotech companies in China and the US. BayHelix membership is by-invitation only. Over one third of members are C-level executives. The majority of them are cross trained in science and business as well as bilingual in Chinese and English. BayHelix has become an influential organization that connects emerging biopharmaceutical companies in China to their counterparts around the world.
CBA is an independent, non-political, not-for-profit professional organization led by its board of directors and executive committees. Currently, CBA has over 3000 registered individual members. Most of its members are from universities, research institutions, biopharmaceutical companies, law firms, venture capital firms, and government agencies. Over 80 percent of the CBA members have doctoral degrees.
CBA has grown to be a truly international organization, with members residing in the U.S., China, Europe, Canada, Singapore, Japan, Australia, and other countries and regions. CBA’s mission is to promote career advancement and collaboration among Chinese-American biopharmaceutical professionals, and to promote technology transfer and entrepreneurship, especially between the U.S. and China, as well as countries and regions in the Pacific Rim. Since its inception in 1995, CBA has been playing a prominent role in the Chinese and U.S. biopharmaceutical industries. Every year, CBA organizes a number of specially designed workshops, seminars, meetings, and networking events in both China and the U.S. To learn more about CBA, please visit www.cba-usa.org.
Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association - Greater Philadelphia (SAPA-GP) is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) professional organization founded in 2002 (www.sapa-gp.org). We strive to serve the rapidly growing pharmaceutical professional community in the Greater Philadelphia area. The Greater Philadelphia area is one of the major hubs for global pharmaceutical companies (e.g. BMS, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer, Teva), biotech companies (e.g. Alliance Pharma, Frontage Laboratories, PuraCap, Shire) and academic institutions (e.g. University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University, Temple University, Drexel University, Rowan University, Villanova University). Over past decades, SAPA-GP has established a broad member base and become the premier organization in the region for bridging the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries of China and the US.
• To promote pharmaceutical sciences and biotechnology
• To contribute to public health education by raising public awareness
• To facilitate scientific and business cooperation between US and China
• To foster career development of pharmaceutical professionals
Our members consist of
• Scientists, clinicians, and executives from pharmaceutical and biotech companies
• Students and postdoctoral fellows from academic institutions and universities
• Business and thought leaders from financial institutions and healthcare industries
• Annual conference
• Scientific symposiums and webinars
• Business development workshops
• Career development workshops & Job fairs
• Professional training
PharmaEssentia Corporation is a global, fully integrated biopharmaceutical company publicly traded and based in Taiwan. Established in 2003 by a group of Taiwanese American executives and well-accomplished scientists from leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in the US, the company is headquartered at a state-of-the-art facility in NanKang Science Park in Taipei, and its world-class manufacturing site is located in Central Science Park in Taichung
PharmaEssentia specializes in creating and providing products that improve the lives of patients with debilitating human diseases. Their mission is to discover, develop, manufacture, and bring to market efficacious, safe, and cost-effective therapies for the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) such as polycythemia vera and myelofi brosis and chronic myeloid leukemia, as well as hepatitis and other diseases. The company is also undertaking drug research and development initiatives in hematology, infectious diseases, oncology, and dermatology.