Here’s One U.S. Cancer Center’s View on Cuba’s Biotech and Pharmaceutical Sectors

Here’s One U.S. Cancer Center’s View on Cuba’s Biotech and Pharmaceutical Sectors

The persistent news coverage about Cuba’s biotech and pharmaceutical sectors suggests there is a boom underway. The reality is not as expansive as the level of attention warrants, but there are several examples of credible collaborations that point to the potential for Cuba to contribute to the medical community. Here is one example. In 2011, … Read more

Cuba Has Big Biotech Plans

Cuba Has Big Biotech Plans

Will they bear fruit? Will Cuba’s big biotech plans bear fruit? The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIBG) in Havana is promoting more than 50 research and development projects in the areas of health, agriculture, and the environment, Cuba’s government said this week. The projects span across a variety of disciplines, including human and … Read more

Cuba, Russia to Expand Biotech Cooperation

A new level of cooperation in Cuba By Dana Niland Cuba and Russia have a series of agreements aimed at expanding cooperation in biotechnology. Eulogio Pimentel, director general of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) for the business group BioCubaFarma, signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Alexander Chernov, Vice President of the Skolkovo … Read more