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Digital WuXi Innovation Day: Innovation That Matters

June 1, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Digital WuXi Innovation Day: Innovation That Matters


We are delighted to share with you that on May 18 WuXi AppTec cohosted the successful inaugural WuXi Innovation Day in Singapore that spotlights the region’s strengths and opportunities in advancing innovation that matters to patients and the future of health. We appreciate this collaborative partnership with Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR) and SGX Group.

At this dynamic thought-leadership summit, esteemed local and international speakers shared Singapore’s opportunities in innovation and how Singapore can make important contributions to global health solutions. We are more inspired than ever to collaborate with leaders around the world to drive transformative solutions that address global health challenges.


For colleagues unable to attend in person, a digital and complimentary recording of this innovation summit will be available on June 1 and will air twice at 8 AM PDT and 8 PM PDT.

We look forward to you tuning in on June 1!

  • 08:00 AM – 08:05 AM Welcome

    Hui Cai, Program Chair, Vice President, WuXi AppTec

  • 08:05 AM – 08:20 AM Opening Keynote Addresses

    Frederick Chew, CEO, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

    Pol de Win, Senior Managing Director & Head of Global Sales and Origination, SGX Group

    Edward Hu, Vice Chairman, WuXi AppTec

  • 08:20 AM – 09:05 AM Global Challenges. Global Solutions.

    Fidah Alsagoff, Joint Head of Enterprise Development Group (Singapore) & Head of Life Sciences, Temasek International

    Sharon Chan, Head, JLABS Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

    Benjamin Seet, Deputy Group CEO (Education & Research), National Healthcare Group

    Hwee Loo Tan, Managing Director, GIC Private Equity

    Sze Wee Tan, Assistant Chief Executive, Innovation & Enterprise, A*STAR

    Session Leader: Edward Hu, Vice Chairman, WuXi AppTec

  • 09:05 AM – 09:15 AM System. Scale. Speed.

    George Vradenburg, Founding Chairman, Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative

  • 09:15 AM – 09:50 AM Breakthroughs for the Next Decade: Where are We Headed?

    Andrea Maier, Oon Chiew Seng Professor in Medicine and Healthy Ageing, Co-Director at Centre for Healthy Longevity at the National University of Singapore

    Ashok Venkitaraman, Director of the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, Distinguished Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore

    Joseph Wu, Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute; President-Elect, American Heart Association

    Session Leader: Yann Chong Tan, Founder & CEO, Nuevocor

  • 09:50 AM – 10:05 AM Closing Keynote Address: Building a Future of Health and Healthcare

    Wei Yang Cheong, Deputy Secretary (Technology), Ministry of Health, Singapore


June 1, 2023
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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