fDi Markets Newswire:

New markets for life sciences sector

New markets for life sciences sector

While the US continues to take the lion’s share of investment and projects in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors, locations in Asia and Europe are increasingly attracting the attention of investors. 

Wisconsin governor looks to grab investor attention

Wisconsin governor looks to grab investor attention

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker explains how his election publicity is helping him draw the attention of businesses to his state and how he plans to take advantage of Wisconsin's strong agriculture sector by increasing productivity through biotech projects.

Dato’ Sri Abdul Tun Najib Razak

Malaysia PM hails ETP effect

Malaysia's excellent economic performance in recent years has come on the back of its Economic Transformation Programme. Its prime minister and finance minister Dato’ Sri Abdul Tun Najib Razak tells Barbara Njau how the programme has helped diversify the country's economy, which has continued to thrive while much of the rest of the world has struggled.

Tuscanys collaborative spirit

Tuscany's collaborative spirit

The close relationship between industry and research and education institutions in Tuscany gives the region an edge when it comes to R&D and innovation.

Park life

Chengdu's technology parks impress on all scores

The Chengdu government's long-term focus on the high-tech industries appears to be paying off, as its technology parks are attracting international names brought in by the city's pro-business attitude and deep talent pool.

Ontario and Quebec up their biotech games

The leading two provinces for life sciences in Canada are not resting on their laurels when it comes to attracting investment, and both are now going all out to promote just how business-friendly their respective biotech clusters are.

Biotech bolsters economic recovery in the US

At an annual biotech conference, officials from across the US were keen to show their enthusiasm and commitment to biotechnology investment.

Setting the benchmark for bio

Setting the benchmark for biotechnology

An fDiIntelligence evaluation into biotech FDI between 2003 and 2011 shows that although the US is the dominant country in the sector, Asian cities lead in attractiveness for projects, competing on both quality and cost.

China releases new guidelines for foreign investment

In a bid to encourage investment in areas such as high-end equipment manufacturing, green businesses and bioechnology, the Chinese  authorities have released an updated version of their foreign investment guidance catalogue.

US must relax biotechnology rules to keep competitive edge

With nations such as China and Brazil investing heavily in biotechnology, the US may get left behind if it does not adjust its costly and complex regulatory system governing public investment in agricultural research and development.

fDi Tools

fDi Intelligence has a portfolio of related products that enable you to get the targeted foreign investment information you need for your role: 

For real-time crossborder greenfield investment data on all sectors and locations, click here

To benchmark locations for investment projects, click here

For bespoke reports on companies, locations or sectors, click here