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IVD in Singapore and Malaysia

IVD in Singapore and Malaysia

Regional opportunities are the focus of IVD manufacturers that seek marginal growth. Southeast Asia represents a unique market for healthcare providers and their various business suppliers, including the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry. Kalorama details in this report two countries expected to provide business for IVD manufacturers: Singapore and Malaysia.

IVD in Singapore and Malaysia contains the following information:

  • Healthcare Statistics for Singapore and Malaysia
  • Significant Hospitals in both countries
  • The Clinical Lab Market in both Singapore and Malaysia
  • Markets for Key Segments: Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology - Molecular, Microbiology - ID/AST, Point of Care - OTC Diabetes, Point of Care - Professional, Point of Care - OTC Other, Immunoassays - Infectious Disease, Immunoassays - Other, Urinalysis, Molecular Diagnostics, Histology, Coagulation, Blood Testing and Typing, Hematology, Flow Cytometry
Multinational competitors participate in the marketplaces of Singapore and Malaysia. Company portraits include the following:
  • Abbott Laboratories (Singapore) Pte Ltd
  • Beckman Coulter Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Becton Dickinson Medical (Singapore) Pte Ltd
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories (Singapore) Pte Ltd
  • bioMérieux Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Life Technologies Holdings Pte Ltd
  • Roche Diagnostics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
  • Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Pte Ltd
  • Sysmex Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Singapore is a leading port and center for the entire Asian-Pacific region, connecting regional trade. Featuring the most developed and highest rated healthcare system in Southeast Asia, Singapore is the headquarters and regional manufacturing center for several medical device, biotechnology, IVD, and pharmaceutical firms. Malaysia, its neighbor, is an upper middle-income country having perhaps the second-most developed healthcare system in the region of Southeast Asia. Through Singapore or Kuala Lumpur, IVD competitors have access to approximately 35 million potential patients, over 700,000 medical tourists yearly, and healthcare systems with higher per capita expenditures than anywhere else in Southeast Asia – or for that matter anywhere in Asia outside of Japan, Australia, or Korea. Singapore and Malaysia represent IVD industries and potential opportunities with solid fundamentals in clinical demand and strong prospects.


  • Introduction
    • THE IVDMARKETS OF SINGAPORE AND MALAYSIA
    • SINGAPOREAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
      • Table Healthcare Spending in Singapore, Malaysia and Comparative Countries - OECD, Asia-Pacific, Emerging Economies (2011 Total Health Expenditure in Per Capita 2005 PPP Dollars and % of GDP)
      • How Health Care Functions in Singapore - Subsidies, Medisave, MediShield, Medifund and Private Payments
      • Subsidized Care
      • Private Payments - Out-of-Pocket, Employer Benefits, Private Insurance
      • Healthcare Infrastructure in Singapore - Hospitals, Clinics, and Private Labs
        • Table Singapore Public Hospital Directory
        • Table Singapore Private Hospital Directory
        • Table Singaporean Market Private Labs - Company Directory
    • HEALTH STATUS OF SINGAPOREANS
      • Table Selected Infectious Disease Incidence Rates (per 100,000 population) - Singapore, Australia, United States, EU/EEA (Viral Hepatitis, Salmonellosis, Typhoid Fever, Dengue, Malaria, Bacterial Meningitis, Tuberculosis)
    • IVD PRODUCT REGULATION IN SINGAPORE
    • MALAYSIAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
      • How Health Care Functions in Malaysia - Universal Healthcare System and Private Payment
      • Private Payments
      • Healthcare Infrastructure in Malaysia - An Overview of Clinics, Hospitals, and Private Labs
        • Table Malaysian Clinic Survey of Laboratory Capabilities - Dedicated Clinic Lab Space, In-House Lab Services, Out-Sourced Lab Services (% of Private and Public Primary Care Clinics)
        • Table Malaysian Clinic Survey of Medical Devices/IVD Instruments – Hemoglobin (HbA1c) Analyzer, Chemistry Analyzer, Hematology Analyzer, Bilirubinometer, Ultrasound, X-Ray (% of Clinics w/ Installed, Private/Public)
        • Table High-Technology or IVD Client Indicators for Malaysian Hospitals – CT Scan, MRI, PET Procedure Volumes; Hospitals Providing General Surgical Services and with ICUs (Private / Public Hospitals)
        • Table Malaysian Market Private Labs - Company Directory
    • HEALTH STATUS OF MALAYSIANS
      • Table Selected Infectious Disease Incidence Rates (per 100,000 population) - Malaysia, Singapore, United States, EU/EEA (Viral Hepatitis, Salmonellosis, Typhoid Fever, Dengue, Malaria, Bacterial Meningitis, Tuberculosis)
    • IVD PRODUCT REGULATION IN MALAYSIA
  • IVD Market Analysis
    • CLINICAL CHEMISTRY
    • MICROBIOLOGY, ID/AST AND MOLECULAR
    • POINT OF CARE TESTING
    • IMMUNOASSAYS
    • URINALYSIS
    • MOLECULAR TESTING
    • COAGULATION
    • HISTOLOGY
    • HEMATOLOGY
    • BLOOD TESTING AND TYPING
    • FLOW CYTOMETRY
    • TOTAL IVDMARKETS IN SINGAPORE AND MALAYSIA
      • Table IVD Market in Singapore by Segment
      • Table IVD Market in Malaysia by Segment
      • Table Combined Singapore-Malaysia IVD Market by Segment
  • Singapore and Malaysia - IVD Companies and Market Leaders
    • Table Singapore and Malaysia IVD Market Leaders
    • ABBOTT LABORATORIES (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD
    • BECKMAN COULTER SINGAPORE PTE LTD
    • BECTON DICKINSON MEDICAL (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD
    • BIO-RAD LABORATORIES (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD
    • BIOMÉRIEUX SINGAPORE PTE LTD
    • LIFE TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS PTE LTD
    • ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS ASIA PACIFIC PTE LTD
    • SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS PTE LTD
    • SYSMEX ASIA PACIFIC PTE LTD
    • AFFYMETRIX SINGAPORE PTE LTD
    • CLEARBRIDGE BIOLOC PTE LTD
    • CLEARBRIDGE BIOMEDICS PTE LTD
    • INNOGENE KALBIOTECH PTE LTD
    • MP BIOMEDICALS ASIA PACIFIC PTE LTD
    • PATHGEN DX PTE LTD
    • SENTEC PTE LTD
    • VELA DIAGNOSTICS
    • VOLITION PTE LTD

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