Tianjin city is one of the four municipalities directly under the central government, located about 85 miles from Beijing, the capital. Tianjin is becoming China’s new economic centre after Guangdong and Shanghai.
Pharmaceutical and healthcare industries are among the main industries of Tianjin, who has already had a good foundation of R&D and its industrialization. There are over 500 enterprises and research institutions engaged in the production of pharmaceutical-related products in Tianjin. Bio-pharmaceutical firms like Novozymes, Novo Nordisk, and GSK,CROs like Asymchem Laboratories and Wuxi AppTec, TCM suppliers like Zhongxin Pharmaceutical and Jinyao Group, medical device suppliers like Siemens and Hanaco are all gathering here and growing fast.
As the world’s fifth biggest harbour, Tianjin is also becoming the most important and active port for pharmaceutical and healthcare technology transfer in the world.