Picking new therapeutics – establishing a technology-driven biotechnology pilot lab in China

Most of the worldwide best selling pharmaceuticals are developed from active agents found in nature. Bicoll GmbH, Munich/Germany, is a biotechnology company that provides an innovative, fast
and flexible approach to modern drug research — it takes advantage of the unique features found
in natural active agents. For the development of new lead structures of medicinal targets, Bicoll
focuses first of all on biologically active compounds from plants, because this source is most
likely to provide active agents.

German-Chinese BusinessForum 2/02 [Pharmaceutical Industry], pp. 16-18 Authors: Dr. Nicole Feling, Dr. Kai Lamottke