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ACT Genomics   Booth no. B15

ACT Genomics, an integrated cancer molecular information company in Taiwan, offering comprehensive genetic profiling services to cancer research, clinical cancer treatment, and drug discovery.  Founded by a team of experts with solid experience in oncology, cancer genomics, bioinformatics, and new drug development, ACT Genomics aims to transform cancer genomic information into precision diagnosis and personalized treatments.

Actelion Pharmaceuticals TAIWAN Ltd.

Actelion is part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. We are the recognized global leader in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Our understanding of the complex pathways and molecular mechanisms of this disease has enabled us to develop tailored medicines to improve patient outcomes and make a difference.

American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)   Booth no. C7
The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) is the global leader in advancing patient outcomes through innovative chest medicine education, clinical research, and team-based care ( CHEST serves 19,000+ members worldwide who provide patient care in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Don’t miss our upcoming education event—CHEST Congress 2019, 10-12 April, in Bangkok, Thailand. Learn more at

American Thoracic Society   Booth no. C2

With a mission of improving respiratory health worldwide, the American Thoracic Society offers educational opportunities to medical professionals through high-impact journals, International Conference sessions and online programs, and clinical guidelines and statements; many of these offer ABIM and ABP MOC, CME and nursing contact hours. The Society also provides research support, advocacy programs and patient education. ATS activities advance Research, Education, Global Health, Patient Health and Clinical Services.


Amgen is one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. Amgen is a values-based company, deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses.

APSR 2019 Hanoi   Booth no. C4

Vietnam Respiratory Society (VNRS) is a voluntary, non-profit social organization of Vietnamese organizations and individuals who have been working and teaching in the field of respiration. Vietnam Respiratory Society participates in scientific research, advises on professional work for competent authorities, participates in community health education as well as relations and international integration. In 2019, VNRS is honored to be local host of the 24th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology.

Asian Pacific Society of Respirology   lobby, 1F

The Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) was established in 1986. The objectives of the Society are the advancement and promotion of knowledge of the respiratory system in health and disease. It strives to encourage research, improve clinical practice through teaching, increase awareness of health problems in the area and promote the exchange of knowledge among respirologists in the Asia Pacific region.

AstraZeneca Taiwan   Booth no. A3

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection.

Bayer Taiwan Co., Ltd   Booth no. B8

Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time.

bioMérieux   Booth no. B12

BioFire Diagnostics, a wholly owned subsidiary of bioMérieux, simplifies infectious disease testing by innovating easy-to-use clinical molecular diagnostic solutions that provide fast and accurate results. Our mission is simple and important: to help make the world a healthier place.

Biosystems Inc.   Booth no. B9

BIOSYSTEMS runs business on import of biomedical research instrument and clinical equipment. We can provide professional sales for product demonstration and promotion, our sales covers whole Taiwan area, includes north, central and south area sales office, from hospital to home care.

Boehringer Ingelheim   Booth no. A1

Boehringer Ingelheim, Taiwan has served in Taiwan since 1975 as a healthy issue solution provider with nearly 300 employees and 5 different offices located in north, central and south Taiwan. With core business in Human Pharm and Animal Health, we support patients in the area of the respiratory, oncology, diabetes, cardiovascular, Parkinson's disease, fibrosis disease, HIV and more. Boehringer Ingelheim, Taiwan has become the fastest growing and most innovative company within the industry in recent years.

Brojaw Inc.   Booth no. B6

Brojaw Incorporation, founded in 1992, is a Taiwanese Medical Device Trade Company specializing in devices for respiration and sleep, providing services in hospitals and home care all over Taiwan for more than 20 years. While maintaining a spirit of excellence, we expect to offer our customers a supportive medical network.

Broncus Medical   Booth no. C8

Broncus Medical is dedicated in diagnosing and treating lung diseases. LungPoint and Archimedes navigation systems can effectively and accurately locate, access and eventually diagnose and treat lung lesions no matter where the lesion is located in the lung. InterVapor offers a non-surgical, non-implantable treatment technology for emphysema and lung cancer.

Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A./ Orient EuroPharma Co., Ltd.   Booth no. B17

An Italian excellence, exporting in >70 countries and with a direct presence in 27, Chiesi researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in the respiratory, specialist and rare disease areas. Its R&D organization is headquartered in Parma (IT), and integrated with 6 other R&D groups in France, USA, UK, Sweden and Denmark.
Orient EuroPharma is an innovative global science based company and is active in health, nutrition, pharmaceuticals and cosmeceuticals. Founded in 1982, OEP was officially listed in the Taipei Exchange in 2003. OEP also established subsidiaries: OrientPHARMA and OP NanoPharma, focusing on new drug development and manufacture, to integrate pharmaceutical R&D, clinical development, manufacture and marketing.

Chugai Pharma Taiwan  Ltd.  Booth no. B23

As a member of Chugai Pharmaceutical, Chugai Pharma Taiwan is dedicated to serving patients’ needs while providing high quality innovative drugs in order to contribute to the Taiwan medical environment.

Cook Medical   Booth no. B24

Since 1963, Cook Medical has worked with physicians to develop minimally invasive technologies. Today we offer medical devices, biologic materials, biopharmaceuticals, and cellular therapies to deliver better patient outcomes more efficiently. We remain family owned so we can focus on what we care about: patients, our employees, and our communities. Visit

Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.   Booth no. B19

Daiichi Sankyo is a global pharmaceutical company with corporate origins in Japan. We provide innovative products and services in more than 20 countries around the world. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise, our company draws upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help patients.

Eli Lilly and Company    Booth no. B27

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded in 1876 by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission. To learn more, visit

European Respiratory Society   Booth no. C1

ERS is an international organisation that brings together physicians, healthcare professionals, scientists and other experts working in respiratory medicine. We are one of the leading medical organisations in the respiratory field, with a growing membership representing over 160 countries. Our mission is to promote lung health in order to alleviate suffering from disease and drive standards for respiratory medicine globally. Science, education and advocacy are at the core of everything we do.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare   Booth no. B11

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare's involvement in healthcare started in the late 1960s.
We changed the way the world delivers respiratory humidification to critical patients in hospital, and were the first organisation in the world to make a humidifier specifically for use in the treatment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Gilead Sciences, Inc.   Booth no. B3

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. The company strives to transform and simplify care for people with life-threatening illnesses around the world. Gilead has operations in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

GSK   Booth no. A2

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. At APSR we will present the latest evidence and data with you to share the journey in our relentless pursuit for better breathing.

Japan Clean Air Association   Booth no. C6

The Japan Clean Air Association (JCAA) was founded in 2016 to distribute the knowledge about ambient air- and indoor air-associated health problems and encourage and support the activities to reduce air pollution levels in collaboration with pharmaceutical company, industry, government office and academic association including the Japanese Respiratory Society.

Manifold Health Tech, Inc.   Booth no. C5

COPD Smart Care is a total solution based on evidence-based guideline, including Apps for patient’s self-care, caring team management support, and inter-facility communication support.
The system records the personal disease related data, such as daily activity, respiration status, and environment data. Those data will be sent to backend system for analysis and provide the healthcare professional best strategy for intervention.

Merck Sharp & Dohme (I,A,) LLC, Taiwan Branch   Booth no. B21

For more than a century, MSD has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, MSD continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

Mundipharma Singapore Holding Pte Limited

With regional headquarters in Singapore, offices across Asia-Pacific, Latin America, the Middle-East and Africa, and a global network, Mundipharma now touches the lives of patients in 128 countries. Since establishing its first entity in 1957, Mundipharma has created a strong legacy of alleviating suffering and improving patients’ quality of life.

ndd Medizintechnik AG   Booth no. B25

ndd Medical Technologies provides equipment for early and accurate diagnosis of lung disease. ndd’s unique TrueFlow technology makes the EasyOne product line robust, highly accurate and easy to use. Spirometry, DLCO, Lung Volume and LCI testing is now available at the point of care.

Nonin Medical   Booth no. B5

Nonin Medical makes noninvasive measurements simple by developing technologies and products that are accurate, durable, easy and affordable. Nonin designs and produces pulse and regional oximeters, capnographs, sensors and software. We sell to healthcare professionals and consumers globally, and we have more than 300 OEM partners worldwide. Learn more:

Novartis Taiwan Co., Ltd   Booth no. A4

Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, cost-saving generic and biosimilar pharmaceuticals and eye care. Novartis has leading positions globally in each of these areas.

Nox Medical   Booth no. B7

Nox Medical develops and manufactures medical devices for sleep diagnostics. The company is passionate to improve people’s health by making sleep diagnostics more simple, efficient and comfortable in all patient groups plus using technology to evolve the field of sleep medicine. Nox Medical currently markets and sells the Nox T3 Sleep Monitor, Nox A1 PSG System and the Noxturnal Software.

Olympus  Booth no. B20

Olympus, which established in the microscope field in 1919, eventually earned widespread praise for its mastery of the highly demanding art of lens-polishing. Olympus' well-known optical technologies for cameras and endoscopes.

Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd./ Bristol-Myers Squibb   Booth no. B13

ONO was established in 1717 as an apothecary in Osaka, and are in active pursuit of becoming an R&D-oriented global pharmaceutical company specialized in particular areas. We will continue being the most passionate champion dedicated to man's fight against disease and pain, together with patients, their families, and healthcare providers.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a differentiated company, led by our unique BioPharma strategy that leverages the reach and resources of a major pharma company paired with the entrepreneurial spirit and agility of a biotech firm. We work every day to deliver innovative medicines for patients with serious and life-threatening diseases.

PENTAX Medical Singapore Pte Ltd.    Booth no. B1

PENTAX Medical is a division of HOYA Group delivering endo-imaging solutions and a globally diversified company with R&D innovation and manufacturing centers in Japan, Europe and the United States. Through leading-edge optical technologies, PENTAX Medical provides the most advanced clinically relevant endo-imaging solutions. Together with comprehensive customer service offerings, PENTAX Medical collaborates with customers worldwide to create long-term partnerships and customer satisfaction.

Pfizer   Booth no. B18

Founded in 1962, Pfizer is one of the first multi-national pharmaceutical companies established in Taiwan. Over the last 56 years, Pfizer Taiwan collaborates with government agencies, health care providers, medical associations, patients groups, and local communities to provide access to effective, reliable and affordable healthcare products. We aspire to be working together for a healthier world.

ResMed   Booth no. B10

ResMed, a world-leading connected health company with more than 5 million cloud-connected devices for daily remote monitoring. Its award-winning devices and software solutions treat sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other respiratory conditions. ResMed strives to improve patients’ quality of life, reduce the impact of chronic disease and save healthcare costs

Roche Products Ltd.   Booth no. B14

The Roche Group, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, is active in over 100 countries and in 2017 employed about 94,000 people worldwide. Genentech, in the United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche is the majority shareholder in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. For more information, please visit


Standard Heath has been marketing and distributing medical products since 1991. We are one of importing company in Taiwan and major on introducing innovative medical products into Taiwan hospital market. We have a 10 sale personnel regularly marketing active calls on hospitals and clinics. At right now we are the sole Taiwan agent for Trudell Medical international company in Canada.

Synmosa Biopharma Corporation   Booth no. B16

Synmosa Group, established in 1980, is a specialty pharmaceutical corporation that has long standing strength in niche technology platforms: MDI, hormones, nasal sprays, effervescent tablets, and granules; in addition, we excel in figured therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, respiratory, sex hormones, urology, and oncology.

Taiwan Shionogi (TS) & Co., Ltd.   Booth no. B4

Shionogi & Co., Ltd., based in Osaka, Japan, was established on March 17th, 1878. Shionogi has continuously supplied superior pharmaceuticals to people everywhere, based on its company policy to “constantly strive to provide medicine of the best possible kind essential for protection of the health of the

The Japanese Respiratory Society     Booth no. C3

The Japanese Respiratory Society (JRS) has currently approximately 12,000 members. Since Annual Meeting of 2001, the JRS began integrating international programs, which have been continuing with exchange and liaison with the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, the American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society. The 10 JRS assemblies have been working actively. “Respiratory Investigation” is an official journal, published in English. The journal accepts contributions from nonmembers.

TTY Biopharm Company Limited   Booth no. B22

TTY Biopharm Company Limited is active in development and manufacturing of special drug formulations focus on Liposomal products and Microsphere platform with unmet medical needs (patentable or high barrier) and new drugs. TTY is mainly focused on R&D, production and commercial in the anti-cancer and anti-critical infective fields.

Vitalograph Ltd.   Booth no. B2

Vitalograph is a world leading provider of outstanding quality cardio-respiratory diagnostic devices, clinical trials and medical equipment servicing with over 50 years experience. Our extensive respiratory range includes PFT equipment, spirometers, peak flow meters, COPD screeners, asthma monitors, e-diaries, inhaler trainers and resuscitation devices.



COPD 2018 Congress

ME Conferences invites all the participants from all over the world to attend 8th International Conference on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) during November 15-16,2018 at Dubai, UAE. This meeting deals with the advanced research technologies in the field of pulmonology and also about the new treatment approaches which are formulated by scientists to treat numerous diseases in easier method which includes encouraging keynote presentation, Oral speech, Poster presentations, Exhibitions.

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Respiratory effectiveness group 2019