Biomedical leaders and international experts have come together in Singapore for a seminar for discussing the state of biotechnology and sharing their vision for the technology with post graduates coming from seventeen countries. Thye would be throwing light on regional and local developments in biomedical R&D and providing insights on the future of this technology in Asia. A panel discussion would also be undertaken which would be exploring the future of biotechnology in Singapore. Called the 2006 Novartis International Biotechnology Leadership Camp it would feature speakers who are top officials in the Economic Development Board’s Biomedical Sciences Group, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases and Genome Institute of Singapore. The participants would be meeting and interacting with experts such as Sir David Lane, Paul Herrling and Edison Liu.