Pillar5 Natural Products Drug Discovery

Many Asian countries have diversified natural environments that are attractive source of natural compounds, and expectation is given to unique natural products from fungi, plants and marine organisms existing in these environments.

 1.Potential of natural compound as a useful starting point in drug discovery.
 2.Advantages in doing drug discovery using natural compounds.
 3.Capacity building of researchers in Asian countries.

APAC DA-EWG believes that cross-border drug discovery collaboration utilizing natural products can be a model case of the open innovation in Asia.

Natural Products Drug Discovery Ecosystem in Asia