How We Work


Esco Aster offers contract research, process development, active pharmaceutical /cosmeceutical / diagnostic ingredients, intermediates, drug substance, drug / diagnostic product manufacturing and project participation in flexible business arrangements.

We partner global clients from early-stage discovery to market approvals of products.

Business Models

  • Fee-for-service projects
  • FTE based and milestone driven collaboration projects.
  • Funded research collaborations leading to publications, GLP then spin off leading into First in Man.
  • Shared risk, partnered co-development projects typically involving exclusive inward licensing of Background IP and ability to outward license/sub license beyond GLP animal studies and co developed Foreground IP with subsequent royalties on sales.
  • Participation in receiving public granted projects in which we receive grant money in Singapore via laf-Pp or equivalent as well as global pan country projects (e.g. CEPI, BMGF).