Accompanied by Chief Jiqiang Liu from Sichuan Provincial Investment Promotion Bureau, Dr Zafrina Avnur and Dr Shenguang Jiang from GDCC, Lyndra representatives visited West China School of Pharmacy, Sichuan University on Nov. 16, 2017. Lyndra is a Boston-based company, co-founded by the world-renowned Professor Robert Langer from MIT. The company is committed to the development and translational study of its long-acting therapeutic oral delivery platform. CFO Robert Crane, Vice President Regulatory Jackie Schumacher, and Business Development and Strategy Hallie Kuhn PhD attended the meeting and introduced their unique controlled release technology for oral drug delivery. Vice dean Qin He, vice dean Zhenlei Song, Dr Qiantao Wang, Dr Yao Fu and Ms Yuru Yang attended the meeting, and discussed on the prospective market and the regulatory issues in China for controlled release formulations.