Founded in June 2001 and based in Taipei, A-Spine Asia (ASA) is an emerging medical device company dedicated to the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of spinal implants and instruments for better spine health management.

In addition to its leading position in Taiwanese spinal implant market, Asia’s products are now commercially available in 17 countries worldwide including China, South Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Australia/New Zealand, India, Iran, Greece, Turkey, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Trinidad and USA.

ASA has a well-trained and highly motivated management team with extensive experience in orthopedic and spine medical devices.






Founded and GMP plant construction began in NeiHu Technology Park, Taipei.


Company re-structured by President Life Sciences Co., Ltd.


Passed plant site inspection and received cGMP Certificate from Dept. of Health (DOH), Executive Yuan, Taiwan.


ISO9001 &13485 and CE Marking approvals for spinal fixation, metal disc spacers, polymer disc spacers and instruments for spine surgeries.


Received 2 Taipei Biotech AwardsInnovative Technology (for Vessel-X®) and Technology Commercialization (for Spinal Fixation Systems)

Launch of interbody fusion cages made from PEEK-Optima® Invibio.


Received Taipei Biotech AwardTechnology commercialization (PEEK cages)

Signed Exclusive Distribution Agreement with ulrich Medical, Germany for the spinal products, and with Biocomposites, UK for bone graft products in Taiwan market.


Vessel-X® received Taipei Biotech Award for Technology Commercialization

Subsidiary company Jiezhan Medical (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. established in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China.


Signed Partnership Agreement with ulrich Medical, Germany.


Signed Agreement with TRB CHEMEDICA, Switzerland for the exclusive distribution of sodium hyaluronate preparation Viscoseal® in Taiwan;

Received “Partnership Award 2009”from ulrich Medical, Germany.


Entering VCF market in Taiwan with Vessel-X®.


Reorganizing of the Board of Directors with management buyout

Dr. Por Lai was elected as Chairman

Received FDA 510(k) clearance for Smartloc® Advanced Spinal Fixation System

Signed Distribution Agreement with Chindex Medical Ltd.(Shanghai) to exclusively distribute ASA’s spinal products in China.


Launch of Avalon® Kyphoplasty Kit (for export only)

Launch of Viscoseal® in Taiwan.