Monday, 26 June 2017

Korea News

  • RNL Bio wins BioSpectrum award for stem cell work

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2012

    Cloning of dog in the past has been done using somatic cells. Researchers at RNL Bio used adipose stem cell-derived from fat tissue to clone a dog. They achieved a breakthrough in cloning t...Read more

  • Korea firm licenses genome engineering kit to Thermo Fisher

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 16 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: ToolGen, a Korean biotechnology company with a focus in the genome editing space, has licensed its CRISPR/Cas9 intellectual property portfolio to Thermo Fisher Scientific. Therm...Read more

  • South Korea lucrative for foreign firms

    Korea |  Analysis | By Narayan Kulkarni | 0 Comment | 28 May, 2012

    South Korea has high growth potential in the life sciences industry with its strong governmental support, highly educated personnel, growing infrastructure, and burgeoning innovation from t...Read more

  • MNCs on medtech growth trail

    Korea |  Analysis | By Sheetal Sukhija | 0 Comment | 05 Nov, 2013

    Industry forecasts by market analysts state that 80 percent of the multinational companies expect to gain a good share in emerging markets in the next few years. However, a recent survey co...Read more

  • Biochips market to be worth $11.4 bn by 2018

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: A recent report released by RnRMarketResearch.com has analyzed the Global Biochips Industry and forecasted that by 2018 the market will reach $11.4 billion with a CAGR of 18.6 pe...Read more

  • Bukwang Pharm appoints Korea's first female CEO

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 23 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Korean-based Bukwang Pharm announced the appointment of Ms Yu Hee-won as the co-president and CEO of Bukwang Pharm. The move marks the appointment of Korea's first female CEO for...Read more

  • MERS kills two in South Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 02 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: In the lastest outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), two people in South Korea have died and hundreds have been placed under quarantine. The outbreak comes af...Read more

  • Sabin institute convenes scientists to discuss typhoid vaccine

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Coalition against Typhoid (CaT), an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, will convene scientists, researchers and biotech experts at the Vaccines for Enteric Diseases (VED)...Read more

  • Ferring pharma collaborates with CTCBIO

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: Swiss-based Ferring pharmaceuticals has struck a deal with CTCBIO of Korea. The deal gives Ferring pharmaceuticals exclusive rights to CTCBIO's novel oral drug delivery technolog...Read more

  • Samsung explores healthcare partnerships with SAP, MS

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Nov, 2014

    Singapore: Korea electronic giant Samsung is in talks with SAP and Microsoft to collaborate and explore the deployment of healthcare technology into wearable health devices. According to t...Read more

  • Peru, Korea to boost healthcare collaboration

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 21 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: To enhance bilateral cooperation and boost health care collaboration between the two countries, Mr Anibal Velasquez, Peru's health minister will meet Mr Moon Hyungpyo, the Korean...Read more

  • FDA nod for Neulapeg biosimilar by Green Cross

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 02 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: South Korea-based biopharmaceutical company, Green Cross declared that the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has granted market authorization for Neulapeg, a biosimilar of ...Read more

  • Microbix partners with Korean firm to market its virology products

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Microbix Biosystems has inked a pact with South Korean company Kim & Friends (K&F) to distribute its virology products in the Korean market. K&F has more than 1,500 h...Read more

  • Tobacco prevalence in Asia raising death toll

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 17 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: According to a study in PLOS Medicine, by Prof Wei Zheng, professor of Medicine and director of the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, and Mr John Potter, a member and scientific ad...Read more

  • LG Lifesciences enters the China market

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Dec, 2014

    Singapore: LG Lifesciences has signed an exclusive pact with China's Weijian pharma group obtaining exclusive rights to sell ovulation induction medication-Follitrope in China. Follitrope i...Read more

  • Korea to invest $300 million in biotech

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: In a bid to further boost the burgeoning biotech industry of Korea, the South Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, and...Read more

  • Daewoong to set up a new facility in Osong biovalley

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Dec, 2014

    Singapore: Daewoong Pharmaceutical recently announced that the company is building a 66,000-square-meter pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. The cost for setting up the facility is estim...Read more

  • Korean industries may churn out 10 new drugs by 2020: Reports

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 16 May, 2016

    Singapore: As per a recent survey report released by Dong-A Ilbo, the Korean pharma and biotech companies are expected to develop more than 10 new drugs by 2020. Bringing in millions of dol...Read more

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