Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Korea News

  • Quintiles signs bioanalytical deal with Korean CRO

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: To enhance its bioanalytical service offerings in Asia, Quintiles has signed an exclusive partnership with BioCore, a leading Seoul-based bioanalytical contract research organiza...Read more

  • Seegene licenses technologies to DuPont

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Korean company Seegene, a leading developer of multiplex molecular technologies and multiplex molecular diagnostic tests, has entered into a licensing agreement with Dupont Nutr...Read more

  • IBS Director wins Korea Science Award

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jan, 2016

    Singapore: Professor Yeom Han Woong of the IBS Center for Artificial Low Dimensional Electronic Systems has received the Korea Science Award. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Ko...Read more

  • International consortium sequences tomato genome

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: The Tomato Genome Consortium (TGC), which is a group of over 300 scientists from 13 countries sequenced the genomes of the domesticated tomato and its wild ancestor, Solanum pimp...Read more

  • Korea to spend $8.9 bn to develop 20 drugs by 2017

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: South Korea will channelize a combined $8.9 billion (10 trillion Won) on developing 20 new drugs over the next five years, and this will be done in collaboration with private loc...Read more

  • CEVEC signs deal with Yuhan in South Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: CEVEC Pharmaceuticals, the developer of a novel human expression system derived from amniocytes, and Yuhan Corporation, a leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical products based in...Read more

  • Kinex will lead Orascovery program in China

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Kinex Pharmaceuticals and Hanmi Pharmaceutical announced the execution of an agreement for Kinex Pharmaceuticals to lead Orascovery program development in China. This further str...Read more

  • Seegene gives food safety tech license to bioMérieux

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Seegene, a leading developer of multiplexed molecular technologies and diagnostic tests, has given bioMérieux license to the company's DPO and TOCE technologies for the develo...Read more

  • One drug for three diseases

    Korea |  Opinion | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2012

    VM202 is a DNA-based drug that is designed to produce two isoforms of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) - HGF 728 and HGF 723 - when taken up by a cell. The HGF has two very important biologi...Read more

  • What were Asia's Top 20 bio companies in 2012?

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2013

    During the year 2012, the bioscience industry in the Asia Pacific region clocked $154.40 billion in revenues, recording a double-digit growth of 11.07 percent over $139 billion of 2011. Aro...Read more

  • What were the top 20 global M&A transactions of 2012?

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2013

    A majority of life science firms are standing on the edge of the patent cliff and their drug pipelines are experiencing acute scarcity. This is making them seek out partners for mergers &am...Read more

  • Samsung forays into medtech market in India

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2013

    Samsung India strengthened its presence in the health and medical equipment business in the country by launching digital radiology and in-vitro diagnostics equipment and technologies under ...Read more

  • Telemedicine is revolutionizing healthcare access

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 1 Comment | 30 Nov, 2012

    Telemedicine is re-defining access to healthcare in many ways. It has, in particular, proved to be an effective solution in providing specialty healthcare, improving access and reducing cos...Read more

  • CrystalGenomics antibiotic gives positive results in trial

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: CrystalGenomics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Korea, has received the draft of the clinical study report from the recently completed phase IIa stud...Read more

  • Samsung strengthens wearable device portfolio

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Dec, 2015

    Singapore: Samsung Electronics is set to launch all-in-one advanced system logic chip, Bio-Processor, for the health-oriented wearables market. The Samsung Bio-Processor is designed to allo...Read more

  • PharmAbcine uses Avacta instrument for R&D

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at Korean biotech company PharmAbcine are completing formulation and stability studies based on Optim 1000 microvolume protein analysis and characterization instrument...Read more

  • ASKLEP joins Medidata partner program

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: ASKLEP, a leading Tokyo-based provider of clinical research services, has joined the Medidata Solutions Partner Program as part of its strategy to expand its existing offerings ...Read more

  • Why did mergers & acquisitions plunge in APAC?

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2013

    The global bioscience industry, in 2012, reported 450 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions valued at $67 billion, which is about 10 percent lower than the number of deals struck ...Read more