Thursday, 02 April 2020

Korea News

  • 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

  • SK gets rights to sell TheraVida urinary drugs

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: TheraVida and SK Chemicals announced the execution of a license agreement for two of TheraVida's proprietary combination drug product candidates, THVD-201 and THVD-202. The agree...Read more

  • John Hurrell is Seegene's new senior executive VP

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Seegene, a leading developer of multiplex molecular technologies and multiplex molecular diagnostic tests, announced the appointment of Dr John G Hurrell as its senior executive ...Read more

  • Miltenyi Biotec expands presence in South Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2013

    ‎Singapore: Miltenyi Biotec, a cell innovation company, has opened a new office in Seoul, South Korea, enlarging the company's Asia Pacific presence to six locations in five countries...Read more

  • Aslan gastric cancer phase II study shows +ve results

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 May, 2013

    Singapore: Aslan Pharmaceuticals has revealed the results of its phase II clinical trial with Aslan001, a small-molecule pan-HER inhibitor, in gastric cancer. Aslan001 reduced cell prolifer...Read more

  • ViewRay gets Korea's nod to sell radiotherapy program

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Oct, 2015

    Singapore: ViewRay, US based medical device company, that develops advanced radiation therapy technology for the treatment of cancer has received regulatory approval from Ministry of Food a...Read more

  • Daewoong buys China's Liaoning Baifeng for $20 mn

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

    Singapore: Daewoong Pharmaceutical is going to acquire Liaoning Baifeng, a Shenyang (Liaoning Province)-based manufacturer of drug materials, and invest up to $20 million (18 billion won) t...Read more

  • WHO instructs Korea to raise cigarette prices

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The Health and Welfare Ministry of Korea said that it planned to hike cigarette prices, in the interest of health and well-being of the Korean citizens. The current cigarette pri...Read more

  • IVI promotes vaccine awareness through video

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

    Singapore: The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) broadcasted a new integrated video to promote awareness on vaccination across the world to combat deadly infectious diseases. The Intern...Read more

  • Agilent, Korean Univ study sugars to combat cancer

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Agilent Technologies and Korea's Chungnam National University have taken initiatives to further research in glycomics, which is the study of complex sugars, in order to develop b...Read more

  • APAC stem cell therapy market to reach $972mn in 2018

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: A new study by Reports and Reports predicted that the stem cell therapy market in Asia Pacific (APAC) will grow in value from $545 million in 2012 to $972 million in 2018, at a c...Read more

  • Agilent takes steps to empower Korea women

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2014

    Singapore: Biotechnology supplier company, Agilent Technologies is taking initiatives to support women scentists in Korea by forming a partnership with the Center for Women in Science, Engi...Read more

  • ImmunoReagents appoints new distributors in Korea, India

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: ImmunoReagents, a manufacturer of high quality polyclonal antibodies used by researchers, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, has appointed Sungwoo Life Sciences as its n...Read more

  • Bayer recognizes innovation by Korean start-up

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Aug, 2016

    Singapore: Vital Smith, a Korean startup which focuses on developing innovative technology for diagnostics devices is recognized and acknowledged by Bayer as the final winners of its Grant...Read more

  • Combating infectious diseases with innovative weapons

    Korea |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2012

    The vision at CrystalGenomics is to discover and develop truly novel therapeutics in different disease areas where there are high unmet medical needs. One of these focus areas is infect...Read more

  • Aquavit, Green Cross sign MoU

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Green Cross, a leading biotechnology company in South Korea, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with US-based Aquavit Pharmaceuticals for strategic collaboration sur...Read more

  • Shinogi starts supply of Pirespa to Ildong

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Osaka-based Shionogi has began to supply Pirespa 200mg tablet (pirfenidone) to Ildong Pharmaceutical, which is headquartered in Seoul, for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary f...Read more

  • Quest signs $2mn development deal with Korean firm

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Quest PharmaTech, a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of cancer, entered into a long term strategic relationship with AD Biotech, a...Read more