Sunday, 21 July 2019

Korea News

  • South Korean pharma company invests in Ireland

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 29 Jan, 2018

    Marking Korea’s first pharma investment in Ireland, the country’s SK Biotek a global life sciences company announced the acquisition of the former Bristol-Myers Squibb API facil...Read more

  • Korea's Pharma Industry Association appoints a new chairman

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 24 Jan, 2018

    According to reports by a leading Korean news portal- Korea Biomedical Review, The Korea Research-based Pharma Industry Association (KRPIA) has elected Avi BenShoshan, the CEO of MSD Korea,...Read more

  • Merck and IFEZ ink MoU for expanding investment

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Jan, 2018

    Merck and the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish the German firm's life science center at the Songdo Bio Cluster. Reclaimed from ...Read more

  • Seoul tops the list of most clinical trials conducted in a city

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2018

    Seoul ranks first in the world in number of clinical trials per city. It is meaningful that the city shows a significant gap with Houston of U.S., which took second place in the world. The...Read more

  • Daewoong Pharmaceuticals gets CFDA nod to start Nabota clinical trials in China

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jan, 2018

    Korea’s Daewoong Pharmaceutical recently announced that it has received China’s regulatory nod for running clinical trials of its botulinum toxin treatment (BTX) type A product,...Read more

  • KPBMA seeks expanded govt support and funding in 2018

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 01 Jan, 2018

    A news report by Korea’s leading portal The Korean Herald stated that South Korea’s representative biopharmaceutical business body has urged the government for increased funding...Read more

  • Korean Ministry awards UNIST Professor

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 01 Jan, 2018

    Korean Ministry of SMEs and Startups (MSS) has awarded Professor Jeong Beom Kim, School of Life Sciences, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology for his recent research and deve...Read more

  • KCDC designates India as disease prone

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 29 Dec, 2017

    The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has highlighted that from next year, India and Syria will be added to its list of countries contaminated with infectious diseases...Read more

  • EDGC to expand into Asian market

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Dec, 2017

    Korea based genetic analysis company, Eone-Diagnomics Genome Center (EDGC), is planning to expand its business into East Asian market with Asia's largest network of cord blood and cord lini...Read more

  • Japan is the largest importer of Korean drugs

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Dec, 2017

    According to the 2017 pharmaceutical industry data and statistics information released by the Korea Pharmaceutical and Bio-Pharma Manufacturers’ Association, Korea exported $3.12 bill...Read more

  • Samsung Medical Centre to focus on liver cancer treatment

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Dec, 2017

    Leading academic medical centre in Seoul, Republic of Korea, Samsung Medical Center (SMC) is collaborating with scientists and doctors from various institutes in Singapore, to develop the w...Read more

  • Korea to ease regulations on biotech

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Dec, 2017

    The South Korean government is planning to ease regulations on embryonic stem cell research and gene therapy product development for the betterment of the biotech industry. Recently, the M...Read more

  • Biogen Korea ropes in new CEO

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Nov, 2017

    The Korean branch of the American multinational biotech Biogen, has selected Hwang Se-eun as its new CEO. Hwang is expected to drive the growth of the company with her experience in the dom...Read more

  • Uzbek MoH collaborates with S Korean clinics

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Nov, 2017

    A number of meetings have been taking place with the heads of the South Korean leading clinics at the Uzbek Health Ministry. Gachon University Gil Medical Center in Incheon, Myongji Hospit...Read more

  • Korea's Dongsung Pharmaceuticals opens a new cancer research center in Seoul

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Nov, 2017

    In a bid to further strengthen its pipeline of cancer treatments, Korea’s Dongsung Pharmaceuticals has recently opened a new cancer research and development center in Daegu, southeast...Read more

  • Korean researchers use acupuncture for cancer treatment

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Nov, 2017

    Researchers at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), Korea are using nanotechnology-enhanced acupuncture needles to treat cancer.  The group has developed n...Read more

  • UNIST Professor receives Young Investigator award

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 02 Nov, 2017

    Professor Chunghun Lim in the School of Life Sciences at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has received the 2017 SUHF Young Investigator award by Suh Kyungbae F...Read more

  • Bio Hub at Seoul to support health startups

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 31 Oct, 2017

    The Seoul Metropolitan Government recently held a ceremony celebrating the opening of the first main building in the Seoul Bio Cluster, which houses collaboration offices to connect local b...Read more



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