Thursday, 22 August 2019

Korea News

  • Smart contact lens sensor developed

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    A recent study, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea has proposed the possibility of in situ human health monitoring simply by wearing a c...Read more

  • NeuroVive in partnership with Yungjin Pharm Corporation Ltd

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB and Yungjin Pharm Corporation Ltd jointly announced that they have entered into a global licensing agreement on Yungjin Pharm's compound KL1333 for genetic mitoc...Read more

  • Samsung GC70 digital radiography system receives FDA clearance

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Apr, 2017

    Samsung announced that the GC70 Digital Radiography (DR) system received FDA 510(k) clearance for the U.S. market, underscoring the company’s commitment to expanding its suite of radi...Read more

  • Korea announces $100 mn fund for bio startups

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2017

    Singapore: In a bid to further provide a boost to South Korea's burgeoning biotech industry, the science ministry has established a 113.5 billion-won ($101.8 million) fund to nurture startu...Read more

  • Korea to inaugurate country's first biosafety level-4 lab

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2017

    Singapore: The Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced the opening of the country's first biosafety level 4 (BL-4) lab in Osong, a biotech complex in North Chung...Read more

  • South Korea approves commercialization of Zestra

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Feb, 2017

    Singapore: San Diego Based Innovus Pharmaceuticals has announced that its partner J&H Co. LTD, a South Korean company ("J&H"), received approval to commercialize Zestra from the Kor...Read more

  • South Korea's Mezzion Pharma files lawsuit against India's Dr Reddy's laboratories

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Jan, 2017

    Singapore: South Korean pharmaceutical firm Mezzion Pharma has filed a suit against India's Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd in the US alleging that the Indian company hid "significant deficienc...Read more

  • Korea's pharma workforce up by 27 percent

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

    Singapore: With the South Korean pharma industry expanding, the size of the local pharma workforce grew by 27 percent compared to four years ago reported the Korean herald. According to the...Read more

  • Clinical trials for Rituxan biosimilar begin in Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Nov, 2016

    Singapore: Clinical trials for new Rituxan biosimilar has been initiated by a joint venture between Samsung Biologics and AstraZeneca- Archigen Biotech. According to the Korean Ministry of ...Read more

  • UK, Korea ink pact to promote biological standardization

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Oct, 2016

    Singapore: Korea's National Institute of Food and Drug Safety Evaluation (NIFDS) has inked a deal with UK's National Institute of Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) to promote and sta...Read more

  • Teva to buy Korea's Celltrion?

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Oct, 2016

    Singapore: With a view to strengthen its biosimilars portfolio, Isreali drug giant Teva pharmaceuticals said that it may consider acquiring Korean biosimilar giant Celltrion . "We will con...Read more

  • South Korea's Hanmi pharmaceuticals in troubled waters!

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Oct, 2016

    Singapore: New blockbuster cancer drug from South Korea's Hanmi pharmaceuticals is in troubled waters after a patient died of a severe skin-related side effect linked to the drug's use. Ha...Read more

  • Korea's Hanmi inks deal with Roche's Genetech

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

    Singapore: South Korea's Hanmi Pharmaceutical has inked a deal with Roche's Genentech (to develop and commercialize Hanmi's pan-RAF inhibitor, Phase 1-stage HM95573. HM95573 is a pan-RAF in...Read more

  • GE opens Bioprocessing Technology and Training Center in South Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Sep, 2016

    Singapore: GE Healthcare's Life Sciences business has announced the opening of a GE Fast Trak Center in Songdo, Incheon Metropolitan City, South Korea. The new $7.4 million Center will supp...Read more

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific opens new clinical services facility in Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Sep, 2016

    Singapore: With a view to address the growing demand in clinical services, Thermo Fisher Scientific has opened a new clinical services facility in South Korea. Located in Seoul, the new sit...Read more

  • Roche Korea apppoints a new GM

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Apr, 2016

    Singapore: Swiss pharma giant Roche recently appointed Mr Matt Sause as the new general manger for its Korean branch. Mr Sause was the former chief of Roche Pharma Peru. He was also the for...Read more

  • Koreans to wear Zika-proof uniforms in the Olympics

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Apr, 2016

    Singapore: With the international Olympic games alls et to kick off in Brazil this year, South Korea has invented new Zika-proof uniforms for its athletes that are infused with insect repel...Read more

  • CEVEC, Yuhan sign deal for immortalized cell lines

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

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



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