Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Korea News

  • Samsung to boost its biotech unit

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

    Singapore: Korean electronic giant, Samsung, has recently announced plans for the expansion of its biotech and pharmaceuticals unit. The company said in a statement that its pharmaceuticals...Read more

  • Gangnam Style' singer Psy joins polio program

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Globally-recognized South Korean pop star Mr Psy has joined the growing roster of public figures and celebrities participating in Rotary's 'This Close' public awareness campaign ...Read more

  • Hong Kong to host international TCM exhibition, conference

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Modernized Chinese Medicine International Association (MCMIA ) is organizing 12th International Conference and Exhibition of the M...Read more

  • WHO demands transparency in clinical trial results

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

    Singapore: In a study that analysed reports from large clinical trials (more than 500 participants), registered on and completed by 2009, 23 percent had no results report...Read more

  • URMC launches new heart device trial in Asia

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Cardiologists at the University of Rochester Medical Center, US, are launching a new study in an effort to improve the treatment of a very common form of heart disease in the Asi...Read more

  • Selventa, Seegene to accelerate personalized medicine

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

    Singapore: Seoul-based Seegene and Selventa entered into a strategic collaboration to develop novel molecular diagnostics including autoimmune, cancer and infectious diseases. The synergist...Read more

  • Honeycomb lung treatment Pirespa in South Korea

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

    Bangalore: Seoul-based Ildong has received a marketing and manufacturing approval for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) treatment of Pirespa 200mg tablet. The company is preparing to laun...Read more

  • Samsung JV seeks second biosimilar approval in Europe

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

    Singapore: Samsung Bioepis, a joint venture between Samsung Biologics and Biogen Idec, has submitted marketing authorization application (MAA) for SB2, its Remicade (Infliximab) biosimilar ...Read more

  • 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 BioSpectrum Bureau  | 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 BioSpectrum Bureau  | 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 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



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