Friday, 06 December 2019

Korea News

  • Korean companies lag behind in new drug research: Report

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Korean pharmaceutical companies were found to be lagging behind in new product development, according to a new report released by B2Pharm's Green List Alert service, which publis...Read more

  • Korea's ImmunoMet raises $5.2 mn

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

    Singapore: Korea based ImmunoMet Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing innovative drugs for the treatment of cancer, has raised $5.2 million in a Series A financing led by Mirae ...Read more

  • Green Cross builds biopharmaceutical facility in Canada

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: Korea's Green Cross Biotherapeutics has started the construction of its biopharmaceutical facility located on the Montreal Technoparc's Saint-Laurent Campus. The $215 million pr...Read more

  • Soon, detect water contamination by smelling it!

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Sep, 2015

    Singapore: Korean scientists are developing a new bio-electronic device that can detect bacteria in water by smelling it without the need for complex equipment and testing. The study, publ...Read more

  • Korean 3D bioprinting company receives $3 mn funding from govt

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: Rokit, a leading South Korean 3D printing company recently announced that it has received a $3 million government grant for the development of 3D bioprinting technology. The pro...Read more

  • Mundipharma to market Korea's Medifoam

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore based pharmaceutical company, Mundipharma has collaborated with Korean firm Genewel for licensing and promotion of its Medifoam (marketed as BETAplast outside Korea), a...Read more

  • Stem cell may extend life span'

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Korean researchers have determined the possibility that adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) may extend healthy life and lifespan by intravenous injections. Professor Kim from Ch...Read more

  • Allianz Life Korea launches a healthcare app

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: Allianz Life Korea has launched a new healthcare app that can check a person's blood pressure, heartbeat and exercise regimens. The Korean unit of the Munich-based global insuran...Read more

  • Sale of wound care devices spurs in Asia-Pacific: Frost & Sullivan analysis report

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

    Singapore: Advanced wound care and modern wound closure products are gaining an edge over traditional wound dressings in Asia Pacific as lower bed capacity in hospitals and the trend toward...Read more

  • Photonics commercializes tissue surgery laser

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Photonics, which recently received investments from Maxwell Biotech Venture Fund and RVC Seed Fund, has made its first sale of the stLase laser system to the global market under ...Read more

  • How will Asia tackle total drug resistant TB?

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Mar, 2012

    The latest concern to have plagued the field of tuberculosis (TB) is the emergence of total drug resistant TB (TDR-TB). Cases of TDR-TB have surfaced in several countries, including Italy d...Read more

  • Janssen faces suspension in S Korea, recalls drug

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

    Singapore: Janssen Pharma, which is member of the Johnson&Johnson (J&J) group of companies, South Korean unit has been ordered to stop manufacturing of two types of children's Tylen...Read more

  • Green Cross begins clinical trials for hepatitis drug

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: South Korean biopharmaceutical company, Green Cross recently announced that it has received approval from the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) for its phase I clinical tri...Read more

  • OxOnc, Pfizer drug trial to be held in Asia

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

    Singapore: OxOnc Development, an oncology development company founded by pharmaceutical development executives and oncology experts, has entered into a co-development agreement with Pfizer ...Read more

  • Detect heart attacks using a thermometer!

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2015

    Singapore: South Korean researchers have developed a new thermometer-like device that can detect heart attacks by a simple and easy test. Scientists from the Pohang University of Science an...Read more

  • A re-think on site staff competency training required

    Korea |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Sep, 2013

    When drugs are trialed in patients, they move into a clinical setting in which the busy routine care of patients, rather than the conduct of drug trials, is usually the main preoccupation...Read more

  • Korean drug exports up by 13 percent in 2014

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

    Singapore: According to a data published by the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety(MFDS), medicine exports by the country's pharmaceutical firms rose by more than 13 percent in 2014. O...Read more

  • South Korea: Schools shut over MERS fears

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: Hundreds of schools and colleges in South Korea have shut their gates in response to panic and fears over what become the largest outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome out...Read more



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