Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Korea News

  • Samsung Medical Center joins hands with Elekta

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

    Singapore: Korea's Samsung Medical Center (SMC) has inked a pact with Elekta, a leading solutions provider for cancer and brain disorders, to deliver the first Leksell Gamma Knife Icon to A...Read more

  • WHO, Korea join hands to fight MERS

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

    Singapore: In light of the recent outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), WHO and Korea's Ministry of Health and Welfare will conduct a joint mission in the Rep...Read more

  • AusBiotech, KoreaBIO join hands for mutual growth

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: AusBiotech and Korea Biotechnology Industry Organization (KoreaBIO) are signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) recognizing the key role of biotechnology in economic and soci...Read more

  • Asia's Fastest 50 bio-firms shine

    Korea |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2013

    The annual list of Asia's fastest growing pharma companies, compiled painstakingly by the BioSpectrum Asia team, is out. A remarkable aspect of the growth of companies in 2012 is the gravit...Read more

  • Biosimilars to take over biologic market by 2019'

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The increasing prevalence of biosimilars will have a noticeably negative impact on the biologics market beyond 2019, despite an initial projected compound annual growth rate (CAG...Read more

  • 'Korea builds stem cell infrastructure'

    Korea |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Nov, 2014

    Singapore: Pharmicell is commercializing Hearticellgram for acute myocardial infarction, Dong A Pharma has developed Cartistem for knee cartilage injury and Anterogen has developed Cupistem...Read more

  • Smartphones preferred channel for healthcare'

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Smart phones are the preferred tool for patient's engagement and communication with their healthcare providers and people are looking forward to get more healthcare services righ...Read more

  • Canadian generic maker enters Korea with JV

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

    Singapore: Montreal-based generic drug developer and marketer Pharmascience is venturing into Korea by forming a joint venture (JV) with Seoul-based Korea Kolmar Holdings. Pharmascience pla...Read more

  • Korean government to foster biotech sector

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The Korean government announced plans to boost the fast growing biotech sector of Korea at the 11th Presidential Advisory Council on Science and Technology held in Hawolgok-dong,...Read more

  • Dr Il-Sup Huh: Guide of Green Cross

    Korea |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2012

    Before joining the family business of Green Cross in 1979, Mr Il-Sup Huh, the fifth son in the family, served the Korean military. He left the company few months after joining to pursue mas...Read more

  • Dong A inaugurates new plant for Biosimilars

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

    Singapore: Dong-A Socio Holdings inaugurated their DM Bio plant dedicated to manufacturing biosimilar medicines and medical supplies in an opening ceremony on May 30, at the Songdo District...Read more

  • Sigma-Aldrich unit enters Korea with CrystalGenomics

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Sigma-Aldrich's custom manufacturing and services business unit, SAFC, has signed an agreement with Seoul-based CrystalGenomics to support the development of active pharmaceutica...Read more

  • South Korea firm emerges as R&D force

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2012

    According to the Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors (World Bank Publications, 2006), infectious diseases are one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide. Deaths caused by bacterial...Read more

  • Asia leverages on the biologics opportunity

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Mar, 2012

    Many companies in India, China and to an extent Korea have established a strong position in contract manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients, but they still need to build their s...Read more

  • Milestones in drug delivery technology in Asia

    Korea |  News | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2012

    In 2007, Dabur Pharma, one of India's leading manufacturers of anti-cancer drugs, launched Nanoxel, a novel drug delivery system for the widely used anti-cancer drug Paclitaxel. This nanosc...Read more

  • Deadly drug-defying bacteria discovered

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Doctors at the Samsung Medical center have revealed a new group of drug resistant pathogens that had affected five elderly Korean patients between 2011 and 2012. The bacteria, e...Read more

  • Korea to showcase future of biotechnology

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Korea is all set to host international bio exposition showcasing a glimpse into the future of biotechnology and its contribution to human health. Osong International Bio Industr...Read more

  • Affymetrix, Korean firm ink forensic test deal

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

    Singapore: Affymetrix and Korean genomics-based biotech company, DNA Link, signed a Powered by Affymetrix (PbA) Programme agreement. According to the agreement DNA Link obtained a worldwide...Read more



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