Friday, 03 April 2020

Korea News

  • Stem cells offer hope to patients needing amputation

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

    Singapore: Korean researchers found that the transplantation adipose (fat) derived stem cells resulted in the regeneration of blood vessels in patients who were otherwise expecting to recei...Read more

  • Japan, Korea suspend wheat import from the US

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

    Singapore: Japan partially suspended imports of wheat from the US on Friday after the US government revealed that a strain of genetically engineered wheat, which was never approved for sale...Read more

  • South Korea gives tax breaks, establishes R&D fund

    Korea |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Sep, 2013

    The world of pharmaceuticals is becoming more global. As the financial performance of many pharmaceutical companies continue to tighten, these companies will continue to look for new coun...Read more

  • Korea to nurture its vaccine makers

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: The Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) recently announced plans to support and nurture domestic vaccine manufacturers, by helping them obtain WHO's pre-qualification ...Read more

  • Toshiba Medical to set up Korean subsidiary

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Toshiba Medical Systems (TMSC) will acquire 70 percent of the stock in the Korean company, TI Medical Systems held by Infinitt Healthcare and establish a wholly owned subsidiary ...Read more

  • Electronics giant enters the Pharma market

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 May, 2014

    Singapore: South Korea's biggest company, Samsung Group, is venturing into the drug industry, investing at least $2 billion in biopharmaceuticals, including expanding biosimilars. The list ...Read more

  • CRO survey: India, China dominate market

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Nov, 2012

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  • South Korea to empower Arab healthcare system

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: South Korea has agreed to export its medical technologies to the Arab Kingdom. The South Korean Ambassador in Riyadh, Mr Kim Jin-soo discussed bilateral cooperation between the t...Read more

  • Korean drug distributors face bankruptcy

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Nearly 60 drug distributors in Korea are facing bankruptcy as the foreign drug makers do not pass on the fair share of profits to the distributors. The Korean Pharmaceutical Dis...Read more

  • Emerging and rare infections on the rise:Korea CDC

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Korea's health control center cautioned that emerging infections and new cases rare diseases were increasing at an alarming rate in the country, in the recent years. According t...Read more

  • EMA to review Samsung's biosimilar Enbrel

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

    Singapore: European Medicines Agency (EMA) has nodded to review the marketing authorization application (MAA) of Enbrel (etanercept) biosimilar candidate, SB4, developed by Korean biopharma...Read more

  • Green Cross to set up cell therapy plant in China

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Green Cross, South Korean biopharmaceutical company, is expanding its manufacturing base by building a new cell therapy manufacturing facility in Guizhou province of China. The n...Read more

  • Eisai submits marketing application for thyroid cancer drug

    Korea |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Dec, 2014

    Singapore: Japan's pharmaceutical company, Eisai, has submitted its application to the regulatory authority in South Korea (Ministry of Food and Drug Safety) for marketing approval of its n...Read more

  • 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