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  • Novotech to support drug development in Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Australian clinical research organization, Novotech, has partnered with Korea Drug Development Fund (KDDF) to promote development of Korean biotechnology sector in the Asia Pacif...Read more

  • Samsung Bioepis, Merck in biosimilars deal

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Seoul-based Samsung Bioepis and MSD, known as Merck in the US and Canada, have entered into an agreement to develop and commercialize multiple pre-specified and undisclosed biosi...Read more

  • What bioscience trends do the industry leaders predict for 2013?

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

    The bioscience industry is about to step into 2013 and the year is predicted to unfold with new opportunities and trends that were so far just talk in the laboratories. First and foremost, ...Read more

  • What are the key mergers & acquisitions of Q1 2013?

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

    Most pharmaceutical companies are sitting on the patent cliff and their drug pipelines are facing severe exhaustion. The big players of the industry are thus looking for mergers & acqui...Read more

  • Cancer claimed 8.2 mn lives in 2012: UN

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Cancer is the biggest cause of mortality worldwide as the killer disease claimed an estimated 8.2 million lives in 2012 and the number of cases is set to rise by 75 percent in co...Read more

  • Celltrion launches Remisma in 12 EU countries

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: Celltrion Healthcare has announced the launch of Remisma (infliximab) in 12 European markets, namely, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the N...Read more

  • Will the next blockbuster emerge from Asia?

    Korea |  Opinion | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 17 Oct, 2012

    Blockbusters and super profits. Will the bioscience industry in this decade see these words come to life? More importantly, will these new examples emerge from companies in Asia? Two years...Read more

  • What were the top 20 M&A deals in pharma and biotech sector in 2012?

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

    A majority of life science firms are standing on the edge of the patent cliff and their drug pipelines are experiencing acute scarcity. This is making them seek out partners for mergers &am...Read more

  • KHIDI, UAE armed forces sign healthcare MoA

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

    Singapore: Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) for healthcare cooperation with the UAE Armed Forces on November 21, 2012. The MoA...Read more

  • Preview of Biologics World Korea 2013

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

    Singapore: Biologics World Korea, which attracted over 130 biologics industry leaders in 2012, has decided to conduct the 2013 edition of the event from April 16-18, 2013, at the Sheraton I...Read more

  • Korea drug dev fund joins hands with US CRO

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

    Singapore: WCCT Global announced a mutual cooperation and business agreement with Korea Drug Development Fund (KDDF) located in Seoul, South Korea. This will be only the second global net...Read more

  • Asia vaccine strategists call for collaboration

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Jun, 2013

    Asia needs a solution, that goes beyond traditional structure, models and pathways, to meet the essential vaccine supply for public health, and stronger partnership between international pl...Read more

  • VM202 trial completes patient administration

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

    Singapore: ViroMed, a leading biotechnology company, announced the final enrollment and administration of 105 patients for the company's ongoing phase II clinical trial of VM202-DPN in US/K...Read more

  • Singapore opens window for Korea medtech firms

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Korean Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) have come together to jointly develop medical technologi...Read more

  • Asia goes paperless for patient records

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Nov, 2012

    The rising demand for cost containment in healthcare and the need to improve quality of services are driving the growth of the electronic medical records (EMR) market around the world. Acco...Read more

  • Korea in grip of a deadly measles epidemic

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

    Singapore: Measles in North Korea has turned to be a deadly outbreak in seven years killing three children last week. The contagious disease is spreading fast from the country's capital to ...Read more

  • Boehringer heart drug is particularly effective in Asian population

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Boehringer Ingelheim has reported that in Asian populations, Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) offers considerable benefits for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (...Read more

  • Pharma giants warn Korea of low drug pricing

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

    Singapore: International pharma companies are concerned about the low pricing of their drugs in the Korean markets and have warned Seoul that they are holding back new medicines from the co...Read more



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