Saturday, 25 January 2020

Korea News

  • Seegene gives food safety tech license to bioMérieux

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Seegene, a leading developer of multiplexed molecular technologies and diagnostic tests, has given bioMérieux license to the company's DPO and TOCE technologies for the develo...Read more

  • One drug for three diseases

    Korea |  Opinion | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2012

    VM202 is a DNA-based drug that is designed to produce two isoforms of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) - HGF 728 and HGF 723 - when taken up by a cell. The HGF has two very important biologi...Read more

  • What were Asia's Top 20 bio companies in 2012?

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2013

    During the year 2012, the bioscience industry in the Asia Pacific region clocked $154.40 billion in revenues, recording a double-digit growth of 11.07 percent over $139 billion of 2011. Aro...Read more

  • What were the top 20 global M&A transactions of 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

  • Samsung forays into medtech market in India

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

    Samsung India strengthened its presence in the health and medical equipment business in the country by launching digital radiology and in-vitro diagnostics equipment and technologies under ...Read more

  • Telemedicine is revolutionizing healthcare access

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 1 Comment | 30 Nov, 2012

    Telemedicine is re-defining access to healthcare in many ways. It has, in particular, proved to be an effective solution in providing specialty healthcare, improving access and reducing cos...Read more

  • CrystalGenomics antibiotic gives positive results in trial

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: CrystalGenomics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Korea, has received the draft of the clinical study report from the recently completed phase IIa stud...Read more

  • Samsung strengthens wearable device portfolio

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Dec, 2015

    Singapore: Samsung Electronics is set to launch all-in-one advanced system logic chip, Bio-Processor, for the health-oriented wearables market. The Samsung Bio-Processor is designed to allo...Read more

  • PharmAbcine uses Avacta instrument for R&D

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at Korean biotech company PharmAbcine are completing formulation and stability studies based on Optim 1000 microvolume protein analysis and characterization instrument...Read more

  • ASKLEP joins Medidata partner program

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: ASKLEP, a leading Tokyo-based provider of clinical research services, has joined the Medidata Solutions Partner Program as part of its strategy to expand its existing offerings ...Read more

  • Why did mergers & acquisitions plunge in APAC?

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

    The global bioscience industry, in 2012, reported 450 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions valued at $67 billion, which is about 10 percent lower than the number of deals struck ...Read more

  • SK gets rights to sell TheraVida urinary drugs

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

    Singapore: TheraVida and SK Chemicals announced the execution of a license agreement for two of TheraVida's proprietary combination drug product candidates, THVD-201 and THVD-202. The agree...Read more

  • John Hurrell is Seegene's new senior executive VP

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Seegene, a leading developer of multiplex molecular technologies and multiplex molecular diagnostic tests, announced the appointment of Dr John G Hurrell as its senior executive ...Read more

  • Miltenyi Biotec expands presence in South Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2013

    ‎Singapore: Miltenyi Biotec, a cell innovation company, has opened a new office in Seoul, South Korea, enlarging the company's Asia Pacific presence to six locations in five countries...Read more

  • Aslan gastric cancer phase II study shows +ve results

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 May, 2013

    Singapore: Aslan Pharmaceuticals has revealed the results of its phase II clinical trial with Aslan001, a small-molecule pan-HER inhibitor, in gastric cancer. Aslan001 reduced cell prolifer...Read more

  • ViewRay gets Korea's nod to sell radiotherapy program

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Oct, 2015

    Singapore: ViewRay, US based medical device company, that develops advanced radiation therapy technology for the treatment of cancer has received regulatory approval from Ministry of Food a...Read more

  • Daewoong buys China's Liaoning Baifeng for $20 mn

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

    Singapore: Daewoong Pharmaceutical is going to acquire Liaoning Baifeng, a Shenyang (Liaoning Province)-based manufacturer of drug materials, and invest up to $20 million (18 billion won) t...Read more

  • WHO instructs Korea to raise cigarette prices

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The Health and Welfare Ministry of Korea said that it planned to hike cigarette prices, in the interest of health and well-being of the Korean citizens. The current cigarette pri...Read more



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