News and Updates

Green Cross Korea

Green Cross retains leadership in global chickenpox vaccine market

SEOUL, KOREA, 3 January 2017 16:17 - Korea Business Herald by Sohn Ji-young // South Korean biopharma company Green Cross has taken the lead in the global chickenpox vaccine market by winning a major...
Ministry of Food and Drugs Safety Korea

Korean Drug Ministry joins global pharma cooperation body ICH

SEOUL, KOREA, 22 October 2016 15:40 - Korea Business Herald by Sohn Ji-young // South Korea’s Drug Ministry said Thursday that it has officially joined the international pharmaceutical cooperation...
archigen biotech

Clinical trials for Rituxan biosimilar begin in Korea

Korea, 29 November 2016, News By BioSpectrum Bureau // Trials are conducted by a joint venture between Samsung Biologics and AstraZeneca- Archigen Biotech Singapore: Clinical trials for new Rituxan...
Korea Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association

Korean pharma workforce grows 27% in 4 years

SEOUL, KOREA, 7 November 2016 15:18 - Korea Business Herald by Sohn Ji-young // Led by the expansion of the South Korean pharmaceutical industry, the size of the local pharma workforce grew by 27...
NIFDS National Institute of Food and Drugs Safety Korea

UK, Korea ink pact to promote biological standardization

October 25, 2016 - BioSpectrum Asia by BioSpectrum Bureau // The pact was finalized in a recent event hosted by the World Health Organization's annual Expert Committee on Biological Standardization (...

Pfizer to launch Celltrion’s Inflectra in November

SEOUL, KOREA, October 18, 2016 - THE INVESTOR by Sohn Ji-young // US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said Tuesday that it would begin selling a Remicade biosimilar developed by South Korean biopharma...
Huons Korea

Korea OKs export of botulinum toxin developed by Huons Global

SEOUL, KOREA, October 18, 2016 - THE INVESTOR by Park Han-na // South Korean pharmaceutical company Huons Global has been granted approval from the health authorities to export its botulinum toxin,...
Nordic Nanovector in collaboration with LegoChem Biosciences

Nordic Nanovector and LegoChem collaborate on ADCs targeting leukemias

10-10-2016, The Pharma Letter // Norwegian biotech firm Nordic Nanovector (OSE: NANO) revealed today that it has entered into a collaboration with South Korea’s LegoChem Biosciences (Kosdaq: 141080)...
TEVA Celltrion Korea

Teva forges joint venture with South Korea’s Celltrion

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said Thursday it was setting up a joint venture with South Korea’s Celltrion Healthcare to sell two generic versions of genetically engineered drugs in North America.
M Lab MilliporeSigma Korea

MilliporeSigma Unveils New State-of-the-Art M Lab™ Collaboration Center in Korea

BILLERICA, Mass., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MilliporeSigma today announced the opening of an M Lab™ Collaboration Center in the Songdo district of Incheon, Korea, one of the fastest growing...
Bollore Logistics CPhI Korea 2016


Bolloré Logistics Korea has been serving its healthcare customers with freight services for many years already and decided to invest further in logistics services to offer quality warehouse storage...
Genetech Hanmi

Next in a String of Deals, Korea’s Hanmi Pharma (128940.KS) Inks $910M Deal with Genentech (RHHBY)

Genentech ( RHHBY ), a member of the Roche Group (RHO) , licensed HM95573 from Seoul, South Korea-based Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co. for a deal that could hit $910 million. HM95573 is a pan-RAF inhibitor...