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Life Sciences in Flux: Global Opportunities for a Global Industry

Life Sciences in Flux: Global Opportunities for a Global Industry

During the 20th century, humanity achieved something almost unbelievable: it actually pushed back death. In 1900, average global life expectancy was 31, a figure largely unchanged since biblical...
Unlocking the potential of Chinese medicine

Unlocking the potential of Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been used within China for thousands of years. Comprising practices such as herbal pharmacology, acupuncture and massage, it is grounded in the belief that the...

France - Pharma 2016 Report

The French healthcare and life sciences sector is world-renowned for its innovation and creativity. The country has positioned itself at the forefront of new industry trends. Companies operating in...
1:1 Matchmaking

South Korean pharma rapidly becoming manufacturing export hub

CPhI Korea returns to Seoul COEX Convention and Exhibition Centre for its fourth edition from 22 nd -24 th August 2017. The show will co-locate with ICSE, P-MEC, BioPh and Health Ingredients Korea...
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)...