Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Immunology
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Top Biologic Industry Leaders to Convene at Biologics World Korea 2013

Published: Friday, December 07, 2012
Last Updated: Friday, December 07, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Bringing together biologics drug innovators and bioprocess professionals from all around the world to discuss strategies in biosimilar and biobetter development, as well as cutting-edge advances in bioprocessing and bioanalytics.

The global biologics market is valued at an estimated US$149 bn and is expected to reach $230 bn by 2015. Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) representing 32% of the market share is expected to be the fastest growing segment at 12.4% CAGR. South Korea’s biologics industry is well positioned to tap into this growing market. While Celltrion, Samsung Biologics and LG Life Sciences are grabbing the international headlines, innovative firms in South Korea such as Genexine, PharmAbcine, Alteogen and Ildong are building up an impressive innovative biologic pipeline that can rival international players.

The biologics landscape in South Korea is evolving fast. Knowing the who's and understanding the how's of the industry are crucial to stay competitive. Biologics World Korea 2013 conference will convene all these biologic players from South Korea and around the globe, to discuss the trend and challenges in biologic drug development. The conference will be chaired by Dr Byeong Doo Song, the President of Scripps Korea Antibody Institute.

The conference Keynote speaker is Dr Stanley Hong, the President of R&D of Celltrion, who led the first mAb biosimilar approval in the world. He said that the company will be interested in developing Biobetters. The company just launched its product, RemsimaTM worldwide and has already signed several distribution agreements with several leading pharma companies.

Another featured speaker is Dr Paul Coleman, the CEO of Hanwha Biologics, who successfully led the company in making its first landmark deal to license its newly developed biosimilar compound to Merck. Dr Coleman said that a key criterion in making a biosimilar globally available through partnerships is having the highest standards of quality in all aspects of the research and development processes. This is the key to success for the interest of companies who can access global markets. Hanwha Biologics has already garnered the interest of top companies in the world for its portfolio of other biosimilar compounds and is seeking to expand through further research and development of future biosimilar candidates.

The 2013 conference programme features industry visionary presentations from the Celltrion, Hanwha Biologics, Green Cross, Genexine, SK Chemicals, CJ CheilJedang, Mogam Biotech Institute, UCB Korea, Neopharm, KAIST, KRIBB, KBSI, PhamAbcine, Creagene, Merck Serono (USA), Protein Science Corporation (USA), NovImmune (Switzerland), Actokine (USA), Quest Pharma Tech (Canada), Wuxi AppTech Biologics (China) and many more. The conference programme runs on April 16-18 2013 at Sheraton Incheon Hotel. Technology providers such as BD Bioscience, Waters Korea, Dong-Il Shimadzu, Agilent Technologies and many others will also be there to showcase the latest solutions.

Since the inaugural success of Biologics World Korea 2012, the year 2013 conference will be more comprehensive to include biologic players at various stages of development. In the near term future, the innovations and partnerships will continue to drive the activities in this industry. With networking opportunities, presentation of valuable case studies and interactive discussion, the Biologics community can look forward to a fruitful gathering at the Biologics World Korea 2013. This conference aims to capture a holistic view of the issues challenging the industry, from market landscape to regulatory strategy, from bioprocessing to bioanalytics, from antibody engineering to clinical development.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,000+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.


Scientific News
Point of Care Diagnostics - A Cautious Revolution
Advances in molecular biology, coupled with the miniaturization and improved sensitivity of assays and devices in general, have enabled a new wave of point-of-care (POC) or “bedside” diagnostics.
Antibodies Paving the Way to HIV Vaccine
Researchers uncover factors responsible for the formation of broadly neutralizing HIV antibodies in humans.
Vaccine Against Common Cold Achievable
Researchers suggest that a vaccine against rhinoviruses is possible using variant virus vaccines.
Iron Nanoparticles Make Immune Cells Attack Cancer
Researchers accidentally discover that nanoparticles invented for anemia treatment can trigger the immune system’s ability to destroy tumor cells.
Uncovering Cancer’s ‘Invisibility Cloak’
Researchers discover cancer cell mechanism to become invisible to the body's immune system.
Treating Sepsis with Marine Mitochondria
Mitochondrial alternative oxidase from a marine animal combats bacterial sepsis.
Culex Mosquitoes Do Not Transmit Zika
A study of the Culex species mosquito appears to show that the species does not transmit Zika virus.
Bacteria Use Ranking Strategy to Fight Off Viruses
Researchers have explained why microbes store virus confrontation information sequentially, with most recent attacks first.
Molecular Switch Aids Immune Therapy
Researchers identify strategy to maximise effectiveness of immune therapy through molecular switch controlling immune suppression.
Reprogramming Lymph Nodes to Fight MS
Bioengineers work to reprogram lymph node function to fight multiple sclerosis.
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,000+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!