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Korea Targets Biologics, Devices, Health Care Among Economic Growth Projects For Next Decade

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

SEOUL - South Korean President Lee Myung-bak named "17 new growth engines" at a science and technology council meeting at his office in Seoul Jan. 13. Expected to spearhead the country's economic growth for the next 10 years, of those 17 economic growth engines, the Korean government targeted biologics, medical devices and global health care among the national priorities

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