ICON And Govt. Group KoNect To Push Early-stage Clinical Trials, Education In Korea
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
KoNECT is teaming up with clinical research organization ICON to grow South Korea as a hub for early stage clinical trials in Asia.
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