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History / Awards of Daewoong Pharmaceutical

  • 2011~2014
  • 2001~2010
  • 1991~2000
  • 1981~1990
  • 1945~1980
2011~2013 history
2017
  • › Launched “Epodion”, a drug used to treat anemia, in Indonesia.
  • › Awarded the Best Biopharmaceutical Company Award for 'Daewoong Infion” in Indonesia.
  • › Launched “Nabota 150 U” for post-stroke patients with upper-limb spasticity.
  • › Launched the antibiotic “Meropenem” in the USA.
  • › Hosted “Take a Chance”, a show providing rising musicians with the opportunity to perform in collaboration with the “URSA” model Yoon Jong-Shin.
  • › Received First Prize for “Easyderm” in the sector of moist dressings at the “Brand Customer Loyalty Awards”.
  • › Launched “Sunpactamin Soft Cap”, a vitamin D and UDCA complex.
  • › Launched “Centelight Tab”, a drug for improving venous diseases.
  • › Aired “The Power of URSA”, a new TV advertising campaign.
  • › Launched “Tamivict”, a drug for treating influenza with an increased ease of administration.
  • › Launched “Ricafree”, a drug for treating neuropathic pain.
  • › Launched “The Shape of the Liver(肝相)”, a new advertising campaign highlighting the “importance of managing liver health”.
  • › Completed the construction of a second factory for “Nabota” with an annual production capacity of 4.5 million vials. Added momentum to active domestic and overseas market penetration.
  • › Signed global licensing agreements for eight Middle East countries, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, and India.
  • › Submitted regulatory applications in the USA, Europe, and Canada.
  • › Awarded the Minister of Health & Welfare Award for “Daewoong Infion” in Indonesia.
  • › Completed the construction of Osong factory at the cGMP level, equipped with cutting-edge facilities.
  • › Presented the effects of a first-in-class drug for cardiac fibrosis at the American Heart Association.
  • › Launched an advertising campaign for “EZN 6 Eve” targeting women
  • › Hyangnam factory recertified as the “2017 Gyeonggi Good Work Place (GGWP*)”.
  • › Signed an exclusive distribution agreement for “Samfenet” with Samsung Bioepis.
2016
  • › Obtained grade “AA” for the second consecutive time following the “2016 CP Grade Evaluation” by the Korea Fair Trade Commission.
  • › Pt. Daewoong-Infion completed in Surabaya, Indonesia.
  • › Company certified as an organization of excellent human resources development.
  • › Bio Innovation Center affiliated with Life Science Research Institute completed.
  • › Nabota approved in Mexico and India.
  • › Mogen Cool Spray, Penostop Plaster Mini, EZN 6 Strong released.
  • › Prime Minister’s citation as ‘Company with excellent gender equality in employment’.
  • › Ursa commercial “Knowledge of liver is power” aired on TV.
  • › Meropenem Inj, an antibiotic, approved by USFDA.
2015
  • › Received AA-grade in CP(Compliance Program) evaluation (organized by KFTC(Korea Fair Trade Commission))
  • › Ursa selected as liver function improver in ‘2015 Consumer’s Choice’.
  • › Groundbreaking for a new cGMP-compatible factory in Osong, Chungcheongbuk-do.
  • › Honorary Chairman Yun, Yeong Hwan honored with Korea’s Most Respected Businessman Award.
  • › Nabota approved in 3 South American countries.
  • › Company built a barrier-free integrated playground for children with impairment.
  • › Joint operation of Hanall Biopharma begins.
  • › Varengood Nail Lacquer, Brain Flash, Impactamin Power A+, Nabota Inj 200-unit, Baracross, and Nurigra ODF released.
  • › Bio plant completed in Indonesia.
  • › Honored with Presidential Citation marking Fair Trade Day.
  • › Agreement signed for exporting Nabota to Turkey.
  • › Agreement signed for exporting Olostar to the US.
  • › Olostar honored with Technology Award for new drug development in the 16th Korea New Drug Development Award.
  • › Stem cell medicine sales right and co-sales agreement with KANGSTEM BIOTECH.
  • › Company wins ‘AA’ in CP evaluation.
  • › Honored with Presidential Citation marking Fair Trade Day.
2014
  • › 'NABOTA': Selected as 'World's First-Class Product', Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency(KOTRA)
  • › Completed registration of 6 items such as Urusa, EZN6, Bearse, Albis Tab, etc., in Georgia
  • › Signed an MOU with the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research(RIKEN) of Japan for new drug development
  • › Established Daewoong Pharmaceutical Liaoning Research Institute in China
  • › 'Suglat': Co-Promotion Agreement signed with Astellas Pharma Korea
  • › Entered into strategic alliance with Takeda Pharmaceuticals Korea for DAXAS
  • › Award the prize, "the Most Trusted Company of Korea"(organized by Korea CEO Association)
  • › Entered into strategic alliance with Sandoz Korea for 'Sandoz Zoledronic acid Injection'
  • › Expanded into Philippines market with 'Caretropin'(growth hormone)
  • › Launched 'Easyderm Foam'(foam formulation wet dressing)
  • › Acquired 'AA-' corporate credit rating
  • › Daewoong signed 3-party MOU with CGBio and VANCIVE
  • › 'Nabota', the botulinum toxin solution, approved in Thailand
  • › Signed the agreement to export 'Caretropin', the growth hormones, to Georgia, the Dominican Republic, and Hong Kong
  • › Launch of Compliance Team(committed to ensuring fair trade)
  • › Contract with Daiichi Sankyo Korea to launch co-promotion of 'Olostar'(Complex incrementally modified drug(IMD)
  • › 'Nabota'(Botulinum toxin): Launched in Korea
  • › 'Imatinib'(Drug for Treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia): Export Agreement Signed with Arian Salamat Sina for Iran
  • › 'Olostar'(Complex incrementally modified drug(IMD) of Olmesartan and Rosuvastatin): Launched in Korea
  • › Contract to Put 'Sitavig''(Medicine for the treatment of herpes labialis)onto domestic market
  • › 'Elidel'(Non-steroidal drug for atopic dermatitis): Launched in Korea
  • › 'Easyderm Beauty' (Spot-type wet dressing for treating the skin troubles): Launched in Korea
  • › 'Medi-well diabetes diet' (Nutritious food for diabetic patients): Launched in Korea
  • › Received technology export prize from Korea New Drug Development Award
  • › 'Nabota'(Botulinum toxin): Sales Agreement Signed with Bago for Argentina
  • › NOVOSET (Calcium phosphate ceramic bone cement medical device): Launched in Korea.
  • › Prime Minister’s Citation for science and technology in Korea’s New Growth Management Grand Prize.
2013
  • › 'Export Agreement signed with Snimed(Azerbaijan) and Eczamed(Georgia)
       for the following products: URSA, Bearse, Albis, EZN 6 Pro, and more.
  • › 'Nabota'(Botulinum toxin): Sales Agreement Signed with TKJ for Iran
  • › 'Nabota'(Botulinum toxin): Sales Agreement Signed with Pharmavital for 15 countries in Latin America
  • › Received two grand prizes from '2013 Web Award Korea' (Web Magazine & Mobile Web)
  • › Designated as a 'Family Friendly Management company'
  • › 'Nabota'(Botulinum toxin): Export Agreement Signed with Evolus for U.S.
  • › 'URSA, Eposis(EPO), Tobra Opthalmic Solution': Export Agreement Signed with Asia-Pharma for Mongolia
  • › Received '2013 Innovative Pharmaceutical Company Award'
  • › 'EZN6 Eve'(Liquid analgesic relieving menstrual cramps): Launched in Korea
  • › 'Alitoc' (Oral tablet for hand eczema treatment): Launched in Korea
  • › Acquistion Agreement signed with Baifeng (China)
  • › 'UK Injection KIT' Co-Promotion Agreement signed with UK Chemipharm Co., Ltd.
  • › 'EasyDerm Plus Thin' (hydrocolloid dressing): Launched in Korea
  • › 'EasyDerm Plus Band' (hydrocolloid dressing): Launched in Korea
  • › 'Caretropin' (pen injector): Completed the utility model right registration in Russia
  • › 'Risen Plus' (Osteoporosis treatment): Launched in Korea
  • › 'Smecta Suspension': Export Agreement Signed for China
  • › Luphere Depot Inj (GnRH-Agonist): Export Agreement signed with Pharm-Sintez for Russia.
  • › Novosis-Dent (Novel concept bio-fusion medical device): Launched in Korea.
  • › ‘URSA’: Selected as the No. 1 preferred supplement by major companies’ CEOs for 2 consecutive years.
  • › Contract to export 'Easyef Topical Solution' and 'EPOSIS Prefilled Syringe INJ' to Turkey.
2012
  • › ‘Anturol’ (gel-type treatment for overactive bladder): Licensed-In
  • › Caretropine pen : Awarded as ‘2011~2012 World Star’
  • › ‘Neovist’ (CT Contrast Medium): Export Agreement signed for Iran and Ukraine.
  • › ‘Eklira’ (COPD treatment): Licensed-In
  • › ‘Bearse’ (digestive enzyme): Export Agreement signed for China.
  • › URSA, official sponsor agreement signed for ‘K-League 2012’.
  • › Alzheimer’s Treatment, selected for the government-funded new drug development project
  • › Selected as ‘World-class 300’, the global corporation establishment project.
  • › Agreement signed for Venture Company (medical product) establishment in Indonesia.
  • › Move (health functional food for joints): Launched in Korea.
  • › ‘Nurigra’ (erectile dysfunction treatment): Launched in Korea.
  • › ‘FOISTAR’(Serine protease inhibitor.): Launched in Korea
  • › Selected as ‘Innovative Pharmaceutical Corporation’
  • › Received ‘2012 Excellent Technology Award’
  • › ‘Instanyl’ (cancer pain treatment): License-In
  • › ‘EasyDerm Plus’ (hydrocolloid dressing): Launched in Korea.
  • › ‘Easyef’ (diabetic ulcer treatment): Export Agreement signed for 11 countries.
  • › ‘Neovist’ (CT Contrast Medium): Export Agreement signed for 3 countries in Eastern Europe.
  • › ‘Daewoong Primidone’ (orphan drug for Epilepsy): Relaunched in Korea.
  • › ‘Easyef’: Export Agreement signed with EGY-TEC for Egypt.
  • › ‘URSA’: Export Agreement signed with LUPIN Ltd, for Australia and New Zealand.
  • › ‘Supect’ (the first CML treatment in Asia): Launched in Korea.
2011
  • › Establishment of very first nursery facility for employees in the industry.
  • › Daewoong Bio’s cGMP factory completed in Bal-An.
  • › Phase 2 Clinical Trial approved for neuropathic pain treatment.
  • › ‘Bearprexa’ (schizophrenic treatment): Launched in Korea.
  • › ‘Bearprofen’ (fever relief syrup): Launched in Korea.
  • › 'Vytorin’: Co-Promotion Agreement signed with MSD Korea.
  • › ‘Symbicort’: Co-Promotion Agreement signed with AstraZeneca Korea.
  • › Pen injector, awarded prize of the Minister of Knowledge Economy
  • › GH (Goods of Health) acquired for ‘URSA’ and ‘Albis’ for their excellent quality.
  • › 17 million(KRW) Export agreement signed for the Middle East.
  • › Entered into Contrast Medium market.
  • › ‘Newlanta’: Approved in China
  • › URSA TV Commercial: Awarded as ‘Best Commercial Selected by College Students’.
  • › ‘URSA Man’ (Du-Ri Cha), selected as the best commercial model for 2011.
  • › ‘Family-Friendly Industry’ Title: expanded to end of 2013.