Strategic Gangwon Technopark (GWTP) is a non-profit organisation
supported by the South Korean Ministry of Commerce, Industry
&Networks and Energy as well as Gangwon Government.
The roles of GWTP are R&D support, training and education,
technology transfer and information distribution in biotech, marine
biotechnology, medical devices and new materials industries.
4:Section Essentially, Gangwon is a gateway for companies seeking
technological innovation, value creation and growth.
With its regional specialisation clusters, Gangwon is designed
to aid local industry in realising its business potential through
the development of cutting edge technologies: a precursor to
strong regional growth and high technology development for
this generation and the next.
Kansai Bio Promotion Council (KBPC) brings together
organisations working in the Japanese bio-life sciences fields
of drug discovery, medical technology, in-vitro diagnostics,
medical devices/equipment, and functional foodstuffs, as
well as to promote cooperation with similar bio-clusters from
BioBridge Kansai compiles research information about these life
sciences, as well as a wide range of information about Japanese
research organisations (universities and research institutions)
and private companies in the Kansai region, and makes this
information available to interested overseas individuals and
groups. Likewise, new information on overseas bio-clusters is
distributed to the entire Kansai group.
62 Remember – when you contact a Member, please tell them you found them in the 2018 LSQ Member Directory Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) is a
government-affiliated institution which performs professional
and systematic support to develop domestic health industry and
enhance health services.
Since its establishment in 1999, KHIDI has led expansion of
healthcare R&D investment and building competitiveness of
Korea's healthcare industry, i.e., health services, pharmaceuticals,
medical devices, food and beauty-cosmetic. We are also
witnessing rapid growth of global healthcare sector - especially
in attracting foreign patients and exporting healthcare service
providers along with healthcare systems. This is a valuable
outcome we have earned through years of efforts on global
advancement and outreach in this sector.
The Kurume Research Park Medical Cluster includes four
medical schools, Kurume University, Kyushu University, Fukuoka
University, and University of Occupational and Environmental
Health Japan. Kurume Research Park Co., Ltd. is interested in
helping the environment and ensures the strength and desire to
enhance the development of SMEs.
Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA) is a non-profit organization
established in 1987. The organization is planning for sound
development in bioscience-related industries and is dedicated
to solving problems on a global scale through advances in
JBA is contributing to society in various areas from the
development of advanced technology to the development of
industry. Japanese bioindustries have developed with a base
in the traditional fermentation industry. However in recent years
advances in biotechnology have been made in various fields and
this in turn has had an impact on numerous corporations.
MTPConnect is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to
accelerate the rate of growth of the medical technologies,
biotechnologies and pharmaceuticals sector to achieve greater
commercialisation and establish Australia as an Asia-Pacific hub
for MTP companies. It was formed in November 2015 as part
of the Federal Government’s AU$250 million Industry Growth
The New Zealand Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes)
was formed from the clinical research focus group to foster and
promote clinical research, and is the professional association
for clinical researchers in New Zealand. NZACRes holds regular
meetings to bring together members of the clinical research
community, to discuss issues and create collaborative solutions
for our industry.