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Biotech Policy Research Center

Biotech Policy Research Center

Objectives
Nominated and established by the Ministry of Science and Technology in 2004, the Biotech Policy Research Center aims to assist the government in establishing biotechnology policies. To do so, the center investigates domestic and international biotechnology policy information and runs a portal site(bioin, www.bioin.or.kr) to enhance the public understanding of biotechnology and biotechnology policies. The center also develops and provides biotechnology statistics, patents, bibliometrics, and market analysis. Additionally, the center organizes and supports various networks among expert groups related to biotechnology.
Researchers
researchers and research statement
Name Research Fields
Heoung-Yeol Kim
(Associate Director)
  • Director of the Biotech Policy Research Center, Research on biotech R&D activities and technological innovations
Seong Hoon Moon
  • Policy planning and policy research
  • BT industrial trends research
  • International cooperation (OECD)
Moo Woong Kim
  • BT emerging technologies & statistics
  • BT policy website (www.bioin.or.kr)
  • Information System on Bio Discovery to Market Acceleration
Young Cheol Kim
  • Policy planning and policy research
  • Bio-Infrastructure Issue Analysis
June Hyuck Yang
  • BT Policy Planning & tech trends Research
  • BT R&D Project Planning
  • Korea BT White Book project
Mi Jung Park
  • Management of ‘BioIn’(Website)
Sung Hoon Park
  • Management of ‘BioIn’(Website)
Min Jung Kim
  • BT policy research
Mo Mo Kim
  • BT policy research
Hyun Soo Kim
  • BT policy research
research areas
  • Policy Planning
    • To plan comprehensive national policy and strategies to foster the research and development of biotechnology
  • Policy Research
    • To investigate technology, industry, and institutional policy information and to conduct relevant statistics, patent maps, and bibliometric analysis
  • Information Gathering/Disseminating
    • To provide systematic information regarding biotechnology and biotechnology policy at large through portal sites(www.bioin.or.kr)
  • Public Relations
    • To publish biotechnology white papers and to organize public workshops to enhance public understanding of biotechnology
Achievements
  • Policy Planning
    • Planning for reaching the second stage of the development goal set in Bio-Vision 2016
    • Annual Action plans for Bio-Vision 2016, Stem cell Comprehensive Plan & Bio resources Basic Plan
    • Planning of large-scale projects for Survey and analysis of national R&D programs.
    • Analysis on Portfolio and positioning of National R&D project
    • Planning of National New drug Development Center, etc
  • Bibliometric Analysis and Statistical Development
    • Patent maps and article analysis systems are devised to assist the government in planning national R&D project strategies and to set the direction for biotechnology research projects.
    • The center has published annual reports on domestic and overseas statistical data on biotechnologies categorized by investment, human resources, industry, and technology.
  • Policy Website
    • A one-stop website was created with regard to BT policies, assisting policymakers understand detailed data on domestic and overseas BT policies.
    • The site currently has 100,000 pieces of informational data.
  • Expert Network
    • To operate the Korean Association of Biotechnology Research
    • To operate the BT policy forum, BT expert discussion and BT Seminar
  • International Collaboration
    • To participate in the annual Session of the OECD Working Party on Biotechology
    • To participate in BAKAS-KOLIS-KASBP-NEBS-RTP-NYKB-KRIBB Symposium