A significant start for Korean skin health
Dermatological Research Foundation
Founded in 2010 under the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the Dermatological Research Foundation was established with the aim to develop Korean dermatology and promote national health. Despite the intense competition in the world of medical technology, the competence of Korean dermatologists has been recognized across the world contributing to the development of Korean dermatological science. Through various promising dermatology research projects since 2010, such as selecting 4 new dermatologists every year, funding research programs for 2 years, providing scholarship projects, dermatology association conference support program, skin health campaign, dermatology research and skin health academic programs. We are constantly striving to contribute to the improvement of citizens’ skin health
Korean Dermatological Association
The Korean Dermatological Association has been established since 1945 and has been constantly striving to develop and improve citizens’ skin health and dermatology. The KDA consists of 11 regional dermatological societies, 16 affiliated societies, with a total of 2,500 members. The KDA successfully hosted the 8th Asian Dermatological Congress in 2008, 22nd World Congress of Dermatology in 2011, 3rd Eastern Asia Dermatology Congress in 2014, 36th International Society of Dermatologic Surgery in 2015, etc. We are continuously supporting the research and development of treatments, management and prevention of diseases, training and educating employees in the dermatology field, and supporting academic conferences.
The Association of Korean Dermatologists
The Association of Korean Dermatologists, which celebrated its 19th anniversary this year, started as a dermatology council in 1998, was established to promote national skin health and academic development of dermatology. The association aims to contribute to the medical establishment, foster knowledge on dermatology and protect the interests of members. The association also carried out various projects like the “Dermatology Society” volunteer program, academic conferences about new dermatology studies and new treatments, publications of academic journals, and we encourage knowledge sharing practices among academics.
Humming IMC is a marketing communications agency providing comprehensive services such as Promotion, Creative Production, Interactive & Digital, and PR Communication to over 60 clients. Our integrated approach leverages multiple channels, assets, and resources to create an all-round brand experience and an engaging journey for our customers. As Korea’s representative agency of ICOM, the Global Independent Communication Agency Network, which has 90 members in 65 countries, we support domestic marketing communication of domestic brands and domestic marketing activities of overseas brands.
NeoPharma is a skin care cosmetics professional manufacturer and sales company founded with a vision of skin science that can improve the quality of life. We are continuously recognized R & D investment by researching differentiated skin barrier and ceramide technology, and are recognized in the domestic and overseas markets. Major brand include; No.1 brand in sensitive skin category for 11 consecutive years in Korea ‘Atopalm’, daily life moisturizing body skin care ‘DERMA-B’, sensitive skin care for adult ‘Real Barrier’, medical skin care ‘Zeroid’ and medical specialty Aesthetic ‘Dermartlogy‘
DongKoo Bio&Pharma Co., Ltd (Sponsor)
Dong-gu Bio Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company optimized for QoL (Quality of Life) era that covers everything from skin / urinary medicine to stem cell application healthcare. Since it was founded in 1970, it has maintained its top position in prescription and urology prescription through the steady R & D, and has been maintaining the top 10 in urology prescription. We expand the CMO business, which is growing fast due to stable specialty medicine business, Choline alfoscerate grew 453.4% in 2017 only. We also entered the high-value biotechnology industry by launching the world's first adipose-derived stem cell extraction kit, 'SmartX,' and the stem cell culture cosmetics 'Cellbroom.' As a subsidiary, Novartel Technologies, a peptide R & D company, is participating in the management and investing in Diende Pharmatech, a bio-venture based on Johns Hopkins University, which develops drugs for Parkinson's disease and diabetes mellitus.
With its origins and deep expertise from the pharmaceutical industry, Aestura is Amorepacific's subsidiary company specializing in medical beauty, housing eight revolutionary brands under cosmeceutical and dermatological medicine category. Among these is the Aestura brand, which specializes in using medical knowledge to treat dry and damaged skin with effective products like our Aestura Atobarrier for intense hydration. With the use of natural ingredient phytophingosine, Atobarrier inhibits the growth of many kinds of bacteria such as colon bacillus, or acne bacteria. Aestura is a dermacare brand for consumers, proven to be safe even for infants and children, and long recommended by physicians, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. Additional brands include CLEVIEL, a high-concentration HA dermal filler brand, and MEDITOXIN, a brand specializing in medicinal eye twitch treatments.
Dong-A ST (Sponsor for Skin Health Day )
Dong-A ST focuses on ethical drugs, such as domestically developed new drugs like Stillen, Zydena, and Motilitone, medical devices, diagnosis, and overseas business.With its optimized research infrastructures such as its world-class, sophisticated research center completed in 2011, as well as its excellent researchers, Dong-A ST is furthering its efforts to develop global new drugs. Also, with the backing of these infrastructures, Dong-A ST vows to positively explore overseas markets, to expand its overseas exports, and to establish itself as a global pharmaceutical company, operating beyond the domestic market. Dong-A ST vows to create a healthier life and future for everyone, free from diseases, in a specialized environment. We are soliciting your sustained support for our efforts to become a global market leader.