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South Korean biotechnology—a rising industrial and scientific powerhouse

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Figure 1: South Korean publications and patents in health biotechnology (1991–2002).

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Acknowledgements

Publication of this supplement was supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Seattle, WA), Genome Canada (Ottawa, Canada), McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine (Toronto, Canada) and the Rockefeller Foundation (New York, NY). Special thanks to Archana Bhatt, Zoe Costa-von Aesch and James Renihan for patent analysis, Éric Archambault, Frédéric Bertrand and Grégoire Côté at Science-Metrix (Montréal, Canada) for analysis of publication data and to Nina Mansoori for her research assistance and the 29 South Korean experts who were interviewed for this study and provided their valuable time and input. The Canadian Program on Genomics and Global Health is primarily supported by Genome Canada through the Ontario Genomics Institute and by the Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund. Funding partners are listed at http://www.geneticsethics.net. P.A.S. is supported by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Distinguished Investigator award. A.S.D. is supported by the McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Toronto.

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Wong, J., Quach, U., Thorsteinsdóttir, H. et al. South Korean biotechnology—a rising industrial and scientific powerhouse. Nat Biotechnol 22, DC42–DC47 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt1204supp-DC42

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