A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony between K-MEDI Hub, Republic of Korea and KKU-MD took place on July 2, 2023 at the Korea International Advanced Medical Equipment & Medicine Expo 2023 (KOAMEX 2023) to initiate academic staff exchanges and research and development cooperation.
Between June 30 and July 2, 2023, a KKU delegation participated in KOAMEX 2023, an annual medical innovation exhibition hosted by K-MEDI hub, a center under Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare located in Medi-valley, Daegu, Korea. K-MEDI hub supports drug development, preclinical study, drug manufacturing, and medical devices.
Assoc. Prof. Apichat Jiravuttipong, MD, KKU-MD Dean together with Director of Academic Clinical Research Office (ACRO) visited K-MEDI Hub on April 2023 to discuss researcher and human resource development and the proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between both parties.
The earlier visit culminated in the MOU Signing Ceremony on July 2, 2023 signed by Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, MD, KKU President and Dr. Yang Jin Young K-MEDI Hub President together with Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangjinda, KKU Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies and K-MEDI Hub delegates as witnesses.
Reporting by Sathaphorn Onlamun
Editing by Prof. John F Smith