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Stem Cell Treatment & Research Institution

History :

STRI has been all about turning the future into a reality that bears greater meaning for all mankind. Now we stand at a critical turning point where our simple but meaningful discovery is turning into a tangible discovery; thanks to the many collaborators who are looking forward together with us.

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  • 2020.

    - STRI has applied 470 patents related to nEPS over 147 countries and 309 patents are registered in the US, the EU, Israel, Singapore, Russia, China, etc.

  • 2018.

    - Registered newly Elicited Pluripotent Stem Cells without side effects (nEPS) 30 registered and about 670 related patents applied in Korea, Singapore, Australia, Russia, and the United States of America.

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  • 2016.

    - Pre-clinical using hepatocyte (for Korea) with Seoul National Univ. Bundang Hospital

  • 2015.

    - Registered newly Elicited Pluripotent Stem Cells without side effects (nEPS) 16 registered and 94 related patents applied in 146 countries

  • 2014.

    - Differentiated nEPS cells into six different organ cells – pancreatic beta cells, neurocytes, hepatocytes, adipocytes, osteoblasts and chondrocytes

  • 2013.

    - Discovered the world’s first newly Elicited Pluripotent Stem Cells without side effects (nEPS)

  • 2007.

    - Research arm expanded into the Stem Cell Treatment & Research Institute

  • 2000.

    - STRI Fundamental Sciences Department launched with 3 sub-divisions

    - STRI Life Sciences Research Center receives Korea Industrial Technology Association (KOITA) certification

    - STRI Agricultural Life Sciences Research Center completed Plant Products Manufacturing Plant

  • 1999.

    - Renamed STRI Stem Cell Research Institute

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  • 1997.

    - STC Nara opens manufacturing plant in Cheonan

  • 1995.

    - Established STC Agricultural Life Sciences Research Center

  • 1992.

    - STC Nara, responsible for research, development and manufacturing life sciences based cosmetics and health supplements is launched

  • 1989.

    - Established STC Life Sciences Research Center (with the core values of Soul, Treatment & Cell to contribute to mankind by developing stem cell based therapy with a righteous mind.)