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Company History

With years of clinical experience, Astrogen is exploring new horizons in innovative
new drug development field at an unprecedented speed.

  • FebruarySigned an MOU with Daegu fatima hospital
  • SeptemberSigned an MOU with the Dept. of Neurosurgery of Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
  • Signed an MOU with the Molecular Biology & Phylogeny Lab. (MPL) of the Dept. of Biological Sciences of Pusan National University
  • AugustSelected as Employment-Friendly Company by Daegu City
  • Selected as one of BIG3 projects by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups
  • Designated as Startup Growth Technology Development Project
  • Received the investment of Bridge 2 (KRW 3 billion)
  • JuneSigned an MOU with the Value Development and Play Center
  • MayCompleted observation for the final subject of the phase 2 clinical trial for AST-001
  • FebruaryReceived the investment of Bridge 1 (KRW 9 billion)
  • DecemberReceived Presidential Citation for Venture Startup Promotion Merit Award
  • Certified as Family-Friendly Company by the Ministry of Gender Equality & Family
  • Collaborated with IKTOS, AI-based new drug development company
  • NovemberDesignated as Excellent Corporate R&D Center by the Ministry of Science and ICT
  • OctoberIntroduced Astrogen’s ESG ethical management
  • SeptemberUploaded the Astrogen ESG Report on the website
  • Selected as Pre-Star Company by Daegu City
  • FebruaryPhase 1 Clinical Study Report for AST-001 (CSR)
  • Enrolled the first trial subject in the phase 2 clinical trial for AST-001
  • DecemberReceived the investment of Series B (KRW 13 billion)
  • Received Grand Prize at the Daegu Startup Awards by the Daegu Center for Creative Economy Innovation
  • Received Minister Award from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy for revitalizing free economic zone
  • NovemberSelected as the National Representative Innovative Company by the Financial Services Commission
  • AugustOpened the Astrogen's Pharmaceutical Research Institute (Naju) Office
  • JulyReceived approval of IND application for phase 2 clinical trial for AST-001
  • JuneSelected as “Baby Unicorn” company by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups
  • MayCompleted construction of Astrogen’s new office building
  • MarchReceived IND for phase 1 clinical trial for AST-001
  • DecemberStarted construction of Astrogen’s new building and research center
  • NovemberSelected as the Frontier Venture Company by the Korea Technology Finance Corp. (KIBO)
  • Selected as A+ Member by the KIBO
  • AugustReceived the investment of Series A (KRW 5 billion of capital increase)
  • MayObtained the approval to move into the Daegu-Gyeongbuk Medical Cluster
  • MarchOpened the Astrogen's Business Development Division (Seoul) office
  • AugustPre-Series A SEED (KRW 1.9 billion of capital increase)
  • JanuaryObtained the approval for Astrogen Research Center
  • JulyFounded Astrogen, Ltd.
  • Obtained Venture Company certification