07 February 2024: The Asia-Pacific Society for Cellular Agriculture (APAC-SCA) inked two memorandum of understanding (MoU) to formalise its partnership with the Department of Food & Medical Products Regulatory Policy, Dongguk University (DRP) and the Society for Food Sustainatech (SFS), paving the way regionalcollaboration for the field of cellular agriculture in South Korea and the wider APAC region.
Under the MoU, both parties will work towards promoting global-level regulatory science technologies in food safety, efficacy, and quality in South Korea, and shall aim to foster a relationship that can assist in building safe and transparent regulatory systems and frameworks for cultivated meat and seafood in South Korea and beyond.
“ APAC-SCA is proud to work together with Dongguk University on interrelated topics regarding Cellular Agriculture including regulatory development and innovation. Together we hope to foster an environment and a platform that ultimately benefits the industry in Korea and globally.”
- Peter Yu, Program Director APAC Society for Cellular Agriculture
“ This MoU marks a significant step forward in our collaborative efforts with APAC-SCA to innovate and enhance food safety and quality standards, aiming to positively impact the novel food industry across and beyond the Asia-Pacific region.”
- Henry (Yooheon) Park, Professor of the Department of Food & Medical Products Regulatory Policy, Dongguk University