On November 10, 2016, UL and the Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on mutually beneficial activities promoting the safe and effective use of medical devices in Korea. SNUH in 2015 set up a “Medical Device Innovation Center” with the Mission “to contribute to advances in human healthcare by supporting the development of new and useful medical devices” and to promote local R&D for medical devices in Korea. Specific activities included in the MoU relate to developing and contributing to Medical Device Usability and Human Factors Engineering, collaborating on training, and supporting R&D projects and solutions for Market access to the local Medical devices industry. The signing ceremony was attended by several members of UL and the Seoul National University Hospital.
The original press release can be found on the UL Korea website.