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Abstract

Chem-Tech Research Inc (C-TRI) is a life science venture company established by a group of six Korean scientists in April 1998. The entrepreneurial spirit behind the venture, and the CEO and President of the company, is one of Korea''s most distinguished pharmaceutical chemists, Professor Wan-Joo Kim. C-TRI expects to go public with an IPO in April 2001 on Korea''s new venture Board, KOSDAQ, ie three years after the company''s founding. It is undoubtedly one of the most interesting of a new crop of knowledge-intensive, R&D-based venture firms founded in the post-crisis Korean industrial renaissance. This case analyses the emergence of C-TRI and its development of short-term, medium-term and long-term business models. The case identifies the fundamental resources, routines and inter-firm relations utilised by C-TRI to become a player in the global biotechnology industry.

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Abstract

Chem-Tech Research Inc (C-TRI) is a life science venture company established by a group of six Korean scientists in April 1998. The entrepreneurial spirit behind the venture, and the CEO and President of the company, is one of Korea''s most distinguished pharmaceutical chemists, Professor Wan-Joo Kim. C-TRI expects to go public with an IPO in April 2001 on Korea''s new venture Board, KOSDAQ, ie three years after the company''s founding. It is undoubtedly one of the most interesting of a new crop of knowledge-intensive, R&D-based venture firms founded in the post-crisis Korean industrial renaissance. This case analyses the emergence of C-TRI and its development of short-term, medium-term and long-term business models. The case identifies the fundamental resources, routines and inter-firm relations utilised by C-TRI to become a player in the global biotechnology industry.

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