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2014

  • June:Awarded the grand prize at the Innovative Korean of the Year awards
    Certified as a 2014 Class A DNA testing institution by the Ministry of HeaLth and Welfare-affiliated Korean Institute of Genetic Testing Evaluation
    ISO 9001 Certification, ISO 14001
  • May:Participates in Korea International Women's Invention Exposition
  • April:Enters into an agreement on DNA testing with Samkwang Medical Foundation
  • March:Certified as an innovative technology (INNO-BIZ) SME
  • February :Certified as an innovative management (MAIN-BIZ) SME
    Enters into an agreement with the Korea Private Investigation Administration/Korea Association of Private Investigation
  • January:Selected as a participant in an academic-industrial-research cooperation research and development project sponsored by the Small and Medium Business Administration.

2013

  • September:Certified as a KOLAS internationally certified testing laboratory
  • July:press release "Selected as Outstanding Business on 17th Female Entrepreneurs Day with the attendance of President Park Geun-hye“
  • May:Certified as a 2013 Class A DNA testing institution by the Ministry of health and Welfare-affiliated Korean Institute of Genetic Testing Evaluation
    Selected as the partner for an academic-industrial joint technology Research and Business development (R&BD) project sponsored by Kangwon National University
    Awarded an appreciation plaque by the Citizens' Association for Search of Missing Children on the 91st Children's Day
  • March:Announces a joint research report in collaboration with the Department of Legal Medicine at Seoul National University College of Medicine
  • February:2013 Delegated by the National Police Agency for a DNA identification project

2012

  • December:Provides a presentation at the 26th autumn academic assembly of the Korean Society of Forensic Science
  • November:Delegated by the Ministry of National Defense to perform DNA identification for families of war dead from Korean War
  • August:Selected as the partner for an academic-industrial joint technology Research and Business development (R&BD) project sponsored by Kangwon National University
  • July:Awarded the Head of the Patent Office prize on the 16th Women Entrepreneurs Day
  • April:Certified as a Class A DNA testing institution by the Ministry of health and Welfare-affiliated Korean Institute of Genetic Testing Evaluation
  • February:2012 Delegated by the National Police Agency for a DNA identification project

2011

  • December:Delegated by the Ministry of National Defense to perform DNA identification for families of war dead
  • May:Certified as a 2011 Class A DNA testing institution by the Ministry of health and Welfare-affiliated Korean Institute of Genetic Testing Evaluation
  • April:2011 Delegated by the National Police Agency for DNA identification project
  • February:Certified as an innovative management (MAIN-BIZ) SME

2010

  • October:Delegated by the Ministry of National Defense to perform DNA identification for families of war dead from Korean War
  • September:Certified as a KOLAS internationally certified testing laboratory
  • June:Certified as a 2010 Class A DNA testing institution by the Ministry of health and Welfare-affiliated Korean Institute of Genetic Testing Evaluation
  • March:Certified as a venture company
  • February:2010 Delegated by the National Police Agency for a DNA identification project
  • January:Certified as a company-affiliated research laboratory by the Korea Industrial Technology Promotion Association

2009

  • September:Certified as KOLAS internationally certified testing laboratory
  • February:Awarded the certificate of 2008 field investigation and evaluation participant by the Ministry of health and Welfare-affiliated Korean Institute of Genetic Testing Evaluation
    Scores 97.3 points for test room operation and 95.1 for molecular heredity in the field evaluation

2008

  • April:Awarded the Socially Contributive Management Prize at the 1st Citi-KOSBI Female Entrepreneur Awards in 2008
  • February:Selected as an outstanding field evaluation company by the Korean Institute of Genetic Testing Evaluation
    Awarded the certificate of participation in field investigation by the Korean Institute of Genetic Testing Evaluation
    Registers a patent for a DNA ID card
  • January:2008 Renews the agreement of delegation for a DNA identification project with the National Police Agency

2007

  • December:Takes the No. 1 spot in detection rate for the 2007 DNA identification project delegated by the National Police Agency
    Awarded an appreciation plaque by Adoptee Solidarity Korea
  • April:Registers the trademark of DowGene
  • February:Awarded the Grand Prize at the Proud Korean Entrepreneurs Awards
  • January:2007 Enters into an agreement of delegation for a DNA identification project with the National Police Agency

2006

  • May:Selected as a contractor of the DNA identification protect delegated by the National Police Agency
  • January:Selected as a contractor for a new technology commercialization project sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Energy

2005

  • October:Registers a patent for the specimen and DNA storage kit “DOW GeneCard ”
  • August:Selected as a participant in the SRC (Science Research Center) joint research project sponsored by Sookmyung Women's University
    Applies for a patent for a DNA storage ID card
  • May:Enters into an agreement with CoreMed for a DNA ID card
  • March:Enters into an agreement with Adoptee Solidarity Korea for DNA testing for search of paternity
  • January:Obtains a certificate of notification as a DNA testing institution from the Ministry of Health and Welfare

2004

  • November:Selected as an outstanding performance company for the second half of 2004 by the Korea Economic Daily
    Enters into an agreement with the Institute of Korean DNA Analysis for the provision of DNA testing services
  • March:Enters into an agreement with DNA Bank Co., Ltd. for the provision of DNA testing services
  • January:Enters into a product sales contract with the Takara Korea Genetic Analysis Center

2003

  • June:Enters into an agreement with Korea's leading testing institutions for the provision of DNA testing services
  • May:Launches a DNA testing service on Korea's leading online stores
  • February:The DOW GeneCard is selected as an outstanding product by the Seoul Industry Service Center

2002

  • November:Applies for a patent for the specimen and DNA storage kit “DOW GeneCard ”
  • October:Launches DNA testing service
  • August:Enters into a product supply contract with LabGenomics Co., Ltd.
  • July:Company is founded

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