Ewha Womans University professors who possess core technology for high-performance cosmetic ingredients are participating as technical advisors of E2BIO.
It is focusing on developing low-side whitening functional cosmetics by possessing patented technology for natural substances derived from marine sedimentary soil.
E2BIO is a trusted company with 20 percent investment from Ewha Womans University under the Ministry of Science and ICT's certification 'No. 1022'.
Research Director Kwon Young-il
Professor Lim Kyoung-min | Technical Advisor
Professor Nam Sang-jip | Technical Advisor
Kwon Young-il / E2BIO Co., Ltd. Research Director
Ph.D. in Engineering at Seoul National University
Samsung SDI Production Technology Research Institute Researcher
Researcher, Computer Science Research Institute, Seoul Women's University
Director of Research and Development at ESIO Lab Co., Ltd.
Director of E2BIO Research Institute
Professor Lim Kyung-min / Ewha Womans Univ. College of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Pharmacy at Seoul National University
Master of Pharmacy at Seoul National University
Doctor of Pharmacy at Seoul National University
Technical Researcher at Amorepacific
Dean of Pharmaceutical Industry at Ewha Womans University Graduate School
Associate professor at Ewha Womans University's College of Pharmacy
Main field of study
Conducting pharmacotoxicity research on new drugs, cosmetics, and health functional foods
A Study on the Alternative Method of Animal Experiment, Skin Toxicity/Pharmacopoeia, and Circulatory Toxicity
Thesis and Patents
16-Kauren-2-beta-18,19-triol inhibits melanosome transport in melanocytes by down-regulation of melanophilin expression
Antithrombotic effect of SP-8008, a benzoic acid derivative, through the selective inhibition of shear stress-induced platelet aggregation
Ccrn4l as a pre-dose marker for prediction of cisplatin-induced hepatotoxicity susceptibility
Marine natural products with monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitory activity
Me-too validation study for in vitro skin irritation test with a reconstructed human epidermis model, KeraSkin™ for OECD test guideline 439
Arsenic May Act as a Pro-Metastatic Carcinogen Through Promoting Tumor Cell-Induced Platelet Aggregation
Professor Nam Sang-jip / Ewha Womans Univ. College of Natural Sciences
February 1999, Bachelor of Science at Department of Global Environment, Seoul National University (major in Oceanography)
February 2001, Master of Oceanography at Seoul National University (Major in Ocean Natural Chemistry)
August 2006, Ph.D. in Oceanography at Seoul National University (Major in Ocean Natural Chemistry)
April 2007 ~ February 2012 : Post-doctoral researcher at UCSD Scripps Marine Research Institute
March 2012 ~ February 2013 : Professor of Pharmacy at Sunchon University
March 3013 ~ Present : associate professor at Ewha Womans University College of Natural Sciences
Main field of study
Research on the discovery of new natural substances and the development of cosmetics materials for the treatment of diseases
Finding new antibiotics to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria, tuberculosis bacteria/pathogenic bacteria infection
A Study on the discovery of cancer prevention effective substances from natural materials and the mechanism of action
Natural substances for treatment of central nervous system(CNS) disorders
Analysis of the components and structures of natural substances of various efficacy for the development of cosmetics materials
Thesis and Patents
Mar. Drugs, 2017, 15, 138, Anti-Pigmentary Effect of (-)-4-Hydroxysattabacin from the Marine-Derived Bacterium Bacillus sp.
Org. Lett., 2016, 9, 2256, Ansalactams B–D Illustrate Further Biosynthetic Plasticity within the Ansamycin Pathway
J. Nat Prod., 2015, 78, 368, Monanchosterols A and B, Bioactive Bicyclo[4.3.1]steroids from a Korean Sponge Monanchora sp.
Within the last 5 years, 30 papers on the structure and efficacy of natural substances have been kept (including co-authors)
Composition containing 4-hydroxysattabacin (patent registration, KR101704922B1- SK Bioland technology transfer)
Prevention, improvement or treatment and prevention of pigmentation containing acremondin E (patent registration - EIR technology transfer)
Compared to arbutin
E2BIO Co., Ltd. which has been certified as one of the few research institutes in Korea, aims to replace cosmetics with high side effects due to existing chemical ingredients by developing high-function, low-side effect natural material whitening functional cosmetics through affiliated research centers. In addition, a research team consisting of Professor Lim Kyoung-min of Ewha Womans University, Professor Nam Sang-jip, and Kwon Young-il, the Research Director, participates as a technical advisor in the development of cosmetics, and holds patented technology for natural substances derived from marine sediment.