Daegu, Korea's third largest city with 2.5 million citizens, has established its reputation as
Korea's leading medical city with five medical schools and over 3,500 clinics. The government-created Daegu Medical Cluster, which includes the New Drug Development Center, Medical Device Development Center, High-tech Clinical Trial Center, and many government-sponsored research facilities, is providing R&D support for cutting-edge drugs and medical devices.
Furthermore, Daegu is full of cultural assets represented by nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites boasting the traditional beauty of Korea. Daegu is thriving today in its role as the national leader built upon a rich cultural heritage and a long history of leading medical industries.