A Study on Strategies to Galvanize the Anti-aging Industry

항노화산업 활성화 방안에 관한 연구

  • Jung, Tae-Young (BK21PLUS Program in 'Embodiment: Health-Society Interaction', Department of Public Health Sciences, Graduate School, Korea University) ;
  • Goh, Young-Gon (BK21PLUS Program in 'Embodiment: Health-Society Interaction', Department of Public Health Sciences, Graduate School, Korea University) ;
  • Chung, Hae-Joo (BK21PLUS Program in 'Embodiment: Health-Society Interaction', Department of Public Health Sciences, Graduate School, Korea University)
  • 정태영 (고려대학교 대학원 보건과학과 BK21PLUS 인간생명-사회환경 상호작용 융합사업단) ;
  • 고영곤 (고려대학교 대학원 보건과학과 BK21PLUS 인간생명-사회환경 상호작용 융합사업단) ;
  • 정혜주 (고려대학교 대학원 보건과학과 BK21PLUS 인간생명-사회환경 상호작용 융합사업단)
  • Received : 2016.01.21
  • Accepted : 2016.04.20
  • Published : 2016.06.30


Objectives : Because people have increasingly more interest in their quality of life, the anti-aging industry has grown worldwide. The purpose of this study is to suggest strategies for galvanizing the anti-aging industry in Korea. Methods : To accomplish this aim, we explored the definition, classification, problem and activating strategies of the anti-aging industry through a systematic review. Results : From the results, the following suggestions are given: planning a national strategy to galvanize the anti-aging industry, establishing an anti-aging research institute, developing a business model, developing an anti-aging cluster, statistics development and an information system related to anti-aging, training personnel, and legislation. Conclusions : The anti-aging industry has the potential to reduce health expenses through early intervention of diseases due to aging and through activation of the national economy by win-win growth of the industry related to aging. Therefore, understanding the anti-aging industry as well as political support is critical.


Supported by : 고려대학교


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