- Funded UCL Eastman-Korea Dental Medicine Innovation Centre Program from government.
- International conference “Lightening Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine”.
- Promoted to a priority institute.
- Funded Global Research Laboratory (GRL) program from government.
- Outstanding research award in medical sciences among key research institutes in Korea.
- Relocation of ITREN to School of Pharmacy. IBEC-ITREN-WCU joint internatonal symposium.
- Designated as one of the key research institutes in Korea.
- Journal of Tissue Engineering 1st issue.
- ITREN, promoted to university-supporting research institute. 1st conference celebrating the establishment.
- ITREN, established as one of the research centers at Dankook University.