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Stanford University Investment Company Launching Enterprise Institute

Stanford University Investment Company Launching Enterprise Institute

DAEJEON, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — According to the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) on Monday, mProbe will be signing a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) for commercializing technologies at the KISTI headquarters in Daejeon on January 22. Stanford University Investment Company, also known as mProbe, was established in 2016 based [...]

S. Korea to Spend 37.5 bln Won on ‘Convergence Technology’ in 2019

S. Korea to Spend 37.5 bln Won on ‘Convergence Technology’ in 2019

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will invest 37.5 billion won (US$33.6 million) this year in developing converging technologies in the fields of robotics, biology and artificial intelligence (AI), the government said Sunday. The Ministry of Science and ICT said it has finalized the scale of various projects to secure core technologies that [...]

S. Korean Researchers Develop Sensor That Monitors Stress Levels in Real-time

S. Korean Researchers Develop Sensor That Monitors Stress Levels in Real-time

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A stress-measuring sensor that could be inserted into the human body to measure stress in real-time has been created by a South Korean research team. The Korea Research Foundation announced on Tuesday that a joint research team led by Prof. Kim Tae-il from Sungkyunkwan University and Prof. Choi Young-jin [...]

Samsung Opens Fine Dust Research Center

Samsung Opens Fine Dust Research Center

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it has opened a fine dust research center to find technological solutions to counter the environmental and health threats it poses. The company said the new center, operated by Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, will focus on carrying out research on fine dust particles. [...]

Study Shows a Monopolizing Few Can Control Collective Intelligence

Study Shows a Monopolizing Few Can Control Collective Intelligence

DAEJEON, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A big data analysis has showed that a select few can easily dominate public opinion. The Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) announced on Wednesday that it had verified the regularities surrounding the formation of collective intelligence by studying the development process of online encyclopedias, journals, and [...]

S. Korea Launches 5G Alliance for ‘Smart Factories’

S. Korea Launches 5G Alliance for ‘Smart Factories’

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government said Thursday it will work with information and communication technology companies to apply the 5G network in advanced production lines to create “smart factories.” A smart factory is a key concept in the fourth industrial revolution, and is based on an agile, automated manufacturing environment. [...]

S. Korea’s Indigenous Weather Satellite Successfully Launched

S. Korea’s Indigenous Weather Satellite Successfully Launched

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s first indigenous geostationary weather satellite, the Chollian-2A, intended to enhance the country’s weather monitoring system, successfully made initial contact with a ground station after blasting off from a space center in French Guiana, the government in Seoul said Wednesday. The multipurpose satellite, also known as GEO-KOMPSAT-2A, lifted [...]