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Government to Introduce Investment Platform for Scientific R&D

Government to Introduce Investment Platform for Scientific R&D

SEOUL, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government will introduce a new investment platform for scientific R&D from next year, in which technological, training, and policy support will be provided in the form of a comprehensive package. The new measure, which was deliberated and voted on by the Ministry of Science and ICT during [...]

Cube Satellites Built by University Students Launched into Outer Space

Cube Satellites Built by University Students Launched into Outer Space

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — With a little help from India’s space program, five South Korean satellites developed by university students have departed for the final frontier. The Ministry of Science and ICT announced that five “cube” satellites were loaded onto the Indian Space Research Organization’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and launched at 9:29 [...]

5G Infrastructure at the Forefront of Technology Investment in South Korea

5G Infrastructure at the Forefront of Technology Investment in South Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Infrastructure investment in 5G networks is expected to intensify in South Korea this year, with major telecom providers expected to commercialize the advanced networks in 2019. According to the Ministry of Science and ICT and sources close to the mobile industry, the government and the three major South Korean mobile [...]

Ministry of Science to Develop Digital Chatbots for Seniors by 2020

Ministry of Science to Develop Digital Chatbots for Seniors by 2020

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Science and ICT has announced plans to develop digital chat bots for lonely seniors as well as a platform providing information related to chemical products by 2020. The plans for the science ministry’s new technology development project were revealed on Wednesday, the continuation of an initiative that [...]

Major Heavy Ion Accelerator Project to Go Forward in Daejeon

Major Heavy Ion Accelerator Project to Go Forward in Daejeon

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – A major heavy ion accelerator project has been given the green light, with a budget of 1.4 trillion won and an expected completion date in 2021, according to the science ministry. The Ministry of Science and ICT’s business monitoring task force announced plans on Wednesday for the construction of a [...]

Government to Ramp Up Support for University Lab Projects

Government to Ramp Up Support for University Lab Projects

SEJONG, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government has announced it will increase support for university laboratories that show potential, helping to create job opportunities. The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and ICT announced plans to choose five universities to support next year as part of their job creation initiative, during [...]

Science Ministry to Hold Innovation Parade at Gwanghwamun Square

Science Ministry to Hold Innovation Parade at Gwanghwamun Square

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Science and ICT will hold this year’s annual innovation challenge parade at Gwanghwamun Square later this month. From underwater exploration robots to unmanned autonomous vehicles, a variety of the latest technologies will be on display at science ministry’s annual event. First held in 2015 with the goal [...]

Government to Use IoT Technology to Curb Smell and Noise Problems in Busan

Government to Use IoT Technology to Curb Smell and Noise Problems in Busan

SEOUL, Jul. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIP) and the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MOLIT) will adopt IoT-based environment sensors in Busan’s Gangseo District as part of a collective smart environment monitoring initiative, the two government branches revealed on Thursday. Gangseo District was chosen as the location [...]