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The center of research and development and knowledge industries

Daejeon is the largest R & D cluster, and it has 30 government-funded research institutes, 19 universities, and 400 corporate affiliated research institutes. There are major policy institutions, such as Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea Aerospace Research Institute, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, etc.


The costs of nearly 15% of the total annual R & D investment costs of Korea have been invested in Daejeon, and various projects, such as technical commercialization, promotion of research institute business, total design support, support for the provision of technological information and business exchange among companies, industry-academic joint technology development project, etc., are also under way.


Daejeon has been highly evaluated as a hub city for the 2011 International Science Business Belt, and it is located with the Institute for Basic Science as the center. The city builds the heavy iron accelerator and the global business environment, and it creates the global research foundation (25 research groups).


Daejeon is the cradle of global industrial-educational research and development where 19 universities, including KAIST, UST, Korea Polytechnics, Chungnam National University, Hannam University, etc., are located. Daejeon produces about 35,000 outstanding individuals annually. Also, about 10,244 people, 12% of researchers have doctorates in natural sciences and engineering in South Korea, work in the city.

Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science

Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science

Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science

International Science Business Belt

International Science Business Belt

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