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According to Yonhap News,
Daejeon City, Sejong City, and North and South Chungcheong Provinces announced that they would join forces to build the Chungcheong region into a megacity of artificial intelligence and metaverse.
The heads of four city and provincial organizations, National Assembly members, and representatives of KAIST, ETRI, and KISTI made such a declaration online on October 29.
The Chungcheong region is planning to build a single economic zone by discovering a common growth engine, focused on AI and metaverse.
They are preparing a preliminary feasibility study on a project that studies and applies key technologies of AI and metaverse to major regional industries.
An official from Daejeon-si said, "Daejeon is a center of Korea's research capabilities," adding "we will support to enable key technologies AI and metarverse, developed by Daejeon, to become first available for Chungcheong region."
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Source: Yonhap News (October 29, 2021)
** This article was translated from Korean.