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Laying the Foundation for the Intelligent Robot Industry
  • 【Establishment of the Robot Industrial Cluster】Establishing the foundation based on Daegu's growth potential in the robot industry and enhancing its competitiveness by accumulating relevant businesses (2012~2016, KRW 232.8 bn)
    • Purchasing industrial sites, designing centers (Robot Innovative Center, Robot Collaboration Factory), making technology commercially available
    ※ 2012: KRW 32.2 bn (15.6 bn by national budget, 13.5 bn by city budget, 3.1 bn by private investment)
  • 【Korea Institute for Robot Industry】Supporting the institute to operate properly in an early manner and establishing networks to nurture the robot industry
    • Providing subsidy for office rental and purchasing land where a government office building is to be built, searching for cooperation projects
    ※ 2012: KRW 4.577 bn (city budget)
  • 【Strategic Industry Promotion】Establishment of research centers and equipment to support the designing of the core components for safety and prevention robots, manufacturing trial products and conducting tests (2009 - 2012, KRW 7.1 bn)
    • Establishing equipment, supporting the manufacturing of trial products and the analysis of function, providing updated technological trends
    ※ 2012: KRW1.28 bn ( 500 m by national budget, 730 m by city budget, 50 m by private investment)
Development of Commercialized Technology for Applied Robots
  • Implementing the promising industrial project in the metropolitan area focusing on the development of robots in medical welfare, disaster prevention and specialized service. (2009?2012, KRW 43.9 bn)
    • Supporting 16 R&D projects and 3 corporate projects
    ※ Third stage (May 2011 - Apr. 2012): KRW 18 bn (13.2 bn by national budget, 4.8 bn by private investment
  • Conducting research on human augmentation robots to establish a research institute specializing in robotic technology (2010?2019, KRW 6.5 bn)
    • Applied research on robots and systems that increases human capability
    ※ 2012: KRW 710 m (590 m by national budget, 50 m by city budget, 70 m by private investment)