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Photonics Convergence Industry

Establishment of an infrastructure to commercialize the MEMS (Microelectromechanical systems)-based high value-added optical semiconductor
  • Project duration: 2020-2022
  • Total project budget: 10 billion won
  • Project implementation: Southwestern headquarters of the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology
  • Project details
    • Establishment of MEMS process equipment necessary to develop micro CWDM/sensors
    • Development of the MEMS-based sensor/CWDM/optical switching device platform technologies
    • Development of high value-added devices using the MEMS process, providing support for trial production and nurturing labor force
Support for the commercialization of the joint use of the platform for the photonics convergence industry
  • Project duration: 2019-2021
  • Total project budget: 16 billion won
  • Project implementation: Korea Photonics Technology Institute, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology
  • Project details
    • Support for prototypes to realize the product functions and performance required to respond to the photonics convergence industry
    • Internationally approved certification test, measurement, and analysis of photonics convergence products

Smart Root Industry

Aerial view of the Mold Manufacturers Value Chain Innovative Support Center
Aerial view of the Mold Manufacturers Value Chain Innovative Support Center
Support for the innovation in the IoT big data-based, mold manufacturing value chain
  • Location: Within the Special Mold Complex in the Pyeong-dong Industrial Complex, Gwangsan-gu
  • Project scale: Site area of 3,302 ㎡
  • Project duration: 2018-2020
  • Total project budget: 20.4 billion
  • Project details
    • IoT, big data, and ICT are applied to all processes from designing and manufacturing to testing
    • Establishment of a demonstration center consisting of one block (2 floors above ground) and 3 types of equipment, including 2,500-ton press
    • Operation and testing of mold-manufacturing innovative equipment and the development of performance evaluation system

Medical Industry

Creation of a medical material and component industry cluster
Please refer to the information below
Dental Materials and Parts Technology Support Center (since 2018) - Gwangju Techno Park (Wolchul-dong, Buk-gu) Micro Medical Robot Center (since 2019) - High-Tech Industry-Academia Campus, Cheonnam National University (Wolchul-dong, Buk-gu) Bio Medical Device Test Center (since 2019) - Dental Hospital, Cheonnam National University (Yongbong-dong, Buk-gu) Bio Absorbable Materials Small- and Medium-Sized Partner Support (2018–2022, KRW 14.1 billion) - Cheonnam National University (Yongbong-dong, Buk-gu) Ophthalmological Engineering Medical Device Globalization Support Center (to open in 2025) - Chosun University (Seoseok-dong, Dong-gu, Gwangju Techno Park (Wolchul-dong, Buk-gu) Orthopedics Convergence Medical Device Industry Support Center (to open in 2021) - Cheonnam National University Bitgoeul Hospital (Nodae-dong, Nam-gu)
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Establishment of a health tourism cluster in Gwangju and Jeonnam
  • Promotion of cooperation between 「Gwangju City (medical) + Jeonnam (tourism)」
  • Operation of the Medi-Well Gwangju (2F, Kimdaejung Convention Center)
  • Medical institutions available for foreign patients within the jurisdiction: 40 institutions
  • Leading medical institutions selected by Gwangju: Chosun University Hospital, Chonnam National University Hospital, Chosun University Dental Hospital, CL Hospital, Cheongnyeon Korean Medicine Hospital
  • Chinese, English, Mongolian, Russian, Japanese, Vietnamese, Cambodian language support