Innovate UK Internet of Things tech visit to South Korea

Innovate UK’s Global Business Accelerator Programme, delivered by the Enterprise Europe Network, is organising a technology visit to South Korea for businesses focused on developing IOT technologies.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to attend the IOT Korea Exhibition and International Conference 2018, visit centres of excellence, key innovation hubs and meet South Korean companies with the aim of developing strong international partnerships for future collaboration.

WHY SOUTH KOREA?

Named by Bloomberg in 2018 as the World’s Most Innovative Economy South Korea is one of the most high tech and connected countries in the world. Host to the PyeongChang “5G” Olympic Games, conglomerates such as Samsung, Hyundai and KT Corporation showcased leading-edge technologies on a global stage.

South Korea’s 4th Industrial Revolution policy is fostering state-private collaboration. It is driving investment in R & D to lead the development of key technologies to develop smart cities, self-driving cars and smart factories built on intelligent infrastructure and clean, green energy.

With a dynamic, highly educated and skilled workforce built around major industries, South Korea offers exceptional opportunities for companies to share and transfer knowledge and expertise and build relationships for cross border collaboration.

KEY IOT TECHNOLOGY AREAS

  • Smart Cities (to include healthcare, energy, environment, transport)
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Industry 4.0
  • Smart Farming
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • 5G
  • Blockchain

FUNDING

For eligible companies: Flights, five night’s accommodation (one representative per company) will be funded through the Global Business Accelerator Programme.

For more details, and to apply click here.

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