South Korea to invest KRW 37.5 bln in 'convergence technology' in 2019

Monday 14 January 2019 | 08:39 CET | News
South Korea plans to invest KRW 37.5 billion (approximately USD 33.6 million) this year in the development of "convergence technology" in the fields of robotics, biology and AI, Yonhap news agency reports, citing a government statement. The Ministry of Science and ICT has announced it finalized the scale of various projects to secure core technologies that augment human strength and ability, such as artificial limbs and robotic arms.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: IT
Countries: Korea, Republic of
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Docomo, Tohoku Univ develop AI service for periodontal disease detection

Published 23 May 2019 11:13 CET | Japan
NTT Docomo and Tohoku University have started the development of an AI-based service that will be used in the detection of ...

South Korea to invest KRW 1.5 tln in semiconductor production industry

Published 31 Jul 2018 08:59 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korea plans to invest KRW 1.5 trillion (approximately USD 1.34 billion) over the next 10 years to maintain its global ...

South Korea to invest KRW 1.7 tln in public safety LTE network build

Published 01 Jun 2018 12:18 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korea plans to complete the construction of its national disaster safety communications network by 2020. The government ...

South Korea to invest KRW 2.2 trillion in AI sector by 2022

Published 28 May 2018 21:11 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korea plans to invest KRW 2.2 trillion (approximately USD 2 billion) in developing core artificial intelligence (AI) ...

South Korea to invest KRW 49 bln in emergency drone development

Published 29 Mar 2018 09:09 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korea will invest KRW 49 billion (approximately USD 45.9 million) to develop various types of drones that can be used in ...

South Korea to invest in memory chip research

Published 19 Apr 2013 00:33 CET | Korea, Republic of
The South Korean government as well as six private companies will jointly invest in independent memory chip research, Yonhap News ...