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DGIST to become the vanguard of creative economy with joint ventures based on DGIST"s technology

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DGIST to become the vanguard of creative economy with joint ventures based on DGIST"s technology
- Expectation on technology enhancement of regional companies and creation of new growth engine - 

 

DGIST announced on January 13 the establishment of three new joint ventures based on DGIST"s technology. For the establishment this time, DGIST has actively  reorganized related investment rules and held briefing session for companies and researchers.

 

Three new joint ventures which received approval of establishment this time is CAREROBO SYSTEMS, DGM-Tech, and Vine IT. With this, DGIST has total six joint ventures based on DGIST"s technology as affiliated companies.

 

Joint venture based on DGIST"s technology is established based on DGIST"s technology investment and other company"s capital investment, and it is expected to increase the success rate of R&D commercialization compared to the existing technology transfer.

 

CAREROBO SYSTEMS develops rehabilitation devices based on DGIST"s   "Upper-limb rehabilitation robot technology" and capital investment of Daehwa Metal Co., Ltd., which has 40 years of history as an electronic component manufacturer.

 

DGM-Tech develops components for fitness equipments, rehabilitation devices, and logistic equipments based on DGIST"s "Variable elastomer technology using permanent magnet" and capital investment of Donga Metal, the automobile component manufacturer.

 

Vine IT is established based on DGIST"s software and IT technology investment and Bong-Hun Yun(CEO, Sekorea)"s capital investment. Vine IT will develop educational smart device solutions under integration of DGIST"s technology and Mr. Yun"s know-how in integration and development of computer system.

 

These three ventures are scheduled to be registered as an "Innopolis company", a company that received authorization of Innopolis, the special district in Daegu organized for promotion of commercialization of R&D achievements. Also these companies will move into DGIST Office of University-Industry Cooperation, and conduct joint research with DGIST Research Institute.

 

President Sung-Chul Shin said, "Improvement of regional companies and creation of new growth engine is essential to reach the era of 40,000USD per capita income earlier. With our joint ventures established based on integration of DGIST"s technology and external company"s capital, we can foster hidden champions for regional economic innovation and predate the realization of creative economy."  

       
Meanwhile, three other joint ventures established last year, Green Mobility, JEONGKWAN MATERIAL, In Nature CnH, were registered as Innopolis company, and its products developed jointly with researchers of DGIST are ready for release.