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Saturday, November 25, 2017


400 billion won will be input for the installation of solar power generation equipment on the rooftops of 1,000 schools
Renewable Energy Investment
28 January 2016 - 10:45am
The Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy announced on January 27 that Korean public corporations in the power generation sector invest 6.4 trillion won in the renewable energy industry this year...
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital announced on January 27 that it developed voice-recognition U-healthcare system.
Remote Diabetes Management
28 January 2016 - 10:30am
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital announced on January 27 that it kept track of 99 diabetes patients aged 60 or over for six months and found that the group managed with its voice-...
The Korea Space Launch Vehicle (KSLV-II).
Korea’s First Rocket Engine
26 January 2016 - 2:00pm
Hanwha Techwin Co. announced on January 25 that it has recently signed a 14.1 billion won (US$11.77 million) contract with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to produce a liquid propellant...
The global mobile biometrics market is expected to grow at an annual average of 66.6% between 2014 and 2020.
Biometric Verification
25 January 2016 - 1:30pm
According to the Korea Information Security Industry Association, the domestic biometrics market is estimated to have reached 186.7 billion won in size in 2014 and to reach 414.7 billion won in 2018...
Dr. Eom Tae-bong at the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science is testing a precision calibration system that can improve the accuracy of the measurement of laser interferometers.
Laser Precision Calibration System
22 January 2016 - 11:15am
The Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) announced on Jan. 21 that a research team led by Dr. Eom Tae-bong developed a precision calibration system capable of improving the...
The lobby and entrance to Yonsei University Medical Center, also known as Severence Hospital.
Stem Cells for Parkinson's
22 January 2016 - 10:45am
Severance Hospital of Yonsei University announced on Jan. 21 that its research team led by neurologist Lee Pil-hyu injected human mesenchymal stem cells into lab mice suffering from Parkinson’s...
Lee Seok-hong, director of the R&D center at Hyundai E&C (6th from left), NTU Deputy President and Provost Dr. Freddy Boey (4th from left), and others attend the opening ceremony of the Hyundai-NTU joint research center, held at NTU on Jan. 19.
R&D Partnerships
21 January 2016 - 11:30am
Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. has signed a joint research and development agreement with the world’s prestigious universities such as Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU)...
LG Life Sciences’ Zemiglo.
Korea’s First Diabetes Treatment
21 January 2016 - 11:15am
LG Life Sciences, the biopharmaceuticals unit of the LG Group, will start selling the nation’s first diabetes treatment Zemiglo in the global market in earnest.   In a bid to tap into the global...
A facility with a high-pressure dehydrator and paddle drier installed by Lotte Construction and Engineering at Reco Park, Gimpo.
Green Technology
21 January 2016 - 11:00am
Lotte Engineering and Construction (Lotte E&C) announced on Jan. 19 that the company patented a sludge treatment technology and received its green technology certificate from the Ministry of...
World’s Top Innovative Country
21 January 2016 - 10:15am
Bloomberg announced on Jan. 19 that Korea topped the Bloomberg Innovation Index for this year, scoring 91.31 points. It was followed by Germany (85.54), Sweden (85.21), Japan (85.07), Switzerland (84...
A SK Chemicals researcher checks the R&D process for highly functional secondary battery electrolyte additives
Electrolytes Additives
20 January 2016 - 11:00am
SK Chemicals has developed a secondary battery material, which delivers much higher performance than existing materials. The company announced on January 19 that it has succeeded in developing...
3D energy harvester device using water: This device generates electricity when water is shaken with the water contained in a PTFE cylinder whose top and bottom surfaces are blocked with aluminum plate electrodes.
3D Energy Harvester
19 January 2016 - 11:45am
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) announced on January 18 that its research team led by professor Choi Yang-kyu developed a triboelectric energy harvester which allows...


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