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Monday, February 26, 2018


Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) President Ha Sung-yong (right) delivers a commemorative picture for the T-X release to Lockheed Martin vice president George Standridge (far left) and president Orlando Carvalho (second from left).
Defense Project
19 February 2016 - 1:00pm
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) President Ha Sung-yong has strengthened the partnership with Lockheed Martin Corp. in order to win new aircraft export orders. KAI, South Korea's sole aircraft...
Hanwha Q CELLS recorded cumulative sales of 2 GW in the Japanese market as of the end of last year.
Solar Power Sales in Japan
18 February 2016 - 11:00am
Hanwha Q CELLS signed a photovoltaic module supply contract with Saga-Ouchi Mega Solar, which is a joint venture of Itochu Corporation and Kyudenko. The amount of supply is about 21 MW. The...
A Korean start-up will unveil the world’s first braille smartwatch at the MWC 2016.
Braille Smartwatch
17 February 2016 - 11:30am
The world’s first braille smartwatch, developed by a Korean start-up, will make its debut at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, the telecom industry’s largest gathering in Barcelona,...
LG Innotek's super-slim heartbeat sensor modules are much smaller and thinner than a 10 won coin.
Leading Wearable IoT Market
17 February 2016 - 11:15am
LG Innotek, a mobile device component affiliate of LG Group, said on Feb. 16 that it has successfully developed the world’s best super-slim heartbeat sensor module. Heartbeat sensors in wearable...
Google’s AI program AlphaGo will have showdowns over five rounds with Lee Se-dol, the world’s best professional Go player from March 9.
Human Vs. Artificial Intelligence
11 February 2016 - 12:45pm
Google’s AlphaGo is to have showdowns with Lee Se-dol, the world’s best professional Go player, from March 9. Many people across the world are paying keen attention to whether artificial intelligence...
Researchers at KIST developed and transferred the technology utilizing a blood test for early dementia diagnosis for commercialization.
Blood Testing for Dementia
2 February 2016 - 3:45pm
The Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning and the Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST) announced on February 1 that a research team led by Dr. Kim Young-soo and Dr. Hwang Kyo-...
The Think Tank and Civil Society Program (TTCSP announces general rankings of global think tanks every year.
Global Think Tank
2 February 2016 - 2:30pm
The Korea Development Institute (KDI) made it to the Global Top Ten (eighth) for except for those in the U.S. and the Global Top 50 (48th) including those in the U.S. two years running according to...
Entering Norway's Biosimilars Market
1 February 2016 - 5:15pm
Samsung Bioepis has won its first overseas contract to supply Benepali, the biosimilar of Enbrel, the world top-selling arthritis treatment, in Norway, Samsung Bioepis confirmed on Feb. 1....
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...


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