Jiangsu-South Korea ICT Technical Exchange Conference

On March 27, Nanjing Science & Technology Commission, JITTC and KOTRA (South Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency) co-hosted the Jiangsu-South Korea ICT Technical Exchange Conference to explore more cooperative projects on the basis of the exiting partnerships between the companies and research institutes of the two sides. This is the second industry-focused event jointly organized by Jiangsu and KOTRA after the 2013 conference on industrial automation technology.

The South Korean delegation consists of 19 people from 8 renowned ICT companies specialized in cloud contact center, intelligent wearable device, RTLS, LED dimming control system, educational software, etc. With strong research capability and rich industrial experience, they have established close partnerships with LG Electronics, Samsung, Huawei and other well-known corporations. Mr. Hong Chang Pyo, Director of KOTRA, presented the policies, status quo and development trend of South Korean ICT industry and proposed his suggestions on the ICT industrial collaboration between the two sides. The 8 companies introduced their technologies, products and R&D activities to over 130 participants from 74 Jiangsu companies.    

Based on the interactions in preparation for the conference, Jiangsu and South Korean companies had 80 one-to-one meetings, among which 25 have reached cooperative intent.

Mr. Hyunsung Kim, President of FUNFLE, said: “We made appointments with 8 Jiangsu companies and have reached cooperative intent with over half of them. We will keep in touch by phone and email and re-visit Jiangsu within two months. We would also like to invite our Jiangsu partners to visit FUNFLE, for which we hope to get further assistance from JITTC.”

Mr. Chen Lei, Research Institute Dean of Nanjing Ruichenxinchuang Network Technology Co., Ltd., said: “We learned about the information of the South Korean companies and made four appointments before the conference. In particular, we had detailed discussions with IDOLINK and reached a primary agreement on project cooperation.”