YU Gyeongbuk Big Data Center Leads ‘Data-based Local Pending Issues’
Signed work MOUs with four big data centers designated by the Ministry of Science and ICT
[December 21, 2018]
<Four big data centers in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region such as the YU Gyeongbuk Big Data Center teamed up to solve pending local issues based on data>
The YU Industry-Academic Cooperation Team Gyeongbuk Big Data Center (Center Director Park Chang-hyeon) signed an MOU with the big data center located in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk regions at the head office of the Gimcheon Korea Transportation Safety Authority on the 20th.
This MOU was joined by four institutes in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region designated as big data centers by the MInistry of Science and ICT in May ((1) YU Gyeongbuk Big Data Center (Gyeongsangbuk-do Big Data Center), (2) Daegu Digital Industry Promotion Center Big Data Center (Daegu Metropolitan Big Data Center), (3) Korea Transportation Safety Authority Traffic Big Data Center, (4) Daegu Gyeongbuk Research Institute Spatial Big Data Center).
The main contents of this MOU are the ▲ joint excavation of national policy projects for big data in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk regions ▲ information exchange, education and technical support for big data ▲ providing support systems for fostering big data personnel, ▲ sharing data possessed by institutes and joint research, etc..
The four institutes that signed this MOU agreed to utilize the infrastructure, data, and professionals possessed by each institute to solve local pending issues based on data. Furthermore, they will also jointly participate in big data projects being pursued by the government or local authorities to create a leading model for the development of big data in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region.
Gyeongsangbuk-do and the Gyeongbuk Big Data Center were designated as big data centers by the Ministry of Science and ICT and it is engaged in various policy projects for promoting regional big data by analyzing regional big data status analysis, establishing mid- to long-term development strategies, and also establishing incubating plans for big data companies and human resources.
The Gyeongbuk Big Data Center is carrying out the ‘Small and Medium Business Big Data Utilization Support Project’ supported by the Ministry of Science and ICT and the National Information Agency (NIA) for improving the competence of local big data solution companies and companies that use big data as the supervising institute of the Gyeongbuk IT Convergence Industry Technology Institute and the Gyeongbuk Technopark consortium. It supported the use of big data by selecting 20 small and medium-sized company possessing proprietary data such as big data solution companies and for process, CRM and marketing for companies that use big data, while selecting five outstanding cases.
Meanwhile, the Gyeongbuk Big Data Center is planning to spend 200 million won in provincial funding by Gyeongbuk to select 10-20 local small and medium businesses in 2019 to provide support so that they may use big data. It is also planning to put aside 100 million won to support big data education for relevant employees in Gyeongbuk, college students and graduates, and students at specialized high schools.