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YU started “RIS - Future Car Conversion Component Project” N

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  • Date : 2022.11.10 14:42
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Advertisement of main activities of the project team such as participation in 2022 Daegu International Future Mobility Expo 

Introduction of specialized education and industry-university cooperation program, etc. for cultivation of tailored talents for future car conversion

[November 01, 2022]


<2022 Daegu International Future Mobility Expo (An electric car manufactured by YU students)>

YU (President CHOI Oe-chool) starts regular implementation of Local Government & University Cooperation Based Regional Innovation Project  (Regional Innovation System, hereinafter referred to as RIS).

YU is the central university of RIS Project being implemented by Daegu-Gyeongbuk Regional Innovation Platform and leads Future Car Conversion Component Project.YU’s  Future Car Conversion Component Project Team participated in 2022 Daegu International Future Mobility Expo held in Daegu Exco from October 27th to 29th.It intended to lead participation of car component companies through introduction of Future Car Conversion Component Project and to notify a plan to cultivate professional talents of core areas of regional future industries including Daegu-Gyeongbuk Multiversity and major of future car integration.


<Metacampus Experience>

At the Expo,  YU participated in installation of a booth to introduce ▲Future Car Conversion Component Project Team, ▲Meta Campus, and ▲Construction of future car ecosystem and company support, etc.Future Car Conversion Component Project Team’s booth introduced special education such as majoring in future car integration, field campus, and shared campus including Daegu-Gyeongbuk Multiversity (DGM) and advertised regional talent cultivation plan through RIS with introduction of future car departments of universities that participated in Future Car Conversion Component Project Team.Metacampus booth introduced a meta lecture room to use technologies in virtual reality, digital twin, and metaverse.Also, industry-academy cooperation programs to construct regional future car ecosystem such as Gyeongbuk Techno Park Company Support Project and employment-linkage programs were introduced and Formula Car (electric car) manufactured by YU was exhibited.


<A YU student introduces self-manufactured electric car to a foreign company’s person in 2022 Daegu International Future Mobility Expo>

Director SA Jong-yeop of YU’s Future Car Conversion Component Project Team (Professor of Department of Future Car Engineering) said, “YU opened car engineering area as a specialization department in 2016 and has been cultivating professional talents to lead future car industry. The performances industry-academy cooperation and the educational and research know-how accumulated by YU are expected to generate synergy effects.  As conferences have been holding with universities, research institutions, and companies since first year of RIS Project and rapid actions are made to put the project at regular level through participation in Expo, etc., I believe that RIS Project led by YU will become of success model of regional innovation project.


 RIS Project is implemented to establish a mid-to-long-term development plan to meet industrial demand with construction of a regional innovation platform by local governments, universities, and regional innovation agencies and to innovate university education and regional industries linked with core areas selected to meet development plans.
 Daegu-si, Gyeongbuk-do, 23 universities including Kyungpook National University and YU, 14 regional innovation agencies and research institutions, and more than regional companies participate in the project. Reorganization of education system and cooperation with regional innovation agencies will be done focused in core areas with investment of KRW 331.2 billion for five years in maximum.

 YU will manage Future Car Conversion Component Project Team and will implement the project by ▲ Cultivating tailored talents to meet future car conversion and supporting regional settlement of the youth with opening of major of future car integration, ▲Operating shared campus of Daegu-Gyeongbuk innovation universities for future car conversion, and ▲ Constructing a company-collaboration hub to make future car ecosystem. Gyeongsangbuk-do, regional universities, regional innovation agencies, research institutions, and mid-sized regional car component companies will implement the project with formation of a government-industry-research cluster.