Innovate UK Internet of Things Tech Visit to South Korea

GLOBAL BUSINESS ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME

Internet of Things (IoT) Technology Visit to South Korea - 9th - 15th September 2018

Innovate UK’s Global Business Accelerator Programme, delivered by the Enterprise Europe Network, is organising a technology visit to South Korea for businesses focused on developing IOT technologies.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to attend the IOT Korea Exhibition and International Conference 2018, visit centres of excellence, key innovation hubs and meet South Korean companies with the aim of developing strong international partnerships for future collaboration.

WHY SOUTH KOREA?

Named by Bloomberg in 2018 as the World’s Most Innovative Economy, South Korea is one of the most high tech and connected countries in the world.  South Korea’s 4th Industrial Revolution policy is fostering state-private collaboration. It is driving investment in R & D to lead the development of key technologies to develop smart cities, self-driving cars and smart factories built on intelligent infrastructure and clean, green energy.

With a dynamic, highly educated and skilled workforce built around major industries, South Korea offers exceptional opportunities for companies to share and transfer knowledge and expertise and build relationships for cross border collaboration.

KEY IOT TECHNOLOGY AREAS:

·        Smart Cities (to include healthcare, energy, environment, transport)

·        Autonomous Vehicles

·        Industry 4.0

·        Smart Farming

·        Artificial Intelligence

·        5G

·        Blockchain

KEY DATES:

Sunday 9th September - Saturday 15th September 2018

Closing date for full application: Thursday 26th July 2018

Briefing event: Monday 13th August 2018

FUNDING

For eligible companies: Flights, five night’s accommodation (one representative per company) will be funded through the Global Business Accelerator Programme.

HOW TO APPLY

To express your interest in participating please visit: Register My Interest

On completing the form you will receive a confirmation email with details of how to make a full application.