Smart city service support organization

  • 'Smart City Service Supporting Institution' is a legal institution under Article 19-4 of the Smart City Act and plays a role in supporting smart city policy development and institutional improvement to activate smart city services.
  • In January 2019, the first 7 institutions were selected through a public offering and screening process for support institutions in accordance with the law, and in November of the same year, 3 additional institutions were selected to perform related tasks.

Related legal provisions

「19 (Designation of Smart City Service Supporting Institutions) of Article 4 Act on the Creation of Smart Cities and Industrial Promotion」

① The Minister of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport refers to research institutes, organizations, or corporations that meet the requirements prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as professional manpower and facilities, to activate smart city services (hereinafter referred to as “supporting organizations”). Can be specified as <Revised 2013. 3. 23., 2017. 3. 21.>

② The supporting organization shall perform the following tasks. <Amended on March 2017, 3>

  1. Survey and analysis of distribution and distribution status of smart city service related information
  2. Quality certification of smart city-related products and services
  3. Research and development of smart city technology
  4. Standardization of Smart Cities
  5. Training and Support of Smart City Professionals
  6. Overseas export support of smart cities and smart city technologies
  7. Smart city certification support
  8. Survey and analysis on the use of smart city services
  9. In addition, it promotes the promotion of smart cities, discovery of policies, and support for system improvement.

Smart city service support institution selection process

Support agency main tasks

  • Policy discovery and institutional improvement, technology development, professional manpower development, overseas export support for smart city spread
  • Reorganization and operation of related systems to link data-driven urban operation with various functions of cities
  • Each institution plays a role in driving communication and technology development with industry, academia, research, and the private sector based on its expertise.
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Smart city service main tasksMajor achievements related to smart cities 담당자
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Architecture
Space Research Institute
(AURI)
Government appearance
연구 기관
  • Smart building system improvement support
  • Smart urban design policy support
  • Smart city awareness survey and local government consulting support
  • Research on countermeasures against architecture and urban spaces according to traffic technology development
Land Transport Science
Technology Promotion Agency
(KAIA)
공공 기관
  • Smart city technology research and development
  • Fostering Smart City Professionals
  • Smart city policy discovery and system improvement support
  • Overall management of smart city innovation growth engine project group
  • Smart City Manpower Training Project
Homeland Research Institute
(KHRIS)
Government appearance
연구 기관
  • Support for improvement of laws and regulations in telecommunications
  • Smart city policy support for each stage of urban growth
  • Development and operation of smart city certification system
  • Smart city R&D technical service demonstration support
  • Formation of smart city networks at home and abroad
  • Happy City Smart City Specialized Plan and Strategy
  • A Study on the Improvement of Intelligent City
Communication
Industry Promotion Agency
(NIPA)
공공 기관
  • Creation of start-up ecosystem by opening data and providing test bed
  • Attracting global innovative companies and entering overseas
  • Introduction of educational innovation technology
    • VR, AR-based experience-based content activation
  • Open smart city platform construction, international exchange cooperation, etc.
South Korea
Information construction
(LX)
공공 기관
  • Support smart city specializing in spatial information data
  • Digital twin and service model building
  • Development of smart city data analysis model and training of expert city data analysis
  • Spatial information open platform infrastructure advancement technology development
  • Establishment of open standard DB for supporting intelligent vehicle recognition technology development
Korea Information Technology
Promotion Agency
(NIA)
공공 기관
  • Smart city policy direction, center construction and operation system establishment through informatization strategic plan
  • Application of integrated platform linkage method and operation policy of AI data center
  • A Study on Development of Performance System for u-city Service Support Project
  • Proposed Big Data Analysis Framework of Deep Learning Smart City
Korea Land
Housing construction
(LH)
공공 기관
  • Perform tasks to discover and support smart city policies
  • Promotion of external promotion and overseas export
  • National pilot smart city smart mobility construction and commercialization
  • Korean smart city model construction and R&D
  • National pilot smart city development, etc.
  • World Smart City Week event, etc.
Korea Trade
Investment Promotion Corporation
(KOTRA)
공공 기관
  • Establishment of order support strategy by identifying projects by major countries and sectors and forming consortium
  • Establish infrastructure for overseas expansion to support domestic companies' smart city orders
  • Operation of overseas expansion platform (Team Korea) in which companies, institutions and KOTRA roles are combined
  • Global Smart City Market Trend and Entry Strategies
  • Navigator to enter the Japanese market for IT companies
  • Promising IT Industry Status and Global Value Chain Entry Strategy
South Korea
Water Resources Corporation
(K-water)
공공 기관
  • Pilot projects such as basic planning, master plan establishment and feasibility study for overseas expansion of smart city nation pilot cities
  • Basic planning of overseas smart city and establishment of master plan
  • Creating an eco-friendly waterfront city and conducting about 13 R&D related to smart water technology
  • Established and operated Asia Water Council (AWC)
  • Master Plan and Master Plan for Busan Eco Delta Smart City
South Korea
Construction technology
researcher
(KICT)
공공 기관
  • Support for improvement of laws and systems related to smart cities
  • Discover smart city policy
  • Development and operation of smart city service certification system
  • Smart city research and development support and systematization
  • Promote and promote overseas expansion for smart city at home and abroad
  • Conducted about 62 related studies including the development of citizen-type smart city service living lab