Seoul Digital Foundation, data-based urban problem solving knowledge sharing... International forum held


Seoul Digital Foundation, sharing knowledge to solve data-based urban problems... Hosted an international forum - Held 「28 Seoul Big Data Forum」 jointly with the Seoul Metropolitan Government and 29 affiliated organizations on the 4th and 2022th - Seeking solutions to urban problems under the theme of 'Companion and charm of Seoul drawn with big data and artificial intelligence (AI)' - Citizens of Seoul Discussion on data-based urban policies to enhance people’s life satisfaction Signing of business agreements between the Seoul Metropolitan Government and 4 organizations to realize big data-based smart cities At the multipurpose hall on the 28th floor of Seoul City Hall [...]

Hongcheon-gun smart city capacity building training, private company invitation case study


On November 18, Hongcheon-gun invited 10 smart solution companies to conduct a smart city case study for the Hongcheon-gun smart city council. This case study was conducted as part of the 'Hongcheon-gun Smart City Council Competency Reinforcement Training' to create a Hongcheon-type smart city. The smart city council, composed of public and private sectors, listened to the presentations of actual construction cases of 10 smart solution companies and answered questions. Demand responsive mobility solution, ICT convergence pedestrian face recognition and smart crosswalk with missing person search function, livestock odor reduction solution, [...]

Korean smart city technology, into the world


The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (Minister Won Hee-ryong) created an integrated Korean pavilion at the Barcelona Smart City Expo for three days from the 15th to the 17th to effectively promote and raise global awareness of Korea's smart city, opening up overseas markets for small and medium-sized businesses. and achieved results in widely publicizing the Korean smart city. <'3 Barcelona Smart City EXPO World Congress Overview> ‣ (Time/所) '22 (Tue) - 22.11.15 (Thu) for 11.17 days, Fira Barcelona, ​​Spain ‣ (Subject) “CITIES INSPIRED BY PEOPLE” (Inspired by people [...]

Accompanying the digital underprivileged in Seoul, which drew attention from the world, won the Best City Award at the Barcelona Smart City Awards


Seoul’s Digital Accompanying with the Underprivileged, receiving the world’s attention, won the Best City Award at the Barcelona Smart City Awards - Seoul’s digital inclusion policy reflecting the value of ‘accompanying the underprivileged’ received worldwide attention - ‘City’, the top category of the world’s largest ‘Smart City Award’ Received the best city award in the sector - Introduces policies of Seoul and promotes excellent solutions for innovative companies through the operation of SCEWC 'Seoul Pavilion' - Open ceremony held as a society of digital humans at the opening ceremony of Seoul Pavilion [...]

Full-scale support for sprouting companies that will grow into smart city global companies


The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (Minister Hee-ryong Won, Minister) was awarded the 'Smart City Startup Idea Contest with Startup Investment Companies' to discover and support prospective startups and new startups with innovative technologies and services related to smart cities. It has finally selected the target of support for the 'Next Innovative Technology Demonstration Project' and announced that it plans to start full-scale start-up and demonstration support. <Smart City Startup Idea Contest with Vendors> In the ‘Startup Idea Contest’, five start-up investment companies* with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport discover entrepreneurial ideas with business potential and link the start-up support program to create a smart city It was promoted to strengthen the roots of the industry. [...]

Full-scale launch of 'tourism-linked' autonomous driving service in Jeju


From the 3rd, the “Tamna autonomous car” service that connects the airport, coastal road, and Jungmun Tourist Complex. You will be able to enjoy the beauty of (Iho Tewoo Beach, Yongduam Rock, etc.). After the tour, you can safely and comfortably arrive from the airport to the hotel in the Jungmun complex by autonomous car, and you can conveniently move to the desired place by using the autonomous car within the Jungmun complex, so you are looking forward to your Jeju trip. [...]

Daejeon City, selected as the winner of the 2022 Smart City Challenge Art Contest


□ Daejeon City announced on the 22th that it had selected the winners of the '2 Daejeon Smart City Challenge Art Contest' held on the 2022nd at the rooftop garden of the 25nd Daejeon Convention Center. ㅇ This art contest was held to raise citizens' interest in the smart city challenge project* promoted by Daejeon City and to discover various expressions of elementary school students. * A project to solve various urban problems with smart city technology (➀ parking sharing ➁ electric fire prevention ➂ unmanned drone safety net ➃ fine dust density measurement network ➄ cloud data hub) ㅇ Elementary school students in the district [...]

Hosted 'The 5th Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport × Startup × Youth Foundation Coffee Chat'


□ Smart city is a space platform where citizens' quality of life is improved and new industries grow - Realize a city that is competitive and sustainable despite environmental changes such as climate crisis and infectious diseases Comprehensive support for corporate activities and technology development such as pioneering, investment attraction, and regulatory deregulation - Promoting the nationwide spread of smart infrastructure and services with competitive companies New industry in land transportation [...]

Hongcheon-gun Smart City Council conducts field trips of best practices


<2022 Hongcheon-gun Smart City Council Capacity Building Training: Wonju City Tour> On October 20, Hongcheon-gun conducted a field trip to Wonju-si and Osan-si for smart city best practices for the Hongcheon-gun smart city council. This field trip was conducted as part of the 'Hongcheon-gun Smart City Consultative Body Competency Reinforcement Education' to create a Hongcheon-type smart city, and 11 smart city consultative bodies attended. The consultative body visited Wonju City and Osan City, and learned about the process and achievements of creating a smart city based on public-private collaboration from the person in charge of the project [...]

Suwon City Promotes 'Smart City International Certification'


Held 'Promotional Status Reporting for Acquisition of Smart City International Certification' Suwon City, which obtained domestic smart city certification from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport last September, is promoting 'smart city international certification'. Suwon City held a 'Promotion Status Report for Acquisition of Smart City International Certification' at the video conference room of City Hall on the 20th, presided over by the 2nd Deputy Mayor Hwang In-guk. Smart city international certification (ISO 37106) is a smart city certification standard established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 2018. BSI (British Standards Institute) is in charge of examination and certification. 6st review on the last 1 days (evidence [...]

Bucheon City Spreads 'Bucheon-type Smart City' to Hanoi, Vietnam


Bucheon City announced on the 18th that high-ranking officials from the Vietnamese Ministry of Construction had visited Bucheon City to benchmark the Korean-style smart city project. In accordance with the 'Korea-Vietnam Summit and related central government MOU' signed in March of 2018, the Korea Institute of Construction Technology (KRICT) is supervised by the Korea Institute of Construction Technology to establish a smart city cooperation hub between the two countries and a base for the domestic construction and IT industries to advance into Vietnam. [...]

Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, won the Presidential Award at the '2022 Republic of Korea Urban Grand Prize' – The Prime Minister's Award is Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do


Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, won the Presidential Award at the '2022 Republic of Korea Urban Grand Prize'. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport announced that 18 cities, including Jinju, received awards at the City Awards ceremony held at the Jongno-gu Community Center in Seoul on the 14th. Officials of local governments who received the award at the '18 Republic of Korea Urban Awards' ceremony held at the Jongno-gu Community Center in Seoul on the 2022th are taking a commemorative photo. (Photo=Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport) It was held in conjunction with the City Day commemorative event in Jongno-gu, Seoul. At the awards ceremony, 1st Vice Minister of MOLIT Lee Won-jae, Gyeongnam Jinju Mayor (Presidential Award), Gyeonggi Bucheon Mayor (Prime Minister's Award) [...]

We will find the demand for smart city innovative technology.


Start-up innovative technology matching event (10.18)… Business and local government briefing session (October 10.20) The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (Minister Hee-ryong Won) held an event on October 18, 20 to provide an opportunity to apply innovative technologies developed by sprout and start-up companies in the smart city field. The “Smart Next Innovative Technology Demanders Matching Event” will be held at B&D Partners near Seoul Station for two days. Although it is difficult to actively introduce “next innovative technology” because its performance or effectiveness has not yet been sufficiently verified, it has the potential to lead the future smart city market due to its high innovativeness and competitiveness [...]

Solving global city problems with K-smart city technology – Thailand and Turkiye Smart City Road Show successfully held


The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (Minister Hee-ryong Won Won), together with the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and the Smart City Association, supported the overseas export of domestic promising small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the field of smart cities and discovered the demand for international cooperation in Bangkok, Thailand (10.6). ~10.7) and Turkiye Istanbul (10.10 ~ 10.11) announced that they held a smart city roadshow. Thailand and Turkiye are countries with high interest in responding to urban problems such as traffic jams, environment and energy, and disasters such as floods and earthquakes, and both countries are actively promoting the development of smart cities to solve these problems. Thailand is Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai, etc. [...]

The secret of Gimhae, the first smart city in Seoul


The secret to Gimhae, the first smart city in Seoul, is to create with citizens through private-public-industry-academic collaboration and living lab. From next year, the promise of 8 smart cities in the 5th public election will begin in earnest. Gimhae, the first smart city in Seoul, certified by the government. A smart city refers to a 'smart city' where citizens can enjoy a convenient and pleasant life by solving various urban problems by combining new technologies such as information and communication technology (ICT) and big data. What kind of efforts has Gimhae City, which has been recognized nationwide as a smart city, two years after the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport’s smart city certification system was introduced? Gimhae City established a smart city team in 2 to promote smart city projects in preparation for the 4th industrial revolution era. Then immediately [...]

Incheon City enters the last season of the Smart Mobility Living Lab


Operating a total of 2019 living labs since 6… The purpose of improving mobility and accessibility in traffic vulnerable areas Incheon Metropolitan City (Mayor Jeong-bok Yoo) started the last season of the 'Smart Mobility Living Lab', part of the Incheon Smart City Challenge project promoted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport from September 15th. said he did The 'Smart Mobility Living Lab', which has been in progress since 2019 after being selected for the MOLIT competition, is a project to demonstrate 'social participation type I-multimodal service' by Incheon City and Yonsei University (Hyundai Motor Consortium). [...]

9 smart cities, 4 smart services certified


The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (Minister Won Hee-ryong) announced that 2022 cities and 9 services were selected for certification as a result of the 4 smart city/service certification contest. Smart city certification is a project that started in '21 to diagnose the smart capabilities of local governments and discover best practices. As a result of examining 50 local governments that applied for certification, 24 large cities including Gimhae and Incheon were selected, and 4 small and medium-sized cities including Gangneung and Dalseo-gu (Daegu) were selected. * (Major cities) Gimhae, Suwon, Siheung, [...]

Creating a carbon space map for our local carbon neutrality level at a glance


The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (Minister Won Hee-ryong) decided to build a 'carbon spatial map' to realize comprehensive carbon neutrality at the spatial level of cities and regions. A policy meeting with urban and environmental experts will be held to discuss the establishment and utilization of carbon spatial maps. The carbon spatial map visualizes and maps carbon emission and absorption information on the basis of spatial units of cities and regions (lattice, administrative district units, etc.) this is [...]

Hongcheon-gun starts the 2nd smart city capacity building training program


<Picture 1. Smart City Capacity Building Education: Shin Young-jae, Hongcheon-gun Governor's Encouragement> The '2nd Smart City Consultative Body' was launched to create a Hongcheon-type smart city where the public and private sectors make use of regional characteristics. On September 15, Hongcheon-gun announced that it had launched the second smart city council consisting of 50 people, including public officials, residents, research institutes, and executives from private companies, in order to effectively promote the creation of a Hongcheon-type smart city. The smart city council directly sets the agenda necessary for solving urban problems in Hongcheon-gun [...]