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KIER opened the Gwangju Bio/Energy R&D Center 2018-03-14 18:02:59.0 445

- Hub for Bio/Energy and Energy storage technology demonstration, distribution and commercialization



■ On March 12th, 2pm, Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER, president Dr. Gwak Byong-sung) held an opening ceremony of the Gwangju Bio/Energy R&D Center at High Tech Science Industrial Complex in Gwangju.


□ The Gwangju Bio/Energy R&D Center was built in cooperation with the Ministry of Science and ICT, Gwangju Metropolitan City and KIER. The total budget of 26.9 billion won was spent on demonstration and distribution of Bio/Energy and energy storage technology and development of commercializing technology of it.


○ The Gwangju Bio/Energy R&D Center of 23,140 square meter (7,000 pyeong) will not only support scientists in studying Bio/Energy and original technology for eco-friendly energy storage system but also provide certification and demonstration program for commercialization of the technology and run a support program that can help SMEs at the fields.


○ The center also will encourage local universities to foster related experts in operating special training program. Also the center will contribute itself by sharing its high-end R&D facilities with local universities, industries and institutes and operate training program for students and insiders.


□ At the opening ceremony, more than 200 opinion leaders and stakeholders including Dr. Gwak Byong-sung, president of KIER, Choi Gyung-hwan, the member of the national assembly of the Party for Democracy and Peace, Yoon Jang-hyun, the Mayor of Gwangju were attended.


■ Dr. Gwak Byong-sung, president of KIER, said that the Gwangju Bio/Energy R&D Center will make its utmost effort to conduct challenging and innovative research and do its part as a R&D hub institute in response to climate change along with KIER located in Daeduck Research Complex.


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