INDUSTRIESKorea (Seoul) is leading the world in various industries such as ICT, BIO, and R&D.
Invest Seoul Center would like to introduce highly competitive industriesthat have established as global leaders.
Major Industrial Clusters in Seoul
G-Valley, called Korea's Silicon Valley,is rapidly transforming into an urban high-tech industrial complex as venturecompanies, centered on high value-added high-tech industries, and informationknowledge-type industries have moved there.
- Location : Guro-dong,Guro-gu, Gasan-dong,Geumcheon-gu
- Size: 1,925,000 m2
‧ Complex 1 : Software (SW), IT Industry (Completely changed to an Information Industry Center)
‧ Complex 2 : Clothing Manufacturing
‧ Complex 3 : IT, manufacturing
Magok R&D District
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It is an eco-friendly high-tech (IT, BT,NT, GT) complex that combines high-tech industries with residential areas. Asan international business complex, the convention center and exhibition hallsare in the spotlight with foreign investors.
- Location : Magok-dong, Gayang-dong, Gangseo-gu
- Size : 3,665,756m2
‧ Requirement to move into Magok Industrial Complex: over 50% of space must be used for R & D
‧ Construction of Seoul's largest botanical garden, Central Park, MICE facility, and residential areas form an ideal R & D environment
‧ Used as a research complex for large companies such as LG and KOLON
DMC(Digital Media City)
DMC is an area with high-tech digitalmedia entertainment. By combining excellent IT technology, human resources, andcultural entertainment of the Korean Wave, it is producing new added value forthe future.
- Location : Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu
- Size : 569,925 m2
‧ Provides a cutting-edge environment including a high-speed communication network, VR / AR center, and 5G test bed
‧ Supports academic-industrial cooperation and networking
‧ Provides low-cost office space for foreign-invested companies
Hongneung Bio Hub
Hongneung Bio Hub, the center of thebio-startup network, is a bio-startup innovation platform created by the SeoulMetropolitan Government in the northeast area of Seoul (Hongneung) torevitalize the biomedical startup ecosystem and develop the healthcareindustry. Universities, research institutes, hospitals, etc. are the foundationfor bio-medical start-ups.
- Location : Hoegi-dong,Dongdaemun-gu(Former site of Korea Rural Economic Institute )
- Size : 21,937 m2
- Function :
‧ Providing office spaces, research facilities and equipment for bio startups
‧ Supporting R & D and foreign investment
‧ Supporting commercialization of technology through industry-university-institution cooperation
Yangjae R&D Campus
AI Yangjae Hub nurtures talents related toartificial intelligence (AI) and big data and support them to grow into unicorncompanies through collaboration with surrounding research institutes.Currently, about 80 startups are nurturing their dreams of becoming a unicorncompany.
- Location : Yangjae-dong,Seocho-gu(Former YanggokWholesale Market)
- Size : 32,095 m2
‧ Business facility :
① Office space for high tech companies and research institutes : Amenities, Business Services, Networking Events
② Startup Incubation Center : Business skill training Provides legal and economic support
‧ Company Support Facility :
① Exhibition and Convention Facilities : Offers opportunities to share citizen-subjected research results
② Education center : Master's and Doctoral Program in Hi-Tech Industry
③ Residential space for long stay : Accommodation for International Convention Participants
‧ Culture and leisure : Restaurants, shopping malls, theaters, etc.