Opening of Chuncheon Regional Network Center of KREONET손영주 2019-10-08 View. 1,397
Opening of Chuncheon Regional Network Center of KREONET
- KISTI and Kangwon National University concluding MOU -
KISTI and Kangwon National University(KNU) has concluded MOU for establishing KREONET regional network center and opened the center on October 8th for activating the national science and technology R&D in Gangwon region.
KREONET(Korea Research Environment Open Network) is one of the five nationwide Internet services of Korea, as research Internet service in 1988. It has been providing research network services with high performance and quality for more than 200 organizations such as government-funded research institutes, governmental and public organizations, universities, and academic societies and associations, and users of KISTI's supercomputers. KISTI has been operating 17 regional network centers in Korea in order to provide innovative convergent cyber research environments of the national R&D through KREONET.
KNU will provide high-tech research infrastructure of KREONET in Chuncheon area as a key research organization in the area as a result of the MOU. Also, KNU is expected to play a key role in pushing ahead with being an important core base of the national life science industry through creating additional value resulting from building a science complex in Chuncheon area and applying new technologies.
In addition, KISTI expects KNU, as a regional head university, to contribute to interacting actively with the local society and industry; uniting research resources ; and creating data ecosystem through sustainable cooperation with industry and university.