Daedeok Science Town

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Daedeok Innopolis
Daedeok Innopolis.png
Established 1973
Location Daejeon
Daedeok Science Town
Hangul 대덕연구단지
Hanja 大德硏究團地
Revised Romanization Daedeok Yeongu Danji
McCune–Reischauer Taetŏk Yŏn'gu Tanji

Daedeok Innopolis, formerly known as Daedeok Science Town, is the research and development district in the Yuseong-gu district in Daejeon, South Korea. Daedeok Innopolis grew out of the research cluster established by President Park Chunghee in 1973 with the opening of the KAIST. Over 20 major research institutes and over 40 corporate research centers make up this science cluster. Over the last few years, a number of IT venture companies have sprung up in this region, which has a high concentration of Ph.Ds in the applied sciences. There are 232 research and educational institutions to be found in Daejeon, many in the Daedeok region, among them the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute and the Korea Aerospace Research Institute.[1] The "town" will provide a core for the International Science and Business Belt.

The Daedeok Innopolis logo was created by the industrial design company INNO Design in Palo Alto, USA.


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  1. ^ "Daedeok Science Town". Daejeon Metropolitan City. Archived from the original on 2006-11-18. Retrieved 2007-02-21.

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Coordinates: 36°22′41″N 127°23′37″E / 36.3779666°N 127.393584°E / 36.3779666; 127.393584