Gyeonggi Center for Creative Economy & Innovation(CCEI) completed the selection of companies participating in 'K-Champ Collaboration Program', which provides opportunities for linking KT commercialization.
6 companies were selected based on the examination of corporate excellence and business competitiveness from April. The selected companies are △PETABI Korea (cybersecurity solution based on artificial intelligence and machine learning), △OASIS VR (interactive entertainment VR content development) △COARSOFT (AR-based indoor positioning guidance and digital signage service) △ATECH (big data-based process advanced solution) △GOODBRO (safety cap wear monitoring and safety management system) △AFTERAIN (smart air purification bench).
They will receive a subsidy of up to 50 million won for commercialization and will focus on development with the ultimate goal of joint commercialization and service launch with the KT business department. In addition, Gyeonggi CCEI will closely support to strengthen business models and internal capabilities according to business stages for each company.
Kyung-joon Lee, the head of Gyeonggi CCEI, said, "The 'K-Champ Collaboration Program', which has been underway since 2017, has become a representative mutual growth program that can be practiced jointly with KT. Gyeonggi CCEI will work together with KT to commercialize the innovative technologies of startups and actively support all necessary matters to bring synergy to each other."