Gyeonggi Center for Creative Economy and Innovation – LG Display signed MOU on the 25th | Ruri Web

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– Focus on discovering innovative startups, expect synergy between domestic and overseas promising startups and LG Display

The Gyeonggi Center for Creative Economy and Innovation (hereinafter referred to as the Gyeonggi Innovation Center) announced on the 25th that it will sign an MOU with LG Display and join forces to discover innovative startups.

Through this MOU, the two companies plan to jointly plan and implement open innovation programs, such as △ joint discovery of domestic and foreign innovative startups that can be applied to the display field, △ collaboration support for LG Display business departments, and △ customized accelerating support for the Gyeonggi Innovation Center.

In particular, we will jointly promote the ‘Dream Play with GCCEI’ program to discover promising startups and collaborate. Dream Play with GCCEI is one of the ‘Dream Project’ to discover new growth engines for LG Display, and is an open innovation program that supports collaboration between startups and LG Display.

Companies selected for the Dream Play with GCCEI program will receive a minimum of 50 million won and a maximum of 100 million won in commercialization-related funds. The application period for companies to apply is until December 31, and applications can be made through the dedicated link.

“With this agreement, we will actively support cooperation between LG Display and promising startups,” said the open innovation manager of the Gyeonggi Innovation Center. revealed

Since 2016, the Gyeonggi Innovation Center has jointly operated an open innovation program with partner company KT, and has been conducting commercialization such as technology verification (PoC), strategic investment, and commercialization. In 2021, the open innovation program was operated with △BMW Group Korea △Nonghyup Economic Holdings △Lotte World·Lotte Cultureworks △Daegyo, and more than 100 commercialization connections were made.

Reporter Yoo Dong-shik [email protected]