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Representatives of ASEAN Robot Industry visit Korea to seek Cooperation

No.PR/19-29Date7 October 2019
ContactProgram Inquiries: Ms. Park Ji-hye (+82-2-2287-1123, jhpark@aseankorea.org)
Press Inquiries: Ms. Cho Ah-ra (+82-2-2287-1149, ahracho@aseankorea.org)
ASEAN-Korea Centre is an International Organization mandated to promote economic and socio-cultural cooperation between ASEAN Member States and Korea.

Representatives of ASEAN Robot Industry visit Korea to seek Cooperation

- ‘ASEAN-Korea Robot Business Forum’

to be held with the Robot World 2019 (9-12 Oct, KINTEX, Ilsan) -

Seoul, Korea – 32 Public and private representatives from 8 ASEAN Member States (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) in the robot sector will visit Korea to explore possible areas for cooperation with Korean businesses.

The ASEAN-Korea Centre (Secretary General Lee Hyuk), together with Korea Association of Robot Industry and Korea Institute for Robot Industry Advancement (KIRIA), will organize the ‘ASEAN-Korea Robot Business Forum 2019’ on 9-12 October at the KINTEX where the Robot World 2019 on “Smart Robot Innovation Service based on 5G” is being held. ASEAN companies focusing on robotics, including service robots, collaborative robots, education robots using AI, autonomous robots and automation systems will take part to share their projects and plans and explore new opportunities and partnerships with Korean counterparts.

On October 11th, the participants will take stock of the current situation of the robot industry in this region by giving presentation on the current trends, status and policies of the robot industry in their respective countries. On October 12th, the Forum will bring the delegations closer together at the 1:1 business meetings where participants can develop new networks and business partners as well as discuss concrete projects for future cooperation.

The ASEAN participants will also be able to take advantage of the concurrently held “Global Robot Forum” where representatives from countries with advanced robot technology and industry including Germany, China and Singapore will give presentations on their experience in developing robotics companies as well as the prospects of the global robotics market.

Lee Hyuk, Secretary General of the ASEAN-Korea Centre noted that, “the ASEAN-Korea Robot Business Forum is the first of its kind to be held in Korea and is expected to act as a catalyst to open up new areas of cooperation in ASEAN-Korea relations as we begin the next 30 years of our partnership.”


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