본문으로 바로가기

KRISS News & Events

KRISS News & Events

Daedeok INNOPOLIS’ 50th Anniversary: Commemorative Exhibition and Declaration of Future Vision

  • Writerkrissadmin5
  • Date2023-11-10 10:00
  • Hits96

Daedeok INNOPOLIS’ 50th Anniversary

- Commemorative Exhibition and Declaration of Future Vision -

 

The 50th anniversary of Daedeok INNOPOLIS

 

From October 19th to 22nd, the 'Technology Commercialization Expo and Exhibition for Outstanding Achievements' was held at the Daejeon Convention Center (DCC) under the slogan of 'Invest in the INNOPOLIS, a Global Innovation Cluster.'

 

A model of 1 MN deadweight force standard machine (Left),

an aspheric mirror with the diameter of 1 m (center),

and a model of a 50-qubit quantum computing system (right)

 

KRISS especially participated in a commemorative exhibition for the 50th anniversary of Daedeok INNOPOLIS, a public research complex in the Daedeok area. As a national metrology institute (NMI), KRISS showcased representative achievements, such as a model of 1 MN deadweight force standard machine, an aspheric mirror with the diameter of 1 m for space, and a model of a 50-qubit quantum computing system, capturing attention from the participants.


The 1st Vice Minister Cho Seong-Kyung of the Ministry of Science and ICT at the exhibition

 

KRISS-1 and a schematic diagram of KRISS-Yb1

 

During the exhibition, the 1st Vice Minister Cho Seong-Kyung of the Ministry of Science and ICT closely examined the research achievements displayed at the KRISS booth. She asked various questions about the cesium atomic clock (KRISS-1) and the ytterbium optical lattice clock (KRISS-Yb1) with significant interest. Developed for the redefinition of the 'second' in 2030, KRISS-Yb1 made Korea the fifth country in the world to contribute to the calculation of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) with an optical clock.

 

The event attracted over 20,000 visitors, providing an opportunity for KRISS to share its excellent research outcomes with the public.

 

Future Vision Declaration Ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of Daedeok INNOPOLIS

 

Moreover, on November 2nd, a 'Future Vision Declaration Ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of Daedeok INNOPOLIS' was held at KRISS with President Suk Yeol Yoon in attendance. Approximately 300 participants from academia, research institutes, and other sectors attended the event.

 

Conversation between President Yoon and young researchers at KRISS lounge

 

Prior to the Ceremony, President Yoon engaged in a conversation with global outstanding young researchers at the KRISS lounge. When the researchers emphasized the importance of support for new researchers, the President reaffirmed his commitment to investing in both basic and next-generation technological capabilities.

 

Dr. Myoung Sun Heo (left), the head of KRISS Time and Frequency Group, describing KRISS ytterbium optical lattice clock (KRISS-Yb1)

 

Following the discussion with young researchers, President Yoon explored KRISS Sejong Hall and examined the exhibits. Dr. Myoung Sun Heo, the head of KRISS Time and Frequency Group, explained not only the principles of generating standard time but also the role and importance of measurement standards in the industries. The President expressed deep empathy, emphasizing the crucial role of the time standard as a scientific foundation for the development of the internet economy and electronic communication.

 

Performance using Newtons’ apple tree at the main event

 

At the main event of the Future Vision Declaration Ceremony, President Yoon joined aspiring young scientists in a performance with the Newtons’ apple tree owned by KRISS, expressing their wishes for the continued advancement of science and technology in South Korea. President Yoon, in his commemorative speech, mentioned the concerns about restructuring national R&D and promised to support researchers.

QUICK MENU

QUICK MENU 원하시는 서비스를 클릭하세요!

등록된 퀵메뉴가 없습니다.

등록된 배너가 없습니다.