- Minister Lee attends semiconductor industry conference 2022-07-27
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Lee Chang-yang attended the semiconductor industry conference at Dongjin Semichem plant in Gyeonggi-do on July 21 to announce the semiconductor superpower strategy and hold the industry-academia cooperation infrastructure MOU signing ceremony.
In his opening message, Minister Lee relayed that battery, display, future mobility, robot, bio and such promising new industries will be grouped together as “semiconductor-plus industry,” and that mutual growth based on virtuous cycle will be achieved through competitiveness strengthening measures. The conference also included discussions on how to train up semiconductor industry specialists for creating a rich industry-academia ecosystem.
The event was attended by various representatives from relevant industries and academia, including SK Hynix CEO Kwak No-jung, Samsung Electronics CEO Kyung Kye-hyun, Korea Semiconductor Industry Association Vice Chairman Lee Chang-han and Seoul National University Professor Hwang Cheol-seong.