A ceremony to mark the official opening of Smart Port Logistics Data Center was held at the UNIST Industry-University Convergence Campus on April 26, 2019. The establishment of this center has been carried out with the purpose of promoting the vision of ‘Transforming Ulsan Port into A Global Smart Port Model’ in this era of 4th industrial revolution.
The Smart Port Logistics Data Center will work on improving response plans to the changes in industrial structure, labour market, and people of talent that are brought by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In addition, the center plans to find a new business model for data-based business and to establish a strategy to revitalize the data economy. The center, which has been established and operated jointly by Port Authority and UNIST, has successfully attracted an investment of KRW 7.44 billion (KRW 6.49 billion from Ulsan Port Authority and KRW 450 million from UNIST) over the next three years, until the end of 2021.