Hallym University selected for LINC+
Created At : 2017-06-22
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Hallym University selected for the Advanced Industry-Academia Cooperation (LINC+)
Hallym University was selected as an Advanced Industry-Academia Cooperation University for the Socially-Customized Leaders in Industry-University Cooperation (LINC+) project by the Ministry of Education. The LINC+ project is the largest scale financial support project in Korea, with an estimated budget of 327 billion KRW ($290 million). The project period is from 2017 to 2021. Hallym University aims to build an industry-academia cooperation hub university based on health and life care, aiming at the realization of a leading university that creates a symbiotic relationship between local industries and society.
Hallym University's specialization areas for the project include; industry-academia cooperation assistance tailored to local industries on the theme of healthcare and biotechnology (healthcare diagnosis, new drug), healthcare loT (internet), big data & health care, Health care service design, and life care that includes local cultural contents.
The key development plans of the Hallym University’s LINC+ include;
▲ The training of professional staff through multi-curriculum Health & Life Care ▲ Innovation of university-industry-university cooperation system through human-friendly/society-friendly human resource system ▲ The creation of a local industry-university cooperation ecosystem through cooperative training of cooperatives ▲ Support local communities in rural areas and empower them to make changes within their own communities, harnessing Hallym University’s specialisms.
characteristics aimed at establishing Convergence courses specialized in industry-university cooperation, fund raising for startups, Industry-academia joint teaching system and laboratory, Student career exploration program, 6th Industry-Healthcare-Exchange culture. It is most meaningful that the awareness of Industry-Academia Cooperation is spreading in the university because all departments in College of Humanities, Sociology, Science and Nursing participated in this project.