POSTECH and ECMiner Join Hands in Big Data Development

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[To provide Korea’s first NEP-certified, data-mining software to POSTECH at no cost]


On May 3rd, POSTECH and ECMiner held a signing ceremony at POSTECH’s Administration Building for establishing a collaborative partnership for mutual growth and to stimulate education and R&D in big data.

The ceremony was attended by POSTECH President Moo Hwan Kim, Director Young-Joo Suh of POSTECH Institute of Artificial Intelligence, Vice President Hee-Kap Ahn of Academic Information Affairs, Professor In-Beum Lee of Department of Chemical Engineering, Professor Hyeseon Lee of Department of Industrial and Management Engineering, CEO Kwang-Gi Min and Director Sook Choi of ECMiner.

As part of the partnership, ECMiner will provide 3 years of ECMiner™, a big data and artificial intelligence solution software, to POSTECH at no cost. The software received a national certification of New Excellent Product (NEP), which is granted to software developed for the first time in Korea using domestic technology.

In addition, the two organizations will promote joint research among industry, academia and research institute, collaborate in securing nationally funded projects, exchange technological and academic knowledge, and implement education in big data analysis.

ECMiner Co., Ltd. is a startup founded by POSTECH alumnus Kwang-Gi Min in 2000. It has succeeded in domestically developing Korea’s first data mining software and provides consulting services and software to corporations including LG, Samsung, SK and POSCO. ECMiner is recognized for its technological excellence and as a leader in big data and AI analysis.