AI Convergence District

Introduction and Status

Industrial District Overview

Industrial District Overview
  • LocationOryong-dong, Buk-gu
  • Area of Construction1,106 thousand ㎢
  • Construction period2011 - 2025
  • Total project budget312.3 billion KRW
  • Sale priceundecided
  • Operation entityGwangju Metropolitan City
  • Implementation of the projectGwangju Metropolitan City Corporation
  • Target businessResearch institutes, Biomedical services, etc.


AI Industry Convergence Cluster
The only national artificial intelligence convergence complex in Korea
  • Location 46,200㎡ in the Cheomdan 3 area of the Gwangju Special R&D District
  • Project Details 2020 – 2024, for 5 years
  • Project Details
    • Core infrastructure establishment, industrial convergence R&D, AI start-up support
    • A national AI data center equipped with a world-class supercomputing system
    • NHN, a global IT company, participates as a data center construction operator
Biomedical Field
Fostering AI-based healthcare startups

Creating an AI-based healthcare startup ecosystem in urban regeneration zones by direct integration of university hospitals and startup support centers

  • Location 14 Seonam-ro, Dong-gu, Dong-gu Startup Support Center and 1 other place
  • Operation period (Stage 1) April 2020 – December 2020
  • Project Details
    • (Stage 1) Establishment of infrastructure for AI-based startup ecosystem
    • (Dong-gu Startup Support Center) Commercialization and Startup Support Community Center 473㎡
    • (Chonnam National University Hospital) Open Medical Data Research Center 234㎡
    • Establishment of facilities necessary for business support (remodeling), purchase of demonstration equipment, etc.
  • Operation period (Stage 2) 2021 - 2024
  • Project Details (Stage 2) Product development, Commercialization, and Start-up support, etc.

Gwangju Free Economic Zone Authority, The AI Convergence Team : +82-62-613-6051~4