Seoul Global Challenge 2021 Award Ceremony: Successful Closing of Seoul Global Challenge 2021 Award Ceremony

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Seoul, Korea, Dec 22, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – ‘Seoul Global Challenge 2021’ organized by Seoul Business Agency (SBA, CEO Kim Hyun-woo), which supports small and medium-sized businesses in Seoul strengthen their competitiveness through assistance in technological development, has reached the finish line of about a year’s journey to reduce particulate matters in the subway and improve air quality.

‘Seoul Global Challenge 2021’ is an international competition hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and organized by SBA that commenced with the objective to find solutions to the challenges facing the international city of Seoul from innovators from around the world.

In the Technology Challenge category, Tallano Technologie from France was honored with the Challenge Plus Award in the field of Reduction of Wear Particles Generation. The Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, and the Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation of Chung-Ang University received the Challenge Award. Sentry Co., Ltd., and K&J Engineering, Ltd were each awarded the Challenge Award in terms of Improvement of Removal Efficiency.

The Tallano Technologie team from France won the top prize in the Technology Challenge for a device that reduces the generation of particulate matters through a mechanism that directly sucks the wear particles generated during the braking process. Tallano Technologie member said that they are excited to be able to solve all underground transportation problems around the globe by participating in the Seoul Global Challenge. “

In the category of Academic Challenge, Lee Ye-wan team, based on the first author of the research paper, won first place in the field of Links between Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality in Subways, while Lee Jong-ki team and Lee Kun-hee team won first place in the field of Reduction of Particulate Matters in Subways and Reduction of Viruses in Subways, respectively. One team was awarded the second place in each of the three fields. Another team took third place (3 teams total). 1-2 teams were awarded the participation award in each of the five fields (total 5 teams).

Kim Seong-min, Managing Director of the Innovation and Growth Division of SBA, expressed that “This process of improving the quality of lives of citizens around the world based on the outstanding technology and research of innovators will hopefully be an opportunity to promote Seoul to the world.

Media Contact
Organization: Seoul Business Agency
Contact: Seoul Global Challenge Team
Email: sbatech@sba.seoul.kr
Phone: +82-2-2222-3726
Website: https://seoulglobalchallenge.sba.kr/ko/

SOURCE: Seoul Business Agency


Topic: Press release summary

Source: Seoul Business Agency

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