Vice-President Ansip in South Korea to further cooperation on digital priorities

Tomorrow and on Friday, Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip will be in South Korea to discuss cooperation on digital priorities such as data flows, standards-setting and cybersecurity. Vice-President Ansip and South Korean partners will take stock of their joint work on 5G mobile technology, more particularly within the 5G Champion research project whose results will be showcased on the occasion of the 2018 Olympic Games of Pyeongchang. They will also share best practices in areas such as e-government.  During his visit, Vice-President Ansip will meet the South Korean Minister of Interior Hong Yun-Sik and the Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning Choi Yang-hee. He will visit the Samsung Innovation Museum and meet the CEO/President of Samsung Electronics Jong-Kyun Shin. He will also visit the Gyeonggi Centre for Creative Economy and Innovation and meet European startups based in South Korea.