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Samsung invests over $ 34 million in walking robots and cell therapy

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Samsung will spend 39.63 billion won (about $ 34.1 billion) on 31 research projects in areas ranging from communications and IT to materials science and medicine. She announced this on Tuesday, October 6.

Large grants from Samsung will receive projects related to the development of walking robots, research in the field of cell therapy and other technologies of the future. Five projects selected by the company are related to mathematics, four – in natural science, two – in physics, seven more projects in the field of medicine and nine in the field of information and communication technologies. The Korean giant is investing in the creation of a robot control system and the development of a new generation of equipment for diagnosing retinal diseases.

Funding for research will be carried out within the framework of the Samsung Future Technology Promotion Project. Launched with the South Korean government in 2013, Samsung has supported 634 research projects in seven years, investing a total of 822.5 billion won (about $ 700 million). Technologies developed by Korean universities and research laboratories are expected to become part of South Korea’s digital future.

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