New attempt to promote Korean companies to domestic and foreign markets in post-coronavirus era!

AVING NEWS’ Korea‘s only convention media and online exhibition center by itself, began this project to help small and medium-sized Korean companies to enter the domestic and foreign markets through MIK HOT SPOT (Made in Korea Online Exhibition) on its way to become the global online hot spot.

The online exhibition consists of opening the MIK ONLINE HOT SPOT exhibition, business introduction video for buyers and investors, domestic and global promotion, target promotion for MIK HOT SPOT network, and post-management after contacting the buyers and investors, open for 365 days a year.

The six companies that participated in MIK HOT SPOT_KTVF are as follows. △VentaVR △Akuodigital △Cell2in △SuperTrack △X-Beam Tech △Genemedicine

Korea Techno-Venture Foundation (KTVF), which supported companies participating in the MIK HOT SPOT (Made in Korea Online Exhibition), is a non-profit foundation funded by the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) to promote new technology startups and support global advancement. Since its establishment in 2001, it has established a close cooperation network with research institutes, universities and related institutions, as well as overseas organizations in Japan and the Eurasia region, and have promoted step-by-step customized support projects that connects “startup – fostering – commercialization – global marketing” to create the entrepreneurship ecosystem. KTVF said, “As an accelerator that supports global technology commercialization through discovering, fostering, and investing in tech-startups with high growth potential, we intend to contribute to the success and job creation of small and medium-sized venture companies.”


Founded in 2015 with key members with over 10 years of experience, VentaVR is a total studio with the ability to perform everything from planning to production of VR (virtual reality)/Augmented Reality (AR) contents. In the market which mainly consisted of 2D VR video contents or CG-oriented contents, it received the attention by introducing S3D (Stereoscopic 3D) VR video content. It has expertise and specialists in AR/VR production solutions (Pre, Production, Post), and it is utilizing its own development league and producing over 300 high-quality VR•AR contents per year through mass production pipelines.


Akuodigital is Asia’s largest digital center for electronic documents and electronically records over 120 million paper records annually. It handles important national records in the public sector as well as small, medium and large companies, and has a physical security facility to prevent forgery/falsification in the process of electronicization and software processing technology that enables mass production. It also has AI-OCR technology that can read high-accuracy characters with AI technology. The core technology of Akuodigital is the AI-OCR engine. OCR is a technology that converts the characters in an image into digital characters that can be recognized by a computer. Recently, it has been used in combination with various services because it permanently stores printed materials and enables content retrieval to make work efficient.

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Cell2in is a leader in the field of cell therapy. It was established in 2016 by outstanding researchers in Korea and abroad with the goal of becoming a global biopharmaceutical research institute, and focused on improving cell performance, we introduced innovative platform technology for quality control, evaluation, and application of cells. It has independently developed FreSHtracer™, an innovative platform technology for measuring the quality of living cells, the unmet need of cell therapy products. Based on this, it has established strategic partnerships across the entire cell therapy industry to lead multilaterally active cooperation projects by cooperation with global bio companies. By applying this exclusive cell quality management technology industrially, it is developing disease-specific cell therapy, cell-specific culture media, animal disease therapy, cell-derived exosomes, and cell quality management system equipment.


SuperTrack is conducting cloud computing education and launched One The Code, an online coding education platform, in February 2020. One The Code is a non-face-to-face coding educational channel. Currently, it provides customized course recommendations for each student level, real-time training, and VOD training, and SuperTrack’s Korea Maker Heroes competition winners and training materials from Make X competition that over 60 countries are participating for free. Also, it is selling the necessary teaching materials for coding, IoT, and AI.

△X-Beam Tech

X-Beam Tech specializes in manufacturing high-quality optical communication parts based on ultra-precision machining and optical technology. The main product is the expansion beam optical connector, HXB series. This product is a high-reliability connection technology for next-generation optical communication, and is an optical communication connector to which extended beam technology is applied. The official said, “The extension beam connector can maintain stable communication even if part of the signal is obscured due to small contamination, and the contamination of the signal blocking level is very easy to manage because it can be visually identified.”


Genemedicine is a company established in 2014, specializing in the development of anti-cancer virus gene therapy drugs with the advanced precision genetic engineering technology. As it has solved various technical challenges in the field of anti-cancer virus research for the past 25 years with the researchers, it has secured a number of source technologies with global competitiveness in the field of anti-cancer virus and gene therapy, and based on this, it is currently focusing on clinical development for commercialization. The official said, “GM101 is an anti-cancer virus that possesses cancer cell specific proliferation and selective cancer cell killing ability. Currently, Phase 1 clinical trials for solid cancer have been completed and Phase 2 clinical trial is being prepared. Especially, in existing clinical trials, anti-cancer effects have been confirmed to suppress not only the primary tumor of the patient, but also the cancer produced by metastasis.”

The global news network AVING News has begun holding the MIK Hot Spot (Made in Korea Online Exhibition) to help small and medium-sized companies enter the market and attract investment 365 days a year. AVING News has been running online exhibitions since 2005 and had 975 online exhibitions so far. Its YouTube online exhibition has placed itself as Korea’s largest online exhibition hall that opens with 19,000 videos (booths) with more than 800,000 visits per month which means more than 10 million visits per year.

The MIK HOT SPOT online exhibition is scheduled to be held regularly according to the field, target market, and participating institutions, and it will be presented as a new type of online business by transforming the know-hows and values of the participating companies according to the trend. Companies that want to participate can apply and apply through the marketing support projects from supporting institutions in the local governments. Refer to the institutions for more information.

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