Incheon Metropolitan City, Incheon Techno Park, and Yonsei University Federation will operate the "Bio Process Human Resources Training Center" project
Incheon Metropolitan City, Incheon Techno Park, and Yonsei University Federation will operate the "Bio Process Human Resources Training Center" project to be built in Songdo International City, Incheon, the largest in the Asia-Pacific region. The curriculum will be piloted by 2023, before the completion of the center, and the training will be conducted at Y-PLAZA in Yonsei University International Campus. The curriculum run by Yonsei University is divided into a degree course (Master's level) and a non-degree course. The non-degree course will be subdivided into courses for incumbent and job seekers.The Bio Process Human Resources Development Center is expected to contribute to job creation while resolving manpower shortages in the bio sector. Domestic and foreign companies in related fields located in Songdo, Incheon, are expected to be able to receive excellent talent. In particular, it is expected to play a pivotal role in the development of the Incheon bio-industry as well as responding to the demand for professional manpower in East Asia. This corresponds to SDG 8.4 Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10‑Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production, with developed countries taking the lead, and it contributes to creating sustainable jobs by combining education with bio, an emerging field, which has frozen job employment due to COVID-19.