Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs Signs R&D MOU with Korea's ETRI

Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs research organization

has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy's Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) to cooperate in R&D projects. This planned joint research activity is expected to focus on:

  • advanced optical communications and network applications;

  • wireless technologies, networks and applications; and

  • fundamental studies in the enabling sciences, including mathematical sciences, computer science, and physics.

The MOU was executed by Dr. Mun-Kee Choi, President of ETRI, and Dr. Jeong Kim, President of Bell Labs in a signing ceremony in Washington D.C. attended by Mr. Lee Youn Ho, Minister of Knowledge Economy and John J. Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of Commerce for the United States. Specific support terms and conditions will be further defined in future discussions.http://www.alcatel-lucent.com