2019 Maeil Business Newspaper University Startup Index",ERICA took 5th place and Seoul 9th place
2nd place in 4-year university startup support sector
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ERICA campus ranked 5th and Seoul campus ranked 9th in the 4-year university category of the Maekyung University Startup Index, which was evaluated by the Maeil Business Newspaper and the Korea Business Incubation Association, on June 13. Among the three evaluation indicators, Hanyang ranked second among the four-year universities in the startup support sector.
Maekyung University Startup Index is evaluated on the basis of data disclosed by the Korean Venture Business Association, posted on the Higher Education in Korea page at academyinfo.go.kr of the Ministry of Education, the Small Business Venture Business Department BI-Net, Korea Business Incubation Association data, and university survey. Unlike last year, this year’s evaluation covered a total of 247 universities (4-year) and 170 colleges (2-year), including special purpose universities such as universities of education, theology colleges, and cyber universities. The comprehensive evaluation was conducted through the sum of three categories: startup infrastructure, startup support, and startup performance. The ERICA campus of Hanyang University ranked fifth with 78.4 points, followed by Seoul Campus with 74.7 points. The ERICA campus rankings stayed the same, but the Seoul campus have fallen compared to the previous year (6th place).
As a result of the comprehensive evaluation, the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) ranked first with a score of 94.6. It was followed by the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) with 84.5, Kyungil University with 82.4, Hannam University with 80.9, Hanyang University ERICA campus with 78.4, Dongguk University with 78.1, Korea University with 77.9, Incheon University with 75.6, and Konkuk University with 74.7.
Hanyang University received a large number of points in the startup support category among the three indicators. In this category, it came in second place with Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology. ERICA campus ranked fourth in the startup performance sector.
Translated by Hyejeong Park
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