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[FCEDA Global Newsletter〕『GES SET UP ITS US OFFICE IN FAIRFAX COUNTY』
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당사의 워싱턴 지사(KOTRA 워싱턴 수출인큐베이터)가 진출해 있는 Fairfax county의 FCEDA(경제개발국) Global news입니다.
페어팩스 카운티 경제개발국(FCEDA)은 세계 최고의 비즈니스 거점의 하나로서, 북미 사업 촉진을 목적으로 하는 한국의 입주기업을Global Newsletter에 소개하고 있습니다.
GES는 올해 8월 Fairfax county에 미국지사를 개소하여 미국 정부기관을 대상으로 PIDSFence (전하감지식 칩임감지시스템)와 ‘IoT기반 DIY 홈시큐리티 솔루션’의 B2C 시장진출을 목표하고 있습니다.
The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) promotes
Fairfax County, Virginia, as one of the world's best business locations, and
our offices around the globe work with businesses interested in expanding in
the US market. As 2015 draws to a close, we take this opportunity to tell you
about some of our recent work to help companies. Thank you to everyone we've
worked with this year and to all our allies and partners.
OUR SEOUL OFFICE
hosts Seoul reception with FCEDA
Mark Knapper, deputy chief of mission at the US embassy in Korea,
hosted a 5 November business networking reception with the FCEDA at Ambassador
Mark Lippert's residence in Seoul.
The Wellness IT Association based in Seoul sponsored the event.
The U.S. Commercial Service section at the embassy in Seoul provided logistical
support and counsel to the FCEDA to help make the event a success. More than 70
people attended, including executives from Korean companies with U.S.
operations and representatives from companies considering expansion in the
United States. Also attending were Korean government officials and Steven Lee,
president of the Songdo, Korea, campus of Fairfax-based George Mason
Fairfax County, the economic engine of the Washington, D.C., area,
offers excellent options for Korean companies. More than 400 foreign companies,
including almost 60 from Korea, have a presence in Fairfax County.The FCEDA has
maintained an office in Asia since 1997 - in Seoul since 2005 - to work with
Korean companies in technology and other sectors interested in expansion in the
U.S. Charles Kim directs the Seoul office.
the 4 November event in Seoul (from left): Charles Kim, director of FCEDA Seoul
office; Dr. YH Ro, chairman of Wellness IT Association; Mark Knapper,
deputy chief of mission, U.S. embassy in Seoul; Andrew Yu, Asia business
development manager, FCEDA
delegation visits Fairfax County
SeongNam Industry Promotion Agency (SNIP)'s Smart Creation Center
is a government-funded program to support Korean start-ups that need funding,
training, incubating and business consulting services. As part of the training
program, SNIP selected seven start-ups that are ready to do business in the US
and created a three-day training program in Fairfax County during the week of
26 October. The FCEDA hosted the delegation to discuss the business environment
in Fairfax County, highlight FCEDA services and resources, arrange visits to
companies and incubators in the county, and work on a mock investor pitch
Among the seven companies in the delegation focused on technology
products and services:
- Ubitron, which is
developing video conferencing and telemedicine technologies. It
established its US operation in Fairfax County in July and is focused on
developing the firm's government procurement and commercial market
opportunities in the US.
which develops perimeter security systems, set up its US office in Fairfax
County in August and intends to provide its services to the US government
market and an Internet-of-Things based security solution to the commercial
market in North America.
- JPK USA, a
subsidiary of JPK Korea, opened a Fairfax County office during the summer.
The company provides LED lighting products and services to the government
and commercial sectors.
- Flatcle is a web
and mobile application development studio that is based in Seoul and
recently opened an office in the Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County.
With a growing mobile developer community in the area, and a large
population of millennials involved in mobile technology, the company looks
forward to growth in the Tysons Corner operation.
Dutch/Flemish cyber-business delegation
On 9 October, the FCEDA hosted a large delegation of Dutch and
Flemish cyber-related businesses brought to the US by The Hague Security Delta
(HSD), the largest security-related cluster of businesses, governments and
academic institutions in Europe.
The event, held at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner, the largest
business district in Fairfax County, spotlighted interest in US-European
cooperation in expanding relationships in cyber-related technologies and
- Almost 30 Dutch
(Netherlands) and Flemish (the Flanders region of Belgium) companies
involved in security-industry sectors attended, with many making
presentations about their services, products and capabilities.
from the FCEDA, the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the MACH37 cyber
accelerator created by the Fairfax County-based Center for Innovative
Technology, and Lockheed Martin discussed the cybersecurity cluster in
Fairfax County and northern Virginia.
- Representatives of
HSD, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and the FCEDA signed a
memorandum of understanding pledging to enhance cooperation among the
organizations for cyber-related research and development and business
Attending the event were HenneSchuwer, the Dutch ambassador to the
United States, Guido Landheer, the deputy vice minister for foreign trade in
the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and representatives of northern Virginia
businesses involved cybersecurity and other security-related industry sectors.
the 9 October event (from left): Ulrich Seldeslachts, chief executive officer,
LSEC; Ida Haisma, operational director, The Hague Security Delta; Martin
Briley, president and CEO, Virginia Economic Development Partnership; Gerald L.
Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO, FCEDA
Intelsat host networking luncheon with embassies
On 21 October, the FCEDA and Intelsat hosted representatives from
about 15 embassies in Washington at a networking luncheon. The event, held at
the administrative headquarters of Intelsat in Tysons Corner, included a panel discussion
with business leaders from four global companies with a major presence in
Fairfax County: CGI (Canada), Intelsat (Luxembourg), Nuix (Australia) and
Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., President and CEO of the FCEDA, moderated
the discussion and highlighted the international aspects of the business
culture in Fairfax County. He also welcomed all directors of the overseas
offices, the FCEDA maintains in Bangalore, London, Munich, Seoul and Tel Aviv.
This event was part of a four day orientation program for the FCEDA directors.
the 21 October event (from left): Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO,
FCEDA; Dianne VanBeber, vice president, investor relations and corporate
communications, Intelsat (corporate headquarters: Luxembourg); Linda Odorisio,
vice president, communications, CGI (Canada); AshishDeshmukh, associate vice
president, Newgen (India); Keith Lowry, senior vice president, business threat
intelligence and analysis, Nuix (Australia).
with 29 businesses adding almost 1,100 jobs
During the third quarter of 2015, the Fairfax County Economic
Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 29 businesses
that are adding almost 1,100 jobs in Fairfax County. Many of these businesses
are in the information technology and professional services sectors, and four
are foreign-based firms using a Fairfax County location to expand in North
The largest announcement during the quarter came from accounting
and consulting firm EY, which will add 462 jobs as it moves into a new Tysons
Corner location. Other prominent announcements:
services contractor The Mayvin Consulting Group, Inc., a woman-owned small
business, which relocated to the Annandale area and is adding 95 jobs
- Business software
developer Appian, which is adding 90 jobs in the Reston area;
- Homeland security
consulting firm CRA, Inc., which relocated to the Tysons Corner area and
is adding 89 jobs there;
- Network services
firm ScienceLogic, which is adding 59 jobs in Reston; and,
- LifeFuels, which
is developing nutrition technology, adding 32 jobs in Reston.
"These announcements highlight Fairfax County's strengths in
technology and professional services," said Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D.,
president and CEO of the FCEDA. "Companies whose products and services
revolve around information technology - whether for federal or private-sector
applications - know Fairfax County has the workforce talent, the market and the
facilities they need to be successful, and the high-quality public services
such as schools that their employees will want for their families."
picks Northrop Grumman to build next big bomber
On 27 October, the US Air Force said it chose Fairfax County-based
defense giant Northrop Grumman to build its next-generation bomber. The USD $80
billion project is designed to replace the aging bomber fleet with an
information-age aircraft that eventually could fly without a pilot aboard.