Press Release

History makers,
we change the world

SUNY Korea + Sejin Tex. Collaborate, making an Industrial-Academic Par…

Press Releaseㅣ2018-12-03 15:01

MoU signed for Collaborative Research on Natural Dyes, Dyeing, and Human Resource Exchange.


(President ChoonHo Kim of SUNY Korea (right) and CEO Jae Man Jung of Sejin Tex. (left) exchanging a memorandum for industry-academia collaboration on natural dyes and dyeing)


[Fashion Journal & Textile Life: LEE Serim] SUNY Korea (President ChoonHo Kim) and Sejin Tex (CEO Jae Man Jung) exchanged a memorandum for Industrial-Academic Partnership to include joint development and commercialization of natural dyes. 


The speed of the development and application of natural dyeing technology is expected to accelerate through collaboration of Sejin Tex, renowned for its natural dye technology with SUNY Korea Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).


Both parties will cooperate concerning joint research and project implementation for natural dye technology development, global business cooperation, and student internships. 


President Chun Ho Kim of SUNY Korea said, “SUNY Korea’s FIT is educating creative fashion design and leading apparel technology. We will contribute to the development of the domestic fashion industry through an active Industrial-Academic Partnership.” 


Jae Man Jung said, “We are pleased to be combining the natural dyeing technology we developed over 20 years with FIT’s fashion education and research. This will accelerate the entry of natural dye products into the global market.”


Translated by Eun Jin Cho