An Analysis of Convergence Phenomenon Using Industrial Convergence Coefficient

산업융합계수를 활용한 융합현상에 관한 연구

  • 황성현 (대구가톨릭대학교 경영학부)
  • Received : 2017.01.14
  • Accepted : 2017.01.24
  • Published : 2017.03.28


Today, the term of fusion, such as technology convergence and industrial convergence, is emerging as one of the most important trends in our society. The purpose of this study is to analyze the convergence coefficient of each industry using patent data and to analyze the convergence phenomenon in industry based on convergence coefficient. To do this, 2011-2015 Korean patent data were utilized. The research findings revealed that the ICC by industry was the highest in order of man-made fibres, paints/varnishes, petroleum products/nuclear fuel and other chemicals. Also, according to the inter-industry convergence matrix, the number of convergence patents was the greatest in order of office machinery and computers, special purpose machinery industries and Measuring instruments. Added same analysis was conducted through Industry with high number of patents. As a result, the convergence has been actively carried out in the fields of optical instruments, Basic chemical, Fabricated metal products, Measuring instruments and special purpose machine manufacturing industries.


Supported by : 대구가톨릭대학교


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