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Business classification

International Cooperation in S&T

Global Research Lab (GRL)

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To establish global cooperative network and to acquire core scientific technology through international joint research between world-class foreign researchers and domestic researchers.

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 9 years (2+3+4 years)

Funded Period : Universities, research institutes, companies

Eligible fields : KRW 5~15 billion per project

Eligible applicants : KRW 5~15 billion per project

Amount : KRW 5~15 billion per project

[Contact Information]

Global R&D Cooperation Team

Sunggu Moon

02-3460-5638 / slowbomb@nrf.re.kr

Global Research Development Center (GRDC)

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To establish and support a joint research center that encourages the inflow of foreign research personnel, technology, and funding, creating enhancing basic research and creating a global R&D hub.

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 21 (4 new, 17 Ongoing)

Funded Period : Up to 6 years

Eligible fields : Strategic technologies deemed nationally beneficial

Eligible applicants : Universities and research institutions eligible under Article 14 of the Science Promotion Act

Funding amount : Average of 600million KRW per assignment (Total of 13,937,000,000 KRW for 2014)

Funding Details : Support for the establishment of a domestic joint research center, research expenses

Conditions of Funding : Completion of a written contract with a foreign research institution, the establishment of a domestic joint research center, and the securement of personnel or funds from a foreign research institution.

[Contact Information]

Global R&D Cooperation Team

Byungjin Lee

02-3460-5629 / simonlee@nrf.re.kr

Global Research Network (GRN)

Competent Authority : Ministry of Education

[Objectives]

To transform Korea into a world-class research producer by enhancing cooperative networks and joint research efforts with researchers from top universities and institutions from around the globe.

To establish a global research funding system with the goal of supporting the submission of English-language research proposals and conducting international peer reviews.

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 57 (1 new, 56 ongoing)

Funded Period : 1 to 3 years

Eligible fields : All fields

Eligible applicants : Researchers deemed eligible under Article 2, Section 5 of the Science Promotion Act

Funding amount : 100 million KRW annually for projects in the sciences and engineering, 80 million KRW annually for projects in the humanities and social sciences

Funding categories : Joint projects between domestic and foreign researchers

Principal investigator : Must be affiliated with a Korean university or research institute

Joint researchers : While researchers from both domestic and foreign institutions are eligible for funding, at least one member of the research team must be affiliated with a foreign university or research institute

[Contact Information]

Global R&D Cooperation Team

Junwhuan Choi

02-3460-5639 / cjh10@nrf.re.kr

Global Hub Center Program

Competent Authority : National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

To operate a foreign based research center with researchers of industrial ? academic research consortium from S&T advanced countries.

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 2 (ongoing)

Funded Period : 5 years (3+2)

Funding amount : Max 200 million KRW annually

Eligible applicants : Domestic and international researchers of industrial ? academic research consortium

[Contact Information]

Global R&D Cooperation Team

Byungjin Lee

02-3460-5629 / simonlee@nrf.re.kr

Overseas S&T Information Collection and Analysis

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To create a global human network to share knowledge and information between domestic and foreign S&T researchers

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 1 (ongoing)

Funded Period : '15. 4 ~ '16. 3

Eligible applicants : S&T Information Center

Funding Details : Develop online community for domestic and international S&T engineers for rapid acquisition of foreign intelligence, generate high value-added analysis information using advance members network, build a system that disperse utilization of information, exchange diverse information between domestic and foreign scientific engineers, and provide research network

[Contact Information]

Global R&D Cooperation Team

Junwhuan Choi

02-3460-5639 / cjh10@nrf.re.kr

NRF Joint Research Programs

Competent Authority: National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

To create a global network for Korean researchers and support excellence in research

To promote international cooperation through the support of international research exchange and other types of cooperation

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 41 (30 New, 11 Ongoing)

Funded Period : '15. 4 ~ '16. 3

Eligible fields : All academic fields

Eligible applicants : Senior researchers and above affiliated with national or publicly funded research institutions, or assistant professors and above from domestic universities

Funding Details : Supports joint research, seminars, and international researcher exchanges

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Jihye Hyen

02-3460-5703 / jihyehyeon@nrf.re.kr 

Korea-US Cooperation Program in Humanities

Competent Authority : National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

To Obtain latest knowledge and information, and advance research network and R&D capability through Korea-US cooperation in Humanities

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 10 (new)

Funded Period : 1 year

Eligible fields : All liberal arts field

Eligible applicants : Senior researchers and above affiliated with national or publicly funded research institutions, or assistant professors and above from domestic universities

Funding amount : 500 million KRW for total of 10 detailed programs

Funding Details : Joint research with foreign researcher, joint seminar, researcher exchange

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Jihye Hyeon

02-3460-5703 / jihyehyeon@nrf.re.kr

Korean-American S&T Cooperation Expansion Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To build a foundation for scientific cooperation with the American nations through joint research

To encourage the building of networks that reflect increasing cooperation between the Korean government and Central and Latin American governments.

To increase diplomatic, economic, and cultural cooperation through joint scientific efforts

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 4 (new)

Funded Period : 3 years

Eligible fields : Environmental research fields, such as global warming, environmental science, population issues, poverty, energy development, etc.

Eligible applicants : Senior researchers and above affiliated with national or publicly funded research institutions, or assistant professors and above from domestic universities

Funding amount : Approximately 70 million KRW per project per year

Funding Details

Joint research with countries in the Americas that aims to solve pressing issues facing earth and its environment

Technological development that leads to further cooperation with resource-rich countries

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

US Air Force Cooperation Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To efficiently and effectively secure core future technology and strengthen global cooperative network with US

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 8 (ongoing)

Funded detail : Matching fund for lead joint research project on nano convergence field by MSIP-AFOSR

Funding period : 3 years

Eligible fields : Nano structure materials and Cell technology, Nano electronics, Biochip/Sensor technology, optical information network technology, nano/bio convergence, energy technology

Funding amount : Up to 70 million KRW annually per project

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

Korea - US Special Cooperation Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To strengthen systematic cooperation with the United States for the advancement of national research and development

To increase opportunities for networking between researchers from both countries

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 8 (ongoing)

Funding period : Matching fund for lead joint research project on nano convergence field by MSIP-AFOSR

Eligible fields : 3 years

Funding Details

Program Funding Eligible Applicants and Program Details

Korea Summer Institute

110M KRW/mo.

Co-funded by the NSF. An annual program where young American researchers are invited to train at Korean institutes for a period of two months.

 

Funded Projects

200M KRW/mo. Co-funded by the NSF. An annual program where US graduate students are invited to conduct research at Korean universities and research institutions

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

Korea - France Cooperative Development Program (STAR)

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To strengthen the bond between France and Korea through the expansion and development of scientific projects that contribute to scientific and technological exchange.

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 30 (15 new, 15 ongoing)

Project expenses : 15 million KRW

Funding period : 2 years

Eligible fields : New material and nanotechnology, biotechnology, information and communication, basic sciences, aeronautics and space sciences, humanities and social sciences, environmental sciences

Funding Details : Research exchange and seminars

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

Korea-Germany Cooperative Development Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

Program for the Promotion of Cooperation in Korean-German S&T : To increase research exchanges and enhance networking opportunities between German and Korean researchers through joint research efforts and seminars

Korea-Germany University Linkage Project : To lay the foundation for long-term cooperation between Germany and Korea in a variety of fields by promoting industrial - academic research at the university level.

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 13 (ongoing)

Project expenses :Vary by projects

Project period : Vary by projects

Eligible fields :IT, BT, ET, NT

Project types : Personnel exchange(group and individual), seminars

Funding Details : Seminar costs, living expenses for participating researchers (airfare, accommodation)

Sub-project Amount Field Funding Details
Program for the Promotion of Cooperation in Korean-German S&T 15 million KRW per year IT, BT, ET, NT To build new cooperative networks with Germany through international exchange and joint seminars
Korea-Germany University Linkage Project 80 million KRW per year Bio (brain science, pharmaceutics, etc.), electronic communications, green technology, renewable energy, robotics, etc. To build the foundation for increased cooperation and enhanced networking between industry and science at the university level

 

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

Korea - France Cooperative Development Program (STAR)

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To strengthen the bond between France and Korea through the expansion and development of scientific projects that contribute to scientific and technological exchange.

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 30 (15 new, 15 ongoing)

Project expenses : 15 million KRW

Funding period : 2 years

Eligible fields : New material and nanotechnology, biotechnology, information and communication, basic sciences, aeronautics and space sciences, humanities and social sciences, environmental sciences

Funding Details : Research exchange and seminars

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

Korea-England Cooperative(Focal Point) Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To promote a focal point for the exchange of scientific technology by the demands of industrial

academic research in designating research institution as focal point by sectors of both countries

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 5 (new)

Project expenses : 60 million KRW per project

Funding period : 2 years

Eligible fields : Advanced Material, Big Data, 3D printing, Plastic Electronics, Synthetic Biology

Funding Details : Airfares, living expenses, and seminar expenses

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

Korea-Germany Cooperation Program

Competent Authority: National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

To develop Korean scientific fields through the introduction of cutting-edge technology gained from cooperation with German research groups

To create [Next-Generation Global Leaders] through cooperation with German research groups

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 11 (6 new, 5 ongoing)

Funding period : 2~3 years

Eligible fields : Science and engineering fields

Eligible applicants : University professors and researchers from public research institutes

Funding amount : 15 to 50 million KRW annually

Funding Details : Research expenses, airfare, living expenses, seminar expenses, etc.

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Jihye Shin

02-3460-5703 / sophie1207@nrf.re.kr

Korea - Sweden Cooperation Program

Competent Authority: National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

To create a focal point for current and future scientific cooperation between Korean and Sweden through research exchange at the graduate, post-doctoral, and faculty levels

To boost Korean international cooperation and turn Korea into a producer of Noble prize winners by cooperation with Sweden, one of Europe's most technologically advanced countries.

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 12 (6 new, 6 ongoing)

Funding period : 4 years(2+2 years)

Eligible fields : All academic fields

Eligible applicants : University professors and researchers from public research institutes

Funding amount : Up to 30 million KRW per assignment

Funding Details : Research expenses, Airfare, Living expenses, Seminar expenses, etc.

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Jihye Shin

02-3460-5703 / sophie1207@nrf.re.kr

Korea-Switzerland Cooperative Development Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To strengthen the bond between Switzerland and Korea by increasing cooperation in S&T research and develop new projects that expand cooperative networks between researchers of both countries.

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 12 (new)

Project expenses : 90 million KRW per project

Funding period : 3 years

Eligible fields : Energy, environmental technology, information technology, biology, material engineering

Funding Details : Joint research

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Kyungmin Nam

02-3460-5724 / glory0913@nrf.re.kr

Korea-EU Education Cooperation Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Education

[Objectives]

Building cooperative networks with the EU and resolving imbalances in student exchanges

Enhancing Korea's international status of university education and strengthening capability for higher education in Korea

[Program Details]

Funded projects : TBA (7 ongoing projects included)

Funding period : 4 years for joint/double degrees, 3years for mobilities

Eligible fields : All academic fields

Eligible applicants : All Korean universities, industrial universities, junior colleges, and technical institutes eligible under the Higher Education Act

Funding amount : 1,055 million KRW total

Funding Details : Expenses related to student exchange, faculty exchange, and project management

[Contact Information]

EU & International Organizations Team

Hanseoung Mi

02-3460-5726 / hsm0212@nrf.re.kr

EU Framework Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To strategically pursue cooperation with the European nations in order to provide more diversified international exchange options to individual researchers.

To secure key technologies and boost the research capabilities of domestic research institutions through Horizon 2020, a long-term European research investment strategy.

[Program Details]

1. Korea - EU Joint Research Support Program (Bottom-up)

Objective : To encourage Euro-Korean relations in research development and the success of Korean researchers in European research through the support of domestic researchers in the Horizon2020 program.

Funding period : 2~4 years (to be adjusted according to the research period of the EU hosts)

Project budget : All Horizon2020 fields

Eligible applicants : Domestic researchers affiliated with official partners of Horizon 2020

Funding amount : 1,600 million KRW (approximately 50?150 million KRW per project)

Funding Details : Joint research expenses, overseas travel expenses, etc.

2. Korea-EU S&T Innovation Cooperation Program (KONNECT*)

Objective : To establish and promote the activities of Korea-EU support system for innovation of scientific technology to increase common interest of researchers between Korea and EU

Funding period : 3years (2013. 10. 1~2016. 9. 30)

Project budget : Total of 300 million KRW

Participants : 8 institutions from 5 countries (to be led by the NRF)
* From Korea: NRF, KIAT, KISTEP ; from Germany : DLR, KIST-Europe ; from the Netherlands : NLAgency ; from Spain : CDTI; from Turkey : TUBITAK

Areas of activity:

Providing a channel for continued dialogue and strategic cooperation between governments

Maintaining a steady flow of information through hosting briefing sessions, operating a homepage, and publishing analytical reports

Promoting joint research efforts and networking between scientists

3. National Contact Point (NCP) Support Program

Objective : To increase capability and expertise of EU NCP to encourage participation of domestic researchers for joint research program of EU

Funding period : 1year(2015. 9. 1~2016. 8. 31)

Project budget : Total of 200 million KRW

Eligible applicants : Affiliates of the NCPs partner institution in Korea(NRF, KIC-Europe, KIAT, KRISS)

Main activities : Support online and offline activities to encourage participation of Horizon2020 of Korean researchers and domestic recognition of EU research support

[Contact Information]

EU & International Organizations

Hyesoo Kim

02-3460-5616 / khsoo1017@nrf.re.kr

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Cooperation Program

Competent Authority: National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

To build mutually beneficial international cooperative networks with the IIASA through the development of new cooperative efforts

To provide a channel for addressing global scientific issues at the domestic level

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 2 (new)

Funding period : 3 months

Eligible fields : Fields related to environmental change, energy, population and birth rate, water resources, etc.

Eligible applicants : Students enrolled in graduate programs

Funding amount : YSSP support (approx. 800,000 KRW per person)

Funding Details : Participation in board meetings, payment of membership fees, project expenses, support for participation in the YSSP, etc.

[Contact Information]

EU & International Organizations

Hyesoo Kim

02-3460-5616 / khsoo1017@nrf.re.kr

International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) Support Program

Competent Authority: Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To provide peaceful applications for weapons research in member nations of the former Soviet Union and a pathway to creating a peaceful and scientific international society

To provide outstanding Russia and CIS nations researchers outlets for peaceful research, as well as provide solutions to domestic technical problems

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 2 (new)

Funding period : 2 (new)2 (new)2 (new)

Eligible fields : Physics, chemistry, material sciences, other basic fields

Eligible applicants : Researchers and institutions of Russia and the CIS nations

Funding amount : Workshop expenses (100 million KRW)

Funding Details : ISTC Secretariat operating expenses and ISTC-Korea Workshop expenses (twice per annum)

[Contact Information]

EU & International Organizations

Hyesoo Kim

02-3460-5616 / khsoo1017@nrf.re.kr

Korea - Russia S&T Cooperative Center

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To strengthen R&D activity to enhance functions of scientific technology cooperative center between Korea and Russia

To collect and provide information of local S&T and assist in domestic placements and visits for S&T researchers

[Schedule]

Head of S&T cooperative center announcement and duty commencement

Designate roles and plans of Korea-Russia S&T cooperative center

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 5 (ongoing)

Program fee :

Korea-Russia S&T cooperative center management program: 650 million KRW

Korea-Russia joint research program: 150 million KRW per project

Funding period : 2 years

Eligible fields : BT, NT

Funding details : Joint research costs

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

APEC S&T Cooperation Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To strengthen scientific technology cooperation for joint prosperity by reducing economical disparity within APEC

To increase S&T cooperation though active participation of APEC activity

[Schedule]

Ongoing assistance for 4 projects : '15. 7

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 4 (ongoing)

Funding period : 4 years

Eligible fields : S&T policy, nano and bio field joint research program

Eligible applicants : S&T policy, nano and bio field researcher

Funding amount : 60 ~ 170 million KRW per project

Funding Details :Designate, assist, and manage APEC joint research project

[Contact Information]

EU & International Organizations

Jihye Hyeon

02-3460-5724/ jihyehyeon@nrf.re.kr

Korea - UNDP Cooperation Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To build a foundation to develop education and S&T in developing countries and sustain partnership by establishing human network

[Schedule]

Ongoing assistance for 1 project : '15. 10

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 1 (ongoing)

Funding period : 5 years

Eligible fields : UNDP millenium development goals related field including environment, energy, education, health, food, etc

Eligible applicants : Environment, energy, education, health, food related researcher

Funding amount : Program fee (779 million KRW)

Annual fee: Approx. 600 thousand dollars

Funding Details : Financial aid, designate and assist joint research project, support participation of UNDP management committee

[Contact Information]

EU & International Organizations

Hyesoo Kim

02-3460-5616 / khsoo1017@nrf.re.kr

OECD S&T Cooperation Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To investigate and analyze OECD CSTP and affiliated institute

[Schedule]

Final evaluation ongoing assistance in 1 general project and 8 detailed project : '15. 3

OECD CSTP affiliated institute professionals workshop day : '15. 3

OECD S&T Ministerial Meeting : '15. 10

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 9 (ongoing)

Funding period : 3 years

Eligible fields : S&T policy

Eligible applicants : S&T policy joint research program

Funding amount : 20~150 million KRW per project

Funding Details :Investigate OECD CSTP activity, support investigation and analysis of activity in CSTP affiliated institute

[Contact Information]

EU & International Organizations

Jihye Hyeon

02-3460-5724/ jihyehyeon@nrf.re.kr

Korea - Middle East Asia Cooperative Development Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To stimulate and sustain bilateral cooperation of S&T through joint research in advanced technology between Korea and Israel

To promote mutual cooperative research for both countries and industrial - academic joint research

[Schedule]

9th Korea-Israel joint committee for scientific and technological cooperation event: '15. 2

Program announcement, selection, and assistance in new project: '15. 5~8

[Program Details]

Eligible fields : Field of scientific technology(NT, BT) that is in agreement by joint committee for scientific and technological cooperation between ministries

Eligible applicants : Researchers affiliated with scientific institutions and / or universities

Funding amount :Total of 197 million KRW

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Onekeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

NRF - NSFC Cooperation Program

Competent Authority: National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

Through joint research and seminars provided under the MoU between the National Research Foundation of Korea and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, to expand networks between researchers from both countries and contribute to mutually beneficial learning in cutting-edge fields

[Schedule]

Registration deadline : '15. 2

Final selection : '15. 6

New announcements for 2016 : '15. 12

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 50 (30 new, 20 ongoing)

Funding period : 2 years for joint research/1 joint seminar

Eligible fields : S&T, managerial science fields

Eligible applicants : Assistant professors of a 4-year university as well as senior researchers from private, public, and national research institutes

Funding amount : Approx. 20 million KRW per joint project/approx. 10 million KRW per joint seminar

Funding Details : Expenses related to joint research and hosting seminars

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Soyoung Kim

02-3460-5704 / sykim@nrf.re.kr

A3 Foresight Program

Competent Authority: National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

To develop close cooperative research networks among the main research funding agencies of Korea, China, and Japan, solve common challenges facing the countries of Northeast Asia to benefit the training of young researchers in all three countries.

[Schedule]

Registration deadline : '15. 2

Final selection : '15. 6

New announcements for 2016 : '15. 12

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 10 (2 new, 8 ongoing)

Funding period : Total of 5 years (3+2)

Eligible fields : Specified academic fields

Eligible applicants : Assistant professors of a 4-year university as well as senior researchers from private, public, and national research institutes

Funding amount : Approx. 70 million KRW per project per year

Funding Details : Expenses related to joint research and hosting seminars

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Soyoung Kim

02-3460-5704 / sykim@nrf.re.kr

NRF - Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Cooperation Program

Competent Authority: National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

To obtain knowledge on the latest scientific breakthroughs and bring research to an international level through the joint scientific efforts between Japanese and Korean researchers

To encourage the development of large-scale research projects through the establishment of cooperative networks between researchers

[Schedule]

Project commencement for 2015 : '15. 4

New announcements for 2016 : '15. 6

Final selection for 2016 : '15. 12

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 46 (26 new, 20 ongoing)

Funding period : 2 years of joint research/1 joint seminar

Eligible fields : science, technology, humanities and social sciences fields

Eligible applicants : Assistant professors of a 4-year university as well as senior researchers from private, public, and national research institutes

Funding amount : Approx. 20 million KRW per joint project/approx. 10 million KRW per seminar

Funding Details :Expenses related to joint research and hosting seminars

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Soyoung Kim

02-3460-5704 / sykim@nrf.re.kr

Korea - China New Scientist Exchange Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To build a S&T cooperation between the two countries through exchange of new scientists from Korea and China, and support to increase scientific technology of both countries through study and adoption of partners superior technology

[Schedule]

Confirmation of trainees for 2015 : '15. 1

New applications(dispatch) for 2015 : '15. 10

Confirmation of trainees for 2016 : '15. 12

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 17 (new)

Funding period : 6 months ~ 1 year

Eligible fields : Specific field in S&T

Eligible applicants : Researchers below age of 40 with a Ph.D degree.(below age of 45 for dispatch)

Funding amount : 30 million KRW for expenses of Korea, 150 thousand yuan for expenses of China

Funding Details :Round-trip airfares(dispatch country) and local expenses, etc (registered country)

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Soyoung Kim

02-3460-5704 / sykim@nrf.re.kr

Korea-India S&T Cooperation Program

Competent Authority: Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To strengthen scientific and technological cooperation with the potential research powerhouse that is India and create a foundation for new opportunities in Southeast Asia

Through joint research efforts, to build a platform for scientific cooperation between both countries

[Schedule]

Selection of Korea-India joint research : '15. 2

Agreement and promotion of Korea-India joint research application : First-half of 2015

3rd Korea-India Joint Committee for Scientific and Technological Cooperation event(Korea) : '15. 5

7th, 8th Korea-India Joint Workshop (Korea/India): '15. 7

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 39 (29 new, 10 ongoing)

Funding Details : Joint research (both new and ongoing), personnel exchange, joint workshops

Eligible applicants : Researchers affiliated with scientific institutions and/or universities

Funding amount : 1.4 billion KRW

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Gyungmin Nam

02-3460-5724 / glory0913@nrf.re.kr

Korea - Southeast Asia Cooperative Development Program

Competent Authority: Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To bring together the rich resources of Vietnam with the technological power of Korea fo the development of core technologies and the strengthening of domestic economic power and innovation

To produce economically viable products in relevant fields through the establishment of cooperative networks with outstanding Vietnamese researchers and procurement of botanical resources

[Schedule]

Commencement of new project program : '15. 2

Final evaluation of complete project : '15. 7

Announcement of new project for joint research : Second half of 2015

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 4 (ongoing)

Eligible fields : All scientific and technological fields

Eligible applicants : Researchers affiliated with scientific institutions and/or universities

Funding amount : Approx. 40 million KRW per project

Funding total :Total of 160 million KRW

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Gyungmin Nam

02-3460-5724 / glory0913@nrf.re.kr

Korea - Oceania Cooperation Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To establish joint research projects and networks that contribute to mutual cooperation and understanding with Australia and New Zealand

[Schedule]

2nd Korea - New Zealand Joint S&T Conference(in Seoul) : First half of 2015

Annual evaluation of ongoing projects : '15. 12

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 3 (ongoing)

Funding period : Maximum of 3 years

Eligible fields : Polar research, functional foods, and other areas agreed upon by both governments

Funded projects : Projects eligible under agreements completed with Australia or New Zealand

Funding amount : 228 million KRW total

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr

Korea-China S&T Cooperation Center

Competent Authority: Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To serve as a comprehensive platform for cooperation and joint research with China in the sciences

To engage in mutually beneficial joint research efforts centered on fields in which China excels

To provide information about Chinese science and technology to Korean venture enterprises and small businesses, and provide support for cooperative exchange and advancement into Chinese markets

[Schedule]

Announcement of new project for joint research program : '15. 3~4

Announcement of new project for Korea-China academic, industrial, and research joint research program : '15. 5~6

8th Korea-China director of science and technology conference(China) and support of selected project : '15. 8

China technology investigation team support for 2015

[Program Detail - Joint Research Project Program Details]

Funding Period : Up to 3 years

Funded fields (2013) : Fields related to ICT, photoelectricity, new materials, nanomaterials, biology and biomedicine

Eligible applicants : Researchers affiliated with institutions and organizations eligible under'Section 1, Article 14 of the Basic Research Promotion and Technology Development Support Act'

Funding amount (2013) : Approx. 60 million KRW annually per project

[Program Detail - Korea-China S&T Cooperation Center Program (KOSTEC) Details]

Location: Beiing, China

Center Director : Daesang Yoon

Main activities

Providing a platform for Korean-Chinese cooperation in the sciences
* Korea-China S&T Cooperation Center (http://www.kostec.re.kr)

Investigation, analysis, and dissemination of inofrmation related to Chinese science and technology, education, and research personnel

Regular monitoring of Korean-Chinese joint research projects and the cooperation center in order to maximize research success

Hosting research and meeting exchanges, technology conferences, and innovation training for chief technological officers from smal and medium enterprises

Creating new potential for scientific collaboration by building cooperative channels and providing strategic analysis for advanced technological fields in China

[Program Detail - Large-scale Joint Research project Center Details]

Funding Period : Total of 3 years

Funded fields : Fields related to new materials, and nanomaterials (as agreed upon at the summit meeting)

Eligible applicants : Organizations and institutions eligible under Section 1, Article 14 of the Basic Research Promotion and Technology Development Support Act

Funding amount : 500 million KRW per project per year

Korea-China-Japan S&T Cooperation Program

Competent Authority: Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To take advantage of Koreans center location in becoming a hub for regional scientific cooperation in Northeast Asia

To establish a Northeast Asian scientific community through the strengthening of regional S&T partnership

[Schedule]

Korean-Chinese-Japanese young adult scientist workshop and green technology forum : Second half of 2015

Announcement of new project on Korea-China-Japan S&T cooperation program : Second half of 2015

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 5 (new)

Funding period : Total of 3 years

Eligible fields : Science and engineering

Funded projects : Joint projects selected and agreed upon by Korea, China, and Japan

Funding amount : Up to 50 million KRW per project

Funding Details :Direct and indirect expenses related to joint research projects

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Leehyen Cho

02-3460-5723 / leehyencho@nrf.re.kr

Korea-Mongolia S&T Cooperation Center

Competent Authority: Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To build a foundation for cooperation in the sciences between Mongolia and Korea

[Schedule]

Commencement of new project for first year program for 2014 : '15. 1

Final evaluation of completed projects of 2012 : '15. 1

Commencement of on-going projects of 2013 : '15. 5

Commencement of Korea-Mongolia center program : '15. 8

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 5 (ongoing)

Funding period : Maximum of 3 years

Eligible fields : Science and engineering

Funded projects : Joint projects of the Korean-Mongolian S&T Cooperation Center

Funding Details : research costs, networking and other indirect expenses

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Leehyen Cho

02-3460-5723 / leehyencho@nrf.re.kr

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers

Competent Authority: National Research Foundation of Korea

[Objectives]

To provide research training at Korean institutions for talented young scientists from developing nations

To help talented young scientists develop their potential

To lay the foundation for long-term, continued cooperationl

To revitalize domestic research efforts by bolstering scientific human resources and renovating the research environment

To contribute to the elevation of scientific standards through mutually beneficial scientific exchange

[Schedule]

Registration deadline : '15. 2

Final selection : '15. 6

Final evaluations and notification of results : '15. 6

Commencement of domestic training : '15. 7~8

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 10 (new)

Funding period : 6 months to 1 year

Eligible fields : All scientific fields

Eligible applicants : Holders of doctorate degrees who are under 40 years of age

Participating nations : Developing nations in Asia and Africa

Funding Details :Living expenses of 2 million KRW per month, round-trip airfare, insurance

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Whun Kim

02-3460-5625 / kimwhun@nrf.re.kr

World Friends Korea - Techno Peace Corps Program

Competent Authority : Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

[Objectives]

To provide strategic scientific cooperation and human resources to developing countries that have great potential in terms of energy generation, biological resources, and research capacity

[Schedule]

Recruitment of WFK-TPC staff : '15. 3

Selection and Evaluation(Document screening & Interview) : '15. 5

WFK integrated curriculum : '15. 6

Dispatch and commencement of volunteer efforts : '15. 8~

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 48 (new)

Funding period : 1 ~ 2 years

Eligible fields : Science and engineering, R&D Management

Eligible applicants : Specialists in relevant fields (preference given to holders of graduate degrees and individuals with previous experience)

Participating amount : 2,445 million KRW

Funding Details :Living expenses, expenses related to preparation of departure and arrival, round-trip airfare, insurance, etc.

activities :Dispatch to university, research institute and other institutions to provide consulting, technological guidnace, lecture, joint research, and other activities

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Whun Kim

02-3460-5625 / kimwhun@nrf.re.kr

Leading Universities in International Cooperation Project

Competent Authority: Ministry of Education

[Objectives]

To create and promote a Korean model of international cooperation between governments and universities through the general volunteer efforts of university volunteers in developing countries

[Schedule]

Preliminary application of new projects : '15. 1

Registration and review of preliminary proposals of new projects : '15. 2

Selection of preliminary projects, review of recipient countries and registration of official requests : '15. 3

Registration of proposals, and annual(level) report for on-going project for 2015 : '15. 4

Annual and level evaluation of ongoing projects for 2015(by announcement and in document) : '15. 3

Commencement of program : '15. 6

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 6 (ongoing)

Funding period : 4 years

Eligible fields : All academic fields

Eligible applicants : Private, public, and national universities, consortiums composed of multiple universities or technical schools

Participating amount : Approx. 400 million KRW per project per year

Funding objectives : to boost the capacities of universities in developing countries and contribute to regional social studies

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Dongseob Kang

02-3460-5702 / etwas98@nrf.re.kr

Global Education Support Program

Competent Authority: Ministry of Education

[Objectives]

To support educational and personnel development through organizational support that meets the educational demand that meets the educational demands of developing countries

[Schedule]

Implementation of program framework : '15. 2

Project announcement and application submission : '15. 2~4

Screening and evaluations (written, presentation, and final) : '15. 3~6

Project commencement : '15. 3~7

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 10 (new)

Funding period : 1 year

Eligible fields : All academic fields

Eligible applicants : Schools, private institutions, and specified organizations deemed eligible by the Office of Developmental Assistance

Funding amount : From 50 to 100 million KRW per project

Funding objectives : Support will be divided into three fields

Investigation into demand and collaboration of education support - Create contents of training aid that are applicable to developing countries
- Support of local program to reflect the demands of lead models and collaboration of education in developing countries
Education Cooperation Support Program - Apply retired instructors or advanced workforce for training aid of developing countries
Cooperative Infrastructure Development
- Host education ODA conference
- Support strategies of developing human resources for main collaborating countries

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Dongseob Kang

02-3460-5702 / etwas98@nrf.re.kr

Scientific and Technological Support Program

Competent Authority: Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To increase the scientific capacity of developing nations, work towards solving regional issues, and create a Korean Wave of science through the support of domestic research support

[Schedule]

Project announcement and Preliminary project submission : '14. 12~'15. 1

Preliminary project evaluation for 2016 : '15. 2. 5

Submission and evaluation of project proposals for 2015 : '15. 5~6

Annual evaluation of on-going and selected projects of 2014 : '15. 6

Commencement of research for on-going and new projects : '15. 7

[Program Details]

Funded projects : 9 (4 new, 5 ongoing)

Funding period : 1 to 3 years (Institute Cooperation), 4 years (S&T Innovation Center Support Project)

Eligible fields : Science and engineering

Eligible applicants : Universities, public research institutions, and private research institutions eligible under Article 32 of the Civil Code

Participating amount : 2,860 million KRW

Funding Details :

Institute Cooperation : Short-term projects (under 1 year) or multi-year projects (under 3 years) : 100 million KRW per project

S&T Innovation Center Support Project : Approx 2 billion KRW per center, divided by field

[Contact Information]

Global Exchange & Cooperation Team

Yunsook Kim

02-3460-5623 / kkimys@nrf.re.kr

Korean-African Cooperative Development Program

Competent Authority: Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning

[Objectives]

To build a foundation for systematic cooperation through comprehensive cooperative efforts in creating networks, and operating join research projects with various African nations

To fight poverty and contribute to sustainable growth by providing cooperation to developing African nations

To promote shared growth with Africa through reciprocal cooperation

[Schedule]

Project framework implementation and official announcement : '15. 4~6

Applicant evaluations and notification of results : '15. 7~10

Evaluations of ongoing projects and finished projects : '15. 8~12

Korean-Tunisian S&T Cooperation Meeting(Seoul) : First half of 2015

[Program Details]

Funded projects : TBA (9 ongoing projects included)

Eligible fields : All scientific fields

Eligible applicants : Applicants from universities and research institutions

Participating amount : 783 million KRW

[Contact Information]

Global Cooperation Programs Team

Wonkeun Choi

02-3460-5722 / onekeun@nrf.re.kr