Program Information
· Program

Science and Technology Support Program

· Directorate

Directorate for International Affairs

· Program objective
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Strengthen S&T capacity of developing nations by supporting S&T cooperative projects between universities and research institutes in Korea and developing nations

· Program details
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Research areas: S&T areas

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Eligibility: Institutions suitable for ODA(Official Development Assistance) such as schools, research institutes, and legal entities under the International Science and Technology Cooperation Regulations

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Program details

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    (Cooperation among institutions) Various cooperative activities to strengthen S&T capacity of developing countries such as the survey of local demand and analysis of circumstances, networking and other R&D, technology guidance and transfer, S&T advice

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    (Hub for resolution of global issues) Establish hubs for the resolution of global issues in key cities in developing nations (formerly Suitable S&T Hub Center) and support R&D, talent fostering, and commercialization by dispatching Korean scientists

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    (Global technology sharing center) Support domestic and international ODA activities in S&T areas such as the expansion of S&T ODA networks, support improved outcomes of local hubs in developing countries, popularization of S&T ODA, and fostering of human resources

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Period: (Cooperation among institutions) 1~3 years(Hub for resolution of global issues) 4 years (2+2 years) (Global technology sharing center) Up to 1 year

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Funding: (Cooperation among institutions) Annually up to KRW 100 million (up to USD 91 thousand) (Hub for resolution of global issues) Annually KRW 500 million (USD 455 thousand)(Global technology sharing center) Annually KRW 30 million ~ 80 million (USD 27~73 thousand)

· Contact
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CHOI, Narae, International Development & ODA Team, choi123@nrf.re.kr