Program Information
· Program

Brain Pool (BP)

· Directorate

Directorate for International Affairs

· Program objective
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Allow outstanding overseas mid-career scientists to jointly participate in R&D projects in Korea to improve the quality of R&D and build a global cooperative network through joint research

· Program details
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Research areas: All S&T areas

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Eligibility: Researchers at domestic government-funded research institutes, national and public research institutes, 4-year universities, industries, and enterprise institutes who need to perform joint research with prestigious overseas scientists

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Summary: Wages for prestigious overseas scientists, expenses to invite them

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Period: (Type 1) Up to 6~12 months (Type 2) 3 years (2+1)

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Funding: Annually around KRW 36 million ~ 200 million (USD 33~182 thousand/year)

· Contact
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CHO, Leehyen, International R&D Collaboration Team, leehyencho@nrf.re.kr