Program Information
· Program

Research Leader Program

· Directorate

Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering

· Program objective
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Cultivate basic research capacity through individual-level research support and assist the advancement and development of research

· Program details
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Research areas: All S&T areas

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Eligibility: University faculty (full-time, part-time) in S&E and researchers in national/public, government-funded and private research institutes

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Summary: Produce global research leaders through intensive support for in-depth research of world-class researchers to ensure the development of independent scientific technology and new technology in the future

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Period: (Type 1) 9 years (3+3+3), (Type 2) 5 years (3+2)

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Funding: (Type 1) Up to annual average of KRW 800 million (USD 727 thousand), (Type 2) Up to annual average of KRW 800~1,500 million (thousand 727 thousand ∼ 1,364 thousand)

· Contact
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MOON, Seong Gu, Individual Research Programs, slowbomb@nrf.re.kr

· Project process
Announcement
Nov. 2018
Receipt
Dec. 2018
Evaluation
Jan. 2019∼May 2019
Selection
Jan. 2019∼May 2019