Program Information
· Program

Basic Research Laboratory

· Directorate

Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering

· Program objective

Develop and support small research groups that serve as pillars of convergent research in specific topics


Include young researchers* with relatively fewer research opportunities so that research knowhow for discovering creative topics and research methods can be transferred to young researchers and next-generation creative and convergent researchers can be produced

※ University faculty (including part-time) in S&E who obtained a doctoral degree within the last 7 years or who are aged 39 or younger

· Program details

Research areas: All S&T areas


Eligibility: 3-5 university professors in S&E fields


Summary: Ensure practical vitalization of joint research by supporting small research groups that connect individual research and group research


Period: 3 years

※ Follow-up support for 3 years after the end of 3-year research period for projects with outstanding performance


Funding: Annually up to KRW 500 million (USD 455 thousand)

· Contact

Cho, Seok Min, Group Research Programs,

· Project process
Nov. 2018
Feb. 2019
Mar. 2019∼Aug. 2019
Mar. 2019∼Aug. 2019