Program Information
· Program

The Supporting Program for University Development

· Directorate

Directorate for Academic Research

· Program objective
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Strengthen universities’ basic capacity and support their strategic characterization in response to future social changes, and support the building of a system to produce future-oriented creative talent through voluntary innovation of universities to lay the groundwork for national innovation

· Program details
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Research areas: Support innovation projects in line with universities’ mid- and long-term development plans in the fields of education, research, and university-industry cooperation

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Eligibility: (Type I: Voluntary agreement) 131 universities, (Type II: Capacity enhancement) 12 universities

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Summary: Enhance universities’ basic capacity in the fields of education, research, and university-industry cooperation, and support comprehensive innovation and characterization

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Period: 3 years

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Funding: Average KRW 3,948 million/project (USD 3,550 thousand)

· Contact
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YUN, Yong Jun, University Education Programs Team 1, yyjdo@nrf.re.kr

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LEE, Dae Myung, University Education Programs Team 2, dmlee@nrf.re.kr

· Project process
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Type I: Voluntary agreement

Announcement
Jan. 2019
Receipt
Mar. 2019
Evaluation
N/A
Selection
N/A

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Type II: Capacity enhancement

Announcement
Jan. 2019
Receipt
Mar. 2019
Evaluation
Apr. 2019
Selection
May 2019

* In this program, only Type II has the stages for evaluation and selection, and Type I will only have a consultation.