Program Information
· Program

Engineering Research Center (ERC)

· Directorate

Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering

· Program objective
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Developcore research areas with global competitiveness and improve national basic research capacity by discovering and fostering outstanding research groups with creativity and excellence

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Produce next-generation creative and convergent researchers through group research and create quality jobs for young researchers

· Program details
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Research areas: Engineering areas

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Eligibility: University research groups with 10-15 researchers

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Summary: Produce basic research results that can be connected with original and applied research and serve as a hub for industry-university cooperation within universities by producing outstanding research groups in engineering

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Period: Up to 7 years

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

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Funding: Annually up to KRW 2,000 million (USD 1,818 thousand)

· Contact
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Shin, Hui Jin, Group Research Programs, hjshin@nrf.re.kr

· Project process
Announcement
Nov. 2018
Receipt
Feb. 2019
Evaluation
Mar. 2019∼May 2019
Selection
Mar. 2019∼May 2019