Program Information
· Program

Leaders in Industry-University Cooperation +

· Directorate

Directorate for Academic Research

· Program objective

Advancement of industry-university cooperation: Establish industry-university cooperation systems by expanding employment and business startup opportunities for younger generations through the promotion of industry-leading universities and fostering of innovation among SMEs


Assisting departments with meeting social needs: addressing students’ unemployment issues and companies’ labor shortages through the dissemination of customized educational programs which reflect social demands

· Program details

Research areas: Areas related to the advancement of industry-university cooperation and assisting departments with meeting social needs


Eligibility: 4-year universities


Summary: Provide support for project expenses (wages and expenses for the development and operation of educational programs and the purchase and operation of equipment)


Period: 5 years (2+3)


Funding: (Advancement of industry-university cooperation) KRW 229.181 billion (USD 206.3 million*); (Assisting departments with meeting social needs) KRW 24 billion (USD 21.6 million*)

 * approximation based on exchange rate of 1 USD = 1,100 KRW

· Contact

CHA, Seok Il; University-Industry Cooperation Programs (

· Project process
Feb. 2019
Mar. 2019
Mar.-Apr. 2019
Apr. 2019