Program Information
· Program

Convergence Research Center(CRC)

· Directorate

Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering

· Program objective

Develop the global competitiveness of core research areas and improve Korea’s national basic research capacity by identifying and fostering outstanding research groups which possess creativity and capability


Produce creative, convergence-oriented researchers for the next generation through the promotion of group research and support the creation of quality jobs for young researchers

· Program details

Research areas: Convergence


Eligibility: University research groups with 10-15 researchers


Summary: Produce creative deliverables for various social issues and the needs of the public, and create new, world-class knowledge by fostering interdisciplinary convergence research groups


Period: Up to 7 years


Funding: Up to KRW 2 billion (USD 1.818 million*) annually

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

· Contact

Shin, Hui Jin; Group Research Programs (

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