Program Information
· Program

Mid-Career Researcher Program

· Directorate

Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering

· Program objective

Cultivate the basic research capacity of researchers through individual-level research support and assist with the advancement and development of research

· Program details

Research areas: All S&T areas


Eligibility: University faculty (full-time, part-time) in S&E and researchers in national (public), government-funded and private research institutes


Summary: Support highly creative individual researchers to cultivate outstanding basic research capacity and lay the groundwork for growth into leading research fields


Period: 1 - 5 years


Funding: (Type 1) Annual average of up to KRW 200 million (USD 182 thousand*); (Type 2) Annual average of KRW 200–400 million (USD 182–364 thousand*)

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

· Contact

KIM, Sang In; Individual Research Programs (


KIM Hyung Gun; Individual Research Programs (

· Project process
Nov. 2018
Dec. 2018
Dec. 2018∼Feb. 2019
Dec. 2018∼Feb. 2019