Program Information
· Program

Regional Leading Research Center (RLRC)

· Directorate

Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering

· Program objective
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Develop core 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: Region-specific areas

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Eligibility: University research groups with 10-15 researchers

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Summary: Contribute to the balanced development of basic research by building regional hubs for basic research to integrate and characterize the regional capacity

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Period: Up to 7 years

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Funding: Annually up to KRW 1,500 million (USD 1,363 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.