Eureka and South Korea

South Korean organisations participating in international R&D projects are eligible for funding through our Network projects, Globalstars, Eurostars and Clusters programmes. If you are based in South Korea and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with the Korea Institute of Advancement of Technology (KIAT). KIAT supports South Korean organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.

  • 0.35M€ RECEIVED ON AVERAGE BY SOUTH KOREAN PARTNERS
  • 168.35M€ MOBILISED SINCE 2005
  • 47 COUNTRIES COOPERATING WITH SOUTH KOREA
  • 504 SOUTH KOREAN ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED SO FAR

South Korea offers you

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Partner search

KIAT can help you to find project partners by contacting other national funding bodies in Eureka’s network (consisting of 45 member countries). For more information on how to find project partners, contact KIAT or consult the Enterprise Europe Network’s (EEN) online database.

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Advice services and support tools

KIAT offers advice and support from concept to commercialisation for organisations collaborating on international R&D projects. KIAT also has an associated organisation based in Europe that assists Korean SMEs: the Korea – Technology Advisory Group (K-TAG). K-TAG is formed of engineering experts based in Europe who can provide advice and information about R&D cooperation for South Korean organisations.

South Korea funds

  • Clusters (4 funded)

    Industry-driven programmes with thematic communities of experts, large companies, SMEs, universities and research organisations. Collaborate on R&D projects of any size.

    Discover Clusters
  • Eurostars (funded)

    R&D SMEs lead international project consortia and receive national and EU funding to realise their innovation.

    Discover Eurostars
  • Globalstars (funded)

    Calls for R&D projects with partners in a specific country outside the Eureka network.

    Discover Globalstars
  • Network projects (funded)

    A flexible programme for R&D projects with any technological focus. You can propose or join a project at any time or take part in our regular calls.

    Discover Network projects
  • InvestHorizon (funded)

    Preparing deep tech companies for Series A investment through an accelerator programme (in association with the European Commission).

    Discover InvestHorizon

The programme that interests you isn’t listed as funded? 

We recommend that you get in touch with your national contact to talk about funding options even if a programme is listed as not funded. There might still be funding available.

In the absence of any national funding support, it is still possible to participate in a project by self-funding.

Contacts in South Korea

  • Hongyeol Felix Choi

    Hongyeol Felix Choi - Main contact/ National Project Coordinator (NPC)

  • Hyewook Joung

    Hyewook Joung - Eurostars advisor

  • Jungsoo Hwang

    Jungsoo Hwang - Clusters advisor

Contact your national funding body