Main international R&D cooperation programmes funded by Korean government

In the table below, you can find links to the websites of main R&D funding agencies in Korea and their programmes for international R&D cooperation.

 Main R&D-funding agencies and their international R&D cooperation programmes
 Ministry  Funding Agency  Thematic Area  Title of programmes for international R&D cooperation
 Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST)  National research foundation (NRF)  Fundamental research, Development & research of nuclear energy
 Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE)  Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT)  Industrial technology
  • International collaborative research and development programme (Proposal Format)
 Korea Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP)  Energy technology
  • Renewable energy technology development
  • Development of fundamental technology for electric power
  • Development of energy resource technology
  • Development and diffusion of technology for resource circulation and industrial energy
 Ministry of Environment (MOE)  Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI)  Environmental technology
  • Development of environmental convergence technology
  • Development of next-generation core environmental technology
  • Development of pollution prevention technology for soil and underground water
 Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTM)  KICTEP (Korea Institute of Construction and Transportation Technology Evaluation and Planning)  Construction, Rail transport  
  • R&D for aircraft evolution
 KIMST (Korea Institute of Marine Science and Technology Promotion)  Water resource development  
  • International joint R&D
 Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW)    NCC (National Cancer Center)   Cancer research
  • R&D to conquer cancer
 Small & Medium Business Administration  (SMBA)    Development of industrial technology  
  • Industry-University-Institute collaboration for joint technology development
 Korea Food & Drug Administration  (KFDA)   Health 
  • KFDA R&D programme
 National Emergency Management Agency  (NEMA)
  Safety
  • Development of safe technology
 Defence Acquisition Programme Administration (DAPA)    Defence
  • R&D for basic and fundamental science