Hubert Curien Science and Technology Amicable Relationship (STAR) Partnership
This program is aimed at encouraging the development of joint projects and scientific exchanges. With €800,000 over 2 years, it funds thirty projects each year in 7 scientific research areas (Aeronautics and Space, Life Sciences/Health/Biotechnology, Basic Sciences, Nanosciences and Materials Human and Social Sciences, ICST, Environmental Sciences). The program is managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF) on the Korean side and the French Embassy in the Republic of Korea on the French side.
French Embassy Blaise Pascal Program
This scholarships of excellence program offers South Korean students from the best universities in the country the opportunity to work in reputed French institutions (M1, M2 and Ph.D.).
Programs Implemented by the NRF of Korea
Global Research Laboratory Program
This program is aimed at strengthening international collaborative research between laboratories/research centers/institutions in South Korea and abroad (500 million KRW maximum per project per year, which is approximately €360,000).
Global Research Development Center Program
This program aims to establish and support a joint research center that promotes the internal mobility of foreign researchers in South Korea. The funding amount is approximately 600 million KRW per project.
Global Hub Center Program
This program aims to set up a foreign research center bringing together industrial/academic researchers in the field of Science and Technology. The funding amount is approximately 200 million KRW per year.
Overseas S&T Information Collection and Analysis Program
This program aims to create a global network for the purpose of sharing information and knowledge between foreign and Koreans researchers in Science and technology.
NRF Joint Research Program
The program aims to promote international cooperation through exchanges of researchers.