Mission & Vision

Our Mission & Vision

Mission & Vision

Our mission is to promote the R&I cooperation between Korea and Europe through various activities, from improving mutual understandings to creating opportunities for diversified match-makings and collaborations.

  • Collect and analyze information on R&D programs, current issues and trends
  • Publish 'KERC Newsletter' and 'Issue Report'
  • Information sharing via website : www.k-erc.eu
  • Promote researchers of both sides to in/outbound exchange programs
  • Hold info-days to provide opportunities for collaboration
  • Linkage with research institutes and funding agencies between Korea and Europe
  • Organize networking meetings
  • Organize and Manage EUKOR Community
  • National Coordinator of NCP
  • Play a role as Korea/EU Desk for each side
  • Support partnering and provide tailored information
"Leadership beyond membership"

KERC 2022-2023

Main Activities

• NCP activities

Provide information on EU R&I policy, recent project calls of EU framework programme and its results, as well as expert advice in their field. Coordinate Korea-EU R&D cooperation.

• Expertise-driven activities

Enhance expertise on main R&I cooperation areas (ICT, BT, Policy)

• KERC Issue Report

In-depth analysis on societal issues (e.g. Open Access, Gender equality, Research ethics)

• e-KERC (www.k-erc.eu)

To increase its accessibility and availability, through the web platform, share the relevant knowledge & information and digitalize the activities promoting Korea-EU R&I cooperation.

• EUKOR Community

Activate the Korea-EU Networking platform for collaborative actions between research and funding agencies in Korea and in Europe

• EU Research Career

Enhance opportunities for young researchers to develop their research careers in Korea and in Europe

• KERC Newsletter

Publish newsletters on the research and the R&I policy trends in Europe and in Korea : "What's new in Europe" & "What's new in Korea"


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