Mission & Vision


" Leadership beyond membership "

KERC 2020-2021

  • 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)

  • 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"

  • 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.


Main Activities

  • Information Sharing

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

  • Path-finding

Promote researchers of both sides to in/outbound exchange programs

Hold info-days to provide opportunities for collaboration

  • Networking

Linkage with research institutes and funding agencies between Korea and Europe

Organize networking meetings

Organize and Manage EUKOR Community

National Coordinator of NCP

  • Facilitation

Play a role as Korea/EU Desk for each side

Support partnering and provide tailored information