KIC-Europe is the first Research & Innovation Centre in Brussels to develop an integrated cooperation and to build a large network in research and innovation between Korea and the EU, opening opportunities for Korean startups and SMEs to expand into European markets by providing strategic solutions and networking. Our aims are to help government-funded research institutes, Korean universities and other organisations in order to encourage participation in international joint research projects and cooperation activities.
Innovation Cooperation for Korean Startups and SMEs
Facilitating the process of innovative Korean companies’ global expansion.
Korea-EU Technology Commercialization
Enhancing Korean SME’s capability of global technology commercialization.
Business Acceleration & Incubation
Providing acceleration programs and trainings to Korean Startups willing to expand into European Market
Support of EU Joint Research Project such as Horizon 2020
Discovering not only bilateral but also multilateral calls for proposals that are pertinent to Korea and supporting the submission of such proposals.
Fostering joint R&D and reinforcing the capability of global technology commercialization
Invigorating the cooperation in the area of business-oriented R&D through a well-established Korea-EU network.
Korea-EU Science & Technology Policy Cooperation
Creating a solid foundation for a close policy cooperation between governmental bodies such as European Commission and the Korean Ministry.
S&T News on South Korea
STARTUPS & SMEs
KIC-Europe operates in three main areas: it ensures a complete business infrastructure for Korean enterprises seeking expansion to Europe. Likewise, our centre provides services to help European companies expanding into the markets of Korea and Asia through its extensive international network and local experts. Through its own network of early-stage investors and business partners seeking EU and local subsidies, KIC-Europe also traces new routes to funding and investment for early stage companies or SMEs in expansion.