17 Korean high-school students scientifically talented visited the leading institutes and organizations across Europe (Sweden, Belgium and the Netherland) during the summer vacation.
This visits aimed to not only tour around the facilities, research laboratories, clean rooms and meet Korean researchers who work for European institutes but also obtain the practical information on their significant area of interests.
They visited Karolinska Institutet known as one of the largest and most prestigious medical university in Stockholm, Sweden and the European Commission in Belgium to have an overview about the Korea-EU cooperation in the field of Science and Technology.
They also had a meeting with senior researchers in IMEC, The most famous institute for advanced Nano technology in Belgium and Delft University for well-known Dutch High tech fields in The Netherlands. At Science center in Amsterdam they discovered how fascinating science and technology are by doing, experiencing and using all senses.
This ‘Future scientist program’ was initiated by the Ministry Science and Education and National Research Foundation of Korea in 2009. This year the program was supported by NRF (National Research Foundation) and organized by KIC-Europe.