Science & Technology Office Seoul

The Science & Technology Office Seoul is a section of the Embassy of Switzerland in Korea and integral part of Swissnex, promoting Swiss science, technology, innovation and higher education.

Early-Career Grant Call

CALL OPEN

The Early-Career Grant Call supports doctoral students (who have completed at least two years of their doctorate by the start of the research stay) currently working in a research group at an eligible Swiss institution to apply for a research stay in South Korea. UAS/UTE researchers with min 2+ and max. 5+ years of experience are also eligible to apply. The call is open to all scientific disciplines including social sciences and humanities, arts and design.

Type of funding: Candidates apply for a 3-month fellowship (3-6 months research stay).
Application deadline: 31 March 2024

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Korea-Switzerland bilateral call for Joint Innovation Projects 2024

CALL OPEN

The Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) and the Swiss Innovation Agency (Innosuisse) announce a bilateral call for join R&D project outlines focused on developing market-ready solutions for products, technology-based services or processes that have significant market potential for South Korea and Switzerland.
Open to all disciplines, but particularly encouraged:
Biotech, Medtech, Digitalisation, AI, Additive manufacturing, Smart Materials, AR/VR, Hydrogen technologies, Renewable energy/batteries.

Application deadline: 24 May 2024

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NexTrends Asia

News/Trends in Korea

nextrends Asia is a platform showcasing upcoming education, research, innovation and policy trends from China, India, Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Australia, and how Switzerland’s innovation players engage with them. We aim to explore trends in fields such as health, energy, social innovation, AI, blockchain, electric vehicles and mobility, etc. and put a spotlight on areas in which Asian countries are emerging as important technology players.

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