S&T Office Seoul

Science & Technology Office

We are a section of the Embassy of Switzerland in Korea and an integral part of the Swissnex; promoting science, technology, innovation and higher education.

We operate in various ways and sectors, with the aim of strengthening the cooperation between South Korean and Switzerland, expanding the scope of possibilities of education, tech, sustainability development, as well as sharing knowledge through the process.

The office mainly focus on the following tasks:

 

 

 

  • developing cooperative and complementary programs for university students and researchers

 

  • enabling optimum environments and supporting  startups related to South Korea and Switzerland

 

  • hosting events and fostering knowledge sharing  focused  on themes around the future  of technology, science, and social communication
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Our Team

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HEAD

Alessandra APICELLA

Establishment of research collaboration, innovation scouting
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DEPUTY HEAD

Ji Hyun LIM

Follow-up of research innovation projects, administration
PROJECT MANAGER

Laura ACOSTA

Entrepreneurship, startup outreach
PROJECT MANAGER

Minyong LEE

Entrepreneurship, startup scouting
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PROJECT MANAGER

Ji Yeon LEE

Academic relations