NRF(National Research Foundation of Korea)

Mission & Vision
Contributing to the advancement of knowledge and improvement of quality of life through supporting creative research and fostering human resource.
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Program Information
  • Basic Research in Science & Engineering
    The Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering is committed to supporting the efforts of S&E researchers who, through their creativity, seek to uncover the fundamental knowledge and original technologies which can contribute to the betterment of society and promote progress for all of humankind.
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  • Humanities & Social Sciences
    The Directorate for the Humanities & Social Sciences is committed to supporting researchers in these fields with their mission to explore the intricacies of human nature and social phenomena, and offer discourse and theories to answer the questions they pose.
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  • National Strategic R&D Programs
    The Directorate for National Strategic R&D Programs is committed to supporting the development of original technology to solve national and social problems and strategic research efforts for big science.
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  • Academic Research
    The Directorate for Academic Research & University Funding is committed to facilitating educational and academic activities, both at universities and within the research community, as well as enhancing the educational capabilities of our nation’s universities through cooperative industry-university initiatives and fostering human capital.
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  • International Cooperation
    The Directorate for International Affairs is actively committed to solving problems faced by the international community and supporting the activities of researchers in order to further global cooperation.
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Message
from the President
Thank you for visiting the website of the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF). The aim of the NRF is to set the direction of the nation’s basic and fundamental research across...
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Notices
  • [122nd NRF Research Policy Seminar]
    TITLE : UAM(Urban Air Mobility) SPEAKER : LEE, JaeWoo (Professor, Konkuk University, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) DATE : May 18, 2021 TIME : 13:30, 18 May, live on Youtube (find official NRF channel) (live in Korean) ADDRESS : Seminar Room, National Research Foundation of Korea, Daejeon, South Korea WEBSITE : http://www.nrf.re.kr
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  • [121st NRF Research Policy Seminar]
    TITLE : "Scientists Dialog: the Ptolemaic system vs. the Copernican system" SPEAKER : Yi, Jeongmo (President of Gwacheon National Science Museum ) DATE : April 21, 2021 TIME : 13:30, 21 April, live on Youtube (find official NRF channel) (only live in Korean) ADDRESS : Seminar Room, National Research Foundation of Korea, Daejeon, South Korea WEBSITE : http://www.nrf.re.kr
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